February 13, 2016 | Women's Volleyball Nelson, Van Winden Head to U.S. National Team Open Tryouts The Cal Poly volleyball program will be well-represented at the U.S. Women's National Team Open Tryouts taking place from Feb. 19-21 in Colorado Springs with the announcement that both Taylor Nelson and Adlee Van Winden will be joining 231 athletes from 88 colleges and universities competing for spots on the prestigious teams.
February 2, 2016 Cal Poly Hires Olympian Todd Rogers as Beach Volleyball Head Coach The Cal Poly Athletic Department and beach volleyball program will welcome a recognizable face prior to the start of the 2016 beach volleyball season with the announcement that Olympian and FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championship gold medalist Todd Rogers has been hired as head coach of the Mustang beach volleyball team.
November 30, 2015 | Women's Volleyball Van Winden Highlights Cal Poly's Four All-Big West First Team Selections Less than a week after its most successful conference finish and most victories in a season since 2010, the Cal Poly volleyball program landed four individuals on the All-Big West Conference First Team that was announced on Monday. The quartet representing the Mustangs on the first team included junior middle blocker Taylor Gruenewald, sophomore setter Taylor Nelson, sophomore outside hitter Raeann Greisen and freshman outside hitter Adlee Van Winden (who also earned All-Freshman Team status).
November 27, 2015 | Women's Volleyball Cal Poly Volleyball Solidifies Future, Announces Four Recruits for 2016 Less than a week after recording its most successful season in nearly a decade, the Cal Poly volleyball program and fourth-year head coach Sam Crosson announced on Friday that four incoming freshman will continue their careers with the Mustangs. Crosson's enthusiasm about what the 2016 recruiting class provides in both program success and academics was evident on Friday.
November 25, 2015 | Women's Volleyball UC Davis Rallies for Four-Set Win Over Cal Poly on Tuesday Night Cal Poly freshman outside hitter Adlee Van Winden recorded a match-high 16 kills as Cal Poly secured the opening set but saw UC Davis collect the next three to win in four sets (23-25, 25-11, 25-22, 25-22) during a Tuesday night matchup in The Pavilion. The seven-time Big West Freshman Player of the Week also delivered 14 digs for the Mustangs, who ended the regular season with a 19-8 overall record (11-5 Big West).
November 23, 2015 | Women's Volleyball Former Cal Poly Outside Hitter Chelsea Hardin Crowned Miss Hawai’i USA Miss East Oahu and 2013 Cal Poly graduate Chelsea Hardin was crowned the new Miss Hawai'i USA on Sunday evening at the Hawai'i Convention Center. Hardin beat out 18 contestants for the honor and will represent Hawai'i in the Miss USA 2016 competition that takes place next year.
November 23, 2015 | Women's Volleyball Cal Poly Visits UC Davis on Tuesday in Regular Season Finale Having already cemented its most successful season since 2010, Cal Poly (19-7 overall, 11-4 Big West) volleyball travels north for its final regular season matchup of the year when visiting UC Davis at 7 p.m. PT Tuesday in The Pavilion. The Mustangs seek their first 20-victory, 12-win conference campaign since the 2010 season.
November 19, 2015 | Women's Volleyball Cal Poly Falls to No. 8 Hawai’i in Final Home Match of 2015 Season Cal Poly produced the early lead in each set, but No. 8 Hawai’i rebounded to sweep the Mustangs in a Big West Conference women’s volleyball match Thursday night before 1,857 in the Mott Athletics Center.
November 16, 2015 | Women's Volleyball Cal Poly Hosts No. 8 Hawai’i in Big West Showdown on Senior Night After a pair of conference road victories last weekend, Cal Poly volleyball welcomes No. 7 Hawai'i for a 7 p.m. Thursday matchup in Mott Athletics Center. Prior to Thursday's match, three Cal Poly seniors – libero Nicole Kessler, setter Maddie Kuber and outside hitter Hannah Schleis – will have their careers honored and celebrated alongside family and friends.
November 14, 2015 | Women's Volleyball Greisen, Van Winden Lead Way, Cal Poly Sweeps Aside Cal State Fullerton Sophomore outside hitter Raeann Greisen secured a match-high 16 kills and freshman outside hitter Adlee Van Winden totaled 13 kills as Cal Poly won its second consecutive match overall after sweeping (25-17, 25-18, 25-20) Cal State Fullerton on Saturday evening in Titan Gym. The Mustangs improved to 19-6 overall and 11-3 in Big West play this season, while the Titans remained winless at 0-26 and 0-14 in conference.
November 14, 2015 | Women's Volleyball Balanced Effort Leads Cal Poly to Sweep of UC Riverside Four players delivered at least seven kills, led by freshman outside hitter Adlee Van Winden's nine and sophomore setter Taylor Nelson recorded 31 assists as Cal Poly volleyball rolled to a three-set (25-15, 25-20, 25-16) victory over UC Riverside on Friday night in UCR's Student Recreation Center. The Mustangs improved to 18-6 overall and 10-3 in conference play, while the Highlanders dropped to 9-17 and 4-9.
November 9, 2015 | Women's Volleyball Cal Poly Visits UC Riverside, Cal State Fullerton as Big West Play Resumes After splitting a pair of home conference matches last weekend, Cal Poly volleyball aims to improve on its 9-3 Big West record when traveling to UC Riverside for a 7 p.m. PT Friday match and Cal State Fullerton for a 7 p.m. Saturday battle. The Mustangs – off to a 17-6 overall record through the season's first 23 matches – have already beaten both the Highlanders and the Titans this season.
November 9, 2015 | Women's Volleyball Van Winden Secures Seventh Big West Freshman of the Week Honor After two matches last week that witnessed her establish and equal a personal collegiate career-high with 22 kills, Cal Poly outside hitter Adlee Van Winden earned her conference-record seventh Freshman Player of the Week award on Monday afternoon.
November 7, 2015 | Women's Volleyball UC Davis Outduels Cal Poly In Five-Set Marathon SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. – Freshman outside hitter Adlee Van Winden sent home a career-high tying 22 kills (for the second consecutive match) and sophomore Taylor Nelson recorded 52 assists as Cal Poly volleyball fell to UC Davis in five sets (25-19, 19-25, 25-17, 21-25, 13-15) on Saturday afternoon in Mott Athletics Center. Cal Poly slipped to 17-6 overall and 9-3 in conference, while the Aggies improved to 13-14 overall and 8-5 in Big West action.
November 7, 2015 | Women's Volleyball Cal Poly Wins Five-Set Thriller over UC Irvine, Improves to 9-2 in Big West Sophomore Taylor Nelson recorded a career-high 61 assists and freshman outside hitter Adlee Van Winden collected a career-high 22 kills as Cal Poly volleyball swept the regular season series from UC Irvine surviving a five-set marathon (19-25, 25-19, 25-22, 22-25, 15-10) for victory on Friday night in Mott Athletics Center. The Mustangs improved to 17-5 overall and 9-2 in conference play, while the Anteaters fell to 11-13 and 5-7.
November 3, 2015 | Women's Volleyball Cal Poly Seeks to Continue Scorching Start, Hosts UC Irvine and UC Davis Off to its best 21-match start since the 2006 season, Cal Poly volleyball (16-5 overall, 8-2 Big West) hosts a pair of conference teams this week inside the Mott Athletics Center. The Mustangs welcome UC Irvine for a 7 p.m. PT Friday clash and entertains UC Davis at 4 p.m. Saturday as they look to maintain pace atop the conference standings. Entering the week, Cal Poly is a half game behind Long Beach State for second place and two games behind No. 6 Hawai'i.
November 2, 2015 | Women's Volleyball Kessler Collects Big West Defensive Player of the Week Honor Cal Poly volleyball senior libero Nicole Kessler recorded a match-high 22 digs during a four-set victory over UC Santa Barbara last Saturday, earning her the Big West Women's Volleyball Defensive Player of the Week.
October 30, 2015 | Women's Volleyball Cal Poly Sweeps Season Series From UC Santa Barbara, Wins in Four Sets Sophomore outside hitter Raeann Greisen (14 kills) and sophomore setter Taylor Nelson (42 assists) led Cal Poly volleyball to its eighth victory in nine matches during a four-set win (25-22, 23-25, 25-18, 25-19) over UC Santa Barbara in the Blue-Green Rivalry on Thursday evening inside the Thunderdome.
October 26, 2015 | Women's Volleyball Cal Poly Travels to UC Santa Barbara for Blue-Green Rivalry Clash Having won seven of its past eight matchups overall, including an unbeaten run which stretched for three weeks from Oct. 2-23, Cal Poly volleyball heads south for a single matchup this week when visiting central-coast rival UC Santa Barbara for a 7 p.m. PT Thursday tilt. Cal Poly split a pair of road matches last week, sweeping CSUN and falling to Long Beach State in a five-set marathon that lasted two hours and thirty-seven minutes.
October 26, 2015 | Women's Volleyball Van Winden Earns Big West-Record Sixth Freshman of Week Honor Cal Poly volleyball freshman outside hitter Adlee Van Winden added to her Big West Conferende record on Monday, earning her sixth Freshman Player of the Week award after totaling 38 kills in two matches last week. During a five-set defeat at Long Beach State on Saturday, Van Winden equaled her career-high of 21 kills and recorded 17 kills in a three-set triumph over CSUN on Friday.
October 25, 2015 | Women's Volleyball Cal Poly Outlasted by Long Beach State in Five-Set Marathon Cal Poly volleyball was one set away from beating Long Beach State for the second time this season and extending its best winning streak since 2007, but fell to the 49ers in five sets (27-25, 25-14, 21-25, 23-25, 17-19) on Saturday evening inside the Pyramid. Cal Poly freshman outside hitter Adlee Van Winden tied her career-high with 21 kills in defeat, while sophomore Raeann Greisen also delivered a season-high 21 kills (three away from her career-high) for the Mustangs. Sophomore setter Taylor Nelson finished with a season-best 57 assists, one away from tying her career-high set on Sept. 27, 2014.
October 24, 2015 | Women's Volleyball Cal Poly Sweeps Aside CSUN, Secures Seventh Straight Victory Cal Poly volleyball remained unbeaten in the month of October after recording its seventh consecutive victory, knocking off CSUN in three sets (25-22, 25-22, 25-16)) on Friday evening inside the Matadome. Freshman outside hitter Adlee Van Winden (pictured) collected a match-high 17 kills, sophomore setter Taylor Nelson produced 32 assists and senior libero Nicole Kessler recorded 18 digs.
