May 8, 2012
Short Selected to Woonsocket High School Athletic Hall of Fame
Brown volleyball head coach Diane Short has received a prestigious honor, being named to the Woonsocket High School Athletic Hall of Fame. A four-sport athlete for the Villa Novans, Short racked up numerous accolades while at Woonsocket, before starring for the URI volleyball team and then transitioning into coaching.
December 15, 2011
Volleyball Awards Team Honors at Annual Banquet
The Brown volleyball team held their annual team banquet in downtown Providence at the Waterplace restaurant where they said goodbye to five seniors while awarding its season honors. Senior captain Annika Gliottone (Warwick, R.I.) was named Team MVP, while senior Laurielle Hofer (Laguna Beach, Calif.) earned the coaches award and rookie Sabin Ray (Portland, Ore.) was named the Most Improved Player.
November 17, 2011
Gliottone Earns All-Ivy League Volleyball Honors
Senior co-captain Annika Gliottone (Warwick, R.I.) was announced as an All-Ivy League selection as released by the conference Thursday afternoon. The four-year starter was tabbed as an honorable mention selection, leading the Bears defensive unit for most of the season as the team’s libero, while also filling in as setter for several games.
November 12, 2011
Brown Falls in Season Finale at Harvard
It was all Harvard on Saturday night as they topped Brown in four sets at the Malkin Athletic Center. Senior co-captain played her final game in a Bears uniform and posted match-high 24 digs.
November 11, 2011
Brown Falls at Dartmouth
Despite a match-high 10 kills from rookie middle hitter Taylor Bantle (Pacific Palisades, Calif.), Brown was topped 3-0 (23-25, 20-25, 21-25). The Bears were narrowly edged in the first set, and scored at least 20 points in each frame, but could not overcome the Big Green in their second-to-last match of the season.
November 5, 2011
Hofer’s Career Performance Not Enough On Senior Night as Penn Tops Brown, 3-1
Five Brown seniors played their final games at the Pizzitola Sports Center on Saturday night. Senior Laurielle Hofer (Laguna Beach, Callif.) had a career night with nine kills and six blocks, but it was not enough as Penn came out on top 3-1 (23-25, 25-23, 16-25, 19-25).
November 4, 2011
Princeton Able to Overcome Early Brown Lead; Bears Fall 3-1
After four of the past five games on the road for the Brown volleyball team, the Bears seemed to feed off of their home court crowd, jumping out to an early 1-0 lead against Princeton, which stood in second-place in the Ivy League. Bruno was narrowly edged in the second set, before the Tigers were able to find their groove on their way to a 3-1 (27-25, 23-25, 14-25, 17-25) win.
October 29, 2011
Brown Topped at Columbia 3-0
Both of Brown’s outside hitters had 10 kills, while its libero posted a match-high 16 digs, but it was not enough as Columbia triumphed at home, 3-0 (15-25, 17-25, 23-25). Rookie Maddie Lord (La Jolla, Calif.) and sophomore Emma Pastore (Los Angeles, Calif.) each had double-digit kills while senior captain Annika Gliottone (Warwick, R.I.) retuned to the lineup for the Bears to anchor the defense.
October 28, 2011
Bears Downed by Big Red, 3-1
Despite 21 kills by junior Katrina Post (Pasadena, Calif.) the Brown volleyball team was topped 3-1 (19-25, 16-25, 25-17, 23-25). The Bears and Big Red played close early in the match before Cornell grabbed momentum in the second, but Bruno rallied back to take the third set, before narrowly being edged by Cornell.
October 22, 2011
Brown Falls To Yale 3-0
Facing a team that stood atop the Ivy League for the second-straight match, Brown fought to two close sets with conference-leading Yale, but ultimately fell 3-0 (19-25, 13-25, 22-25). Yale was paced by the duo of Erica Reetz and Haley Wessels, who had had 13 and 10 kills, respectively. Junior middle blocker Kathryn Glickman (San Francisco, Calif.) had a match-high three blocks for the Bears.
October 15, 2011
Bears Topped at Ivy League-leading Princeton
Coming off a big win at Penn on Friday night, Brown boasted four players with at least seven kills, but it was not enough against Ivy League-leading Princeton, as the Tigers were victorious, 3-0 (24-26, 23-25, 19-25).
October 14, 2011
Brown Completes Comeback at Penn, 3-2
Despite a 2-0 deficit, Brown fought back at Penn to take the third set 25-23 after two close losses, and then made it three-straight wins as the Bears picked up their second Ivy League win of the season, 3-2 (21-25, 23-25, 25-23, 25-23, 15-13). Bruno was led by sophomore outside hitter Thea Derrough (La Jolla, Calif.) who tallied a season-high 19 kills.
October 8, 2011
Dartmouth Topples Brown in Straight Sets
On Saturday night at the Pizzitola Sports Center it was all Big Green as Dartmouth topped Brown in straight sets (17-25, 22-25, 17-25). Sophomore outside hitter Emma Pastore (Los Angeles, Calif.) led the Bears for the second-straight game with a match-high 11 kills, but the Bears could not overcome errors and an efficient Big Green offensive attack.
October 7, 2011
Harvard Tops Brown 3-1
Sophomore Emma Pastore (Los Angles, Calif.) and rookie Maddie Lord (La Jolla, Calif.) each tallied 16 kills as Brown’s comeback came up short on Friday night at the Pizzitola Sports Center against Ivy League rival Harvard. The Bears were down 2-0 and battled back to take the next set, but were ultimately topped in the fourth, falling 3-1 (22-25, 17-25, 25-17, 22-25).