Kumpf and Mack Named to AVCA First Team, Slagle Picks Up Honorable Mention Nod

Kumpf and Mack Named to AVCA First Team, Slagle Picks Up Honorable Mention Nod

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Women's Volleyball) – The American Volleyball Coaches Association released the 2017 AVCA United States Collegiate Athletic Association Women's Volleyball All-American teams. Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College was represented as juniors, Monica Mack and McKenzi Kumpf, were named as first team All-Americans. Gabriella Slagle was also given an Honorable Mention nod.

Mack and Kumpf were the anchors for the Pomeroys this season. Mack finished the season with 354 kills and 119 total blocks. She was ranked in the league for hitting percentage (8th - .321), kills (8th- 354), blocks per set (6th – 1.02), and kills per set (14th – 3.05). Not to be outdone, Kumpf ended her season with 372 kills, 3.10 kills/set, 34 service aces, 386 digs, and 41 total blocks. She was ranked in the USCAA in kills (4th), hitting percentage (8th), kills per set (14th), and digs (16th). Slagle was outstanding this season in her own right as she finished with 237 kills and 87 total blocks. She was ranked 11th in blocks per set in the USCAA with .81.

SMWC finished the 2017 campaign with an overall record of 21-14 and a first runner-up finish in the 2017 USCAA National Volleyball Tournament.