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2016 Women's Volleyball News

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    November 08, 2016
    SHELOW & CHRUSCIELSKI TABBED TO ALL-GNAC SQUAD BOSTON, Mass. – Sophomore outside hitter Mary Shelow (Miami, Fla.) and senior outside hitter Cassie Chruscielski (Duluth, Minn.) have been named to the 2016 Great Northeast Athletic Conference Women’s Volleyball All-Conference team, it was announced by the conference office on Tuesday morning. Shelow makes her first appearance on the All-Conference squad earning Third Team honors while Chruscielski earns her third All-Conference accolade also earning Third Team recognition.
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    November 07, 2016
    SEALS INDUCTED INTO NEW AGENDA: NORTHEAST HALL OF FAME NEWTON, Mass. – Emmanuel College women’s volleyball Head Coach Denitra Seals has been inducted into the New Agenda: Northeast Hall of Fame. The induction ceremony took place on Sunday, November 5 at the Woodland Golf Club honoring a class of 11 inductees in 2016. Fellow GNAC Head Coach Mary Tom of Lasell College was also a member of this year’s induction class. To date, 443 members have been inducted into the New Agenda Northeast HOF.
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    November 01, 2016
    RAIDERS STOP WOMEN'S VOLLEYBALL IN GNAC QUARTERFINALS, 3-0 NASHUA, N.H. - The No. 2 seeded Rivier University Women’s Volleyball team advanced to their 14th consecutive Great Northeast Athletic Conference Tournament Semifinals with a 3-0 win over visiting No. 7 seeded Emmanuel College in the GNAC Quarterfinal matchup this evening inside the Muldoon Gymnasium.
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    October 31, 2016
    WOMEN’S VOLLEYBALL TO FACE RIVIER IN GNAC TOURNEY BOSTON, Mass. – The Emmanuel College women's volleyball team is set to travel to Nashua, N.H. for Tuesday's Great Northeast Athletic Conference Quarterifinal match up against No. 2 Rivier University set for 7:00 PM. The Saints advance to the GNAC Quarters for the 18th consecutive season while the Raiders will look to make their 14th straight trip to the Semifinals by holding seed.
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    October 29, 2016
    WOMEN’S VOLLEYABLL HONORS SENIORS IN FINAL GNAC TRI-MATCH BOSTON, Mass. – The Emmanuel College women’s volleyball team honored its four seniors prior to the start of Saturday afternoon’s Great Northeast Athletic Conference tri-match against Rivier University and Saint Joseph’s College (ME). The Raiders picked up a pair of wins and improve to 29-3 overall and 10-1 in the GNAC, Saint Joseph’s spilt the action to move to 12-12 on the year and 6-5 in the GNAC while the Saints fell in both contests to fall to 11-21 and 6-5 in the GNAC.
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    October 22, 2016
    WOMEN’S VOLLEYBALL COMPETES AT SMITH HALL OF FAME TOURNAMENT NORTHAMPTON, Mass. – The Emmanuel College women’s volleyball team competed this past weekend at the Smith College Hall of Fame Tournament, taking on Trinity College (CT), Hamilton College and host Smith College. The Saints picked up a 3-1 (25-17, 16-25, 27-25, 25-14) win over the Pioneers in their middle match of the tourney, falling to Trinity and Hamilton in their other contests. Senior outside hitter Cassie Chruscielski (Duluth, Minn.) was named to the All-Tournament Team.
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    October 20, 2016
    CHRUSCIELSKI RECORDS 1,000TH CAREER DIG IN NON-CONFERENCE ACTION VS EMERSON BOSTON, Mass. - Senior Jules Augustine (Skaneateles, N.Y.) and freshman Bella Edwards (Palisades, Calif.) each recorded 12 kills to power the Emerson College women's volleyball team to a 3-0 sweep over Emmanuel College in its final non-conference match of the 2016 season on Thursday night at Brown & Plofker Gym. The Lions took the first set by 25-21, followed by 25-23 and 25-22 wins to wrap up the sweep.
