2019 Volleyball News

  • Salem Volleyball Earns Split with Mary Baldwin, William Peace
    October 19, 2019
    The Salem volleyball team earned a split against USA South Conference foes William Peace and Mary Baldwin in a tri-match hosted by the Pacers in Raleigh, N.C. on Saturday, Oct. 19. The Spirits began the day with a 25-18, 25-16, 25-23 win over Mary Baldwin and capped off the session with a 25-22, 25-16, 25-9 setback to William Peace in the evening.
  • Salem Embarks on Two-Day, Three-Match Stretch Beginning at Bluefield State
    October 17, 2019
    The Salem volleyball team begins a two-day, three-match stretch on Friday, Oct. 18, when the Spirits make a trek to West Virginia to face Bluefield State at 5:30 p.m. It is the first of three matches for Salem this weekend, which will play a USA South Conference tri-match on Saturday against Mary Baldwin (2 p.m.) and William Peace (4 p.m.) in Raleigh, N.C.
  • Moulton Records 1,000th Kill in Salem Sweep of Methodist
    October 16, 2019
    Salem’s senior standout Taylor Moulton notched the 1,000th kill of her career in the third set of the Spirits’ 26-24, 25-13, 25-23 win over USA South Conference rival Methodist on Wednesday, Oct. 16 at Varsity Gym.
  • Spirits Return Home, Host Methodist Wednesday
    October 15, 2019
    The Salem volleyball team returns home on Wednesday, Oct. 16, to square off against Methodist in a key USA South Conference between the two programs at Varsity Gym.
  • Snow Leads Salem with Nine Kills in Setback to Meredith
    October 10, 2019
    Brooklyn Snow tallied a match-high nine kills and Kathryn O’Connell added eight, but Meredith had six players with at least five kills as the Avenging Angels picked up their seventh win in USA South Conference action with a 25-16, 25-19, 25-18 win over Salem in volleyball action on Thursday evening.
  • Moulton, O’Connell Top Double-Digit Kills in Setback to Pfeiffer
    October 08, 2019
    Taylor Moulton tallied a team-best 11 kills while Kathryn O’Connell finished with 10, but it was not enough as Pfeiffer’s Reagan Wyatt posted 15 kills and a .619 attack percentage in a 25-21, 25-19, 25-19 win over Salem in a clash of USA South Conference foes on Tuesday evening in Meisenheimer, N.C.
  • Salem Spikers Head to Pfeiffer Tuesday Evening
    October 07, 2019
    The Salem volleyball team, winners of six of its last seven matches, including triumphs over N.C. Wesleyan and Greensboro over the weekend, returns to action on Tuesday, Oct. 8 at Pfeiffer.
  • Salem Downs N.C. Wesleyan, Greensboro in USA South Tri-Match
    October 05, 2019
    For the second time in as many weekends the Salem volleyball team earned wins over USA South opposition in a tri-match as the Spirits emerged with a 3-1 victory (25-17, 25-14, 21-25, 25-16) against host N.C. Wesleyan before coming through with a 28-26, 25-22, 25-21 win over Greensboro on Saturday afternoon in Rocky Mount, N.C.
  • Salem Volleyball Continues Road Swing in Rocky Mount
    October 04, 2019
    Winners of four of its last five matches, the Salem volleyball team heads to Rocky Mount, N.C., this weekend for a tri-match that features the Spirits, Greensboro and N.C. Wesleyan on Saturday, Oct. 5.
  • Averett Halts Salem Streak at Four Straight
    October 01, 2019
    Kathryn O’Connell recorded nine kills while Anna Schneider and Brooklyn Snow added eight each, but it was the Averett trio of Sarah Shropshire (16 kills), Lauren Montren (15) and Morgan Barnes (11) that proved to be the difference as the Cougars emerged with a 23-25, 25-21, 25-15 and 25-16 victory on Tuesday, Oct. 1.
  • Volleyball Puts Four-Match Winning Streak on Line at Averett
    September 30, 2019
    The Salem volleyball team puts its four-match winning streak on the line when it heads to Danville, Va., to clash with Averett at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 1.
  • Spirits Down Mary Baldwin, William Peace As Winning Streak Reaches Four
    September 28, 2019
    The Salem volleyball team avenged a three-set setback to William Peace that took place at the Guilford Invitational on Sept. 16 with a decisive sweep of the Pacers on Saturday, Sept. 28 at Varsity Gym by scores of 25-20, 25-22 and 25-20.
  • Salem Spikers Host Tri-Match Versus Mary Baldwin, William Peace
    September 26, 2019
    The Salem volleyball team, riding a two-match winning streak after earning victories against Piedmont International and Methodist, will host a tri-match on Saturday, Sept. 28 at Varsity Gym that includes both Mary Baldwin and William Peace.
