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July 24, 2024 9:07 am

Four Trojans earn All-District honors

MOUNT OLIVE – The University of Mount Olive women’s volleyball team featured four players named to the College Sports Communicators Academic All-District Team, as senior right-side hitter Camryn Huber, senior setter Jenna Myer, sophomore libero Morgan Prots and sophomore outside hitter Ashlyn Stone earned the accolade.

With the honor, all four players are eligible for consideration on the CSC Academic All-America Teams that will be announced later this month.

A native of Buies Creek, Huber finished fourth on the team with 195 kills while playing all 32 matches. She also ranked third with 67 blocks this season. Huber holds a 3.82 cumulative grade-point average while completing a double major in psychology and criminal justice.

Myer, from Clayton, ranked seventh in the league with 636 total assists while averaging 5.94 assists per set in 30 matches played. She split the role at setter throughout the year while also tallying 29 service aces. She boasts a 3.74 GPA while majoring in exercise science.

A native of Whispering Pines, Prots earned first-team all-conference honors and ranked sixth in the region with 528 digs. She eclipsed 1,000 career digs this season while totaling at least 20 digs in 12 matches this year. She maintains a 4.00 while pursuing a degree in elementary education.

Stone, from Rougemont, finished the season second on the team with 246 kills while playing in 29 matches. She was selected to the all-tournament team after an impressive two-game stretch in the league postseason with 29 kills on a .453 hitting percentage in seven sets played. Stone holds a 3.87 GPA while majoring in business administration/business management.

To qualify for the academic all-district honors, a student-athlete must be at least a sophomore academically and in athletic eligibility, must maintain a cumulative 3.50 GPA or higher and must have played at least 50 percent of the team’s matches. Additionally, each institution is capped at four nominees in volleyball.

— From University of Mount Olive Athletics