Kathryn Conner Named to Volleyball All-Ivy Team

PROVIDENCE, RHODE ISLAND – Brown University libero Kathryn Conner (Newport Beach, CA) has earned Honorable Mention All-Ivy in a vote conducted by the league's eight head coaches. The sophomore makes her first appearance on the All-Ivy team, joining twenty other players from around the league.

 

Conner played in all 24 matches for Brown this season, taking the court in 82 sets. Assuming the role of libero, she tallied a team-high 409 digs as well as 58 assists and nine service aces. In 20 of the 24 matches that she played she registered a dig total in the double digits, notching a season-best of 30 digs, a league high for digs in three sets, in a win at Dartmouth on October 6. She earned the match-high total for digs in 20 of 24 contests, and ranks second in the Ivy League in total digs and digs per set. Over the course of the season she averaged 4.99 digs per set, ranking her third all-time at Brown.

 

PLAYER OF THE YEAR
Kendall Polan, Yale (JR, S/H - Cardiff, CA)

 

DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR
Dani Shepherd, Penn (JR, L - Los Angeles, CA)

 

ROOKIE OF THE YEAR
Kelly Johnson, Yale (FR, S/H - Palos Verdes, CA)

FIRST TEAM ALL-IVY^
Heather Braunagel, Columbia (SR, MB - Trumbull, CT)

Megan Gaughn, Columbia (SR, OH - Winter Park, FL)*

Taylor Docter, Harvard (SR, OH - Los Altos, CA)

Dani Shepherd, Penn (JR, L - Los Angeles, CA)

Kendall Peterkin, Princeton (FR, RS/MB - San Diego, CA)

Lydia Rudnick, Princeton (SR, OH - Encinitas, CA)*

Kelly Johnson, Yale (FR, S/H - Palos Verdes, CA)

Kendall Polan, Yale (JR, S/H - Cardiff, CA)*

Mollie Rogers, Yale (SO, OH - San Diego, CA)


SECOND TEAM ALL-IVY
Caitlin Brenton, Columbia (SO, OH - San Jose, CA)

Rachel D'Epagnier, Cornell (JR, MB - Coopersburg, PA)

Caroline Walters, Harvard (SO, MB - San Mateo, CA)

Emma White, Penn (SO, OH - Manhattan Beach, CA)

Tiana Woolridge, Princeton (SO, MB - Sherman Oaks, CA)

Maddie Rudnick, Yale (SO, L - Encinitas, CA)

Haley Wessels, Yale (SR, MB – Dallas, TX)


HONORABLE MENTION ALL-IVY
Kathryn Conner, Brown (SO, DS/L - Newport Beach, CA)

Breanna Wong, Cornell (FR, RS/OH - Highlands Ranch, CO)

Lauren Martin, Penn (SR, RS - Bedford, TX)

Susan Stuecheli, Penn (JR, MB - Troy, MI)

Ginny Willis, Princeton (SO, S - Tampa, FL)



* Unanimous Selection

^ Due to ties in the voting, first-team All-Ivy was expanded from seven