February 20, 2009 - by
Five Seminoles Named To All-ACC Academic Volleyball Team
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Following a successful 21-9/13-7 season, Florida State leads the Atlantic Coast Conference with five selections on the All-ACC Academic Volleyball team as announced by the league office on Friday, February 20. 

Senior libero Ashlee Moon, juniors Brianna Barry and Jordana Price and sophomores Lauren Richardson and Jenna Romanelli represent the Garnet and Gold on the 2008 team.

This is the third consecutive year Barry has been named to the academic team, but this is the first honor of its kind for the others including Moon and Richardson who were also first-time All-ACC selections following the 2008 season.

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.

While FSU led the league with five selections to the 30-member squad, Duke and Virginia each had four honorees.  Maryland, North Carolina and Virginia Tech each had three selections while Wake Forest, NC State and Georgia Tech received two honorees.  Miami had one selection to the squad.


The 2008 All-ACC Academic Volleyball Team

Name                              School                  Class         Major

Jordan Meredith           Boston College     Fr.           Corporate Reporting

Sophia Dunworth          Duke                 Fr.           Undeclared

Rachael Moss*&           Duke                 Jr.           Political Science

Jourdan Norman*&       Duke                 Sr.          Cultural Anthropology

Claire Smalzer             Duke                 So.          Undeclared

Brianna Barry               Florida State       Jr.             Sport Management

Ashlee Moon *               Florida State       Sr.             Recreation/Leisure Svc Admin

Jordana Price               Florida State       Jr.             Child and Family Studies

Lauren Richardson *    Florida State       So.            Dietetics

Jenna Romanelli           Florida State       So.            Exercise Science

Allie Niekamp               Georgia Tech       Sr.          International Affairs

Asia Stawicka              Georgia Tech       Fr.           Management

Brittney Grove             Maryland            So.          Communications

Bethany Springer         Maryland            So.          Mechanical Engineering

Sharon Strizak             Maryland            Fr.           Kinesiology

Lane Carico                 Miami                Fr.           Business

Aiwane Iboaya             NC State            Sr.          International Studies

Kelly Wood                  NC State            Fr.           Elementary Education

Heather Brooks*&        North Carolina     Jr.           Communication Studies

Stephanie Jansma        North Carolina     Sr.          Business Administration

Lauren Prussing*          North Carolina     Sr.          Exercise and Sport Science

Marlow Bruneau           Virginia              Sr.          Nursing

Lauren Dickson            Virginia              Jr.           Commerce

Sydney Hill                  Virginia              So.          Undeclared

Brittani Rendina            Virginia              So.          Commerce

Kristen Cunningham      Virginia Tech       Sr.          Communications

Jill Gergen                   Virginia Tech       Jr.           Math

Erin Leaser                  Virginia Tech       Fr.           University Studies

Natalie Mullikin*&          Wake Forest       Sr.          Health and Exercise Science

Kristin White                Wake Forest       So.          Undeclared


* All-ACC Honoree

& All-America Honoree


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