2017 Co-Freshman of the Year Nicole Lennon from Rice was named the 2018 Conference USA Player of the Year. Charlotte’s Yumi Garcia claimed Libero of the Year for the second-straight season and freshman Tyra Galloway nabbed Defensive Player of the Year honors. UTSA’s Kirby Smith was selected as the league’s Freshman of the Year.
East Tennessee State’s Leah Clayton was tabbed as Southern Conference Player of the Year while teammate Marija Popovic repeated as Libero of the Year. Samford’s Lauren Deaton garnered Freshman of the Year accolades.
Morehead State’s Olivia Lohmeier was selected as the 2018 Ohio Valley Conference Player of the Year. SIUE’s Hope Everett was named the Freshman of the Year, while Murray State’s Becca Fernandez and UT Martin’s Brooke Gyori shared Defensive Player of the Year honors.