Heidi Krug Earns First Team Academic All-America Honors
Nov. 29, 2006
COLLEGE STATION, Texas- Senior setter Heidi Krug has received yet another honor as she was named to the ESPN The Magazine Academic All-America Women's Volleyball First Team, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).
Krug, a senior biology major, is a three-time Conference USA Commissioner's Academic Honor Roll and Commissioner's Academic Medal recipient, while compiling an overall GPA of 4.00. In addition, she was named the 2005-06 Conference USA Scholar Athlete of the Year and has placed on the Academic All-District team for the past three seasons, including being named to the first team last year. She was also named to the All-America third team last season.
On October 13th at Southern Miss, Krug passed Lisa Donovan to become ECU's all time leader in assists, and finished her career with 4,439 total assists.
The academic All-America honor is one of many accolades Krug has received this season. Krug was named to the All-Conference USA second team. For her efforts on the court this season, Krug has been named Conference USA Defensive Player of the Week on Sept. 11 and Conference USA Setter-of-the-Week on Oct.16. In addition, Krug was named to the ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District Team for the third consecutive year.
The Academic All-America Teams program honors male and female student-athletes annually who have succeeded at the highest level on the playing field and in the classroom. Individuals are selected through voting by CoSIDA, a 2,000-member organization consisting of sports public relations professionals for colleges and universities in the United States and Canada.
To be eligible, a student-athlete must be a varsity starter or key reserve, maintain a cumulative grade point average of 3.20 on a scale of 4.00, have reached sophomore athletic and academic standings at his/her current institution and be nominated by his/her sports information director.
The following is the entire 2006 ESPN The Magazine Academic All-America Women's Volleyball Team: