The Red Raven Volleyball team had the National Championship banquet last night. There individual team awards were given out along with some very kind words from two time National Championship head coach Delice Downing. Head Coach Delice Downing awarded the ladies starting with thier Conference awards. Dekyra Dennis, Adianez Reyes Rivera, Seliann Concepcion Rodriguez all received first team all conference awards. Bailee Ulery was the only second team all conference recipient. The second award given out was honorable Mention received by Erianna Murray. Lastly for the conference awards, Adianez Rivera Reyes received Most Valuable Player. Next was the All-District awards, Dekyra Dennis, Adianez Reyes Rivera, Seliann Concepcion Rodriguez all received first team. Bailee Ulery and Erianna Murray both received second team. After district awards were given All American Awards were given out. We had 3 women who finished as All-Americans, Dekyra Dennis,Adianez Reyes Rivera,Seliann Concepcion Rodriguez. For their team awards, Bailee Ulery received the "Team Leader Award" award. Danielle Dodgers received the "Teams Work Horse Award". Erianna Murray received the "Most Improved Player Award". Adianez Reyes Rivera received the teams "Most Valuable Player Award".
Coach Downing spoke of the work they put in this past year and being asked, "How do you plan on making it back?", to which her response is " Were just gonna play volleyball". The trustees spoke for a while, not having a bad word to say about either coach, they spoke of the excitement this team brought to the gym ever match, and the thanks they had for each and every person involved with the team. Coach Downing spoke about how she loves this team and it will always have a special place in her heart, but she's excited to get another season started and just keep on playing volleyball!
Congrats on another great season ladies!