2012 Citadel Volleyball News

December 7, 2012
Sowell Commits to Khaledi, Bulldogs
On Friday, Citadel volleyball head coach Amir Khaledi announced that Megan Sowell signed her National Letter of Intent to join the Bulldogs next fall.

November 10, 2012
Bulldog Spikers Fall to Elon in Season Finale
The Citadel volleyball team completed its 2012 season on Saturday as the team recognized the careers of seniors Emily Dalton, Rachael Farrell, Jessica Maxwell and Cassie Uribe. However, it was Elon that got the best of the Bulldogs, as the Phoenix emerged with a 25-19, 25-12, 25-19 victory at McAlister Field House.

November 9, 2012
Bulldog Spikers Host Phoenix in Season Finale
The Citadel volleyball team will honor members of the 2012 senior class on Saturday evening when the Bulldogs host SoCon foe Elon at McAlister Field House. The match is set to begin at 7:30.

November 6, 2012
Cougars Capture Intracity Victory over Bulldogs
The Citadel’s front row duo of Rachael Farrell and Ise d’Angelo combined for 14 kills, but it was five College of Charleston players with four or more kills that proved to be the difference as the Cougars completed a 25-14, 25-18 and 25-21 sweep of the Bulldogs at TD Bank Arena.

November 5, 2012
Bulldogs, Cougars Spikers Prepare for Intracity Clash
The Citadel volleyball team heads into its final week of action when the Bulldogs meet the College of Charleston at 7 p.m. on Tuesday evening at TD Arena.

November 3, 2012
Bulldog Spikers Fall to Terriers
Ise d’Angelo drove home a team-high 10 kills, while teammate Rachael Farrell added six, but it was Wofford that emerged with a 25-16, 25-14, 25-17 victory on senior night at Benjamin Johnson Arena.

November 2, 2012
Farrell, Bulldogs Tripped Up by Paladins
Senior outside hitter Rachael Farrell totaled 11 kills and four digs for The Citadel on Friday evening, but it was not enough to turn back SoCon rival Furman who earned a 25-20, 25-16, 25-18 sweep of the Bulldogs.

November 1, 2012
Bulldog Spikers Head to Upstate for Matches with Furman, Wofford
The Citadel volleyball team continues its string of road matches this weekend when the Bulldogs head to in-state rivals Furman and Wofford.

October 31, 2012
Bulldogs Complete Season Sweep of Savannah State
Senior Rachael Farrell finished with 10 kills and added seven digs to lead The Citadel volleyball team past Savannah State by scores of 25-14, 25-10 and 25-16 on Wednesday night.

October 30, 2012
Bulldogs Begin Four Match Stretch at Savannah State on Wednesday
The Citadel volleyball team will play the first of a four-match road stretch on Wednesday evening when the team heads to Savannah State for the final non-conference match of the 2012 season.

October 28, 2012
Wildcats Edge Bulldogs in Five Set Thriller
Four Citadel players reached double figures in kills, including Ise d’Angelo who notched a match-high 15, but it was Davidson that took advantage of Caroline Brown’s 28 kills as the Wildcats earned a hard fought 25-16, 26-24, 27-29, 25-22 and 19-17 victory over the Dogs at McAlister Field House on Sunday afternoon.

October 27, 2012
Bulldogs Downed by Georgia Southern
Behind a pair of double-digit kill performances by Meredith Paskert and Nichole Jeschelnik, South Division Southern Conference foe Georgia Southern earned a 25-13, 26-24, 25-13 victory over The Citadel on Saturday evening at McAlister Field House.

October 25, 2012
Bulldog Volleyball Hosts Georgia Southern, Davidson
The Citadel volleyball team hosts its final two matches of October this weekend when South Division rivals Georgia Southern and Davidson pay a visit to McAlister Field House.

October 23, 2012
Farrell, Bulldogs Complete Sweep of Aggies
The Citadel volleyball team earned its third victory at McAlister Field House this season when it completed a 25-18, 25-22, 25-20 sweep of North Carolina A&T on Tuesday evening.

October 22, 2012
Dogs Host N.C. A&T in “Dig Pink” Match on Tuesday
On Tuesday evening The Citadel volleyball team will host its first of three matches this week when the Bulldogs go head-to-head with N.C. A&T at McAlister Field House.

