2019 Women's Volleyball News

  • Owls Volleyball Falls to Clarkson in NCAAs
    November 15, 2019
    WESTFIELD, Mass.  – After a successful season that saw Westfield State run the table in MASCAC play, the Owls succumbed to top-seeded and host Clarkson University in the opening round of the NCAA Division III women’s volleyball championship in Potsdam, N.Y.
  • 'Super' Senior Class Leads Owls' Volleyball Into NCAA Tournament
    November 14, 2019
    Westfield State volleyball’s strong senior class – anchored by fifth year seniors Brianna Starkey and Lizzie Taylor, have keyed the Owls perfect season in the MASCAC and have the Owls ready to compete in the NCAA tournament at Clarkson University in Potsdam, N.Y. on Friday night.
  • Volleyball Places Four On All-Conference Teams; Glanville Named Coach of the Year
    November 13, 2019
    WESTFIELD, Mass. -- The Westfield State women's volleyball team named four members to the Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) All-Conference team and Coach Fred Glanville was named Coach of the Year for the 2019 season, as annonced by the league earlier this afternoon. 
  • Crowley Named MASCAC Player of the Week
    November 12, 2019
    Westfield State sophomore Shawna Crowley (Billerica, Mass.) added Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference women’s volleyball player of the week honors, as sponsored by Geico to her big week.
  • NCAA Selection Show Online at 12:30 P.M.
    November 11, 2019
    Westfield State University volleyball will learn its destination and opponent in the 2019 NCAA Division III National Volleyball Tournament on Monday, November 11 at 12:30 when the field is announced on an NCAA.com webstream selection show.
  • Owls' Volleyball Draws Clarkson in NCAA Tournament
    November 11, 2019
    Westfield State University’s women’s volleyball team will play Clarkson University in Potsdam, N.Y., in the opening round of the NCAA Division III women’s volleyball tournament, it was announced on Monday in an NCAA.com selection show.
  • Volleyball Wins MASCAC Tourney Title; Shawna Crowley Named MVP
    November 09, 2019
    WESTFIELD, Mass. – Westfield State sophomore Shawna Crowley (Billerica, Mass.) hammered out 18 kills and was named Tournament MVP as Westfield State University won the Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference women’s volleyball championship over Framingham State by a 3-1 score at the Woodward Center on Saturday evening 
  • Top-Seeded Owls Steamroll MCLA in Semis; Westfield Hosts Championship Game Saturday at 5:00 p.m. at the Woodward Center
    November 07, 2019
    Senior hitter Brianna Starkey pounded 12 kills to lead Westfield State, as the top seeded Owls steamrolled #4 MCLA 25-14, 25-13, 25-14 in the semifinals of the Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference semifinals at the Woodward Center on Thursday night.
  • Owls Clinch Regular Season Crown With Win Over MMA
    November 02, 2019
    BUZZARDS BAY -- Shawna Crowley pounded out 12 kills and Brianna Starkey tacked on 11 more as Westfield rolled to a 3-0 volleyball win over Mass Maritime that wrapped up a perfect 7-0 record in conference play as the Owls win the league’s regular season title.
  • Volleyball Drops Two Games at M.I.T. Tri-Match
    October 26, 2019
    Shawna Crowley (Billerica) rapped out 15 kills, and Ally Rega set 38 assists, but it wasn't enough as Westfield State dropped a 3-2 women's volleyball decision to Simmons College in a tri match at M.I.T. on Saturday.
  • Volleyball Clinches Top Seed and a Share of Conference Crown
    October 23, 2019
    Westfield State volleyball locked up the top seed in the Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference tournament and the Owls also clinched at least a share of the league’s regular season title with a 3-0 win at Fitchburg State on Wednesday night.
  • Volleyball Drops Pair at WNE Tri-Match
    October 19, 2019
    Westfield State volleyball dropped a pair of decisions on Saturday at Western New England, as the Owls were edged 3-2 by Colby-Sawyer in the opener, then fell to the hosts by a 3-1 score in the nightcap.
  • Owls Remain Unbeaten in MASCAC, Top Lancers 3-0
    October 15, 2019
    WORCESTER, Mass. -- The Westfield State women's volleyball team remained perfect in the Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) after defeating Worcester State in straight sets on Tuesday night.
  • Three Owls Earn MASCAC Weekly Awards
    October 07, 2019
    Three Westfield State athletes were recognized with Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference weekly honors, as women' soccer players Jenn Rennich (Bedford, Mass.) and Lauryn Davis (Templeton, Mass.) and volleyball athlete Lizzie Taylor (Medfield, Mass.) were cited for their perfomances this past week.
  • Taylor Tops 2,000 Career Digs
    October 05, 2019
    WESTFIELD, Mass. – Westfield State senior Lizzie Taylor (Medfield, Mass.) recorded her 2,000th career dig as the Owls played in a tri-match at Keene State on Saturday afternoon.
  • Volleyball Sweeps Framingham, Anna Maria in Tri Match
    September 28, 2019
    Westfield State grabbed first place in the MASCAC volleyball standings with a 3-2 win over Framingham State.
  • Elms Blazes Past Owls, 3-1
    September 25, 2019
    CHICOPEE, Mass. -- The Westfield State women's volleyball team suffered a 3-1 to Elms College in non-conference play on Wednesday night at Picknelly Arena.
  • Starkey Named Volleyball Player of the Week
    September 23, 2019
    WESTFIELD, Mass. – Westfield State senior middle hitter Brianna Starkey (Rockland, Mass.) was named the Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference women’s volleyball player of the week for Sept. 23, 2019, as sponsored by GEICO.
  • Ally Rega Named MASCAC Volleyball Athlete of the Week
    September 16, 2019
    WESTFIELD, Mass. –  Westfield State University senior setter Ally Rega (Chelmsford, Mass.) was named the Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference volleyball player of the week after leading the Owls to a 2-0 week.
  • Volleyball Stops NVU-Johnson, 3-0
    September 14, 2019
    Westfield State defeated NVU-Johnson 3-0 in a planned tri-match at New England College in Henniker, N.H., on Saturday, but the Owls' second match of the day against the host Pilgrims was scuttled due to unplayable court conditions.
  • Volleyball Declaws Lyons in Straight Sets
    September 12, 2019
    WESTFIELD, Mass.  – The Westfield State women’s volleyball team defeated Mount Holyoke in straight sets Thursday night on the road in non-conference action.
  • Volleyball Splits Saturday Matches To Close Out Trinity Invitational
    September 07, 2019
    HARTFORD, Conn. - The Westfield State women's volleyball team split their Saturday matches against Eastern Conneticut University and Trinity College to end the weekend with a 1-2 record at the Trinity Invitational.
  • Owls Down Wildcats in Straight Sets
    September 04, 2019
    WESTFIELD, Mass.  – The Westfield State University women’s volleyball team defeated Bay Path University in three straight sets on Wednesday night at the Woodward center in Westfield, Mass.
  • Volleyball Drops Saturday Matches at Springfield Invite
    August 31, 2019
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. -- The Westfield State women's volleyball team dropped matches to Springfield College and Skidmore on Saturday at the Springfield Invitational.
  • Judges Sentence Owls, 3-0 in Volleyball Opener
    August 30, 2019
    Brandeis University topped Westfield State women’s volleyball, 3-0 in the season opener for both teams at th Springfield Invitational Tournament.  The Judges gaveled the match by tight scores of 25-22, 25-22, and 25-17.
  • Volleyball Picked To Finish 3rd IN MASCAC
    August 27, 2019
    The Owls return three players with All-Conference credentials.