MCC’s Dukic named to all-Region XI

Jelena Dukic

Marshalltown Community College sophomore setter Jelena Dukic was selected to the Iowa Community College Athletic Conference Division I volleyball all-Region XI team, the ICCAC announced Thursday.

Dukic, the lone Tiger on the team, led the conference in assists while helping MCC to a school-record 34 wins. The sophomore from Futog, Serbia, finished with 1,272 assists to finish second in the ICCAC and fifth nationally, and she was seventh in the nation in assists per set with 10.43.

Dukic was strong during conference play as well, recording 95 assists in four matches to finish in second in the conference to Hina Pua’a from Iowa Western.

Genesis Sheridan was selected as the all-region Player of the Year for the Reivers, while Iowa Western’s Alicia Williams was named Coach of the Year. Irina Alekseeva and Ariana Macies joined Pua’a and Sheridan on the team for the Reivers, while Marian Rodrigues and Cecilia Campos represented Indian Hills.