October 20, 2012
D’Angelo Shines for Bulldogs Against Mountaineers
Second-year Citadel outside hitter Ise d’Angelo had her sixth double-digit kill performance of the season when she tallied 14 against Appalachian State on Saturday evening, but it was the host Mountaineers that earned the 25-13, 25-14, 17-25, 25-19 victory over the Bulldogs.

October 19, 2012
Catamounts Hold Off Strong Push by Citadel Spikers
A trio of double-digit kill matches by Caitlin Piechota, Abbey Scroggins and Jordan Timmerman proved to be the difference in Western Carolina’s 25-15, 26-24, 25-14 downing of The Citadel in Friday night SoCon volleyball action.

October 18, 2012
Dogs Face SoCon North Division Foes Appalachian State, Western Carolina
The Citadel volleyball team will trek to the Tar Heel state this weekend to face Southern Conference North Division foes Appalachian State and Western Carolina.

October 14, 2012
Bulldogs Volleyball Drops Close Affair with Chattanooga
Sparked by the play of Ise d’Angelo and Rachael Farrell, who finished with 11 kills each, and a record-tying performance by Erin Bucherl, The Citadel went to five sets with visiting Chattanooga before falling by scores of 25-20, 20-25, 25-21, 14-25 and 15-13.

October 13, 2012
Citadel Spikers Drop Match to Samford
Keyed by a pair of double-digit dig performances by Lauren Hutchinson and Michaela Reesor, visiting Southern Conference foe Samford completed a three-game sweep of The Citadel by scores of 25-17, 25-13 and 25-17 in Saturday action at McAlister Field House.

October 12, 2012
Bulldogs Host Samford, Chattanooga on Parent’s Weekend
The Citadel volleyball team is set to host a pair of Parent’s weekend matches when the team welcomes Southern Conference rival Samford and Chattanooga to McAlister Field House.

October 9, 2012
Bulldogs Collect Home Wins over Charleston Southern, Savannah State
Behind four double-digit kill performances The Citadel volleyball team completed its second win of the season over Charleston Southern, prevailing in a five-set thriller by scores of 16-25, 25-20, 25-16, 19-25, 15-12 at McAlister Field House on Tuesday evening.

October 8, 2012
Dogs Spikers Host Charleston Southern, Savannah State in Tri-Match
The Citadel volleyball team returns to action on Tuesday, Sept. 9, when the Dogs host a tri-match that includes matches against Charleston Southern and Savannah State.

October 6, 2012
Bulldogs Fall to Furman in SoCon Action
Southern Conference rival Furman, behind double-digit kill outings by Chandler Ambrester, Christina Dorismond and Natalie Braun completed a sweep of The Citadel volleyball team by scores of 25-23, 25-13 and 25-10 on Saturday evening.

October 5, 2012
Hurt’s Solid Performance Falls Short Against Wofford
The Citadel’s Lauren Hurt finished with 11 kills, four digs and three assisted blocks, however the trio of Wofford’s Arden Anderson, Amanda Liguori and Rachel Woodlee that proved to be the difference in the Terriers 19-25, 25-12, 25-20 and 25-18 victory in Friday’s Southern Conference volleyball action.

October 4, 2012
Dogs Host In-State Foes Wofford, Furman in Weekend Series
The Citadel volleyball team hosts Southern Conference in-state rivals Wofford and Furman this weekend. The match marks the first of six straight at McAlister Field House for the Dogs, who welcome the Terriers at 6 p.m. on Friday and follow with a 6 p.m. match against the Paladins on Saturday evening.

September 29, 2012
Bulldogs Battle Hard with Davidson
Cassie Uribe led all Citadel hitters with eight kills, while Amanda Rudnik and Jessica Maxwell each finished with seven, but Davidson emerged with a sweep of the Dogs by scores of 25-20, 25-21 and 27-25.

September 28, 2012
Dogs Face Offensive Woes against Georgia Southern
The Citadel volleyball team struggled to find its offensive rhythm in the weekend opener at Georgia Southern, who completed a three-game sweep by scores of 25-16, 25-14 and 25-13 at Hanner Field House on Friday evening.

September 27, 2012
Bulldog Spikers Head to Georgia Southern, Davidson for SoCon Matches
The Citadel volleyball team begins its first full weekend of Southern Conference action on the road when the team heads to Georgia Southern and Davidson. The Cadets open play with the Eagles on Friday evening at 6 p.m. and follow with a Saturday match against Davidson at 2 p.m.

