UMHB’s Abby Voskuil named AVCA Honorable Mention All-American

(UMHB Athletics courtesy photo.)
(UMHB Athletics courtesy photo.)

BELTON – The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor volleyball player Abby Voskuil has been named to the American Volleyball Coaches Association’s Division III Honorable Mention All-America list. Voskuil is the first athlete to earn AVCA All-American honors since the Cru moved to NCAA Division III competition.

A sophomore from Georgetown (Georgetown H.S.), Voskuil was also a First Team All-West Regional finalist and a First Team All-American Southwest Conference selection.  She led the Cru with 307 kills and 1,042 attacks, hitting .171 on the season. Voskuil averaged 2.79 kills per set, adding 13 assists and 29 service aces. Defensively, she ranked third on the team with 308 digs for a 2.8 digs per set average and added 38 blocks. Voskuil hit a match-high 19 kills against Emory and recorded four matches with a hitting percentage over .300. She also posted a match-high 23 digs against U.T.-Dallas in the 2014 ASC Volleyball Championship. Voskuil totaled 356.5 points on the season.

The UMHB volleyball team won the ASC Championship this season and ended the season at 25-6.  The Cru also earned the program’s first mention in the AVCA Top 25 Poll and second appearance in the NCAA postseason. Voskuil was the lone ASC athlete to be named All-American.

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