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Fall Sports Preview | Volleyball: No Injuries, New Additions Heighten Optimism

Fall Sports Preview | Volleyball: No Injuries, New Additions Heighten Optimism

Last season, the Georgetown volleyball team (2-4) had only three returning players. Of the 12 players on the roster, eight were freshmen. As a young and inexperienced team, the Hoyas had an uneven season, finishing 10-21, including a 4-14 record in Big East play. This season, with nine returning players[Read More…]

by September 9, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
FILE PHOTO: STANLEY DAI/THE HOYA
Senior outside hitter Lauren Saar has started 20 matches this season, recording 151 kills. Saar, who is the only senior on Georgetown’s roster, recently recorded her 1,000th career dig.

Volleyball | Hoyas Recognize Saar’s Dedication

For many collegiate sports teams, Senior Night is synonymous with the sadness that accompanies saying goodbye to their most experienced players. The Georgetown volleyball team (10-20, 4-13 Big East), however, will have a different feel to its final game this Friday against Creighton (22-8, 16-1 Big East) one of celebration.[Read More…]

by November 20, 2015 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top

Volleyball | Saar, Higareda Reach Milestones

As the Georgetown volleyball (10-20, 4-13 Big East) season winds to a close, the Hoyas faced two tough home matches this weekend. Georgetown was unable to pick up a win against Big East opponents Butler (11-18, 7-9 Big East) and Xavier (16-11, 12-4 Big East), but the quality of the[Read More…]

by November 17, 2015 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
FILE PHOTOS: NAAZ MODAN/THE HOYA AND ERICK CASTRO/THE HOYA
Junior middle blocker Ashlie Williams, far right, has recorded 201 kills and 46 blocks this season. Williams ranks second on the team in blocks and fourth in kills. Senior outside hitter Lauren Saar, left, has recorded 992 kills in her four years at Georgetown.

Volleyball | Final Road Trip Concludes with 2 Losses

The Georgetown volleyball team (10-18, 4-11 Big East) finished the away portion of its season this weekend with a pair of losses. The Hoyas travelled to Chicago and Milwaukee to face DePaul (15-12, 3-11 Big East) and Marquette (19-8, 10-4 Big East) and lost in straight sets in both matches.[Read More…]

by November 10, 2015 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
STANLEY DAI/THE HOYA
Freshman outside hitter Liv King  has recorded 246 kills on the season, averaging 2.51 kills per set. King recorded her first career double double in Georgetown’s 3-2 win over Seton Hall on Oct. 30.

Volleyball | Hoyas Focus On Unity Down the Stretch

The Georgetown volleyball team (10-16, 4-9 Big East) will travel off campus for the final time this weekend as it takes on DePaul (13-11, 2-10 Big East) and Marquette (18-7, 9-3 Big East) in the final away matches of the season. The Hoyas will finish this year’s campaign with games[Read More…]

by November 6, 2015 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
FILE PHOTO: STANLEY DAI/THE HOYA
Freshman outside hitter Alyssa Sinette leads the team with 323 kills this season, an average of 3.15 percent per game. Sinette also has recorded 197 digs and has started 25 of the team’s 26 games.

Volleyball | Hoyas Avenge Loss in 5-Set Road Victory

On Sept. 27, the Georgetown volleyball team (10-16, 4-9 Big East) lost to Seton Hall (11-14, 5-8 Big East) in a hard-fought five-set match in McDonough Arena. On that night, the Pirates won two of the first three sets to jump out to an early lead. Georgetown won the fourth[Read More…]

by November 2, 2015 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
FILE PHOTO: STANLEY DAI/THE HOYA
Freshman middle blocker Symone Speech (left) leads the Hoyas in blocks with 67. She has recorded the second most points on the team with 260.

Volleyball | McKnight, Speech Lead Hoyas in Final Stretch

The Georgetown volleyball team (9-15, 3-8 Big East) heads out on the road again this weekend, travelling for Big East matches against Seton Hall (11-12, 5-6 Big East) and Villanova (19-5, 9-2 Big East). The road trip is the first of two consecutive weekends away from home, as the Hoyas[Read More…]

by October 30, 2015 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
STANLEY DAI/THE HOYA
Freshman outside hitter Liv King is second among Georgetown players with 224 kills this season, averaging 2.49 kills per set. King has played in all 24 of her team’s matches in the 2015 season, starting 21 of them.

Volleyball | GU Splits Pair of Home Contests

The Georgetown volleyball team (9-15, 3-8 Big East) split a pair of Big East matches this weekend, falling to St. John’s (15-11, 5-6 Big East) on Friday night before rallying to beat Providence (10-15, 1-10 Big East) on Sunday. The Hoyas are now eighth in the conference as they face[Read More…]

by October 27, 2015 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
FILE PHOTO: SOPHIE FAABORG-ANDERSEN/THE HOYA
Freshman Liv King has recorded the second-most kills for the Hoyas with 210 on the season, with an average of 2.53 kills per set. She also has the second most overall points on the team with 233.5.

Volleyball | Rookies Bring Energy, Optimism

After a pair of hard-fought losses on the road, the Georgetown volleyball team (8-14, 2-7 Big East) is preparing to host St. John’s (14-10, 4-5 Big East) and Providence (10-13, 1-8 Big East) in a pair of Big East games this weekend. Georgetown dropped a pair of tough matches last[Read More…]

by October 23, 2015 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
Volleyball | Hoyas Hope to Build on Dramatic 5-Set Win

Volleyball | Hoyas Hope to Build on Dramatic 5-Set Win

The Georgetown volleyball team (8-12, 2-5 Big East) faces another pair of away matches this weekend, travelling for conference contests against Xavier (9-8, 5-2 Big East) and Butler (5-14, 2-5 Big East). The Hoyas are coming off a 3-2 win over DePaul (12-7, 1-6 Big East) at McDonough Arena last[Read More…]

by October 16, 2015 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top