Stewart and Reilly Selected to AVCA All-Region Team

Credit: Erin Cassell
Credit: Erin Cassell

AVCA Release

LEXINGTON, Ky. - The American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) announced on Thursday that two Sewanee volleyball players have been named to the AVCA All-South Region team.

Destiny Stewart was named to the field of 14 All-Region players, while Lilly Reilly was selected as an Honorable Mention.

Stewart collects her second All-Region honor in her three-year career with the Tigers. The Alpharetta, Ga. native recorded 323 kills, averaging 3.11 per set. Totaling 363.5 points, the junior exceeded 1,000 career kills in the Tigers' 3-0 win over Oglethorpe on Oct. 26.

The 2019 All-SAA First Team member added 33 total blocks and a career-best 322 digs.

Reilly earns her first AVCA Region selection as a sophomore. The Lovettsville, Va. native finished 54th in the nation in service aces with 59, averaging 0.55 per set.

Earning a Second Team selection with the SAA, Reilly recorded career-bests in both digs (320) and kills (293).

The Southern Athletic Association saw eight student-athletes named to the All-South Region Team.

Sewanee concluded the 2019 season with a 20-10 season and a semifinal appearance in the SAA Tournament. This marks the first time the program has won 20 matches in back-to-back seasons based on acquired records beginning in 1991.

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