GREENWOOD – Following her standout rookie season for the Bearcats, Lander volleyball freshman outside hitter Kaitlyn Krafka (Kyle, Texas/Jack C. Hays) has been honored as the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) Southeast Region Freshman of the Year, as well as an All-Southeast Region selection. Krafka is one of just eight freshmen nationwide to earn the regional Freshman of the Year accolade, and is now up for consideration for National Freshman of the Year.
WINGATE, N.C. – The fifth-seeded Lander volleyball team saw its season end on Thursday night as the Bearcats fell to fourth-seeded Anderson, 3-0, in the first round of the NCAA Southeast Regional Tournament hosted by Wingate at Cuddy Arena. The Trojans topped the Bearcats 25-22, 25-11, 25-14.
GREENWOOD – Lander's Kaitlyn Krafka was selected to the D2CCA (Division II Conference Commissioner's Association) All-Southeast Region first team, the organization announced today.
WINGATE, N.C. – The fifth-seeded Lander volleyball team begins its journey at the NCAA Tournament on Thursday as the Bearcats take on fourth-seeded Anderson at 5:00 p.m. in Cuddy Arena at Wingate University.
GREENWOOD – The Lander volleyball team earned its third bid to the NCAA Tournament in four years on Monday night, as the 64-team bracket for the 2018 Division II National Tournament was unveiled.
GREENWOOD – The second-seeded Lander volleyball team fell one match short of the Peach Belt Conference Tournament championship match, as third-seeded Augusta earned a 3-0 win over the Bearcats in the tournament semifinals on Saturday night. The Jaguars defeated Lander 25-23, 25-21, 25-18.
GREENWOOD – The Lander volleyball team earned two individual awards and four all-conference selections, both program records, in an historic night at the Peach Belt Conference Volleyball Awards Banquet at the American Legion Post 20 building on Friday night. Kaitlyn Krafka was named the conference's Freshman of the Year, while Madilyn Reed earned Setter of the Year honors. Additionally, Krafka was named a first-team all-conference selection. The Bearcats placed Reed, Hannah Hritz and Hanna McManus on the all-conference second-team.
GREENWOOD – The second-seeded Lander volleyball team will face its first Peach Belt Conference Tournament match on Saturday night as the Bearcats will take on either third-seeded Augusta or sixth-seeded Francis Marion in the semifinals at 6:30 p.m. in Finis Horne Arena.
GREENWOOD – The Lander volleyball team placed Hannah Hritz and Reilly Kuenstler on the Peach Belt Conference All-Academic volleyball team, the league office announced on Wednesday.
GREENWOOD – For the first time in program history, a Lander volleyball player has earned three Peach Belt Conference weekly honors in a single season, as Madilyn Reed was tabbed on Monday as the PBC Specialist of the Week for the third time this year.