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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, 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



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