2011-12 Volleyball News

  • No player under 3.1 as volleyball earns AVCA academic honor
    July 24, 2012
    Not one member of the Chapman University women’s volleyball team (16 student-athletes) was below a 3.1 GPA for the 2011-12 academic year and as a result, the Panthers earned a 3.64 team grade-point average and have been honored by the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) for academic excellence for the third consecutive year.
  • Swatek and Ferrin named All-Americans by AVCA
    November 15, 2011
    After playing an integral role in the Chapman University volleyball team’s best season since 1989, both senior L Alyssa Swatek and junior MB Kate Ferrin were named to the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) Division III All-America team Tuesday.
  • Season comes to an end with second round loss to No. 17 Cal Lutheran
    November 13, 2011
    The Chapman University volleyball team’s record-setting season came to an end with a three-set loss to No. 17 California Lutheran in the second round of the NCAA Championships on Saturday night at Gilbert Arena.
  • Upset win over No. 10 Southwestern sends Chapman to second round
    November 12, 2011
    The Chapman University volleyball team took down No. 10 Southwestern (TX) University in four sets (25-20, 25-19, 20-25, 25-21) on Friday night in the first round of the NCAA Division III Volleyball Championships at Gilbert Arena.
  • Coach Cahill and Alyssa Swatek Postgame Interview (Southwestern)
    November 11, 2011
    Hear what Coach Cahill and senior L Alyssa Swatek have to say in the postgame interview after Chapman advances to the second round of the NCAA Volleyball Championships with a 3-1 upset win over No. 10 Southwestern (TX) University.
  • Panthers set for NCAA Volleyball Regional
    November 10, 2011
    The Chapman University volleyball team opens up the first round of NCAA Regional play Friday vs. No. 10 Southwestern University (Texas) at 5:30 p.m.
  • Swatek and Ferrin named first team All-West Region
    November 10, 2011
    The American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) announced its All-Region teams Wednesday with Chapman University senior L Alyssa Swatek and junior MB Kate Ferrin both being named to the first team.
  • Volleyball earns postseason bid after record-tying season
    November 07, 2011
    Last week the Chapman University volleyball team tied a school record with its 23rd win of the season and on Monday the Panthers learned they will have the opportunity to break that record. Chapman (23-8) has earned a berth in the NCAA Division III Championships and will travel to Thousand Oaks on Friday to open the Regionals tournament against Southwestern University (Texas) in the first round.
  • Win over Hope gives volleyball first 23-win season since 1994
    November 03, 2011
    With a three-set win over Hope International University on Wednesday night, the Chapman University volleyball team improved its record to 23-8, which ties the school’s Division III single-season wins mark set back in 1994.
  • Volleyball season recap video by Chapman News
    November 02, 2011
    Watch the season recap put together by Chapman News on the 2011 volleyball season.
  • Coach Cahill postgame interview (Hope International)
    November 02, 2011
    Hear what Coach Cahill has to say after Senior Night. A big win for the Chapman - its 23rd of the year - which is the most for a Chapman team since 1994.
  • Panthers put out Firestorm in three sets
    October 22, 2011
    The Chapman University volleyball team led for all but three plays the entire match as they eased their way to a three-game sweep (25-15, 25-17, 25-13) over the Arizona Christian University Firestorm on Friday night at the Hutton Center.
  • Coach Cahill's postgame interview (Arizona Christian)
    October 21, 2011
    Hear what Coach Cahill has to say after the Panthers sweep of Arizona Christian.
  • Rocky Mountain milestone: Volleyball reaches 20 wins
    October 15, 2011
    For the first time since 1994, the Chapman University volleyball team has reached the 20-win mark after going 3-1 at the Molten Spike It Up Classic in Colorado Springs, Colo. over the weekend. The Panthers are now 20-8, reaching the 20-victory plateau for the seventh time in school history.
  • Volleyball takes down Oxy in three sets
    October 12, 2011
    The Chapman University volleyball team ran its record to 3-1 at home this season with a three-set sweep (25-16, 25-23, 25-15) over Occidental College on Tuesday night at the Hutton Center.
  • Streaking Panthers beat Pomona-Pitzer in three sets
    October 12, 2011
    Winning for the ninth time in its past 11 matches, the Chapman University volleyball team cruised to a three-set victory over visiting Pomona-Pitzer Colleges 25-20, 25-13, 25-15 on Wednesday night at the Hutton Sports Center. The Panthers matched their longest winning streak of the season at four in a row and improved to 4-1 at home this year.
  • San Marcos takes first-ever match against Chapman in four sets
    September 28, 2011
    In its first-ever matchup against Cal State San Marcos, the Chapman University volleyball team lost the match in four sets (25-22, 27-29, 24-26, 19-25) on Wednesday night at the Hutton Center and are now 11-6 on the season.
  • Coach Cahill's Postgame Interview (San Marcos)
    September 28, 2011
    Coach Cahill's postgame interview after Chapman loses 3-1 to Cal State San Marcos on Wednesday, Sept. 28 at the Hutton Center
  • Another sweep for Panthers, this time Whittier
    September 16, 2011
    Of the Chapman University volleyball team’s eight wins this season, all but one have been decisive three-game sweeps. The Panthers earned their seventh sweep of the season as they defeated Whittier College 25-17, 25-21, 25-18 on Friday night at the Hutton Center.
  • Volleyball cruises to sweep over Redlands in home opener
    September 13, 2011
    In its first home match of the season, the Chapman University women’s volleyball team cruised to a three-set win (25-18, 25-11, 25-15) over the University of Redlands on Tuesday night at the Hutton Sports Center.
  • Coach Cahill's postgame interview
    September 13, 2011
    Coach Cahill's postgame interview following the Panthers' three-game sweep against Redlands in their home opener.
  • Volleyball sweeps its way through Pomona-Pitzer tourney
    September 04, 2011
    The Chapman University volleyball team began its season in impressive fashion at the Pomona-Pitzer Invitational on Friday and Saturday, winning all four matches without losing a single game.
  • Volleyball in search of ninth-straight winning season
    September 02, 2011
    The Chapman University women’s volleyball team begins its season Friday with a pair of games at the Pomona-Pitzer tournament and has its sight set on their ninth-straight winning season under head coach Mary Cahill.