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Topic: Volleyball

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 Comments are Disabled

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 […]

The volleyball team celebrates on the court Friday evening. The squad had a lot to be happy about, as the Bears beat Yale for the first time since 2005.


Well-balanced attack upsets historically dominant Yale

October 26, 2015 Comments are Disabled

Coming off a pair of hard-fought games against Ivy League opponents Princeton and Penn, the women’s volleyball team began the second half of the Ivy season.

Emma Thygesen ’17 led the Bears with 10 kills against Dartmouth this weekend. She also had 29 total attempts.


Women’s volleyball remains optimistic despite losses to Crimson, Big Green

October 12, 2015 Comments are Disabled

Unable to stifle the momentum of either of its opponents, the volleyball team could not defeat conference foes Harvard and Dartmouth over the weekend.

Sabrina Stillwell ’19 goes up for a hit. The first-year recorded 32 kills in the team’s victory over Columbia Saturday night. Stillwell currently sits in second place for the most kills in a single game in program history.


Stillwell ’19 posts 32 kills in volleyball comeback

October 5, 2015 Comments are Disabled

After a lengthy 12-game stretch on the road, the women’s volleyball team finally made its season debut at the Pizzitola Sports Center this weekend.

Volleyball’s Ivy League opener ends with encouraging defeat in New Haven


Volleyball’s Ivy League opener ends with encouraging defeat in New Haven

September 28, 2015 Comments are Disabled

The women’s volleyball team began its Ivy League schedule with a loss against Yale Friday in New Haven.

Tournament foes prove no match for dominant volleyball team


Tournament foes prove no match for dominant volleyball team

September 21, 2015 Comments are Disabled

The Bears swept their way through the Central Connecticut State University Invitational, dropping only one set as they beat Holy Cross, CCSU and Hartford.

McKenna Webster ’16 goes for a spike as opponents attempt to block the ball. Despite only accruing one win in four games in Texas and New Mexico, several players set career-highs over the course of the road trip.


Southwestern opponents stymie volleyball

September 13, 2015 Comments are Disabled

After a brief stint in the Ocean State, the volleyball team hit the road to attend the NMSU-UTEP Borderland Classic in El Paso, Texas and Las Cruces, N.M.

Emma Thygesen ’17 prepares to block an opponent’s hit. The six-foot junior recorded five block assists in the games last weekend.


After uneven start, volleyball heads west

September 11, 2015 Comments are Disabled

While many students made their return trips to College Hill, the volleyball team was en route to Fairfield, Connecticut.

Maddie Lord ’15 goes up for a kill in a game this weekend. She tallied 11 against Penn and Princeton in the final two games for Lord and her four senior teammates, who led the team to an even record in Ivy play.


Volleyball seniors end careers with split, drop final home match

November 17, 2014 Comments are Disabled

On Saturday night, five seniors ended their collegiate volleyball careers under the familiar lights of the Pizzitola Sports Center.

Sweep extends volleyball’s hot streak


Sweep extends volleyball’s hot streak

November 10, 2014 Comments are Disabled

The women’s volleyball team went on the road for the last time this season, bringing two wins back to Brown after a weekend of matches.