Seniors Margaret Salata and Kelly Wood are joined by junior Megan Cyr and sophomore Brie Merriwether on the 33-player squad, which recognizes student-athletes with a 3.0 grade point average and a 3.0 GPA in the previous semester.
The Wolfpack set multiple school and ACC records during its recently completed 2011 season, including school marks for ACC wins and a 13-match winning streak.
All-ACC middle blocker Margaret Salata has 13 kills and nine blocks for the Wolfpack, while ACC All-Freshman selection Dariyan Hopper has 11 kils and 12.5 blocks. The Pack finishes with its most overall victories since 1996 and a record number of ACC wins.
NC State plays its final match of the regular season Wednesday at 1 p.m. against North Carolina. The Wolfpack women's basketball team follows at 7 p.m. against Jacksonville.
Senior Margaret Salata leads State with 16 kills and 19 points as the Pack records 20 wins for the first time since 1996. The Pack plays at Virginia Tech on Saturday at 6 p.m.
2010: Appeared in all 111 sets during the season ... Led the Pack with 410 digs ... Currently stands fifth in NC State history with 1,309 career digs.
2009: Invited to tryout for U.S. national team ... Led the team with 125 sets played ... Started 34 of 35 matches, giving her most starts on the team ... Notched 230 kills on the season, good for best on the team ... Ranked third on the team with 61 assists ... Dropped in 19 service aces, second best on the squad .. Earned 413 digs, giving her 899 on her career ... Contributed 20 blocks, including 3 solo ... Averaged 3.3 digs per set ... Named to the Raleigh Crabtree Marriott Classic all-tournament team ... Named to Dean's List Spring 2010 ... Member of ACC Academic Honor Roll.
2008: Competed with the USA Junior A-2 national team in international competition following the school year throughout Europe in July ... Served as the top option at libero on the roster ... Was one of only five players on the team to compete in all 35 matches ... Played in 123 sets, tied for second most on the squad ... Led the team and recorded the third most digs in a single season in school history with 486 ... Averaged 3.95 digs per set ... Lifted 93 set assists, second most on the team ... Landed 15 service aces ... Added four kills on offense ... Named to the 2008 All-ACC Academic Volleyball Team ... Selected as an NC State / Caterpillar Scholar Athlete.
Prep: Lettered in volleyball for four years under head coach Angie Funk at Forbush High School ... Played at outside hitter ... Served as team captain during senior campaign ... Competed in 106 matches ... Averaged 14 kills per match as a senior ... Landed 31 service aces during her final two seasons ... Named Mountain Valley Conference Player of the Year as a junior and senior ... Named to the conference all tournament team twice ... Chosen as all-conference three times ... Team MVP as a senior ... Played club volleyball with the Piedmont 18's under head coach Kim Mansfield ... Picked up four letters in soccer and one each in swimming, track and basketball during high school.
Personal: Majoring in elementary education.