The Salem College volleyball team earned their first win of the season in their first home match of the year against cross-town rivals Piedmont Bible College. Salem won in four sets (25-18, 23-25, 25-17, 25-21). Salem moves to 1-7 on the year with the victory.
The Salem College volleyball lost two matches today to Meredith 3-0 (11-25, 15-25, 22-25) and to Methodist 3-0. Ty Graham (Pink Hill, NC) and Brittani Stewart (Mocksville, NC) led the Spirits against Meredith with 6 kills each. Salem drops to 0-7 on the season with the two losses.
The Salem College volleyball team traveled to Greensboro College tonight and lost in three close sets (21-25, 23-25, 21-25). Brittani Stewart (Mocksville, NC) led the Spirits with 9 kills and 1 block. Salem falls to 0-5 on the season, and Greensboro improves to 2-3.
Randi Roppolo (Weeki Wachee, FL) was selected to the Eastern Mennonite University All-Tournament team this past weekend. Roppolo led the Spirits with 23 kills in the four matches this weekend. She also led the Spirits with 48 digs.
The Salem College volleyball team lost its last three matches at the Eastern Mennonite University Volleyball Invitational. The Spirits lost to Catholic University yesterday afternoon in three sets (25-13, 25-18, 25-10). They lost to Mary Washington today (25-17, 25-17, 25-13). In their final match at the Invitational, the Spirits fell to Stevenson in three sets (25-15, 25-10, 25-19).
The Salem College volleyball team lost their first match of the season against Eastern Mennonite University in the EMU Hampton Inn & Sleep Inn Invitational. Salem won the second set and was close in two of the three sets they lost. EMU ended up winning in four sets (24-26, 25-22, 14-25, 25-23). Salem falls to 0-1 on the season, and EMU improves to 1-0.
Salem finished sixth in the voting as they look to replace last season All-Conference winner Christine Tillman. The Spirits recently announced that Tillman would continue with Salem as a new volleyball assistant coach.
Head Coach Amanda Ziemba has announced that Christine Tillman (King, NC) has been hired as the volleyball assistant coach at Salem College for this upcoming season. Tillman was a four-year starter as an outside blocker for the Spirits, and she holds several all-time record at Salem.
Two Salem College volleyball athletes competed for the United States Nfinity Team in the 2011 European Global Challenge. Christine Tillman (King, NC), former standout player for the Spirits and the new assistant coach for the team, and Randi Roppolo (Weeki Wachee, FL) were the two representatives from Salem on the team.