Dupont and Sheredy Earn AVCA All-Region Honors

Dupont and Sheredy Earn AVCA All-Region Honors

St. Louis, Mo., Nov. 9, 2016- Seniors Caroline Dupont and Rexi Sheredy were named to the All-Central Region team as announced by the American Volleyball Coaches Association on Thursday morning.

Dupont earned the All-Region honor for the fourth time in her career. She led the Bears attack in multiple categories this season including 318 kills, 30 aces and a .331 hitting percentage. The Leawood, Kan.-native reached double figure kill totals 16 times this season. In one of her most dominating matches, Dupont totaled 16 kills with a .481 hitting percentage, three assists, three blocks and two aces in the Bears 3-1 win over Chicago in the University Athletic Association (UAA) third-place match. The senior middle hitter continues to ascend the WashU record book in several categories including 360 block assists (T-3rd), 430 total blocks (7th), 515 sets played (7th) and 1,412 kills (8th). 

Sheredy has earned the All-Region honor for the second time in her career, also doing so last season. She is second in combined kills (2.48 k/s) and digs (3.16 d/s) per set in the UAA. During the UAA Championship weekend, Sheredy finished with 34 kills and 38 digs as the Bears went 2-1. She is also tied with Dupont for the team lead in aces with 30. This season Sheredy moved into 10th place of the WashU record book in both kills and digs with 1,353 and 1,441 respectively. Her 505 sets played rank eighth all-time in school history.

Volleyball will play Heidelberg in the NCAA Regional opening round on Thursday at 12:30 p.m. Be sure to stay up to date on all your Bears scores and awards by following @WashUBears on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.