2021 Wilmington University Volleyball News

  • Wildcats Lead CACC With 10 Honorees on 2021 CACC Volleyball All-Academic Team
    December 17, 2021
    Fifty-three (53) honorees on Friday were named to the 2021 Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) Women's Volleyball All-Academic Team, as announced by Commissioner Dan Mara. The total number of honorees represent all 13 schools that compete in the sport in the CACC.
  • Angel Oliver Voted First Team D2CCA All-East Region
    December 02, 2021
    Junior middle hitter Angel Oliver becomes the second Wilmington University volleyball player to earn All-Region status in its NCAA era, being voted to the First Team Division II Conference Commissioner’s Association (D2CCA) All-East Region Team on Wednesday.
  • Mandy Behiels Named to CoSIDA Academic All-District 1 Volleyball Team
    November 24, 2021
    Getting is done on the court and in the classroom, Wilmington University volleyball’s Mandy Behiels has been voted to the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-District 1 Team, as voted on by the East Region’s sports information directors.
  • Grace Morton Wins CACC Volleyball Top XVI Award for Academic Excellence
    November 23, 2021
    Prior to the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference Volleyball Tournament Semifinals, the conference office presented the All-Conference Teams and Major Awards, along with the CACC Top XVI Awards for academic excellence. For the fourth time this fall, the award went to a Wilmington University Wildcat, as Grace Morton took home the prize.
  • Wildcats Can’t Finish Off the Bears as Bloomfield Sneaks Away with 3-2 Victory in CACC Volleyball Semifinals
    November 20, 2021
    Searching for their first Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference Tournament Championship appearance since 2012, the Wilmington University volleyball team fell just short in five sets to Bloomfield, holding match point before falling in the Semifinals in the Wellness Center at Georgian Court.
  • Angel Oliver, Mandy Behiels, and Heather Pedrick Earn Spots on CACC Volleyball All-Conference Teams
    November 17, 2021
    A trio of Wilmington University volleyball players were voted to the 2021 Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference All-Conference Teams on Tuesday, as voted on by the league’s 13 head coaches.
  • PLAYOFF PREVIEW: Volleyball Earns South’s No. 2 Seed, Hosts N#3 Post in CACC Tournament First Round
    November 16, 2021
    For the first time since 2015, the Wilmington University volleyball earned the right to host a Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference Tournament First Round contest, earning the No. 2 seed from the South Division and will play the North Division’s No. 3 seed Post University.
  • Volleyball Advances to CACC Tournament Semifinals with Sweep of Post in First Round
    November 16, 2021
    For the first time since the 2015 season, the Wilmington University volleyball team is heading back to the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference Tournament Semifinals after defeating Post, 3-0, in the First Round on Tuesday night at the WU Athletics Complex.
  • Volleyball Drops Regular Season Finale to Felician, 3-1
    November 13, 2021
    Wilmington University saw their regular season come to a close at the hands of a 3-1 loss to the host Golden Falcons of Felician University.  Set scores for the match were 18-25, 25-15, 19-25, and 21-25.
  • Volleyball vs. Georgian Court
    November 11, 2021
    In a crucial CACC South Division battle at the end of the regular season, the Wilmingotn University volleyball team came out on top over Georgian Court, 3-2, to secure the South Division's No. 2 seed and a home game in the upcoming CACC Tournament First Round. The Wildcats got a triple double from Heather Pedrick, 13 kills from Mandy Behiels, nine total blocks from Dorie Moore, and a match high 20 digs from Elly Collins. A big solo block from Jessica Connelly in the fifth set lifted the Wildcats while Elly Collins came away with a kill in the set as well. The Wildcats are now 20-11 overall and 14-3 in CACC play with one match left in the regular season. Copyright 2021; Wilmington University. All rights reserved.
  • Volleyball Clinches No. 2 Seed in South Division with Exhilarating Five-Set Victory over Georgian Court
    November 10, 2021
    For the first time since 2015, the Wilmington University volleyball team will play a home game in the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference Tournament First Round as it battled past Georgina Court, 3-2, to clinch the South Division’s No. 2 seed on Wednesday night at the WU Athletics Complex.
  • Volleyball Sweeps Post, 3-0, on Senior Day
    November 06, 2021
    Quickly approaching the end of the regular season, the Wilmington University volleyball team remains in second place in the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference South Division with a 3-0 win over Post on Saturday on Senior Day at the WU Athletics Complex.
  • Video: Volleyball vs. Chestnut Hill
    November 05, 2021
    The offense was led by freshman Jessica Connelly while the defense came up with 12 blocks as the Wilmington University volleyball team earned a 3-0 sweep of Chestnut Hill on Thursday night. Connelly finished with 11 kills and five block assists while Mandy Behiels added eight kills and 12 digs. Heather Pedrick had 7 kills, 12 assists, and 13 digs while Angel Oliver had six kills, 8 total blocks, and 3 aces to lead the team with 14 points. Katie Bushong dished out 15 assists while Elly Collins led with 15 digs. The Wildcats are now 18-11 overall and 12-3 in the CACC. Copyright 2021; Wilmington University. All rights reserved.
  • Jessica Connelly’s Arm and Team's 12 Total Blocks Lead WilmU Volleyball to Season Sweep of Chestnut Hill
    November 04, 2021
    Freshman Jessica Connelly led the offensive charge while the defense enjoyed a block party at the net as the Wilmington University volleyball team got back in the win column on Thursday at the WU Athletics Complex, defeating Chestnut Hill, 3-0, to sweep the season series from the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference South Division foe.
  • Jefferson Evens Season Series with 3-0 Sweep of Wilmington Volleyball
    November 02, 2021
    Jefferson swept a Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference South Division contest from the Wilmington University volleyball team on Tuesday night inside the Gallagher Athletic Center, 3-0, evening the season series between the two conference rivals.
