Women's Volleyball 2007-08 Headlines

October 8, 2007
UCSC Women's Volleyball Finishes The Week 2-1
After losing in 3 straight to NCAA Division II CSU Monterey Bay earlier in the season, the Slugs battled in front of a packed home crowd on Tuesday, October 2nd and played an exciting match against the Otters. Losing the first game by only 3 points (27-30), the Slugs fought hard and took game 2 (30-25) only to lose 2 more close games again by a mere 3 points (27-30, 27-30).

October 1, 2007
Slug Volleyball Finishes 2-1 For The Week
The East Field House gym was packed with fans sitting on the floor surrounding the court to watch the first home game for UCSC Women’s Volleyball against cross-town opponent, Bethany College on Wednesday, September 26th. The Slugs played very consistent and had four hitters with double digit kills for the match.

September 24, 2007
Slub Volleyball Beats DIII Independent Rival Chapman University
It was another tough week for the Slugs having to face CSU East Bay (ranked #12) again on Tuesday, September 18th. The Slugs fought hard in 3 close games (25-30, 21-30, 25-30) but couldn’t overtake the Pioneers. Leading for UCSC was Senior Outside Hitter Gillian McGraw who had 9 kills, 4 digs and 1 block...

September 18, 2007
A Tough Weekend For Slug Volleyball
It was a tough week for the UCSC Women’s Volleyball team against some tough competition. First the Slugs had to battle against NCAA Division II CSU Monterey Bay on Wednesday night. After a close first game, the Slugs couldn’t pull off a win and lost in 3 straight (27-30, 24-30, 20-30). A valiant effort by Senior Outside Hitter Nicole Payne who had 9 kills and 12 digs for the match.

September 10, 2007
Slug Volleyball Takes Down Whittier And Redlands
The UCSC Women’s Volleyball Team traveled to the Claremont Colleges this weekend to compete in the Pacific Coast Classic Tournament. First up was North Central, a very solid team from Illinois, who defeated the Slugs in 3 (27-30, 24-30, 23-30). Leading the team was Junior Outside Hitter Megan Wisniewski who racked up 10 kills and 4 blocks.

September 6, 2007
Women's Volleyball Off To A Great Start
They defeated Eastern Oregon University in 3 straight games (30-27, 30-23, 30-18) led by Senior Outside Hitter Gillian McGraw who tallied 15 kills, 11 digs and 5 blocks. Senior Outside Hitter Nicole Payne also racked up double digit stats with 10 kills, 14 digs, 2 aces and 1 block. Junior Libero Melinda Tom also contributed with 30 digs for the match.

August 28, 2007
Women's Volleyball 2007 Season Preview
After a successful season in 2006 and having the best record in over 10 years, the UCSC Women’s Volleyball team is looking for their first ever bid to the NCAA playoffs in 2007. Leading the Slugs this year will be Senior Outside Hitters Gillian McGraw and Team Captain Nicole Payne.