2013 Volleyball News

  • Teri Clemens to Be Inducted into the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame
    February 12, 2014
    Teri Clemens to Be Inducted into the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame Former Washington University in St. Louis volleyball coach Teri Clemens will be inducted into the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame Thursday, April, 24, as part of the inaugural Annual Women in Sports Luncheon held at the Ramada Plaza Hotel and Oasis Convention Center in Springfield, Mo.
  • Q and A With New Volleyball Coach Vanessa Walby
    December 29, 2013
    Q and A With New Volleyball Coach Vanessa Walby Vanessa Walby sat down with SID Chris Mitchell to discuss her job as head volleyball coach and what she is looking forward to the most at Washington University. Walby also talks about the past seasons at the University of Chicago.
  • Washington University Hires Vanessa Walby as Head Volleyball Coach
    December 23, 2013
    Washington University Hires Vanessa Walby as Head Volleyball Coach Washington University in St. Louis has named Vanessa Walby as its new volleyball coach, Director of Athletics John Schael announced today. Walby is the sixth head coach in the 38-year history of the program.
  • Caroline Dupont Named AVCA First-Team All-American, National Freshman of the Year
    November 19, 2013
    Caroline Dupont Named AVCA First-Team All-American, National Freshman of the Year Washington University in St. Louis freshman middle hitter Caroline Dupont was selected to the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) Division III All-America First Team and named the AVCA Division III Freshman of the Year, as announced Tuesday by the Association. Sophomore middle hitter Jackie Nelligan received All-America Honorable Mention honors for the Bears.
  • No. 11 Volleyball Ends Season with Loss at No. 5 Elmhurst in Regional Semifinal
    November 15, 2013
    No. 11 Volleyball Ends Season with Loss at No. 5 Elmhurst in Regional Semifinal The No. 11-ranked Washington University in St. Louis volleyball team had its season come to an end with a 26-28, 18-25, 18-25 loss at No. 5 Elmhurst College Friday evening in the 2013 NCAA Division III Elmhurst, Ill., Regional Semifinal.
  • No. 11 WUSTL Volleyball Sweeps UW-Whitewater in NCAA First Round
    November 14, 2013
    No. 11 WUSTL Volleyball Sweeps UW-Whitewater in NCAA First Round The No. 11-ranked Washington University in St. Louis volleyball team advanced to the second round of the NCAA Division III Tournament with a 25-23, 25-23, 25-22 win over University of Wisconsin-Whitewater in the first round Thursday evening in at the Elmhurst, Ill., Regional.
  • Volleyball Lands Three on AVCA All-Central Region Team
    November 14, 2013
    Volleyball Lands Three on AVCA All-Central Region Team Washington University in St. Louis freshman middle hitter Caroline Dupont and sophomore middle hitter Jackie Nelligan were each selected to the 2013 American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) Division III All-Central Region First Team, while senior outside hitter Meghan Byrne received all-region honorable mention honors, as announced Thursday by the Association.
  • Caroline Dupont, Jackie Nelligan Lead Five All-UAA Selections for WUSTL Volleyball
    November 12, 2013
    Caroline Dupont, Jackie Nelligan Lead Five All-UAA Selections for WUSTL Volleyball The Washington University in St. Louis volleyball team had five student-athletes selected to the 2013 University Athletic Association (UAA) All-Association Volleyball Team, as announced Tuesday by the Association.
  • No. 11 Washington University Volleyball Travels to Elmhurst for NCAA Regional
    November 11, 2013
    No. 11 Washington University Volleyball Travels to Elmhurst for NCAA Regional The No. 11-ranked Washington University in St. Louis volleyball team will begin the 2013 NCAA Division III Tournament by traveling to Elmhurst, Ill., to play in the NCAA Regional hosted by Elmhurst College, Thursday-Saturday, Nov. 14-16, as announced Monday morning by the NCAA selection committee.
