2011 Women's Volleyball News

  • Four Named to USCAA All-Academic Teams
    December 02, 2011
    NEWPORT NEWS, VA – Four student-athletes from St. Joseph’s were honored for their academic achievements during the fall season. Mike Cundari (Staten Island, NY/St. Peter's), Hannah Darnell (Nashville, TN/Siegel ) and Joanna Marciniec (Glendale, NY/Baruch) from cross country and Kathy McCarthy (Breezy Point, NY/Fontbonne Hall) from women's volleyball were recently named to the United States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA) National All-Academic Teams.
  • Three Lady Bears Named to AD3I All-Independent Volleyball Teams
    December 02, 2011
    OVERLAND PARK, KS – After leading the St. Joseph’s College (Brooklyn) women’s volleyball team to their first winning season in three years and a runner up finish in the Hudson HVWAC Championship, Kim Matthews, Megan Moran and Sabrina Cornia were recently named to the Association of Division III Independents (AD3I) All-Independent Volleyball teams.
  • Matthews and Cornia Sweep USCAA Weekly Accolades
    November 03, 2011
    BROOKLYN, NY – The United States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA) recognized two Lady Bears players after their week of excellent performances culminating in the 2011 HVWAC Championships. Senior outside hitter Kim Matthews (Brooklyn, NY/Bishop Kearney) and sophomore setter Sabrina Cornia (Miller Place, NY/Miller High) were respectively named USCAA Player of the Week and USCAA Setter of the Week.
  • Matthews, Moran Earn All-Conference Recognition
    October 31, 2011
    BROOKLYN, NY – Following St. Joseph’s second place finish in the Hudson Valley Women’s Athletic Conference Tournament, senior Kim Matthews and sophomore Megan Moran were named to the HVWAC All-Conference team.
  • Lady Bears Fall to Culinary in HVWAC Championship
    October 30, 2011
    NEW ROCHELLE, NY – With a thrilling 3-1 victory over Pratt in the semifinals, the St. Joseph’s College women’s volleyball team reached the HVWAC championship game for the second straight year but fell short, 3-0, to a dominant Culinary team in the quest for their first title since 2008.
  • Lady Bears Sweep Dolphins on Senior Night
    October 27, 2011
    BROOKLYN, NY - St. Joseph's hosted Staten Island on Senior Night and sent their two seniors, Kim Matthews and Kathy McCarthy, off in style with a 3-0 win over the Dolphins. Matthews had a game high 13 kills and 11 digs while McCarthy finished with five kills and seven digs.
  • Cornia Named HVWAC Rookie of the Week
    October 25, 2011
    BROOKLYN, NY – Lady Bear Sabrina Cornia has been named the Hudson Valley Women’s Athletic Conference (HVWAC) Rookie of the Week for the week ending October 24th. This is the second time this season Cornia has been recognized for her outstanding play.
  • Lady Bears Earn First Round Bye with Win Over Yeshiva
    October 25, 2011
    NEW YORK, NY – St. Joseph’s women’s volleyball wrapped up their conference schedule with a 3-1 win over Yeshiva. The win secures them the number two seed in the upcoming Hudson Valley Women’s Athletic Conference Tournament and guarantees them their first winning season since 2008.
  • Lady Bears Lose Battle with Hudson Valley Rival Culinary
    October 23, 2011
    BROOKLYN, NY - St. Joseph's and the Culinary Institute both had undefeated records in conference play heading into Sunday's match. The Steels were able to hold off the Lady Bears to give St. Joseph's their first HVWAC loss.
  • Matthews Notches Career High 19 Kills as Lady Bears Split Tri-Match
    October 22, 2011
    BROOKLYN, NY – The Lady Bears hosted a tri-match with Bryn Athyn and Mount Saint Vincent this past weekend. St. Joseph’s stumbled out of the gate, dropping the first match to the Bryn Athyn Lions, but found their footing and cruised past Mount Saint Vincent to go 1-1 on the day
  • Lady Bears Win Thriller Over New Rochelle
    October 20, 2011
    BROOKLYN, NY - St. Joseph's women volleyball defeated defending HVWAC Champions New Rochelle in front of a packed crowd three sets to one. Seniors Kim Matthews and Kathy McCarthy both finished with 20+ digs and Matthews, Megan Moran and Nicole Rios led the offense with double-digit kills.
  • Volleyball Sweeps Sarah Lawrence, Remains Perfect in HVWAC
    October 19, 2011
    BRONXVILLE, NY – The St. Joseph’s College women’s volleyball team remained undefeated in the Hudson Valley Women’s Athletic Conference sweeping Sarah Lawrence College, 3-0 (25-17, 25-14, 25-18) on Wednesday evening at the Campbell Athletic Center.
  • Three Lady Bears Take Home HVWAC Weekly Honors
    October 18, 2011
    BROOKLYN, NY - St. Joseph’s College enjoyed a successful week in athletics and were rewarded for their efforts by the Hudson Valley Women’s Athletic Conference. The conference announced earlier that Kristen Bauman, Erica Brown and Kim Matthews were all recipients of its weekly accolades.
