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Lukianova Named Senior CLASS Award Candidate

Lukianova Named Senior CLASS Award Candidate

CORAL GABLES, Fla. – Elizaveta Lukianova is one of 30 volleyball student-athletes named a 2020-21 Senior CLASS Award candidate.

The prestigious award honors NCAA Division I seniors that have notable achievements in four areas: community, classroom, character and competition.

Lukianova boasted a 3.68 GPA during her undergraduate career and is currently working on her master’s degree in sports administration. The three-time Provost Honor Roll recipient has also been named to the AD’s Honor Roll six times and the Book Buster Club eight times. In addition, she is a four-time ACC Honor Roll selectee and two-time All-ACC Academic honoree.

In her four seasons with Miami, Lukianova has recorded 908 kills, with a team-high 304 in 2019. Lukianova broke into Miami’s top 10 record book for kills in a single match with 30 kills against Clemson.

Lukianova has also been named to the All-ACC Second Team two years in a row and garnered back-to-back All-ACC preseason team recognition from 2019-2020.

An acronym for Celebrating Loyalty and Achievement for Staying in School®, the Senior CLASS Award focuses on the total student-athlete and encourages students to use their platform in athletics to make a positive impact as leaders in their communities.

The 30 candidates will be narrowed to 10 finalists later this month, and those 10 names will be placed on the official ballot. Ballots will be distributed through a nationwide voting system to media, coaches and fans, who will select one candidate who best exemplifies excellence in the four Cs of community, classroom, character and competition.

The Senior CLASS Award winner will be announced during the 2020-21 NCAA Division I Women’s Volleyball Championship in April.

For more information on all the candidates, visit