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UK Volleyball Earns Six AVCA All-America Honors

Three Wildcats are on first team
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Posted at 1:28 PM, Apr 21, 2021

LEXINGTON, Ky. — Six Kentucky volleyball players were given honors by the American Volleyball Coaches’ Association and that includes three being named First team All-American.

Wildcats setter Madison Lilley and outside hitters Alli Stumler and Avery Skinner were named to the 14-person first-team. Meantime, sophomore middle blocker Azhani Tealer was named to the second team, and senior libero Gabby Curry third-team All-American. Madi Skinner was an honorable mention.

UK has never had more than four named All-American.

Madison Lilley, First Team All-America

  • SEC Player of the Year
  • AVCA All-Region Player of the Year
  • All-SEC

Avery Skinner, First Team All-America

  • All-SEC
  • AVCA All-Region
  • 3.77 kills per set

Alli Stumler, First Team All-America

  • All-SEC
  • AVCA All-Region
  • Eight double-doubles on the year, including in the regional final vs. Purdue

Azhani Tealer, Second Team All-America

  • All-SEC
  • AVCA All-Region
  • Hitting a team-high .442 with 2.61 kills per set

Gabby Curry, Third Team All-America

  • SEC Defensive Player of the Year
  • AVCA All-Region
  • All-SEC

Madi Skinner, Honorable Mention All-America

  • SEC All-Freshman Team
  • All-SEC
  • AVCA All-Region Team