2015 Amherst Women's Volleyball News

  • Warshaw Named AVCA Honorable Mention All-America
    November 17, 2015
    Amherst College senior women’s volleyball player Katie Warshaw was named American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) Honorable Mention All-American as announced by the organization Tuesday.
  • Volleyball Edged by No. 24 MIT, 3-2 in NCAA Second Round
    November 14, 2015
    The Amherst College women’s volleyball team was edged, 3-2 (23-25, 25-12, 20-25, 25-16, 15-9) by regional host No. 24 MIT in Saturday afternoon’s NCAA Division III Championship Second Round match at Rockwell Cage in Cambridge, Mass.
  • Volleyball Advances Past Johnson & Wales, 3-0 in NCAA First Round
    November 13, 2015
    The Amherst College women’s volleyball team posted a 3-0 (25-13, 25-9, 25-12) victory over Johnson & Wales University in Friday evening’s NCAA Division III Championship First Round contest at Rockwell Cage on the campus of regional host MIT.
  • Warshaw Named AVCA All-Northeast Region
    November 12, 2015
    Katie Warshaw ’16 of the Amherst College women’s volleyball team was named to the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) All-Northeast Region team as announced by the organization Thursday.
  • Warshaw, Danner Secure All-NESCAC Honors
    November 11, 2015
    Katie Warshaw ’16 and Maggie Danner ’17 of the Amherst College women’s volleyball team garnered All-NESCAC honors as announced by the league office Wednesday afternoon.
  • Volleyball Set For NCAA Regional Action
    November 11, 2015
    The Amherst College women's volleyball team earned an at-large bid to its seventh NCAA Division III Championship and will take on Johnson & Wales University in first round action Friday, November 13 at 5:30 p.m. at Rockwell Cage on the campus of regional host No. 24 MIT.
  • Volleyball Garners NCAA Division III Championship At-Large Bid
    November 09, 2015
    The Amherst College women’s volleyball team advanced to its third straight NESCAC Championship semifinal match and subsequently earned an at-large bid to the NCAA Division III Championship and will take on Johnson & Wales University Friday, Nov. 13 at regional host MIT. Time of the match is yet to be determined.
  • Volleyball Falls to Williams, 3-2 in NESCAC Semifinal Thriller
    November 07, 2015
    The third-seeded Amherst College women’s volleyball team fell to second-seeded Williams College, 3-2 (25-21, 32-34, 21-25, 25-21, 17-15) in Saturday afternoon’s NESCAC Championship Semifinal thriller at Morrell Gymnasium on the campus of top-seeded Bowdoin College.
  • Volleyball Advances Past Conn. College, 3-0 in NESCAC Quarterfinal
    November 06, 2015
    The third-seeded Amherst College women’s volleyball team advances to its third consecutive NESCAC Championship semifinal following a 3-0 (25-22, 25-12, 25-15) victory over sixth-seeded Conn. College Friday evening at Morrell Gymnasium on the campus of top-seeded Bowdoin College.
  • Volleyball Prepares For NESCAC Championship Tournament
    November 04, 2015
    The Amherst College women’s volleyball earned the third seed in the 2015 NESCAC Championship tournament and begins its quest for a fourth conference title Friday, November 6 when it takes on sixth-seeded Connecticut College at 8 p.m. in the quarterfinal round at host Bowdoin College.
  • Volleyball Concludes Regular Season with 3-0 Win Over Wesleyan
    October 31, 2015
    Amherst College’s Maggie Danner ’17 led all players with 10 kills, and Katie Warshaw ’16 led all players with 13 digs as the Purple & White concluded its regular season with a 3-0 (25-9, 25-20, 25-12) sweep of Wesleyan University in Saturday afternoon’s NESCAC women’s volleyball tilt at Silloway Gym in Middletown, Conn.
  • Volleyball Powers Past Trinity, 3-0
    October 30, 2015
    The Amherst College women’s volleyball team posted a 3-0 (25-16, 25-13, 25-19) sweep of Trinity College in Friday evening’s NESCAC match at Oosting Gymnasium in Hartford, Conn.
  • Volleyball Falls to Springfield, 3-1
    October 28, 2015
    The Amherst College women’s volleyball team’s rally fell just short as Springfield College held on for a 3-1 (25-20, 25-18, 21-25, 25-23) victory in Wednesday evening’s non-conference contest at Blake Arena in Springfield, Mass.
  • Purple & White Sweep Brandeis and Bridgewater State
    October 24, 2015
    The Amherst College women's volleyball team swept its competition Saturday afternoon in day two action of the Hall of Fame Invitational with 3-0 wins over Brandeis University and Bridgewater State University in LeFrak Gymnasium.
  • Amherst Cruises Past Vassar on Senior Night, 3-0
    October 23, 2015
    The Amherst College women's volleyball team honored its four-member senior class Friday night prior to defeating Vassar College 3-0 in opening day action of the Hall of Fame Invitational hosted by Amherst and Smith College.
  • Warshaw Garners Player of the Week Honors
    October 19, 2015
    Amherst College senior libero Katie Warshaw was named the NESCAC Player of the Week in women’s volleyball as announced by the league office Monday.
