Taylor Leath of North Carolina Named ACC Player of the Year

  0 Kaitlynn Bianconi | December 17th, 2016 | ACC, College - Women's Indoor, News

ACC Individual Honors

Player of the Year: Taylor Leath, University of North Carolina
Defensive Player of the Year: Sasha Karelov, Duke University
Setter of the Year: Kamalani Akeo, University of Pittsburgh
Freshman of the Year: Julia Scoles, University of North Carolina
Coach of the Year: Joe Sagula, University of North Carolina

Tar Heel Taylor Leath was awarded the Player of the Year. She helped the North Carolina offense with her .282 hitting percentage. Leath is the first NC player to win the Player of the Year award since 2005, and the first Tar Heel ever to be named the AVCA National Player of the Week ad ESPNW Player of the Week.

Julia Scoles, another North Carolina team member, was named Freshman of the Year. She is the first true freshman in program history to take the ACC Player of the Week honors.

Player Team Position Year
Sasha Karelov Duke L SR
Leah Meyer Duke MB SO
Jordan Tucker Duke MB MB
Katie Horton Florida State OH SR
Milica Kubura Florida State OH JR
Teegan Van Gunst Georgia Tech OH SR
Olga Strantzali Miami OH JR
Taylor Leath North Carolina OH SO
Julia Scoles North Carolina OH FR
Taylor Treacy North Carolina OPP R-JR
Julia Brown NC State OH JR
Jenna Potts Pittsburgh MB SR
Stephanie Williams Pittsburgh OH R-FR
Lindsey Owens Virginia Tech OH SR

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