Perez Named Third-Team All-Conference

Perez Named Third-Team All-Conference

Mount Olive, N.C. – University of Mount Olive freshman Natalie Perez has been named third-team All-Conference Carolinas it was announced Saturday afternoon during the Conference Carolinas Women's Volleyball Tournament banquet in Wilson, N.C.

The 6-0 outside hitter tallied 191 kills and 55 blocks in her first collegiate season to go along with a team-high 37 service aces, 88th best in the nation. Perez recorded double-digit kills in seven matches during the 2016 season and led the Trojans with 258.5 points.

Perez, a native of Miami, Florida, is the first Trojan to win all-conference honors since 2013.

The Trojans finished the season with a 10-18 record overall and a 5-11 mark in Conference Carolinas play. The 10 wins more than doubled UMO's win-total from the 2015 season and bested Mount Olive's 2014 win-total by three victories.