2010-11 Bryant University Volleyball News Archives

  • RI coaching icon joins staff
    May 16, 2011
    Rhode Island coaching legend Luis Carvalho joins the Bryant volleyball coaching staff for 2011 season
  • Nicholas Receives Jim Thorpe Award
    April 19, 2011
    Bryant standout athlete Sherika Nicholas was recently awarded the Jim Thorpe Award by the ICC
  • Stoner travels to NCAA Symposium
    March 17, 2011
    SMITHFIELD, R.I. – Bryant University junior Jazmin Stoner (Durango, Colo.), an outside hitter on the Bulldogs’ volleyball team, recently experienced an opportunity not to many student-athletes could ever encounter. Stoner participated in the annual two-day NCAA Women’s leadership Symposium earlier this semester in San Antonio, Texas.
  • Schoolhouse Rock
    February 03, 2011
    Bryant student-athletes excel in the classroom as 74 earn NEC Academic Honor Roll recognition
  • Bulldogs earn 18 Division I wins in 2010
    December 08, 2010
    Volleyball finishes third Division I season with winning record, most victories in Rhode Island
  • Bulldogs ink four in Class of 2015
    November 23, 2010
    Head coach Theresa Garlacy announces four student-athletes as next incoming freshman class
  • Volleyball falls in season finale
    November 14, 2010
    Bulldogs honor senior Robyn Gardner but can't get the win in 3-1 loss to Terriers
  • Double-doubles vault Bulldogs to win
    November 10, 2010
    Stoner, Klein pace Bryant to 3-1 road victory over NEC foe Quinnipiac; both record double-doubles
  • BURGESS NAMED MOLTEN/NEC ROOKIE OF THE WEEK
    November 08, 2010
    SMITHFIELD, R.I. -- With 19 kills and five blocks on a 1-1 weekend for the Bryant University volleyball team, freshman Mariah Burgess (Urbana, Ill.) earned the first weekly honor of her career, named the Molten/Northeast Conference Rookie of the Week, as announced by league officials Monday.
  • BRYANT FIGHTS BACK BUT FALLS JUST SHORT, DROPS 3-2 DECISION AT FDU SUNDAY
    November 07, 2010
    SMITHFIELD, R.I. – The Bryant University volleyball team made up an early 2-0 deficit, but couldn’t complete the comeback in the crucial fifth set, falling to Fairleigh Dickinson on the road, 3-2, Sunday afternoon.
  • VOLLEYBALL PICKS UP 3-1 VICTORY AT LIU, SETS NEW MARK FOR WINS IN DI ERA
    November 06, 2010
    Brooklyn, N.Y. - The Bryant University women’s volleyball team picked up a solid 3-1 win over Long Island University Saturday afternoon at LIU’s Wellness Center. Game scores were 13-25, 25-19, 25-17, 25-20. The Bulldogs visit Fairleigh Dickinson Sunday.
  • DOMINANT PLAYERS RULED THE DECADE AS BULLDOG VOLLEYBALL UNVEILS ALL-DECADE TEAM
    November 01, 2010
    SMITHFIELD, R.I. – The Bryant University women’s volleyball program announced its All-Decade Team Monday afternoon, honoring 12 standout players who led the Bulldogs to success over the past 10 years. The past decade saw the Bryant women's volleyball team average 26 wins per season, go on a 50-game winning streak in conference play and qualify for eight-consecutive NCAA tournaments. Bulldog volleyball has been one of the most successful programs in the school's history and has seen seven players inducted into the Bryant University Athletics Hall of Fame.
  • BRYANT FALTERS LATE, FALLS TO ROBERT MORRIS IN FIVE SETS
    October 31, 2010
    SMITHFIELD, R.I. – The Bryant University volleyball team couldn’t maintain a 2-0 match lead Sunday afternoon, giving Robert Morris a window to climb back into the game and eventually overtake the Bulldogs in five sets, 3-2, at the Chace Athletic Center.
  • BURGESS’S CAREER-HIGH 11 KILLS LEAD BULLDOGS PAST RED FLASH, 3-1, SATURDAY AT HOME
    October 30, 2010
    SMITHFIELD, R.I. – A pair of rookies paced the Bryant University volleyball team to a 3-1 win over Northeast Conference foe Saint Francis (PA), as freshman Mariah Burgess (Urbana, Ill.) posted a career-high 11 kills to lead the Bulldogs Saturday night at the Chace Athletic Center.
