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Nov. 11, 2004

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – University of Virginia second-year volleyball player Lindsay Osco (Houston, Texas/Elkins) has been named to the six-member 2004 CoSIDA Academic All-District III University Division Women’s Volleyball Third Team as announced Thursday (November 11). A total of 18 players were named to the first, second and third teams, and Osco is just one of three sophomores to earn the honor.

Osco, an outside hitter, is second on the Virginia volleyball team in kills (338 – 3.41 per game) and digs (317 – 3.20). The 338 kills are a career high for Osco as are her team-best 15 double-doubles. She is hitting .174 this season and is fourth on the team with 28 service aces. Osco has started all 26 matches this season and played in all 99 games. Osco was named the Most Valuable Player of the Fairfield Inn Jefferson Cup Volleyball Tournament in September.

As a first-year in 2003, Osco was named to the Atlantic Coast Conference All-Freshman Team. She was also a 2003-04 ACC Academic Honor Roll selection.

To be nominated for the CoSIDA Academic All-America honors, a student-athlete must be a starter or important reserve with at least a 3.20 cumulative grade-point average (on a 4.0 scale) for his/her career. No athlete is eligible until he/she has reached sophomore athletic and academic standing in his/her career. District III consists of schools from the states of Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia.

The Cavaliers stand at 17-9 overall and 7-7 in the ACC. UVa wraps up regular season play this weekend as Virginia hosts Clemson Friday evening (November 12) at 7:00 p.m. on Senior Night. The Cavaliers will also play Georgia Tech at noon on Saturday (November 13) at Mem Gym.

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