Nov. 22 - SWIM at Gallaudet (M - W 144-93, W - W 128-98), WBB at Baldwin Wallace (L, 78-39), FB at ECAC SE Bowl (at Stevenson - L, 29-7), MBB vs Heidelberg (W, 78-68)

Volleyball - News Archive

Bethany Volleyball Earns Third-Place ECAC Finish

Nov. 15 – PITTSBURGH, Pa. – The Bethany College women’s volleyball team finished their 2013-14 season earning a third-place finish in the Eastern College Athletic Conference Southwest Regional Championship. The Bison dropped a 3-1 decision to top-seed Carnegie Mellon, before defeating McDaniel, 3-0, in the consolation match.

Dakota McKenzie Earns AVCA Selection

Nov. 13 – LEXINGTON, Ky. – Bethany College sophomore standout Dakota McKenzie (Hopewell, Ohio/West Muskingum) continued to pile up the postseason accolades, as she was named an All-North Region Honorable Mention selection by the American Volleyball Coaches Association, announced the AVCA on Thursday.

Bison Volleyball Rolls to ECAC Semifinals

Nov. 12 – BETHANY, W.Va. – The No. 4 Bethany College women’s volleyball team cruised to a 3-0 (25-13, 25-15, 25-20) win over No. 5 Penn State – Behrend in a quarterfinal matchup of the Eastern College Athletic Conference Division III Southwest Regional Women’s Volleyball Championship Tournament on Wednesday evening.

Bison Volleyball Places Five On All-PAC Teams

Nov. 11 – GREENVILLE, Pa. – The Bethany College volleyball team (25-13), who captured their fifth-consecutive 24+-win season and fifth-straight berth into the Eastern College Athletic Conference Regional Championship Tournament, placed five members on the Presidents’ Athletic Conference All-Conference teams, announced the PAC on Tuesday. The five All-PAC honorees included first-team selections, sophomores Dylana and Dakota McKenzie (Hopewell, Ohio/West Muskingum); second-team picks, juniors Julia Mouch (Toledo, Ohio/Sylvania Southview) and Mackenzie Lauber (Mansfield, Ohio/Madison Mansfield); and honorable mention selection, senior Lynsie Mandt (Columbus, Ohio/Worthington Kilbourne).

Strive For Five: Bison Volleyball Seeks Fifth-Straight ECAC Title

Nov. 11 – BETHANY, W. Va. – The Bethany College volleyball team (25-13) will look to keep their recent history of post season success rolling as they will start their run at a fifth-straight Eastern College Athletic Conference Southwest Regional Championship on Wednesday evening against Penn State-Behrend.

Bison Volleyball Falls To Geneva In PAC Semifinal

Nov. 7 – CRESTVIEW HILLS, Ky. – The Bethany College volleyball program (25-13) saw their run at a Presidents’ Athletic Conference Championship come to an end as the dropped a 3-1 decision to Geneva College in the PAC Semifinals on Friday evening.

Bethany's Mouch Earns Captial One Academic All-District II Honors

Nov. 6 – BETHANY, W. Va. – For the second-consecutive season, Bethany College volleyball junior libero Julia Mouch (Toledo, Ohio/Sylvania Southview) has been named to the Capital One Academic All-District II team, announced the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) on Thursday afternoon.

Bison Volleyball Closes Out Regular Season With A Pair of Sweeps

Nov. 1 – BETHANY, W. Va. – The Bethany College volleyball team celebrated senior day in style, as they defeated PAC foe Waynesburg University and non-conference opponent, Kenyon College on Saturday afternoon. The Bison went without dropping a game, as they won both contests by a 3-0 score.

Trio of Career Nights Lift Bison Volleyball Over Westminster

Oct. 30 – NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. – Led by a trio of career-high performances from sophomore Dylana McKenzie (Hopewell, Ohio/West Muskingum), junior Mackenzie Lauber (Mansfield, Ohio/Madison Mansfield) and sophomore Haley Santymire (Clifton, Va./Centreville), the Bethany College volleyball program (23-12, 15-2) notched a 3-1 victory over Westminster College on Thursday evening. The Bison won the match by scores of 25-20, 27-29, 25-23, 25-22.

Bison Volleyball Grabs 3-1 Win Over Saint Vincent

Oct. 28 – BETHANY, W.Va. – The Bethany College volleyball team (22-12, 14-2 PAC) picked up a Presidents’ Athletic Conference victory by defeating St. Vincent College in four sets on Tuesday evening.

Bison Volleyball Splits a Pair at Christopher Newport Tri-Match

Oct. 25 – NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – The Bethany College volleyball team (21-12, 13-2 PAC) split a pair of matches in the Christopher Newport Tri-Match on Saturday afternoon. The Bison defeated Marymount University, 3-0, before falling to #13 Christopher Newport, 3-0.

Bison Volleyball Upends Thomas More In Pivotal PAC Showdown

Oct. 22 - CRESTVIEW HILLS, Ky. - The Bethany College volleyball team (20-11, 12-2 PAC) created a three-way tie at the top of the Presidents' Athletic Conference standings as the Green & White defeated Thomas More College, 3-1, on Wednesday evening.

Bison Volleyball Drops Road Battle

Oct. 18 - BEAVER FALLS, Pa. - The Bethany College Volleyball team found themselves in one of the best contests of the 2014 season, but ultimately fell, 3-2, to Geneva College on Saturday evening.

Bison Volleyball Captures a Pair of Conference Wins

Oct. 16 – BETHANY, W.Va. – The Bethany College volleyball team (19-10, 12-1 PAC) picked up a pair of Presidents’ Athletic Conference victories on Thursday, Oct. 14. The Bison were able to defeat both Washington & Jefferson and Thiel in three sets each.

Volleyball Earns Split In Two-Game Trip to Pittsburgh

Oct. 14 - PITTSBURGH, Pa. - The Bethany College volleyball team (17-10, 10-1 PAC) visited two schools in one day, traveling to Point Park University and Chatham University on Tuesday. The Bison dropped a 3-1 decision to Point Park before defeating Chatham, 3-0, in a Presidents' Athletic Conference matchup.

Bison Volleyball Drops a Pair in Elmhurst Invitational

Oct. 11 - ELMHURST, Ill. - The Bethany College volleyball team (16-9, 9-1 PAC) dropped a pair of matches on the second day of the Elmhurst College Invitational. The Bison fell to host Elmhurst in four sets, before falling to St. Mary’s, 3-1.

Bison Volleyball Splits A Pair On Day One of Elmhurst Invitational

Oct. 10 - ELMHURST, Ill. - The Bethany College volleyball team (17-6, 9-1 PAC) split a pair of games on the first day of the Elmhurst College invitational. The Bison took a 3-1 victory over St. Olaf before droping a five-set match to Simpson College.

Lynsie Mandt Earns PAC SAAC Female Scholar Athlete of the Month Award

Oct. 9 – GREENVILLE, Pa. – Bethany College senior volleyball player, Lynsie Mandt (Columbus, Ohio/Worthington Kilbourne) has been named the Presidents’ Athletic Conference’s Student Athlete Advisory Committee Female Scholar Athlete of the Month, announced the PAC on Thursday afternoon.

Bison Volleyball Sweeps Away Grove City

Oct. 8 – BETHANY, W. Va. – The Bethany College volleyball team (15-6, 9-1 PAC) captured their fifth-straight victory, and eighth in their last ten matches, as they defeated Grove City College (11-10, 4-5 PAC) in straight sets on Wednesday evening in Bethany.

McKenzie Earns PAC Player of the Week Honors

Oct. 6 – GREENVILLE, Pa. – Bethany College volleyball standout, Dakota McKenzie (Hopewell, Ohio/West Muskingum), has been named the Presidents’ Athletic Conference Player of the Week, announced the conference office on Monday afternoon.

Bison Volleyball Grabs a Pair of Conference Victories

October 4 - LATROBE, Pa. - The Bethany College Volleyball team (14-6, 8-1 PAC) kept their hold on second place in the conference with victories of Waynesburg University and Saint Vincent College on Saturday. The Bison upended the Yellow Jackets 3-0 before defeating the host Bearcats, 3-1.

Bison Volleyball Downs Geneva In Five-Set Battle

Oct. 2 – BETHANY, W. Va. – The Bethany College volleyball team (12-6, 6-1) won their fourth-straight Presidents’ Athletic Conference matchup, as they took down the Golden Tornadoes of Geneva College, 3-2, on Thursday evening in the Hummel Field House. The Bison won the match by scores of 25-18, 22-25, 25-21, 17-25, 15-10.

Bison Volleyball Takes Four-Set Victory at Grove City

Sept. 30 - GROVE CITY, Pa. - The Bethany College volleyball team (11-6, 5-1 PAC) used a solid team effort to defeat Grove City, 3-1, on Tuesday evening.

Bison Volleyball Drops Two at BSN Sports River City Classic

Sept. 27 – MARIETTA, Ohio – The Bethany College women’s volleyball team (10-6, 4-1 PAC) dropped a pair of non-conference matches in the BSN Sports River City Volleyball Classic hosted by Marietta College on Saturday. The Bison dropped their first match to Heidelberg University (25-23, 25-15, 25-18), before falling 3-1 against Otterbein University (25-17, 25-20, 25-15, 25-17) in the second game.

Mouch Earns ECAC South Regional Libero of the Week

Sept. 24 – DANBURY, Conn. - Bethany College junior libero, Julia Mouch (Toledo, Ohio/Sylvania Southview) has been named the Corvias Eastern College Athletic Conference South Regional Libero of the Week, announced the ECAC on Wednesday.

