2012 Cal Poly Volleyball Headlines
May 10, 2013
Cal Poly Volleyball Alumni, Friends and Family Gathering
The Cal Poly volleyball program will be hosting an Alumni, Friends and Family Gathering at the home of Kevin Walters in Los Gatos on Saturday, June 1, at 2 pm.
April 30, 2013
Four-Time All-American, Olympian, Added to Coaching Staff
Jennifer Tamas (Joines), a four-time All-American and Olympian, has joined the Cal Poly volleyball program as a volunteer assistant coach.
April 15, 2013
Volleyball to Offer Six Camps This Summer
The Cal Poly volleyball program is offering six camps (four day and two overnight) for girls this summer. For more information, contact Cal Poly women's volleyball assistant coach Caroline Walters at (805) 756-2850.
April 3, 2013
Volleyball Scheduled to Play UCSB in Scrimmage, Saturday
Cal Poly head coach Sam Crosson has announced two scrimmages as part of the team’s spring workouts. Cal Poly will host UC Santa Barbara this Saturday, April 6, for a scrimmage starting at 10 am in the Mott Athletics Center and will be open to the public free of charge.
January 11, 2013
Chris Tamas Joins Volleyball Coaching Staff
Head volleyball coach Sam Crosson has announced the hiring of Chris Tamas as an assistant coach at Cal Poly. Tamas, an assistant with the University of Minnesota the last two years, will join the Mustang staff as the recruiting coordinator and will be involved in all aspects of the program.
November 26, 2012
Volleyball Signs Middle Blocker and Outside Hitter to NLI’s
Two players have signed national letters of intent to enroll and continue their volleyball careers at Cal Poly. The announcement was made Wednesday by 1st-year Mustang head coach Sam Crosson and Cal Poly director of athletics Don Oberhelman.
November 24, 2012
Mustangs Conclude Season with Loss to LBSU, 3-0
Junior Holly Franks recorded a match-high 14 kills, but it would not be enough as the Long Beach State 49ers defeated the Cal Poly volleyball team in three sets to conclude the season. LBSU won by set scores of 25-18, 25-19 and 25-21.
November 23, 2012
Holly Franks Tallies 12 kills in Sweep of UC Irvine
Junior Holly Franks recorded a match-high 12 kills in leading the Cal Poly volleyball team to a three set sweep over visiting UC Irvine Friday night at Mott Gym. The win snapped a seven match winless streak for the Mustangs as the team improves to 4-25 overall and 3-14 in Big West matches. UCI falls to 11-21 overall and 5-12 in conference contests.
November 21, 2012
Cal Poly to Closeout Regular Season Hosting UCI and LBSU
The Mustangs will host the UC Irvine Anteaters and the Long Beach State 49ers in Big West Conference matches this weekend to conclude the regular season.
November 17, 2012
Cal Poly Comeback Falls Short against UCR in Five Sets
The Cal Poly volleyball team came back from a two set deficit to force a fifth and deciding set only to fall 15-13 to UC Riverside in a Big West Conference volleyball match on Saturday in Riverside. UCR won by sets scores of 25-17, 25-20, 18-25, 15-25 and 15-13.
November 16, 2012
Cal Poly Falls to Cal State Fullerton in Four Sets
The Mustangs had three players record double figures in kills, but it would not be enough as the Cal Poly volleyball team fell in four sets to Cal State Fullerton in a Big West Conference match in Fullerton on Friday.
November 13, 2012
Cal Poly to Travel to CS Fullerton, UC Riverside
The Mustangs will continue conference play on the road this week with matches at Cal State Fullerton and UC Riverside. The match with CSF is scheduled for Nov. 16 while the match with UCR is scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 17. Both matches will begin at 7 pm. Live stats will be available for both matches at GoPoly.com.
November 10, 2012
Cal Poly Falls in Five Set Heartbreaker to Pacific
The Cal Poly volleyball team lost in five sets to Pacific in a Big West Conference match in Mott Gym on Saturday. Pacific won by set scores of 25-21, 25-23, 13-25,22-25 and 15-7. The Mustangs came back from a two set deficit to push the match to five sets.
November 9, 2012
Cal Poly Falls to UC Davis in Three Sets
The Cal Poly volleyball team lost in three sets to UC Davis in a Big West Conference volleyball match on Friday in San Luis Obispo. UC Davis won by set scores of 25-10, 25-23 and 29-27.
