2016 ASUN Volleyball News

  • Lipscomb's Volleyball Team Completes Mission Trip To Malawi
    June 07, 2017
    LakePoint, Ga. - Lipscomb's Volleyball team completed a mission trip to Malawi, and several student-athletes shared their experiences through daily recaps. Read the final recap and all previous recaps below.
  • Lipscomb's Thomas Named to U.S. Collegiate National Volleyball Team
    May 01, 2017
    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Lipscomb’s Brittany Thomas has been selected to train and compete as part of the U.S. Collegiate Women’s National Volleyball Team.
  • Nusbaum Named to College National Team Headed to Europe
    April 11, 2017
    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – When people first see Carlyle Nusbaum on the volleyball court they usually walk away in awe and wonder of her abilities.
  • Deng Yang Named Stetson Indoor Volleyball Head Coach
    January 31, 2017
    DeLand, Fla. - Deng Yang, a former NAIA National Player of the Year and 17-year coaching veteran at the University of Missouri, has been named head indoor volleyball coach at Stetson University, Athletics Director Jeff Altier announced on Tuesday.
  • Nusbaum Named Volleyball All-America Honorable Mention
    December 15, 2016
    Columbus, Ohio – Lipscomb sophomore outside hitter Carlyle Nusbaum continues to be honored for her outstanding season.
  • Ostrom Named CoSIDA Volleyball Academic All-America
    December 09, 2016
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Lipscomb’s Kayla Ostrom has been named to the CoSIDA Academic All-America Division I Volleyball Team for the second year in a row.
  • Three @ASUNVolleyball Players Earn AVCA All-Region Honors
    December 07, 2016
    LakePoint, Ga. – Three ASUN Volleyball players earned 2016 American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) All-Region Honors this Tuesday. Lipscomb hitters Carlyle Nusbaum and Taylor Racich were named to the All-South Region Team, while Amanda Carroll of FGCU was an honorable mention in the Southeast.
  • Lipscomb Volleyball's Season Ends After Hard Fought Loss in Manhattan
    December 02, 2016
    Nashville, Tenn. - After taking hold of the 2016 ASUN Volleyball Conference Championship earlier this year, Lipscomb was the lone representative of its conference in this season's NCAA Volleyball Championship. Despite forcing multiple frames to extra points in their match with Kansas State, the Bisons lost Friday's match in Manhattan by a score of 3-0, ending their season in the first round of the NCAA postseason.
  • Lipscomb Represents #ASUNVB In NCAA Volleyball Championship
    November 29, 2016
    LakePoint, Ga. - After winning the 2016 ASUN Volleyball Championship, Lipscomb will represent the league in this year's NCAA Women's Volleyball Championship. The Bisons (22-7) face Big 12 opponent Kansas State (20-9), who hosts Lipscomb in Manhattan, Kansas this Friday at 7:30 PM CT.
  • Lipscomb to Face Kansas State in First Round of NCAA Volleyball Tournament
    November 27, 2016
    LakePoint, Ga. - Lipscomb will be making its third consecutive appearance in the NCAA Division I Women's Volleyball Championship this year. The Bisons stand to face the No. 14 seed in the tournament, Kansas State, who will play host to the Bisons December 2nd at 8:30 ET in Manhattan, Kan.
  • No. 1 Lipscomb and No. 3 FGCU Meet In #ASUNVB Final For 2nd Time in History
    November 19, 2016
    Nashville, Tenn. - After respective wins against No. 5 USC Upstate and No. 2 Kennesaw State, No. 1 Lipscomb and No. 3 FGCU will meet in the 2016 ASUN Volleyball Championship Final for the second time in history. While this is just FGCU's second appearance in the title match and Lipscomb's third in as many seasons, the Eagles won't plan on playing the underdog role on Saturday. The two squads have split their season series at 1-1, both earning shutout wins on the road.
  • No. 1 Lipscomb Wins Second Straight @ASUNVolleyball Conference Championship
    November 19, 2016
    Nashville, Tenn. - For the third time in its history Lipscomb University has won back to back ASUN Volleyball Conference Championships. As the No. 1 seed the Bisons entered this year's tournament as the title favorites, and did not disappoint. After defeating No. 5 USC Upstate in a three set sweep this Thursday, the hosting Bisons defeated No. 3 FGCU in four sets, beating the Eagles in the postseason for the third time in ASUN history.
  • No. 3 FGCU Earns First Spot in #ASUNVB Championship Final Since 2009
    November 18, 2016
    Nashville, Tenn. - FGCU ended its previous postseason trouble of late with a five-set win vs. No. 2 Kennesaw State on Friday. The Eagles had made it to the semifinals six seasons in a row but this will be the first time since 2009 they will see the ASUN Volleyball Conference Championship Final.
  • No. 1 Lipscomb Proceeds to Fourth Straight ASUN Finals Appearance
    November 18, 2016
    Lipscomb University advances to the ASUN Volleyball Championship Semifinals after a commanding 3-0 win against USC Upstate. The Bisons will face either Kennesaw State or FGCU tomorrow at 6 PM in the Championship FInals on ESPN 3.
