Lexington, KY - The American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) announced their 2019 United States Collegiate Athletic Association All-American Team on Friday. It is the sixth edition of the team, and Johnson & Wales has had at least one player selected in each of those years.
2019 saw three Wildcats honored, the most ever in one season. Senior Toniya Scott was named 1st Team AVCA-USCAA Division II All-American after earning 2nd Team honors in 2018. The senior middle hitter from Waldorf, MD led JWU in points (333), kills (252), and blocks (107) this season. She ranks second in school history in both points (1320.5) and kills (990), and is the career leader in blocks (376). She followed up a 2018 season where she was named Most Valuable Player of the USCAA National Championships, with 2019 USCAA 1st Team All-American and 2019 USCAA National Championships All-Tournament selections for the national finalist Wildcats.
Junior Moana Reid was also tabbed as a 1st Team AVCA-USCAA Division II All-American in 2019. The Spring Lake, NC native led the USCAA in total assists (870), and assists per set (7.84). She is the Wildcats' career leader in assists with 2,404, and ranks third in career digs with 992. Reid was a 2019 USCAA 1st Team All-American and member of the 2019 USCAA National Championships All-Tournament Team.
Demya Scott earned 2nd Team AVCA-USCAA Division II All-American honors. The sophomore outside hitter from Taylors, SC did it all for the Wildcats this season, ranking 3rd on the team in kills (204), 2nd in assists (50), 4th in service aces (25), 2nd in digs (334), and third in points (338.5). She was also named a 2019 USCAA Honorable Mention All-American.