Women's Volleyball

Lady Knights Team Roster

  • Melinda Perriloux

      Number: 2
      Position: DS/L
      Height: 5'5"
      Class: Freshman
      Hometown: Laplace, LA
  • Jessica Scioneaux

      Number: 3
      Position: S
      Height: 5'3"
      Class: Freshmen
      Hometown: Laplace, LA
  • Sonja Babovic

      Number: 4
      Position: MH
      Height: 5'10"
      Class: Sophomore
      Hometown: Somber, Serbia
  • Kalah Jones

      Number: 5
      Position: DS/L
      Height: 5'6"
      Class: Freshman
      Hometown: Laplace, LA
  • Tiffany Hector

      Number: 7
      Position: OH
      Height: 5'8"
      Class: Freshman
      Hometown: Houston, Texas
  • Johnesha Vinnett

      Number: 8
      Position: OH
      Height: 5'8"
      Class: Freshman
      Hometown: Destrehan, LA
  • Tyjah Greenup

      Number: 10
      Position: OH
      Height: 5'7"
      Class: Sophomore
      Hometown: Vacherie, LA
  • Marija Stojiljkovic

      Number: 11
      Position: S
      Height: 5'6"
      Class: Sophomore
      Hometown: Belgrade, Serbia
  • Ana Babovic

      Number: 12
      Position: MH
      Height: 5'9"
      Class: Junior
      Hometown: Belgrade, Serbia
  • Domonique Pegross

      Number: 13
      Position: OP
      Height: 5'7"
      Class: Freshman
      Hometown: Houston, Texas

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  • Head Coach: Zipporah Washington

    Experience: 2nd Season
    Wins: 7
    Losses: 5
    Alma Mater: SUNO

    Student Coaches: Adrianna Titonea & Milica Golubovic
    Volunteer Coach: Eric Poree
    Team Manager: Precious Williams

  • Head Coach

    A native of New Orleans, Coach Washington graduated from Edna Karr Senior High School with All-District, MVP, and All-State awards. Then she attended and graduated from Southern University at New Orleans (2015) with a degree in Computer Information Systems. During her time on the SUNO Volleyball Team, she was the University’s first Volleyball All-American, Player of the Year (2013), 3-time All- Conference, 3-time All-Tournament, and was named to the All-Region/State Team. She served as assistant coach in the 2014 season, before taking over as head coach in 2015.

  • FIRST MATCH

    August 29, 2009 vs. Judson College (SUNO lost 3-2)

    FIRST WIN

    October 17, 2009 vs. Judson College (3-0)

    FIRST CONFERENCE WIN

    September 7, 2010 vs. Xavier University of Louisiana (3-2)

    COACHES

    1972-1974 | Roger Hornsby: 36-60
    1974-1989 | Cirilo Manego: 175-230
    1989-1991 | James Butler: 10-52
    1991-2006 | Earl Hill: 252-175
    2006-2007 | Marco Borne: 12-14
    2007-2008 | James Rowley: 5-20
    2008 -2010| Dale Valdery: 67-72
    2009-2010 | Wendy Magee: (1-18)
    2010-2015 | Naomi Washington (70-48)
    2015-present | Zipporah Washington (7-5)

    INTERIM ATHLETIC DIRECTOR

    Yhann Plummer

    INTERIM CHANCELLOR

    Lisa Mims-Devezin, Ph.D.

    FIRST ROSTER

    Ashley Cagle, Outside Hitter, Argo, AL
    LaNika “Niki” Collins, Setter, Baton Rouge, LA
    Blake DeLarge, Libero, New Orleans, LA
    Tashawna Hampton, Outside Hitter, Pasadena, CA
    Ashley Harding, Outside Hitter, Pensacola, FL
    Shatoria Nelson, Libero, Denver, CO
    Kiarra Sims, Outside Hitter, Baton Rouge, LA
    Brittany Thomas, Libero, New Orleans, LA
    Zipporah Washington, Outside Hitter, New Orleans, LA
    De’Joire Matthews, Team Manager, New Orleans, LA

