AUSTIN, Texas – Taylor Volleyball's Kelsey Arvin was recently honored as a second team Capital One Academic All-America selection, as voted on and announced by the College Sports Information Directors of America.
Arvin has been a four-year starter for the Trojans as a defensive specialist and libero. A native of Muncie, Ind., Arvin carries a 3.96 GPA as an Exercise Science Major and finished the season third in the NAIA with 934 digs.
An Academic All-Conference honoree last season, Arvin was named the Crossroads League libero of the year while earning first team All-Crossroads League honors. The senior was also recently named the AVCA Northeast Region libero of the year.
The Capital One Academic All-America honor is designed to recognize student-athletes for outstanding achievements in the classroom, as well as on the field of play. In order to be eligible for the honor, an athlete must have a cumulative grade-point average of 3.30 or higher on a 4.0 scale, have reached sophomore status academically and have participated in over half of the team's competitions during the current season.