Nyhof makes All-Canadian list


Kelly Nyhof

Georgetown native Kelly Nyhof has been named a Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association All-Canadian as the women’s national volleyball championship gets underway in Nanaimo, B.C.

Each award recipient is selected by their individual conference based on their performance and contribution to both their sport and their team.

Nyhof, a member of the Humber Hawks, is in her third, and best, season in the Ontario Colleges Athletic Association. She is third on Humber’s All-Time women’s volleyball scoring list and attending her third straight CCAA national championship.

Others named CCAA All-Canadians included:

Marie-Alex Bélanger, Lynx d’Édouard-Montpetit. This two-time CCAA All-Canadian is the RSEQ’s leader in kills and points. She’s a member of the Quebec team and serves as a referee and assistant coach of a summer volleyball camp.

Kayla Bruce, UFV Cascades; Kayla has been her team’s leader for the past two seasons. The two-time PACWEST All-Star leads the B.C. conference in aces and individual total offensive statistics.

Rosalie Coderre, Volontaires de Sherbrooke; Rosalie was a CCAA player of the month and two-time Sherbrooke player of the week this season. The co-captain’s leadership and tireless work ethic makes her an inspiration for all players.

Kelcie Levesque, MSVU Mystics; Kelcie’s skills, attitude and desire to win has earned her a starting position with the Mystics. She’s a three-time ACAA All-Conference player who leads her team in digs, aces and serves received.

Shawna Metcalf, Cambrian Golden Shield; Shawna is a third year outside hitter for the Golden Shield who was the OCAA’s Individual Scoring Leader. As one of the Shield’s top performers she displays a tireless work ethic and commitment to excellence.

Megan Nagy, Medicine Hat Rattlers; Megan has been described as an athlete every coach would love to have. The Rattlers captain is a team player, an honours student, and top of the CCAA national kills stats.

Julia Pasieka, Mount Royal Cougars; When she’s not on the court with the 2011 CCAA national champions, Julie serves as an assistant volleyball coach, volunteers at local elementary schools, and finished last season on the Dean’s Honour Roll.

Dani Smith, VIU Mariners; The backbone of the VIU Mariner’s offense is an exciting setter who makes impossible plays seem effortless. With her excellent academic record and community involvement, she’s truly the whole package.

Kaila Whitton, King’s Eagles; This team captain is nationally ranked for her kills record and has received numerous Player of the Game awards. She’s an inspiration to teammates for her determination, commitment and passion for the game.