2011 Women's Volleyball News

March 1, 2012
Seahawks earn first NEWVA Academic Award
NEWPORT, R.I. – The Salve Regina University women’s volleyball team has been announced as a recipient of the New England Women’s Volleyball Association (NEWVA) Academic Team Award.

November 15, 2011
Barry earns Academic All-District honors
NEWPORT, R.I. – Salve Regina University senior Julianne Barry has been selected as a member of the Capital One Academic All-District volleyball team. Barry will now be included on the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-America® ballot.

November 9, 2011
Owls edge Seahawks in quarterfinals, 3-2
KEENE, N.H. – The Salve Regina University women's volleyball team dropped a 3-2 decision to Keene State College in the ECAC Northeast Quarterfinals on Wednesday night at Spaulding Gymnasium.

November 7, 2011
Seahawks earn program's first-ever ECAC tournament berth
NEWPORT, R.I - The Salve Regina University women's volleyball team earned the program's first-ever Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Championship selection on Monday afternoon. The Seahawks have been announced as the tournament's #5 seed, and will hit the road to face Keene State during a quarterfinal match up on Wednesday.

November 3, 2011
Marshall named CCC Coach of the Year
NEWPORT, R.I. - Salve Regina University women's volleyball head coach Lindsay Marshall was announced as the Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) Coach of the Year on Thursday afternoon by conference commissioner Gregg Kaye.

November 3, 2011
Salve Regina falls to Endicott in CCC semifinals
BEVERLY, Mass. – The Endicott women's volleyball team claimed a 3-0 (25-23, 25-16, 25-16) victory over Salve Regina in the CCC Semifinals to advance to the conference championship match for the second straight year, as well as its seventh time in the last eight seasons.

November 3, 2011
Barry, Clancy, Duggan, and Violet earn All-CCC recognition
NEWPORT, R.I. - Salve Regina University senior Julianne Barry was announced as the 2011 Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) women's volleyball senior scholar athlete of the year as well as a member of the All-CCC First Team on Thursday, highlighting a list of four Seahawks to earn all-conference recognition. In addition to Barry, junior Megan Clancy and freshman Taylor Violet were both selected to the All-CCC second team, while freshman Jennifer Duggan earned All-CCC honorable mention.

November 2, 2011
Seahawks advance to semifinals with sweep over Leopards
NEWPORT, R.I. - The Salve Regina University women's volleyball program earned its first ever post season victory with a 3-0 sweep over the Wentworth Institute of Technology during the quarterfinal round of the Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) Tournament at the Rodgers Recreation Center on Wednesday night.

November 1, 2011
Violet named CCC rookie of the week
NEWPORT, R.I. - Salve Regina University freshman Taylor Violet was announced as the Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) women's volleyball rookie of the week by commissioner Gregg Kaye on Tuesday afternoon.

October 29, 2011
Seahawks fall to Gulls on Senior Day, 3-1
NEWPORT, R.I. - Junior Falyn Torelli recorded a team-high 13 kills to spark the Endicott College women's volleyball team to a 3-1 win over Salve Regina University during Senior Day at the Rodgers Recreation Center on Saturday afternoon. The Gulls took the first two sets by scores of 25-19 and 25-17 before the Seahawks responded by taking the third frame, 25-16. The Gulls then hung on for an exciting 29-27 match-clinching victory in the fourth and final set. The win improves Endicott to 13-14 overall and 7-1 in the Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC), while the loss drops the Seahawks to 15-12 on the season and 6-2 during CCC play.

October 26, 2011
Seahawks drop first conference match with tough 3-2 loss to Hawks
BRISTOL, R.I. – The Roger Williams University Volleyball team improved their winning streak to 16 as they defeated the Salve Regina Seahawks 3-2 Wednesday night at the Roger Williams Recreational Center.

October 20, 2011
Camels snap Seahawks' winning streak with 3-0 sweep
NEWPORT, R.I. - Senior Amy Newman led all players with 21 kills as the Connecticut College women's volleyball team swept Salve Regina University in straight sets, 3-0, at the Rodgers Recreation Center on Thursday night. The loss drops the Seahawks to 15-8 on the year, while the Camels improve to 14-6 overall.

