By: Kenny Hernandez
LIBERAL, Kan. – Seyun Park receives post-season awards as she is named an NJCAA first-team All-American and Athletic Volleyball Coaches Association second-team member on December 1st, 2022. Park led the NJCAA with a .396 hitting percentage, led the team in total kills with 355, and total attacks with 709. This past season she also received Region VI MVP honors and was a member of the Region VI first team for the third straight year due to Covid year exemptions.
Park competed for the Lady Saints in spring 2021, fall 2021, and last season. Three years at Seward County Park had a .358 hitting percentage that ranks seventh in program history, with 829 kills, 162 digs, and 190 blocks for the Lady Saints. When she first arrived on campus from Anyang, South Korea, Park was listed as an outside hitter but found her position as a middle hitter during the first season with Head Coach Geno Frugoli.
In the 2022 NJCAA National Tournament, Park led the No. 11 Lady Saints to a 3-0 sweep over Eastern Arizona. In the match, she had a career-high 23 kills that ranked best all-time in program history for a three-set performance in a 25-point set. Park had a career-high in hitting percentage of .821, with 23 kills on 28 attempts and zero errors.
Park has won the regular season KJCCC title twice in the past three years, a Region VI title, and the Plains District Championship. A well-deserved honor to a true legend of Seward County Lady Saints volleyball. Congratulations Seyun!
Follow the link below for the complete lists released by the NJCAA and the AVCA.