November 7, 2012
Cal Poly to Host UC Davis and Pacific
The Mustangs will continue conference play this week matches at home against UC Davis and Pacific. Cal Poly will play UCD on Friday, Nov. 9 and Pacific on Nov. 10. Both matches will begin at 7 pm.
November 3, 2012
No. 9 Hawai’i Tops Cal Poly in Three Sets
The 9th –ranked Hawai’i proved to be too much for the Mustangs as Cal Poly fell in a Big West Conference volleyball match in three sets on Saturday in Honolulu. Hawai’i won by set scores of 25-19, 25-17 and 25-19.
November 1, 2012
Mustangs Fall to Cal State Northridge in Three Sets
The Cal Poly volleyball team lost to Cal State Northridge in a Big West Conference volleyball match on Thursday, pushing the Matadors in two of the three sets, by set scores of 25-22, 25-17 and 25-22. With the loss the Mustangs fall to 3-20 overall and 2-9 in conference matches while CSUN improves to 17-8 overall and 8-5 in BWC contests.
October 30, 2012
Cal Poly Travels to CS Northridge and Hawai'i
The Mustangs will continue conference play this week matches against Cal State Northridge and Hawai’i. Cal Poly will travel to CSUN on Nov. 1 and Hawai’i on Nov. 3. Video and live stats will be available at GoPoly.com.
October 27, 2012
Cal Poly Plays UC Santa Barbara to Four Sets
The Cal Poly volleyball team pushed Central Coast rival UC Santa Barbara to four sets in a Big West Conference match on Saturday in Santa Barbara. With the loss the Mustangs fall to 3-19 overall and 2-8 in conference matches while UC Santa Barbara improves to 13-12 overall and 6-4 in Big West matches.
October 24, 2012
Cal Poly to Play UCSB in Blue-Green Rivalry Match
The Mustangs will continue conference play this week with a single match when the team travels to UC Santa Barbara to take on the Gauchos on Saturday, Oct. 27 at 7 pm. Cal Poly enters the match with a two match win streak and a 3-18 overall record and post a 2-7 mark in cofinance matches. UCSB enters the match 12-12 overall and 5-4 in conference matches. Live stats and video will be available for both matches while audio will be available for the match with the Gauchos. All links will be available at GoPoly.com
October 23, 2012
Volleyball Player Megan McConnell Wins BWC Player of the Week
Junior Megan McConnell (Mountain View, Calif./Mountain View HS) helped Cal Poly snap a program record for longest winless streak to capture the Big West Women's Volleyball Player of the Week award.
October 20, 2012
Cal Poly Volleyball Wins Again, Defeats CS Fullerton in Five Sets
The Cal Poly Mustang volleyball team made it two in a row when they defeated Cal State Fullerton in a dramatic five set Big West Conference win on Saturday night in Mott Gym. Set scores in the win went 25-23, 18-25, 27-25, 13-25 and 15-13.
October 19, 2012
Cal Poly Snaps Streak with Five Set Win Over UC Riverside
The Cal Poly volleyball picked up hard fought Big West Conference five set win over UC Riverside on Friday night in Mott Gym to snap a 15 match winless streak improving to 1-7 in conference matches and 2-18 overall. UCR falls to 5-16 overall and 0-8 in conference matches. Set scores in the win for the Mustangs went 25-21, 22-25, 22-25 26-24 and 17-15.
October 17, 2012
Cal Poly to Host UC Riverside and Cal State Fullerton
The Mustangs will continue conference play this week when they host UC Riverside on Friday, Oct. 19 and Cal State Fullerton on Saturday, Oct. 20. Live stats and video will be available for both matches while audio will be available for the match with the Titans. All links will be available at GoPoly.com
October 16, 2012
Free Admission to Saturday’s Volleyball Match with Cal State Fullerton
Saturday’s evening’s Big West Conference volleyball match with Cal State Fullerton will be free to attend.
October 13, 2012
UC Davis Handles Cal Poly in Three Sets
The Cal Poly volleyball team lost a Big West Conference match in Davis, falling in three sets to the Aggies on Saturday. Set scores in the win for UC Davis went 25-21, 25-11 and 25-20.
