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Lobnitz Named to Frontier Freshman All-Conference Team


Frontier Conference commissioner Kent Paulson announced the 2011 all-conference volleyball teams and individual award winners. Rocky Mountain College had the most selections with six and Lewis-Clark State College had five.

True freshman, Emily Lobnitz was the lone Oredigger to make an appearance on the all-conference teams. A freshman from Sunnyvale, TX, Lobnitz was selected to the Frontier Conference All-Freshman Team. Lobnitz is a 6-2 middle blocker for the ‘Diggers. In her first season, Lobnitz had 177 kills and a hitting efficiency of 0.184. Lobnitz is majoring in Environmental Engineering.

“Emily played consistently well against top 25 teams, 3 of which are in our conference. She hit .400 against Lewis-Clark (9th in nation) at their place, and hit .333 against Carroll (#23),” commented volleyball head coach Marilyn Tobin. “It was nice to see Emily get recognized as a top player this year by not only our Frontier volleyball coaches, but other coaches outside our conference, as she was named to the all-tournament team at the St. Thomas tournament in Houston.”