2016 Volleyball News

  • Wilcox Takes Top Honors at JAXSPYS
    April 14, 2017
    The end-of-the-year banquet, also celebrated as the JAXSPYS, commended the Dolphin student-athletes on the successes of the 2016-17 season with 12 individual awards, five team honors and a senior send-off.
  • Dolphins Welcome Two New Members to the Pod
    April 13, 2017
    The Jacksonville University volleyball team announced Thursday the addition of two members to the 2017 recruiting class. Madison Rayam and Lauren Petersen will join JU in the 2017 season.
  • Softball Cashes in Big; Dolphin Dash Raises Nearly 50K
    April 12, 2017
    With matching gifts included, the week’s total calculations were just under $50,000, and the campaign also recorded 1,700 unique donors.
  • Dolphin Dash Giving Challenge
    March 27, 2017
    This six-day giving challenge will take place during Charter Week from April 3-8, and will serve as a competition between Jacksonville’s 18 varsity sports and the spirit squad.
  • Dolphins Complete Spring Indoor Season
    February 27, 2017
    Jacksonville University’s indoor volleyball team wrapped up a successful spring season on Saturday after competing in three events.
  • Dolphins Capture Highest Fall GPA
    January 03, 2017
    With a 3.155, the Dolphins enter the new year on the heels of the highest departmental term grade point average.
  • Dolphins Welcome Two New Members to the Pod
    November 17, 2016
    The Jacksonville University volleyball team announced Thursday the addition of two members to the 2017 recruiting class. Hannah Marchand and Kendall Murr will join JU in the 2017 season.
  • Gesualdo Breaks into Record Books as Dolphins' Season Ends
    November 17, 2016
    Despite three players with double-digit kills, three with double-digit digs, and a dominating second set victory, the #6 Jacksonville University volleyball team fell to #3 Florida Gulf Coast, 3-1, in the ASUN Conference Tournament quarterfinals, Thursday evening.
  • Dolphins Take on FGCU in ASUN Tournament Quarterfinals
    November 16, 2016
    Jacksonville University’s volleyball team will battle Florida Gulf Coast for the third time this season in the quarterfinals of the ASUN Conference Tournament.
  • Mattingly Honored by ASUN
    November 16, 2016
    Mallory Mattingly was named to the ASUN Conference All-Freshman team, as announced by the conference office Wednesday at the ASUN volleyball banquet.
  • Dolphins Fall at Kennesaw State in Regular Season Finale
    November 12, 2016
    Despite a hard-fought and persistent effort in its regular-season finale, Jacksonville University’s volleyball team was unable to overcome Kennesaw State in ASUN Conference play, Saturday evening.
  • Dolphins Upended by League-Leading Lipscomb
    November 11, 2016
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – After going 3-1 at home and riding a two-game win streak into this weekend’s road swing, Jacksonville University’s volleyball team was upended by ASUN Conference leader Lipscomb 3-0, Friday evening.
  • Dolphins Close 2016 Regular Season with Two Tough Tests
    November 10, 2016
    Jacksonville University’s volleyball team will wrap up the 2016 regular season this weekend with two tough tests; the Dolphins travel to league leaders Lipscomb University on Friday and Kennesaw State University on Saturday.
  • Senior Earns First ASUN Weekly Honors
    November 07, 2016
    After leading her team to back-to-back wins last weekend and securing her school’s fifth-consecutive ASUN Conference playoff appearance, Jizzyan Gesualdo has been dubbed Player of the Week by the ASUN, as announced by the league office on Monday. This is the first time Gesualdo has earned the honor.
  • Gesualdo Shines on Senior Night
    November 05, 2016
    Jizzyan Gesualdo came within one kill of a triple-double as the Jacksonville University volleyball team secured its fifth-consecutive trip to the ASUN Conference tournament. The Dolphins defeated NJIT in three sets Saturday in their final home game of the 2016 season.
  • Dolphins Down USC Upstate
    November 04, 2016
    Huge contributions by Jizzyan Gesualdo, Mallory Mattingly, and Olga Nushtayeva on Friday night helped the Dolphins emerge victorious over USC Upstate in a four-setter that featured 34 ties and 14 lead changes.
