HCU’s Stanfill headlines Southland Volleyball All-Academic team
FRISCO, Texas – Alison Stanfill of HCU was named the 2023 Southland Conference Beach Volleyball Student-Athlete of the Year, as the annual All-Academic Team was announced Thursday.
Stanfill carries a perfect 4.00 grade point average while majoring in history. She and partner Maddie Butters were the Southland Pair of the Year in 2023, and tied for third-most wins in a season. She moved into fourth in program history with 56 career wins
Boise State led the way with four honorees, while HCU, New Orleans, and conference champion A&M-Corpus Christi each had two picks. First team all-conference players who met the academic qualifications are automatically selected to the team.
The all-academic team is voted on by a head coach, sports information director and an academic/compliance staff member from each Southland Conference institution. Student-athletes must possess a 3.0 cumulative GPA and completed one full academic year at the nominating institution to qualify for All-Academic selection. Student-Athlete of the Year nominees must have earned at least a 3.2 GPA on a 4.0 scale and demonstrated athletics achievement for at least two years at the nominating institution.
Student-Athlete of the Year: Alison Stanfill, HCU
|Joey Benson *||Boise State||Gr.||Buckeye, Ariz.||3.82||Kinesiology|
|Rorianna Chartier||Boise State||Jr.||Edmond, Okla.||3.67||Biology|
|Emilia Guerra-Acuña *||Boise State||So.||San Antonio, Texas||3.38||Health Studies|
|Kaylee Mejia *||Boise State||Jr.||Castle Rock, Colo.||3.47||Psychology|
|Maddie Butters *||HCU||Gr.||Bothell, Wash.||3.49||Interdisciplinary Studies|
|Alison Stanfill *||HCU||Gr.||Las Vegas, Nev.||4.00||History|
|Trinity Jackson *||New Orleans||Sr.||Colorado Springs, Colo.||3.86||Studio Art|
|Alexa Spartz *||New Orleans||Sr.||Glendale, Ariz.||3.86||Human Performance and Health Promotion|
|Kela Moreno||A&M-Corpus Christi||So.||Murrieta, Calif.||3.86||Kinesiology|
|Giuliana Poletti Corrales||A&M-Corpus Christi||Sr.||Asuncion, Paraguay||3.84||Finance|
* First Team All-Conference, Automatic Selection
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