October 19, 2011
Clancy honored as CCC libero of the week
NEWPORT, R.I. - Salve Regina University junior Megan Clancy was announced as the Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) libero of the week on Tuesday afternoon by commissioner Gregg Kaye.

October 18, 2011
Seahawks sweep Leopards to earn fourth straight win
NEWPORT, R.I. - The Salve Regina University women's volleyball team recorded a collective .231 hitting percentage on their way to a 3-0 sweep of the Wentworth Institute of Technology at the Rodgers Recreation Center on Tuesday night. The win was the fourth straight for the Seahawks who improve to 15-7 on the year and a perfect 6-0 in the Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC). The loss evens the Leopards overall mark at 12-12 while they fall to 2-4 during CCC play.

October 15, 2011
Seahawks set program record for wins with sweep of tri-match
WORCESTER, Mass. - The Salve Regina University women's volleyball team improved to 14-7 on the season after earning victories over both Mass. Maritime Academy and Clark University on Saturday. The Seahawks defeated the Buccaneers in straight sets, 3-0, before earning a hard-fought 3-2 win over the Cougars.

October 11, 2011
Seahawks tie program record for wins with sweep of Lions
NEWPORT, R.I. - The Salve Regina University women's volleyball team had three players finish with double-digit kills as they defeated Emerson College in straight sets, 3-0, during a non-conference match at the Rodgers Recreation Center on Tuesday night. The win ties the Salve Regina program record for wins in a single season, improving the club to 12-7 overall, while the Lions drop to 15-5 on the year.

October 9, 2011
Seahawks earn split at RIAIAW Tournament
BRISTOL, R.I. - The Salve Regina University women's volleyball team defeated Johnson & Wales University, 3-0, before falling to Roger Williams University by a score of 3-1 in the championship match of the Rhode Island Association of Intercollegiate Athletics for Women (RIAIAW) Tournament on Sunday. With the split, the Seahawks are now 11-7 overall on the season.

October 6, 2011
Seahawks make it four straight with 3-1 win over Lasell
NEWTON, Mass. - The Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) leading Salve Regina University women’s volleyball team went to Lasell College on Thursday night and topped the Lasers, 3-1, at the Athletic Center. The Lasers remain on a four game skid dropping their record at 7-11 overall (1-3 GNAC), while the Seahawks captured their fourth straight win to improve to 10-6 overall (5-0 CCC).

October 4, 2011
Clancy earns second straight CCC libero of the week award
NEWPORT, R.I. – Salve Regina University junior Megan Clancy (Chelmsford, Mass.) has been announced as the Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) libero of the week for the second straight time.

October 4, 2011
Seahawks sweep Lions in straight sets, improve to 5-0 in CCC
QUINCY, Mass. - The Salve Regina University women’s volleyball team defeated Eastern Nazarene College in straight sets during a Commonwealth Coast Conference match on Tuesday night. The Seahawks, who sit atop the CCC leaderboard, took the won the three sets (by scores of 25-17, 25-14, and 25-23. With the win, Salve Regina improves to an impressive 5-0 in CCC play, and 9-6 overall. Eastern Nazarene drops to 7-10 on the season and 1-4 in conference play with the loss.

October 1, 2011
Seahawks remain unbeaten in CCC with 3-1 win over UNE
Senior Julianne Barry recorded 10 kills and seven blocks to help lead the Salve Regina University women's volleyball team to a 3-1 victory over the University of New England during a Commonwealth Coast Conference match up at the Rodgers Recreation Center on Saturday afternoon. With the win, the Seahawks improve to 8-6 overall and remain undefeated during conference play with a perfect 4-0 record. The loss drops the Nor'easters to 4-10 on the season, including a 1-3 conference mark.

September 28, 2011
Seahawks remain unbeaten in the conference with 3-2 thriller over Golden Bears
The Salve Regina University women's volleyball team pulled out a thrilling 3-2 victory over Western New England University in a Commonwealth Coast Conference match up during Stroke Awareness Night at the Rodgers Recreation Center on Wednesday.

