2011 Headlines

July 20, 2012
Juniata women’s volleyball earns AVCA Team Academic Award
HUNTINGDON, Pa. – The Juniata College women’s volleyball team was honored with the AVCA Team Academic Award along with 89 other Division III institutions for its academic excellence during the 2011-12 academic year, announced Friday.

June 14, 2012
Juniata finishes 161st in Learfield Sports Directors Cup and fifth in Landmark All-Sports Cup
Juniata College finished narrowly outside the top third of all Division III athletics programs in the final standings for the 2011-12 Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup, presented by the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA).

May 2, 2012
Former women’s volleyball coach Larry Bock inducted into MAC Hall of Fame
HUNTINGDON, Pa. – Former longtime Juniata College women’s volleyball coach and athletic director Larry Bock, was inducted into the Middle Atlantic Conferences (MAC) Hall of Fame, an initiative of the MAC 100, as part of the inaugural induction class of 2012 for his achievements at the helm of one of Juniata’s most successful athletic programs, released Wednesday.

April 29, 2012
Bauer, Bankos, Kraft, Morrison, and Bowman honored at Juniata’s Athletic Awards Night
Juniata College Athletics celebrated a year of success, recognized its most valuable players, and presented its “big five” awards at the 16th Annual Athletic Awards Night, held Sunday, April 29, in Ellis Hall.

April 29, 2012
2011-12 Athletic Awards Night Videos
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March 30, 2012
Juniata Athletics in top 100 on the NACDA Learfield Sports 2011-12 Directors’ Cup
HUNTINGDON, Pa. – Juniata College currently sits 97th out of 436 active NCAA Division III institutions on the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA) Learfield Sports 2011-12 Directors’ Cup standings, released late Thursday.

February 7, 2012
Larry Bock Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony
Former Juniata volleyball coach and athletic director, Larry Bock, was inducted into the Juniata College Sports Hall of Fame on Saturday, Feb. 4.

January 24, 2012
Former coach, AD Larry Bock to be inducted into Sports Hall of Fame during February 4 men’s volleyball match
Former longtime Juniata College women’s volleyball coach and athletic director Larry Bock, who took a fledgling program and built it into a collegiate dynasty, will be inducted into the Juniata College Sports Hall of Fame and recognized for his many coaching achievements at Juniata during a ceremony on Saturday, Feb. 4, 2012.

December 22, 2011
Three Juniata WVB athletes named to ECAC South All-Star teams
HUNTINGDON, Pa. – Three Juniata College women’s volleyball athletes have been named to the ECAC Division III South All-Star team, which was unveiled Thursday.

December 1, 2011
Juniata Athletics finishes fall fifth in Landmark Presidents’ All-Sports Cup standings
HUNTINGDON, Pa. – Juniata College Athletics completed the Fall seasons ranked fifth in the 2011-12 Landmark Conference Presidents’ All-Sports Cup standings, which were released Thursday.

November 29, 2011
Deschenes, Schmidt, Grim, and Parker named to Landmark Fall All-Academic Team
HUNTINGDON, Pa. -- Four Juniata College student-athletes were among those named to the Landmark Conference 2011 Fall All-Academic Team, which was announced Wednesday.

November 15, 2011
Morrison and Greenberg earn AVCA All-America honors
HUNTINGDON, Pa. – Two of Juniata College women’s volleyball student-athletes were named to the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) All-America teams, released Tuesday.

November 13, 2011
Juniata falls short in final regional match against Eastern
ASTON, Pa. – For the first time in the Juniata women’s volleyball 31-year program history, Juniata walked away from the NCAA Division III Women’s Volleyball final round of regionals with a loss. Juniata gave-up a 3-1 decision to Eastern University in the Mirenda Center on Neumann University campus Sunday evening.

November 12, 2011
Women’s volleyball halts Mount Union to advance to regional final round
ASTON, Pa. – Juniata College women’s volleyball advances to the regional final round with a 3-0 victory over Mount Union University Saturday afternoon at the Mirenda Center on Neumann University campus in the NCAA Division III women’s volleyball regionals.

November 11, 2011
Women’s volleyball advances to regional semis with 3-0 win over Cabrini
ASTON, Pa. – Juniata College women’s volleyball defeated Cabrini College in three sets Friday evening at the Mirenda Center on Neumann University campus in the NCAA Division III women’s volleyball regionals.