October 20, 2015 | Women's Volleyball Cal Poly Visits CSUN, Long Beach State as Conference Play Resumes Currently entrenched in a six match winning streak – its lengthiest conference victory run since 2007 – Cal Poly volleyball travels south this week to battle CSUN at 7 p.m. PT Friday and Long Beach State at 7 p.m. Saturday. The match at CSUN can be seen on ESPN3 with this LINK, while Saturday's tilt with the 49ers can be followed on live stats through GoPoly.com.
October 18, 2015 | Women's Volleyball Cal Poly Overwhelms UC Riverside, Wins Sixth Consecutive Match After a three-set sweep of UC Riverside (25-7, 26-24, 25-19) on Saturday evening, Cal Poly volleyball won its sixth straight match and improved to 14-4 overall and 6-1 in Big West Conference play. Cal Poly freshman outside hitter Adlee Van Winden delivered a match-high 18 kills, junior middle blocker Taylor Gruenewald supplied 12 kills and sophomore setter Taylor Nelson compiled 39 assists.
October 17, 2015 | Women's Volleyball Cal Poly Captures Fifth Straight Win, Sweeps Cal State Fullerton For the first time since 2007, Cal Poly volleyball has secured five consecutive victories in Big West Conference play after a sweep of Cal State Fullerton (25-11, 25-15, 25-21) on Friday evening inside the Mott Athletics Center. Mustang junior middle blocker Taylor Gruenewald led all attackers with 13 kills, freshman outside hitter Adlee Van Winden secured 10 kills and sophomore setter Taylor Nelson produced 33 assists.
October 12, 2015 | Women's Volleyball Cal Poly Entertains Cal State Fullerton and UC Riverside This Week After four consecutive victories for the second time this season, including wins over UC Irvine and UC Santa Barbara last week, Cal Poly volleyball continues conference play this week when hosting Cal State Fullerton at 7 p.m. PT Friday and UC Riverside at 7 p.m. Saturday inside the Mott Athletics Center.
October 12, 2015 | Women's Volleyball Van Winden Becomes First to Secure Fifth Freshman of the Week Award In what has become a common occurrence during the 2015 season, Cal Poly freshman outside hitter Adlee Van Winden earned her fifth Big West Conference Freshman Player of the Week honor after recording 29 kills in two matches last week.
October 11, 2015 | Women's Volleyball Cal Poly Wins Fourth Straight, Outlasts UC Santa Barbara in Four Sets Cal Poly volleyball won its fourth match in a row on Saturday evening, beating UC Santa Barbara in four sets during a marathon matchup inside the Mott Athletics Center. Cal Poly freshman outside hitter Adlee Van Winden secured a match-high 20 kills, sophomore outside hitter Raeann Greisen collected 17, and sophomore setter Taylor Nelson produced 43 assists in the win.
October 8, 2015 | Women's Volleyball Cal Poly Sweeps UC Irvine, Wins Third Straight The Cal Poly volleyball team continued its midseason surge on Thursday evening with a three-set road sweep of UC Irvine (25-17, 25-11, 25-17) inside Crawford Court. Cal Poly sophomore Raeann Greisen led the charge with a match-best 14 kills, sophomore middle blocker Savannah Niemen produced 10 kills and five blocks, sophomore setter Taylor Nelson provided a match-high 37 assists and freshman outside hitter Adlee Van Winden led all players with 17 digs.
October 5, 2015 | Women's Volleyball Cal Poly Visits UC Irvine, Hosts UC Santa Barbara This Week After a memorable pair of matches that witnessed Cal Poly volleyball defeating No. 24 Long Beach State and CSUN last week, the Mustangs continue Big West play this week when traveling to UC Irvine and hosting UC Santa Barbara. Cal Poly battles the Anteaters at 7 p.m. PT Thursday inside Crawford Court and hosts the Gauchos in the annual Blue-Green Rivalry match at 7 p.m. Saturday inside the Mott Athletics Center.
October 5, 2015 | Women's Volleyball Van Winden Earns Fourth Big West Freshman of the Week Honor For the fourth time this season, Cal Poly freshman outside hitter Adlee Van Winden was selected as the Big West Women's Volleyball Freshman Player of the Week after a memorable pair of matches last weekend.
October 3, 2015 | Women's Volleyball Cal Poly Sweeps Away CSUN, Greisen Leads Way with 14 Kills Less than 24 hours after handing No. 24 Long Beach State its first Big West defeat in over a year, Cal Poly volleyball swept CSUN behind 14 kills from sophomore outside hitter Raeann Greisen on Saturday afternoon inside the Mott Athletic Center. Cal Poly freshman outside hitter Adlee Van Winden secured 12 kills – her 13th match this season with a double-figure kill total (in 14) – and sophomore setter Taylor Nelson produced a match-high 39 assists.
October 3, 2015 | Women's Volleyball Cal Poly Delivers No. 24 Long Beach State First Big West Loss Since 2013 Cal Poly volleyball had an opportunity on Friday evening to accomplish something that hasn't been done since Nov. 9, 2013 – beat Long Beach State during a Big West Conference match – and after a four-set Mustang victory, the 49ers 23-match unbeaten conference run was over. In front of over 1,000 spectators inside the Mott Athletics Center, freshman outside hitter Adlee Van Winden took over and led Cal Poly with 21 kills during the win.
October 1, 2015 | Women's Volleyball After a Scorching September, Van Winden is Papa John’s/Cal Poly Winner Cal Poly volleyball freshman outside hitter Adlee Van Winden has been named the inaugural Papa John’s/Cal Poly Student-Athlete of the Month.
September 25, 2015 | Women's Volleyball Pair of Cal Poly Volleyball Matches Endure Time Changes With both Cal Poly volleyball and football scheduled to begin at the same time on Saturday, Oct. 3, the Cal Poly Athletic Department has announced that the volleyball match versus CSUN has been moved back to reflect a start time of 4 p.m. PT. Cal Poly football will kick off at its regularly scheduled time of 6:05 p.m. when it hosts Idaho State.
September 28, 2015 | Women's Volleyball Cal Poly Entertains No. 24 Long Beach State, CSUN This Week Off to its best start since the 2006 season, Cal Poly (8-4) volleyball hosts its first two Big West Conference matches of the season when welcoming No. 24 Long Beach State at 7 p.m. PT Friday and CSUN at 4 p.m. Saturday inside the Mott Athletics Center. No. 10 Hawai'i beat the Mustangs in three sets last week in the conference opener.
September 27, 2015 | Women's Volleyball Cal Poly Defeated by No. 11 Hawai’i in Three Sets Cal Poly volleyball was swept in three sets (25-20, 25-12 and 25-19) by No. 11 Hawai'i on Saturday evening at the Stan Sheriff Center in the Big West Conference opener for the Mustangs. In defeat, freshman outside hitter Adlee Van Winden and sophomore outside hitter Raeann Greisen led Cal Poly with 12 kills apiece, while sophomore setter Taylor Nelson provided 26 assists and 11 digs.
September 21, 2015 | Women's Volleyball Cal Poly Embarks on Big West Journey, Visits No. 11 Hawai’i on Saturday After a preseason that witnessed Cal Poly volleyball winning eight of its first 11 matches for the first time since 2005, the Mustangs visit 11th-ranked Hawai'i at 10 p.m. PT Saturday inside the Stan Sheriff Center to begin Big West Conference play.
September 21, 2015 Coca-Cola/Cal Poly Student-Athlete of the Week: Adlee Van Winden After collecting double-digit kill totals twice last weekend and the seventh consecutive match overall, Cal Poly freshman outside hitter Adlee Van Winden earned the Coca-Cola/Cal Poly Student-Athlete of the Week award on Monday.
September 19, 2015 | Women's Volleyball Loyola Marymount Roars Back to Life, Defeats Cal Poly in Four Sets The Cal Poly volleyball team opened its matchup against Loyola Marymount with a convincing opening set victory, but the Lions collected each of the next three sets to down the Mustangs in four sets on Saturday afternoon inside the Mott Athletics Center. Cal Poly freshman Adlee Van Winden (11 kills) and sophomore outside hitter Raeann Greisen (10) combined for 21 kills during the loss.
September 19, 2015 | Women's Volleyball Cal Poly Sweeps Aztecs, Equals 2001 Season for Best Ten Match Start Playing in front of its home crowd for the first time this season, the Cal Poly volleyball program improved to 8-2 after a three-set sweep (25-22, 25-10 and 26-24) of San Diego State on Friday evening in front of 973 fans inside the Mott Athletics Center. Mustang sophomore outside hitter Raeann Greisen led all attackers with 17 kills and freshman outside hitter Adlee Van Winden continued her impressive initial collegiate season with 14 more kills in the victory.
September 16, 2015 | Women's Volleyball Reminder of Wednesday's Match vs. Pepperdine Previously Canceled As a reminder for Cal Poly volleyball fans, the previously scheduled Wednesday, Sept. 16 match versus Pepperdine was canceled in August due to unforseen circumstances at the time. The match against the Waves will not be rescheduled.
September 15, 2015 | Women's Volleyball Cal Poly Hosts San Diego State, LMU in First Home Matches of Season The Cal Poly volleyball program seeks to continue its best start to a season in a decade when entertaining both San Diego State at 7 p.m. Friday and Loyola Marymount at 4 p.m. Saturday inside the Mott Athletics Center. The Mustangs started the season with a 7-2 overall record, the program's best opening to a schedule since 2005.
September 14, 2015 | Women's Volleyball Van Winden Collects Unprecedented Third Freshman of Week Award After securing 46 kills through three matches last weekend that included a 20-kill performance against Portland, Cal Poly outside hitter Adlee Van Winden earned her third consecutive Big West Conference Freshman Player of the Week award, it was announced by the conference office on Monday afternoon.
September 14, 2015 | Football Crosson Joins Tim Walsh Radio Show on ESPN 1280 Tuesday at 6 The Tim Walsh Radio show returns to the airwaves on Tuesday at 6 p.m., broadcasted on ESPN Radio 1280. Joining the Cal Poly football head coach will be Mustang fourth-year head volleyball coach Sam Crosson.
September 12, 2015 | Women's Volleyball Saturday Comeback Falls Short, Cal Poly Goes 2-1 in Portland Tournament Cal Poly volleyball swept St. Francis Brooklyn (25-21, 25-14 and 25-14) and fell to host Portland in five sets (21-25, 25-23, 11-25, 25-15, 11-15) to split its Saturday matches on the final day of the North Harbour Marriott Invitational Tournament inside the Chiles Center. During the tournament championship on Saturday night, the Mustangs delivered two comebacks after falling in the opening and third sets, before eventually succumbing in five. Cal Poly freshman outside hitter Adlee Van Winden collected 20 more kills against Portland to continue her fantastic initial collegiate season.
