Paxton named to Wildcat Invitational All-Tournament Team

Brooke Paxton
Brooke Paxton

DENVER – Johnson & Wales University senior Brooke Paxton was named to the 2019 Wildcat Invitational All-Tournament team, announced on Tuesday following matches played Friday and Saturday at the Wildcat Center.

Paxton averaged 9.25 kills, 3.5 aces and 14.8 digs per match over the weekend, leading the Wildcats to sweeps over Rockford University and Mills College.

The senior outside hitter was successful on 9 of her 15 attempts for a .400 hitting percentage in JWU's win over Mills on Friday, then added a season-high 22 digs in a five-set loss to Marian on Saturday.

Paxton is joined on the all-tournament team by William Peace outside hitter Mya Parks, Lewis & Clark setter/defensive specialist Michelle McGinn, Marian setter Amber Yahr, Illinois Tech defensive specialist Sinjin Acuna, Mills libero Ashley Noble and Rockford defensive specialist Jennifer Quintas.