Women's Volleyball

2012 Volleyball News

  • Chris Duarte-McDermott hired as new Volleyball Coach
    February 04, 2013
    This morning, Executive Director of Athletics Robert Coleman announced that Chris Duarte-McDermott will be taking over the Head Coaching reigns in the Fall of 2013 for the Whittier College Volleyball program.
  • Alyssa Sialaris Earns AVCA Honorable Mention All-American Honors
    November 26, 2012
    Senior Alyssa Sialaris continues to add to her 2012 volleyball resume by being named Honorable Mention All-American by the American Volleyball Coaches Association.
  • Ali Oliver resigns as volleyball coach
    November 15, 2012
    Whittier College Executive Director of Athletics Robert Coleman announced this week that Ali Oliver has resigned her position as Head Coach of the volleyball program.
  • Alyssa Sialaris makes AVCA All West Regional Team
    November 12, 2012
    Senior outside hitter Alyssa Sialaris again added to her impressive volleyball resume by earning a spot on the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) All-West Regional Team.
  • Alyssa Sialaris grabs All-SCIAC recognition
    November 02, 2012
    The Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference announced this morning the All-SCIAC teams for volleyball, and senior Alyssa Sialaris collected 2nd Team honors
  • Poets drop season finale to La Verne 3-0
    October 27, 2012
    The Whittier College volleyball team wrapped up their regular season with a three set loss to the Leopards of the University of La Verne Saturday afternoon falling 21-25, 8-25, 20-25.
  • Poets split doubleheader on Senior Night
    October 26, 2012
    The Whittier College volleyball team wrapped up their final home games of 2012 by splitting with Caltech and UC Santa Cruz Friday evening in the friendly confines of the Graham Athletic Center.
  • Poets spike out Breast Cancer but not Panthers
    October 23, 2012
    The Whittier College volleyball team went the distance Tuesday evening against the Panthers of Chapman University in a night where Breast Cancer Awareness was evident both on the court and in the stands.
  • Poets snap losing skid; Sweep Redlands
    October 20, 2012
    For the second time this season he Whittier College volleyball team has swept the Bulldogs of the university of Redlands as they cruised to the 25-22, 25-23, 25-14 victory Saturday afternoon at Currier Gym.
  • No. 8 Regals roll past Poets in three
    October 19, 2012
    The Whittier College volleyball team took on the Regals of No. 8 Cal Lutheran University in Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) competition on Friday night but came up short in a three-set decision.
  • Athenas silence Poets in four
    October 18, 2012
    A second round match-up between the Whittier College Poets and the Claremont-M-S Athena’s went in favor of the visitors as the Athena’s recorded a 25-19, 25-18, 25-27, 25-23 triumph over the Poets in SCIAC volleyball action Wednesday night at the Graham Athletic Center.
  • Poets drop second straight during Colorado Invitational
    October 13, 2012
    The Whittier College volleyball team wrapped up the Colorado Invitational this morning as they dropped a straight sets decision to No. 20 Colorado College 25-17, 25-17, 25-19.
  • Poets suffer setback to Baker University 3-0
    October 12, 2012
    The Whittier College volleyball team dropped their Colorado Invitational opener Friday afternoon to Baker University 27-25, 25-14, 25-17 dropping their record to 8-12, 3-7 SCIAC.
  • Alyssa Sialaris named SCIAC Female Athlete of the Week
    October 10, 2012
    Whittier College senior outside hitter Alyssa Sialaris was recognized this morning as the SCIAC Female Athlete of the Week in the fifth week of voting.
  • Poets fall in three sets to Tigers
    October 09, 2012
    The Whittier College women’s volleyball team was swept for the second time this season by the Tigers of Occidental College Tuesday evening 16-25,17-25, 13-25.
  • Poets snap three game losing streak; Beat Sagehens 3-1
    October 06, 2012
    The Whittier College volleyball team snapped their three game losing streak Saturday afternoon against the Sagehens of Pomona-Pitzer cruising to the four set victory 29-31, 25-22, 25-10, 25-21.
