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 19
Women's Volleyball 7:00 PM
vs. Hillsborough Community College
Winter Haven, FL
Sep 24
Women's Volleyball 7:00 PM
at Eastern Florida State College
Melbourne, FL
Sep 26
Women's Volleyball 7:00 PM
vs. College of Central Florida
Winter Haven, FL
Oct 01
Women's Volleyball 7:00 PM
vs. Daytona State College
Winter Haven, FL
Oct 03
Women's Volleyball 7:00 PM
vs. Eastern Florida State College
Sophomore Night Winter Haven, FL
Oct 08
Women's Volleyball 7:00 PM
at College of Central Florida
Ocala, FL
Oct 10
Women's Volleyball 7:00 PM
at Daytona State College
Daytona Beach, FL
CONF ALL

Polk State College is committed to equal access/equal opportunity in its programs, activities, and employment. For additional information, visit polk.edu/equity<http://www.polk.edu/equity-diversity/>.