Rennie, Wolf, and Werch named to the All-BIG EAST Team

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Rennie (16), Werch and Wolf are preparing for the BIG EAST Conference Tournament on April 2-3.

Three Marquette Golden Eagle volleyball players were named to the All-BIG EAST Conference team via press release from Marquette Athletics Thursday morning. Senior Hope Werch has now earned her second All-East honor, while this is the first honor and first season in the BIG EAST for transfer graduate student Taylor Wolf and transfer graduate student Savannah Rennie.

Werch was one of two players on Marquette’s team this season to reach over 100 kills and digs, she tallied up 101 kills and 103 digs. She also lead the Golden Eagles in service aces with 15, which ranked sixth in the BIG EAST. This award is another addition to Werch’s decorated career at Marquette, which has included being named to the AVCA All-East Coast Region in 2019, named to the Big-East All-Preseason team prior to the 202o-2021 season and named the Big East Freshman of the Year in 2017.

Transferring from the University of Wisconsin – Green Bay, Wolf’s first year in the BIG EAST consisted of leading the team in kills with 123, averaging about 2.8 kills per set. Wolf also finished second in digs behind junior Katie Schoessow with 135. She also had over 100 kills digs, along with Werch. Wolf was also named to the BIG EAST Weekly Honors twice this season. She averaged 3.42 points per frame, which ranked 10th in the BIG EAST, due to her role as a setter in Marquette’s offense. During Wolf’s time at Green Bay, she was also a two time Horizon League Player of the Year.

Rennie, a University of California transfer, hit over .300% on the year, at .325, which ranked fifth in the BIG EAST Conference. She also averaged two kills and one block per set, along with adding 14 service aces.

Marquette is now preparing for the BIG EAST Conference Tournament which will take place in Omaha, Nebraska April 2-3. Marquette is scheduled to play St. Johns in the semifinal match April 2 at 1:30 p.m.

This story was written by Jackson Gross. He can be reached at Jackson.gross@marquette.edu or on Twitter @JacksonGross6.