Sooners Place League-Best Seven on All-Academic Team

NORMAN, Okla. – The University of Oklahoma volleyball team placed a league-best seven student-athletes on the 2010 Academic All-Big 12 team the league office announced today. All seven Sooners earned first team honors. Junior Suzy Boulavsky and senior Francie Ekwerekwu were two of three members with a perfect 4.00 grade point average.

“It’s a testament to how hard our student-athletes work,” said Oklahoma Head Coach Santiago Restrepo. “They work hard on the court to make this program successful, and they’re getting it done in the classroom, as well. School is our top priority, and it’s exciting to see them recognized for that. We’re very proud of them.”

Boulavsky, a junior majoring in journalism, was recently named to the College Sports Information Director of America Academic All-District first team. Ekwerekwu, a senior, recently graduated with her bachelor’s degree in human relations and is enrolled at graduate school at OU.

Joining the duo on the team are seniors Chrissy Disarro (health and exercise science) and Sarah Freudenrich (human resources management), sophomores María Fernanda (health and exercise science) and Morgan Reynolds (elementary education) and junior Caitlin Higgins (microbiology). Higgins was named to the /CoSIDA Academic All-District third team.

Updated 11-17-2010

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