Marty and Newton named to All-Tournament Team

Siloam Springs, Ark. (September 5, 2007) — Two John Brown University volleyball players where named to the 2007 JBU Fall Classic All-Tournament Team for their play over the weekend. Junior Laurae Marty and sophomore Christi Newton led the Golden Eagles to two victories during the season opening tournament. John Brown (2-2) fell to Lyon College (Ark.) and University of Mobile (Ala.) on Friday, but defeated Brenau (Ga.) and Lambuth (Tenn.) on Saturday.

With almost identical numbers in all four matches combined, Newton led JBU with 45 kills and 11 blocks, while Marty totaled 44 kills and 11 blocks.