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#10 Lianna Sybeldon
Position: Middle Blocker
Height: 6'1"
Year: Junior
Hometown: Folsom, Calif.
High School: Ponderosa
Experience: 2 Letters
Career Stats Career Stats
2014 AVCA All-America Third Team
2014 All-Pac-12 Team
2014 All-Pacific North Region Team
2013 All-Pac-12 Honorable Mention
2013 Los Angeles All-Region Team

Sybeldon Features

» Sybeldon, Washington Have Better Ending In Sight (ESPN.com; Nov. 6, 2014)
» On The Verge Of Stardom (UW Daily; Sept. 24, 2014)
» Spike 101 With Lianna Sybeldon (GoHuskies.com; Sept. 20, 2012)

2014 (As A Junior)
Raised her game once again to earn her first AVCA All-America honors, as she was named to the Third Team ... voted to the All-Pac-12 Team and named AVCA All-Pacific North Region ... a Pac-12 All-Academic honorable mention ... led the Pac-12 in blocks per set with a career-best 1.55, which also ranked No. 4 in the NCAA ... hit .392 for the year, ranking third in the Pac-12 and 23rd nationally ... in the NCAA loss to Nebraska, had 8 kills and 4 blocks, hitting .312 ... totaled 7 kills (.316 Att%) with 6 blocks in the 3-1 win over Hawaii in NCAA 2nd round (12/6) ... hit .500 with 5 kills on 10 swings plus 7 blocks (2 solo) as UW swept New Hampshire in the NCAA opener ... helped lead the way to a 3-0 win at Washington State (11/28) with 9 kills and no errors on 15 swings (.600 Att%) with 4 blocks ... in the big upset of No. 1 Stanford (11/26) hit .364 with 5 kills and 2 blocks ... earned 6 blocks and 3 kills with 3 digs in 3-0 win over No. 22 ASU (11/23) ... notched 5 kills and 4 blocks as UW swept No. 13 Arizona (11/21) ... an excellent match at Utah (11/15) despite the five-set loss, as she had 9 kills on a .533 Att% with 9 blocks and a career-high 5 digs ... posted 10 stuffs and 6 kills in the 2-3 setback at No. 22 Colorado (11/13) ... in consecutive 3-0 wins at home over No. 11 Oregon and Oregon State, had 5 total kills and 6 blocks, hitting .286 ... had 8 kills on just 11 swings with 1 error for a .636 percentage and 7 blocks in just three sets to power a big 3-0 win at UCLA (10/31) ... put away 8 kills in the 3-0 win at USC (10/29) with a solo block ... notched 8 kills on a .429 percentage plus 3 blocks in sweep of Colorado (10/26) ... in sweep of Utah (10/24) had 4 kills on 7 swings (.571 Att%) with 3 blocks ... posted 7 kills on a .333 Att% with 3 blocks in the win at No. 16 Arizona ... matched her career-high with 11 blocks as UW had 20 as a team in a 3-1 win at No. 11 Oregon on 10/12 ... a team-high 5 blocks and 4 kills in 3-1 win at Oregon State (10/10) ... named Pac-12 Defensive Player of the Week on Oct. 6 after the home wins over USC and UCLA ... in the 3-2 comeback over the Bruins (10/3) she posted a season-high 13 kills on a .550 attack mark and added 5 block assists ... blocked 9 balls in just three sets in the sweep of the Trojans (10/1) while also hitting .429 with 7 kills ... led the team with 8 blocks in comeback 3-2 win at Cal (9/26) plus 5 kills ... put down 8 kills on a .538 Att% and registered 6 blocks in sweep of Washington State (9/24) ... named to the All-Tournament Team at the Pac-12/Big Ten Showcase ... a huge effort to help the Huskies top No. 4 Wisconsin in five sets, with 11 kills and 10 blocks while hitting .455 ... an all-tournament selection at The Invitational In Seattle as UW went 3-0 ... had 10 blocks in just three sets with 6 kills in 3-0 win over UNLV (9/12) ... hammered 8 kills on a .467 Att% to go with 8 blocks for 12.0 points in 3-0 sweep of UC Davis (9/12) ... hit a red-hot .700 (8-1-10) in sweep of Seattle U (9/11) in the home opener ... named to the All-Tournament Team at the BYU Invitational, averaging 2.73 points per set, hitting .444 and earning 2.18 blocks per set ... earned her first career double-double in the 3-2 win at No. 10 BYU that snapped BYU’s 26-match home winning streak, as she had 11 kills and 10 blocks while hitting .526 ... had 7 kills and 8 blocks in 3-2 win over Gonzaga (8/30) ... started her junior season off with a huge match against Portland State (8/29), leading the team with 10 kills on 14 attempts without an error for a .714 Att%.

