2013-14 Santa Clara Volleyball News

  • Broncos Set Commissioner's Honor Roll Record for Second Straight Year
    July 23, 2014
    The West Coast Conference announced its 13th annual Commissioner's Honor Roll Tuesday, and 141 Santa Clara Broncos were recognized with honors for their athletic success and academic excellence. Santa Clara had 18 student-athletes receive gold honors (3.75-4.00 GPA) and 33 student-athletes receive silver honors (3.50-3.74 GPA). The Broncos set a new record of student athletes named to the Commissioner's Honor Roll, breaking the previous mark of 133 in the 2012-13 school year.
  • Volleyball Welcomes Back Bronco Alum Emily Burke As An Assistant Coach
    June 06, 2014
    Spending the past year in Switzerland both playing professionally and coaching, Santa Clara volleyball is thrilled to welcome back Bronco alum Emily Burke ’11 as an assistant coach. Playing in all but one set her senior year for the Broncos, Burke finished at SCU in the top 10 of career assists and assists average.
  • EYEBRONCO: Volleyball Photo Day
    June 02, 2014
    EYEBRONCO reporter Nici Gilday met up with five Bronco volleyball players: Chloe Sliger, Taylor Milton, Katy Schatzman, Sabrina Clayton and Nikki Hess during the team's 2014 photo shoot. Find out what sports the girls watch other than volleyball, who on the team has a strong Instagram/selfie game and which songs they listen to before a match.
  • EYEBRONCO: Student-Athlete Engineers Take on Senior Design
    May 09, 2014
    Follow EYEBRONCO Reporter Cali Reis as she explores the School of Engineering and learns about Santa Clara University's amazingly talented Student-Athletes as they show off their Senior Design Projects. Congratulations to all of our Student-Athlete engineering majors. Job well done!
  • Bronco Sand Defeats Cal 3-2 To Close Out Season
    April 23, 2014
    Santa Clara wrapped up its sand season on April 18 with a 3-2 victory at Cal. The Broncos finished their second season of sand with a 7-8 record, falling six times to top 10 teams.
  • Bronco Sand Looks Back At Successful Second Season
    April 23, 2014
    Playing a number of the top teams in the country, Santa Clara ended its sand season with a 7-8 record this year. With six of its losses to top 10 nationally-ranked teams, the Broncos collected wins vs. Cal, Stanford and USF in their second-season of play.
  • Bronco Sand Finishes Season At Stanford, Cal This Week
    April 15, 2014
    Santa Clara’s sand team will play its final two matches this week with a 3:30 pm match on Tues., April 15 at Stanford and a 4 pm match at Cal on Fri., April 18. In its second year, Santa Clara is 6-7 this season. Stanford is 3-8 and Cal is 3-5.
  • Bronco Sand Travels To Sacramento This Weekend, Saint Mary's Monday; Victory Over Host-Stanford Highlights Last Weekend's Play
    April 01, 2014
    Santa Clara’s sand volleyball team will travel to the state capitol this weekend to play Boise State (3 pm) and host-Sacramento State (6 pm) on Sat., April 5. They will return to the Bay Area to play No. 9 Saint Mary’s on Mon., April 7 at 4 pm.
  • Bronco Sand Plays At Stanford Vs. Two Top Six Teams This Weekend
    March 28, 2014
    Santa Clara sand travels up I-280 North a few miles to play at Stanford on March 29 and 30. The Broncos will face host-Stanford, No. 3 Hawaii and No. 6 UCLA on Saturday. The teams will play the Stanford Pairs Tournament on Sunday. This week Bronco head coach Jon Wallace (JW) talked about the team’s goals in practice this week, what they are looking to accomplish this weekend and how rain could be a factor.
  • Bronco Sand Defeats San Jose State
    March 13, 2014
    Santa Clara defeated San Jose State Wednesday 5-0 in sand volleyball. The match was considered a home match for the Broncos even though both teams train and play at Los Gatos High School in Los Gatos.