November 10, 2011
Morrison named to Capital One/CoSIDA Academic All-District squad
HUNTINGDON, Pa. – Juniata College senior Libby Morrison (Portland, Ore./Oregon Episcopal School) was the lone Juniata selection to the Capital One Division III Women’s Volleyball Academic All-District team, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) and released Thursday.

November 10, 2011
Greenberg and Morrison named to AVCA All-Region team
HUNTINGDON, Pa. – Juniata College setter Courtney Greenberg (Fort Myers, Fla./Fort Myers) and libero Libby Morrison (Portland, Ore./Oregon Episcopal School) have been named to the American Volleyball Coaches Association All-Mid-Atlantic Region team.

November 8, 2011
Women’s volleyball jumps to no. 8 in AVCA Division III Coaches Poll
HUNTINGDON, Pa. – The Juniata College women’s volleyball jumped up to no. 8 on the national American Volleyball Coaches Association Division III Coaches Top 25 poll, released Tuesday.

November 8, 2011
Juniata women's volleyball earns 31st conference championship!
The 2011 Landmark Conference Championship tournament was held at the Kennedy S&RC last weekend. Juniata defeated Moravian in the semifinal and then brought home gold defeating Susquehanna 3-1.

November 7, 2011
Women’s volleyball’s Schmidt earns a second Landmark Player of the Week
HUNTINGDON, Pa. – Juniata College’s Amanda Schmidt (Boswell, Pa./North Star) has been named Landmark Conference Women’s Volleyball Player of the Week for the second time this season, for the week ending November 6, 2011.

November 7, 2011
Women’s volleyball places five on All-Landmark squads; Morrison repeats as Player of the Year
Juniata College women’s volleyball was well represented on the 2011 All-Landmark Conference women’s volleyball teams, as five players were named to the two teams including the league’s Player of the Year.

November 7, 2011
Women’s volleyball heads to Neumann for NCAA Regionals, will face Cabrini in opening match
HUNTINGDON, Pa. – Juniata College women’s volleyball will depart for its 31st consecutive NCAA Championship run and will first meet Cabrini College on Friday, Nov. 11 at 3:00 p.m., in the first round of the Mid-Atlantic Regional in Aston, Pa.

November 5, 2011
Juniata WVB downs Susquehanna, 3-1, to capture its 31st consecutive conference title and NCAA tournament berth
HUNTINGDON, Pa. – Juniata College women’s volleyball took a little longer than usual on its way to a 31st consecutive conference championship, but eventually disposed of Susquehanna University, 3-1, in Saturday night’s Landmark Conference Women’s Volleyball Tournament championship match at the Kennedy Sports + Recreation Center.

October 29, 2011
Women’s volleyball upends W&L and No. 5 Heidelberg at Emory National Invite
ATLANTA – The Juniata College women’s volleyball posted its second victory of the season over a nationally-ranked foe Saturday, with a 3-2, come-from-behind win over fifth-ranked Heidelberg College at the Emory University National Invitational tournament.

October 28, 2011
Women’s volleyball comes up short in 3-0 loss to Emory’s hitting juggernaut
ATLANTA – Juniata College women’s volleyball knew they’d be running into a tough opponent in Friday night’s match against No. 2-ranked Emory University. But this may have been a little more than just a “tough opponent”.

October 25, 2011
Juniata WVB checks in at no. 12 in AVCA Division III Coaches Top 25
The Juniata College women’s volleyball held onto its no. 12 national ranking in this week’s American Volleyball Coaches Association Division III Coaches Top 25 poll, released Tuesday.

October 24, 2011
Schmidt named Landmark WVB Player of the Week
Juniata College’s Amanda Schmidt (Boswell, Pa./North Star) has been named Landmark Conference Women’s Volleyball Player of the Week.

October 22, 2011
Women’s volleyball celebrates Senior Day with 3-1 win over Carnegie Mellon
Rachelle Wiegand's 16 kills led Juniata, with Amanda Schmidt putting away 14 kills and hitting .583 for the match.

October 21, 2011
Fuller and Schmidt pace women’s volleyball to 3-0 shutout of IUP
Schmidt and Fuller each log eight kills as the Eagles blank an in-state Division II rival.

October 19, 2011
Poll watch: Women’s volleyball holds at No. 11, while field hockey drops one place
HUNTINGDON, Pa. – Juniata College women’s volleyball and field hockey held onto their spots in their respective national rankings this week.

