Gearhart, Reynolds Named AVCA First Team All-AmericansLEXINGTON, KY.- The American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) on Tuesday announced its 36th annual All-America Teams for Division III women?s volleyball. Seniors Nakita Gearhart (Waynesboro, Pa./Greencastle-Antrim) and Kelly Reynolds (Upper Saint Clair, Pa./Upper Saint Clair) were both named to the First Team. This is Reynolds? second straight First Team selection while it is Gearhart?s first.
Juniata Denied by Mary Washington in NCAA Regional Final 3-1FREDERICKSBURG, Va.- In order to advance to the next round of the NCAA Tournament, the Juniata women?s volleyball team needed to knock off a young but talented Mary Washington group on Sunday afternoon. In front of a raucous crowd at Ron Rosner Arena, JC unfortunately saw its season end as UMW won 3-1 to move on to Elite 8.
Eagles Defeat Blue Jays 3-1; Advance to NCAA Regional FinalFREDERICKSBURG, Va.- Juniata women?s volleyball played a tough Johns Hopkins squad on Saturday afternoon in the second round of the NCAA Tournament at Mary Washington?s Ron Rosner Arena. The Eagles were able to defeat the Blue Jays 3-1 (26-24, 21-15, 25-15, 25-21) and advance to tomorrow afternoon?s regional final for the second straight season.
Eagles Take Down Meredith 3-0 in NCAA First RoundFREDERICKSBURG, Va.- Juniata women?s volleyball began its journey to the 2016 NCAA Championship on Friday afternoon as it played Meredith College in the first round on the campus of Mary Washington. The Eagles defeated the Avenging Angels 3-0 (25-18, 25-9,25-21) to advance.
Four Eagles Selected to AVCA All-Region Team; Phillips Honorable MentionLEXINGTON, KY- The American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) on Thursday announced its 2016 All-Region Teams. Senior middle hitter Nakita Gearhart (Waynesboro, Pa./Greencastle-Antrim), senior setter Kelly Reynolds (Upper Saint Clair, Pa. /Upper Saint Clair), junior middle hitter Megan Moroney (Mentor, Ohio/Mentor) and sophomore defensive specialist Kate Byrne (Annapolis, Md./Broadneck) were all named to the North Region Team. In addition, senior outside hitter Mar-Jana Phillips (Carson, Calif./Rolling Hills Prep) received an Honorable Mention.
Byrne, Conger, Reynolds Garner Top Landmark HonorsTOWSON, Md.- The Landmark Conference announced on Tuesday afternoon the 2016 All-Conference Women?s Volleyball Team. Juniata took all four of the top honors and had four named to the First Team and two selected to the Second Team.
Juniata Headed to Mary Washington For NCAA RegionalHUNTINGDON, Pa.- The NCAA selection committee released the 64-team field for the upcoming Division III women?s volleyball national championship tournament on Monday. Juniata will travel to the campus of Mary Washington in Fredericksburg, Va. for the regionals this Friday through Sunday Nov. 11-13. The Eagles secured their spot with a 3-0 win over Susquehanna in the Landmark Championship on Saturday night and will be making their 36th NCAA Tournament appearance.
Eagles Claim 10th Landmark Conference Title; Gearhart Named MVPHUNTINGDON, Pa.- In front of a packed and noisy crowd at Memorial Gymnasium, the Juniata women?s volleyball team hosted Susquehanna for the Landmark Conference Championship on Saturday night. Unlike last year?s match that went to five sets, the Eagles took the River Hawks in three with scores of 25-18, 25-16, 25-22.
Landmark10: Juniata Volleyball Wins Ninth Landmark TitleTOWSON, Md. ? The 2016-17 season marks the 10-year anniversary for the Landmark Conference. As part of the buildup to each sport's championship season, fans were asked to select their favorite moment from the first decade from a list created by members of the conference. Each winning moment will be announced prior to the conference championship.