Marty and Newton Make All-Region Team

Siloam Springs, Ark. (November 19, 2007) — Junior Laurae Marty and sophomore Christi Newton were named to the NAIA Region VI All-Region Team last week. Both players received Second Team honors for their contributions this season.

Marty, a 6-1 middle hitter from Reeds Spring, Mo., led the team in kills on the year with 362 (2.81 kpg). Colorado Springs native Newton, also playing the middle hitter at 6-1, averaged 2.54 kills per game (328), while totaling 148 blocks.

As a team, John Brown finished 14-20 overall and 6-6 in the Sooner Athletic Conference. JBU’s season ended after being eliminated from the NAIA Region VI Tournament last Friday after falling in three games to Texas-Brownsville.