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, School||Major|
|Jen Albrecht, So., Virginia Tech||Biochemistry|
|Allison Anderson, Jr., Boston College||Political Science|
|Andrea Bentley, Jr., NC State||Biological Sciences|
|Erin Borhart, Sr., Wake Forest||Biology|
|Michelle Bruin, So., Miami||Sports Administration|
|Stephanie Doiron, Sr., Maryland||Kinesiology|
|Susan Eckman, So., Clemson||History|
|Stefani Eddins, Sr., NC State||Parks, Recreation & Tourism|
|Samantha Fisher, Sr., Duke||History|
|Ann Gallo, Jr., Miami||Finance|
|Beth Gillming, So., Maryland||Education|
|Sarah Griffin, Jr., Florida State||Finance|
|Camilla Ihenetu, Sr., North Carolina||International Studies/Political Sciences|
|Emily Kirkwood, Jr., Virginia||Art History|
|Sarah Kirkwood, So., Virginia||Undeclared|
|Adeola Kosoko, Sr., NC State||Psychology|
|Kaitlin Kozak, Sr., Miami||Sports Administration|
|Allie Kupec, Jr., Virginia Tech||Communications|
|Lindsey Laband, Sr., Georgia Tech||Management|
|Melissa Markowski, Sr., Virginia Tech||Human Nutrition, Food & Exercise|
|Natalie Mullikin, Fr., Wake Forest||Undeclared|
|Lindsay Osco, Jr., Virginia||Religious Studies|
|Melissa Rabe, Sr., NC State||Biochemistry|
|Taylor Rayfield, Sr., North Carolina||Business Administration|
|Brittany Ross, So., Clemson||Communications|
|Verena Rost, Sr., Boston College||Elementary Education|
|Jessica Skower, Jr., Florida State||Sports Management|
|Stephanie Smith, Sr., Maryland||Education|
|Meghan Stanton, Sr., Clemson||Sports Management|
|Ulrike Stegemann, So., Georgia Tech||Management|
|Morgan Woodcock, Jr., Boston College||Curriculum Instruction and Geology|