  • Santa Clara Sand Hosts San Jose State on Wednesday
    March 12, 2014
    Santa Clara's sand volleyball team will host San Jose State on Wed., March 12 at 4 pm at Los Gatos High School in Los Gatos. The match will begin about 4 pm with No. 5 and No. 4 playing each other and then about an hour later No. 3 and 6 will play. No. 1 and 2 will play each other after the matches vs. No. 3 and 6 conclude. Bronco head coach Jon Wallace (JW) chatted on Tuesday about last weekend's 1-1 record at Pacific and this week's challenge in hosting San Jose State.
  • Bronco Volleyball Opens Sand Schedule This Spring At Pacific Saturday
    March 06, 2014
    Santa Clara volleyball opens play this weekend at University of the Pacific in its first sand match of the season. SCU will play at host Pacific at 9 am on Sat., March 8 and then play San Jose State at 12 pm. SantaClaraBroncos.com (SCU) sat down with head coach Jon Wallace to talk about the first tournament of the year and to find out what sand scoring is all about.
  • Bronco Volleyball Making Big Strides With Off-Season Strength and Conditioning Program
    March 05, 2014
    The Bronco volleyball team has been hard at work this quarter in the gym, outside in the sand and in the weight room. SantaClaraBroncos.com sat down to talk with Bronco assistant coach Aaron Mansfield (AM) about the team’s time in the weight room and what results they are hoping for this spring and beyond.
  • Nikki Hess Hopeful For a WCC Title
    February 13, 2014
    Freshman Nikki Hess (NH) has really enjoyed her freshman year so far while staying active in the off-season playing beach and indoor volleyball preparing for next season. Hess talks a little bit about how she is hopeful for a great season and a chance at winning the WCC next fall.
  • Sabrina Clayton Excited For the Upcoming Season
    February 13, 2014
    WCC All-Freshman selection Sabrina Clayton (SC) hopes to be an impactful leader for her next season as a sophomore. Working to accomplish specific goals, Clayton and her team are working hard on and off the court. Clayton shares a little bit about her Santa Clara experience so far and why she chose to be a Bronco.
  • Mary Shepherd Kills Her First Season For Women’s Volleyball
    January 23, 2014
    Having an outstanding freshman season, Mary Shepherd (MS) is ready for the next one. Playing in 86 sets with 29 assists and 18 service aces, Shepherd is only looking to improve. Her determination and passion for the game has kept her skill set strong and we only hope her the best for her upcoming seasons as a Bronco.
  • Three Bronco Volleyball Players Named to WCC All-Academic Teams
    December 03, 2013
    With senior All-WCC middle blocker Haley Cameron head-lining the First Team honorees list for the Broncos, the West Coast Conference has announced the 2013 WCC Volleyball All-Academic Team. Katherine Douglas and Katy Schatzman were also named to the Honorable Mention All-Academic Team.
  • Four Volleyball Players Receive WCC Post-Season Honors
    November 26, 2013
    Four Bronco volleyball players were honored by the West Coast Conference on Tuesday. Senior Haley Cameron and junior Taylor Milton were both named to the All-WCC Honorable Mention team and freshmen Nikki Hess and Sabrina Clayton were named to the WCC All-Freshman team.
  • WATCH: Volleyball to Honor Senior Class Saturday
    November 22, 2013
    Santa Clara volleyball is set to honor its four seniors on Saturday vs. Pepperdine at 1 p.m. The four seniors are Megan Anders, Alyssa Anderson, Haley Cameron and Katherine Douglas.
  • Led by Milton, Volleyball Rallies, Wins In Five At Pacific
    November 16, 2013
    Up 2-0 at the break, the Broncos, led by Taylor Milton's 24 kills and 11 digs, had to rally in the fifth set to win their 10th match of the season at Pacific Saturday afternoon. Set scores were 25-18, 25-22, 23-25, 21-25 and 15-12.
