(Neb.)- Burditt & Keisel Named RMAC All-Academic First Team
COLORADO SPRINGS -- Chadron State College seniors Ashton Burditt and Timmi Keisel were selected to the 2019 Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Volleyball All-Academic First Team by a vote of the leagues sports information directors.
Burditt, of Spearfish, South Dakota, who was named to the first team last season, currently leads the RMAC and is fifth in the nation in digs per set, with an average of 6.24. Burditt, the Eagles libero the last two years, holds the Chadron State record for most digs in a three, four and five-set match. She carries a 3.87 cumulative GPA in Elementary Education.
Keisel, a middle blocker from Fleming, Colorado, currently has a 4.0 GPA while working on her Masters in Curriculum and Instruction. She graduated in the spring of 2019 with a 3.94 GPA in Education. This season Keisel has recorded 106 kills with an attack percentage of .195 and has 37 total blocks. While earning her first first-team selection, Keisel was named to the honor roll the previous three seasons.
Six other Eagles earned All-Academic honor roll, by virtue of having a cumulative GPA of 3.3 or better. They are Chandler Hageman (Chadron, Neb.); Alli Keisel (Fleming, Colo.); Karli Noble (Cheyenne, Wyo.); Shelby Schouten (Alton, Iowa); Kincaid Strain (Elk River, Minn.); and Kaydrin Quest (Raymore, Mo.).
The Keisel sisters both lead the team with 4.0 GPA's.
Alyssa Kelling and Jessa Megenhardt, both of MSU-Denver, were named Co-Academic Players of the Year.
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