Volleyball's Bakhtyari Earns Second CoSIDA Academic All-District Nod

Azita Bakhtyari

WORCESTER – Junior Azita Bakhtyari (Andover, MA) has been selected as a repeat CoSIDA Academic All-District I Volleyball team member, as voted upon by sports information directors in Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont.

With all of the NEWMAC teams having completed their seasons, the mechanical engineering major finished fourth in assists with 876 assists. The repeat NEWMAC All-Academic honoree has been previously honored as a Charles O. Thompson Scholar, member of the Dean's List and as a Presidential Merit Scholar. Outside of the classroom and off the court, Bakhtyari is a member of Alpha Phi, Society of Women Engineers, Promotion of Animal Welfare Society, and Habitat for Humanity. In all, Bakhtyari totals 1,703 assists, 703 digs and 94 service aces in her first three years on Boynton Hill.

Bakhtyari now moves on to the national ballot for CoSIDA Academic All-America consideration.

CoSIDA Release (PDF)