2011-12 Bentley University Women's Volleyball News

  • Five Set to Join Bentley Volleyball Team in the Fall
    June 20, 2012
    Bentley University women's volleyball coach Sandy Hoffman has announced her recruiting class of 2012. Three of the five new Falcons are from west of the Mississippi and the other two are from New York.
  • Buckner Selected for Northeast-10 Women’s Volleyball All-Rookie Team
    November 09, 2011
    Bentley University freshman outside hitter Kelsey Buckner (San Marino, Calif./San Marino HS) has been selected for the 2011 Northeast-10 Conference Women’s Volleyball All-Rookie Team, which was announced today.
  • Candelaria Powers New Haven to 3-0 Win over Bentley; Falcons Led by Buckner
    November 04, 2011
    Junior Keidy Candelaria (Vega Baja, P.R.), the conference leader in kills, put down a match-high 15 and hit .464 as the University of New Haven took care of Bentley University, 3-0, Friday night in Northeast-10 Conference women’s volleyball at the Dana Center. The scores were 25-19, 25-21 and 25-18.
  • Dominguez, Buckner Lead Bentley Past Southern New Hampshire, 3-1
    November 01, 2011
    Freshman Savannah Dominguez (Miami, Fla./Palmer Trinity HS) hit at a .600 success rate with 12 kills and classmate Kelsey Buckner (San Marino, Calif./San Marino HS) posted her 11th double-double of the season as Bentley University topped Southern New Hampshire University, 3-1, in Northeast-10 Conference women’s volleyball Tuesday night at the Dana Center.
  • AIC Comes From Behind to Stun Bentley in Five; Strong Effort for Buckner in Defeat
    October 28, 2011
    Down 2-0 in the match and trailing late in the third, American International College came storming back to register a 3-2 victory over Bentley University in Northeast-10 Conference women’s volleyball Friday night at Butova Gymnasium.
  • Arvidson & Iverson Lead NE-10 Co-Leader Stonehill Past Bentley in Three
    October 25, 2011
    Sophomore right-side Kirsten Arvidson (Andover) hit .476 with a dozen kills and freshman Emily Iverson (Elmhurst, Ill.) provided 40 assists as Stonehill College stayed undefeated in Northeast-10 Conference women’s volleyball with a 3-0 sweep of Bentley University Tuesday night at Merkert Gymnasium.
  • Simms, Overholt Lead Adelphi to 3-0 Sweep of Bentley
    October 22, 2011
    Senior Potawe Simms (East Patchogue, N.Y.) hit .400 with a match-high 11 kills and junior Chelsea Overholt (Centravilla, Va.) served four of her team’s 11 aces as Adelphi University swept past Bentley University, 3-0, in Northeast-10 Conference women’s volleyball Saturday afternoon at the Dana Center.
  • Pavels’ Double-Double Helps Pace Sweep Bentley, 3-0
    October 21, 2011
    Freshman Melanie Pavels (Valley Stream, N.Y.) had 13 kills, including her team’s final five of the match, and 17 digs as Pace University never trailed en route to a three-set sweep of Bentley University in Northeast-10 Conference women’s volleyball Friday night at the Dana Center. Scores were 25-12, 25-18 and 25-22.
  • Help Bentley Volleyball Raise $$ for Fight Against Breast Cancer
    October 18, 2011
    On Saturday, the Bentley University volleyball team will be having its annual "Pink Day" to raise money for the Side-Out Foundation and the fight against breast cancer. The team will be wearing their pink jerseys for their 2:00 match against Adelphi University. Please support the Falcons in this worthwhile cause!
  • 46 Assists by Tator Helps Bentley to 3rd Straight Win, 4-1 at Merrimack
    October 18, 2011
    Freshman setter Alex Tator (Los Angeles, Calif./Marlborough School) provided 46 assists, helping three teammates reach double-figures in kills, and had five kills herself as Bentley University bested Merrimack College, 3-1, in Northeast-10 Conference women’s volleyball Tuesday night at the Volpe Center.