September 12, 2015 | Women's Volleyball Cal Poly Improves to 6-1, Outlasts Idaho at Portland Tournament Cal Poly volleyball continued its remarkable early season run with a four-set victory over Idaho during the opening day of the North Harbour Marriott Invitational inside the Chiles Center. Mustang freshman Adlee Van Winden collected another match-high kill total, sending home 15 to lead Cal Poly.
September 8, 2015 | Women's Volleyball Cal Poly Travels to Portland Tournament, Seeks Best Start Since 2001 Armed with a 5-1 start to open a schedule for the first time since 2006, Cal Poly volleyball concludes its seasons-opening, nine-match road swing when traveling north this week to take part in the four-team North Harbour Marriott Invitational in Portland, Oregon inside the Chiles Center.
September 8, 2015 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball and Women’s Soccer Featured on Big West ESPN3 Schedule The Big West Conference announced its 15-event fall schedule to be featured on ESPN3, with the action beginning on Sept. 25 with UC Davis visiting Long Beach State in a women's volleyball matchup.
September 7, 2015 | Women's Volleyball Van Winden Collects Second Straight Freshman of the Week Honor For the second consecutive week, Cal Poly volleyball outside hitter Adlee Van Winden earned Big West Conference Freshman Player of the Week honors, it was announced by the conference office on Monday afternoon.
September 5, 2015 | Women's Volleyball Cal Poly Splits Saturday Matches, Improves to 5-1 This Season For the second consecutive match, Cal Poly volleyball used a three-set blitz to overwhelm its competition after a sweep of Sam Houston State (25-20, 25-12, 25-12) on Saturday morning during the second day of the Hampton Inn Waco North Baylor Tournament inside the Ferrell Center.
September 4, 2015 | Women's Volleyball Cal Poly Sweeps Coppin State, Remains Unbeaten This Season Cal Poly volleyball continued its magnificent run to begin the season after a three-set sweep (25-5, 25-11, 25-11) of Coppin State during the opening day of the Hampton Inn Waco North Baylor Tournament on Friday afternoon inside the Ferrell Center. Cal Poly sophomore outside hitter Raeann Greisen led all attackers with 12 kills, sophomore middle blocker Savannah Niemen and freshman outside hitter Adlee Van Winden sent home nine kills apiece and sophomore setter Taylor Nelson produced a match-high 18 assists in the triumph.
September 2, 2015 | Women's Volleyball Cal Poly Wins Five-Set Thriller at Fresno State, Remains Unbeaten For the first time since the 2006 season – nine years and six days to be exact – Cal Poly volleyball opened a season undefeated through three matches after a five-set win over Fresno State inside the Save Mart Center on Tuesday evening. The Mustangs began the match with 25-20 and 25-22 victories in the opening two sets, only to see the Bulldogs scratch out two straight set victories and send it to a decisive fifth. Cal Poly took control during the final set, taking an insurmountable 6-0 lead and put the finishing touches on the triumph, 15-7.
September 2, 2015 | Women's Volleyball Cal Poly Volleyball Aims to Stay Unbeaten, Heads to Baylor Tournament For the first time since 2006, Cal Poly volleyball has opened a season by going 3-0 after four-set victories over San Jose State and Sacramento State last weekend in the San Jose State Invitational and a 3-2 triumph over Fresno State on Tuesday night. Continuing their season-opening, nine-match road trip, the Mustangs travel south to take part in the Hampton Inn Waco North Baylor Tournament that opens on Friday.
August 31, 2015 | Women's Volleyball Van Winden Earns Freshman of the Week, Mustangs Battle Fresno State After a collegiate debut last weekend that included 28 kills – 14 apiece against both San Jose State and Sacramento State – Cal Poly volleyball freshman outside hitter Adlee Van Winden was named the Big West Women’s Volleyball Freshman Player of the Week, it was announced by the conference office on Monday afternoon.
August 29, 2015 | Women's Volleyball Cal Poly Continues Its Winning Ways With 3-1 Win over Sacramento State Cal Poly volleyball remained unbeaten this season with a four-set victory over Sacramento State behind the strength of 14 kills apiece from senior middle blocker Taylor Gruenewald and freshman outside hitter Adlee Van Winden during the final day of the San Jose State Invitational on Saturday afternoon at Spartan Gym. It was the second day in a row that Van Winden collected 14 kills, while the Mustangs (2-0) handed the Hornets their first loss of the season.
August 28, 2015 | Women's Volleyball Cal Poly Fights Back to Beat San Jose State in Season Opener, 3-1 The Cal Poly volleyball program won its 2015 opener with a 3-1, come-from-behind victory over San Jose State on Friday afternoon inside Spartan Gym. The Mustangs received a match-high 14 kills from freshman Adlee Van Winden to outlast the Spartans on the initial day of the San Jose State Invitational.
August 24, 2015 | Women's Volleyball Cal Poly Volleyball Opens 2015 Season at San Jose State Invitational Highlighted by 11 returning letter winners, including seven starters, the Cal Poly volleyball program embarks on the 2015 season when visiting the five-team San Jose State Invitational on Friday, Aug. 28 and Saturday, Aug. 29. The Mustangs – who return 98 percent of their kill total from a season ago – battle the host Spartans (4-27 overall, 1-17 Mountain West in 2014) at 2 p.m. Friday and take on Sacramento State (8-23, 3-13 Big Sky) at 3 p.m. Saturday.
August 5, 2015 | Women's Volleyball Cal Poly Volleyball Selected Seventh in Big West Preseason Poll The Cal Poly volleyball program was chosen to finish seventh in the 2015 Big West Conference preseason coaches poll that was released on Wednesday morning.
July 6, 2015 | Women's Volleyball Cal Poly Volleyball Adds Two More Recruits, One Transfer For 2015 Season The Cal Poly volleyball program solidified its future on Monday afternoon with the announcement by fourth-year head coach Sam Crosson that two incoming freshman and one transfer recruit will continue their volleyball careers with the Mustangs. All three players will join Cal Poly’s lineup for the 2015 season.
June 26, 2015 | Women's Volleyball Cal Poly Beach Volleyball Helps Form Newest Big West Conference Sport The Cal Poly sand volleyball program will join five other schools as charter members of the 17th Big West-sponsored sport, it was announced by the conference office on Friday afternoon. Cal Poly – which contested its first sand volleyball season in 2014 – unites with CSUN, Long Beach State and Hawai'i to welcome both CSU Bakersfield and Sacramento State to form a six-team league.
June 23, 2015 | Women's Volleyball Cal Poly Volleyball Program Unveils 2015 Schedule Featuring five matches versus opponents that qualified for last season’s NCAA Tournament and 11 contests inside the Mott Athletics Center, the Cal Poly volleyball program announced its 29-match regular season schedule on Tuesday morning. Cal Poly opens the 2015 campaign at three tournaments and will contest its first home match of the season against Pepperdine on Wednesday, Sept. 16.
June 22, 2015 | Women's Volleyball Jason Borchin Joins Cal Poly Volleyball Coaching Staff Fourth-year head coach Sam Crosson and the Cal Poly Athletic Department announced on Monday that Jason Borchin has been hired as an assistant coach. Borchin – a full-time assistant coach at Sacramento State for the past six seasons – replaces Chris Tamas who was recently hired as an assistant coach by the University of Nebraska.
March 10, 2015 | Women's Volleyball Cal Poly Volleyball to Offer Three Camps This Summer The Cal Poly volleyball program is offering three camps in July, which include a Youth All-Skills Camp, Advanced Positions Camp and an All-Skills Residential Camp.
December 1, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Greisen Caps Freshman Year with All-Big West Recognition Following a debut season in which she led the Cal Poly volleyball program with 3.55 kills per set and 359 total kills, outside hitter Raeann Greisen closed her first season on campus by being named to the seven-player Big West Conference All-Freshman Team on Monday morning.
November 26, 2014 | Women's Volleyball UCSB Recovers From First-Set Loss to Cal Poly in 3-1 Win The Mustangs, who didn't have a senior on the roster, will enter the upcoming offseason able to bring back the entire lineup for 2015, starting with sand competition in April.
November 25, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Cal Poly Volleyball’s Wednesday Finale Start Time Changed to 5 p.m. With the Thanksgiving holiday on the horizon, the start time for the Cal Poly volleyball team’s Wednesday, Nov. 26 Blue-Green matchup versus UC Santa Barbara has been revised to 5 p.m. from 7 p.m.
November 22, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Cal Poly Volleyball Battles Hawai’i, Falls in Four Sets Sophomore middle blocker Taylor Gruenewald chalked up a match-leading 16 kills and freshman Raeann Greisen finished with 15, but the Cal Poly volleyball program – after earning an opening-set victory against Hawai’i Saturday evening – dropped the next three games and suffered a 21-25, 25-22, 25-12, 25-16 defeat inside Mott Athletics Center.
November 19, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Cal Poly Wraps Season in Mott versus Hawai’i, UC Santa Barbara The Cal Poly volleyball program closes its 2014 regular season schedule when hosting Hawai’i on Saturday, Nov. 22 and Blue-Green rival UC Santa Barbara on Wednesday, Nov. 26. Match time both nights inside Mott Athletics Center is 7 p.m.
November 17, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Cal Poly Volleyball Signs Libero Brouker to National Letter of Intent A year after signing the nation's 23rd-ranked recruiting class, the Cal Poly volleyball program strengthened its future roster on Monday afternoon with the announcement by third-year head coach Sam Crosson and the Mustang Athletics Department that libero Katherine Brouker (Santee, Calif. / West Hills HS) has signed a National Letter of Intent. Brouker will join Cal Poly's lineup for the 2015 season.
November 15, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Mustang Volleyball Team Falls in Three Sets at CSUN Freshman outside hitter Raeann Greisen led the Cal Poly volleyball program with 11 kills Saturday evening, but the Mustangs conceded a .393 team hitting percentage to CSUN inside the Matadome and dropped a 25-15, 25-20, 25-17 decision.
November 14, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Cal Poly Volleyball Falls in Three Sets at No. 20 Long Beach State Freshman outside hitter Raeann Greisen recorded her team-best 18th double-digit kill total of 2014 with 17 on Friday evening, but the Cal Poly volleyball program dropped a 25-20, 25-23, 25-17 decision to No. 20 Long Beach State in an ESPN3-broadcasted contest inside Walter Pyramid.
November 12, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Cal Poly Volleyball Meets No. 20 Long Beach State on ESPN3 Friday Night he Cal Poly volleyball program embarks on its final road trip of the regular season when visiting Big West Conference-leading and 20th-ranked Long Beach State (Friday, Nov. 14) on ESPN3 and CSUN (Saturday, Nov. 15). First serve both nights is 7 p.m.
