Jenna Sagehorn was named NAIA All-American second team today, becoming Azusa Pacific volleyball's first-ever 4-time All-American.
Azusa Pacific head coach Gerry Gregory has announced his retirement from coaching. During 21 years on the collegiate level, 6 at Azusa Pacific, Gregory recorded 440 wins.
Azusa Pacific knew it had to be cautious of a letdown after Tuesday's 5-gamer with Fresno Pacific, but the Cougars got caught on their heels in a 3-game sweep at The Master's.
Azusa Pacific did all it could, jumping out to a 2-0 lead, but No. 2-ranked Fresno Pacific regrouped and thwarted the Cougars' upset bid with a 3-2 win.
Azusa Pacific is picking a fine time to play its best volleyball as the Cougars rolled to a 3-game sweep of Christian Heritage, making a push for a playoff spot.
Azusa Pacific turned up its play and put together perhaps its most complete performance of the season when it needed it most in a 3-1 win over Vanguard.
No. 9-ranked Biola put together one of its finest performances of the season and rode it to a 3-game sweep of Azusa Pacific.
Azusa Pacific's bid to upset No. 4-ranked Point Loma Nazarene was thwarted by All-American Rochelle Short, who rallied the Sea Lions to a 5-game victory.
Azusa Pacific jumped out to an early lead and never looked back in avenging an earlier loss to California Baptist with a 3-game sweep of the Lancers in Riverside.
Azusa Pacific, ranked No. 21 in the NAIA, shrugged off a slow start and cruised past Concordia, 29-31, 30-23, 30-21, 30-23, for its sixth straight win over the Eagles.
On a night when her team needed her the most, Jenna Sagehorn stepped up with a match-high 17 kills in a 5-game win. Oh yeah, in the process, she became the Cougars' career kills' leader.
Azusa Pacific went for the upset bid, but undefeated Fresno Pacific stood tall and extended its winning streak over the Cougars to 23 games and 10 years.
What was supposed to be a battle between a pair of nationally-ranked teams was anything but that as No. 8 Biola gladly accepted a host of Azusa Pacific service errors to trounce the Cougars in 3 games.
Azusa Pacific challenged for 3 games, but Point Loma Nazarene and All-American Rochelle Short's match-high 27 kills took over, and the Sea Lions cruised in for a 3-1 win.
Azusa Pacific used its tall and athletic front row to thwart away repeated Christian Heritage attacks. As a result, the Cougars squeaked out a 5-game road win over the Hawks.
Spearheaded by Maria Abaca's 10-kill (0 errors) performance, Azusa Pacific shook off any lingering effects of Tuesday's upset and knocked No. 11 Westmont in 4 games.
No. 18-ranked Azusa Pacific let several leads slip away, including a 2-1 match lead and an 11-5 game 5 cushion, to fall to GSAC rival Cal Baptist.
Azusa Pacific was pushed to the brink, but eventually the Cougars dug themselves out of trouble and got a 3-1 GSAC road win at Concordia.
All-GSAC sophomore Jenny Brickner led Azusa Pacific to a sweep of Hope International both teams' GSAC opener by leading an impressive defensive display while making her presence felt on offense.
Notre Dame de Namur started hot and ended the same in a 3-1 win over Azusa Pacific in the final match of the Azusa Pacific Invitational.
After a slow start, the NAIA's No. 18-ranked Azusa Pacific picked up the pace, thanks in part to Melanie Rivas' play, and cruised to its fourth straight win, sweeping Carroll College.
Azusa Pacific head coach Gerry Gregory reached the 100-win plateau for his Azusa Pacific career with a 3-1 win over Alliant International last night.
Azusa Pacific volleyball's 2003 schedule has been released. The Cougars, who have 3 straight 20-win seasons for the first time in program history, have 22 matches and 3 tournaments on the docket.