Howard University Nine Bison Named to the MEAC Women’s Volleyball All-Time Team
Nine Bison Named to the MEAC Women’s Volleyball All-Time TeamBison well represented as part of the league’s 50th-anniversary celebration(Photo Credit – Howard Athletics Media Relations)
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NORFOLK, Va. (December 4, 2020) – The Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) uncovered its Women’s Volleyball All-Time Team, presented by The Home Depot, as part of its 50th-anniversary celebration where Howard University saw nine Bison recognized. The announcement came Monday (Nov. 30).
The squad comprised of 50 outstanding student-athletes throughout the conference’s history and nearly 900 votes were cast by fans, media representatives, institution sports information contacts, and others.
Since 1984, the Bison have won 12 league championships, including the last five MEAC titles (1984, 1985, 1987, 1989, 1991, 1993, 1994, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 & 2019).
The nine Bison selected included a pair of MEAC Players of the Year and a MEAC Hall of Famer.
Here are the Bison honorees: (listed alphabetically by last name):
Assata Conway, [2-time All-MEAC First Team Selection (2013 & 2014)]
Gazelle d’Artois, [2-time All-MEAC First Team Selection (2008 & 2009)]
Tamia Dockery, [2-time All-MEAC First Team Selection (2016 & 2018); 2018 MEAC Player of the Year; 2018 AVCA East All-Region Honorable Mention]
Khalia Donaldson, [3-time All-MEAC First Team Selection (2015, 2016, & 2017); 3-time MEAC Tournament Outstanding Performer (2015, 2016 & 2017); 2-time MEAC Player of the Year (2016 & 2017); 2017 All-ECAC First Team]
Carla Ellis, [2-time All-MEAC First Team Selection (1994 & 1995)]
Breshawn Harris, [2-time All-MEAC First Team Selection (1993 & 1994); 2-time MEAC Tournament Outstanding Performer (1993 & 1994); 2015 MEAC Hall of Famer]
Morgan Marlborough, [2-time All-MEAC First Team Selection (2015 & 2016)]
Kira Porter, [2-time All-MEAC First Team Selection (2018 & 2019); 2018 MEAC Tournament Outstanding Performer]
Raquan Washington, [2-time All-MEAC First Team (1993 & 1994)]
To be considered on the ballot, players must have been named to one of the following: First Team All-MEAC, MEAC Offensive Player of the Year, Defensive Player of the Year, Rookie of the Year, Offensive Lineman of the Year or be a MEAC, Black College Football or College Football Hall of Fame inductee.
About Howard Athletics
The Howard University Department of Intercollegiate Athletics sponsors 21 NCAA Division I men and women varsity sports. The programs represent five conferences: the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC), Northeast Conference (NEC), Sun Belt Conference (SBC), Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) and Atlantic Sun (ASUN) Conference.
About the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference
The Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) celebrates its 50th year of intercollegiate competition with the 2020-21 academic year. Located in Norfolk, Va., the MEAC is made up of 11 outstanding historically black institutions across the Atlantic coastline: Bethune-Cookman University, Coppin State University, Delaware State University, Florida A&M University, Howard University, University of Maryland Eastern Shore, Morgan State University, Norfolk State University, North Carolina A&T State University, North Carolina Central University and South Carolina State University.