September 27, 2011
Clancy, Duggan earn CCC weekly honors
Junior Megan Clancy was named the Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) libero of the week, while freshman Jennifer Duggan was selected as the CCC rookie of the week, as announced by conference commissioner Gregg Kaye on Tuesday afternoon.

September 24, 2011
Seahawks fall to Anchorwomen in five set heartbreaker
PROVIDENCE, R.I.- The Rhode Island College women’s volleyball team held on to defeat Salve Regina University in five sets, 3-2 (25-21, 23-25, 25-21, 20-25, 18-16), at The Murray Center on Saturday afternoon. The tough loss snaps a four game winning streak for the Seahawks in which they captured 12 straight sets.

September 22, 2011
Clancy reaches milestone as Seahawks win fourth straight
NEWPORT, R.I. - The Salve Regina University women's volleyball team captured their fourth straight victory with a 3-0 (25-9, 25-19, 25-12) sweep of visiting Wheaton College at the Rodgers Recreation Center on Thursday night. The Seahawks have now won 12 consecutive sets to improve to 6-5 on the season, while the Lyons have dropped three in a row to fall to 2-11 overall.

September 20, 2011
Seahawks sweep Colonels to remain atop CCC standings
The Salve Regina University women's volleyball team swept Curry College in straight sets during a Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) contest on Tuesday evening in Milton. The Seahawks evened their season record at 5-5, taking the first three sets by scores of 25-17, 25-15, and 25-12 to remain unbeaten in CCC action at 2-0. The Colonels slipped to 2-5 overall and 0-2 in conference play.

September 15, 2011
Seahawks sweep their way to victory over Rams
Freshman Taylor Violet dished-out a match-high 17 assists as the Salve Regina University women's volleyball team swept Framingham State University 3-0 during non-conference action at the Rodgers Recreation Center on Thursday night. The Seahawks took the opening set 25-10, and completed the sweep by taking the final two sets by scores of 25-19 and 25-18. The victory snaps a five-game skid for the Seahawks who now improve to 3-5 overall, while the loss drops the Rams to 6-4.

September 12, 2011
Raiders re-group to win versus Seahawks, 3-1
Junior Kenna Finlayson led all players with 20 kills and five aces to help the Rivier College women's volleyball team rally back from a 1-0 deficit to defeat Salve Regina University by a score of 3-1 at the Rodgers Recreation Center on Monday night. The Seahawks took the opening set 25-11 before the Raiders battled back to take the next three sets by scores of 25-20, 25-23, and 25-19. The loss drops the Seahawks to 2-5 on the year, while the victory snaps a four-game skid for the Raiders who improve to 2-6 overall.

September 11, 2011
Barry makes all-tournament team as Seahawks compete at Endicott Invitational
BEVERLY, Mass. - The Salve Regina University women's volleyball team took part in the Endicott Invitational this weekend, competing in four matches over two days. Senior Julianne Barry was selected to the all-tournament team as the Seahawks went 0-4 while facing some solid competition against Plymouth State, Williams, UMass Boston, and Middlebury.

September 6, 2011
Meyer serves Seahawks to first ever 2-0 start
Senior Jessica Meyer recorded nine aces in just three sets, as the Salve Regina women's volleyball team improved to 2-0 to open the season for the first time in program history, after a 3-0 victory over UMass Dartmouth at the Rodgers Recreation Center on Tuesday night. The Seahawks took the match in straight sets by scores of 25-20, 25-18, and 25-14.

September 1, 2011
Freshmen help lead Seahawks to 3-1 victory over Babson in season opener
Freshman Jennifer Duggan (Merrimack, N.H.) led all players with 15 kills while also collecting eight digs and a block in her collegiate debut to help spark the Salve Regina University women's volleyball team to a 3-1 victory over Babson College in their season opener at the Rodgers Recreation Center on Thursday night. The Seahawks took the first set by a score of 25-16 before the Beavers battle back to scratch out a hard-fought 28-26 win in the second set. Salve Regina then regained control of the match by taking the final two sets by scores of 25-18 and 25-16.

August 10, 2011
Seahawk women's volleyball digs its 2011 schedule
With its earliest start to a season ever, the Salve Regina University women's volleyball program opens the 2011 campaign against Babson College on September 1 at the Rodgers Recreation Center.