Lawson Named CSC Academic All-District


SAN JOSE, Calif.—San José State volleyball player Jiana Lawson has been named to the 2023 Academic All-District Volleyball Team®, as selected by the College Sports Communicators (CSC). The team recognizes the nation’s top student-athletes for their combined performances on the court and in the classroom.

Jiana Lawson, MB, Sr., Tucson, Ariz.

  • Starting middle blocker for the Spartans
  • Graduating next week with her degree in communication studies
  • Averaged 1.45 kills, 1.25 blocks and 0.38 digs per set
  • Recorded 114 blocks assists on the season, good for the seventh-highest single-season total in school history
  • Had 139 total blocks, tying for the fifth-highest total in SJSU history
  • 11 blocks in a win over Portland, just the 11th player in school history to record 11 blocks in a match
  • Five or more blocks in 14 matches
  • Academic All-Mountain West honoree