2012 Women's Volleyball News

June 28, 2013
UMW Volleyball Coaching Staff Featured for Clinic at King George High School
New UMW volleyball coach Matt Troy and his staff were recently lauded for a clinic given at King George High School by the King George Journal press.

May 1, 2013
Head Coach Matt Troy Announces 2013 UMW Volleyball Recruiting Class
University of Mary Washington head volleyball coach Matt Troy has announced the Eagles' 2013 recruiting class.

December 18, 2012
UMW Names Matt Troy as Head Volleyball Coach
The University of Mary Washington has hired Matt Troy as its new head volleyball coach, according to Athletic Director Ken Tyler. Troy has been the head coach at Johns Hopkins University for the past three years, leading the Blue Jays to a 77-21 overall record with two NCAA Tournament appearances.

November 7, 2012
UMW's Wickersham Repeats as All-CAC Volleyball Selection
University of Mary Washington junior Kaitlynn Wickersham was a repeat selection on the 2012 All-Capital Athletic Conference Volleyball team, released today. A second team selection, she also took second team honors a year ago.

November 2, 2012
UMW Volleyball Falls at Salisbury in CAC Semifinals
The University of Mary Washington volleyball team saw its five-match win streak snapped and the successful volleyball coaching career of Dee Conway come to a close with a 3-0 loss at Salisbury University on Friday night in the Capital Athletic Conference semifinals. Set scores were 26-24, 25-16, 25-15.

November 1, 2012
UMW Volleyball Sweeps Frostburg in CAC Tourney First Round
Junior Kaitlynn Wickersham led a balanced attack with 10 kills and seven digs as the University of Mary Washington volleyball team defeated Frostburg State University in three sets on Thursday night in the first round of the Capital Athletic Conference Tournament at the Anderson Center. The Eagles will advance to the CAC Semifinals on Friday night at Salisbury University.

October 27, 2012
UMW Volleyball Sweeps Eastern Mennonite in Regular Season Finale
The University of Mary Washington volleyball team closed the regular season with a 3-0 victory at Eastern Mennonite University on Saturday to improve to 11-12 on the season. Set scores were 25-21, 25-17, 26-24.

October 25, 2012
UMW Volleyball Tops Catholic in Five Sets for Senior Night
The University of Mary Washington volleyball team topped Catholic University in five sets in the regular season home finale. The Eagles improve to 10-12 on the season. Set scores were 25-21, 21-25, 25-15, 19-25, 15-13.

October 23, 2012
UMW Volleyball Tops York to Improve to 4-2 in CAC Play
The University of Mary Washington volleyball team defeated York College, 3-1, on Tuesday night to improve to 4-2 in Capital Athletic Conference play.

October 20, 2012
UMW Volleyball Sweeps Mary Baldwin at Homecoming
The University of Mary Washington volleyball team swept Mary Baldwin College, 3-0, on Saturday for Homecoming to improve to 8-12 on the season. Set scores were 25-13, 25-9, 25-12.

October 18, 2012
UMW Athletics to Split Volleyball and Softball Head Coaching Positions; Conway to Remain as Softball Coach
University of Mary Washington Director of Athletics Ken Tyler announced today that the combined position of head volleyball coach/head softball coach will be split into two positions. Head Coach Dee Conway, who has served admirably in both capacities for 26 years, will remain as head softball coach and will complete her final season as head volleyball coach at the conclusion of this season. A national search for a new head volleyball coach will be launched shortly.

October 17, 2012
UMW Volleyball Upsets First-Place Marymount in CAC Matchup
The University of Mary Washington volleyball team defeated Marymount University, 3-1, on Wednesday night in Capital Athletic Conference action in Arlington, Va. UMW improves to 7-12 overall and 3-2 in CAC action.

October 14, 2012
UMW Volleyball Falls Twice at Salisbury Invitional
The University of Mary Washington volleyball team dropped a pair of games on Saturday and two on Sunday at the Salisbury University Invitational against four top opponents. UMW slips to 6-12 on the season.

