Senior setter earns academic honor for third straight season
Acker leads the country in assists per set
Senior setter is first Mustang and first member of The American to earn the award
Mustangs open conference play at Houston Friday; At Tulane Sunday
Giordano named to weekly honor roll
SMU Dig Pink
2013 (So.): Named to the AVCA All-Southeast Region Team and was an All-American honorable mention...Awarded Setter of the Year in the American Athletic Conference...Named to Academic All-District Team...Earned all-tournament honors at the SMU Invitational and College of Charleston Invitational...Started 30 of 30 matches, playing 107 sets...Team-high 12 double-doubles...Career-best 57 assists in four sets against Davidson (11/6)...Currently stands ninth for assists in a season at SMU with 1199...Season-high six kills on nine attempts against Cincinnati (11/8)...Ranked first in The American in assists during conference matches and second overall for the season.
2012 (Fr.): Played in 97 sets over 27 matches with 11 starts...Had 227 assists and was fourth on the team with 170 digs...Saw time at setter, libero and outside hitter this season...Had 27 kills and five aces with 11 blocks...Had two double-doubles, recording 26 assists with 11 digs at Oklahoma (9/14) and 23 assists with a season-high 22 digs at Rice (9/28)...Had a season-high 35 assists in the first match of the season against Charleston Southern (8/24)...Had at least 10 digs in four matches...Recorded at least 30 assists four times, including the first three matches of the season.