2019 Belles Volleyball News

  • Belles Duo Named Second Team All-MIAA, Collantes Tabbed Freshman of the Year
    November 05, 2019
    FREELAND, Mich. - Saint Mary's outside hitters Megan Collantes and Nicole Lukens were both voted as Second Team All-Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association (MIAA) honorees by conference coaches for the 2019 season. Additionally, Collantes was tabbed as the Freshman of the Year for her performance in her first season with the Belles.
  • Belles' Season Comes to Close in MIAA Tournament Setback
    November 05, 2019
    ANGOLA, Ind. - The sixth-seeded Saint Mary's volleyball team saw their 2019 season come to a close with a 3-1 (25-23, 22-25, 25-20, 25-17) loss to third-seeded Trine on Tuesday evening in the first round of the MIAA Tournament.
  • Lukens Selected as MIAA Volleyball Athlete of the Week
    November 04, 2019
    FREELAND, Mich. - Saint Mary's senior Nicole Lukens has been selected as the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association (MIAA) Volleyball Athlete of the Week for her performances from October 28 through November 3.
  • Belles Fight Past Thunder as Lukens Surpasses 1000 Kills
    November 01, 2019
    NOTRE DAME, Ind. - The Saint Mary's volleyball team made Senior Night a memorable one as the Belles took down Trine in a 3-1 (27-25, 25-15, 21-25, 25-23) conference win on Friday night.
  • Belles Sweep Hornets
    October 30, 2019
    KALAMAZOO, Mich. - The Saint Mary's volleyball team powered their way to a 3-0 (25-23, 25-11, 25-16) win over Kalamazoo in conference action on Wednesday night.
  • Tarkanyi Named MIAA Specialist Athlete of the Week
    October 28, 2019
    FREELAND, Mich. - Saint Mary's junior Brittney Tarkanyi has been selected as the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association (MIAA) Volleyball Specialist Athlete of the Week for her performances from October 21 through October 27.
  • Belles Split Results on Day Two of Emory Invite
    October 26, 2019
    ATLANTA, Ga. - The Saint Mary's volleyball team fought back from an 0-2 deficit to defeat Roanoke in a 3-2 (22-25, 23-25, 25-22, 25-15, 15-6) battle before falling in a 3-0 (25-13, 25-21, 25-14) final against No. 24 ranked Susquehanna at the Emory Invitational on Saturday.
  • Belles Show Grit in Upset Win, Setback Against Nationally-Ranked Foes
    October 25, 2019
    ATLANTA, Ga. - The Saint Mary's volleyball team took a big 3-1 (30-28, 25-20, 24-26, 25-20) win over No. 7 ranked Wisconsin-Whitewater before falling in a 3-0 (25-18, 25-15, 25-14) final against No. 3 ranked Emory on Friday at the Emory Invitational.
  • Belles Hang Tough in Setback Against No. 20 Flying Dutch
    October 22, 2019
    NOTRE DAME, Ind. - The Saint Mary's volleyball team gave visiting No. 20 Hope a battle from start to finish but fell short in a 3-0 (25-23, 25-20, 25-21) conference match on Tuesday evening.
  • Belles Split Results at Tiffany Robinson Memorial Tournament
    October 19, 2019
    NAPERVILLE, Ill. - The Saint Mary's volleyball team bounced back from a 3-1 (26-28, 25-19, 27-25, 25-19) loss against Nebraska Wesleyan by sweeping host North Central 3-0 (25-15, 25-21, 25-12) at the Tiffany Robinson Memorial Tournament on Saturday.
  • Belles Fall to Second-Ranked Knights
    October 16, 2019
    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - The Saint Mary's volleyball team came up shy in a 3-0 (25-12, 25-18, 25-15) final against No. 2 ranked Calvin on Wednesday evening.
  • Belles Stymied by Scots
    October 12, 2019
    NOTRE DAME, Ind. - The Saint Mary's volleyball team was stopped in a 3-0 (25-23, 25-21, 25-14) final against Alma at home on Saturday afternoon.
  • Belles Come Up Short in Four-Set Final Against Comets
    October 08, 2019
    OLIVET, Mich. - The Saint Mary's volleyball team ended on the short side of a 3-1, (25-17, 25-15, 23-25, 27-25) conference match at Olivet on Tuesday evening.
