IRVINE, Calif. – CSU Bakersfield's Ally Barber has been named Academic All-Big West Conference in the sport of Beach Volleyball.

Barber, a sophomore from Maltby, Wash., has a double major of communications & ethnic studies. To be eligible for the Big West's All-Academic team, student-athletes have to maintain a 3.0 cumulative grade point average, complete one full year at the member institu­tion prior to the season for which the award is being received (at least a sophomore academically) and competed in at least 50 percent of their team's contests.