LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Eight members of the University of Rio Grande’s volleyball team were named to the Academic All-Mid-South Conference team on Thursday night.
Sixty-two student-athletes representing each of the 11 MSC schools received the honor.
Among those representing the RedStorm were senior middle blocker Erin Sherman (South Webster, OH), senior outside hitter Whitney Smith (Albany, OH), senior defensive specialist/libero Lauren Raines (Albany, OH), junior setter Kelsey Martin (Jackson, OH), junior defensive specialist/libero Nicole Ogg (Albany, OH), sophomore right-side hitter/middle blockers Betsy Schramm (Marietta, OH) and Morgan Daniels (Rio Grande, OH), and sophomore outside hitter Ally Hawkins (Cincinnati, OH).
Daniels and Schramm, both Mid Child Math/Science majors, have a 3.92 and 3.68 grade point average, respectively; Sherman, a Biolgy major, sports a 3.63 GPA; Hawkins, who is majoring in Nursing, has an average of 3.60; Ogg, a Business Management major, has a GPA of 3.56; Martin and Raines, also Nursing majors, have grade averages of 3.55 and 3.42, respectively; and Smith has a 3.29 average majoring in Chemistry.
Lindsey Wilson College had the most honorees from a single school with 10.
In order to be nominated by an institution, a student-athlete must maintain a minimum grade point average of 3.25 on a 4.0 scale and must have achieved at least sophomore academic status.