June 8, 2012
Billington Resigns As UNCP’s Head Volleyball Coach
Athletic department officials at the University of North Carolina at Pembroke announced on Friday afternoon that Jeff Billington has resigned his position as head volleyball coach to pursue other professional career opportunities.
December 16, 2011
Morgan Named To NCCSIA All-State Volleyball Team
Senior outside hitter Rebecca Morgan was the only athlete from UNCP to grace the 2011 North Carolina Collegiate Sports Information Association (NCCSIA) College Division Volleyball Team after leading the Lady Braves in kills this season with 307, the organization announced Thursday afternoon.
November 18, 2011
Baker Named To PBC All-Academic Team
Sophomore Marissa Baker was named to the 2011 Peach Belt Conference volleyball’s all-academic team released by the league office on Friday morning.
November 16, 2011
Billington Collects 100th Win At UNCP
After the UNCP volleyball team registered its 16th win of the season in the first round of the Peach Belt Conference Tournament, head coach Jeff Billington totaled his 100th win as a coach at UNCP and 200th overall win in his 11 years of coaching.
November 14, 2011
Baker Named To All-Tournament Team
Coming off UNCP volleyball’s best finish in the Peach Belt Conference in 16 years, libero Marissa Baker was the only Lady Brave to be named to the 2011 PBC All-Tournament team, the conference announced Sunday at the conclusion of the tournament.
November 14, 2011
Morgan Named To All-PBC Second Team
Outside hitter Rebecca Morgan was the lone athlete from UNCP to grace the 2011 All-Peach Belt Conference Second-Team after leading the Lady Braves in kills this season with 307, the league announced Saturday after the conclusion of the semifinals.
November 12, 2011
Flagler Advances Over UNCP In PBC Tourney Semis
Two-time defending Peach Belt Conference Tournament Champion Flagler used strong performances in the first and third sets along with a come-from-behind rally in the second to take a 3-0 victory over UNCP in the semifinal round of the PBC Tournament on Saturday.
November 11, 2011
Rebok Pushes Lady Braves Past Patriots In PBC Tournament, 3-0
Junior Ashlyn Rebok collected her third-straight double-double of the season as she led the No. 3 UNCP volleyball team to a 3-0 victory over No. 6 Francis Marion in the opening round of the Peach Belt Conference Tournament on Friday afternoon in Christenberry Fieldhouse.
November 9, 2011
Lady Braves Regionally Ranked Ninth By NCAA
Coming off a four-game winning streak in Peach Belt Conference action and a 3-0 record last week, the UNCP volleyball team made its first appearance of the season in the NCAA Southeast Region Rankings at ninth, announced by the association on Wednesday.
November 7, 2011
Morgan Named PBC Player Of The Week
After leading the UNCP volleyball team to a four-game winning streak in Peach Belt Conference action and a 3-0 record last week, senior outside hitter Rebecca Morgan has been named PBC Player of the Week, for the first time in her career at UNCP.
November 7, 2011
Volleyball's Ashlyn Rebok Named UNCP Student-Athlete Of The Week
After playing an integral role in three Peach Belt Conference victories last week, including a pair of five-set wins over the weekend, junior Ashlyn Rebok has been named this week’s UNCP Student-Athlete of the Week.
November 5, 2011
Lady Braves Grasp Third Seed In PBC With 3-2 Victory Over Montevallo
After claiming an impressive 3-2 victory on Friday in PBC action, the UNCP volleyball team echoed a similar performance in the 3-2 victory over rival Montevallo on Saturday afternoon as the Lady Braves claimed the third seed in the conference with the win.
November 4, 2011
UNCP Wows Crowd With Epic Five-Set Victory
Senior Rebecca Morgan and junior Ashlyn Rebok helped the UNCP volleyball team continues its winning streak to three games as they registered career-highs in the attention-grabbing five-set triumph over Peach Belt Conference foe Augusta State, 3-2, on Friday evening in the English E. Jones Center.
November 2, 2011
Lady Braves Pound Patriots, 3-0
Sophomore Jennifer Grunden and freshman Chelsea Phillips used impeccable serving to close out the match with Francis Marion on Wednesday evening as the Lady Braves tallied 11 service aces en route to defeating the Patriots, 3-0.
October 29, 2011
UNCP Overwhelms Lander In Three Sets
After suffering a loss to USC Aiken on Friday, UNCP regrouped and exhausted Lander as the Lady Braves dished out 16 block assists and 82 digs on defense, as well as 43 kills on offense to bring home the 3-0 victory on Saturday afternoon in the Horne Arena.
