Tryon Named AVCA All-Region Honorable Mention

PHILADELPHIA - Junior setter Megan Tryon was named All-Region Honorable Mention as announced by the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) on Wednesday.

Tryon helped lead Penn to a banner season in 2009. The Quakers won the Ivy League title with a 13-1 league mark and finished with the third highest win total in school history (23) and highest since 1985.The team also won its first NCAA Tournament victory in school history, beating Army in the first round before bowing out to Penn State in the second round.

Tryon was also instrumental in facilitating one of the most potent offenses in the region, as she led the conference and is currently ranked fourth in the nation averaging 11.96 assists per set. As a team, the Quakers rank ninth and 13th in the country with 13.66 assists and 14.56 kills per set.

The junior was also one of three Ivy players to receive a unanimous selection to the All-Ivy first team and the only setter to receive Player of the Week honors over the course of the season. Tryon is the first Penn player to be named all-region since Elizabeth Kwak-Hefferan in 2002 and 2003.