2022-23 Women's Volleyball News

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Every team over a 3.2, 270 recognized as SCIAC All-Academic

July 19, 2023

The SCIAC recognized 270 Chapman University student-athletes on its annual All-Academic list. Collectively, Panther student-athletes raised the bar for academic achievement as every team achieved a 3.2 team GPA or better.

The team photo of the Chapman volleyball team.
Volleyball earns AVCA academic honors for 14th consecutive year

July 13, 2023

The Chapman University women’s volleyball team has earned the US Marine Corps Team Academic Award from the American Volleyball Coaches Association for the 14th year in a row. The USMC-AVCA Team Academic Award is an annual recognition of high school and college volleyball teams that maintain a 3.3 team GPA.

Medical Eligibility virtual informational session.
Medical Eligibility Virtual Info Session #2

July 12, 2023

Questions about medical eligibility for 2023-24? Please join Director of Sports Medicine Pam Gibbons for virtual informational session on Wednesday, July 12 at 4pm.

The 2nd Annual Student-Athlete Awards are set for May 8. Here are the nominees.
2022-23 award-winners announced at Second Annual Student-Athlete Awards

May 10, 2023

Chapman Athletics and the Chapman Student-Athlete Advisory Committee hosted the Second Annual Student-Athlete Awards with 21 team and individual awards handed out to honor on and off field achievements.

Cat Helgeson passes a volleyball and Julin Kenison serves.
Helgeson honored for third time, Kenison gets first All-SCIAC nod

October 31, 2022

Senior Cat Helgeson and junior Julin Kenison were selected to the All-SCIAC teams, announced on Monday by the conference. Helgeson was honored for the third time in three years and Kenison finished her first season with Second Team honors.

2022 Women's Volleyball Seniors pose for a group photo.
Women's volleyball finishes senior day and season with sweep

October 29, 2022

Women’s volleyball’s senior day festivities were capped off with a convincing 3-0, 25-22, 25-21, 25-22 sweep of the Occidental Tigers on Saturday, Oct. 29.

Brooke Leslie hits a spike.
Leslie ties career-high in loss

October 21, 2022

Women’s volleyball showed out against another tough ranked opponent in the No. 24 UC Santa Cruz Banana Slugs, losing 3-1 in four close sets on Friday, Oct. 21.

The team gathers in triumph after winning a point.
Women's volleyball fights hard, but falls to No. 1 CMS

October 18, 2022

Women’s volleyball fought hard against the top-ranked Claremont-M-S Athenas, nearly scoring the first set off of the Athenas in conference play, falling 3-0 Tuesday, Oct. 18 with set scores of 25-16, 27-25 and 25-16.

Srivastava selected to NCAA Woman of the Year Top-30
Srivastava selected to NCAA Woman of the Year Top-30

October 13, 2022

A career full of Chapman firsts has extended beyond her time as a student-athlete. Sophie Srivastava is the first-ever Chapman student-athlete to earn a spot in the prestigious Top-30 for the annual NCAA Woman of the Year award.

Annika Ruud hits a serve.
Ruud, Kenison help women's volleyball cruise past Redlands

October 13, 2022

Women’s volleyball cruised to a 3-0 victory over the Redlands Bulldogs on Thursday, Oct. 13 at the Hutton Center, with set scores of 25-16, 25-14 and 25-15.

Chanel Sud jumps to set a ball at the net.
Hot start, impressive finish helps women's volleyball cruise past Caltech

October 08, 2022

Women’s volleyball took home a big win in sweep fashion over Caltech on Saturday Oct. 8, with set scores of 25-15, 25-17, and 25-23. The Panthers looked sharp all around and the start of the match set the tone for the duration. Chanel Sud started off the game on the service end clinching the first six points, jumping out to a convincing 6-0 lead.

Julin Kenison goes for a kill.
Kenison totals career-high 17 kills in loss

October 01, 2022

Women’s volleyball dropped their homecoming match 3-0 to the Cal Lutheran Regals on Oct. 1, 25-20, 25-21, and 25-21. Julin Kenison was on fire, especially in the first and third sets, getting seven of her kills in each of those frames. The sophomore outside ended with 17 kills, hitting .382

Cat Helgeson passes the ball.
Women's volleyball drops fourth SCIAC match

September 27, 2022

Women’s volleyball dropped  their fourth SCIAC match in four sets, 3-1 — 25-23, 20-25, 21-25, 12-25 — on Tuesday, Sept. 27 at home.

Julin Kenison goes up for an attack at the net.
Women's volleyball drops second SCIAC match

September 23, 2022

Women’s volleyball suffered a 3-0 loss to Whittier on Friday, Sept 23. The first and third sets were close losses at 25-23 for both, but set two was a 25-14 Poet advantage.

Olivia Sampson hits a volleyball across the net.
Volleyball opens SCIAC schedule with four-set win

September 20, 2022

Four different players reached double digit kills as the Chapman University women’s volleyball team opened its SCIAC schedule with a 26-24, 23-25, 25-21, 25-19 win over visiting Pomona-Pitzer. The Panthers had their best hitting percentage of the season in the four-set win.

Julin Kenison hits around the blockers across the net.
Women's volleyball falls in four to Colorado College

September 18, 2022

The Chapman University women’s volleyball team fell in four sets to visiting Colorado College in the final tuneup before the start of SCIAC play. The Panthers avoided the sweep with a third set win before Colorado College sealed its 25-21, 25-12, 27-29, 25-21 win.