NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – The 2011 Virginia Sports Information Directors Association Academic All-State team was released on Friday with 29 schools and 174 student-athletes being honored for their academic performance this past school year.
Each school was allowed to nominate six deserving student-athletes who were at least a sophomore and had a minimum of a 3.2 grade point average for the honor. The team includes all levels of college athletics in Virginia.
Below are the six student-athletes who made the squad from Virginia Tech.
Martha Blakely, Women’s Tennis, Jr., Reading, Pa., Chemistry, Economics and Mathematics
Allie Emala, Lacrosse, Sr., Baltimore, Md., Human Services
Chris Drager, Football, Jr., Jefferson Hills, Pa., Food, Nutrition and Exercise
Pedro Graber, Men’s Tennis, Sr., Santiago, Chile, Industrial Systems Engineering
Jennifer Harvey, Women’s Soccer, Sr., Roanoke, Va, Chemistry
Kelly Phillips, Track & Field, Sr., Blacksburg, Va., Biology
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