TENNERTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur Lady Bucs put two players on the 2023 Big 10 All-Conference Volleyball Team.
Junior Alyssa Abel was named to the First Team while senior Abby Hurst was selected to the Second Team.
Abel finished the season with 11 aces, serving 92 percent. She finished the year with 174 kills, 170% hitting, 22 blocks, 17 assists and 162 digs. She had to miss the last six B-U games due to an injury.
Hurst completed her senior season with 32 aces, serving 82 percent. She tallied 101 kills, hitting 040% with 34 blocks, 14 assists and 90 digs.
The Lady Bucs ended the year with a 9-24 record and finished fifth in the Big 10 Conference.
Bridgeport, which won the regular-season conference championship, placed three players on the First Team.
Bridgeport also swept the individual awards as Myleigh Smell was named the Conference Player of the Year while Ali Burton was named Coach of the Year.
BIG 10 All-CONFERENCE VOLLEYBALL
Alyssa Abel – Buckhannon-Upshur
Kaylee Enfield – Bridgeport
Myleigh Smell – Bridgeport
Ella Sorrine – Bridgeport
Leah Dawson – East Fairmont
Chloe Richards – Lewis County
Hailey Haynes – Liberty
Mackenna Haflin – Philip Barbour
Katie Kennedy – Philip Barbour
Brooke Snyder – Preston
Emma Swiger – Robert C. Byrd
Hope Vernon – Robert C. Byrd
Abby Hurst – Buckhannon-Upshur
Carolina Deniker – Bridgeport
Callie Lindsey – East Fairmont
Emerson Haddix – Elkins
Kenna Keener – Grafton
Channing Carson – Lewis County
Aspen Hixenbaugh – Liberty
Maddy McGill – Liberty
Alli Bragg – Lincoln
Taylene Beckner – North Marion
Finley Carpenter – Philip Barbour
Gina Alvaro – Robert C. Byrd
Player of the Year – Myleigh Smell (Bridgeport)
Coach of the Year – Ali Burton (Bridgeport)
Conference Champion – Bridgeport