LEXINGTON, Ky. – The American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) announced the 2018-19 Team Academic Award Recipients and five North Coast Athletic Conference (NCAC) volleyball teams earned the association’s honor.
The North Coast Athletic Conference hosted its inaugural Health & Wellness Symposium focusing on the mental health of student-athletes, coaches, athletics staff and administrators, Monday, May 20 at Ohio Wesleyan University. More than 244 NCAC members attended multiple sessions throughout the day on a variety of topics, making it one of the largest NCAC non-championship events in our 35 year history.
CLEVELAND, Ohio – Eight North Coast Athletic Conference (NCAC) institutions appeared in the winter update of the 2018-19 Division III Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup standings. Kenyon College led the group, residing in 44th place with 239 points.
CLEVELAND, Ohio – Seven North Coast Athletic Conference (NCAC) institutions appeared in the final fall update of the 2018-19 Division III Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup standings. DePauw University led the group, sitting in 45th place overall with 104 points.
AUSTIN, Texas -- The 2018 Google Cloud Academic All-America® Volleyball Team was released on Wednesday, Dec. 12. Wittenberg’s Karen Wildemann (Columbus, Ind./North) was recognized as a first-team member and DePauw’s Suzanne Peters (Fort Wayne, Ind./Homestead) was tabbed to the third-team.
SPRINGFIELD, Ohio -- Evelyn Carus, who served as the interim women’s volleyball coach at Wittenberg University this season, has officially been named the program’s next head coach, as announced by Director of Athletics & Recreation, Dr. Gary Williams, on Wednesday, November 21st.
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- The 2018 Google Cloud Academic All-District® Volleyball Team for Division III was released on Thursday, Nov. 15. Wittenberg’s Karen Wildemann (Columbus, Ind./North) and DePauw’s Suzanne Peters (Fort Wayne, Ind./Homestead) were both recognized as first-team members.
The American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) announced its 38th annual AVCA All-America teams for NCAA Division III Women’s Volleyball on Tuesday, Nov. 13. Five North Coast Athletic Conference (NCAC) players were selected to the teams. Wittenberg’s Aubrey Cox (Tipp City, Ohio/Tippecanoe) and Karen Wildemann (Columbus, Ind./North) were named to the second team while DePauw’s Suzanne Peters (Fort Wayne, Ind./Homestead) was named to the third team. Wittenberg also had Kennedey Schmidt (Englewood, Ohio/Northmont) and Taylor Yontz (Springfield, Ohio/Shawnee) named All-America Honorable Mention.
DePauw senior outside hitter Suzanne Peters (Ft. Wayne, IN/Homestead) has been named the Player of the Year and Wittenberg junior Taylor Yontz (Springfield, Ohio/Shawnee) was named the Libero of the Year to highlight the 2018 All-North Coast Athletic Conference volleyball selections.
Greencastle, Ind. - DePauw junior Morgan Stearley (Center Point, Ind./Northview) has been named the Sports Imports/American Volleyball Coaches Association Division III Player of the Week for her performances at the DePauw Tigers Invitational.
Founded in 1983, the North Coast Athletic Conference (NCAC) is made up of ten academically selective colleges and universities - Allegheny College, DePauw University, Denison University, Hiram College, Kenyon College, Oberlin College, Ohio Wesleyan University, Wabash College, Wittenberg University and the College of Wooster, along with affiliate member, Earlham College (field hockey). The NCAC sponsors 23 championship sports, 11 for men and 12 for women. Each week, the NCAC celebrates individuals who demonstrated exceptional performances in their selected sport. The following individuals have been selected athletes of the week for the week of Aug. 27-Sept. 3.
CLEVELAND, Ohio - The North Coast Athletic Conference (NCAC) is proud to announce that it will celebrate its 35th anniversary during the 2018-19 academic year. As part of the event, the NCAC has unveiled its anniversary logo, which will be used across a variety of publications throughout the season.
CLEVELAND, Ohio - After finishing 2017 as the NCAA Division III Volleyball National Runner-Up and capturing its 11th-straight North Coast Athletic Conference (NCAC) tournament title, Wittenberg has been voted as the favorite in the 2018 NCAC Volleyball Preseason Coaches’ Poll, released Wednesday, Aug. 22.