October 10, 2012
UMW Volleyball Sweeps Wesley in CAC Action
The University of Mary Washington volleyball team raced to a 3-0 victory over Wesley College on Wednesday night in Capital Athletic Conference action at the Anderson Center. Set scores were 25-10, 25-10, 25-12. UMW improves to 6-8 on the year.

October 4, 2012
UMW Volleyball Falls to Gallaudet in Five Sets
The University of Mary Washington women's volleyball team lost a nip and tuck five set match to Gallaudet University Thursday night at the William M. Anderson Center. Each set found neither team winning by no more than three points until the Bison pulled away in the fifth and final set to take the victory 23-25, 27-25, 22-25, 26-24, 15-10.

October 2, 2012
UMW Volleyball Falls at St. Mary's in CAC Action, 3-1
The University of Mary Washington volleyball team dropped a 3-1 decision at St. Mary's College in Capital Athletic Conference action on Tuesday night in St. Mary's City, Md., to fall to 5-7 on the year, and 1-2 in CAC play. Set scores were 20-25, 25-14, 25-21, 25-14.

September 29, 2012
UMW Volleyball Falls to Lynchburg, 3-0
The University of Mary Washington volleyball team dropped a 3-0 decision to Lynchburg College on Saturday, with set scores of 25-23, 25-17, 25-20. The Eagles fall to 5-6 on the season.

September 26, 2012
UMW Falls to #20 Salisbury in CAC Volleyball Action
The University of Mary Washington volleyball team dropped a 3-0 decision to #20 Salisbury University on Wednesday night at the Anderson Center. Set scores were 25-13, 25-20, 25-17.

September 21, 2012
UMW Volleyball Falls in Five to Va Wesleyan
The University of Mary Washington volleyball team dropped a five-set decision to Virginia Wesleyan College on Friday night to fall to 5-4 on the season. Set scores were 19-25, 25-23, 25-15, 22-25, 15-12.

September 19, 2012
UMW Volleyball Falls at Randolph-Macon
The University of Mary Washington volleyball team dropped a 3-0 decision at Randolph-Macon College on Wednesday night in Ashland, Va., falling to 5-3 on the season. Set scores were 25-16, 25-11, 25-23.

September 18, 2012
UMW Volleyball to Host Dig Pink Event on October 20
The University of Mary Washington volleyball team will host a Dig Pink breast cancer awareness event at their match on October 20.

September 15, 2012
UMW Volleyball Falls at NC Wesleyan in Saturday Match
The University of Mary Washington volleyball team fell to 5-2 on the season with a 3-0 loss at North Carolina Wesleyan College on Saturday in Rocky Mount, N.C. Set scores were 25-21, 25-22, 27-25.

September 12, 2012
UMW Volleyball Blanks Frostburg State, 3-0, in CAC Opener
Junior libero Christine Tran scored 15 digs to lead the University of Mary Washington volleyball team to a 3-0 victory over Frostburg State university in both teams' Capital Athletic Conference opener on Wednesday night at the Anderson Center. Set scores were 25-19, 25-22, and 25-14. UMW improves to 4-1 on the season.

September 8, 2012
UMW Volleyball Wins Two of Three at Stevenson Invitational
The University of Mary Washington volleyball team won two of three matches at the Stevenson University Invitational on Saturday, topping Ursinus College 3-0 and Cairn College 3-1 before falling to host Stevenson in three sets. Senior Ellen Smethurst was named to the all-tournament team.

September 5, 2012
Wickersham, Herrick Lead UMW Volleyball Past Bridgewater, 3-0
Junior Kaitlynn Wickersham scored 13 kills and senior Karissa Herrick added 11 to lead the University of Mary Washington volleyball team to a 3-0 victory over Bridgewater College on Wednesday night in the Anderson Center to improve to 2-0 on the year. Set scores were 25-23, 25-19, 25-20.

August 31, 2012
Crawford's 10 Kills Lead UMW Volleyball to 3-0 Win Over McDaniel in 2012 Lidlifter
Sophomore Kayla Crawford scored 10 kills to pace the University of Mary Washington volleyball team to a 3-0 win over McDaniel College on Friday night before 600 fans at the William M. Anderson Center in both teams' season opener. Set scores were 25-8, 25-11, 25-12.