Gehan Named AVCA Under Armour High School All-American
Nov. 24, 2009
LEXINGTON, Ky. - The American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) announced its fourth annual Under Armour Girls High School All-America teams on Tuesday, Nov. 24, with incoming California volleyball outside hitter Adrienne Gehan (Dallas, Texas/Episcopal School of Dallas) as one of 24 players selected to the first team. With her selection, Gehan will be invited to play in the Under Armour All-America Volleyball Match and Skills Competition at the St. Pete Times Forum, on Sunday, Dec. 20, in Tampa, Fla. in conjunction with the 2009 AVCA Annual Convention and the conclusion of the 2009 NCAA Division I Women's Volleyball Championships.
Gehan played for the Skyline Juniors volleyball club. She lettered all four years in high school and was a captain and named team MVP in her last three. She was named to the All-Southwest Preparatory Conference team three times and was selected to the All-Texas team. Gehan was named an AAU All-American in 2007 and 2008 and was a top-50 junior recruit as well as Prep Volleyball's No. 22 Senior Ace. Gehan holds school records in kills in a season and is the record-holder for career kills with 1,870.
Requirements for nomination to the Under Armour All-American team dictate that the student-athlete be in her senior year of high school, that she be nominated by her high school coach, that her coach is a member of the AVCA and that her season statistics have been entered into MaxPreps.com, a free service that aggregates and distributes data on high school sports.
For more information on the Under Armour All-America Volleyball Match and Skills Competition, go to www.avca.org and look for the match logo on the homepage. Tickets are available now through the St. Pete Times Forum box office at www.sptimesforum.com or www.ticketmaster.com.
The No. 11-ranked Bears (18-9, 11-6 Pac-10) will take on No. 6 Stanford (20-7, 13-4 Pac-10) in the second Big Spike on Friday, Nov. 27, at 7 p.m. PT at Maples Pavilion in Stanford, Calif. The 70th meeting between the two schools marks the conclusion of the 2009 regular season and is Senior Day for the Cardinal. The match will be broadcast via tape delay by Fox Sports Net. Please check your local listings for times and availability.