Felix Almeida Earns NAC All-Conference Nod

Estela Felix Almeida (20) was recognized by the NAC for her accomplishments in 2017.
Estela Felix Almeida (20) was recognized by the NAC for her accomplishments in 2017.

POULTNEY, Vt. - Green Mountain College freshman outside hitter Estela Felix Almeida (South Gate, Calif.) was named to the North Atlantic Conference (NAC) Women's Volleyball All-Conference Second Team in a release by the conference office on Thursday morning. 

NAC All-Conference selections are determined by a vote of the conference coaches. 

Estela Felix Almeida helped power the Eagles' to their best record since 2012 (5-15) and earn their first playoff berth in the NAC Championships since 2013. 

"I am extremely proud of the hard work and accomplishments Estela provided to the team," said Interim Head Coach James Thivierge. "She was an integral part of our success and it is great to have her efforts recognized amongst our conference members for all the contributions she made to the program." 

Felix Almeida led the team in kills (132), digs (153) and points (171.5) and was second in blocks (8). 

Felix Almeida joins seven former Eagles to earn NAC All-Conference honors for Green Mountain with the last being Celeste Bowers in 2014.