  • Volleyball Outlasts UMass-Boston, 3-1
    October 17, 2015
    The junior duo of Maggie Danner and Nicole Gould combined for 23 kills, and three players registered double-digit digs for Amherst College as the Purple & White posted a 3-1 (25-17, 25-13, 24-26, 25-18) victory over UMass-Boston in Saturday afternoon’s non-conference women’s volleyball match at LeFrak Gymnasium.
  • Volleyball Bests Bowdoin, 3-2 in Thriller
    October 16, 2015
    The Amherst College women’s volleyball team had three players register double-digit kills, and Katie Warshaw ’16 and Hayes Honea ’19 notched 38 and 30 digs respectively to help spark the Purple & White to a thrilling, 3-2 (15-25, 25-21, 25-22, 20-25, 15-10) victory over NESCAC rival Bowdoin College Friday evening at LeFrak Gymnasium.
  • Volleyball Downs Colby-Sawyer, 3-0
    October 14, 2015
    Amherst College used 11 kills from Nicole Gould ’17 and 17 assists each from Kate Bres ’17 and Nicole Carter ’16 to help pace the Purple & White to a 3-0 (25-9, 25-16, 25-20) sweep of Colby-Sawyer College in Wednesday evening’s non-conference match at LeFrak Gymnasium.
  • Volleyball Rebounds with 3-0 Sweep of Hamilton
    October 10, 2015
    The Amherst College women's volleyball team posted a 3-0 (25-20, 25-16, 25-13) sweep of Hamilton College in Saturday afternoon's NESCAC contest at Scott Field House in Clinton, N.Y.
  • Volleyball Edged by Middlebury, 3-1
    October 09, 2015
    Maggie Danner ’17 and Marialexa Natsis ’18 combined for 18 kills, and four players registered double-digit digs, but Amherst College fell 3-1 (25-20, 21-25, 25-17, 28-26) to Middlebury College in NESCAC women’s volleyball action at Pepin Gymnasium in Middlebury, Vt.
  • Volleyball Sweeps by Westfield State, 3-0
    October 07, 2015
    Amherst College used an eight-kill effort from Nicole Gould ’17, and 21 digs from senior libero Katie Warshaw to help pace the Purple & White to a 3-0 (25-9, 25-7, 25-16) sweep of Westfield State University in Wednesday evening’s non-conference match at LeFrak Gymnasium.
  • Purple & White Downs Bates, 3-0
    October 03, 2015
    Senior setter Nicole Carter handed out 32 assists, and Samantha Newby ’16 totaled eight assisted blocks to help drive the Amherst College women’s volleyball team to a 3-0 (25-14, 25-15, 25-21) sweep of Bates College in NESCAC action Saturday afternoon at LeFrak Gymnasium.
  • Volleyball Sweeps by Colby, 3-0
    October 02, 2015
    Amherst College junior Nicole Gould smashed a match-high 12 kills and senior setter Nicole Carter paced the Purple & White attack to a .318 hitting percentage with 19 assists as Amherst downed NESCAC rival Colby College, 3-0 (25-10, 25-12, 25-9) Friday evening at LeFrak Gymnasium.
  • Volleyball Downs Clark, Babson in Tri-Match Action
    September 26, 2015
    The Amherst College women’s volleyball team earned a 3-0 (25-13, 25-18, 25-11) victory over Clark University, and a 3-1 (25-18, 13-25, 25-16, 27-25) win over Babson College Saturday afternoon in non-league tri-match action in Babson, Park, Mass.
  • Purple & White Falls to No. 25 Williams, 3-1
    September 23, 2015
    The Amherst College women’s volleyball team received a 25-assist effort from Nicole Carter ’16, but the Purple & White suffered its first setback of the 2015 season, 3-1 (17-25, 25-13, 25-16, 25-22) to NESCAC and Little III rival Williams College on Wednesday evening at Chandler Gym in Williamstown, Mass.
  • Volleyball Notches Thrilling, 3-2 Come-From-Behind Victory Over Tufts
    September 19, 2015
    Nicole Gould ’17 registered a team-high 13 kills to lead four Amherst College players in double-digits in the category as the Purple & White erased a 2-0 deficit in the match to post a thrilling, 3-2 (23-25, 23-25, 25-14, 25-23, 15-10) victory over NESCAC rival Tufts University on Saturday afternoon at LeFrak Gymnasium.
  • Purple & White Sweeps by Conn. College, 3-0
    September 18, 2015
    Lizzie Ahern ’16 and Maggie Danner ’17 registered a team-best 10 kills each, and Katie Warshaw ’16 amassed 29 digs to help pace the Amherst College volleyball team to a 3-0 (25-17, 25-23, 25-14) sweep of Connecticut College in Friday evening’s NESCAC match at LeFrak Gymnasium.
  • Jeffs Best Western New England, 3-1
    September 16, 2015
    Amherst College posted a 3-1 (25-7, 22-25, 25-13, 25-15) victory over Western New England University in Wednesday evening’s non-conference women’s volleyball match at the AHLC Field House in Springfield, Mass.
  • Volleyball Sweeps Wildcat Invitational, Posts Two Wins Saturday
    September 12, 2015
    The Amherst College women's volleyball swept it's dual match Saturday against Salve Regina and Johnson & Wales by scores of 3-0 and 3-1, respectively to finish 4-0 at the Wildcat Invitational, hosted by Johnson & Wales.
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