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Bobcat Volleyball Among NAIA’s Top Teams Academically in AVCA

The American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) announced today that 1,126 teams have earned the AVCA Team Academic Award for the 2018-2019 season. This number breaks the previous year’s total of 977 to set an all-time high.

The Peru State Bobcat volleyball team, which had a cumulative grade point average over 3.62, was among the top NAIA teams noted in the honors list. This was the 11th time in program history that a Bobcat team has been recognized. This was seventh year in a row for Peru State.

All eligible team members were included when determining the team’s grade point average. Those team members included Cheyenne Birkle (Holden, Mo.), Sarah Brown (Seward), Hannah Burianek (Lincoln), Alyssa Childers (Lincoln), Alexis Cox (Brighton, Colo.), Claire Cudney (Marysville, Kan.), Nadja Janjevic (Podgorica, Montenegro), Yorgelys Jaspe (San Carlos, Venezuela), Mallory Matthies (Omaha), Emily Meyer (Sabetha, Kan.), Tyra Mollhoff (Lincoln), Rylee Pieper (Western), Darlene Quinonez Holguin (Las Cruces, N.M.), Cami Ruiz (Bogota, Columbia), Hannah Sexton (Beatrice), Kira Shapiro (Omaha), Taylor Thompson (Norfolk), and Arianna Waschkowski (Bellevue).


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