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Jessica Fontes named NJCAA Volleyball All American

Fontes named 1st Team All-American

THIEF RIVER FALLS, MINN. (Dec 2, 2011) – The National Junior College Athletic Conference has recognized Jessica Fontes as 1st Team All American in Division III Volleyball.

Players are selected based on their statistics and the role they play in their team’s success. Fontes, was a sophomore Outside Hitter for the Northland Pioneer Volleyball team which won the Northern Division this year, Region 13B Champions and also was 5th in the NJCAA National Tournament. Jessica was named MCAC 1st Team All Division, 1st Team All Volleyball Team, and Region 13 Volleyball Team, and was also named the MCAC Northern Division Player of the Year. This season Fontes was first in the Nation in the hitting efficiency with 51%, 2nd in the Nation in kills per set with 4.49 and 7th in the Nation in Blocks with 1.45 per set.

Fontes is a 2010 graduate of Sacred Heart High School in East Grand Forks, MN. She is the daughter of Mathias and Mary Fontes of Grand Forks, ND.