Mikos named to volleyball Academic All-District team

Mikos named to volleyball Academic All-District team
November 10, 2007

Dave Beyer, Sports Information Director
(630) 829-6143

Benedictine University volleyball standout Danielle Mikos (Burbank, Ill./Reavis H.S.) has been selected to the second team ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District 5 team for College Division volleyball. The award is voted by the College Sports Information directors of America (CoSIDA). The CoSIDA District 5 College Division includes NCAA Division II, III and NAIA schools located in the states of Illinois, Wisconsin, Minnesota and Indiana, as well as Ontario and Manitoba, Canada. Mikos recently earned her third all-conference award, as well. The 5’11 middle hitter averaged 3.36 kills and 0.94 blocks per game, while sporting a team-leading attack percentage of .349. The Benedictine team finished the 2007 season 27-7 and was runner-up in the Northern Athletics Conference tournament, as well as third in the league's regular season standings. Mikos is a social science/history major.


Benedictine University is located in Lisle, Illinois, just 25 miles west of Chicago, and has branch campuses in Springfield, Illinois, and Mesa, Arizona. Founded as a Catholic university in 1887, Benedictine enrolls nearly 10,000 students in 56 undergraduate and 19 graduate programs. Forbes magazine named Benedictine among "America's Top Colleges" for the sixth consecutive year in 2016. Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (hlcommission.org). For more information, contact (630) 829-6300, admissions@ben.edu or visit ben.edu.