2017 ASUN Volleyball Headlines

  • KSU's Piedimonte Named CoSIDA First Team Academic All-America
    December 11, 2017
    KENNESAW, Ga. – After having a tremendous career on and off the court at Kennesaw State, Kristi Piedimonte has been named CoSIDA First Team Academic All-America® by the College Sports Information Directors of America on Monday, December 11.
  • Carroll, Nusbaum & Engelbrecht Named to AVCA All-Region Teams
    December 05, 2017
    LakePoint, Ga. - Three ASUN Volleyball players were named to 2017 American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) All-Region teams on Tuesday. ASUN Players of the Year, Carlyle Nusbaum of Lipscomb and Amanda Carroll of FGCU earned spots on the All-South and All-Southeast teams, while Kennesaw State middle blocker Liesl Engelbrecht saw herself on the All-South team as well. 
  • Kennesaw State Owls Drop NCAA Tournament Opening Round Match to Oregon
    December 01, 2017
    Kennesaw State volleyball saw its historic season come to an end in the first round of the NCAA Tournament against Oregon in Provo, Utah on Friday, December 1. Like the Owls always do, they left everything they had on the court and made Oregon earn the win.
  • Kennesaw State Opens NCAA Tournament Action On Friday Against Oregon
    November 30, 2017
    Lake Point, Ga - Kennesaw State plays in its first NCAA Tournament on Friday, December 1 against Oregon in Provo, Utah at BYU. The Owls match begins at 6 p.m. ET. Oregon finished the season 17-11 losing four of their last five matches. They are ranked no. 24 by the AVCA and have been in the rankings all season.
  • #ASUNVB Champ KSU Draws Oregon in NCAA Tournament
    November 27, 2017
    Lake Point, Ga. – The Kennesaw State volleyball team found out they will be playing Oregon in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament on Friday, December 1 at 6 p.m. EST. during the NCAA Selection Show.
  • No. 1 Kennesaw State Meets No. 3 FGCU in @ASUNVolleyball Championship Final
    November 18, 2017
    Nashville, Tenn. - A new champion crowned on Saturday night. Kennesaw State and FGCU are making returns to the title game, but neither have yet to win it. Kennesaw State took care of host Lipscomb on Friday evening, taking the match in four sets. FGCU upset No. 2 Jacksonville, in convincing fashion with a 3-0 sweep. 
  • Owls Bring The Fight & Collect First-Ever @ASUNVolleyball Championship Trophy
    November 18, 2017
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. - No. 1 Kennesaw State dispatched No. 3 FGCU in the 2017 ASUN Championship Final on Saturday evening in Lipscomb's Allen Arena with a 3-0 sweep of the Eagles. It marks the first-ever ASUN Championship title for KSU as the Owls were making their second appearance in the title game.
  • @ASUNVolleyball Teams Prepare for Semifinal Action
    November 17, 2017
    Nashville, Tenn. -  With two quick sweeps on Thursday, the ASUN Volleyball Conference Championship Semifinals will feature the four top team in the ASUN.  No. 1 Kennesaw State will look to advance to the Finals for the first time since 2015, when they take on host Lipscomb, who looks to return to the Finals for the 10th time in 11 seasons. In match two of the night, Jacksonville takes on in-state foe FGCU. The Eagles and Dolphins split the season series.
  • Owls Throw Nashville Block Party; Reach Second-Ever #ASUNVB Final
    November 17, 2017
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. - No. 1 seeded Kennesaw State toppled No. 4 Lipscomb, 3-1, to reach their second-ever ASUN Championship Final behind a program record 22.5 blocks. ASUN Setter of the Year Kristi Piedimonte posted an all-around match with three kills, 37 assists, eight digs and seven blocks, while three-time First Team All-Conference selection Anaiah Boyer added 16 kills, 20 digs and four blocks.
  • Double-Doubles by Burnam & Carroll Guide FGCU to Third #ASUNVB Final
    November 17, 2017
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. - No. 3 FGCU upset the No. 2 seed for the second-straight season to earn a spot in Saturday's ASUN Championship Final with a 3-0 sweep of Jacksonville. It marks the Eagles' third-ever appearance in the ASUN Final as Player of the Year Amanda Carroll posted a game-high 18 kills to go along with 17 digs, while Freshman of the Year Snowy Burnam registered 13 kills and 11 digs with seven blocks.