Bison Volleyball Sweeps Away Competition at W&J Tri-Match

Sept. 20 - WASHINGTON, Pa. - The Bethany College volleyball program (10-4, 4-1 PAC) showed dominance on Saturday afternoon in Washington, taking victories over Westminster and Washington & Jefferson. The Bison didn't drop a set on the day, sweeping the Titans before taking three-straight sets over the host Presidents.

Bison Volleyball Goes 2-1 in Home Quad-Match

Sept. 13 – BETHANY, W. Va. – The Bethany College volleyball team welcomed three teams to the Hummel Field House on Saturday for their first three home games of the season. The Bison split a pair of Presidents’ Athletic Conference contests and won two-of-three on the day. Bethany took down Chatham University, 3-0, before falling to Thomas More in straight sets. The Green & White then swept away non-conference foe Carnegie Mellon, 3-0, to improve their record to 8-4 on the season.

Bison Volleyball Sweeps Thiel In PAC Opener

Sept. 10 - GREENVILLE, Pa. - The Bethany College volleyball program (6-3, 1-0 PAC) opened Presidents' Athletic Conference play by earning a sweep over Thiel College on Wednesday evening.

Bethany Volleyball Captures Two at Transylvania Invitational

Sept. 6 – Lexington, Ky. – After dropping a pair on the first day of the Transylvania University Invitational, the Bison came back with a vengeance on day two, defeating both Covenant College (3-0) and Transylvania (3-1).

Bison Volleyball Drops A Pair On Day One Of Transylvania Invitational

Sept. 5 – LEXINGTON, Ky. – The Bethany College volleyball program (3-3) dropped a pair of matches to national ranked opponents on the first day of the Transylvania University Invitational on Friday evening. In the first match, the Bison dropped a 3-0 decision to No. 25 Millikin before falling in straight sets to tenth-ranked Juniata, 3-0.

Mouch Earns PAC Player of the Week Honors

Sept. 1 – GREENVILLE, Pa. – Bethany College volleyball standout, junior libero Julia Mouch (Toledo, Ohio/Sylvania Southview), has been named the Presidents’ Athletic Conference Player of the Week, announced the PAC on Monday.

Bison Volleyball Splits a Pair on Day Two of “Purple Raider Classic”

August 30 – ALLIANCE, Ohio - The Bison volleyball team (3-1) split a pair of matches to finish the University of Mount Union “Purple Raider Classic” with a 3-1 record. Today, the Bison captured a hard fought win over John Carroll, 3-2, before falling to 10th ranked Mount Union, 3-1.

Bison Volleyball Grabs a Pair on Day One of Mount Union Tournament

August 29 – ALLIANCE, Ohio – The Bethany College Bison volleyball team (2-0) started their season on the right foot, winning a pair of contests on day one of the University of Mount Union tournament. Bethany defeated St. Mary’s College, 3-1, before going on to sweep Lawrence College in straight games (3-0).

Bethany Volleyball Tabbed as PAC Preseason Favorites

August, 27 – GREENVILLE, Pa. – Following a regular season Presidents’ Athletic Conference Championship, as well as a second-place finish in the PAC Championship Tournament in 2013, the Bethany College volleyball program has been tabbed as the favorite in the 2014 PAC Preseason Poll, announced the conference office on Wednesday.

Bison Volleyball Eyes PAC Title In 2014

Aug. 20 – BETHANY, W. Va. - Riding the momentum of their third consecutive 30-win season, and their fourth-straight Eastern College Athletic Conference South Regional Championship, the Bethany College volleyball program is poised to capture its first Presidents’ Athletic Conference Championship in 2014.

Bison Volleyball Earns AVCA Team Academic Award

August 12 – LEXINGTON, Ky. – The Bethany College volleyball team has been honored with an American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) team academic award for the 2013-14 season, as recently announced by the AVCA.

Bison Volleyball To Host Summer Skills Clinic

June 4 – BETHANY, W. Va. – The Bethany College volleyball program has announced that it will once again be hosting a summer skills clinic on the campus of Bethany College on Saturday, July 26.

Bison Volleyball To Host February Freeze Clinic

Jan. 14 – BETHANY, W. Va. – The Bethany College volleyball team has announced that it will be hosting the February Freeze Clinic on Saturday, February 15 at the Hummel Field House in Bethany.

BCVB Captures Fourth-Straight ECAC Crown

Nov. 16 – BETHANY, W. Va. – For the fourth-consecutive season, the Bethany College volleyball team has captured an Eastern College Athletic Conference Championship, winning the ECAC Southwest Regional crown by defeating McDaniel College in the semifinal round, and Marymount University in the championship final on Saturday.

Lauber/McKenzie Highlight Five All-PAC Volleyball Selections

Nov. 12 – GREENVILLE, Pa. – Led by first-team honors for Mackenzie Lauber (Mansfield, Ohio/Madison Mansfield) and Dylana McKenzie (Hopewell, Ohio/West Muskingum) the Bethany College volleyball team saw five players receive All-Presidents’ Athletic Conference distinction, announced the conference office on Tuesday. Junior Breana Harris (Severn, Md./Old Mill) and sophomore Julia Mouch earned Second-Team All-PAC, while freshman Dakota McKenzie (Hopewell, Ohio/West Muskingum) was an honorable mention selection.

Bethany Volleyball To Host ECAC Southwest Championship Tournament

Nov. 12 – CENTREVILLE, Mass. – After finishing the season 28-10, including a 17-1 record in Presidents’ Athletic Conference play, the Bethany College volleyball team was selected to host the 2013 Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Division III Women’s Southwest Volleyball Championship, announced the ECAC on Monday evening.

Bison Volleyball Falls In PAC Championship Game

Nov. 9 – BETHANY, W. Va. – The Bethany College volleyball team saw their run at a Presidents’ Athletic Conference championship come up just short as the Bison were defeated, 3-2, by Thomas More College in the championship finals on Saturday. Bethany showed a lot of heart in the game, coming back from a 2-0 deficit, but fell in five sets; 21-25, 18-25, 25-19, 25-23, 9-15.

Bison Advance to PAC Championship Game With 3-2 Win Over Westminster

Nov. 8 – BETHANY, W. Va. – For the second time in three seasons, the Bison volleyball program is in the Presidents’ Athletic Conference Championship tournament finals, as the team defeated Westminster College, 3-2, in semi-final action on Friday evening. The Bison won the five set thriller; 25-21, 21-25, 25-14, 19-25, 15-8.

Julia Mouch Earns Academic-All District II Honors

Nov. 7 – BETHANY, W. Va. – Bison Volleyball sophomore, Julia Mouch (Toledo, Ohio/Sylvania Southview) has been named to the Capital One Academic All-District II team announced the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) on Thursday afternoon.

Bison Volleyball Set For PAC Championship Tournament

Nov. 7 – BETHANY, W. Va. – For the first time in the tenure of head coach Courtney Kline, the Bethany College women’s volleyball program will host the Presidents’ Athletic Conference Championships on Friday and Saturday, November 8 & 9.

Lynsie Mandt Earns PAC SAAC Scholar-Athlete of the Month

Nov. 7 – BETHANY, W. Va. – Junior volleyball standout, Lynsie Mandt (Columbus, Ohio/Worthington Kilbourne) has been named the Presidents’ Athletic Conference Student Athlete Advisory Committee’s Female Scholar-Athlete of the Month for October, 2013 announced the conference office on Thursday.

BCVB Drops 3-1 Decision to Geneva

Nov. 2 – BEAVER FALLS, Pa. – The Bethany College volleyball program was defeated in conference play for the first time this season as the Bison fell, 3-1, to Geneva College on Saturday evening.

No Tricks, Just Treats For BCVB In 3-0 Victory Over Thomas More

Oct. 31 – BETHANY, W. Va. – The Bison Volleyball team became the first program in the history of the Presidents’ Athletic Conference to start the season 17-0 in conference play as they defeated Thomas More College, 3-0, on Thursday evening.

Bison Volleyball Sweeps W&J

Oct. 29 – BETHANY, W. Va. – The Bethany College volleyball team took care of business on Tuesday evening at the Hummel Field House, taking down Washington & Jefferson, 3-0, for the team’s 16th-consecutive PAC victory of the season.

BCVB Keeps Rolling; Sweeps Saint Vincent

Oct. 26 – Latrobe, Pa. – The Bethany College volleyball team swept Saint Vincent College, 3-0, in Presidents’ Athletic Conference action on Saturday in Latrobe. Bethany took the match by winning the three games; 25-23, 25-12, 25-16.

Bison Volleyball Defeats Grove City, 3-1, For 14th-Consecutive PAC Victory

Oct. 23 - BETHANY, W. Va. - The Bethany College volleyball team raised its record to 14-0 in the Presidents' Athletic Conference, defeating Grove City College, 3-1, on Wednesday evening at the Hummel Field House.

Bison Volleyball Earns Sweeps Over Thiel/Carlow

Oct. 19 – PITTSBURGH, Pa. – The Bison volleyball team took to the road and earned at victory at two different locations, as the Bison defeated PAC opponent, Thiel College (3-0) before registering a win in their non-conference finale, 3-0, over Carlow University.

