Four Missouri Valley Conference volleyball student-athletes have been named AVCA All-Americans as announced today by the organization. Emily Adney (WSU), Megan Bober (CU), Kelli Browning (CU) and Chelsey Feekin (WSU) were each honorable-mention selections.
Emily Adney, Wichita State
Adney, a senior outside hitter from Golden, Colo., averaged 2.92 kills, 0.27 service aces, 2.24 digs and 0.52 blocks per set. She also earned first team all-region and first team all-Valley honors.
Megan Bober, Creighton
A senior from Murdock, Neb., Bober was named MVC Player of the Year after averaging 9.69 assists, 2.99 digs, 1.93 kills and 1.00 blocks per set. She owned six triple-doubles and set a school-record with 24 double-doubles on the fall. Bober is the nation's only player to average at least 9.6 assists, 2.9 digs and 1.00 blocks per set this season, and she wraps up her career ranked first in matches played (128), matches started (128), consecutive matches started (128) and sets played (480), second in assists (4,359) and block assists (380), fourth in total blocks (422), fifth in assists per set (9.08), sixth in aces (86), seventh in hitting percentage (.260) and points
(1151.0) and eighth in both digs (1,123) and block solos (42).
Kelli Browning, Creighton
Browning was named MVC Defensive Player of the Year and First Team All-MVC after averaging 2.82 kills and 1.65 blocks per set. Her 189 block assists established an MVC single-season record, and her 204 total blocks and .370 hitting percentage also set Creighton single-season marks. The sophomore middle blocker from Waukesha, Wis., had five different matches of 10 or more blocks, and tied a league mark with 15 block assists on Sept. 8 vs. Tulsa.
She will enter 2013 as Creighton's all-time leader in career hitting percentage (.340) and blocks per set (1.35).
Chelsey Feekin, Wichita State
Feekin, a junior setter from Papillion, Neb., averaged 1.94 kills, 9.90 assists, 0.18 service aces, 2.70 digs and 0.60 blocks per set while hitting .435. She also earned first team all-region and first team all-Valley honors.
The AVCA recognizes a 14-member first team, second team and third team, while also having an honorable mention list. The selections were made by the AVCA Division I All-America Committee.