BRIDGEWATER, Va. - Junior volleyball player Rachel Gaston has been selected to the 2018 Google Cloud Academic All-District Volleyball Team, selected by CoSIDA.
Gaston was named to the District 5 team, which is comprised of schools from Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Missouri, Mississippi, North Carolina, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, Tennesee, and Virginia. She was one of seven players selected for the honor.
The 2018 ODAC Player of the Year, Gaston is a health and exercise science major with a 3.84 GPA. She is an ODAC All-Academic team selection, a member of the Dean's List, and is involved with the Student Athlete Advisory Committee. She also studied abroad in South Africa during May 2018.
In addition to the being named the ODAC Player of the Year this season, she was also named the ODAC/Va. Farm Bureau Insurance Scholar-Athlete of the Year as well as first team All-South region and honorable mention All-America.
By being chosen for Academic All-District, Gaston advances to the Academic All-America ballot.