2017 Marymount University Men's Volleyball News

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    March 24, 2017
    No. 11 Saints take No. 4 Vassar to five sets again, fall short on Senior Night The No. 11 Marymount (Va.) University men's volleyball squad stumbled against No. 4 Vassar College on Friday night, dropping an exciting five-set decision on Senior Night, 3-2 (24-26, 22-25, 26-24, 25-22, 9-15).
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    March 22, 2017
    No. 11 Saints topple No. 8 Royals to complete season sweep The No. 11 Marymount (Va.) University men's volleyball squad upset No. 8 Eastern Mennonite University for the second time this season on Wednesday evening, in a Continental Volleyball Conference five-set thriller, 3-2 (25-23, 23-25, 26-24, 27-29, 15-11).
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    March 18, 2017
    No. 11 Saints seal up second-straight sweep with powerful showing against Thiel The No. 11 Marymount (Va.) University men's volleyball squad continued its impressive 2017 campaign in Continental Volleyball Conference play on Saturday night, improving to 8-1. The Saints dominated Thiel College in a three-set sweep, 3-0 (25-14, 25-17, 25-17).
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    March 17, 2017
    No. 11 Saints sweep No. 15 Juniata for redemption of early-season loss The No. 11 Marymount (Va.) University men's volleyball squad improved to 7-1 in Continental Volleyball Conference play after defeating Juniata College in a convincing fashion on Friday night. The Saints swept the Soaring Eagles in three sets, 3-0 (25-19, 25-15, 25-22).
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    March 15, 2017
    Wiechecki tabbed as ECAC DIII South Player of the Week The accolades for right-side hitter junior TJ Wiechecki of the Marymount (Va.) University men's volleyball team continue to roll. After being tabbed Continental Volleyball Conference Player of the Week on Monday, Wiechecki has now been recognized by the Eastern College Athletic Conference as the Division III South Player of the Week.
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    March 13, 2017
    Wiechecki named CVC Player of the Week for second time this season The Continental Volleyball Conference recognized junior right-side hitter TJ Wiechecki of the Marymount (Va.) University men's volleyball team as Player of the Week on Monday afternoon. Wiechecki has garnered CVC Player of the Week accolades four times throughout his collegiate career, and twice this season.
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    March 10, 2017
    No. 9 Saints go to extra points in set five, come up short to No. 12 Lasers The No. 9 Marymount (Va.) University men's volleyball squad squared off against No. 12 Lasell College on Friday night. The Saints pushed the Lasers to the brink in set five before falling short, 3-2 (17-25, 19-25, 25-23, 25-20, 24-26).
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    March 09, 2017
    No. 9 Saints push No. 1 Springfield to extra sets, fall in four The No. 9 Marymount (Va.) University men's volleyball squad forced No. 1 Springfield College into extra sets on Thursday night, before falling short, 3-1 (20-25, 25-22, 14-25, 13-25).
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    March 08, 2017
    No. 9 Saints push No. 5 Vassar to limit, fall short in AVCA Top-10 showdown The No. 9 Marymount (Va.) University men's volleyball squad dropped a thriller to No. 5 Vassar College in a five-set showdown on Wednesday night, 3-2 (16-25, 22-25, 25-23, 35-33, 12-15).
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    March 07, 2017
    AVCA named Bratke National Player of the Week; Saints move up to No. 9 in country A day after earning his first CVC award, junior setter Erich Bratke of the Marymount (Va.) University men’s volleyball team earned another award on Tuesday, being named the program’s first AVCA National Player of the Week.
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    March 06, 2017
    Bratke named CVC Player of the Week for first time in collegiate career With a pair of wins against two AVCA Top-10 opponents this past week, the Continental Volleyball Conference awarded an individual on the Marymount (Va.) University men’s volleyball team on his efforts, as junior setter Erich Bratke earned his first Player of the Week honor in his career.
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    March 04, 2017
    No. 14 Saints notch two top-10 victories in home trimatch The No. 14 Marymount (Va.) University men's volleyball squad notched two upsets against ranked opponents in a tri-match Saturday afternoon against No. 9 Eastern Mennonite University and No. 5 New York University.
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    February 25, 2017
    No. 15 Saints complete perfect week in CVC play with win over Highlanders The No. 15 Marymount (Va.) University men's volleyball squad notched another Continental Volleyball Conference victory over Cairn University on Saturday afternoon, trumping the Highlanders in four sets, 3-1 (25-15, 25-19, 21-25, 25-20).
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    February 24, 2017
    No. 15 Men's volleyball registers straight-set victory over Scarlet Raiders The No. 15 Marymount (Va.) University men's volleyball squad cruised past the Scarlet Raiders of Rutgers University-Newark in a Continental Volleyball Conference matchup on Friday night. The Saints downed the Raiders in a three-set sweep, 3-0 (25-23, 25-13, 25-22).
