TOWSON, MD. – Roger Williams University Women's Volleyball senior Krystie Luczynski(Kensington, Conn.) has been selected to the Capital One Academic All-America Division III Volleyball Third Team, becoming the first Vollleyball Academic All-American in Roger Williams University history. The nomination capped a number of recent honors, including ECAC Division III Player of the Year.
Luczynski closed out her Hawk career with her best season at Roger Williams. Her most notable accomplishment was becoming the third All-American in Roger Williams University Women's Volleyball history, earning a spot on the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) All-American Third Team.
The 2013 CCC Player of the Year set school records in a single season for hitting percentage at .433 and total points with 490.5. In addition, she tallied 79 block assists, second-best in a single season by a Hawk. She ended the year ranked second in the nation with a .433 hitting percentage, only .001 percentage points behind Division III leader Raea Rasmussen of Williams College. Luczynski hit .400 or better in 18 of the Hawks' 35 matches that she played in, including a career-best .792 against Endicott (19-0-24). She wrapped up her career with 1,192 kills, second-most in Roger Williams University history.
To be eligible for Academic All-America® consideration, a student-athlete must be a varsity starter or key reserve, maintain a cumulative G.P.A. 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 director. 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.