Feb. 25, 2011
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Georgia Tech senior Jordan McCullers, junior Asia Stawicka and freshman Jennifer Percy have each been named to the Atlantic Coast Conference All-Academic Volleyball team announced today by Commissioner John Swofford.
To qualify for selection to the ACC All-Academic team, student-athletes must have earned a 3.0 grade-point average during the fall semester and have maintained a 3.0 GPA for their careers.
This is the third time in as many years Stawicka has been an Academic All-ACC pick while McCullers receives her second citation. All three are Management majors at Georgia Tech.
All 12 conference schools were represented on the 2010 All-ACC Academic Volleyball Team, led by Duke with five selections, followed by Maryland with four. Florida State and Georgia Tech each had three student-athletes honored. Boston College, Clemson, Miami, North Carolina, NC State, Virginia Tech and Wake Forest each garnered two recognitions, while Virginia had one.
McCullers, a senior libero/defensive specialist was ninth in the league this season with 4.05 digs per set. With 1,460 career digs, McCullers ranks fourth all-time in school history. This past season, she recorded double-figure digs in all but two matches and had at least 20 on seven different occasions, including a career-best 28 earlier against Miami on Nov. 6, 2010. She also averaged 1.10 assists and 0.10 service aces per set.
Stawicka ranked ninth in the ACC hitting .335 and was fourth in blocking at 1.10 a set. Despite missing half of her freshman season with an injury, the Warsaw, Poland native has cracked the Georgia Tech top ten in total blocks and block assists. In 2010, the middle blocker also averaged 0.50 digs and 0.10 service aces a set. Stawicka had at least five blocks in a match 14 times this past season, including a career-high nine in back-to-back matches against Georgia and Clemson in September.
Percy, who was on the ACC All-Freshman team, averaged 2.15 kills per set in her freshman season. The Mobile, Ala. native also averaged 0.31 blocks and 0.41 digs while playing in 96 total sets. She had eight double-figure kill performances, including a career-high 17 at Virginia in October.