Handel Earns Honorable Mention All-American Honors

November 20, 2008

Middlebury College women's volleyball player Jane Handel (Evanston, Ill.) has earned honorable mention honors on the 2008 ACVA (American Volleyball Coaches Association) All-American list. The NESCAC Rookie of the Year also earned a spot on the All-NESCAC second-team after an impressive first year with the Panthers.

Handel led the team with 3.55 kills/game, putting her third on the school's all-time single-season list. She ended the year with 327 kills and 265 digs (2.88/game), including 29 blocks and 42 service aces.

Handel had some big matches this season, including a 24-dig effort in a win over Brandeis and 23 kills in a victory over Colby. She recorded 24 digs in a match with Union, with five service aces against Wesleyan.