2013 Women's Volleyball Headlines

  • Chapman athletes recognized on SCIAC All-Academic teams
    July 03, 2014
    Chapman University student-athletes were well-represented during the 2013-14 academic year as the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference named its All-Academic teams by sport. Leading the way for the Panthers was women’s soccer, which garnered a conference-best 14 honorees.
  • Geiger earns second straight AVCA All-America selection
    November 20, 2013
    Notching her second-straight clean sweep of postseason awards, Chapman University junior Val Geiger was selected to the American Volleyball Coaches Association All-America third team in an announcement made by the AVCA on Tuesday. The honor marks Geiger’s second selection to the illustrious team and follows selections to both the All-SCIAC and AVCA All-West Region first teams.
  • AVCA tabs Geiger, Ostrovsky as All-Region honorees
    November 14, 2013
    Two Chapman University volleyball players have been named to the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) All-West Region team for the 2013 season. Junior MB Val Geiger (first team) and senior S Corrine Ostrovsky (honorable mention) both received the recognition for the second straight year.
  • Top-seed Cal Lu bounces Panthers from volleyball tourney
    November 07, 2013
    The top-seeded and No. 3-ranked Cal Lutheran University volleyball team was too much for visiting Chapman University, ousting the Panthers in straight sets (25-18, 25-16, 25-13) in the semifinals of the SCIAC Postseason Tournament at Gilbert Arena on Thursday night.
  • Geiger earns All-SCIAC honors for second time
    November 05, 2013
    Chapman University junior Val Geiger was named to the All-SCIAC volleyball team on Monday marking the second straight year she has received first team honors. Geiger was the only Panther named to the All-Conference team for the 2013 season.
  • Volleyball falls to Oxy on 'Senior Night'
    November 02, 2013
    The regular season came to a close on Saturday night with the Chapman University volleyball team treading in unfamiliar waters. The Panthers lost in five sets to visiting Occidental College (25-23, 21-25, 25-23, 14-25, 15-8) for their season-high third consecutive loss – their first such losing streak since 2010. Chapman also lost back-to-back home losses for the first time in over three years.
  • No upset for Panthers as No. 3 Cal Lu wins in five
    October 29, 2013
    The No. 3-ranked Cal Lutheran University volleyball team nixed any thoughts of an upset on Tuesday night, disposing of host Chapman University in five sets (25-13, 17-25, 24-26, 25-21, 15-5) at the Hutton Center for its 20th consecutive win this season.
  • Volleyball returns home to clinch SCIAC berth
    October 25, 2013
    The Chapman University volleyball team returned home and clinched a repeat berth in the SCIAC postseason tournament with four-set victory (25-21, 21-25, 25-22, 25-18) over visiting University of La Verne at Hutton Center. The Chapman win on Friday night combined with a Whittier loss guarantees the Panthers cannot finish worse than fourth in the SCIAC standings (Occidental College is ineligible for qualification) with four matches remaining.
  • All-female induction class to highlight Chapman Hall of Fame banquet
    October 11, 2013
    In what some might consider a watershed moment for its Athletic Hall of Fame and another victory for Title IX, Chapman University will enshrine an all-female class in its 34th annual Athletics Hall of Fame ceremony and banquet on Saturday, Oct. 26.
  • Volleyball celebrates Homecoming with sixth straight home win
    October 05, 2013
    Less than 24 hours after suffering its first SCIAC loss of the season at Cal Lutheran on Friday night, the Chapman University volleyball team bounced back with a strong four-set (21-25, 25-13, 25-16, 25-19) Homecoming win over visiting Pomona-Pitzer Colleges on Saturday afternoon at the Hutton Sports Center.
  • Win streak reaches five as volleyball enjoys home success
    October 01, 2013
    The Chapman University volleyball team continued its red-hot play at home on Tuesday night defeating visiting Whittier College in four sets (25-17, 25-27, 25-21, 25-15) at the Hutton Sports Center to remain unbeaten in SCIAC play this season.
  • Cahill gets 400th coaching victory in sweep of Caltech
    September 27, 2013
    After sweating out two five-set victories against SCIAC rivals Claremont and Redlands last weekend, Chapman University volleyball coach Mary Cahill celebrated her 400th career head coaching victory with relative ease as the Panthers swept visiting Caltech 25-8, 25-13, 25-14 at the Hutton Sports Center on Friday night.
  • VIDEO: Head Coach Mary Cahill after her 400th career victory at Chapman
    September 27, 2013
    Postgame interview with Head Coach Mary Cahill who won her 400th career match in a three-set sweep over Caltech on Friday night.
  • Record performance earns Geiger SCIAC Athlete of the Week again
    September 25, 2013
    Junior MB Val Geiger led the first-place Chapman University volleyball team in come-from-behind victories over Claremont and Redlands to earn SCIAC Female Athlete of the Week honors for the second time this season. The 2012 AVCA All-America selection tallied 62 kills, including a school record 36 kills in Saturday’s five-set win over Redlands to become the first SCIAC athlete this season to take home multiple weekly recognitions.
  • Geiger sets school record as volleyball wins another nail-biter
    September 21, 2013
    Less than 24 hours after setting a career-high with 26 kills against Claremont-M-S, junior MB Val Geiger recorded a school record 35 kills as the Chapman University women’s volleyball team came from behind to defeat the University of Redlands Bulldogs in five sets (25-15, 24-26, 22-25, 25-14, 15-13).
  • Volleyball gets homespun victory over No. 20 Claremont
    September 20, 2013
    The Chapman University volleyball team finally got to play in front of its home crowd on Friday night and it didn’t disappoint. The Panthers handed visiting No. 20 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Colleges its first loss of the season, rallying for a five-set victory (25-21, 23-25, 18-25, 25-23, 15-7) in their home and SCIAC openers at Hutton Center.
  • Hutton Center ready for volleyball after breakeven trip
    September 14, 2013
    Following three consecutive weekend tournaments and 12 matches on the road to start the season, the Chapman University volleyball team is finally ready to play its home opener on Friday as the Panthers welcome Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Colleges in their SCIAC opener.
  • Geiger earns SCIAC Athlete of the Week honors
    September 04, 2013
    After leading the Chapman University volleyball team to an unbeaten 4-0 mark at the Pacific Coast Classic over the weekend, junior MB Val Geiger has been named SCIAC Female Athlete of the Week for the first week of the new academic year.
  • Volleyball opens season with impressive 4-0 tournament showing
    September 03, 2013
    Following up one of the best seasons in the program’s history, the Chapman University women’s volleyball team opened up the 2013 campaign with an emphatic 4-0 showing at the Pacific Coast Classic Tournament at Pomona-Pitzer over the holiday weekend.
  • For an encore, Volleyball wants more in 2013
    August 28, 2013
    A long offseason for the Chapman University volleyball team finally comes to an end on Friday as the Panthers will travel to Claremont to play four weekend matches at the Pacific Coast Classic, hosted by Pomona-Pitzer Colleges.
  • Volleyball earns first AVCA preseason national ranking since 1995
    August 14, 2013
    ORANGE, Calif. – For the first time in 18 years, the Chapman University women’s volleyball team has cracked the top 25 in the AVCA Division III Preseason Poll. The Panthers will enter the 2013 season ranked No. 18 in the nation, seeking to follow up a successful 2012 campaign with a third straight playoff appearance.