Taylor Louis Named AVCA Honorable Mention All-American
Dec. 14, 2016
COLUMBUS, Ohio-- Marquette University volleyball redshirt sophomore Taylor Louis has been named an AVCA All-America Honorable Mention, the American Volleyball Coaches Association announced on Wednesday. This is her second consecutive season earning honorable mention honors.
Louis finished the year with 537 kills, 257 digs and hit .242 for the Golden Eagles. She was named to the AVCA All East Coast Region team and was a unanimous selection to the All-BIG EAST first team.
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.
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