The 2016 College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-District™ Volleyball Teams have been released to recognize the nation's top student-athletes for their combined performances athletically and in the classroom.
The Academic All-District™ teams include the student-athletes listed on the following pages and are divided into eight geographic districts across the United States and Canada. This is the sixth year of the expanded Academic All-America® program as CoSIDA moved from recognizing a University Division (Division I) and a College Division (all non-Division I) and has doubled the number of scholar-athletes honored. The expanded teams include NCAA Division I, NCAA Division II and NCAA Division III participants, while the College Division Academic All-America® Team combines NAIA, Canadian and two-year schools.
The Division II and III Academic All-America® program is being financially supported by the NCAA Division II and III national governance structures, to assist CoSIDA with handling the awards fulfillment aspects for the 2016-17 DII and DIII Academic All-America® teams program.
First-team Academic All-District™ honorees advance to the CoSIDA Academic All-America® Team ballot, where first-, second- and third-team All-America honorees will be selected later this month.
For more information about the Academic All-District™ and Academic All-America® Teams program, please visit www.cosida.com.
NCAA DIVISION III (AL, AR, FL, GA, MO, MS, NC, PR, SC, TN, VA)
Name School Yr. Hometown GPA Major
Sara Dyslin HENDRIX Jr. San Jose, Calif. 3.94 French / neuroscience
Becca Hardy EASTERN MENNONITE Sr. Port Republic, Va. 3.94 Business admin. & accounting Lauren Petrisin HENDRIX Jr. McKinney, Texas 4.00 Health sciences
Mackenzie Shand WASHINGTON & LEE Sr. Saline, Mich. 3.40 Psychology
Sarah Smoot AVERETT Jr. Randleman, N.C. 4.00 Biomedical science
Katie Volk WASHINGTON & LEE Jr. Lancaster, Calif. 3.85 Neuroscience
Carson Williams WILLIAM PEACE Jr. Beulaville, N.C. 4.00 Psychology
Jenna Yost MARY WASHINGTON Jr. Fairfax, Va. 3.75 Psychology