Hays Named AVCA West Region Freshman Of The Year; DeVries First Team All-West Region, Brennan Honorable Mention

Aggie freshman outside hitter Meredith Hays was honored as the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) Freshman of the Year for the West Region. Hays set freshman records at New Mexico State finishing the season with 500 kills, second most on the all-time single season kill list.

Senior setter Jennah DeVries earned First Team All-West Region honors for the third consecutive season and is now eligible for All-American honors which will be announced at a later date. DeVries finished the season with 1,219 assists averaging 10.79 assists per set. She also finished with 306 digs good for second on the team.

Senior right-side attacker Kelsey Brennan earned All-West Region honorable mention status for her play this season which included a team-high .355 hitting percentage and 303 kills.

West Region

Allison Buck University of New Mexico L Sr.
Kanani Danielson*** University of Hawaii OH Sr.
Jennah DeVries*** New Mexico State University S Sr.
Haleigh Hampton Long Beach State University MB Sr.
Andrea Hannasch San Diego State University MB Jr.
Emily Hartong University of Hawaii MB So.
Jennifer Keddy** Cal Poly MB Sr.
Caitlin Ledoux** Long Beach State University OH Sr.
Chesley Lowe UC Santa Barbara L Sr.
Megan Plourde*** Colorado State University MB Jr.
Jodi Purdy University of Wyoming OH Jr.
Ashley Rhoades University of New Mexico MB Sr.
Stacey Schmidt** UC Santa Barbara RS Sr.
Katelyn Steffan Colorado State University OH Sr.

Region Freshman of the Year: Meredith Hays, New Mexico St, OH

Honorable Mention: Kelsey Brennan (New Mexico St., RS, Sr.), Johnna Fouch (San Diego St. (S, So.), Kristen Hester (TCU, MB, Sr.), Brittany Hewitt (Hawaii, MB, Jr.), Jordan Raines (TCU, OH, Sr.), Allison Walker (Idaho, OH, So.)