2017 Volleyball News

  • CoSIDA Communicators Outside the Lines: Heather Fairbanks
    January 09, 2018
    Heather Fairbanks is not only the Director of Athletic Communications at Principia College, she is also the assistant volleyball coach (for both indoor and beach) and a wife and mother of two. So how does she balance work, family, and fitness? Let’s find out.
  • Webster Announces 2018 Hall of Fame Class
    December 13, 2017
    Webster University and Director of Athletics, Scott Kilgallon, are pleased to announce five Gorlok greats as the newest members of its Athletics Hall of Fame.  The 2018 inductees include; two of the top sharp-shooters and scorers in Webster men's basketball history, a midfielder for men's soccer who solidified the young program plus a defender who helped make it a perennial conference contender, and a volleyball player who led the Gorloks to the school's first SLIAC Championship, while making that program a perennial conference power as well.
  • Feature Friday with Hannah Rowold
    November 17, 2017
    This week's SLIAC Feature Friday is with Hannah Rowold, a two-sport student-athlete from Webster University. From the classroom to the court, Hannah talks about doing what she loves.
  • Over 200 Student-Athletes On SLIAC All-Academic Team
    November 16, 2017
    The St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference would like to congratulate the over 200 student-athletes from across the conference that earned All-Academic Team honors this fall. This marks the third consecutive fall that the SLIAC has had a record number of student-athletes earn academic honors.
  • Panthers Season Ends In First Round Of NCAA Tournament
    November 10, 2017
    The women's volleyball team was handed a three-set loss by Millikin in the quarterfinals of the NCAA Division III regional at Illinois Wesleyan's Shirk Center on Thursday. Greenville fell by a 25-10, 25-15, 25-9 final score.
  • Panthers Headed To Bloomington
    November 07, 2017
    The Greenville women's volleyball team has been placed in the Bloomington regional, hosted by Illinois Wesleyan University.  The Panthers qualified for their fourth NCAA national tournament and third consecutive by winning the championship of the SLIAC tournament.
  • Greenville's Favorite Number, Three
    November 05, 2017
    They say things come in three's; three was the magic number for the Greenville University volleyball team on Saturday.
  • Mitchell Collects Final Piece Of Conference Hardware
    November 04, 2017
    Allyson Mitchell collects the final piece of her St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference hardware as she is the 2017 Volleyball Player of the Year. Among other honorees receiving awards this fall are her teammate Anna Finch, for Newcomer of the Year; Mia Gill from Principia College for Defensive Player of the Year; and Westminster College coach Natalia Koryzna and Principia College coach Mary Ann Sprague as Co-Coach of the Year.
  • Feature Friday with Katie Garcia
    November 03, 2017
    In this week's SLIAC Feature Friday we sat down with Iowa Wesleyan University senior Katie Garcia. Katie talks about her most memorable moment on the volleyball court, why she loves playing, and more.
  • 2017 SLIAC Volleyball Tournament Preview
    November 02, 2017
    For nearly a month the field for the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Volleyball Tournament has been set and finally this weekend the four teams will take the court to determine the 2017 Champion.
  • SLIAC Players of the Week - October 30
    October 30, 2017
    In our final SLIAC Players of the Week for the fall sports season, we had four previous winners and two earn first-time honors.
  • Feature Friday with Shelsie Timmermeier
    October 27, 2017
    This week's Feature Friday interview is with Shelsie Timmermeier, a volleyball player at Blackburn College. Shelsie talks about the fun that they have on the volleyball team, playing the game, and her crush on Channing Tatum.
  • MacMurray Raises Over $1,200 For Cystic Fibrosis
    October 24, 2017
    The MacMurray College volleyball team hosted a Cystic Fibrosis Awareness day during a quad match with fellow SLIAC schools on Saturday, Sept. 9 and raised over $1,200.
  • SLIAC Players of the Week - October 23
    October 23, 2017
    A three-time winner this season and five first-timers lead this week's SLIAC Player of the Week group.
