The University of Montana Western volleyball team has placed eight players on the academic all-conference team released this weekend.
To be eligible for the honor the student-athlete must have at a minimum a 3.0 GPA and a sophomore in standing. The student-athlete must also have been enrolled in school the previous two semesters.
Bailey Branson - Missoula, Mont. Sr. Biology
Emily Erickson - Broadview, Mont. Jr. Health & Human Performance
Breanne Kelley - Polson, Mont. Jr. Elementary Education
Madison Mansch - Missoula, Mont. Jr. Health & Human Performance
Charelle Minor - Pocatello, Idaho Sr. Health & Human Performance
Brea Mitchell - Pocatello, Idaho So. Business-Small Business Management
Olivia Nagler - Whitefish, Mont. Jr. Business-Small Business Management
Mikayla Ness - Spokane, Wash. So. Biology