The Peru State College volleyball team, under the direction of head coach Joan Albury in her first season, had its most successful season in the program's recent history. The Bobcats finished 32-9 overall and 10-4 in the Heart of America Athletic Conference (Heart).  This season's win total is the most since 1996. The 10-4 mark in the Heart is the most wins in the conference since joining the conference six years ago.
 
In addition, this was also the second consecutive season where the Bobcat volleyball team has hosted a post-season game in the Heart.  Peru State fell to Missouri Valley in the first round, a team they defeated in straight sets just two weeks prior, to end their season.

 At the end of the season, Peru State was listed in eight different NAIA Top 50 Team Rankings – 9th in total blocks (334.5), 12th in total service aces (248), 12th in total digs (2,565), 14th in total kills (1,915), 16th in total assists (1,738), 23rd in hitting percentage (0.234), 24th in blocks per set (2.22), and 46th in kills per set (12.68).
 
There were also four different Bobcats listed in the final NAIA Top 50 Individual Rankings. They were junior libero Cristina Viera (Montevideo, Uruguay) – 4th in total digs (897) and 8th in digs per set (5.940), sophomore middle hitter Nadja Janjevic (Podgorica, Montenegro) was 16th in total blocks (133) and 31st in blocks per game (1.080), junior setter Brooke Rudebusch (Moorpark, Calif.) – 38th in total assists (1,164) and 41st in total service aces (51), and junior outside hitter Yorgelys Jaspe (San Carlos, Venezuela) – 43rd in total kills (430).
 
Janjevic and Viera were named to the Heart All-Conference First Team.   In addition, Viera was named the conference's Libero of the Year.  Jaspe earned second team honors while junior outside hitter Kira Shapiro (Omaha) was named to the honorable mention list.
 
Recently, Janjevic and Viera were both named to the AVCA-NAIA Midwest Region team with Viera earning first team recognition and Janjevic on the honorable mention list. Viera was also recognized as the Region's Libero of the Year.
 
Viera also was named as a 2016 Tachikara-NAIA All-America Third Team. She was the first Bobcat to earn All-America team honors since 1995.

 Jennifer Ostrowski (Kankakee, Ill.) became the fourth Bobcat in the past three years to earn CoSIDA All-America honors which recognizes academics, athletics, and extra-curricular honors. Ostrowski was named to the second team.
 
Ostrowski, Savannah Moore (Idaho Falls, Idaho), Jhessica Martins (Uberlandia, Brazil), and Rudebusch were named as 2016 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes.
 
Peru State says goodbye to seniors Samantha Hinrichs (Ankeny, Iowa), Ostrowski, Gianna Gangi (Simi Valley, Calif.), Rian Kirby (Gretna), Martins, and Moore. There are 14 potential returners as well as a handful of recruits who plan to join the team in the fall of 2017.