2011 Centennial Conference Volleyball News

October 1, 2012
Ursinus' Hanratty Named Player of the Week
Ursinus senior Kristin Hanratty averaged 4.78 kills per set in a pair of Bear victories to earn Centennial Player of the Week honors.

March 21, 2012
Conference Mourns Passing of Greg Giovanazzi
Greg Giovanazzi, head coach of the Johns Hopkins University women's volleyball team from 2008-09, died Monday after suffering a seizure at his home in Maryland. He was 54.

March 13, 2012
Jessica Cortese Named Head Volleyball Coach at McDaniel
Jessica Cortese has been named McDaniel College's head volleyball coach, announced by Director of Athletics Paul Moyer on Tuesday.

January 30, 2012
Joe Groff Named Volleyball Coach at Ursinus
Ursinus College Director of Athletics Laura Moliken has announced the hiring of Joe Groff '80 as head women's volleyball coach.

December 15, 2011
Fall All-Sportsmanship Team
The Centennial Conference Student-Athlete Advisory Committee established the All-Sportsmanship team in 2007. Each team elected one member from their team who displayed good sportsmanship throughout the season to be a member of the All-Centennial sportsmanship team.

December 12, 2011
Molloy Resigns at McDaniel
Carole Molloy resigned as head coach of the McDaniel College volleyball program after 19 seasons on The Hill.

November 16, 2011
Three Named Honorable Mention All-America
Franklin & Marshall's Julie Harvey, along with Johns Hopkins' Melissa Cole and Meagan Donohoe received honorable mention All-America recognition as the AVCA Division III teams were announced Tuesday.

November 11, 2011
Hopkins Opens NCAA Play
Johns Hopkins opens NCAA tournament play today in Newport News, Va. The Blue Jays tangle with Randolph-Macon in the first round at Christopher Newport University.

November 11, 2011
Johns Hopkins Falls in NCAA Opening Round
The Blue Jays dropped a hard-fought 3-1 decision to Randolph-Macon in the opening round of the NCAA Regional tournament.

November 10, 2011
Three Players Chosen to Academic All-District Teams
Swarthmore's Genny Pezzola and Allison Coleman, along with Washington College's Jenny Lee, were named to CoSIDA Academic All-District volleyball teams on Thursday.

November 10, 2011
Three Named to All-Region Team
Johns Hopkins' Melissa Cole and Meagan Donohoe, along with F&M's Julie Harvey, were selected to the AVCA All-Mid-Atlantic Region team that was announced Thursday. Harvey was also named the Region's Freshman of the Year.

November 8, 2011
All-Centennial Volleyball Team
Bryn Mawr senior Katie Merrill and Franklin & Marshall freshman Julie Harvey were named the Co-Players of the Year as the 2011 All-Centennial Conference volleyball team was announced on Tuesday. You can also find the Academic Honor Roll on the release.

November 5, 2011
How 'Bout Hopkins! Blue Jays Win First-Ever Centennial Title
Johns Hopkins battled back from a loss in the opening set to defeat Gettysburg, 21-25, 25-21, 25-18, 25-23, for its first-ever Centennial Conference volleyball title.

November 4, 2011
Friday's Semifinal Notebook
The volleyball and men's soccer semifinals get underway this evening at Johns Hopkins. Here's what you need to know as our Fall Final Four weekend begins.

November 4, 2011
Johns Hopkins and Gettysburg Advance to Final
It will be Johns Hopkins and Gettysburg meeting for the Conference championship on Saturday night after the Blue Jays and Bullets registered semifinal victories.

November 2, 2011
1st Round Playoff Notes
The Centennial Conference field hockey, soccer and volleyball championship tournaments begin today with first-round games at F&M, Haverford and Swarthmore. Here's what to look for today.

November 2, 2011
Haverford Turns Back Swarthmore in Four; Heads to Hopkins for Semis
Haverford turned the tables on arch-rival Swarthmore just days after dropping the regular-season finale, defeating the Garnet in four sets in the first round of the Centennial tournament.

November 1, 2011
Volleyball Release #9
Franklin & Marshall MH Sydney Seydel was named Centennial Player of the Week in women's volleyball for the week ending October 29.

October 29, 2011
Volleyball Tournament Seeds Set
Johns Hopkins earned the right to host the final four next weekend, while Swarthmore defeated Haverford tonight to host the first round on Wednesday. F&M defeated Dickinson for the second seed, while Gettysburg slides into the third seed.