November 10, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Greisen Earns Second Big West Freshman Player of the Week Honor Following a two-match stretch that included a career-high 24-kill performance during a four-set victory against Cal State Fullerton (Nov. 8), Cal Poly outside hitter Raeann Greisen was named Big West Conference Freshman Player of the Week on Monday.
November 8, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Greisen, Schleis Lead Cal Poly Past Cal State Fullerton in Four Sets Freshman middle blocker Raeann Greisen finished with a career-high 24 kills and junior outside hitter Hannah Schleis added a season-high 15 as the Cal Poly volleyball program overcame a second-set loss to defeat Cal State Fullerton inside Mott Athletics Center on Saturday evening, 29-27, 28-26, 18-25, 26-24.
November 7, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Mustang Volleyball Team Falls in Four Sets to UC Irvine Freshman outside hitter Raeann Greisen finished with a team-leading 17 kills, but the Cal Poly volleyball program – after squaring Friday's match versus UC Irvine with a second-set victory – led just once more the remainder of the evening and dropped a 26-24, 21-25, 25-20, 25-15 decision inside Mott Athletics Center.
November 5, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Mustang Volleyball Back in Mott to Host UC Irvine, Cal State Fullerton With four of its final six regular season matches inside Mott Athletics Center, the Cal Poly volleyball program looks to climb the Big West Conference standings when contesting a two-match home stand versus UC Irvine (Friday, Nov. 7) and Cal State Fullerton (Saturday, Nov. 8). First serve both nights is 7 p.m.
November 1, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Cal Poly Volleyball Falls in Four Sets at UC Davis Freshman outside hitter Raeann Greisen led the Cal Poly volleyball program with 12 kills and middle blockers Taylor Gruenewald and Caihla Petiprin produced nine kills apiece, but the Mustangs – after winning set No. 2 versus UC Davis – conceded the next two games and a 25-20, 20-25, 25-19, 25-16 decision to the Aggies inside The Pavilion.
October 30, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Mustangs Overcome Early Deficit to Post Five-Set Win at UC Riverside Freshman outside hitter Raeann Greisen recorded a team-leading 16 kills and junior outside hitter Hannah Schleis added 15 kills and hit .359 as the Cal Poly volleyball program overcame a two-set deficit Thursday evening versus UC Riverside to deal the Highlanders a 19-25, 20-25, 25-19, 26-24, 15-6 defeat inside SRC Arena.
October 29, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Mustang Volleyball Wraps Road Trip at UC Riverside, UC Davis The Cal Poly volleyball program looks to snap a four-match slide when completing a three-match road trip at UC Riverside on Thursday, Oct. 30 and at UC Davis on Saturday, Nov. 1.
October 24, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Mustang Volleyball Team Falls in Three Sets at Hawai’i Middle blockers Taylor Gruenewald and Caihla Petiprin co-led the Cal Poly volleyball program with eight kills apiece, but the Mustangs – after dropping the opening two sets and conceding a 22-19 lead in game No. 3 – fell versus Hawai’i inside the Stan Sheriff Center Friday evening, 25-17, 25-18, 25-22.
October 22, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Cal Poly Volleyball Visits Hawai’i for Friday Night Matchup The Cal Poly volleyball program looks to climb back up the Big West Conference standings and snap a three-match slide when opening a three-match road trip versus Hawai’i on Friday, Oct. 24. Match time is set for 10 p.m. PT.
October 18, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Cal Poly Drops Four-Set Decision to Big West Leader Long Beach State Sophomore middle blocker Taylor Gruenewald recorded a match-leading 12 kills, but the Cal Poly volleyball program – after claiming the opening set from Big West Conference leader Long Beach State on Saturday evening – dropped the remaining three games and a 26-28, 25-22, 25-15, 25-20 decision inside Mott Athletics Center.
October 17, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Mustang Volleyball Team Falls in Four to Second-Place CSUN Freshman Caihla Petiprin recorded a team-best 10 kills, but the Cal Poly volleyball program – after taking set No. 2 against CSUN – conceded the ensuing two games and dropped a 25-178, 26-28, 25-20, 25-19 decision to the Big West Conference’s second-place side on Friday evening inside Mott Athletics Center.
October 15, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Cal Poly Volleyball Set to Face Big West Leaders CSUN, Long Beach State The Cal Poly volleyball program meets the top four teams in the Big West Conference standings during its next five matches, beginning with a two-match home stand versus second-place CSUN (Friday, Oct. 17) and league-leading Long Beach State (Saturday, Oct. 18).
October 11, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Mustang Volleyball Team Halted by UC Irvine in Sweep Freshman outside hitter Raeann Greisen chalked up a match-leading 15 kills, but the Cal Poly volleyball program saw its two-match Big West Conference win streak stopped by UC Irvine in a 25-23, 25-20, 25-18 defeat inside the Bren Center on Saturday evening.
October 10, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Mustangs Win in Four at Fullerton to Even Big West Mark Freshman outside hitter Raeann Greisen recorded a match-leading 16 kills as the Cal Poly volleyball program picked up its second successive Big West Conference triumph with a 25-22, 25-16, 22-25, 25-21 victory versus Cal State Fullerton inside Titan Gym on Friday evening.
October 9, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Cal Poly Volleyball Opens Road Stretch at Cal State Fullerton, UC Irvine Playing five of its next seven matches away from Mott Athletics Center, the Cal Poly volleyball program opens a two-match road trip when visiting Cal State Fullerton on Friday, Oct. 10 and UC Irvine on Saturday, Oct. 11.
October 4, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Cal Poly Trumps UC Riverside to Earn First Big West Win Outside hitter Raeann Greisen recorded a team-leading 18 kills and fellow freshman Savannah Niemen chalked up a career-best 14 kills as the Cal Poly volleyball program earned its first Big West Conference victory of 2014 with a 25-21, 23-25, 25-23, 25-19 triumph against UC Riverside inside Mott Athletics Center on Saturday evening.
October 3, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Mustangs Drop Big West Home Opener to UC Davis, 3-1 Sophomore middle blocker Taylor Gruenewald led the Cal Poly volleyball team with 10 kills while freshmen Caihla Petiprin and Raeann Greisen added nine apiece, but the Mustangs – after capturing Saturday's second set – dropped the next two and their Big West Conference home-opening match to UC Davis inside Mott Athletics Center, 25-20, 23-25, 25-15, 25-20.
October 2, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Mustangs Open Big West Home Slate versus UC Davis, UC Riverside Winners of four of the previous six matches, the Cal Poly volleyball program opens the home portion of its eight-match Big West Conference schedule when welcoming UC Davis to Mott Athletics Center on Friday, Oct. 3 and UC Riverside on Saturday, Oct. 4. Both matches begin at 7 p.m.
September 27, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Mustangs Fall at Blue-Green Rival UC Santa Barbara in Five Sets Freshman outside Raeann Greisen recorded a career-high 22 kills and hit a team-leading .327, but the Cal Poly volleyball program – after capturing the opening two sets against Blue-Green rival UC Santa Barbara Saturday night – dropped the remaining three and a 23-25, 21-25, 25-20, 25-23, 15-11 decision inside The Thunderdome.
September 25, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Mustangs Open Big West Action Saturday Night at UC Santa Barbara Winners of four of the previous five matches, the Cal Poly volleyball program opens its 21st season of Big West Conference action when visiting Blue-Green rival UC Santa Barbara on Saturday, Sept. 26.
September 20, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Mustang Volleyball Falls in Five to Santa Clara Freshman setter Taylor Nelson recorded a team-best 15 kills and finished with 21 assists and 11 digs, but the Cal Poly volleyball program – leading Santa Clara after the third set – surrendered the final two games to the Broncos and dropped a 21-25, 25-12, 23-25, 25-20, 15-8 decision on Saturday evening inside Mott Athletics Center.
September 19, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Cal Poly Wins Fourth Match in a Row, 3-1 Over Northern Illinois The Mustangs, still undefeated at home, will return to the MAC to host Santa Clara (8-2) at 8 p.m. Saturday.
September 17, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Cal Poly Wraps Home Stand versus Northern Illinois, Santa Clara Enjoying a three-match winning streak and perfect inside Mott Athletics Center this season, the Cal Poly volleyball program wraps a five-match home stand and closes the non-conference portion of its regular season schedule when welcoming Northern Illinois on Friday, Sept. 19 at 5 p.m. and Santa Clara on Saturday, Sept. 20 at 8 p.m.
September 15, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Greisen, Kessler and Nelson Sweep Big West Player of the Week Honors After helping spearhead the Mustang volleyball team to a 3-0 record at the inaugural Cal Poly ShareSLO Tournament (Sept. 12-13), freshman outside hitter Raeann Greisen, junior libero Nicole Kessler and freshman setter Taylor Nelson were named, respectively on Monday, Big West Conference Player of the Week, Defensive Player of the Week and Freshman Player of the Week.
September 13, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Mustangs Produce Two Sweeps to Close Cal Poly ShareSLO Tournament Freshman outside hitter Raeann Greisen produced a match-leading 12 kills as the Mustang volleyball program opened Saturday's doubleheader and second-day action at the Cal Poly ShareSLO Tournament with a 25-19, 25-12, 25-20 sweep of San Jose State.
September 12, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Cal Poly Earns 3-1 Win Over Bakersfield at Home-Opening Tournament The Mustangs will continue their home stand by taking on San Jose State at noon Saturday, before returning to the court to face Sacramento State at 7 p.m.
September 11, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Mustangs Open 2014 Home Schedule with Cal Poly ShareSLO Tournament The Cal Poly volleyball program opens its 13-match home schedule inside Mott Athletics Center when hosting the inaugural Sept. 12-13 Cal Poly ShareSLO Tournament.
September 7, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Cal Poly Drops 3-1 Decision at Saint Mary’s Freshman setter Taylor Nelson led all players with 13 kills and 23 assists, but the Cal Poly volleyball program – after winning its second set at Saint Mary's – dropped the ensuing two games and a 25-23, 16-25, 25-12, 25-23 decision to the Gaels on Sunday afternoon inside McKeon Pavilion.
September 6, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Cal Poly Women's Volleyball Falls to Utah in Three Games Cal Poly had small leads in each game, but Utah rallied to keep its record unblemished as the Utes earned a three-game sweep in a non-conference women’s volleyball match Saturday at McKeon Pavilion on the Saint Mary’s campus.
September 3, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Mustangs Wrap Five-Match Road Trip versus Utah, at Saint Mary’s The Cal Poly volleyball program completes a season-opening, five-match road trip when facing Utah on Saturday, Sept. 6 at 11 a.m. and Saint Mary’s on Sunday, Sept. 7 at 2 p.m. Both matches will be hosted by Saint Mary’s.