  • No. 8 Volleyball Comes Up Short Against Carnegie Mellon in UAA Third-Place Match
    November 09, 2013
    No. 8 Volleyball Comes Up Short Against Carnegie Mellon in UAA Third-Place Match The No. 8-ranked Washington University in St. Louis volleyball team lost to Carnegie Mellon University 25-22, 22-25, 25-16, 24-26, 9-15 to finish in fourth place at the UAA Championship Saturday at Brandeis University.
  • No. 8 Volleyball Tops Brandeis, Falls to No. 6 Emory at UAA Championship
    November 08, 2013
    No. 8 Volleyball Tops Brandeis, Falls to No. 6 Emory at UAA Championship The No. 8-ranked Washington University in St. Louis volleyball team defeated Brandeis University (25-23, 22-25, 25-16, 25-13) in the University Athletic Association (UAA) Championship quarterfinal before falling to No. 6 Emory University (23-25, 24-26, 16-25) in the semifinal Friday afternoon at Brandeis.
  • Tanya Marvi Named to Academic All-District Volleyball Team
    November 07, 2013
    Tanya Marvi Named to Academic All-District Volleyball Team Washington University in St. Louis senior defensive specialist Tanya Marvi was one of eight student-athletes selected to the 2013 Capital One Academic All-District Five Division III Volleyball Team, as announced Thursday by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).
  • No. 8 Volleyball Extends Win Streak to 11 with Sweeps of Wisconsin Lutheran, Buffalo State
    November 02, 2013
    No. 8 Volleyball Extends Win Streak to 11 with Sweeps of Wisconsin Lutheran, Buffalo State The No. 8-ranked Washington University in St. Louis volleyball team pushed its winning streak to 11 matches as the Bears earned 3-0 wins over Wisconsin Lutheran College (25-21, 25-14, 25-9) and Buffalo State College (25-10, 25-19, 25-22) Saturday at the Bears Invitational.
  • No. 8 Volleyball Sweeps Michigan-Dearborn on Senior Night
    November 01, 2013
    No. 8 Volleyball Sweeps Michigan-Dearborn on Senior Night Senior Tessa Blood led a balanced offensive attack that lifted the No. 8-ranked Washington University in St. Louis volleyball team to a 25-19, 26-24, 25-11 win over University of Michigan-Dearborn on Senior Night at the WU Field House Friday evening.
  • No. 11 Volleyball Closes UAA Round Robin with Wins Over NYU, No. 4 Emory
    October 20, 2013
    No. 11 Volleyball Closes UAA Round Robin with Wins Over NYU, No. 4 Emory The No. 11-ranked Washington University in St. Louis volleyball team closed its University Athletic Association (UAA) regular-season schedule with a three-set win over New York University (25-15, 25-21, 25-14) before rallying for a thrilling five-set win over No. 4 Emory University (25-18, 20-25, 21-25, 25-21, 15-13) Sunday at the WU Field House.
  • No. 11 Volleyball Reaches 20 Wins with Sweeps of Carnegie Mellon, Case at UAA Round Robin
    October 19, 2013
    No. 11 Volleyball Reaches 20 Wins with Sweeps of Carnegie Mellon, Case at UAA Round Robin The No. 11-ranked Washington University in St. Louis volleyball team earned a pair of sweeps over Carnegie Mellon University (25-17, 27-25, 25-17) and Case Western Reserve University (25-13, 25-17, 25-14) at the second University Athletic Association (UAA) Round Robin Saturday at the WU Field House.
  • Middle Hitters Power No. 11 Volleyball to Wins Over Westminster, DePauw
    October 12, 2013
    Middle Hitters Power No. 11 Volleyball to Wins Over Westminster, DePauw Sophomore Jackie Nelligan and freshman Caroline Dupont combined to hit .554 to lead the No. 11-ranked Washington University in St. Louis volleyball team to wins over Westminster College (25-14, 25-11, 21-25, 25-13) and DePauw University (25-23, 25-19, 25-12) on the second day of the UW-Whitewater Invite III Saturday.
