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GREENSBORO, N.C . – Senior libero AJ Cushman has been named to the All-ACC Academic Volleyball Team for the second-consecutive season.

Cushman wrapped up her career as one of Virginia’s all-time best defenders. The kinesiology major from Richmond, Va., Cushman earned 1,432 digs in her four seasons to finish fourth in UVa’s record book for career digs. She also tallied 543 digs this year to rank fourth in the program’s single-season records and finished the year second in the ACC, with an average of 4.89 digs per set. The libero recorded 28 double-digit dig performances this season, marking all but two matches, and registered her first career 30-dig match at Temple.

For her play this year, Cushman was named to the VaSID All-State First Team following the conclusion of the season.

To be eligible for consideration for the All-ACC Academic Team, a student-athlete must have earned a 3.0 grade point average for the previous semester and maintained a 3.0 cumulative average during her academic career.

2010 All-ACC Academic Volleyball Team
Name Yr. Pos. School Major
Kristen Baader@ Sr. L/OH Boston College Biology
Tsvetelina Dureva Jr. OH Boston College Communication
Natalie Patzin@ So. OH Clemson Biological Engineering
Alexa Rand So. MH Clemson Special Education
Becci Burling^ Sr. MB Duke Psychology/Biological Anthropology
Sophia Dunworth!# Jr. MB/OH Duke Biology
Christiana Gray@^ So. MB Duke Undeclared
Ali McCurdy^* Fr. DS/L Duke Undeclared
Amanda Robertson@^ Jr. MB Duke Psychology
Stephanie Neville@^ Sr. OH Florida State Finance/Marketing
Jenna Romanelli@ Sr. L/DS Florida State Exercise Science/Dietetics
Taylor Wilson Sr. L/DS Florida State Interior Design
Jordan McCullers@ Sr. L/DS Georgia Tech Management
Jennifer Percy Fr. OH Georgia Tech Management
Asia Stawicka# Jr. MB Georgia Tech Management
Mary Cushman* Fr. OH Maryland Undeclared
Brittney Grove# Sr. M/RS Maryland Marketing/Communication
Lisa Scott Jr. MB Maryland Criminology/Criminal Justice
Bethany Springer@ Sr. L Maryland Mechanical Engineering
Katie Gallagher Jr. S Miami Sports Administration
Alexandria Johnson Fr. OH/RS Miami Business
Shelby Bleke Jr. MH North Carolina Journalism & Mass Communcation
Courtney Johnston^ Sr. OH/RS North Carolina Communication Studies
Megan Cyr Jr. S NC State Communications
Luciana Shafer Jr. OH NC State Business Management
A.J. Cushman@ Sr. DS Virginia Kinesiology
Cara Baarendse@^ So. MB Virginia Tech Human Development
Jennifer Wiker Jr. OH Virginia Tech Finance
Andrea Beck@^ So. MB Wake Forest Biology
Carlin Salmon Jr. MB Wake Forest Communication

! denotes 2010 ACC Volleyball Scholar-Athlete of the Year
@ denotes two-time honoree
# denotes three-time honoree
^ denotes 2010 All-ACC Team member
* denotes 2010 ACC All-Freshman Team member

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