GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - Three members of the Calvin volleyball team received AVCA Division III All-America honors on Tuesday. Junior Anna Kamp was named to the AVCA Division III All-America first team. Senior Jenna Lodewyk and sophomore Sarah DeVries were named to the second team.
"I am very happy for these three," said head coach Amber Warners. "They have all worked very hard this season and throughout their careers. I am happy that they are being honored for their hard work."
Kamp is a junior from Orland Park, Illinois, a graduate of Chicago Christian High School. A 6-1 outside hitter, Kamp is receiving first team AVCA Division III All-America honors for the second-straight year. This fall, Kamp averaged 4.16 kills-per-set and 0.41 blocks-per-set and had 23 service aces and 259 digs on the year. She was named to the All-MIAA first team and Great Lakes All-Region team. She was also named the MIAA MVP in October.
Lodewyk is a senior from Villa Park, Illinois, a graduate of Timothy Christian High School. This is her fourth AVCA All-America citation as she was a third team selection in 2014 and a second team selection in 2015 and 2016. A 5-11 setter, Lodewyk averaged 9.55 assists-per-set and 2.08 digs-per-set this fall. She also has a hitting percentage of .381 and collected 30 service aces on the year. She was a four-time MIAA Specialty Player of the Week and was recently named to the All-MIAA first team for the fourth-straight year.
DeVries is a sophomore from Grand Rapids, Michigan, a graduate of Northpointe Christian High School. This is her first AVCA All-America honor. DeVries tallied 353 kills and 106 blocks. She averaged 0.64 assists-per-set and 1.67 digs per set, with a .323 hitting percentage. DeVries was named to the All-MIAA First Team.
Lodewyk is receiving AVCA Division III All-America honors for the fourth-straight year. She joins Rebecca Kamp (2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011) as the only Calvin player to receive AVCA All-America honors four times.
CALVIN COLLEGE VOLLEYBALL AVCA DIVISION III ALL-AMERICANS
1986 Julie Dykstra
1987 Julie Dykstra, Leah Calsbeek, Roxanne Helmus
1997 Erika VanStralen
2000 Rhonda Volkers
2006 Kristen Kalb, Molly Krikke
2007 Molly Krikke, Katie Zondervan
2008 Rebecca Kamp
2009 Rebecca Kamp, Kelsey Sears
2010 Rebecca Kamp
2011 *Rebecca Kamp, Lizzie Kamp, Megan Rietema
2012 *Lizzie Kamp, Megan Rietema
2013 *Megan Rietema, Maggie Kamp, Emily Crowe
2014 *Maggie Kamp, Laura Danhoff, Jenna Lodewyk
2015 Maggie Kamp, Jenna Lodewyk, Laura Danhoff
*Denotes named AVCA Division III National Player of the Year