2018 Women's Volleyball News

  • 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.
  • Volleyball Edged by Muhlenberg in Five-Set Thriller
    September 05, 2018
    The University of Scranton and Muhlenberg College played a five-set match for the third year in a row on Wednesday night in the John Long Center, but the Mules, who are receiving votes in the latest AVCA national top-25 poll, prevailed for the second straight year in non-conference volleyball action.
  • Volleyball Tops Brockport, Falls to Eastern, in Scranton Invitational
    September 01, 2018
    The University of Scranton volleyball team split a pair of matches on Saturday to close out its season-opening Scranton Invitational with a 3-1 record. The Royals opened the day with a four-set victory over Brockport before falling to Eastern in three sets in a battle of unbeaten squads in the final match of the tournament.
  • Volleyball Opens Season With a Pair of Victories
    August 31, 2018
    The University of Scranton volleyball team started their 2018 campaign on the right foot on Friday night by winning a pair of matches in the John Long Center on the first day of the Scranton Invitational. The Royals (2-0) opened the day with a three-set sweep of Misericordia before claiming a four-set decision over RIT in the nightcap.
  • Volleyball Takes Aim at Landmark Conference Crown This Fall
    August 29, 2018
    The University of Scranton volleyball team enjoyed a record-breaking season in 2017, shattering the program record for wins by posting a 35-5 record on the year and reaching the Landmark Conference championship match. Armed with 12 returners and four newcomers, the Royals will look to take the next step this fall after being selected second in the Landmark Conference preseason coaches’ poll.
  • Women's Volleyball Earns AVCA Team Academic Award
    July 23, 2018
    The University of Scranton women’s volleyball team set a school record with 35 wins last fall, breaking a record that stood since 1994. But that didn’t stop the Royals from doing great things in the classroom, as well.