2016 Anna Maria Volleyball News

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    November 09, 2016
    AMCATS Fall 3-0 in ECAC First Round BOSTON, Mass. - The Emerson Women's Volleyball team played host to three teams in the first round of the ECAC Division III Volleyball championships on Wednesday afternoon at Brown & Plofker Gym. The top ranked Lions faced visiting No. 4 Morrisville State Mustangs in the first match of the day and took a 3-0 sweep. The second match of the day consisted of No. 3 Anna Maria against No. 2 Manhattanville, where the Valiants defeated the Amcats in three straight sets.
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    November 08, 2016
    King, Foti and Clancy Earn All-Conference Honors WINTHROP, Mass. – Anna Maria College sophomore outside hitter Amari King (Lawrence, Mass.) has been selected as the 2016 Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) Player of the Year, as voted upon by the league’s 12 head coaches. The league office handed down the announcement on Tuesday along with its three All-Conference Teams and other major award winners. Teammates, Rebecca Foti (Bedford, N.H.) and Tierney Clancy (Meriden, Conn.) were also recognized in this year's selection as they were named to the GNAC All-Conference Second team.
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    November 08, 2016
    Volleyball Heads to ECAC Tournament DANBURY, Conn. - The Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) announced the Division III Women's Volleyball championship field on Monday. Marymount University will be the overall top-seed in the 2016 ECAC Division III Women's Volleyball Championship. The championship field will be broken out into four regions for first round play beginning on Wednesday, Nov. 9.
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    November 04, 2016
    Foti Earns CoSIDA Academic All-District Honors PAXTON, Mass.—Junior Rebecca Foti (Bedford, N.H.) of the Anna Maria College volleyball team has been named to the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-District™ First Team, as announced by the organization on Thursday evening.
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    November 03, 2016
    Volleyball Comes Up Short in GNAC Semifinal, Falls to Rivier 3-0 NASHUA, N.H.—The Anna Maria College volleyball team’s historic run came to a close as they suffered a 3-0 loss to the second-seeded Raiders of Rivier University in the Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) semifinals on Thursday evening.
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    November 01, 2016
    Volleyball Wins 3-2 Thriller over St. Joseph's in GNAC Quarterfinal PAXTON, Mass.—Sophomore Amari King (Lawrence, Mass.) finished with 39 kills and 24 digs to lead the third-seeded Anna Maria College volleyball team to a 3-2 victory over the sixth-seeded Monks of Saint Joseph’s College in Tuesday Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) quarterfinal.
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    October 31, 2016
    King, Clancy Repeat at GNAC Weekly Award Winners WINTHROP, Mass.—Sophomore Amari King (Lawrence, Mass.) and freshman Tierney Clancy (Meriden, Conn.) have earned Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) Corvias Player and Rookie of the Week honors, respectively, as announced by the league office on Monday afternoon.
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    October 30, 2016
    GNAC Tournament Preview - No. 3 Anna Maria vs. No. 6 St. Joseph's PAXTON, Mass.—The Anna Maria College volleyball team will host its first-ever home playoff match on Tuesday, as they secured the No. 3 seed in the 2016 Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) tournament in just their third playoff appearance in the history of the program.
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    October 28, 2016
    Volleyball Records First 20-Win Season with Victories over Mount Ida, Norwich NEWTON, Mass.—The Anna Maria College volleyball team matched their season-long winning streak with two victories in Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) tri-match action on Friday night at Mount Ida College. The AMCATS downed their hosts, 3-0, before defeating Norwich in a neutral match by the same score.
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    October 25, 2016
    Volleyball Sets Program Record for Wins in a Season in 3-0 Victory over Worcester State PAXTON, Mass.—The Anna Maria College volleyball team set a new program record for wins in a season with tonight’s 3-0 win over the Worcester State University Lancers. Set scores were 29-27, 25-15, and 25-23.
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    October 24, 2016
    AMCAT Volleyball to Host Dig Pink Event on Tuesday PAXTON, Mass.--The Anna Maria College volleyball team will host their annual Dig Pink Rally on Tuesday, October 25th at their 7:00 p.m. match against Worcester State. Funds raised at this year's rally will go to the Side Out Foundation.