Bison Volleyball Improves To 12-0 In PAC With 3-0 Victory Over Waynesburg

Oct. 17 – BETHANY, W. Va. – The Bison volleyball team flexed its muscles in a 3-0 victory over Waynesburg University on Thursday evening at the Hummel Field House. Bethany notched the sweep by winning the games; 25-10, 25-11, 25-7, earning their 12-consecutive conference victory.

BCVB Splits A Pair In Pittsburgh

Oct. 15 – PITTSBURGH, Pa. – The Bethany College volleyball team split a pair of matches in Pittsburgh on Tuesday. Playing in two separate venues, the bison fell to Point Park University, 3-2, before defeating Chatham University, 3-0.

Bison Fall Twice On Second Day Of Midwest Invitational

Oct. 12 – HOLLAND, Mich. – The Bethany College volleyball team (19-7) fell twice in the second day of the Midwest Invitational hosted by Hope College. Bethany dropped a 3-1 decision to #7 Mount Union before falling, 3-0, to #12 Wittenberg.

Bison Volleyball Splits A Pair On Day One Of The Midwest Invitational

Oct. 11- GRAND RAPIDS, MI- The Bethany College women’s volleyball team split a pair of matches on day one of the Midwest Invitational hosted by Calvin College and Hope College. The Bison fell 3-2 In a five set thriller (25-23,19-25,22-25,25-20,13-15) to #18 Chicago in the first match of the day and defeated Heidelberg in its second match 3-1 (25-21, 25-23, 15-25, 25-16.

BCVB Remains Unbeaten In PAC, Topples Titans, 3-2

Oct. 9 – BETHANY, W. Va. – The Bethany College volleyball team got a great game from Westminster College, but used a solid all-around effort to come from a 2-1 deficit, to defeat the Titans, 3-2 (25-21, 21-25, 19-25, 25-17, 15-12).

Mandt Earns Player of the Week Award

Oct. 7 – GREENVILLE, Pa. – Bethany junior Lynsie Mandt (Columbus, Ohio/Worthington Kilbourne) has been named the Presidents’ Athletic Conference Player of the Week announced the conference office on Monday.

BCVB Sits Alone Atop PAC With Wins Over Geneva/Thomas More

Oct. 5 – CRESTVIEW HILLS, Ky. – In a tri-match that featured the three top teams in the Presidents’ Athletic Conference, the Bethany volleyball team came home the big winner of the day, toppling Geneva College (3-0) and Thomas More (3-2) on Saturday afternoon. The three teams came into today with just one game separating them in the PAC standings.

Harris’ Big Day Leads BCVB To Sixth-Straight Victory

October 1 – BETHANY, W. Va. – Junior Breana Harris (Severn, Md./Old Mill) had arguably one of her most efficient games of the season as she eclipsed the 20-kill mark for the first time this season, and the Bison defeated Westminster College, 3-1, on Tuesday evening in Bethany.

Lauber Earns PAC Player of the Week Honors

Sept. 30 – Greenville, Pa. – The Presidents’ Athletic Conference has honored Bethany College sophomore setter, Mackenzie Lauber (Mansfield, Ohio/Madison Mansfield) with the PAC Volleyball Player of the Week award, announced the conference office on Monday.

Bison Volleyball Win Streak Reaches Five Games

Sept. 28 – BETHANY, W. Va. – The Bethany volleyball program (14-4, 6-0 PAC) pushed its win streak to five games as it took both games of a tri-match against Washington & Jefferson and Waynesburg University on Saturday afternoon. The Bison defeated the Presidents, 3-1 before knocking off the Yellow Jackets, 3-0.

Bethany Volleyball Keeps Rolling: Sweeps Thiel and Saint Vincent

Sept. 21 – BETHANY, W. Va. – The Bison volleyball program continued its hot streak as it swept away two conference opponents in a tri-match on Saturday. The surging Bison took care of Thiel College, 3-0 (25-18, 25-23, 25-18) before defeating Saint Vincent College, 3-0 (25-22, 25-6, 25-17).

Bison Volleyball Sweeps Grove City

Sept. 17 – GROVE CITY, Pa. – The Bethany College volleyball team (10-4) defeated the Wolverines of Grove City College, 3-0, on Tuesday evening in Grove City. The Bison won in straight sets; 25-15, 25-18, 25-21.

Bison Volleyball Splits A Pair At Mount Union

September 14 – Alliance, Ohio – The Bison volleyball program split a pair of contests at the University of Mount Union on Saturday afternoon. Bethany defeated John Carroll University 3-0 before falling to Mount Union, 0-3.

Bison Volleyball "Sweeps" Away The Competition In Home Quad-Match

September 11 – Bethany, W. Va. – After eight-straight games on the road to open the season, the Bethany volleyball program (8-3), returned home to the friendly confines of Hummel Field House, and the Bison did not disappoint, going 3-0 in a quad-match, while not even dropping a set on Wednesday. The Green and White won by 3-0 scores over Chatham, Pitt-Greensburg, and Penn-State Fayette.

Bethany Volleyball Splits A Pair In Second Day Of River City Tournament

September 7 – Marietta, Ohio – The Bison volleyball team split a pair of matches to finish the Marietta College “River City Volleyball Tournament” with a 3-1 record, making their overall record 5-3 on the year. Today, the Bison dispatched of Ohio Valley College, 3-0, before dropping a 3-1 decision to Transylvania University on Saturday.

Bison Volleyball Sweeps A Pair In Marietta

September 6 – Marietta, Ohio – The Bethany College volleyball team took both games in the first day of The River City Volleyball Tournament hosted by Marietta College. The Bison swept through the first day, defeating Hiram 3-0 before taking a 3-0 decision over Marietta.

Bison Volleyball Finishes Spiketacular At .500

August 31 – Bluffton, Ohio – The Bethany Volleyball program (2-2) saw itself on both ends of hard fought matches as they split a pair of games in the second day of Bluffton University’s Sommer Center Spiketacular. Bethany dropped a 3-2 decision to Alma College before defeating Case Western Reserve University, 3-1, in the final match of the weekend.

Bison Volleyball Splits A Pair At Spiketacular

August 30 - Bluffton, Ohio – The Bethany College volleyball team (1-1) found themselves on both sides of a sweep as they defeated Bluffton University, 3-0, before falling to Hope College, 0-3, on the first day of Bluffton’s Sommer Center Spiketacular on Friday evening.

Bethany Volleyball Selected Third In PAC Preseason Coaches' Poll

Coming into the 2013 campaign having posted back-to-back 31-win seasons and three-straight ECAC South Championships, the Bethany College volleyball program was selected third in the Presidents’ Athletic Conference preseason coaches’ poll announced the conference office on Thursday.

2013 Bison Volleyball Preview

Coming off back-to-back 30-win seasons and their third straight ECAC South title, the Bethany College volleyball program and seventh year head coach Courtney Kline will look to capture the Presidents’ Athletic Conference title that has eluded them this season.

Bethany’s Will Kline Honored by AVCA as Thirty Under 30 Recipient

Bethany College assistant volleyball coach Will Kline was recently recognized by the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) as a 2013 Thirty Under 30 award recipient, an award created to recognize up-and-coming volleyball coaches 30 years old or younger at all levels of volleyball.

Bethany’s Zavatchen Voted First Team Academic All-American

Dec. 11 - BETHANY, W.Va. – After completing her record-setting career on the volleyball court this past fall, Bethany College senior Jessica Zavatchen (Uniontown, Pa./Laurel Highlands) earned yet another award, as she was voted to the Capital One First Team Academic All-American Volleyball Team.

Bethany Earns Three-Peat as ECAC South Volleyball Champions

Nov. 10 - BETHANY, W.Va. – By defeating Cabrini (Pa.) College in the semifinals and Moravian (Pa.) College in the final match Saturday at Hummel Field House, the top-seeded Bethany College volleyball team captured its third consecutive ECAC South Region Tournament title and sent its winningest senior class in program history out as champions.

Bethany Places Two on Academic All-District II Volleyball Team

Nov. 8 - BETHANY, W.Va. – For the second consecutive year, the Bethany College volleyball team had multiple players earn spots on the Capital One Academic All-District II team, as seniors Jessica Zavatchen (Uniontown, Pa./Laurel Highlands) and Taylor Cassidy (Barboursville, W.Va./Cabell Midland) were recognized for their athletic and academic achievements.

Five Bison Honored with All-PAC Distinction in Volleyball

After leading the program to 28 wins and its third consecutive bid to the ECAC Tournament, five members of the Bethany College volleyball program were voted All-Presidents’ Athletic Conference (PAC) by the coaches of the league.

Bethany Earns #1 Seed for ECAC Tournament, will host Behrend Wednesday

After recording 28 wins during the season, the Bethany College volleyball team earned a chance to win its third consecutive ECAC South Region Tournament title when the Bison were named the top seed for the 2012 tournament, which will open Wednesday night.

Bison Fall in PAC Semifinal to Thiel

The Bethany College volleyball team was denied its second straight appearance in the tournament final, as the third-seeded Bison suffered a 3-1 loss (18-25, 25-18, 25-27, 22-25) to #2 Thiel Friday night in the PAC Tournament semifinal at Thomas More.

Bison Aiming to Bring Home PAC Volleyball Title this Weekend

The Bethany College volleyball team will head to Thomas More this weekend for the 2012 PAC Volleyball Tournament with the goal of bringing back the program’s first conference title.

Bison Move on in PAC Tournament with Sweep Over Grove City

With a 3-0 victory (25-14, 25-21, 25-21) over visiting Grove City Tuesday night, the third-seeded Bethany College volleyball team advanced to the PAC Tournament semifinals Friday.

