Wheeling Jesuit’s Abby Moffit is the recipient of the Elite 90 award for the 2016 NCAA Division II Women’s Volleyball Championship.
Moffit, a junior defensive specialist, currently carries a 3.987 GPA in athletic training. Abby was presented with the award during the women’s volleyball banquet on the evening of Wednesday, Dec. 7, in Sioux Falls, S.D.
Abby received the distinguished Elite 90 award for all of NCAA DII volleyball, while on the court, she has produced 71 digs, eight assists and seven aces over 81 sets for the Cardinals (41-2).
The Elite 90, an award founded by the NCAA, recognizes the true essence of the student-athlete by honoring the individual who has reached the pinnacle of competition at the national championship level in his or her sport, while also achieving the highest academic standard among his or her peers. The Elite 90 is presented to the student-athlete with the highest cumulative grade-point average participating at the finals site for each of the NCAA’s championships.
Eligible student-athletes are sophomore or above who have participated in their sport for at least two years with their school. They must be an active member of the team, traveling and a designated member of the squad size at the championship. All ties are broken by the number of credits completed.