Dec. 11, 2002
Georgia Tech volleyball standouts Kele Eveland (Grand Rapids, Mich.), Lynnette Moster (Liberty, Ind.) and Alexandra Preiss (Berlin, Germany) each earned all-region honors for the 2002 season, as announced by the American Volleyball Collegiate Association.
A first-team all-Atlantic Coast Conference selection, Moster finished the season first in the league in kills per game (5.20), and broke the school record for kills in a season with 629. The sophomore outside hitter also led the team with 47 service aces and finished fifth in the conference in digs per game (3.12).
Eveland, a second-team all-ACC selection, broke the school record for assists in a season with 1,905 while finishing second in the league in assists per game (13.23). She helped the Yellow Jackets finish 9th in the nation in assists per game (15.35) and 15th in the nation in kills per game (16.71).
Preiss, also a second-team all-ACC selection, led the Yellow Jackets in hitting percentage (.348) which stands fourth in the league rankings this season. The junior middle blocker also finished the year fifth in the conference in blocks per game (1.12) and third on the team in kills per game (3.06).
The three players helped the No. 16 Yellow Jackets to their most successful season in school history, which included a school record 33 wins, the 2002 ACC Championship and a second-round appearance in the NCAA Tournament.