August 30, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Mustangs Drop Pair to Washington State, Wyoming at Montana Invitational Freshman outside hitter Raeann Greisen led the Cal Poly volleyball program in kills (18) for a second successive match, but the Mustangs – after winning the second set against Wyoming on Saturday morning – dropped the next two and a 25-22, 20-25, 25-20, 25-16 decision at the Montana Invitational inside West Auxiliary Gym.
August 29, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Cal Poly Opens 2014 with Four-Set Triumph at Montana Freshman outside hitter Raeann Greisen produced a match-high 17 kills in her first collegiate outing as the Cal Poly volleyball program opened its 2014 season and the Montana Invitational with a 26-24, 25-20, 17-25, 25-20 victory against the host Grizzlies inside West Auxiliary Gym on Friday evening.
August 28, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Catching up at Cal Poly's Preseason Camp with Hannah Schleis Catching up at the Cal Poly volleyball program's preseason camp with junior outside hitter Hannah Schleis.
August 27, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Cal Poly Kicks off 2014 Season at Three-Match Montana Invitational With three returning starters back and featuring PrepVolleyball.com's 23rd-ranked freshman recruiting class, the Cal Poly volleyball program opens its 36th season of competition at the Aug. 29-30 Montana Invitational.
August 26, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Catching up at Cal Poly's Preseason Camp with Maddie Kuber Catching up at the Cal Poly volleyball program's preseason camp with junior setter Maddie Kuber.
August 26, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Catching up at Cal Poly's Preseason Camp with Nicole Kessler Catching up at the Cal Poly volleyball program's preseason camp with junior libero Nicole Kessler.
August 25, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Catching up at Cal Poly's Preseason Camp with Taylor Gruenewald Catching up at the Cal Poly volleyball program's preseason camp with sophomore middle blocker Taylor Gruenewald.
August 24, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Catching up at Cal Poly's Preseason Camp with Lauren Pluim Catching up at the Cal Poly volleyball program's preseason camp with freshman middle blocker Lauren Pluim.
August 23, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Catching up at Cal Poly's Preseason Camp with Shannon Fouts Catching up at the Cal Poly volleyball program's preseason camp with freshman setter Shannon Fouts.
August 22, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Catching up at Cal Poly's Preseason Camp with Anna Gorman Catching up at the Cal Poly volleyball program's preseason camp with sophomore libero Anna Gorman.
August 21, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Meet the Cal Poly Volleyball Freshmen - Bailey Roach Meet the Cal Poly Volleyball Freshmen with defensive specialist Bailey Roach.
August 20, 2014 | General News Mott Athletics Center Ready for Enhanced Upgrades in 2014 Mustang fans headed to the Mott Athletics Center this fall will receive an upgraded game-night experience as the Cal Poly Athletics Department recently announced an interactive rebranding initiative that will introduce a new competition floor, video board and scoreboard, LED courtside signage tables and improved courtside seating to the complex for the 2014-15 sports season.
August 20, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Meet the Cal Poly Volleyball Freshmen - Caihla Petiprin August 19, 2014 | W. Volleyball Meet the Cal Poly Volleyball Freshmen with middle blocker Caihla Petiprin.
August 20, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Cal Poly Women's Soccer, Volleyball to Play Matches on ESPN3 This Fall For viewers who already receive ESPN from their TV providers, ESPN3 is available at WatchESPN.com (via computer, smart phone, tablet, Xbox, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV or Roku).
August 19, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Meet the Cal Poly Volleyball Freshmen - Savannah Niemen Meet the Cal Poly Volleyball Freshmen with middle blocker Savannah Niemen.
August 18, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Meet the Cal Poly Volleyball Freshmen - Taylor Nelson Meet the Cal Poly Volleyball Freshmen with setter Taylor Nelson.
August 17, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Meet the Cal Poly Volleyball Freshmen - Hannah Mathiesen Meet the Cal Poly Volleyball Freshmen with outside hitter Hannah Mathiesen.
August 16, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Meet the Cal Poly Volleyball Freshmen - Raeann Greisen Meet the Cal Poly Volleyball Freshmen with outside hitter Raeann Greisen.
August 15, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Meet the 2014 Cal Poly Volleyball Freshmen - Casey Carroll Meet the Cal Poly Volleyball Freshmen with outside hitter Casey Carroll.
August 8, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Mustang Volleyball Opens 2014 Preseason Camp on Saturday Highlighted by three returning starters from a 2013 squad that posted an eight-win improvement from the previous season and solidified by PrepVolleyball.com’s 23rd-ranked freshman recruiting class, the Cal Poly volleyball program opens its preseason training camp and kickstarts preparations for the upcoming year on Saturday, Aug. 9 at 3 p.m.
August 6, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Cal Poly Volleyball Selected Sixth in Preseason Big West Coaches Poll Solidified by three returning starters and PrepVolleyball.com’s 23rd-ranked freshman recruiting class, the Cal Poly volleyball program was selected for a sixth-place finish in the Big West Conference preseason coaches poll following the Wednesday release of voting results.
June 30, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Mustang Volleyball Program Announces 2014 Schedule Highlighted by seven matches versus opponents that qualified for last year’s NCAA Tournament and 13 contests inside the Mott Athletics Center, the Cal Poly volleyball program announced its 26-match 2014 regular season schedule on Monday afternoon.
June 16, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Mustangs Take Court in 2014 with Nation’s 23rd-Ranked Recruiting Class The Mustang volleyball program will take the court in September with one of the nation’s more formidable freshman classes following the recent announcement that Cal Poly’s seven-player incoming squad was ranked No. 23 among PrepVolleyball.com’s Top 30 Recruiting Classes for 2014.
April 21, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Mustang Volleyball Program Adds Defensive Specialist Bailey Roach The Cal Poly volleyball program strengthened its defensive play recently with the announcement by second-year head coach Sam Crosson and the Mustang Athletics Department that Santa Barbara native Bailey Roach will be joining the squad in anticipation for the 2014 season.
January 31, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Taylor Nelson Named PrepVolleyball.com’s National Player of the Year Cal Poly freshman volleyball player Taylor Nelson continues to accrue accolades as she was named PrepVolleyball.com’s National (Senior) Player of the Year it was announced yesterday. The setter enrolled at Cal Poly in January after graduating from Granite Bay High School.
January 16, 2014 | General News 25 Cal Poly Student-Athletes Earn Big West All-Academic Honors A total of 25 student-athletes representing five Cal Poly sports programs were named to the 2013 Big West Conference Fall All-Academic Team on Thursday afternoon.
December 10, 2013 | Women's Volleyball Taylor Nelson Added to 2014 Volleyball Recruiting Class Cal Poly volleyball head coach Sam Crosson and Athletics Director Don Oberhelman announced the signing of Taylor Nelson (Granite Bay, CA) to a financial aid agreement to enroll in the winter quarter at Cal Poly and continue her volleyball career as part of the 2014 recruiting class.
December 2, 2013 | Women's Volleyball Chelsea Hardin, Taylor Gruenewald Earn All-Conference Honors Senior Chelsea Hardin and freshman Taylor Gruenewald earned All-Conference honors it was announced by Big West Conference office on Monday. Hardin, an outside hitter, was selected to the first-team while Gruenewald, a middle blocker, was named honorable mention and to the all-freshman team.
November 30, 2013 | Women's Volleyball Cal Poly Volleyball Falls to Long Beach State in Three Sets The Cal Poly volleyball team concluded the regular season with a three set loss on the road to Long Beach State in a Big West Conference match. With the loss the Mustangs fall to 12-17 overall and 6-10 in Big West matches while LBSU improved to 18-11 overall and 11-5 in conference matches.
November 29, 2013 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball Takes Down Anteaters in Five Sets The Cal Poly volleyball team came back from a two set deficit to defeat UC Irvine in five sets on Friday night in Irvine. With the win the Mustangs improve to 12-16 overall and 6-9 in Big West play while UCI falls to 14-15 overall and 5-10 in conference matches.
November 27, 2013 | Women's Volleyball Mustangs Conclude Regular Season with UC Irvine and Long Beach St. The Cal Poly volleyball team will conclude the 2013 regular season this week when the team travels to UC Irvine and Long Beach State for matches.
November 23, 2013 | Women's Volleyball Mustangs Fall to Cal State Fullerton on Senior Day The Cal Poly volleyball team dropped a Big West Conference match to Cal State Fullerton in four sets on Saturday at the Mott Athletics Center. CSF won by set scores of 19-25, 25-22, 25-23 and 25-19.
November 22, 2013 | Women's Volleyball Cal Poly Falls in Five Sets to UC Riverside The Cal Poly volleyball team lost in five sets to UC Riverside on Friday at the Mott Athletics Center. Cal Poly battled back to win the fourth set and push the match to a fifth and deciding set. UCR won by set scores of 14-25, 26-24, 25-23, 15-25 and 15-9.
November 20, 2013 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball Concludes Home Season with UC Riverside, Cal State Fullerton Cal Poly will conclude the home regular season this week hosting UC Riverside on Friday and Cal State Fullerton on Saturday both matches are scheduled for first serve at 7 pm. Prior to the match with the Titans on Saturday, Cal Poly will honor the team’s seniors in a brief ceremony. After Saturday’s match with Cal State Fullerton, Cal Poly will return to the road and conclude the regular season with a pair of Big West Conference matches. Cal Poly will visit UC Irvine on Friday, November 29, followed by Long Beach State on Saturday. Both matches are scheduled for a 7 pm first serve. You can catch Cal Poly’s home volleyball games on the internet with Dave Grant calling the play-by-play. The prematch show begins at 6:40 pm.
November 20, 2013 | Women's Volleyball Five Sign with Cal Poly Volleyball A total of five high school players have signed national letters of intent to enroll and continue their volleyball careers at Cal Poly. The announcement was made Wednesday by second-year Mustang head coach Sam Crosson and Cal Poly director of athletics Don Oberhelman.
November 16, 2013 | Women's Volleyball Cal Poly Volleyball Sweeps Aggies in Three Paced by two seniors and a freshman, the Cal Poly volleyball team swept the UC Davis Aggies in three sets on Saturday afternoon in Davis. With the win the Mustangs improve to 11-14 overall and 5-7 in conference matches while UC Davis falls to 14-13 overall and 6-8 in Big West matches.
November 14, 2013 | Women's Volleyball Cal Poly Swept by Matadors, 3-0, in Big West Match The Cal Poly volleyball team was swept in a Big West Conference match on Thursday in Northridge by the Matadors, 3-0, to fall to 10-14 overall and 4-7 in conference play. Cal State Northridge improves to 22-4 overall and 12-1 in conference matches.
