VB: Canete Named to Lobo Classic All-Tourney Team

Sept. 10, 2017

ARLINGTON, Texas -- UTA senior standout Qiana Canete has been tabbed to the University of New Mexico's Lobo Classic All-Tournament Team, it was announced.

A native of Copperas Cove, Texas, Canete has had a decorated career with the Mavericks. She has 1,369 digs, to rank 13th in school history and 1,196 kills, checking in 10th in UTA career history.

As a senior, Canete is averaging 3.09 kills and 3.47 digs per set, accounting for 3.39 points per set. During the three games in New Mexico, Canete, a preseason All-Sun Belt Conference selection, had 31 kills and 3.10 kills per set, hitting .193 and owning 2.70 digs per set. She also added five blocks.

UTA (5-4) returns to action with a four-game weekend, dubbed the Maverick Classic, at College Park Center. UTA faces UC Davis on Thursday at 6 p.m. CT before the tournament continues with a four-game day on Friday, including a UTA matchup vs. Houston Baptist at 7 p.m.

Lobo Classic All-Tournament Team
Qiana Canete, UTA
Alex Kloehn, Northern Colorado
Taylor Els, Northern Colorado
Katie Barker, Portland
Hannah Troutman, Portland
Outstanding Setter: Cali Thompson, Portland
Outstanding Libero: Ashley Kelsey, New Mexico
Most Valuable Player: Lauren Twitty, New Mexico




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