Women's Volleyball



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Avery Acker
Avery  Acker

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Poth, Texas

High School:
Poth

Height:
5-9

Position:
Setter

Experience:
3L


04/29/2016

Acker Honored With Presidential Award of Excellence

December graduate continues to accumulate accolades

03/02/2016

Acker Named The American Female Scholar-Athlete Of The Year

December graduate earns post-graduate scholarship

02/19/2016

Forty-Eight SMU Student-Athletes Make Fall 2015 Honor Roll

02/12/2016

Acker Named MVP At Team Awards Banquet

Team awards were announced at celebration of championship season

12/16/2015

Three Mustangs Earn AVCA All-America Honorable Mention Awards

Acker, Giordano and Heise each garner national recognition

11/05/2012

Tulsa vs SMU

SMU Dig Pink

2015 (SR): Named CoSIDA Academic All-American of the Year, American Athletic Conference Player of the Year, and conference Setter of the Year for the second time in three seasons…Earned All-America Honorable Mention honors, becoming the first SMU player to achieve All-America status three times…Selected to the All-Southeast Region and All-American Athletic Conference First Team…Led the NCAA with 12.45 assists per set and was sixth in the nation with an SMU and American Athletic Conference single-season record 1,482 assists…Named conference Offensive Player of the Week in back-to-back weeks, the second Sept. 21 when she was named AVCA National Player of the Week after posting a pair of 60-assist matches, including a conference-record 67 assists against TCU (9/18)…Assisted the Mustangs to a program-record .245 attack percentage for the season…Had at least 50 assists nine times, including four matches with at least 60 assists…Second on the team with 344 digs, recording 17 double-doubles…Had a season-high 20 digs in four sets against Tulsa (9/30)…Posted a career-high eight blocks at New Mexico (9/5)…Had 41 assists and 13 digs against Purdue in the NCAA tournament (12/3).

2014 (JR):All-America Honorable Mention...Academic All-American...All-Region Honorable Mention...All-American Athletic Conference First Team...Led the conference with 1,413 assists, third most in a season at SMU...Set a career-high with 62 against New Mexico (10/20)...Also had 61 assists against Temple (11/23)...Recorded a career-high 25 digs at Temple (10/24)...Led the conference with 26 double-doubles, including a string of 15 consecutive conference matches with a double-double...Averaged a league-best 11.68 assists per set, ranking fourth in the NCAA...Second on the team with 403 digs, averaging 3.33 per set...Had at least 50 assists in six matches...Recorded 48 assists in three sets at Houston (11/2), the most in three sets by a Mustang since 2004...Scored 64 kills, hitting .219...Also had 24 aces and 72 blocks...Named American Athletic Conference Offensive Player of the Week twice (9/15 and 11/24).

2013 (SO): Named to the AVCA All-Southeast Region Team and was an All-American honorable mention...Awarded Setter of the Year in the American Athletic Conference...Named to Academic All-District Team...Earned all-tournament honors at the SMU Invitational and College of Charleston Invitational...Started 30 of 30 matches, playing 107 sets...Team-high 12 double-doubles...Career-best 57 assists in four sets against Davidson (11/6)...Currently stands ninth for assists in a season at SMU with 1199...Season-high six kills on nine attempts against Cincinnati (11/8)...Ranked first in The American in assists during conference matches and second overall for the season.

2012 (FR): Played in 97 sets over 27 matches with 11 starts...Had 227 assists and was fourth on the team with 170 digs...Saw time at setter, libero and outside hitter this season...Had 27 kills and five aces with 11 blocks...Had two double-doubles, recording 26 assists with 11 digs at Oklahoma (9/14) and 23 assists with a season-high 22 digs at Rice (9/28)...Had a season-high 35 assists in the first match of the season against Charleston Southern (8/24)...Had at least 10 digs in four matches...Recorded at least 30 assists four times, including the first three matches of the season.

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