York Catholic's Stewart honored for volleyball excellence


York Catholic High School graduate Natalie Stewart, a Holy Family University freshman setter, was named to the All-Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) Women's Volleyball Third Team on Monday.
Stewart has totaled 788 assists thus far this season, ranking fifth most in the CACC.  Stewart is averaging 8.66 assists per set, which is the second-highest average in the conference.  In addition, her total assists are seventh most in program history for a single season. 
Furthermore, Stewart has totaled 37 service aces (ninth most in the CACC) to go along with 1.81 digs (165) per set and 29 total blocks this season. 
Stewart has totaled double-digit assists in all but one match played this season and has totaled 30 or more assists 14 times. She recorded a season-high 51 assists in the 3-1 victory over Caldwell University back on Oct. 10. 
Holy Family (12-18, 11-8 CACC), located in New Haven, Connecticut, clinched a spot in this week’s CACC Tournament and will travel to face the top-seed in the North Division, Post University, on Tuesday in a quarterfinal match-up. The Tigers clinched the fourth-seed out of the South Division after their 3-1 victory at Chestnut Hill College to close out the regular season.  Match time is slated for 7 p.m. in Waterbury, Connecticut.

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