Larkin and Strozewski Tabbed AVCA All-Northeast Region Selections

LEXINGTON, Ky. (11/8/18)- Jesse Larkin and Zoe Strozewski have both been named American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) Northeast Region first team selections.

AVCA Release

Larkin was named a first-team All-NJAC selection after totaling 325.5 points, 246 kills, 116 digs, 89 blocks and 30 aces over 33 matches. She averaged 2.88 points per set, 2.18 kills per set, 1.03 digs per set, 0.79 blocks per set and a .327 hitting percentage.  During the season, she was named both the NJAC Player and Defensive Player of the Week.

Strozewski was named an NJAC honorable mention after totaling 287.5 points, 242 kills and 73 blocks over 30 matches. She averaged 2.76 points per set, 2.33 kills per set, 0.79 blocks per set and a .353 hitting percentage.

Larkin and Strozewski become the fourth and fifth all-region selections under Head Coach Don Perkins and the seventh and eighth in program history.  This also marks the first time in program history that two Cougars have been named to the first team in the same season.

Coach Perkins and the Cougars will return to action in Providence, R.I. on Fri. Nov. 9th, against the Cardinals of Wesleyan University in an NCAA Tournament first-round matchup, beginning at 12:30 p.m.