by Mike Potter
GREENSBORO COLISEUM Marissa Kastanek repeated as the Kay Yow scholar athlete of the year in ACC women’s basketball, leading a group of eight Triangle-area players on the conference’s all-academic team.
Duke placed five players on the squad while the Wolfpack had three.
No other school had more than two.
Wolfpack teammates junior Kody Burke and freshman Ashley Eli also made the team.
Duke placed senior Allison Vernerey along with juniors Chelsea Gray, Tricia Liston and Haley Peters and freshman Alexis Jones.
Members of the team must have at least a 3.0 GPA from the previous semester and a cumulative 3.0 for their college careers.