September 25, 2012
Bulldogs Fall Short to Cougars
Senior Jessica Maxwell finished with eight kills and teammate Lauren Hurt added seven, but it was a well-balanced College of Charleston lineup that emerged with a 25-14, 25-14, 25-18 win over The Citadel in SoCon action on Tuesday evening.

September 24, 2012
Bulldogs Host First Volleyball Match of 2012 Season on Tuesday Evening
The Citadel volleyball team is set to host its first home match of the season on Tuesday evening when the Bulldogs pit themselves against crosstown rival College of Charleston at 6 p.m.

September 22, 2012
Bulldogs Battle Hard in Five-Set Match at UNC Greensboro
The Citadel volleyball team endured its third five-set match in the last five matches as it fell in a tough SoCon opener to UNCG by scores of 19-25, 25-20, 24-26, 25-17 and 15-11.

September 21, 2012
Citadel Spikers Open SoCon Play at UNC Greensboro on Saturday
The Citadel volleyball team begins Southern Conference play this weekend when the team heads to UNC Greensboro for a 7 p.m. match on Saturday.

September 18, 2012
Seahawks Deny Bulldogs in Three Sets
The senior trio of Cassie Uribe, Rachael Farrell and Jessica Maxwell combined for 19 kills, but it was not enough to turn back an upstart UNC Wilmington squad that completed a sweep of The Citadel by scores of 25-21, 25-21 and 25-17.

September 17, 2012
Bulldogs Make Sharp Turnaround, Visit UNC Wilmington Tuesday
The Citadel volleyball team looks to sustain the momentum set in a pair of weekend victories at the East Bay Deli Invitational when the team heads to UNC Wilmington for a 6 p.m. match on Tuesday.

September 15, 2012
Citadel Sweeps CSU to Earn Split at East Bay Deli Invitational
Mikaela Tracy, who dished out 112 assists and was responsible for 41 digs in the two-day event, grabbed all-tournament honors. Joining her in that honor was teammate Lauren Hurt, who finished with 26 kills and 16 total blocks (seven solo).

September 14, 2012
Farrell Shines in Bulldogs Five-Set Victory Over Stetson
Senior outside hitter Rachael Farrell was the catalyst for The Citadel volleyball team that completed a five-set victory (25-20, 22-25, 25-22, 21-25, 15-12) over Stetson in the East Bay Deli Invitational, hosted by Charleston Southern. Farrell finished with a career-high 21 kills and posted 28 digs, fifth-most in a single match in program history.

September 13, 2012
Dogs Head to Charleston Southern for East Bay Deli Invitational
This weekend The Citadel volleyball team will appear in its final in-season tournament when it heads to intracity rival Charleston Southern to compete in the East Bay Deli Invitational. The Bulldogs open the two-day event against Stetson on Friday evening and follow with matches against Wofford and host Charleston Southern on Saturday.

September 8, 2012
Citadel Spikers Complete All-Academy Tournament Against Air Force, Navy
Middle hitter Jessica Maxwell recorded a team-high 13 kills and Ise d’Angelo contributed nine kills, but it was Navy that emerged with a 3-1 (25-20, 20-25, 25-15, 25-17) victory over The Citadel to complete the All-Academy Tournament on Saturday evening.

September 7, 2012
Bulldogs Suffer Pair of Setbacks in All-Academy Opening Day
The Citadel’s Rachael Farrell drove home 10 kills and tacked on 17 digs against Army, but it was the Black Knights Ariana Mankus that keyed the 26-24, 25-23, 25-19 victory in the second match of the All-Academy Tournament.

September 6, 2012
Bulldog Volleyball Heads to Inaugural All-Academy Tournament
The Citadel volleyball team continues its series of in-season tournaments this weekend when the team heads to The Pentagon to participate in the inaugural All-Academy Tournament. While there the Bulldogs will compete in a pair of Friday matches against Denver and Army followed by meetings with Air Force and Navy on Saturday.

September 1, 2012
Citadel Volleyball Suffers Pair of Five Set Heartbreakers
The Citadel volleyball team extended both Radford and St. Francis (Pa.) to the limits in the second day of action at the Radford University Tournament, but was unable to complete a victory in their second in-season tournament. The Bulldogs suffered a tough five-set loss in the morning session and returned to the court four hours later to fall just shy of St. Francis (Pa.) by scores of 19-25, 25-16, 23-25, 25-21, 15-13.

