Fortner Earns League Academic Honor
Nov. 21, 2013
CENTER VALLEY, Pa. - Navy's Erin Fortner (Sr., Villa Hills, Ky.) was one of seven volleyball players named to the Patriot League All-Academic Team for the sport this week. It is the third time Fortner has been named to the team in her career.
A First-Team All-Patriot League selection in both 2012 and 2013, Fortner has posted a 3.72 cumulative grade-point average at Navy. The honors oceanography major has garnered academic laurels from the USNA in each of her six completed semesters. She was the lone volleyball player in the Patriot League to receive academic all-district honors from the College Sports Information Directors of America this fall.
On the volleyball court this year, Fortner ranked second in the Patriot League with an average of 3.44 kills per set. That average rose to 3.55 kills per set against league foes. She led Navy in kills in 25 of the team's 29 matches this season, including 15 of the 16 league matches.
Fortner also ranked second on the Navy team and first among hitters with an average of 2.55 digs per set.
Scholar-Athlete of the Year - Monika Smidova, American, Jr.
Academic All-Patriot League
Kristyna Lindovska, American, Jr.
Monika Smidova, American, Jr.
Jessica Serrato, Bucknell, Sr.
Diane Seely, Colgate, Jr.
Jade Van Streepen, Lehigh, Jr.
Mindy Malone, Loyola Maryland, Jr.
Erin Fortner, Navy, Sr.