LEXINGTON, Ky. – The American Volleyball Coaches Association released its 36th annual AVCA All-America teams for NCAA Division III women's volleyball on Tuesday afternoon. The awards will be presented Nov. 16 at the NCAA Division III Women's National Championship banquet in Oshkosh, Wisconsin.
Salisbury University senior outside hitter Katie Stouffer was named to the AVCA Division III All-America Third Team. This is the fifth postseason accolade that Stouffer has garnished to cap off a memorable and impressive career.
Stouffer turned in another impressive season for the Sea Gulls totaling 444 kills while averaging a Capital Athletic Conference-best 4.48 kills per set. With her 444 kills Stouffer became the all-time leader in kills for Salisbury surpassing 2008 graduate Stacey Krebs. She sits atop the record books with 1,747 kills for her career.
Nationally, Stouffer is tied for 25th in kills while her average has her in 12th overall. For the season she totaled a hitting percentage of .288, recorded 161 digs, and posted 37 total blocks.
Stouffer has also been named CAC Player of the Year, named First Team All-CAC for the fourth consecutive year, and named to the CoSIDA Academic All-District Team for the third straight season. This is also the second award Stouffer has received from the AVCA this year being named to the North Region All-Region Team just last week.
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