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Four Cougars receive WCC All-Academic accolades

(Photo by BYU Photo/Jaren Wilkey)

PROVO, Utah – Four Cougars received West Coast Conference All-Academic accolades, the league announced Tuesday.

Senior middle blockers Amy Boswell and Whitney Young Howard each made the all-academic team while sophomores Lacy Haddock and Lyndie Haddock collected honorable mention honors.

Boswell, who is first on the team and second in the conference in blocks, averages 1.30 per set. She additionally carries a .392 hitting percentage for the season, second highest in the conference. Boswell made the team with a 3.90 GPA in her nursing major.

Howard is second on the team and third in the conference in blocks, averaging 1.19 per set. Her .401 clip during league play is third highest in the conference. Howard keeps a 3.72 GPA in her major of athletic training.

Lacy Haddock collects 2.20 kills per set, third-most on the team. She has also contributed 59 digs and 56 blocks this year to help her team.

Lyndie Haddock leads the WCC in assists, averaging 10.61 per set. She has led the Cougars to a .296 hitting percentage as a team, the second-highest clip in the BYU rally-scoring era.  

Players are added to the all-academic team for maintaining academic excellence while being significant contributors to their team.

This is Boswell’s third-straight WCC All-Academic honor. Howard was named to the honorable mention list as a sophomore and the first team last season. This is the first academic honor for the Haddock twins. 

2016 WEST COAST CONFERENCE VOLLEYBALL ALL-ACADEMIC TEAM
Name School Class GPA Major
Amy Boswell BYU SR 3.90 Nursing
Lindsey Calvin Saint Mary's SO 3.90 English
Morgan Douglass Gonzaga SR 3.72 Business Administration
McKayla Ferris Gonzaga SR 3.65 Classical Civilizations
Kristen Gegenbacher San Diego JR 3.87 Communications/Theology
Lindsey Knudsen Saint Mary's SO 3.97 Accounting/Economics
Hailey Lindberg Santa Clara SO 3.68 Undeclared Business
Kirsten Mead Santa Clara JR 3.93 Economics
Ashley Morgan Pepperdine JR 3.64 Sports Medicine
Lauren Naatz Portland SO 3.81 Biology
Gaby Palmeri Pepperdine SR 3.70 Biology
Whitney Young Howard BYU JR 3.72 Athletic Training
2016 WCC VOLLEYBALL ALL-ACADEMIC HONORABLE MENTION

Emmy Allen, Gonzaga; Jensen Cunningham, Santa Clara; Paige Folger, Gonzaga; Lacy Haddock, BYU; Lyndie Haddock, BYU; Mary Hernandez, Saint Mary’s; Katrina Inch, Santa Clara; Jayden Kennedy, San Diego; Morgan Robinson, Portland; Payton Rund, Saint Mary’s; Alexis Salmons, Saint Mary’s; Tatiana San Juan, Santa Clara; Mary Shepherd, Santa Clara; Jenna Tunnell, Pepperdine; Alicja Wilk, Pacific; Erin Williams, Loyola Marymount

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