November 12, 2013 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball Travels to CS Northridge for ESPN3 Big West Match Cal Poly returns to the road for a pair of Big West Conference matches this week when the team travels to Cal State Northridge and UC Davis. The match with the Matadors is scheduled for Thursday, Nov. 14 with first serve set for 7 pm. The game has been added to the ESPN3 network and can be viewed through the ESPN web site.
November 8, 2013 | Women's Volleyball No. 12 Hawai’i Takes Mustangs in Three Sets The No. 12 Rainbow Wahine proved to be too much the Cal Poly volleyball team, winning in three sets on Friday at Mott Athletics Center in front of 978 fans. Hawai’i won by set scores of 25-16, 25-19 and 25-19.
November 6, 2013 | Women's Volleyball Cal Poly to Host No. 12 Hawai’i, Friday Cal Poly remains at home this week to host No. 12 Hawai’i on Friday, Nov. 8. First serve at Mott Athletics Center is set for 7 pm. Cal Poly enters the match 10-12 overall and 4-5 in conference matches while Hawai’i enters 18-4 overall and 7-3 in conference matches. Cal Poly is currently sixth in conference with Hawai’i in third.
November 2, 2013 | Women's Volleyball Conference-Leading UC Santa Barbara Too Much For Mustangs Senior Megan McConnell tallied 12 kills while Hannah Schleis added 10 kills, but it would not be enough as the UC Santa Barbara Gauchos swept the Mustangs in three set in a Big West Conference volleyball match on Saturday in Mott Athletics Center.
October 31, 2013 | Women's Volleyball Cal Poly Volleyball Locker Room Gets Makeover During the fall of 2013 the Cal Poly volleyball program’s locker room received a $60,000 makeover that included new lockers, flooring, paint, branding, ceiling, lighting and video equipment. It was officially unveiled prior to the Long Beach State match on Sept. 28.
October 30, 2013 | Women's Volleyball Mustangs Renew Blue-Green Rivalry with Conference Leading UCSB Cal Poly returns home this week to host Central Coast rival UC Santa Barbara in a Blue-Green Rivalry match on Saturday, at 7 pm
October 26, 2013 | Women's Volleyball Cal Poly Sweeps UC Riverside in Big West Volleyball Match The Cal Poly volleyball team swept the UC Riverside Highlanders in a Big West Conference match on Saturday to improve to 4-4 in conference play and 10-11 overall. Cal Poly won by set scores of 25-23, 26-24 and 25-17.
October 25, 2013 | Women's Volleyball Anna Gorman Leads Cal Poly to Four-Set Win over CS Fullerton Freshman Anna Gorman powered her way to 15 kills to lead the Mustangs to a four set win on the road over Cal State Fullerton on Friday in a Big West Conference match. With the win the Mustangs improve to 3-4 in conference matches and 9-11 overall. CSF falls to 9-10 overall and 2-5 overall.
October 22, 2013 | Women's Volleyball Conference Play Continues with Trip to CS Fullerton and UC Riverside Cal Poly will travel South this weekend when they continue conference play at Cal State Fullerton on Friday, Oct. 25 and UC Riverside on Oct. 26.
October 19, 2013 | Women's Volleyball Mustangs Fall in Five Set Thriller to Cal State Northridge Senior Megan McConnell tied her career-high in kills, but it would go by the wayside as the Cal Poly volleyball team lost to conference leading Cal State Northridge in five sets. CSUN won by set scores of 27-25, 26-28, 22-25, 25-18 and 15-11.
October 18, 2013 | Women's Volleyball UC Davis Defeats Cal Poly in Four Sets Despite having three players with 10 or more kills the Cal Poly volleyball team was not able to overcome UC Davis, falling in four sets, on Saturday night at Mott Athletics Center in a Big West Conference match. Cal Poly lost by set scores of 25-22, 20-25, 25-20 and 25-20.
October 15, 2013 | Women's Volleyball Mustangs to Host UC Davis, CS Northridge This Week in BWC Matches Cal Poly returns home to host UC Davis and Cal State Northridge in Big West Conference matches this week. The match with the Aggies is slatted for Friday, Oct. 18 at 7 pm while the match with the Matadors will be on Saturday, Oct. 19 at 7 pm.
October 12, 2013 | Women's Volleyball No. 5 Hawai’i Sweeps Cal Poly in Three Sets Cal Poly went on the road and faced a hot hitting No. 5 University of Hawai'i Rainbow Wahine volleyball team that swept the Mustangs in three sets on Saturday. Hawai’i won by set scores of 25-17, 25-16 and 25-13.
October 8, 2013 | Women's Volleyball Cal Poly Travels to No. 5 Hawai'i for BWC Match, Saturday The Cal Poly volleyball team will continue Big West Conference play this week with a single match when they travel to Hawai’i for a match on Saturday, Oct. 12 at 10 pm. Cal Poly enters the match 8-8 overall and 2-1 in conference play while Hawai’i is 15-1 overall and 4-0 in Big West matches.
October 5, 2013 | Women's Volleyball Mustangs Fall on the Road to UCSB in Four Sets Seniors Jennifer Keddy and Chelsea Hardin would each tally 12 kills, but it would not be enough as UC Santa Barbara defeated the Cal Poly volleyball team in four sets on Saturday. With the loss the Mustangs fall to 8-8 overall and 2-1 in conference matches while UCSB improves to 7-8 overall and 2-1 in Big West matches.
October 2, 2013 | Women's Volleyball Mustangs Travel to UCSB for Blue-Green Rivalry Match The Cal Poly volleyball team will continue Big West Conference play this week with a single match when they travel to UC Santa Barbara on Saturday, Oct. 5. Cal Poly enters the match 8-7 overall and 2-0 in conference play while UCSB is 6-8 overall and 1-1 in Big West matches. First serve is set for 7 pm at the Thunderdome.
September 30, 2013 | Women's Volleyball Senior Megan McConnell Earns Big West Player of the Week Honors Senior Megan McConnell (Mountain View, Calif./Mountain View HS) hit .383 to spark Cal Poly to a 2-0 conference start, claiming Big West Conference Women's Volleyball Player of the Week honors it was announced by the conference office on Monday.
September 28, 2013 | Women's Volleyball Cal Poly Improves to 2-0 in BWC after Blanking Long Beach State Cal Poly volleyball team had three players tally 10 or more kills as the team hit .347 in a three set sweep over Long Beach State in a Big West Conference match on Saturday in Mott Athletics Center in front of 1023 fans.
September 27, 2013 | Women's Volleyball Mustangs Open Big West Season with Sweep Over UCI The Cal Poly volleyball team opened Big West Conference play with a three set sweep over the visiting Anteaters from UC Irvine on Friday in front 1383 fans at Mott Athletics Center. The Mustangs won by set scores of 25-22, 25-18 and 25-11. With the win the Mustangs improve to 7-7 overall and 1-0 in conference play while UCI falls to 9-6 overall and 0-1 in Big West play
September 24, 2013 | Women's Volleyball Mustangs Open Conference Season at Home with UCI and LBSU Cal Poly opens its home season and Big West Conference play this week when the Mustangs host UC Irvine on Friday, Sept. 27 and Long Beach State on Saturday, Sept. 28. First serve for both matches are set for 7 pm.
September 21, 2013 | Women's Volleyball Mustangs Pick up Two Wins Saturday at ASU Tournament The Cal Poly volleyball team picked up a pair of wins on Saturday at the Arizona State Marriott Invitational. Cal Poly defeated Alabama State, 3-1 in the afternoon session and defeated Louisiana Monroe, 3-2 in the morning session. Cal Poly defeated Alabama State by set scores of 25-23, 21-25, 25-13 and 25-7.
September 20, 2013 | Women's Volleyball Mustangs Outlast Louisiana Monroe in Five Sets The Cal Poly volleyball team won the first two sets decisively, but had to battle and win the fifth set to defeat the Univ. of Louisiana Monroe, 3-2, in the Mustangs second match of the Arizona State Marriott Invitational in the morning session on Saturday. With the win the Mustangs improve to 5-7 overall while ULM falls to 4-11.
September 19, 2013 | Women's Volleyball No. 18 Arizona State Shuts Down Cal Poly The 18th-ranked Arizona State volleyball team shut down Cal Poly in three sets in the Mustangs first match of the Arizona State Marriott Invitational. ASU won by set scores of 25-19, 25-14 and 25-19. With the loss the Mustangs fall to 4-7 overall while ASU improves to 9-1.
September 18, 2013 | Women's Volleyball Mustangs Fall to No. 8 Stanford in Three Sets The Cal Poly volleyball team lost to No. 8 Stanford in three sets Wednesday night in Stanford by set scores of 25-12, 25-10 and 25-19. With the loss the Mustangs fall to 4-6 overall while Stanford improves to 6-3.
September 16, 2013 | Women's Volleyball Mustangs Travel to No. 8 Stanford for Wednesday Match Cal Poly will return to the Bay Area when they Travel to No. 8 Stanford for a week day match on Wednesday, Sept. 12 at 7 pm. Following the match with the Cardinal, Cal Poly will travel to the Arizona State Tournament where they will face the host Sun Devils on Friday, Sept. 20, at 7 pm. On Saturday the Mustangs will play a pair of matches opening with Louisiana Monroe at 10 am and Alabama State at 5 pm.
September 14, 2013 | Women's Volleyball Mustang Volleyball Swept by Santa Clara The Cal Poly volleyball team was lost a non-conference road match to Santa Clara Saturday afternoon, 3-0. The Mustangs lost by set scores of 25-14, 25-14 and 25-23. With the loss the Mustangs fall to 4-5 on the season and will return to the court on Wednesday, Sept. 18 when the team travels to No. 8 Stanford.
September 13, 2013 | Women's Volleyball Mustangs fall in Four Sets to Kansas State The Cal Poly volleyball team lost in four sets to Kansas State. 25-21, 25-21, 27-25 and 29-27 in the team’s second match of the Hilton Garden Inn Invitational hosted by Cal.
September 12, 2013 | Women's Volleyball Cal Poly Falls in Three Sets to No. 23 Cal A hot hitting California Golden Bear volleyball team handed the Mustangs a 3-0 loss in the team’s first match of the Hilton Garden Inn Invitational hosted by Cal. With the loss the Mustangs fall to 4-3 while the 23rd-ranked Bears improved to 6-0.
September 10, 2013 | Women's Volleyball Mustangs to Play the Best at California Tournament The Cal Poly volleyball team captured the championship this past weekend at the Sacramento State Tournament when the team swept the competition and finished with a 3-0 record.