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    October 24, 2016
    King Three-Peats as GNAC Volleyball Player of the Week WINTHROP, Mass.—Sophomore Amari King (Lawrence, Mass.) of the Anna Maria College volleyball team has earned Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) Corvias Player of the Week honors for the third time this season, as announced by the league office on Monday afternoon.
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    October 22, 2016
    Volleyball Downs St. Joseph's, Albertus Magnus in Tri-Match PAXTON, Mass.—The Anna Maria College volleyball team took 3-0 victories over Albertus Magnus and Saint Joseph’s College (Maine) in Saturday’s Great Northeast Athletic Conference tri-match. Saint Joseph’s won the middle match 3-0 over the Falcons to finish the day at 1-1.
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    October 19, 2016
    Volleyball Charges Past Rams, 3-0 PAXTON, Mass.—The Anna Maria College volleyball tandem of Amari King (Lawrence, Mass.) and Rebecca Foti (Bedford, N.H.) teamed up for 32 of the AMCATS’ 43 kills in the team’s 3-0 Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) win over Suffolk University on Wednesday evening. Set scores were 25-21, 25-16, and 25-18.
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    October 15, 2016
    Volleyball Downs Nichols, Falls to Coast Guard in Tri-Match NEW LONDON, Conn. – the Anna Maria College volleyball team went 1-1 on the day falling to host Coast Guard 3-1 (25-15, 19-25, 25-21, 25-18) and topping Nichols 3-0 (25-12, 25-15, 25-22) in non-conference action.
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    October 13, 2016
    Leopards Pounce Past Volleyball, 3-0 BOSTON, Mass. – The Wentworth Institute of Technology Leopards women’s volleyball team claimed a 3-0 win over Anna Maria in a non-conference match at Tansey Gymnasium on Thursday evening.
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    October 08, 2016
    Volleyball Splits with Lasell, Rivier in GNAC Tri-Match NEWTON, Mass. --- The Lasell women’s volleyball team dropped two Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) contest in a Saturday afternoon tri-match with Anna Maria and Rivier inside the Athletic Center. The Lasers fell to the AMCATS by set scores of 25-18, 25-20, and 25-22 before the Raiders took Lasell 25-13, 25-18, and 26-24.
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    October 06, 2016
    AMCATS Snap 12-Match Winless Streak to Lesley with 3-0 Victory PAXTON, Mass.—The Anna Maria College volleyball tandem of Rebecca Foti (Bedford, N.H.) and Amari King (Lawrence, Mass.) combined for 33 kills as the AMCATS downed the Lynx of Lesley University 3-0 on Thursday evening.
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    October 04, 2016
    Wildcats Claw Past AMCAT Volleyball, 3-0 PAXTON, Mass.—The Anna Maria College volleyball team dropped a 3-0 decision to the Wildcats of Johnson & Wales University on Tuesday evening in Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) action.
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    October 03, 2016
    King, Garcia Earn GNAC Weekly Honors WINTHROP, Mass.—Sophomores Amari King (Lawrence, Mass.) and Carolina Garcia (Springfield, Mass.) have earned Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) Corvias Player and Libero of the Week honors, respectively, as announced by the league office on Monday afternoon.
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    September 28, 2016
    Volleyball Charges to 3-0 Win over Lions QUINCY, Mass.- The Eastern Nazarene College women’s volleyball team fell to Anna Maria College 3-0 in non-conference action Wednesday evening at the Lahue Physical Education Center.
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    September 27, 2016
    Volleyball Claims 3-1 Victory over MCLA PAXTON, Mass.—The Anna Maria College volleyball team got back into the wins’ column with a 3-1 non-conference victory over the Trailblazers of MCLA on Tuesday evening.
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    September 24, 2016
    Volleyball Finishes 1-1 at USJ Tri-Match WEST HARTFORD, Conn.—The Anna Maria College volleyball team extended their winning streak to seven matches with a 3-1 win over the University of Saint Joseph before seeing that streak come to an end with a hardfought 3-2 loss to Emmanuel in Saturday’s Great Northeast Athletic Conference tri-match action.
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    September 22, 2016
    Volleyball Wins Sixth-Straight, Downs Simmons 3-1 PAXTON, Mass.—The Anna Maria College volleyball team posted a record sixth-straight win in Thursday’s 3-1 victory over Simmons College in Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) action.
