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UMW women’s volleyball team holds their heads high after disappointing loss

November 9, 2017 |


Senior Writer

On Nov. 4 UMW women’s volleyball completed their impressive 2017 season. After losing many senior leaders and players in the offseason, many did not know what to expect this year. With so many changes to the rotation, it was unclear what this new team would accomplish and if they could handle the pressure and expectations placed upon them from the previous season. Now that the season is over, it is safe to say that UMW volleyball still has the fire and grit of last year, even with the changes. The team ended their season with a 19-10 record and a conference championship appearance.Read More

Volleyball dominates this week, earning two big wins

October 5, 2017 |


Staff Writer

UMW’s varsity volleyball team dominated the conference games against Marymount last Wednesday and Saint Mary’s on Saturday. Between the two games, there were a total of 87 kills, 85 aces from serves, and 85 digs.Read More

Got served: UMW Volleyball fails to get a win at the UMW Invitational

September 13, 2017 |


Staff Writer

The University of Mary Washington Women’s Volleyball team is coming off of a spectacular 2016 season, where they earned the title of Capital Athletic Conference Champions and made it to the NCAA … Read More

High school to college transition made easier for UMW volleyball players

September 22, 2016 |


After four years in a familiar high school setting, freshman year of college can be an intimidating new adventure for many students. However, for the three starting freshman volleyball players Savannah Powers, Rachel Voketaitis and Skyler Sisk, college volleyball has only increased their love of the sport.Read More

UMW Eagles soar through Homecoming Weekend

October 29, 2015 |


Every year, in the middle of October, the University of Mary Washington invites its alumni back and celebrates the university and its athletic department during its homecoming. The University sets up a tailgate, numerous events throughout the week and promotion, to help celebrate the return of the alum and the current student body.Read More

Volleyball moves up in national rankings

September 17, 2015 |


For the first time in the program’s near 40-year history, the University of Mary Washington volleyball team defeated a nationally ranked opponent. Saturday, Sept. 12, at the ASICS/Juniata Classic is where head coach Matt Troy and the UMW volleyball team made history.Read More

UMW women's soccer advances to championship game, other teams eliminated

November 5, 2014 |


The University of Mary Washington women’s soccer team advanced to the Capital Athletic Conference title game with a 2-1 win over Salisbury University on Wednesday, Nov. 5, remaining to be the lone surviving varsity team for UMW in the CAC tournaments.Read More

Homecoming Preview: Top 5 things to look forward to

October 22, 2014 |


Sporting events are a cornerstone for any homecoming weekend, especially at the University of Mary Washington. Homecoming Weekend at UMW attracts both current and former students to its wide variety of athletic games, creating an electric and exciting atmosphere.Read More

Volleyball team visits middle school for on court clinic

February 5, 2014 |

Coming off of a winning season and Head Coach Matt Troy’s first time coaching the team, the University of Mary Washington’s women’s volleyball team is not slowing down for the off season.Read More

Volleyball welcomes new coach

September 5, 2013 |

The University of Mary Washington Women’s volleyball team named Matt Troy the new head coach, ushering in a new era for the Eagles.Read More

Conway to Focus All Attention on Softball

November 28, 2012 |

After 26 years of coaching both women’s volleyball and softball, Deborah Conway has decided to put her focus solely on the diamond.Read More

Fall Sports Review

November 7, 2012 |

The University of Mary Washington’s men’s soccer squad wrapped up its 2012 campaign with a 12-8-1 overall record (3-3 CAC).Read More

Volleyball 2011 Year in Review

November 30, 2011 |


The University of Mary Washington volleyball team saw their season come to a close back on Nov. 3 when they dropped a 3-0 decision to eventual CAC champions Salisbury University in the semifinals of the Capital Athletic … Read More

UMW Scoreboard/Schedule

November 3, 2011 |

Men’s Soccer: 0-3 loss to York College

The Mary Washington men’s soccer team fell to York College yesterday afternoon in the semifinals of the CAC Tournament. The 3-0 defeat ended the Eagles season, concluding the first year of the Coach … Read More

Volleyball Loses Again

October 26, 2011 |


The University of Mary Washington volleyball team fell to Stevenson University in a five-set homecoming match on Saturday, Oct. 22. Last weekend’s defeat stands as the team’s fifth in a row and their ninth loss in their … Read More