  • Angel Oliver Named CACC Player of the Week
    November 01, 2021
    After leading her team to a 2-0 week inside the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference, Wilmington University middle hitter Angel Oliver has been named the CACC Player of the Week, as announced by the conference office on Monday.
  • Volleyball Wins Fifth Straight by Edging out Dominican, 3-1
    October 30, 2021
    The Wilmington University volleyball team won its fifth straight contest overall and third straight inside the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference by edging out Dominican, 3-1, on the road on Saturday afternoon.
  • Wildcats Take Care of Crosstown Rival Goldey-Beacom in Straight Sets
    October 27, 2021
    The Wilmington University volleyball team took care of crosstown rival Goldey-Beacom in straight sets on Wednesday, sweeping the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference series for the season.
  • Heather Pedrick and Shawn Genus Named CACC Players of the Week
    October 26, 2021
    Coming down the home stretch of the 2021 fall regular season, the Wilmington University athletic programs are still shining, as volleyball’s Heather Pedrick and men’s soccer’s Shawn Genus have been named Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference Players of the Week on Monday.
  • Volleyball Sweeps Caldwell For CACC Win; Wraps Up Nonconference Slate with 3-1 Win Over Millersville
    October 23, 2021
    Heather Pedrick added to her NCAA Division II lead with her eighth triple-double of the year and Elly Collins collected her 1,000th career dig as the Wilmington University volleyball team picked up two wins on Saturday, defeating Caldwell in Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference Play and Millersville in the team’s final nonconference match of the year on Saturday at the WU Athletics Complex.
  • Volleyball vs. Mercy
    October 22, 2021
    The Wilmington University volleyball team defeated Mercy in straight sets on Thursday, collecting 9 blocks and 9 aces on the night. Angel Oliver finished with 8 kills while Heather Pedrick had 8 kills, 10 assists, 22 digs, and 4 block assists. Katie Bushong dished out 15 assists while Elly Collins added 16 digs. Dorie Moore had a solo block and five block assists. Pedrick, Mandy Behiels, Bushong, and Genevieve Hughes all had two aces as well. The Wildcats are now 13-10 overall on the year. Copyright 2021; Wilmington University. All rights reserved.
  • Balanced Effort Leads WilmU Volleyball to 3-0 Sweep Over Mercy
    October 21, 2021
    The Wilmington University volleyball team spread the wealth around in a 3-0 nonconference victory over Mercy on Thursday night at the WU Athletics Complex.
  • Tigers Steal Momentum, Comeback to Earn Season Sweep Over Wilmington, 3-1
    October 19, 2021
    Winning a close second set swung the momentum of the match in favor of Holy Family, as the Tigers came back to defeat the Wilmington University volleyball team, 3-1, to earn the season sweep in the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference series on Tuesday night at the Campus Center.
  • Volleyball Dominant in Seventh Straight CACC Win, 3-0, Over Nyack
    October 16, 2021
    A dominating performance led to the Wilmington University volleyball team’s seventh straight Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference victory, defeating Nyack, 3-0, on Saturday afternoon at the WU Athletics Complex.
  • Volleyball vs. USciences
    October 14, 2021
    The Wilmington University volleyball team won its sixth straight CACC contest on Wednesday night, defeating USciences, 3-1. Heather Pedrick collected her 6th triple-double of the year with 11 kills, 23 assists, and 16 digs. Jessica Connelly also had 11 kills. Mandy Behiels finished with 10 kills and 12 digs. Elly Collins led with 19 digs. Angel Oliver had six digs, two solo blocks and three block assists. The Wildcats are not 11-9 overall, 7-1 in CACC play. Copyright 2021; Wilmington University. All rights reserved.
  • Volleyball Wins Sixth Straight CACC Match with 3-1 Victory over USciences
    October 13, 2021
    The Wilmington University volleyball team won their sixth straight Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference contest, sweeping the season series from USciences with a 3-1 victory on Wednesday night at the WU Athletics Complex.
  • Heather Pedrick Named CACC Co-Player of the Week
    October 11, 2021
    For the second time this season, Wilmington University volleyball right side hitter Heather Pedrick has been named the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference Co-Player of the Week, as announced by the conference office on Monday.
  • Volleyball's Winning Streak Snapped in Nonconference Losses to AIC and SCSU
    October 10, 2021
    The Wilmington University volleyball team dropped a pair of matches to Northeast 10 Conference opponents on Sunday, falling to American International, 3-0, and host Southern Connecticut State, 3-1, at Pelz Gym.
  • Wildcats Drop First Set, Fight Back for 3-1 CACC Victory at Chestnut Hill
    October 07, 2021
    The Wilmington University volleyball team didn’t let a late set letdown in the opener keep them from winning their fifth straight, coming back to defeated Chestnut Hill, 3-1, in a Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference South Division matchup in Sorgenti Arena on Thursday night.
  • Volleyball vs. Jefferson
    October 06, 2021
    The Wilmingotn University volleyball team stretched it's winning streak to four-straight with a 3-1 win over Jefferson, a team they hadn't beat in the previous 10 tries. Prior to the match, the Wildcats honored head coach Kim Huggins-Habbert for winning the hers and the program's 300th career NCAA game. They haven't lost since winning match 300 on Homecoming. Mandy Behiels had 12 kills and 12 digs while Heather Pedrick and Jessica Connelly has 10 kills each. Pedrick also dished out 22 assists and had five aces. Elly Collins led with 18 digs. Copyright 2021; Wilmington University. All rights reserved. Interview with head coach Kim Huggins-Habbert and Mandy Behiels.
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