2016 Women's Volleyball News

  • Women’s Volleyball Rewrites Records in 2016
    November 09, 2016
    A 1-4 start would have any team normally panicking at what their season might hold, but not the case for the Nighthawks Women’s Volleyball Team. Many of those who started this season were a member of the 2015 team that started 1-6 and used that experience to turn the season around.
  • Four Volleyball Players Earn All-Conference Honors
    November 08, 2016
    Four Nighthawks have been named to the New England Collegiate Conference All-Conference teams for their 2016 season. Senior Courtney Banks (Corona, Calif.) and junior Julia Leggett (Longview, Wash.) earned First Team honors while Kataya Sykes (Brockton, Mass.) was voted to the All-Conference Second Team.
  • Leggett Named All-NECC Defensive Player of the Year
    November 08, 2016
    Junior Julia Leggett (Longview, Wash.) has been awarded the New England Collegiate Conference Defensive Player of the Year Award for the 2016 season. Leggett is the second player to be voted Defensive Player of the Year in program history; the first being Meghan McDermott, who won the award in 2013.
  • Volleyball Drops Five-Setter at DWC in NECC Semis
    November 04, 2016
    A 21 kill night from senior Courtney Banks (Corona, Calif.) was not enough for the Nighthawks as they fall in the NECC Women's Volleyball Semifinals to the Daniel Webster Eagles, 3-2, on Friday night at Mario Vagge Gym, ending the Nighthawks season.
  • Volleyball Semifinal: #3 Newbury at #2 Daniel Webster
    November 03, 2016
    It's a rematch of the only regular season loss suffered by Newbury as the Nighthawks (12-8, 7-1 NECC) travel to Nashua, N.H. to face the second-seeded Daniel Webster Eagles (21-7, 7-1 NECC) in the semifinals of the NECC Women's Volleyball Tournament.
  • Women's Volleyball Advances to Semis After 3-0 Win vs. Becker
    November 01, 2016
    Senior Courtney Banks (Corona, Calif.) had arguably her strongest match of the year, matching a season-high 22 kills, while hitting .583 with just one error, in the Nighthawks 3-0 victory over the Becker College Hawks in the Quarterfinals of the NECC Tournament at Pappas Gymnasium.
  • Volleyball Quarterfinal: #3 Newbury vs. #6 Becker
    October 31, 2016
    Sunday will yield a champion to the NECC Tournament but first the #3 Newbury Nighthawks will kick-off the 2016 NECC Playoffs against the #6 Becker Hawks. Newbury shared the regular-season championship with Daniel Webster and Regis (Mass.), but couldn't catch a break in the tiebreakers for the first round bye.
  • Volleyball Seeded Third for Postseason After Series of Tiebreakers
    October 30, 2016
    A three-way tie for the top seeds in the NECC playoffs that came down to Newbury College, Regis (Mass.), and Daniel Webster, was won by the Regis (Mass.) Pride, who earned the first seed through a series of tiebreakers. The Pride finished at 7-1 and look to repeat as NECC Champions.
  • Volleyball Shares Regular-Season Title After Win at Elms
    October 29, 2016
    Senior Courtney Banks (Corona, Calif.) registered a double-double of 11 kills and 10 digs, in a balanced attack match for the Nighthawks who defeated the Elms College Blazers 3-0 (25-14, 25-22, 25-12) on Saturday afternoon at Picknelly Arena.
  • Volleyball Fights for Seeding on Senior Day vs. Lesley
    October 26, 2016
    It will be a battle for playoff position as two teams, in a four-way tie for first place, battle when the Newbury Nighthawks (9-8, 5-1 NECC) take on the Lesley Lynx (9-12, 5-1 NECC) on Senior Day at Hellenic College. The Nighthawks have a great chance to improve their odds of earning a first-round bye with a victory on Wednesday.
  • Volleyball Shines in 3-0 Win on Senior Night
    October 26, 2016
    Only fitting that on Senior Night, the Nighthawks seniors shine, led by Courtney Banks (Corona, Calif.) with 15 kills, Kataya Sykes (Brockton, Mass.) with 12 kills and Kylie Kowalski (Columbus, N.J.) with six kills, in the 3-0 (25-15, 25-15, 25-18) victory over Lesley University on Wednesday night at Pappas Gymnasium.
  • Banks Earns Second NECC Player of Week Honor
    October 25, 2016
    Nighthawks senior Courtney Banks (Corona, Calif.) has been named the Co-Player of the Week in the NECC for the week ending on Oct. 23. The award is Banks second of the season.