Bethany Finishes Regular Season with Two Wins & Two Milestones

The Bethany College volleyball team completed its regular season slate with 3-0 wins at Washington & Jefferson (26-24, 25-23, 25-19) and over Wooster (25-17, 25-23, 25-20), which were highlighted by seniors Jessica Zavatchen (Uniontown, Pa./Laurel Highlands) and Lauren Goodwill (Canton, Ohio/Jackson) reaching career milestones.

Bison Volleyball Downed by Geneva Rally

The Bethany College volleyball team took a 2-0 lead at Geneva Tuesday night and also held a lead in the fifth set, but the Golden Tornadoes rallied all the way back to down the Bison 3-2 (20-25, 21-25, 25-23, 25-20, 15-11).

Bison Reach 25 Wins with Two PAC Victories Saturday

Senior setter Jessica Zavatchen (Uniontown, Pa./Laurel Highlands) passed out 65 assists, as the Bethany College volleyball team went on the road to defeat Saint Vincent and Chatham by 3-0 scores Saturday, which raised the Bison’s records to 25-6 overall and 13-3 in the PAC.

Bethany Posts 3-0 Victory at Penn State-Altoona

The Bethany College volleyball team improved its record to 23-6 by coasting to a 3-0 (25-11, 25-14, 25-11) triumph at Penn State-Altoona in a non-conference match Thursday night.

Bethany Takes Split in Final Home Matches

After rolling to a 3-0 victory (25-5, 25-8, 25-22) over Waynesburg in the first match of the day, the Bethany College volleyball team suffered a 3-1 loss (18-25, 26-28, 25-22, 23-25) to Thomas More to go 1-1 in their final two home matches of the regular season Saturday.

Bethany Scores Impressive 3-1 Win at Thiel

The Bethany College volleyball team moved back into second place in the PAC and gained a season sweep over a key conference rival with a 3-1 victory (25-23, 24-26, 25-18, 25-17) at Thiel Thursday night.

Bison Suffer First Home Loss of Season to Westminster

A big lead in the opening set slipped away from the Bethany College volleyball team and visiting Westminster built off that momentum to come away with a 3-0 (31-29, 25-18, 25-23) victory over the Bison Tuesday night in Hummel Field House.

Bethany Gets to 20 Wins after Beating Denison & Allegheny

The Bethany College volleyball team reached 20 wins for the third consecutive season by defeating Denison 3-2 (25-27, 25-20, 25-21, 19-25, 15-11) and Allegheny 3-1 (25-15, 25-18, 22-25, 25-23) Saturday in a tri-match at Allegheny.

Bethany Goes on the Road for 3-1 Win at Grove City

Senior Jessica Zavatchen (Uniontown, Pa./Laurel Highlands) recorded a double-double with 39 assists and 11 kills to lead the Bethany College volleyball team to a 3-1 (25-11, 23-25, 25-15, 25-16) victory at Grove City Thursday night.

Bison Come Away with Hard-Fought 3-1 Win at Westminster

Senior Taylor Cassidy (Barboursville, W.Va./Cabell Midland) pounded down a match-high 22 kills, including the 1,000th of her career, as the Bethany College volleyball team came away from Westminster with an intense 3-1 (25-22, 22-25, 25-23, 25-22) victory.

Kline Wins 100th at Bethany, but Bison Take Split at Thomas More

The Bethany College volleyball team defeated Saint Vincent 3-0 (25-22, 25-16, 25-17) in its opening match Saturday, which was the 100th victory in head coach Courtney Kline’s tenure leading the Bison program.

Bethany Rolls to Ninth Straight Win by Downing Grove City

The Bethany College volleyball team picked up its ninth consecutive victory and remained atop the PAC standings with a 3-0 (25-16, 25-21, 25-20) triumph over visiting Grove City Tuesday night at Hummel Field House.

PAC Recognizes Cassidy's Performance on the Court

After assisting the Bethany College Women’s Volleyball team in beating out two top contenders in the conference, senior outside hitter Taylor Cassidy (Barboursville, W.Va./Cabell Midland) was named PAC Player of the Week for Sept. 24.

Bison Sit Atop PAC After Taking Down Geneva & Thiel

In a tri-match featuring three of the top programs in the PAC, the Bethany College volleyball team kept its conference record unblemished with 3-1 victories over defending league champion Geneva (22-25, 25-20, 25-18, 25-18) and Thiel (25-23, 25-23, 24-26, 25-10).

Zavatchen Reaches Another Milestone as Bison Roll in Win Over Carlow

Senior Jessica Zavatchen (Uniontown, Pa./Laurel Highlands) recorded 38 assists and 10 digs, including the 1,000th of her career, as the Bethany College volleyball team won its sixth straight Thursday with an impressive 3-0 win (25-9, 25-16, 25-11) over visiting Carlow (Pa.) University.

Bethany Rolls to 5th Straight Win with 3-0 Sweep Over Franciscan

Senior Taylor Cassidy (Barboursville, W.Va./Cabell Midland) delivered 17 kills, including the 900th of her career, and the Bethany College volleyball team served 13 aces in a 3-0 victory (25-15, 25-16, 25-13) over visiting Franciscan Tuesday night at Hummel Field House.

Bethany Rolls to 3-0 in PAC with Sweep at Waynesburg Tri-Match

The Bethany College volleyball team went to the Waynesburg Tri-Match Saturday and came home with 3-0 wins over the host Yellow Jackets (25-8, 25-20, 25-22) and Chatham (25-7, 25-10, 25-13) to improve to 10-3 overall and 3-0 in the PAC.

Bethany Off to 1-0 Start in PAC After W&J Sweep

The Bethany College volleyball team began Presidents’ Athletic Conference (PAC) play Thursday with a 3-0 (27-25, 25-15, 25-20) victory over Washington & Jefferson at Hummel Field House.

Bethany Goes 1-1 on Final Day at Hanover Tournament

After dropping a 3-1 decision to Ohio Northern to open the day, the Bethany College volleyball team bounced back to win a thrilling 3-2 match over the host school on the second day of the Hanover (Ind.) College Tournament.

Bethany Opens Hanover Tournament with Two Wins

The Bethany College volleyball team began the Hanover Tournament Friday night with 3-0 wins over Spalding (Ky.) University (28-26, 25-22, 25-15) and Anderson (Ind.) University (25-9, 25-19, 25-18).

Zavatchen Hits Milestone as Bison Sweep Volleyball Tri-Match

Senior Jessica Zavatchen (Uniontown, Pa./Laurel Highlands) passed out her 4,000th career assist during the Bethany College volleyball team’s 3-0 (25-12, 25-15, 25-7) victory at Pitt-Greensburg Wednesday night.

Bison Volleyball Comes Up Short Against Otterbein & Mount Union

After winning two tightly-contested match to open the season Friday night, the Bethany College volleyball team wasn’t as fortunate Saturday, losing to Otterbein (18-25, 21-25, 18-25) and Mount Union (17-25, 23-25, 17-25) by 3-0 scores on the final day of the Capital/Otterbein Tournament.

Bison Take Two to Open Season at Capital Tournament

The Bethany College volleyball team opened the 2012 season with a pair of victories the hard way on the first day of the Capital/Otterbein Tournament, as the Bison rallied back from one-set deficits to defeat Capital 3-1 (21-25, 25-14, 25-19, 25-23) and Transylvania 3-2 (25-20, 19-25, 21-25, 25-19, 15-13).

Bethany Volleyball Takes Second in PAC Preseason Poll

Coming on the heels of its second place finish last year, the Bethany College volleyball team was predicted to take second place again in the 2012 PAC Preseason Poll., as voted by the coaches of the league.

Bethany Aiming to Finish Run at PAC Volleyball Title in 2012

Coming off the program’s top finish ever in a PAC Tournament, a second consecutive ECAC championship and a school-record for victories, the Bethany College volleyball team brings high hopes and lofty goals into the 2012 season.

Three Bison Voted Volleyball Academic All-Americans

Following the most successful season on the court in school history, three Bethany College volleyball players were also recognized for their abilities in the classroom by earning Capital One Academic All-American honors, which were announced Tuesday by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).

Bethany's Talkington Voted First Team All-ECAC South Region

Senior Carrie Talkington (Moundsville, W.Va./John Marshall) added one more award to her senior year collection, as she was voted First Team All-ECAC South Region.

Five Bison Hhighlight All-PAC Volleyball Teams

Following a record-breaking season, five Bethany College volleyball players were voted to the All-Presidents’ Athletic Conference (PAC) teams, which were released Thursday by the conference office.

Bethany Repeats as ECAC Volleyball Champions

The Bethany College volleyball team won its second consecutive ECAC South Region Tournament Championship by defeating Swarthmore 3-0 (25-16, 25-11, 25-18) in the semifinals and PAC rival Saint Vincent 3-1 (21-25, 25-20, 25-13, 25-23) in the championship match Saturday at Hummel Field House.

Trio of Bison Volleyball Players Voted Academic All-District

Bethany College volleyball players Megan and Tiffany Hoffman (Cambridge, Ohio/John Glenn) and Jessica Zavatchen (Uniontown, Pa./Laurel Highlands) earned Capital OneFirst Team Academic All-District II honors, as announced Friday by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).

