Six Lions were named to the CoSIDA/Google Cloud Academic All-District Team, the organization announced today. Brad Currier (men's golf), Noor Fons (field hockey), Kirsten Martin (women's ice hockey), Nick Stevenson (men's volleyball), Shelby Quinn (women's swimming and diving) and Justin Winnett (men's swimming and diving) all earned the accolade. It is the second consecutive season on the list for Currier and Winnett.
Lindenwood men's volleyball assistant coach Ben Duckworth has been selected as an assistant coach for the USA Volleyball Junior National Team as they compete in the U21 Pan American Cup on May 5-10 in Lima, Peru. The top team from the Pan American Cup will qualify for the U21 World Championships this summer.
Four members of the Lindenwood men's volleyball team have earned All-MIVA accolades, the conference announced this morning. Seniors Adam Brewster and Connor Hipelius were named to the second team, while Diego Negron and Phil Swartz earned All-Freshman team plaudits.
Lindenwood men's volleyball ended the 2019 regular season with a 3-0 loss at No. 7 Lewis. Diego Negron and Connor Hipelius tied for the team lead with seven kills. The defeat drops the Lions to 9-18 overall and 5-9 in MIVA matches. Lindenwood is the sixth seed in next week's MIVA Championship and will play third-seeded Purdue Fort Wayne.
Lindenwood men's volleyball recorded five aces in a four-set loss to No. 10 Loyola-Chicago. Diego Negron led the Lions with three aces and Sam Schindler added the other two. The defeat drops the Lions to 9-17 overall and 5-8 in MIVA matches.
Lindenwood men's volleyball's Nick Stevenson has been named the MIVA Defensive Player of the Week, the conference office announced today. It is his first award of the season and the second for the Lions (Connor Hipelius was previously named MIVA DPOW).