Jarmoc Awarded AVCA All-Central Region Honorable Mention

Dec. 6, 2011

LAWRENCE, Kan. – Redshirt sophomore Caroline Jarmoc added to her list of season accolades on Tuesday afternoon when the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) recognized the Kansas volleyball middle blocker on the All-Central Region honorable mention team.

The AVCA Central Region is comprised of 14 All-Region Team honorees, 12 of which hail from Big 12 Conference schools. Additionally, six members were named honorable mention, including KU’s Jarmoc. This marks the first time a Jayhawk has made an appearance on the list since Josi Lima was named to the AVCA All-Central Region Team in 2003.

“It’s great,” head coach Ray Bechard said. “She’s obviously developed in all phases of the game to become one of the top attackers and blockers in our league. She also led our team in service aces, which is something pretty unique and really shows her versatility. We were very pleased with her season and she is continuously improving for next year.”

Jarmoc brought Kansas’ defense to a new level in 2011. For the first time in 13 seasons, KU posted more blocks on the season than its opponents (2.6/2.0 blocks per set). The redshirt sophomore ended the year second all-time in career blocks per set (1.12) at Kansas, tied for third-all time on KU’s single-season block assists list (115) and blocks per set (1.25) list. She also completed the year fourth all-time in total blocks in a single season (139).

Among her Big 12 counterparts, Jarmoc finished the regular-season ranked second in the league with 1.25 bps, good for 36th in the NCAA.

Jarmoc also did work on the offensive side of the net, finishing second on the team with 324 kills and 2.92 kills per set. Her accuracy was even more notable, as her .311 attack percentage ranked in the Big 12’s top 10 and is second all-time by a Jayhawk in a single season. Her 31 service aces led the team, while her 0.28 aces per set was the third-best mark in the Big 12.