February 22, 2013
Orewiler and Nicholas Head To USA Volleyball National Team Tryouts
USA Volleyball has a projected record 247 athletes signed up to participate in open tryouts for the U.S. Women’s National Team, U.S. Women’s National A2 Program and U.S. Women’s Junior National Team. UNCG junior Kellie Orewiler is one of them.
February 19, 2013
Sydney Darden Joins Volleyball For 2013 Campaign
Sydney Darden will attend UNCG and play volleyball for the Spartans beginning in the fall of 2012, according to an announcement Tuesday by head coach Patrick Nicholas.
January 7, 2013
UNCG Places 19 Student-Athletes on SoCon Academic All-Conference Squad
More than 300 student-athletes earned spots on the Academic All-Southern Conference Team for the 2012 fall semester, the league office announced Monday.
December 6, 2012
2012 UNCG Volleyball Season In Review
Although the UNCG volleyball team fell short of its ultimate goal of winning the Southern Conference Tournament and advancing to the NCAA Championship during the 2012 season, the program is definitely headed in the right direction.
November 29, 2012
Volleyball Signs Two Prep Standouts For 2013
Jessica Brezwyn (Darien, Ill./Hinsdale South) and Sara Hohman (Zionsville, Ind./Cathedral) have signed national letters of intent to play volleyball and attend UNCG beginning in the fall of 2013, according to an announcement Thursday by head coach Patrick Nicholas.
November 17, 2012
Volleyball Eliminated From SoCon Tournament By Georgia Southern
The UNCG volleyball team saw its 2012 season come to an end Saturday afternoon as the fourth-seed from the North Division Spartans dropped a 3-1 (25-19, 21-25, 15-25, 16-25) to the top seed from the south division Georgia Southern.
November 16, 2012
Volleyball Opens SoCon Championship Against No. 1 South Seed Georgia Southern
The UNCG volleyball team begins its quest for the Southern Conference Championship title and the accompanying automatic NCAA Tournament bid when it challenges Southern Division champion Georgia Southern Saturday at Belk Arena.
November 14, 2012
Chambers Earns Second-Team All-Southern Conference Volleyball Accolades
Junior hitter/blocker Karrian Chambers has been named to the 2012 All-Southern Conference Second Team, according to an announcement Wednesday by the league.
November 10, 2012
Volleyball Ends Regular Season With 3-0 Loss At College Of Charleston
The UNCG volleyball team played three close sets with the College of Charleston Saturday night, but dropped each of them as the Spartans ended the regular season with a 3-0 (22-25, 21-25, 21-25) loss to the Cougars at TD Arena.
November 8, 2012
Elon Outlasts Volleyball, 3-1
The UNCG volleyball team fell in its home finale Thursday night, dropping a 3-1 decision to Elon at Fleming Gymnasium.
November 7, 2012
Volleyball Hosts Elon In Home Finale
Having officially clinched a bid to the 2012 Southern Conference Championship, the UNCG volleyball team turns its sights to seeding as it wraps up the home portion of its schedule with a match Thursday night against local rival Elon.
November 3, 2012
Volleyball Drops 3-1 Decision At Samford
The UNCG volleyball team wrapped up its weekend Saturday night with a match against newly-crowned Southern Conference North Division champion Samford, falling to the Bulldogs in four sets at the Pete Hanna Center.
November 2, 2012
Volleyball Falls Short At Chattanooga, 3-2
After winning the first two sets at Chattanooga Friday night, the UNCG volleyball team could not hold off the Mocs, falling 3-2 inside Maclellan Gymnasium.
November 1, 2012
Volleyball Heads Out On Season’s Longest SoCon Road Trip
Having won three-straight matches, the UNCG volleyball takes its newfound momentum on the road this weekend, traveling to Chattanooga and Samford for a pair of Southern Conference North Division matchups.
October 27, 2012
Volleyball Downs Appalachian State, 3-1
The UNCG volleyball team won its third-straight match Saturday night inside Fleming Gymnasium, sweeping the season series with Appalachian State with a 3-1 victory. The Spartans improve to 13-11 overall and 7-5 in SoCon play while the Mountaineers drop to 6-20 and 2-10.
October 26, 2012
Volleyball Takes Care Of Western Carolina, 3-1
The UNCG volleyball team hit for a high percentage Friday night inside Fleming Gymnasium, downing Western Carolina 3-1 in a key Southern Conference showdown. The Spartans improve to 12-11 overall and 6-5 in league play, holding on to second place in the North Division, while the Catamounts drop to 8-18 and 4-7.
