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HOUSTON – Rice junior outside hitter Leah Mikesky was named to the District 15 CoSIDA Academic All-District First Team, the organization announced on Thursday.
Mikesky is a Kinesiology major with a 4.11 GPA and last year was named to the C-USA All-Academic Team and the C-USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll. Mikesky is the first Owl to earn CoSIDA Academic honors since Laurie McNamara was named to the Region 7 Second Team in 2012.
A native of Schulenburg, Texas, Mikesky will now be eligible CoSIDA Academic All-America honors which will be announced on Monday, Dec. 7.
Mikesky leads the Owls in total kills (407), kills per set (3.73), total attacks (1,193) and points (445.0. She ranks second on the team with 15 double-doubles and was named the C-USA Offensive Player of the Week on Sept. 8.
Mikesky and the Owls take on Marshall this Sunday, Nov. 8 at 12 p.m. (CT) at the Cam Henderson Center in Huntington, WV.