University of Kentucky junior setter Morgan Bergren was named a second-team All-American by the American Volleyball Coaches Association on Wednesday, becoming the ninth player in program history to earn first- or second-team accolades.
Three of Bergren's teammates — seniors Jackie Napper and Lauren O'Conner and sophomore Anni Thomasson — received All-America honorable mention.
The four All-America honorees set a record for UK.
Bergren, a Muncie, Ind., native, led UK with 1,291 assists in 2014, the second most in a season in program history in the 25-point scoring era.
"Morgan really developed and got to the next level this year," UK Coach Craig Skinner said. "Our offensive statistics show that, with the highest hitting percentage and highest number of kills per set in the last five years. Her ability to impact the game in several different ways was a big reason why she was recognized as an All-American."
UK players have earned a total of 25 All-America honors in program history, with the four in 2014 extending a streak of at least one All-America selection from Kentucky since 2007.
"We are very proud of Morgan, Jackie, Lauren and Anni," Skinner said. "All four of them had the best season of their careers, and it is great to see them rewarded for their success and to see your players continue to improve throughout their careers. To have a record four players recognized with All-America honors means a lot to the program."
The four Wildcats were also named to the All-SEC team last month, while Napper was named the league's Libero of the Year.
■ Also receiving All-America honorable mention were Louisville freshman Tess Clark and junior Katie George, and Western Kentucky freshmen Alyssa Cavanaugh and Jessica Lucas.