SANBORN, N.Y. - Oct. 27 - The Erie Community College volleyball team had two players named to the All-Region III team, announced Saturday at the Region III Tournament at Niagara County CC. Sophomore Rylie Bean (Hamburg, N.Y./Frontier) was named as a first-team selection while sophomore Katie Russi (Hamburg, N.Y./Frontier) was a third-team pick.
Bean, who was ECC's first-ever NJCAA Division III All-America in 2011, has already surpassed her own school record for kills in 2012. In 2011, she was a first-team All-Region III pick and was named the region's Most Outstanding Player.
Russi, who ranks second in kills this season, was also named All-Region III for the second-straight season. Russi was a first-team pick in 2011.
ECC plays Monroe CC, Jamestown CC, and Herkimer County CC in the first day's action. The top two teams from pool play advance to Sunday's semifinals.