• NEW ENGLAND: Beacons Capture NCAA Regional
    November 17, 2013
    WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. – For the second straight year UMass Boston volleyball (24-15) has overcome challenge after challenge to once again hoist the maple and bronze as the Beacons hoisted the 2013 NCAA Division III New England Regional title following a 3-1 win over the host Ephs of Williams College Sunday afternoon at Chandler Gymnasium.
  • NEW ENGLAND: UMass Boston Advances Past Roger Williams
    November 16, 2013
    WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. – The improbable season continues as volleyball (23-15) overcame a less than stellar performance to defeat the Hawks of Roger Williams University (31-4) to earn a spot in the NCAA Division III Regional Tournament championship match Saturday afternoon at Chandler Gymnasium on the campus of Williams College.
  • NEW ENGLAND: Beacons Sweep Blue In Quarterfinals
    November 15, 2013
    WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. – Led by Corrine Porter's (Huntington Beach, Calif.) nine kills and 17 digs, volleyball powered past the Blue of Wellesley College to earn a 3-0 win Friday afternoon in the first round of the NCAA Division III Regional Tournament hosted by Williams College.
  • Elizabeth Glavan Named AVCA All-Region Honoree
    November 15, 2013
    LEXINGTON, Ky. – After being named the program's first Little East Conference Defensive Player of the Year earlier this week, freshman libero Elizabeth Glavan (Edina, Minn.) was named an American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) All-Region Honorable Mention.
  • Little East Announces 2013 Volleyball Awards Program
    November 12, 2013
    NORTH DARTMOUTH, Mass. – The University of Massachusetts Boston captured two of the four major awards, when the conference office released its 2013 All-Little East volleyball teams. Beacon freshman Julia Murphy (Canton, Mass.) was named the Co-Offensive Player of the Year with Keene State sophomore Angela Silveri (Poughquag, N.Y.), while classmate Elizabeth Glavan (Edina, Minn.) was selected as the Defensive Player of the Year. Eastern Connecticut State University freshman Adrianna Mihalek (Woodbury, Conn.) was chosen as the Rookie of the Year, while University of Southern Maine’s Tom Gardner was tabbed as the Coach of the Year.
  • 2013 Little East Volleyball Report #10
    November 11, 2013
    NORTH DARTMOUTH, Mass. -- University of Massachusetts Boston freshman Patsy Boland (Chicago, Ill.) was tabbed as the Most Outstanding Player of the 2013 Little East Volleyball Championship for this performance on the court this past weekend.
  • Beacons Claim 5th Straight Little East Volleyball Title
    November 10, 2013
    BOSTON - With another match changing performance from the tournament’s Most Outstanding Player Patsy Boland (Chicago, Ill.) volleyball won their fifth straight Little East Conference tournament title as they defeated the second-seeded Owls of Keene State College by the final score of 3-1 Sunday afternoon at the Clark Athletic Center Gymnasium.
  • UMass Boston Advances To Little East Volleyball Championship
    November 09, 2013
    BOSTON - Led by a dominating performance from freshman hitter Patsy Boland (Chicago, Ill.) volleyball (20-15) cruised to their sixth straight Little East Conference tournament championship appearance after handing the Colonials of Western Connecticut State University (25-9) a 3-0 loss Saturday afternoon at the Clark Athletic Center in the first of two semi-final matches played at UMass Boston.
  • Keene State Edges Plymouth State To Advance To Little East Finals
    November 09, 2013
    BOSTON - What looked like a potential shutout quickly turned into a battle of attrition as the second seeded Owls of Keene State College (20-12) managed to rally after losing a 2-0 lead to beat out the third seeded Panthers of Plymouth State University (17-16) by the score of 3-2 Saturday afternoon at the UMass Boston Clark Athletic Center Gymnasium in the second Little East Conference Tournament semifinal match.
  • Panthers Edge Huskies To Reach Little East Semifinals
    November 06, 2013
    PLYMOUTH, N.H. – Plymouth State University had four players post double-digit kills Tuesday evening as the third-seeded Panthers held off sixth-seeded University of Southern Maine, 3-2, in a Little East Conference Women's Volleyball Tournament quarterfinal match at PSU's Foley Gymnasium.
  • Western Connecticut Sweeps Eastern Connecticut To Advance To Semifinals
    November 05, 2013
    DANBURY, Conn. - The Western Connecticut State University volleyball team came from behind to win both the second and third sets as it advanced to the semi-finals of the Little East Conference Volleyball Tournament with a 3-0 victory over in-state rival Eastern Connecticut State University Tuesday night at Feldman Arena.
