DANBURY, Conn.- The Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) announced its 2018 Division III Women's Volleyball awards. Marybeth Weihbrecht (Mechanicsburg, Pa. / Cumberland Valley) was named All-ECAC Offensive Player of the Year, while head coach Heather Pavlik was named All-ECAC Coach of the Year. Weihbrecht was also named to the All-ECAC team.
Weihbrecht recorded a hitting percentage of .417, second best in the country. She was also named AVCA First Team All-American as well as AVCA East Region Player of the Year. She was second on the team in kill per set (2.68), total blocks (61), solo blocks (14), and block assists (47). She was third on the team in kills with 204.
Pavlik led Juniata to a 28-4 record this season. Amongst those 28 wins the team won 26 straight as they made an NCAA Final Four Appearance. In the beginning of 2018 Pavlik won her 200th career game. Her team had nine all-conference award winners, six all-region and five All-Americans. On top of the ECAC recognition Pavlik was named Landmark Conference Coach of the Year and AVCA Regional Coach of the Year.