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Valentina Carrasco leads four Lady Rattlers on the All-Academic team
Valentina Carrasco leads four Lady Rattlers on the All-Academic team
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Courtesy: Florida A&M Sports Information
Four Volleyballers Make MEAC All-Academic Team
By: Florida A&M Sports Information  

NORFOLK, Va., Nov. 15, 2017—The Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) announced the 2017 Volleyball All-Academic Selections, honoring 66 student-athletes from the conference’s 13 institutions who achieved academic success during the 2016-17 academic year.

MEAC sophomore, junior and senior student-athletes with a 3.0 or better cumulative grade point average, as well as transfer student-athletes who have been in residence at the institution for at least one year, are eligible for All-Academic accolades.

“I felicitate our women’s volleyball student-athletes for maintaining a 3.0 or better grade point average,” said MEAC Commissioner Dennis E. Thomas. “I would also like to recognize the academic support staff, faculty, parents and coaches who have contributed to the academic and athletic success of these student-athletes.”

From FAMU, four athletes were represented on the academic list: Valentina Carrasco, Maria Yvette Garcia, Alexis Gocha and Valeria Lopez.

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