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Fri, 21 Oct 2016 23:02:00 EDTDespite producing the second best hitting percentage of the season Friday night, the Western Carolina volleyball team was swept in Birmingham, Ala., by host Samford in Southern Conference action. WCU hit .277 as a team but it was not enough to stop the Bulldogs who swung at a .371 clip Friday evening in route to a 3-0 victory.
Sat, 15 Oct 2016 20:28:00 EDTThe Western Carolina volleyball team welcomed in Southern Conference leader ETSU Saturday evening for a chance to avenge a 3-2 defeat from earlier in the season. The Catamounts were off to a great start but the Buccaneers were able to steal away the opening set 25-23 after WCU led most of the way. The Bucs would go on to win two of the next three sets by a convincing margin to take a 3-1 victory in the match.
Fri, 14 Oct 2016 22:35:00 EDTThe Western Carolina volleyball team snapped its three-match losing streak with a 3-2 victory over visiting Mercer Friday night inside the Ramsey Center. The win improves WCU’s record against the Bears to a perfect 7-0 when playing in Cullowhee. Freshman Abigail Veit led the Catamounts with 17 kills and 19 digs while also putting down a pair of service aces.
Sat, 08 Oct 2016 15:30:00 EDTThe Western Carolina volleyball team suffered its third-straight loss Saturday afternoon as the Mocs of Chattanooga took a 3-1 victory over the Catamounts inside Maclellan Gym. Freshman Aleah Keaton picked up a team-high 12 kills for WCU while also blocking three Chattanooga attacks.
Fri, 07 Oct 2016 20:59:00 EDTFor the first time this season, the Western Carolina volleyball team dropped a five set contest. The Catamounts fell at ETSU Friday night 3-2 in Southern Conference action. The Catamounts won the first and fourth sets with the Buccaneers taking the second, third and fifth sets. Freshman Abigail Veit led the Catamount attack with 19 kills while sophomore Alyssa Zupan chipped in 11.
Wed, 05 Oct 2016 21:43:00 EDTThe Western Carolina volleyball team fell to the visiting Terriers of Wofford College Wednesday night 3-0 inside the Ramsey Center. WCU out-blocked Wofford 12-5 but it was not enough as the Terriers picked up their third Southern Conference victory of the season.
Sat, 01 Oct 2016 20:49:00 EDTThe Western Carolina volleyball teams topped visiting Samford Saturday afternoon 3-1 inside the Ramsey Center. The victory was just the seventh all-time against the Bulldogs for WCU in 25 meetings. Freshman Aleah Keaton had the best match of her young career as she led the way with 15 kills and a team-high tying five blocks including one solo. Keaton achieved her 15 kills on 23 swings with just one error for a team-high .609 hitting percentage.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 22:05:00 EDTThe Western Carolina volleyball team traveled to Greenville, S.C., to face defending Southern Conference Tournament Champions Furman Friday night a dropped a close 3-0 match to the Paladins. WCU held leads in all three sets but the Paladins were able to pull away late in each period to gain the sweep victory.
Sun, 25 Sep 2016 17:06:00 EDTPlaying at home for the first time in 19 days and with a healthy Jo-Leigh VerVelde, the Western Carolina volleyball swept The Citadel in WCU’s Southern Conference opener, 3-0. The Catamounts held the Bulldogs to a .000 hitting percentage while swinging at a .374 clip on their own offensive side of the ball. Freshman Abigail Veit and sophomore Moea Osbey registered double-digit kills while VerVelde dished out 36 assists in just three sets for WCU.
Tue, 20 Sep 2016 21:22:00 EDTThe Western Carolina volleyball team dropped its final non-conference match of the season, 3-0, to mountain-rival UNC Asheville Tuesday night. The Bulldogs used their home court advantage to down the Catamounts in straight sets 25-19, 25-21 and 25-19. Sophomore Alyssa Zupan and freshman Aleah Keaton led the way offensively for the Catamounts as they each turned in eight kills in the loss.
Tue, 13 Sep 2016 21:15:00 EDTThe Western Carolina volleyball team fell 3-0 to Winthrop Tuesday evening in Rock Hill, S.C. The Catamounts struggled offensively hitting just under .100 for the match. Junior Katie O’Connor led the way with eight kills while registering three blocks.
Mon, 12 Sep 2016 14:04:00 EDTWestern Carolina volleyball freshman libero Meagan Sanchez was selected as the Southern Conference's Defensive Player of the Week for her performance in matches from Sept. 5-11. Selections are made by the league office from nominations submitted by the media relations office of each school.
Sat, 10 Sep 2016 23:57:00 EDTThe Western Carolina volleyball team dropped its final two matches at the Colonial Classic Saturday as the Catamounts fell to host William & Mary 3-0 before dropping a 3-1 decision to in-state rival Charlotte. Freshmen Meagan Sanchez and Abigail Veit were named to the All-Tournament team following the action.
Fri, 09 Sep 2016 18:47:00 EDTThe Western Carolina volleyball team jumped out to a great start at the Colonial Classic hosted by William & Mary by sweeping winless Coppin State 3-0 Friday afternoon. Sophomore Moea Osbey had a career-high 10 kills in the match to lead the way for the Catamounts as WCU continues to play without junior setter Jo-Leigh VerVelde.
Tue, 06 Sep 2016 22:15:00 EDTAfter falling behind 2-0, the Western Carolina volleyball team roared back to down former Southern Conference rival Appalachian State 3-2 Tuesday night in front of a raucous Ramsey Center crowd. As the crowd grew so did WCU's confidence as the Catamounts played one of their most balanced matches of the year despite being without the services of junior setter Jo-Leigh VerVelde.