Baugh and Nobley Honored for Academics
Nov. 5, 2015

BOISE, Idaho (11/5/2015) - Boise State volleyball’s Sarah Baugh and Sierra Nobley have both been named to the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-District 7 Second Team as announced by the organization’s national office on Thursday. This is the first such honor for either player. In addition, Baugh and Nobley are two of the four student-athletes recognized from the Mountain West Conference.

Recipients of CoSIDA academic honors are recognized for their combined performances athletically and in the classroom. To be eligible for CoSIDA All-District consideration, candidates must own a minimum cumulative grade-point average of 3.30 and have completed at least one academic year at their current institution.

On the court Baugh is the starting setter for the Broncos where she currently leads the MW and is ranked second nationally in assists per set at 12.15 and 11th for total assists. With six matches remaining in her career, the senior from Poulsbo, Wash., is currently ranked fifth at Boise State for career assists with 3,506 and needs 89 more to move into fourth.

Baugh, who is a senior setter for the Broncos, is on target to graduate next may with a degree in general business. She is a two-time Academic All-Mountain West honoree and a three-time Mountain West Scholar Athlete for maintaining a GPA above 3.5.

Sierra Nobley enters the week leading the MW in kills per set at 4.65 and total kills with 409 to rank ninth and 14th in the nation, respectively. She has had an impressive first two seasons for Boise State where she set a combined five Boise State and MW freshman records last year and is on the verge of setting the school record for kills in a season this weekend needing seven at San Jose State on Saturday.

Nobley is in her sophomore season at Boise State where she is majoring in marketing. The native of Scottsdale, Ariz., was named a Mountain West Scholar Athlete and was a two-time Boise State Dean’s List honoree as a freshman last year.

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