2018 Volleyball News

  • Mackall Named Eureka Volleyball Head Coach
    March 06, 2019
    Nick Mackall has been named Eureka College volleyball head coach, according to an announcement from Director of Athletics Bryan Moore Wednesday morning.
  • Hauser Named Blackburn Head Volleyball Coach
    February 13, 2019
    Morgan Hauser has been named the new Head Volleyball Coach at Blackburn College. Hauser comes to Blackburn from conference rival MacMurray College where she served as the top assistant coach this past season.
  • Five New Members of Webster Athletics Hall of Fame
    February 10, 2019
    Four student-athletes from the sports of women's cross country, women's volleyball, men's basketball, women's basketball, women's soccer and women's tennis and a longtime athletics administrator were inducted into the Webster University Athletics Hall of Fame Class of 2019 in a ceremony Saturday night at the Sunnen Lounge in the University Center on the Webster University campus.
  • MacMurray to Induct Four into Hall of Fame
    February 05, 2019
    On Saturday evening, four new members were inducted into the MacMurray Athletic Hall of Fame. Brad Burger '87, Kelly Matthes '07, Joy Davis Moore '97 and Mike Schmidtke '07 were all honored at the induction ceremony. 
  • Popovic Named Interim Head Coach of Tigers Volleyball
    January 25, 2019
    Iowa Wesleyan University Director of Athletics, Derek Zander announced this morning that Aleksandra Popovic will serve as the interim head volleyball coach. She will oversee the recruiting and spring season while a national search for a head coach is being conducted.
  • Wagy Departing Iowa Wesleyan
    January 18, 2019
    After five years at the helm of the Iowa Wesleyan women's volleyball team, BJ Wagy will step down as head coach of the Tigers, which was announced by Director of Athletics, Derek Zander this afternoon.
  • Farrah and Gorloks Capture NCAA Statistical Titles
    January 14, 2019
    With Kristen Farrah leading the way the Webster University volleyball team takes home three NCAA Division III statistical titles for the 2018 season.
  • Young Concludes Career As Beaver Career Kill Leader
    December 12, 2018
    Blackburn College senior Alanni Young closed out her career as the all-time leader in kills in volleyball program history.  Young, from Glasford, Illinois, accumulated 617 kills in just three seasons of playing. 
  • Webster Announces 2019 Hall of Fame Class
    November 21, 2018
    Webster University Athletics will place five new inductees into the Webster Athletics Hall of Fame during its annual Hall of Fame Banquet on Saturday, Feb. 9. This year's 10th Hall of Fame class which was formally unveiled on Monday afternoon includes four former Gorlok student-athletes and a longtime Webster Athletics administrator.
  • Over 200 Student-Athletes Earn Academic All-Conference Honors
    November 12, 2018
    A total of 206 student-athletes from the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference earned Academic All-Conference honors for the fall 2018 season.
  • Feature Friday with Koti Weaver
    November 09, 2018
    This week's Feature Friday is with Spalding University senior Koti Weaver, a member of the Golden Eagle volleyball team. Hear her discuss her career after graduation and the all-important question of...what is her favorite emoji?
  • MacMurray Tops $1,600 In Donations For Cystic Fibrosis
    November 09, 2018
    The MacMurray College volleyball team hosted their annual Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Day back in September with fellow SLIAC schools. Proceeds from a silent auction as well as donations at the door allowed the Highlanders to raise well over last year's amount, raising over $1,600 for the Cystic Fibrosis Gateway Chapter in St. Louis.
  • Panthers Season Ends At Calvin
    November 09, 2018
    The women's volleyball team competed against NCAA Division III No. 1 Calvin in the first round of the NCAA tournament on Thursday night. The Panthers managed to keep up with Calvin in the first two sets, but Calvin separated from GU with a third set win as Greenville dropped the three-set match.
  • Panthers Face Calvin In Volleyball Opening Round
    November 06, 2018
    The women's volleyball team has been placed in the NCAA regional hosted by Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Mich. The Panthers qualified for their fourth straight NCAA national tournament by winning the championship of the SLIAC tournament on Saturday. GU has now played in five NCAA national tournaments.
  • Farrah Doubles Up On Awards, Flesner and Sprague Also Honored
    November 03, 2018
    Webster University's Kristen Farrah was named the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Player of the Year and the Defensive Player of the Year for the 2018 volleyball season.
