Volleyball Trio Named To MAAC All-Academic Team

Nov. 18, 2005

BALTIMORE, Md. - Seniors Becky Corb and Jamie Arndt and junior Blair Snyder of the Greyhound volleyball team were among the 43 selections to the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) All-Academic Team, it has been announced by the conference office on Friday evening.

The team was announced at the conference's awards banquet on the eve of the 2005 MAAC Volleyball Championships.

Corb, who carries a 3.29 grade point average in communications, ended her Loyola career as the school's all-time leader in kills with 1,629. She led the Greyhounds with 440 kills this past season while finishing second on the team with 296 digs. She is just one of two players in Loyola volleyball history to reach 1,000 career kills and 1,000 career digs, joining Shauna Lagatol on the exclusive list.

Arndt led the Greyhounds with 480 digs in 103 games this season, ranking among the MAAC leaders in digs per game (4.66). A native of Trumbull, Connecticut, Arndt tallied her 1,000th career dig earlier this season. An elementary education major, Arndt carries a 3.45 grade point average.

Snyder had an outstanding junior season as she ranked third on the team in kills per game with a 1.84 kills per game average. She ended the season with a .117 hitting percentage. A native of Norwood, New Jersey, Snyder carries a 3.30 grade point average while majoring in biology.

To be eligible for the MAAC All-Academic Team, a student athlete must complete two semesters at their institution, be a starter or significant reserve and hold a cumulative grade point average of 3.20 on a 4.0 scale.

Fairfield University, Manhattan College and Niagara University led all schools with six selections each.

The Greyhounds ended the season with a 7-25 record and a 1-8 mark in MAAC matches.