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Watts, Jacobs Named To AAC Volleyball All-Preseason Team

PostPosted: Thu Aug 22, 2019 9:31 pm
by PonyPride

Watts, Jacobs Named To AAC All-Preseason Team

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (SMU/AAC) – Montana Watts and Hannah Jacobs were named to the Preseason All-American Athletic Conference Team by the league's head coaches, conference officials announced Thursday.

Watts, a senior libero, was third in The American with 5.49 digs per set. She recorded 604 digs, joining Morgan Heise as the only liberos in program history with at least 600 digs in multiple seasons. As a sophomore, Watts tallied 609 digs.

Jacobs was second on the team with 2.89 kills per set as a freshman, trailing only Brittany Adams, who earned all-conference honors after her senior season. Jacobs scored 220 kills in 76 sets, including a season-high 21 against Abilene Christian.

The Mustangs start the season Aug. 30-31 at home, hosting the SMU DoubleTree Invitational. The first SMU match is at 12:30 p.m. Friday against Bradley. The Mustangs will also face UT San Antonio and Stephen F. Austin on opening weekend.