Holland and Igodan Named AVCA All-Region

Coach Prentice Lewis

Coach Prentice Lewis

Dec. 10, 2013


FORT WORTH, Texas - Senior Yvonne Igodan and junior Stephanie Holland were named American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) All-Southwest Region Honorable Mention on Tuesday afternoon.

The duo becomes the sixth and seventh players in the history of TCU volleyball to garner AVCA honors and first since 2011. Players and coaches honored by the AVCA today will be eligible for a spot on the All-America team, which will be revealed on Wednesday, Dec. 18.

Igodan, a 2013 All-Big 12 First Team honoree and a 2012 All-Big 12 honorable mention selection, led the Horned Frogs for the second year in a row with 287 kills, 2.59 kills per set and a .298 hitting percentage. The middle blocker also chipped in 51 digs and 82 total blocks for TCU.

A four-year contributor, Igodan leaves TCU with her name etched in the record book three times. Igodan finishes her career ranked No. 5 in career total blocks (299), No. 6 in career hitting percentage (.307) and No. 8 in career blocks per set (0.76). Igodan also recorded 975 kills, 2.49 kills per set and 134 digs in her time as a Horned Frog.

Holland, the 2011 Mountain West Freshman of the Year, finished her junior campaign third on the team with 252 kills and 2.33 kills per set on a .290 hitting clip. The lefty also chipped in 75 total blocks and 0.69 blocks per set. The Richardson, Texas native led the team on nine occasions in kills and also totaled double-digit kills nine times this season, including a career-high 19 against Baylor on Nov. 9.

After being named co-MVP of the TCU Nike/Molten Invitational, Holland went on an offensive streak for the Horned Frogs during conference play and led the team in kills in seven of the last nine matches. Holland notched above a .300 hitting percentage in eight matches, while also hitting above .500 in three of the matches.

TCU wrapped up the 2013 campaign with a 16-15 record overall and a 4-12 record in the Big 12.This was the ninth Horned Frog volleyball team to post a winning record under the helm of coach Prentice Lewis.

 


 

 


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