October 12, 2012
Cal Poly Volleyball Swept by Pacific, 3-0
The Cal Poly volleyball team was swept in a Big West Conference match on Friday by Pacific in three sets on Friday in Stockton. With the loss the Mustangs fall to 0-6 in Big West Conference matches and 1-17 overall while the Tigers improve to 4-2 in the BWC and 16-3 overall.
October 10, 2012
Cal Poly Heads North to Play Pacific and UC Davis
The Mustangs will continue conference play this week when they travel to Pacific and UC Davis for matches on Friday, Oct. 12 and Saturday Oct. 13. Both matches are scheduled to begin at 7 pm. Live stats will be available at GoPoly.com
October 6, 2012
Cal Poly Drops Three Set Match to Cal State Northridge
The Cal Poly volleyball team lost in three sets to Cal State Northridge in a Big West Conference match on Saturday in Mott Gym. CSUN won by set scores of 32-30, 25-23 and 25-22. With the loss the Mustangs overall record falls to 1-16 and 0-5 in conference matches while CSUN improves to 13-6 overall and 4-3 in BWC matches.
October 5, 2012
Mustangs Hang Tough with No. 8 Hawai’i, Fall in Four Sets
The Cal Poly volleyball team pushed the No. 8 Hawai’i Wahine only to fall 3-1 on Friday in a Big West Conference match in Mott Gym. Set scores went 25-15, 25-17, 17-25 and 25-19. With the win Hawai’i improves to 13-2 and remains unbeaten in conference at 6-0 while the Mustangs fall to 1-15 overall and 0-4 in conference matches.
October 3, 2012
Cal Poly to Host No. 8 Hawai'i and Cal State Northridge
Cal Poly will host a pair of Big West Conference matches this week when Hawai’i comes to visit on Friday, Oct. 5 and Cal State Northridge on Oct. 6. Both matches are scheduled to start at 7 pm. All matches will have live stats and video available at GoPoly.com. The CSUN match will be broadcast on GoPoly.com with Dave Grant calling the play by play.
September 29, 2012
Cal Poly Falls to Central Coast Rival, UCSB , in Three Sets
The Cal Poly volleyball team lost to Central Coast rival, UC Santa Barbara, in three sets on Saturday to fall to 0-3 in Big West Conference matches and 1-14 overall. UCSB improved to1-3 in conference matches and 8-9 overall.
September 27, 2012
Mustangs Host UC Santa Barbara Saturday at 7 pm
On Saturday conference play resumes when the Mustangs host Central Coast rival UC Santa Barbara in Mott Gym at 7 pm. UCSB enters with a 7-9 overall record and post an 0-2 mark in conference matches while the Mustangs are 1-13 and 0-2. First serve is set for 7 pm. All matches will have live stats available at GoPoly.com.
September 25, 2012
Chelsea Hardin Records 16 Kills in Five Set Loss
The Cal Poly volleyball team dropped a heartbreaking five set loss on the road to CSU Bakersfield on Tuesday. The Mustangs had four match points in the fourth set, but could not close out the match and suffered their 13th loss in 14 matches. CSUB improved to 7-7. Set scores went 25-23, 16-25, 22-25, 26-24 and 15-10.
September 24, 2012
Cal Poly Travels to Bakersfield, Set to Host UC Santa Barbara
The Mustangs will play a non-conference match on Tuesday this week when the team travels to Bakersfield to take on the Roadrunners for a 7 pm match. On Saturday, conference play resumes when the Mustangs host Central Coast rival UC Santa Barbara in Mott Gym at 7 pm. All matches will have live stats available at GoPoly.com.
September 22, 2012
UC Irvine Defeats Cal Poly in Three Sets
Holly Franks recorded 11 kills for Cal Poly in a three set loss to UC Irvine in a Big West Conference volleyball match on Saturday at the Bren Events Center. Set scores went 25-12, 25-17 and 25-22.
September 21, 2012
Freshman Hannah Scheis Records 15 kills in Four Set Loss to LBSU
Freshman Hannah Schleis tallied 15 kills in the Mustangs’ four-set loss to Long Beach State in the team’s Big West Conference opener on Friday at the Pyramid in Long Beach. Set scores went 25-17, 23-25, 25-21 and 25-14.
