Koebel, Funk earn Academic All-Conference honors

Conference Carolinas All-Academic Team

BRISTOL, Tenn. – Two members of the King University men's volleyball team were named to the Conference Carolinas Academic All-Conference team. Jeremy Funk and Michael Koebel were both named to the academic all-conference team.

Koebel, a senior from Richmond, Va., majored in finance and has a grade point average of 3.47. He led the Tornado with 213 kills, and averaged 2.42 kills per set during his final season.  This marks the third time Koebel has been named to the Academic All-Carolinas Conference team.

Funk is an athletic training and has carries a 3.87 grade point average. The junior from Lancaster, Pa., posted an attack percentage of .202 with 39 kills in 2013. He also accounted for 70 digs. This marks the second time Funk has been named the Academic All-Carolinas Conference team.

The 2013 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.