August 31, 2012
Murray State Spikers Earn Win Over The Citadel
Outside hitter Ise d’Angelo finished with a team-high eight kills and the combination of Amanda Rudnik and Jessica Maxwell added seven kills apiece, however it was Murray State that emerged with a 25-19, 25-19, 25-16 win over The Citadel at the Radford University Tournament.

August 30, 2012
Bulldog Volleyball Heads to Radford Tournament for Three Matches
The Citadel volleyball team seeks its first victory this weekend when the team takes the court against Murray State, Radford and St. Francis (Pa.) at the Radford University Tournament. The Dogs open the two-day event on Friday afternoon against Murray State and follow with a pair of head-to-head meetings with Radford and St. Francis on Saturday.

August 28, 2012
Volleyball "Meet The Bulldogs" Rescheduled for Wednesday Night
Due to inclement weather and flooding in the Charleston area, The Citadel volleyball team has rescheduled its "Meet The Bulldogs" event to Wednesday, Aug. 29.

August 27, 2012
Volleyball “Meet the Bulldogs” Set for Tuesday at McAlister Field House
Citadel volleyball fans are invited to attend the team’s annual “Meet the Bulldogs” event on Tuesday, Aug. 28 at McAlister Field House. The event is set to begin promptly at 6:00 p.m. and is free and open to the public.

August 25, 2012
Citadel Volleyball Closes Out Tough Weekend against UNLV, CSU Bakersfield
The Citadel volleyball team completed its first weekend of play on Saturday with a pair setbacks at the UNLV Tournament. The Bulldogs were tripped up by the host Rebels in the afternoon by scores of 25-15, 25-9 and 25-15. In the evening session, The Citadel suffered a loss to CSU Bakersfield by scores of 26-24, 25-18 and 25-13.

August 24, 2012
Northern Arizona Downs The Citadel in Season Opener
The front row tandem of Ise d’Angelo and Rachael Farrell combined for 14 kills and eight digs, however it was Northern Arizona that completed the 25-9, 25-14, 25-18 sweep of the Bulldogs in the season-opener at the UNLV Tournament.

August 23, 2012
Citadel Volleyball Opens Season Friday at UNLV Tournament
The Citadel volleyball team opens the 2012 season on Friday when it heads to Las Vegas to participate in the UNLV Tournament. The two-day event begins when the Dogs square off with Northern Arizona before facing host UNLV and Cal State-Bakersfield for the first time in program history.

August 10, 2012
Citadel Volleyball Begins Practice for 2012 Campaign
The Citadel volleyball team completed opened its first week of practice for the 2012 season on Friday.

April 30, 2012
Citadel Volleyball Impacts Local Charleston Youth
In the weeks prior to preparing for their final exams and completing their off-season conditioning programs for the 2012 season, members of The Citadel volleyball team visited with Charleston-area youth at Ashley River Creative Arts Elementary School as well as those at MUSC’s Child Life Department.

April 16, 2012
Citadel Volleyball Adds Five Players for Upcoming 2012 Season
The Citadel’s Amir Khaledi announced the addition of five cadet-student-athletes who will join the Bulldogs’ volleyball program for the 2012 season.

March 22, 2012
Bulldogs Complete Spring Slate with Win Over S.C. State
The Citadel volleyball team wrapped up its 2012 spring schedule following a hard fought five-set match against South Carolina State on Wednesday evening. The Cadets claimed their third victory of the slate by scores of 25-22, 23-25, 25-21, 20-25 and 15-7.

March 14, 2012
Citadel Volleyball Announces 2012 Schedule
Citadel volleyball head coach Amir Khaledi’s second season at the helm will feature four in-season tournaments and 18 non-conference matches, beginning with a trek to Las Vegas to open the 2012 schedule.

February 24, 2012
Citadel Volleyball Opens Spring Slate at CofC Tournament on Sunday
The Citadel volleyball team is set to participate in the first tournament of the 2012 spring season when it heads to the College of Charleston on Sunday, February 27. The matches will allow Bulldog fans to get an early preview of rising seniors Emily Dalton, Rachael Farrell, Jessica Maxwell and Cassie Uribe.

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