Volleyball Standout Andrea Novakovic Named to CoSIDA Academic All-America First Team

AUSTIN, Texas – Senior Andrea Novakovic has been named to the CoSIDA Academic All-America First Team for her performance in the classroom and on the court.

Novakovic, who majors in Accounting and recorded a 4.00 GPA, anchored the Oklahoma Wesleyan defense from her libero position. She compiled 762 digs (6.35 d/g) this past season and also added 30 aces from the service line.

The 14 members of the CoSIDA Academic All-America® College Division volleyball team have an average GPA of 3.96.



Michael MacEachern, Young Harris College | Academic All-America® Co-Director for Publicity

mfmaceachern@yhc.edu | (706) 379-5106

Jay Stancil, Union College (Ky.) | Academic All-America® Coordinator of Publicity

jstancil@unionky.edu | (606) 546-1292



Name                                   School                                                     Yr.    GPA        Major

Libby Breton (2)                   Siena Heights University                           Sr.    4.00        Biology

Aneisha Ford                        Park University                                         Sr.    4.00        Nursing

Annie Kate Hudson              University of Mobile                                 Sr.    3.87        Kinesiology

Andrea Novakovic              Oklahoma Wesleyan University            Sr.    4.00        Accounting

Kristen Osborn                     Mount Vernon Nazarene University         Jr.     4.00        Biology

Katie Placke (1)                    Hastings College                                      Sr.    4.00        Human Resources Management

Holly Randall                       Oklahoma City University                         Sr.    4.04        Political Science / Spanish



Name                                   School                                                 Yr.    GPA       Major

Taylor Cowan                       MidAmerica Nazarene University         Sr.    3.98        Nursing

Danielle Curnes                    College of the Ozarks                          Sr.    3.97        Nursing

Amanda Hawkins                 Madonna University                             Jr.     3.79        Psychology / Mental Health

Amy Horner                         Tabor College                                        Sr.    3.86        Chemistry / Math

Jessica Jensen                    William Woods University                     So.    4.00        Accounting

Amanda Metz                       Siena Heights University                      Sr.    4.00        English / Language Arts

Makenzie Montano (2)          Lindsey Wilson College                        Sr.    3.94        Communication


CoSIDA Academic All-America® of the Year: Kaite Placke, Hastings


(1) – CoSIDA Academic All-America® first team selection in 2016

(2) – CoSIDA Academic All-America® second team selection in 2016