2011-12 News

November 12, 2011
Volleyball Places Third at National Tournament
The Southern Virginia University women’s volleyball team went 1-1 during the final day of the USCAA national tournament on Saturday placing third overall for the fourth time in the last five years.

November 11, 2011
Six Knights Receive USCAA Honors as Volleyball Goes 2-1 in Pool Play
The United States Collegiate Athletic Association today announced its women’s volleyball all-American and all-academic selections for the 2011 season honoring six members of the Southern Virginia University women’s volleyball team.

November 11, 2011
Volleyball Advances to National Championship Semi-Finals
The Southern Virginia University women’s volleyball team won both of its matches at the USCAA national championship on Friday advancing to the semi-finals on Saturday, Nov. 12 at noon against host school Spalding University.

November 4, 2011
Volleyball Receives Fifth Seed at USCAA National Tournament
The United States Collegiate Athletic Association today announced seeding for the 2011 USCAA Volleyball National Championship with Southern Virginia University volleyball receiving a fifth seed in the ten-team tournament.

October 29, 2011
Volleyball Drops Both Matches at EMU
The Southern Virginia University women’s volleyball team dropped both of its games at the EMU Tri-Match on Saturday to close out its regular season schedule at 16-10.

October 22, 2011
Southern Virginia Splits at Home Tri-Match
BUENA VISTA, Va.—The Southern Virginia University women’s volleyball team recorded a split during Saturday’s home tri-match falling 2-3 to Peace College before defeating Hollins University 3-1.

October 20, 2011
Knights Sweep Past Royals on Senior Night
The Southern Virginia University women’s volleyball team stayed hot during Thursday’s match with NCAA Division III Eastern Mennonite University as the Knights completed a three-game sweep of the Royals in front of a home crowd on Senior Night.

October 13, 2011
Knights Raise Breast Cancer Awareness with "Dig Pink" Match
The Southern Virginia University women’s volleyball team helped raise breast cancer awareness on Thursday as the Knights hosted a “Dig Pink” match against the University of Virginia at Wise to raise money for breast cancer research.

October 5, 2011
Volleyball Defeats Meredith in Four Games
The Southern Virginia University women’s volleyball team moved 3-1 at home this season after defeating NCAA Division III Meredith College Wednesday evening in four games.

October 3, 2011
Gwynn Named USCAA Setter of the Week
Southern Virginia University women’s volleyball junior setter Nicole Gwynn (Hamilton, Mont.) today was named USCAA Setter of the Week after recording 128 assists over a three-game, four-day stretch last week.

September 30, 2011
Hornets Outlast Knights
Playing in its third consecutive five-game match within the span of four days—the Knights defeated Concord University on Tuesday, but fell to Emory & Henry College last night—the Southern Virginia University women’s volleyball team ran out of gas late against Lynchburg College dropping a close-fought home match to the NCAA Division III Hornets 3-2.

September 27, 2011
Volleyball Rallies Back to Defeat Concord in Five Games
The Southern Virginia University women’s volleyball team rallied back from an early deficit Tuesday night to defeat the NCAA Division II Concord University Lions 3-2 in front of a ruckus home crowd.

September 20, 2011
Volleyball Sweeps Roanoke, Climbs to 8-2 on Season
Playing in front of its home crowd for the first time this season, the Southern Virginia University women’s volleyball team climbed to an impressive 8-2 mark Tuesday evening after sweeping Roanoke College 3-0 (25-17, 25-23, 25-19) in The Barn.

September 13, 2011
Volleyball Cruises Past Ferrum, 3-0
The Southern Virginia University women’s volleyball team continued its hot start to the 2011 season on Tuesday night with a 3-0 win over NCAA Division III Ferrum College moving to 7-2 on the year.

September 2, 2011
Volleyball Opens Season with Four Consecutive Wins at Cougar Classic
The Southern Virginia University women’s volleyball team opened its 2011 season by winning all four matches at the 17th Annual Cougar Classic hosted by Averett University.