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Beach Volleyball Earns AVCA Team Academic Award

Beach Volleyball Earns AVCA Team Academic Award

LEXINGTON, Kent. – The LSU Beach Volleyball team earned the USMC/AVCA Team Academic Award, maintaining a team GPA over 3.3 over the past academic year.

LSU was one of 45 NCAA DI beach volleyball programs to earn the award. The Tigers have sustained success in the classroom withing the beach volleyball program, having earned the AVCA Team Academic Award every year since 2016.

Combining success in the classroom with success in sand, the Tigers reached the NCAA Beach Volleyball Championship. LSU went 27-13 last season and reached the round of eight in Gulf Shores. Kylie Deberg and Ellie Shank were named AVCA All-Americans. Ella Larkin and Lara Boos earned AVCA Top Flight honors on Court 4. Melia Lindner earned the NCAA Elite 90 Award for the second year in a row with the highest GPA among all of the student-athletes competing at the NCAA Championship.