UCCS' Bathelt named to academic all-district team

By Doug Fitzgerald published November 11, 2011

Cindy Bathelt of the University of Colorado Colorado Springs was named to the 2011 Capital One Division II Academic All-District VII Volleyball Team, it was announced Thursday.

Bathelt was one of six selected for the all-district team and the only one from the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference. As a first-team selection, she will automatically be listed on the ballot for academic All-American. The All-American teams will be voted upon and announced later in November.

A senior setter, Bathelt has been the definition of student-athlete. While maintaining a 3.82 grade-point average in Geography / Environmental Studies, she also led the Mountain Lions' offense, averaging 9.76 assists per set. Bathelt also recorded 2.03 digs, 1.20 kills and 0.72 blocks per set.

A transfer from the University of Florida, she played all of two seasons and part of a third (due to injury) at UCCS. She graduates with the sixth-highest assist total (2,151) in school history and the second highest since the advent of rally scoring and the 25-point set. Her 976 assists in 2011 and 943 assists in 2009 are the two highest assist totals in the 25-point era.

Joining Bathelt on the Capital One Division II Academic All-District VII Volleyball Team and, as a result, on the national ballot were: Concordia-St. Paul's Ellie Duffy and Taylor Fieldsted, Minnesota-Duluth's Allison Fanta, South Dakota Mines' Madisen Lane and Wayne State's Tatum Wroblewski.

The 2011 Capital One Academic All]District ® Volleyball Teams are selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America and are intended to recognize the nation's top student]athletes for their combined performances athletically and in the classroom. Capital One became the entitlement rights holder to CoSIDA's Academic All]America teams programs in 2011.

The Academic All]District ® teams are divided into eight geographic districts across the United States and Canada. This is the first year of the expanded Academic All]America® program as CoSIDA moves from recognizing a University Division (Division I) and a College Division (all non]Division I) and doubles the number of scholar]athletes honored. The teams include NCAA Division I, NCAA Division II and NCAA Division III participants, while the College Division team combines NAIA, Canadian and two]year schools.

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