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MARSHALL, Mich. - Saint Mary's had 10 of the top 14 finishes at an unscored tri-meet with Albion and Olivet on Tuesday evening.

  • The Belles opened the season with a three-set sweep of Manchester
  • The .314 hitting percentage was the highest for the Belles since the 2012 season
  • Katie Hecklinski (11 kills, nine digs), Meaghan Gibbons (10 kills) helped lead the team

NOTRE DAME, Ind. - The Saint Mary's volleyball team took little time to take care of business in a 3-0 (25-14, 25-18, 25-14) win over visiting Manchester in both teams' season-opening match.

  • The Belles shot a 326 and finished second overall at the Cross Town Rivalry
  • Taylor Kehoe led the team with a 79
  • Eight players turned in scores below 90 for Saint Mary's

SOUTH BEND, Ind. - The Saint Mary's golf team shot an impressive 326 at Elbel Golf Course on a rainy Saturday to take second place at the Cross Town Rivalry.

FREELAND, Mich. - Forty-nine Saint Mary's student-athletes were named to the 2014-15 Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association (MIAA) Academic Honor Roll.

In order to be named to the MIAA Academic Honor Roll, a student-athlete must maintain a 3.50 cumulative GPA or above for the entire academic year while also earning a varsity letter in an MIAA-sponsored sport.

Individual Results

  • Today was the first of a two-round cross-town competition with Bethel and Holy Cross
  • Saint Mary's shot a 346 to finish 19 strokes behind Bethel
  • The Belles were led with 86s by Ali Mahoney, Taylor Kehoe, and Courtney Carlson

GRANGER, Ind. - The Saint Mary's golf team shot a 346 in their first round of the year to finish second at day one of the Cross Town Rivalry, which was played at Knollwood Country Club.

GRAND LAKE, Colo. - For the second consecutive year, the Saint Mary's lacrosse team has been recognized by the Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) as an Academic Honor Squad.

NOTRE DAME, Ind. – The Saint Mary’s College Department of Athletics proudly announces that Ashley Steffey and Katie Bourbonnais have joined the staff in time for the 2015-16 academic year.

Ashley Steffey, ATC, LAT, GT, is director of sports medicine while Katie Bourbonnais, ATC, CSCS, is an assistant athletic trainer. Bourbonnais’s position is made possible through the NCAA Division III EthnicMinority and Women’s Internship Grant.

NOTRE DAME, Ind. - The Saint Mary's College Department of Athletics was one of 18 NCAA Division III members to receive the 2015 Ethnic Minority and Women's Internship Grant.

According to the NCAA's website, the grant is a two-year grant program that provides funding for entry-level administrative positions at Division III institutions and conference offices to encourage access, recruitment, selection and the long-term success of ethnic minorities and women.

FREELAND, Mich. - Six of the Saint Mary's varsity programs were recognized by the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association (MIAA) for their outstanding academics during the 2014-15 year.

The Belles basketball, cross country, soccer, softball, tennis, and volleyball teams were all named to the 2014-15 MIAA Team GPA Award honor roll for posting collective 3.300 GPAs or above for the past academic year.

NOTRE DAME, Ind. (August 7, 2015) – The Saint Mary’s College Department of Athletics and Recreation proudly announces Denise Van De Walle as the new head coach of the varsity volleyball program.

Van De Walle comes to the College with a wealth of coaching experience, which includes working with Ball State University, Bowling Green State University, USA Volleyball, and the University of Notre Dame.