Second-straight academic All-American honor
Harris, Kyle named to the C-USA All-Tournament Team
Rice wins thrilling five-set match over Southern Miss in semis
Third consecutive annual honor for senior outside hitter
Owls face Southern Miss Saturday at 5 p.m.
2015 (Jr.): Named to the CoSIDA Academic All-America Third Team…an AVCA Southwest Region Honorable Mention…named to the All-C-USA First Team…a District 15 CoSIDA Academic All-District First Team selection…selected to the C-USA All-Academic Team…named the C-USA Offensive Player of the Week (9/8)…selected the Rice Adidas Invitational MVP…earned a spot on the Baylor Classic All-Tournament Team…Hally Beth Poindexter Award (Team MVP)…team Scholar-Athlete Award…led the Owls in total kills (466-5th in C-USA), kills per set (3.76-7th in C-USA), total attacks (1,344-4th in C-USA) and points (508.5-5th in C-USA)…played in all 124 sets…second on the team with 17 double-doubles…had 10 or more kills in 27 of 31 matches played…posted a season-high 23 kills in a win over UC Irvine (8/29)…racked up a Rice season-high 26 digs at Texas A&M-Corpus Christi (9/15)…recorded 21 kills and 16 digs to upset No. 22 WKU (10/31).
2014 (RS Soph.-Rice): Named to the C-USA All-Conference Second-Team ... Became the 13th Owl to be named to the C-USA All-Academic Team ... Selected to the All-Rice Invitational I Team and All-Marquette Invitational Team ... Named the Hally Beth Poindexter Award (Team MVP) ... earned the Owls' Scholar-Athlete Award ... named to the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll ... led the team with 16 double-doubles, the most by an Owl since 2006 ... ranked sixth in C-USA in kills per set (3.42), points per set (3.82) and total kills (407) ... led the Owls in total kills, kills per set and points (454.5) ... played in 119 sets ... had 10 or more kills in 26 of 33 matches played ... set a career-high with 18 kills on three different occasions (Aug. 30 vs. Fresno St., Sept. 20 vs. SFA, Oct. 19 at UTSA) ... hit a season-high .500 (18-of-34) vs. Fresno St. (Aug. 30) ... 19 matches with 10 or more digs, including a season-high 18 in a win at Marquette (Sept. 12).
Florida State (Redshirt Freshman): Played in 18 games, making four starts as a redshirt freshman in 2013 ... Totaled 71 kills (1.5 per set) on 212 attacks and had eight service aces ... Sixth on the team in digs with 77.
High School:Ranked No. 39 on the PrepVolleyball.com senior class ratings ...Culminated her high school career with 6.3 kills per set, 466 digs, 105 service aces and 63 total blocks ...Named to the Under Armour Girls High School All-America Second Team ...Special mention on PrepVolleyball.com's All-America list ...Four-sport athlete at Schulenburg High, also playing basketball, tennis and running track ...Earned a spot on theVolleyballMagazine/Rox Girls' Fab 50 list ...Four-time all-state volleyball selection at Schulenburg High ...Excelled at basketball and track & field, being named a two-time all-state basketball selection while placing fourth in the state of Texas in triple jump ...Qualified for doubles in the state tennis tournament and won the regional tournament.
Personal: Parents:Shawn and Renee Mikesky ... Sister, Shannon Mikesky, plays volleyball at the University of Alabama ... College: Sid Richardson ... Was a multiple-sport athlete who performed well at volleyball, basketball, track, tennis and swimming growing up ... Academic all-state selection in high school in volleyball and basketball.
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