Two Plant volleyball players earn academic all-american honors



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Tue. March 2, 2010 | Keith Niebuhr

Plant middle blocker Leah Jordan and Panthers defensive specialist Katie Daorai, both members of the program’s state championship team last fall, have been named as 2009 Prepvolleyball.com High School Volleyball Academic All-Americans.

Of Jordan, a third-team selection,.Prepvolleyball.com wrote:

Leah Jordan, 6-0 MB, Plant: A three-year starter and
First Team All County performer, Jordan contributed 187 kills and 53
solo blocks for the Panthers, who won state for the fourth consecutive
year in 2009. Bound for Princeton, Jordan’s 3.9 GPA rises to 5.9
when her 12 AP classes are taken into account. Jordan received a
National Merit Commendation and is a member of the National Honor
Society, Beta Honor Society, Social Studies Honor Society and Science
Honor Society.

Of Daorai, a fifth-team pick, Prepvolleyball.com wrote:

Katie Daorai, 5-5 DS, Plant: A vocal on-court leader,
Daorai was a standout in serve-receive and defense for the Florida 6A
champs. In the classroom, Daorai has 12 AP courses to her credit,
which has caused her wonderful 3.9 unweighted GPA to rise to 5.8 when
weighted. She is a member of NHS, the Beta National Honor Society,
Spanish Honor Society and Social Studies Honor Society.

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