FAYETTEVILLE – University of Arkansas sophomore Calli Berna was selected to the Capital One Academic All-District 6 First-Team the College Sports Information Director’s announced today.
Berna was selected to the first-team and moves on to the national ballot with an opportunity to earn academic All-America honors announced later this month.
The Fayetteville, Ark., native has a 3.73 grade point average in broadcast journalism at Arkansas and is one of five players named to the first-team in District 6.
The Academic All-District teams are divided into eight geographic districts across the United States and Canada.
Berna leads the Razorbacks into Southeastern Conference action tonight at Ole Miss in Oxford, Miss. The Razorbacks have just one win in Oxford and are in the midst of a two-game SEC road swing that continues at Mississippi State Sunday.
Berna is the first women’s basketball player to earn first-team all-district honors since the 2007-08 season when Sarah Pfeifer was honored. She is the sixth Razorback in program history to earn first-team honors and the ninth honoree ever for Arkansas. Arkansas has had six selections to the national ballot.