2011 Volleyball News and Stories

2011 News

Volleyball - Rose Named to All-MIAA Second Team

ROYAL OAK, Mich. - Senior libero Meghann Rose was named to the All-MIAA Second Team as voted upon by league coaches.

Volleyball - Belles Sweep Brits in Season Finale

ALBION, Mich. - The Saint Mary's volleyball team ended their 2011 season with a big 3-0 (25-19, 25-15, 25-19) win over conference rival Albion on Friday night.

Volleyball - Belles Bitten by Bulldogs

ADRIAN, Mich. - The Saint Mary's volleyball team was dealt a 3-0 (25-14, 25-22, 25-15) loss by Adrian on the road Wednesday evening.

Volleyball - Belles Suffer Sweep at Hands of #15 Hope

NOTRE DAME, Ind. - The Saint Mary's volleyball team had their hands full on Saturday as they took on nationally-ranked Hope in their final home match of the season.

Volleyball - Senior Night Thwarted by Thunder

NOTRE DAME, Ind. - The Saint Mary's volleyball program recognized senior libero Meghann Rose before their last evening home match of the season, but visiting Trine spoiled the night's events with a 3-1 (27-25, 25-17, 25-27, 25-21) decision over the Belles on Friday.

Volleyball - Belles Fall in Five-Set Heartbreaker to Scots

ALMA, Mich. - The Saint Mary's volleyball team lost a five-set heartbreaker to Alma 3-2 (25-15, 11-25, 17-25, 25-19, 15-9) on Tuesday.

Volleyball - Belles Fall Twice at UW-Oshkosh, Brink Named All-Tournament

OSHKOSH, Wis. - The Saint Mary's volleyball team fell 3-0 (25-23, 25-16, 25-20) to Gustavus Adolphus in their first set of the day before being defeated by Central (Iowa) 3-1 (25-16, 25-27, 25-13, 25-18) in the second day of the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh Invitational on Saturday.

Volleyball - Belles Drop Pair at UW-Oshkosh

OSHKOSH, Wis. - The Saint Mary's volleyball team suffered a pair of losses in the first day of the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh's Invitational on Friday night.

Volleyball - Belles Think Pink, Sink Comets

NOTRE DAME, Ind. - On their annual Dig for the Cure night, the Saint Mary's volleyball team swept conference foe Olivet 3-0 (25-15, 25-18, 25-15) Wednesday.

Volleyball - Belles Downed by #1 Knights

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - The Saint Mary's volleyball team was handed a tough 3-0 (25-18, 25-15, 25-13) loss from the hands of undefeated and top-ranked Calvin on Saturday afternoon.

Volleyball - Belles Stopped by Hornets

NOTRE DAME, Ind. - The Saint Mary's volleyball team had their three match winning streak snapped with a 3-1 (25-16, 18-25, 27-25, 25-16) loss to Kalamazoo on Friday night.

Volleyball - Belles Sweep Brits for Third Straight Win

NOTRE DAME, Ind. - Riding the hot-hitting of Allison Zandarski, the Saint Mary's volleyball team swept Albion 3-0 (25-15, 25-17, 27-25) for their third consecutive straight-set victory at home on Wednesday night.

Volleyball - Brink Named MIAA Specialty Player of the Week

ROYAL OAK, Mich. - The Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association has named Saint Mary’s setter Danie Brink its Specialty Player of the Week for matches played through September 24.

Volleyball - Belles Sweep Bulldogs and Spartans

NOTRE DAME, Ind. - The Saint Mary's volleyball team picked up a pair of wins on Saturday as they swept both conference foe Adrian (25-23, 29-27, 25-17) and in-state opponent Manchester (25-21, 26-24, 27-25).

Volleyball - Belles Sunk by Flying Dutch

HOLLAND, Mich. - The Saint Mary's volleyball team suffered a 3-0 (25-14, 25-13, 25-11) loss to #13 ranked Hope on Friday night.

Volleyball - Belles Beat Thunder, 3-1

ANGOLA, Ind. - The Saint Mary's volleyball team picked up a 3-1 (26-24, 25-20, 13-25, 25-23) victory over in-state conference rival Trine on Tuesday evening.

Volleyball - Belles Drop 3-1 Decision to Scots

NOTRE DAME, Ind. - A handful of big runs by the visiting Scots led Alma to a 3-1 (25-16, 21-25, 25-15, 25-19) win over the Saint Mary's volleyball team on Wednesday evening.

Volleyball - Belles Bounce Comets for First MIAA Win of Season

OLIVET, Mich. - Allison Zandarski hit .500 with 10 kills to lead the Saint Mary's volleyball team to their first MIAA win of the year by a 3-0 (25-14, 25-18, 25-22) margin.

Volleyball - Belles Battle, Bow to Top-Ranked Knights

NOTRE DAME, Ind. - The Saint Mary's volleyball team gave the defending national champions and top-ranked Calvin a handful on Friday night, but the visiting Knights prevailed 3-0 (25-14, 25-20, 25-13) at Angela Athletic Facility.

Volleyball - Belles Fall to Hornets in Conference Opener

KALAMAZOO, Mich. - The Saint Mary's volleyball team dropped a 3-1 (28-26, 25-20, 23-25, 25-18) to Kalamazoo in both teams' conference opener on Tuesday evening.

Volleyball - Belles Defeat Allegheny, Drop Match to Mount St. Joseph

ALLIANCE, Ohio - The Saint Mary's volleyball team split their final two matches of the Mount Union Invitational on Saturday. The Belles defeated Allegheny in a thriller 25-18, 23-25, 27-29, 25-16, 15-10 before dropping a tough four-set match to Mount St. Joseph 25-21, 17-25, 25-12, 25-23.

Volleyball - Belles Fall to Mount Union, Geneva

ALLIANCE, Ohio - The Saint Mary's volleyball team suffered a pair of losses to open the 2011 season at the Mount Union Invitational on Friday.