2018 Women's Volleyball News

  • Volleyball Program Nabs AVCA Team Academic Award, Earns Honor Roll Distinction
    July 22, 2019
    The University of Scranton volleyball program was recognized for their work in the classroom on Monday, as the Royals earned both the 2018-19 American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) NCAA Division III Team Academic Award and a spot on the Division III Academic Team Honor Roll.
  • Volleyball Hosting a Pair of ID Clinics in July
    March 19, 2019
    The University of Scranton volleyball team will host a pair of recruiting ID clinics this coming July. The clinics will be held on Saturday, July 6 and Saturday, July 20 in the John Long Center. To register for a clinic, click here.
  • 63 Scranton Student-Athletes Named to Landmark Conference Fall Academic Honor Roll
    November 13, 2018
    The University of Scranton placed 63 student-athletes on the Landmark Conference Fall Academic Honor Roll, according to a release from the conference office on Tuesday.
  • Scranton Places Six on Landmark Conference Fall All-Sportsmanship Team
    November 08, 2018
    The University of Scranton has placed six student-athletes on the Landmark Conference Fall All-Sportsmanship Team, according to a release from the conference office this afternoon.
  • Kirwan Named to AVCA All-East Region Honorable Mention Team
    November 08, 2018
    Senior outside hitter Kristin Kirwan (Park Ridge, N.J./Immaculate Heart Academy) of The University of Scranton volleyball team recently concluded one of the most decorated careers in program history. On Thursday, she added to an already impressive resume by being selected to the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) All-East Region Honorable Mention Team.
  • Three Royals Collect All-Landmark Conference Volleyball Honors
    November 06, 2018
    A trio of University of Scranton volleyball players were honored on Tuesday as the Landmark Conference released its end of year All-Conference teams and major award winners as voted on by the conference’s head coaches.
  • Volleyball Falls to No. 6 Juniata in Landmark Conference Semifinal
    October 31, 2018
    HUNTINGDON, Pa. – Sixth-ranked Juniata showed why they are one of the topped ranked teams in the country on Wednesday night, defeating The University of Scranton in three sets in a Landmark Conference volleyball semifinal match.
  • Volleyball Begins Title Hunt at Juniata on Wednesday
    October 30, 2018
    The University of Scranton volleyball team has its sights set on its first-ever Landmark Conference championship. In order to achieve that feat, the Royals will have to win twice on the road this week starting with Wednesday night’s semifinal match at Juniata.
  • Volleyball Drops Pair On Saturday, Enters Landmark Playoffs As No. 4 Seed
    October 27, 2018
    WASHINGTON, D.C. – The University of Scranton women’s volleyball team fell in a pair of Landmark Conference matches on Saturday and will head into the postseason as the fourth seed in the Landmark playoffs.
  • Kirwan Repeats as Landmark Conference Athlete of the Week for Volleyball
    October 22, 2018
    Senior outside hitter Kristin Kirwan (Park Ridge, N.J./Immaculate Heart Academy) of The University of Scranton volleyball team had another outstanding week and broke a major conference record on Wednesday, leading the Royals three wins. As a result, she has been named the Landmark Conference Athlete of the Week for the second time in as many weeks.
  • Volleyball Celebrates Senior Night With Wins Over Gallaudet, Lebanon Valley
    October 19, 2018
    The University of Scranton volleyball team celebrated its Senior Night in style on Friday, defeating Gallaudet and Lebanon Valley in non-conference tri-match in the John Long Center. The Royals defeated the Bison in four sets in Friday’s opener before edging the Flying Dutchmen in a thrilling, five-set affair in the nightcap to improve to 19-14 on the season.
  • Kirwan Breaks Landmark Conference Kills Record as Volleyball Sweeps Moravian
    October 17, 2018
    Senior outside hitter Kristin Kirwan (Park Ridge, N.J./Immaculate Heart Academy) became the all-time kills leader in Landmark Conference history on Wednesday night as The University of Scranton volleyball team swept Moravian in three sets in the John Long Center.
  • Kirwan Honored As Landmark Conference Athlete of the Week
    October 15, 2018
    Senior outside hitter Kristin Kirwan (Park Ridge, N.J./Immaculate Heart Academy) of The University of Scranton volleyball team put up outstanding numbers as the Royals faced some of their toughest competition of the season last week. As a result of her performance, she has been named the Landmark Conference Athlete of the Week.
  • Schetroma Reaches Digs Milestone as Volleyball Falls Twice at Stevens Invitational
    October 13, 2018
    HOBOKEN, N.J. – Sophomore Regina Schetroma (Downingtown, Pa./Downingtown West) recorded her 1,000th career dig on Saturday as The University of Scranton volleyball team suffered a pair of setbacks at the Stevens Invitational.
  • Volleyball Battles to Five-Set Wins Over Stevens, Stockton
    October 12, 2018
    HOBOKEN, N.J. – After dropping a tough, five-set Landmark Conference match at Susquehanna on Wednesday, The University of Scranton volleyball team bounced back in impressive fashion on Friday, winning a pair of five-set contests to open the Stevens Invitational.
  • Volleyball Edged in Five Sets at Susquehanna
    October 10, 2018
    SELINSGROVE, Pa. – The University of Scranton dropped a tough, five-set decision at Susquehanna in Landmark Conference volleyball action on Wednesday night. With the win, the River Hawks improve to 17-7 on the season and 3-1 in Landmark Conference play while the Royals slip to 14-12 overall and 2-1 in league matches.
