Ferris State volleyball’s Heitzman named to AVCA All-Midwest team

BIG RAPIDS – The second-ranked Ferris State volleyball program had three players named to the American Volleyball Coaches Association All-Midwest Region Team, the school announced Wednesday.

Newaygo native and senior middle hitter Caroline Heitzman joins teammates Megan Vander Meer and Stephanie Sikorski to the AVCA All-Midwest Region First Team.

Heitzman tallied a team-high 90 blocks with 293 kills and 66 digs in 31 matches this year.

Coach Tia Brandel-Wilhelm was also named the Midwest Region Coach of the Year.

Ferris State opens Division II Midwest Regional play Thursday at Jim Wink Arena.