September 19, 2012
Cal Poly Opens Big West Play at Long Beach State and UC Irvine
The Mustangs open Big West Conference play this week when the team will travel South to face Long Beach State on Friday, Sept. 21 and UC Irvine on Saturday, Sept. 22. Both matches are scheduled for first serve at 7 pm. Cal Poly enters the week with a 1-10 overall record while LBSU is 5-6 and UCI 5-8. All matches will have live stats available at GoPoly.com.
September 15, 2012
Cal Poly Falls in Four Sets to Nevada
The Cal Poly volleyball team lost in four sets in a hard fought battle to Nevada in the final day of competition at the Utah Classic on Saturday. Set scores went 15-25, 26-24, 26-24 and 26-24. With the loss the Mustangs fall to 1-10 on the season while Nevada improves to 2-10.
September 14, 2012
Cal Poly Drops Two in the First Day of Utah Classic
In the second match of the Utah Classic Cal Poly lost for the second time on Friday when the team dropped a four set match to Utah Valley, 3-1, on Friday. Earlier in the day Cal Poly lost in three sets to Utah. Set scores in the loss to Utah Valley went 26-28, 26-24, 25-21 and 30-28. In the loss to Utah earlier in the day set scores went 25-13, 25-23 and 25-21. With the two losses Cal Poly falls to 1-9 on the season and will return to the court on Saturday when they face Nevada at 11 am.
September 14, 2012
Mustangs Fall to Pac-12 Foe Utah in Three Sets
The Cal Poly volleyball team opened the Utah Classic with a three set loss to host Utah on Friday afternoon. Set scores went 25-13, 25-23 and 25-21. With the loss the Mustangs fall to 1-8 on the season while Utah improves to 8-4. Cal Poly will return to the court later on Saturday when they face Utah Saturday.
September 13, 2012
Cal Poly Travels to Utah Classic for Three Matches
The Mustangs travel to the Utah Classic this week and will face Utah, Utah Valley and Nevada... Cal Poly will open tournament play with Utah on Friday, Sept. 14th at 11 am and play Utah Valley at 4 pm. Saturday match-up will be against Nevada at 11 am. All matches will have live stats available at GoPoly.com.
September 9, 2012
Cal Poly Falls Short Against No. 17 San Diego
The Cal Poly volleyball team lost a tough three-set match to 17th-ranked University of San Diego Saturday afternoon in the Mustangs final match of the USC Classic. The Mustangs lost by scores of 25-20, 25-13 and 26-24.
September 8, 2012
Cal Poly Pushes No. 5 USC in Three Set Loss
The Cal Poly volleyball team would fall in three sets to the 5th-ranked Trojans of USC in the team’s second match at the USC Classic on Saturday. Cal Poly would push USC in the second and third sets, but would fall to set scores of 25-12, 25-23 and 25-12.
September 7, 2012
Cal Poly Falls in Three Sets to Notre Dame in USC Classic Opener
The Cal Poly volleyball team opened the USC Classic with a 3-0 loss to Notre Dame. Set scores went 25-17, 25-18 and 25-20. With the loss Cal Poly falls to 1-5 on the season while Notre Dame improves to 5-2.
September 5, 2012
Cal Poly Heads to USC Classic to Face No. 2 and No. 17
The Mustangs travel to the USC Classic this week and will face Notre Dame, USC and San Diego... Cal Poly will open tournament play with Notre Dame on Friday, Sept. 7th at 4:30 pm. Saturday match-ups for the Mustangs will be host USC at 10 am followed by USD at 5 pm. All matches will have live stats and audio and is available at GoPoly.com or at USCTrojans.com.
September 2, 2012
Northeastern Defeats Volleyball in Three Sets
The Cal Poly volleyball team lost in three sets Sunday afternoon in a neutral site match against Northeastern in Santa Barbara. Set scores went 25-19, 25-13 and 25-19. With the loss Cal Poly falls to 1-4 on the season while Northeastern improves to 6-2.
August 30, 2012
Sam Crosson Earns First Win as Mustang Head Coach
Cal Poly head coach Sam Crosson earned his first win at Cal Poly with a five set win over Idaho on Thursday in the team’s 2012 home opener while true freshman Maddie Kuber recorded a triple-double to lead the team. Set scores went 25-27, 25-23, 25-18, 16-25 and 15-9. The Mustangs improve to 1-3 on the season while Idaho falls to 2-2.