Volleyball Team Continues Slide

October 12, 2011 |


The University of Mary Washington volleyball team lost three straight matches at the Christopher Newport University Invitational last Friday and Saturday, Oct. 7 and Oct. 8. The losses continued a rough stretch for the Eagles, who have … Read More

Volleyball Splits Pair of Games

October 5, 2011 |


The University of Mary Washington volleyball team traveled to Virginia Wesleyan College on Saturday, Oct. 1, for a pair of weekend matches against Washington & Lee University and Virginia Wesleyan. The Eagles suffered a loss in their first … Read More

Volleyball Loses Brutal 5-Setter

September 28, 2011 |


Two Capital Athletic Conference contenders dueled it out on Tuesday night in the small college town on of Salisbury the Eastern Shore of Maryland.

The University of Mary Washington volleyball team came into the game riding a … Read More

Volleyball Team Keeps Early Hot Streak Going

September 21, 2011 |


The University of Mary Washington volleyball team improved its record to 9-1 overall with two wins and a first place finish in the Lebanon Valley College Invitational last Saturday, Sep. 17.   UMW defeated Cabrini College in game one … Read More

Crawford Adjusts To Collegiate Volleyball

September 21, 2011 |


Freshman volleyball player Kayla Crawford has been competing in the sport all of her life and has been a great addition to the University of Mary Washington’s women’s varsity volleyball program, which is currently 9-1 on the … Read More

Volleyball Falls In 5-Set Thriller

September 14, 2011 |


Despite jumping out to an early two-set lead over the Yellow Jackets, the Mary Washington volleyball team could not hold on, as Randolph-Macon College took the next three sets to clinch the game on Tuesday night at … Read More

William M. Anderson Center Opens

September 8, 2011 |


The University of Mary Washington officially opened the pristine William M. Anderson Center on Aug. 25, and last night the UMW volleyball team christened the new building with its first ever collegiate athletic event.

The 55,000 square foot facility … Read More

UMW Volleyball Blows Past Multiple Opponents

September 8, 2011 |

The University of Mary Washington volleyball team got their 2011 campaign off to an impressive start, winning each of their first four matches this past weekend. The Lady Eagles dismantled Mary Baldwin College 3-0 (25-20, 25-13, 25-17). Eastern Mennonite University … Read More

Fall Sports Seasons Come To a Close

November 17, 2010 |

As the semester ends, the sports teams have begun to look back on the season that was, examining both the strengths and weaknesses of their play and priming for either the spring semester or Fall 2011.

The men’s soccer team … Read More

Volleyball Goes 3-1 Over Weekend

September 15, 2010 |


The University of Mary Washington volleyball team competed in the Lynchburg College tournament this past weekend, winning three of their four matches including a dramatic come-from-behind victory over the Johns Hopkins Blue Jays.

Friday evening, the Eagles … Read More

Fall Sports Seasons in Review

November 18, 2009 |

The fall sports teams here at Mary Washington have all about wrapped up their seasons, so let us take a look back at what were all successful 2009 campaigns.

The volleyball team had an outstanding year, with an overall record … Read More

Fall Sports Awards

November 11, 2009 |

Not all athletics have announced their awards, but below are UMW athletes who have been honored so far. Volleyball: Anne Lutkenhaus – First-Team All-CAC, Volleyball Player of the Year. Laura Gomez – Second-Team All-CAC, CAC Rookie of the Year. Coach … Read More

UMW Scoreboard

October 21, 2009 |


Sports Scores From The Past Week (10/14/09 — 10/20/09)

Volleyball: W 3-0(25-23, 25-22, 25-13) vs. Stevenson University L 1-3 (25-13, 25-21, 13-25, 25-19) vs. North Carolina Wesleyan College

Men’s Soccer: W 9-0 vs. Gallaudet University T … Read More

Eagles' Volleyball Team Rolls

September 23, 2009 |


Walking up the stairs to Goolrick gym on Saturday afternoon, you might have thought that a party was going on as the sound of the Black Eyed Peas’ “I Gotta Feeling” filled the air, but inside, … Read More