Nov 09, 2010
Lawson's selection marks the third straight year that UMW has had the Rookie of the Year, as Gomez won the award last season, and Shiflett in 2008. Lawson led the Eagles in kills (260) and service aces (45), and was second on the team in digs (224).
Gomez hit .278, tops among front line players for the Eagles, with 209 kills, 38 aces, and 69 blocks. She gains all-conference honors for the second straight year.
Shiflett, the Eagles' setter, gained second team honors after posting 759 assists, 34 aces, 149 digs, and 10 blocks. She led the team with a .352 hitting average with 34 kills.
Adebanjo gains All-CAC recognition for the first time, and coming one year after missing nearly the entire season with a knee injury. She posted 178 kills, 35 aces and 149 digs for the Eagles, who finished the year with a 19-9 record and advanced to the CAC Championship.