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Three Tiger Volleyball Players Named to All-ACC Academic Team

Three Tiger Volleyball Players Named to All-ACC Academic Team

Feb. 10, 2006

GREENSBORO, NC – The 2005 All-Atlantic Coast Conference Academic Volleyball team was announced today by Commissioner John D. Swofford. Three Clemson student-athletes were named to the inaugural list, as senior Meghan Stanton and sophomores Sue Eckman and Brittany Ross earned the selection.

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.

Eckman, a history major from St. Charles, IL, recorded 229 digs and served 24 aces as a defensive specialist for Head Coach Jolene Jordan-Hoover’s squad during the 2005 season. Ross also earned second-team All-ACC honors this past season after totaling a team-best 525 kills. The communications studies major is from Sunrise, FL. A sport management major and native of Kildeer, IL, Stanton played in 113 of 118 games in 2005, totaling 122 kills in her final season as a Tiger.

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, KinesiologySusan 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 Lindsey Osco, Jr., Virginia, Religious Studies Melissa Rabe, Sr., NC State, Biochemistry Taylor Rayfield, Sr., North Carolina, Business AdministrationBrittany Ross, So., Clemson, Communications Verena Rost, Sr., Boston College,, Elementary Education Jessica Skower, Jr., Florida State Sports Management Stephanie Smith, Sr., Maryland, EducationMeghan Stanton, Sr., Clemson, Sports Management Ulrike Stegemann, So., Georgia Tech, Management Morgan Woodcock, Jr., Boston College, Curriculum Instruction and Geology