Oni Lattin earns Honorable Mention All-American Honors

Oni Lattin earns Honorable Mention All-American Honors

WAYNE, Neb. (December  15, 2015) Oni Lattin (Sr. Houston, Texas) earned an Honorable Mention All-American nod from the Division II Conference Commissioners Association. With this award, Lattin becomes only the second player in Colorado State University-Pueblo volleyball history to receive an All-American award.

Lattin broke every single-season blocking record in Pack history this past season. The senior recorded a new school benchmark of 157 total blocks, beating her own record by 23 rejections. Lattin's 157 blocks ranked 11th in the nation and placed her second after the regular season.

Additionally, Lattin led the nation in the blocks per set with 1.54 swats per game. Her 1.54 blocks per set also shattered the school record.

Lattin also eclipsed the Pack records in solo blocks (49) and block assists(108). Lattin's 49 solo blocks stood as the second highest total in the nation this season.

On Oct. 1, Lattin broke the ThunderWolves record for blocks in a four-game match with 11 rejections against Westminster college. Because of her blocking ability, Lattin earned the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference's Defensive Player of the Year Award for the second consecutive season.

Lattin thrived offensively for the Pack this season. She hit .307 on the year to produce the third highest hitting percentage in school history. Lattin's hitting percentage ranked as the fourth highest mark in the RMAC this season.

With 2.65 kills per set, Lattin ranked second on the Pack in kills during the 2015 campaign. Along with Mariangel Perez (Jr., Catia La Mar, Venezuela), Lattin earned First-Team All-RMAC honors for the second consecutive season. Lattin and Perez became the only duo in Pack history to earn back-to-back first team All-RMAC honors.

Lattin helped the Pack finish 11th in the nation blocks per set with 2.52 blocks per game as a team. The only other player in Pack history to be honored as an All-American is Angie Wintz who received Second Team All-American honors in 1997.

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As a member of the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference, Colorado State University – Pueblo competes in 22 varsity sports in NCAA Division II intercollegiate athletics.