2018-19 Volleyball News

  • Volleyball earns AVCA's Team Academic Award
    July 24, 2019
    The Chapman University women’s volleyball team earned academic recognition from the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) for the sixth year in a row. The Panthers were part of a record-shattering number of teams to be honored on the annual Team Academic Award list.
  • 221 Panthers honored as SCIAC All-Academic
    July 08, 2019
    Chapman University’s student-athletes matched their record number with 221 SCIAC All-Academic selections in for the 2018-19 school year. The Panthers had the fourth-most selections of the nine schools in the SCIAC.
  • Chapman nominates Lauren Friend for NCAA Woman of the Year
    June 28, 2019
    NASA intern, Columbia graduate school bound, volleyball standout and recent Chapman University graduate are just a few ways Lauren Friend could describe herself. The accomplished volleyball student-athlete is Chapman University’s nominee for the NCAA Woman of the Year.
  • 2019 Athletics Department Awards announced
    May 10, 2019
    Chapman University Athletics announced its annual senior departmental awards at the Sports Appreciation Jog-a-Thon earlier this afternoon. The department awarded both male and female Student-Athlete of the Year awards as well as male and female Leadership Awards.
  • Srivastava earns All-Region recognition
    November 08, 2018
    Freshman Sophie Srivastava earned another award after a standout freshman season as All-Region Honorable Mention. The SCIAC Newcomer of the Year was one of two freshmen honored in the West Region.
  • Panthers Unleashed: Tournament Talk
    November 01, 2018
    Only the top four teams in the SCIAC get the opportunity to play in the postseason tournament. Both the women’s volleyball and men’s soccer teams have earned the chance to claim the conference title.
  • SCIAC Tournament: 5 things to know
    November 01, 2018
    Third-seeded Chapman heads to second-seeded Cal Lutheran for a SCIAC Tournament semifinal matchup at 7 p.m.
  • Women's volleyball falls in four in SCIAC semis
    November 01, 2018
    The season came to an end for the Chapman University volleyball team with a 25-10, 25-13, 19-25, 26-24 loss to second-seeded Cal Lutheran. The Panthers (19-8) came out strong in the third and fourth sets but couldn’t overcome the early hole.
  • Srivastava headlines SCIAC awards as Newcomer of the Year
    October 29, 2018
    Three Chapman University women’s volleyball players earned All-SCIAC honors earlier this morning. The selections were headlined by freshman Sophie Srivastava, who earned SCIAC Newcomer of the Year and became the first women’s volleyball athlete to win a major SCIAC award since entering the conference in 2012.
  • Women’s volleyball takes CMS to five sets on senior day
    October 27, 2018
    The Chapman University women’s volleyball team took No. 6 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps to five sets earlier this evening. The Panthers (19-7, 10-6 SCIAC) dropped their final home match of the regular season 24-26, 17-25, 25-18, 25-16, 9-15 to the visiting Athenas (24-3, 15-1 SCIAC).
  • Panthers Unleashed: What can't Sophie do?
    October 26, 2018
    She can pass. She can set. She can hit. So, what can’t Sophie do?
  • Volleyball's win streak snapped with five-set loss
    October 23, 2018
    The Chapman University women’s volleyball team suffered a five-set loss to visiting Cal Lutheran on Tuesday. The Panthers (19-5, 10-4 SCIAC) remain in second place despite the loss with two matches left to play.
  • Srivastava notches third SCIAC weekly award
    October 22, 2018
    Freshman Sophie Srivastava was awarded her third SCIAC Athlete of the Week honor after helping lead Chapman to two crucial wins. The Panthers head into the final week of the season in second place in a tight race for the four spots in the SCIAC Tournament.
  • Volleyball sweeps Whittier
    October 16, 2018
    A trio of freshmen led the Chapman University women’s volleyball team to a 25-18, 25-17, 25-18 sweep of visiting Whittier. The Panthers’ three freshmen combined for 20 kills and the Panthers hit .347 as a team in the crucial sweep.
  • Utsugi recognized as SCIAC Specialist of the Week 
    October 15, 2018
    ORANGE, Calif. - Senior libero Sara Utsugi helped the Panthers to a 2-1 record this week in which they saw victories over Caltech and Occidental, earning the SCIAC Specialist of the Week. 
  • Women’s volleyball earns homecoming sweep 
    October 12, 2018
    ORANGE, Calif. - The Chapman University women’s volleyball team swept the visiting Caltech Beavers 25-18, 25-19, 25-10 earlier this evening. The Panthers (16-4, 7-3 SCIAC) were led by freshman Sophie Srivastava on both sides of the ball. 
  • Freshmen sweep SCIAC weekly honors
    October 01, 2018
    Freshmen Sophie Srivastava and Jessi Lumsden swept the SCIAC volleyball Athlete of the Week awards after leading Chapman to a 3-0 week. Srivastava earned her second honor as the Specialist of the Week while Lumsden was honored as the Offensive Athlete of the Week.
  • Volleyball defeats La Verne for fourth straight win
    September 29, 2018
    A new win streak continued to build as the Chapman University women’s volleyball team defeated visiting La Verne 25-22, 25-21, 17-25, 25-15 for its fourth consecutive win. Freshman Sophie Srivastava turned in yet another triple-double – her sixth of the season.
  • Volleyball continues hot start with four-set win
    September 25, 2018
    The Chapman University volleyball team became the first SCIAC team to defeat Pomona-Pitzer by a score of 25-22, 25-12, 24-26, 25-22. The Panthers improved to 13-2 on the season and 4-1 in SCIAC play.
  • Women’s volleyball earns ninth sweep this season
    September 22, 2018
    ORANGE, Calif. – The Chapman University women’s volleyball team earned its ninth sweep of the season with a commanding 25-10, 25-15, 25-22 win over the visiting UC Santa Cruz Banana Slugs (4-12). Freshman Jessi Lumsden led the Panthers (12-2) with 10 kills on a whopping .588 hitting percentage.
  • Lumsden leads sweep of Occidental
    September 18, 2018
    The winning streak extended to nine matches as the Chapman University volleyball team swept through visiting Occidental on Tuesday. Freshman Jessi Lumsden led the way with 15 kills for the Panthers (11-1, 3-0 SCIAC) in the 25-21, 25-16, 25-13 victory.
  • Volleyball takes down Redlands in SCIAC opener
    September 14, 2018
    Another strong defensive effort led the Chapman University volleyball team to a 25-21, 25-16, 22-25, 25-19 win over Redlands to open SCIAC play. The Panthers (9-1, 1-0 SCIAC) won their seventh match in row to continue its hot start to the season.
  • Srivastava earns SCIAC award after monster week
    September 10, 2018
    ORANGE, Calif. - Freshman Sophie Srivastava earned SCIAC Offensive Athlete of the week after helping lead the Panthers to five straight wins this past week.
  • Volleyball sweeps Southwestern in 2018 home-opener
    September 04, 2018
    The Chapman University women’s volleyball team breezed past visiting Southwestern for a 25-17, 25-11, 25-19 victory. Freshman Sophie Srivastava led the Panthers with a strong all-around effort.
  • Experienced roster leads volleyball team into 2018 season
    August 29, 2018
    Plenty of experience will lead the Chapman University volleyball team into the 2018 season. Chapman’s roster features six seniors and 11 returners this season – all of which helped the Panthers to a SCIAC Tournament berth in 2017.