Bethany Set to Host ECAC Volleyball Final Four Saturday

After rolling to a quarterfinal victory Wednesday and the top seed was upset the same night, the second-seeded Bethany College volleyball team will host the ECAC South Region Tournament semifinals and championship Saturday at Hummel Field House.

Bethany Sweeps Marywood, Will Host ECAC Semifinals & Championship

In addition to advancing to the ECAC South Region Tournament semifinals with a 3-0 (25-14, 25-11, 25-12) victory over seventh-seeded Marywood Wednesday night, the Bethany College volleyball team (29-6) also broke the single-season school record for wins.

Bethany Earns 2nd Straight Bid to ECAC Tournament

After finishing second in the PAC Tournament and tying the school’s single-season wins record, the Bethany College volleyball team has been rewarded with a bid to the ECAC South Region Tournament for the second consecutive season.

Bethany Falls at Geneva in PAC Championship Match

After the Bethany College volleyball team took the opening game, host and top-seed Geneva rebounded to claim a 3-1 victory (23-25, 25-22, 25-17, 25-22) over the Bison Saturday in the championship match of the PAC Tournament.

Bethany Beats Thomas More to Advance to PAC Volleyball Final

The Bethany College volleyball team advanced to the PAC Tournament Championship match for the first time in school history by outlasting Thomas More for a 3-2 victory (25-18, 29-27, 19-25, 18-25, 15-11) Friday night in the conference semifinals, which were held at Geneva.

Bethany to Play for PAC Volleyball Crown this Weekend

Already with the second-most wins in school history, the Bethany College volleyball team will try to add its outstanding season when it plays for the PAC Tournament championship this weekend. Top-seeded Geneva will host the semifinals Friday night at 6 and 8 and the title match Saturday at 4.

Thomas More Edges Bison in Regular Season Finale

The Bethany College volleyball team closed the regular season on a down note Thursday with a 3-2 loss (25-16, 18-25, 28-26, 24-26, 11-15) to visiting Thomas More on Senior Night at Hummel Field House.

Bison Clinch #2 Seed with Win Over W&J

The Bethany College volleyball team (27-4) rolled to a 3-0 Presidents’ Athletic Conference (PAC) win over Washington & Jefferson Tuesday night, improving their record to 14-3 in the PAC and clinching the #2 seed in next week’s PAC Tournament.

Bethany Wins a Pair at Saint Vincent Tri-Match

After taking care of Chatham in three games, the Bethany College volleyball team made it two-for-two Saturday by dispatching Saint Vincent 3-1 to complete a tri-match on the Bearcats’ home floor in Latrobe, Pa.

Bison Lose 3-1 at Geneva in PAC Showdown

In a match-up of the top two teams in the PAC, the Bethany College volleyball team was tied at 1-1 with Geneva, but the Golden Tornadoes used big runs to pull away to win the final two games and come away with a 3-1 (25-19, 16-25, 25-19, 25-15) victory over the Bison Thursday night.

Bethany Sweeps Grove City for 24th Win

With a 3-0 victory over Presidents’ Athletic Conference (PAC) rival Grove City, the Bethany College volleyball team has now tied its second-highest total for single-season wins with 24. The Bison defeated the Wolverines by scores of 25-15, 25-14, and lastly 25-15, improving their overall record to 24-3 and 11-2 in the PAC.

Bethany Falls on the Road at Thiel 3-1

After dropping the first two games Saturday at Thiel, the Bethany College volleyball team recovered to take the third, but the hole was too big to climb out of and the Bison suffered a 3-1 loss (11-25, 19-25, 25-15, 24-26) to the Tomcats.

Talkington Leads Bison to PAC Win Over Waynesburg

Senior co-captain Carrie Talkington (Moundsville, W.Va./John Marshall) reached a career milestone Thursday night at Hummel Field House as she fueled the Bethany College volleyball team to a 3-0 win over Presidents’ Athletic Conference rival Waynesburg Yellow Jackets (8-12, 2-10 PAC).

Bethany Breezes to a 3-0 Win Over Pitt-Greensburg

The Bethany College volleyball team rolled to their 22nd win of the season Tuesday night as they dominated non-conference rival Pitt-Greensburg with a 3-0 (25-8, 25-13, 25-11) win.

Bethany Takes Split at OWU Tri-Match

After suffering just its second loss of the season by a 3-1 score to Hiram in the opening match of the day, the Bethany College volleyball team bounced back to claim a 3-0 victory over Ohio Wesleyan, who hosted the tri-match Saturday.

Bethany Avenges Only Loss with 3-1 Win Over Westminster

The Bethany College volleyball team overcame an opening set loss to take three straight and in the process, avenge its only loss of the year to Westminster, as the Bison defeated the Titans 3-1 (22-25, 25-23, 25-22, 27-25) at a raucous Hummel Field House Wednesday night.

Bethany Dominates PAC Tri-Match at Thomas More

The Bethany College volleyball team (19-1, 8-1) increased its status to leader in the Presidents’ Athletic Conference (PAC) by convincingly defeating host Thomas More and Geneva in a PAC tri-match Saturday afternoon in Crestview Hills, Ky.

Bethany Sweeps Carlow for 17th Win

The Bethany College volleyball team ran its record to 17-1 Thursday night with a 3-0 (25-18, 25-15, 29-27) triumph at Carlow.

Bethany Rebounds for Pair of Wins at Waynesburg

The Bethany College volleyball team had a nice recovery from its first loss of the season Friday, as the Bison defeated Washington & Jefferson and Waynesburg by 3-0 scores Saturday afternoon in a PAC tri-match at Waynesburg.

Bison Suffer First Loss at Westminster

Although it was able to take the opening set Friday at Westminster, the Bethany College volleyball team could not hold off the Titans, who rallied for a 3-1 (21-25, 26-24, 25-19, 25-19) victory in New Wilmington.

Bethany Wins 14th Straight with Sweep at Franciscan

The Bethany College volleyball team stepped out of conference Wednesday night and ran its record to 14-0 with a 3-0 (25-14, 25-19, 25-10) victory at Franciscan.

PAC Player of the Week Zavatchen Keeps Bison Rolling Along

An already big season so far continues to grow for Bethany College junior Jessica Zavatchen (Uniontown, Pa./Laurel Highlands), who was named the Presidents’ Athletic Conference (PAC) Volleyball Player of the Week for Sept. 19th.

Bethany Battles to Remain Undefeated

The Bethany College volleyball team emerged from Saturday’s key Presidents’ Athletic Conference (PAC) tri-match 2-0 after defeating both Thiel (24-26, 25-19, 25-19, 24-26, 15-13) and Saint Vincent (19-25, 25-21, 25-11, 24-26, 15-8) in two five-set thrillers and in the process, continued its undefeated run to open the season.

Bison Beat Grove City for 11th Straight Win

The Bethany College volleyball continued its impressive start to the season with a 3-1 victory (22-25, 25-9, 25-11, 25-18) at Grove City Wednesday night, as the Bison improved to 11-0 overall and 2-0 in the PAC.

Bethany's Talkington Earns Two Awards

After leading the Bethany College volleyball team to a perfect 6-0 week, Bison senior captain Carrie Talkington (Moundsville, W.Va./John Marshall) has been selected as the Presidents’ Athletic Conference (PAC) and ECAC South Region Volleyball Player of the Week for Sept. 12th.

Two Wins Sunday Give Bison Best Start in History

With a pair of 3-0 victories Sunday over Ohio Wesleyan and Wilmington (Ohio), the Bethany College volleyball team claimed co-first place at the Rose-Hulman Tournament and also improved to 10-0 for the best start in school history.

Bethany's Zavatchen Breaks Record as Bison Stay Unbeaten

It was a momentous first day at the Rose-Hulman Tournament for the Bethany College volleyball team, as junior setter Jessica Zavatchen (Uniontown, Pa./Laurel Highlands) broke the school’s career assists record and the Bison pulled out two more wins to remain unbeaten at 8-0.

Bison Roll to 6-0 with Tri-Match Sweep

After opening the season with four wins on the road, the Bethany College volleyball team kept up its winning ways when it returned home, as the Bison swept Chatham (25-10, 25-7, 25-9) and Penn State-Fayette (25-23, 25-15, 25-12) in a tri-match at Hummel Field House Wednesday night.

Bethany Takes First at Haverford Tourney with Two More Wins

The Bethany College volleyball team defeated Haverford 3-1 and Frostburg State 3-0 Sunday to finish an undefeated weekend at the Haverford Tournament and claim first place, marking the second consecutive season the Bison have opened the season by winning a tournament.

Bison Open Season with Two Wins at Haverford Tournament

The Bethany College volleyball team opened its 2011 season Saturday with a pair of victories on the first day of the Haverford (Pa.) College Tournament, as the Bison bested Susquehanna 3-0 (25-9, 25-13, 25-15) and Coast Guard 3-1 (25-20, 25-17, 21-25, 25-19).

Bison Volleyball Aiming to Build Off ECAC Title

While the Bethany College volleyball team enjoyed its most successful season last fall, which included a 24-13 record and its first-ever postseason appearance resulting in the ECAC South Region Tournament championship, the aspirations for the 2011 season, which starts Sept. 2 at the Haverford (Pa.) College Tournament, are even higher.

Bethany Wins ECAC South Volleyball Championship

After rallying from a 2-0 deficit to down Swarthmore 3-2 in the semifinals, the third-seeded Bethany College volleyball team swept past top-seed and host Saint Vincent 3-0 Saturday to claim the 2010 ECAC South Region Tournament Volleyball Championship.

