Tag Archives: women’s volleyball

Volleyball Ready To Roll


Matt Gad – Sports Writer After a historic season last year where Lisa Barbaro’s squad made their first ever NCAA Tournament and also collected their first NCAA win, the team make-up remains largely the same for another run. “Our core group is returning so we definitely expect to have more experience,” she said. “Our challenges will be having a freshman setter that

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Volleyball starts hot


Matt Gad – Sports Writer For the first time since 2009, Southern volleyball is undefeated. That season they started 13-0 and, as of September 11, they are behind a 6-2 mark. “I think it’s a really different atmosphere this year,” senior Alexandra Nimz said. “We have a saying this year that no team in the conference is going to outwork us

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Volleyball team loses to Concordia University 0-3


Tyler Korponai – Special to The Southern News At a home game, Southern’s volleyball team lost to Concordia University 0-3 on Monday. As the difficulties of finding team dynamics became transparent, the Owls never really were able to find a rhythm. The game was difficult for the young team as they struggled to find their footing and keep consistent pressure on Concordia.

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After hot start, Owls wings clipped by University of Bridgeport


ERICA NARDELLA — Special to Southern News  With a loss to University of Bridgeport, the SCSU volleyball team falls to 3-1 on the season.  The Owls lost to the Purple Dragons 3-1. Southern came out strong in the first game, taking it 25-23, but the great start was short lived. Sophomore Sarah Beres, the middle blocker and outside hitter started

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Owls look to spike down opponents this season


PAT LONGOBARDI—Sports writer The SCSU women’s volleyball team looks to rebuild this season after falling just one spot short of making their own conference tournament. Southern finished last year with a 16-13 overall, and 7-8 in the Northeast-10 Conference, good for ninth place. “We expect to be at the top of our conference and our region,” head coach Lisa Barbaro

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