On the 25th Anniversary of the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) Team Academic Award, the Cal Lutheran women’s volleyball program earned its sixth straight honor from the organization as announced yesterday.
Announced today by the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC), 150 Cal Lutheran student-athletes were honored with SCIAC All-Academic accolades during the 2016-17 school year, an increase of 24 from a year ago.
California Lutheran University is organizing and sponsoring summer youth and elite level high school athletic camps. The baseball, basketball, football, soccer, tennis, volleyball camps and specialized clinics were developed by Cal Lutheran coaches and will be run with the assistance of student-athletes in the university’s sports facilities.
On Saturday, May 6 inside of the Gilbert Arena, the Fourteenth Annual Scholar-Athlete Society Induction took place as 176 student-athletes, the largest group in the history of the event, were honored for academic accomplishments after the day-to-day emphasis is shined on athletics during the year.
Cal Lutheran is one of 450 Division III institutions around the country. During the week of April 3-9, all members will host Division III Week, aimed at celebrating what those schools have to offer student-athletes in the classroom, in the field of play and in the community during the 43rd year of the NCAA.
Announced recently by the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA), a trio of student-athletes from the No. 5 Cal Lutheran women’s volleyball team were recognized as Division III Honorable Mention All-America.
Behind a capacity crowd inside the Ericksen Center, No. 18 Northwestern and host of the St. Paul, Minnesota Regional upset the No. 1 Cal Lutheran women’s volleyball team in a five set thriller, 3-2 (17-25, 25-21, 25-23, 23-25, 16-14), to win the regional championship on Saturday night.
In the St. Paul, Minnesota Regional Semifinal on Friday afternoon, the No. 1 Cal Lutheran women’s volleyball team swept past Gustavus Adolphus 3-0 (25-15, 25-12, 25-23) to advance to the regional championship match tomorrow night. With the win, the defending champion Regals will appear in their fourth regional title match in five years.