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Kucerkova Again Selected Patriot League Women's Scholar-Athlete of the Year
Volleyball standout just third PL female to earn the award twice

Karla Kucerkova was named the 2003-04 PL Women's Scholar-Athlete of the Year. It was the second year in a row in which she earned the award.

July 14, 2004

WASHINGTON - American University volleyball player Karla Kucerkova (Olumouc, Czech Republic/Brno) has been selected by the Patriot League’s sports information directors as the 2004 PL Scholar-Athlete of the Year, becoming just the third woman in league history to earn the award two times, PL officials announced Monday.

Kucerkova, a business administration major who graduated in May with 4.0 cumulative grade point average, was the first player in PL history to win three consecutive volleyball Scholar-Athlete of the Year awards. After yesterday’s announcement, she is just the third woman in the PL’s 18-year history to win the overall Women’s S-AOY award twice, behind Fordham’s Lauren Gubicza (1992-93) and Colgate’s Jen Smith (1994-95). ...


Kucerkova Named PL Volleyball Scholar-Athlete of the Year
Senior takes home honor for third consecutive year

Kucerkova Named AVCA Honorable Mention All-America
Senior is the first AU volleyball player to receive honor

AU Falls to Maryland in NCAA First Round
Kucerkova closes out AU career with 18 kills

Volleyball to Face No. 25 Maryland in the First Round of the NCAA Tournament
Eagles make fifth tournament appearance

Kucerkova Named CoSIDA Academic All-American Volleyball Player of the Year
Senior receives honor for second year in a row

American Volleyball To Battle Maryland In First Round Of NCAA Tournament
Eagles will make fifth tournament appearance in school history

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American Athletics in the Community: Climbing for Charity
Athletes and coaches participate in Stair Climb to benefit the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

WASHINGTON -- On Wednesday, Feb. 6, members of the American volleyball and track teams participated in the Cystic Fibrosis Stair Climb at the USA Today building in Rosslyn, Va. Volunteers participated in three events at the Stair Climb, including a non-competitive stair walk, a five-person combined 30-floor relay stair run, and a three-person 30-floor relay stair run. ...

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