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    October 18, 2016
    SAINTS COMEBACK FALLS SHORT; SHARKS HOLD ON FOR 3-2 GNAC WIN BOSTON, Mass. – The Emmanuel College women’s volleyball fell to Simmons College, 3-2 (19-25, 22-25, 25-21, 25-23, 12-15), Tuesday evening in Great Northeast Athletic Conference action at the Jean Yawkey Center. The Sharks led 2-0 before the Saints rallied to send the match to a decisive fifth set but the comeback fell short as the visitors prevailed with a 15-12 win in the final frame. Simmons improves to 8-9 on the year and 5-2 in GNAC play while the loss drops EC to 10-16 and 6-3.
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    October 15, 2016
    WOMEN'S VOLLEYBALL DROPS TWO MATCHES AT LASELL NEWTON, Mass. – The Emmanuel College women's volleyball team fell twice on Saturday afternoon at Lasell College, losing to the Lasers in Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) as well as Framingham State in non-conference play. The Lasers took the Saints by set scores of 25-15, 25-18 and 15-9, before EC dropped the latter half of the afternoon tri-match with Framingham State, 3-1.
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    October 13, 2016
    JWU TOPS WOMEN’S VOLLEYBALL IN GNAC SHOWDOWN, 3-0 BOSTON, Mass. – Johnson & Wales University posted a convincing 3-0 (25-12, 25-18, 25-21) victory over host Emmanuel College Thursday evening in Great Northeast Athletic Conference women’s volleyball action at the Jean Yawkey Center Gymnasium.
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    October 08, 2016
    WOMEN’S VOLLEYBALL IMPROVES TO 6-0 IN GNAC, SWEEPS SUFFOLK & ALBERTUS MAGNUS BOSTON, Mass. – Emmanuel College cruised to a pair of 3-0 Great Northeast Athletic Conference women’s volleyball victories Saturday afternoon over visiting Suffolk University (9-8, 2-3 GNAC) and Albertus Magnus College (5-13, 0-5 GNAC) to improve to 10-12 overall and a perfect 6-0 in GNAC play midway through the regular season.
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    October 06, 2016
    WOMEN'S VOLLEYBALL TOO MUCH FOR REGIS; DOWN PRIDE 3-0 WESTON, Mass. - The Regis (Mass.) women’s volleyball team saw its four-game winning streak snapped on Thursday night, falling to the Emmanuel College Saints in straight sets (25-22, 26-24, 25-21) in what will be the final non-conference meeting between the two schools.
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    October 03, 2016
    Meet the Freshmen - Emmanuel College Women's Volleyball 2016 Check out the second edition of "Meet the Freshman", a new series produced by the Emmanuel Athletic Department introducing the class of 2020 from every athletic team. Take a minute to get to know the new members of the Women's Volleyball team. Video filmed and edited by Carly Church ('19) and Katie Journeay ('19)
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    September 30, 2016
    WOMEN'S VOLLEYBALL POSTS 1-2 RECORD AT RWU INVITATIONAL BRISTOL, R.I. – The Emmanuel College women’s volleyball team posted a 1-2 record at the 2016 Roger Williams Invitation, posting a 3-1 victory over the University of New England to go along with a pair of losses to Worcester State University and Bridgewater State University. The Saints are now 7-12 on the year.
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    September 28, 2016
    WOMEN’S VOLLEYBALL SWEEPS NORWICH, 3-0 BOSTON, Mass. – A balanced offensive attack powered Emmanuel College past Norwich University, 3-0 (25-11, 25-10, 25-20), Wednesday evening at the Jean Yawkey Center Gymnasium in Great Northeast Athletic Conference women’s volleyball action. With the win EC improves to 6-10 overall, records their fifth consecutive victory and stays perfect in the Great Northeast Athletic Conference at 4-0 while the Cadets fall to 2-8 overall and 1-2 in the GNAC.
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    September 24, 2016
    SHELOW LEADS WOMEN'S VOLLEYBALL TO PAIR OF GNAC WINS AT USJ WEST HARTFORD, Conn. – The Emmanuel College women’s volleyball team picked up a pair of Great Northeast Athletic Conference victories Saturday afternoon at the O’Connell Center, downing Anna Maria College 3-2 (25-15, 16-25, 17-25, 25-16, 15-13) and University of Saint Joseph (CT), 3-0 (25-15, 25-14, 25-10).
