Greencastle, Ind. - Suzanne Peters (Sr., Fort Wayne, Ind./Homestead) has been selected to the Google Cloud Academic All-America® Division III Volleyball Team, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). Peters, who was chosen to the third team, was one of 21 student-athletes named to the three teams. The complete list is available here.
A third team all-America selection by the American Volleyball Coaches Association, Peters carries a 3.81 cumulative grade point average while majoring in kinesiology and has been named to DePauw's Dean's List all six semesters.
She was earlier named the North Coast Athletic Conference Player of the Year as she helped the Tigers to an 18-11 overall record, a second-place finish in the NCAC and the program's fifth appearance in the NCAA postseason in the last six years. Peters finished her career with 1,438 kills which ranks fifth in school history. Her 443 kills this season were the 10th highest single-season total in school history.
In all, DePauw student-athletes have earned 56 Academic All-America® honors since Ike Tallman's selection to the 1958 football team. The complete list of DePauw honorees is available here.
To be eligible, a student-athlete must be a varsity starter or key reserve, maintain a cumulative grade point average of 3.30 on a scale of 4.00, have reached sophomore athletic and academic standings at his/her current institution and be nominated by his/her sports information/athletics communications staff.
Since the program's inception in 1952, CoSIDA has bestowed Academic All-America® honors on more than 20,000 student-athletes in Divisions I, II, III and NAIA, covering all NCAA championship sports. The Division III Google Cloud Academic All-America® program is financially supported by the NCAA Division III national governance structure to assist CoSIDA with handling the awards fulfillment aspects for the 2018-19 Division III Academic All-America® teams.
For more information about the Academic All-America® program, please visit the official site.