Topic: Volleyball

Libero captain Melissa Cairo ’18 recorded 28 digs in Saturday’s five-set duel against the Big Red. Following a  loss to Columbia Friday, the contest brought the 2017 season to a close.


Volleyball push Big Red to five sets, fall short of comeback

November 12, 2017 0 comments

The volleyball team overcame a two-set deficit to force a tiebreak fifth set Saturday against Cornell but fell short of a comeback.

The Bears were scoreless against the Quakers and Tigers over the weekend, continuing the team’s three week losing streak and leaving them 6-15 in the season and 1-9 in Ivy conference.


Volleyball falls in back-to-back losses to Penn, Princeton 3-0

October 29, 2017 0 comments

The volleyball team lost three sets to zero against both Penn and Princeton over the weekend.

In a change of pace from last week’s game against the Big Green, the Bears started quick, making strong defensive and solid offensive plays in Friday’s game against the Bulldogs, earning them a first-set victory. But it was not enough to top the Elis, and Bruno fell three sets to one.


Bruno falls to first-place Yale in four sets at home

October 22, 2017 0 comments

After surprising first-place Yale by winning the first set comfortably, the volleyball team was unable to sustain early success.

Makena Ehlert ’20 spikes a ball over the net in one of the team’s matches. This weekend, the Bears lost to the Crimson 3-1 and the Big Green 3-0, despite winning the first set against Harvard.


Volleyball falls to Harvard, Dartmouth in away matches

October 15, 2017 0 comments

The volleyball team took two losses on the road this weekend, dropping a match 3-1 against Harvard Friday and 3-0 against Dartmouth Saturday. These defeats drop Brown (6-12, 1-6 Ivy) to last place in the Ivy League standings halfway through conference play. Though Bruno came out strong against the Crimson […]

Bruno volleyball fell in three sets to Princeton in the team’s annual Strike ALS match, which raised over $10,000 for ALS research despite a $6,000 fundraising goal set by the team earlier in the week.


Women’s volleyball falls to Princeton, raise over $9,000 for ALS research

October 1, 2017 0 comments

At the annual Strike ALS match Friday, the volleyball team fell three sets to zero against Princeton, the defending Ivy League Champions.

Bears battle Princeton in ‘Spike ALS Match’ to raise awareness


Bears battle Princeton in ‘Spike ALS Match’ to raise awareness

September 28, 2017 0 comments

For Coach Short, the volleyball match against Princeton isn’t just a chance for Brown to move up in the Ivy League rankings, it’s “an evening of hope.”

Volleyball falls to Ivy powerhouse Yale in conference opener


Volleyball falls to Ivy powerhouse Yale in conference opener

September 26, 2016 0 comments

Despite dropping its Ivy opener to Yale in straight sets, the volleyball team looks ready to contend in conference play this season.

Shirin Toolooe ’18 raises her arm to prepare for a serve. The Bears left a University of San Francisco tournament winless and hope to bounce back this weekend, hosting the Brown Invitational.


California trip leaves volleyball with three consecutive losses

September 12, 2016 0 comments

After kicking off the season in New England, the volleyball team made a cross-country trip to the University of San Francisco for a tournament.


Sports Roundup: All-League Awards

November 20, 2015 0 comments

A number of Bears were chosen for a variety of honors in their respective sports’ conferences.

Shannon Frost ’16 prepares to serve the volleyball to her opponents. The outside hitter recorded a double-double in her final collegiate contest.


Fierce competition spoils season-ending homestand for volleyball team

November 16, 2015 0 comments

The competition within Ivy League volleyball proved to be incredibly stiff this season. Going into the final weekend of conference play, four of the Ancient Eight’s teams had viable chances of securing the conference title. Bruno (10-16, 4-10 Ivy) did not, but faced off against two of these teams, falling […]