LEXINGTON, Ky. - The American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) announced its fifth annual United States Collegiate Athletics Association (USCAA) Women's Volleyball All-America Team.
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SAINT MARY OF THE WOODS, Ind. - Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College women's volleyball head coach Steve Beeler announced the addition of Lincoln Trail College transfer Mandi Alspach to the 2019-20 incoming recruiting class. Alpach signed her National Letter-of-Intent to play volleyball for The Woods. She will come into the volleyball program and make an immediate impact.
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. - The Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College volleyball team ended their season at the Virginia Beach Sports Complex this afternoon. The Pomeroys battled it out with Florida National University in a back and forth dogfight for the 2018 USCAA National Championship trophy. The Woods lost to FNU in four sets: 17-25, 15-25, 25-21, 25-22. Despite the loss, McKenzi Kumpf, Gabriella Slagle, and Monica Mack were named to the USCAA All-Tournament Team.
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. - With the Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College volleyball victory today, the team will be returning to the USCAA National Championship game for the fourth season in-a-row. The Pomeroys swept #4 seed Silver Lake College this afternoon (25-12, 25-14, 25-14) which means they concluded Pool Play undefeated. SMWC will face Florida National University at 12:30 p.m. for the National Title.
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va.- The Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College volleyball team battled it out in the USCAA Division 1 Volleyball National Championship Pool Play today. The Pomeroys earned two wins on day one against #1 seed the University of Maine-Fort Kent and #2 seed Florida National University. SMWC's first game against Florida National was a thrilling five-set match victory as The Woods took sets one, three, and the final fifth to come out on top. In game two, against Maine Fort Kent, the Pomeroys found themselves down one set but battled back to win three-sets in-a-row to tally its 17th win of the season.
Kumpf Named USCAA Student-Athlete of the Year; Volleyball Captures Multiple Honors at the USCAA Awards Banquet
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. - The Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College volleyball program stole the show at tonight's 2018 USCAA National Awards Banquet. The Pomeroys notched USCAA First and Second Team All-American spots, USCAA National All-Academic honors, and the Volleyball Student-Athlete of the Year award as a team. Five separate player's: McKenzi Kumpf, Gabriella Slagle, Monica Mack, Pamela Dorman, and Kelcie Basan walked away with very well deserved awards.
SAINT MARY OF THE WOODS, Ind. - The Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College women's volleyball team sent the seniors out with an impressive victory on Senior Day. The Pomeroys swept the University of Cincinnati Clermont 25-12, 25-12, and 25-13. Mary Alvanos, Monica Mack, McKenzi Kumpf, and Gabriella Slagle were each joined by there families before the game on the court. Despite the bittersweet emotions, SMWC stayed focus to finish the season 15-15 (.500).
NORFOLK, Va. – The Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College volleyball team has earned a bid to play in the 2018 USCAA Volleyball National Championships. In year four of the program, the Pomeroys have punched their fourth straight trip to Virginia Beach, Virginia. SMWC sits at 14-15 (.483) on the season and will enter the post-season tournament as the #3 seed. After three seasons finishing as the USCAA National Champion Runner-Ups, the Pomeroys volleyball team is determined to end this season as #1. Based on the number of institutions with intent to participate who met internal qualification criteria (.500 winning % or better) the 2018 USCAA Volleyball National Championship will feature just four participants: #1 University of Maine-Fort Kent (24-5), #2 Florida National University (14-15), #3 Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (14-15), #4 Silver Lake College (9-14). With Florida College, the Pomeroys arch enemy not present in this year’s pool, SMWC is highly favored to be the 2018 USCAA Volleyball National Champion.
SAINT MARY OF THE WOODS, Ind. - Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College women's volleyball team dominated the Indiana University-Northwest Red Hawks this afternoon. The Pomeroys swept the 22-8 IU-Northwest. In set one, the Pomeroys won convincingly 25-15. In set two, SMWC was forced to display their comeback s25-19kills and won 30-28. In the final set of the day, The Woods beat IU-Northwest 25-19. SMWC improves to 13-15 on the season and will fight to end the regular season at .500.
SMWC to Honor the 2018 USCAA Men's Golf National Championship Team Before the First Serve on Saturday vs. IU-Northwest
SAINT MARY OF THE WOODS, Ind. - Join us as the SMWC Athletic Department will honor the 2018 USCAA Men's Golf National Championship team before the first serve of Saturday's volleyball game against Indiana University-Northwest.
RICHMOND, Ind. - The Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College Pomeroys women's volleyball team battled the Indiana University-East Red Wolves last night. IU-East jumped out to a two-set lead before the Pomeroys caught fire and forced a fifth set. In set five, SMWC had a 6-5 lead but then lost their senior middle blocker, Monica Mack, due to a facial injury. At this point, SMWC took a downward spiral and could not regroup. The Woods lost 15-8 and are now 12-15 on the year.
CHICAGO, Ill. - The Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College Pomeroys women's volleyball team traveled to Illinois Tech yesterday afternoon. The Pomeroys defeated the Scarlett Red Hawks in a back and forth five-set match. The Pomeroys won set two, four and the final fifth set 16 to 14. SMWC is now 12-14 on the season and will be back on the court Tuesday, October 23rd against Indiana University-East at 7:00 p.m.