The three-time defending Penn State women's volleyball team has been selected as a nominee for the prestigious Dapper Dan Awards. The annual award is given to a figure from the Pittsburgh area who has made the most outstanding accomplishment in sports during the past year.The Nittany Lions women's volleyball team is one of four nominees for 2009 Sportswoman of the Year. Dapper Dan Charities' executive committee will select the winners from the top vote-getters in each of five categories including, Sportsman of the Year, Sportswoman of the Year, Breakthrough Athlete of the Year, Best Play and Best Sports Moment. The team is joined in the Sportswoman of the Year category by North Carolina women's soccer player Meghan Klingenberg, Duquesne women's basketball coach Suzie McConnell-Serio and Pitt's Senior Associate Athletics Director Carol Sprague.
Sami Vierk always had an interest in coaching when her volleyball playing days were over. After one season on the staff at her alma mater Harrison, the former Raider standout middle hitter has an opportunity to build her own brand at one of the state'smore
"It's something that I had been thinking about for a while," Bayly said. "It was a very difficult decision. I sat down to write the resignation letterthis past week, but it was emotional. ButI knew it was time."Thedemands of coaching two sports became ...more
The Lewis men's volleyball team rebounded from a loss to now-top ranked Loyola to win its last two games, including a Midwest Intercollegiate Volleyball Association win at Ohio State earlier this week. It was the Flyers' sixth straight win over the No.more
(New Orleans, La.) Loyola University New Orleans Director of Athletics and Wellness Dr. Michael Giorlando announced the hiring of Angela Franke as head coach of the women's volleyball team. Franke joins the Wolf Pack after spending two seasons at Mmore
Four members of the Missouri volleyball team will participate in this week's U.S. Women's National Team Open Tryouts. They begin Friday and continue through Sunday in Colorado Springs, Colo.The participating Tigers are outside hittersmore