Feb. 28, 2013
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Four members of the Georgia Tech volleyball team were named to the ACC All-Academic team as announced by the league Thursday. Seniors Susan Carlson, Annie Czarnecki and Nicki Meyer, and junior Kaleigh Colson earned the honor.
Carlson, Colson and Meyer were selected to the team for the second time in their careers. It marked the first All-Academic team selection for Czarnecki.
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.
Carlson maintained a 4.00 GPA during the season in her major of business administration. The defensive specialist’s cumulative GPA is a 3.80.
The Pasadena, Calif. native, recorded 27 service aces, 150 digs and 35 assists during the 2012 season, and notched at least two service aces on seven different occasions.
Colson posted a 3.75 GPA throughout the season with an overall GPA of 3.58 in business administration. The junior setter ranked second in the ACC with a 10.53 assists per set average and 1,221 total assists. She ranked No. 48 nationally and fourth in the ACC with 0.37 service aces per game.
Czarnecki owned a GPA of 3.53 during her break out senior year. The business administration major graduated in December 2012 with an overall GPA of 3.44.
On the court, Czarnecki led the team with 13 solo blocks and 123 total blocks, totaling 1.08 blocks per set. The Bettendorf, Iowa native, ranked No. 21 nationally and third in the ACC with a .380 hitting percentage.
Meyer logged a 4.00 during the season and owns a 3.51 overall GPA in business administration.
The senior libero was tops on the team with 395 digs and 3.41 digs per game. She tallied a season-best 19 service aces and recorded 96 assists, which were the second-most on the team.