Jan. 5, 2007
ATLANTA – Georgia Tech junior Ulrike Stegemann, a 2006 all-ACC right side hitter and first-team AVCA All-Region honoree, has been named an AVCA Honorable Mention All-America, as announced by the American Volleyball Coaches Association.
Stegemann finished her third season on the Flats with a .311 hitting percentage, while also averaging 2.83 kills, 1.89 digs, 0.55 assists, 0.42 blocks and 0.18 service aces per game. The Schwerin, Germany native played in a total of 125 games for the Yellow Jackets in 2006.
With Stegemann’s honor latest honor, Georgia Tech players have earned 10 AVCA All-America honors in the last five years under head coach Bond Shymansky.
“Ulli was a dominating factor in our lineup her entire career,” said Bond Shymansky, “but she really developed a strong back row game this year to become a more complete player. We are excited for her senior season and count on her to improve and lead the way for the Jackets.”
Georgia Tech student return to school next week, and the volleyball team will begin spring drills in the next month.