Feb. 28, 2013
CHESTNUT HILL, Mass. - Senior Krystle Higgins and freshman Katty Workman have earned 2012 All-ACC Academic Volleyball Team honors, Atlantic Coast Conference Commissioner John Swofford announced on Thursday.
A two-year captain and four-year starter, Higgins finished her career as one of the most prolific blockers in program history. The Inglewood, Calif., native concluded her four years at BC second in career total blocks (372), sixth in career block solos (64), and first in career block assists.
This past season, Higgins led the Eagles with 106 total blocks on 91 block assists and 15 block solos to average a team-high 0.95 blocks per set.
Workman, who garnered ACC All-Freshman Team accolades this past fall, led the ACC with 4.04 kills per set. A three-time ACC Freshman of the Week winner in 2012, Workman set BC's freshman record with 412 total kills also ranking sixth on BC's all-time single-season kills list.
A native of Thousand Oaks, Calif., Workman registered 12 double-doubles on the season and tallied double-digit kill totals in 24 of the 29 matches she played in.
Eleven schools are represented on this year's All-ACC Academic Team, led by Duke, Georgia Tech, Maryland, and Miami with four apiece. Clemson and North Carolina had three student-athletes recognized. Boston College, Florida State, NC State, Virginia Tech, and Wake Forest all had two players honored.
To be eligible for consideration for the All-ACC Academic Team, a student-athlete must have earned a 3.00 grade point average for the previous semester and maintained a 3.00 cumulative average during her academic career.