  • BRYANT DROPS 3-1 DECISION TO CENTRAL CONNECTICUT WEDNESDAY NIGHT AT HOME
    October 27, 2010
    SMITHFIELD, R.I. – Junior Maria Scocca (Melrose, Mass.) and rookie Kaitlyn Klein (Modesto, Calif.) tied a match high with 12 kills apiece, but the Bryant University volleyball team couldn’t avoid taking back-to-back losses, dropping a 3-1 decision to Central Connecticut at home Wednesday night.
  • PIONEERS STAY UNDEFEATED IN CONFERENCE, TOPPLE BULLDOGS, 3-0, SUNDAY AFTERNOON
    October 24, 2010
    SMITHFIELD, R.I. – Six kills from junior Jazmin Stoner (Durango, Colo.) would mark the peak of the Bulldogs’ offensive output against Sacred Heart Sunday afternoon, while classmate Maria Scocca (Melrose, Mass.) chipped in five kills and a match-best five blocks as the Bryant University volleyball team fell to the Pioneers, 3-0, at the Chace Athletic Center.
  • BRYANT GETS BIG 3-0 WIN OVER INTRASTATE RIVAL PROVIDENCE COLLEGE WEDNESDAY AT HOME
    October 20, 2010
    SMITHFIELD, R.I. – Freshman Kaitlyn Klein (Modesto, Calif.) racked up 13 kills to lead the match while junior Maria Scocca (Melrose, Mass.) added 11 to pace the Bryant University volleyball team to a 3-0 win over crosstown rival Providence College Wednesday night at the Chace Athletic Center.
  • BULLDOGS FIGHT BACK BUT CAN’T OVERCOME TERRIERS, FALL ON ROAD, 3-2
    October 17, 2010
    SMITHFIELD, R.I. – Junior Jazmin Stoner (Durango, Colo.) returned to the Bryant lineup with a bang, recording a team-best 18 kills, while sophomore Jadith Lorenzo (Lawrence, Mass.) and senior Robyn Gardner (Lake Brantley, Fla.) chipped in match highs of their own, but it wouldn’t be enough to earn the win as the Bulldogs fell to St. Francis (NY), 3-2, Sunday on the road.
  • PIONEERS AMBUSH BULLDOGS, BRYANT DROPS 3-0 DECISION ON ROAD
    October 16, 2010
    SMITHFIELD, R.I. – Sacred Heart didn’t need long to dismantle an injury-ridden Bulldog side Saturday afternoon on its home court, as Dianis Mercado put down a match-best 14 kills to lead the Pioneers to a 3-0 victory over the Bryant University volleyball team to remain the only squad still undefeated in Northeast Conference play.
  • GAFFNEY NAMED MOLTEN/NEC ROOKIE OF THE WEEK FOR SECOND TIME THIS SEASON
    October 12, 2010
    SMITHFIELD, R.I.- For the second time this season Kendall Gaffney (Colorado Springs, Colo.) was tabbed with Northeast Conference honors, being named Molten/NEC Rookie of the Week. The freshman is currently third on the team in kills per set (1.94) and third on the team in hitting percentage (.147).
  • BRYANT DROPS 3-2 DECISION AGAINST LONG ISLAND SUNDAY AFTERNOON AT HOME
    October 10, 2010
    SMITHFIELD, R.I. – Junior Maria Scocca (Melrose, Mass.) returned to full force Sunday afternoon, collecting a team-best 13 kills and a match-high five blocks, but the Bryant University volleyball team couldn’t outlast Long Island University, dropping the contest, 3-2.
  • BULLDOGS MAKE QUICK WORK OF FAIRLEIGH DICKINSON ON HOMECOMING, WIN IN THREE
    October 09, 2010
    SMITHFIELD, R.I. – Rookie Kendall Gaffney (Colorado Springs, Colo.) knocked down a match-best 13 kills and sophomore setter Jadith Lorenzo (Lawrence, Mass.) recorded her 14th double-double of the season while the Bryant University volleyball team made quick work of league rival Fairleigh Dickinson, taking a 3-0 win over the Knights at home Saturday afternoon.
