2017-18 NESCAC Volleyball News

  • Eleven NESCAC Players Receive AVCA Recognition
    November 16, 2017
    Bowdoin junior Lisa Sheldon and Wesleyan sophomore Nicole Hilton headline a group of 11 NESCAC players who were recognized by the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA).
  • Volleyball Weekly Release #10
    November 13, 2017
    Tufts and Wesleyan closed out their seasons after advancing to the second round of the NCAA Tournament. This week's release includes results and brief recaps of their NCAA Championship runs.
  • NCAA Second Round: Johnson & Wales 3, Wesleyan 2
    November 11, 2017
    Wesleyan's historic 2017 season came to an end Saturday night as the Cardinals dropped a thrilling 3-2 heartbreaker against Johnson & Wales University in the regional semifinals of the NCAA Tournament.
  • NCAA Second Round: MIT 3, Tufts 2
    November 11, 2017
    Tufts fell to MIT, 3-2, in a thrilling five-set match in the second round of the NCAA Tournament at Johnson & Wales in Providence, R.I.
  • NCAA First Round: Tufts 3, UMass Boston 0
    November 10, 2017
    Sophomore Maddie Stewart and junior Mackenzie Bright combined for 16 kills to help third-seeded Tufts pick up a 3-0 win over UMass Boston in NCAA Regional play at Johnson and Wales on Friday afternoon.
  • NCAA First Round: Wesleyan 3, Wellesley 0
    November 10, 2017
    Wesleyan swept Wellesley College 3-0 (25-16, 25-18, 25-22) in the first round of the NCAA Tournament behind an all-around impressive performance at the Wildcat Center at Johnson & Wales University.
  • NESCAC Volleyball All-NESCAC Teams Unveiled
    November 08, 2017
    Wesleyan sophomore Nicole Hilton is the NESCAC Player of the Year. Bates sophomore Gabi Eustache is the NESCAC Defensive Player of the Year and Bowdoin's Kate Kiser is the NESCAC Rookie of the Year.
  • Tufts & Wesleyan Earn NCAA Volleyball Tournament Bids
    November 06, 2017
    NESCAC Champion Wesleyan and runner-up Tufts will compete in the 2017 NCAA Volleyball Championship.
  • Volleyball Weekly Release #9
    November 06, 2017
    Wesleyan sophomore Nicole Hilton is the NESCAC Player of the Week after leading the Cardinals to their first NESCAC Championship.
  • NESCAC Final: No. 2 Wesleyan 3, No. 1 Tufts 1
    November 05, 2017
    The Wesleyan volleyball team won its first-ever NESCAC Championship on Saturday as the second-seeded Cardinals rallied from a 1-0 deficit to defeat top-seeded Tufts University 3-1 by scores of 22-25, 25-23, 25-17, 25-14.
  • NESCAC Semifinal: No. 1 Tufts 3, No. 5 Amherst 0
    November 04, 2017
    Sophomores Christina Nwankpa and Maddie Stewart combined for 23 kills and the top-seeded Tufts picked up a 3-0 win over No. 5 Amherst in a NESCAC semifinal match in Cousens Gym.
  • NESCAC Semifinals: No. 2 Wesleyan 3, No. 3 Bowdoin 1
    November 04, 2017
    For the first time since 2001 and just the second time in program history, Wesleyan returns to the NESCAC Championship match as the second-seeded Cardinals came-from-behind to defeat No. 3 Bowdoin Saturday (3-1) by scores of 21-25, 25-18, 25-21, 25-16 in the conference semifinals at Tufts.
  • NESCAC Quarterfinal: No. 1 Tufts 3, No. 8 Bates 1
    November 03, 2017
    Behind a season high 15 kills from sophomore Brigid Bell, top-seeded Tufts defeated No. 8 Bates, 3-1, in NESCAC Quarterfinal action in Cousens Gym.
  • NESCAC Quarterfinal: No. 2 Wesleyan 3, No. 7 Williams 0
    November 03, 2017
    For the first time since 2008, Wesleyan has advanced to the semifinals of the NESCAC Championship as the Cardinals swept Little Three rival Williams in the quarterfinals at Tufts by scores of 25-11, 25-14, 25-17.
  • NESCAC Quarterfinal: No. 5 Amherst 3, No. 4 Hamilton 1
    November 03, 2017
    No. 5 Amherst out scored No. 4 Hamilton, 50 to 19 over the final two sets to clinch a 3-1 victory at Chase Gymnasium in a NESCAC Quarterfinal contest.
  • NESCAC Quarterfinal: No. 3 Bowdoin 3, No. 6 Middlebury 2
    November 03, 2017
    No. 3 Bowdoin volleyball team rallied from a two-set deficit to defeat No. 6 Middlebury, 3-2, in the NESCAC Quarterfinals at Tufts.
  • NESCAC Volleyball Championship Heads to Tufts
    November 01, 2017
    The 2017 NESCAC Volleyball Championship heads to Tufts this weekend. The Jumbos earned the No. 1 seed and the right to host the tournament at Cousens Gymnasium on November 3, 4 and 5. Quarterfinal round action gets underway on Friday, November 3 at 5 p.m. Semifinal matches will be played on Saturday, November 4, followed by the championship game on Sunday, November 5.
  • NESCAC Fall Championship Gear Available
    October 31, 2017
    The NESCAC is offering fans an opportunity to purchase NESCAC Championship gear beginning with the fall championship season. Free shipping is available.
  • Volleyball Weekly Release #8
    October 30, 2017
    Hamilton senior Kyndal Burdin is the NESCAC Volleyball Player of the Week for October 30.
  • NESCAC Volleyball Championship Seeding Announced
    October 28, 2017
    Tufts earned the No. 1 seed and the right to host the NESCAC Volleyball Championship at Cousens Gymnasium on November 3, 4 and 5. Quarterfinal round action gets underway on Friday, November 3 at 5 p.m. Semifinal matches will be played on Saturday, November 4 followed by the championship game on Sunday, November 5.
  • Volleyball Weekly Release #7
    October 23, 2017
    Sophomores Caroline Flaharty of Bowdoin and Nicole Hilton of Wesleyan at the NESCAC Co-Players of the Week in Volleyball for October 23.
  • Volleyball Weekly Release #6
    October 16, 2017
    Bates senior Jacqueline Forney is the NESCAC Voleyball Player of the Week for October 16.
  • Volleyball Weekly Release #4
    October 02, 2017
    Wesleyan rookie Harper Graves is the NESCAC Volleyball Player of the Week for October 2.
  • Volleyball Weekly Release #3
    September 25, 2017
    Middlebury senior Becca Raffel is the NESCAC Volleyball Player of the Week for the week ending September 25.
  • Friday Feature with Tufts' Angela Yu
    September 22, 2017
    In this week's "Friday Feature", the conference introduces Tufts University's Angela Yu who aspires to be a pediatrician.
  • Volleyball Weekly Release #2
    September 18, 2017
    Tufts junior Mackenzie Bright is the NESCAC Player of the Week for the week ending September 18.
  • Volleyball Weekly Release #1
    September 11, 2017
    Bowdoin first-year Kate Kiser is the NESCAC Volleyball Player of the Week after the first week of action.
  • Volleyball Weekly Release #5
    Bowdoin sophomore Caroline Flaharty is the NESCAC Volleyball Player of the Week for October 9.
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