Frontier Conference Announces 2021 All Conference Volleyball Team

Frontier Conference Commissioner Kent Paulson announced the 2021 Frontier Conference All-Conference volleyball team, the All-Freshman team, individual award winners as well as each team’s NAIA Champions of Character recipient.



Regular season champion and tournament champion University of Providence landed

four players on the first team. Providence head coach Arunas Duda was named Coach of

the Year. Providence junior setter Cydney Finberg-Roberts was named Player of the

Year and Setter of the Year.


Rocky Mountain College junior libero Ayla Embry was named Defensive Player of the

Year. University of Providence outside hitter Jenna Thorne was named Newcomer of the

Year and Carroll College outside hitter Elizabeth Heuiser was named Freshman of the

Year. University of Providence assistant coach Dave Gantt was selected Assistant Coach

of the Year.



2021 Frontier Conference All-Conference Volleyball First Team

Julia Carr, Carroll College, 5-7, So., DS; Portland, Ore.

Taelyr Krantz, Carroll College, 6-0, Sr., OH; Helena, Mont.

Rylee Burmester, MSU-Northern, 5-10, Sr., OH; Star Valley, Wyo.

Alana Graves, MSU-Northern, 5-11, So., MH; Ballantine, Mont.

Maureen Jessop, Montana Tech, 6-1, Jr., OH; Corvallis, Mont.

McKenna Kaelber, Montana Tech, 5-11, Jr., S; Pasco, Wash.

Karina Mickelson, Montana Tech, 6-0, Sr., OH; Laguna Niguel, Calif..

Ayla Embry, Rocky Mountain College, 5-4, Jr., L; Bozeman, Mont.

Sacha Legros, University of Providence, 5-9, Sr., L; Verviers, Belgium

Sadie Lott, University of Providence, 5-9, So., OH/MB; Idaho Falls, Idaho

Cydney Finberg-Roberts, University of Providence, 5-11, Sr.,S; Columbia Falls, Mont.

Jenna Thorne, University of Providence, 5-11, So., OH; Karitane, New Zealand



2021 Frontier Conference All-Conference Volleyball Second Team

Elizabeth Heuiser, Carroll College, 6-0, Fr., OH; Helena, Mont.

Emily Feller, MSU-Northern, 5-10, So., S; Helena, Mont.

Taylor Henley, Montana Tech, 6-1, Jr., MB; Kalispell, Mont.

Olivia Muir, Montana Tech, 5-11, Jr., OH; Smoot, Wyo.

Weiying Wu, Rocky Mountain College, 6-2, Sr., MB; Beijing, China

Zoe Naugle, University of Providence, 6-1, So., MB; Castle Rock, Wash.


2021 Frontier Conference All-Conference Volleyball All-Freshmen Team

Elizabeth Heuiser, Carroll College, 6-0, OH; Helena, Mont.

Alyssa Pretty Weasel, MSU-Northern, 6-0, OH/RS; St. Xavier, Mont.

Kelsey Goddard, Montana Western, 5-7, L/DS; Las Vegas, Nev.

Danyel Martin, Montana Western, 6-2, MB; McAllister, Mont.

Blythe Sealey, Rocky Mountain College, 5-8, S; Roundup, Mont.

Madysen Hoerner, University of Providence, 6-0, OH; Columbia Falls, Mont.

Mariah Jardine, University of Providence, 5-9, RS; Idaho Falls, Idah



2020-21 Volleyball Champions of Character

Carroll College, Julia Carr, 5-7, So., DS; Portland, Ore.

Montana Tech, Logan Reed, 5-9, Rs/So., MB; Oakesdale, Wash.

Montana Western, Rylee Nickodemus, 5-6, Rs/Fr. S; Windsor, Colo.

MSU-Northern, Kaitlyn Murdock, 5-4, So. DS/L; Lodge Grass, Mont.

Rocky Mountain College, Emma Fox, 5-9, So., S; Bozeman, Mont.

University of Providence, Sadie Lott, 5-9, So., MB; Idaho Falls, Idaho

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