2012 Volleyball News

  • Volleyball earns academic honors for fourth straight year
    August 07, 2013
    For the fourth consecutive year, the Chapman University volleyball team has been honored by the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) for academic excellence. The Panthers earned the AVCA’s Team Academic Award thanks to a cumulative 3.5 grade-point average amongst all student-athletes on their roster.
  • AVCA names three Panthers to All-America team
    November 15, 2012
    Three members of Chapman University’s playoff-qualifying volleyball team have been selected to the All-America team by the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA). Senior OH Ashleigh Gideon headlines the Panthers’ honorees, earning second team honors.
  • Volleyball run comes to an end in second round of Regionals
    November 10, 2012
    The Chapman University volleyball season came to an end in an all too familiar place on Saturday afternoon. The Panthers fell in the second round of the NCAA Division III West Regionals, losing in three sets to No. 12 University of Puget Sound (25-18, 28-26, 25-22) at the Gilbert Arena on the campus of Cal Lutheran University.
  • Volleyball sweep over PLU propels Chapman into second round
    November 09, 2012
    The No. 21-ranked Chapman University volleyball team made quick work of its first round opponent No. 16 Pacific Lutheran University (Wash.), defeating the Lutes in three sets (25-13, 25-15, 25-22) at the NCAA Division III West Regionals at the Gilbert Arena on Friday afternoon.
  • School-record five Panthers named to AVCA All-Region squad
    November 08, 2012
    In the wake of its most successful season in 23 years, the Chapman University volleyball team continues to garner off-the-court recognition. The Panthers had five members of their NCAA playoff-bound team named to the All-West Region team, as named by the American Volleyball Coaches Association on Thursday.
  • Selection Monday: Women's soccer, volleyball headed to NCAA playoffs
    November 05, 2012
    The Chapman University women’s soccer team took the anticipation out of it with a win on Saturday, but volleyball had to sweat it out a little. In the end, both Panther teams are headed back to the NCAA Division III playoffs this weekend.
  • Cal Lutheran takes SCIAC Tourney; Panthers playoff fate on hold
    November 03, 2012
    With an automatic berth into the NCAA Division III playoffs on the line, top-seeded host and No. 8-ranked Cal Lutheran was too much for the visiting No. 21-ranked Chapman University volleyball team, as the Regals swept the Panthers (25-18, 25-18, 25-18) in the SCIAC Tournament finals at the Gilbert Arena on Saturday night.
  • Chapman gets five on All-SCIAC volleyball team
    November 01, 2012
    In its first full season of SCIAC membership and conference play, the Chapman University women’s volleyball team had five players named to the All-SCIAC volleyball team for the 2012 season, announced by the conference office on Thursday.
  • Chapman sweeps past La Verne in SCIAC volleyball semifinal
    November 01, 2012
    The rubber match between nationally-ranked teams went the way of No. 21 Chapman University as the Panthers used a potent and consistent attack to turn back No. 25 University of La Verne in three sets (25-21, 25-22, 25-22) in the semifinals of the SCIAC Postseason Volleyball Tournament on Thursday in Thousand Oaks.
  • Women's soccer, volleyball ready for SCIAC Tournaments
    October 29, 2012
    The Chapman University women’s soccer team heated up at the right time and the volleyball team has been hot all year. As a result, both have earned No. 2 seeds in this week’s SCIAC Tournaments, which will determine the conference’s automatic qualifier into the NCAA postseason tournaments.
  • SCIAC title swept away by No. 8 Cal Lutheran
    October 26, 2012
    With the SCIAC championship on the line, the visiting No. 8-ranked Cal Lutheran University volleyball team swept No. 23 Chapman University in three sets (25-18, 25-20, 28-26) to capture its third straight conference title at the Hutton Sports Center on Friday night.
  • No. 25 Panthers do quick work in doubleheader sweep
    October 19, 2012
    The No. 25-ranked Chapman University volleyball team made quick work of its opponents on Friday, capturing a pair of wins via the three-set sweep in a day-night doubleheader against visiting UC Santa Cruz and Caltech at the Hutton Center.
  • Volleyball is first to punch ticket to SCIAC Tournament
    October 16, 2012
    The Chapman University volleyball team clinched a berth in the SCIAC Tournament with its four-set win (25-20, 25-17, 19-25, 25-18) over host Occidental College at the Rush Gymnasium on Tuesday night.
