February 11, 2006 - by
Sarah Griffin And Jessica Skower Named To 2005 All-ACC Academic Volleyball Team

Feb. 11, 2006








GREENSBORO, N.C. – A total of 31 student-athletes, including 10 who received all-conference recognition this past season, were named to the 2005 All-Atlantic Coast Conference Academic Volleyball Team as announced today by Commissioner John D. Swofford. At least one player from each of the conference’s 12 schools is represented on the inaugural team.  Florida State juniors Sarah Griffin and Jessica Skower were named to the list. 

To be eligible for consideration, a student-athlete must have earned a 3.00 grade point average for the previous semester and maintained a 3.00 cumulative average during her academic career.

NC State led the conference with four selections to the academic team. Boston College, Clemson, Maryland, Miami, Virginia and Virginia Tech each placed three student-athletes on the squad, while Florida State, Georgia Tech, North Carolina and Wake Forest each had two student-athletes named to the team. Duke rounded out the team with one honoree.

Boston College’s Allison Anderson, Clemson’s Brittany Ross, Georgia Tech’s Lindsey Laband and Ulrike Stegemann, Maryland’s Stephanie Smith, North Carolina’s Camilla Ihenetu and Taylor Rayfield, NC State’s Stefani Eddins, Virginia’s Sarah Kirkwood and Wake Forest’s Erin Borhart all garnered All-Conference honors this past fall.

In addition, Virginia’s Sarah Kirkwood was named a second-team ESPN The Magazine Academic All-American by CoSIDA, while Georgia Tech’s Stegemann, Miami’s Michelle Bruin, NC State’s Eddins and Melissa Rabe and Virginia Tech’s Jennifer Albrecht and Melissa Markowski were selected to the 2005 CoSIDA Academic All-District III teams.

The 2005 All-ACC Academic Volleyball Team is as follows:

2005 All-ACC Academic Volleyball Team
Name, Class, SchoolMajor
Jen Albrecht, So., Virginia TechBiochemistry
Allison Anderson, Jr., Boston CollegePolitical Science
Andrea Bentley, Jr., NC StateBiological Sciences
Erin Borhart, Sr., Wake ForestBiology
Michelle Bruin, So., MiamiSports Administration
Stephanie Doiron, Sr., MarylandKinesiology
Susan Eckman, So., ClemsonHistory
Stefani Eddins, Sr., NC StateParks, Recreation & Tourism
Samantha Fisher, Sr., DukeHistory
Ann Gallo, Jr., MiamiFinance
Beth Gillming, So., MarylandEducation
Sarah Griffin, Jr., Florida StateFinance
Camilla Ihenetu, Sr., North CarolinaInternational Studies/Political Sciences
Emily Kirkwood, Jr., VirginiaArt History
Sarah Kirkwood, So., VirginiaUndeclared
Adeola Kosoko, Sr., NC StatePsychology
Kaitlin Kozak, Sr., MiamiSports Administration
Allie Kupec, Jr., Virginia TechCommunications
Lindsey Laband, Sr., Georgia TechManagement
Melissa Markowski, Sr., Virginia TechHuman Nutrition, Food & Exercise
Natalie Mullikin, Fr., Wake ForestUndeclared
Lindsay Osco, Jr., VirginiaReligious Studies
Melissa Rabe, Sr., NC StateBiochemistry
Taylor Rayfield, Sr., North CarolinaBusiness Administration
Brittany Ross, So., ClemsonCommunications
Verena Rost, Sr., Boston CollegeElementary Education
Jessica Skower, Jr., Florida StateSports Management
Stephanie Smith, Sr., MarylandEducation
Meghan Stanton, Sr., ClemsonSports Management
Ulrike Stegemann, So., Georgia TechManagement
Morgan Woodcock, Jr., Boston CollegeCurriculum Instruction and Geology



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