Black, Turner Get All-Ivy Nod

Complete All-Ivy Teams

PHILADELPHIA – The Ivy League announced its All-Ivy teams for volleyball Tuesday, and two members of the University of Pennsylvania volleyball team were honored. Junior Laura Black received second-team honors, and sophomore Kathryn Turner was named honorable mention.

“I am pleased that the Ivy League coaches recognized two of our best players who performed great this season,” said head coach Kerry Carr. “They were our go-to hitters and they played well when they were counted on.”

Black led the Quakers with 276 kills, including 174 kills in Ivy League matches. She also tallied 231 digs and 69 blocks. The right side hitter registered double digits in kills in 12 matches, including seven of her final eight. Black reached a career-high with 22 kills in Penn’s 3-2 win over Dartmouth on Oct. 27.

Turner compiled 218 kills on the season, 129 in League play, and 63 blocks. She reached double digits in kills in eight of 12 matches she played in, including four straight from Oct. 27-Nov. 4.