Mount Vernon Nazarene University
800 Martinsburg Rd
Mount Vernon, OH 43050
Four Lady Cougars Earn AMC Volleyball Honors
written by Dave Parsons, Sports Information Director
MOUNT VERNON, Ohio - Four members of the Mount Vernon
Nazarene University women’s volleyball team were honored when the
American Mideast Conference South Division awards were announced on
Shena Beheler, a sophomore middle hitter from Butler, Ohio,
highlighted the list for the Lady Cougars as she was the third
player selected to the AMC South Division First Team. The former
Fredericktown High School star leads MVNU with 629 kills and 240
blocks to go with 41 aces and 395 digs. Beheler now ranks
eleventh in school history with 1,210 kills and tenth in career
blocks with 469.
Amanda Stevens, a senior outside hitter from Mount Vernon, Ohio,
was named to the AMC South Division Second Team. The former
Centerburg High School standout has compiled 555 kills and a
team-high 641 digs to go with 56 aces and 59 blocks. Stevens
currently ranks second in school history in kills (1,923) and
second in digs (2,430).
Jenny Dunster, a senior middle hitter from Apple Creek, Ohio,
joined Stevens on the AMC South Division Second Team. The former
Central Christian High School product has registered 488 kills,
178 blocks, 38 aces, and 548 digs. Dunster currently ranks
seventh in school history in kills (1,406) and eighth in digs
Allison Klusmann, a sophomore setter from Tallmadge, Ohio, was
an AMC South Division Honorable Mention pick. The former
Tallmadge High School graduate has handed out 1,883 assists -
the third-highest single-season total in school history - and
compiled 111 kills, 42 aces, and 260 digs. Klusmann has also
moved up to fourth in school history with 3,797 assists.
MVNU is currently 38-10 overall. The Lady Cougars, who posted an
11-5 AMC South Division mark, will be the second seed in the
upcoming AMC Tournament at top-seeded Cedarville University.
MVNU will face the winner of the match between Malone College
and Notre Dame College at 4:00 p.m. on Friday. The Lady Cougars
must win at least two matches to advance to the NAIA Region IX
Tournament next weekend.