LEXINGTON, Ky.--All-Conference. All-Region. All-Star. And now, a history making All-American. The honors continue to roll in for Keene State College senior outside hitter Rachel Lamica, who became the first All-American in program history with her Honorable Mention selection as announced by the American Volleyball Coaches Association.
The Malone, N.Y., native was named to the Little East Conference First Team and AVCA All-Region Second Team this past fall. She was an ever present in the weekly awards this year, earning the league's Offensive Player of the Week five times, more than anyone else in the LEC. Playing in all 30 matches, she totalled 456 kills, the third highest single season total in school history, while hitting .280 She also had 43 service aces, 237 digs, and 42 total blocks while leading the conference in kills per set and finishing in the top five in kills and hitting percentage.
Lamica was also chosen to the New England Women's Volleyball Association (NEWVA) All-Star game, taking place on Sunday, December 3, at Emerson College in Boston.