2016 News

April 10, 2017
Emily Kahlig Earns Prestigious NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship
Wittenberg senior women's volleyball player, Emily Kahlig, was named a recipient of the NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship for the 2016-17 school year, one of the most prestigious awards a college student-athlete can achieve.

November 18, 2016
Catching Up With Kara Seidenstricker
During her four year stint as a Tiger, the 2016 graduate, became the most decorated athlete in the history of Wittenberg Athletics. Just when it seemed Seidenstricker couldn’t set the bar any higher, she became the first female athlete from Wittenberg to go on to play professionally in their sport.

November 15, 2016
AVCA Names Cox and Fischer Division III All-Americans; Cox Named National Freshman of the Year
Maddie Fischer was named a First-Team All-American,while Aubrey Cox was named the National Freshman of the Year and Honorable Mention All-American.

November 15, 2016
Wittenberg Women's Volleyball: 2016 Season Review

November 10, 2016
#6 Wittenberg Opens Up NCAA Play with 3-0 Win as Cox Named AVCA Region Freshman of the Year
The Tigers came out of the gates slow, but regrouped and handled Bethany in straight sets; 26-24, 25-19, 25-22.

November 8, 2016
#7 Wittenberg Returns to Calvin for Opening Round of NCAA Tournament
#7 Wittenberg women’s volleyball is set to travel to Calvin College for the opening round of the NCAA Division III Women’s Volleyball Tournament on Tuesday night, as the Tigers square off against Bethany College on Thursday at 3:00PM.

November 5, 2016
Women's Volleyball Wins 10th-Straight NCAC Tournament Title
The Tigers title is their 22nd NCAC Volleyball Tournament Title, leading the league, as Paco Labrador’s team has booked their ticket to the NCAA tournament Division III Volleyball Tournament.

November 4, 2016
#7 WIttenberg Moves Past Oberlin to NCAC Tournament Semifinals
Wittenberg, the #7 team in the latest AVCA poll, moved past the Yeowomen 3-1, 25-14, 25-11, 22-25, and 25-19.

October 29, 2016
#7 Wittenberg Downs Oberlin and #21 Carnegie Mellon on Final Day of Regular Season
Wittenberg concluded their NCAC regular season with a 3-0 win over Oberlin, locking up the NCAC Regular Season Title, as the team went unblemished in NCAC play for the sixth straight season.

October 22, 2016
Highs and Lows for #3 Wittenberg at Washington University-St. Louis National Invite
The Tigers managed to 3-0 IWU on Friday night, but the tables were turned on the Tigers the following two matches as Wittenberg dropped six straight sets to Dallas and Washington combined.

October 19, 2016
#3 Wittenberg Improves to 7-0 in NCAC Play with Ninth Straight Win
#3 Wittenberg won their ninth straight match on Wednesday night in Springfield, as the Tigers improved to 7-0 in NCAC play after downing the Ladies of Kenyon 3-0.

October 15, 2016
#3 Wittenberg Takes Two on Senior Day
Wittenberg won 3-0 against Maryville and Otterbein on Saturday in Pam Evans Smith Arena

October 11, 2016
#3 Wittenberg Makes it Six-Straight with 3-0 Win Over DePauw
#3 Wittenberg women’s volleyball continued to exert their dominance amongst NCAC opponents on Tuesday, as the Tigers squared off against DePauw.

October 5, 2016
#4 Wittenberg Blanks OWU 3-0 in NCAC Tilt
#4 Wittenberg improved to 5-0 in NCAC play on Wednesday night, as the Tigers hit the road to take on the Battling Bishops of Ohio Wesleyan University.

October 1, 2016
#5 Wittenberg Rolls Through Wooster; 3-1
Played close all afternoon, the Tigers were led by outside hitter Maddie Fischer, who recorded 20 kills in the conference victory.

September 29, 2016
#5 Wittenberg Spoils Big Red Home-Opener; 3-1
Wittenberg dropped the first set 25-23 after leading by as many as ten points, but went on to re-group and rattle off three straight set victories at; 25-15, 25-22, and 25-16.

September 25, 2016
#6 Wittenberg Improves to 2-0 in NCAC Play with 3-0 Win Over Allegheny
Wittenberg only needed three sets to take care of the visiting Gators, as the Tigers took care of business; 25-14, 25-18, and 25-12. Wittenberg improves to 8-3 overall in 2016 with the victory, as well as 2-0 in NCAC play.

September 24, 2016
Women's Volleyball Starts Off 1-0 in NCAC Play with 3-1 Victory Over Hiram
After dropping the first set of the afternoon, Wittenberg bounced back to win the next three, winning the match 3-1.

September 21, 2016
Paco Labrador Inducted into Miami of Ohio's Prestigious Cradle of Coaches
Coach Labrador joins the ranks of other notable coaches with Miami roots, including Woody Hayes, Bo Schembechler, and John Harbaugh.

September 19, 2016
Fischer Earns NCAC Player of the Week Honors
The junior earned All-Tournament Team Honors at the Wittenberg Fall Classic this past weekend.

September 17, 2016
Tigers Split the Day, Fall to #3 Calvin in Nightcap after Dropping #17 Elmhurst
Not many programs can boast that they faced off against the number one, two and three programs in the county in a week’s time, but the Wittenberg Tigers women’s volleyball team did so this past week.

September 16, 2016
Women's Volleyball Knocks Off #1 California Lutheran at Pam Evans Smith Arena
In a rematch of the 2015 Division III National Championship match, WIttenberg knocked off the #1 undefeated team in the nation, Cal Lu, 3-1 in Springfield.

September 10, 2016
Women's Volleyball Downs #2 Juniata and #9 Christopher Newport at ASICS Invitational
After a three set loss to Carnegie Melon, the Tigers bounced back with three set sweeps of Christopher-Newport and host Juniata on Saturday.

September 3, 2016
Wittenberg Takes Two on Day Two of Mount Union Invitational
The Tigers defeated Bethany, and Mount Union on the day, while senior Camilia Quiñones earned all tournament team honors.

September 2, 2016
Women's Volleyball Falls 3-0 in 2016 Season Opener
Wittenberg dropped Friday night's match to Hope 3-0 at the Mount Union Invitational

August 22, 2016
Wittenberg Picked as Favorites in Preseason NCAC Poll
After winning its 10th straight league title and finishing as the national runners-up in 2015, the NCAC coaches have predicted the Tigers as the favorites for the 2016 season.

August 18, 2016
Women's Volleyball Ranks Well on the AVCA Preseason Poll
American Volleyball Coaches' Association has released the preseason poll, with the Wittenberg Tigers finishing their 2016 season ranked second in the nation.

July 5, 2016
Women's Volleyball Reflects on Off-season Training Trip to Spain
For the fifth time in the last thirteen years, Wittenberg Volleyball Head Coach Paco Labrador led his nationally ranked squad on an offseason training trip to his ancestral home of Spain.

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Wittenberg to Host 2016 NCAC Women's Volleyball Conference Championships
For the 11th consecutive year, Springfield will be home of the conference championships, as the Tigers seek to clinch their 10th consecutive conference championship.