Angie Pressey Named To Pac-10 All-Academic Second Team

Dec. 6, 2007


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California volleyball senior outside hitter Angie Pressey was named to the 2007 Pacific-10 Conference Women's Volleyball All-Academic second team as announced by Commissioner Tom Hansen. Pressey holds a 3.46 GPA as a history major and has also earned a place on the ESPN the Magazine Academic All-America District Eight Team. To be eligible for selection to the Pac-10 academic team, a student-athlete must have a minimum 3.0 overall grade-point average and either be a starter or a significant contributor. Pressey makes the second team after receiving Pac-10 All-Academic Honorable Mention as a sophomore and junior.

Pressey has 412 kills and 959 attacks on the year (4.08 kpg) and is second on the team in points with 489.5. She notched a career high of 29 kills against USC on Oct. 26 followed by a career high in attacks (67) at UCLA on Oct. 27 in Cal's historic win at Pauley Pavilion. She has registered 12 double-double matches this season, reaching double-digit kills in 20 of 30 matches. Her play this season has moved her into third all-time on the Cal kills ladder with 1,674 for her career (second among active Pac-10 players) as well as third all-time in attempts with 4,105 to date.

Pressey was named to All-Tournament teams at the Colorado Invitational, the Golden Bear Invitational and the Molten Classic, at which she was named tournament MVP. Her other conference accolades include being named to the 2007 All-Pac-10 Women's Volleyball Team, her fourth such selection and the only Bear ever to be so honored. She is one of four Cal All-Americans and recently received an invitation to tryout with the 2008 U.S. Women's National Team.

Two Bears received honorable mention for the Pac-10 All-Academic Team including sophomore libero Kristen Kathan and redshirt sophomore middle hitter Kat Reilly.

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