Four Bison Voted to All-PAC Volleyball Teams

After helping lead the program to its first-ever postseason appearance, four Bethany College volleyball players were honored by being voted to the All-PAC teams, as announced by the conference office Wednesday.

Bethany Sweeps Past Stevenson into ECAC Volleyball Semifinals

Bolstered by 11 aces, including seven from sophomore Katie Kurtz (Charleroi, Pa.), the Bethany College volleyball team swept past sixth-seeded Stevenson (Md.) University 3-0 (25-21, 25-21, 25-20) Wednesday night in an ECAC South Region Volleyball Tournament quarterfinal at Hummel Field House.

Bison Volleyball Receives Bid to ECAC Tournament

For the first time in school history, the Bethany College volleyball team has earned a postseason bid, as they will be the #3 seed for the ECAC South Region Tournament that begins Wednesday night when they host #6 Stevenson (Md.) University at Hummel Field House in a quarterfinal match-up at 7 p.m.

Bethany Drops Heart-Breaker at Saint Vincent in PAC Tourney

The fifth-seeded Bethany College volleyball team (21-13) was eliminated from the PAC Tournament with a heart-breaking 3-2 (22-25, 25-23, 17-25, 25-15, 17-19) loss in Tuesday’s quarterfinal round at #4 Saint Vincent.

Bison Volleyball Sets Record with 3-2 Win at W&J

By outlasting Washington & Jefferson 3-2 (22-25, 25-23, 25-19, 24-26, 15-11) Saturday afternoon in their regular season finale, the Bethany College volleyball team (21-12, 9-7) set a new single-season school record for PAC victories.

Bethany Comes Up Short in 3-2 Loss to Westminster

For the second consecutive match, the Bethany College volleyball team came agonizingly close to taking down a higher seeded PAC rival, but came up just short with a 3-2 setback (25-20, 21-25, 25-19, 22-25, 13-15) to visiting Westminster Thursday night in their final regular season home match.

Bison Edged by Thiel in Five-Set Thriller

The Bethany College volleyball team held a two sets to one lead over visiting Thiel, but the Tomcats rallied to squeeze out a 3-2 (21-25, 25-16, 17-25, 25-10, 15-11) victory over the Bison.

Bethany Earns 20th Win with 3-1 Victory at Grove City

The Bethany College volleyball team scored a 3-1 (25-19, 25-18, 23-25, 25-19) victory at Grove City Thursday, which, in addition to improving the Bison to 8-5 in the PAC, was historic for two other reasons.

Bethany Loses First Home Match of the Season

The Bethany College volleyball team dropped their first home match of the season Tuesday night against conference foe Thomas More 3-0. The loss dropped the Bison’s record to 19-10 and 7-5 in the PAC.

Bethany's Talkington Earns PAC Accolades

Following a sparkling week on the court, Bethany College junior Carrie Talkington (Moundsville, W.Va./John Marshall) has been selected as the Presidents’ Athletic Conference (PAC) Volleyball Player of the Week for Oct. 19.

Bethany Dealt Two Narrow Losses at Defiance

Playing their second tri-match in as many days at Defiance, the Bethany College volleyball team suffered two close losses Sunday to Hanover 3-1 and Defiance 3-2, which dropped their record to 19-9 for the year.

Bethany Splits a Pair of Five-Setters at Defiance

On the opening day of a two-day trip to Defiance (Ohio) College, the Bethany College volleyball team went the distance in a pair of non-conference matches, rallying for a five-set win over Adrian (Mich.) College before losing in five sets to Transylvania (Ky.) University.

Bethany Knocks Off Saint Vincent to Stay Unbeaten at Home

Junior Carrie Talkington (Moundsville, W.Va./John Marshall) hammered a career-high 17 kills to lead the Bethany College volleyball team to a 3-1 (25-23, 28-26, 20-25, 25-13) victory over visiting Saint Vincent Thursday night at Hummel Field House.

Bison Back on Track with 3-0 Win Over Waynesburg

With a 3-0 victory (25-18, 25-14, 25-11) over visiting Waynesburg Tuesday, the Bethany College volleyball team (17-6, 6-4) not only snapped a three-game losing streak but also eclipsed their win total from last year.

Bethany Loses to PAC Front Runners Saturday

The Bethany College volleyball team made the long journey to Thomas More Saturday for a tri-match against the top two teams in the PAC and came up on the short end of 3-0 decisions against Thomas More and Westminster.

Bethany Beats Chatham, Then Drops Tight Match to Geneva

The Bethany College volleyball team equaled their win total from all of last year by defeating Chatham 3-0 (25-12, 25-16, 25-17) before losing a tightly-contested 3-1 match (25-22, 25-27, 23-25, 20-25) to Geneva in a tri-match at Chatham Wednesday.

Bison Fall at Saint Vincent, but Rebound to Beat Mount Aloysius

The Bethany College volleyball team suffered just their second PAC loss of the season with a 3-1 setback at Saint Vincent, but bounced back to defeat Mount Aloysius 3-0 to gain a split at Saint Vincent’s tri-match Saturday afternoon.

Bison Score Two More Wins to Improve to 14-2

The Bethany College volleyball team hosted a tri-match Tuesday, first sweeping past Chatham 3-0 in a PAC match before taking out Penn State-Fayette 3-0, which moved their records to 14-2 overall and 4-1 in the PAC.

Bison Split Two Matches at Mount Union Tri-Match

After blowing past Wilmington 3-0 in their first match of the day, the Bethany College volleyball team suffered just their second loss of the season with a 3-0 defeat at the hands of Mount Union, who hosted the tri-match Saturday afternoon.

Bison Win Fourth Straight with 3-1 Victory at Waynesburg

Junior Carrie Talkington (Moundsville, W.Va./John Marshall) posted 15 kills and sophomore Lauren Goodwill (Canton, Ohio/Jackson) collected 14 to pace the Bethany volleyball team to a 3-1 PAC triumph at Waynesburg Wednesday night.

Bethany Picks Up Two Big Wins at Home Tri-Match

After outlasting Geneva to win a 3-2 (25-11, 22-25, 26-24, 21-25, 15-13) thriller in the opening match of the day, the Bethany College volleyball team rolled past Grove City 3-0 (25-16, 25-15, 25-12) to finish off their home tri-match Saturday at Hummel Field House.

Bethany Cruises Past Pitt-Greensburg 3-0

Junior Carrie Talkington (Moundsville, W.Va./John Marshall) hammered 12 kills and three aces to lead the Bethany College volleyball team to a 3-0 (25-15, 25-17, 25-19) victory at Pitt-Greensburg Thursday night to improve to 8-1 for the season.

Bethany Splits at Thiel Tri-Match to Start PAC Slate

After opening PAC play with a 3-0 victory over Washington & Jefferson, the Bethany College volleyball team suffered their first loss of the year when they dropped a 3-0 decision at Thiel, who hosted the PAC tri-match Saturday afternoon.

Bison Roll on to 6-0 Start with Win at Ohio Wesleyan

Sophomores Taylor Cassidy (Barboursville, W.Va./Cabel Midland) and Meredith Holl (Mogadore, Ohio) had 12 and 11 kills, respectively, to lead the Bethany College volleyball team to a 3-0 victory at Ohio Wesleyan Friday night, which improved the Bison’s record to 6-0 this season.

Bethany's Zavatchen Named PAC Player of the Week

After leading the Bethany College volleyball team to a first place finish at last weekend’s Marietta Tournament, sophomore setter Jessica Zavatchen (Uniontown, Pa./Laurel Highlands) was selected as the Presidents’ Athletic Conference (PAC) Player of the Week for Sept. 7.

Bethany Runs Record to 5-0 with Sweep Over Franciscan

Paced by a balanced attack featuring five hitters with five or more kills, the Bethany College volleyball team swept past Franciscan 3-0 Wednesday night to improve their record to 5-0 this season.

Bethany Wins Two More, Captures First at Marietta Tournament

The Bethany College volleyball team claimed first place in the Marietta Tournament this weekend by winning two matches Saturday to sweep their four contests at the tournament, defeating both Denison (25-21, 23-25, 25-18, 25-11) and Kenyon (25-17, 17-25, 25-23, 25-16) in four sets.

Bison Volleyball Wins a Pair to Begin 2010 Season

Sophomore setter Jessica Zavatchen (Uniontown, Pa./Laurel Highlands) passed out 64 assists on the day, as the Bethany College volleyball team started the new season with 3-0 wins over LaGrange and Penn State Behrend on the first day of the Marietta Tournament.

Bethany Volleyball Aims for Continued Climb Towards PAC Top

After recording their highest victory total in 17 years last season, the Bethany College volleyball team returns 14 players and brings very high hopes into the 2010 season, which begins Sept. 3-4 at the Marietta Tournament.

Bethany to Host Volleyball Position Clinics Saturday

Despite this week's wintry weasther, the Bethany College women’s volleyball team will still host the “February Freeze” Volleyball Position Clinics on Saturday, Feb. 13, at Hummel Field House on campus.

Kline, Two Bison Honored with PAC Volleyball Honors

Bethany head volleyball coach Courtney Kline was selected as the PAC Coach of the Year and two Bison were lauded with All-PAC honors when the conference awards were announced following the tournament championship match Saturday at Thomas More.

Bethany Comes Up Short in PAC Quarterfinal

The Bethany volleyball team was able to push fourth-seeded Washington & Jefferson to the limit Tuesday night, but the Presidents pulled out a 3-2 (25-20, 21-25, 25-16, 21-25, 15-7) victory over the Bison in the PAC Quarterfinals.

