2018 AMCC Women's Volleyball News

  • BEHREND VOLLEYBALL SEASON ENDS AGAINST McDANIEL IN ECAC QUARTERFINALS
    November 11, 2018
    The Penn State Behrend (20-11) women's volleyball team fell to McDaniel College (22-8) 3-1 in the quarterfinals of the 2018 Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference (ECAC) Championships on Saturday night at Cabrini University.
  • PITT-BRADFORD WOMEN'S VOLLEYBALL SEASON COMES TO A CLOSE IN NCAA TOURNAMENT
    November 09, 2018
    The University of Pittsburgh at Bradford women's volleyball team wrapped up its 2018 season in the NCAA Tournament First Round Friday.
  • BEHREND'S IRWIN, PITT-BRADFORD'S ANDERSON SHARE WOMEN'S VOLLEYBALL PLAYER OF THE YEAR HONORS
    November 07, 2018
    Penn State Behrend senior setter Lexi Irwin and Pitt-Bradford sophomore outside hitter Riley Anderson have been named 2018 AMCC Co-Players of the Year.
  • BEHREND WOMEN'S VOLLEYBALL DEFEATS WILKES IN THREE; ADVANCES TO ECAC QUARTERFINALS
    November 07, 2018
    The Penn State Behrend (20-10) women's volleyball team defeated Wilkes University (18-13) 3-0 (25-17, 25-18, 25-23) in the first round of the 2018 Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference (ECAC) Championships on Wednesday at the Junker Center.
  • PITT-BRADFORD DRAWS THOMAS MORE FOR NCAA TOURNAMENT FIRST ROUND AT JUNIATA
    November 05, 2018
    The NCAA Division III Women's Volleyball Committee announced Monday the field of 64 teams for the 2018 NCAA Division III Women's Volleyball Championship.
  • Riley Anderson, Pitt-Bradford, Women's Volleyball
    November 05, 2018
    Anderson was the driving force for a Panthers team that pulled off an incredible comeback at and against top-seeded Penn State-Behrend in Sunday's AMCC Championship game. The sophomore knocked 42 total kills in the playoffs for 3.82 per set while recording 47 total digs (4.27 per set). In the finals, she hammered 15 kills and a pair of service aces to lead the team while being named to the AMCC all-tournament team.
  • PITT-BRADFORD WINS SECOND WOMEN'S VOLLEYBALL TITLE IN THREE YEARS
    November 04, 2018
    In a seesaw battle that reached five sets, Pitt-Bradford upset Penn St. Behrend for their second title in three years.
  • PENN ST. BEHREND, PITT-BRADFORD TO SQUARE OFF FOR WVB TITLE
    November 03, 2018
    #1 seed Penn St. Behrend will face #3 Pitt-Bradford in the AMCC women's volleyball championship on Sunday.
  • #3 PITT-BRADFORD, #4 LA ROCHE ADVANCE TO WOMEN'S VOLLEYBALL SEMINFINALS
    October 31, 2018
    #3 Pitt-Bradford swept #6 Medaille College, while #4 La Roche College picked up the 3-1 victory over #5 Penn State Altoona to advance to the AMCC women's volleyball semifinals, to played on Satuday, November 3.
  • AMCC WOMEN'S VOLLEYBALL CHAMPIONSHIP TOURNAMENT OPENS WEDNESDAY
    October 30, 2018
    The 2018 AMCC women's volleyball championship tournament kicks off on Wednesday, October 31 with first round match-ups. #6 Medaille College will travel to #3 Pitt-Bradford, while #5 Penn State Altoona travels to #4 La Roche College.
  • Katie Treat, Pitt-Bradford, Women's Volleyball
    October 29, 2018
    Treat swung an impressive .548 on the week, knocking 20 kills on 31 attempts with just three hitting errors. She was at her best Saturday, leading the team with 11 kills to help lead the team to a win at Penn State-Altoona and secure the No. 3 seed in the AMCC Championship Tournament. She also blocked five total opposing attempts at the net. She averaged 4.5 points per set this week.
  • PENN STATE ALTOONA WOMEN'S VOLLEYBALL HOSTS SPECIAL OLYMPICS
    October 23, 2018
    For its October 16 match against Franciscan University, the Penn State Altoona women’s volleyball team held Special Olympics Awareness Night in the Adler Arena.
  • AMCC WOMEN'S VOLLEYBALL GAME OF THE WEEK: D'YOUVILLE @ MEDAILLE
    October 23, 2018
    D'Youville College and Medaille College enter the AMCC women's volleyball game of the week fighting for the final playoff spot, as both teams carry 3-4 conference records and are tied for sixth place. 
  • Maria Ciola, Franciscan University, Women's Volleyball
    October 22, 2018
    Ciola had another impressive week for the Lady Barons as she broke her own single-match kill record with 28 against Penn St.-Altoona and followed it with a 25-kill performance against D'Youville. Ciola averaged 5.30 kills per set this week and added 41 digs for a pair of double-doubles against AMCC teams. Ciola hit .214 for the week and averaged 5.5 points per set.
  • Maria Ciola, Franciscan University, Women's Volleyball
    October 15, 2018
    Ciola led the Lady Barons to a 1-1 week including a career-game against Capital. Ciola set the program's single-match kill record with 23 against Capital. The senior hit a .310 clip for the week including a season-best .368 against Mt. Aloysius. Ciola averaged 5.00 kills per set this week and finished the week with 31 digs while posting a double-double in each of her matches. She also added three blocks and averaged 5.2 points per set. 
