Women's Volleyball Dominate OCAA Awards | St. Clair College
Thursday, February 15, 2024
Coach of the Year Julie-Ann Milling

The OCAA announced their women’s volleyball regular season award winners on Thursday and the St. Clair Saints program earned some major accolades.

Leading the way was third year outsider hitter Kiana Huggins (London; Saunders) who was named a West Division First Team All Star and OCAA Player of the Year. As the Player of the Year she will also be recognized as a CCAA All Canadian at the CCAA National Championship and is the OCAA Nominee for CCAA Player of the Year. Huggins was also named a CCAA All Canadian last season. Huggins was second in the OCAA with 3.55 kills/set with a kill percentage of .325 and second in the OCAA with 4.4 points/set.  She also chipped in with 38 aces and 114 digs.

Head coach Julie Ann Milling was named West Division Coach of the Year and OCAA Coach of the Year in her first year at the helm leading the Saints to a record of 16-2 and 2nd place in the OCAA West. She will be the OCAA nominee moving forward for CCAA Coach of the Year.

Second year middle Geneva Huisman (Amherstburg; Marantha) and third year libero Mikayla Stocks (LaSalle; Sandwich) were also named West Division First Team All Stars.

Second year setter Emma Clements (Windsor; Holy Names) earned recognition as a West Division Second Team All Star.

Rookie Brianne Hobbin (Guelph; Centennial CV) was named to the West Division All Rookie team as well.

The Saints are next in action on Saturday at 1 pm when they host the Durham Lords (3rd East) in the OCAA Quarterfinal at the Sportsplex. The winner will advance to the Final Four Championship.

For the complete OCAA release click on the following link