  • Spartans Capture Victory in #ASUNVB Championship Debut; Advance to Semifinals
    November 17, 2016
    Nashville, Tenn. - USC Upstate did not look like a team that was competing in its first-ever postseason match in Lipscomb's Allen Arena on Thursday. The Spartans and North Florida conducted the first episode of the 2016 ASUN Volleyball Conference Championship, with USC Upstate taking the decision in four sets.
  • FGCU Advances to Sixth Straight #ASUNVB Championship Semis
    November 17, 2016
    Nashville, Tenn. - In its sixth consecutive visit to the ASUN Volleyball Conference Championship, No. 3 FGCU took the decision from No. 6 Jacksonville in four frames on Thursday. The Eagles have beaten the Dolphins three times this season and has held JU to just a single set win on the year.
  • #ASUNVB Squads Prepare For Conference Championship Semis on Friday
    November 17, 2016
    Nashville, Tenn. - With exciting four-set matches on Thursday, the ASUN Volleyball Conference Championship Semifinals will have high expectations. Hosts No. 1 Lipscomb look for its third victory of the year against No. 5 USC Upstate, and No. 2 Kennesaw State faces No. 3 FGCU in the postseason semifinal for the second year in a row.
  • Nusbaum Earns Lipscomb Volleyball's First-Ever AVCA National POTW Honor
    November 16, 2016
    HARRODSBURG, Ky. – Lipscomb sophomore outside hitter Carlyle Nusbaum has been named Sports Imports/AVCA Division I Player of the Week.
  • First Round of The #ASUNVB Conference Championship Begins Thursday
    November 16, 2016
    Nashville, Tenn. - 2016's ASUN Volleyball Conference Championship opens play on Thursday with a matchup between No. 4 North Florida and No. 5 USC Upstate. The Spartans are enjoying their first trip to the postseason since joining Division I, while the Ospreys have now contended for three consecutive years.
  • Lipscomb's Ostrom Wins Second #ASUNVB Scholar-Athlete of the Year Award
    November 15, 2016
    LakePoint, Ga. - The ASUN Conference office announced Lipscomb setter Kayla Ostrom as the 2016 ASUN Volleyball Scholar-Athlete of the Year for the second-straight season at Wednesday's Championship Banquet. Ostrom is accompanied by six other student-athletes on the 2016 All-Academic Team, with FGCU adding a league-high three players on the squad.
  • 2016 #ASUNVB Conference Awards Announced; Lipscomb's Nusbaum Earns POTY
    November 15, 2016
    LakePoint, Ga. - FGCU and Kennesaw State both put three players on the ASUN Volleyball All-Conference First Team this year, with the Eagles putting two additional athletes on the 2016 All- Freshman list. Two North Florida Ospreys grabbed Second Team honors, while Lipscomb's Carlyle Nusbaum earns this season's ASUN Volleyball Player of the Year Award.
  • Nusbaum, Engelbrecht and Serrano Claim @ASUNVolleyball Weekly Awards
    November 14, 2016
    LakePoint, Ga. - Lipscomb's Carlyle Nusbaum, Kennesaw State's Liesl Engelbrecht and FGCU's Daniele Serrano were announced this Monday as the most recent recipients of ASUN Volleyball Weekly Awards.
  • USC Upstate Takes 5th Spot To Finalize #ASUNVB Postseason Bracket
    November 13, 2016
    LakePoint, Ga. - Thanks to its shutout win against Stetson on Sunday, USC Upstate secured the No. 5 spot in this season's ASUN Volleyball Conference Championship. While FGCU's third seed position was already set, the Eagles would expand their record of regular season wins to 25 with a 3-0 sweep of NJIT. The Spartans will next face No. 4 North Florida as FGCU meets No. 6 Jacksonville, both in the first round.
  • No. 1 Seed Comes Down To Last Matches of the Year for Lipscomb & KSU
    November 11, 2016
    LakePoint, Ga. - The number one seed in this season's ASUN Volleyball Conference Championship will come down to two matches this Saturday. With respective sweeps of Jacksonville and North Florida on Friday, Lipscomb and Kennesaw State both sit atop the table with 11 conference wins apiece. The 2016 FGCU Eagles have set a new single season record with their 24th win of the year against USC Upstate, and NJIT improves upon its ASUN win total from 2015 after a comeback victory over Stetson.
  • @ASUNVolleyball's Race For No. 1 Whittles Down To Three
    November 10, 2016
    LakePoint, Ga. - Heading into the final week of regular season ASUN Conference Volleyball action, things remain tight atop the conference table as Lipscomb (10-2), Kennesaw State (10-2) and FGCU (9-3) all vie for the No. 1 spot in this year's championship. The Bisons have the inside track however, holding the tie-breaker against Kennesaw State.
  • In My Own Words: Piedimonte's Drive
    November 09, 2016
    Kennesaw, Ga. - Junior setter Kristi Piedimonte and her teammates currently sit tied for first in the ASUN with one weekend of the regular season remaining. In this piece, she writes about what has been driving her all season leading up to the 2016 ASUN Tournament.
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