IU East’s Mallory Livingston on all-America, all-region lists


Mississinawa Valley graduate Mallory Livingston repeated as a Tachikara-NAIA Volleyball All-America honoree.

Mississinawa Valley graduate Mallory Livingston repeated as a Tachikara-NAIA Volleyball All-America honoree.


Photo courtesy of Indiana University East

RICHMOND, Ind. – Indiana University East senior Mallory Livingston repeated as a Tachikara-NAIA Volleyball All-America honoree.

Livingston (Union City, Ohio/Mississinawa Valley High School) earned honorable mention all-America recognition for the 2015 season. She is one of 100 players on the all-America list.

“I will just remember my accomplishments from this year being accompanied by a great team atmosphere and by the amazing support I felt throughout my senior year,” Livingston said. “I’ve always had great fans and teammates, but we had especially great chemistry and support this year, and I will always appreciate that.”

Livingston joins Lauren Crump and Breezy Strete as the IU East volleyball program’s only multi-year all-America honorees.

“We’re thrilled to see Mallory representing us at the national level again this year,” IU East coach Abby Niekamp said. “She’s left quite an impression on our program and has set a high standard for her teammates and future Red Wolves to strive for. Her contributions to the team in her senior year speak for themselves and we’re grateful for her to efforts being recognized.”

Livingston also made the American Volleyball Coaches Association All-Midcentral Region team. She is one of 14 players on the all-region team, made up of players from IU East’s Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletic Conference and the Crossroads League. Livingston finished her career as a three-time all-region honoree.

Livingston repeated as the Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Player of the Year in 2015 after leading the conference with 3.83 kills per set. She is the first IU East volleyball player with 1,000 career kills and 1,000 career digs. She recently was named a Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athlete and a CoSIDA Academic All-America first-team honoree.

For a complete list of 2015 Tachikara-NAIA volleyball all-Americans, visit http://www.naia.org/ViewArticle.dbml?DB_OEM_ID=27900&ATCLID=210569032.

For a complete list of 2015 AVCA all-region honorees, visit http://www.avca.org/awards/regional-awards/naia/.

Mississinawa Valley graduate Mallory Livingston repeated as a Tachikara-NAIA Volleyball All-America honoree.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/34/2015/12/web1_Mallory-Livingston-WEB1.jpgMississinawa Valley graduate Mallory Livingston repeated as a Tachikara-NAIA Volleyball All-America honoree. Photo courtesy of Indiana University East