Marty and Newton Named All-Tourney

Siloam Springs, Ark. (September 9, 2008) — Junior middle hitter Christi Newton and senior right side hitter Laurae Marty were named to the 2008 Baker Invitational All-Tournament team over the weekend.

They both helped guide JBU to a 2-2 record over the two-day tournament. Marty totaled 31 kills and averaged 1.21 blocks per game (17), while Newton posted 30 kills and led the team with 1.43 blocks per game (20) in their four matches.

Of the eight teams participating in the Invitational, Marty and Newton were two of twelve players selected to the all-tournament team.