Brandeis announces 2009 Hall of Fame classThe Brandeis University Department of Athletics and the Friends of Brandeis Athletics (FOBA) are proud to announce the members of the Class of 2009 to the Brandeis Athletics Hall of Fame. The 13th Hall of Fame Class will be inducted at an 11:00 a.m. brunch ceremony at the Westin Hotel in Waltham on November 1.
Wingenbach named MVP as Brandeis wins Judges ClassicSenior Lorraine Wingenbach (Buffalo, N.Y.) was named tournament MVP and sophomore middle blocker Nicole Smith (Marietta, Ga.) also earned All-tournament honors as the Brandeis volleyball team topped three out-of-region teams for the Judges Classic title.
Volleyball falls to Wellesley, 3-0, in first round of Hall of Fame tournamentThe sixth-seeded Brandeis volleyball team dropped its first-round match at the Hall of Fame Invitational today, falling to third-seeded Wellesley, 3-0. Set scores were 25-22, 25-15, 25-17. The Judges will face seventh seed Bowdoin tomorrow morning and then either Williams or host Smith College in the afternoon.
Volleyball falls to No. 4 WashU, bounces back against CaseThe Brandeis University volleyball team dropped its first match on second day of play of the University Athletic Association round robin, falling to fourth-ranked Washington University, 3-0, but the Judges bounced back to defeat Case Western Reserve University by the same score.
Wingenbach becomes all-time kills leader as volleyball tops CMU and RochesterBrandeis senior outside Lorraine Wingenbach (Buffalo, N.Y.) tied the Judges' all-time kill mark with her last kill in a 3-1 win over Carnegie Mellon and broke it with her first in a 3-0 defeat of Rochester as Brandeis hosted the first day of the season's second UAA Round Robin. She finished the day with 1,725 kills, surpassing Julie Hootnick '01's total of 1,717.
Volleyball splits tri-match at Coast GuardSenior All-American outside hitter Lorraine Wingenbach (Buffalo, N.Y.) recorded a pair of doubles-doubles as the volleyball team split a tri-match at Coast Guard, falling to the hosts and defeating Keene State.
Volleyball drops two in UAA actionThe Brandeis volleyball team suffered two more University Athletic Association losses at the first UAA round robin at Carnegie Mellon University. Despite falling to NYU, 3-2, and the University of Chicago, 3-0, the Judges were competitive, as all six of their set losses were by five points or less, including three two-point losses.
Volleyball falls to Amherst, 3-1The Brandeis University volleyball team dropped its second-straight road match tonight, falling to Amherst College, 3-1 (25-23, 19-25, 25-17, 25-23). With the loss, Brandeis falls to 8-3 on the season, while Amherst improves to 10-1.
Volleyball sees five-match win streak halted at Tufts, 3-1In a closely contested match, the Brandeis volleyball team suffered a 3-1 setback at the hands of unbeaten Tufts, 3-1 (25-22, 25-21, 27-29, 25-23) on the Cousens Gymnasium in Medford Tuesday night. The teams entered play with two of the better records in New England early in the 2008 season, but the Jumbos remained undefeated at 9-0 and Brandeis fell to 8-2.
Four from Brandeis earn UAA Athlete of the Week honors, Sept. 15Four Brandeis student-athletes have been selected as the University Athletic Association (UAA) Player of the Week for the week ending Sept. 14. Junior Lee Bloom of West Hartford, Conn., was honored for golf; sophomore Rachel Rosman of Bonita Springs, Fla., for women's tennis; sophomore Paige Blasco of Greeley, Colo., for volleyball; and rookie Sean O'Hare of Southampton, Mass., for men's soccer.
Judges sweep RIC to finish 4-0 at Brandeis Volleyball InvitationalThe hosts put together a perfect 4-0 record at the Brandeis Volleyball Invitational today with sweeps of Trinity (Conn.) College and Rhode Island College. The Judges topped the Bantams, 25-22, 26-24, 25-16, and downed the Anchorwomen by scores of 25-20, 25-8, 25-17. Sophomore outside hitter Paige Blasco (Greely, Colo.) earned All-Tournament honors for the Judges.
Volleyball sweeps Trinity, 3-0The hosts put together a perfect 4-0 record at the Brandeis Volleyball Invitational today with sweeps of Trinity (Conn.) College and Rhode Island College. The Judges topped the Bantams, 25-22, 26-24, 25-16, and downed the Anchorwomen by scores of 25-20, 25-8, 25-17. Sophomore outside hitter Paige Blasco (Greely, Colo.) earned All-Tournament honors for the Judges.
Volleyball suffers 3-1 loss to Wellesley in battle of unbeatensThe Brandeis volleyball team (3-1) suffered its first loss of the season as their six-match winning streak dating to last November was snapped by the visiting Wellesley College Blue (4-0) in a battle of unbeaten teams in Red Auerbach Arena tonight. Set scores were 25-20, 25-14, 24-26, 25-22.
Volleyball downs Johnson & Wales and MITThe Brandeis volleyball team improved to 3-0 on the season today with a pair of wins in a trimatch at MIT. The Judges topped Johnson and Wales University in the opener, 3-1, and defeated the hosts in the first five-set match for the Judges, 3-2.