  • No. 11 Volleyball Tops St. Catherine, No. 18 UW-Whitewater at UW-Whitewater Invite III
    October 11, 2013
    No. 11 Volleyball Tops St. Catherine, No. 18 UW-Whitewater at UW-Whitewater Invite III The No. 11-ranked Washington University in St. Louis volleyball team battled to a pair of wins over St. Catherine University (25-9, 25-16, 21-25, 25-17) and No. 18 University of Wisconsin-Whitewater (20-25, 25-18, 25-20, 24-26, 16-14) at the UW-Whitewater Invite III Friday night.
  • No. 9 WUSTL Volleyball Falls to No. 18 Chicago, 3-1, at UAA Round Robin
    October 06, 2013
    No. 9 WUSTL Volleyball Falls to No. 18 Chicago, 3-1, at UAA Round Robin Freshman Caroline Dupont equaled her career-high with 18 kills, but it was not enough as the No. 9-ranked Washington University in St. Louis volleyball team fell to No. 18 University of Chicago 14-25, 25-22, 18-25, 22-25 on the second day of the first University Athletic Association (UAA) Round Robin Sunday afternoon.
  • No. 9 Washington U. Sweeps Rochester, Brandeis at UAA Round Robin
    October 05, 2013
    No. 9 Washington U. Sweeps Rochester, Brandeis at UAA Round Robin The No. 9-ranked Washington University in St. Louis volleyball team earned a pair of University Athletic Association (UAA) wins over University of Rochester (25-16, 25-21, 25-12) and Brandeis University (25-14, 25-10, 25-17) on the first day of UAA Round Robin #1 at Case Western Reserve University Saturday.
  • No. 9 Volleyball Earns Sweep at Greenville
    October 01, 2013
    No. 9 Volleyball Earns Sweep at Greenville The No. 9-ranked Washington University in St. Louis volleyball team snapped Greenville College’s 13-match winning streak as the Bears earned a 25-22, 25-9, 25-19 win over the Panthers Tuesday night.
  • No. 9 Volleyball Splits Two Five-Set Matches on Day Two of WU Invitational
    September 28, 2013
    No. 9 Volleyball Splits Two Five-Set Matches on Day Two of WU Invitational The No. 9-ranked Washington University in St. Louis volleyball team rallied from being down two sets to earn a 18-25, 23-25, 25-23, 25-23, 15-9 win over Millikin University Saturday morning, before coming up short in a 20-25, 25-14, 19-25, 25-19, 16-18 loss to No. 6 Elmhurst College in the second match of the day at the WU Invitational.
  • No. 9 Volleyball Sweeps Wisconsin-Eau Claire on Dig for Pink Night
    September 27, 2013
    No. 9 Volleyball Sweeps Wisconsin-Eau Claire on Dig for Pink Night The No. 9-ranked Washington University in St. Louis volleyball team picked up its 10th win of the season with a 25-11, 25-16, 25-23 win over University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire on “Dig for Pink” night at the WU Field House Friday.
  • Volleyball to Host “Dig for Pink” Night Sept. 27
    September 18, 2013
    Volleyball to Host “Dig for Pink” Night Sept. 27 The Washington University in St. Louis volleyball team will host its annual “Dig for Pink” night during its 7:15 p.m. match against University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Friday, Sept. 27. Prior to Dig for Pink night, the Bears will hold a benefit night at Chill Frozen Yogurt Tuesday, Sept. 24, in Clayton.
  • No. 6 Volleyball Splits Matches on Second Day of Wittenberg Fall Classic
    September 14, 2013
    No. 6 Volleyball Splits Matches on Second Day of Wittenberg Fall Classic The No. 6-ranked Washington University in St. Louis volleyball team closed the Wittenberg Fall Classic with a 25-12, 22-25, 25-14, 25-20 win over Heidelberg University Saturday afternoon. The Bears came up short in a 25-18, 25-20, 21-25, 18-25, 11-15 loss to unbeaten and No. 16 Juniata College in their first match of the day.
