Edmonton, AB (February 25, 2019) – The Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference (ACAC) is pleased to announce Shae Boyes of the University of Alberta/Augustana Vikings has been selected as the 2018-19 ACAC Women's Volleyball Rookie of the Year.
In 19 matches Shae has accumulated 167 kills, with an average of 2.46 kills per set, 26 service aces, 149 digs, 11 blocks and numerous Player of the Game awards. Shae has been an indispensable part of team success this year. She has enhanced our offence, helped solidify our defense and made our service offence more effective.
Shae is from Rimbey, AB and is in her first year with the Vikings, playing primarily as a left side. She is enrolled in Bachelor of Arts major in Physical Education (Kinesiology and Sport Studies) and one day hopes to become a rehabilitation therapist.
Shae is the daughter of Rick and Karen Boyes, and sister of Tory.
This prestigious award was presented to Shae Boyes at the 2019 ACAC Women's Volleyball Championship Ceremony held on February 20th at Ambrose University in Calgary.
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About the ACAC: The ACAC is the governing body for intercollegiate athletics in Alberta. Its mission is to provide competitive collegiate sport experiences, promote academic achievement and be a leader of sport development in Canada.
For more information on the ACAC, please visit our website: www.acac.ab.ca
For additional information, contact:
Mark Kosak, ACAC
Chief Executive Officer
Greg Ryan, UAA
(780 781 6868)
Twitter: @acac_sport / #ACACWVB19