October 25, 2012
Volleyball Hosts North Division Rivals To Close Homestand
With the 2012 regular season winding down, the UNCG volleyball team hosts a pair of critical Southern Conference matchups. The Spartans will take on Western Carolina and Appalachian State on consecutive days inside Fleming Gymnasium.
October 22, 2012
Humphries Named SoCon Volleyball Offensive Player of the Week
Junior hitter/blocker Olivia Humphries of the UNCG volleyball team has been named the Southern Conference Offensive Player of the Week according to an announcement Monday by the league.
October 20, 2012
Volleyball Cruises Past Wofford In Three Sets
The UNCG volleyball team put forth perhaps its most impressive performance of the season Saturday night in Fleming Gymnasium, making quick work of Wofford 3-0 (25-21, 25-14, 25-12) in a Southern Conference matchup.
October 19, 2012
Volleyball Begins Second Half Of SoCon Play
UNCG kicks off a four-match homestand this weekend, welcoming Southern Conference South Division opponents Furman and Wofford to Fleming Gymnasium. The Spartans battle the Paladins Friday at 7 p.m. before hosting the Terriers Saturday - also at 7 p.m.
October 19, 2012
Furman Escapes UNCG With 3-2 Volleyball Victory
The UNCG volleyball team built an 8-2 lead in the fifth set Friday night against Furman, but the Paladins outscored the Spartans 14-6 in the rest of the frame to escape Fleming Gymnasium with a 3-2 Southern Conference victory.
October 14, 2012
Volleyball Drops Disappointing Five-Set Match At Davidson
Up two sets to one, the UNCG volleyball team could not hold off Davidson on the road, falling 3-2 Sunday afternoon inside Belk Arena – the site of the 2012 Southern Conference Volleyball Championship.
October 13, 2012
Volleyball Suffers Sweep At Georgia Southern
Georgia Southern jumped out to leads early in every set and held off UNCG each time as the Spartans fell to the Eagles 3-0 (19-25, 21-25, 21-25) at Hanner Fieldhouse Saturday afternoon.
October 12, 2012
Spartans Challenge SoCon South Division Volleyball Rivals
UNCG jumps back into Southern Conference play this weekend, traveling to face South Division opponents Georgia Southern and Davidson. The Spartans look to improve on a 2-1 road record in league play.
October 9, 2012
Volleyball Rolls Past South Carolina State, 3-0
UNCG made quick work of South Carolina State Tuesday night, downing the Bulldogs 3-0 (25-14, 25-18, 25-21) in a nonconference volleyball match at Fleming Gymnasium. The Spartans have won five of their last seven matches and improved to 10-8 with the victory.
October 8, 2012
Volleyball Closes Nonconference Slate At Home
The UNCG volleyball team closes its nonconference slate Tuesday night, hosting South Carolina State at Fleming Gymnasium. First serve is set for 6 p.m. The contest marks the first between the schools since the 2010 season when the Spartans recorded a 3-0 victory in Wilmington, N.C.
October 6, 2012
Volleyball Overpowers Chattanooga, 3-1
In front of a raucous and season-best crowd of 627 at Fleming Gymnasium Saturday night, the UNCG volleyball team raced past Chattanooga 3-1 in a Southern Conference matchup.
October 5, 2012
Volleyball Downed By Samford In Three Sets
After a close first set, the UNCG volleyball team could not overcome Samford, falling 3-0 (25-27, 8-25, 16-25) Friday evening at Fleming Gymnasium. The Spartans are now 8-8 overall and 3-2 in Southern Conference play while the Bulldogs improve to 13-6 and 5-0.
October 4, 2012
Volleyball Hosts North Division Rivals Samford And Chattanooga
The UNCG volleyball team kicks off a three-match homestand this weekend, hosting Samford and Chattanooga at Fleming Gymnasium. The Spartans will battle the preseason Southern Conference North Division favorite Bulldogs Friday before entertaining the Mocs Saturday.
October 3, 2012
Volleyball To Promote Breast Cancer Awareness This Weekend
The UNCG volleyball team encourages the Greensboro community to "Fight Like a Spartan" this weekend as the team takes on Southern Conference North Division rivals Samford and Chattanooga Friday and Saturday at Fleming Gymnasium.
October 1, 2012
Betlach Named SoCon Volleyball Freshman Of The Week
Freshman hitter-blocker Lauren Betlach has been named the Southern Conference Freshman of the Week according to an announcement Monday afternoon by the league. It is the first career weekly honor for the Phoenix, Ariz. native.
