Multiple Louisville Volleyball Players Named To All-American Teams

On Wednesday, multiple University of Louisville Volleyball standouts were named to AVCA All-American teams. Setter Tori Dilfer and middle blocker Anna Stevenson were named First-Team All-Americans, while outside hitter Anna DeBeer landed on the All-American Third-Team. Let’s take a look at the respective seasons that each individual has had.

Tori Dilfer

Stats: 108 sets played (team-high), 1,165 assists (team-high), 62 kills, 28 service aces,  60 blocks, 191 digs


“Tori Dilfer was named MVP of the All-Louisville Regional team, to the AVCA First Team All-East Region. She was named the East Region Player of the Year and ACC Setter of the Year and to the All-ACC First Team. She led every match against top 25 opponents in assists. She was a US Collegiate National Team Member in 2021.  Ranked No. 24 in Asst/set (10.79); No. 76 Total Assts (1,165). Louisville’s No. 4 ranked hitting percentage (.300) can be credited to her savvy setting. She had 14 matches where she had serving runs of more than 5 points including a season-high 9 straight against Clemson. She had 23 aces including 7 matches with 2 or more. Had two double/doubles with 34A & 12 D vs. Purdue and 13 D & 34 A vs. Georgia Tech. Named to All-Cardinal Invitational. Her setting percentage is .440.  Recorded at least 1 block in all but 5 matches with season high 4 vs. Pitt, UIC, Florida, Georgia Tech. Team Captain.  Was named 2020’s ACC Setter of the Year, Was Third Team AVCA All-American in 2020.”

Anna Stevenson

Stats: 106 sets played, 298 kills, 142 blocks, 20 service aces


“Named to the All-Louisville Regional team, the AVCA All-East Region Team and the All-ACC First Team. Member of the US Collegiate National Team. Among NCAA Division I Active Career leaders, she is ranked No. 13 in total blocks with 511, No. 123 in blks/set. In this season, she is ranked nationally in NCAA Division I in No. 13 in Blocks/set (1.34), No. 7 in hitting percentage (.430), No. 19 in total blocks (142).  She is a three-time ACC Player of the Week and an All-Cardinal Invitational and All-Sun Devil Tournament selection.  She had 17 matches with double digit kills and had a season high 8 blocks at Arizona State, Had 12 total blocks in the two matches against No. 3 Pitt.  Notched 13 kills in Duke, Pitt, Virginia Tech matches. Had season high 3 aces versus Duke. Leads the ACC in hitting percentage, No. 5 in blocks and No. 10 in points. She hit .432 against Top 50 opponents with a season high of .750. A strong server, she had serving runs of five against Missouri, six vs. Florida State, seven vs. Duke.  In 2020, she was First Team All ACC, All-Region and Second Team All-American.”

Anna DeBeer

Stats: 100 sets played, 323 kills (team-high), 29 service aces, 247 digs, 44 blocks


“Anna was named to the All-Louisville Regional team as well as to the First Team AVCA All-East Region and All-ACC First Team, she leads teams in kills (323), attacks (787) and double-doubles with 7. Her hitting percentage against Top 50 (.258) is better than vs. all opponents. Had 19 matches in double digit kills. Named MVP of Sun Devil Invitational. Had season-high 18 kills vs. Arizona State, career high aces (5) vs. Boston College and career high 21 digs versus Georgia Tech beating her previous high of 14 digs vs Duke and Notre Dame this year.  Nationally ranked in Kills/set (3.23).  Had 4 serving runs of 5 or more led by two 6-point runs against Boston College in the same match. Had season-high 5 blocks vs. Georgia Tech and at Notre Dame. Preseason All ACC this year. Last year Named 2020 East Region Freshman of the Year, All East Region First team first team All ACC and ACC Freshman of the Year.”


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