Fleck, May and McCall Named AVCA All-Region
LEXINGTON, Ky. - Senior Mac May and juniors Zoe Fleck and élan McCall were each named AVCA Pacific South All-Region, as announced on Tuesday. Fleck and May earned First Team honors, while McCall was named Honorable Mention.
May picked up her third AVCA All-Region award after earning First Team honors in 2019 and Honorable Mention in 2018. She is the eighth Bruin to receive at least three All-Region accolades. McCall recorded her second All-Region nod after getting the award at TCU in 2018. It was the first All-Region plaudit for Fleck.
The three All-Region awards are the most for the Bruins since 2017 when they earned four.
Fleck leads the Bruins and all Pac-12 liberos with 4.34 digs per set, reaching double figures in digs in all 20 matches this season. She has surpassed 20 digs on five occasions, with a season-best 25 in a win against Arizona on Feb. 26. Fleck is also second on the team with 17 service aces, recording at least one in 12 of 20 contests. She had a season-best four against Oregon State in the regular-season finale on March 28. Fleck, who notched the first double-double of her career with 22 digs and 10 assists at Oregon on Jan. 29, was named Pac-12 Defensive Player of the Week on March 2 after helping the Bruins to a series sweep of Arizona.
May is tops on the team with 4.25 kills and 4.87 points per set, ranking second in the Pac-12 in both categories, 27th nationally in pps and 34th in kps. She had double figures in kills in 19 of 20 contests, reaching the 20-mark on four occasions, with a season-best 25 on March 21 against USC. May has four double-doubles, setting a season high with 19 digs in a win over Washington on Feb. 12. The senior is also first with 26 service aces and sixth in the conference in aces per set. May has an ace in 12 of 20 matches, including multiples on eight occasions, with a season-high of four versus Washington. May is also second on the team with 13 block solos.
McCall, who is second on the team with 2.84 kps, leads the Bruins with seven double-doubles, setting season highs with 24 kills and 19 digs against USC on March 21. She has produced double figures in digs 12 times and at least 10 kills on eight occasions. McCall has been stepping up her serving game of late, as she is fourth with 14 aces. She has an ace in six matches in a row heading into the postseason and eight of nine, including multiples three times.
The Bruins open the NCAA Tournament, which will be played entirely in Omaha, Neb., on Wednesday against Rider at 7:30 p.m. PT/9:30 p.m. CT. The match will air on ESPN3 and the WatchESPN App.