Seven Named To 2017 AVCA All-Region Squad

Seven Named To 2017 AVCA All-Region Squad

2017 AVCA Division III All-Region Teams

The American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) released the 2017 Division III All-Region Teams on November 9th with seven student-athletes from the North Coast Athletic Conference being named to the All-Great Lakes Region Team.

Five of the players were named to All-Great Lakes Region first team, including Ohio Wesleyan senior outside hitter Iris Anderson (Elk Grove, CA/Christian Brothers), Wittenberg senior outside hitter Maddie Fischer (Minerva, OH/Minerva), DePauw junior outside hitter Suzanne Peters (Ft. Wayne, IN/Homestead), DePauw sophomore right-side hitter Morgan Stearley (Center Point, IN/Northview) and Wittenberg junior setter Karen Wildemann (Columbus, IN/North).

The two remaining players were named to the honorable mention team, including Wittenberg sophomore middle blocker Aubrey Cox (Tips City, OH/Tippecanoe) and DePauw senior setter Keegan Kollias (Zionsville, IN/Zionsville).

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Iris Anderson Maddie Fischer Suzanne Peters Morgan Stearley Katen Wildemann
  Aubrey Cox   Keegan Kollias