Program-Record Five Named to All-Pac-12 Team

EUGENE, Ore. — On the heels of their standout regular season, a program-record five Ducks have been named to the All-Pac-12 Team. Mimi Colyer, Gabby Gonzales, Morgan Lewis, Kara McGhee and Hannah Pukis were all selected to the 18-player team announced Tuesday morning by the league office. Oregon also placed two on the honorable mention team with Karson Bacon and Georgia Murphy.

Conference year-end accolades are voted on by the league’s head coaches.

Oregon was 26-5 during the regular season with a 16-4 mark in Pac-12 play, and finished second in the league standings. The Ducks earned a No. 2 seed in the NCAA Tournament and will host Southeastern Louisiana in Thursday’s first round at Matthew Knight Arena. The Eugene sub-region also features Iowa State and Hawai’i.

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With five all-conference performers this year, the Ducks surpass the previous program record of three first established in 2008 and then repeated in 2012 and 2022.

Colyer earns her second All-Pac-12 honor and enters the postseason fourth in the conference with 4.42 points per set and fifth in total kills (419) and kills per set (3.71). She put down a season-high 21 kills in the Ducks’ sweep of Oregon State in the regular-season finale. Colyer has also registered nine double-doubles this season and leads the team with 42 aces.

In her first season at Oregon, Gonzales takes a career-high .254 hitting percentage into the postseason. She reached double-digit kills in 18 matches including a season-high 19 kills coupled with a .410 hitting percentage against Ohio State (Sept. 9). Gonzales is third on the team with eight double-doubles while averaging 2.86 kills per set and 2.46 digs per set.

Gonzales earns the second all-conference selection of her career having been voted to the 2022 All-Big Ten Second Team last season at Ohio State.

Lewis is currently 12th in the Pac-12 with a career-high .333 hitting percentage and has registered 10 or more kills in 10 matches this season. Three times this season, she has posted a career-high 19 kills with her efforts at Pitt (Sept. 14), at Stanford (Nov. 9) and against USC (Nov.21), all top-25 opponents. Lewis has established career-high totals in kills (318), blocks (90) and points (365) this season on the way to a first-time all-conference pick.

McGhee leads the Pac-12 and ranks eighth in the NCAA with a .422 hitting percentage. She is also fifth among conference players with 1.25 blocks per set. McGhee has 10 or more kills in nine matches this season, all while hitting .400 or higher. She tallied a career-high 18 kills at California (Nov. 11). Helping lead Oregon’s defensive charge, she has at least five blocks in 16 of 31 matches this year.

The San Antonio, Texas, native is now a four-time all-conference honoree. She was named to the All-Big 12 Team three times during her career at Baylor.

Pukis becomes a four-time member of the All-Pac-12 team including the past two selections as a Duck. The UO setter is second in the Pac-12 and ninth in the NCAA with 10.95 assists per set, and set Oregon to a .300 or higher hitting percentage 15 times during the regular season. She is averaging a would-be career best with 3.07 digs per set and leads the team with 22 double-doubles. Pukis is the NCAA active career leader with 5,232 assists going into the postseason.

Bacon is currently third in the Pac-12 and 18th in the NCAA with 1.35 blocks per set. In the Ducks’ four-set win at Washington State (Oct. 27), the standout senior recorded a career-high 10 blocks. She had at least five blocks in 13 outings this season. Offensively, is seventh in the conference with a .350 hitting percentage and had a season-high 11 kills against Washington State (Oct. 1) and at Arizona (Nov. 19).

Murphy enters the postseason sixth in the Pac-12 with 3.47 digs per set, a figure that jumped to 3.69 against conference opponents. She reached 15 or more digs in 12 matches, posting a season-high 18 digs against Ohio State (Sept. 9), at Stanford (Nov. 9) and at Arizona State (Nov. 17). In a rare libero double-double, Murphy had 13 digs and 10 assists in a five-set victory at Pitt (Sept. 14).

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