ST. LOUIS, Mo. -- Juniors Hannah Thompson (Pekin, Ill./Pekin) and Kora Kauling (Naperville, Ill./Neuqua Valley/Wichita State) were both named First-Team Missouri Valley Conference Scholar-Athletes according to an announcement by the league office Tuesday.
For the first time since 2005, Bradley Volleyball had a pair of First-Team MVC Scholar-Athlete selections with Thompson garnering the honor for a second consecutive year. A health science major with a perfect 4.00 cumulative grade point average, Thompson is the ninth two-time First-Team Valley Scholar-Athlete for the Braves. Kauling earned the award in her first year of eligibility, with the family consumer science major boasting a 3.