  • No. 6 Volleyball Falls to No. 5 Hope, No. 1 Calvin at Wittenberg Fall Classic
    September 13, 2013
    No. 6 Volleyball Falls to No. 5 Hope, No. 1 Calvin at Wittenberg Fall Classic The No. 6-ranked Washington University in St. Louis volleyball team suffered its first two defeats of the 2013 season with losses against No. 5 Hope College and No. 1 Calvin College Friday afternoon at the Wittenberg Fall Classic. The Bears lost to Hope 10-25, 25-21, 22-25, 19-25, before dropping a 17-25, 17-25, 24-26 match against top-ranked Calvin.
  • Caroline Dupont Tabbed AVCA Division III National Player of the Week
    September 10, 2013
    Caroline Dupont Tabbed AVCA Division III National Player of the Week Washington University in St. Louis freshman middle hitter Caroline Dupont was selected as the Sports Imports/American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) Division III National Player of the Week, as announced Tuesday by the organization.
  • Caroline Dupont’s Career Day Powers No. 7 Volleyball Past No. 21 Pacific Lutheran, No. 3 Wittenberg
    September 07, 2013
    Caroline Dupont’s Career Day Powers No. 7 Volleyball Past No. 21 Pacific Lutheran, No. 3 Wittenberg Freshman Caroline Dupont posted a .589 hitting percentage, tallying 35 kills and just two errors on 56 attacks, to lead the No. 7-ranked Washington University in St. Louis volleyball team to a 25-20, 21-25, 20-25, 25-22, 15-14 win over No. 21 Pacific Lutheran University and a 25-13, 25-20, 21-25, 25-13 victory over No. 3 Wittenberg University Saturday at the WU/ASICS National Invitational.
  • No. 7 Volleyball Remains Unbeaten with Sweep of Ohio Northern
    September 06, 2013
    No. 7 Volleyball Remains Unbeaten with Sweep of Ohio Northern The No. 7-ranked Washington University in St. Louis volleyball team opened the WU/ASICS National Invitational with a 25-15, 25-18, 25-21 win over Ohio Northern University Friday evening.
  • No. 7 Volleyball Improves to 5-0 with Wins Over Iowa Wesleyan, Cornell College
    September 01, 2013
    No. 7 Volleyball Improves to 5-0 with Wins Over Iowa Wesleyan, Cornell College The No. 7-ranked Washington University in St. Louis volleyball team finished the Labor Day Classic by earning a three-set win over Iowa Wesleyan College (25-17, 25-12, 25-15), before battling back from a set down to earn a 25-27, 25-21, 25-15, 25-10 win over Cornell College in the final match of the tournament Sunday at the WU Field House.
  • Volleyball Sweeps Blackburn, UW-Platteville in Labor Day Classic
    August 31, 2013
    Volleyball Sweeps Blackburn, UW-Platteville in Labor Day Classic The No. 7-ranked Washington University in St. Louis volleyball team earned a pair of three-set victories over Blackburn College and University of Wisconsin-Platteville Saturday evening on the first day of the Labor Day Classic. The Bears defeated Blackburn, 25-8, 25-6, 25-9, then earned a 25-12, 25-15, 25-22 win over Wisconsin-Platteville.
  • Meghan Byrne Notches 1,000th Career Kill as Volleyball Tops Webster in Season Opener
    August 30, 2013
    Meghan Byrne Notches 1,000th Career Kill as Volleyball Tops Webster in Season Opener Senior outside hitter Meghan Byrne hammered a career-high 22 kills as she became the 23rd volleyball player in Washington University in St. Louis history to surpass 1,000 career kills as the No. 7-ranked Bears earned a 25-16, 25-14, 23-25, 25-16 win over Webster University to open the 2013 season Friday at the WU Field House.
  • Volleyball Ranked No. 7 in AVCA Preseason Coaches Poll
    August 14, 2013
    Volleyball Ranked No. 7 in AVCA Preseason Coaches Poll The Washington University in St. Louis volleyball team begins the 2013 season ranked No. 7 in the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) Division III Coaches Top-25 Preseason Poll, as announced Wednesday by the association.