Arielle Goodson Named To GLIAC Women's Volleyball All-Tournament Team
Senior middle hitter Arielle Goodson (Grand Rapids/Central) of the Ferris State University women's volleyball team has been selected to the 2010 Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) All-Tournament Team as announced by the conference office.
Goodson was one of eight individuals to achieve such recognition as Hillsdale, the 2010 GLIAC Tournament Champions, placed four on the all-tournament team including the tourney's Most Outstanding Player in Clara Leutheuser. Grand Valley State, the tourney runner-up, landed two players on the team while Northern Michigan had one representative.
Goodson recorded a combined 23 kills in Ferris State's two conference tournament matches while averaging 2.88 kills per set and registering a .241 attack percentage. The 6-2 middle hitter accumulated a combined 12 total blocks in the tournament, which consisted of five block solos and seven block assists, and also had six digs in eight sets played. Goodson posted a 31.5 points and 3.94 points per set, which both tied for top team honors, in league tourney action.
Goodson tallied 12 kills on 27 attempts for a .370 hitting percentage in the Bulldogs' 3-1 quarterfinal-round victory over Wayne State last Thursday (Nov. 11) in Detroit, Mich. She also contributed six total blocks with two block solos and four block assists while generating 16.0 points in the match. Goodson followed with an 11-kills performance in a 3-1 setback at nationally ninth-ranked Hillsdale last Saturday (Nov. 13). She garnered six total blocks in the semifinal contest with three block solos and assists apiece to go with six digs and a .129 hitting percentage. Goodson also accounted for 15.5 points in the season-ending match.
A two-time (Oct. 11 and 25) GLIAC North Division Player of the Week this season, Goodson earned first-team all-conference plaudits for the second year in a row in an announcement made last Saturday (Nov. 13) between the GLIAC Tournaments Semifinal-Round matches.
Ferris State finished its 2010 campaign with an 18-10 overall record and a 13-6 mark in the GLIAC's North Division.