Allison Lawrence Earns Academic All-District Honors

Nov. 11, 2004

CORVALLIS, Ore. - Oregon State University senior outside hitter Allison Lawrence was named to the CoSIDA Academic All-District VIII third team, as was announced on Thursday morning.

Lawrence, a philosophy major, maintains a 3.62 grade point average and garnered third team Academic All-District honors for the second straight year. The Alta Loma, CA, native leads the Beavers with 358 points and 323 kills (3.89 kpg). Her 277 digs and 23 service aces rank second on the team. Lawrence surpassed the 1,000 kill mark earlier this season in the Civil War, and her 1,183 career kills are the sixth highest total in Oregon State history.

In order to be considered for the Academic All-District Team, an athlete must have reached sophomore athletic and academic standing at her school, have played in at least 50-percent of her team's games and have a minimum 3.20 cumulative GPA.

District VIII consists of Oregon, Washington, California, Nevada, Utah, Arizona, Alaska, Idaho, Hawaii, and British Columbia. The teams are voted on by members of the College Sports Information Directors of America.