November 8, 2011
Volleyball All-Conference Selections Released
Drapeau, Crozier of Lasell Earn Second Team All Conference
November 3, 2011
Women’s Volleyball Season Ends at Rivier in GNAC Quarter Finals
NASHUA, NH— No. 2 seeded Rivier College advanced to the Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) Tournament semifinals on Tuesday after a 3-0 defeat of no. 7 Lasell College women’s volleyball.
November 3, 2011
Crozier Bestowed with GNAC Player of the Week Honors
NEWTON, MA – Lasell’s senior setter Meghan Crozier (Ballston Spa, NY) has earned the Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) Women’s Volleyball Player of the Week honor.
October 31, 2011
Crozier Notches 3,000th Assist & Geary Picks Up 1,000th Dig at GNAC Trimatch
BROOKLINE, MA- Two major women’s volleyball milestones were met by Lasell College athletes on Saturday in a Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) trimatch hosted by Pine Manor. Meghan Crozier (Ballston Spa, NY) reached 3,000 career assists and Jenna Lynn Geary (Marion, MA) notched 1,000 career digs in a 2-0 sweep of Pine Manor and Suffolk. The Lasers settled out the 2011 regular season with a 16-18 overall record and an 8-5 GNAC slate.
October 27, 2011
Lasers Ease by AMCATS
PAXTON, MA- Lasell College easily swept a 3-0 match against Anna Maria in Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) women’s volleyball action on Wednesday night. The Lasers improve to 14-17 this season with a 6-5 GNAC slate while the AMCATS have yet to earn a win in the conference (0-12) and drop to 3-21 on the year. Lasell won by scores of 25-23, 25-12, 25-16.
October 25, 2011
Brandeis Derails Lasell at Home
NEWTON, MA- Neighboring Brandeis University derailed the Lasell College women's volleyball team with a 3-0 sweep of the Lasers on Tuesday night at the Athletic Center. The Judges used a .245 attack percentage to improve their overall record to 9-17 this season while the Lasers stand at 13-18.
October 24, 2011
Crozier Reaches 1,000 Dig Milestone
NEWTON , MA—On Thursday, October 20th, Meghan Crozier (Ballston Spa, NY) became the fifth Lasell College women’s volleyball player to record 1,000 career digs.
October 24, 2011
Lasers Go 1-1 Over the Weekend
BOSTON, MA—Lasell College women’s volleyball defeated Albertus Magnus, 3-1, and fell to Emerson College by the same score on Saturday at a Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) trimatch hosted by the Lions.
October 22, 2011
WPI Holds Off Lasell Women’s Volleyball; Crozier Picks Up 1,000th Dig
WORCESTER, MA-- WPI women’s volleyball held off Lasell College with a 3-0 match victory on Thursday night. The Engineers won the contest by scores of 25-17, 25-21, 25-21, and improve to 17-7 this season. Lasell drops to 12-16 this year.
October 19, 2011
Chappell & Drapeau Lead Lasers Past Wildcats
NEWTON, MA- Behind a combined 25 kill effort by Alexis Chappell (Springfield, MA) and Danielle Drapeau (Biddeford, ME), the Lasell College women’s volleyball team defeated Johnson & Wales University, 3-1, in the Athletic Center on Tuesday night.
October 18, 2011
Chappell Garners GNAC Rookie of the Week Honors
NEWTON, MA—To top off a great week for Alexis Chappell (Springfield, MA) in women’s volleyball play, the Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) rewarded her with the Rookie of the Week honor.
October 16, 2011
Lasers Split on Senior Day; Rivier Takes Two in GNAC Tri-Match
NEWTON, MA- Rivier College swept two straight matches in Saturday’s Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) tri-match hosted by Lasell College and featuring Saint Joseph College of Connecticut, to improve to 13-13 (9-1 GNAC) this season. The Lasers, who were celebrating their senior day during the events, split the pair of contests with a win over the Blue Jays, 3-0, and land at an 11-15 (3-4 GNAC) record. Saint Joseph was hit with two losses and slip to 6-17 (1-7 GNAC) this year.
October 14, 2011
Lasers Top Lynx, 3-0
Cambridge, MA-- Lasell College women’s volleyball swept Lesley University, 3-0, on Thursday night at Nicholas Athletics Center.
October 13, 2011
Lasell College Women’s Volleyball to Dig Pink® for Cancer
NEWTON, MA- On October 15th, the Lasell College women’s volleyball team will host a Dig Pink® day to benefit The Side-Out Foundation in support of breast cancer research during a tri-match against Saint Joseph College of Connecticut and Rivier College. The Lasers will fundraise throughout the season with all proceeds donated to Side-Out to further breast-cancer awareness, education, and patient services.
October 11, 2011
Drapeau Records 1,000th Kill, Chappell Named All-Tournament at Union Invitational
SCHENECTADY, NY—Danielle Drapeau (Biddeford, ME) became the second Lasell College women’s volleyball player to reach 1,000 career kills over the weekend at the Union College Invitational. The Lasers went 1-3 over the weekend against tough out of region competition, bringing their overall record to 8-14 (1-3 GNAC).
October 11, 2011
Lasers Return from Game Down to Triumph Over Mustangs
NEWTON, MA-- After dropping the first set of the match on Tuesday night, the Lasell College women’s volleyball team came back to win three straight sets over Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) cross-town rival Mount Ida College to secure the 3-1 match victory. The win betters Lasell’s record to 9-14 as well as their GNAC slate to 2-3, while the Mustangs take a step back at 11-8 and 4-3 in the conference.