2013 (As A Sophomore)
Named All-Pac-12 honorable mention for the first time ... selected to the NCAA Los Angeles All-Region Team ... a Pac-12 All-Academic honorable mention ... started every match and was the No. 3 point producer on the Huskies, averaging 2.68 points per set and 1.98 kills per set while leading the team with a .340 attack percentage that ranked 10th in the Pac-12 ... led UW and ranked fourth in the conference with a 1.29 blocks per set average ... held or shared the lead in blocks in 19 of 33 matches ... in 3-2 comeback win over USC to reach the Final Four, notched 7 blocks and 8 kills and a key dig on match point ... hit .500 with 8 kills and 5 blocks in sweep of No. 23 Kansas (12/13) in NCAA round of 16 ... had 6 kills (6-3-18) and 7 blocks for 10.0 points in 3-1 win over LSU in NCAA 2nd round ... hammered 7 kills on 9 attacks (.667 Att%) plus 3 blocks in 3-0 win over Alabama State (12/6) ... in Pac-12 clinching win over WSU (11/29) had 6 kills and 3 blocks ... hit double-digits with 11 kills on 15 swings with just 2 errors (.600 Att%) vs. Oregon State (11/27) ... notched 13 kills, including one to give UW match point, in the tense 3-2 win at No. 23 Cal (11/22), taking 27 swings (.333 Att%) and posting 6 blocks for 16.0 points ... huge blocking night with 3 solos and 7 assists plus 5 kills for 11.5 points in 3-1 win over No. 4 USC (11/15) ... hit .500 with 9 kills, 1 error, on 16 attempts in 3-0 win over UCLA (11/13) ... had 6 kills, 3 blocks, hitting .286 in 3-0 win at Arizona (11/10) ... rejected 9 balls in 3-1 win at Arizona State (11/9), 3 solos and 6 assists, plus 2 kills ... in win over the Buffs (11/3) had a team-best 7 block assists and put down 6 kills on a .500 attack percentage ... hit .381 with 9 kills on 21 swings and a season-high 3 digs vs. Utah (11/1) ... after an outstanding week leading road wins at UCLA and USC, she was named AVCA National Player of the Week and Pac-12 Offensive Player of the Week, the first Husky middle to win the award since 1997, and her first Pac-12 honor ... set a new career-high with 15 kills on 26 attacks for a .462 Att% plus 5 blocks for a career-high 18.0 points, helping lead the 3-1 win at No. 4 USC (10/27) ... racked up 12 kills on a .400 hitting percentage plus 7 blocks for 15.5 points in the 3-1 win on Oct. 25 at UCLA ... six kills on a .316 percentage plus 2 blocks in the 3-2 win over No. 7 Stanford (10/20) ... had 8 points in win over No. 16 ASU (10/13) with 6 kills and 4 blocks, hitting .294 ... in 3-1 win over Arizona (10/11) she posted 5 blocks and 7 kills ... notched 5 kills and 3 blocks in 3-0 win at Utah on Oct. 5 ... on Oct. 4, carried the offense for stretches with 12 kills, hitting .440, and had a team-best 4 blocks but UW lost at Colorado in four sets ... set a new career-high with 11 blocks in the 3-1 win at No. 21 Oregon (9/27), as UW had 21.5 team blocks, and adding 7 kills on a .400 Att% ... tied her then-career-best 13 kills on a .435 attack percentage plus 4 blocks in the 3-1 win over Cal St. Northridge ... killed all 4 swings for a 1.000 Att% and 4 blocks in 3-0 win at Loyola Chicago (9/15) ... had a team-best 6 blocks in the four set win at No. 14 Illinois (9/13) and 5 kills ... led the team with 4 blocks plus 5 kills, hitting .500 in Seattle U sweep (9/3) ... helped the Huskies to the Northwest Challenge tourney title in Portland, averaging 2.10 kills per set in three wins, an 1.20 blocks per set while hitting .405 ... had 13 kills on 24 attacks in the five set win over Gonzaga (8/31), hitting .458 with 5 blocks for 15.5 points ... hit .417 in the opening night win over Boise State (8/30) with 7 kills on 12 swings.

2012 (As A Freshman)
Played in 19 of 32 matches, starting six at middle blocker ... had the best attack percentage on the team, hitting .400 with 1.36 kills per set ... averaged 1.91 points per set and 0.98 blocks per set ... had four matches where she had 8 or more kills while hitting over .400 ... had 4 kills (.300 Att%) and 4 blocks in the heartstopping 3-2 win over No. 4 Oregon (11/16) where UW saved 14 match points ... subbed in at Cal (11/7) and had 4 key blocks plus 2 kills in the 3-2 win ... got the start against Colorado (11/2) and hit a team-best .571 with 8 kills on 14 swings without an error in the 3-0 win ... provided a big offensive spark at No. 7 USC (10/26), posting 9 kills on 17 swings (.412 Att%) with 3 blocks ... upped her season-high for blocks with eight at Arizona (9/22) and added five kills ... three kills on six swings vs. Washington State (9/18) ... at Portland on 9/11, rejected seven blocks to lead the team, and had her first two career assists and three digs ... became first non-OH to lead the team in points when she posted 12.5 points in the win over Long Beach State (9/7) with a season-high 10 kills and four blocks on a .529 attack percentage ... three kills hitting .333 with two digs and two blocks vs Seattle (9/6) ... had a big match in the Tiger Classic finale against Rice on 9/1, notching a season-best nine kills with just one error on 13 swings (.615) plus three block assists in the 3-0 win ... made her Husky debut in the Northwest Challenge and started her first match against Boise State on 8/24, earning a kill and four block assists agains the Broncos ... for the opening weekend, played in five of nine sets, hitting .500 with four kills and averaging 1.40 blocks per set.

