Giulia Cardona earns AVCA All-Region nod


Cardona adds to impressive list of accomplishments

LEXINGTON, Ky. – Adding to what has already been an unbelievable list of accomplishments, University of Evansville volleyball player Giulia Cardona has been named to the AVCA North All-Region Team.

The 2023 Missouri Valley Conference Player of the Year became the first Purple Aces player to garner All-Region honors.  Cardona was selected by the AVCA North Region Committee.

In 2023, Cardona was one of the top performers in the MVC and the entire nation.  She led the nation in kills (5.34/set), points (6.14/set) and attempts (15.00/set) while ranking 11th in the nation and tops in the MVC with 0.54 service aces per set.  Cardona wrapped up the 2023 campaign with a total of 593 kills, breaking her own UE program mark, which she set in 2022.

Cardona was named the AVCA GameChanger Division I National Player of the Week on October 17 becoming just the second player in league history to earn the accolade.  Cardona was a 4-tie MVC Player of the Week and recorded two of the league’s four 20-kill, 20-dig performances in 2023.