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VanDyk Earns AVCA Honorable Mention All-America Honors

VanDyk Earns AVCA Honorable Mention All-America Honors

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LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Capping off a remarkable career, Covenant volleyball senior Chelsea VanDyk was named to the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) honorable mention All-America team, announced the organization on Tuesday.

VanDyk becomes the first player in program history to be named an All-American.

The senior from Manhattan, Mont., capped her career this season averaging 3.08 kills per set and hitting .301, tied for first in the USA South. VanDyk earned All-USA South first team honors for a third consecutive year and was a four-time first team all-conference performer. She was named USA South Player of the Week on Sept. 28 after tallying 4.82 kills per set while hitting at a .588 clip. VanDyk had 16 kills and five total blocks to help lead Covenant to a 3-1 victory over Maryville in the USA South Tournament championship on Nov. 7 to get the Lady Scots an automatic berth to the NCAA Tournament.

She ends her career at Covenant with 1,377 kills, second-most in program history and first during the 25-point era, and the program's career leader in hitting percentage at .327. VanDyk also ranks in the top five in program history in several other career categories, including block assists and total points.

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