Kathya Garcia earns All-America honors

Kathya Garcia earned All-America recognition for the second consecutive year in 2017. (Photo by Tom Hagerty, Polk State.)
Kathya Garcia earned All-America recognition for the second consecutive year in 2017. (Photo by Tom Hagerty, Polk State.)

Kathya Garcia of Polk State volleyball received All America honors for the 2017 season.

A sophomore from Chihuahua, Mexico, Garcia was named to the Two-Year College All-America Third-Team by the American Volleyball Coaches Association.  

She also earned Second-Team All-America honors for the 2016 season. 

Garcia helped lead the Eagles to a fifth-place finish in the 2017 NJCAA Division 1 Women's Volleyball Championship in Hutchison, Kan. 

For the season, she led the Eagles in kills (315), kills-per-set (3.21), and aces (40). 

She was named Polk State Female Athlete of the Year, Mid-Florida Conference Player of Year and earned FCSAA All State team and First Team All-Mid-Florida Conference.

Garcia plans to continue her academic and athletic career at the University of San Francisco.

 

Sep 20
Women's Volleyball 6:30 PM
at Broward College
Fort Lauderdale, FL
Sep 21
Women's Volleyball 12:00 PM
at Florida State College at Jacksonville
Miami, FL
Sep 21
Women's Volleyball 7:00 PM
vs. Palm Beach State College
@ MDC
Miami Dade College Tournament
Sep 22
Women's Volleyball 10:00 AM
vs. State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota
@ MDC
Miami Dade Tournament Miami, FL
Sep 22
Women's Volleyball 4:00 PM
at Miami Dade College
Miami Dade Tournament Miami, Fla.
Sep 25
Women's Volleyball 7:00 PM
Eastern Florida State College
Winter Haven, FL
Sep 27
Women's Volleyball 7:00 PM
at College of Central Florida
Ocala, FL
CONF ALL

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