The Brown School and Sacred Heart volleyball programs received a very big honor this past week being recognized for their academic excellence.
On Tuesday the Kentucky Volleyball Coaches Association announced their 2018 KVCA Team Academic Award and the Bears and Valkyries were only two of 12 teams recognized.
In order to qualify, teams had to maintain at least a 3.30 cumulative team grade-point average on a 4.0 scale throughout the school year.
Brown went 19-10 last season.
Sara Bishop, Hanna Corus, Morgan Flecke, Hannah Johnson, Katie Kaelin, Shelby Larson, Ashly Martin, Graycee Merten, Alex Oconnor, Ivy Renn, Karlee Stevenson, and Anna Williams played for the Bears.
Sacred Heart’s volleyball team spent most of last season ranked in the top three and posted a 26-14 record and advanced to the Seventh Region championship game.
Emily Arnold, Anna Burke, Kristen Clemons, Olivia Fogo, Lauren Hoffman, Isabella Hughes, Isabella Hughes, Anna Lococo, Sam Merkley, Carissa Reyes, Cat Schmid, Cierra Scott, Skylar Singleton, Lexi Uhrhan, Amber Vance, Abigail Westenhofer, and Heather Wethington played for the Valkyries last season.