Bethany's Zavatchen Receives PAC Honor

Bethany freshman Jessica Zavatchen (Uniontown, Pa./Laurel Highlands) has been chosen as the Presidents’ Athletic Conference (PAC) Volleyball Player of the Week for Nov. 2.

Bison Build Momentum for PAC's with Two Wins

By posting 3-0 sweeps over LaRoche and Grove City Saturday in a home tri-match, the Bethany volleyball team not only secured the #5 seed for next week’s PAC Tournament but also clinched their best season in 17 years.

Bison Lose 3-1 Thriller to W&J

In a possible preview of a PAC Tournament first round match, the Bethany volleyball team just came up on the short end of a 3-1 (25-22, 23-25, 23-25, 21-25) decision to visiting Washington & Jefferson Tuesday night at Hummel Field House.

Bison Take Split from Thomas More Tri-Match

The Bethany volleyball team bounced back from a 3-0 loss to Thomas More to claim a 3-1 victory over Rose-Hulman and gain a split from a tri-match at Thomas More Saturday.

Bison Clinch Tournament Berth with Win at Waynesburg

By virtue of their 3-1 (26-24, 23-25, 25-12, 25-16) victory Thursday night at Waynesburg, the Bethany volleyball team (13-12, 4-7) clinched a spot in the PAC Tournament, their first berth in the league playoffs since 2004.

Bethany Falls to Saint Vincent in 3-2 Thriller

The Bethany volleyball team (12-12) nearly rallied out of a large deficit for the second consecutive match, but came up on the short end of a 3-2 loss to visiting Saint Vincent (19-8) Tuesday night at Hummel Field House.

Bethany Roars Back to Beat Geneva 3-2

After dropping the first two sets Thursday night at Geneva, the Bethany volleyball team came all the way back to pull out a 3-2 (14-25, 21-25, 25-19, 30-28, 15-9) victory and improve to 12-11 overall this season.

Bison Nearly Sweep Tri-Match at W&J

After sweeping Chatham 3-0 (25-6, 25-13, 25-11) to start Saturday, the Bethany volleyball team was edged by Washington & Jefferson in a 3-2 (25-21, 17-25, 25-20, 23-25, 11-15) thriller in a tri-match held at W&J.

Westminster Downs Bison Volleyball in Four Sets

For the second time this season, the Bethany volleyball team extended defending conference champion Westminster to four sets but the Titans defeated the Bison (21-25, 12-25, 25-21, 19-25) Thursday night to sweep the season series.

Bethany Knocked Off by Thiel

Although the Bethany volleyball team had good starts to every set, visiting Thiel had stronger finishes and sent the Bison to a 3-0 (14-25, 19-25, 19-25) defeat Wednesday night at Hummel Field House.

Bethany Downed at Saint Vincent

Playing their third match in 24 hours, the Bethany volleyball team was even with Saint Vincent after two sets, but the Bearcats took the last two for a 3-1 (25-16, 16-25, 25-17, 29-27) over the Bison Sunday.

Bethany Splits at Thiel Tri-Match

The Bethany volleyball team split their two matches at Saturday’s tri-match at Thiel, sweeping Chatham 3-0 (25-7, 25-14, 25-19) before falling to the Tomcats 3-0 (18-25, 17-25, 23-25).

Bison Beat Waynesburg to End Lengthy Streak

Sophomores Alyssa Schrecengost (Wexford, Pa./Vincentian) and Carrie Talkington (Moundsville, W.Va./John Marshall) each posted 11 kills to lead the Bethany volleyball team to a 3-0 (25-22, 25-13, 25-19) triumph over visiting Waynesburg Wednesday night in a PAC match at Hummel Field House.

Bethany Downed Twice in Home Tri-Match

The Bethany volleyball team dropped both ends of a home tri-match Saturday, losing to Geneva 3-0 (18-25, 23-25, 17-25) and then battling defending PAC champion Westminster to four sets before losing 3-1 (15-25, 25-21, 18-25, 14-25).

Bison Continue Strong Start with 3-0 Win

The Bethany volleyball team improved to 8-4 on the season by sweeping past visiting Penn State-Fayette Wednesday night 3-0 (25-10, 25-22, 25-22).

Bison Come Up Short Against Thomas More

The Bethany volleyball team stayed with 2008 PAC runner-up Thomas More all night, but the Saints came away with a 3-0 (25-20, 25-20, 25-21) victory over the Bison Friday night at Hummel Field House.

Bison Knocked Off by Grove City in PAC Opener

The Bethany volleyball team won the first set at Grove City Wednesday night, but the Wolverines recovered to take the next three and score a 3-1 win over the Bison in the PAC opener for both schools.

Bison Take 2nd Place at Behrend Volleyball Tourney

The Bethany volleyball team recorded wins over D’Youville and Roberts Wesleyan Saturday to finish their weekend at the Penn State Behrend Tournament with a 3-1 record and take second place behind only the host school.

Bison Volleyball Splits at Behrend Tournament

After having their three-game winning streak stopped with a 3-1 loss to Penn State Behrend, the Bethany volleyball team recovered to sweep Lycoming 3-0 on the opening day of the Penn State Behrend Tournament.

Bethany's Schrecengost Named PAC Volleyball Player of the Week

Bethany sophomore Alyssa Schrecengost (Wexford, Pa./Vincentian) has been selected as the Presidents’ Athletic Conference (PAC) Volleyball Player of the Week for Sept. 8.

Bison Run Winning Streak to Three with Pitt-Greensburg Sweep

With a 3-0 (25-17, 25-22, 25-23) victory over visiting Pitt-Greensburg Wednesday night, the Bethany volleyball team continued their best start in four years, while matching their longest winning streak since that same season.

Bethany Volleyball Takes Third at LaRoche Tournament

The Bethany volleyball team swept a pair of teams Saturday on the second day of the LaRoche Tournament to finish in third place, while also raising their record to 3-1 overall.

Bison Split Two at LaRoche Tournament

The Bethany volleyball team recovered from a loss to Marietta to start the day by sweeping past Franciscan in their second match, as the Bison opened play at the LaRoche Tournament Friday night.

Bison Volleyball Starts Year with 3-1 Win at Franciscan

The Bethany volleyball team bounced back from a second set loss to win the last two and come away with a 3-1 (25-18, 21-25, 25-15, 25-21) victory at Franciscan Wednesday night in the Bison’s season opener.

Youthful Bison Volleyball Seeking Climb Up PAC Ranks

A year after having 10 freshmen among their 14 players, the Bethany volleyball team will once again carry an extremely youthful roster into the season, which will open Sept. 2 with a road match at Franciscan.

Bethany Volleyball Wins PAC Sportsmanship Award

The Bethany volleyball program has been awarded the Fall 2008 PAC Team Sportsmanship Award for their sport, as announced by the conference office Thursday (Dec. 11).

Bethany's Meadows Named Honorable Mention All-PAC

Bethany freshman Courtney Meadows (Canton, Ohio/McKinley) was named Honorable Mention All-PAC when the all-conference volleyball teams were announced over the weekend.

Bethany Comeback Falls Short Against W&J in Finale

Trailing by two sets, the Bethany volleyball team rallied to force a fifth and deciding set, but visiting Washington & Jefferson was able to escape with a 3-2 (25-17, 26-24, 17-25, 23-25, 15-9) victory over the Bison in their season finale Thursday.

Grove City Drops Bethany Volleyball 3-0

The Bethany volleyball team lost in three sets Tuesday night at Grove City in a PAC match, with the set scores finishing 25-19, 25-15, 25-21 in GCC’s favor.

Bison Drop Four-Set Decision at Waynesburg

Despite three players finishing with double digit kills, the Bethany volleyball team was defeated 3-1 (18-25, 26-28, 25-23, 23-25) in a tightly-contested PAC match at Waynesburg Saturday morning.

Bethany Volleyball Falls to Thomas More

The Bethany volleyball team nearly took a set from visiting Thomas More Friday night, but the Saints (22-5, 8-2) were able to come away with a 3-0 (25-19, 28-26, 25-9) victory over the Bison.

Bethany Takes a Set but Falls at Saint Vincent

For just the second time in their last six meetings, the Bethany volleyball team won a set from Saint Vincent, but the Bearcats came away with a 3-1 victory over the Bison Tuesday night.

Bethany Knocks Off Chatham 3-0

The Bethany volleyball team bounced back from a pair of five-set losses during the week to claim a 3-0 (25-15, 25-12, 25-15) victory over Chatham Saturday at Hummel Field House.

Bison Troubles in Fifth Sets Continue at Thiel

For the sixth time this season, the Bethany College volleyball team pushed a match to a fifth set, but unfortunately for the young Bison, they fell to 0-6 in those matches with a 3-2 loss at Thiel Thursday night.

Bethany Volleyball Loses Two at Thomas More

The Bethany College volleyball team dropped both ends of a PAC tri-match Saturday afternoon at Thomas More, losing 3-1 (23-25, 25-19, 14-25, 16-25) to Washington & Jefferson and falling 3-0 (6-25, 13-25, 22-25) to the host school.

Bison Lose Tight Contest to PAC Leader Westminster

The Bethany College volleyball team battled PAC front runner Westminster to the end of three highly competitive sets, but came up on the short end of a 3-0 loss (27-29, 24-26, 21-25).

