Zidek Named To Academic All Mid-American Conference Volleyball Team
DeKalb, IL -
During the 2005 Northern Illinois University volleyball season,
you could often find senior defensive specialist Marie Zidek (Orland
Park / Marian Catholic) displaying an intensity that is hard to
match on the court.
Lucky for Zidek,
she was able to match that intensity in the classroom, as the Orland
Park native was named to the 2005 Academic All Mid-American Conference
Volleyball team, announced by the MAC on November 23rd.
Zidek, a Kinesiology
/ Physical Education major with an emphasis in preventive rehabilitative
exercise science and a minor in psychology, carries a grade-point
average of 3.86 entering this past fall semester.
great honor for (Marie)," Northern Illinois head volleyball
coach Ray Gooden said. "She's a model student-athlete and she
certainly exemplifies that award."
Zidek, a former
setter, finished second on the squad with 371 digs and sixth in
school history with 1,208 career digs and 2,930 assists.
season, Zidek was named to the ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District
V Women's Volleyball Third Team.
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