New-look lineup lifts Wallace State volleyball past Jeff Davis

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State volleyball picked up its second conference victory in three days on Friday, rolling past Jeff Davis at Tom Drake Coliseum. Wallace State (16-3, 7-0 Alabama Community College Conference), which extended its conference winning streak to 21 matches, prevailed 25-16, 25-14, 25-16 behind a new starting lineup. Coach Randy Daniel used the…

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Wallace State volleyball breezes past Gadsden State in home opener, extending ACCC winning streak

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State volleyball’s home opener was a convincing effort. Freshman Kelsea Bivins and sophomore CeCe Hall combined for 35 kills for Wallace State, lifting the Lions to a 25-18, 25-10, 25-15 victory over rival Gadsden State at Tom Drake Coliseum on Wednesday night. After playing its first 17 matches on the road, Wallace…

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Wallace State volleyball notches conference victory over Lawson State, extending ACCC streak to 16 matches

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State’s volleyball team swept Lawson State on the road Friday night, earning its second conference victory in three days. CeCe Hall paced the way with 12 kills and four blocks, Kelsea Bivins added 12 kills and a pair of blocks and Wallace State prevailed 25-14, 25-14, 25-11 over the Cougars. The Lions…

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Wallace State volleyball splits four matches in season-opening tournament

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State’s volleyball team split four matches over the weekend, opening the season at the South Suburban Tournament in Wisconsin Dells, Wisc. Wallace State (2-2) notched wins against Iowa Lakes CC and Carl Sandburg College (Ill.). The Lions defeated Iowa Lakes 25-22, 25-12, 25-17 in their second match of the season and followed…

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Six-time defending conference champion Wallace State volleyball opens 2015 season Saturday

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Wallace State volleyball, a six-time defending conference champion, opens the season Saturday with a roster that coach Randy Daniel believes may be his deepest yet. “We have size, athleticism, talent, versatility and depth at every position. I can’t think of a team we’ve had on paper that’s as deep as this one,”…

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Wallace State volleyball, softball teams earn NJCAA All-Academic team status

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State’s volleyball and softball teams were each recognized Thursday as National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) All-Academic teams, a day after 10 student-athletes at the college were named NJCAA Athletes of Distinction. Wallace State’s volleyball team compiled a cumulative 3.47 GPA. Wallace State’s softball team finished the 2014-15 academic year with…

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Wallace State has 10 student-athletes recognized by NJCAA for academic achievements

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State athletics had 10 players recognized Wednesday as National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Athletes of Distinction for their academic achievements. Volleyball’s Kaci Kirk and Olivia Walker and softball’s Amanda Medders were each named Superior Academic Achievement honorees for earning a GPA between 3.80-3.99 during the 2014-15 academic year. Exemplary Academic…

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Golfer Sylas Elliott, softball’s Rachel Ragland among Wallace State athletes to garner postseason recognition

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HANCEVILLE, ALA.  –  Wallace State freshman golfer Sylas Elliott highlights a slew of athletes who have recently garnered individual awards at the college. Elliott was named a second-team National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division I All-American by the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA) after finishing tied for 10th in the nation last week…

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Wallace State’s Syretha Pride becomes first NJCAA 1st-team All-American in volleyball program history

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State middle hitter Syretha Pride made school history Monday, becoming the first volleyball player to earn recognition as a National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division I first-team All-American. The Lions, who have won six consecutive conference titles, have enjoyed a string of producing a NJCAA All-American each year since 2009.…

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