BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Sophomore Julia Denby (Gulf Breeze, Fla./Gulf Breeze HS) and senior Rachel Lee (Montgomery, Ala./The Montgomery Academy) were named to American Volleyball Coaches Association All-Region teams, the organization announced recently. Denby earned first team honors, while Lee was named to honorable mention.
This is the first all-region award for Denby. The middle hitter ranks nationally in four categories and was a First-Team All-Southern Athletic Association selection. She leads the team in kills and hitting percentage, and is second in blocks.
This is also Lee's first all-region honor. The two-time all-conference setter ranks nationally in four categories, including 16th in assists per set. She leads the league in assists and service aces and has appeared in every set this season along with Denby.