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Dec 5 -- Pepperdine's Katie Wilkins and Stacy Rouwenhorst were selected to the AVCA All-Region Team, it was announced Wednesday

Dec. 5 -- Pepperdine's Katie Wilkins and Stacy Rouwenhorst were selected to the AVCA All-Region Team, it was announced Wednesday. The dynamic duo from the WCC's regular season championship team were honored for their outstanding play this year.

Wilkins, a sophomore outside hitter and the WCC's Player of the Year, averaged 4.93 kills per game to lead the league in that category. Wilkins was tabbed the WCC's Player of the Week three times and earned Player of the Month once.

Rouwenhorst, twice named the WCC's Player of the Month and thrice named Player of the Week, earned all-conference first team for her contributions this season. The junior middle hitter had the highest overall hitting percentage in the WCC (.391) and averaged a solid 3.66 kills per game.

The No. 8 Waves are currently in the hunt for their first NCAA Title and face No. 7 Florida, at Nebraska, in the round of 16 this Friday (Dec. 7). Pepperdine defeated Georgia Southern and North Carolina to advance to third round action.