2020 Women's Volleyball Headlines

  • Volleyball's Comeback Attempt Fall Short in Heartbreaker to Midway
    October 20, 2020
    MIDWAY, Ken. – The Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) volleyball team (4-3) suffered a heartbreaking loss to Midway University (11-3) this evening. Despite dropping the first two sets, the Pomeroys fought back to tie it up and force set five and keep it close, but couldn’t come up with the win. The team was led by Mandi Alspach with 14 kills and 4 blocks...
  • SMWC Approved for River States Conference (RSC) Membership
    October 19, 2020
    SAINT MARY-OF-THE-WOODS, Ind. – Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) was approved for River States Conference (RSC) membership by the Council of Presidents on Tuesday, Oct. 13.
  • Volleyball Celebrates Four on Senior Night, Falls 3-0 to IU-Kokomo
    October 06, 2020
    SAINT MARY-OF-THE-WOODS, Ind. – The Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) volleyball team (4-2) fell to Indiana University-Kokomo (8-0) this evening, unable to withstand the offensive attacks of the Cougars. The top performers for SMWC were Alexis Woodburn (8 kills, 4 digs, 1 BS), Riley Kinney (5 kills, 2 aces, 2 blocks)...
  • SMWC Approved for NAIA Membership
    October 05, 2020
    SAINT MARY OF THE WOODS, Ind. - Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) was approved for membership in The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) as announced by the association today.  
  • SMWC Earns Close Victory Over Lincoln College, 3rd Straight
    October 02, 2020
    LINCOLN, Ill. – The Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) volleyball team (4-1) defeated Lincoln College (0-1) Thursday night for their 3rd straight victory and move to 4-1 on the season. The Pomeroys pulled out a close win () against a very good team last year. The 2019-20 A.I.I Volleyball...
  • Volleyball Dispatches OCU 3-1 Behind Alspach, Woodburn
    September 30, 2020
    OAKLAND CITY, Ind. – The Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College women's volleyball team (3-1) defeated Oakland City University last evening three sets to one as they improve to 3-1 on the season. The Pomeroys fought hard but dropped the first set before handling the Mighty Oaks...
  • Homecoming Volleyball Match vs. Brescia University Cancelled
    September 30, 2020
    SAINT MARY OF THE WOODS, Ind. - Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) volleyball contests against Brescia University has been cancelled for Saturday, October 3 at 5:00 p.m. ET. The Department of Intercollegiate Athletics from both institutions are actively searching for a date in which the match can be rescheduled.
  • Volleyball Sweeps Lincoln Christian; Move to 2-1 on the Season
    September 28, 2020
    LINCOLN, Ill. – The Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College volleyball team (2-1) traveled to Lincoln, Illinois for a late match against Lincoln Christian University (1-1). The Pomeroys swept the Lions to move back to .500 on their season. Led by Mandi Alspach (9 kills, 3 blocks) and Kara Schafer (8 kills, 3 blocks), the Pomeroys were too much for LCU to handle...
  • Taking Care of Business; Pomeroys Sweep the Mighty Oaks
    September 22, 2020
    SAINT MARY OF THE WOODS, Ind. – With over 100 fans in the stands, social distancing, and facial coverings were in full effect tonight as the Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College volleyball team (1-1) hosted Oakland City University (0-3) for its home opener! SMWC took the victory in 3-0 sweeping fashion against the Mighty Oaks.
  • Volleyball Competes in Season Opener Under New Head Coach Nancy Sikobe
    September 19, 2020
    RICHMOND, Ind. – The Saint Mary-of-the-Woods (SMWC) volleyball team (0-1) opened up the 2020 season traveling to future River States Conference (RSC) opponent Indiana University-East. Under the new direction of head coach Nancy Sikobe, the Pomeroys fell 3-0 (16-25, 15-25, 12-25).
  • Fan Attendance Update; A Message from President Dottie King, Ph.D
    September 10, 2020
    SAINT MARY OF THE WOODS, Ind. - 'The following is a message from Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College President Dottie King, Ph.D.
  • Volleyball Signs Middle Hitter Halle Brunson
    July 25, 2020
    SAINT MARY OF THE WOODS, Ind. – Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College women's volleyball head coach Nancy Sikobe announced the signing of Halle Brunson to the 2020-21 incoming recruiting class. Brunson signed her National Letter-of-Intent to play volleyball for the Pomeroys. 
  • Volleyball Earns USMC/AVCA Team Academic Award
    July 20, 2020
    LEXINGTON, Ky. - The United States Marine Corps (USMC) and the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) announced today that the Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) volleyball program has earned the USMC/AVCA Team Academic Award for the 2019-2020 season.