COLUMBIA, Ky. – The Lindsey Wilson volleyball team capped off a 35-2 season in 2016 with an appearance in the NAIA Volleyball National Championship Quarterfinals in December.
The Blue Raiders won the Mid-South Conference regular season title with a 13-1 conference mark and won the conference tournament, dropping just two sets in its three victories. On the year, the Blue Raiders compiled win streaks of 23 and 12-straight matches.
In the national tournament, Lindsey Wilson won all three matches in pool play to earn the fourth seed in the knockout tournament. The Blue Raiders dismissed Missouri Baptist in the first round, 3-1, but eventually fell in four sets in the national quarterfinals to Midland (Neb.).
The 2016 season proved to be another successful one at home for the Blue Raiders who posted a perfect 16-0 record in matches played at Biggers Sports Center, the third-consecutive season LWC has gone unbeaten at home. Lindsey Wilson is currently riding a 48-match home win streak dating back to the 2013 season.
- NAIA All-Americans
- NAIA Player of the Week
- Makenzie Montano - Oct. 11 - Setter
- NAIA All-Tournament Team
- Daktronics-NAIA Scholar Athletes
- Mid-South Conference Player of the Year
- Mid-South Conference Freshman of the Year
- Mid-South Conference Co-Libero of the Year
- First Team All Mid-South Conference
- MSC Players of the Week
- Academic All Mid-South Conference
- CoSIDA Academic All-America
- Makenzie Montano – Second Team
- CoSIDA Academic All-District
- AVCA Southeast Region Awards