October 7, 2011
Salve Tops Lasers at Home
NEWTON, MA- The Commonwealth Coast Conference (TCCC) leading women’s volleyball team Salve Regina came to Lasell College Thursday night and topped the Lasers, 3-1, in the Athletic Center. The Lasers remain on a four game skid leaving their record at 7-11 overall (1-3 GNAC) while the Seahawks have won their last four straight and stand at 10-6 overall (5-0 TCCC).
October 6, 2011
Crozier Reaches 2,500 Career Assist Milestone
NEWTON, MA- Lasell College women’s volleyball senior setter Meghan Crozier (Ballston Spa, NY) has reached, and surpassed, the 2,500 career assist milestone.
October 3, 2011
Women’s Volleyball Drops a Pair of GNAC Matches
BOSTON, MA- Lasell College women’s volleyball dropped a pair of Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) matches to St. Joseph’s College of Maine and Simmons College on Saturday at the Holmes Sports Center. St. Joseph’s got the best of the Lasers in five sets, 3-2, while Simmons swept the competition, defeating Lasell, 3-0.
September 27, 2011
Bears Comeback From Deficit to Steal Victory
BRIDGEWATER, MA- After winning the first two sets, 25-21, the Lasell College women’s volleyball team was shut down by Bridgewater State University in the final three games to defeat the Lasers, 3-2. The win bumps Bridgewater to 6-10 this season while Lasell slips to 7-8.
September 26, 2011
Women’s Volleyball Opens GNAC Play at 1-1
Northfield, VT- The Lasell College women’s volleyball team opened up Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) play at 1-1 this weekend during a tri-match at Norwich University on Saturday, defeating Emmanuel College, 3-0, after falling to the hosting Cadets, 3-0, in the earlier match.
September 21, 2011
Anchorwomen Weigh Down Lasers with Loss in Five Sets
PROVIDENCE, RI- Despite superior double-double performances by seniors Danielle Drapeau (Biddeford, ME) and Meghan Crozier (Ballston Spa, NY), the Lasell College Lasers were hit with a 3-2 non-conference loss to Rhode Island College on Tuesday night. The Lasers fell behind 2-1 after three sets (25-22, 22-25, 19-25) before returning to win the fourth game in extra points (26-24). The deciding game ended in favor of the hosts (15-10) at the Murray Center.
September 20, 2011
Drapeau Becomes Lasell’s All-Time Leader in Blocks while Lasers Pick up a Pair of Wins
FRAMINGHAM, MA—Senior middle hitter Danielle Drapeau (Biddeford, ME) became the Lasell College women’s volleyball individual career leader in blocks on Saturday as she put away five blocks against Framingham State and Daniel Webster College in a tri-match to surpass the previous record of 232 and finished the weekend with 233 total career blocks. Drapeau was instrumental in the Lasers’ 3-2 double victory’s over the Rams and the Eagles also contributing with 24 kills and 16 digs.
September 16, 2011
Owls Break Lasers Four Match Win Streak in 3-0 Sweep
NEWTON, MA-- The Westfield State Owls women’s volleyball team broke up Lasell College’s four-match winning streak with a 3-0 sweep at the Athletic Center on Thursday night. Westfield defeated Lasell 25-19, 25-18, and 25-22 in non-conference action that boosted their overall record to 3-8, while Lasell drops to 4-5.
September 11, 2011
Crozier Named Tournament MVP as Lasers Become Newbury Invitational Champions
Brookline, MA- Meghan Crozier (Ballston Spa, NY) was named Newbury Invitational Most Valuable Player after the Lasers had a perfect 4-0 weekend and became the champion of the 1st annual tournament, hosted by Newbury College. Lasell dropped just one set over the weekend to the hosting Nighthawks in a 3-1 match, while sweeping Sage, Bard, and Johnson State, 3-0, to dominate the competition.
September 10, 2011
Women's Volleyball Picks Up First Wins of the Season at Newbury Invitational
BROOKLINE, MA- The Lasell College women’s volleyball team came away from the first day of competition at the Newbury Invitational defeating Johnson State College and the host school Newbury with scores of 3-0 and 3-1 respectively.
September 7, 2011
Lasers Unable to Pick Up First Win of the Year at Pomona-Pitzer Invitational
CLAREMONT, CA- The Lasell College women’s volleyball team traveled to Claremont, California last week to partake in the Pomona-Pitzer Tournament, hosted by Pomona College. The Lasers competed in four matches over the weekend, but were unable to pick up their first win of the year against the tough national competition. The Lasers dropped each three-set match to Centre, Chapman, Willamette, and Simpson.
September 3, 2011
2011 GNAC Women's Volleyball Preseason Poll Announced
The 2010 GNAC Championship runner up, Rivier College, has been chosen as the 2011 Great Northeast Athletic Conference Women’s Volleyball preseason favorite in a vote conducted by GNAC coaches. Emerson College came in second place while 2010 GNAC champion Johnson & Wales University came in third place in the 2011 preseason poll.
August 24, 2011
2011 Women's Volleyball Preview
The 2011 season looks to be one of the best in program history for the Lasell College women’s volleyball team with a slew of experienced veterans and the fresh talents of new recruits to bring the Lasers squad to the next level.