Volleyball - Archives 2017

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Billikens Earn AVCA Team Academic Award
Volleyball 08/22/2017

Saint Louis has earned a 2016-17 American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) team academic award. The award honors collegiate and high school volleyball teams that displayed excellence in the classroom during the school year by maintaining at least a 3.30 cumulative GPA. The Billikens had a team GPA of 3.35. The Billikens return four starters and libero from last year's team that fell in the Atlantic 10 Championship match. They open the 2017 regular season this weekend when Saint Louis travels to Provo, Utah to take on BYU, Ohio State and UTRGV in the BYU Invitational.

Megan Boken Alumni Match Set for Saturday
Volleyball 08/17/2017

Saint Louis volleyball will host its annual Alumni Day on Aug. 19. The Billikens will host a free community youth clinic, the Megan Boken Alumni Match and a preseason fundraiser.

Billikens Top Bradley in Exhibition Action
Volleyball 08/14/2017

Saint Louis emerged victorious in the first-ever volleyball exhibition at Chaifetz Pavilion. The Billikens topped Bradley 3-1. Nenye Okoro led all attackers with 23 kills and added 10 digs for a double-double. Camila Rivas posted 37 assists in three sets of work. As a team, the Billikens hit .367 while holding Bradley to a .154 attack percentage.

Volleyball Hosts Bradley in Exhibition
Volleyball 08/12/2017

BILLIKEN VOLLEYBALL: Bradley at Saint Louis (exh.) WHEN: Monday, August 14, 2017 • 5 p.m. CDT WHERE: Chaifetz Pavilion • St. Louis, Missouri RECORDS: N/A SLU-BRADLEY SERIES: SLU leads series 12-11 BILLIKENS' LAST GAME: Dayton 3, Saint Louis 2 (Nov. 20, 2016, Atlantic 10 Championship Match) BRAVES' LAST GAME: Loyola Chicago 3, Bradley 0 (Nov. 19, 2016) TICKETS: Click here or call (314) 977-4SLU LIVE VIDEO: None LIVE STATS: StatBroadcast A LOOK AT THE BILLIKENS • Saint Louis plays its first-ever exhibition game the Billikens host Bradley Monday, Aug. 14, at 5 p.m. • The Billikens return four starters and the libero from last year's team that fell in five sets in the A-10 Championship match. • Mackenzie Long returns as the team's libero. She led the Billikens with 423 digs (3.55 per set) last year.  • SLU also returns Nenye Okoro, who was hampered by injury last year. Okoro posted 2.00 kills per set last year and has 681 career kills and 740 career digs. • The Billikens have two setters on roster: returning starter Camila Rivas and freshman Kennedy Cordia. Rivas led the Billikens with 649 assists (7.13 per set) last year. Cordia was an Andi Collins award nominee last season. The Collins award is bestowed to the top high school setter in the country. • Saint Louis has two new outside hitters this season in transfer Sien Gallop and freshman Maya Taylor. Gallop comes to SLU from Pacific and Taylor was a four-time All-State performer at Idaho Falls.  • The Billikens are led by head coach Kent Miller in his seventh season at the helm. He has a 99-84 mark at SLU. A LOOK AT THE BRAVES • The Braves finished the 2016 season with a 7-22 record.  • Bradley has 10 newcomers on the 2017 roster. • Leading the attack is junior Erica Haslag, who led the team with 320 kills last year.  • Bradley has a competition at Libero with junior Abby Ihrke (4.15 digs per set in 2016) and transf

Billiken Volleyball Adds Assistant Coach Huskey
Volleyball 07/26/2017

Saint Louis head volleyball coach Kent Miller has announced the addition of Matt Huskey to the Billikens' coaching staff. Huskey joins the Billikens from Central Arkansas, where he served as associate head coach. "I am very excited to be joining the Saint Louis volleyball program and Coach Miller's staff," Huskey said. "The SLU volleyball program has a rich tradition of success, and I look forward to helping elevate the program to new heights. Also, joining the SLU volleyball program offers me the unique opportunity to coach the sport that I love in the city that I love. I am thankful to Coach Miller and the SLU administration for the opportunity to join the Saint Louis volleyball family. The vision and the values of both the volleyball program and the athletic department were huge influences on my decision to join SLU volleyball, and I cannot wait to get started." "We are very excited to have Matt join our program," Miller said. "He is a quality individual who is dedicated to being a great coach and helping our program reach new heights. Matt has significant experience in coaching and recruiting at the NCAA Division I level and will bring a new perspective to our program. He is a great communicator and will connect well with our student-athletes, staff and recruits, as well as in the local community. Matt will be a great addition to our program." Huskey was the head assistant coach for the Bears at Central Arkansas. He was in charge of all team training in practice, led the program's recruiting efforts and served as the in-match defensive coordinator. Under Huskey's tutelage, UCA had an AVCA All-American, a Southland Conference Player of the Year, an AVCA All-Region honoree, a Southland Conference volleyball Student-Athlete of the Year and several All-Conference accolades. Prior to Central Arkansas, Hus

Fifth Annual Megan Boken Alumni Match Set
Volleyball 07/26/2017

Saint Louis volleyball will host its annual Alumni Day on Aug. 19. The Billikens will host a free community youth clinic, the Megan Boken Alumni Match and a preseason fundraiser.

2017 Billiken Volleyball Schedule Released
Volleyball 06/21/2017

Saint Louis head volleyball coach Kent Miller has released the 2017 Billiken volleyball schedule. The slate includes two home tournaments, two road tournaments and a challenging Atlantic 10 schedule. In all, the Billikens will play six teams who competed in the 2016 NCAA Tournament. Notes about the 2017 schedul

Saint Louis Volleyball Adds Nesbit to Coaching Staff
Volleyball 05/30/2017

Saint Louis head volleyball coach Kent Miller has announced the addition of assistant coach Maureen Nesbit to the Billikens' coaching staff. Nesbit joins the Billikens from Missouri S&T in Rolla, Mo., where she was an assistant coach.

Rosburg Joins Billiken Volleyball for 2017
Volleyball 04/28/2017

Setter/defensive specialist Margaret Rosburg (Clarksville, Md./Our Lady of Good Counsel) will join the Saint Louis volleyball team for the 2017 season, head coach Kent Miller announced. Rosburg rounds out an incoming freshman class that also includes Kennedy Cordia, Emily Day, Juliana Phillips and Maya Taylor.

Saint Louis Volleyball Announces Summer Camps
Volleyball 03/28/2017

The camps will be taught by Miller and the rest of the Saint Louis volleyball staff. Select current and former Billikens will assist the coaching staff as camp coaches, along with other collegiate players. All camps will be held at the Chaifetz Pavilion, home of Billiken Volleyball.

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