2008 Volleyball Headlines

May 29, 2009
VOLLEYBALL STANDOUT FLOREA TO BE INDUCTED INTO THE SSC HALL OF FAME
All-American and SSC Player of the Year will Join 14 Others in June Induction Ceremony

December 3, 2008
McKENNA AND NOGUERAS EARN AVCA ALL-AMERICA HONORS
Both Led the Lions' Volleyball Team to a Record 29-11 Season

November 26, 2008
BLETSO, MCKENNA AND NOGUERAS CONTINUE TO EARN VOLLEYBALL HONORS
Three Lions Earn AVCA All-South Region Honors

November 24, 2008
MCKENNA AND NOGUERAS EARN NCAA ALL-TOURNAMENT TEAM ACCOLADES

November 21, 2008
SAINT LEO VOLLEYBALL’S DREAM RUN ENDS IN 3-2 LOSS TO NOVA SOUTHEASTERN
Lions Cannot Hold a 2-0 Lead in Falling to the Sharks; End Season 29-11

November 20, 2008
UNBELIEVABLE!! LIONS UPSET FLORIDA SOUTHERN TO ADVANCE
Volleyball Wins Their First-Ever NCAA Tournament Game in Thrilling Fashion

November 20, 2008
BLETSO, MCKENNA AND NOGUERAS EARN ALL-CONFERENCE HONORS; BLETSO NAMED FRESHMAN OF THE YEAR
Bletso Marks the Second Consecutive Freshman of the Year for Saint Leo

November 17, 2008
SAINT LEO VOLLEYBALL TO MAKE THIRD-STRAIGHT APPEARANCE IN NCAA TOURNAMENT
Lions Earn Seventh Seed and Will Face No. 2 Florida Southern on Thursday in Tampa

November 17, 2008
BLETSO CLOSES OUT VOLLEYBALL REGULAR SEASON WITH CONFERENCE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
The Lions' Freshman Cap an Outstanding Year with Conference Honor

November 15, 2008
CIBRONE GETS 100th WIN AS VOLLEYBALL EARNS EXCITING WIN OVER BARRY
Lions Now Look to Possible Postseason Bid with Another Five-Set Thriller

November 12, 2008
SAINT LEO VOLLEYBALL UPSETS FLORIDA SOUTHERN FOR THE FIRST TIME IN PROGRAM HISTORY
Over 25 Years of Frustration Disappears in Thrilling Five-Set Win

November 8, 2008
VOLLEYBALL DROPS SSC CONTEST TO NOVA SOUTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY 3-0
Lions Drop Second Consecutive SSC Contest

November 7, 2008
VOLLEYBALL UPENDED BY LYNN UNIVERSITY IN FIVE SET SSC THRILLER
Armer?s 20 Kill Night Falls by the Wayside.

November 2, 2008
SAINT LEO VOLLEYBALL BATTLES BACK TO DEFEAT ROLLINS IN SSC ACTION
Four Lions Record Double-Digit Kills in the Comeback Win,

October 31, 2008
SAINT LEO VOLLEYBALL SET NEW RECORD FOR WINS IN HALLOWEEN SWEEP OF FLORIDA TECH
Lions Win 25th Match in 3-0 Sweep

October 24, 2008
VOLLEYBALL CRUISES IN SWEEP OVER PALM BEACH ATLANTIC UNIVERSITY
Lions Match Program-Record 24th Victory with Win.

October 22, 2008
VOLLEYBALL FALLS TO THE UNIVERSITY OF TAMPA IN SSC TILT
Bletso hit .583 in the SSC defeat.

October 20, 2008
RYAN NAMED SSC VOLLEYBALL DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK IN THE SSC

October 18, 2008
SAINT LEO VOLLEYBALL RALLIES TO DOWN BUCS, PICKS UP BIG ROAD WIN
Lions Come Back from Two-Game Deficit to Defeat Barry

October 14, 2008
VOLLEYBALL CRUISES PAST ECKERD COLLEGE IN SSC ACTION
Bletso and McKenna Combine For 22 Kills.

October 11, 2008
SAINT LEO VOLLEYBALL SPLITS FINAL DAY IN ARKANSAS
Lions Sweep Through Opener but Run Out of Steam in the Final Match

October 10, 2008
SAINT LEO VOLLEYBALL DOMINATES IN ARKANSAS TO GET 20TH WIN
Lions Snap Skid with Victories Over Harding and Henderson State

October 9, 2008
SAINT LEO HELPS ’DIG FOR THE CURE’
Lions Team Up with Florida Southern to Raise Money for Breast Cancer Research

October 7, 2008
SAINT LEO VOLLEYBALL FALLS TO 10TH-RANKED FLORIDA SOUTHERN
Lions Winless Streak Now at Three After 3-0 Defeat

October 4, 2008
No. 24 VOLLEYBALL DROPS TOUGH SSC MATCH-UP ON THE ROAD AT NOVA SOUTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY
The Lions Lose Back-to-Back SSC Match-Ups.

