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NORFOLK, Va., – As the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) continues to celebrate its 50th anniversary during the 2020-21 academic year, the conference announced Monday its All-Time Volleyball Team, presented by The Home Depot, comprised of 50 outstanding student-athletes throughout the conference’s history.

Nearly 900 votes were cast for the All-Time Volleyball Team, with fans, media representatives, institution sports information contacts, and others taking part.

To be considered on the ballot, players must have been named to one of the following: First Team All-MEAC, MEAC Player of the Year, AVCA All-America or All-Region or a MEAC Hall of Fame inductee.

The All-Time Team, listed in alphabetical order by players’ last names, features three MEAC Hall of Famers.


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ALL-TIME VOLLEYBALL TEAM

Presented by The Home Depot
— TOP 50 AS SELECTED BY FANS, MEDIA REPRESENTATIVES,
SPORTS INFORMATION PROFESSIONALS AND OTHERS —
(Listed Alphabetically by Last Name)

  • Nicole Abreu, Florida A&M: 2017 First Team All-MEAC; 2016 MEAC Co-Rookie of the Year.
  • Maria Andronova, Florida A&M: 2006 MEAC Player of the Year; Two-time First Team All-MEAC (2005, 2006); 2005 MEAC Tournament Outstanding Performer.
  • Christine Anthony, North Carolina Central: 2012 First Team All-MEAC; 2012 MEAC Rookie of the Year.
  • Vania Blake, North Carolina A&T State: 1998 MEAC Player of the Year; 1998 First Team All-MEAC; 1998 MEAC Tournament Outstanding Performer.
  • Jovana Blazeski, Florida A&M: 2009 MEAC Player of the Year; Two-time First Team All-MEAC (2007, 2009); 2009 MEAC Tournament Outstanding Performer; 2007 MEAC Rookie of the Year.
  • Edie Brewer, North Carolina A&T State: 2019 MEAC Co-Player of the Year; 2019 AVCA South Region Honorable Mention; 2019 First Team All-MEAC.
  • Dorothy Buford, Morgan State: Two-time First Team All-MEAC (1998, 1999).
  • Valentina Carrasco, Florida A&M: Two-time First Team All-MEAC (2017, 2018).
  • Miajavon Coleman, Coppin State: 2018 MEAC Rookie of the Year; 2019 First Team All-MEAC.
  • Assata Conway, Howard: Two-time First Team All-MEAC (2013, 2014).
  • Gazelle d’Artois, Howard: Two-time First Team All-MEAC (2008, 2009).
  • Tamia Dockery, Howard: 2018 MEAC Player of the Year; 2018 AVCA East All-Region Honorable Mention; Two-time First Team All-MEAC (2016, 2018).
  • Khaila Donaldson, Howard: Two-time MEAC Player of the Year (2016, 2017); Three-time First Team All-MEAC (2015, 2016, 2017); Three-time MEAC Tournament Outstanding Performer (2015, 2016, 2017); 2017 First Team All-ECAC.
  • Susan Egoavil, Florida A&M: Two-time First Team All-MEAC (2007, 2009).
  • Carla Ellis, Howard: Two-time First Team All-MEAC (1994, 1995).
  • Christina Estebane, Maryland Eastern Shore: 2008 MEAC Player of the Year; Two-time First Team All-MEAC (2007, 2008).
  • Jarne Gleaton, South Carolina State: 2010 MEAC Player of the Year; 2010 First Team All-MEAC; 2010 MEAC Tournament Outstanding Performer.
  • Breshawn Harris, Howard: Two-time First Team All-MEAC (1993, 1994); Two-time MEAC Tournament Outstanding Performer (1993, 1994); MEAC Hall of Fame Class of 2015.
  • Shante Haymore, Florida A&M: Two-time MEAC Player of the Year (2000, 2001); Two-time First Team All-MEAC (2000, 2001); 2001 MEAC Tournament Outstanding Performer.
