Volleyball

09/22/13 7:07pm
Going into the weekend with a 3-4 record after two straight five-set match victories, the Red and Blue headed up the mainline to take part in the Villanova University Tournament, going 2-1 in the process.
09/19/13 10:31pm

Penn volleyball heads to Villanova for weekend tournament

The Quakers (3-4) will travel to Villanova Friday afternoon for the start of the Villanova Classic, looking to build off of the momentum of not one, but two five-set comeback victories on Sunday against both Temple and Weber State.
09/16/13 2:27am
The women’s volleyball team needed to use its annual Crowne Plaza Philadelphia West Penn Invitational to get back on track after a rough start to the 2013 season. After a 2-1 weekend with multiple five-set wins, the Quakers are definitely on the right path.
09/13/13 12:15am
Penn volleyball begins their weekend tournament at the Palestra right when Yom Kippur ends at sundown on Saturday, looking to build off the momentum of a five-set comeback victory on Tuesday against Delaware.
09/10/13 11:34pm
Rallying from behind two sets to none and closing the deficit in a fifth-set tie break to 13 all, Penn ultimately pulled out the victory, winning, 3-2.
09/08/13 10:36pm
Though the Quakers (0-3) dropped all three of its matches at the University of Maryland Invitational this weekend, several spurts of strong play from both the overall team, as well as on an individual level, helped the team hold its own.
09/07/13 8:20am

Penn volleyball opens season with five-set loss to LIU Brooklyn

The Penn women’s volleyball team dropped its season opener on Friday night, falling to LIU Brooklyn in a back-and-forth five set match, 3-2.
08/20/13 7:44pm
Finishing 13-12 overall and fourth in the Ivy League, there were definite improvements over the 5th place finish in 2011 for Penn volleyball, but there’s a sense that something was left on the table.
11/12/12 7:09am

Penn volleyball closes season with two losses

The last time the teams faced off, the Red and Blue swept both opponents. This time around, Penn (13-12, 8-6 Ivy) lost to both Columbia (13-9, 8-5) on Friday and Cornell (9-16, 5-9) on Saturday.
11/09/12 7:16am

Ivy and national accolades on the line in volleyball's weekend road trip

As Penn hits the road for a back-to-back in the Empire State, a chance for second place and just one loss in the second half of Ivy play hangs in the balance.
11/05/12 5:11am

Penn volleyball fighting for second after split

Over a weekend that eventually determined the outcome of the Ivy League title a week prior to the end of the season, the Quakers battled first-place Yale and seventh-place Brown.
11/02/12 4:40am

Penn volleyball has momentum heading into weekend

Fresh off a weekend of two sweeping Ivy victories against Harvard and Dartmouth, Penn is picking up steam heading into its final home weekend. Now the Red and Blue are ready to give Yale a run for its money.
10/26/12 4:37am
Coming off of a big comeback win against Princeton last weekend, the Penn volleyball team enters its weekend slate with a growing confidence after having won four of its last five matches.
10/24/12 4:49am

Penn volleyball storms back to topple Princeton

For the first time in Ivy play, the women’s volleyball team came from behind to steal a victory, dropping the first two sets before sweeping the final three in Friday’s 3-2 decision over the Tigers.
10/18/12 5:45am
To improve her team’s mental toughness, in-game durability and end-of-game execution, coach Kelly Carr and her coaching staff have taken an old sports adage to heart — practice how you play.
10/15/12 2:40am

Volleyball splits weekend games with Brown, Yale

After defeating Brown in four sets behind freshman Alex Caldwell’s triple-double, the Quakers’ three-match winning streak came to an end in straight sets at Yale on Saturday.
10/12/12 4:26am

Penn volleyball feels confident heading into long road trip

Penn (8-8, 3-2 Ivy) will use last week’s momentum going into this weekend’s matches at Brown and Yale — the final two games in the first round-robin of Ivy play.
10/08/12 2:59am

BRIEF | Penn sweeps Ivy foes in consecutive sets

Friday at the Palestra, the Quakers took down Cornell for the eighth consecutive time, battling out three tough sets to capture a straight-set conference win, 25-21, 27-25, 25-23.
10/04/12 4:58am
Looking at the statistics, it is clear that Penn volleyball’s Dani Shepherd dominates the court. The junior sits atop the Division I standings in digs per set and has held the title for almost three weeks.
10/01/12 4:54am
The Quakers split their first Ivy weekend away from their home court, easily overcoming Dartmouth in three sets but falling to Harvard in a five-set battle.