-- Creighton Volleyball's Megan Bober has been named an honorable-mention All-American, the American Volleyball Coaches Association
announced today. Bober is just the third player in Creighton history to
attain AVCA honorable-mention All-American accolades, joining Kelly Goc (2007) and Jessica Houts (2008).
Bober, the lone
Bluejay to earn first-team all-Missouri Valley Conference honors,
averaged 10.26 assists, 1.95 digs, 1.48 kills and 0.92 blocks per set.
She owned 10 double-doubles on the season, and her 114 blocks are the
second-most nationally among setters.
Bober was also a first-team all-Central Region selection, an ESPN/CoSIDA Academic All-District VII Second Team pick, and named All-Tournament at non-conference events at both Marquette and Saint Louis. She also earned MVC Player of the Week recognition on October 4th.
Bober is one of two sophomore setters nationally to earn any form of All-America status, joining national assist leader Jordan Clampitt of Tulsa.
Creighton finished a
historic season on Dec. 4 with a 21-12 record, earning the program's
first NCAA Tournament bid and first NCAA Tournament victory. Creighton
is coached by Kirsten Bernthal Booth, who owns 141 wins in eight
2010 Division I AVCA Freshman of the Year: Deja McClendon, Penn State, OH 2010 Division I AVCA Player of the Year: Announced at AVCA All-America/Players of the Year Banquet presented by Zamst on Dec. 17, 2010