  • Dominguez, Buckner Power Bentley Past Le Moyne, 3-1
    October 15, 2011
    Freshman Savannah Dominguez (Miami, Fla./Palmer Trinity HS) had 10 blocks, the most by a Falcon in four years, and classmate Kelsey Buckner (San Marino, Calif./San Marino HS) put down 18 kills as Bentley University completed a 2-0 trip to New York with a four-set win over Le Moyne College in Northeast-10 Conference women’s volleyball Saturday afternoon at the Ted Grant Court.
  • Buckner, Colasanti Help Bentley to Five-Set Win at Saint Rose
    October 14, 2011
    Freshman outside Kelsey Buckner (San Marino, Calif./San Marino HS) had 14 kills and 12 digs for her seventh double-double of the season and classmate Lauren Colasanti (Northville, Mich./Northville HS) served six aces as Bentley University snapped a five-match slide with a 3-2 come-from-behind win over The College of Saint Rose in Northeast-10 Conference women’s volleyball Friday night at the Nolan Gymnasium.
  • Bentley Drops Two in South Carolina; Dominguez & Buckner Combine for 24 Kills vs. USC-Aiken
    October 08, 2011
    Despite a combined 24 kills from freshmen Savannah Dominguez (Miami, Fla./ Palmer Trinity HS) and Kelsey Buckner (San Marino, Calif./San Marino HS), Bentley University dropped a 3-1 decision to USC-Aiken in non-conference women’s volleyball Saturday evening at the Convocation Center. The scores were 21-25, 25-21, 25-14 and 25-21.
  • Bentley Falls in Three Sets to Augusta State
    October 07, 2011
    Six-foot-two freshman Paige Tuttle (Tampa, Fla.) made eight blocks as Augusta State University swept past Bentley University, 3-0, in non-conference women’s volleyball action Friday night at Christenberry Field. Scores were 25-18, 25-22 and 25-12.
  • Buckner Registers 17 Kills, but Bentley Falls to Franklin Pierce, 3-1
    October 04, 2011
    Despite 17 kills and 12 digs from freshman outside hitter Kelsey Buckner (San Marino, Calif./San Marino HS), the Bentley University women’s volleyball team dropped a four-set decision to Franklin Pierce University in Northeast-10 Conference action Tuesday night at the FPU Fieldhouse.
  • Buckner, Tator Help Bentley Sweep St. Michael’s; Falcons Also Fall to NYIT
    October 01, 2011
    Freshman outside hitter Kelsey Buckner (San Marino, Calif./San Marino HS) had a dozen kills and classmate Alex Tator (Los Angeles, Calif./Marlborough School) posted a double-double as Bentley University registered a 3-0 win over St. Michael’s College in Northeast-10 Conference women’s volleyball Saturday afternoon in the Dana Center.
  • Wong Shines as Bentley Wins for 5th Time in 6 Matches, 3-0 at Saint Anselm
    September 27, 2011
    Senior captain Virginia Wong (Quincy/North Quincy HS) had nine kills, a career-best .533 hitting percentage and ten digs to lead Bentley University to a three-set sweep of Saint Anselm College in Northeast-10 Conference women’s volleyball Tuesday night at Stoughtenburgh Gym.
  • 11 Aces Helps Southern Connecticut State Snap Bentley Win Streak, 3-0
    September 21, 2011
    Eleven service aces, including three apiece from sophomore Sarah Beres (Ellington, Conn.) and junior Kimberly Lachowicz (Mansfield, Texas), helped Southern Connecticut State post a 3-0 victory over Bentley University in Northeast-10 Conference women’s volleyball Wednesday night at the Pelz Gym.
  • Tator Shares Setter & Rookie of the Week Honors in Northeast-10
    September 20, 2011
    Bentley University freshman Alex Tator (Los Angeles, Calif./Marlborough School), who helped the Falcon women’s volleyball team to a 4-0 week, has been named the Co-Setter of the Week and the co-Rookie of the Week in the Northeast-10 Conference. She shared both honors with Emily Iverson of Stonehill College.
