AVCA Names Schmautz HM All-American

AVCA Names Schmautz HM All-American

SPOKANE, Wash. – The American Volleyball Coaches Association recently selected Whitworth's Jessica Schmautz as an honorable mention Division III All-American.

Schmautz's inclusion on the 2018 All-America list follows her selection as a first team AVCA All-Region honoree and as the 2018 Northwest Conference Player of the Year.

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Despite standing only 5'-7", Schmautz (Sr., OH) dominated NWC offensive statistics in 2018.  She averaged 4.21 kills per set and finished with 413 kills, 127 more than the next NWC player on the list.  Schmautz hit .239 and added 2.89 digs, 37 blocks and 23 services aces.  She averaged 4.7 points per set.  Schmautz was the Northwest Conference Offensive Student-Athlete five times during the 2018 season.

Schmautz was a major reason Whitworth finished the season 19-8 overall and 13-3 (second place) in the Northwest Conference.