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Ostrom named CoSIDA Academic All-America Third Team
Thursday, December 10, 2015
Ostrom named CoSIDA Academic All-America Third Team

Lipscomb setter Kayla Ostrom has been named to the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-America® Division I Volleyball third team.

A total of 18 student-athletes were selected nationally for the All-America® teams. Ostrom, a junior, has a 4.0 grade point average in food systems management.

The junior from Lafayette, Indiana is a two-time CoSIDA District 3 All-Academic First Team selection, earning the honor this season and in 2014.

Ostrom is fifth in the nation in both assists (1,446) and assists per set (12.05). She led the Atlantic Sun in both categories.

She was named 2015 A-Sun Setter of the Year. She was selected A-Sun First Team All-Conference as well as a member of the A-Sun All-Tournament Team. She was also named A-Sun Scholar-Athlete for volleyball.

This week she earned honorable mention on the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) All-Region Team.

The CoSIDA Academic All-America® Division I Volleyball third team includes four student-athletes with at least a 4.0 G.P.A. Joining Ostrom are senior Lauren Clarke of North Dakota carries a 4.0 G.P.A. as a chemical engineering major; senior Allison Doerpinghaus of Houston Baptist is a kinesiology major with a 4.0 G.P.A.; and junior Leah Mikesky of Rice is a kinesiology major with a 4.11 G.P.A.

Aubrey Edie of Mississippi and Ashley Evans of Purdue join the quartet on the third team.

Lipscomb’s Ostrom was one of nine of the 18 student-athletes who represented teams that qualified for the NCAA Division I Volleyball Championships this season – Acker of SMU, Bergren of Kentucky, Amy Boswell of BYU, Neuenfeldt of North Carolina, Burgess of Stanford, Tapp of Minnesota, Washington of Penn State, and Evans of Purdue.