Carson, Monga Named First Team All-Conference

Carson, Monga Named First Team All-Conference

TOWSON, Md. – Susquehanna’s volleyball team had two members selected to the 2012 Landmark All-Conference First Team as seniors Emily Carson (Caldwell, N.J. / James Caldwell) and Kaylee Monga (Rockaway, N.J. / Morris Knolls) were honored on Wednesday.

An All-Conference selection for four consecutive years, Carson earned her second straight First Team honor after finishing the season with a team-high 452 kills (3.23/set). She was second on SU with 299 digs, third with 109 total blocks, dished out 96 assists and recorded 28 service aces. Carson finished 2012 ranked second in the league in hitting percentage (.321) and kills (3.57 per set).

For her career, Carson recorded 1,484 kills, the third-best mark in program history, and her 4,378 attack attempts ranks second all-time. She ranks third all-time in block assists (266), total blocks (336) and points (1,786). Carson finished with 1,158 career digs and became only the second player in school history to record at least 1,000 kills and 1,000 digs in a career.

This is the third All-Conference selection for Monga and the second time as a First-Team honoree. In Landmark action this fall, she had a league-leading 1.67 blocks per set. Monga recorded 176 total blocks, ranking first in the league and ninth in NCAA Division III with 1.28 blocks per set average.

In her career, Monga is first all-time in block assists with 375 and second in total blocks (444).

Carson and Monga led the Crusaders (17-22, 3-3) to the No. 4 seed in the conference tournament, defeating the University of Scranton 3-0 in the quarterfinals before falling to Juniata 3-1 in the semifinals.