  • Pelletier Garners MIAA Specialist Athlete of the Week Recognition
    October 07, 2019
    FREELAND, Mich. - Saint Mary's freshman Courtney Pelletier has been named as the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association (MIAA) Volleyball Specialist Athlete of the Week for her efforts from September 30 through October 6.
  • Belles Rally to Take Win Over Hornets in Five Sets
    October 04, 2019
    NOTRE DAME, Ind. - The Saint Mary's volleyball team battled back from a 2-1 deficit to take a 3-2, (26-24, 21-25, 19-25, 25-18, 15-9) win over Kalamazoo in a non-conference match-up on Friday night.
  • Belles Bounce Bulldogs for First MIAA Win of Season
    October 02, 2019
    NOTRE DAME, Ind. - The Saint Mary's volleyball team claimed a 3-1 (25-15, 14-25, 25-19, 25-17) win over Adrian on Wednesday night for the Belles' first conference win of the season.
  • Belles Topped by Vikings
    September 27, 2019
    NOTRE DAME, Ind. - The Saint Mary's volleyball team came up on the short end of a 3-1 (25-19, 25-23, 17-25, 25-22) final against North Park on Friday evening.
  • Belles Fall in Four Sets to Brits in MIAA Opener
    September 24, 2019
    ALBION, Mich. - The Saint Mary's volleyball team fell in a hard-fought 3-1 (25-23, 25-16, 23-25, 25-20) conference match at Albion on Tuesday evening.
  • Belles Fall to Fighting Muskies, Battle Past Panthers
    September 21, 2019
    GREENCASTLE, Ind. - The Saint Mary's volleyball team bounced back from a 3-0 (25-15, 25-13, 25-17) loss against a tough Muskingum team to take a 3-1 (18-25, 25-22, 25-23, 28-26) win over Hanover on Saturday at DePauw University.
  • Belles Sweep Eagles, Stopped by Host Thunder
    September 13, 2019
    WHEATON, Ill. - The Saint Mary's volleyball team (5-5) earned a 3-0 (25-21, 25-21, 25-20) win over Benedictine before shouldering a 3-0 (25-18, 25-20, 25-15) setback against host Wheaton on Friday night.
  • Belles Fall in Five Sets Against Spartans
    September 11, 2019
    NOTRE DAME, Ind. - The Saint Mary's volleyball team came up just short in a 3-2 (19-25, 31-29, 21-25, 25-22, 15-9) against Manchester on Wednesday evening.
  • Belles Split on Day Two of MIAA/NCAC Challenge
    September 07, 2019
    DIMONDALE, Mich. - The Saint Mary's volleyball team picked up a 3-0 (25-20, 25-22, 25-23) win over Allegheny before falling in a 3-2 (27-25, 25-23, 18-25, 22-25, 17-15) nailbiter against Oberlin on day two of the MIAA/NCAA Challenge at Aim High Sports.
  • Belles Stopped by Fighting Scots
    September 06, 2019
    DIMONDALE, Mich. - The Saint Mary's volleyball team fell in a 3-1 (25-13, 25-23, 21-25, 25-22) match against Wooster on day one of the MIAA/NCAC Challenge on Friday.
  • Belles Split on Day Two at Forester Invitational
    August 31, 2019
    LAKE FOREST, Ill. - The Saint Mary's volleyball team bounced back from a 3-0 (25-21, 25-23, 25-19) setback against Loras to take a 3-1 (25-15, 22-25, 25-22, 25-23) win over Illinois Tech at day two of the Lake Forest Forester Invitational on Saturday.
  • Belles Take Two Wins on Opening Day
    August 30, 2019
    LAKE FOREST, Ill. - The Saint Mary's volleyball team earned a 3-0 (25-14, 25-17, 25-16) win over Marian (Wisconsin) before defeating host Lake Forest 3-1 (17-25, 25-15, 25-22, 25-22) on day one of the Forester Invitational on Friday evening.
  • 2019 Volleyball Outlook
    August 28, 2019
    After narrowly missing out on a berth in the 2018 MIAA Tournament, the Saint Mary’s volleyball team is locked in to returning to the postseason event for the third time in four seasons.