2014 Brown Volleyball News

October 2, 2014
Volleyball Travels to Dartmouth, Harvard in Return to Ivy Play
Brown University volleyball returns to Ivy League action this weekend with matches at Dartmouth on Friday at 7 p.m. and at Harvard on Saturday at 5 p.m. as the team comes off a 3-0 win over Holy Cross on Tuesday night.

September 30, 2014
Lord, Volleyball Defeat Holy Cross, 3-0
Senior Maddie Lord recorded a match-high 11 kills to lead Brown University volleyball past Holy Cross, 3-0 (25-15, 25-19, 25-21), on Tuesday night at the Pizzitola Sports Center.

September 26, 2014
Volleyball Downed by Yale, 3-0, in Ivy Opener
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Senior Kathryn Conner (Newport Beach, Calif.) led all players with 19 digs, but the Brown volleyball team fell in straight sets to defending Ivy League champion Yale on Friday night in the league opener for both teams at the Pizzatola Center.

September 25, 2014
Volleyball Set to Host Yale in Spike ALS Match
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – The Brown volleyball team opens Ivy League play on Friday when the Bears host defending champion Yale in the “Spike ALS” match at the Pizzatola Sports Center. The match is set to start at 7 p.m. For links to video and live stats, visit brownbears.com.

September 20, 2014
Volleyball Splits Pair to Close Out Holly Young Invite
DURHAM, N.H. – The Brown women’s volleyball team split a pair of matches, defeating intrastate rival Rhode Island, 3-1, after falling to New Mexico State, 3-0, on Saturday to wrap up play at the UNH Holly Young Invitational at Lundholm Gymnasium.

September 19, 2014
Volleyball Downed at UNH, 3-1
DURHAM, N.H. – Sophomore Sarah Lucenti (Manhattan Beach, Calif.) and junior Shannon Frost (Santa Ana, Calif.) both posted double-double performances, but the Brown volleyball team fell at New Hampshire, 3-1, in the opening day of the Holly Young Invitational Friday evening at Lundholm Gymnasium.

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.