2014 Brown Volleyball News

  • Short Announces 2015 Volleyball Schedule
    June 10, 2015
    Short Announces 2015 Volleyball Schedule Brown University volleyball will take part in three tournaments, eight home matches, and 14 Ivy League games as part of its 2015 schedule, head coach Diane Short announced on Monday.
  • Frost, Webster Named Volleyball Captains for 2015
    April 29, 2015
    Frost, Webster Named Volleyball Captains for 2015 Brown University volleyball rising seniors Shannon Frost and McKenna Webster will serve the Bears as captains during the 2015 season, Brown head coach Diane Short announced on Wednesday.
  • Volleyball Introduces Five Members of Class of 2019
    February 25, 2015
    Volleyball Introduces Five Members of Class of 2019 Brown University volleyball will welcome five incoming freshmen to the team in the fall as part of its class of 2019, Brown head coach Diane Short announced on Wednesday.
  • Conner, Lord, Smith Capture All-Ivy Volleyball Honors
    November 20, 2014
    Conner, Lord, Smith Capture All-Ivy Volleyball Honors Brown University volleyball’s Kathryn Conner, Maddie Lord, and Payton Smith have all earned Second Team All-Ivy accolades through a vote of the league’s eight head coaches, the Ivy League conference office announced on Thursday.
  • Volleyball Drops 3-0 Decision to Princeton in Season Finale
    November 15, 2014
    Volleyball Drops 3-0 Decision to Princeton in Season Finale Senior Maddie Lord recorded 11 kills and a .375 hitting percentage, but Brown University volleyball fell to Princeton University, 3-0 (29-27, 25-20, 25-19), in the regular season finale for both teams on Saturday evening inside the Pizzitola Sports Center.
  • Volleyball Comes Back to Beat Penn in Five Sets, 3-2
    November 14, 2014
    Volleyball Comes Back to Beat Penn in Five Sets, 3-2 Brown University volleyball dropped the first two sets to the University of Pennsylvania but came all the way back to upend the visitors, 3-2 (20-25, 15-25, 25-22, 25-22, 19-17), on Friday evening at the Pizzitola Sports Center.
  • Volleyball Hosts Penn, Princeton to Conclude Regular Season
    November 13, 2014
    Volleyball Hosts Penn, Princeton to Conclude Regular Season Brown University volleyball plays its final matches of the regular season this weekend as the Bears host Penn on Friday at 5 p.m. and Princeton on Saturday at 5 p.m. to conclude the careers of the team’s five seniors.
  • Former Volleyball Captain Gibbs ’06 Earns Spot on U.S. Bobsled Team
    November 10, 2014
    Former Volleyball Captain Gibbs ’06 Earns Spot on U.S. Bobsled Team Former Brown University volleyball captain Lauren Gibbs ’06 has earned a spot on the U.S. Bobsled National Team for competition in 2014-15, the U.S. Bobsled and Skeleton Federation announced on Sunday.
  • Lord, Bantle Lead Volleyball Past Columbia, 3-1
    November 08, 2014
    Lord, Bantle Lead Volleyball Past Columbia, 3-1 Senior Maddie Lord notched 14 kills, and classmate Taylor Bantle recorded 11 kills as Brown University volleyball topped Columbia University, 3-1 (14-25, 25-23, 25-22, 25-22) inside Levien Gymnasium on Saturday evening.
  • Tooloee, Strong Hitting Pace Volleyball Past Cornell, 3-1
    November 07, 2014
    Tooloee, Strong Hitting Pace Volleyball Past Cornell, 3-1 Freshman Shirin Tooloee landed a career-high 17 kills to pace Brown University volleyball past Cornell University, 3-1 (25-20, 25-21, 20-25, 25-14), at Newman Arena on Friday night.
  • Conner, Bantle Earn Capital One Academic All-District Volleyball Honors
    November 06, 2014
    Conner, Bantle Earn Capital One Academic All-District Volleyball Honors Brown University volleyball seniors Kathryn Conner and Taylor Bantle have earned Capital One Academic First Team All-District honors, with Conner gaining the accolade for the second straight year, the College Sports Information Directors of America announced on Thursday.
  • Smith Propels Volleyball Past Dartmouth, 3-1
    November 01, 2014
    Smith Propels Volleyball Past Dartmouth, 3-1 Sophomore Payton Smith notched a team-high 13 kills with a .357 hitting percentage as Brown University volleyball defeated Dartmouth College, 3-1 (25-19, 25-23, 21-25, 25-21), on Saturday evening at the Pizzitola Sports Center.
  • Volleyball Falls to Harvard in Four Sets, 3-1
    October 31, 2014
    Volleyball Falls to Harvard in Four Sets, 3-1 Senior Maddie Lord tied for a match-high 11 kills, helping Brown University volleyball win the firs set, but the hosts eventually fell to Harvard University, 3-1 (23-25, 25-18, 25-23, 25-16), on Friday night at the Pizzitola Sports Center.
  • Volleyball Prepares for Home Matches vs. Harvard, Dartmouth
    October 30, 2014
    Volleyball Prepares for Home Matches vs. Harvard, Dartmouth Brown University volleyball hosts Harvard on Friday at 7 p.m. and Dartmouth on Saturday at 5 p.m. inside the Pizzitola Sports Center as the Bears move squarely into the second half of their Ivy League schedule.
