Is Volleyball Discriminating Against Boys

On November 11, 2014, in high school volleyball, by admin

Across the college sports spectrum, women’s volleyball is usually an “official” scholarship sport and men’s volleyball is relegated to the “club” status. Most thinking points to men’s football as the driver of this status quo, since there is a need to balance the number of scholarships provided to men in the football program with multiple [...]

 

Carolina Women Are A Solid Top 10 Team

On November 4, 2014, in College Teams, UNC Women's Volleyball News, by admin

This week’s NCAA Women’s Volleyball rankings confirm that the UNC Tar Heels are a serious contender for national honors as they appear at # 6 in the weekly rankings. Carolina is 18-2 and are an undefeated 9-0 at home as we enter the last full month of the regular season. Carolina travels to Boston to [...]

 

Tar Heels “Turn It Pink” In Sweep Over Boston College

On November 3, 2014, in NCAA Women's Volleyball, UNC Women's Volleyball News, by admin

Yes, we’re a week late with this post, but it is still news around here. Once a year UNC’s volleyball team sponsors a Breast Cancer Awareness match. This year’s happened last weekend. In the 2014 version of this event, the Tar Heel women hosted Boston College in an ACC matchup. Featuring both bright pink warm [...]

 

Tar Heels Take It To The Big 10 In 2-0 Weekend Road Trip

On September 9, 2014, in NCAA Women's Volleyball, UNC Women's Volleyball News, by admin

The UNC Tar Heels women’s volleyball team moved up to number 17 in the coaches poll after a 2-0 sweep in the ACC-Big 10 Challenge. Victories over Michigan and Michigan State mean that Carolina is primed for their home opener this Friday against Kentucky.   (function() { var po = document.createElement(‘script’); po.type = ‘text/javascript’; po.async [...]

 

Tar Heels Head North For Early Season Show Down

Michigan State, ranked 14th in early national polls, will host the first major showdown of top 20 teams when they play their home openers this weekend. No. 20 UNC and No. 19 Duke head to Lansing for a weekend round robin that has top ten implications. The Spartans are 4-0 after winning last weekend’s Alabama-Birmingham/Samford [...]

 

Tarheels Unveil 2014 Team With Scrimmage Tomorrow

The 2014 UNC women’s volleyball team will make their first public appearance tomorrow at 5:00 pm in an inter-team scrimmage at Carmichael Auditorium. Then it’s off for four tough road matches before returning to Chapel Hill for their home opener against Kentucky on Sept. 12 at 6:30 pm.   (function() { var po = document.createElement(‘script’); [...]

 

Facebook Action Photos Bring New Season To Life

On August 11, 2014, in College Teams, NCAA Women's Volleyball, by admin

A new feature on the NCAA Facebook page has a great series of action photos which are tied to a countdown to the first day of the upcoming season. Check out the photos in the stream here . Like this page and join 177,783 Facebook users who are looking forward to the 2014 NCAA season. [...]

 

Don’t forget About Divison II

On August 5, 2014, in College Teams, NCAA Women's Volleyball, by admin

With school set to start, the focus on college volleyball will again be on Divison I and whether or not Penn State can make another run to the national championship. Lost in the shuffle is Divison II, where competition can be just as fierce and the quality of play incredibly high. Click here for a [...]

 

Facebook Really Likes Volleyball

On August 1, 2014, in volleyball tips, by admin

A search for “volleyball’ on Facebook brings up this staggering statistic. 31,451,952 Facebook users have declared that they like volleyball!   (function() { var po = document.createElement(‘script’); po.type = ‘text/javascript’; po.async = true; po.src = ‘https://apis.google.com/js/plusone.js’; var s = document.getElementsByTagName(‘script’)[0]; s.parentNode.insertBefore(po, s); })();

 

Tar Heel Women Release Their 2014 Schedule

On July 31, 2014, in College Teams, NCAA Women's Volleyball, by admin

The UNC Tar Heels women’s volleyball team has announced their schedule and are ready for their run to the NCAA Championships in December. We can’t wait to see this year’s edition. Click here to see the schedule.   (function() { var po = document.createElement(‘script’); po.type = ‘text/javascript’; po.async = true; po.src = ‘https://apis.google.com/js/plusone.js’; var s [...]

 

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