  • Poets fall in five to nationally ranked opponents Juniata and Cal Lutheran
    October 05, 2012
    The Whittier College volleyball team dropped two tight five set decisions Friday afternoon to nationally ranked opponents in Juniata and Cal Lutheran after having a 2-1 lead in both matches.
  • Poets swept by Leopards 3-0
    October 02, 2012
    For the fourth time in five matches the Whittier College Poets have dropped a SCIAC matchup being swept as they fell 25-21, 25-14, 25-19 to the Leopards of the University of La Verne Tuesday evening.
  • Poets get back to .500; Cruise to straight sets victory over Caltech
    September 29, 2012
    The Whittier College volleyball team got back to their winning ways Saturday evening and moved to .500 on the season at 7-7 when they cruised to a straight sets victory over the Beavers of the California Institute of Technology 25-15, 25-21, 25-20.
  • Whittier drops fourth straight; Fall 3-0 to Chapman
    September 28, 2012
    The Whittier College women’s volleyball team dropped their fourth straight SCIAC contest Friday evening as they fell 25-12, 25-9, 25-16 to the Panthers of Chapman University dropping their record to 6-7, 1-4 SCIAC.
  • Poets drop three-set decision to Athena’s
    September 22, 2012
    The Whittier College volleyball team dropped their second straight SCIAC contest as they fell in three sets 20-25, 25-27, 11-25 to the Athena’s of Claremont-M-S Saturday morning dropping their record to 6-5, 1-2 SCIAC.
  • Poets lose in straight sets to Tigers
    September 21, 2012
    Alyssa Sialaris had a game high 16 kills but the Whittier College volleyball team lost in straight sets to Occidental College Friday night, 15-25, 20-25, 18-25.
  • Poets drop first SCIAC contest; Fall in five to Sagehens
    September 18, 2012
    The Whittier College volleyball team jumped out in front 2-1 against the Sagehens of Pomona-Pitzer Tuesday evening but saw the Sagehens rally back to win in a decisive fifth game winning the final four points to steal away the key SCIAC matchup.
  • Poets dominate SCIAC opener sweeping Redlands 3-0
    September 15, 2012
    The Whittier College volleyball team continues to impress in 2012 winning their second straight game and their Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference opener sweeping the Bulldogs of the University of Redlands 25-10, 25-15, 25-17.
  • Poets wrap up Whitman Invitational with memorable victory
    September 08, 2012
    The Whittier College volleyball team wrapped up Day 2 of the Whitman Invitational with one of the most memorable victories in Whittier College volleyball history earning a 33-31 victory in the fourth game to clinch the four set victory over Luther College.
  • Whittier Sweeps on Day 1 of Whitman Invitational; Upsets Whitman University
    September 07, 2012
    The Whittier College volleyball team wrapped up Day 1 of the Whitman Invitational sweeping Wall Walla University 25-16, 25-5, 25-5 and then coming back from a set down to knock off Whitman University 25-23, 24-26, 17-25, 25-18, 15-12.
  • Alyssa Sialaris named to All-Tournament Team
    September 06, 2012
    Pomona-Pitzer this morning announced their All-Tournament team from the Pacific Coast Classic and Senior Alyssa Sialaris was the lone Poet to make the team after helping the Purple & Gold finish the tournament 2-2.
  • Volleyball wraps up Day 2 of Pacific Coast Classic; Move to 2-2
    September 01, 2012
    The Whittier College volleyball team wrapped up Day 2 of the Pacific Coast Classic getting swept by No. 14 Colorado College 26-24, 27-25, 25-19 but bounced back to sweep Alverno College 25-15, 25-11, 25-14.
  • Whittier splits on day one of Pacific Coast Classic
    August 31, 2012
    Whittier College bounced back from being a set down in their first match against North Central (Ill.) but was unable to hold on as they dropped the next two falling 15-25, 25-22, 23-25, 20-25 in their season opener. In the second match WC dominated Colby Sawyer, winning 25-17, 25-17, 25-15.
  • Whittier releases 2012 volleyball schedule
    June 11, 2012
    The Whittier College volleyball team will participate in three tournaments and will play a full conference schedule as head coach Ali Oliver officially released the Poets' 2012 season schedule this morning.
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