  • LORENZO, ASSISTANT COACH CEGARRA NAMED TO EAGLE-TRIBUNE ALL-DECADE VOLLEYBALL TEAM
    October 06, 2010
    SMITHFIELD, R.I. -- One current Bulldog and one former Bryant volleyball player-turned-assistant-coach highlight the Eagle-Tribune's dominant all-decade girls volleyball team.
  • GAFFNEY’S CAREER HIGH NOT ENOUGH TO PUSH BULLDOGS PAST CRUSADERS, FALL TO HOLY CROSS, 3-2, WEDNESDAY NIGHT
    October 06, 2010
    SMITHFIELD, R.I. – Rookie Kendall Gaffney (Colorado Springs, Colo.) led the match with a career-high 20 kills and recorded her third double-double of the season while sophomore setter Jadith Lorenzo (Lawrence, Mass.) put up a double-double effort of her own, but it wouldn’t be enough to get the Bryant University volleyball team the win, falling to Holy Cross on the road, 3-2.
  • BRYANT DROPS 3-1 DECISION TO SAINT FRANCIS (PA) SUNDAY ON THE ROAD
    October 03, 2010
    SMITHFIELD, R.I. – Freshman Kendall Gaffney (Colorado Springs, Colo.) posted 10 kills and three aces to lead the Bulldogs Sunday afternoon, but didn’t find the help she needed as the Bryant University volleyball team fell to Northeast Conference foe Saint Francis (PA), 3-1, on the road to close out weekend action.
  • BRYANT VOLLEYBALL DROPS NEC CONTEST, 3-0, TO ROBERT MORRIS
    October 02, 2010
    SMITHFIELD, R.I. – The Bryant University volleyball team dropped to 1-2 in Northeast Conference play, falling at Robert Morris, 3-0, on the road Saturday afternoon. Freshman Kendal Gaffney (Colorado Springs, Colo.) paced the Bulldogs with seven kills on the day while senior Robyn Gardner (Longwood, Fla.) recorded a match high 19 digs to lead the visiting squad.
  • BRYANT VOLLEYBALL TO RUN DIG PINK CAMPAIGN FOR BREAST CANCER AWARENESS
    October 01, 2010
    SMITHFIELD, R.I. – The Bryant University volleyball team will be running its annual Dig Pink campaign to raise money and awareness for breast cancer on Saturday, Oct. 9, when the Bulldogs host Northeast Conference foe Fairleigh Dickinson on Homecoming Weekend (5 p.m.), and will continue the push through the remainder of the 2010 season.
  • BRYANT BULLDOGS WELCOME BACK ALUMNI FOR HOMECOMING WEEKEND OCTOBER 8-10
    September 27, 2010
    SMITHFIELD, R.I. – The Bulldogs will be welcoming back their alumni October 8-10, 2010 to celebrate Homecoming & Reunion Weekend, an event that is highlighted by the football team’s 1 p.m. game against Northeast Conference rival Sacred Heart at Bulldog Stadium. Varsity games for six different teams as well as activities for alumni will take place throughout the weekend.
  • BACKED BY LORENZO’S TRIPLE-DOUBLE, BULLDOGS RETURN TO WINNING WAYS WITH 3-2 VICTORY OVER QUINNIPIAC
    September 26, 2010
    SMITHFIELD, R.I. – Sophomore setter Jadith Lorenzo (Lawrence, Mass.) recorded the program’s first triple-double since 2008 and just the second since 1997, while five different Bulldogs set new career highs as the Bryant University volleyball team fought for a 3-2 victory over league rival Quinnipiac at home Sunday afternoon.
  • VOLLEYBALL FALLS IN CONFERENCE OPENER, 3-0, TO CENTRAL CONNECTICUT SATURDAY ON ROAD
    September 25, 2010
    SMITHFIELD, R.I. – The Bryant University volleyball team couldn’t keep its win streak alive as the Bulldogs kicked off 2010 Northeast Conference play, falling to Central Connecticut, 3-0, Saturday afternoon in New Britain, Conn.
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