Morgan Earns AVCA All-Region Honors

Dec. 5, 2017

AVCA All-Region winners

-- Rice volleyball sophomore Grace Morgan added to her postseason honors on Tuesday with the Crowley, Louisiana native earning American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) All-Southwest Region honorable mention honors.

Morgan, who was named to the Conference USA First Team, garnered AVCA All-Region honors for the first time in her career and becomes the 18th player in program history to be honored with an AVCA All-Region award and the 17th under head coach Genny Volpe.

Morgan led the Owls with 124 total blocks and was second on the team in points (399.5), kills (319), kills per set (2.59), blocks per set (1.01-8th in C-USA) and hitting percentage (.346-7th in C-USA). During league play, Morgan elevated her game to an even higher level, ranking third in C-USA in both hitting percentage (.398) and blocks per set (1.40).

Twice Morgan was selected the C-USA Defensive Player of the Week in 2017 and also earned Co-Offensive Player of the Week honors.





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