The Nebraska Wesleyan Volleyball Team received plenty of recognition for its outstanding season as the Prairie Wolves were well represented on the Association of Division III Independents (AD3I) All-Independent volleyball team that was recently announced.
Senior middle blocker Elise Schmid, junior outside hitter Laura Brammeier and sophomore setter Ashley Jedlicka were named to the First-Team, senior Brittny Barber was on the Second Team while junior libero Erika Goldmsith was on the third team.
The All-Independent Women’s Volleyball teams were selected by the women’s volleyball coaches from the Association of Division III Independents member schools.
Schmid (David City, Neb.), who also received AVCA honorable mention All-American recognition, led NWU with 133 blocks this season to rank in the top 10 in the country. She finished her career ranked fifth in NWU history in blocks per game, and her 133 blocks this season is tied for sixth all-time.
Brammeier (Lincoln, Neb.) led the Prairie Wolves in kills with 383. Brammeier was a Second-Team All-American and also earned All-Central Region and First-Team All-GPAC.
Jedlicka (Schuyler, Neb.) had 1,048 assists to lead the Prairie Wolves this season. She also had 121 kills and 52 blocks. She now ranks 8th all-time at NWU in career assists. Jedlicka was the AD3I Freshman of the Year last season.
Barber (Fairbury, Neb.) ranked second on the team with 332 kills. She finished her four-year career with 1,009 kills, just 10 short of making the all-time top 10 list.
Goldsmith (Omaha, Neb.) averaged 5.97 digs per set, but missed 18 matches due to an injury in the middle of the season. She now has 1,475 career digs to rank sixth all-time at NWU. She earned All-AD3I First-Team honors as a sophomore.