Four members of the Air Force volleyball team - junior Hillary Keltner and sophomores Rebecca Bates, Akokwe Clement and Maggie Sherrill - will participate in the tryouts for the U.S. women's national team this weekend (Feb. 21-23) in at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs.
Two members of the 2013 Air Force volleyball team were named to the Mountain West Academic All-Conference Team, the league office announced today (Jan. 30). Junior Ayesha Hein claimed her third academic all-conference honor, while sophomore Rebecca Bates earned her second.
Air Force volleyball junior Ayesha Hein was named to the 2013 Capital One Academic All-America Division I Volleyball Team, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). One of only three non-seniors named to the 19-member squad, Hein earned second-team distinction.
Several members of the Air Force volleyball team impacted the Academy record book during the 2013 season, as the squad made history with its most conference wins since joining Division I. In all, seven Falcons made 15 incursions to the program's Division I standings, as well as one addition to the Academy's all-time list.
Sophomore Maggie Sherrill was named the Air Force Athlete of the Week on Dec. 2, after helping the volleyball team close out the 2013 season with a pair of Mountain West victories. It is the second such weekly award for Sherrill, who also claimed the department's award at the end of October.