    GCAC ALL-CONFERENCE PLAYERS

    2010 | Wyneika Anderson
    2010 | Veronica Azubuike (Freshman of the Year)
    2010 | Gabrielle Carter
    2011 | Christal Hollins
    2011 | Zipporah Washington
    2012 | Christal Hollins
    2012 | Zipporah Washington
    2012 | Stephanie Buhl
    2012 | Jana Reingaham (Freshman of the Year)
    2013 | Stephanie Buhl
    2013 | Christal Kay Hollins
    2013 | Delores Tyler (Freshman of the Year)
    2013 | Zipporah Washington (Player of the Year)
    2014 | Stephanie Buhl
    2014 | Christal Kay Hollins
    2014 | Jana Reininghaus
    2014 | Ana Privrat
    2014 | Milica Golubovic

    GCAC Coach of the Year

    2013 | Naomi Washington
    • GCAC CHAMPIONSHIPS

      1998 | Tournament
      2000 | Tournament
      2002 | Conference Co-Champs & Tournament
      2003 | Conference & Tournament
      2004 | Conference Co-Champs
      2011 | Tournament

      GCAC COACH OF THE YEAR

      1995 | Earl R. Hill
      2002 | Earl R. Hill
      2003 | Earl R. Hill

      GCAC RECORD

      1987-1988 | Highest 3-point percentage in a season (.435)

      GCAC PLAYER OF THE YEAR

      1995 | Karriem Reed
      1996 | Willie Quinn
      1997 | Willie Quinn
      2002 | Toshay Harvey
      2003 | Roberto Ferriar
      2004 | Roberto Ferriar

      LOUISIANA ASSOCIATION OF BASKETBALL COACHES (LABC) COACH OF THE YEAR

      2000 | Earl R. Hill
      2002 | Earl R. Hill
      2003 | Earl R. Hill

      LOUISIANA SPORTS WRITERS ASSOCIATION ALL-LOUISIANA PLAYERS

      1998 | Eric McCarty (3rd Team)
      2001 | Nathaniel Bailey (2nd Team)
      2005 | Lamar Clark (3rd Team)
      2011 | Brent Leduff

      LOUISIANA SPORTS WRITERS ASSOCIATION PLAYER OF THE YEAR

      2002 | Toshay Harvey
      2003 | Roberto Ferriar & Toshay Harvey
      2004 | Roberto Ferriar

      GCAC ALL-CONFERENCE PLAYERS

      1987 | Rod Felix
      1990 | Herman Pope
      1993 | John Young
      1994 | Kurt Scales
      1995 | Karriem Reed(Newcomer of the Year)
      1996 | Karriem Reed
      1996 | Willie Quinn 1997 | Kenyatta Nason(Newcomer of the Year)
      1997 | Willie Quinn
      1998 | Charlie Johnson
      1999 | Eric McCarty
      1999 | Leon Mitchell
      2000 | Byron Wilson
      2000 | Leon Mitchell
      2001 | Nathaniel Bailey
      2002 | Edwin Colbert
      2002 | Toshay Harvey(Newcomer of the Year)
      2003 | Roberto Ferriar
      2003 | Toshay Harvey
      2003 | Courtney Trask
      2004 | Lamar Clark
      2004 | Roberto Ferriar
      2004 | Ernest Porter
      2005 | Lamar Clark
      2005 | Roberto Ferriar
      2007 | Kevin Thomas
      2010 | Lionel Green
      2011 | Brent Leduff
      2011 | Andre Davis
      2011 | Ricardo Porter
      2012 | Devin White
      2012 | Kevin Dukes (Freshman of the Year)
      2013 | Clyde Moore

      NAIA ALL-AMERICANS

      1997 | Willie Quinn
      2002 | Toshay Harvey
      2003 | Roberto Ferriar
      2003 | Toshay Harvey
      2004 | Roberto Ferriar
      2005 | Lamar Clark
      2010 | Lionel Green
      2011 | Brent Leduff
      2012 | Devin White (Honorable Mention)

DID YOU KNOW?

The Southern University System Board of Supervisors has approved a proposed nursing program at SUNO. The program must be approved by the Louisiana Board of Regents before it can move forward.