• Plymouth State Claims ECAC Division III New England Volleyball Title
    November 15, 2008
    The No. 3 seeded Plymouth State University Panthers won the 2008 ECAC Division III New England Volleyball Championship Saturday evening, upsetting top seeded Colby-Sawyer College in the title match, 3-1. The Panthers, who knocked off second-seeded Johnson & Wales University, 3-1, in Saturday afternoon's semifinal match, rebounded from a first-set loss to knock off Colby-Sawyer for the title, 19-25, 25-19, 25-18, 25-19. It is the first ECAC championship for PSU...
  • Little East Announces Volleyball All-Conference Teams
    November 13, 2008
    NORTH DARTMOUTH, Mass. – The Little East Conference office announced its annual major award winners and all-conference teams this afternoon after a vote by the league’s seven volleyball head coaches. University of Massachusetts Boston and Keene State College each earned two of the major awards.
  • Owls Win 1st Little East Volleyball Championship
    November 08, 2008
    KEENE, N.H. – All-season long members of the Keene State women’s volleyball team wore warm-up jerseys with the slogan made famous by Boston Celtic star Kevin Garnett – “Anything is Possible.” In took them 12 seasons, but the top-seeded Owls turned the impossible into the possible by winning their first-ever Little East Conference championship in dramatic fashion with a 3-2 victory over second seed UMass-Boston at Spaulding Gym on Saturday. The scores in the five-game cliff- hanger were 30-28, 21-25, 25-22, 17-25, and 17-15.
  • Stein Sets Western Connecticut Blocks Record
    October 29, 2008
    DANBURY, Conn. – Becca Stein (Kingston, N.Y.) set a new school record with 14 total blocks as Western Connecticut State University defeated Mount Ida College, 3-1 on Wednesday night at Feldman Arena. Game scores were, 25-12, 25-13, 24-26 and 25-18. The Colonials won their fourth straight match and are now 17-7 on the season. Stein, who was used sparingly in the third game, broke an 11-year old record previously held by Taylor Kulpanwoski...
  • Keene State Sweeps Anchorwomen; Capture Top Seed In Little East Tournament
    October 25, 2008
    KEENE, N.H.- The Keene State women's volleyball team swept Rhode Island College (3-0) at Spaulding Gym on Saturday to post its second straight undefeated Little East Conference season. Keene State (22-8, 6-0 LEC) prevailed 25-14, 25-17 and 25-10. With the victory, the Owls captured the Little East Conference regular season championship and earn home court advantage throughout the upcoming Little East Conference Tournament.
  • Kate White Becomes Beacons' All-Time Kills Leader
    October 21, 2008
    BOSTON - Junior outside hitter Kate White (Plymouth, Mass.) spiked for seven kills to give her 875 for a new career school-record as the University of Massachusetts Boston volleyball team defeated visiting Pine Manor College this evening, 25-8, 25-15, 25-22, at the Clark Athletic Center on the campus of UMass Boston. The Beacons win their 10th straight match and 12 of their last 13 to improve to 19-7 on the season for their highest win total since 1999 when they finished 22-5 for the season. The Gators fall to 7-15 on the year.
  • Warriors Sweep No. 6 Wesleyan
    October 15, 2008
    WILLIMANTIC, Conn. – Freshman middle hitter Kristianna Ibsen (Shelton, Conn.) had 13 kills and six blocks as the Eastern Connecticut State University women’s volleyball team snapped the eight-match winning streak of Wesleyan University with 25-22, 25-20, 25-11 wins Wednesday night at Francis E. Geissler Gymnasium. Eastern (15-9) has won seven of eight since splitting its first 16 matches. Ranked No. 6 in New England, Wesleyan (15-5) had not lost since dropping a five-game decision to Smith College Sept. 26
  • Keene State Volleyball Earns New England Ranking
    October 02, 2008
    KEENE, N.H.– The Keene State College women’s volleyball team can add another first to its list of recent accomplishments. On Thursday, the Owls found themselves ranked in the New England Women’s Volleyball Association poll for the first time in the program’s history. Owners of a 14-4 (4-0 LEC) record, KSC was ranked 11th in this week’s poll. “The rankings say something not only about what we’ve down this season and how we’ve battled through a little adversity, but also about where we’re heading,” said Bob Weiner, the Owls’ fourth year coach.
  • Jordan Pokryfki Sets Keene State Assists Record
    September 06, 2008
    BEVERLY, MASS. – Junior setter Jordan Pokryfki (Wasilla, Alaska.) broke Keene State’s record for career assist, helping the Owls win a pair of games at the Endicott tournament on Saturday. Pokryfki had 39 assists in the Owls 3-1 (21-25, 25-19, 25-19, 25-19) win over New Jersey City University and 30 more sets in a 3-0 (25-18, 25-18, 25-14) sweep over Emmanuel College to give her 2,468 assists, surpassing the previous mark (2,441) held by Sarah Reed (1997-99). Pokryfki also holds KSC game (61) and season (1,358) set record.
  • Stein Lead WestConn Volleyball To Invitational Crown
    September 06, 2008
    Danbury, Conn. (Sept. 6) – Junior Becca Stein (Kingston, NY) was named Tournament Most Valuable Player after lifting Western Connecticut State University to a perfect 3-0 record over two days of the WestConn Invitational. WestConn, 4-0 on the season, defeated Framingham State (25-8, 27-29, 25-18, 2511) at The O’Neill Center Saturday morning to remain undefeated to start the 2008 season.
  • Owls' Perched Atop Little East Volleyball Preseason Poll
    August 25, 2008
    The Keene State College volleyball team is perched atop the Little East Conference preseason coaches’ poll for the second-straight season after a vote by the conferences’ seven head coaches. The Owls earned four of the seven first place votes for a total of 43 points to outdistance themselves from Western Connecticut State University and Plymouth State University. Under the direction of Head Coach Bob Weiner, Keene State enjoyed the program’s most successful season last fall ...
  • Eastern Tabs Viteritti As Head Volleyball Coach
    July 22, 2008
    WILLIMANTIC, Conn. – A veteran of 13 seasons of coaching men’s and women’s volleyball on the intercollegiate level, Peter Viteritti has been named the fifth permanent head coach in the 34-year history of the Eastern Connecticut State University women’s intercollegiate volleyball program, it has been announced by Director of Athletics Joyce S. Wong.