Bishop Lands ASUN All-Academic Honors


April 20, 2017

LakePoint, Ga. - Tahleia Bishop of the Coastal Carolina beach volleyball team was one of 10 student-athletes to be recognized for their academic achievements Thursday as the ASUN Conference announced its 2017 Beach Volleyball All-Academic Team.

The ASUN All-Academic Team was voted upon by the conference's sports information directors.

Bishop, an interdisciplinary studies major with a 4.0 GPA, played the entire season as the Chants' number one seed alongside partner Natasa Savovic. The duo finished the season with a 10-6 record, including wins in each of their last four matches.

Bishop notched victories against the top pairings of all but one ASUN school, and opened the season with a straight-sets win against South Carolina's top pairing when the Gamecocks were ranked 10th in the nation.

Kristin Lind of Stetson, an accounting major with a 3.94 GPA, was named the ASUN Scholar-Athlete of the Year for the third straight time.

Mercer led all ASUN schools with four student-athletes on the All-Academic Team, followed by Stetson with three and Coastal Carolina, Jacksonville and North Florida with one each.

2017 ASUN All-Academic Team
Kristin Lind -- Stetson
Tori Penrod -- Mercer
Emma Peel -- Mercer
Tahleia Bishop -- Coastal Carolina
Hanna McMahon -- Jacksonville
Danielle Faust -- Mercer
Sophie Peel -- Mercer
Kimberly Ferguson -- North Florida
Tiffany Creamer -- Stetson
Rachel Noble -- Stetson



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