2014 Brown Volleyball News

September 13, 2014
Volleyball Downs CCSU, UMass Lowell to Wrap Up Brown Invite
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – The Brown volleyball team claimed a pair of matches, defeating Central Connecticut State, 3-1, and UMass Lowell, 3-0, to close out play at the Brown Invitational Saturday at the Pizzitola Center.

September 12, 2014
Volleyball Ousted by Liberty, 3-1
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Senior Maddie Lord (La Jolla, Calif.) posted a match-high 18 kills, but the Brown volleyball team fell to Liberty University, 3-1, in the team’s opening match of the Brown Invitational on Friday evening at the Pizzitola Center.

September 11, 2014
Volleyball to Host Brown Invitational, Opens Against Liberty on Friday (7:30 PM)
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – After a home-opening victory over Providence on Wednesday, the Brown volleyball team returns to tournament season when the Bears host the five-team Brown Invitational this weekend at the Pizzitola Center.

September 10, 2014
Volleyball Sweeps Past Providence
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Sophomore Payton Smith (Atherton, Calif.) paced all players with 12 kills to lead the Brown volleyball team over crosstown rival Providence College, 3-0, in the team’s home opener Wednesday evening at the Pizzitola Sports Center.

September 7, 2014
Conner Records 1,000th Career Dig in Volleyball’s Loss to Cal St. Fullerton
SAN DIEGO, Calif. – Senior Kathryn Connor (Newport Beach, Calif.) posted a team-high 13 digs to surpass the 1,000 career dig mark, but the Brown volleyball team fell to Cal St. Fullerton in straight sets on Saturday to close out the SDSU-USD Challenge in San Diego.

September 6, 2014
Volleyball Drops Pair at SDSU-USD Challenge
SAN DIEGO, Calif. – The Brown volleyball team dropped a pair of matches to San Diego, 3-0, and San Diego State, 3-1, in the opening day of competition at the 2014 SDSU-USD Challenge on Friday in San Diego, California.

September 6, 2014
Volleyball Falls to Northwestern, 3-0
SAN DIEGO, Calif. – Senior Maddie Lord (La Jolla, Calif.) posted a team-high 12 kills, but the Brown volleyball team fell to Northwestern in straight sets on Saturday in the first of two matches on the final day of the SDSU-USD Challenge in San Diego.

September 4, 2014
Volleyball Opens 2014 Season at Aztec Invitational
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Looking to build upon the program’s winningest season since 2008, the Brown volleyball team opens its 2014 schedule with a four-match set in San Diego, Calif. The Bears take on the University of San Diego and San Diego State on Friday, Sep. 5, followed by tilts against Northwestern and Cal State Fullerton the following day.

August 12, 2014
Conner, Lord Named Volleyball Captains for 2014
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Brown volleyball rising seniors Kathryn Conner (Newport Beach, Calif.) and Maddie Lord (La Jolla, Calif.) have been named captains for the 2014 season, Head Coach Diane Short announced on Tuesday. Brown’s top returning libero and attacker, respectively, Conner and Lord will build upon the 2013 season that saw Brown earn its most wins since 2008 and best Ivy League finish since 2005.

August 6, 2014
Volleyball Garners AVCA Team Academic Award
LEXINGTON, Ky. – The Brown volleyball team received an American Volleyball Coaches Association Team Academic Award for maintaining at least a 3.30 cumulative team grade point average, it was announced on Monday. The Bears stood among a record-breaking 676 high school and college teams to be recognized for academic excellence.