  • Feature Friday with Olivia Wall
    October 20, 2017
    This week's Feature Friday interview is with MacMurray College volleyball standout Olivia Wall. Olivia talks about volleyball, why she wants to a nurse, and what her superpower would be. 
  • Ackerman Records 300th Career Coaching Win
    October 18, 2017
    The women's volleyball team gave head coach Tom Ackerman his 300th career win with a five-set victory at Principia on Tuesday.  The Panthers won 25-19, 25-27, 25-18, 17-25, 15-12.
  • SLIAC Players of the Week - October 16
    October 16, 2017
    This week's SLIAC Players of the Week include Mia Gill, Sophia Hathaway, Kornell Hilliard, Meghan Illig, Lauren Nuelle, Justin Schmidt, Anna Whitaker, and Shane Witters Hicks.
  • Greenville Volleyball Visits Dominican Republic
    October 10, 2017
    The Greenville University Women’s Volleyball Team went on a mission trip to the Dominican Republic July 26 – August 2. The team did many exciting and fun things while on the trip. Many of the girls had never been out the country or on a plane before their adventure.
  • SLIAC Game of the Week: Webster at Principia
    October 09, 2017
    This week's SLIAC Game of the Week features two of the early front-runners this season on the volleyball court; Principia College and Webster University.
  • SLIAC Players of the Week - October 9
    October 09, 2017
    An awards sweep by Greenville University in volleyball and repeat winners in men's soccer and women's cross country highlight the SLIAC Players of the Week winners for October 9.
  • Feature Friday with Anna Finch
    October 06, 2017
    In this week's Feature Friday we talked with Greenville University freshman Anna Finch about what it is like to be a member of the Panther volleyball team.
  • Mitchell At Top Of Greenville Record Book
    October 04, 2017
    As the women's volleyball team collected the last seven consecutive SLIAC regular season championships, a senior outside hitter from Gurnee, Ill., has played a key role in continuing the Greenville women's volleyball championship tradition during three of those seasons.  Now in her final year as a Panther, Allyson Mitchell finds herself at the top of various statistical categories in individual match, season, and career records.
  • SLIAC Players of the Week - October 2
    October 02, 2017
    Fontbonne University dominated this week's SLIAC Players of the Week selections with four Griffins grabbing weekly honors.
  • Sprague Makes Mark On Principia Volleyball
    October 02, 2017
    1999 was a great year. Back when iPhones weren't invented, Bill Clinton was president of the United States and Amazon was just a happy little online bookstore, Principia College watched it's most successful and influential head athletics coach move into an administration role and a new era in Panther volleyball begin.  Lee Suarez has long been associated with Panther volleyball and today, Mary Ann Sprague joins her in the record books.
  • Feature Friday with Hannah Marshall
    September 29, 2017
    In this week's Feature Friday interview we talked with Westminster College volleyball player Hannah Marshall. Hannah discusses her love for the game and the memories she will always cherish.
  • SLIAC Players of the Week - September 25
    September 25, 2017
    This week's St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Players of the Week include six first-time winners for the 2017 season.
  • SLIAC Game of the Week: Blackburn at Fontbonne
    September 19, 2017
    This week's SLIAC Game of the Week is one of the longest-running series in the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference when Blackburn College takes on Fontbonne University in a conference volleyball match.
  • SLIAC Players of the Week - September 18
    September 18, 2017
    Three schools, Fontbonne University, Greenville University, and Spalding University, place multiple award winners on this week's St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Players of the Week awards.
  • Westminster Hands Greenville First Loss
    September 14, 2017
    This week's SLIAC Game of the Week did not disappoint as Westminster College and Greenville University battling to a five set thriller on the volleyball court with Westminster edging out Greenville for the win.
  • SLIAC Game of the Week: Greenville at Westminster
    September 12, 2017
    This week's SLIAC Game of the Week is an early season meeting between Greenville University and Westminster College.
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