The Gamecocks have a rich history in volleyball, with seven NCAA Tournament bids to its credit since 1984. A total of 45 student-athletes have earned all-conference honors, including 35 All-SEC players over the teamís 20 years of play in the nationís premier conference. One standout, Shonda Cole,earned an AVCA All-America honorable mention, while three have garnered Capital One Academic All-America accolades from CoSIDA. Shanie Abshier, a 1998 graduate, took home the H. Boyd McWhorter Post-Graduate Scholarship from the SEC, which recognizes outstanding work on the court and in the classroom.