Courtney Schwan has signed with Lardini Filottrano for the upcoming 2018-2019 season. The University of Washington outside hitter finished her career with 1,118 kills with a 2.93% clip, 82 service aces, 957 digs and 183 blocks. Schwan was named to the All-Pac-12 Team in 2016 and 2017. In her breakout 2016 campaign, Schwan was named the Pac-12 Player of the Year and an AVCA All-America First Team.
Additionally, Schwan has also played for the University of Washington beach volleyball team for four seasons. For the 2017 and 2018 seasons she was named to the Pac-12 All-Tournament Team. She also garnered All-Pac-12 Beach Volleyball Second Team and First Team honors in 2017 and 2018 respectively. She finished her beach career at Washington as the career leader in overall beach wins with a total 47 as well as dual wins with 44.
Schwan will be starting her professional career in Italy’s Serie A league with Lardini Filottrano, who finished 11th with a 7-15 record in 2018 after their first season in the A1. Previously the team had been in the A2, but as the 2017 champions they were promoted to the A1 league. Notably fellow Americans Nikki Taylor and Annie Mitchem played for Filottrano last year.