Burton, Viotto earn GNAC honors

Thursday, November 17, 2011 - 17:31
Chugiak's Robyn Burton goes up for a block during a match in 2009. Burton was recently named a first-team all-GNAC player for the University of Alaska Anchorage.

Robyn Burton, a sophomore middle blocker on the UAA volleyball team and a 2010 Chugiak High graduate, was named first-team All-Great Northwest Athletic Conference on Monday. Burton was one of four unanimous selections to the first team.

Burton and Nikkie Viotto, an outside hitter and 2009 Eagle River High grad, will travel to San Bernardino, Calif. To play in the NCAA Division II West Regional Volleyball Championships against No. 1 seed Cal State San Bernardino on Thursday, Nov. 17.

Viotto, a junior majoring in journalism and public communications, was recently named to the All-GNAC academic team for the second time. Viotto currently has a 3.81 grade point average.

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