Feldmann Named AVCA Assistant Coach of the Year
LEXINGTON, KY - Assistant coach Jenn Feldmann was named the Division III Assistant Coach of the year as announced by the AVCA. Louisa Kishton was named second team All-America, Elizabeth Wuerstle recieved third team All-America honors and Natalie Aston was named Honorable Mention.
Feldmann has been the assistant coach at Hopkins for seven years and has been a vital part of some of the most successful season in program history. During her time, the Blue Jays have made seven straight Centennial Conference Tournaments, winning five. JHU has also made the NCAA Tournament five times, advancing to the Sweet 16 this season for the first time in program history.
Feldmann is an integral part of Tim Cole's staff as she has a hand in every aspect of the program's growth and success. She handles scouting and in-match opponent adjustments and works closely with the players in all aspects of the game including blocking, defense and training all positons. She also plays a major role in travel and recruiting as well.
A 2010 graduate of St Mary's College of Maryland, Feldmann finished second in school history in service attempts, third in assists, sixth in service aces and sixth in serving percentage in just two years on the team.
Kishton completed her sophomore season with a team-high 398 digs and second on the team in kills with 304. Wuerstle graduates the program leader in assists in a season with 105 and added 288 kills. Aston completed her first season with a team-leading 664 assists and a hitting percentage of .310.
Johns Hopkins is just one of seven schools with more than one AVCA All-American as Hopkins finished the season with a 26-4 record and is currently ranked 12th in the country.