Austin College senior volleyball player Shelby Eaves has been selected an All-South Region selection by the American Volleyball Coaches Association.

Austin College senior volleyball player Shelby Eaves has been selected an All-South Region selection by the American Volleyball Coaches Association.


Eaves, an outside hitter from Farmersville, led the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference and ranked seventh in the nation in kills-per-set on the year, averaging 4.58 with 673 total kills this season.


The former SCAC Newcomer of the Year, Eaves has earned first-team All-SCAC honors in each of the past two seasons. She was also recently named as a CoSIDA/Capitol One Academic All-District honoree.


Men’s soccer


Austin College men’s soccer players James Saulnier and Andrew Celio have been named All-Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference performers.


Saulnier was named to the second team and Celio was an honorable mention selection.


Saulnier, a junior defender from Plano, started all 20 games as the anchor to the ’Roo defensive unit. Saulnier helped the team earn six shutouts over the course of the season and had eight shots, including five shots on goal, from his defensive position.


Celio, a junior goalkeeper from San Antonio, finished second in the SCAC with 98 saves and had five clean sheets over the course of the season. Celio had a .754 save percentage for the year and was name the SCAC Defensive Player of the Week once.


Women’s soccer


Austin College seniors Lauren Scott and Maddy Millender have been named first team All-Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference performers, while junior Anna Claire Cooke was named second team All-SCAC and junior Dominique Martinez was an honorable mention selection.


Scott, a forward from Coppell, led the ‘Roos with eight goals and two assists for a total of 18 points this season.


Millender, a midfielder from Rockwall, scored a goal and had two assists for a total of four points from her primarily defensive position.


Cooke, a defender from Abilene, started all 20 games as the anchor of a defensive unit that had four shutouts this season.


Martinez, a defender from the Woodlands, also started all 20 games as one of the team’s top defenders and scored one goal this year.