ATTLEBORO, Mass. - The New England Collegiate Conference released their Fall 2008 NECC Academic All-Conference award winners and Lesley is proud to announce that nine fall athletes were on the list. Juniors and seniors who held a grade point average of 3.40 or higher on a 4.0 scale were recognized.
NASHUA, N.H. Sophomore Meaghan Chadwick (Chelmsford, Mass.) knocked down 16 kills and added five digs, while junior Lindsey Marek (Killingworth, Conn.) followed with 10 kills five aces and three total blocks pacing fourth-seeded Lesley University past second-seeded Elms College, 3-1 to capture the inaugural New England Collegiate Conference womens volleyball championship Saturday at Daniel Webster Colleges Vagge Gymnasium.
ATTLEBORO, Mass. All eight sponsored programs were represented on 2008 New England Collegiate Conference (NECC) Womens Volleyball All-Conference Team, it was announced today by Commissioner Del Malloy. In addition to the All-NECC honors, three separate major individual award winners and the team sportsmanship award were also voted upon and selected this week.
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. Lesley University hosted Mitchell College in the New England Collegiate Conference (NECC) Quarterfinals on Wednesday night and earned a 3-1 (22-25, 25-23, 25-15, 25-16) victory to advance onto the championship tournament to be held Saturday at Daniel Webster College.
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. The Lesley University womens volleyball team defeated Anna Maria College 3-0 (25-13, 25-11, 25-22) on Senior Night as after the game the team honored four seniors, Kelly Harrington (Toledo, Ohio), Lindsey Marek (Killingworth, Conn.), Hana Sakamoto (Tokyo, Japan) and Gianna Spaziante (Hawthorne, N.Y.).
CHICOPEE, Mass. The Lesley University womens volleyball team competed in a tri-match with New England Collegiate Conference opponents Elms College and Southern Vermont College and walked away with a split. The Lynx lost to the Blazers 3-1 (18-25, 25-21, 27-25, 25-21) and defeated the Mountaineers 3-0 (25-11, 25-7, 25-10).
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. The Saint Joseph College (Conn.) womens volleyball team visited Lesley University and were defeated by the Lynx 3-1 (27-25, 22-25, 25-20, 25-16). Both sides exchanged the lead several times throughout the entire match, but Lesley was able to fend off several offensive threats from Saint Joseph to get the victory.
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. The womens volleyball team faced off against Suffolk University and defeated the Rams 3-1 (25-20, 25-17, 17-25, 25-16). The Lynx improved their record to 5-9 (4-1 NECC) while Suffolk dropped to 5-13 (3-4 GNAC).
BOSTON, Mass. The Lesley University womens volleyball squad was forced into a deciding fifth set against Simmons College on Wednesday evening, but lost to drop their record to 4-9 (4-1 NECC). Simmons improved their record to 11-6 (4-2 GNAC) after winning the match against the Lynx 3-2 (25-16, 25-27, 18-25, 25-12, 15-11).
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. The Lesley University womens volleyball team faced a high-powered UMass-Boston squad on Tuesday night and lost to the Beacons 3-0 (25-15, 25-13, 25-13). The Lynx dropped their 2008 record to 4-8 (4-1 NECC) while the Beacons improved to 14-7 (1-1 LEC).
NASHUA, N.H. The Lesley University womens volleyball split with New England Collegiate Conference opponents Daniel Webster College and Becker College on Saturday afternoon. The Lynx beat Eagles 3-2, but fell to the Hawks 3-1.
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. Lesley University and Eastern Nazarene College battled through five sets on Tuesday evening, but the Crusaders topped the Lynx 3-2 (25-23, 12-25, 25-22, 14-25, 13-25). With the loss the Lynx dropped to 3-6 (1-0 NECC) while the Crusaders improved to 5-8 (0-5 TCCC).
ATTLEBORO, Mass. After an 0-5 start to the 2008 season, the Lesley University womens volleyball team got on a roll this past week, defeating three NECC opponents behind the solid play of Lindsey Marek (Killingworth, Conn.). For her efforts, Marek earned NECC Player of the Week.
NEW LONDON, Conn. The Lesley University womens volleyball team made a big statement to the New England Collegiate Conference this past weekend as the team swept Bay Path College and Mitchell College to move to 3-0 in the conference.
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. The Lesley University womens volleyball team shutout Newbury College 3-0 (25-20, 25-16, 25-18) on Wednesday night to get their first overall victory over the season and their first win in New England Collegiate Conference play.
NEWTON, Mass. Mount Ida College swept Lesley University 3-0 (25-11, 25-17, 25-14) in a non-conference womens volleyball match. The Lynx dropped to 0-6 (0-0 NECC) while the Mustangs improved to 6-7 (0-0 GNAC).
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. In a womens volleyball non-conference match between the GNAC and the NECC, St. Josephs (Me.) defeated Lesley University 3-1 (25-21, 25-14, 21-25, 25-15). The loss drops Lesleys record to 0-3 (0-0 NECC) while the Monks improve to 3-10 (0-2 GNAC).
NEWTON, Mass. In their first match of the 2008 season, the womens volleyball team lost to Lasell College 3-0 (25-22, 25-17, 25-6). Although the Lynx lost their opener, there were some bright spots on the day as the team caught of glimpse of some talented on their roster.
The Lesley University womens volleyball team is coming off of an unexpected successful season as the Lynx surging into the conference semifinals in 2007. The Lynx are capable of becoming a perennial powerhouse in our the New England Collegiate Conference with the return of five strong, dedicated players.
ATTLEBORO, Mass. - Lesley University has been tabbed as the preseason favorite to capture the New England Collegiate Conference women's volleyball championship, it was announced today by Commissioner Del Malloy. Voting for the preseason poll was conducted among the NECC's head women's volleyball coaches.