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Naval Academy Announces Major Athletic Award Winners

Duncavage & Geif Receive Sword Awards for Excelling in Career


Five Mids Named to League Academic Honor Roll for Volleyball

Fortner earned her fourth honor roll placement


Fortner Earns League Academic Honor

Named to the team for the third year in a row


Fortner Earns First-Team All-League Honors

One of four Mids to earn multiple first-team accolades


Fortner Earns Academic Honor

Ranks second in the league in kills


Volleyball vs. Bucknell, 11/2/13

Volleyball vs. Bucknell, Nov. 2, 2013. Photos by Phil Hoffmann.


Volleyball vs. Air Force, 9/11/13

Volleyball vs. Air Force, Sept. 11, 2013


Volleyball vs. Lafayette, 9/21/13

Volleyball vs. Lafayette, Sept. 21, 2013 Photos by Phil Hoffmann


Navy VB vs. UIC

Navy vs. Illinois-Chicago, Aug. 31, 2013. Photos by Phil Hoffmann.


Volleyball vs. Colgate, 11/11/12

Volleyball vs. Colgate, Nov. 11, 2012 Photos by Phil Hoffman

Academic Honors -- Has been named to the 2011 and `12 Patriot League All-Academic Teams ... earned placement onto the 2010, `11 and `12 Patriot League Academic Honor Rolls ... has been named to the USNA's Superintendent's List three times, the Dean's List twice and the Commandant's List six times.

Athletic Honors -- Earned First-Team All-Patriot League honors in 2012 ... was selected as the MVP of the team in both 2010 and `12. 2012 -- Ranked fourth in the league in kills on the year (3.36 kps) and second in kills during the league season (3.59 kps) ... posted 10 or more kills in 19 of her 25 matches ... this included a stretch of 14 in a row and in 16 of her last 17 matches ... ended the season with 18 kills, nine digs and three aces in five sets against Bucknell followed by 21 kills and seven digs in four-set match against Colgate ... averaged 4.33 kills and hit .266 (39-14-94) while averaging 1.78 digs per set over the two matches ... in the third set of the match against the Raiders, posted 11 kills and a .520 hitting percentage (11-2-17) while also scoring points on three of her five service opportunities ... was named to the all-tournament team at the Patriot Invite (George Mason) after tallying 19 kills, a .378 attack percentage and 10 digs in five sets against Niagara before adding 16 kills and 11 digs in four sets against the tournament hosts ... would notch her second double-double of the season with 11 kills and 10 digs in three sets at Army ... recorded 16 kills, a .302 attack percentage, nine digs and four blocks (1-3) in five sets against Lehigh ... also posted 16 kills in four sets against American ... tallied 13 kills and hit .478 (13-2-23) in three sets against Holy Cross ... went on to post 14 kills and hit .444 (14-2-27) in three sets against Lafayette ... fell one dig short of a double-double in four matches ... tallied five blocks against both Hartford (1-4) and Air Force (0-5), with four blocks (3-1) coming against Norfolk State.

2011 -- Named to the all-tournament team at Navy's Kristen Dickmann Invitational ... began the season as Navy's setter ... averaged 8.22 assists per set over the first 15 matches she played in ... dished out 50 assists in five-set win at Hartford and 48 assists to go along with 13 digs in five-set win at Quinnipiac ... missed two weeks of the season after suffering a concussion against Northeastern on Sept. 16 ... served as the team's setter for three more matches before moving to outside hitter for the remainder of the season ... her second and third matches on the outside saw her tally 11 kills and 16 digs at Lafayette followed by 20 kills, a .318 attack percentage and 14 digs at Bucknell ... the final weekend of the season saw her tally a career high with 23 kills and grabbing 10 digs in a five-set loss to Lafayette ... led Navy in kills during league play with 103 (2.58 kps).

2010 -- Played the setter / right-side hitter slot in Navy's 6-2 lineup ... her 253 kills on the season made her the first freshman to lead Navy in kills since 2000 and the third to do so since records have been available (1991) ... her 438 assists ranked third (at the time) among freshmen in Navy history ... also posted 28 service aces (second on the team), 214 digs (third overall, second among non-primary passers) and 53 blocks (fourth overall, first among non-middle blockers) ... garnered all-tournament honors at the University at Buffalo Invitational, the Bryant Invite and at Navy's Kristen Dickmann Invitational ... was tabbed as the Patriot League Rookie of the Week after the Buffalo tournament in which she led the Mids in kills (30), hitting percentage (.250), assists (58) and aces (three) ... tallied four triple-doubles and seven additional double-doubles on the year ... posted 11 kills, 16 assists and 15 digs versus Providence (four sets), 15 kills, 14 assists and 10 digs against Hartford (five sets), 11 kills, 16 assists and 13 digs against Holy Cross (three sets) and 10 kills, 18 assists and 10 digs against North Carolina A&T (four sets) ... tallied 17 kills, 21 assists, eight digs, three aces and hit .452 in four sets against Delaware State.

High School -- Graduated from St. Henry High School ... was a member of the school's volleyball and track and field teams ... the volleyball team won the district title in each of her four years, won the regional title and finished second in the state in 2006 and placed second in the region in each of her last three years ... individually, earned all-region honors as a sophomore, junior and senior, named as the MVP of the district in 2008 and `09 and garnered second-team all-state (Ky.) laurels in her final season ... played club volleyball with NKY Volleyball Club.

Personal -- Is an honors oceanography major ... is interested in receiving Navy aviation for her service assignment.

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