Immediate Release: February 19, 2008
Contact: Anthony G. Naglieri (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Volleyball's Kane one of six all-conference honorees tabbed America
East Scholar-Athletes for Fall 2007
Kane is a three-time first team all-conference selection
MASS. - Binghamton volleyball player Jacki
Kane (Centennial, Colo.) has been named an America East Scholar-Athlete,
the conference office announced Tuesday afternoon.
Kane, a senior with a dual major in English and political science,
was a first-team all-conference selection in volleyball for the
third straight season.
She enjoyed arguably the finest season of her four-year career
in 2007. The 6-2 middle led America East for the third straight
season and ranked 14th in the nation with 1.55 blocks per game.
Kane finished the year with a school record 186 blocks. Over
her four-year career, she totaled 611 blocks, which ranks second
all-time and first in BU's Division-I era.
The Scholar-Athletes were members of teams in the six championship
sports which America East offered in the fall season including
mens and womens cross country, field hockey, mens
and womens soccer and volleyball.
committee of athletic administrators and NCAA Faculty Athletics
Representatives chose an honoree in each of the six fall championship
sports. Each America East Scholar-Athlete was a starter or prominent
reserve and carries a minimum cumulative grade-point average