Air Force Pair Earns Academic All-Conference Honors

    Rebecca Bates

    Rebecca Bates

    Jan. 30, 2014

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - 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.

    A conference-record 534 student-athletes were named to the fall 2013 Mountain West Academic All-Conference team. Fall sports include men's and women's cross country, football, women's soccer and women's volleyball. To be eligible, student-athletes must have completed at least one academic term at the member institution, while maintaining a cumulative grade-point-average of 3.0 or better and be a starter or significant contributor on their athletic team.

    Air Force had 32 cadet-athletes collect academic all-conference honors during the fall semester.

    Name, Class, Major
    Rebecca Bates, sophomore, foreign area studies
    Ayesha Hein, junior, astronautical engineering



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