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    February 22, 2017
    No. 15 Saints top reigning CVC champion Mustangs for first time in program history The No. 15 Marymount (Va.) University men's volleyball squad battled past the reigning Continental Volleyball Conference Champions for the first time in program history on Wednesday night, defeating the Mustangs in a five-set thriller, 3-2 (25-22, 25-23, 22-25, 20-25, 22-20).
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    February 18, 2017
    No. 11 Men's volleyball splits on final day of road trip The No. 11 Marymount (Va.) University men's volleyball squad split in a tri-match against Continental Volleyball Conference foes, No. 14 Juniata College and Alvernia University. The Saints dropped the first match to host Juniata, 3-1 (27-29, 17-25, 25-17, 19-25), before toppling Alvernia in three sets, 3-0 (25-16, 25-20, 25-23).
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    February 17, 2017
    Saints rally for three-straight sets to top Thiel in five The No. 11 Marymount (Va.) University men's volleyball team got back into action on Friday night, as it opened Continental Volleyball Conference play against Thiel College. The Saints battled past the Tomcats in a five-set thriller, prevailing on top, 3-2 (23-25, 22-25, 25-17, 25-22, 15-13).
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    February 07, 2017
    Men's volleyball moves back to No. 12 in latest AVCA Top 15 Although it had the previous week off from competition, the Marymount (Va.) University men’s volleyball team moved back up to No. 12 in the latest AVCA Top-15 poll, the organization announced on Tuesday.
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    February 01, 2017
    Safley tabbed ECAC DIII South Rookie of the Week Freshman James Safley of the Marymount (Va.) University men's volleyball team earned his first collegiate award from the Eastern College Athletic Conference on Wednesday afternoon. Safley garnered the honor of ECAC Division III South Rookie of the week, after leading the Saints to a 2-1 record in the previous week.
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    February 01, 2017
    Saints remain in AVCA Top 15 for second-straight week Following a 2-1 week on the court, the Marymount (Va.) University men’s volleyball team remained in the AVCA Top 15 for the second-straight week, coming in at No. 13.
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    January 28, 2017
    No. 12 Men's volleyball falls in five-set thriller to Lions The No. 12 Marymount (Va.) University men's volleyball team fell in a five-set dual with Mount St. Joseph University on Saturday afternoon, 3-2 (28-26, 21-25, 25-22, 19-25, 13-15).
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    January 27, 2017
    No. 12 Saints take both in home opening tri-match The No. 12 Marymount (Va.) University men's volleyball team hosted a tri-match on Friday evening against Marian (Wis.) University and Elmira College. The Saints defeated Marian in four sets, 3-1 (25-21, 25-23, 21-25, 27-25) before cruising past Elmira in straight sets, 3-0 (25-19, 25-21, 25-15).
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    January 24, 2017
    Men's volleyball ranks in AVCA Top 15 for first time in program history After a 2-0 weekend and 3-1 start to the year, the Marymount (Va.) University men’s volleyball team has reached a milestone in the program’s fourth season, grabbing its first national ranking on Tuesday afternoon at No. 12 in the AVCA Division III Men’s Coaches Top 15.
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    January 21, 2017
    Saints sweep competition in tri-match in New York The Marymount (Va.) University men's volleyball squad competed in a tri-match against Baruch College and host Hunter College on Saturday afternoon. The Saints battled their way past the Bearcats in a four-set victory, 3-1 (25-22, 21-25, 25-22, 25-21), and also earned a hard-fought victory over the Hawks, 3-1 (23-25, 25-21, 25-17, 25-20).
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    January 16, 2017
    Wiechecki named first CVC Player of the Week for 2017 season The Continental Volleyball Conference announced its first Player of the Week honor of the 2017 season on Monday afternoon, and junior hitter TJ Wiechecki of the Marymount (Va.) University men’s volleyball team earned the accolade after an impressive start this past weekend.
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    January 14, 2017
    Saints take No. 7 Nazareth to four sets, fall short in extra points The Marymount (Va.) University men's volleyball team continued its 2017 campaign against No. 7 Nazareth College on Friday night, falling short 3-1 (22-25, 18-25, 25-21, 28-26).
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    January 13, 2017
    Season Preview: Bates, Saints ready for toughest schedule yet in blossoming program The Marymount (Va.) University men’s volleyball team is just a few hours away from its first serve of the program’s fourth season, a program that has quickly blossomed into a strong competitor in what could be seen as an immensely difficult 2017 schedule.
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    January 13, 2017
    Saints open 2017 campaign with road victory over Elmira The 2017 season is underway for the Marymount (Va.) University men’s volleyball team, and it started out in impressive fashion with a 3-1 (27-29, 25-20, 25-19, 25-18) victory on the road Friday night over Elmira College.
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    November 10, 2016
    The Driver's Seat: Veteran’s Day has special meaning for MU athletics There has been a long connection between the U.S. military and American athletes. During World War II, future Hall of Fame baseball players Ted Williams and Bob Feller were just two of the many pro athletes who served.
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    November 07, 2016
    The Driver’s Seat: Service with a smile for volleyball’s Clark Graham Clark grew up in suburban Chicago and during high school he volunteered his time at local soup kitchen through his church.