Indiana University East senior volleyball player Lauren Crump is a first-team honoree on the 2012 Capital One Academic All-America College Division Volleyball Team, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).
Crump (Indianapolis, Ind./Scecina Memorial High School) is the first IU East student-athlete to receive a first-team CoSIDA Academic All-America award.
The Capital One College Division Academic All-America volleyball team is comprised of student-athletes from NAIA, Canadian and two-year institutions.
Crump is one of six student-athletes on the Capital One Academic All-America College Division Volleyball first team.
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 standing and be nominated by the school's sports information director.
Since the program's inception in 1952, CoSIDA has bestowed Academic All-America honors on more than 16,000 student-athletes in Divisions I, II, III and NAIA, covering all NCAA championship sports.
Crump is a communication studies major. She was an NAIA All-America third team selection as she helped IU East to a 44-6 record and the program's first trip to the NAIA Volleyball National Championship Final Site.
Crump led the NAIA in total assists for the third consecutive year and finished her career as the NAIA's leader in career assists in the rally scoring era.
Full 2012 Capital One Academic All-America College Division Volleyball Teams
Information taken from CoSIDA press release