  • Buckner, Colasanti Earn All-Tourney Honors as Bentley Completes 3-0 Weekend
    September 17, 2011
    Freshmen Kelsey Buckner (San Marino, Calif./San Marino HS) and Lauren Colasanti (Northville, Mich./Northville HS) earned All-Tournament honors as the Bentley University women’s volleyball team completed its own Invitational with a perfect 3-0 record following a pair of 3-1 wins on Saturday at the Dana Center.
  • Buckner Helps Bentley Top Georgian Court, 3-1
    September 16, 2011
    Freshman outside hitter Kelsey Buckner (San Marino, Calif./San Marino HS) had a team-best 11 kills and three service aces as Bentley University registered a 3-1 victory over Georgian Court University Friday night in the Bentley Invitational Volleyball Tournament at the Dana Center.
  • Boston Globe: 'Wong set to take leading role at Bentley"
    September 10, 2011
    Marvin Pave, a sports correspondent for the Boston Globe, recently spoke to Bentley volleyball captain Virginia Wong about the upcoming season. Here's his story, which appeared in the Sept. 1 edition of the paper and online at www.boston.com
  • Buckner, Tator Help Bentley to 3-1 Win over Sciences; Falcons Also Fall to Wilmington
    September 10, 2011
    Freshmen Kelsey Buckner (San Marino, Calif./San Marino HS) and Alex Tator (Los Angeles, Calif./Marlborough School) both turned in strong performances to help Bentley University to a 3-1 win over the University of the Sciences Saturday morning at Sciences’ Morgan Arena.
  • Peterson & Freeman Help UMass-Lowell Spoil Bentley’s Home Opener, 3-1
    September 07, 2011
    Sophomore outside hitter Brooke Peterson (Del Mar, Calif.) hit .400 with 11 kills and senior Lea Freeman (Methuen) had a team-best 12 kills as UMass-Lowell spoiled the home-opener for the Bentley University Falcons, taking the Northeast-10 Conference women’s volleyball match by a tally of 3-1 Wednesday night. Scores were 25-23, 25-20, 23-25 and 25-15.
  • Buckner, Dominguez & Ahearn Help Bentley Claim 1st Win of 2011, 3-0 over Charleston
    September 03, 2011
    Freshman outside hitter Kelsey Buckner (San Marino, Calif./San Marino HS) had nine kills, and both Ashley Ahearn (Marshfield, Mass./Marshfield HS) and freshman Savannah Dominguez (Miami, Fla./Palmer-Trinity HS) recorded eight, as the Bentley University women’s volleyball team completed play in the season-opening Dowling Invitational with a three-set victory over the University of Charleston (W.V.) Saturday afternoon at the Dowling Gymnasium.
  • Kelly & Shepard Help #22 Dowling Top Bentley in Three Sets
    September 02, 2011
    Freshman Cassy Kelly (Fraser, Mich.) and junior Bethany Shepard (Lakewood, Colo.) combined for 32 kills and a .431 hitting percentage as Dowling College, ranked 22nd nationally in Division II, spoiled the season debut for a freshman-laden Bentley University volleyball team Friday night in the Dowling Invitational.
  • Hoffman Launches 30th Season This Weekend with Nine Freshmen on Roster
    September 01, 2011
    Long-time Bentley University women’s volleyball coach Sandy Hoffman will launch her 30th season at the helm this weekend on Long Island with a roster that includes nine freshmen and only four players with previous college experience.
  • Bentley Volleyball Ranked 5th in Northeast-10 Preseason
    August 26, 2011
    The Bentley University women’s volleyball team is ranked fifth in the preseason Northeast-10 Conference coaches’ poll, which was announced Friday afternoon.
  • Ancheta Named Assistant Women's Volleyball Coach
    August 26, 2011
    Dan Ancheta, a 2008 graduate of Boston College, has been named an assistant women’s volleyball coach at Bentley University, head coach Sandy Hoffman announced.
  • Wong Named 2011 Bentley Volleyball Captain
    August 23, 2011
    Senior Virginia Wong (Quincy/North Quincy HS) has been named captain of the 2011 Bentley University women’s volleyball team, head coach Sandy Hoffman announced.