October 28, 2011
The Weekend's Games to Watch
Granted, you may be watching these games through snowflakes, but we have a jam-packed weekend with championships, games that will decide top seeds, and games that will determine the playoff fate for many teams. Enjoy!

October 27, 2011
Volleyball Tourney Field Set
The five teams for the Centennial Conference volleyball tournament are set. What seeds they might be has yet to be determined.

October 26, 2011
Wednesday's Games to Watch
It's the penultimate GTW for the fall regular season in field hockey, soccer and volleyball, as playoff hopes are on the line. Here are our Games to Watch today and links to watch the games live!

October 26, 2011
Volleyball Monday-Tuesday Recap
Swarthmore defeats Bryn Mawr, while F&M and Haverford pick up a non-CC win on the day.

October 25, 2011
Volleyball Release #8
Johns Hopkins Meagan Donohoe was named Centennial Player of the Week in women's volleyball for the week ending October 23.

October 22, 2011
Women's Volleyball Weekend Recap
F&M, Gettysburg, Haverford, Johns Hopkins and Ursinus earn Conference wins Saturday as we head into the final week of CC volleyball action.

October 20, 2011
Volleyball Mid-Week Recap
Gettysburg and Hopkins remain undefeated, while Haverford, Swarthmore and Ursinus pick up wins in Centennial action.

October 19, 2011
Wednesday's Games to Watch
Just 10 days remain in the regular season in field hockey, soccer, and volleyball, so each contest takes on an even greater importance. Here are five games to watch on this rainy Wednesday.

October 18, 2011
Volleyball Release #7
Gettysburg L Rebecca Rubenstein was named Centennial Player of the Week in women's volleyball for the week ending October 16.

October 16, 2011
Volleyball Weekend Recap
Washington College defeats Dickinson for the first time since 1998 in volleyball action on Friday, while Gettysburg, Hopkins and Swarthmore also earn Conference wins over the weekend.

October 14, 2011
Weekend Games to Watch
It's a full weekend of action in the Conference as we reach the middle of October. Come out and watch your favorite school and/or team!

October 13, 2011
Volleyball Mid-Week Recap
F&M edged Muhlenberg, 3-2, in Centennial action, while Washington College picked up two wins in non-conference play Wednesday night. Gettysburg defeated Dickinson, as Swarthmore won on the road vs. Rowan on Thursday night.

October 11, 2011
Volleyball Release #6
Muhlenberg OH Holly Hynson was named Centennial Player of the Week in women's volleyball for the week ending October 9.

October 11, 2011
Swarthmore Defeats Dickinson in CC action
Swarthmore handed Dickinson a 3-0 loss in Centennial action on Tuesday night.

October 9, 2011
Volleyball Weekend Recap
Gettysburg, Johns Hopkins remain undefeated in the CC, while F&M and Muhlenberg also earn wins in Centennial women's volleyball action over the weekend.

October 7, 2011
Weekend Games to Watch
There are plenty of good games in the Conference this weekend, but we want to turn your attention to five in particular that will impact the Centennial come playoff time.

October 5, 2011
Wednesday's Games to Watch
Baltimore is the place to be for crucial Centennial Conference contests on this Wednesday night with big games in field hockey, soccer and volleyball. Can't make it to the Charm City? There's another key hockey matchup on the Main Line this afternoon.

October 5, 2011
Women's Volleyball Mid-Week Recap
Hopkins wins the battle of the unbeatens in CC action, while Dickinson, Haverford, Muhlenberg and Swarthmore also pick up Conference wins Wednesday night.

October 4, 2011
Women's Volleyball Release #5
F&M MH Julie Harvey was named Centennial Player of the Week in women's volleyball for the week ending October 2.

October 4, 2011
Gettysburg Edges Haverford in CC Volleyball Action
Gettysburg edges Haverford, 3-2, in Centennial volleyball action on Tuesday night.

October 2, 2011
Volleyball Weekend Recap
Franklin & Marshall swept home tournament as the squad ran through the weekend without dropping a set; Johns Hopkins, McDaniel and Muhlenberg picked up conference wins this weekend in Centennial Conference volleyball action.

September 30, 2011
Weekend Games to Watch
Here are our picks for the top games to watch this weekend around the Centennial Conference.

