COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (October 21, 2014) – The Colorado State University-Pueblo volleyball team placed six players on the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference All-Academic Honor Roll, as announced Tuesday by the conference. Jordan Bruere (Jr., Rio Rancho, N.M.), Katie Burnett (So., Austin, Texas), Taylor Fox (Sr., Santa Cruz, Calif.), Mikala Morris (R-Fr., Tempe, Ariz.), Tanja Ranilovic (So., Belgrade, Serbia) and Megan Schultz (So., Colorado Springs, Colo.) each garnered inclusion on the honor roll. To qualify for academic all-RMAC, student-athletes must have a grade point average of 3.30 or higher and have completed constitutive semesters at their current institution.
Bruere holds a 3.62 GPA as an EXHPR major. The junior ranks second on the team in assists (297) and fourth in digs (203). In the classroom, Burnett carries a 3.87 GPA, while leading the Pack in digs with 354. A graduate student, Fox owns a 3.39 GPA in business management (marketing). Morris holds a perfect 4.00 GPA as a mass communications major. Seeing action in all but six sets this season, Ranilovic ranks sixth on the team in kills and fourth in blocks, while holding a 3.55 GPA as a biology major. A liberal studies major, Schultz has a 3.74 GPA. The sophomore ranks fourth on the ThunderWolves in kills and third in blocks.
Gina Morgan of Regis University was named the RMAC Volleyball Academic Player of the Year. The Pack's six representations on the honor roll are the third most in the conference, trailing Colorado Mesa University and Chadron State College which had seven each.
This weekend, CSU-Pueblo (12-10, 6-6 RMAC) challenges No. 14 Colorado Mesa University Friday, before facing Fort Lewis College Saturday.
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As a member of the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference, Colorado State University – Pueblo competes in 22 varsity sports in NCAA Division II intercollegiate athletics.