McKinley Named to All-Tournament team
Thursday, September 11, 2008

Junior setter Gabrielle McKinley was recently named to the Lincoln Memorial Invitational all tournament team.  The Crusaders competed in the tournament September 5-6, going  1 and 3 and taking a game from eventual tournament champions Lincoln Memorial University.  McKinley  directed the Crusader offense totaling 77 assists and 4 aces.  She also contributed defensively with 34 digs and 6 blocks.  “Gabby had natural instinct for the game and a huge competitive spirit.  She is passionate about everything she does, and that shows one the court,” said head coach, Lauren Axson.  McKinley is also a spiritual leader both on and off the court, acting  as the team’s chaplain this year and serving in international missions over the summer.