2017-18 Volleyball News

  • 2017-18 YEAR IN REVIEW: Volleyball
    May 31, 2018
    SEWANEE, Tenn. - The Sewanee volleyball team wrapped up a stellar 2017 season that saw a couple of five-set battles, an All-American for the first time in program history and a point that gave fans a “kick” out of it.
  • Sewanee Athletics Host 2018 Year-End Banquet
    May 02, 2018
    SEWANEE, Tenn. - In partnership with the Sewanee Student-Athlete Advisory Committee and the Sewanee Department of Athletics, the program hosted the 2018 Athletics Banquet in the Fieldhouse of the Fowler Center on Tuesday night.
  • Sewanee Athletics Announce Nancy Mueller-Culver as its Next Volleyball Coach
    March 27, 2018
    SEWANEE, Tenn. - Director of Athletics Mark Webb has announced on Tuesday the addition of Nancy Mueller-Culver as the seventh volleyball coach at The University of the South. Her first day at the University will be on Monday, April 2.
  • 75 Tigers Named to SAA Fall Academic Honor Roll
    February 09, 2018
    ATLANTA - The Southern Athletic Association has announced the Fall 2017 Academic Honor Roll. 59 student-athletes earned the honor at The University of the South.
  • Shawna Laurendine Steps Down as Head Volleyball Coach
    January 11, 2018
    SEWANEE, Tenn. - Director of Athletics Mark Webb has announced on Thursday that Shawna Laurendine is stepping down as The University of the South’s Assistant Director of Athletics, Senior Woman's Administrator and head volleyball coach to accept the head volleyball coaching position at Mississippi College, a NCAA Division II institution.
  • SAA Announces Fall Sportsmanship Teams
    December 01, 2017
    ATLANTA - The Southern Athletic Association (SAA) announced on Friday the 2017 Fall Sportsmanship Teams.
  • Destiny Stewart Wraps Up Freshman Campaign with All-American Honorable Mention
    November 14, 2017
    LEXINGTON, Ky. - The American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) has announced on Tuesday the NCAA Division III AVCA All-Americans. After being named the South Region Freshman of the Year, outside hitter Destiny Stewart was selected as an honorable mention.
  • Destiny Stewart Named AVCA South Region Freshman of the Year
    November 09, 2017
    LEXINGTON, Ky. - The American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) has announced on Thursday the 2017 Division III All-Region Teams. Outside hitter Destiny Stewart has been named South Region Freshman of the Year.
  • Three Tigers Tabbed All-SAA, Stewart Named Newcomer of the Year
    November 03, 2017
    ATLANTA - Three Sewanee volleyball players were selected to the All-SAA Volleyball Team, announced by the conference on Thursday. Destiny Stewart (All-SAA First Team, Newcomer of the Year), Peyton Parent and Constance Connolly (All-SAA Honorable Mention) were the three student-athletes named to the postseason team.
  • Sewanee's Season Comes to a Close After a Five-Set Defeat to Millsaps
    November 03, 2017
    MOUNT BERRY, Ga. - The Sewanee volleyball team fell in five sets on Friday afternoon to Millsaps in the quarterfinals of the 2017 Southern Athletic Association Volleyball Tournament at the Cage Center, hosted by Berry College.
  • Volleyball Ready for SAA Tournament Play
    November 02, 2017
    SEWANEE, Tenn. - The 2017 Southern Athletic Association (SAA) Volleyball Tournament begins on Friday, and the Sewanee volleyball will open the weekend with Millsaps at 3 p.m. ET / 2 p.m. CT.
  • SAA Volleyball Bracket Announced, Tigers Earn Highest Seed Since 2012
    October 30, 2017
    ATLANTA - The Southern Athletic Association (SAA) has released the 2017 SAA Volleyball Tournament Bracket. Sewanee, for the second time in program history, claims the 5-seed. It matches the highest seeding for the volleyball program in the SAA era, where they were also the five-seed at the 2012 Tournament.
  • Volleyball Cruises to Sweep of Berea to Wrap Up Home Schedule
    October 27, 2017
    SEWANEE, Tenn. - The Sewanee volleyball team cruised to a 3-0 win over Berea College on Friday to conclude the home schedule.
  • Covenant Takes Season Series, Downs Sewanee in Four
    October 26, 2017
    LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, Ga. - After an exciting five-set battle in Juhan Gymnasium earlier in the season to even the season series, the Sewanee volleyball team fell in four sets to Covenant on Thursday night at the Barnes PE Center, as the Scots wrapped up the season series, 2-1.
  • Stewart Records 10th Double-Double in Sunday Tri-Match Split
    October 22, 2017
    MOUNT BERRY, Ga. - The Sewanee volleyball team earned a split in a tri-match on Sunday hosted by Berry College, as the Tigers dropped the opener with Berry before taking the win over Agnes Scott Sunday afternoon at the Cage Center.
