• Lake Erie junior setter Alexis Thomas (Fairfield) has been voted onto the Great Midwest Athletic Conference second team.
Thomas led the Storm in assists (732) and was second in digs (350) and service aces (26). She added 42 kills.
Lake Erie finished 26-9 and won the G-MAC East Division championship before losing in the semifinals of the conference tournament.
Football: Michigan State cornerback Josiah Scott (Fairfield) has been named a first-team Freshman All-American by ESPN.com.
Scott has made 11 starts for the Spartans, becoming only the third true freshman position player under Mark Dantonio to start in his collegiate debut.
He’s totaled a team-best nine pass breakups along with two interceptions, 30 tackles, a forced fumble and one tackle for loss. Scott was selected to the Big Ten Network All-Freshman Team and was a third-team All-Big Ten Conference selection by the media.
MSU (9-3) will meet Washington State (9-3) in the San Diego County Credit Union Holiday Bowl on Dec. 28.
• Ohio redshirt senior cornerback Bradd Ellis (Lebanon) is part of the All-Mid-American Conference third team.
Ellis has tied the OU record with 18 pass breakups this year and ranks second in the country with 20 passes defended (interceptions and pass breakups). He has two interceptions, both of which he returned for touchdowns, and is fifth on the team with 56 total tackles.
The Bobcats (8-4) will meet Alabama-Birmingham (8-4) on Friday in the Bahamas Bowl.