NEW HAVEN. Conn. – Five Wildcats from the Wilmington University volleyball team were honored with the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference All-Academic Team awards for maintaining a 3.5 cumulative grade point average or higher throughout the season.
Emma Kongevold is a three-time honoree of the award, as she maintained a 4.00 cumulative GPA throughout the season, while majoring in elementary education. Junior outside hitter, Mandy Behiels is a two-time honoree for the Wildcats, as she sustained a 3.90 GPA in the psychology field.
Red shirt junior Bailey Andrews, who is majoring in communications, retained a 3.89 cumulative GPA throughout the season, as sophomore Angel Oliver kept a 3.77 GPA in the communications department. Sarah Couch maintained a 3.58 GPA, while majoring in sports management for WilmU.
The five student-athletes were compiled of a group of 49 recipients throughout the CACC to earn the All-Academic award.
To be eligible for the All-Academic Team, a student-athletes must meet the following criteria: a) minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5 at the end of the immediate preceding term; b) minimum of two semesters enrolled as full-time student at member institution; c) student-athlete must be second year student-athlete at member institution; and d) student-athlete must have been athletically eligible the season preceding the award and used a season of eligibility.