Three Red Hawks earn NAIA volleyball scholar-athlete honors

Simpson University Sports News


REDDING, Calif. - Simpson University women’s volleyball players Crystal Nybo, Kelly Tycksen, and Kassandra Johnson earned NAIA scholar-athlete honors. Other Cal Pac athletes to earn scholar-athlete honors include Menlo College’s Angie Larsen and Pacific Union College’s Melissa Young and Caitlin Hanson. These players maintained a cumulative GPA in excess of 3.50.

"This high level of academic achievement while also competing at a high level athletically is deserving of high honor," said Cal Pac commissioner Don Ott. "These student-athletes represent their institutions and the conference exceedingly well and I salute them for their work."

Name Institution Year Position
Angie Larsen Menlo College Senior Setter
Melissa Yong Pacific Union College Senior Libero
Caitlin Hanson Pacific Union College Junior Outside Hitter
Crystal Nybo Simpson University Senior Middle Blocker
Kelly Tycksen Simpson University Junior Setter
Kassandra Johnson Simpson University Junior Outside Hitter


Courtesy of the California Pacific Conference

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