October 28, 2011
Pacers Hand Lady Braves 3-0 Defeat
The UNCP volleyball team suffered a 3-0 loss to host Peach Belt Conference rival USC Aiken on Friday evening in the Convocation Center as the Pacers registered 44 kills en route to the shutout victory with scores of 25-15, 26-24 and 25-23.
October 26, 2011
20 Questions With Volleyball’s Tiara Anderson
UNCPBraves.com sat down with senior outside hitter Tiara Anderson to learn of her opinion on a variety of topics ranging from a talent she would like to have to how she wants to be remembered when she leaves Pembroke.
October 22, 2011
Lady Braves’ Comeback Attempt Halted By Saints
The UNCP women’s volleyball team attempted a comeback forcing the match with Flagler into five sets, but the Saints proved to be too much for the Lady Braves as the Saints captured the 3-2 victory on Saturday afternoon in the English E. Jones Center.
October 19, 2011
No. 16 Pirates Take Road Victory From Braves, 3-0
Undefeated and nationally-ranked Armstrong Atlantic dished out a .310 hitting percentage and 10 blocks on the way to posting a 3-0 Peach Belt Conference road victory over UNCP on Wednesday evening in the English E. Jones Center.
October 13, 2011
Lady Braves Sweep Broncos, 3-0
Freshman Chelsea Phillips put up a team-high 14 kills while the UNCP volleyball team totaled a 58 percent sideout percentage on Thursday evening as the Lady Braves swept Fayetteville State in straight sets in the English E. Jones Center. The scores were 25-16, 25-20 and 25-18.
October 8, 2011
Lady Braves Fall To Falcons, 3-1
The UNCP volleyball team suffered a 3-1 loss to host Peach Belt Conference opponent Montevallo on Saturday afternoon at BankTrust Arena as the Falcons posted 56 kills and a .224 hitting percentage to soar past the Lady Braves.
October 8, 2011
UNCP Stopped By Alabama-Huntsville, 3-1
Coming off a conference loss less than two hours prior, the UNCP women’s volleyball team suffered its second loss of the day to non-conference opponent Alabama-Huntsville, 3-1, as the Chargers totaled 17 more kills than the Lady Braves to halt UNCP’s attempt at a victory on Saturday afternoon.
October 5, 2011
Morgan, Varno Lead Lady Braves To 3-1 Victory Over Jaguars
Seniors Rebecca Morgan and Tricia Varno shared a team-best 11 kills as UNCP was sensational in attack percentage and excellent in front line defense to earn a 3-1 victory over host Augusta State on Wednesday evening at Christenberry Fieldhouse in Augusta, Ga.
October 4, 2011
Gallimore Blocks Lady Indians From Victory, 3-1
Sophomore Megan Gallimore used an outstanding four blocks - one block solo and six block assists - to shut down the Catawba Indians who hit a .188 hitting percentage on Tuesday evening in the English E. Jones Center in Pembroke.
October 1, 2011
Saints Overpower Lady Braves in 3-1 Victory
The UNCP volleyball team stayed competitive with Peach Belt Conference rival Flagler by taking the victory in game one before dropping the next three games to post a 3-1 final score on Saturday afternoon in Flagler Gymnasium.
September 30, 2011
Pirates Offense Delivers 3-0 Victory Over Lady Braves
Freshman Hannah Hill led the UNCP offense by posting 12 kills on 22 attempts for a .409 hitting percentage, but Armstrong Atlantic proved to be too strong, on offense and on defense for the Lady Braves as the Pirates took the 3-0 victory on Friday evening at Alumni Arena.
September 28, 2011
Patriots Top Lady Braves, 3-0
Host Francis Marion hit a blistering .453 at the front line to top the UNCP volleyball squad in straight sets on Wednesday evening at the Smith University Center in Florence, S.C.
September 26, 2011
Baker Named PBC Specialist Of The Week
Coming off a 2-0 record in Peach Belt Conference volleyball action over the weekend, sophomore libero Marissa Baker has been named the PBC Specialist of the Week, for the first time in her career at UNCP, the league office announced Monday afternoon.
September 24, 2011
Lady Braves Oust Lander In Three Sets
Coming off a 3-0 shutout of USC Aiken on Friday, the UNCP volleyball team continued its success on the court by using a 60 percent sideout percentage and a defense that held the visiting Lander Bearcats to a .017 hitting percentage on Saturday afternoon in the English E. Jones Center.
