AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Peach Belt Conference (PBC) recently announced its Volleyball All-Academic Team, with four Bobcats earning selections.
Sophomore Libby Bochniak (Marietta) leads the way with her first All-Academic Team selection, claiming a perfect 4.0 GPA in biology. Sophomore Emily Pope (Canton), a nursing major, also obtains All-Academic honors for the first time in her career, posting a 3.56 GPA.
In addition, seniors Kayla Brockway (Jacksonville, Florida) and Taylor Svehla (Cumming) both earn their third selections to the PBC All-Academic Team. Brockway owns a 3.68 GPA in athletic training while Svehla garners a 3.58 in math.
The academic team is part of a season-long program recognizing the outstanding accomplishments of PBC student-athletes in the classroom as well as on the field. To be eligible for the All-Academic team, a student-athlete must 1) participate in at least half of his/her team's events and be either a starter or significant contributor; 2) achieved a 3.30 cumulative grade point average (on a 4.0 scale) and 3) completed at least one full academic year at his or her current institution.
The Bobcats are back in action Saturday, Nov. 10 at 11 a.m. in the 2018 PBC Volleyball Tournament. GC Volleyball starts their tourney run with No. 4-seed Flagler College in Greenwood, South Carolina.
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