Sydney Townsend was an Academic All-Big Ten selection for the third time in volleyball.
Photo by Allyssa Hynes/Nebraska Communications

Seven Huskers Earn Academic All-Big Ten Honors

By NU Athletic Communications

The Big Ten Conference announced its fall Academic All-Big Ten honorees on Wednesday afternoon, including seven members of the Nebraska volleyball program.

All five Husker seniors were honored. Seniors Annika Albrecht (child, youth and family studies), Allie Havers (masters, journalism and mass communications), Briana Holman (criminology and criminal justice), Kelly Hunter (masters, business) and Sydney Townsend (biochemistry) all earned recognition.

Mikaela Foecke (animal science) and Kenzie Maloney (communication studies) also earned Academic All-Big Ten honors, as did former Husker Olivia Boender (child, youth and family studies).

To be eligible for Academic All-Big Ten selection, student-athletes must be letterwinners who are in at least their second academic year at their institution and carry a cumulative grade-point average of 3.0 or higher.

Nebraska Volleyball Academic All-Big Ten Selections
Annika Albrecht, Sr., Child, Youth & Family Studies
Mikaela Foecke, Jr., Animal Science
Allie Havers, Sr., Journalism & Mass Communications - Masters
Briana Holman, Sr., Criminology & Criminal Justice
Kelly Hunter, Sr., Business - Masters
Kenzie Maloney, Jr., Communication Studies
Sydney Townsend, Sr., Biochemistry


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