Volleyball's Ginest Named DAKTRONICS All-American
Friday, November 17, 2006

FORT MYERS, Fla. - FGCU's Chandra Ginest was named third team All-American by DAKTRONICS. She is the first FGCU volleyball player to be named All-American by DAKTRONICS.

Ginest led the Eagles to a 29-3 record and school record 27-match winning streak. The team also finished the year second in the nation in hitting percentage at .299. Ginest ranked sixth in assists at 13.33 assists per game. Ginest made in immediate impact for the Eagles, establishing a new school record for assists in a match in FGCU's third match. She now owns seven of the top-10 assist totals for a single match.

The DAKTRONICS Division II All-America Volleyball Team is sponsored by Daktronics, Inc., an acknowledged world leader in scoring, timing and programmable display systems for virtually every sport at every level of competition ... the company also markets DakStats sports statistics software with programs for football, basketball and baseball. The All-America Volleyball team is selected by the sports information directors at NCAA Division II institutions.

FGCU just completed its last season as an NCAA Division II member and will join Division I and become a member of the Atlantic Sun Conference beginning in the fall of 2007. FGCU volleyball loses just one senior entering next season.