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Volleyball wins first match of season in five sets

September 01, 2009 Winston-Salem, NC- The Salem College volleyball team won their first match of the season in an exciting fashion against Johnson C. Smith University (JCSU). Salem beat JCSU in five games (24-26, 25-15, 25-9, 22-25, 15-7). Salem improves to 1-0 on the season, while JCSU drops to 0-2....

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Volleyball wins first GSAC match of season

September 05, 2009 Raleigh, NC- The Salem College volleyball team won their first Great South Athletic Conference (GSAC) match in school history in their first try. Salem defeated Agnes Scott in three games (25-18, 25-21, 25-15) to improve their GSAC record to 1-0, and their overall record is now 2-1....

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Volleyball splits matches at Meredith Matchup

September 07, 2009 Raleigh, NC-The Salem College volleyball team split their matches on Sunday in the 2009 Meredith Matchup. The Spirits defeated Spelman College 3-1 (25-13, 25-23, 24-26, 25-16) in their morning match. The team lost to Peace in the night match 3-1 (25-12, 20-25, 20-25, 16-25). Salem went 2-2...

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Volleyball falls to Peace at home

September 08, 2009 Winston-Salem, NC-The Salem College volleyball team fought back from a 2-0 deficit to take the third set, but Peace held on in the fourth to win the match (16-25, 18-25, 25-13, 14-25). Christine Tillman (King, NC) continued her excellent play with 17 kills, 9 digs, and 6...

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Tillman selected to Meredith Matchup All-Tournament Team

September 08, 2009 Raleigh, NC-Christine Tillman (King, NC) was selected to the 2009 Meredith Volleyball Matchup All-Tournament Team. Tillman, a junior captain, led the Spirits to a 2-2 showing at the matchup. Salem won their first Great South Athletic Conference match against Agnes Scott as part of the tournament. Tillman...

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Volleyball loses on road to Methodist

September 09, 2009 Fayetteville, NC- The Salem College volleyball team lost on the road tonight to Methodist University (18-25, 15-25, 16-25). Alyssa Alcos (Jacksonville, FL) had a strong night with 7 digs to lead the Spirits. Salem falls to 3-4 with the loss and Methodist improves to 4-0. Salem started...

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Volleyball drops two at Greensboro College Tournament

September 11, 2009 Greensboro, NC-The Salem College volleyball team lost two matches today in part of the Greensboro College Tournament. Salem lost to Guilford College in their first match (19-25, 17-25, 14-25), and to Randolph-Macon College (12-25, 15-25, 16-25). Christine Tillman (King, NC) and Randi Roppolo (Weeki Wachee, FL) each...

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Maher selected to Greensboro All-Tourney Team

September 12, 2009 Greensboro, NC- The Salem College volleyball team played two more matches today at the Greensboro College Tourney, and Sara Maher (Longmont, CO) was selected to the All-Tourney Team. Salem lost a GSAC match against Piedmont College (17-25, 9-25, 18-25) to even their conference record at 1-1. They...

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Featured Athlete of the Week- Sara Maher

Full Name: Sara Maher Sport: Volleyball Hometown: Longmont, CO Height: 5'4 Position: Setter Hobbies: Music, writing, reading 2009 Statistics: Sara was selected to the 2009 Greensboro College All-Tournament team this past weekend. She leads the Spirits with 261 assists. She is averaging 7.05 assists per set. Sara also has 14...

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Volleyball loses match to N.C. Wesleyan at home

September 17, 2009 Winston-Salem, NC-The Salem College volleyball team lost tonight at home to North Carolina Wesleyan (18-25, 14-25, 14-25) in a non-conference match. Khadija Layne (Dorchester, MA) had a strong match for the Spirits with 15 digs, 1 block, and 4 kills. Salem falls to 3-9 with the loss,...

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