East Hamilton's Lenoir Among Nation's Top Sophomore Volleyballer Players

PrepVolleyball.com Honors The Lady Hurricanes' Leading Player

Friday, March 14, 2014
Emma Lenoir, left, in action during the 2013 volleyball season.
Emma Lenoir, left, in action during the 2013 volleyball season.
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East Hamilton’s Emma Lenoir, who was selected as the District 5-AAA Co-Player Of the last season, has been selected as one of the top 79 high school volleyball sophomores in the country by PrepVolleyball.com.

The 5-foot-10-inch Lenoir led the district with 666 kills – an average of 6.1 per set) and a hitting percentage of .384, according to the PrepVolleyball.com website article. She also set a school record with 37 kills in a match this past season while leading the Lady Hurricanes to a second-place finish to Ooltewah in the regular season.

Lenoir finished the season with 20 or more kills in 15 matches.

A member of the district’s all-tournament team, Lenoir also posted 307 assists and had 11 double-doubles and five triple-doubles.

Lenoir earned a spot on the Class AAA all-state team.

“(Emma) consistently performed at a very high level and was our “go-to player” day in and day out,” East Hamilton coach Kristy Lenoir, Emma’s mother, was quoted as saying in the article. “Emma is an extremely smart player tha has incredible court awareness. She is a competitor who wants to win the ballgame.”

(E-mail Larry Fleming at larryfleming44@gmail.com)

 


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