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Hokies have ten student-athletes named to All-ACC Academic Team

Hokies have ten student-athletes named to All-ACC Academic Team


CHARLOTTE, N.C. – On Wednesday afternoon, the ACC announced that ten Hokies were named to the 2023 All-ACC Academic Team. This ties last year’s mark as the highest number of All-ACC Academic honorees for the Hokies in the Marci Byers and ACC eras. Tech earned a 3.39 GPA in the fall of 2023. 

Academic requirements for selection to the All-ACC Academic Team are a 3.0-grade point average for the previous semester and a 3.0 cumulative average during one’s academic career. In addition, student-athletes must compete in at least 50 percent of their team’s contests. Hanna Borer, Elayna Duprey, Ava Francis and Sydney Petersen were also named to the 2022 All-ACC Academic Team, while the remaining six receive the honor for the first time. 

In addition, for the fifth year in a row, Virginia Tech was named a recipient of the USMC/AVCA Academic Award heading into the 2023 season, having a team average of 3.30 or higher during the 2022 season. 

 














Position Name Hometown Major
L/DS Olivia Angell Brentwood, Tenn.  Sustainable Biology
OH Elizabeth Aylward Nashville, Tenn.  Psychology
S Hanna Borer Lewis Center, Ohio  Criminology
L/DS Sierra Cates Temecula, Calif. Biology
OH/RS Elayna Duprey Alexandria, Va. Sports Media & Analytics
OH Ava Francis Plain City, Ohio Criminology
MB Cara Lewis Bowie, Md.  Sociology
RS Hailey Pearce Charlotte, N.C. Business
MB Sydney Petersen Snohomish, Wash. Public Health
MB Jasmine Robinson Chesapeake, Va. Human Development

The full list of All-ACC Academic honorees can be found here. 

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