• Fall Athletics Banquet Honors Student-Athletes
    December 11, 2006
    UNION, N.J. (12/11/06) – The Kean University Department of Athletics presented its varsity athletics letters and Most Valuable player awards of the eight fall sports at its annual Fall Athletics Awards Banquet on December 11. The fall 2006 campaign saw the Cougars win nearly 55 percent of all their fall contests, with four teams advancing to the playoffs and 32 student-athletes earning postseason honors at season’s end.
  • Volleyball Closes Out Season in NJAC Tourney
    October 31, 2006
    NEWARK, N.J. (10/31/06) – Rutgers-Newark junior middle hitter Julie Pape (Baldwin, N.Y.) had eight kills, two service aces and two solo blocks to lead a balanced Rutgers-Newark attack, as the Scarlet Raiders powered past Kean, 3-0, in the opening round of the New Jersey Athletic Conference Women’s Volleyball Championship Tournament and into a rematch with New Jersey City in Thursday’s semifinal round.
  • Volleyball Splits Tri-Match in Regular Season Finale
    October 28, 2006
    WILKES BARRE, Pa. (10/28/06) – Senior outside hitter Elizabeth Bauer (Rahway, N.J.) combined for 31 kills and 31 digs, as the volleyball team split the regular season-ending tri-match at Wilkes University. The Cougars defeated Wilkes (19-30, 30-24, 24-30, 30-22, 15-10) and fell to Keuka College (20-30, 22-30, 24-30), as their record now stands at 15-16 overall heading into the New Jersey Athletic Conference tournament this week.
  • Volleyball Falls to Richard Stockton, 3-0
    October 24, 2006
    POMONA, N.J. (10/24/06) – Richard Stockton College swept Kean University (30-16, 30-15, 30-12) in NJAC volleyball action to finish 8-0 in conference play this season. The Ospreys (22-8, 8-0 NJAC) will be the top-seed for next week’s six-team NJAC tournament. Despite tonight’s loss, Kean (14-15, 3-5 NJAC) still qualifies for the NJAC tournament as the sixth seed.
  • Volleyball Competes in Kean Invitational
    October 21, 2006
    UNION, N.J. (10/21/06) – Kean University defeated College of Mount Saint Vincent in five games to conclude the Kean University Volleyball Invitational with a 2-2 mark on Saturday afternoon.
  • Cougars Cruise Past Brooklyn in Kean Volleyball Invitational
    October 20, 2006
    UNION, N.J. – (10/20/06) Kean University‘s Alicija Ciastoch (Teaneck, N.J.) tallied 15 kills, 16 digs and five service aces to lead the Cougars to a 3-1 (30-22, 30-22, 23-30, 30-26) victory over Brooklyn College women’s volleyball action on Friday evening in the first day of the Cougar Invitational. With the win, Kean’s record improved to 13-12, while the Bridges fall to 9-9.
  • Volleyball Sweeps Centenary, 3-0
    October 17, 2006
    HACKETTSTOWN, N.J. (10/17/06) – Sophomore outside hitter Lauren Vazquez (Edgewater, N.J.) recorded a double-double with 12 kills and 13 digs, as Kean University swept Centenary College in non-conference volleyball action on Tuesday evening. With the straight game victory (35-33, 30-15, 30-13), the Cougars improved to 12-12 overall, while the Lady Cyclones dropped to 2-20 this season.
  • Volleyball Falls to NJCU, 3-0
    October 12, 2006
    JERSEY CITY, N.J. (10/12/06) – New Jersey City University junior middle blocker Lizzelle Cintron (Newark, N.J.) planted 15 kills, four aces and hit .565 to lead the Gothic Knights to a sweep of Kean University, 3-0, by scores of 30-27, 30-16, 30-11, in a New Jersey Athletic Conference contest at the John J. Moore Athletics and Fitness Center on Thursday evening. NJCU improves to 22-6 overall and 5-1 in the conference, while the Cougars dropped to 11-12 overall, 3-4 in the NJAC.
  • Cougars Clip Scarlet Raptors in NJAC Volleyball Action, 3-0
    October 10, 2006
    UNION, N.J. (10/10/06) – Kean University freshman setter Colleen Masterson (Rahway, N.J.) returned to the Cougar lineup and tallied a match-high 27 assists as the Kean defeated Rutgers-Camden in straight games (32-30, 30-15, 30-21) in New Jersey Athletic Conference volleyball action on Tuesday evening. The victory improved the Cougars to 11-11 overall, 3-3 in the conference, while the Scarlet Raptors dropped to 5-10 overall, 1-4 in the NJAC.
