Okerlund, Susbilla and Everett lead UCSC contingent on AD3I end-of-year team

Okerlund, Susbilla and Everett lead UCSC contingent on AD3I end-of-year team

OVERLAND PARK, KAN.- Sophomore Claire Okerlund and juniors Alexandria Everett and Alana Susbilla were named to the First Team All-Independent volleyball teams by the Association of Division III Independents.

Okerlund led the squad with 261 kills this season in starting every match. She was second on the team with 34 service aces.

Susbilla was named AD3I Setter of the Year. She led the Association in assists per set with 5.01, ending the season with 416 assists and is 7th in school history with 993 career assists. 

Everett had one of the best blocking years in school history, finishing with 81 total blocks for an average of .83 a set, the fifth-best season average in school history.

Three more Banana Slugs were named to the Second Team: libero Rachel Sveiven, Defensive Specialist Cassie Nickel and Middle Sierra Yuen.