September 7, 2013 | Women's Volleyball Mustangs Capture Championship at Sac St. Tourney With a dominate fifth set win and four players recording 10 or more kills the Mustangs captured the Sacramento State Tournament Championship when they defeated the host Hornets, 3-2, Saturday night. The Mustangs won by set scores of 19-25, 25-15, 25-23, 21-25 and 15-3.
September 6, 2013 | Women's Volleyball Mustangs Dominate Central Connecticut State, 3-0 The Cal Poly volleyball team opened the Sacramento State Tournament in dominating fashion in shutting out Central Connecticut State, 3-0, on Friday. The Mustangs won by set scores of 25-22, 25-12 and 25-19. With the win the Mustangs improve to 2-2 on the season while CCSU falls to 1-3 .
September 4, 2013 | Women's Volleyball Mustangs to Compete at Sacramento State Invitational The Cal Poly volleyball team enters its second weekend of tournament play on Friday when they travel to the Sacramento State Invitational. Cal Poly will play Central Connecticut State on Friday at 4 pm. On Saturday the Mustangs will play two matches, facing San Jose State at 10 am and host Sacramento State at 7 pm.
August 31, 2013 | Women's Volleyball Mustangs Fight Back to Defeat Baylor in Five The Cal Poly volleyball team picked up its first win of the season in come from behind fashion. The Mustangs won the first set, 25-20, lost the next two, 22-25 and19-25, only to fight back and win the final two sets, 25-23 and 15-13. This was the Mustangs second match at the Northern Colorado/Colorado State Tournament.
August 31, 2013 | Women's Volleyball Mustangs Split Saturday Matches The Cal Poly volleyball team split a pair of matches Saturday at the Northern Colorado/Colorado State Tournament, defeating Baylor in five sets, but falling to Colorado State in three.
August 30, 2013 | Women's Volleyball Northern Colorado Defeats Mustangs, 3-1 , Season Opener The Cal Poly volleyball team opened the 2013 season with a 3-1 loss to host Northern Colorado in the team’s first match of the Northern Colorado/Colorado State Tournament on Friday. Set scores went 25-15, 25-17, 22-25 and 25-18 in the season opener for both schools.
August 27, 2013 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball Opens Season Friday with Northern Colorado The Cal Poly volleyball program will open the 2013 campaign at the Northern Colorado/Colorado State Tournament Friday when they play host Northern Colorado. The Mustangs will conclude tournament play on Saturday with a pair of matches against Baylor and at Colorado State.
August 24, 2013 | Women's Volleyball Gold Defeats Green in Volleyball Exhibition The Cal Poly volleyball team hosted its annual Green/Gold scrimmage with the Gold team defeating the Green, 3-2, Saturday morning in the Mott Athletic Center. Set scores went 25-27, 25-23, 15-25, 25-18 and 15-10.
August 20, 2013 | Women's Volleyball Cal Poly Volleyball to Host Green-Gold Match, Saturday The Cal Poly volleyball program will host its annual Green-Gold match on Saturday, Aug 24, at 10 am. The match will be held in Mott Athletic Center with no charge for admission.
August 8, 2013 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball Selected Eighth in Preseason Volleyball Poll The Cal Poly volleyball program was selected to finish eighth in the nine team Big West Conference preseason coaches’ poll it was announced this week.
July 31, 2013 | Women's Volleyball Cal Poly Volleyball Announces 2013 Schedule The Cal Poly volleyball program announced their 2013 schedule that will include eight teams from last year’s NCAA Tournament and 14 matches against schools with a RPI of 76 or better.
July 12, 2013 | Women's Volleyball Cal Poly Volleyball adds Sand Competitions to Spring Schedule The Cal Poly women's volleyball team will compete in sand volleyball events next spring under the auspices of the American Volleyball Coaches Association.
June 14, 2013 | Women's Volleyball Cal Poly Volleyball adds Four to Roster Second year head volleyball coach Sam Crosson has announced the addition of four players to the 2013-14 roster who have been accepted to Cal Poly for the fall quarter and will participate in the sport of volleyball at Cal Poly. The four student-athletes are Anna Gorman, Lauren Pluim, Shannon Fouts and Lexi Reddick.
May 10, 2013 | Women's Volleyball 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 | Women's Volleyball 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 | Women's Volleyball 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 | Women's Volleyball 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 | Women's Volleyball 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 | Women's Volleyball 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 | Women's Volleyball 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 | Women's Volleyball 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 | Women's Volleyball 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 | Women's Volleyball 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 | Women's Volleyball 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 | Women's Volleyball 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 | Women's Volleyball 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 | Women's Volleyball 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 | Women's Volleyball 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 | Women's Volleyball 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 | Women's Volleyball 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 | Women's Volleyball 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 | Women's Volleyball 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 | Women's Volleyball 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 | Women's Volleyball 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 | Women's Volleyball 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 | Women's Volleyball 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 | Women's Volleyball 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 | Women's Volleyball 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 | Women's Volleyball 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 | Women's Volleyball 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 | Women's Volleyball 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 | Women's Volleyball 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 | Women's Volleyball 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 | Women's Volleyball 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 | Women's Volleyball 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 | Women's Volleyball 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 | Women's Volleyball 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 | Women's Volleyball 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 | Women's Volleyball 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 | Women's Volleyball 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 | Women's Volleyball 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 | Women's Volleyball 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 | Women's Volleyball 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 | Women's Volleyball 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 | Women's Volleyball 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 | Women's Volleyball 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 | Women's Volleyball 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 | Women's Volleyball 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 | Women's Volleyball 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 | Women's Volleyball 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 | Women's Volleyball 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 | Women's Volleyball 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 | Women's Volleyball 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 25, 2012 | Women's Volleyball 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 24, 2012 | Women's Volleyball 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 24, 2012 | Women's Volleyball 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 15, 2012 | Women's Volleyball 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 | Women's Volleyball 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 | Women's Volleyball 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 | Women's Volleyball 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 | Women's Volleyball 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 | Women's Volleyball 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 | Women's Volleyball 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 | Women's Volleyball 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 | Women's Volleyball 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.
January 20, 2012 | Women's Volleyball Cal Poly Names Sam Crosson as Women’s Volleyball Head Coach Sam Crosson, an assistant coach at the University of California the past two seasons, has been selected as head coach of the Cal Poly women’s volleyball program. The announcement was made Friday by Cal Poly director of athletics Don Oberhelman.
December 14, 2011 | Women's Volleyball Keddy Named AVCA Honorable Mention A week after earning 2011 AVCA All-West Region honors, Cal Poly junior Jennifer Keddy was named 2011 AVCA All-America Honorable Mention, as announced by the American Volleyball Coaches Association today.
December 6, 2011 | Women's Volleyball Jennifer Keddy Selected AVCA All-West Region Junior Jennifer Keddy continues to earn postseason honors as she was named to the AVCA All-West Region team it was announced today by the AVCA.
November 22, 2011 | Women's Volleyball Keddy Earns Big West Player of the Year Honors Junior middle hitter, Jennifer Keddy, has been named the 2011 Big West Conference Women’s Volleyball Player of the Year while sophomore Kristina Graven earned first-team accolades it was announced by the conference office on Tuesday.
November 21, 2011 | Women's Volleyball Keddy Earns Third Player of the Week Honor Junior Jennifer Keddy led the Cal Poly Mustangs in kills in both of their matches last week, guiding them to a 1-1 week and earning Big West Women’s Volleyball Player of the Week accolades. This is her third honor of the 2011 season and fourth of her career.
November 19, 2011 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball Falls in Season Finale in Three Sets to Cal State Northridge Junior Jennifer Keddy tallied 16 kills in Cal Poly volleyball’s loss to Cal State Northridge in three sets on Saturday. Keddy recorded 16 kills on 31 swings with only one hitting error.
November 18, 2011 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball Controls UCR in Four Sets The Cal Poly volleyball team defeated the UC Riverside Highlanders in four sets on Friday at the Student Recreation Center on Friday. With the win Cal Poly improves to 7-8 in Big West Conference matches and 12-16 overall. UCR falls to 4-11 in conference matches and 7-22 overall.
November 12, 2011 | Women's Volleyball UCSB Tops Volleyball in Three The Cal Poly volleyball team dropped a Big West Conference match in three sets at UC Santa Barbara on Saturday. Set scores in the loss went 25-15, 25-22 and 25-21. With the loss the Mustangs fall to 11-16 overall and 6-8 in Big West matches while UCSB improves to 16-11 and 9-5.
November 11, 2011 | Women's Volleyball Mustangs to Host UC Riverside for Senior Night The Mustangs will play their final regular home match of the season when the team faces off against UC Riverside in a Big West Conference match tonight. The Mustangs enter the match with a 10-15 overall record and are 5-7 in conference matches. UC Riverside enters the week with a 6-20 overall record and a 3-9 mark in conference matches and played UC Irvine on Wednesday. Prior to tonight’s match Cal Poly will honor the team’s three seniors: Catie Smith, Sarah Cawrse and Lauren Law.
November 11, 2011 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball Dominates Highlanders in Three Set Sweep The Cal Poly volleyball team swept the UC Riverside Highlanders on senior night in a Big West Conference match in front of 778 fans in Mott Gym on Friday. Set scores went 25-10, 25-21 and 25-15. With the win the Mustangs improve to 11-15 and 6-7 in conference matches while UCR falls to 7-21 and 4-10 in Big West matches.
November 5, 2011 | Women's Volleyball Keddy Sets Career-Highs in Volleyball’s Five-Set Loss to UC Irvine The Cal Poly volleyball team came back from a 2-1 deficit only to fall in the fifth and deciding set to UC Irvine in a Big West Conference match in Mott Gym on Saturday. Set scores went 27-29, 25-18, 29-27, 21-25 and 15-11.
October 29, 2011 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball Falls to UC Davis in Five Set Thriller Juniors Jennifer Keddy recorded 25 kills and Molly Pon tabbed a career-high 20 kills in a five set loss on the road to UC Davis on Saturday night in a Big West Conference match. Set scores went 19-25, 30-28, 25-18, 23-25 and 15-8. With the loss the Mustangs fall to 10-14 and 5-6 in conference play while UC Davis improves to 20-6 and 6-5 in Big West matches.
October 28, 2011 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball Swept by Pacific in Three Sets The Cal Poly volleyball team was swept in three sets on the road by the Pacific Tigers Friday night in Stockton. With the loss the Mustangs fall to 10-13 overall and 5-5 in conference play while Pacific improves to 15-8 and 6-4.