  • Cougar Volleyball Falls to Ramapo, 3-1
    October 03, 2006
    UNION, N.J. – (10/3/06) The Ramapo College Roadrunners topped Kean University, 3-1 (30-22, 19-30, 30-16, 30-20) in New Jersey Athletic Conference women’s volleyball action on Tuesday evening. With the win, Ramapo’s record improved to 11-8 overall, and 1-3 in the NJAC, while the Cougars fall to 10-7 and 2-3 in conference play.
  • Volleyball Battles Rowan in Five-Game Victory
    September 26, 2006
    GLASSBORO, N.J. (9/26/06) – Kean University senior outside hitter Liz Bauer (Rahway, N.J.) tallied 17 kills and 21 digs to lead the Cougars past host Rowan University in New Jersey Athletic Conference volleyball action on Tuesday evening. The five-game victory (30-28, 18-30, 30-22, 13-30, 15-10) improved Kean to10-4 overall, 2-2 in the conference, while Rowan dropped to 3-10 overall, 1-3 in the NJAC.
  • Rutgers-Newark Handles Volleyball
    September 21, 2006
    UNION, N.J. (9/21/06) – Rutgers-Newark freshman outside hitter Jessica Cockerham (Keller, Texas) tallied a match-high 14 kills and added nine digs, as the Scarlet Raiders defeated host Kean University in straight games (30-24, 30-24, 30-23) in New Jersey Athletic Conference volleyball action on Thursday evening. The victory improved Rutgers-Newark to 12-4 overall, 3-0 in the conference, while the Cougars dropped to 9-4 overall, 1-2 in the NJAC.
  • Volleyball Earns NJAC Victory Over William Paterson
    September 19, 2006
    WAYNE, N.J. (9/19/06) – Kean University junior outside hitter Alicja Ciastoch (Teaneck, N.J.) recorded 11 kills, 30 digs and eight service aces, as the Cougars defeated host William Paterson University in New Jersey Athletic Conference volleyball action on Tuesday evening. With the five-set victory (27-30, 30-24, 26-30, 33-31, 15-12), the Cougars improved to 9-3 overall, 1-1 in the NJAC, while the Pioneers dropped to 4-8 overall, 0-2 in the conference.
  • Volleyball Splits at Albright Tourney
    September 16, 2006
    READING, Pa. (9/16/06) – The Kean University volleyball team competed at the Albright College Tournament, where the team finished in third place after going 2-2 over the two-day tournament.
  • Volleyball Falls to Montclair State in Five Sets
    September 12, 2006
    UNION, N.J. (9/12/06) – Kean University senior outside hitter Liz Bauer (Rahway, N.J.) had a team-high 15 kills and added seven digs, however the Cougars dropped a tough five-set match (28-30, 30-25, 22-30, 30-27, 3-15) to visiting Montclair State University in the New Jersey Athletic Conference opener for both team Tuesday night. MSU improved to 2-4 overall, 1-0 in the conference, while the Cougars suffered their first setback of the year to fall to 6-1 overall, 0-1 in the NJAC.
  • Volleyball Defeats Rosemont, Ursinus in Home Opener
    September 09, 2006
    UNION, N.J. (9/9/06) – Kean University sophomore outside hitter Jen Carvalho (Rahway, N.J.) had 17 kills and 20 digs, as the Cougars defeated Rosemont College (30-17, 30-10, 30-19) and Ursinus College (30-25, 30-32, 30-20, 30-28) in a non-conference volleyball tri-match on Saturday afternoon. Ursinus defeated Rosemont (30-13, 30-15, 30-14) in the other match of the day.
  • Volleyball a Perfect 4-0 This Season
    September 02, 2006
    Purchase, N.Y. (9/2/06) Kean University women’s volleyball program has jumped out to a perfect 4-0 record thus far in 2006. The Cougars have dominated their four opponents by not dropping a game in the young season.
  • John Kessel of USA Volleyball Conducts Clinic at Harwood Arena
    August 20, 2006
    UNION, N.J. (8/20/06) - John Kessel, the internationally renowned player, coach, author, administrator and clinician for USA Volleyball, conducted a coaches’ clinic at Harwood Arena on Sunday, August 20. The clinic, organized by Kean University volleyball coach Bridget White, drew an audience of 55 high school and college coaches, as well as the Atlantic Volleyball Club of Westfield, N.J. They came to hear Kessel, the director of membership development and disabled programs for the United States Volleyball Association who is widely regarded as the No. 1 ambassador of the sport in America. White’s current Cougar volleyballers provided demonstrations to accompany Kessel’s instructions.