BRISTOL, Tenn. – For the fourth consecutive season, the King University women's volleyball team has had a member of the CoSIDA Academic All-District team. This season, Cathy Scaniffe earns the distinction for the first time in her career.
Scaniffe, a sophomore owns a 3.83 GPA while majoring in elementary education. Outside of volleyball, Scaniffe is a member of Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) and volunteers at a local church. Over the summer she went on a mission trip with the King women's volleyball team to Costa Rica.
On the court, the Lorton, Va., native has had a stellar season, ranking fourth in Conference Carolinas with 301 kills and third with an average of 3.54 kills per set. Scaniffe has reached double figures in kills in all but seven matches this season and has posted two double-doubles. Her first double-double came in a 3-2 win over Limestone College where she set career-highs of 23 kills and 10 digs.
She later broke both of those marks, accounting for 25 kills and hitting .308 in four sets at Lees-McRae College. Her second double-double came at Barton College when she posted 13 kills and a career-best 11 digs. Scaniffe has posted three matches with at least 20 kills on the season to lead the Tornado offense.
Scaniffe was one of two student-athletes from Conference Carolinas member schools to earn CoSIDA Academic All-District honors. She was joined by Kylie Moyer of Limestone College.
She is now eligible for CoSIDA Academic All-America honors which will be announced on December 7.