Bethany Drops Two at PAC Tri-Match

The Bethany College volleyball team had a two-game winning streak stopped Saturday with 3-0 losses to visiting Waynesburg (20-25, 20-25, 15-25) and Saint Vincent (12-25, 21-25, 19-25) in a PAC tri-match at Hummel Field House.

Bethany Beats Carlow for Second Straight Win

Paced by freshmen Megan (36 assists) and Tiffany (26 digs) Hoffman (Cambridge, Ohio/John Glenn), the Bethany College volleyball team claimed their second consecutive victory Thursday night with a 3-1 (25-14, 23-25, 25-11, 25-21) victory over Carlow (Pa.) University.

Bison Split PAC Tri-Match to End Losing Streak

The Bethany College volleyball team recovered from a 3-1 loss to Grove City to take a 3-0 win over Chatham during a PAC tri-match held Saturday at Chatham.

Bison Volleyball Taken Down by Geneva

Playing just their second home match of the season, the Bethany College volleyball team lost 3-0 (12-25, 14-25, 24-26) to visiting Geneva Wednesday night.

Defending PAC Champion Takes Down Bison Volleyball

The Bethany College volleyball team lost by a 3-0 score (7-25, 19-25, 15-25) on the road Saturday at defending Presidents’ Athletic Conference (PAC) champion Westminster (Pa.) College (9-6, 2-0).

Bethany Loses Two Five-Setters at Case Tourney

After losing two 3-0 decisions Friday on the first night of the Case Western Reserve (Ohio) University Tournament, the Bethany College women’s volleyball team put up valiant efforts Saturday, but came up on the short end of 3-2 losses to Marietta and Pitt-Bradford Saturday.

Bethany Loses Opening Two Matches at Case Tournament

The Bethany College volleyball team opened the first day of the Case Western Reserve (Ohio) University Tournament with a pair of losses, dropping 3-0 decisions to John Carroll (Ohio) University and Case Western.

Bethany Drops PAC Opener to Thiel

The Bethany College volleyball team fell into a two-set hole Wednesday night and couldn’t climb their way out, as they fell to visiting Thiel (Pa.) College 3-1 (23-25, 15-25, 25-21, 18-25) in the PAC opener for both teams.

Bison Volleyball Grabs Fourth at LaRoche Tournament

The Bethany College volleyball team recovered from a loss in their season opener Wednesday by going 2-2 and taking fourth place at the LaRoche (Pa.) College Tournament over the weekend.

Bethany Falls in Season Opener at LaRoche

The Bethany College volleyball team had their 2008 season opener end on a down note Wednesday night with a 3-0 loss (21-25, 18-25, 21-25) at LaRoche (Pa.) College.

Young Bison Volleyball Team Looking to Make Strides in '08

With 11 freshmen on this year’s team, the Bethany College volleyball team will have a far different look in its second year under head coach Courtney Kline. The Bison open the season Sept. 3 with a match at LaRoche (Pa.) College.

Bethany's Spegal Earns Academic All-District

Just days after being named All-PAC, Bethany College senior volleyball player Lauren Spegal (Bethel Park, Pa.) scooped up another honor, as she was named Third Team ESPN the Magazine Academic All-District II by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).

Bethany's Spegal Earns Second Team All-PAC

Bethany College senior Lauren Spegal (Bethel Park, Pa.) was named Second Team All-Presidents’ Athletic Conference (PAC) by the league coaches when the teams were announced last weekend during the PAC Tournament.

Bethany Season Ends with 3-0 Loss to Grove City

With a 3-0 (9-30, 25-30, 23-30) loss to visiting Grove City (Pa.) College (19-11, 9-5) Monday night, the Bethany College volleyball team brought an end to their 2007 season with an 8-22 overall record and a 2-12 mark in the PAC.

Bison Volleyball Team Earns Split at Saint Vincent Tri-Match

The Bethany College volleyball team settled for a split during Saturday’s tri-match at Saint Vincent (Pa.) College, dropping a 3-1 decision to the host Bearcats before sweeping past Franciscan (Ohio) University 3-0 in the second contest of the day.

Bethany Loses 3-0 to First Place Thomas More

The Bethany College volleyball team (7-20, 2-11) made the long journey to Thomas More (Ky.) College Thursday night, where the Saints (22-10, 12-1) moved into a tie for first place in the PAC by dispatching the Bison 3-0 (30-18, 30-22, 30-22).

Bison Lose at Geneva 3-0

The Bethany College volleyball team lost at Geneva (Pa.) College Tuesday night, as the Golden Tornadoes claimed a 3-0 (30-24, 30-14, 30-22) victory.

Bethany Volleyball Knocked Off by Waynesburg

Senior Lauren Spegal (Bethel Park, Pa.) had 17 kills, but it wasn’t enough to keep the Bethany College volleyball team from losing a 3-0 (27-30, 16-30, 27-30) decision to visiting Waynesburg (Pa.) University (9-17, 5-6) Saturday.

Bethany Defeated at Washington & Jefferson

The Bethany College volleyball team lost at Washington & Jefferson (Pa.) College Thursday night by a 3-0 (28-30, 16-30, 26-30) score to fall to 7-17 overall and 2-9 in the PAC.

Spegal Breaks Record but Bison Fall to Thiel

Although senior Lauren Spegal (Bethel Park, Pa.) broke the school record for career kills, the Bethany College volleyball team was defeated 3-0 (13-30, 26-30, 28-30) by visiting Thiel (Pa.) College Tuesday night at Hummel Field House.

Bethany Records Seventh Win with 3-0 Decision

With a 3-0 win (30-21, 30-22, 30-23) over LaRoche (Pa.) College Friday night, the Bethany College volleyball (7-15) equaled its victory total from the 2006 season with eight matches left this year.

Bethany Falls to PAC Leading Westminster

Westminster (Pa.) College (12-11, 8-1) moved into a tie for first place in the PAC with a 3-0 (30-15, 30-24, 30-15) victory over the Bethany College women’s volleyball team (6-15, 2-7) Wednesday night.

Bethany Sweeps Past Chatham

Senior Lauren Spegal (Bethel Park, Pa.) recorded 21 kills to lead the Bethany College volleyball team (6-14, 2-6) to a 3-0 (30-18, 30-15, 30-22) triumph at Chatham (Pa.) University Monday night.

Bison Volleyball Drops Three at Quad Match

The Bethany College volleyball team lost a trio of matches Saturday afternoon at the Bethany Quad Match, which included Geneva (Pa.) College, Saint Vincent (Pa.) College and Thomas More (Ky.) College.

Bison Drop Two at Thiel Tri-Match

The Bethany College volleyball team dropped a pair of Presidents’ Athletic Conference (PAC) matches Saturday afternoon in a tri-match at Thiel (Pa.) College, which lowered their record to 5-11 overall and 1-5 in the league.

Bethany Drops PAC Match to Westminster

The Bethany College volleyball team fell to 5-9 overall and 1-3 in the PAC with a 3-0 loss (18-30, 26-30, 30-32) to visiting Westminster (Pa.) College (6-10, 3-0) Wednesday night.

BC's Spegal Garners PAC Player of the Week Honors

The Presidents’ Athletic Conference (PAC) has selected Bethany College senior Lauren Spegal (Bethel Park, Pa.) as its Volleyball Player of the Week for Sept. 24.

Bison Claim First PAC Win with 3-0 Victory Over Chatham

Senior Lauren Spegal (Bethel Park, Pa.) hammered down 16 kills, as the Bethany College volleyball team won its first PAC match of the season Wednesday night by a 3-0 score (30-15, 30-17, 30-15) over visiting Chatham (Pa.) University (1-10, 0-3).

BC Volleyball Pulls Out Five-Game Win Over Franciscan

After spoiling Franciscan (Ohio) University’s home opener on Sept. 3, the Bethany College volleyball team nearly had the favor returned by visiting Barons Monday night, but the Bison rallied from a game down to register a 3-2 (29-31, 30-9, 28-30, 30-14, 15-8) victory.

Bethany Volleyball Begins PAC Play with Two Losses

The Bethany College volleyball team (3-8, 0-2) opened PAC competition Saturday by dropping 3-0 decisions to Grove City (Pa.) College and Waynesburg (Pa.) University.

Spegal Hits Milestone as BC Splits at Behrend Tourney

Bethany College senior Lauren Spegal (Bethel Park, Pa.) recorded her 1,000 career kill Saturday, as the Bison volleyball team (3-6) split a pair of matches on the final day of the Penn State Behrend Tournament.

Bison Drop Opening Two Matches at Behrend Tournament

On the first day of the Penn State Behrend Invitational, the Bethany College volleyball team dropped both matches Friday night, losing to D’Youville (N.Y.) College in four games before losing in three to SUNY-Fredonia.

Bethany Sweeps Past Franciscan To Raise Record 2-3

The Bethany College volleyball team won their second consecutive match Monday night by sweeping past Franciscan (Ohio) University 3-0 (30-24, 30-23, 30-24), which improved their record to 2-3 on the season.

Bison Volleyball Goes 1-3 at OWU Tourney to Start Season

The Bethany College volleyball team began the 2007 campaign this weekend at the Ohio Wesleyan University Tournament, where they took seventh place overall with a 1-3 record.

New Coach has Bethany Aiming for Improvement

New head coach Courtney Kline will have six returners and eight newcomers to work with in her first year at the helm, as the Bethany College volleyball program will be trying to improve upon last year’s finish and move towards the top of the PAC.
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