September 30, 2012
Volleyball Wins 3-1 Tussle At Appalachian State
After a tough loss to Western Carolina yesterday, the UNCG volleyball team bounced back and captured a thrilling 3-1 (21-25, 25-17, 27-25, 29-27) victory over Appalachian State Sunday at the Holmes Convocation Center.
September 29, 2012
Volleyball Falls In Three At Western Carolina
The UNCG volleyball team could not find a rhythm Saturday, falling to Western Carolina 3-0 inside the Ramsey Center. The Spartans fall to 7-7 overall and 2-1 in Southern Conference play while the Catamounts improve to 6-13 and 2-1.
September 28, 2012
Volleyball Continues SoCon Play On The Road
After a 2-0 start to Southern Conference play, the UNCG volleyball team hits the road this weekend for its first league road trip of the year. The Spartans will head to Western Carolina for a Saturday matchup before traveling to Boone to face Appalachian State Sunday. Both matches are slated to begin at 5 p.m.
September 22, 2012
Sidney’s Career Night Lifts Volleyball Past Citadel
A stellar offensive performance by sophomore outside hitter Kelsey Sidney helped the UNCG volleyball team outlast The Citadel Saturday night and pick up a 3-2 (19-25, 25-20, 24-26, 25-17, 15-11) Southern Conference victory at Fleming Gymnasium.
September 21, 2012
Volleyball Hosts The Citadel Saturday Night
The UNCG volleyball team looks to build on Thursday’s 3-2 road win at Elon as the Spartans welcome The Citadel to Fleming Gymnasium Saturday night. The contest serves as the first SoCon home match for UNCG this season and will begin at 7 p.m.
September 20, 2012
Volleyball Staves Off Elon 3-2 In SoCon Opener
After taking the first two sets of its Southern Conference opener at Elon, UNCG was forced to a deciding frame but emerged victorious inside Alumni Gym Thursday night. The Spartans improve to 6-6 overall while the Phoenix drop to 7-9.
September 19, 2012
Southern Conference Opener At Elon On Tap For Volleyball Thursday
A “new season” begins for the UNCG volleyball team this week as it turns its record back to 0-0 for the start of Southern Conference play. The Spartans travel to North Division rival Elon Thursday for a showdown with the Phoenix. UNCG and Elon played a pair of marathon matches last season, with each squad winning on its home court.
September 15, 2012
Volleyball Drops Pair Of Matches To End Spartan Spiketacular
The UNCG volleyball team nearly pulled off another remarkable comeback, down 2-0 in the finale of the Spartan Spiketacular Saturday night, but Morehead State edged the Spartans 3-2 in the match and 15-13 in the fifth set to capture the tournament title inside Fleming Gymnasium. UNCG fell to Youngstown State in four sets earlier in the day.
September 14, 2012
Volleyball Rallies; Stuns UNC Wilmington At Spartan Spiketacular, 3-2
Facing a 2-0 deficit Friday night, the UNCG volleyball team mustered a stirring rally which resulted in a 3-2 victory over in-state rival UNC Wilmington before a raucous crowd inside Fleming Gymnasium on the first day of the Spartan Spiketacular.
September 13, 2012
Ohio Sweeps Past Volleyball, 3-0
Ohio University, a squad that has reached the NCAA Tournament for eight-straight seasons, handed UNCG its first three-set loss (15-25, 16-25, 19-25) of the season, cruising past the Spartans Thursday evening at Fleming Gymnasium.
September 12, 2012
Volleyball Closes Homestand With Four Matches This Weekend
The UNCG volleyball team will be busy this weekend as it hosts Ohio Thursday, followed by the Spartan Spiketacular Friday and Saturday. The Spartans welcome UNC Wilmington, Youngstown State and Morehead State to Fleming Gymnasium for the event.
September 10, 2012
Volleyball's Katherine Santiago Named Spartan Top Performer
UNCG volleyball freshman libero Katherine Santiago (San Juan, Puerto Rico/Colegio Adianez) has been named this week’s Spartan Top Performer. The Spartan Top Performer will be chosen weekly from all sports in season and will run throughout the 2012-13 UNCG athletics campaign.
September 8, 2012
American Edges Volleyball In Thrilling Fashion To Conclude Spartan-Aggie Invitational
UNCG took American University, a squad that has won 10 of the last 11 Patriot League championships, down to the wire Saturday night, rallying from a 2-0 deficit only to fall by the slimmest of margins in the deciding set to end the Spartan-Aggie Invitational inside Fleming Gymnasium. All three of UNCG’s losses this campaign have been in five-set affairs.