  • Dolphins Honor Gesualdo, Close Out Home Schedule This Weekend
    November 03, 2016
    With just two weeks left and only two spots remaining in the ASUN Conference tournament, Jacksonville University’s volleyball team will be vying off against USC Upstate on Friday and NJIT on Saturday for one of those two spots.
  • Mattingly Earns ASUN Player & Freshman of the Week Honors
    October 31, 2016
    After collecting 35 kills and 35 digs over the weekend, Mallory Mattingly has been dubbed Player & Freshman of the Week by the ASUN Conference, as announced by the league office on Monday. She is the first freshman to be named volleyball Player of the Week this season.
  • Mattingly's Seventh Double-Double Not Enough Against FGCU
    October 29, 2016
    Despite a double-double performance from Mallory Mattingly, Jacksonville University’s volleyball team fell to ASUN Conference rival Florida Gulf Coast, 3-0, Saturday afternoon at Historic Swisher Gymnasium.
  • Dolphins Rally to Down Stetson in Five Sets
    October 28, 2016
    After falling behind two sets to none, Jacksonville University’s volleyball team persevered and fought its way back to win the fifth set in extra points and defeat Stetson, 3-2, in ASUN Conference play, Friday evening at Historic Swisher Gymnasium.
  • Dolphins Host Hatters and Eagles for #FreePizzaFriday and Dig Pink Weekend
    October 27, 2016
    Returning home to the Historic Swisher Gym for the first time in almost a month, Jacksonville University’s volleyball team kicks off a four-game home stand Friday against Stetson, and will face Florida Gulf Coast Saturday afternoon. The Dolphins will give away pizza to the “Splash Zone” student section on #FreePizzaFriday, and both matches this weekend will be #DigPink games.
  • Trading the Hardwood for a Hospital
    October 26, 2016
    Nurses. They’re the caregivers, the hand-holders, the encouragers, the healers, the shoulder to cry on, the deliverer of good news. And in a job that often comes with little to no thanks, they’re the heartbeat of a hospital.
  • Career Bests for Finan, Mattingly, and Stamatis Not Enough in Rumble
    October 21, 2016
    The River City Rumble once again lived up to its reputation Friday; three sets required extras in the four-set match between Jacksonville University and the University of North Florida.
  • Dolphins Wrap Road Trip with River City Rumble
    October 20, 2016
    Wrapping up a six-game road trip on Friday, the Jacksonville University volleyball team returns to Jacksonville to play across town at the University of North Florida. The Ospreys currently lead 2-1 in the season-long River City Rumble.
  • Dolphins Extend Winning Streak against Bethune-Cookman
    October 18, 2016
    Olga Nushtayeva’s 18 kills and 15 digs from Natalie Wehner helped the Jacksonville University volleyball team win Tuesday against Bethune-Cookman University.
  • Swan Snags Back-to-Back ASUN Awards
    October 17, 2016
    For the second time in two weeks Mackenzie Swan has been named the ASUN Conference’s Defensive Player of the Week, as announced by the league offices on Monday. This is the second such honor in Swan’s career, and only the second time in ASUN history that a player has earned the award in consecutive weeks.
  • Dolphins Detour to Daytona
    October 17, 2016
    Jacksonville University’s volleyball team will briefly step out of ASUN Conference competition Tuesday when the Dolphins travel to Daytona Beach, Fla., to take on the Wildcats of Bethune-Cookman University.
  • Dolphins Bounce Back at Stetson
    October 15, 2016
    The Jacksonville University volleyball team bounced back in a big way Saturday at Stetson University, overcoming an 0-1 deficit to win the match 3-1.
  • 18th Consecutive Double-Digit Digs for Swan Not Enough for Dolphins
    October 14, 2016
    Mackenzie Swan had 15 digs against Florida Gulf Coast Friday, her 18th consecutive game of at least 10 digs. But the effort wasn’t quite enough to give the Jacksonville University volleyball team the victory over the Eagles.
  • Dolphins Look for Steady Improvement in Matches at FGCU, Stetson
    October 13, 2016
    The volleyball team of Jacksonville University hopes to continue its steady improvement this weekend in two road games. The Dolphins will travel to Florida Gulf Coast on Friday and Stetson on Saturday.
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