  • 2013 Little East Volleyball Report #9
    November 04, 2013
    NORTH DARTMOUTH, Mass. -- University of Massachusetts Boston Julia Murphy (Canton, Mass.) was selected as the Little East Volleyball Rookie of the Week this afternoon by the conference office.
  • 2013 Little East Volleyball Report #8
    October 29, 2013
    NORTH DARTMOUTH, Mass. --Keene State College Sammy Dormio (Leesburg, Va.) was named the Little East Volleyball Defensive Player of the Week this afternoon by the conference office.
  • Beacons Capture No. 1 Seed In Volleyball Championship
    October 29, 2013
    BOSTON -- On a day in which volleyball honored their four senior members the Beacons perhaps gave their teammates the biggest gift of all as they claimed their fifth straight and third outright Little East Conference Regular Season crown following a 3-0 win over Plymouth State University Tuesday evening in the Clark Athletic Center Gymnasium.
  • 2013 Little East Volleyball Report #7
    October 21, 2013
    NORTH DARTMOUTH, Mass. -- University of Massachusetts Boston freshman Elizabeth Glavan (Edina, Minn.) was chosen as the Little East Defensive Player of the Week this afternoon by the conference office.
  • 2013 Little East Volleyball Report #6
    October 14, 2013
    NORTH DARTMOUTH, Mass. -- University of Massachusetts Boston senior Megan Pollock (Wilton, Calif.) was named the Little East Volleyball Offensive Player of the Week this afternoon by the conference office.
  • 2013 Little East Volleyball Report #5
    October 07, 2013
    NORTH DARTMOUTH, Mass. -- University of Southern Maine freshman Kristina Rubico (Chelmsford, Mass.) was tabbed as the Little East Volleyball Rookie of the Week this afternoon by the conference office.
  • 2013 Little East Volleyball Report #4
    September 30, 2013
    NORTH DARTMOUTH, Mass. -- University of Massachusetts Boston freshman Julia Murphy (Canton, Mass.) was tabbed as the Little East Volleyball Rookie of the Week this afternoon by the conference office.
  • 2013 Little East Volleyball Report #3
    September 23, 2013
    NORTH DARTMOUTH, Mass. -- Keene State College sophomore Madeline Nossif (Portsmouth, N.H.) was selected as the Little East Volleyball Offensive Player of the Week this afternoon by the conference office.
  • Thompson Inks Professional Contract With VC Tirol
    September 17, 2013
    BOSTON – Add another first to the already impressive resume for three-time AVCA All-American and recent volleyball graduate Shannon Thompson '13. The Moorpark, California native recently became the first player in program history to sign a professional contract and is now a member of the VC Tirol out of Innsbruck, Austria.
  • 2013 Little East Volleyball Report #2
    September 16, 2013
    NORTH DARTMOUTH, Mass. -- Plymouth State University senior Kaitlyn Tedeschi (Pascoag, R.I.) was named the Little East Volleyball Offensive Player of the Week this afternoon by the conference office.
  • 2013 Little East Volleyball Report #1
    September 09, 2013
    NORTH DARTMOUTH, Mass. -- Eastern Connecticut State University senior Erynn Miller (Stratford, Conn.) was selected as the Little East Volleyball Defensive Player of the Week by the conference office this afternoon.
  • UMass Boston Near Unanimous Pick In 2013 Volleyball Preseason Poll
    August 29, 2013
    NORTH DARTMOUTH, Mass. – The Little East volleyball coaches have voted the University of Massachusetts Boston as the preseason frontrunner to capture the 2013 conference championship. The four-time defending champion Beacons are coming off a 20-12 season that included the program’s second NCAA Division III New England Regional Championship in the past three years.
  • Houlihan Promoted to UMass Boston Co-Head Volleyball Coach
    August 19, 2013
    BOSTON – After just one season serving as the associate head volleyball coach, Mike Houlihan has once again been promoted this time taking over the role as Co-Head Coach alongside two-time AVCA New England Region Coach of the Year Terry Condon, who enters her ninth season with the Beacons.
  • Johnson Named Rhode Island College Interim Volleyball Coach
    August 12, 2013
    PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Kristen Johnson has been named the interim Head Women’s Volleyball Coach at Rhode Island College. She takes over for former Head Coach Elysce Tackmann, who stepped down earlier this summer, after serving two years as an assistant coach.