Bowman of Sandurg, Knezz of Moraine Valley headline DII All-Region IV teams

Bowman of Sandurg, Knezz of Moraine Valley headline DII All-Region IV teams

The top vote-getters on the 2018 Region IV Division II District A & B All-Region Teams proved that efficiency and versatiilty are valuable traits when it comes to success in athletics. Peyton Bowman of Carl Sandburg College finished second in the nation in attack percentage at .492 and first in the region in kills with 410 to garner the top spot on the District A All-Region team, while Moraine Valley Community College's Noelle Knezz stuffed the statsheet with 228 kills, 224 assists, 179 digs, 41 aces, and 39 blocks en route to earning the most votes on the District B All-Region team. The duo is joined by Kayla Battle of Waubonsee Community College, Macie Good of Sauk Valley Community College, and Moraine Valley's Abbi Fletcher and Amanda Bulow as the region's All-American nominees. Todd Winkler of Sandburg and Lauren Lorenz of MVCC were named Region IV Coaches of the Year after leading their teams to Region IV titles in 2018. In District A, Carl Sandburg, Waubonsee, and Sauk Valley each placed three players on the all-region list, while the Cyclones and Oakton Community College led the District B list with three each.

District A All-Region Team
*Peyton Bowman - Carl Sandburg College
*Kayla Battle - Waubonsee Community College
*Macie Good - Sauk Valley Community College
Kendall Holmes - McHenry County College
Cora Vyhnanek - Carl Sandburg College
Hannah Thompson - Carl Sandburg College
Sydney Fedor - Waubonsee Community College
Kimmy Hammond - McHenry County College
Natalie Jones - Waubonsee Community College
Olivia Pilgrim - Sauk Valley Community College
Riley Johnson - Illinois Valley Community College
Jenna Lusietto - Illinois Valley Community College
Baylee Tillman - Sauk Valley Community College
Maria Soloman - Black Hawk College

Coach of the Year
Todd Winkler - Carl Sandburg College

District B All-Region Team
*Noelle Knezz - Moraine Valley Community College
*Abbi Fletcher - Moraine Valley Community College
*Amanda Bulow - Moraine Valley Community College
Elmina Alic - Oakton Community College
Yngride Jean-Phillipe - Oakton Community College
Alena Alwan - Oakton Community College
Alyssa Van Kuiken - Morton College
Megan Livinston - Morton College
Liz Weglowski - South Suburban College
Evelis Vicenty - Bryant & Stratton College
Andrea Miranda - Bryant & Stratton College
Ashley Harwood - Kankakee Community College
Kloe Longtin - Kankakee Community College
Angie Tuchel - College of Lake County

*All-American Nominee

Coach of the Year
Lauren Lorenz - Moraine Valley Community College