September 23, 2011
20 Questions With Volleyball’s Rebecca Morgan
UNCPBraves.com sat down with senior outside hitter Rebecca Morgan to learn of her opinion on a variety of topics ranging from her proudest sports moment to how she wants to be remembered when she leaves Pembroke.
September 23, 2011
Hill Leads UNCP To Conference-Opening Win
Freshman Hannah Hill had her UNCP coming-out party after notching a season-high 13 kills to lead the UNCP women’s volleyball team to a 3-0 sweep of visiting USC Aiken on Friday evening at the English E. Jones Center in Pembroke.
September 17, 2011
Lady Braves Rattle Off 2-1 Record At Lees-McRae Tri-Match
The UNCP women’s volleyball team rattled off a 2-1 record at the Lees-McRae Tri-Match on Saturday at Williams Gymnasium by defeating Barton and Concord along with a loss to Lees-McRae.
September 14, 2011
Lady Braves Defeated By Region Rival Fayetteville State, 3-1
The UNCP volleyball squad registered nine more kills than region rival Fayetteville State but were defeated 3-1 on Wednesday evening at the Felton J. Capel Arena. Senior Rebecca Morgan led the team with 17 of the total 49 kills on 142 attempts.
September 10, 2011
Lady Braves Drop Two At Eckerd Classic
After going 1-1 on the first day of the Eckerd College Classic, the UNCP women’s volleyball team suffered a close loss to Barry, 3-1, as well as falling to Eckerd, 3-0, on the second day of the tournament in the McArthur Center.
September 9, 2011
Lady Braves Rally Back To Take 3-1 Victory Over Marauders
After suffering a loss in the first game of the Eckerd College Classic, the UNCP women’s volleyball team rallied back to post a 1-1 record on the day by defeating Millersville 3-1 on Friday evening in the McArthur Center.
September 9, 2011
Braves Overwhelmed By Sailfish, 3-0
The UNCP women’s volleyball team was overwhelmed by a tough Palm Beach Atlantic squad on Friday afternoon in the first game of the Eckerd College Classic, and fell to the Sailfish in three sets via scores of 25-17, 25-15 and 25-20.
September 6, 2011
Lady Braves Shut Out Vikings In Road Victory
The UNCP women’s volleyball team posted a quick shutout over host Elizabeth City State, 3-0, as the game lasted a little more than an hour on Tuesday evening in the R.L. Vaughan Center.
September 3, 2011
Crusaders Halt Lady Braves In Straight Sets, 3-0, At FMU Invite
The UNCP volleyball ball team fell victim to a strong hitting percentage by Belmont Abbey on Saturday, and were not able to overcome 44 kills and 11 blocks in falling 3-0 at the Francis Marion University Invitational.
September 3, 2011
Lady Braves Take Down Wolves, 3-1, At FMU Invite
After posting a 1-1 record on the first day of the Francis Marion University Invite, the UNCP women’s volleyball team used a speeding attack by newcomer Hannah Hill at match point to take down Newberry, 3-1, on Saturday at the Smith University Center in Florence, S.C.
September 2, 2011
Erskine Delivers UNCP First Loss Of Season
The Erskine Flying Fleet used a solid 47 kills and .268 hitting percentage in delivering the UNCP Lady Braves their first loss of the season on Friday at the Francis Marion University Invite in Florence, S.C., behind game scores of 25-18, 25-23 and 25-18.
September 2, 2011
Braves Soar Above Eagles At FMU Invitational
The UNCP women’s volleyball team opened up its 2011 season at the Francis Marion University Invite by using game five to secure the 3-2 victory over Carson-Newman on Friday at the Smith University Complex in Florence, S.C.
August 26, 2011
Lady Braves Picked Sixth In Preseason Volleyball Coaches Poll
Fresh off a season that saw it turn in a 19-14 campaign, the UNCP volleyball team was picked to finish sixth in the Peach Belt Conference Preseason Coaches’ Poll, the conference office announced on Friday.
August 25, 2011
Morgan Named To Volleyball Preseason All-Conference Team
UNCP outside hitter Rebecca Morgan, was named to the Peach Belt Conference Volleyball Preseason All-Conference Team, the conference office announced Thursday.
August 17, 2011
Billington Adds Five Newcomers To Squad
UNC Pembroke women's volleyball coach Jeff Billington has announced the addition of five newcomers - two community college transfers and three freshmen - to continue their athletic and academic careers with the Braves.