Nov. 16, 2017
RUSTON, La. – Louisiana Tech senior libero Jacie McClure was selected to the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-District® 6 Volleyball Team, the organization announced on Thursday afternoon.
CoSIDA Release (PDF)
McClure becomes the first Techster in program history to earn recognition on the All-District squad.
McClure, along with the 72 other All-District honorees from eight districts, will advance to the CoSIDA Academic All-America Team ballot. The first-, second-, and third-team Academic All-America honorees will be announced in December.
District 6 represents Division I programs from Arkansas, Iowa, Louisiana, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wisconsin.
As a Kinesiology and Health Promotion major with a 4.00 GPA, McClure has made the President’s list in every quarter during her time at Tech. Earlier in the week, she was also named to her third-straight Conference USA All-Academic team.
This season McClure played in 101 sets for the Lady Techsters, while accumulating 2.94 digs per set and a career-best 62 assists. She registered double-digit dig efforts in 15 matches this season, including a season-high 23 against Big Sky powerhouse North Dakota.
Over her career, McClure notched 962 digs over 373 sets played, while averaging 2.58 digs per set.
Off the court, the senior libero serves as the volleyball representative and social media chair on the SAAC Executive Committee. She is also a member of the National Honor Society for Success and Leadership.
NCAA DIVISION I – DISTRICT 6 (AR, IA, LA, MN, MO, MS, ND, SD, WI)
Alexis Conaway, Iowa State University, Sr., 4.00, Kinesiology
Brianne Dixon, Missouri State University, Sr., 4.00, Cell & Molecular Biology
Brittany Jessen, University of South Dakota, Sr., 3.90, English Education
Lily Johnson, Missouri State University, Sr., 3.96, Cell & Molecular Biology
Jacie McClure, Louisiana Tech University, Sr., 4.00, Kinesiology & Health Promotion
Annika Olsen, University of Iowa, Sr., 4.06, Finance
Brianna Rasmusson, North Dakota State University, Sr., 3.95, Exercise Science
Anna Zwiebel, LSU, So., 4.09, Kinesiology