LEXINGTON, Ky. - North Carolina's Emily McGee and Paige Neuenfeldt were named to the All-East Region team, and Neuenfeldt was named the East Region Freshman of the Year, the American Volleyball Coaches Association announced Tuesday.
McGee was named to the all-region team for the second time. Neuenfeldt, who was also named the ACC Freshman of the Year, is one of only three true freshman named to any all-region team in the country. Sophomore Chaniel Nelson received an honorable mention for the All-East Region team. View the complete list of AVCA All-Region honors here.
Playing in their 14th NCAA tournament, the Tar Heels bowed out of the second round after a close 3-2 loss to Iowa State on Friday. Carolina topped California 3-1 in the first round of NCAA play.
UNC closed out the 2012 campaign with a 26-6 overall mark, finishing third in the ACC with a 16-4 conference record.