Women's Volleyball

2017 Record: 16-14; GNAC: 4-8 / GNAC Tournament Appearances: 1

Women's Volleyball Weekly Preview: Elms, Castleton and SUNY Cobleskill

Women's Volleyball Weekly Preview: Elms, Castleton and SUNY Cobleskill

Albertus Magnus College
Women's Volleyball Weekly Preview

 Albertus Magnus (0-0)
at
Elms (0-0)

Fri., Sept. 1 • 3 p.m. • Chicopee, Mass.
Links: LIVE STATS

 Albertus Magnus (0-0)
vs.
Castleton (0-0)

Fri., Sept. 1 • 5 p.m. • Chicopee, Mass. (Elms College)
Links: LIVE STATS

 

Albertus Magnus (0-0)
vs.
SUNY Cobleskill (0-0)

Sat., Sept. 1 • 12 p.m. • Chicopee, Mass. (Elms College)
Links: LIVE STATS

A NEW YEAR
The Albertus Magnus College women's volleyball team is set to begin the 2017 campaign with a trio of non-conference games this weekend at the Blazer Invitational hosted by Elms College. The Falcons open the fall with games against Elms and Castleton on Friday afternoon before squaring off with SUNY Cobleskill on Saturday.

A QUICK LOOK BACK AT LAST YEAR

  • The women's volleyball team ended the 2016 fall season with a 7-20 overall record and landed in 12th-place in the Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) with a 0-11 mark in league action.
  • Head Coach Vanessa Rosario guided the Falcons to non-conference wins against York, Elms, Purchase State, Medgar Evers and CCNY.
  • Albertus Magnus swept the season series with York and Medgar Evers, defeating both the Cardinals and Cougars twice during the autumn.
  • The team also won back-to-back matches on two separate occasions in 2016.
  • Albertus Magnus opened the year with two straight wins at the Blazer Invitational hosted by Elms.

ALL-TIME VS. ELMS
Elms holds a 4-3 edge over Albertus Magnus in the all-time series.

LAST YEAR VS. ELMS
GAME 1:
 Albertus Magnus 3 | Elms 0 – RECAP/BOXSCORE

ALL-TIME VS. CASTLETON
Albertus Magnus leads the all-time series over Castleton, 1-0.

LAST TIME VS. CASTLETON
GAME 1 (2012):
 Albertus Magnus 3 | Castleton 1 – RECAP/BOXSCORE

ALL-TIME VS. SUNY COBLESKILL
SUNY Cobleskill has a 4-0 advantage over Albertus Magnus in the all-time series.

LAST YEAR VS. SUNY COBLESKILL
GAME 1:
 SUNY Cobleskill 3 | Albertus Magnus 2 – RECAP/BOXSCORE

THIS YEAR NOTES

  • Albertus Magnus returns four players from last year's club. 
  • The Falcons welcome seven newcomers to the club in 2017.
  • Samantha Hathaway joins the program as the new women's volleyball assistant coach.

GNAC WOMEN'S VOLLEYBAL PRESEASON POLL
LINK: 
Complete Release
The Albertus Magnus College women's volleyball team was picked to finish 13th in the Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) Preseason Poll.

UP NEXT
The Falcons return to action next week against CCNY, Newbury, New Rochelle and Rutgers-Newark.

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