DURANT, Okla. — A trio of Southeastern Oklahoma State volleyball players took home All-Great American Conference honors, highlighted by Caitlin Cosby earning GAC Defensive Player of the Year.


Cosby was also a first-team selection while Abby Jameson earned second-team honors. Alissa Benson was named a Crafton Tull Elite Scholar Athlete.


Cosby, a sophomore from Keller, is the GAC’s leader in digs with 663, averaging 5.97 per set, while also ranking in the national top 15 and second in the Central Region.


Jameson, a junior from Prosper, ranks in the top five in the GAC in kills with 3.49 per set while hitting .174 for 377 kills. Defensively, she tacked on 2.66 digs per set and is second on the team with 42 total blocks.


Benson, a senior from Edmond, Okla., becomes the second Southeastern athlete in any sport to earn the conference’s top academic honor within each sport as a Crafton Tull Elite Scholar Athlete, doing so as an occupational safety and health major. Benson became Southeastern and the conference’s all-time career leader in assists as the first GAC setter to pass the 4,000 assists in a career.


This season she has averaged 9.78 assists per set with 890 total assists while adding 57 kills. She also averaged 2.87 digs per set and 36 blocks.