The SWAC announced their Volleyball preseason awards and the predicted order for teams to finish in the standings. The full list can be found below.

Preseason Player of the Year

Zyonn Smith- Arkansas-Pine Bluff


Preseason Blocker of the Year

Haley Gomez- Arkansas-Pine Bluff


Preseason Libero/Defensive Player of the Year

Jada Taylor- Grambling State


Preseason All-SWAC First Team

Outside/Right Side Hitter: Alexis Williams- Jackson State

Outside/Right Side Hitter: Jada Carter- Southern

Outside/Right Side Hitter: Jylen Whitten- Jackson State 

Outside/Right Side Hitter: Zyonn Smith- Arkansas-Pine Bluff

Middle Hitter/Blocker: Haley Gomez- Arkansas-Pine Bluff

Middle Hitter/Blocker: Marina Bianchi Brito- Jackson State

Setter: Damassy Thompson- Jackson State

Setter: Nikole Akamine- Arkansas-Pine Bluff

Libero/Defensive Specialist: Jada Taylor- Grambling State


Preseason All-SWAC Second Team

Outside/Right Side Hitter: Gillian Jones- Grambling State

Outside/Right Side Hitter: Mikenzie Young-Mullins- Alcorn State

Outside/Right Side Hitter: Jordan Jones- Jackson State

Outside/Right Side Hitter: Danielle Lilley- Texas Southern  

Middle Hitter/Blocker: Delaine Fulton- Southern

Middle Hitter/Blocker: Alleah Dallas- Bethune-Cookman 

Setter: Jakarta Hope- Prairie View A&M

Setter: Aeris Ramsey- Texas Southern  

Libero/Defensive Specialist: Skyla Childs- Prairie View A&M

Predicted Order of Finish

  1. Alabama A&M- 208 (8)
  2. Alabama State- 204 (1)
  3. Jackson State- 197 (7)
  4. Prairie View A&M- 165 (1) 
  5. Bethune-Cookman- 137 (1)
  6. Florida A&M 133 
  7. Arkansas-Pine Bluff- 125
  8. Alcorn State- 122
  9. Grambling State- 120
  10. Southern- 110 (2)
  11. Texas Southern- 69
  12. Mississippi Valley State- 48


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