  • Volleyball Travels to Saint Mary's, Pacific For Final League Road Matches This Weekend
    November 14, 2013
    With the season winding down, Santa Clara will travel to Saint Mary’s on Thur., Nov. 14 for a 6 pm match in Moraga. Santa Clara will finish off its travel for the season when it heads to Stockton to play the league’s newest member, Pacific, on Sat., Nov. 16 at 1 pm.
  • Volleyball Falls In Three At Saint Mary's
    November 14, 2013
    Santa Clara fell 3-0 at Saint Mary's on Thursday night. Set scores were 25-17, 25-22 and 25-14. The Broncos play their final road match of the year on Sat., Nov. 14 at 1 pm at Pacific.
  • Volleyball Upsets WCC's First Place Team In Four, Defeating No. 21 BYU At Home For Second Straight Year
    November 09, 2013
    Putting the West Coast Conference’s top team on their heels by taking a 2-0 lead to start the match, Santa Clara held on to win 3-1 vs. No. 21 BYU on Saturday afternoon at the Leavey Center. Set scores were 27-25, 25-22, 23-25 and 25-23. It is Santa Clara’s second straight win over BYU at home in as many years.
  • Volleyball Battles, But Falls in Four To No. 8 San Diego
    November 07, 2013
    Playing the No. 8 team in the country tough all night wasn’t enough as the Bronco volleyball team fell in four to No. 8 San Diego. Set scores were 26-24, 25-22, 18-25 and 25-12. Santa Clara is 8-14 and 3-10 in the WCC. San Diego is 20-3 and 12-2 in the WCC.
  • Volleyball Hosts Top Two League Teams This Weekend
    November 06, 2013
    The Bronco volleyball team returns home this weekend to host the top two teams in the West Coast Conference. Santa Clara hosts No. 8 San Diego on Thurs., Nov. 7 at 6 pm. No. 21 BYU comes to the Leavey Center on Sat., Nov. 9 at 1 pm. The BYU match will be televised nationally on The.Wtv channel online. Click here to watch the BYU match.
  • Volleyball Wins At Portland In Four
    November 02, 2013
    The Bronco volleyball team got back in the winning column on Saturday by beating winless Portland 3-1. Set scores were 25-13, 25-18, 26-28 and 25-17. Santa Clara is 8-13 and 3-9 in the WCC. Portland is 0-22 and 0-13. It is Santa Clara’s first win since its 3-1 vs. Portland on Oct. 3. The Broncos return home to host No. 8 San Diego on Thurs., Nov. 7 at 6 pm and then No. 21 BYU on Sat., Nov. 9 at 1 pm.
  • Volleyball Swept in Straight Sets At Gonzaga
    November 01, 2013
    With Halloween night not proving to be lucky for the Broncos in the Martin Centre, Santa Clara was swept in straight sets by Gonzaga on Thursday night. Set scores were 25-15, 25-20 and 25-21.
  • Volleyball Travels To Gonzaga On Halloween Night And Then Portland Saturday
    October 31, 2013
    The Bronco volleyball travels to the Northwest this weekend to play at Gonzaga on Thurs., Oct. 31 at 6 pm and then finished the trip at Portland on Sat., Nov. 2 at 1 pm.
  • Volleyball Falls In Long Battle At USF
    October 25, 2013
    In a close battle all night, San Francisco topped Santa Clara Friday night on the Hilltop 3-1. Set scores were 22-25, 19-25, 25-22 and 17-25. Santa Clara is 7-12 and 2-8 in the WCC. USF is 10-10 and 6-4 in the WCC.
  • Volleyball Rallies, But Drops Match in Five To Saint Mary's
    October 19, 2013
    Down 2-1 sets to one to rival Saint Mary's, the Broncos rallied to push the match to five sets on Saturday afternoon but despite having two set points, SCU couldn't hold on and lost in the fifth set 17-15. Set scores were 16-25, 25-17, 20-25, 25-15 and 15-17.
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