2018 Furman Volleyball News

  • Furman Athletics, Van Wagner Sports & Entertainment Announce Multimedia Rights Partnership
    April 24, 2019
    Van Wagner Sports and Entertainment (Van Wagner) and Furman University Athletics announced a multi-year agreement granting Van Wagner Collegiate Services exclusive rights to represent Furman Athletics in corporate sponsorships and media sales negotiations.
  • Furman Men Continue To Lead SoCon All-Sports Race; Paladin Women Second In Germann Cup Standings
    March 29, 2019
    Furman’s men’s programs continue to lead the Southern Conference all-sport race after the completion of the league’s winter championship seasons, while the Paladin women sit in second place in the Germann Cup standings. 
  • Furman Places 26 On Fall Academic All-Conference Team
    January 15, 2019
    Furman placed 26 athletes on the Southern Conference Fall Academic All-Conference Team, as announced today by the league office.
  • Furman Men Lead SoCon All-Sports Races; Paladin Women In Second Place After Fall Seasons
    December 07, 2018
    Furman’s men’s programs lead the Southern Conference all-sport races and the Paladin women are in second place after the completion of the fall championship seasons.
  • Furman Athletics Posts Impressive Graduation Rates
    November 20, 2018
    Furman University athletics is continuing its tradition of recording solid graduation rates according to the NCAA, which has released its annual Graduation Success Rates (GSR).
  • Furman Falls to Samford in SoCon Semifinal
    November 17, 2018
    Greensboro, N.C. – Kelsi Hobs put down 14 kills and Samford downed Furman, 3-0 (21-25, 18-25, 18-25) on Saturday evening in the second of two SoCon Semifinals. The win moves the Bulldogs to 18-14 on the year and into the SoCon Championship match, while the loss drops the Paladins to 13-16.
  • No. 3 Furman Sweeps No. 6 UNCG to Earn SoCon Semifinal Spot
    November 16, 2018
    Greensboro, N.C. – Behind 23 kills from Jamila Johnson and Jordan McNeill, Furman volleyball swept UNCG (29-27, 25-22, 25-17) on Friday night to earn a spot in Saturday’s semifinal match. The win moves the Paladins to 13-15 on the year, while the loss ends the Spartans’ season at 13-16.
  • Volleyball Opens SoCon Tournament Play Friday as No. 3 Seed
    November 15, 2018
    Greenville, S.C. – Furman volleyball opens SoCon Tournament play on Friday evening as the No. 3 seed, taking on the No. 6 seed, and tournament host, UNCG. All of Friday’s first-round matchups are set to be streamed on the SoCon Digital Network. 
  • Three Paladins Earn All-SoCon Honors; Harris Named to All-Freshman Team
    November 14, 2018
    Greenville, S.C. – Four Paladins have been named to Southern Conference All-Conference teams, it has been announced today by the league office. Voting is conducted by the league’s nine head coaches.
  • Furman Falls To UNCG, 3-1, In Regular Season Finale; Paladins Enter SoCon Tournament As No. 3 Seed
    November 10, 2018
    Maria Esch and Holly Behrends each tallied 12 kills to lead the UNCG volleyball team past Furman, 3-1, Saturday in Greensboro, N.C., in the regular season finale for both teams.
  • Furman Volleyball Travels to UNCG for 2018 Regular Season Finale
    November 09, 2018
    Greenville, S.C. – Furman volleyball hits the road this weekend, travelling to UNCG for a 7:00 PM Saturday matchup. Greensboro is the site of the 2018 SoCon Championship and Saturday’s matchup is set to be broadcast on the SoCon Digital Network.
  • Seniors Lead Furman to Five-Set Win Over Wofford in 2018 Home Finale
    November 07, 2018
    Greenville, S.C. – Behind 46 kills, 61 assists, and 81 digs from the senior class, Furman outlasted Wofford, 3-2 (32-34, 25-15, 25-20, 21-25, 15-12) on Wednesday night inside Alley Gym in the 2018 home finale. The win moves the Paladins to 12-14 on the year, 8-7 in SoCon play, while the loss drops the Terriers to 14-14, 7-8 in SoCon play.
  • Volleyball Plays Host to Wofford in 2018 Home Finale
    November 06, 2018
    Greenville, S.C. – Furman volleyball returns to Alley Gym for one final time in 2018, welcoming Upstate-rival Wofford for a 7:00 p.m. match. The match will be streamed live on the SoCon Digital Network, and the first 200 fans in attendance will receive a free donut courtesy of the Donut Experiment.
  • Meg DeMaar Named SoCon Defensive Player of the Week
    November 05, 2018
    Greenville, S.C. – Meg DeMaar was named the Southern Conference Volleyball Defensive Player of the Week, it was announced today by the SoCon. Weekly voting is conducted by the league office. The honor marks the second of the season for the Paladins and seventh of DeMaar’s career. 
  • Seniors Lead Furman Past Western Carolina on Senior Night
    November 03, 2018
    Greenville, S.C. – Furman’s seniors combined for 43 kills, 73 digs and five blocks as the Paladins downed Western Carolina, 3-1 (25-23, 25-10, 20-25, 25-18) on Senior Night inside Alley Gym. The win moves the Paladins to 11-14 on the year and 7-7 in SoCon play, while the loss drops the Catamounts to 12-13, 6-8 in SoCon play.
  • ETSU Downs Furman, 3-1, on Friday
    November 02, 2018
    Greenville, S.C. – Behind 19 kills from Leah Clayton and AJ Lux, ETSU downed Furman, 3-1 (17-25, 26-24, 24-26, 23-25) on Friday night inside Alley Gym. The win moves the Bucs to 23-5 on the year, 12-1 in SoCon play, while the loss drops the Paladins to 10-14, 6-7 in SoCon play.
