Women's Volleyball 2009-10 Headlines

October 26, 2009
Slugs Snap Losing Streak in Colorado
SANTA CRUZ, CA --It was another tough weekend for UCSC Women’s Volleyball facing #14 ranked Colorado College on their home court in Colorado Springs. The Tigers beat the Slugs in 3 (20-25, 21-25, 23-25). Leading both teams in kills for the match was Senior Opposite Jen Meyers who had 17 kills hitting .400 with 2 assists, 2 blocks and 1 dig. Leading in digs for both teams was Senior Libero Dana Johnson who had 16 digs for the match...

October 18, 2009
Slugs Win Streak Ends at Cal Lutheran
SANTA CRUZ, CA --The UCSC Women’s Volleyball team faced tough competition this weekend against four top teams in the SCIAC (Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference) at the Cal Lutheran tournament. First up was nationally ranked and host school, Cal Lutheran. The Slugs were leading the first set until 20-15 when the Regals fought back to win 25-23 on a 10-3 run. The Slugs couldn’t come back and dropped the next two sets 18-25, 18-25.

October 11, 2009
Slugs Go 2-0 This Week Improving to 18-3 Overall!
SANTA CRUZ, CA -- UCSC Women’s Volleyball hosted Holy Names University on Friday, October 9th. The Slugs beat the Hawks in 5 last time they faced off in Oakland on September 18th. UCSC started off strong winning the first set 25-14 and edging past Holy Names to win the match in 3 (25-14, 25-22, 25-23)...

October 2, 2009
Slugs Go 2-0 This Week Improving To 16-3 Overall!
SANTA CRUZ, CA --The UCSC Women’s Volleyball Team traveled to Oakland to play Mills College on Tuesday, September 29th, beating the Cyclones in 3 (25-14, 25-13, 25-13). Leading for Santa Cruz was Senior Opposite Roxy White who had 8 kills, 2 digs and 1 block followed by Freshman Outside Hitter Katherine Grow who hit .412 with 7...

September 27, 2009
UCSC Women’s Volleyball Team Goes 4-1 For the Week
SANTA CRUZ, CA -- It was a big week for the Slugs starting out against 2008 CalPac Conference Champs, Menlo College on Wednesday, September 23rd. UCSC started out slow dropping the first two games 19-25, 18-25 only to rally back to win the next two sets 25-14, 25-19 to force the fifth and final game. The Slugs were down in the fifth game until 9-13 when they came back with an exciting 6 point run to win the match 15-13 with...

September 20, 2009
Slugs Go 3-0 Against CalPac Teams This Week
SANTA CRUZ, CA --On Wednesday, September 16th, UCSC traveled to Scotts Valley to face cross-town rival, Bethany University. Despite a raucous crowd, the Slugs came out hot taking the first set 25-16. Bethany retaliated and got an early lead in the second set but after a huge comeback from UCSC, the Bruins were defeated 25-22. The third set was another impressive come from behind win into extra points finishing at 30-28 for the Slugs....

September 20, 2009
Slugs Go 3-0 Against CalPac Teams This Week
SANTA CRUZ, CA --On Wednesday, September 16th, UCSC traveled to Scotts Valley to face cross-town rival, Bethany University. Despite a raucous crowd, the Slugs came out hot taking the first set 25-16. Bethany retaliated and got an early lead in the second set but after a huge comeback from UCSC, the Bruins were defeated 25-22. The third set was another impressive come from behind win into extra points finishing at 30-28 for the Slugs....

September 13, 2009
Another Great Week for Slug Volleyball
SANTA CRUZ, CA --It was another great week for UCSC Women’s Volleyball finishing 4-1 for the week bringing the season record to 7-2. The Slugs won their first contest at home against NAIA Pacific Union College despite an intimidating front line of athletes over six feet tall, including their 6’4 setter, Tiffany Jacobson. The Slugs won easily in 3 games (25-10, 25-19, 25-15) in front of their home crowd...

September 6, 2009
UCSC Women's Volleyball Off to a Great Start for 2009
SANTA CRUZ, CA -- The Slugs started the season off right going 3-1 for the season-opening tournament at the Claremont Colleges this weekend. UCSC dropped their first and only match against #7 Nationally Ranked Carthage College on Friday, September 4th at the Pacific Coast Classic (19-25, 16-25, 22-25). Leading for the Slugs was Senior Outside Hitter Katie English who had 9 kills and 6 digs for the match.