High School and Personal
Born in Folsom, California ... parents are Sonja and Steve Sybeldon ... has one older sister, Gabrielle ... father, Steve, was an offensive linemen drafted in the 10th round by the New York Jets out of North Dakota ... mother, Sonja, was a dancer ... named to the 2011 Under Armour All-America Second Team by the American Volleyball Coaches Association ... earned a spot on the PrepVolleyball.com Senior Aces list, ranking No. 45 overall ... named to the MaxPreps All-State First Team for Division-II as a senior ... also an All-State Second Team selection her junior year ... earned league MVP honors her senior year ... twice named All-City and All-Metro ... played club volleyball for NCVC Moxie from 2009-12, coached by Jeff and Kristi Deter ... also played in 2008-09 for Precision VBC and coach Kalani Panaganan ... interested in a career as a nutritionist.
2014: Raised her game once again to earn her first AVCA All-America honors, as she was named to the Third Team ... voted to the All-Pac-12 Team and named AVCA All-Pacific North Region ... a Pac-12 All-Academic honorable mention ... led the Pac-12 in blocks per set with a career-best 1.55, which also ranked No. 4 in the NCAA ... hit .392 for the year, ranking third in the Pac-12 and 23rd nationally ... in the NCAA loss to Nebraska, had 8 kills and 4 blocks, hitting .312 ... totaled 7 kills (.316 Att%) with 6 blocks in the 3-1 win over Hawaii in NCAA 2nd round (12/6) ... hit .500 with 5 kills on 10 swings plus 7 blocks (2 solo) as UW swept New Hampshire in the NCAA opener ... helped lead the way to a 3-0 win at Washington State (11/28) with 9 kills and no errors on 15 swings (.600 Att%) with 4 blocks ... in the big upset of No. 1 Stanford (11/26) hit .364 with 5 kills and 2 blocks ... earned 6 blocks and 3 kills with 3 digs in 3-0 win over No. 22 ASU (11/23) ... notched 5 kills and 4 blocks as UW swept No. 13 Arizona (11/21) ... an excellent match at Utah (11/15) despite the five-set loss, as she had 9 kills on a .533 Att% with 9 blocks and a career-high 5 digs ... posted 10 stuffs and 6 kills in the 2-3 setback at No. 22 Colorado (11/13) ... in consecutive 3-0 wins at home over No. 11 Oregon and Oregon State, had 5 total kills and 6 blocks, hitting .286 ... had 8 kills on just 11 swings with 1 error for a .636 percentage and 7 blocks in just three sets to power a big 3-0 win at UCLA (10/31) ... put away 8 kills in the 3-0 win at USC (10/29) with a solo block ... notched 8 kills on a .429 percentage plus 3 blocks in sweep of Colorado (10/26) ... in sweep of Utah (10/24) had 4 kills on 7 swings (.571 Att%) with 3 blocks ... posted 7 kills on a .333 Att% with 3 blocks in the win at No. 16 Arizona ... matched her career-high with 11 blocks as UW had 20 as a team in a 3-1 win at No. 11 Oregon on 10/12 ... a team-high 5 blocks and 4 kills in 3-1 win at Oregon State (10/10) ... named Pac-12 Defensive Player of the Week on Oct. 6 after the home wins over USC and UCLA ... in the 3-2 comeback over the Bruins (10/3) she posted a season-high 13 kills on a .550 attack mark and added 5 block assists ... blocked 9 balls in just three sets in the sweep of the Trojans (10/1) while also hitting .429 with 7 kills ... led the team with 8 blocks in comeback 3-2 win at Cal (9/26) plus 5 kills ... put down 8 kills on a .538 Att% and registered 6 blocks in sweep of Washington State (9/24) ... named to the All-Tournament Team at the Pac-12/Big Ten Showcase ... a huge effort to help the Huskies top No. 4 Wisconsin in five sets, with 11 kills and 10 blocks while hitting .455 ... an all-tournament selection at The Invitational In Seattle as UW went 3-0 ... had 10 blocks in just three sets with 6 kills in 3-0 win over UNLV (9/12) ... hammered 8 kills on a .467 Att% to go with 8 blocks for 12.0 points in 3-0 sweep of UC Davis (9/12) ... hit a red-hot .700 (8-1-10) in sweep of Seattle U (9/11) in the home opener ... named to the All-Tournament Team at the BYU Invitational, averaging 2.73 points per set, hitting .444 and earning 2.18 blocks per set ... earned her first career double-double in the 3-2 win at No. 10 BYU that snapped BYU’s 26-match home winning streak, as she had 11 kills and 10 blocks while hitting .526 ... had 7 kills and 8 blocks in 3-2 win over Gonzaga (8/30) ... started her junior season off with a huge match against Portland State (8/29), leading the team with 10 kills on 14 attempts without an error for a .714 Att%.
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