2012 Women's Volleyball News

March 26, 2013
Houlihan Named AVCA 2013 Thirty Under 30 Recipient
Mike Houlihan named one of the top up and coming coaches in college and high school volleyball under the age of 30

January 23, 2013
Volleyball Gives Their Time at the Boys and Girls Club
Beacons spend time at local Boys and Girls Club to take about what it means to play sports.

December 13, 2012
Thompson Named ECAC New England Offensive Player of the Year
Senior hitter earns another major regional award after leading the Beacons to their second NCAA regional title in 2012.

November 24, 2012
Thompson Named NEWVA Player of the Year
Senior hitter ended her career as the most decorated player in program history.

November 15, 2012
Volleyball Falls to No. 5 Christopher Newport in National Quarterfinal
Beacons take first set, but fall in the next three in the first round of the NCAA Division III National Tournament Quarterfinal.

November 12, 2012
Volleyball to Face No. 5 Christopher Newport In First Round of National Championship
Beacons will take on Captains in National Quarterfinal on Thursday at 5:30 p.m. on the campus of Hope College in Holland, Michigan.

November 11, 2012
Volleyball Earns NCAA Regional Crown with 3-2 Win over Bowdoin
Beacons earn their second regional title in three years and advance to the National Tournament in Holland, Michigan.

November 10, 2012
Volleyball Uses Total Team Effort to Advance to NCAA Regional Championship
Beacons advance to the championship match following 3-2 win over Connecticut College.

November 9, 2012
Volleyball Downs MIT to Advance in NCAA Tournament
Shannon Thompson leads Beacons with 18 kills to in 3-1 win over Engineers.

November 8, 2012
Volleyball Travels to Connecticut College for NCAA Regional Tournament
Beacons will face first-time NCAA tournament opponent MIT tomorrow afternoon.

November 6, 2012
Five From Volleyball Earn All-Conference Accolades
Shannon Thompson named Offensive Player of the Year, Emma Rocha named Rookie of the Year for the Beacons.

November 5, 2012
Volleyball and Women's Soccer Receive Their NCAA Draws
Women's Volleyball will take on MIT Friday, Women's Soccer will play host Ithaca College Saturday

November 4, 2012
Volleyball Wins LEC Title with 3-1 Win over Keene State
Beacons earn the four-peat as they defeat Owls by the final of 3-1.

November 3, 2012
Volleyball Advances to LEC Championship with 3-0 win over RIC
Beacons advance to tomorrow's championship match with 3-0 win over Anchorwomen.

November 2, 2012
Volleyball Set to Host Little East Conference Tournament
Beacons are in the hunt for their fourth straight conference title this weekend and will face Rhode Island College in the first-round.

October 27, 2012
Volleyball Swept by Nationally Ranked Opponents on Final Day of Emory Invite
Beacons fall to defending national champs Wittenberg and No. 6 Emory.

October 26, 2012
Volleyball Falls to Washington & Lee at Emory National Invite
Beacons take a 1-0 lead but fall to regionally ranked Generals by the final of 3-1.

October 23, 2012
Plymouth State Stuns Volleyball in Conference Finale
Panthers claw their way back from 2-0 deficit to defeat Beacons by the final of 3-2 in final conference match of the season.

October 22, 2012
Ordosgoitia and Thompson Cited by the Little East Conference
Lucas Ordosgoitia named LEC Rookie of the Week for men's soccer; Shannon Thompson named Offensive Player of the Week for volleyball

October 18, 2012
Volleyball Overcomes Slow Start to Down Keene State, 3-1
Beacons win fourth straight Little East Conference regular season title and will be the top seed in the conference tournament.

October 16, 2012
Volleyball Blanks Western Connecticut State on Senior Day
Beacons cruise to fifth straight conference win with 3-0 decision over Colonials

October 15, 2012
Ledin and Rocha Earn Little East Conference Weekly Honors
Krista Ledin named Women's Soccer Offensive Player of the Week; Emma Rocha named Volleyball Rookie of the Week.

