Neuenfeldt Earns AVCA All-America Honors

Eleven additional ACC student-athletes garner honorable mention

GREENSBORO, N.C. (theACC.com) – North Carolina senior middle hitter Paige Neuenfeldt was named to the 2015 American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) Division I Third-Team All-America squad, announced Wednesday.

Neuenfeldt is the third Carolina volleyball player to earn AVCA All-America honors, joining Chaniel Nelson (2014) and Laura Greene (2002). This is her fourth-consecutive national AVCA honor after earning honorable mention honors for the last three seasons. Neuenfeldt averaged 2.49 kills per set and 1.47 blocks per set for the Tar Heels in 2015 while rounding out the season with a .300 hitting percentage. The senior also earned First-Team All-ACC, First-Team All-Region and First-Team Academic All-America honors and was named a top-10 Finalist for the Senior CLASS Award.

Eleven additional ACC volleyball student-athletes received AVCA honorable mention accolades. Florida State, Louisville, North Carolina and Pitt each had two student-athletes earn the honor, while Duke, Georgia Tech and Virginia each had one.

2015 AVCA Division I Third-Team All-America
Paige Neuenfeldt North Carolina MH Sr.

2015 AVCA Division I Honorable Mention All-America
Emily Sklar Duke OH Sr.
Sarah Burrington Florida State MB Jr.
Nicole Walch Florida State OH Sr.
Teegan Van Gunst Georgia Tech OH Jr.
Erin Fairs Louisville OH Sr.
Katie George Louisville S Sr.
Victoria McPherson North Carolina MH Sr.
Taylor Treacy North Carolina RS Jr.-R
Kadi Kullerkann Pitt RS Gr.
Amanda Orchard Pitt MH Sr.
Lauren Fuller Virginia S Sr.