  • Kirwan Honored as University of Scranton Athlete of the Week
    October 09, 2018
    Senior outside hitter Kristin Kirwan (Park Ridge, N.J./Immaculate Heart Academy) of The University of Scranton volleyball team became the Royals’ all-time leader in career kills last week while leading the team to a pair of non-conference victories. For her performance, she has been named The University of Scranton Athlete of the Week.
  • Kirwan Becomes Scranton’s All-Time Kills Leader as Volleyball Wins Twice
    October 06, 2018
    GLASSBORO, N.J. – Senior Kristin Kirwan (Park Ridge, N.J./Immaculate Heart Academy) became The University of Scranton’s all-time leader for career kills on Saturday as the volleyball team earned a pair of non-conference victories at the Rowan Quad, sweeping Frostburg and the host Profs to improve to 14-11 on the season.
  • Volleyball Upended by Eastern in Four Sets at Rowan Quad
    October 05, 2018
    GLASSBORO, N.J. – The University of Scranton battled Eastern tightly for four sets on Friday evening at the Rowan Quad, but the Eagles prevailed with a four-set victory on the opening night of this weekend’s four-team tournament.
  • Monastra Named University of Scranton Athlete of the Week
    October 01, 2018
    Senior outside hitter Megan Monastra (West Chester, Pa./Villa Maria Academy) of The University of Scranton volleyball team excelled all over the court last week to lead the Royals to victories in four of their five matches including a pair of sweeps to open Landmark Conference play.
  • Volleyball Opens Landmark Conference Slate With a Pair of Wins
    September 29, 2018
    The University of Scranton volleyball team opened Landmark Conference play on Saturday by sweeping both Elizabethtown and Goucher in the John Long Center. The pair of thee-set victories lifts the Royals’ record to 12-10 (2-0 Landmark) on the season.
  • Volleyball Splits a Pair of Three-Set Matches at Arcadia
    September 28, 2018
    GLENSIDE, Pa. – The University of Scranton volleyball team split a pair of three-set matches on Friday night at the Knights Invitational hosted by Arcadia. The Royals fell to the host Knights in Friday’s opener before rebounding to sweep Immaculata and level their record at 10-10 heading into Saturday’s first two Landmark Conference matches.
  • Volleyball Snaps Skid With Four-Set Triumph at Oneonta
    September 26, 2018
    ONEONTA, N.Y. – The University of Scranton volleyball team snapped a six-match losing skid on Wednesday night with a four-set victory at Oneonta in non-conference action. After the two teams split the first two sets, the Royals pulled away in the final two games to level their record at 9-9 on the season.
  • Volleyball Defeated by Wesleyan and Bowdoin at JWU Invitational
    September 22, 2018
    PROVIDENCE R.I. – The University of Scranton volleyball team dropped matches to a pair of teams receiving votes in the most recent AVCA national top 25 rankings on Saturday to close out the JWU Invitational hosted by Johnson & Wales. The Royals (8-9) were defeated by Wesleyan in four sets in Saturday’s first match before falling in a three-set decision to Bowdoin in the nightcap.
  • Volleyball Falls at No. 4 Johnson & Wales in Three Sets
    September 21, 2018
    PROVIDENCE R.I. – Johnson & Wales, currently ranked fourth in the nation, defeated The University of Scranton volleyball team in three sets on Friday evening to open the JWU Invitational. The Wildcats, who have lost just three matches since the start of the 2016 season, are now 11-1 on the season.
  • Volleyball Drops a Pair of Matches at Knights Invitational
    September 15, 2018
    ASTON, Pa. – The University of Scranton volleyball team suffered a pair of non-conference setbacks on Saturday to close the Knights Invitational. The Royals (8-6) dropped a four-set decision to NYU in Saturday’s opener before falling to host Neumann in five sets.
  • Kirwan Reaches Milestone As Women's Volleyball Splits Pair Of Matches On Friday Night
    September 14, 2018
    ASTON, Pa. – The University of Scranton women’s volleyball team posted a 3-0 win over Haverford to start its Friday night, but suffered a tough 3-2 loss to Cabrini later in the evening at the Knights Invitational at Neumann University.
  • Volleyball Rolls Past Cortland in Three Sets
    September 11, 2018
    The University of Scranton volleyball team enjoyed its most dominating performance of the season on Tuesday evening, cruising to a three-set sweep over Cortland in the John Long Center. The Royals lift their record to 7-3 with the non-conference victory and now hit the road for their next 10 matches.
  • Volleyball Splits a Pair of Five-Set Matches at Vassar Invitational
    September 08, 2018
    POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. – The University of Scranton split a pair of five-set matches on Saturday to finish the Vassar Invitational with a 3-1 record. The Royals (6-3) dropped a five-set decision to Oswego State before rebounding to defeat Vassar in five sets in its final match of the weekend.
  • Volleyball Wins Twice on Opening Night of Vassar Invitational
    September 07, 2018
    POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. – The University of Scranton won a pair of matches on Friday night to kick off the Vassar College Invitational. The Royals opened the tournament with a three-set victory over New England in Friday’s opening match before topping Fredonia in four sets in the nightcap to improve to 5-2 on the season.
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