Christine Bach Earns ESPN the Magazine/CoSIDA Academic All-District IV Honors
Nov. 9, 2009
MEMPHIS, Tenn. - University of Memphis setter Christine Bach was named to the ESPN the Magazine/CoSIDA Academic All-District IV Second Team as voted on by college and university Sports Information, Media Relations and Athletic Communications professionals who are members of College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).
Bach earned ESPN the Magazine/CoSIDA Academic All-District IV First Team accolades last year and is the first Memphis volleyball player to earn the academic recognition in multiple years since Heather Watts did so from 2002-04.
The Dresden, Germany native, was recognized for her efforts as a graduate student. The junior setter graduated Summa Cum Laude with a degree in international business last May and currently owns a 4.0 GPA while studying toward a master's in business administration. Bach, who was a former libero for Memphis, moved to the setter position three matches in to the season and leads the club 923 assists. She has racked up 10 double-doubles this year. Bach has picked up 275 digs in her junior campaign to move into ninth-place all-time at Memphis with 1,302 career digs. She is the only Tiger to ever record three 30-plus dig outings.
Bach is one of seven C-USA volleyball players named to the ESPN the Magazine/CoSIDA Academic All-District Teams.