2017 Brown Volleyball News

  • Feature: Volleyball Joins Brown Bears Sports Report
    April 11, 2018
    Brown volleyball first-year head coach Ahen Kim and rising senior Elisa Merten joined the Brown Bears Sports Report on Wednesday to discuss the Bears' upcoming season.
  • Reifert, Marsellis to Join Volleyball as Assistant Coaches
    March 28, 2018
    Katie Reifert, the head women's and men's volleyball coach at Illinois Tech from 2014-18, and Aubrey Marsellis, the director of volleyball operations at Florida State from 2016-17, are set to join the Brown University volleyball staff as assistant coaches, Brown first-year head coach Ahen Kim announced on Wednesday.
  • Brown Athletics Set to Host Brown Bears Sports Report at Flatbread Company
    March 13, 2018
    Brown University athletics is set to host the Brown Bears Sports Report every Wednesday from March 14 to April 25 at Flatbread Company, featuring a variety of guests from the Bears' athletic department.
  • Lauren Gibbs ’06 Wins Olympic Silver Medal in Women’s Bobsled
    February 21, 2018
    Brown University volleyball alumna Lauren Gibbs ’06 has won an Olympic silver medal in women’s bobsled at the 2018 Olympic Games at the Olympic Sliding Center on Wednesday, becoming Brown’s first female medalist at the winter Olympics outside of the sport of women’s ice hockey.
  • Olympic Update: Gibbs ’06 Sits in Second Place after Day One of Bobsled
    February 20, 2018
    Brown University volleyball alumna Lauren Gibbs ’06 stands in second place through the first two heats of women’s bobsled at the 2018 Olympic Games after setting track and start records at the Olympic Sliding Center on Tuesday.
  • Ahen Kim Selected as Brown Volleyball Head Coach
    January 23, 2018
    Ahen Kim, who has helped lead American University to five straight Patriot League titles and three NCAA tournament wins in the last five years as an assistant coach, has been named the head volleyball coach at Brown University in an announcement made by Bears’ Director of Athletics Jack Hayes.
  • Volleyball Alumna Lauren Gibbs ’06 Earns Spot in Olympics with USA Bobsled
    January 15, 2018
    Brown University volleyball alumna Lauren Gibbs ’06 has earned a spot on the 2018 U.S. Olympic Team in the sport of bobsled, USA Bobsled and Skeleton announced on Saturday night.
  • 2017 Fall Academic All-Ivy Selections Announced
    December 19, 2017
    Brown University had 10 student-athletes garner Academic All-Ivy accolades in an announcement made by the Ivy League on Tuesday. The five men and five women were key contributors to their respective fall teams with a 3.0 or better cumulative grade point average.
  • Volleyball’s Cairo Gains All-Ivy Honors for Second Straight Year
    November 16, 2017
    Brown University volleyball senior libero Melissa Cairo has earned Honorable Mention All-Ivy honors for the second straight season through a vote of the league’s eight head coaches, the Ivy League conference office announced on Thursday.
  • Diane Short Retires as Brown Volleyball Head Coach
    November 15, 2017
    Brown University announced today that Diane Short has retired as volleyball head coach after 25 seasons. A national search for a new head coach will begin immediately.
  • Volleyball Falls in Back-and-Forth, Five-Set Match at Cornell, 3-2
    November 11, 2017
    Senior Shirin Tooloee tallied a double-double on 23 digs and 12 kills, and classmate Melissa Cairo posted a team-high 28 digs, but Brown University volleyball fell at Cornell University, 3-2 (26-24, 25-22, 23-25, 25-27, 15-5), on Saturday evening at Newman Arena in its season finale.
  • Volleyball Drops 3-0 Decision at Columbia
    November 10, 2017
    Senior Shirin Tooloee tallied eight kills and seven digs, but Brown University volleyball fell at Columbia University, 3-0 (25-15, 25-19, 25-22), on Friday night at Levien Gymnasium.
  • Kirchberg, Cairo Earn Brown Student-Athlete of the Week Honors
    November 06, 2017
    Men’s water polo senior utility Tyler Kirchberg and women’s volleyball senior libero Melissa Cairo have earned Brown University Athletics Student-Athlete of the Week honors for the week of Oct. 30 to Nov. 5, Brown announced on Monday.
  • Volleyball Rallies Past Harvard to Take Five-Set Decision on Senior Day, 3-2
    November 04, 2017
    Freshman Gabrielle Moriconi tallied a team-high 18 kills, and senior libero Melissa Cairo registered a match-high 24 digs as Brown University volleyball rallied past Harvard University, 3-2 (18-25, 25-20, 12-25, 25-23, 15-13), on Saturday evening at the Pizzitola Sports Center in its home finale.
  • Cairo Posts 34 Digs, Volleyball Falls to Dartmouth in Four Sets, 3-1
    November 03, 2017
    Senior libero Melissa Cairo recorded a career-high 34 digs, but Brown University volleyball fell to Dartmouth College, 3-1 (23-25, 25-23, 25-21, 25-21), on Friday night at the Pizzitola Sports Center.
