USC Beach Volleyball Mollie Ebertin Named CoSIDA Academic All-American
Women’s Beach Volleyball | June 15, 2022
AUSTIN, TX – USC senior beach volleyball Mollie Ebertin (Saratoga, Calif./Saint Francis HS) was voted to the 2021-22 CoSIDA (College Sports Information Directors of America) All-America Women’s At-Large Academic First Team on Wednesday, June 15. times CoSIDA Academic All-America first-team certificate earned by USC athlete.
In May, Ebertin was selected to the CoSIDA NCAA Academic All-District 8 team, which includes athletes from the states of Alaska, Arizona, California, Hawai’i, Oregon, Utah and Washington, as well as all of Canada. Her All-America selection makes her one of 48 CoSIDA Academic All-Americans and places her in an elite group of 15 first-team picks. Ebertin is one of two beach volleyball athletes to be chosen for overall honors and the only one to be named to the first team.
Ebertin is the third USC beach athlete to be chosen for Academic All-America honors and joins Nicolette Martin (2017) and Nicole Nourse (2021) who were each chosen for the CoSIDA Academic All-America third team laurels.
Ebertin is a two-time NCAA champion with the Women of Troy (2021, ’22) and won two Pac-12 titles (2019, ’22). She received the AVCA’s Top Flight Award as part of pair #5 with Sunny Villapando and went 25-6 overall (20-5 with Villapando) to wrap up her USC career with 49 wins. Ebertin was named major of her master’s degree in marketing program at USC’s Marshall School of Business and earned Stevens’ Scholar and David X. Marks Scholar-Athlete honors from USC.
Under Third Year Head Coach Dain Blanton, the Trojans won their fourth NCAA championship (fifth national title) and fourth Pac-12 crown in 2022. The Trojan women finished the year ranked first and were 37-1 with a winning streak of 36 games intact at the end. USC added four AVCA All-Americans to its history books with the four-time selection of Tina Graudina as well as the third career honor for Samy Slater. Graudina was named Pac-12 Player of the Year for a third time and won Pac-12 and AVCA Pair of the Year honors with her partner. Hailey Harvardwho was also named AVCA All-American with sophomore Megan Kraft.
For more USC Beach Volleyball team information, a complete schedule, and results, please visit USCTrojans.com/beach. Women of Troy fans can follow the team on Instagram and on Twitter @USCBeach.