October 3, 2008
NO. 24 SAINT LEO VOLLEYBALL FALLS TO LYNN UNIVERSITY IN SSC THRILLER
Michelle Nogueras Records Her Thrid Triple-Double in Last Four Matches

September 30, 2008
NOGUERAS NAMED SPORTS IMPORTS/AVCA DIVISION II VOLLEYBALL PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Saint Leo Setter Earns National Honor for the First-Time in Lions' History

September 30, 2008
SAINT LEO VOLLEYBALL CRUISES IN SSC MATCH-UP WITH THE ROLLINS COLLEGE TARS
Lions Pick-Up 11th Shutout of the Season

September 29, 2008
SAINT LEO VOLLEYBALL PLAYER MICHELLE NOGUERAS NAMED SSC PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Nogueras is the First Player in the 2008 Season to Have Consecutive Triple-Doubles, #25 Lions Now 17-3

September 27, 2008
VOLLEYBALL CONTNUES SUCCESS WITH SWEEP AT FINAL DAY OF GSC/SSC CROSSOVER TOURNAMENT
Lions Extend Winning Streak to Five

September 26, 2008
VOLLEYBALL SWEEPS FIRST DAY OF GSC/SSC CROSSOVER TOURNAMNET
Lions Extend Winning Streak to Three Matches

September 25, 2008
SAINT LEO SPORTS INFORMATION ADDS WEEKEND VOLLEYBALL BROADCASTS
Montevallo and Valdosta State Will Be Broadcasts via Stretch Internet

September 23, 2008
SAINT LEO VOLLEYBALL STOPS SKID WITH 3-1 WIN OVER FLORIDA TECH
Three Lions Hit Over .300 and Have Double-Digit Kills

September 20, 2008
SAINT LEO VOLLEYBALL SUFFERS THIRD-STRAIGHT LOSS WITH FIVE-GAME HEARTBREAKER TO WEST TEXAS A&M
Lions Cannot Capitalize on Big Fifth Game Lead

September 19, 2008
SAINT LEO VOLLEYBALL FALLS IN MEMORABLE BATTLE WITH #4 TAMPA
#22 Lions Fight Hard But Breaks Fall the Spartans Way

September 17, 2008
#22 SAINT LEO VOLLEYBALL UPSET BY ECKERD COLLEGE
Lions Handed First Loss of 2008 in SSC Battle

September 16, 2008
GINGER DAVENPORT NOMINATED FOR NCAA WOMAN OF THE YEAR AWARD
Women's Soccer Assistant and Former Player Finalist in National Honor

September 15, 2008
SAINT LEO VOLLEYBALL EARNS NO. 22 RANKING IN LATEST AVCA TOP-25 POLL
Lions Crack the Top-25 for the First Time in Program History

September 13, 2008
SAINT LEO VOLLEYBALL STAYS PERFECT WITH SECOND DAY SWEEP AT AASU TOURNAMENT
Lions Improve to 12-0 While Not Surrendering a Match to the Opponents

September 12, 2008
SAINT LEO VOLLEYBALL MAKES IT A PERFECT 10 WITH TWIN WINS IN SAVANNAH
Lions Go 10-0 in 2008 with Wins Over Armstong Atlantic and Carson-Newman

September 6, 2008
SAINT LEO VOLLEYBALL STAYS UNDEFEATED WITH ANOTHER SATURDAY SWEEP
Lions Surrender One Set in Four Victories to Stay Perfect

September 5, 2008
LIONS’ VOLLEYBALL SWEEP THE FIRST DAY AT FLORIDA TECH TOURNAMENT
Saint Leo Uses Two 3-0 Match Wins to Stay Undefeated

September 2, 2008
McKENNA NAMED SSC VOLLEYBALL OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Reigning NCAA Attacking Champ Earns First Conference Award of 2008

August 30, 2008
SAINT LEO UNIVERSITY VOLLEYBALL POSTS SATURDAY SWEEP TO STAY UNDEFEATED
Lions Defeat St. Thomas and Northwood to Improve to 4-0

August 29, 2008
SAINT LEO UNIVERSITY VOLLEYBALL SWEEPS CENTRAL OKLAHOMA IN SEASON OPENER
Jordan and McKenna Combine for 24 Kills to Lead the Lions Victory

August 29, 2008
SAINT LEO VOLLEYBALL POSTS FIRST UPSET OF 2008
Lions? Go 2-0 on First Day after 3-1 Victory Over No. 21 Ashland

August 28, 2008
SAINT LEO UNIVERSITY VOLLEYBALL LOOKS TO TURN POTENTIAL INTO SUCCESS ON THE COURT
Head Coach Sam Cibrone Has High Expectations For the Veteran Squad

August 20, 2008
SAINT LEO UNIVERSITY VOLLEYBALL RECEIVES VOTES IN AVCA PRESEASON POLL
Lions Earn 45 Preseason Votes for the First Time in Program History

August 13, 2008
LIONS’ VOLLEYBALL SELECTED FOURTH IN SSC PRE-SEASON POLL
Lions Receive First 1st-Place Vote In Program History