The American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) has announced that 1,126 teams have earned the AVCA Team Academic Award for the 2018-2019 season. The Greenville men’s and women’s volleyball programs were among those who received the designation. The men’s program took an honor roll spot with one of the five best GPA’s among the nation’s college men’s teams.
The Greenville University athletic department has announced the promotion of Hayle Gibson to a new role as associate head women’s volleyball coach and senior woman administrator at Greenville University.
The women’s volleyball team competed against NCAA Division III No. 1 Calvin in the first round of the NCAA tournament on Thursday night. The Panthers managed to keep up with Calvin in the first two sets, but Calvin separated from GU with a third set win as Greenville dropped the three-set match.
The women’s volleyball team has been placed in the NCAA regional hosted by Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Mich. The Panthers qualified for their fourth straight NCAA national tournament by winning the championship of the SLIAC tournament on Saturday.
The women’s volleyball team took a four-set win over Webster on Saturday night to win the SLIAC tournament for the fourth straight season and fifth time overall as they received an automatic berth in the NCAA national tournament.
The women's volleyball team won their eighth of the last nine SLIAC regular season championships with a five set victory over Fontbonne on Friday night. Before the match, Greenville honored their departing seniors - Whitney Nichols and Jessica Booker - for their dedication to the volleyball program.
The women's volleyball team pushed their winning streak to six matches with a four set win at Eureka on Wednesday night. The Panthers dominated the first and third sets, winning the match 25-11, 22-25, 25-10, 29-27.
The women's volleyball team took a pair of SLIAC wins at Westminster on Saturday. The Panthers opened the day with a five-set win over Westminster before closing the day with a three-set win against Iowa Wesleyan.
The women's volleyball team received a wake-up call when they lost the first set to Spalding on Wednesday afternoon, but they battled back to run off 25-10, 25-17, 25-14 wins in the final three sets to gain the SLIAC road victory.
The women's volleyball team moved into the top position in the SLIAC standings where they sit alone with a pair of wins on Saturday at Webster. Greenville defeated Blackburn in four sets to open the day, and they closed the afternoon with a three-set win over MacMurray.
The women's volleyball team suffered a three set setback against Washington-St. Louis on Tuesday night. Greenville ended with 19 more attacks than the Bears, but the Washington defense prevailed with 52 digs to hold GU at bay.
The women's volleyball team split a pair of matches at North Park on Saturday. They fell to Central (Iowa) in four sets in the opening match before grinding out a five set win over North Park in the final match of the afternoon.