2016 Kean Women's Volleyball News

  • Cougars Place 133 Athletes on NJAC & Skyline All-Academic Teams
    July 06, 2017
    Pitman, N.J. (7/6/17) - A league-record total of 945 student-athletes have been named to the New Jersey Athletic Conference All-Academic Team for the 2016-17 academic year.
  • Cougar Athletics Participates in Kean Dance Marathon to Raise Money for Children's Hospital
    April 13, 2017
    UNION, N.J. (4/13/17) – Members of the Kean University field hockey, men’s basketball, women’s lacrosse, women’s soccer and women’s volleyball programs participated in the annual Kean Dance Marathon last week to raise money for Children’s Specialized Hospital.
  • Wrapping Up: Kean Women’s Volleyball 2016
    December 13, 2016
    UNION, N.J. (12/13/16) - For the fourth time in five years under head coach Don Perkins, the Kean University women’s volleyball team put up a 20-win season. The Cougars punched their ticket to the postseason for the fifth-straight year, and the team’s 21 wins this season have been bettered by just eight teams in the 42-year history of the program.
  • Larkin Earns Third NJAC Rookie of the Week Nod
    November 07, 2016
    PITMAN, N.J. (11/7/16) – Freshman Jesse Larkin of the Kean University women’s volleyball team was named the NJAC Rookie of the Week during the league’s Championship Tournament rounds this week.
  • Stec, Ridgway, Larkin Earn All-NJAC Honors
    November 04, 2016
    PITMAN, N.J. (11/4/16) – Juniors Vikki Stec and Sara Ridgway along with freshman Jesse Larkin were named to the All-NJAC squad as selected by the conference's coaches.
  • Ridgway Named to CoSIDA Academic All-District Team
    November 04, 2016
    Greenwood, Ind. (11/4/16) – Junior Sara Ridgway was named to the CoSIDA Academic All-District volleyball team as announced by the organization.
  • Women’s Volleyball’s Jesse Larkin Named NJAC Rookie of the Year
    November 04, 2016
    PITMAN, N.J. (11/4/16) – Jesse Larkin of the Kean University women’s volleyball team was named the 2016 NJAC Rookie of the Year after her standout freshman season. Larkin is second in the league with a .334 hitting percentage and third in blocks, averaging 1.03 per set. Both marks are tops among all NJAC rookies.
  • Women's Volleyball Closes Out Season in NJAC Semifinals
    November 03, 2016
    Mahwah, N.J. (11/3/16) – The Kean University women’s volleyball team closed out the 2016 season with a 3-1 loss to top seeded Ramapo College in the NJAC semifinals.
  • Women’s Volleyball Rips Rowan in NJAC Opening Round
    November 01, 2016
    UNION, N.J. (11/1/16) – Junior Joelle Tondi recorded 20 digs in three sets as the Kean University women’s volleyball team dominated Rowan University in an NJAC Tournament sweep on Tuesday night.
  • Women’s Volleyball Earns Split on Final Day of Regular Season
    October 29, 2016
    DALLAS, Pa. (10/29/16) – The Kean University women’s volleyball team salvaged a split on the final day of the regular season with a 3-1 victory over Wells College after dropping a match by the same score to host Misericordia University earlier on Saturday.
  • Women’s Volleyball Sweeps Hunter
    October 25, 2016
    UNION, N.J. (10/25/16) – The Kean University women’s volleyball team won its final home match of the regular season in a 3-0 sweep over Hunter College on Tuesday. Vikki Stec put down 13 kills with a .464 hitting percentage.
  • Jesse Larkin Earns Second NJAC Rookie of the Week Nod
    October 24, 2016
    PITMAN, N.J. (10/24/16) – Freshman Jesse Larkin of the Kean University women’s volleyball team was named the NJAC Rookie of the Week after hitting .360 over four matches for the Cougars.
  • Women’s Volleyball Splits in Bluegrass State
    October 22, 2016
    LEXINGTON, Ky. (10/22/16) – The Kean University women’s volleyball team salvaged a split against homestanding Transylvania University on Saturday after falling to Webster University earlier in the afternoon. Kean is now 18-10 on the year.
  • Women’s Volleyball Travels to Indiana
    October 21, 2016
    HANOVER, Ind. (10/21/16) – The Kean University women’s volleyball team dropped the opening match of its Westward swing 3-0 to Hanover College of Indiana on Friday night.
  • Women’s Volleyball Clinches Home Playoff Game
    October 18, 2016
    UNION, N.J. (10/18/16) – The Kean University women’s volleyball team downed Rutgers-Camden in four sets on Tuesday. With the victory, the Cougars have clinched the fourth seed in the upcoming NJAC Tournament.
