Neumeyer, Bammer earn All-MWC volleyball honors

APPLETON, Wis. — Lawrence University volleyball standouts Arianna Neumeyer and Cyra Bammer have been chosen for the All-Midwest Conference team in a vote of league coaches.

Neumeyer (Manitowoc, Wis./Lutheran), a sophomore outside hitter, was named to the first team. Bammer (Zionsville, Ind./Zionsville), the team's libero, was a second-team pick.

Neumeyer, who was chosen for the second consecutive year, was the Vikings' top hitter and a force on the serve and on defense.

Neumeyer piled up 258 kills for an average of 3.11 per set while posting a .140 hitting percentage. Neumeyer, who earned MWC Offensive Player of the Week honors during the season, also picked up 26 service aces.

Neumeyer was second on the team in digs only to Bammer and finished with 298 during the regular season for an average of 3.59 per set. Neumeyer also was second on the team with 27 blocks.

Bammer, who was twice named the MWC Defensive Player of the Week this season, led the team with 433 digs this season. Bammer, who passed 1,000 career digs this season, averaged 5.41 digs per set.

Bammer also contributed 19 aces, 34 kills and 48 assists.

Lawrence also won the Sportsmanship Award in a vote by the league's coaches.