  • Volleyball Plays Host to ETSU, Western Carolina for Senior Weekend
    November 01, 2018
    Greenville, S.C. – Furman volleyball returns to Alley Gym this weekend, welcoming ETSU and Western Carolina to campus for Friday and Saturday competition. Both matches will be streamed on the SoCon Digital Network, and Saturday’s match will celebrate Furman’s five graduating seniors.
  • Furman Downs Mercer on Saturday
    October 27, 2018
    Macon, Ga. – Behind 18 kills from senior Jordan McNeill, Furman volleyball held off a Mercer rally and downed the Bears, 3-1 (25-23, 26-28, 25-19, 25-18) on Saturday afternoon in Macon, Ga. The win moves the Paladins to 10-13 on the year, 6-6 in SoCon play, while the loss drops the Bears to 12-11, 5-7 in SoCon play. 
  • Furman Drops Five Set Heartbreaker at The Citadel on Friday
    October 26, 2018
    Charleston, S.C. – Behind 20 kills from Mellanie King, The Citadel erased a fourth-set deficit and used the momentum to take the fifth set, 15-12, downing the Paladins 3-2 on Friday night inside McAlister Fieldhouse. The win moves the Bulldogs to 9-13 on the year, 4-7 in SoCon play, while the loss drops the Paladins to 9-13, 5-6 in SoCon play.
  • Furman Volleyball Travels to The Citadel, Mercer
    October 25, 2018
    Greenville, S.C. – Furman volleyball hits the road this weekend, traveling to The Citadel and Mercer for Friday and Saturday matchups, respectively. Friday’s match will be streamed on ESPN+, while Saturday’s match will not be streamed.
  • Furman Sweeps Chattanooga on Saturday
    October 20, 2018
    Greenville, S.C. – Behind 17 kills from Carris Campbell, Furman volleyball swept Chattanooga 25-20, 25-14, 25-20 on Saturday night inside Alley Gym. The win moves the Paladins to 9-12 on the year, 5-5 in SoCon play, while the loss drops Chattanooga to 8-15, 4-6 SoCon.
  • Samford Comeback Downs Furman on Friday
    October 19, 2018
    Greenville, SC - Facing a 2-0 hole, Samford rallied to down the Paladins 3-2 (25-22, 26-24, 22-25, 22-25, 13-15) on Friday night inside Alley Gym. The win moves the Bulldogs to 12-11, 7-2 SoCon, while the loss drops the Paladins to 8-12, 4-5 SoCon. 
  • Furman Volleyball Plays Host to Samford, Chattanooga This Weekend
    October 18, 2018
    Greenville, S.C. – Furman volleyball returns to Alley Gym this weekend, taking on Samford and Chattanooga in two homecoming weekend contests. Both matches are set for 7:00 p.m. and will be streamed on the SoCon Digital Network. The first 100 fans in attendance at both matches will receive a free donut, compliments of the Donut Experiment.
  • Meg DeMaar Named SoCon Defensive Player of the Week
    October 15, 2018
    Greenville, S.C. – Meg DeMaar was named the Southern Conference Volleyball Defensive Player of the Week, it was announced today by the SoCon. Weekly voting is conducted by the league office. The honor marks the first of the season for the Paladins and sixth of DeMaar’s career.
  • Balanced Effort Powers Furman to Sweep of UNCG
    October 12, 2018
    Greenville, S.C. – Three Paladins recorded double-digit kills and four turned in double-digit kills, as Furman swept UNCG 25-14, 25-19, 25-18 on Friday night inside Alley Gym. The win moves the Paladins to 8-1 on the year, 4-4 in SoCon play, while the loss drops the Spartans to 9-10, 3-4 SoCon.
  • Furman Volleyball Plays Host to UNCG on Friday
    October 11, 2018
    Greenville, S.C. – Furman volleyball returns to Alley Gym on Friday, continuing SoCon play against UNCG. The teams are set to square off at 7:00 PM and the matchup is set to be shown live on the SoCon Digital Network.
  • Furman Sweeps Wofford on Wednesday
    October 10, 2018
    Spartanburg, S.C. -- Behind 10 kills from Carris Campbell, Furman volleyball swept Wofford, 25-20, 25-20, 25-18, on Wednesday, to move to 2-0 inside Wofford’s new Jerry Richardson Indoor Stadium. The win moves Furman to 7-11 on the year, 3-4 in SoCon play, while the loss drops the Terriers to 9-11, 2-5 in SoCon play. 
  • Volleyball Travels to Wofford for Upstate SoCon Showdown
    October 09, 2018
    Greenville, S.C. – Furman volleyball looks to rebound from back-to-back losses, as the Paladins travel to nearby Spartanburg, S.C., on Wednesday to face SoCon-foe Wofford at 6:00 p.m. inside the Jerry Richardson Indoor Stadium.
  • Furman Falls at ETSU on Saturday
    October 06, 2018
    Johnson City, Tenn. – Powered by 14 kills from Leah Clayton, ETSU downed Furman 3-1 (25-14, 23-25, 25-17, 25-13) on Saturday night in Johnson City, Tenn. The win moves the Bucs to 16-4, 5-1 SoCon, while the loss drops the Paladins to 6-11, 2-4 SoCon.
  • Western Carolina Downs Furman on Friday
    October 05, 2018
    Cullowhee, N.C. – Despite putting down 59 kills and holding Western Carolina to a .163 hitting percentage, Furman volleyball fell to the Catamounts, 3-1 (22-25, 22-25, 25-20, 17-25) on Friday night inside the Ramsey Center. The win moves the Catamounts to 8-8 on the year, 2-3 in SoCon play, while the loss drops the Paladins to 6-10, 2-3 in SoCon play. 
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