  • Volleyball Closes Home Slate with Dartmouth, Harvard for Senior Day
    November 01, 2017
    Brown University volleyball closes out its home schedule for the 2017 season with matches at the Pizzitola Sports Center against Dartmouth College on Friday at 7:00 p.m. and Harvard University on Saturday at 5:00 p.m. with the Bears set to celebrate Senior Day against the Crimson.
  • Volleyball Falls at Princeton, 3-0
    October 28, 2017
    Senior libero Melissa Cairo recorded her 15th double-figure dig match of the season, but Brown University volleyball fell at Princeton University, 3-0 (25-23, 25-14, 25-17), on Saturday evening inside Dillon Gymnasium.
  • Volleyball Pushes Penn in 3-0 Setback
    October 27, 2017
    Senior libero Melissa Cairo tallied a match-high 13 digs, but Brown University volleyball fell at the University of Pennsylvania, 3-0 (25-20, 25-21, 25-23), on Friday night at The Palestra.
  • Volleyball Wins Set One before Falling to League-Leading Yale, 3-1
    October 20, 2017
    Junior Sabrina Stillwell tallied a match-high 14 kills, but Brown University volleyball fell to Yale University, the top team in the Ivy League standings, 3-1 (20-25, 25-23, 25-12, 25-11), on Friday night at the Pizzitola Sports Center.
  • Volleyball Hosts Yale on Friday to Begin Second Half of Ivy Play
    October 18, 2017
    Brown University volleyball begins the second half of Ivy League play with a home match against conference-leading Yale University on Friday at 7:00 p.m. at the Pizzitola Sports Center.
  • Volleyball Drops 3-0 Decision at Dartmouth
    October 14, 2017
    Junior Courtney Palm tallied a team-high eight kills on .300 hitting, but Brown University volleyball fell at Dartmouth College, 3-0 (25-16, 25-14, 25-19), on Saturday evening at Leede Arena.
  • Volleyball Takes First Set Before Falling at Harvard, 3-1
    October 13, 2017
    Junior Sabrina Stillwell tallied 13 kills, and sophomore Makena Ehlert notched her second double-double in as many matches, but Brown University volleyball fell at Harvard University, 3-1 (23-25, 25-14, 25-20, 25-21), on Friday night at the Malkin Athletic Center.
  • English, Ehlert Earn Brown Student-Athlete of the Week Honors
    October 10, 2017
    Men’s soccer senior midfielder Quinn English and volleyball sophomore outside hitter Makena Ehlert have earned Brown University Athletics Student-Athlete of the Week honors for the week of Oct. 2-8, Brown announced on Tuesday.
  • Palm, Ehlert, Stillwell Lead Volleyball Past Columbia, 3-1
    October 07, 2017
    Junior Courtney Palm paced three Bears in double-figure kills with a career-high 14 kills as Brown University volleyball defeated Columbia University, 3-1 (25-19, 22-25, 25-12, 25-14), on Saturday evening at the Pizzitola Sports Center.
  • Two Sets Go to Extra Points, Volleyball Drops 3-1 Decision to Cornell
    October 06, 2017
    In a match that saw two sets go to extra points and a third frame go to the maximum in regulation, Brown University volleyball dropped a 3-1 (24-26, 25-18, 25-23, 26-24) decision to Cornell University on Friday night at the Pizzitola Sports Center.
  • Volleyball Continues Home Stand with Cornell (Fri.), Columbia (Sat.)
    October 04, 2017
    Brown University volleyball continues a four-match home stand as the Bears host Cornell University on Friday at 7:00 p.m. and Columbia University on Saturday at 5:00 p.m. at the Pizzitola Sports Center.
  • Tooloee, Salk Post Double-Doubles, Volleyball Falls to Penn, 3-2
    September 30, 2017
    Senior Shirin Tooloee and freshman Bailie Salk both posted double-doubles, but Brown University volleyball fell to the University of Pennsylvania, 3-2 (25-11, 15-25, 25-22, 21-25, 15-6), on Saturday night at the Pizzitola Sports Center.
  • Volleyball Challenges Princeton in 3-0 Setback in Spike ALS Match
    September 29, 2017
    Senior Shirin Tooloee tallied a team-high 12 kills, but Brown University volleyball fell to Princeton University, 3-0 (25-21, 25-16, 25-23), in its Spike ALS Match on Friday night at the Pizzitola Sports Center.
  • Volleyball Entertains Princeton, Penn, Hosts Spike ALS Match
    September 28, 2017
    Brown University volleyball hosts its first Ivy League home matches of the season when the Bears take on Princeton University on Friday at 7:00 p.m. and the University of Pennsylvania on Saturday at 5:00 p.m. with Friday’s contest against the Tigers serving as the team’s Spike ALS Match.
  • Volleyball Falls at Yale in Ivy League Opener, 3-0
    September 22, 2017
    Sophomore Makena Ehlert tallied a team-high 10 kills, but Brown University volleyball fell at Yale, 3-0 (25-22, 25-16, 25-23), on Friday night at John J. Lee Amphitheater in the Ivy League opener for both teams.
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