2014 Brandeis Volleyball News
November 8, 2014
Volleyball closes season with 3-0 loss to NYU
The Judges had their best match of the UAA tournament, but couldn't get past the Violets despite a season-high 10 kills from Shemira Pennyman.
November 7, 2014
Volleyball headed to seventh-place match at UAA Championships
The Judges fell to No. 5 Washington and Case Western Reserve in their first two matches at the UAA Championships at Carnegie Mellon. Brandeis will face NYU tomorrow morning at 10 a.m. in the 7th-place match.
November 1, 2014
Brandeis Volleyball falls to Babson, 3-1, and holds on to beat ECSU, 3-1, on Senior Day
The Brandeis Volleyball wasn't able to take down Babson in the early game of a tri-match but finished on a good note by beating Eastern Connecticut.
October 28, 2014
Volleyball tops Lasell, 3-0
The Judges snapped a long skid with a season-high .272 hitting percentage. Summer Koop had a match-high seven kills.
October 24, 2014
Volleyball drops three at Hall of Fame Invitational
Maddie Engeler claimed All-Tournament honors, but the Judges were unable to pick up a victory in matches against Middlebury, Amherst and Tufts.
October 18, 2014
Volleyball claims eighth seed at UAA Championships
The Judges were swept by Case, Carnegie Mellon and Emory before picking up a win in the third set of a 3-1 loss to Rochester.
October 15, 2014
Liz Hood profiled by BrandeisNow
Julian Cardillo '14 profiled senior Liz Hood, who has played through pain the last two seasons.
October 5, 2014
Volleyball drops first three UAA matches
Julie Kim recorded two double-doubles, but it wasn't enough against the #4 team in the nation in WashU, the defending UAA champs from Chicago and their rivals from NYU.
September 30, 2014
Volleyball falls to Endicott in three sets
The Judges got nine kills from senior Shemira Pennyman, but couldn't overcome tough defense by the Gulls.
September 27, 2014
Volleyball drops a pair at Colby-Sawyer
Despite a team-high 13 kills on the afternoon by sophomore Jessica Kaufman, including 10 in the first match, the Judges saw their three-match winning streak snapped by Emmanuel and CSC.
September 23, 2014
Volleyball outlasts Simmons, 3-2, for third win in a row
The Judges survived a test from coach Alesia Vaccari's former squad. Rookie setter Julie Kim had a double-double with 42 assists and 13 digs.
September 18, 2014
Brandeis Volleyball beats Emerson in 3
The Judges earn a clear victory over the visiting opponent, the Emerson Lions.
September 16, 2014
Volleyball rallies from two sets down to defeat Wheaton, 3-2
Liz Hood (left) had 15 kills, while Summer Koop (right) swung at a .444 clip and had four blocks, including one with rookie Jessie Moore on match point.
September 12, 2014
Volleyball goes 1-2 at Trinity Invitational
The Judges picked up a win over Eastern Conn. in 3, but were swept by the host Bantams and dropped a tough five-setter to Western New England.
September 6, 2014
Gutner-Davis named All-Tournament at Brandeis Invitational
The Judges dropped a dramatic five-set match against Wesleyan before getting swept by Wellesley. Senior middle blocker/right side Carly Gutner-Davis had nine kills on the day after missing Friday's match.
September 5, 2014
2014 Brandeis Volleyball Invitational Results
Full results from the first home tournament of the year!
September 5, 2014
Volleyball drops home opener to Coast Guard in three
The Judges played tight in the first two sets, erasing five set points before falling in the second, but the Bears pulled away in the third. Summer Koop led the Judges with seven kills and .400 hitting percentage.
September 2, 2014
Bernaiche, Soboff claim UAA Athlete of the Week honors
Elsie Bernaiche set Brandeis's career digs record, while Michael Soboff earned MVP honors at the Keene State Classic.
August 30, 2014
Koop, Bernaiche star as volleyball goes 1-2 at WCSU in Vaccari's debut
Elsie Bernaiche set the school's career digs record over the weekend, while Summer Koop had a terrific offensive showing in head coach Alesia Vaccari's first Brandeis win.
June 27, 2014
Alesia Vaccari named Brandeis volleyball coach
Vaccari, a two-time All-American setter at Springfield College, joins the Judges from Simmons College. She was the 2011 GNAC Coach of the Year and was named to the AVCA's Thirty Under Thirty in 2012.