The Wesleyan University volleyball team was honored for its excellence in the classroom recently as the Cardinals earned a 2017-18 Team Academic Award by the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA).
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Nicole Hilton ’20 of the Wesleyan University volleyball team added another accolade to her incredible 2017 season as the sophomore outside hitter/middle blocker was named a Division III Second Team All-American, as announced by the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) on Tuesday. Additionally, Stasie Litinsky ’20 was named an Honorable Mention to mark the first time in program history that two Wesleyan athletes received All-America praise in the same season.
The Wesleyan University volleyball team’s historic 2017 season came to an end Saturday night as the Cardinals dropped a thrilling 3-2 heartbreaker against No. 8 Johnson & Wales University in the regional semifinals of the NCAA Division III Championships. Wesleyan held a 2-1 lead in the match but the Wildcats rallied in the fourth and fifth sets to prevail and advance to the regional finals tomorrow, Nov. 12. They will face MIT at 2 p.m.
The Wesleyan University volleyball team continues to roll as the Cardinals swept Wellesley College 3-0 (25-16, 25-18, 25-22) in the first round of the NCAA Championships Friday night behind an all-around impressive performance in the Wildcat Center at Johnson & Wales University.
The accolades continue to pile up for sophomores Nicole Hilton and Stasie Litinsky of the Wesleyan University volleyball team as the duo was named to the 2017 AVCA Division III Northeast All-Region Team on Thursday.
Sophomore outside hitter Nicole Hilton of the Wesleyan University volleyball team has been named the 2017 NESCAC Player of the Year to become the first Cardinal since 2008 to earn the award and the third overall joining Alexis Keeler ’02 (2001) and Lisa Drennan ’09 (2006, 2008). Hilton is also joined on the First Team by classmate and outside hitter Stasie Litinsky, while freshman libero Phia Bellizzi earned Second Team praise.