College volleyball: DI AVCA All-America teams announced
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) is proud to announce the 36th annual AVCA Division I All-America Teams for women's volleyball. The awards will be presented Dec. 16, 2016, in Columbus, Ohio at the AVCA All-America/Players of the Year Banquet. The event is held in conjunction with the 2016 AVCA Convention.
Each of the three AVCA All-America Teams is comprised of 14 athletes. The Division I AVCA National Player of the Year will be announced on Dec. 16 at the AVCA All-America/Players of the Year Banquet. This year’s class is led by Wisconsin setter Lauren Carlini and Nebraska right side Kadie Rolfzen. They both take home their fourth AVCA All-American honor, and become just the 27th and 28th players in Division I history to accomplish that feat.
The selections were made by the AVCA Division I All-America Committee: Chair: Sherry Dunbar, Indiana University; South Region: Karen Weatherington, UNC Charlotte; East Region; Jackie Simpson, George Mason; East Coast Region: Dennis Hohenshelt, Virginia; Midwest Region: Melissa Stokes, Missouri State; North Region: Cathy George, Michigan State; Northeast Region: Ryan Baker, Colgate; Pacific North Region: Shawn Garus, Boise State; Pacific South Region; Beth Launiere, Utah; Southeast Region: Scott Swanson, South Carolina; Southwest Region: Jill Kramer, TCU.
|Simone Lee||Penn State|
|Haleigh Washington||Penn State|
|Alyssa Garvelink||Michigan State|
|Taylor Leath||North Carolina|
|Taylor Sandbothe||Ohio State|
|Katie Brand||Kansas State|
|Lindsey Vander Weide||Oregon|
For more information about the players and those listed as an honorable mention, visit the AVCA website.