October 22, 2011 | Women's Volleyball Graven Leads Volleyball in Sweep Over Cal State Fullerton Sophomore Kristina Graven led all players with 14 kills as the Cal Poly volleyball team swept Cal State Fullerton on Saturday in Mott Gym. Set scores went 25-20, 25-22 and 26-24. With the win Cal Poly improves to 10-12 overall and 5-4 in conference matches with the Titans falling to 9-12 overall and 4-5 in Big West contests.
October 21, 2011 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball Falls in Five to Conference Leading Long Beach State The Mott magic ran out Friday night as the Cal Poly volleyball team lost in five sets to conference leading Long Beach State in front of 1,317 fans. For the Mustangs it was the team’s first loss at home this season. With the loss Cal Poly falls to 9-12 overall and 4-4 in Big West contest while Long Beach State improves to 13-6 overall and 7-2 in conference matches.
October 20, 2011 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball to Host Conference Leading Long Beach St. on Friday The Mustangs will play the third of a four-match Big West Conference homestand tonight when the team will host conference-leading Long Beach State. The Mustangs enter the match with a 9-11 overall record and post a 4-3 mark in conference matches. Long Beach State enters the match 12-6 and 6-2.
October 18, 2011 | Women's Volleyball Keddy Picks up National Volleyball Honor The Collegiate Volleyball Update (CVU.com) is pleased to announce that Cal Poly junior Jennifer Keddy has been selected as the CVU.com National Player of the Week for Oct. 10 through Oct. 16.
October 17, 2011 | Women's Volleyball Keddy Earns Big West Conference Volleyball Honors Jennifer Keddy recorded two career-best performances to lead the Cal Poly Mustangs to a 2-0 week in Big West Conference play, which included a win over conference-leading UC Santa Barbara, garnering her Big West Women’s Volleyball Player of the Week accolades.
October 13, 2011 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball Defeats CS Northridge in Four Sets The Cal Poly volleyball team won at home for the fifth-straight time as the team defeated Cal State Northridge in a Big West Conference match in four sets on Thursday night at Mott Gym.
October 12, 2011 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball Wins Five Set Thriller over UCSB It took Cal Poly five sets and two players recording double-doubles to defeat conference leading UC Santa Barbara in a Big West Conference match on Wednesday in Mott Gym. Set scores went 25-13, 17-25, 25-16, 29-31 and 15-13 as the Mustangs improve to 8-11 overall and 3-3 in conference play while UCSB falls to 11-8 and 4-2.
October 11, 2011 | Women's Volleyball Mustangs Host Central Coast Rival UCSB on Wednesday The Mustangs return home after a single Big West Conference match at UC Irvine this past week. The Mustangs host conference-leading UC Santa Barbara on Wednsday at 7 pm in Mott Gym, which enters the match 11-7 and 4-1 in conference play. Cal Poly enters the match 7-11 overall and 2-3 in Big West play.
October 7, 2011 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball Swept by UC Irvine The Cal Poly volleyball team was swept in three sets in a Big West Conference match on Friday in Irvine. Set scores went 28-26, 25-22 and 25-21. With the loss Cal Poly falls to 7-11 overall and 2-3 in conference matches while UCI improves to 6-9 and 1-3.
October 3, 2011 | Women's Volleyball Keddy Earns Player of the Week Honors Cal Poly junior volleyball player, Jennifer Keddy, was named the Big West Conference player of the week in leading the Mustangs to a pair of wins this past week.
October 1, 2011 | Women's Volleyball Keddy Records Career High in Sweep over Pacific Junior All-American Jennifer Keddy recorded a career-high 21 kills in leading the Cal Poly volleyball team to a three-set sweep over Pacific on Saturday in Mott Gym in front of 1,012 fans. Set scores went 25-17, 25-21 and 25-22.
September 30, 2011 | Women's Volleyball Mustangs Shutdown UC Davis in Three Sets SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. – The Cal Poly volleyball team may have picked up its biggest win of the season when they defeated the UC Davis Aggies in three sets on Friday in Mot Gym in front of 1,2,12 fans. With the win the Mustangs pick up their first Big West Conference win (1-2) and improve to 6-10 overall while UCD falls to 2-1 in conference games and its second loss of the season overall (16-2).
September 24, 2011 | Women's Volleyball Click to enlarge Mustangs Fall in Five Set Thriller to Long Beach State The Cal Poly volleyball team pushed the No. 21 Long Beach State 49ers to the limit, but it was not enough as LBSU score the final four points in the fifth set to win the five set thriller. Set scores went 25-22, 24-26, 21-25, 25-21 and 16-14.
September 23, 2011 | Women's Volleyball Mustangs Fall in Big West Opener The Cal Poly volleyball team did not have a strong showing in the team’s Big West Conference opener, falling on the road to Cal State Fullerton in three sets. Set scores went 25-19, 25-23 and 25-23. With the loss the Mustangs fall to 5-9 overall and 0-1 in conference play while the Titans improve to 6-7 and 1-0.
September 18, 2011 | Women's Volleyball Mustangs Pound Roadrunners in Three After playing their first 12 matches on the road, the Cal Poly volleyball team returned to the friendly confines of Mott Gym and defeated Cal State Bakersfield in three sets in the team’s final tune-up before the Big West season begins. Set scores went 25-11, 25-10 and 25-15.
September 14, 2011 | Women's Volleyball Road Weary Mustangs Fall to USF in Three The road weary Mustangs struggled in a three set loss against the University of San Francisco on Wednesday after playing a match in Eugene the night before. Set scores went 25-16, 25-8 and 25-22. The Mustangs, playing their fifth match in six days, fall to 4-8 on the year and will return to the court when they host Cal State Bakersfield in the team’s 2011 home opener on Sunday at 7 pm in Mott Gym.
September 13, 2011 | Women's Volleyball No. 16 Oregon too Much For Cal Poly EUGENE, OR – The 16th – ranked Oregon Ducks proved too much for the Mustangs as the host team won in three sets. Set scores went 25-19, 25-22 and 25-17. With the loss the Mustangs fall to 4-7 overall while the Ducks improve to 7-1. Cal Poly returns to the court on Wednesday when the team travels to the University of San Francisco for a match at 6 pm.
September 10, 2011 | Women's Volleyball Click to enlarge Mustangs Push No. 4 Illinois, Fall in Four MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – The Cal Poly volleyball team pushed the No. 4 team in the nation to the limit, but it was not enough as Illinois prevailed in four sets. Set scores went 25-17, 26-28, 25-16 and 27-25. With the loss Cal Poly falls to 3-6 for the season and will return to action latter on Saturday when the team plays host Middle Tennessee.
September 10, 2011 | Women's Volleyball Click to enlarge Graven, Smith Lead Mustangs to Sweep Over Middle Tennessee Kristina Gravel and Catie Smith each tallied 11 kills in leading the Cal Poly volleyball team to a three set sweep over host Middle Tennessee in the final match of Middle Tennessee Tournament. Set scores when 25-22, 25-17 and 25-20. The Mustangs improve to 4-6 on the season and will return to the court when they travel to Oregon to face the Ducks on Tuesday, Sept. 13th
September 9, 2011 | Women's Volleyball Click to enlarge Mustangs Push No. 4 Illinois, Fall in Four MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – The Cal Poly volleyball team pushed the No. 4 team in the nation to the limit, but it was not enough as Illinois prevailed in four sets. Set scores went 25-17, 26-28, 25-16 and 27-25. With the loss Cal Poly falls to 3-6 for the season and will return to action latter on Saturday when the team plays host Middle Tennessee.
September 4, 2011 | Women's Volleyball Caroline Walters Named Interim Head Volleyball Coach Caroline Walters has been named interim head coach of Cal Poly’s women’s volleyball team. Walters, who is in her third year as assistant coach, replaces Jon Stevenson, who was relieved of his coaching duties last week. Stevenson had been Cal Poly’s head coach since the 2005 season.
September 3, 2011 | Women's Volleyball Click to enlarge Cal Poly Falls in Five to Utah Valley Univ. The Cal Poly volleyball team battled from a 2-1 deficit to force a fifth set only to fall 15-11 and 3-2 in the match to Utah Valley University. Set scores went 25-14, 22-25, 25-19, 13-25 and 15-11. Mustangs fall to 3-3 overall with the loss while UVU improves to 3-2. Cal Poly will return to the court latter on Saturday when they take on Michigan.
September 3, 2011 | Women's Volleyball Click to enlarge Cal Poly Swept by No. 24 Michigan OREM, UT – The 24th –ranked Michigan volleyball team proved to be too much as they swept the Mustangs in a well played match in Cal Poly’s final match at the Utah Valley University Tournament. Set scores went 25-17, 25-18 and 25-21.
September 2, 2011 | Women's Volleyball Click to enlarge Cal Poly Falls to Santa Clara in Four The Cal Poly volleyball team lost in four sets to Santa Clara in the first match of the LaQuinta Inn & Suites Invitational hosted by Utah Valley University.
August 30, 2011 | Women's Volleyball Click to enlarge Mustangs Win in Four Over Saint Mary's The Cal Poly volleyball team won for the third time in four matches this season, defeating Saint Mary’s in four sets in a non-conference match in Moraga on Tuesday. Set scores went 25-22, 22-25, 25-23 and 28-26. With the win the Mustangs improve to 3-1 on the year while Saint Mary’s falls to 1-3.
August 27, 2011 | Women's Volleyball Cal Poly Upset of No. 20 San Diego Falls Short The Mustangs attempt to come back from a 2-1 deficit for the second straight match fell short as 20th –ranked San Diego prevailed in five sets to defeat the Mustangs in the second day of competition at the Fresno Classic on Saturday. Set scores went 25-22, 17-25, 25-12, 21-25 and 16-14.
August 27, 2011 | Women's Volleyball Click to enlarge Mustangs Win in Four Over Saint Mary's The Cal Poly volleyball team won for the third time in four matches this season, defeating Saint Mary’s in four sets in a non-conference match in Moraga on Tuesday. Set scores went 25-22, 22-25, 25-23 and 28-26. With the win the Mustangs improve to 3-1 on the year while Saint Mary’s falls to 1-3.
August 26, 2011 | Women's Volleyball Click to enlarge Mustangs Put Away Fresno State in Five Sets The Cal Poly volleyball team rallied to defeat the Fresno State Bulldogs in the 2011 season opener at the Fresno State Classic in five sets. Set scores went 18-25, 25-18, 21-25, 25-19 and 15-7.
August 11, 2011 | Women's Volleyball Mustangs Tabbed Second By Coaches in Preseason Poll The Cal Poly volleyball team has been selected to finish second in the Big West Conference it was announced today by the conference office in the preseason poll and voted on by the conference coaches.