August 30, 2012
Mustangs to Host Idaho in Home Opener on Thursday, 5 pm
The Mustangs will host former Big West Conference member Idaho in a non-conference match in the team’s 2012 home opener on Thursday at 5 pm. Cal Poly enters the match 0-3 after facing two of the nations toughest teams at the Texas tournament while Idaho enters 2-1 after hosting its own tournament.
August 25, 2012
No. 2 Texas Defeats Mustangs, 3-0
The Cal Poly volleyball team dropped its second match of the 2012 season to the second-ranked Texas Longhorns, 3-0, despite giving the home team all they could handle in the third set. Set scores went 25-17, 25-16 and 25-20. The Mustangs will return to tournament play latter Saturday when they play LSU.
August 25, 2012
Mustangs Drop 3-0 Decision to LSU at Texas Tournament
The Cal Poly volleyball team lost its third match at the 26 West Longhorn Classic on Saturday when LSU defeated the Mustangs 3-0. Set scores went 25-19, 25-21 and 25-15. With the loss the Mustangs fall to 0-3 for the season. The tournament hosted by the University of Texas.
August 24, 2012
Volleyball Opens Season with No. 19 and No. 2 at Texas Tournament
The Mustangs will travel to the 26 West Longhorns Classic this weekend and will open with No. 19 San Diego on Friday and follow up with No. 2 Texas and LSU on Saturday. All games will be available on GameTracker through GoPoly.com... The match with Texas will also be available on TV through Longhorn TV...
August 24, 2012
Mustangs Open Season with 3-0 Loss to No. 19 San Diego
The Cal Poly volleyball team opened the 2012 campaign at the 26 Longhorns Classic in Austin, TX against No. 19 University of San Diego and fell short, falling in three sets. Set scores went 25-10, 25-15 and 25-20.
August 15, 2012
Volleyball to Host Green-Gold Match, Saturday at 3 pm
First year head volleyball coach Sam Crosson will host a green-gold intra-squad volleyball match on Saturday in Mott Gym with first serve set for 3 pm. Admission to the public is free. The teams will play a best of five match.
August 6, 2012
Mustangs Look to Build on Veterans and Youth
First year head volleyball coach Sam Crosson will welcome back 11 letterwinners and six newcomers as he looks to rebuild the historic volleyball program that posted a 12-17 overall record and a 7-9 Big West Conference mark.
August 2, 2012
Sam Crosson Adds Six Newcomers to Volleyball Roster
First year head volleyball coach Sam Crosson will welcome six new players to the roster, joining 10 players from last season’s 12-17 squad. The newcomers include two transfers and four high school recruits.
July 20, 2012
Volleyball Schedule Includes Eight Matches from Last Season’s NCAA Field
First year head coach Sam Crosson has put together a schedule that will include eight NCAA Tournament teams from last season including teams that advanced to the final four and elite eight. The Mustangs will play a total of 30 regular season contest with 10 of the matches at home.
May 16, 2012
Cal Poly Volleyball Team to Participate in Relay for Life on May 19th
The Cal Poly women’s volleyball program will be participating in the Relay for Life on May 19. This is a 24 hour team walkathon hosted by the American Cancer Society, celebrating survivorship and the raising of money to help the American Cancer Society
May 11, 2012
Volleyball Announces Camp Schedule
First-year Cal Poly head volleyball coach Sam Crosson announced three camps scheduled for this summer. The first camp is the Cal Poly Youth All-Skills Camp scheduled for June 18-20. The second camp, All-Skills Overnight Camp, scheduled for July 19-22 and the third camp, Cal Poly High School Position Camp, is scheduled for July 23-25. All three camps will be held on the Cal Poly campus.
April 12, 2012
Keddy Selected for U.S. Women’s National A2 Team Program
USA Volleyball has selected 48 athletes, a list that includes Cal Poly’s Jennifer Keddy, to participate in this summer’s U.S. Women’s National A2 Team Program.
April 4, 2012
Olivia Simko Joins Volleyball Staff as Assistant Coach
Olivia Simko, former AVCA All-American volleyball play from UC Santa Barbara, has been named an assistant coach with the Cal Poly program.
March 8, 2012
Molly Pon Selected as 2011-12 Big West Female Scholar-Athlete
Cal Poly volleyball player, Molly Pon, was selected to represent Cal Poly as a 2011-12 Big West Scholar-Athlete.