Eight Named to AVCA Great Lakes All-Region Team-ONU's Witte Named Region Coach of the Year

Lexington, Ky.- American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) announced their 2019 All-Region selections on Tuesday, November 19. Eight recieved recognition along wth Ohio Northerns's Kate Witte, who was selected Greats Lakes Region Coach of the Year. 


GREAT LAKES REGION  (Complete AVCA Release) 

Name School Position Year
 Erin Dickson  Muskingum  S  Jr.
 Tate Eppard  Otterbein  MB  Jr.
 Brooke Fatheree  Muskingum  OH  Jr.
 McKenna Hostetler  Ohio Northern  L  Sr.
 Chelsea Huppert***  Ohio Northern  MB  Sr.
 Maddie McGee  Muskingum  OH  Jr.



Name School Position Year
 Carlie Craycraft  Otterbein  S  Fr.
 Taylor Valentine  Heidelberg  OH  Sr.


Region Coach of the Year: Kate Witte, Ohio Northern

2019 Record: 26-5, 8-1 OAC

Witte is in her 29th and final season with the Polar Bears…Her 19th season recording at least 25 victories…Named the Ohio Athletic Conference Coach of the Year for the seventh time in her illustrious career…Won her 19th regular season OAC Title and 21st OAC Tournament Championship…Currently in a tie with Hope College for the No. 10 spot in the latest AVCA Coaches Poll…Will face Aurora in the first round of the NCAA Tournament….This marks her seventh AVCA Region Coach of the Year (1994, 1996, 1997, 2003, 2009, 2016, 2019).


* Denotes total number of years selected to AVCA Division III All-Region Team

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