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2009 Volleyball Schedule

Day Date Opponent Time/Record Tue Sep 1 Johnson C Smith University W (1-0) Sat Sep 5 @ Meredith vs.Agnes Scott W (2-0) @ Meredith L (2-1) Sun Sep 6 @ Meredith vs. Spelman W (3-1) @ Meredith vs. Peace L (3-2) Tue Sep 8 Peace College L (3-3) Wed Sep...

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Maher, Tillman, and Roppolo selected to GSAC Volleyball All-Conference teams

November 07, 2009 LaGrange, GA-Christine Tillman, Sara Maher, and Randi Roppolo were selected to the Great South Athletic All-Conference teams for volleyball. Tillman and Maher were placed on the All-Conference first teams, and Roppolo was placed on the All-Freshman team. The three were major parts of Salem finishing fourth place...

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Volleyball falls in GSAC semifinals against Maryville

November 6, 2009 Maryville, TN-The Salem College volleyball team lost in the Great South Athletic Conference (GSAC) semifinals to number one seeded Maryville College (25-12, 25-13, 25-13). Maryville went on to win the conference championship against Piedmont. Randi Roppolo (Weeki Wachee, FL) had an excellent match with 10 kills, 2...

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Volleyball defeats Spelman for the third time

November 6, 2009 Maryville, TN-The Salem College volleyball team defeated Spelman College (25-5, 25-21, 25-12) in convincing fashion in the Great South Athletic Conference (GSAC) quarterfinals. This was the third time that Salem defeated Spelman this season. Khadija Layne (Dorchester, MA) led the team with 14 digs. Salem improves to...

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Volleyball loses last regular season match at Guilford

October 31, 2009 Greensboro, NC-The Salem College volleyball team fell to Guilford College (11-25, 25-23, 13-25, 12-25) in their final regular season match. Salem will now get ready to head into the Great South Athletic Conference (GSAC) quarterfinals match against Spelman College. Randi Roppolo (Weeki Wachee) stepped in for Sara...

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Volleyball sweeps season series with JCSU

October 24, 2009 Charlotte, NC-The Salem College volleyball team defeated Johnson C. Smith today on the road (25-17, 25-16, 25-16). This marks the second time that the Spirits beat JCSU this season. Christine Tillman (King, NC) had a very strong match with 19 kills, 1 block, and 4 service aces....

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Christine Tillman selected as Great South Volleyball Player of the Week

October 20, 2009 LaGrange, GA-Salem College junior middle hitter Christine Tillman is the GSAC Volleyball Player of the Week for the week ending Oct. 18. Tillman had 45 kills in four matches. In addition, she had 34 digs and 15 blocks. She had a double-double of 12 kills and 18...

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Volleyball defeats Piedmont Baptist for second time

October 20, 2009 Winston-Salem, NC-The Salem College volleyball team defeated Piedmont Baptist College (21-25, 25-18, 25-22, 25-19) for the second time this season. The Spirits traveled up the road to take on PBC, and Sara Maher (Longmont, CO) led the Spirits with 45 set assists and 13 digs. The Spirits...

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Volleyball defeats Spelman in three sets

October 18, 2009 Winston-Salem, NC- The Salem College volleyball team defeated Spelman College in three sets today (25-11, 25-13, 25-23). The win gives Salem a 4-3 record in GSAC regular season action. Christine Tillman (King, NC) had a dominating match with 19 kills and 7 blocks. Salem improves to 8-17...

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Volleyball loses to Guilford and Methodist

October 17, 2009 Winston-Salem, NC- The Salem College volleyball team lost two matches at home today to Guilford College and Methodist University. The Spirits are coming off of an impressive first victory at Peace College on Thursday night. Guilford beat Salem in three sets (20-25, 18-25, 14-25). Methodist also beat...

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Volleyball defeats Peace for first time in three years

October 15, 2009 Raleigh, NC- The Salem College volleyball team beat Peace College on the road in four sets (25-23, 25-22, 14-25, 25-21). Peace defeated Salem ten times in the past three years, but Salem was able to get their revenge in the two teams final match of the season....

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Featured Athlete of the Week-Christine Tillman

Full Name: Christine Noel Tillman Sport: Volleyball Hometown: King, NC Position: Middle Blocker Height: 6'1 Family: Pam (mother), Curtis (father), Len (brother) Hobbies: Listening to music, her Blackberry, swimming, tutoring This Year in Volleyball: Christine leads the team with 214 kills in the first 21 games. She also leads the...

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Volleyball splits pair of GSAC matches at Maryville

October 10, 2009 Maryville, TN-The Salem College volleyball team split a pair of GSAC matches against LaGrange and Maryville. The Spirits beat LaGrange in 5 sets (25-15, 25-21, 22-25, 24-26, 15-11). Salem lost in three sets to host Maryville (13-25, 15-25, 10-25). Salem improves their season record to 6-15. Christine...

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Volleyball loses to against Huntingdon

October 9, 2009 Maryville, TN- The Salem College volleyball team lost in a GSAC match against Huntingdon College (8-25, 20-25, 21-25). Christine Tillman (King, NC) led the Spirits with 10 kills, 5 digs, and 2 blocks. Salem falls to 5-13 on the season, while Huntingdon improves to 12-8. Randi Roppolo...

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Volleyball suffers loss at home against Meredith

October 07, 2009 Winston-Salem, NC-The Salem College volleyball team lost at home tonight in three sets (17-25, 21-25, 21-25) to Meredith College. Latricia Maye (Vestavia Hills, AL) had a strong night with 4 kills and 2 blocks. Salem falls to 5-13, while Meredith improves to 11-12 on the season. The...

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Volleyball beats Piedmont Baptist in four

September 29, 2009 Winston-Salem, NC-The Salem College volleyball team defeated Piedmont Baptist College in four sets tonight (25-13, 18-25, 25-16, 25-15). Christine Tillman (King, NC) had a dominant match with 18 kills, 5 blocks, and 7 digs. Salem improves to 5-12 on the season. Salem took control in the first...

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Volleyball plays three matches at Sweet Briar Quad

September 26, 2009 Sweet Briar, VA- The Salem College volleyball team played three matches today at the Sweet Briar Quad Match. Salem lost to Sweet Briar in a close five set match, in four sets to Eastern Mennonite, and in three sets to Mary Washington. Salem falls to 4-12 on...

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Volleyball dominates Wesleyan in GSAC action

September 19, 2009 Winston-Salem, NC- The Salem College volleyball team dominated Georgia Wesleyan to improve their record to 2-1 in the Great South Athletic Conference. Salem defeated Wesleyan in 3 sets (25-4, 25-4, 25-11). Randi Roppolo (Weeki Wachee, FL) had a great day with 8 service aces, 15 assists, and...

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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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 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 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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Soccer and Volleyball matches to be webcast this weekend

Raleigh, NC The Salem College soccer and volleyball matches will be broadcast on September 5th at Meredith College. Both Salem teams are taking part in the 2009 Meredith Matchup. Soccer will take on Meredith at 1:00 at the brand new Meredith Athletic Field and Track. Volleyball's match will be broadcast...

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Volleyball hoping to build on strong 2009 season

August 11, 2009 Winston-Salem, NC-The volleyball team at Salem College is hoping to improve on its school record 14 wins from 2008. The team will have its most experienced returning players ever, and will also add five first-years and a transfer for the 2009 squad. Head Coach Amanda Ziemba says...

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