  • Volleyball Preps for Clash vs. Bay Path
    October 20, 2016
    A win for either side on Saturday will drastically change the outlook of the NECC as the Newbury Nighthawks (8-8, 4-1 NECC) prepare to take on the Bay Path University Wildcats (8-8, 4-2 NECC) in a conference battle that could decide home-court advantage.
  • Volleyball Earns Five Set Win Over Regis
    October 18, 2016
    Nighthawks senior Courtney Banks (Corona, Calif.) finished the match with 19 kills and 11 digs, leading Newbury College to a pivotal, 3-2, in conference victory, over Regis College on Tuesday night.
  • Volleyball Takes on Top Ranked Regis
    October 17, 2016
    Two top of the table teams will face off Tuesday night as the 7-8 (3-1 NECC) Newbury Nighthawks go on the road to face Regis College 10-12 (4-0 NECC) in Weston. The Nighthawks sit fourth in the conference and would currently host a first-round playoff match if the postseason started today. Regis is at the top of the NECC and enters the match winning nine of their last 10.
  • Nighthawks Down Becker in Four Sets, 3-1
    October 07, 2016
    Nighthawks senior Courtney Banks (Corona, Calif.) recorded her first double-double of the season, tallying 21 kills and 13 digs, as the Nighthawks earned their second conference win over Becker College, 3-1 (25-22, 25-19, 22-25, 25-21) on the road Friday night.
  • Volleyball Battles for Position in NECC
    October 06, 2016
    The Nighthawks (5-6, 1-1 NECC) head to Worcester on Friday night to face in-conference foe Becker College (7-12, 0-2 NECC). Becker enters the match losing five straight, including conference losses to Mitchell and Lesley. The Nighthawks have won five of their last seven, but enter the match losing their last contest to Daniel Webster.
  • Volleyball Drops NECC Match to Daniel Webster
    October 04, 2016
    Powered by a balanced offensive attack led by nine kills and 12 digs from Madeline Roulier (Pittsfield, Mass.), host Daniel Webster pushed past the Newbury Nighthawks, 3-0 in a NECC meeting Tuesday night at Mario Vagge Gymnasium.
  • Volleyball Seeks Road Win in NECC at Daniel Webster
    October 03, 2016
    Tuesday night will feature the only two teams in the NECC with a record of .500 or better when Newbury (5-5, 1-0 NECC) goes on the road to Daniel Webster College (10-6, 1-0 NECC) to face the Eagles in both teams second conference match of the season.
  • Volleyball Starts NECC Season with 3-0 Win Over So. Vermont
    October 01, 2016
    Nighthawks junior Marlen Reynoso (Springdale, Ark.) finished the match with her first double-double of the season, as the Newbury Nighthawks defeated the Southern Vermont Mountaineers, 3-0 (25-12, 25-21, 25-17), in the conference opener for both teams on Saturday afternoon at the Winsor School.
  • Strong Showing for Banks Results in Player of Week Honor
    September 27, 2016
    After a strong offensive week, senior middle hitter Courtney Banks (Corona, Calif.) earned the NECC Women's Volleyball Player of the Week Honors, for the week ending on Sept. 26.
  • Volleyball Looks for Three in a Row
    September 22, 2016
    The Nighthawks sit at 3-4 after winning three of their last four matches, all three wins coming by a 3-0 victory. Senior Courtney Banks (Corona, Calif.) is averaging 16.75 kills per match in this four game stretch and leads the NECC in kills per set at 4.24. Junior Marlen Reynoso (Springdale, Ark.) is averaging 27.75 assists in her last four games.
  • Nighthawks Fly Past Blue Jays, 3-0
    September 20, 2016
    A 22 kill night by senior Courtney Banks (Corona, Calif.) and a 32 assist night from junior Marlen Reynoso (Springdale, Ark.) helped lead Newbury College over the University of St. Joseph’s of Conn. 3-0 (25-19, 25-22, 25-18) on Tuesday night at the Winsor School.
  • Volleyball Looks for Pivotal Win on Tuesday
    September 19, 2016
    Although the Nighthawks sit at 2-4, Newbury is a statistically strong team. The Nighthawks face 3-3 University of St. Joseph of Conn. Tuesday night at the Winsor School. Both teams head into Tuesday's match with similar numbers with Newbury edging out St. Joseph's in major categories.
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