Future Buckeyes among Volleyball Magazine Fab 50
March 30, 2012
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Andrea Kacsits and Katie Mitchell, incoming freshmen for the 2012 season, were two among the annual Volleyball Magazine Girls' Fab 50 list. The pair joins current Buckeyes and former VM Fab 50 honorees Emily Danks (2009), Amanda Peterson (2009), Kaitlyn Leary (2010) and Taylor Sherwin (2011) on next year's roster.
Kacsits, a native of Rockford, Mich., is a 6-4 middle blocker from Rockford High School and Dead Frog Far Out VBC. Kacsits is No. 78 on Prepvolleyball.com's list of Top 100 seniors and was named an Under Armour All-American and a Gatorade Michigan Player of the Year finalist. A member of the 2011 Michigan Class A State Championship team, Kacsits was a four-time All-State selection, two-time team co-captain and a member of the National Honor Society.
Mitchell, a 6-2 outside hitter from The Woodlands, Texas, was listed No. 42 on Prepvolleyball.com's list of Top 100 seniors and was named a Maxpreps.com and Under Armour All-American. A member of Houston Junior's VBC from College Park High School, Mitchell was a two-time All-State selection and four-time Academic All-District.
In addition, Kacsits and Mitchell were also named to the Prepvolleyball.com High School Volleyball Academic All-America teams for the performances in the classroom. Mitchell, who holds a 4.77 grade-point average on a 5.0 scale and ranks in the top 10 percent of her class, earned first team honors. Kacsits has a perfect 4.0 GPA and was named third team.