September 29, 2011
Women's Volleyball Mid-Week Recap
F&M and Haverford remained unbeaten in CC action on Wednesday, while Bryn Mawr adds another win to its total in conference play on Thursday night. Johns Hopkins also added one to the win column in non-conference action.

September 28, 2011
Wednesday's Games to Watch
Key matches are slated in men's soccer and volleyball tonight. A pair of Conference unbeatens meet on the pitch in Gettysburg, while it's a top-20 showdown between two once-beaten teams in Swarthmore. Also along Crum Creek, the preseason CC volleyball favorite takes on the team with the best overall record this season.

September 27, 2011
Women's Volleyball Release #4
Bryn Mawr MH Katie Merrill was named Centennial Player of the Week in women's volleyball for the week ending September 24.

September 27, 2011
Tuesday Women's Volleyball Recap
F&M and Gettysburg remain unbeaten in CC action, while Ursinus picks up a non-conference win on Tuesday.

September 24, 2011
Women's Volleyball Weekend Recap
Genny Pezzola set Swarthmore's career kill record this weekend, while Bryn Mawr, F&M and Johns Hopkins earned wins in Centennial action.

September 23, 2011
Pezzola Spikes Swarthmore Kill Record
Senior Genny Pezzola sits alone atop of the Swarthmore volleyball record book for career kills, passing Jennifer Wang's '08 previous record of 1,171 kills in the first set of the Garnet's victory over Centenary on Friday evening, leading Swat to a 1-1 day on the first evening of the York Spartan Invitational.

September 21, 2011
Women's Volleyball Mid-Week Recap
Here is the women's volleyball mid-week recap from around the Centennial Conference.

September 20, 2011
Women's Volleyball Release #3
Johns Hopkins OH Meagan Donohoe was named Centennial Player of the Week in women's volleyball for the week ending September 18.

September 17, 2011
Women's Volleyball Weekend Recap
Gettysburg, Johns Hopkins and Muhlenberg picked up Centennial wins this weekend.

September 16, 2011
The Centennial Conference 'DIGS' Pediatric Cancer Research
During the month of October, the women’s volleyball teams in the Centennial Conference are joining together to raise money for pediatric cancer research.

September 14, 2011
Women's Volleyball Mid-Week Recap
The Centennial Conference picked up wins from Ursinus on Tuesday and Johns Hopkins and Haverford on Wednesday night in women's volleyball non-conference action.

September 13, 2011
Women's Volleyball Release #2
Gettysburg OH Virginia Hogan was named Centennial Player of the Week in women's volleyball for the week ending September 11.

September 11, 2011
Women's Volleyball Weekend Recap
Swarthmore wins Garnet Classic, while Gettysburg's Rebecca Rubenstein reached the 1,000-dig career mark.

September 9, 2011
Friday's Women's Volleyball Recap
Catch the latest scores from around the Conference in women's volleyball action for Friday night.

September 8, 2011
Thursday's Women's Volleyball Recap
The Centennial Conference went 2-1 in non-conference action on Thursday.

September 7, 2011
Women's Volleyball Release #1
Swarthmore MB Kat Montemurro was named Centennial Player of the Week in women's volleyball for the week ending September 4.

September 7, 2011
Wednesday's Women's Volleyball Recap
The Centennial Conference went 1-1 in volleyball action Wednesday night.

September 6, 2011
Tuesday's Women's Volleyball Recap
The Centennial Conference went 4-2 on the day with wins from Johns Hopkins, Ursinus, Swarthmore and Washington College.

September 4, 2011
Sunday's Women's Volleyball Recap
Haverford wrapped up opening weekend action around the Centennial Conference with day two of the Haverford Invitational.

September 3, 2011
Saturday's Women's Volleyball Recap
The second day of women's volleyball action got underway today with Johns Hopkins, Ursinus and Washington College picking up two wins on the day.

September 2, 2011
Friday's Women's Volleyball Recap
Centennial Conference women's volleyball opens the 2011 season at various tournaments on Friday.

August 31, 2011
Season Previews
The 2011 volleyball season begins on Friday. As the teams provide previews of the upcoming campaign, we will add them here. Today, we continue with Franklin & Marshall and Muhlenberg.

August 26, 2011
F&M Picked to Win 2011 Centennial Volleyball Crown
Defending champion Franklin & Marshall is the coaches preseason favorite to win its sixth Centennial title this season.