Women's Volleyball

  • Blackout Bolsters Birds
    September 14, 2019
    DUBUQUE, IA - With a large crowd clad in black to cheer them on, the Lady Eagles captured a win in their first home match of the season, defeating the Lakers of Silver Lake College (NAIA - Manitowoc, WI) by a score of 3-1.
  • Lady Eagles Drop Close Match with Ellsworth
    September 11, 2019
    IOWA FALLS, IA – Emmaus found themselves in a tight match against the hard hitting Lady Panthers of Ellsworth Community College on Tuesday night. 
  • Emmaus Digs Deep in Wisconsin
    September 09, 2019
    LA CROSSE, WI – The Lady Eagles returned home from their trek across Wisconsin with two victories, but both were narrowly won, as Emmaus had to come from behind in each match.
  • Lady Eagles Split Opening Weekend Matches
    September 02, 2019
    OVERLAND PARK, KS - The Emmaus Eagles made the long trek to Kansas to open their season, returning with a victory against hosts Kansas Christian College and a loss against Haskell Indian Nations University.
  • Rebuilding on a Strong Foundation
    August 30, 2019
    DUBUQUE, IA – After the final ball hit the floor in Greenville last November, the Lady Eagles knew they were in for a tough challenge as they looked toward the 2019 campaign
  • Lady Eagles Finish Record Breaking Season Ranked #4 in the Nation
    November 21, 2018
    The Emmaus volleyball team ended another historic season in South Carolina with a final four finish at the NCCAA Division II National Tournament.
  • Sweeney, Postma, Pitman Earn National Honors
    November 20, 2018
    Last week at the NCCAA DII National Awards Banquet, three Emmaus team members were given awards for the 2018 season.  Coach Pitman took some time to share his thoughts on these honors.
  • Reflections from Nationals – Day 5
    November 18, 2018
    By Seniors Savvy Petersen, Alli Hertz, and Hannah Postma
  • Reflections from Nationals - Day 4
    November 16, 2018
    by Paige Sweeney (Sophomore) and Paulina Velderrain (Freshman)
  • Reflections from Nationals - Day 3
    November 15, 2018
    by Kendra Gordon (Junior), Lynda Davis (Sophomore), Halle Postma (Freshman)
  • Reflections from Nationals - Days 1 and 2
    November 14, 2018
    by Emma Reibling (Sophomore), Verah Banasky (Freshman), Morgan Thiessen (Freshman)
  • Lady Eagles Earn Trip to Nationals!
    November 05, 2018
    Emmaus will have the privilege of continuing to play volleyball this November, as yesterday it was announced that the team earned an at-large berth to the 2018 NCCAA Division II National Tournament in Greenville, South Carolina.
  • Back-to-Back Champs!
    October 28, 2018
    It was finally time to celebrate, as the Lady Eagles earned their second MCCC Conference Tournament championship in as many years on Saturday afternoon with a victory over Manhattan Christian College.
  • Prepared for Post-Season
    October 22, 2018
    The Lady Eagles ended their regular season at home over the weekend with two wins and a loss as they played 14 hard sets of volleyball in less than 24 hours.
  • Lady Eagles Experience Growth in Indiana
    October 14, 2018
    Emmaus returned home from their matches in Indiana with a win and two losses, but the Lady Eagles gained experience that meant more than just the numbers on the scoreboard.
  • Full Squad Effort Results in Emmaus Home Sweep
    October 06, 2018
    The Lady Eagles ended another weekend on the winning side of the scoreboard, as they defeated Mount Mary University and Western Technical College by scores of 3-0.
  • Lady Eagles Wrap up MCCC Regular Season Play with Victory
    October 03, 2018
    The Emmaus volleyball team returned from their second trip to Ankeny in three days with a victory to wrap up Midwest Christian College Conference play.  With the win, the Lady Eagles secured the number one seed for the conference tournament at the end of the month.
  • Emmaus Continues to Work Hard in Conference Play
    September 30, 2018
    The Lady Eagles secured two more conference victories this weekend with wins over Manhattan Christian College (Manhattan, KS) and Barclay College (Haviland, KS).
  • Lady Eagles Continue Solid Play in Missouri
    September 23, 2018
    The Emmaus Lady Eagles ended their weekend in Missouri with a pair of sweeps in MCCC play.
  • Emmaus Wins First Battle of the Eagles
    September 19, 2018
    Emmaus defeated the visiting Eagles from Faith Baptist Bible College (Ankeny, IA) by a score of 3-0 on Tuesday evening.
  • Lady Eagles Soar in Watertown
    September 13, 2018
    It was a historic night in Wisconsin, as the Lady Eagles defeated hosts Maranatha Baptist University 3-1. The win marked the first time an Emmaus team has defeated the Sabercats, who are the current defending NCCAA DII National Champions.
  • Emmaus Earns Gritty Victories in Wisconsin
    September 09, 2018
    The Lady Eagles came home with a 3-0 record after their first road matches of the 2018 campaign.
  • Lady Eagles Sweep Opening Weekend
    September 02, 2018
    The Emmaus volleyball team took to the court for their first official matches this weekend, ending up with a 4-0 record by sweeping each opponent 3-0.
  • 2018 Volleyball Season Preview
    August 30, 2018
    The Lady Eagles return to the court this week as they seek to continue building a program of excellence at Emmaus.
  • Velderrain Commits to the Lady Eagles
    August 03, 2018
    The Emmaus volleyball team officially added Paulina Velderrain from Tucson, AZ to their roster today. Paulina lettered with Following Wells High in Tucson where she was named Offensive Player of the Year as a senior, as well as being named third team All-Southern Arizona (5A).
  • Thiessen Inks with Emmaus
    July 26, 2018
    The Emmaus Lady Eagles roster gained more depth today with the addition of north of the border recruit Morgan Thiessen. Thiessen, a 5’7 setter, played her high school ball for the Broncos of J.H. Bruns Collegiate. She was the varsity captain for three seasons, was an SCAC All-Star setter her senior year, and was named athlete of the month twice.
  • Emmaus Volleyball Adds Postma
    July 13, 2018
    The Lady Eagles are proud to welcome Halle Postma as the second member of their 2018 recruiting class. Postma brings a great deal of volleyball experience to Emmaus. She earned five varsity letters for the Aggieland Panthers, where she primarily set but also played some right side and middle. Halle earned the “Most Consistent Server” award for all of her high school career.
  • Banasky Signs with Lady Eagles
    July 10, 2018
    The Emmaus Lady Eagles are pleased to add Verah Banasky to their 2018 roster. Banasky, a 5’6 hitter from Melissa, TX, played for Dallas Skyline Juniors as well as Melissa High School. Verah was also involved with Fellowship of Christian Athletes, the National Honor Society, and was a student council officer.
  • Lady Eagles End Historic Season Ranked #6 in the Nation
    November 30, 2017
    DUBUQUE, IA – The Emmaus volleyball team returned from their first NCCAA National Tournament appearance in Greenville, SC with tired bodies but satisfied hearts, as the eighth-seeded underdogs were able to secure a sixth place final placing to conclude their season.
  • Reflections from the National Tournament – Day 5
    November 19, 2017
    I remember laying on the gym floor at Emmaus after a long workout with Hannah Postma this summer. We were talking about the team for this season, which seemed to be our most frequent topic of conversation. We would dream about how incredible it would be to go to the National Tournament. Well, after a great, hard-fought season, you can only imagine how it felt to hear Coach say the words, “Pack your bags, we’re going to South Carolina!” 
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