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Volleyball

08/31/16 10:40pm
For a typical head coach, summer vacation might signal the time to hit the recruiting trail, scheme for the upcoming season and enjoy the rare opportunity to unwind with the constant frenzy of the school year taking a brief pause. But Penn volleyball coach Kerry Carr did things a tad differently.
08/31/16 10:39pm
Kerry Carr could have opted to select her whole senior class as the team's group of captains for a second straight year.
07/28/16 4:48pm
After a disappointing 13-13 finish to the season last season, head coach Kerry Carr has decided to make an offseason splash that she hopes will set Penn Volleyball up for future success. Newest assistant coach Scott Schweihofer joins Carr’s staff in the hopes of bringing the Ivy title back to Philadelphia for the first time since 2010. After spending the last two years at George Mason University as the team’s top assistant and recruiting coordinator, Schweihofer comes to Penn after helping the Patriots to their best single-season win total in six years.
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.