  • Greenville Makes It Four In A Row
    November 03, 2018
    The Greenville University volleyball team made it four in a row, powering their way to the 2018 St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Volleyball Championship. Greenville hit a combined .242 in the two matches on the day including putting down a season-high 65 kills in the championship match against Webster. 
  • SLIAC Volleyball Tournament Preview
    October 31, 2018
    The 2018 St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Volleyball Tournament will have a similar look as last year, with all four teams making repeat appearances. This year Webster University will serve as host of the tournament after winning the tiebreaker with Greenville University as regular season Co-Champions. The tournament will be held at Grant Gymnasium on Saturday, November 3. The first semifinal match between Webster and Westminster will be at 2 p.m. and be followed by Greenville against Principia in the second semifinals match at 4 p.m. The SLIAC Volleyball Championship match will be at 7 p.m. between the winners of the first two matches.
  • SLIAC Players of the Week - October 29
    October 29, 2018
    Our final St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Players of the Week for the fall season are Drew Blair, Alisa Coralic, Abby Freeman, Mia Gill, Gracie Koonce, and Blake Smugala.
  • SLIAC Players of the Week - October 22
    October 22, 2018
    The St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Players of the Week for October 22, 2018 are: Nicole Bascio, Sarah Cradick, Kristen Farrah, Abby Freeman, Tenko Kono, and Jared McPeek.
  • Freeman Sets Greenville Records
    October 20, 2018
    Abby Freeman had a record-breaking Saturday for the Greenville University Panthers.
  • From Rivals To Partners: Principia and Greenville Volleyball Unite
    October 18, 2018
    Collegiate athletics is filled with rivals. One team against the other, battling to determine a winner. But recently Greenville University and Principia College formed a partnership, showing that is possible to be rivals on the court and come together off to unite for one purpose.
  • SLIAC Players of the Week - October 15
    October 15, 2018
    The St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Players of the Week for October 15, 2018 are Lily Brauer, Kristen Farrah, Dylan Goodyear, Torie Grassi, Heidi Gundy, Kornell Hilliard, Nick Holland, and Kelsey Phillips,
  • Feature Friday with Samantha Kruse
    October 12, 2018
    Samantha Kruse is our interview this week for the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Feature Friday series. Kruse, a sophomore volleyball at Webster University, talks about her unique internship opportunity and her snack weakness.
  • Gorloks Extend Winning Streak In SLIAC Game of the Week
    October 11, 2018
    Webster University Volleyball moved into a tie for first place in the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference standings here Wednesday evening as the Gorloks collected a three-set victory over Greenville University (25-20, 25-18, 26-24) at H.J. Long Gymnasium to extend its win streak to eight consecutive matches.
  • SLIAC Game of the Week: Webster at Greenville
    October 09, 2018
    This week's SLIAC Game of the Week features two of the winningest programs in St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference volleyball when Webster University visits Greenville University.
  • SLIAC Players of the Week - October 8
    October 08, 2018
    The St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Players of the Week for October 8, 2018 are: Rebecca Bass, Drew Blair, Lauren Coleman, Abby Freeman, Mia Gill, Kornell Hilliard, Rylee Stafford, and Colton Vaughn.
  • Annual Webster Dig Pink Match On Wednesday
    October 02, 2018
    The Webster University volleyball team will host its 10th annual Dig Pink® match on Wednesday, Oct. 3 when the Gorloks welcome its Big Bend Avenue rivals Fontbonne University for a 7 p.m. St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference match inside Grant Gymnasium on the Webster University campus.
  • SLIAC Players of the Week - September 24
    September 24, 2018
    This week's group of St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Players of the Week include Sarah Cradick, Charles Dalton, Abby Freeman, Juan Jose Herranz, Sierra Howardson, Gracie Koonce, Mariah Markert, and Abe Ott.
  • MacMurray Hosts Annual Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Match Saturday
    September 19, 2018
    MacMurray College will host their annual Cystic Fibrosis Awareness match this Saturday.
  • SLIAC Players of the Week - September 17
    September 17, 2018
    The list of Player of the Week winners for the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference this week includes Anna Finch, Abby Freeman, Kornell Hilliard, Cameron Killian, Molly Kovarik, Jessie Kuykendall, Kayla Strehle, and Colton Vaughn.
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