The AVCA has announced the 14 recipients for the Coaches 4 Coaches Scholarship, which awards coaches money to pay for convention registration and hotel costs in order to attend their first AVCA Convention.
Week 8 brought 10 players into the 1,000 kill club, bumping the total of active members to 99 players. Three others reached the 1,000 dig milestone, pushing the number of players in that group to 149 members.
Delaware’s Maria Bellinger earned her first CAA Offensive Player of the Week honor of 2018, while Sarah Driscoll of James Madison and McKala Rhodes of the College of Charleston shared defensive honors. Towson’s Emily Jarome was named CAA Rookie of the Week.
Purdue Fort Wayne boasted the top spot nationally in kills (16.27), while North Texas was the most efficient offensively (.436).
James Madison and Charleston were voted tightly together at the top of the CAA Volleyball Preseason Poll.
NJCAA All-America Honorable Mention outside hitter Cailey Bracken is headed to Delaware.
Delaware is bolstering his roster with Sonja Vukosavljevic, a grad transfer from LIU Brooklyn.
Two former University of Delaware coaches that were fired in October 2016 have been found by a judge to have sufficiently demonstrated that they were discriminated against by virtue of age, sexual orientation and marital status.
Class of 2018 DS/L Samantha Davis will stay in state and join the Delaware Volleyball program for the fall season ahead.