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George Signs Professional Contract in Germany

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 12:09:00 EDT

Former Western Carolina volleyball standout Addy George (2011-14) recently signed a professional contract with a team in the German Third Division. George moved back to Germany, where she spent time as a child as part of her father’s military career, in May of this year.



Volleyball Drops Close SoCon Opener at ETSU

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 23:11:00 EDT

The Western Carolina volleyball team opened up Southern Conference play on the road Tuesday night at mountain rival ETSU. The Buccaneers and Catamounts played a close match with ETSU edging WCU 3-1. Three Catamounts reached double-figures in kills while sophomore Aleah Keaton had a career-high 10 blocks to lead the defensive effort.



Catamounts Dominate in 3-0 Victory over Mississippi Valley

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 15:00:00 EDT

The Western Carolina volleyball team saw all 16 student-athletes on the floor Saturday afternoon as the Catamounts cruised to a dominating 3-0 victory over Mississippi Valley State in the team’s final match of the Fight Like Hal Memorial Invitational. The 3-0 sweep was the Catamounts fifth 3-0 victory of the season. Sophomore Abigail Veit led the Catamount attack with 12 kills and six digs.



O'Connor Breaks Career Mark as WCU Volleyball Splits

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 22:56:00 EDT

Senior Katie O'Connor became the Western Carolina volleyball program record holder for block assists in a career Friday as she passed former Catamount Sara Komosinski (2000-03) in WCU's first match at the Fight Like Hal Memorial Invitational. O'Connor needed just three block assists to set the new mark and she wasted little time as she posted four in WCU's three-set win over New Orleans.



WCU Volleyball Earns Second-Straight Sweep

Tue, 12 Sep 2017 20:37:00 EDT

The Western Carolina volleyball team began its first win streak of the season Tuesday night as the Catamounts swept mountain-rival UNC Asheville, 3-0. The 3-0 victory is the second-straight for the Catamounts who defeated Southeastern Louisiana by the same score last Saturday. WCU used a balanced attack led by freshman Gabby Gray and a dominating defense that featured 10 blocks and 57 digs over the three sets.



Catamounts Snap Streak with Sweep

Sat, 09 Sep 2017 22:39:00 EDT

The Western Carolina volleyball team snapped its seven-match losing streak Saturday night as the Catamounts swept Southeastern Louisiana in their final match of the ISATAP Collegiate Cup Invitational hosted by Alabama State University. WCU dropped an earlier match Saturday 3-1 to host Alabama State.



Western Carolina Drops First Match in Alabama

Fri, 08 Sep 2017 21:22:00 EDT

Despite the return of senior setter Jo-Leigh VerVelde, the Western Carolina volleyball team dropped its opening match of the ISATAP Collegiate Cup Invitational hosted by Alabama State University. The Dolphins of Jacksonville University handed the Catamounts their sixth loss of the season with a 3-1 victory Friday evening.



Catamounts Close Out Hawaii Trip with Loss

Sat, 02 Sep 2017 20:52:00 EDT

The Western Carolina volleyball team dropped is final match of the Hawaiian Airlines Rainbow Wahine Classic Saturday afternoon to South Dakota, 3-0. Freshman MaKenzie White led the way for WCU as she tallied eight kills in the loss.



Catamounts Go Toe-to-Toe with #22 Utah

Sat, 02 Sep 2017 07:58:00 EDT

Western Carolina volleyball’s second match of the Hawaiian Airlines Rainbow Wahine Classic pitted the Catamounts against the 22nd-ranked Utes from the University of Utah. With the support of the Western Carolina football team, who attended the Friday night contest, the Catamount volleyball team gave the Utes a tough match falling in straight-sets but keeping each set close until the end.



Catamounts Drop Opening Match in Hawaii

Fri, 01 Sep 2017 09:23:00 EDT

The Western Carolina volleyball team hit the road at 3:30 am Thursday morning to begin its trek to USA’s 50th state for the Hawaiian Airlines Rainbow Wahine Classic. The Catamounts landed on the island nearly 16 hours later and took to the court just shy of 22 hours after leaving Cullowhee to face the host team, University of Hawai’i. The Rainbow Wahine, who dropped out of the AVCA top-25 for just the 11th week since the poll began back 1982, would have been a tough opponent regardless of the travel but after being on the road for nearly 24 hours when the match ended the Catamounts were unable to pick up a victory.



WCU Drops Final Two Matches of Catamount Volleyball Classic

Sat, 26 Aug 2017 21:38:00 EDT

The Western Carolina volleyball team fell in its final two matches of the Catamount Volleyball Classic Saturday. Towson, who finished 3-0 at the tournament, dropped WCU 3-1 in the Catamounts first action of the day while Jacksonville State upended WCU 3-0 in the final match of the tournament.



Catamount Volleyball Sweeps Season Opener over Charleston Southern

Fri, 25 Aug 2017 21:20:00 EDT

For the first time since 2013, the Western Carolina volleyball team opened the season with a 3-0 sweep as the Catamounts downed visiting Charleston Southern in both team’s opening action of the 2017 Catamount Volleyball Classic. WCU won the opening two sets 25-22 before powering to a dominating 25-12 third set victory.



Catamount Volleyball Set to Open Season with Catamount Volleyball Classic

Thu, 24 Aug 2017 14:04:00 EDT

The Western Carolina volleyball team opens the 2017 season with the four-team two-day Catamount Volleyball Classic Friday, August 25 through Saturday, August 26.



Western Carolina Volleyball Holds Annual Purple & Gold Scrimmage

Sat, 19 Aug 2017 19:24:00 EDT

The Western Carolina volleyball team held their annual Purple & Gold scrimmage Saturday afternoon at the Auxiliary Gym inside the Ramsey Center. The action lasted just under an hour as the team separated into two squads, but many student-athletes switched sides as the WCU coaching staff continued to mix-up both lineups throughout the scrimmage to allow for position assessment.



Catamount Volleyball Set for Annual Purple & Gold Scrimmage

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 15:02:00 EDT

With the preseason winding down and the new school year just over the horizon, the Western Carolina volleyball team will hold its annual Purple & Gold scrimmage Saturday afternoon from noon until 1 pm inside the Ramsey Center Auxiliary Gym. It will be the fans first opportunity to catch the team in action prior to its season opener Aug. 25 against Charleston Southern.