  • MOUNT ALOYSIUS HONORS BREAST CANCER SURVIVORS
    October 12, 2018
    Mount Aloysius College honored breast cancer survivors before their seventh annual Pink Out Volleyball Game on Tuesday, October 2, in the College’s Athletic Convocation and Wellness Center.
  • PITT-BRADFORD HOSTS MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS DAY ON OCTOBER 6
    October 11, 2018
    The University of Pittsburgh at Bradford Department of Athletics hosted Mental Health Awareness Day at its home volleyball and soccer contests Saturday. Each Panther team wore green t-shirts that read the day's slogan, "#StopTheStigma" during warmups.
  • AMCC WOMEN'S VOLLEYBALL GAME OF THE WEEK: PENN ST. BEHREND @ LA ROCHE
    October 11, 2018
    The AMCC women's volleyball game of the week is a rematch from the 2017 AMCC championship match that featured the Penn State Behrend Lions and the La Roche College Redhawks.
  • Lexi Irwin, Penn State Behrend, Women's Volleyball
    October 08, 2018
    Irwin tallied back-to-back triple doubles in a 3-1 week for the Lions. She averaged 8.64 assists, 2.79 digs and 2.64 kills per set. Irwin registered 36 assists, 12 digs and 11 kills in a 3-1 win over Catholic and then posted 31 assists, 16 digs and 10 kills vs. Etown. She also had a double-double in a sweep over Allegheny (26a, 11k).
  • Sarah Fisher, Mount Aloysius College, Women's Volleyball
    October 01, 2018
    Fisher led the Mounties to a 2-0 week with two big AMCC wins. In the AMCC Game of the Week against La Roche, she led with 21 kills, while adding another 18 kills in the win against D'Youville. These wins put the Mounties at the top of the AMCC with a 4-0 conference mark. She hit a tremendous 0.640 this week with 39 kills, only two errors and 58 attempts, while also adding four blocks. 
  • AMCC WOMEN'S VOLLEYBALL GAME OF THE WEEK: MOUNT ALOYSIUS @ LA ROCHE
    September 25, 2018
    Mount Aloysius College enters the AMCC Women's Volleyball Game of the Week with a perfect 2-0 conference record, while La Roche College is 1-1. 
  • Lexi Irwin, Penn State Behrend, Women's Volleyball
    September 24, 2018
    Irwin tallied three double-doubles in a 3-1 week for the Lions. She was one kill away from her second triple-double of the season in a three-set match vs. Grove City with 28 assists, 10 digs and nine kills. In a win over Franciscan, she went 11-for-13 with no errors. For the week, Irwin hit .471, registered 102 assists (8.5 assists/set), posted 29 kills (2.67 kills/set) and 28 digs (2.0). 
  • Riley Anderson, Pitt-Bradford, Women's Volleyball
    September 17, 2018
    Anderson led the Panthers in the tough Ginny Hunt Kilt Classic at Wooster College, going 2-2 at the event while earning wins against Bethany and Oberlin. The Panthers also defeated Houghton earlier in the week at home. Anderson put together a big week hitting for the Panthers, logging 4.42 kills per set and 84 total. She hit at a .225 percentage and twice knocked 20 kills in a single match. In addition, she's a vital part of the Panther defense as she registered 72 total digs, averaging 3.79 digs per set. Anderson averaged 4.7 points per set on the week. 
  • Emily Cleveland, Pitt-Bradford, Women's Volleyball
    September 10, 2018
    Cleveland once again had a stellar week offensively to help Pitt-Bradford to a 4-1 record on the week. In all, she worked a .353 hitting percentage with 50 kills on 102 total attampts and just 14 errors. She earned 3.85 kills per set, highlighted by a 17-kill, 5.67 per set performance against St. Elizabeth Saturday. Cleveland also tallied six total blocks for 0.46 per set. For her performance in the Miseracordia Tournament, she was named to the All-Tournament Team.
  • Lexi Irwin, Penn State Behrend, Women's Volleyball
    September 04, 2018
    Irwin tallied a triple-double and two double-doubles in a 2-2 weekend for the Lions. She tallied a career-high 38 assists to go with 13 digs and 10 kills against Oswego. In the win over Buffalo State, Irwin tallied 22 assists and 13 kills. Her final double-double was a 28 assist, 12 dig performance against Morrisville St. 
  • MOUNTIES HOST FREE VOLLEYBALL CLINIC
    August 29, 2018
    The Mount Aloysius Colllege women's volleyball team held a free kid's clinic at Windber Area High School over their preseason camp for 35 kids ages 5-12 years old.
  • PITT-BRADFORD, PENN ST. ALTOONA EXPECTED TO SHARE WOMEN'S VOLLEYBALL TOP SPOT
    August 29, 2018
    After tying for first place in the AMCC regular season a year ago with 7-2 records, Pitt-Bradford and Penn State Altoona are once again expected to share the top spot in 2018, according to league coaches.
  • D'YOUVILLE NAMES CATHY HUMMEL HEAD WOMEN'S VOLLEYBALL COACH
    August 16, 2018
    The D’Youville College athletic department and Director of Athletics Brian Cavanaugh are pleased to announce that Cathleen Hummel will be leading the women’s volleyball program as head coach, effective immediately.
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