  • Spirits Open USA South Conference Slate with Win Over Methodist
    September 25, 2019
    Taylor Moulton notched her third double-double of the season, finishing with 13 kills and 10 digs, and Kathryn O’Connell added 10 kills as the Salem volleyball team picked up its first USA South Conference win of the season by scores of 25-21, 25-21, 24-26 and 25-21 on the road against Methodist on Wednesday, Sept. 25.
  • Spirits Begin USA Conference Play at Methodist on Wednesday
    September 24, 2019
    The Salem volleyball team begins USA South Conference play on Wednesday, Sept. 25, when it heads to Fayetteville, N.C., for a clash with Methodist at 7 p.m.
  • O’Connell, Chappell Forge Salem Past Piedmont International in Four Sets
    September 17, 2019
    Kathryn O’Connell recorded 11 kills, 10 digs and seven assisted blocks while teammate Madelyn Chappell added 10 kills and two digs to help the Salem volleyball team earn a four-set victory over visiting Piedmont International by scores of 25-27, 25-18, 25-17 and 25-20 at Varsity Gymnasium on Tuesday, Sept. 17.
  • Spirits Host Piedmont International for 2019 Home Opener
    September 16, 2019
    The Salem volleyball team makes its home debut on Tuesday, Sept. 17, against crosstown foe Piedmont International when the two teams clash at 6 p.m.
  • Quakers, Scots Down Salem In Day Two of Guilford College Invitational
    September 14, 2019
    The Salem volleyball completed the Guilford College Invitational on Saturday afternoon with a three-game setback to Maryville (25-20, 25-14, 25-15) and a five-set loss to Guilford (12-25, 25-17, 25-16, 23-25, 15-10) at Ragan-Brown Field House.
  • Salem Suffers Setback to William Peace at Guilford College Invitational
    September 13, 2019
    Fellow USA South Conference member William Peace capitalized on a 15-dig, 10-kill performance by Mya Parks to edge Salem in volleyball action by margins of 25-16, 25-18 and 25-16 in the first match of the Guilford College Invitational on Friday, Sept. 13 at Ragan-Brown Field House.
  • Salem Volleyball Set for Tri-Match at Guilford College Invitational
    September 11, 2019
    Fresh off a four-set victory against USA South Conference member Brevard on Friday, Sept. 6, the Salem volleyball team heads to Greensboro this weekend for a tri-match with William Peace, Maryville and Guilford as part of the Guilford College Invitational.
  • Salem Picks Up Third Win in Four-Set Win Over Tornados
    September 06, 2019
    The trio of Taylor Moulton, Madelyn Chappell and Brooklyn Snow, who combined for 33 of the team’s 51 total kills, played an integral role in helping the Salem volleyball team improve to 3-2 on the season with a 27-25, 25-20, 19-25, 25-11 victory over Brevard on Friday, September 6.
  • Spirits Travel West, Face Brevard
    September 05, 2019
    The Salem volleyball team returns to action when it heads to the North Carolina mountains for a clash with fellow USA South Conference member Brevard on Friday, Sept. 6 at 6 p.m.
  • Spirits Conclude Route 42 Classic with Saturday Split
    August 31, 2019
    The Salem volleyball team concluded the Route 42 Classic on Saturday, August 31, with a split in the final day of action. The Spirits began the day with a four-set win over Delaware Valley (25-18, 25-11, 24-26, 25-18) before falling in four to co-host Eastern Mennonite (25-19, 14-25, 23-25, 18-25) on its home court. Salem wraps up the first weekend of play with a 2-2 mark.
  • Spirits Earn Split in Opening Day of Route 42 Classic
    August 30, 2019
    The Salem volleyball team wrapped up the opening day of action at the Route 42 Classic, co-hosted by Eastern Mennonite and Bridgewater, with a split following a three-set win over Wilson (25-15, 25-19, 25-18) and a setback to Bridgewater (25-19, 25-15, 25-15) on Friday evening in Harrisonburg, Va.
  • Spirits Open Season at Route 42 Classic
    August 28, 2019
    The Salem volleyball team opens its 2019 campaign this weekend in Harrisonburg, Va., where the Spirits will participate in the two-day, four-match Route 42 Classic Tournament, hosted by Eastern Mennonite.
  • Salem Volleyball Slotted Fifth In USA South East Division
    August 21, 2019
    The Salem volleyball program, which capped off the 2018 season with 10 wins and tied for third-place in the USA South Conference East Division, was predicted to finish fifth in 2019 in a poll conducted of the coaches, the league office announced on Thursday.
  • Chanthavisouk Tabbed as Salem Volleyball Coach
    July 19, 2019
    On Friday, June 19th, Salem College Director of Athletics Trish Hughes announced that Bouaketh Chanthavisouk was selected as the program's volleyball coach.