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Thu, 22 Dec 2016 09:36:00 ESTAfter seven seasons at the helm of the LMU volleyball program, Tom Black has elected to leave LMU to become the seventh head coach at Georgia.
Wed, 14 Dec 2016 10:41:00 ESTJunior Sarah Sponcil earned AVCA honorable mention All-American honors for the second consecutive year, it was announced by the AVCA on Wednesday. Sponcil's honorable mention All-American selection is the fourth in the last three years for LMU, as Hannah Tedrow and Litara Keil earned nods two years ago.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 12:54:00 ESTJunior Sarah Sponcil repeated as a member of the AVCA Pacific South All-Region team, earning her second selection in as many years, it was announced on Tuesday morning.
Mon, 28 Nov 2016 14:35:00 ESTFollowing a season in which it finished tied for third overall in the competitive West Coast Conference, LMU volleyball saw three of its players honored with All-WCC honors on Monday morning. Included in the three was Sarah Sponcil, who also took home WCC Defender of the Year.
Tue, 22 Nov 2016 23:41:00 ESTPlaying in arguably the most exciting match of the 2016 season on Senior Night Tuesday, LMU volleyball (19-11, 10-8 WCC) suffered a familiar fate, dropping a heartbreaking five-set match to #10 BYU (27-3, 16-2 WCC) by scores of 16-25, 16-25, 25-20, 25-22, 15-13 from Gersten Pavilion.
Tue, 22 Nov 2016 13:43:00 ESTThe West Coast Conference announced the 2016 West Coast Conference Volleyball All-Academic Team on Tuesday afternoon, and LMU sophomore Erin Williams was tabbed an honorable mention selection.
Tue, 22 Nov 2016 06:52:00 ESTThanksgiving is here and LMU will be the place to be for some fun with friends and family this holiday week. Seven games will take place at Gersten Pavilion, and this 2016 Thanksgiving Week is our #LIONSTRONG What To Watch For (#W2W4) for Nov. 22-26.
Mon, 21 Nov 2016 15:14:00 ESTLMU will finish the regular season on Tuesday with a nationally-televised WCC match against #10 BYU that will air live on ESPNU ... first serve is scheduled for 8 p.m. ... the Lions dropped a five-set match to the Cougars earlier this year on the road after claiming a 2-1 lead in that match ... Tuesday's match will be LMU's Senior Night, honoring seniors Nicky Kevorken and Jamie Lea.
Sat, 19 Nov 2016 14:54:00 ESTWith a point in the Wells Fargo PCH Cup standings on the line on Saturday afternoon, LMU (19-10, 10-7 WCC) posted a four-set, 25-22, 25-18, 19-25, 25-23, victory over Pepperdine (12-17, 6-11 WCC) from Gersten Pavilion.
Wed, 16 Nov 2016 15:47:00 ESTLMU will play just one match this week, welcoming Wells Fargo PCH Cup rival Pepperdine to Gersten Pavilion on Saturday at Noon ... the match is sponsored by Coca Cola LMU Summer Sports Camps ... the Lions swept Pepperdine on the road earlier this year, helping to build what is now a 5-1.5 lead in the PCH Cup standings ... following Saturday's match, LMU will quickly prepare for an 8 pm ESPN-televised home match against #10 BYU on Tuesday.
Tue, 15 Nov 2016 16:56:00 ESTLooking to guide his team to its fourth NCAA Tournament berth in the last five years, LMU volleyball head coach Tom Black recently added to the strength of the future program with the signing of Rachel Ritchie to a National Letter of Intent to play for LMU next fall.
Sat, 12 Nov 2016 14:58:00 ESTDespite leading late in each of the first two sets, LMU volleyball (18-10, 9-7 WCC) allowed Santa Clara (15-12, 6-9 WCC) to crawl back into each period and eventually earn the victory as the Lions suffered a 26-24, 25-21, 23-25, 25-22 setback on Saturday afternoon from Gersten Pavilion.
Fri, 11 Nov 2016 12:06:00 ESTLMU will continue a string of four home matches to close out the regular season on Saturday, hosting Santa Clara at Noon ... LMU began the string with a sweep over San Francisco on Thursday of this week ... following this week's action, LMU will welcome Pepperdine to Gersten Pavilion next Saturday at Noon.
Thu, 10 Nov 2016 21:20:00 ESTSarah Sponcil connected for 14 kills on 21 swings to post a .571 hitting percentage as LMU (18-9, 9-6 WCC) cruised to a 25-11, 25-20, 25-19 sweep over San Francisco (4-23, 0-14 WCC) on Thursday night from Gersten Pavilion.
Wed, 09 Nov 2016 08:10:00 ESTWith the road slate complete for the regular season, LMU will return home to play the final four regular-season matches, beginning with a Thursday match against San Francisco at 7 p.m this week ... the Lions will then host Santa Clara on Saturday at Noon ... following this week's action, LMU will welcome Pepperdine to Gersten Pavilion on 11/19 at Noon.