October 16, 2011
Women’s volleyball completes 6-0 Landmark season with 3-0 win over Goucher
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Juniata College women’s volleyball completed a regular season sweep of its Landmark Conference rivals with a 3-0 win over Goucher College, in Sunday play at the second of two Landmark round robin weekends hosted by Catholic University of America.

October 15, 2011
Women's volleyball moves to 5-0 in Landmark with win over Merchant Marine
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Juniata College women's volleyball clinched the top seed for the 2011 Landmark Conference Women's Volleyball Championship with a 3-0 win over the United States Merchant Marine Academy, in Saturday action at the second of two Landmark round-robin weekends hosted by Catholic University of America.

October 13, 2011
Juniata women’s volleyball sails past Penn State Altoona in three
HUNTINGDON, Pa. – Juniata College women’s volleyball hit .337 for the match and chalked up eight services aces on its way to a 3-0 win over Penn State Altoona, Thursday night at the Kennedy Sports + Recreation Center.

October 11, 2011
Juniata women’s volleyball takes first two sets but falls in five to California (Pa.)
HUNTINGDON, Pa. – Juniata College women’s volleyball looked like it was in command of California University of Pa. through two sets, but a third winning set proved elusive and the Eagles fell to California, 3-2, Tuesday night at the Kennedy Sports + Recreation Center.

October 4, 2011
Women's volleyball completes Landmark weekend sweep with wins over Scranton and Susquehanna
HUNTINGDON, Pa. -- Juniata College women's volleyball grabbed a commanding 4-0 advantage in the Landmark Conference standings with victories over the University of Scranton and Susquehanna University, completing day two play at the Landmark's round robin weekend at Juniata's Kennedy Sports + Recreation Center.

October 3, 2011
Fuller earns Landmark Women's Volleyball Player of the Week honor
HUNTINGDON, Pa. -- Juniata College junior outside hitter Kelsey Fuller (Red Lion, Pa./Red Lion) earned Landmark Conference Women's Volleyball Player of the Week honors, after pacing the 10th-ranked Eagles to a 4-0 mark to start Landmark Conference play last weekend.

October 1, 2011
Juniata women's volleyball opens Landmark play with two wins
HUNTINGDON, Pa. -- Juniata College women's volleyball opened its 2011 Landmark Conference slate with a pair of wins, defeating Catholic University of America and Moravian College each by 3-0 scores on Saturday at the Kennedy Sports + Recreation Center.

September 27, 2011
Juniata women's volleyball completes four-match sweep at Blue Jay Classic, defeating Haverford and E-town
ELIZABETHTOWN, Pa. -- Juniata College women's volleyball completed a tournament sweep of the 2011 Days Inn Blue Jay Classic, defeating Haverford College and the host squad from Elizabethtown College both by 3-0 scores on Saturday at Elizabethtown College.

September 27, 2011
Juniata WVB downs Dickinson and St. Mary's to open Days Inn Blue Jay Classic
ELIZABETHTOWN, Pa. -- Juniata College women's volleyball won back-to-back matches on Friday to open play at the 2011 Elizabethtown College Days Inn Blue Jay Classic, defeating Dickinson College and St. Mary's College of Maryland.

September 22, 2011
Juniata WVB schedule for Elizabethtown Blue Jay Classic sees changes
HUNTINGDON, Pa. -- Juniata College women's volleyball's schedule for the Elizabethtown College Days Inn Blue Jay Classic has been changed due to a withdrawal of one of the teams in the tournament.

September 20, 2011
Field hockey and women's volleyball each slip two spots in national polls
HUNTINGDON, Pa. -- The Juniata College field hockey and women's volleyball teams kept a spot in their respective national coaches polls, but each slipped two notches down the updated rankings which were unveiled Tuesday.

September 17, 2011
Women's volleyball upends No. 12 Colorado College at Molten CC Invitational
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- Junior middle Ashley Schnader (Reinholds, Pa./Garden Spot) erupted for a career-high 15 kills on her way to All-Tournament Team honors as Juniata College upended host and 12th-ranked Colorado College, 3-1, on Saturday at Reid Gymnasium in the Tigers' own 2011 Molten Colorado College Invitational.

