Springfield College Home > Athletics > Men's Volleyball

Pelletier Earns Prestigious NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship

Mike Pelletier Springfield, Mass. – July 22, 2013 – Former Springfield College men's volleyball standout Mike Pelletier recently learned that he was selected for the prestigious NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship.

A four-year starter and captain during the past two years, Pelletier guided the men's volleyball team to four-straight appearances in the national championship, which resulted in three titles. The scholarship is a one-time grant of $7,500, which he will use to help finance his graduate work.

The NCAA awards up 174 postgraduate scholarships annually, 87 for men and 87 for women. The scholarships are awarded to student-athletes who excel academically and athletically and who are in their final year of intercollegiate competition.

Pelletier adds this award to a long list of of accolades during his time at Springfield College. In addition to earning AVCA All-America honors this season, Pelletier was the Most Outstanding Player of the 2012 NCAA Division III National Championship, was featured on Sports Illustrated “Faces in the Crowd”, and most recently, represented Team USA in the World University Games in Russia.

The Burnt Hills, N.Y. native led the Pride with 331 kills, averaging 3.18 per set, and ranked third on the team in aces (31), digs (145), and blocks (74). In addition, he finished his career with 1,077 kills, which is eighth-most in program history.

Recruit Me

2014 Men's Volleyball Virtual Team Guide

Russia Highlight Video

Follow us On Twitter

Team Links

Head Coach Charlie Sullivan

Charlie Sullivan With eight national championships to his credit, Charlie Sullivan will enter his 16th season as head coach of the men's volleyball team in 2014. In 15 previous years at the helm, Sullivan owns an overall record of 256-158 for a .618 winning percentage. Read more.

Contact Head Coach Charlie Sullivan

E-Mail | Phone: 413.748.3850

Springfield College 263 Alden Street, Springfield, MA 01109-3797 413.748.3000 | Employment at SC
Copyright 2008-2009 Springfield College. All rights reserved worldwide.
Site design and production: Office of Marketing & Communications.