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Volleyball

06/02/16 12:12am
As spring semester ended and students prepared to embark on their various summer journeys, one women’s soccer player had reason to be especially excited. Erica Higa, a sophomore midfielder for the Red and Blue, traveled to Rwanda alongside fellow Penn Athletics representative coach Kerry Major Carr of women’s volleyball and around ten other Penn students and faculty as part of the School of Engineering and Applied Science’s Rwanda Gashora Program. The program was created to explore the possibilities of using solar energy and information communication technology in low-resource communities in developing countries.
01/21/16 1:54am
On Tuesday, Penn volleyball and coach Kerry Carr announced the five members of the 2016 recruiting class, including Ariana Wiltjer, a middle blocker from Portland, Ore.
11/15/15 11:30pm
Penn volleyball will carry some momentum and added confidence into the fall of 2016 after a strong finish to the 2015 campaign, but it will also certainly be leaving plenty behind.
11/12/15 5:20am
As we enter the final weekend of the 2015 season, Penn volleyball is already looking towards the future.
11/08/15 10:42pm
Same, same but different. The typical American collegiate experience is four years. While some deviate from that path and finish early or late, a majority of students at Penn find themselves on a similar track.
11/07/15 8:56pm
It’s time to say goodbye.
11/05/15 12:08am
There’s no place like home. There’s no time like Homecoming.
11/02/15 11:32pm
Statistics have always been an integral part of sports.
11/02/15 11:31pm
Dig. Set. Kill. The success of a volleyball team’s offense often relies on the relationship between the setters and the outside hitters. Penn’s primary setter, senior Ronnie Bither, has spent the past four years working to make sure the Quakers' offense runs smoothly.
11/01/15 11:49pm
Two days. Six sets. One win. One loss.
10/29/15 3:06am
This weekend, Penn volleyball will have some intimidating guests at its Halloween party.
10/27/15 12:49am
In 2015 Ivy League volleyball, the only certainty is that nothing is certain.
10/25/15 9:19pm
In the third set of Penn volleyball's matchup with Princeton on Saturday, coach Kerry Carr stepped onto the court to call a timeout with her team trailing 13-9, hoping to give it a chance to refocus in a pivotal set.
10/22/15 3:15am
Penn volleyball has a lot to prove this weekend.
10/20/15 9:44pm
The story of the 2015 Ivy League volleyball campaign has been one of balance and unpredictability. After one turn through the Ivy League, Penn Volleyball sits at 3-4.
10/19/15 2:12am
The Red and Blue had a rough weekend on the road, dropping a hard-fought match with the four-time-defending-champion Bulldogs, 3-1, before Brown handed Carr's squad one of its most convincing defeats of the season, a 25-18, 25-18, 25-23 sweep in Providence.
10/15/15 5:59am
Penn volleyball knows the sting of a massive upset. Fortunately for the Red and Blue, they won’t have to wait too long for a chance to dish one out of their own. Only six days after a stunning upset at the hands of Columbia — the 279th-ranked team in Division I RPI, worst among Ivy League teams — the Quakers (9-8, 3-2 Ivy) will travel to Yale to take on the four-time defending conference champions on Friday night, before finishing their doubleheader at Brown on Saturday. “We struggled with our blocking and our defense, and those are usually points that we’ve been pretty solid with,” coach Kerry Carr said about the surprising 3-1 loss to the Lions, in which the Red and Blue hit only .145.
10/13/15 12:35am
As the old adage goes: “Actions speak louder than words.” However, the exception to this rule is the Penn volleyball bench, whose words are pretty darn loud.
10/11/15 11:46pm
The changing seasons bring about new colors around campus, with greens turning to oranges and browns, Red and Blue fading in favor of a shade of pink. Penn volleyball hosted Cornell and Columbia in this weekend’s Dig Pink!
10/07/15 4:16am
Many Penn students will be relaxing at home this weekend for fall break, but the volleyball players will be on campus, and they certainly won't be resting.