Brentwood, TN – Senior outside hitter Nikki Doyle became the first Austin Peay State University volleyball player to receive three first-team All-Ohio Valley Conference honors when she was selected to the 2012 All-OVC team, Wednesday.
Doyle was the only Austin Peay volleyball player named to the 14-member All-OVC team. Morehead State’s Ellie Roberson was the league’s Player of the Year and led the balloting on the squad.
“I believe it is an honor Nikki deserves,” said Lady Govs head coach Taylor Mott. “She has proven herself the last three years. She’s been a solid performer for us and we’re a better team when Nikki is playing well.”
During the 2012 season, Doyle set the Austin Peay single-match record with a 34-kill performance against Middle Tennessee, October 10th. It was part of a 60-kill week that also saw her earn honors from the Tennessee Sports Writers Association. Doyle also set a career-high with 24 digs against Southeast Missouri, November 3rd.
Austin Peay continues its 2012 campaign with a 3:30pm (CT), Thursday first-round contest against Tennessee State in the OVC Volleyball Championship at Morehead, KY.