2017-2018 Bay Path University Volleyball News

  • Cears selected to All-NECC Sportsmanship Team
    November 13, 2017
    Lexi Cears was selected to the 2017 All-NECC Sportsmanship team in the year end-awards.
  • Wildcats Take Nighthawks in Volleyball Senior Day Action
    October 28, 2017
    Vallee and Connors honored during Senior Day Festivities EAST LONGMEADOW, MASS.-  Senior middle hitter Lauren Vallee (Bristol, Conn.) topped all players with a sizzling .600 attack percentage tallying 17 kills, eight digs and four assists leading her team to a 3-0 (25-17, 25-14, 25-19) victory over the Nighthawks of Newbury College today during senior day in New England Collegiate Conference (NECC) volleyball action with the victory the Wildcats earn a spot in the 2017 NECC championship tournament. Fellow senior honoree Ashlee Connors (Springfield, Mass.) finished with 7 kills, six digs and two service aces.
  • Bay Path Drops 3-0 Decision to NECC Rival Southern Vermont
    October 26, 2017
    Vallee Leads Wildcats with 12 Kills EAST LONGMEADOW, Mass. – Bay Path hosted New England Collegiate Conference opponent Southern Vermont College in women’s volleyball action Thursday night and dropped a 3-0 decision by a 25-17, 25-19, 25-19 count in front of a lively crowd at First Baptist Church. Senior Lauren Vallee (Bristol, Conn.) led all Wildcats with an error-free, 12-kill performance. Junior Lexi Cears (Agawam, Mass.) tallied a team-high 17 assists to go with five digs, while junior Taylor Heinbokel (Agawam, Mass.) paced Bay Path with eight digs. 
  • Wildcats Shut Down Mariners in NECC Action
    October 19, 2017
    Bay Path Holds Dig Pink Night EAST LONGMEADOW, Mass.- The Wildcats were led by senior outside hitter Ashlee Connors (Springfield, Mass.) with a stellar .526 attack percentage chipping in ten kills and four digs. Fellow senior and middle hitter Lauren Vallee (Bristol, Conn.) topped all players with 15 kills, three digs and five blocks. The Wildcats took three straight sets from New England Collegiate Conference opponent Mitchell College 25-22, 25-14 and 25-23 for the win. The Wildcats hosted their annual Dig Pink night to raise awareness and money for National Breast Cancer Awareness month.
  • Wildcats Land Falcons 3-1 in Women’s Volleyball Action
    October 12, 2017
      EAST LONGMEADOW, Mass.- The Wildcats were led by senior middle hitter Lauren Vallee (Bristol, Conn.) topping all player with 18 kills hitting .412 for the match. Despite a slow start and losing the first game, Bay Path came back to again take the Fitchburg State Falcons 3-1 tonight at the First Baptist Arena. Game scores were 16-25, 25-16, 25-21 and 25-22. Prior to the match, junior setter Lexi Cears (Agawam, Mass.) was finally honored at their first home match back from a ten game away schedule. Interestingly, Cears reached her 1,000th milestone on the Falcons’ home turf defeating them 3-1 on Thursday, September 28th, 2017.
  • Vallee tabbed as NECC Volleyball Player of the Week
    October 04, 2017
    Lauren Vallee was selected as the NECC Volleyball Player of the Week.
  • Wildcats Split, While Trailblazers Prevail in Tri-Match with Spartans
    September 09, 2017
    EAST LONGMEADOW, MASS.-  Bay Path hosted Mass. College of Liberal Arts Trailblazers (2-5)  and Castleton University Spartans (0-6) in another tri-match today at the First Baptist arena falling 3-0 in the first match to MCLA, the Trailblazers also took the second match 3-0 over the Spartans. The Wildcats shut-down Castleton 3-0 in the final match in NCAA Division III regional women’s volleyball action.   Despite the tough loss, the Wildcats were once again led by senior middle blocker Lauren Vallee (Bristol, Conn.) hitting a.452 on the day with 17 kills. MCLA took the match in three set games 25-20, 25-23 and 25-22. Senior middle hitter Brianna O’Rourke (Piseco, N.Y.) finished with a match high .556 attack percentage adding two blocks. Sophomore outside hitter Brooke Queripel (Palmer, Alaska) had 10 kills and seven digs.
  • Blue Jays defeat Wildcats 3-1 in volleyball action
    September 07, 2017
    The University of St. Joseph defeated the "Wildcats" of Bay Path University 3-1 in non-conference volleyball action
  • Bay Path Prevails in Season Opener Tri-Match Defeating Mass Maritime and Johnson State
    September 02, 2017
    EAST LONGMEADOW, MASS.-  The Wildcats were led by senior middle blocker Lauren Vallee (Bristol, Conn.) hitting a stellar .513 for the day with 24 kills, nine aces and seven digs.  Bay Path (2-0) hosted NCAA DIII regional opponents Mass Maritime Buccaneers (1-1) and John State Badgers (0-2) today in the opening women’s volleyball weekend. In the first game the Wildcats took the Buccaneers in three straight sets 25-12, 25-12 and 25-16. In the second match, the Buccaneers came back to defeat the Badgers 25-5, 25-14 and 25-19. Bay Path swept the final match against Johnson State 25-5, 25-14 and 25-19.
  • Bay Path "Wildcats" Volleyball selected 2017 Pre-season #5
    August 29, 2017
    Wildcats open season with #5 ranking in 2017 NECC Volleyball Coaches Poll