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Orzol Earns CSC Academic All-American Honors

Orzol Earns CSC Academic All-American Honors


MADISON, Wis. – Wisconsin volleyball’s Julia Orzol has been named a College Sports Communicators (CSC) Academic All-American, announced by the CSC this afternoon.
 
Orzol was named Academic All-American Third Team and is just the fourth student-athlete to be named to the prestigious list in program history. She follow’s Kathy Cogan (1983), Lauren Carlini (2016), and Sydney Hilley (2019, ’20, ’21).
 
The Olsztyn, Poland native has a 3.93 cumulative grade point average (GPA) in business: accounting. Orzol was also named the Elite 90 Award winner, the student-athlete with the highest cumulative GPA among all the participants at the NCAA National Championship this fall.
 
On the court, the six-foot libero/outside hitter is a three-year starter for the Badgers, transitioned to libero this season after two seasons at outside hitter. This season, she played in all 34 matches and 119 sets, starting 28 at libero and six at outside hitter. She ranks first on the team with 3.46 digs per set, recording double-figure digs in 27 matches. She was also named to volleyballmag.com All-American list as an honorable mention.
 
The four Academic All-American teams, totaling 83 student-athletes, have a 3.86 cumulative GPA with 29 members posting a perfect 4.00 GPA.

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