Junior setter Alex Schinzing named to Lloy Ball Award watch list
Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Tigerville, S.C. – NGU setter and junior on the men’s volleyball team has been named to the Lloy Ball Ward watch list for the 2017 season.

The Lloy Ball award is a national ward presented to the best setter in NCAA Division I-II men’s volleyball during the regular season. The watch list includes 20-players from university throughout the United States including players from Ohio State, UCLA, and Mount Olive.

The award was started in 2014 and is one of five position awards in collegiate men’s volleyball. It is named after former Fort Wayne All-American setter Lloy Ball who was also an Olympic gold medalist for the United States.

Schinzing was among the Conference Carolinas leaders with a 9.39 assists per game average last season. He also had a team-high 31 aces as he helped the second-year program North Greenville reach the Conference Carolinas Tournament for the second straight year. In 180-sets as a Crusader, Alexander Schinzing has accumulated 1,558-assists and 47-aces.

Schinzing and the Crusaders will open up the 2017 season on January 6th when they host Lincoln Memorial at 7pm in Tigerville.