AVCA All-Northeast Region First Team
Dayton’s All-Time AVCA
Ann Meyers - 1977, 78, 79
First Team All-Region selections
Jane Meyers - 1982
Zhaohui Ma - 1996, 1997
Carla Muntz - 1998
Katie Ferriell - 2001
Kelly Scott - 2001
Erin Treadway - 2002, 2003
Susan Westbrock - 2002
Christy Utnage - 2004
Faye Barhorst - 2004, 2005, 2006
Jamie-Lee Richards - 2007
Erin Schroeder - 2007
Lindsay Fletemier - 2008, 09, 10
Jessica Yanz - 2010
Rachel Krabacher - 2011
Samantha Selsky - 2011
Megan Campbell - 2011
[Complete list of AVCA All-Region Awards]
LEXINGTON, Ky. –
Junior outside hitter Rachel Krabacher
, junior setter Samantha Selsky
and sophomore middle blocker Megan Campbell
were named to the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) All-Northeast Region First Team, the association announced on Tuesday. It is the most first team honorees for the Flyers in program history. Dayton has had a first team representative in each of the last 11 seasons – since 2001.
is currently one of two players in the nation to rank in the top 15 in hitting percentage and blocks per set. The Versailles, Ohio native ranks fourth in the nation in hitting percentage and 12th in blocks per set. Campbell is a four-time A-10 Defensive or Offensive Player of the Week and features 15 matches with five or more blocks. Her .412 hitting percentage is the second-highest in program history during a single-season. This season Campbell was also picked on the Atlantic 10 All-Conference First Team, Atlantic 10 All-Championship Team and the Capital One Academic All-District V First Team.
, the 2011 Atlantic 10 Player of the Year, led the conference in kills per set and points per set all season – placing second in both categories among Northeast Region players. The Cincinnati, Ohio native ranks 16th in kills per set and 20th in points per set. With a career-high 500 kills this season, she became the first Flyer since 2005 to record 500 or more total kills in one season. Krabacher is a four-time A-10 Offensive Player of the Week and led the Flyers with 13 double-doubles. In addition to her on-court honors, Krabacher was named A-10 Academic All-Conference and to the Capital One Academic All-District V Second Team.
, the 2011 Atlantic 10 Setter of the Year, guided the Flyer offense to set a program-record .280 hitting percentage – which ranks sixth in the nation and first among Northeast Region teams. Selsky led the A-10 in assists per set and was named to the A-10 All-Conference First Team and All-Championship Team. The Manhattan Beach, Calif., native was the first Division I player to record a triple-double this season with 10 kills, 13 digs and 44 assists at No. 7 Illinois. Selsky has nine double-doubles, along with 11 matches with four or more blocks.
The AVCA Northeast Region is made up of teams from the American East Conference, Atlantic 10 Conference, BIG EAST Conference, Ivy League and Patriot League. Each all-region team is made up of 14 players and six honorable mention players. As first team all-region selections, Campbell, Krabacher and Selsky qualify for AVCA All-America honors which will be announced on Dec. 14.
Dayton had three seniors named to the All-Region teams – Lindsay Fletemier and Jessica Yanz to the First Team and Becky Novacek as an Honorable Mention.
Dayton (25-7, 14-1 A-10) ended its season last Thursday in the First Round of the NCAA Championship - its fifth consecutive trip to the postseason. The Flyers won 21 of their last 23 matches, including third-consecutive Atlantic 10 regular season and tournament titles. UD is slated to return 11 of 12 players – including all three all-region selections.