Neuberger Captures All-League Honors For Second-Straight Season
Nov. 12, 2012
MILWAUKEE - Rachel Neuberger of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee volleyball team has earned a spot on the All-Horizon League Team.
The full team was announced today by the league office.
Neuberger is on the squad for the second-straight year. The junior middle blocker placed in the top 10 in the league in kills, blocks and hitting percentage, the only player to do so.
On the season, Neuberger averaged 2.81 kills per set and 1.16 blocks per frame while hitting .294. She reached double figures in kills 16 times, including a pair of 20-plus kill efforts, while she also had seven or more blocks five times. Her blocking tallies included 17 against Valparaiso and 10 against Wright State, with Neuberger recording two of the eight double-figure blocking efforts in the league this season.
This adds to a long list of honors for Neuberger, who was the AVCA Region Freshman of the Year in 2010 and an AVCA Honorable Mention All-American a season ago.
Kara Koch of Cleveland State was named the League Player of the Year while Chuck Voss of CSU was the Coach of the Year. Taylor Root of Valparaiso earned Defensive Player of the Year honors while Anna Eytchison of Loyola was the Newcomer of the Year
UWM saw its season come to a close Sunday with a loss at Valparaiso, ending Milwaukee's hopes of qualifying for the league tournament. But, the Panthers lose just two seniors and will return all-league setter Kayla Price, who missed most of this season with a hand injury.