@ACCVolleyball: Duke’s Emily Sklar Named AVCA All-American
Sunday December 22, 2013
Eleven additional ACC student-athletes garner honorable mention
GREENSBORO, N.C. (theACC.com) – Duke sophomore outside hitter Emily Sklar has earned third-team All-America honors as announced by the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA).
Sklar, who was named the Atlantic Coast Conference Player of the Year, guided Duke (28-5, 18-2 ACC) to the 2013 conference crown, totaling 405 kills, 222 digs, 24 service aces and 43 blocks. The only sophomore in Duke history to garner conference player of the year recognition, Sklar knocked down 3.89 kills per set to rank second in the ACC.
In addition to Sklar, eleven other conference student-athletes received honorable mention, including three additional Blue Devils. Also placing student-athletes on the honorable mention list were Florida State (3), North Carolina (2), Virginia Tech (2) and Notre Dame (1).
ACC on 2013 AVCA Division I Third-Team All-America
Emily Sklar Duke OH So.
ACC on 2013 AVCA Division I Honorable Mention All-America
Jovana Bjelica North Carolina OH Sr.
Kathryn Caine Virginia Tech RS Jr.
Maggie Deichmeister Duke S Jr.
Victoria Hamsher Virginia Tech MB Sr.
Jeni Houser Notre Dame MB Jr.
Ali McCurdy Duke L Sr.
Ashley Neff Florida State MB Sr.
Paige Neuenfeldt North Carolina MB So.
Jeme Obeime Duke OH Jr.
Elise Walch Florida State RS Sr.
Nicole Walch Florida State OH So.