KANSAS CITY, Mo — The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) announced its all-American teams, as well as honorable mentions. Three Frontier Conference players were named all-Americans by a selection committee associated with the NAIA.
Montana Tech’s Masha Korol and Rocky Mountain College’s Hailey Copinga were named second-team all-Americans, while the Orediggers’ Angela Molesworth earned third-team honors.
Korol is a junior transfer from Eastern Arizona College. The Ukrainian racked up a team-high 377 kills and 2.86 kills per set. Her .245 hitting percentage was good for second on the Orediggers.
Copinga, a Billings native, finished the season with 315 kills and a .254 hitting percentage, with 45 of those kills coming in a three-match span in the Frontier Conference tournament. The Bears fell in the championship to Montana Tech.
Molesworth completed both her first and last season at Montana Tech leading the team with a .248 hitting percentage. The University of Alaska-Fairbanks transfer finished one kill behind Korol for the team lead with 376.
Three other Frontier players were named honorable mentions: Dylan Fowler (Montana Western), Sydney Matheny (Rocky Mountain) and Holly Morehouse (Carroll).