Thursday, November 06, 2008
Junior outside hitter Angie Porché (Lynwood, Ill./Thornton Fractional South) was selected to the CoSIDA/ESPN the Magazine Academic All-District V First Team, it was announced today.
On the court, Porché has led a Crusader squad which currently leads the nations in kills/set, putting down 4.66 kills/set, among the top-ten individuals in the country and the best in the Horizon League by over a kill per set, while hitting at a .244 clip. Just this past Tuesday, the junior broke Valpo’s career kills record and now has 1,507 career kills. In addition, she is averaging 2.84 digs/set and has registered 17 double-doubles on the season.
In the classroom, Porché carries a 3.67 GPA as a psychology major. She was named to the Horizon League Academic Honor Roll during both the fall and spring semesters as a sophomore and earned Mid-Continent Conference All-Academic Team recognition as a freshman. She is now eligible for Academic All-America honors, which will be voted upon in the next several weeks.
To be eligible for Academic All-District and Academic All-America, student-athletes must hold at least sophomore status, own a minimum grade-point average of 3.20, and be either a starter or key reserve. District V consists of schools in Indiana, Illinois, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Ontario and Manitoba.
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