The Salem College volleyball team is excited to announce that Olivia Newbern has committed and deposited to attend Salem next fall.
The 2012 edition of the Salem College volleyball team had a season of many firsts. The team went to the NCAA Tournament and won the Great South Athletic Conference Tournament for the 1st time. They also reached the .500 mark for winning percentage for the first time both overall (14-14) and in the conference (5-5).
Playing in their first NCAA Tournament match, the Salem College volleyball team fell to the 4th ranked team in the country, Emory University, in the first round. The match was played at the regional host site of Christopher Newport University
The first round NCAA Tournament match between Salem College and Emory University will be streamed live on the internet this Friday at 3:00 pm.
The Salem College volleyball team is slated to play Emory University in the first round of the NCAA Tournament at the host site of Christopher Newport in Newport News, Virginia. Emory is currently ranked 6th in the country and 2nd in the South Atlantic Region with a 31-5 overall record.
The Salem College volleyball team used the momentum from a dramatic comeback in the semifinals to upset top-seeded Huntingdon and win their first-ever Great South Championship. The Spirits were down 0-2 to Agnes Scott in the semifinal before they stormed back to defeat them 3-2. They went on to roll by the #1 seed Hawks of Huntingdon 3-1 in the championship match. They will now wait for the NCAA Division III brackets to see who they play in the NCAA Tournament with their automatic bid.
The Great South Athletic Conference announced their 2012 All-Conference award winners for volleyball for the 2012 season. The Salem Spirits received four All-Conference members and one All-Freshmen team member.
The Great South Athletic Conference (GSAC) soccer and volleyball tournaments will be hosted by Agnes Scott College from Friday, November 2 through Sunday, November 4.
The Salem College volleyball team lost their regular season finale at Greensboro (12-25, 19-25, 14-25). The Spirits could not avoid the season sweep by the Pride. The team does end their regular season with 12 wins, which is the most in school-history for the volleyball program. Salem ends the regular season at 12-13 as they get ready for the Great South Tournament this weekend.