ATLANTA — (Dec. 14) Georgia Tech volleyball player Carolyn Clevenger has been named to the 1998 GTE Academic all-America womens volleyball first team, it was announced by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). Clevenger becomes Georgia Techs first female academic all-America.
Clevenger, a junior setter from Oakland, Calif., maintains a perfect 4.0 grade point average with a major in History, Technology, and Science. She was the starting setter for the Georgia Tech volleyball team averaging 9.62 assists per game and and 2.19 digs per game while helping the Jackets to a 16-7 record before suffering a season-ending stress fracture in her right foot. This is the second time Clevenger has earned academic recognition as she was named to the all-District team in 1997.
To be eligible for GTE Academic all-America honors, a student-athlete must be a starter or important reserve with at least a 3.2 cumulative grade point average.