October 14, 2012
No. 23 Southwestern (TX) Downs Volleyball on Final Day of Beacons Invite
Beacons drop final match of their annual tournament to the 23rd ranked Pirates by the final of 3-0.

October 13, 2012
Volleyball Splits on First Day of Beacons Invitational
UMass earns 3-2 win over Endicott before falling No. 4 Christopher Newport, 3-0.

October 10, 2012
Fan Bus Available on Saturday to Bring Fans to Tufts U. for Beacons Invite
Beacons fans can go and support volleyball on Saturday by taking the FREE fan bus. Sign-up now in the Athletic Department.

October 9, 2012
Volleyball Downs UMass Dartmouth in Conference Action
Beacons remain undefeated in conference play with 3-0 win over Corsairs.

October 2, 2012
Volleyball Blanks Regionally Ranked Tufts, 3-0
Beacons record their second straight win over regionally ranked opponent.

October 1, 2012
Sousa Named LEC Rookie of the Week
Freshman hitter earns her first conference weekly honor after leading UMB to a 3-2 win over previously undefeated Wellesley College.

September 28, 2012
Volleyball Hands No. 26 Wellesley First Loss of Season with Five Set Victory
Briana Sousa leads Beacons with a single match record of 11 block assists.

September 25, 2012
Bowdoin Defeats Volleyball in Non-Conference Match
Beacons fall to regionally ranked Polar Bears for the second time this season by the final of 3-0.

September 24, 2012
Wilson and Rocha Earn Little East Conference Weekly Honors
Wilson honored as Defensive Player of the Week, while Rocha earns Rookie of the Week accolades.

September 22, 2012
Volleyball Cruises Past Rhode Island College, 3-0
Beacons make quick work of Anchorwomen to earn fourth straight win.

September 20, 2012
Volleyball Defeats Southern Maine for Conference Win
Beacons notch fourth straight win, second in conference play, with 3-0 win over Southern Maine.

September 18, 2012
Volleyball Downs Trinity (CT) For Third Straight Win
Beacons defeat Bantams in a match between two regionally ranked teams.

September 17, 2012
Three Earn Little East Conference Weekly Honors
Shannon Thompson named Offensive Player of the Week; Sam Cristoforo and Alli Modzelewski named Offensive and Defensive Players of the Week.

September 13, 2012
Volleyball Downs Eastern Conn. State for First Conference Win
Beacons record sixth-straight 3-0 conference win over Warriors.

September 11, 2012
Volleyball Blanks Colby-Sawyer in Non-Conference Action
Beacons earn first home win of the 2012 season with 3-0 decision over Chargers.

September 8, 2012
Volleyball Splits on Final Day of Endicott Invitational
Beacons take a 3-2 win over Gallaudet, before falling to Bowdoin College by the final of 3-1 in a rematch of last year's NCAA Regional semi-final.

September 7, 2012
Volleyball Takes Two on First Day of Endicott Invite
Beacons defeat NESCAC opponents Middlebury College and Williams College by the finals of 3-0

September 1, 2012
No. 16 Volleyball Splits Final Day of Pacific Coast Classic
Beacons record first win of the season with a five game win over Minnesota Morris before falling in North Central (IL) in the final game of the tournament.

August 31, 2012
No. 16 Volleyball Falls Twice in Season Opener
Beacons drop first two matches of 2012 season to Cal Lutheran and University of La Verne.

August 21, 2012
Volleyball Picked to Win Fourth Straight Conference Title
Beacons picked to win fourth straight title after collecting all eight first place votes on preseason coaches poll.

August 17, 2012
Volleyball Ranked 16th on AVCA Preseason Coaches Poll
Beacons earn their highest national ranking ever with release of AVCA Preseason Coaches Poll

July 11, 2012
Volleyball Announces Incoming Class
Beacons will begin their season on Friday, August 31 in Pomona, California.

June 5, 2012
Volleyball Announces Its 2012 Schedule
Beacons have their eyes set on a fourth straight conference title and another long run in the NCAA tournament.