  • Tigers Down Petrels in Four Sets on the Road
    October 21, 2017
    ATLANTA - After a slow start by the Sewanee volleyball team, the Tigers were able to defeat Oglethorpe in four sets on Saturday afternoon at Dorough Field House.
  • Tigers Falter to Hendrix in SAA Play
    October 15, 2017
    SEWANEE, Tenn. - The Sewanee volleyball team were downed in Southern Athletic Association play on Sunday by the Warriors of Hendrix in four sets, 21-25, 25-19, 13-25, 13-25.
  • Volleyball Wins on Senior Day, Downs Rhodes in Four Sets
    October 14, 2017
    SEWANEE, Tenn. - The Sewanee volleyball went four sets with Rhodes on Saturday afternoon, but the Tigers prevailed with a 3-1 victory (25-17, 25-17, 19-25, 25-16) from Juhan Gymnasium.
  • Volleyball Collects SAA Victory Over Centre
    October 12, 2017
    SEWANEE, Tenn. - The Sewanee volleyball team bounced back from a rough weekend on the road to defeat Centre in straight sets, 25-23, 25-20, 25-17, Thursday night from Juhan Gymnasium.
  • Millsaps Outlasts Sewanee in Five-Set Marathon
    October 08, 2017
    JACKSON, Miss. - The Sewanee-Millsaps volleyball season series went to a five-set battle for a second time this season, but the Majors prevailed as in the first meeting, defeating the Sewanee volleyball team in the Hangar Dome on Sunday.
  • Volleyball Downed by Birmingham-Southern in SAA Play
    October 07, 2017
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - The Sewanee volleyball team were defeated on Saturday afternoon by Birmingham-Southern in straight sets, 22-25, 21-25, 19-25 at Bill Battle Coliseum.
  • Volleyball Sweeps Oglethorpe in SAA Action
    October 01, 2017
    SEWANEE, Tenn. - The Sewanee volleyball team bounced back from a sweep Saturday to sweep Oglethorpe on Sunday, defeating the Stormy Petrels, 25-18, 26-24, 25-21, from Juhan Gymnasium.
  • Tigers Downed by Berry in SAA Contest
    September 30, 2017
    SEWANEE, Tenn. - The Sewanee volleyball team had an exciting first set, but the Southern Athletic Association (SAA) leader Berry defeated Sewanee in straight sets, 29-17, 25-14, 25-14, Saturday afternoon at Juhan Gymnasium.
  • Sewanee Downed by Centre in Five Set Tilt
    September 26, 2017
    DANVILLE, Ky. - The Sewanee volleyball team, despite having a team hitting percentage of .206, were unable to fend off Southern Athletic Association (SAA) opponent Centre in five sets, falling to the Colonels 24-26, 25-16, 25-13, 24-26, 17-19, Tuesday night at the Alumni Gym.
  • Tigers Split Sunday Tri-Match
    September 24, 2017
    SEWANEE, Tenn. - The Sewanee volleyball team earned a split of Sunday’s tri-match, falling to Millsaps in Southern Athletic Association (SAA) play in five sets before coming back to defeat Huntingdon in four sets at Juhan Gymnasium.
  • Tigers Stumble to Panthers in SAA Play
    September 23, 2017
    SEWANEE, Tenn. - The Sewanee volleyball team were downed by the Birmingham-Southern Panthers in straight sets on Saturday afternoon at Juhan Gymnasium.
  • Tigers Sweep SAA Volleyball Player of the Week Awards
    September 18, 2017
    ATLANTA - The Southern Athletic Association (SAA) has announced on Monday that Sewanee volleyball players Destiny Stewart (Offensive) and Peyton Parent (Defensive) were named SAA Players of the Week.
  • Sewanee Drops Closely Contested SAA Opener with Rhodes
    September 17, 2017
    MEMPHIS, Tenn. - A nail-biting battle between Sewanee and Rhodes is a great start for Southern Athletic Association (SAA) play, but the Tigers were on the short end of the match on Saturday afternoon, as Rhodes takes down the Purple and Gold in four sets inside Mallory Gymnasium.
  • Volleyball Sweeps Hendrix to Lock First SAA Victory
    September 17, 2017
    CONWAY, Ark. - The Sewanee volleyball earned their first win in Southern Athletic Association (SAA) play on Sunday, sweeping Hendrix in straight sets, 26-24, 25-21, 25-22, from Garrison Court.
  • Destiny Stewart Earns Tiger of the Week Award
    September 13, 2017
    SEWANEE, Tenn. - Freshman outside hitter Destiny Stewart of Sewanee volleyball was selected as the Tiger of the Week following her performance at the Maroon Classic last weekend.
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