September 8, 2012
Efficient Hitting Propels Volleyball To Sweep Of North Carolina A&T
The UNCG volleyball team recorded its first sweep of the season Saturday morning, downing crosstown rival North Carolina A&T 3-0 (25-9, 25-17, 25-18) at Fleming Gymnasium in the second match of the Spartan-Aggie Invitational.
September 7, 2012
Volleyball Drops Second Consecutive Five-Set Match
It was an evening of rallies inside Fleming Gymnasium Friday, but with UNCG holding a 12-9 lead late in the fifth set, UNC Asheville responded with a 6-1 run to end the match and escape with a 3-2 victory to begin the Spartan-Aggie Classic. The Bulldogs improve to 3-7 overall while the Spartans fall to 3-2.
September 6, 2012
Volleyball Hosts UNC Asheville To Begin Spartan-Aggie Invitational
The UNCG volleyball team welcomes UNC Asheville to Fleming Gymnasium Friday evening for the opening match of the Spartan-Aggie Invitational. The Spartans and Bulldogs are set to face off at 7 p.m.
September 4, 2012
Volleyball’s Rally Falls Just Short At High Point
UNCG rallied from a 2-0 deficit at High Point Tuesday night, but the Panthers commanded the deciding set and recorded a 3-2 nonconference volleyball victory over UNCG Tuesday night at the Millis Center.
September 3, 2012
Volleyball Travels To High Point For Midweek Tilt
After a successful opening weekend, the UNCG volleyball team heads to High Point Tuesday for a midweek showdown with the Panthers at the Millis Center. First serve is set for 7 p.m.
August 29, 2012
Q&A with Volleyball's Olivia Humphries: Studying in Spain
Redshirt junior Olivia Humphries of the UNCG volleyball team had the opportunity to study abroad over the summer in Spain. UNCGspartans.com was able to recently ask her a little bit about her experience.
August 25, 2012
Volleyball Completes Perfect Opening Weekend with 3-1 Victory over Hampton
The UNCG volleyball team capped an impressive opening weekend Saturday morning, topping Hampton in four sets at the North Carolina Central Volleyball Invitational inside McDougald-McClendon Gymnasium. The victory marks the second time in the past three seasons the Spartans have opened the year with three-straight wins.
August 24, 2012
Spartans Begin 2012 Season with Two Victories in Durham
After downing host N.C. Central in four sets (25-14, 19-25, 25-17, 25-16) Friday, the UNCG volleyball team rallied from a 2-0 deficit to knock off defending Big South champion and preseason favorite Liberty 3-2 (15-25, 23-25, 25-21, 25-22, 15-13) at the North Carolina Central Volleyball Invitational inside McDougald-McClendon Gymnasium.
August 23, 2012
Spartans Open 2012 at North Carolina Central Volleyball Invitational
The UNCG volleyball team christens a new season Friday, making the short trip to Durham for the North Carolina Central Volleyball Invitational. The Spartans face the host Eagles at noon before ending the day with a match against Big South Conference preseason favorite and defending champion Liberty at 3:30.
August 17, 2012
2012 Volleyball Blue-Gold Match Ends In 2-2 Deadlock
After the Gold Team captured two close sets to begin the 2012 UNCG Blue-Gold Match, the Blue squad rallied to win the final frames to forge a 2-2 final score Friday night inside Fleming Gymnasium.
August 14, 2012
Volleyball Continues 2012 Preseason Workouts
The UNCG volleyball team reached its fifth day of preseason preparations Tuesday, turning in two practices inside Fleming Gymnasium.
August 10, 2012
Nicholas Names Tri-Captains For 2012 Volleyball Campaign
UNCG volleyball head coach Patrick Nicholas has named senior setter Ari Lysacek, redshirt junior outside hitter Olivia Humphries and junior libero Kellie Orewiler tri-captains for the 2012 season.
August 8, 2012
Volleyball Begins 2012 Campaign With First Practices
The UNCG volleyball team began preparations for the 2012 season in earnest Wednesday, holding its first two practices at Fleming Gymnasium.
July 23, 2012
Nicholas Heads To High Performance National Championships
UNCG volleyball head coach Patrick Nicholas was selected to lead Carolina Region High Performance Youth Team earlier this year as head coach. Nicholas and his Carolina Region team practiced last week and are heading to the United State High Performance National Championships in Des Moines, Iowa from July 23-27.
July 9, 2012
Volleyball Releases Challenging 2012 Schedule
GREENSBORO, N.C. – UNCG volleyball head coach Patrick Nicholas announced a 28-match schedule for the 2012 season, including three early season tournaments. The Spartans will host two tournaments in September on their way to 16 home matches at Fleming Gymnasium.