West to Play in NEWVA Senior Classic

Susan West
Susan West

BEVERLY, Mass. – Coast Guard senior Susan West has been selected to play in the The New England Women's Volleyball Coaches Association (NEWVA) Senior Classic.

West, the only senior on the Coast Guard roster this season, was second on the team with 251 kills to go with 158 digs, 41 blocks and 40 service aces.

The 2016 NEWVA Senior Classic, which is sponsored by adidas and The Graphic Edge, will take place on Sunday, December 4th starting at 11:00 a.m. at Tufts University starting with a skills competition followed by the all-star match at 1:00 p.m.

Coast Guard made its 19th straight appearance in the NEWMAC tournament and finished the season 17-12.

West finished with 1,032 career kills which is tied for ninth all-time at the Academy. She played in 115 matches and finished with 768 digs, 175 blocks and 126 aces.

The coaching staff for the 2016 NEWVA Classic will be determined based on the outcome of the Coach of the Year balloting. That information will be released next week along with the winners of NEWVA All-New England, Player of the Year, and Rookie of the Year.  

2016 NEWVA Senior Classic Participants 

Name

School

Pos

Jenny Karnes

Babson

OH

Lorraine Mackiewicz

Babson

RS

Katie Doherty

Bowdoin

DS

Quincy Leech

Bowdoin

S

Erika Sklaver

Bowdoin

MH

Mia Cattaneo

Clark

DS

Susan West

Coast Guard

OH 

Ella Johnson

Conn College

MH/RS

Adrianna Mihalek

East Conn

OH

Jules Augustine

Emerson

MH

Tori McIntyre

Endicott

OH

Erika Trudon

Endicott

DS

Alycia Rackliffe

Framingham State

RS

Hannah Blackburn

Middlebury

S

Melanie English

Middlebury

MH

Megan Gebhard

MIT

OH 

Tori Wuthrich

MIT

DS

Gillian O'Neal

MMA

OH

Brianna Wojtas

Plymouth State

MH

Molly McCormack

Rivier

OH

Dana Mott

Rivier

MH

Lauren Silverman

Rivier

MH

Lauren Holt

Springfield

MH

Jen  Hurwitz

Springfield

DS

Marnae Mawdsley

Springfield

S

Elizabeth Ahrens

Tufts

MH

McKenzie Humann

Tufts

MH

Mary Maccabee

Tufts

OH/RS

Pepper Baker

UMB

S

Elizabeth Glavan 

UMB

DS

Colleen Koen

UMB

OH

Julia Murphy

UMB

MH

Caitie Benell

Williams

DS

Tori Jasuta

Williams

OH



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