AT GEORGE WASHINGTON:
2008 & 2009 Co-Captain ... Played in 104 sets as a junior last season and contributed 270 points on 192 kills while hitting .227 for the season ... led the Colonials with 33 aces and was second with 80 total blocks (10 solo, 70 assisted) ... named to the Nittany Lion Invitational All-Tournament Team hosted by No. 1 Penn State ... also named GWsports.com's Colonial of the Week Sept. 8 ... played for a USA entry at the 2008 Global Challenge volleyball tournament, July 20-24, in Pula, Croatia ... appeared in 113 sets as a sophomore last season and was third on team with 190 kills and 269 points while hitting .219 ... her 93 total blocks led the squad and her 27 aces ranked second ... also added 79 digs ... named to the 2006 A-10 All-Rookie Team, Colonials' top freshman in 2006 appeared in all 94 sets and started all 26 matches ... totalled 171 kills and her .279 attack percentage was best among GW starters ... led the team with 37 aces and added 46 digs for 242.5 points ... her 64 total blocks (5 solo, 59 assisted) was the second-most on the team ... named to the inaugural DC Challenge All-Tournament Team in August.
Named All-Conference all four years at Minneapolis Southwest High School under coach Jackie Richter ... was Most Improved Player as a freshman and a three-time team MVP as a sophomore, junior and senior ... named All-State honorable mention as a senior by the St. Paul Pioneer Press ... also garnered All-Conference academic honors as well as the Dan Olson Scholar Athlete Award.
Born Jan. 22, 1988 in Minneapolis, Minnesota ... full name is Abby Lund Syverson (pronounced "SEE-ver-son") ... daughter of Brad and Carol Syverson ... has a younger brother, Alex (20), who is a rower at Stanford University, and a younger sister, Britta (18) who rows for UCLA ... earned a 3.6 GPA with an International Baccalaureate certificate ... enjoys watching and playing sports, music and Spanish ... Major: geography with a minor in spanish and international affairs.
Lete Named Community Service Student-Athlete of the Month for December
Congratulations to George Washington volleyball junior Alexis Lete on being named GW's Community Service Student-Athlete of the Month for December.
Volleyball Falls in A-10 Semifinals to Dayton
PITTSBURGH - The GW volleyball team, fresh of an historic upset in the quarterfinal round of the Atlantic 10 Championship, saw its season come to an end in...
Volleyball Advances to A-10 Championship Semifinals
PITTSBURGH - The third time was the charm for the George Washington volleyball team as it got the best of Saint Louis in the third meeting of the season.
Volleyball Opens A-10 Championship Play on Friday
LEADING OFF: The sixth-seeded George Washington volleyball team will make its third postseason appearance in the last four seasons this weekend when it opens...
Volleyball Clinches Postseason Appearance on Senior Night
WASHINGTON - The George Washington volleyball team concluded the regular season on Friday night with a hard-fought, 3-0 loss to Saint Louis on Senior Night...
Volleyball Falls to Dayton, 3-0
WASHINGTON - The George Washington volleyball team opened the final weekend of the regular season on Friday afternoon with a 3-0 loss to visiting Dayton at...
Volleyball Adds Bowman During Early Signing Period
WASHINGTON - George Washington volleyball head coach Sarah Bernson has announced the signing of Bella Bowman, a libero out of Louisville, Kentucky, as her...
Volleyball Hosts Dayton and Saint Louis to Close Regular Season
LEADING OFF: The George Washington volleyball team will close out the regular season with a pair of home matches this weekend. The Colonials first welcome...