  • 2017 @ASUNVolleyball Championship Begins with First Round Games
    November 16, 2017
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. - The 2016 ASUN Volleyball Conference Championship opens play on Thursday with two contests in the First Round. No. 4 Lipscomb and No. 5 North Florida tangle in the first match at 5 PM CT on ESPN3. Lipscomb is looking to make it a three-peat at this event, as they were the champions in 2015 & 2016. North Florida hopes to advance to its first semifinal since 2012.
  • Lipscomb Advances to 13th-Straight #ASUNVB Semifinal; Sets Rematch vs. KSU
    November 16, 2017
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. - No. 4 Lipscomb defeated No. 5 North Florida, 3-0, in the first match of the 2017 ASUN Conference Volleyball Championship on Thursday evening in Allen Arena. The two-time ASUN Player of the Year, Carlyle Nusbaum led the way for the Bisons with a match-high 17 kills, while Maddie Phillips contributed 11 kills and three blocks.
  • Eagles Earn Seventh-Straight Semifinal Trip; Face Dolphins on Friday
    November 16, 2017
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. - No. 3 FGCU defeated No. 6 USC Upstate in straight sets to advance to their seventh-straight ASUN Championship Semifinal on Thursday night at Lipscomb's Allen Arena. Snowy Burnam (12) and Giovanna Borgiotti (11) combined for 23 kills in the victory, while ASUN Player of the Year Amanda Carroll made an impact defensively with 20 digs.
  • Three @ASUNVolleyball Student-Athletes Earn CoSIDA Academic All-District Honor
    November 16, 2017
    LakePoint, Ga. – The College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Association announced its Volleyball Academic All-District selections earlier this week, and ASUN Conference Volleyball was represented with three selections.
  • FGCU's Carroll & KSU's Piedimonte Tabbed ASUN Scholar-Athletes of the Year
    November 15, 2017
    LakePoint, Ga. - The ASUN Conference office announced FGCU's Amanda Carroll and Kennesaw State's Kristi Piedimonte as the ASUN Scholar-Athletes of the Year to highlight the seven-person All-Academic team, annouced at Wednesday's championship banquet.
  • 2017 @ASUNVolleyball Awards Announced; Nusbaum and Carroll Garner POTY
    November 15, 2017
    LakePoint, Ga. - Kennesaw State led the league with three ASUN Volleyball All-Conference First Team selections this year, while putting two additional players on the Second Team and Freshman Team respectively. FGCU and Jacksonville each placed placed two players on the First-Team. 
  • Piedimonte, Thomas, Wheeler Garner Final @ASUNVolleyball Weekly Honors
    November 13, 2017
    LakePoint, Ga. - With the 2017 ASUN Conference Volleyball regular season coming to a close, Kennesaw State's Kristi Piedimonte, Lipscomb's Brittany Thomas and North Florida's Devin Wheeler collected the final weekly awards, announced by the conference office on Monday.
  • KSU Wins First Outright Reg. Season Title; #ASUNVB Championship Field Set
    November 11, 2017
    LakePoint, Ga. - Four matches closed out the 2017 ASUN Volleyball season on Saturday evening, securing the seeds for the 2017 ASUN Championship. Kennesaw State, who clinched the No. 1 seed on Friday night, secured their first ever outright ASUN Regular Season Title on Saturday by taking down FGCU 3-1. Jacksonville defeated USC Upstate in the River City, while North Florida clinched the No. 5 seed with their win over NJIT. Lipscomb closed out its regular season with a win against Stetson. 
  • KSU Secures Share of Title; UNF Clinches Spot in ASUN Championship
    November 10, 2017
    LakePoint, Ga. - The 2017 ASUN Volleyball Championship field is set after Friday night. With North Florida's sweep of USC Upstate and NJIT's loss to Jacksonville, the Ospreys clinched the sixth and last spot in field. Kennesaw State clinched at least a share of the regular season title after sweeping Stetson. FGCU recorded their first season sweep of Lipscomb since 2012 by downing the Bisons in straight sets down in Fort Myers.
