The Dayton volleyball team defeated VCU 3-2 Sunday afternoon in the finals of the Atlantic 10 Championship to claim their A-10 record 12th tournament title, and the program’s fourth in the last five years.
Dayton seniors Lauren Bruns and Margo Wolf and freshman Alli Papesh, La Salle junior Katie Wood and head coach Caitlin Schweihofer earned the Atlantic 10 Conference’s top volleyball awards.
The favorites came out on top on Day 1 of the Panther Invitational with No. 13 Pittsburgh winning twice and No. 12 Washington hanging on for a five-set win over Dayton.
The Power Five schools held the upper hand at the Bluegrass Invitational on Friday with Kansas rallying for a pair of five-set wins and host Kentucky No. 16 Kentucky picking up its first two victories of 2018.
Dayton senior Lauren Bruns was named the Atlantic 10 Conference Volleyball Player of the Week, while teammate senior Kendyll Brown earned Co-Defensive Player of the Week honors, sharing the award with La Salle senior Jensen Sharrits. Dayton freshman Amelia Moore was selected as the league’s Rookie of the Week.
(RV) VCU won its first Atlantic 10 title with a five-set victory over Dayton in Pittsburgh Sunday afternoon.
A more efficient and balanced offensive attack lifted Ohio State (RV) over Dayton in a sweep to close out the Buckeye Invitational Saturday afternoon.
Eighteen blocks, including 11 by senior middle blocker Amber Erhahon, lifted Dayton to a four-set win over Ohio on Tuesday…
Junior outside Adlee Van Winden downed 17 kills and added two aces and a block, while her sister Torrey chipped in 11 kills and a team-best three blocks in the season-opening win.
Dayton took down Saint Louis in a five set battle to win their third straight Atlantic 10 Volleyball Championship, (21-25,…