2019 Volleyball News

  • O’Connell Named to 2019 CoSIDA Academic All-District Team
    November 14, 2019
    Salem's Kathryn O’Connell was named to the 2019 CoSIDA Academic All-District volleyball team on Thursday, Nov. 14 for her performance both on the court and in the classroom.
  • Three Spirits Receive USA South Conference Postseason Accolades
    November 07, 2019
    Three members of the Salem volleyball team were acknowledged by the USA South Conference on Thursday, Nov. 7, when the league announced its top performers for the 2019 season. Among the Spirits recognized for their contributions were Kathryn O’Connell and Taylor Moulton, who were named Second Team East Division, and Anna Schneider, who was selected as a member of the All-Sportsmanship Team.
  • Salem Season Concludes After Five-Set Setback to Greensboro
    November 05, 2019
    The duo of Taylor Moulton and Kathryn O’Connell recorded 14 kills apiece, but it was not enough to hold off Greensboro’s trio of Sarah Egbers (19 kills), Hailey Stout (16) and Carly Uhlir (11), who carried The Pride to a 20-25, 15-25, 25-16, 25-21, 15-11 win in the opening round of the USA South Conference Volleyball Championships at Averett University in Danville, Va.
  • Spirits Open USA South Volleyball Tournament Versus Greensboro
    November 04, 2019
    After finishing the USA South Conference volleyball slate with a 10-6 mark, which resulted in the fourth-best record in the East Division standings, Salem will square off against rival Greensboro in the first round of the league tournament at Averett, Va., on Monday at 5 p.m.
  • Salem Turns Attention to USA South Conference Tournament After Setbacks at Emory
    November 03, 2019
    The Salem volleyball team concluded the 2019 regular season on Sunday at a tri-match held by Emory & Henry. The Spirits began the day with a 25-8, 25-13, 25-22 setback to Sewanee and ended the afternoon session with a four-set setback (24-26, 26-24, 22-25, 23-25) against the host Wasps.
  • Moulton Closes Out Senior Night with 19 Digs, 13 Kills
    November 01, 2019
    Taylor Moulton, one of four seniors competing in their final match at Varsity Gym, made her presence felt against visiting Meredith by accounting for 19 kills and 13 digs. However, it was the Avenging Angels that emerged with a four-set victory by scores of 25-12, 25-21, 26-28 and 25-16.
  • Spirits Earn Four-Set Win Over Pfeiffer
    October 30, 2019
    Behind the trio of Kathryn O’Connell (12 kills), Taylor Moulton (18 digs) and Madelyn Chappell (10 kills) the Salem volleyball team avenged an earlier setback to Pfeiffer with a 25-19, 24-26, 25-14, 25-18 victory over the Falcons at Varsity Gym on Wednesday evening.
  • Spirits Host Pfeiffer, Meredith in Series of USA South Clashes
    October 29, 2019
    The Salem volleyball team closes out the 2019 home slate this week with a pair of matches against Pfeiffer and Meredith at Varsity Gym. The Spirits, who will play a total of four matches in a five-day stretch, will host Pfeiffer on Wednesday, Oct. 30 at 7 p.m. Two days later, Salem will hold Senior Day festivities in a meeting with Meredith at 7 p.m.
  • Spirits Post Wins over Greensboro, N.C. Wesleyan in Tri-Match
    October 26, 2019
    The Salem volleyball team posted two wins in a USA South Conference tri-match that featured Greensboro and N.C. Wesleyan on Saturday, Oct. 26, at Hanes Gymnasium. Salem opened the day by downing N.C. Wesleyan by scores of 25-23, 25-14 and 25-18. Later in the afternoon, the Spirits came through with a 25-21, 14-25, 25-20, 25-22 victory against the host Pride.
  • Spirit Spikers Prepare for Tri-Match Versus Greensboro, N.C. Wesleyan
    October 24, 2019
    The Salem volleyball team heads to neighboring Greensboro for its third USA South Conference tri-match of the season on Saturday when it takes on N.C. Wesleyan and the host Pride beginning at 2 p.m. in Hanes Gym.
  • Chappell, Moulton Lead Way for Salem Offense in Five-Set Battle with Averett
    October 22, 2019
    Four Salem players topped double-digit kills, including Taylor Moulton and Madelyn Chappell who finished with a team-high 15 each, but Averett rebounded from dropping back-to-back sets to claim the fifth and a 25-18, 26-24, 23-25, 19-25, 15-10 victory at Varsity Gym in USA South volleyball action on Tuesday evening.
  • Spirits, Cougars Prepare For USA South Conference Battle
    October 21, 2019
    The Salem volleyball team, which is locked in a third-place tie in the USA South East Division standings with William Peace, will host divisional leader Averett at Varsity Gym on Tuesday, Oct. 22 at 7 p.m.
  • 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.
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