Nov. 19, 1997
GREENSBORO, N.C. — Five Florida State volleyball players earned
All-Atlantic Coast Conference honors,the most of any school in the
conference, the league announced today.
Freshman Kate Hemlepp of Boca Raton was named Rookie of the Year while
juniors Fiona Bolten and Susan Hawks, both of Tampa and Holly Schneider of
Fort Wayne, Indiana garnered second team honors. Freshman Jennifer
Werrick, of Lakeland, joined Hemlepp on the All-Freshman team.
Hemlepp and Werrick combined for six of the league’s 12 Rookie of the
Week honors this season. Bolten currently leads the league in assists per
game at 12.96, while Schneider is tops in service aces per game. Hawks
ranks among the top four in the league in hitting and blocking.
The five honors are the most by a Florida State volleyball team since
joining the ACC in 1992. Schneider is now a two-time honoree as she was
selected to the ACC All-Freshman team in 1995.
The #2 seed Lady Seminoles will face #8 seed Virginia at 6 p.m. on Friday
in the first round of the ACC Tournament in Raleigh, N.C.