Feb. 27, 2007
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Three members of the 2006 Georgia Tech volleyball team have been named to the 2006 All-Atlantic Coast Conference Academic Volleyball Team, as announced by ACC Commissioner John D. Swofford.
Georgia Tech’s right side hitter Ulrike Stegemann, an AVCA honorable mention All-America and all-ACC selection in 2006 was joined by senior libero Abby Showers and sophomore setter Allie Niekamp on this year’s team.
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.
Duke led all schools with six academic selections, followed by Virginia with four. Six schools (Boston College, Florida State, Georgia Tech, Miami, North Carolina and Virginia Tech) received three nods apiece, while Clemson picked up two. Maryland, NC State and Wake Forest each placed one student-athlete on the team.
2006 All-Atlantic Coast Conference Academic Volleyball Team
Name, Class, School Major !*Allison Anderson, Sr., Boston College Political Science #Brianna Barry, Fr., Florida State Sport Management !Michelle Bruin, Jr., Miami Sports Administration Sue Carls, So., Duke Undeclared Amanda Cloyd, Jr., Virginia Tech Human Nutrition, Food & Exercise Allison Davis, Fr., NC State Engineering Lauren Dickinson, Fr., Virginia Undeclared *Katie Esbrook, Sr., Virginia Tech Human Nutrition, Food & Exercise !Beth Gillming, Jr., Maryland Education !Sarah Griffin, Sr., Florida State Finance *Ali Hausfeld, Jr., Duke Biology *Tealle Hunkus, Sr., Duke Public Policy Studies Stephanie Jansma, So. North Carolina Business !*Emily Kirkwood, Sr., Virginia Art History !*Sarah Kirkwood, Jr., Virginia Cognitive Science !Allie Kupec, Sr., Virginia Tech Communications Leslie Mansfield, Jr., Clemson Elementary Education *Ciara Michel, Sr., Miami Psychology *Rachael Moss, Fr., Duke Undeclared !*Natalie Mullikin, Jr., Wake Forest Health and Exercise Science Allie Niekamp, So., Georgia Tech Management Dorota Niemczewska, Sr., Boston College Finance Jourdan Norman, So., Duke Undeclared !Lindsay Osco, Sr., Virginia Math Megan Owens, Fr., North Carolina Undeclared Lauren Prussing, So., North Carolina Sociology Jill Robinson, Sr., Miami Sport Administration Abby Showers, Sr., Georgia Tech Management Jenny Shull, Jr., Duke Sociology !Jessica Skower, Sr., Florida State Sport Management !*Ulrike Stegemann, Jr., Georgia Tech Management Meg Steiner, Jr., Clemson Biological Sciences
!Repeat All-ACC Academic honorees *All-ACC performer #ACC All-Freshman