Juniata’s Pavlik Named to Middle Atlantic Conference Hall of Fame

  0 volleymob | May 01st, 2018 | College - Women's Indoor, NCAA D3, News

Courtesy: Juniata College Athletics

ANNVILLE, Pa. –The Middle Atlantic Conferences (MAC) and Executive Director Ken Andrews announced the MAC Hall of Fame Class of 2018. This year’s class, the seventh class, had 16 inductees from current and former member institutions including current Juniata head women’s volleyball coach Heather Pavlik.

“For seven years we have selected outstanding alumni from our 60 current and former institutions for the MAC Hall of Fame. This year’s inductees are as impressive as the 148 previous inductees,” said Andrews. “The 2018 class continues to represent the great legacy of this conference. The athletics, service and professional prowess they display exemplifies the best in college athletics. On behalf of our 17 members, I congratulate these inductees as they receive MAC recognition from their alma mater.”

Pavlik was a three-time American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) First Team All-America selection (1992, 1993, 1994), and a three-time Asics/Tiger All-American. She was named to the NCAA Division III Women’s Volleyball Silver Anniversary Team. She was named the 1994 Commonwealth League (now MAC Commonwealth) Most Valuable Player, and was a two-time Commonwealth League First Team setter in 1993 and 1994. Pavlik led Juniata to four-straight MAC titles, a 160-24 overall record and perfect record in conference play. The Juniata teams she was a member of finished third (1991), fifth (1992), national runner-up (1993) and third (1994) at the NCAA Division III Championship. In program history, Pavlik is second in career assists (6,331), and she is fourth (1,719) and fifth (1,717) in most assists in a season. She also has the most assists in a match (93). Pavlik is seventh in career aces (248), eighth in most aces in a season (94) and has the most aces in a match (10). She was named to the MAC100 Women’s Volleyball All-Century Team (1993-2002). Pavlik was inducted into the Juniata College Sports Hall of Fame in 2005. She has been part of the women’s volleyball team coaching staff since graduating, first as an assistant before taking over head coaching duties in 2011. She is currently 171-44 as the head coach.


Middle Atlantic Conference Hall of Fame Class of 2018

Heather Blough Pavlik, Juniata College – Volleyball

Lawrence Cannon, La Salle University – Basketball

Rachel Cantwell, Albright College – Swimming

John Carr, Wilkes University – Wrestling

Cedric deSilva, University of Scranton – Soccer

David B. Eavenson, Sr., Dickinson College – Athletic Director, Swimming Coach, MAC Executive Director

Ed Gaffney, Hofstra University – Soccer, Baseball

Jim Garrett, Susquehanna University – Football, Baseball, Track & Field Coach

George A. Hansell, Jr., Widener University – Athletic Director, Football, Track & Field Coach

Ian Hauze, DeSales University – Baseball

Susan Marshall, Gettysburg College – Basketball, Softball

Laura Rotz Hogan, Delaware Valley University – Basketball

Lindsay Sabo-Gonzalez, King’s College – Field Hockey, Lacrosse

Emily Shertzer, Moravian College – Cross Country, Track & Field

Tom Vanaskie, Lycoming College – Football

Lindsey Yeiser Hibshman, Lebanon Valley College – Field Hockey, Softball

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