HAUTE, IND. -- Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology senior
Anna Lewer (Indianapolis/ Lutheran) and
has earned Capital One NCAA Division
III Volleyball Academic All-American honors, in results
released today by the College Sports Information Directors of
Lewer captured third-team accolades for her efforts in the
classroom and as a member of the volleyball squad over the
past four years. The NCAA Division III
Academic All-American team includes three squads of six players
each, chosen from over 400 volleyball playing institutions
across the nation.
Lewer becomes the 99th Academic All-American in
Rose-Hulman athletics history and claimed the first volleyball
award. The honor represents the 13th Academic All-American
award among female student-athletes in Fightin' Engineer athletic
At least one Rose-Hulman
student-athlete has earned Academic All-American honors for the
last 27 years, the sixth longest streak among all NCAA Division I,
II or III institutions.
Lewer was named Most Valuable Player of the Heartland Collegiate
Athletic Conference after a strong senior season. She led the
Fightin' Engineers with 386 kills, 3.42 kills per set and a .285
hitting percentage. In addition, she finished second on the
team in digs (409), third in blocks (53) and added 22 service
Lewer also capped one of the most decorated careers in Fightin'
Engineer volleyball history. She finished third in
school history with 1,263 kills, sixth with 1,504 digs and ninth
with 202 blocks. In the classroom, the biomedical engineering
major carries a 3.70 grade point average.
Lewer's efforts also helped Rose-Hulman compile a record of
84-41 in her playing career and became the first player in school
history to record 1,000 kills and 1,000 digs.
Rose-Hulman finished the 2012 volleyball season with a 21-9
overall record and a 7-2 mark in HCAC play. The Fightin'
Engineers recorded their second straight 20-win, single-digit loss
season and advanced to the semifinal round of the HCAC