HIGH POINT, N.C. – Four King Tornado Men's Volleyball players were placed on the All-Conference Academic team in a release by Conference Carolinas Friday morning. League member institutions stress the role of "Academics and Athletics Working Together" and each sport's Academic All-Conference award winners exemplify this continued league-wide commitment.
Named to the 2012 All-Conference Academic team were Brandon Rorer (Libero, Richmond, Va.), James Friddle (OPP, Cartersville, Ga.), Jeremy Funk (OH, Lancaster, Pa.), and Michael Koebel (OH, Richmond, Va.). King's four student-athletes honored is the second-most for a single team, next only to Mount Olive (5).
The 2012 Conference Carolinas Men's Volleyball Academic All-Conference representatives have been awarded to the following junior and senior student-athletes with a cumulative grade point average of 3.25 or higher on a 4.0 scale in all work completed at their member institution that have played in a conference sponsored sport. The GPA is calculated based on the student-athletes cumulative average through the previous semester and each student-athlete must have attended their member institution for at least one academic year.
Each year the Academic All-Conference Team is released while closing out each regular season before starting the tournament championships.
For more details and all the information throughout the spring championship season, stayed linked to the Spring Championships Central page for updated results.
Men's Volleyball Academic All-Conference Team
Brandon Rorer, King College
James Friddle, King College
Jeremy Funk, King College
Michael Koebel, King College
Edmund Walkley, Lees-McRae College
Charles Shearer, Limestone College
James Dorr, Limestone College
Joseph Gilliland, Limestone College
Scott Warren, Limestone College
Tim Ebbecke, Mount Olive College
John Nunns, Mount Olive College
Giora Sela, Mount Olive College
Jack Tutty, Mount Olive College
Alex Vazquez, Mount Olive College
Mark Hess, Pfeiffer University