  • Rios Collects 26 Digs in Loss
    October 17, 2011
    BROOKLYN, NY - St. Joseph's women's volleyball lost a hard-fought match against NJAC opponent New Jersey City 3-0. Freshman Nicole Rios recorded 26 digs in the loss, the most in a three-set match in five years.
  • Lady Bears go 2-1 at St. Joseph’s College, Patchogue Invitational
    October 14, 2011
    PATCHOGUE, NY – St. Joseph’s women’s volleyball played three matches in two days going 2-1 for the weekend at the St. Joseph’s College Invitational. Senior Kim Matthews led the team with 26 kills and 36 digs over the three games and finished with two double-doubles.
  • Women’s Volleyball Opens Conference Play Outlasting Pratt
    October 11, 2011
    BROOKLYN, NY – In a tightly contested Hudson Valley Women’s Athletic Conference battle that had all but one set decided by two points, the St. Joseph’s College women’s volleyball team defeated Pratt Institute, 3-1 (26-24, 25-23, 20-25, 25-23) on Tuesday evening.
  • Lady Bears Fall to Lehman in Rematch
    October 05, 2011
    BRONX, NY - For the second time in less than a week the Lady Bears battled Lehman College. The Lightninag stalled St. Joseph's offense, sweeping the match 3-0. Freshman Nicole Rios led the game with a career-high 14 digs and Kim Matthews finished with eight kills and 12 digs.
  • Volleyball Levels Record, Dismisses Medgar Evers to Remain Undefeated at Home
    October 04, 2011
    BROOKLYN, NY – The St. Joseph’s College (Brooklyn) women’s volleyball team returned to .500 and remained undefeated at home dropping Medgar Evers College in straight sets, 3-0 (25-10, 25-6, 25-9). The Lady Bears assembled a potent attack putting away 33 kills and hitting a season-high .509.
  • Lady Bears Drop Both Ends of Tri-Match
    October 02, 2011
    OLD WESTBURY, NY - St. Joseph's women's volleyball lost in straight sets to Old Westbury and Lehman in a tri-match on Sunday. Kim Matthews led the Lady Bears with 15 kills in the two games and Kathy McCarthy had a combined 18 digs.
  • Lady Bears Sweep York in Home Opener
    September 26, 2011
    BROOKLYN, NY - St. Joseph's College women's volleyball swept York in their home opener 3-0 to improve to 4-3 on the season. Senior Kim Matthews finished with 16 kills and 14 digs for her second double-double of the season and sophomore Megan Moran set a career high with seven service aces.
  • Volleyball Splits at Green Mountain Tri-Match
    September 24, 2011
    POULTNEY, VT – The St. Joseph’s College women’s volleyball team split a weekend tri-match defeating host Green Mountain College, 3-0 (25-12, 25-11, 25-15) before falling to Gordon College, 3-0 (25-14, 25-20, 25-13) on Saturday afternoon.
  • Women’s Volleyball Claims First Official NCAA Victory
    September 17, 2011
    LA PLUME, PA – The St. Joseph’s College (Brooklyn) women’s volleyball team defeated Keystone College on the road in straight sets (25-18,25-9,25-23) on Saturday afternoon. The victory levels the Lady Bears’ record to 2-2 and is the first official victory over an NCAA opponent since becoming a full active member of Division III on September 1.
  • Lady Bears Fall to Brooklyn in Straight Sets
    September 15, 2011
    BROOKLYN, NY – The St. Joseph’s College (Brooklyn) women’s volleyball team dropped a straight set decision, 3-0 (25-21, 25-19, 25-23), to cross borough rival Brooklyn College on Thursday night. Senior outside hitter Kim Matthews led the Lady Bears with a match-high tying 18 digs with six kill
  • Matthews and Cornia Grab HVWAC Accolades
    September 13, 2011
    NEW YORK, NY – After leading the St. Joseph’s College women’s volleyball team to a straight-set victory over Cooper Union in their season opener, senior Kim Matthews and sophomore Sabrina Cornia were named the HVWAC Volleyball Player and Rookie of the Week.
  • Lady Bears Fall in Four to St. Elizabeth
    September 13, 2011
    MORRISTOWN, NJ – The St. Joseph’s College (Brooklyn) women’s volleyball suffered their first loss of the season dropping a 3-1 road decision (14-25, 25-17, 25-21, 25-21) to the College of Saint Elizabeth on Tuesday night.
  • Lady Bears Open Season With Straight Set Victory Over Cooper Union
    September 09, 2011
    NEW YORK, NY – The St. Joseph's College women's volleyball team began their 2011 campaign with a 3-0 victory (25-19, 25-22, 25-5) over Cooper Union on Friday evening.
  • Women's Volleyball Seeks to Build Upon Last Season’s Success
    September 07, 2011
    BROOKLYN, NY - St. Joseph's women's volleyball looks to improve on their 2010 HVWAC runner-up finish in 2011 with a bunch of new faces and a few key returners. With an exciting home schedule and a road trips throughout the tri-state area and Vermont, the Lady Bears are primed for a big season.