  • Brianna Calvano Earns NJAC Rookie of the Week Honor
    October 17, 2016
    PITMAN, N.J. (10/17/16) – Freshman Brianna Calvano of the Kean University women’s volleyball team was named the NJAC Rookie of the Week after quarterbacking the team to a 4-0 week.
  • Women’s Volleyball Complete Senior Day Sweep; Ridgway Sets Career Blocking Record
    October 15, 2016
    UNION, N.J. (10/15/16) – The Kean University women’s volleyball team celebrated its Senior Day on Saturday with wins over Notre Dame (Md.) University and the United States Merchant Marine Academy. Alexis Whitney was the only member of the senior class from the program, while junior Sara Ridgway broke Kean's all-time block assist record.
  • Women’s Volleyball Sweeps Aside NJCU
    October 13, 2016
    UNION, N.J. (10/13/16) – The Kean University women’s volleyball team downed New Jersey City University easily in straight-sets on Thursday night. The closest set of the evening was 25-18 and the Gothic Knights were held to a .060 attack percentage.
  • Women's Volleyball Shuts Down Rutgers-Newark
    October 11, 2016
    Union, N.J. (10/11/16) – The Kean University women’s volleyball team evened their record in conference play with a straight set win over Rutgers-Newark on Tuesday evening.
  • Women’s Volleyball Sweeps Day Two of Kean Invitational
    October 08, 2016
    UNION, N.J. (10/8/16) – The Kean University women’s volleyball team swept Baruch College and Alvernia University at home on Saturday in Kean Invitational action.
  • Women’s Volleyball Plays Day One of Kean Invitational
    October 07, 2016
    UNION, N.J. (10/7/16) – The Kean University women’s volleyball team dropped both ends of its two-match day against the College of New Rochelle and the Catholic University of America on Friday night.
  • Women's Volleyball Alumni Game Set For October 15th
    October 07, 2016
    Union, N.J. (10/7/16) - Calling All Alumni! This year's women’s volleyball alumni game will be held on Saturday, October 15th at 4:30 p.m.
  • Women’s Volleyball Falls to First-Place Ramapo
    October 04, 2016
    UNION, N.J. (10/4/16) – The Kean University women’s volleyball team dropped a 3-0 decision to first-place Ramapo College at home on Tuesday evening.
  • Four Cougars Hit Double-Digit Kills as Women’s Volleyball Downs Rowan
    September 27, 2016
    GLASSBORO, N.J. (9/27/16) – The Kean University women’s volleyball team topped Rowan University in four sets in an NJAC match on Tuesday night. Four different Cougars reached double figures in kills as Kean moved to 10-5 on the year and 2-2 in the conference.
  • Women’s Volleyball Steals Set from Stockton
    September 22, 2016
    GALLOWAY, N.J. (9/22/16) – The Kean University women’s volleyball team put a scare into eight-time defending NJAC Champion Stockton University on Thursday. The Cougars won the third set and took the second set into extra points.
  • Women’s Volleyball Drops Match to Montclair
    September 20, 2016
    UNION, N.J. (9/20/16) – The Kean University women’s volleyball team dropped a three-set NJAC match to Montclair State University on Tuesday night.
  • Women’s Volleyball Downs McDaniel
    September 17, 2016
    ALLENTOWN, Pa. (9/17/16) – The Kean University women’s volleyball team topped McDaniel College in straight sets before falling to host Muhlenberg 3-0 in tri-match action on Saturday. Kean is now 9-3 on the year.
  • Women’s Volleyball Pounds Paterson to Open NJAC Slate
    September 13, 2016
    WAYNE, N.J. (9/13/16) – The Kean University women’s volleyball team dominated NJAC rival William Paterson University in a 3-0 sweep in both teams’ first conference action of the year on Tuesday night. The Cougars won the final set 25-8 to cap the assertive triumph.
  • Women's Volleyball Splits In Day Two Action in Victory Promotions Invite
    September 10, 2016
    Canton, N.Y. (9/10/16) - The Kean University women’s volleyball split in day two action at the Victory Promotions Invitational.
  • Women’s Volleyball Splits on Day One of VPI
    September 09, 2016
    POTSDAM, N.Y. (9/9/16) – The Kean women’s volleyball team swept SUNY Canton in the last game of the first day of the Victory Promotions Invitational on Friday. The Cougars dropped a tough 3-2 decision to SUNY Potsdam earlier in the day.
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