  • Volleyball Drops 3-0 Decision to League-Leading Yale
    October 24, 2014
    Volleyball Drops 3-0 Decision to League-Leading Yale Senior Kathryn Conner recorded a match-high 21 digs, but Brown University volleyball dropped a 3-0 (25-13, 25-12, 25-17) decision to Yale University on Friday night at the Lee Amphitheater.
  • Volleyball’s Tooloee Earns Ivy League Rookie of the Week
    October 21, 2014
    Volleyball’s Tooloee Earns Ivy League Rookie of the Week Brown University volleyball freshman Shirin Tooloee has earned Ivy League Rookie of the Week honors after recording 21 kills and 28 digs last week in a pair of 3-2 wins for the Bears, the conference office announced on Tuesday.
  • Lord Records 1000th Kill, Volleyball Tops Cornell, 3-2
    October 18, 2014
    Lord Records 1000th Kill, Volleyball Tops Cornell, 3-2 Senior Maddie Lord recorded 18 kills – including the 1000th in her career – as Brown University volleyball won its second five-set match in as many days in a 3-2 (25-23, 23-25, 25-27, 25-11, 16-14) victory over Cornell University on Saturday evening at the Pizzitola Sports Center.
  • Smith's 20 Kills Lead Volleyball Past Columbia, 3-2
    October 17, 2014
    Smith's 20 Kills Lead Volleyball Past Columbia, 3-2 Sophomore Payton Smith recorded a career-high 20 kills and seven blocks to lead Brown University volleyball past Columbia University, 3-2 (25-22, 22-25, 25-22, 23-25, 21-19), at the Pizzitola Sports Center on Friday night.
  • Volleyball Returns Home to Face Columbia, Cornell
    October 16, 2014
    Volleyball Returns Home to Face Columbia, Cornell Brown University volleyball returns to the Pizzitola Sports Center for the first time since Sept. 30 when the Bears host Columbia University on Friday at 7 p.m. and Cornell University on Saturday at 5 p.m. in the team’s first home Ivy League twin bill of the season.
  • Lord Notches School-Record 34 Kills, Volleyball Falls to Penn, 3-2
    October 11, 2014
    Lord Notches School-Record 34 Kills, Volleyball Falls to Penn, 3-2 Senior Maddie Lord set a Brown University volleyball single-match record with 34 kills, leading a comeback surge, but Brown fell to Penn, 3-2 (26-24, 25-22, 24-26, 16-25, 15-11), at The Palestra on Saturday evening.
  • Volleyball Rallies, Drops Five-Set Decision to Princeton
    October 10, 2014
    Volleyball Rallies, Drops Five-Set Decision to Princeton Brown University volleyball rallied to win the fourth set and came back to force extra points in the fifth frame but fell to Princeton University, 3-2 (22-25, 25-17, 25-18, 19-25, 21-19), inside Dillon Gymnasium on Friday night.
  • Volleyball Remains on Road at Princeton, Penn
    October 09, 2014
    Volleyball Remains on Road at Princeton, Penn Brown University volleyball remains on the road for the second straight weekend, continuing Ivy League play at Princeton on Friday at 7 p.m. and at Penn on Saturday at 5 p.m., on the heels of the Bears’ first win at Harvard since 2005.
  • Volleyball Wins Two Sets in Extra Points, Beats Harvard 3-0
    October 04, 2014
    Volleyball Wins Two Sets in Extra Points, Beats Harvard 3-0 Brown University volleyball won two sets in extra points to defeat Harvard University, 3-0 (25-15, 26-24, 27-25), earning a road Ivy League win on Saturday evening at the Malkin Athletic Center.
  • Volleyball Takes Second and Third Sets, Falls to Dartmouth, 3-2
    October 03, 2014
    Volleyball Takes Second and Third Sets, Falls to Dartmouth, 3-2 Junior Shannon Frost tallied a double-double on 18 digs and 11 kills, and senior Maddie Lord recorded a team-high 16 kills, but Brown University volleyball fell to Dartmouth College, 3-2 (25-17, 23-25, 20-25, 26-24, 15-12), on Friday night at Leede Arena.
  • Volleyball Travels to Dartmouth, Harvard in Return to Ivy Play
    October 02, 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.
  • Lord, Volleyball Defeat Holy Cross, 3-0
    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.
  • Volleyball Downed by Yale, 3-0, in Ivy Opener
    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.
  • Volleyball Set to Host Yale in Spike ALS Match
    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.
  • Volleyball Splits Pair to Close Out Holly Young Invite
    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.
  • Volleyball Downed at UNH, 3-1
    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.
  • Volleyball Downs CCSU, UMass Lowell to Wrap Up Brown Invite
    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.
  • Volleyball Ousted by Liberty, 3-1
    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.
  • Volleyball to Host Brown Invitational, Opens Against Liberty on Friday (7:30 PM)
    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.
  • Volleyball Sweeps Past Providence
    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.
  • Conner Records 1,000th Career Dig in Volleyball’s Loss to Cal St. Fullerton
    September 07, 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.
  • Volleyball Drops Pair at SDSU-USD Challenge
    September 06, 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.
  • Volleyball Falls to Northwestern, 3-0
    September 06, 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.
  • Volleyball Opens 2014 Season at Aztec Invitational
    September 04, 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.
  • Conner, Lord Named Volleyball Captains for 2014
    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.
  • Volleyball Garners AVCA Team Academic Award
    August 06, 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.