Twenty-three student-athletes were honored for excellence in the classroom.
Friars and Golden Eagles tip-off at 8 p.m. (ET) on Jan. 21 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Friars will host the Hoyas on January 15 at Alumni Hall for a 7 p.m. tip-off.
Friars host the Bluejays on Saturday, January 11 at Alumni Hall.
Friars and Blue Demons tip-off at 8:00 p.m. (ET) on January 8 in Chicago, Ill.
2013-14: Played seven games for the Friars... Appeared in her first game of the season against Georgetown on January 15... Recorded a career-high five rebounds in 18 minutes of action... Netted the first field goal of her career against Villanova (2/5)... Came off the bench to play nine minutes vs. St. John's on Feb. 8 and grabbed four rebounds... Missed the early portion of the Friars' 2013-14 schedule while competing for the Providence College volleyball team.
2012-13: Appeared in her first collegiate game vs. Rhode Island (12/22)... Played six games overall... Grabbed her first career rebound and notched her first career point on a free throw vs. the Rams... Played three minutes off the bench against Seton Hall (2/20) and notched her first collegiate steal... Also saw action against Cincinnati, Marquette and Notre Dame during the regular-season schedule, and Georgetown in the BIG EAST Championship First Round.
AT PROVIDENCE: A member of the Providence College women's volleyball team... Has played in 59 matches with the Friars overall... During the 2012 season, she led the team in hitting percentage (.197), kills (239) and service aces (28) ... Ranked second in total blocks with 55 and added 60 digs ... Notched double-digit kills in nine matches including a career-high 17 kills against Fairleigh Dickinson on Aug. 25 ... Set a career-high with six digs on Oct. 28 versus Binghamton ... Recorded a season-high six blocks vs. St. Peter's (8/29) ... Notched four service aces versus St. Peter's (8/29) and Quinnipiac (9/14).
BEFORE PROVIDENCE: Attended Round Rock High School in Round Rock, Texas... Earned two varsity letters in volleyball, three in basketball and two in track and field...Was a four-year member of the Austin Performance Club Team...An Academic All-State honoree as a senior, also earned second team All-District honors as a junior...As a sophomore, received All-District honors in basketball and was a state qualifier in discus
PERSONAL: Daughter of Sylvia Acosta and Tom Russian... Born November 13, 1992... Has an older brother, Alex, who played football at LSU... Pursuing a double-major in global studies and Spanish, with a minor in music.
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