Category: Volleyball

SoCal trip opens volleyball’s road competition

This past weekend, Emory’s volleyball team traveled to the west coast and competed at the East-West Battle tournament in Thousand Oaks, California. After three matches of fierce competition, the Eagles came out of the tournament with a 1-2 record.  On Sept. 10, the No. 2 Eagles battled Trinity University (Texas), the first-ranked team in the [...]

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Volleyball serves up a Classic

From Sept. 3 to 4, Emory University’s volleyball team went undefeated in the first tournament of the season. While an impressive feat, winning is the norm for the Emory women’s volleyball team. The volleyball’s winning culture being on full display is no surprise to Head Coach Jenny McDowell. While winning the first tournament sets the [...]

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Serving It Up With Jenny McDowell | Coach’s Conversation in COVID

On Nov. 23, 2019, the Emory volleyball team fell to Johns Hopkins University (Md.) in the NCAA Division III Women’s Volleyball Championship game. In a subsequent interview with the Wheel, then-junior middle hitter Finn Wilkins expressed her readiness to return for the 2020 season in hopes of getting to “those final moments at nationals,” noting [...]

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McDowell Has Much to be Thankful for Despite Championship Loss

The Emory volleyball team lost 3-0 in the 2019 NCAA Division III Women’s Volleyball Championship game against Johns Hopkins University (Md.) on Nov. 23 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, to conclude an excellent season as the national runner-up. The Eagles beat Clarkson University (N.Y.) on Nov. 21 and Carthage College (Wis.) on Nov. 22 to reach [...]

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