September 16, 2011
Women's volleyball drops matches to No. 15 Concordia and No. 2 Washington-St. Louis at CC tourney
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- Ninth-ranked Juniata College women's volleyball completed Friday's first day of competition at the Molten Colorado College Invitational with a pair of losses to nationally-ranked programs, falling to No. 15 Concordia College (Minn.), 3-0, followed by another 3-0 loss, this time to No. 2 Washington-St. Louis.

September 15, 2011
Juniata WVB out-hits, out-serves, out-digs, and outlasts Clarion in 3-0 road win
CLARION, Pa. -- Juniata College outside hitters Amy Miller (Chesapeake, Va./Western Branch) and Rachelle Wiegand (Manheim, Pa./Manheim Central) put down seven and nine kills respectively as Juniata hung a 3-0 loss on Division II Clarion University, Tuesday night at Tippin Gymnasium.

September 13, 2011
Juniata WVB holds at No. 9 in AVCA Division III Coaches Top 25 poll
HUNTINGDON, Pa. -- The Juniata College women's volleyball won all three of its matches last week and held at No. 9 in this week's American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) Division III Coaches poll, which was released Tuesday.

September 12, 2011
Katrina Woods and Amy Miller named Landmark Players of the Week
HUNTINGDON, Pa. -- Juniata College sophomores Amy Miller (Chesapeake, Va./Western Branch) of the women's volleyball team and Katrina Woods (Shirleysburg, Pa./Mount Union) of the women's cross country squad were named Landmark Conference Players of the Week for their performances during this weekend's competitions.

September 10, 2011
Juniata takes ASICS Invitational title; Morrison, Miller, and Greenberg named to All-Tourney team
HUNTINGDON, Pa. -- Juniata College women's volleyball completed play at the 2011 ASICS Invitational with a 3-1 win over Transylvania University, clinching the tournament title on Saturday night at the Kennedy Sports + Recreation Center.

September 9, 2011
Women's volleyball stings Randolph-Macon in ASICS Invitational opener
HUNTINGDON, Pa. -- Juniata College women's volleyball hit .487 for the match on its way to a 3-0 win over Randolph-Macon College, in Friday night's first round of play in the 2011 ASICS Invitational.

September 9, 2011
Follow the ASICS Invitational this weekend on juniatasports.net
HUNTINGDON, Pa. -- Juniata College will be hosting the 2011 ASICS Invitational women's volleyball tournament on Friday and Saturday, Sept. 9-10, at the Kennedy Sports + Recreation Center.

September 7, 2011
Juniata women's volleyball match vs. Saint Vincent postponed due to weather
HUNTINGDON, Pa. -- The Juniata College women's volleyball match against Saint Vincent College, scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 7, at 7:00 p.m. in the Kennedy Sports + Recreation Center, has been cancelled due to inclement weather in central Pennsylvania.

September 6, 2011
Women's volleyball checks in ninth in AVCA Division III Coaches poll
HUNTINGDON, Pa. -- Juniata College women's volleyball fell to ninth in this week's American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) Division III Top 25 Coaches poll, which was released Tuesday.

September 3, 2011
Women's volleyball drops a pair of matches to ranked foes at Wittenberg National Invite
SPRINGFIELD, Ohio -- Juniata College women's volleyball had what might be its toughest single day of competition this season prior to NCAA tournament play, taking on a pair of top five opponents at the Wittenberg National Invitational in Springfield, Ohio.

September 2, 2011
Women's volleyball opens 2011 with 3-0 blanking of Hanover College
SPRINGFIELD, Ohio -- Juniata College women's volleyball opened its 2011 campaign with a 3-0 win over Hanover College, Friday evening at the Wittenberg College National Invitational in Springfield, Ohio.

August 17, 2011
Women's volleyball starts preseason ranked No. 6 in AVCA Division III poll
HUNTINGDON, Pa. -- Juniata College women's volleyball will enter its 2011 season ranked sixth in the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) preseason poll, which was unveiled on Wednesday.

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Poll watch: Field hockey holds on to #20 and women’s volleyball drops to #12
HUNTINGDON, Pa. – Juniata College field hockey hung-on to their spot while women’s volleyball dropped one slot in their respective national coaches polls released Tuesday.

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Juniata places 31 Fall student-athletes on Landmark Academic Honor Roll
HUNTINGDON, Pa. – Juniata College placed 31 student-athletes on the Landmark Conference Fall 2011 Academic Honor Roll, which was released Thursday afternoon.

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The Top Ten Plays of the 2011 Fall Season
Check out the top ten plays of the 2011 fall season!