Dec. 8, 2016
AUSTIN, Texas – Georgia Tech senior outside hitter Teegan Van Gunst was named to the 2016 College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-America® first team, as announced Thursday by CoSIDA. It marks the second honor for Van Gunst, who was named to the second team last season.
A native of Fayetteville, Ga., Van Gunst maintains a 3.88 GPA in mechanical engineering, and was named to the 2014 and 2015 All-ACC Academic Teams and was three times named to the ACC Honor Roll.
Van Gunst was named to the 2016 All-ACC First Team after finishing second in the ACC in kills/set (4.19) and points/set (4.72) at the end of the regular season. She became one of nine Yellow Jackets all-time to eclipse 1,000 career kills and 1,000 career digs.
Van Gunst finished her career tied for 10th on Georgia Tech’s all-time career kills list (1,453) and 10th on the Georgia Tech single-season kills list (507). She helped the Yellow Jackets tie for third in the ACC and to their best season in terms of overall (.750) and ACC (.750) winning percentages in 12 years – since 2004 (.794 overall, 1.000 ACC).