2017 Whittier College Volleyball News

  • 2017 Whittier Volleyball Highlight Video
    November 17, 2017
    Watch the 2017 Whittier College Volleyball Highlight Video from their historic season where they finished tied for 2nd Place in the SCIAC Standings and earned a trip to the NCAA National Championships for the first time in program history.
  • Georgetown Regional - Whittier Fights Back, but Falls Short to SU
    November 11, 2017
    Whittier bounced back in their first ever trip to a regional, but eventually fell short to No. 3 Southwestern at the NCAA Georgetown Regional.
  • Makenzie Thieme named All-West Region
    November 10, 2017
    The Division III All-West Region Teams were announced for Volleyball Thursday by the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) and junior Makenzie Thieme (Corona, Calif.) represented the Purple & Gold being named Honorable Mention.
  • Poets exit Div. III West Regional following loss to Pirates
    November 10, 2017
    The Whittier College Volleyball team saw their 2017 season come to a close Friday night in the first round of the NCAA Division III National Championships as they fell in four sets to host Southwestern University (TX).
  • Poets open NCAA Championships with Southwestern (TX)
    November 07, 2017
    The Whittier College Volleyball team is prepared to travel to Georgetown, TX this weekend as they enter the 2017 Division III National Championships for the first time in program history as an at-large bid.
  • Volleyball earns berth into Div. III National Championships
    November 06, 2017
    The Whittier College Volleyball team is heading to Southwestern (TX) for the NCAA Division III West Regionals. On Monday morning, the NCAA released the field for the 64-team Women’s Volleyball Championships and the bracket has the Poets traveling to Georgetown, Texas for the opening rounds of the tournament.
  • Clarissa Standafer achieves 1,000 Career Digs
    November 01, 2017
    Senior Clarissa Standafer (Alta Loma, Calif.) achieved a major milestone this season collecting 1,000 digs over her career.
  • Ashley Whittall named SCIAC Newcomer of the Year
    October 31, 2017
    The All-SCIAC teams were announced yesterday for Volleyball and Whittier saw freshman Ashley Whittall (Norwalk, Calif.) lead the Purple & Gold honorees being named the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) Newcomer of the Year.
  • Volleyball sees four Poets named All-SCIAC
    October 30, 2017
    After being bumped out of an opportunity to earn a berth into the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) Post-Season tournament, the Whittier College Volleyball team saw their season end on a high note with four players being recognized on the All-SCIAC teams.
  • Volleyball bumped out of SCIAC Post Season Contention
    October 29, 2017
    The Whittier College Volleyball team held their fate in their own hands Saturday afternoon as a win would send them into the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) Post Season Tournament as a No. 2 seed.
  • Senior Night spoiled by Athenas
    October 27, 2017
    The Whittier College Volleyball team saw their Senior Night spoiled Friday evening as they dropped a straight sets decision to Claremont-M-S 25-21, 25-18, 25-23.
  • Volleyball completes clean sweep over Caltech
    October 24, 2017
    The Whittier College Volleyball team wrapped up the clean sweep on the season over the California Institute of Technology 25-16, 25-8, 25-15.
  • Poets make quick work of Redlands 3-0
    October 21, 2017
    The Whittier College Volleyball team made quick work of the Bulldogs of the University of Redlands inside of the Graham Athletic Center Saturday night in just over an hour 25-16, 25-18, 25-17.
  • Five game winning streak snapped against Regals
    October 20, 2017
    The Whittier College Volleyball team saw their five game winning streak snapped Friday night against Cal Lutheran University as they fell 25-15, 25-8, 17-25, 25-21.
  • Volleyball ranked No. 3 in Div. III West Region
    October 18, 2017
    The first Division III Regional Rankings were published Tuesday by the NCAA and the Whittier College Volleyball team saw themselves slide into the No. 3 spot, which is the first time the program has ever achieved a Division III regional ranking.
  • Camryn Purdom named SCIAC Athlete of the Week
    October 16, 2017
    Sophomore Camryn Purdom (Moreno Valley, Calif.) was just named the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) Athlete of the Week for Volleyball announced by the conference office Monday.
  • Volleyball holds off Tigers in five sets
    October 14, 2017
    It was a highly anticipated match-up between the Tigers of Occidental College and your Whittier College Volleyball team who went the distance Saturday night inside of the Graham Athletic Center.
  • Volleyball picks up big win over Sagehens on the road
    October 13, 2017
    The Whittier College Volleyball team picked up their second win on the week by beating Pomona-Pitzer 25-21, 25-19, 24-26, 25-22 on the road and currently ride a winning streak of four games.
  • Makenzie Thieme named SCIAC Athlete of the Week
    October 10, 2017
    Junior transfer Makenzie Thieme (Corona, Calif.) was named the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) Volleyball Athlete of the Week announced by the conference office Monday.
  • Ashley Whittall named to La Verne Invite All-Tournament Team
    October 10, 2017
    Freshman Ashley Whittall (Norwalk, Calif.) was recognized Monday being named to the All-Tournament Team at the La Verne Invite.
  • Poets take out Chapman in four sets
    October 10, 2017
    The Whittier College Volleyball team avenged their earlier loss to Chapman University Tuesday night as they held on for the four set victory inside of the Graham Athletic Center.
  • Volleyball sweeps Day 2 of La Verne Invite
    October 07, 2017
    The Whittier College Volleyball team put together a strong day two of the La Verne Invite Saturday beating Austin College and UC Santa Cruz.
  • Poets open La Verne Invite with loss to Scranton
    October 06, 2017
    The Whittier College Volleyball team couldn’t follow up their upset win over No. 14 University of La Verne Friday as they fell in four sets to the University of Scranton during the La Verne Invitational.
  • Volleyball ranked No. 34 by Hero Sports
    October 05, 2017
    The Whittier College Volleyball team saw the rankings come out for Division III according to Hero Sports and they come in at No. 34.
  • Volleyball upsets No. 14 La Verne in five sets
    October 03, 2017
    The Whittier College Volleyball team put together one of the best matches all season in front of their home crowd inside of a packed house within the Graham Athletic Center as they upset the No. 14 ranked team in Division III the University of La Verne 25-21, 22-25, 22-25, 25-15, 15-11.
  • Volleyball swept by No. 9 Claremont-M-S
    September 30, 2017
    The Whittier College Volleyball team ended September play Saturday afternoon as they took on No. 9 Claremont-M-S inside of Roberts Pavilion.
  • Poets cruise past Caltech 3-0
    September 29, 2017
    The Whittier College Volleyball team cruised past the Beavers of the California Institute of Technology Friday evening inside of the Graham Athletic Center sweeping the competition 25-21, 25-16, 25-13.
  • Volleyball sweeps Redlands on the road
    September 26, 2017
    The Whittier College Volleyball team made quick work of the University of Redlands Tuesday evening sweeping the Bulldogs 25-21, 25-18, 25-22.
  • Volleyball pushes No. 23 Cal Lutheran to five sets
    September 23, 2017
    The Whittier College Volleyball team nearly pulled off another huge upset this past Saturday as they pushed No. 23 Cal Lutheran University to five sets inside of the Graham Athletic Center.
  • Poets hold off Oxy on the road 3-1
    September 19, 2017
    The Whittier College Volleyball team bounced-back and reclaimed its winning ways with a hard fought conference victory, over Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) rival, Occidental College, 25-22, 25-22, 25-27, 25-16.
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