Hlavinka Picks Up Second Straight Volleyball All-Conference Award

Hlavinka Picks Up Second Straight Volleyball All-Conference Award

York, Pa. – Senior Gena Hlavinka (Gaithersburg, Md./T.S. Wootton) was St. Mary's College of Maryland's lone representative on the 2011 All-Capital Athletic Conference volleyball teams released Thursday afternoon by conference commissioner, Tom Byrnes.

This is the second consecutive all-conference honor for Hlavinka but first time on the top team.  The 6-0 middle blocker led the team with a league second-best .278 hitting percentage.  She also paced the team in kills with a CAC fifth-best 263 kills.  Hlavinka was tops on the team with 2.58 kills per game as well as 74 total blocks (32 solos, 42 assists) for a 0.73 average.  She also chipped in 55 digs and 11 service aces.

Hlavinka wrapped up her outstanding four-year career with 1,048 points; 863 kills; 228 total blocks, and 161 digs along with 29 service aces and 29 assists.

St. Mary's ends the 2011 campaign with a 10-18 overall record, including a 4-4 mark in conference action.  The Seahawks won five of their last eight games, including a four-match win streak.

2011 All-Capital Athletic Conference Volleyball Teams

First Team

Second Team

Jessica Gieselman (So., S, Stevenson)

Heather Bucher (Sr., OH, York)

Chelsea Glowacki (Jr., MH, Salisbury) 

Kylie Carrington (Sr., S, Frostburg State)

Gena Hlavinka (Sr., MB, St. Mary's)

Samantha Perillo (Fy., LB, Stevenson)

Christine Isenberg (So., OH, Stevenson)

Sam Seifert (So., OH, Salisbury)

Ashley Rineman (Jr., LB, York)

Jenna Shay (Jr., RS, Salisbury)

Katie Shiflett (Sr., S, Mary Washington)

Kelly Vieira (Jr., MH, Salisbury)

Carley Todd (Jr., S/RS, Salisbury)

Kaitlynn Wickersham (Jr., OH, Mary Washington)


CAC Player of the Year: Carley Todd, Salisbury
CAC Rookie of the Year: Christine Isenberg, Stevenson
CAC Coach of the Year: Dave Trumbo, Stevenson (first time)