YOUNG, REEVE AND ALUALU NAMED VOLLEYBALL ALL-AMERICANS

Caroline Young
Caroline Young

A former Brenham Cubette and two current Blinn Buccaneer volleyball stars have been named AVCA All-Americans.

The American Volleyball Coaches Association has named SMU senior Caroline Young, Honorable Mention Division I All-American.

Young, who was an AVCA All-Region First-Team selection, scored 376 kills to lead the Mustangs for the third consecutive season. The senior from Brenham, averaged 3.16 kills per set despite playing only in the back row for 10 sets after suffering an ankle injury at Memphis.

Young was named first team All-American Athletic Conference, earning her third straight all-conference first team selection and fourth all-conference award overall.

Rebecca Reeve
Rebecca Reeve

She also finished second in the league with 45 aces, and sixth with 459.5 points scored overall. Young finished with nine double-doubles, posting 245 digs this season.

The AVCA also named Blinn’s Rebecca Reeve First-Team Two-Year College All-American and Trinity Alualu to the Second-Team after helping lead the Buccaneers to their second-straight NJCAA National Championship (the team’s third National Title in four years).

Trinity Alualu
Trinity Alualu

Reeve, a sophomore hitter from Adelaide, Australia, was Region XIV Conference and National Tournament Most Valuable Player and was also recently named NJCAA All-American.  Throughout the season, Reeve hit for a .293 percentage while tallying 375 kills in 41 matches.

Alualu, a sophomore outside hitter from Honolulu, Hawaii, was also a Second Team NJCAA All-American.  Alualu hit for a .266 percentage with 315 kills in 38 matches with 51 aces.

Reeve and Alualu were part of a Blinn sophomore class that combined for two National Championships and had a record of 79-4 in two years at Blinn.

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