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Aug 03, 2018

Korte Nabs All-ACC Preseason Honors

GREENSBORO, N.C. – Clemson junior outside hitter Kaylin Korte has been named to the Preseason All-ACC Team as voted by the league’s head coaches, the conference office announced Friday. Additionally, the Tigers were predicted to finish 12th in the ACC preseason coaches’ poll.

ACC Release

In 2017, Korte was named a Second Team All-ACC selection after leading the Tigers in kills per set (3.36) and points per set (3.85), both of which put her ninth among ACC leaders. Her average of 3.36 kills per set currently ranks ninth all-time among Clemson career leaders. The Morris, Illinois native also led the team last season in service aces (21) and attempts (1,006) last season, while ranking second on the team in digs per set (2.23).

Korte was named to USA Volleyball’s Collegiate National Team-Detroit, where she trained competed alongside some of the nation’s top collegiate volleyball players, including Clemson’s Brooke Bailey.

Clemson Volleyball 2018 Schedule

Clemson returns to Jervey Gym Saturday, Aug. 18 for an exhibition against Furman, slated for 3 p.m. The Tigers head to Columbia, South Carolina to face ETSU, Texas A&M Corpus Christi and South Carolina for the Gamecock Invitational Aug. 24-25.

2018 Preseason All-ACC Volleyball Team

Kaylin Korte, Sr., OH/RS, Clemson
Leah Meyer, Jr., MB, Duke
Payton Caffrey, Jr., OH, Florida State
Taryn Knuth, So., MB, Florida State
Jasmine Bennett, Sr., MB, Louisville
Melanie McHenry, Jr., OH, Louisville
Wilma Rivera, Sr., S, Louisville
Molly Sauer, Sr., L, Louisville
Haley Templeton, R-Sr., S, Miami
Melissa Evans, So., OPP, NC State
Kylie Pickrell, Sr., S, NC State
Ryann DeJarld, Sr., L, Notre Dame
Jemma Yeadon, Jr., OH, Notre Dame
Kamalani Akeo, Sr., S, Pitt
Nika Markovic, Jr., RS, Pitt
Stephanie Williams, R-Jr., OH, Pitt
Santita Ebangwese, Sr., MB, Syracuse
Jaila Tolbert, Sr., RS, Virginia Tech

2018 ACC Volleyball Predicted Order of Finish

  1. Pittsburgh (14)
  2. Louisville (1)
  3. Florida State
  4. Notre Dame
  5. Duke
  6. North Carolina
  7. Miami
  8. NC State
  9. Syracuse
  10. Georgia Tech
  11. Virginia Tech
  12. Clemson
  13. Wake Forest
  14. Virginia
  15. Boston College
    (first-place votes in parenthesis)

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