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    September 21, 2016
    Anna Maria Names Serge DeBari as Interim Athletic Director PAXTON, Mass.—Anna Maria College President Mary Lou Retelle is pleased to announce the hiring of Serge DeBari as the Interim Director of Athletics.
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    September 20, 2016
    Volleyball Takes Fifth-Straight in 3-1 Win over Regis WESTON, Mass. –The Anna Maria College volleyball team won its fifth-straight match on Tuesday night, downing the Regis College Pride 3-1 at Higgins Court.
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    September 19, 2016
    King, Clancy Earn GNAC Weekly Accolades WINTHROP, Mass.—The Anna Maria College volleyball team concluded their historic week with more milestones, as sophomore Amari King (Lawrence, Mass.) and freshman Tierney Clancy (Meriden, Conn.) both earned Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) weekly accolades.
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    September 17, 2016
    Volleyball Takes Two Wins at Tri-Match with Newbury and Salem State PAXTON, Mass.—The Anna Maria College volleyball posted two victories in their first home tri-match of the season. The AMCATS defeated both Newbury College and Salem State University by scores of 3-0. Newbury topped Salem State in the middle match, 3-0.
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    September 15, 2016
    Foti, King, and Clancy Have Second-Straight Record Outing in 3-1 Win over Daniel Webster Nashua, N.H. - Host Daniel Webster grabbed the opening set but Anna Maria rallied to capture the next three in pinning a 3-1 loss on the host Eagles Thursday night at Mario Vagge Gymnasium in a non-conference women’s volleyball matchup.
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    September 13, 2016
    King, Foti and Clancy Have a Record Day in 3-0 Win over Becker PAXTON, Mass.—The Anna Maria College volleyball team set two new single-match program records in their 3-0 non-conference win against Becker on Tuesday evening. With the victory, the AMCATS improve to 3-5 on the season, while Becker falls to 4-3.
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    September 06, 2016
    Volleyball Falls to WPI 3-0 in Home Opener PAXTON, Mass.—The Anna Maria College volleyball team dropped a 3-0 decision to the Engineers of WPI in their home opener on Tuesday evening. With the win, the Engineers improve to 4-0, while the loss drops Anna Maria to 1-3.
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    September 03, 2016
    Volleyball Finishes 1-2 at Oswego State Invitational PAXTON, Mass.—The Anna Maria College volleyball team opened the season at the Oswego State Invitational tournament where they went 1-2, posting a 3-1 victory against the College of New Rochelle and dropping matches to Sage College and Oswego State.
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    August 31, 2016
    2016 Anna Maria Volleyball Sneak Peek A behind-the-scenes look at the 2016 AMCAT Volleyball team! The AMCATS open non-conference play on Friday, September 2nd at Oswego State. Music: bensound.com
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    August 25, 2016
    Volleyball Selected Seventh in GNAC Preseason Poll PAXTON, Mass.—The Anna Maria College volleyball team has been selected seventh in the Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) Preseason Coaches’ Poll, as announced by the league office on Thursday morning.
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    August 22, 2016
    Britta Ashman Named Volleyball Head Coach PAXTON, Mass.—Anna Maria College athletic director Laura Habacker has announced the hiring of Britta Ashman as the AMCAT volleyball coach. She takes over for Samantha Shomo, who accepted the head coach position at Western New England University after five seasons with the AMCATS.
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    June 15, 2016
    2016 Fall Schedules Announced PAXTON, Mass.—Anna Maria College is pleased to announce the release of eight team schedules for the fall of 2016. Anna Maria will host 29 days of action and over 60 games between the eight teams beginning with a 7:00 p.m. home football game under the lights on September 1st.
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    June 01, 2016
    VOTE NOW: June 2016 Special Olympics Spotlight Poll Anna Maria's volleyball team has been nominated for June NCAA Division III Special Olympics Spotlight Poll for the clinic they held in May. The story with the highest number of votes on June 25 is the winner. The poll will close at 5 p.m. ET. The winning institution or conference office will be given $500 to use for its next Special Olympics event. The winning story will also be recognized in the Division III Monthly Newsletter and on the Division III homepage.