  • Sole possession of first place back in Chapman hands
    October 13, 2012
    The Chapman University volleyball team assumed sole possession of first place in the SCIAC on Saturday night, defeating visiting University of La Verne in four sets (23-25, 25-23, 25-23, 27-25) in a conference match at the Hutton Sports Center.
  • Hope International can't slow Chapman in nonconference matchup
    October 10, 2012
    The Chapman University women’s volleyball team trailed on just three points the entire match as they cruised to a three-set win over Hope International University on Tuesday night at the Hutton Center in a nonconference matchup. Chapman won 25-17, 25-15, 25-16 to earn its ninth win in its last 11 matches while Hope International has dropped 10 of its last 11.
  • Geiger earns AVCA Division III Player of the Week honors
    October 09, 2012
    Sophomore MB Val Geiger has been named the American Volleyball Coaches Association Division III Player of the Week for the week of Oct. 1-7. She is the first Panther to earn the AVCA Player of the Week award after leading Chapman to a pair of conference wins and into a tie for first place in the SCIAC.
  • Down but not out, Chapman rallies to defeat Claremont in five
    October 05, 2012
    While it may not have been the prettiest of victories, the Chapman University volleyball team will most certainly take it. The Panthers out-lasted visiting Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Colleges, defeating the Athenas 3-2 (20-25, 28-26, 20-25, 25-20, 15-13) in SCIAC play at the Hutton Sports Center on Friday night.
  • Hutton sweet Hutton: Panthers sweep Whittier to extend streak
    September 28, 2012
    The Chapman University volleyball team returned home and got back on its winning track with a three-set sweep over visiting Whittier College (25-12, 25-9, 25-16) in SCIAC action at the Hutton Sports Center on Friday night.
  • Val Geiger postgame interview (Whittier)
    September 28, 2012
    Watch sophomore MB Val Geiger's postgame interview following Chapman's 3-0 sweep over Whittier to extend its home winning streak to eight matches.
  • First-place Panthers keep hot streaks alive
    September 22, 2012
    The Chapman University volleyball team continued its torrid start to the season with a four-set win (25-18, 25-12, 24-26, 25-16) over visiting Pomona-Pitzer Colleges in SCIAC action at the Hutton Sports Center on Saturday night.
  • Sweep of Redlands propels Panthers to record start
    September 18, 2012
    A streaky Chapman University volleyball team handed visiting University of Redlands a three-set defeat (29-27, 25-22, 25-20) at the Hutton Sports Center on Tuesday night in SCIAC conference play. It was the Panthers’ fourth straight victory and improves their overall record to 9-2 – the best start in Chapman’s Division III history.
  • Kate Ferrin postgame interview (Redlands)
    September 18, 2012
    Watch senior MB Kate Ferrin's postgame interview following the Panthers' three-set sweep over Redlands.
  • Volleyball knocks off No. 23 Oxy in SCIAC opener
    September 14, 2012
    The Chapman University volleyball team made its first-ever SCIAC match one to remember, upsetting No. 23-ranked Occidental College in five sets (23-25, 25-20, 25-20, 20-25, 15-11) at the Hutton Sports Center on Friday night.
  • Successful preseason comes to an end at Cal Lu Tournament
    September 07, 2012
    The Chapman University volleyball team saw its preseason come to a triumphant close on Saturday as the Panthers finished the Cal Lu Fornia Tournament with a 3-1 mark. Chapman earned wins over George Fox (Ore.), Pacific (Ore.) and Grinnell (Iowa) in Thousand Oaks over the weekend to push its overall record to 6-2 in non-conference play heading into its SCIAC opener play this week.
  • Expectations elevated as volleyball embarks on 2012 campaign
    August 28, 2012
    If ever there were a year where the Chapman University women’s volleyball was set up for success, 2012 seems to be it. Expectations for the Panthers may be as high as ever as the season begins on Friday with Chapman traveling to play four games in the Pomona-Pitzer Tournament over the weekend.
  • Coach Cahill Postgame Interview (Occidental)
    Hear what Coach Cahill has to say after Chapman's five-set win over No. 23 Occidental on Friday, Sept. 14 at the Hutton Center.