  • Saitaua Iosia, Maryland Eastern Shore: 2011 First Team All-MEAC; Two-time MEAC Tournament Outstanding Performer (2011, 2012).
  • Esther Johnson, Morgan State: Two-time First Team All-MEAC (2005, 2007).
  • Whitney Johnson, Maryland Eastern Shore: 2007 MEAC Player of the Year; Three-time First Team All-MEAC (2007, 2008, 2009).
  • Cassandra Joyner, Delaware State: Two-time First Team All-MEAC (2008, 2009).
  • Adriana Kostadinova, Florida A&M: Two-time MEAC Player of the Year (2004, 2005); Three-time First Team All-MEAC (2003, 2004, 2005); Three-time MEAC Tournament Outstanding Performer (2002, 2003, 2004).
  • Ja Nina Lee, Morgan State: 1995 First Team All-MEAC; 1995 MEAC Tournament Outstanding Performer; MEAC Hall of Fame Class of 2018.
  • Randi Lee, Florida A&M: Two-time First Team All-MEAC (1993, 1994).
  • Ginna Lopez-Chavez, Florida A&M: Three-time First Team All-MEAC (2013, 2014, 2016).
  • Morgan Marlbrough, Howard: Two-time First Team All-MEAC (2015, 2016).
  • Zoe McBride, Morgan State: 2019 MEAC Co-Player of the Year; 2019 AVCA All-East Region; 2019 First Team All-MEAC.
  • Jana Milin, Maryland Eastern Shore: Two-time MEAC Player of the Year (2002, 2003); Three-time First Team All-MEAC (2002, 2003, 2004); 2002 MEAC Rookie of the Year; MEAC Hall of Fame Class of 2020.
  • Anna Nicholson, Florida A&M: 1999 First Team All-MEAC; 1999 MEAC Tournament Outstanding Performer.
  • Rakaya Neely, Bethune-Cookman: Two-time First Team All-MEAC (2015, 2017).
  • Cindy Okpegbue, Coppin State: 2015 MEAC Player of the Year; Two-time First Team All-MEAC (2014, 2015).
  • Tiffany Oliver, Morgan State: Two-time First Team All-MEAC (2002, 2003).
  • Courteney Pitt, North Carolina A&T State: Two-time First Team All-MEAC (2018, 2019).
  • Kira Porter, Howard: Two-time First Team All-MEAC (2018, 2019); 2018 MEAC Tournament Outstanding Performer.
  • Mariela Portocarrero, Florida A&M: Three-time First Team All-MEAC (2001, 2003, 2004).
  • Ashley Preston, Morgan State: Three-time First Team All-MEAC (2004, 2005, 2006).
  • Shabree Roberson, South Carolina State: Two-time First Team All-MEAC (2010, 2011).
  • Marrita Royster-Crockett, Florida A&M: 2006 First Team All-MEAC; 2006 MEAC Tournament Outstanding Performer.
  • Adriena Ruiz, Florida A&M: Three-time First Team All-MEAC (2002, 2003, 2004).
  • Monica Scott, Morgan State: Two-time First Team All-MEAC (1997, 1998).
  • Kimberly Spotwood, Morgan State: Two-time MEAC Tournament Outstanding Performer (1991, 1992).
  • Michelle Spotswood, North Carolina A&T State: Three-time First Team All-MEAC (1993, 1994, 1995).
  • Vendula Strakova, Hampton: Two-time MEAC Player of the Year (2013, 2014); Two-time AVCA All-America Honorable Mention (2013, 2014); Two-time AVCA All-East Region (2013, 2014); Two-time First Team All-MEAC (2013, 2014); Two-time MEAC Tournament Outstanding Performer (2013, 2014); 2014 ECAC Offensive Player of the Year.
  • Jessica Vicic, Maryland Eastern Shore: Two-time First Team All-MEAC (2011, 2012).
  • Iva Vujosevic, Maryland Eastern Shore: 2017 First Team All-MEAC; 2017 AVCA East Region Honorable Mention.
  • Desire Waller, South Carolina State: Two-time MEAC Player of the Year (2011, 2012); Three-time First Team All-MEAC (2011, 2012, 2013).
  • Raquan Washington, Howard: Two-time First Team All-MEAC (1993, 1994).
  • Maria Yvette Garcia, Florida A&M: Three-time First Team All-MEAC (2016, 2018, 2019).

Courtesy: MEAC



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