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.
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...
Volleyball Downs George Mason for Third Straight Win
WASHINGTON - The George Washington volleyball team evened its Atlantic 10 conference record at 6-6 when it won its third straight game on Friday night with a...
Volleyball Aims for Three Straight in #RevRivalry Clash with George Mason
LEADING OFF: The George Washington volleyball team looks to win its third consecutive game when it hosts George Mason in a Revolutionary Rivalry contest on...
Colonial of the Week Presented by Capgemini: Sydney Welch
Welch earned Atlantic 10 Rookie of the Week honors on Monday and adds COTW honors after playing stout defense in a pair of wins over the weekend.
Volleyball's Welch & Moor Honored for Standout Performances
WASHINGTON - George Washington volleyball freshman Sydney Welch was named the Atlantic 10 Rookie of the Week on Monday following a record-setting performance...