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    September 21, 2016
    WOMEN'S VOLLEYBALL OPENS GNAC PLAY WITH 3-0 WIN OVER MOUNT IDA NEWTON, Mass. – The Emmanuel College women’s volleyball team opened Great Northeast Athletic Conference play with a 3-0 (25-21, 25-10, 25-15) victory over Mount Ida College on Wednesday evening at the Mount Ida College Athletic Center.
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    September 16, 2016
    ATKINSON, SHELOW LEAD SAINTS TO HARD-FOUGHT WIN BOSTON, Mass. – Emmanuel College senior tri-captain Kaitlyn Atkinson (Brookline, N.H.) tallied 15 kills and sophomore Mary Shelow (Miami, Fla.) added 13 more to lead the Saints (2-10) to a thrilling five-set victory over Maine Maritime (4-3) on Friday evening.
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    September 14, 2016
    SAINTS LOSE TIGHTLY CONTESTED FOUR-SETTER TO PLYMOUTH STATE BOSTON, Mass. - Despite taking the first set of Wednesday night's match against Plymouth State, the Emmanuel College women's volleyball team dropped a very close four-set match, 3-1 (25-20, 18-25, 20-25, 24-26).
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    September 13, 2016
    KEENE STATE SNEAKS PAST WOMEN’S VOLLEYBALL, 3-2 BOSTON, Mass. – The Keene State women’s volleyball team erased a 2-0 deficit to come-from-behind and pick up a 3-2 (22-25, 22-25, 25-22, 25-17, 15-11) win over host Emmanuel College in non-conference action Tuesday evening in the Jean Yawkey Center Gymnasium. The Owls improve to 5-5 on the year while the Saints fall to 1-9 overall.
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    September 10, 2016
    WOMEN'S VOLLEYBALL PICKS UP FIRST WIN AT WHEATON INVITATIONAL NORTON, Mass. – The Emmanuel College women’s volleyball posted a 1-3 record this weekend at the Wheaton College Volleyball Invitational. The Saints dropped decisions to the host Lyons as well as SUNY Plattsburgh and Maine Maritime before closing the weekend with a victory over Salem State University.
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    September 06, 2016
    WOMEN'S VOLLEYBALL STUMBLES AT WESTERN CT STATE DANBURY, CT – The Western Connecticut State University women's volleyball team stopped visiting non-league foe Emmanuel College, 3-0 (25-14, 25-14, 25-18), Tuesday night at Feldman Arena.
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    September 03, 2016
    SAINTS SWEPT OUT OF ROWAN LABOR DAY INVITE GLASSBORO, N.J. - The Emmanuel College women's volleyball team was swept in the final two matches of the Rowan University Labor Day Invitational in Glassboro, N.J., losing to Eastern University and Swarthmore College. The Saints dropped the first match to the Eagles, 3-0, (25-14, 25-14, 25-10) and the second to the Garnet, 3-0, (25-11, 25-16, 25-21).
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    September 02, 2016
    WOMEN'S VOLLEYBALL DROPS FIRST TWO MATCHES OF 2016 GLASSBORO, N.J. - The Emmanuel College women's volleyball team opened the 2016 season on Friday with a pair of losses to Muhlenberg and Widener at the Rowan University Labor Day Invitational in Glassboro, N.J. The Saints dropped the first match to the Mules, 3-0, (25-17, 25-12, 25-18) and the second to the Pride, 3-1, (25-13, 22-25, 25-14, 25-16).
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    August 25, 2016
    WOMEN'S VOLLEYBALL GRABS THIRD SPOT IN GNAC PRESEASON POLL WINTHROP, Mass. – Johnson & Wales University narrowly bested second-place Rivier University in the 2016 Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) Women’s Volleyball Preseason Poll, as voted upon by the league’s 12 head coaches. Both teams received six first-place votes in the ledger, with JWU receiving one more point than Rivier, 138-137.