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(VB) Three Gators Collect AVCA All-America Accolades

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  1. gatorjjh

    gatorjjh A Gator with a Glass half full attitude Moderator VIP Member

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    Three Gators Collect AVCA All-America Accolades
    Holly Carlton, Thayer Hall and Rachael Kramer tabbed as honorable
    mention All-America.
    Katie Callahan

    A breakdown of each honoree's accolades are below.

    Holly Carlton

    • First career AVCA All-America honor
    • Named AVCA Southeast All-Region honorable mention earlier this season
    • Averaged 2.40 kills per set and 0.86 blocks per set during the 2018 season
    • Finished the season third on the team in service aces, recording 32
    • During conference play, she averaged 0.35 service aces per set, good for eighth in the league
    • Recorded double-digit kills in 14 matches this season
    • Has led the team in kills and points in 10 matches this season; also led the team in service aces nine times
    • Second on the team in points per set with 3.17
    Thayer Hall
    • First career AVCA All-America honor
    • Named AVCA Southeast All-Region honorable mention earlier this season
    • Averaged a team-best 2.88 kills per set and 3.39 points per set
    • Posted double-figure kills in 16 of the 26 matches she played in
    • Became the first Gator freshman in the Mary-Wise era to record at least 20 kills in a collegiate debut (20 vs. Nebraska)
    • Recorded 53 kills during the first three matches of the season, becoming the first freshmen to reach the 50-kill milestone in three matches
    • Went on an 18-point service run against FIU, the longest in the rally-scoring era for Florida
    • 2018 SEC All-Freshmen Team selection
    • Two-time SEC Freshman of the Week (8/27), (10/1)
    Rachael Kramer
    • Named to the AVCA Southeast All-Region team earlier this season
    • Ranks 69th in the nation and fifth in the SEC in hitting percentage (.349)
    • Sits first in the league and 21st in the nation in blocks per set (1.38)
    • Recorded a total of 170 blocks in the 2018 season
      • Her 148 block assists is the eighth highest total in a season in program history
    • Posted double-figure kills in 12 matches this season
    • Recorded a double-double (10 kills, 11 blocks) at Ole Miss on Oct. 19
    • Averaging 2.98 points per set during the 2018 season
    • 2017 AVCA and VolleyballMag.com All-America Third Team
    • 2017 & 2018 All-SEC selection and 2016 SEC All-Freshmen selection


    Three Gators Collect AVCA All-America Accolades - Florida Gators
     
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  2. swampgas44

    swampgas44 Junior

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    I think Paige Hammons deserved a spot as well.
     
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