  • Kennesaw State Looks to Clinch First Outright @ASUNVolleyball Title
    November 09, 2017
    LakePoint, Ga. - The 2017 ASUN Conference Volleyball season wraps up regular season play this weekend with seeds still to be determined and one spot in the ASUN Championship on the line.
  • Nusbaum, Engelbrecht and Burnam Garner @ASUNVolleyball Weekly Awards.
    November 06, 2017
    LakePoint, Ga. - Carlyle Nusbaum of Lipscomb, Liesl Engelbrecht of Kennesaw State and Snowy Burnam of FGCU are this week's ASUN Conference Volleyball Weekly awards winners, announced by the conference office on Monday.
  • Eagles & Highlanders Capture Sunday Victories to End #ASUNVB Weekend
    November 05, 2017
    LakePoint, Ga. - FGCU and NJIT concluded the ASUN Volleyball weekend with victories as the Eagles toppled USC Upstate in Spartanburg and the Highlanders collected their second conference victory of the season with a five-set match vs. Stetson.
  • KSU Sweeps Jacksonville for First Place; Lipscomb Bounces Back With Win
    November 04, 2017
    LakePoint, Ga. - For the first team all season their is a lone team atop the @ASUNVolleyball standings, as Kennesaw State took down Jacksonville 3-0 on Saturday night. Lipscomb swept North Florida in their home finale.
  • Dolphins & Owls Extend Win Streaks; Set Up Saturday Showdown
    November 03, 2017
    LakePoint, Ga. - Jacksonville and Kennesaw State remained tied for first in the ASUN Volleyball standings at 10-1, setting up a major showdown on Saturday in the KSU Convocation Center at 7 PM. FGCU and USC Upstate added sweeps on Friday night, while Lipscomb clinched a spot in the conference tournament despite dropping their home contest.
  • JU and KSU Square Off for First-Place Supremacy in @ASUNVolleyball Action
    November 02, 2017
    LakePoint, Ga. - The 2017 ASUN Conference Volleyball is at the second to the last weekend of the regular season, and the race for first place is on. Jacksonville and Kennesaw State sit tied atop the ASUN Standings at 9-1, and will square off on Saturday night. 
  • UNF's Wheeler and JU's Swan Take Home @ASUNVolleyball Awards
    October 30, 2017
    LakePoint, Ga. - Devyn Wheeler of North Florida and Mackenzie Swan of Jacksonville are this week's @ASUNVolleyball award winners. Wheeler takes home both the Player of the Week and Freshman of the Week awards, while Swan garnered Defensive Player of the Week honors, announced by the league office on Monday. 
  • A Sweepin' Sunday for Lipscomb and Kennesaw State in @ASUNVolleyball
    October 29, 2017
    LakePoint, Ga. - Lipscomb and Kennesaw rounded out the weekend's action with sweeps on Sunday. The Bisons took down NJIT in straight sets, while KSU took down USC Upstate in Spartanburg. 
  • Jacksonville and North Florida Record Wins in @ASUNVolleyball Action
    October 28, 2017
    LakePoint, Ga. - Jacksonville and North Florida both picked up win on Saturday nightin @ASUNVolleyball action. The Dolphins took down FGCU to move to 9-1 in league action, while North Florida swept Stetson.
  • Dolphins and Owls Clinch @ASUNVolleyball Championship Spots Friday Night
    October 27, 2017
    LakePoint, Ga. - Jacksonville and Kennesaw State both clinched spots in the ASUN Volleyball Championship with wins on Friday night. Lipscomb also picked up a win, sweeping USC Upstate in Spartanburg. North Florida pulled the upset of the night, as they took down first-place FGCU 3-2. 
  • NJIT Completes Season Sweep Against Visiting St. Peter's on Tuesday Night
    October 25, 2017
    NEWARK, NJ—Three Highlanders registered double-digit kills led by senior Tess Albyn with 16 kills in NJIT's 3-0 sweep over visiting, NJIT, Tuesday evening in women's volleyball non-conference action at the Fleisher Athletic Center.
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