Coyote trio named Academic Summit League
SIOUX FALLS – South Dakota Volleyball Players Aimee Adams, Madison hurts and Elizabeth juhnke were named to the Academic All-Summit League squad.
The three Coyotes are among seven honored by the Summit League for maintaining a 3.3 GPA while participating in more than 50 percent of their team’s games throughout the season.
Adams, a junior from Breda, Iowa, is 4.0 GPA in nursing as she has contributed 217 kills and 157 field digs this season.
Juhnke, a junior form from Lakeville, Minnesota, has a 3.78 GPA in nursing and won first-team All-Summit League honors after leading the league in kills (461) and kills. per set (3.97). It also counted 347 excavations.
Harms, a junior to Sergeant Bluff, Iowa, has a 3.71 GPA in medical biology and set a new single-season academic record with her pass percentage of 0.409. She has totaled 257 kills and 1.19 blocks per set this season.
“I am so proud of these three ladies!”, Coach Leanne williamson noted. “They have done an amazing job showing how successful you can be on and off the pitch!
“They show what it means to be the best version of yourself in all walks of life and are great role models!”
South Dakota finished the season with a 20-10 overall record and won the school’s second straight Summit League title and a berth in the NCAA tournament.
Academic team of all 2021 Summit League volleyball leagues
|Lydia Bartalo||Denver||Gr.||OH||4.0||Graduate Certificate in Organizational Leadership|
|Tina Boé **||Denver||Gr.||Mo||4.00||Master in Communication Management|
|Sami Clarkson **||Omaha||Jr.||S||4.00||Kinesiology|
|Sadie Limback ***||Omaha||Sr.||RS||4.00||Kinesiology|
|Aimee Adams**||South Dakota||Jr.||OH||4.00||Feeding with milk|
|Madison hurts||South Dakota||Jr.||Mo||3.71||Medical Biology|
|Elizabeth juhnke**||South Dakota||Jr.||OH||3.78||Feeding with milk|
* Academic career All-League honors