Volleyball News

  • Volleyball team and Oliver to host training camp
    March 12, 2010
    Volleyball team and Oliver to host training camp On Saturday, March 20, from 10-2 pm head coach Ali Oliver and the Whittier College volleyball team will host a training camp for boys and girls in 4th, 5th and 6th grades. The camp will take place at the Graham Athletics Center on the campus of Whittier College.
  • Season Review: Poets improve with nine-win season
    November 30, 2009
    Season Review: Poets improve with nine-win season Competing with a squad that included three seniors, five juniors, four sophomores and two freshmen the Whittier College volleyball team improved upon last year’s finish by four games as it finished with nine wins which includes three in conference play.
  • Poets drop season finale at Pomona
    November 03, 2009
    Poets drop season finale at Pomona The Whittier College volleyball team dropped its final game of the season, 3-0, to Pomona-Pitzer on Tuesday evening. The Poets lost 25-16, 25-18, 25-14 in straight sets as the Sagehens completed the season sweep of the purple and gold.
  • Poets fall to SCIAC Champion Bulldogs
    October 30, 2009
    Poets fall to SCIAC Champion Bulldogs The Whittier College women’s volleyball team lost to the University of Redlands in front of a fan base of 175 on Friday evening at the Graham Athletic Center. This evening was a special occasion as we honored our three seniors who played in their final regular season home game.
  • Poets finish 2-2 at CCNY Tournament
    October 24, 2009
    Poets finish 2-2 at CCNY Tournament The Whittier College volleyball team went 2-2 over the weekend at the City College of New York Tournament. The Poets earned victories over Mt. Aloysius and Clark (Mass.) on Friday afternoon and lost a five-set battle with host CCNY and a four-set match with Richard Stockton.
  • Poets take Regals to four sets but fall 3-1
    October 20, 2009
    Poets take Regals to four sets but fall 3-1 The Whittier College volleyball ran off eight consecutive points in the third set to earn the win but it wasn’t enough as Cal Lutheran hung on for a 3-1 win on Tuesday evening in a Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference match.
  • Whittier picks up five set win over King's, falls to CU
    October 17, 2009
    Whittier picks up five set win over King's, falls to CU The Whittier College volleyball team split its two matches on Saturday afternoon as it earned a 3-2 win over King’s (Pa.) College in the first game of the day and feel to Chapman University in straight sets in the final game of the day.
  • Poets can't avoid season sweep to La Verne
    October 14, 2009
    Poets can't avoid season sweep to La Verne The Whittier College volleyball team dropped its second game of the season to the University of La Verne on Wednesday evening. The Leopards completed the season sweep of the Poets with a 25-11, 25-10, 25-8 win in a Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference match.
  • Athenas complete season sweep of Poets
    October 10, 2009
    Athenas complete season sweep of Poets The Whittier College volleyball team had its two-match win streak come to an end on Saturday evening as Claremont-M-S defeated the Poets, 3-0, on Saturday evening in a Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference showdown.
  • Poets earn a pair of wins during the week
    October 09, 2009
    Poets earn a pair of wins during the week The Whittier College volleyball team earned the regular season sweep of Caltech and La Sierra this week. The Poets defeated their Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference foe, Caltech, 3-0 on Friday and beat La Sierra, 3-0, on Wednesday evening.
  • Whittier wins first set but falls to Sagehens, 3-1
    October 06, 2009
    Whittier wins first set but falls to Sagehens, 3-1 The Whittier College volleyball team took the first set from Pomona-Pitzer on Tuesday evening but it wasn’t enough. The Sagehens battled back and won the next three sets to take the match, 3-1, at the Graham Athletics Center.
  • Bulldogs drop Poets in straight sets, 3-0
    October 03, 2009
    Bulldogs drop Poets in straight sets, 3-0 The Whittier College volleyball team lost its fourth Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference match in the last five outings on Saturday afternoon as the University of Redlands went on for the 3-0 sweep.
  • Two rallies lead to Whittier sweep of Tigers
    October 02, 2009
    Two rallies lead to Whittier sweep of Tigers The Whittier College volleyball team snapped its four match losing streak on Friday evening with a three-set sweep of Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference rival Occidental in front of a crowd of 150 at the Graham Athletics Center.
  • Whittier falls in straight sets to Chapman
    September 29, 2009
    Whittier falls in straight sets to Chapman The Whittier College volleyball team set a new season-high for digs in a match on Tuesday evening but it wasn't enough as Chapman University handed the Poets their fourth straight loss, 3-0, at the Hutton Sports Center in front of a crowd of 115.
  • Poets drop straight sets to Claremont-M-S
    September 26, 2009
    Poets drop straight sets to Claremont-M-S The Whittier College volleyball team lost in straight sets on Saturday afternoon to Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference opponent Claremont-M-S. The Poets lost 16-25, 15-25, 17-25.
  • Poets fall in straight sets to No. 25 Cal Lu
    September 25, 2009
    Poets fall in straight sets to No. 25 Cal Lu Whittier College volleyball team lost its second straight Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic match on Friday evening, 3-0, to No. 25 Cal Lutheran. The Poets have now dropped six consecutive sets.
  • Errors plague Poets in loss to La Verne
    September 22, 2009
    Errors plague Poets in loss to La Verne The Whittier College volleyball team saw its three-game win streak come to an end on Tuesday evening as the nine-time defending Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference champions, University of La Verne, capitalized on 21 Poet errors in a 3-0 match at the Graham Athletics Center.
  • Poets pick up sweeps of Mills and La Sierra
    September 19, 2009
    Poets pick up sweeps of Mills and La Sierra The Whittier College volleyball team extended its win-streak to three matches with a pair of straight set victories over non-conference opponents Mills College and La Sierra on Saturday evening at the Graham Athletics Center. The wins improve the Poets to 3-1 on the season.
  • Poets pick up conference win over Caltech
    September 18, 2009
    Poets pick up conference win over Caltech The Whittier College volleyball team evened its record to 1-1 on Friday evening with a 3-0 sweep of Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference foe Caltech. The Poets won 25-19, 25-19 and 25-15 at the Graham Athletics Center.
  • Whittier drops season opener to Lewis & Clark, 3-0
    September 05, 2009
    Whittier drops season opener to Lewis & Clark, 3-0 The Whittier College volleyball team had a tough start to the 2009 season as they dropped a straight-set match to visiting Lewis & Clark College on Saturday evening at the Graham Athletics Center in front of a crowd of 150. The Poets lost 27-29, 20-25, 18-25.
  • Volleyball adds former UCLA All-American to staff
    September 01, 2009
    Volleyball adds former UCLA All-American to staff Whittier College head volleyball coach Ali Oliver announced the addition of Jeff Nygaard to the Poets coaching staff for the 2009 season. Nygaard joins the purple and gold with a resume rivaled by very few.