2023 Bentley University Women's Volleyball News

Bentley captures conference-leading 14 Academic All-NE10 honors
Bentley captures conference-leading 14 Academic All-NE10 honors

January 24, 2024

Bentley totaled a conference-leading 14 Academic All-Conference honors for the Fall 2023 semester, the Northeast-10 announced Wednesday.

East Regional Champions excel in the classroom
East Regional Champions excel in the classroom

December 18, 2023

They’re champions on and off the court. Four members of the Bentley volleyball team earned Academic All-District from College Sports Communicators (CSC).

Vitko's match-high 15 kills not enough in Elite 8 match against Tampa
Vitko's match-high 15 kills not enough in Elite 8 match against Tampa

December 07, 2023

Competing in the program’s first-ever NCAA Championship Elite-8 match, the #8 Bentley volleyball team came up short against #1 Tampa, 3-1 (25-16, 24-26, 25-14, 25-13), at the UPMC Events Center on the campus of Robert Morris University Thursday night.

Falcons to take on Tampa in Bentley's first-ever Elite-8 match
Falcons to take on Tampa in Bentley's first-ever Elite-8 match

December 04, 2023

The Falcons have already made history, and they’re not done, yet. The Bentley volleyball team will compete in the NCAA Elite 8 for the first time in program history when it takes on Tampa, Dec. 7, at 7:30 p.m. in the UPMC Events Center at Robert Morris University.

Falcons win first-ever NCAA East Regional title, reach Elite-8
Falcons win first-ever NCAA East Regional title, reach Elite-8

December 02, 2023

NCAA East Regional Champion and an Elite-8 appearance. The #3 Bentley volleyball team made history by achieving both feats for the first time in school history with a four-set win (12-25, 25-21, 25-23, 25-23) over #5 Daemen Saturday night.

Rounds posts career-high 11 kills; Falcons beat Mercy to reach NCAA East Regional Championship
Rounds posts career-high 11 kills; Falcons beat Mercy to reach NCAA East Regional Championship

December 01, 2023

For the first time in 18 years, the Bentley volleyball team will play for the NCAA D-II East Regional title. The #3 Falcons topped #7 Mercy in four sets (25-23, 21-25, 25-13, 25-14) in the second round of the NCAA D-II Championship at Adelphi Friday night.

Falcons advance! Bentley takes down SNHU in five sets
Falcons advance! Bentley takes down SNHU in five sets

November 30, 2023

For the first time since 2014, the Bentley volleyball team advanced past the first round of the NCAA Championship with a five-set win over Southern New Hampshire at Adelphi Thursday afternoon.

Murphy and Wheeler Named All-Region Honorable Mention by AVCA
Murphy and Wheeler Named All-Region Honorable Mention by AVCA

November 30, 2023

Ingrid Murphy and Ellie Wheeler were each named an All-East Region honorable mention by the American Volleyball Coaches Association.

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Bentley's national run begins in New York; Falcons to take on SNHU Thursday

November 29, 2023

The Bentley volleyball team heads to New York for its fourth consecutive NCAA Championship appearance as the Falcons take on Southern New Hampshire in the first round of the East Regional. Adelphi is hosting the regional in Garden City, N.Y.

Bentley earns NCAA bid, named #3 seed in East Region
Bentley earns NCAA bid, named #3 seed in East Region

November 21, 2023

The Bentley volleyball team earned the #3 seed in the NCAA D-II East Regional Championship, and the Falcons will take on #6 Southern New Hampshire in the first round, Nov. 30. Adelphi is hosting the regional.

Falcons fall to New Haven in NE10 Semifinal
Falcons fall to New Haven in NE10 Semifinal

November 17, 2023

Three Falcons totaled at least eight kills each, but the #2 Bentley volleyball team lost a Northeast-10 semifinal match, 3-1 (23-25, 25-15, 25-13, 25-20), against #3 New Haven Friday night. Top-seeded Adelphi hosted the match.

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Bentley heads to New York for NE10 Semifinals

November 16, 2023

The Bentley volleyball team heads to Garden City, N.Y. for the Northeast-10 Semifinals hosted by Adelphi Friday, Nov. 17. Bentley, the #3 seed, takes on #2 New Haven at 7:30 p.m.

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Murphy and Wheeler repeat on NE10 First Team, Pacis named Coach of the Year

November 15, 2023

Ingrid Murphy and Ellie Wheeler were named All-Northeast-10 First Team honorees, and Joey Pacis was named the NE10 Sandy Hoffman Coach of the Year, the conference announced Wednesday.

Wheeler totals 19 kills, Bentley outlasts St. Anselm in five-set NE10 quarterfinal battle
Wheeler totals 19 kills, Bentley outlasts St. Anselm in five-set NE10 quarterfinal battle

November 14, 2023

Ellie Wheeler amassed a season-high 19 kills as the Bentley volleyball team outlast St. Anselm in five sets (25-18, 25-11, 30-32, 23-25, 15-9) during a Northeast-10 quarterfinal match in the Dana Center Tuesday night.

Bentley to host St. Anselm for NE10 Quarterfinal Tuesday
Bentley to host St. Anselm for NE10 Quarterfinal Tuesday

November 13, 2023

The Bentley volleyball team hosts a Northeast-10 quarterfinal match Tuesday, Nov. 14, when the Falcons take on St. Anselm at 7 p.m.

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Falcons Top Pace 3-1 to Close out Regular Season; Will Host St. Anselm in NE10 Quarters

November 12, 2023

Ingrid Murphy and Caitlin Wunder each had double-digit kills to power the volleyball team past Pace 3-1 on Saturday to close out the regular season with another win.