York, Pa. – Junior Mandy Goodspeed (Columbia, Md./Atholton) picked up her third consecutive first team all-star award Wednesday afternoon as the 2014 All-Capital Athletic Conference Volleyball Team was announced by CAC Commissioner Tom Byrnes.
Along with three straight first-team nods, the 6-1 middle blocker was tabbed as the CAC Rookie of the Year in 2012. Goodspeed is just the second Seahawk to earn three first team selections as Claire Kodan '11 did so during her four-year tenure, garnering top honors in 2007, 2009, and 2010.
She helped first-year head coach Jeremy Sands and the Seahawks to a 17-10 (5-4 CAC) record in 2014. St. Mary's, as the No. 5 seed, advanced to the CAC semifinals for the first time since 2012 and took No. 9 Christopher Newport University, the eventual conference tournament champion, to five sets.
Goodspeed paced St. Mary's in every offensive statistical category as she led the team in kills per set (2.71), hitting percentage (.306), block solos (25), block assists (66), total blocks (91), blocks per set (0.93), points (324), and points per set (3.3).
She ranks in the top-5 in the CAC in hitting percentage (3rd), block solos (5th), and blocks per set (5th) while owning the seventh-best total blocks and coming in eighth in points per set and ninth in kills per set and block assists.
This season, Goodspeed achieved a milestone by tallying her 1,000th career point with a 14-point effort against University of Mary Washington on October 18th. She has amassed a three-year total of 1,113 points for a career average of 3.8 points per set.
She posted a season-best 16 kills against Southern Virginia University (Oct. 1) plus a season-high .689 hitting percentage (13-0-19) against University of Mary Washington (Oct. 18). Goodspeed tallied a season-best 8.0 total blocks, including a season-high seven block assists, in a five-set victory at Gallaudet University (Oct. 24).
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