2016 Women's Volleyball News

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    November 09, 2016
    Women’s Volleyball Rewrites Records in 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.
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    November 08, 2016
    Four Volleyball Players Earn All-Conference Honors 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.
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    November 08, 2016
    Leggett Named All-NECC Defensive Player of the Year 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.
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    November 04, 2016
    Volleyball Drops Five-Setter at DWC in NECC Semis 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.
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    November 03, 2016
    Volleyball Semifinal: #3 Newbury at #2 Daniel Webster 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.
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    November 01, 2016
    Women's Volleyball Advances to Semis After 3-0 Win vs. Becker 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.
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    October 31, 2016
    Volleyball Quarterfinal: #3 Newbury vs. #6 Becker 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.
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    October 30, 2016
    Volleyball Seeded Third for Postseason After Series of Tiebreakers 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.
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    October 29, 2016
    Volleyball Shares Regular-Season Title After Win at Elms 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.
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    October 26, 2016
    Volleyball Fights for Seeding on Senior Day vs. Lesley 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.
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    October 26, 2016
    Volleyball Shines in 3-0 Win on Senior Night 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.
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    October 25, 2016
    Banks Earns Second NECC Player of Week Honor 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.
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    October 20, 2016
    Volleyball Preps for Clash vs. Bay Path 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.
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    October 18, 2016
    Volleyball Earns Five Set Win Over Regis 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.
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    October 17, 2016
    Volleyball Takes on Top Ranked Regis 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.
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    October 07, 2016
    Nighthawks Down Becker in Four Sets, 3-1 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.
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    October 06, 2016
    Volleyball Battles for Position in NECC 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.
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    October 04, 2016
    Volleyball Drops NECC Match to Daniel Webster 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.
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    October 03, 2016
    Volleyball Seeks Road Win in NECC at Daniel Webster 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.
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    October 01, 2016
    Volleyball Starts NECC Season with 3-0 Win Over So. Vermont 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.
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    September 27, 2016
    Strong Showing for Banks Results in Player of Week Honor 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.
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    September 22, 2016
    Volleyball Looks for Three in a Row 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.
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    September 20, 2016
    Nighthawks Fly Past Blue Jays, 3-0 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.
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    September 19, 2016
    Volleyball Looks for Pivotal Win on Tuesday 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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    September 17, 2016
    Volleyball Splits Matches in Weekend Tri-Match Despite a strong performance from senior Courtney Banks (Corona, Calif.) with 15 kills and senior Gabby Aldaco (Springdale, Ark.) with 19 digs, the Nighthawks fell 3-0 to the Anna Maria Amcats in the opening match of their tri-matches on Saturday afternoon
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    September 16, 2016
    Keeping Momentum Rolling for Women's Volleyball The Nighthawks picked up their first victory of the season Thursday night by virtue of a 3-0 victory over Dean College (25-14, 25-11, 25-13). Senior Courtney Banks (Corona, Calif.) lead the team in the victory with 18 kills. Junior teammate Marlen Reynoso (Springdale, Ark.) added 30 assists.
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    September 15, 2016
    Volleyball Earns First Win of the Season Thanks in part to an 18 kill night by Nighthawks senior Courtney Banks (Corona, Calif.) and a 30 assist night by junior Marlen Reynoso (Springdale, Ark.), Newbury College got their first win of the season, in their home opener, defeating the Dean Bulldogs 3-0
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    September 14, 2016
    Volleyball Looking For Breakthrough Win Thursday night will feature a pair of teams looking for their first win of the season as the Nighthawks welcome Dean College to the Winsor School at 7:00 p.m. The Nighthawks currently sit at 0-3, the Bulldogs at 0-2.
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    September 10, 2016
    Volleyball Drops Both Contests on Tri-Match Saturday FRAMINGHAM, Mass. - A Tri-match with Framingham State University and the University of Southern Maine resulted in two loses on Saturday for the Nighthawks, both by a score of 3-0, in the match hosted by Framingham State.
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    September 06, 2016
    Nighthawks Drop Season Opener to Lions The Nighthawks start their season with a loss, dropping their first match to the Emerson Lions 3-0.
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    August 11, 2016
    Women's Volleyball Announces 2016 Schedule The women’s volleyball team will play a nineteen game schedule including eight NECC contests.