Navy Volleyball Players Earn Classroom Accolades
CENTER VALLEY, Pa. –– The Patriot League announced its Academic Honor Roll for the 2017 volleyball season on Friday, and included among the 88 honorees from around the league were 10 members of the Navy squad.
Volleyball players needed to post a grade-point average of at least 3.20 for the 2017 fall semester to earn placement onto the academic honor roll.
Headlining the list was setter Patricia Mattingly (Jr., New Albany, Ind.), who was not only selected as the scholar-athlete of the year for the sport in the league for the second year in row, but also garnered Third-Team Academic All-America accolades from the College Sports Information Directors of America. The applied mathematics major with a 3.78 GPA last fall also repeated as the league’s setter of the year this season.
A trio of Mids –– Paige Miles (So., Oklahoma City, Okla.), Olivia Rozmus (So., Chicago, Ill.) and Allie Taylor (Fr., Madison Lake, Minn.) –– were among the eight volleyball players to attain a 4.00 GPA during the term. Miles is majoring in quantitative economics, Rozmus is a political science major and Taylor will select her major this spring.
Earning the laurel in their final year were Olivia Kluger (Sr., Carmel, Ind.) and Ally Spencer (Sr., Phoenix, Ariz.). Kluger posted a 3.34 GPA as an honors English major and Spencer, a cyber operations major, attained a 3.65 GPA.
Each of the remaining four Mids to be named to the honor roll were sophomores. Melissa Carter (Seven Fields, Pa.), history, 3.70; Sofia Hruby (Austin, Texas), cyber operations, 3.61; Natalie LaPlaca (Owings, Md.), operations research, 3.80; and Emily Solis (Leesburg, Va.), systems engineering, 3.78, rounded out the list of Navy’s honorees.
In addition to the Patriot League, the ECAC also presented its inaugural academic honors list this fall. Kluger was named to the academic honor roll (sophomores, junior or seniors with a fall GPA from 3.20-3.59), while Carter, Hruby, LaPlaca, Mattingly, Miles, Rozmus, Solis and Spencer were named to the President’s Honor Roll (sophomores, junior or seniors with a fall GPA of 3.60 and above)