MATTOON — The Lake Land volleyball team earned a team academic award from the AVCA based on the team's performance in the classroom this past season. The Lake Land volleyball team had a grade point average of 3.26, which was the second-highest GPA of all of the sports at Lake Land.
Lake Land was one of 21 junior college teams to earn the honor AVCA team academic honor.
Adora Gowin, Rachel Schultz and Daria Voronina were both named to the NJCAA All-Academic second team this past season and Kelcie Darnell was named to the NJCAA All-Academic third team.
Out of the 13 players on the team, seven had a GPA of 3.0 or higher for the 2016 Lake Land volleyball team.