Mikos named to volleyball Academic All-District team

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

Dave Beyer, Sports Information Director
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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 an independent Roman Catholic institution located in Lisle, Illinois just 25 miles west of Chicago. Founded in 1887, Benedictine provides 56 undergraduate majors, 16 graduate and four doctorate programs. The Chronicle of Higher Education recently ranked Benedictine University as the seventh fastest-growing campus among private nonprofit master’s universities, and Forbes magazine named Benedictine among the top 20 percent of America’s colleges for 2011. Benedictine University’s Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) program is listed by Crain’s Chicago Business as the fourth largest in the Chicago area in 2011.