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2018 Wesleyan Volleyball News

  • Wesleyan Rallies From Early Deficit to Defeat Bates, 3-1
    October 13, 2018
    Maddie Kurke ’22 totaled a career-high 19 kills on Saturday afternoon to help lead the Wesleyan University volleyball team to a 3-1 come-from-behind victory over Bates College. The Cardinals dropped the first set, 25-21, but rallied with wins of 25-6, 25-21, 25-22 en route to a thrilling NESCAC win in their final home match of the regular season.
  • Volleyball Cruises to 3-0 Sweep Over Colby on Senior Night
    October 12, 2018
    Senior co-captains Madeleine Lundberg and Emma Robin of the Wesleyan University volleyball team celebrated a 3-0 sweep over Colby College Friday on Senior Night as the Cardinals improve to 12-2 overall and a perfect 7-0 in NESCAC play. Following the loss, the Mules drop to 5-11, 0-7.
  • Volleyball Triumphs Over Middlebury in Four-Set Win
    October 06, 2018
    The Wesleyan volleyball team (11-2, 6-0) snapped Middlebury’s seven-match win streak en route to a four-set win (25,22, 25-19, 25-27, 25-18) on Saturday.
  • LITTLE THREE CHAMPS! Volleyball Defeats Amherst, Falls to Endicott
    September 29, 2018
    The Wesleyan University volleyball team won its second consecutive Little Three Championship today following a 3-0 sweep over archrival Amherst College on the road. The Cardinals (10-2) remain perfect in NESCAC play with a 5-0 mark. Shortly after, they saw their 10-match win streak come to an end as they fell to non-conference foe Endicott College, 3-1.
  • Win Streak Extends to Nine for Wesleyan Volleyball as Cardinals Defeat Trinity, 3-1
    September 28, 2018
    The Wesleyan University volleyball team defeated in-state NESCAC rival Trinity College on the road Friday night, 3-1. With the win, the Cardinals (9-1, 4-0 NESCAC) extend their win streak to nine, while the Bantams (7-4, 0-3) remain winless in league play. Juniors Mia Hogan and Stasie Litinsky led the team with 15 and 14 kills, respectively, while classmate Kaira Muraoka-Robertson dished out 38 assists and totaled 14 digs.
  • Wesleyan Sweeps Westfield State for Eighth Straight Win
    September 27, 2018
    The Wesleyan University volleyball team swept Westfield State at home, 3-0 on Thursday night to improve to 8-1. The Cardinals won every set by a score of 25-12 for their eighth straight victory while snapping the Owls win streak of three as they fall to 3-13 on the year.
  • Volleyball Sweeps Roger Williams, 3-0 for Sixth Straight Win
    September 22, 2018
    The Wesleyan University volleyball team kept its winning streak alive Friday night with an impressive 3-0 sweep of Roger Williams at the Johnson and Wales Invitational in the Wildcat Center. 
  • Volleyball Extends Win Streak to Seven with 3-1 Victory Over Scranton
    September 22, 2018
    The Wesleyan University volleyball team defeated the University of Scranton, 3-1, on Saturday at the Johnson and Wales Invitational in the Wildcat Center. The Cardinals dropped the first set 25-22 but came back strong, winning three straight sets by scores of 25-15, 25-16, and 25-17. 
  • Volleyball Edges Conn. College in NESCAC Thriller, 3-2
    September 20, 2018
    The Wesleyan University volleyball team extended its win streak to five following a thrilling 3-2 win over in-state NESCAC rival Connecticut College on Thursday night at Luce Field House.
  • Mia Jago Named NESCAC Player of the Week
    September 17, 2018
    Freshman middle blocker Mia Jago of the Wesleyan University volleyball team was named the NESCAC Player of the Week, as announced Monday by the league office.
  • Cardinals Cruise Past Hamilton, 3-0
    September 15, 2018
    The Wesleyan University volleyball team cruised to a 3-0 sweep over Hamilton College Saturday afternoon in Silloway Gymnasium by scores of 25-14, 25-10, 25-21. It was the Cardinals fourth-consecutive victory as they improve to 4-1 overall and 2-0 in the NESCAC. The Continentals are now 2-4, 0-2.
  • Volleyball Rallies to Defeat Little Three Rival Williams in Home-Opener, 3-1
    September 14, 2018
    After dropping its first set, the Wesleyan University volleyball team rallied for three consecutive wins to defeat Little Three archrival Williams College in a thriller Friday night in the Cardinals’ home-opener, 3-1. Freshman Mia Jago shined in her Silloway Gymnasium debut as she finished with 11 kills and an incredible .611 hitting percentage.
  • Cardinals Sweep Doubleheader Over Susquehanna (3-2) and SUNY Geneseo (3-0)
    September 08, 2018
    The Wesleyan University volleyball team recovered from a season-opening loss last night to No. 7 Ithaca by following up with back-to-back non-conference wins on Saturday over Susquehanna (3-2) and SUNY Geneseo (3-0), respectively. The Cardinals conclude the 2018 South Hill Classic, hosted by Ithaca, with a 2-1 record.
  • Volleyball Drops its 2018 Season-Opener to No. 7 Ithaca, 3-0
    September 07, 2018
    The Wesleyan University volleyball team opened its 2018 season with a difficult non-conference matchup against No. 7 Ithaca on Friday night, and were swept 3-0 by scores of 25-20, 25-15, 25-19. The Bombers (3-1) reached the Final Four of the NCAA Division III Championships a year ago.
  • 2018 Wesleyan Volleyball Season Preview
    September 06, 2018
    The reigning NESCAC Champions look poised for another impressive season as the 2018 Cardinals return 14 players from last year’s squad and welcome four first-years.