GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (December 2, 2015) – Oni Lattin (Sr., Houston, Texas) added another accolade to her impressive awards list Wednesday when she earned Division II Conference Commissioners Association First Team All-South Central Region Honors. Lattin became the first Colorado State University-Pueblo volleyball player to earn a regional award since Amy Little received AVCA All-Region in 1999.
This season, Lattin claimed the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Defensive Player of the Year Award for the second consecutive year. Lattin also collected RMAC Defensive Player of the Week three times in 2015.
In her senior season, Lattin swatted her way into the CSU-Pueblo record books with a school record 157 blocks (rally scoring era). Those 157 blocks earned Lattin the sixth highest total in Division II. Lattin also broke the school's record in block assists.
Lattin's 1.54 blocks per set ranked second in the nation. The music major recorded 49 solo blocks which also placed her second in the country. Both of which were also CSU-Pueblo school records.
Offensively, Lattin led the Pack with a .307 hitting percentage. Hailing from Texas, Lattin's hitting clip stood as the fifth highest percentage in the RMAC and the third-best mark in CSU-Pueblo history. Her 2.65 kills per set and 270 total kills ranked second on the Pack this season.
In just two seasons at CSU-Pueblo, Lattin recorded the 10th highest number of blocks in school history with 291 career rejections. The number stands as the second most blocks in the rally scoring era. Her 1.34 blocks per set average for her career ranks sixth in school history and by far the most since rally scoring started in 2001.
Lattin's efforts helped the Pack to an 11-16 record. CSU-Pueblo finished 9-9 in conference play and advanced to the RMAC Tournament for the second consecutive season. Because of Lattin's numbers the Pack led the RMAC with 2.52 blocks per game. This averaged ranked the ThunderWolves 13th in the nation in rejections per set.
As a member of the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference, Colorado State University – Pueblo competes in 22 varsity sports in NCAA Division II intercollegiate athletics.