Volleyball Signs Four to 2017 Recruiting ClassBOILING SPRINGS – Gardner-Webb received four official commitments in the early signing period, officially welcoming its first four members of the 2017 recruiting class after the signing of Joy Rhodes, Alex Roycraft, Abbey Sprinkle, and Katie Stanton.
Volleyball Falls to Campbell, 3-1, in Season Finale Saturday AfternoonBUIES CREEK, N.C. – Kaelyn Dyson and Nicole Celarek posted double digit kills, while both Tinsley Fain and Amanda Sahm had ten or more digs and assists, yet the Gardner-Webb volleyball team fell to Campbell by a 3-1 score in the final match of the 2016 season for the Runnin’ Bulldogs.
@GWU_VB Falls to Radford, 3-1, Saturday AfternoonRADFORD, Va. – Sophomore Kaelyn Dyson (Holly Springs, N.C.) had a hand in seven blocks to go along with five kills as the Gardner-Webb volleyball team dropped a 3-1 decision to Big South Conference foe Radford on Saturday afternoon.
Charleston Southern Squeaks By @GWU_VB Saturday AfternoonBOILING SPRINGS — Senior Taylor Lillard (Victorville, Calif.) paced three Runnin’ Bulldogs with double digits in kills, as Charleston Southern held on for a scrappy 3-1 win over Gardner-Webb in Big South Conference play on Saturday afternoon.
Balanced Attack Lifts @GWU_VB to Historic Win at WinthropROCK HILL, S.C. — Senior Taylor Lillard (Victorville, Calif.) posted her fourth double-double of the year, and Gardner-Webb recorded a season-high 13 blocks as the Runnin’ Bulldogs swept Winthrop to open Big South Conference play Tuesday evening.
@GWU_VB Edges Davidson in Five-Set Thriller SaturdayCOLUMBIA, S.C. — Senior Taylor Lillard (Victorville, Calif.) and freshman Molly Johnston (Lubbock, Texas) combined for 26 of Gardner-Webb’s 61 kills to lead the Runnin’ Bulldogs to a thrilling five-set victory over Davidson to kick off the second day of South Carolina’s Gamecock Invitational Saturday.
@GWU_VB Falls to William & Mary to Open Gamecock InvitationalCOLUMBIA, S.C. — The William & Mary volleyball team held Gardner-Webb to 26 kills while posting a .376 hitting percentage of its own en route to a straight-set sweep of the Runnin’ Bulldogs to open South Carolina’s Gamecock Invitational on Friday evening.
@GWU_VB Pushes Win Streak to Five With Sweep of Norfolk StateELON, N.C. — Sophomore setter Amanda Sahm (Marion, Iowa) equaled a Gardner-Webb individual single-match record with seven service aces as the Runnin’ Bulldogs dropped in 12 service aces en route to a sweep of Norfolk State on Saturday at the Elon Phoenix Classic. With the sweep, the Runnin’ Bulldogs ran their win streak to five matches and have now won their last 13 sets.
@GWU_VB Smashes Way to Sweep of Delaware StateELON, N.C. — Senior Taylor Lillard (Victorville, Calif.) put down a match-high 14 kills and the Runnin’ Bulldogs posted 40 smashes and hit .364 as a team en route to a 57-minute straight set sweep of Delaware State on Friday afternoon at the Elon Phoenix Classic.
@GWU_VB Sweeps Limestone, 3-0, Thursday NightBOILING SPRINGS — Hannah Driscoll (Lake Mary, Fla.) tallied eight kills on 10 swings, and Gardner-Webb held Limestone to 27 kills as the Runnin’ Bulldogs pulled out a straight-set sweep on Thursday evening in their home opener.
Emma Milstead Named Big South Conference Freshman of the WeekCHARLOTTE — Gardner-Webb redshirt freshman Emma Milstead (Knoxville, Tenn.) has been named the Big South Conference Freshman of the Week for the first time in her career following a record-setting first weekend of the season, announced league officials Monday.
@GWU_VB Drops Five-Set Heartbreaker to The Citadel SaturdayCHARLESTON, S.C. — Senior Taylor Lillard (Victorville, Calif.) posted a double-double and Emma Milstead (Knoxville, Tenn.) recorded 29 digs, as Gardner-Webb fell to The Citadel in a five-set heartbreaker on Saturday afternoon in the final match of the Bulldog Battle.
Record Performance Lifts @GWU_VB To Season-Opening Win Over Robert MorrisCHARLESTON, S.C. — Sophomore Emma Mislead (Knoxville, Tenn.) celebrated her debut at libero with a four-set single-match record 37 digs, as Gardner-Webb set a new overall four-set record with 107 team digs in a gritty 3-1 win over Robert Morris Friday on the first day of the 2016 Bulldog Battle, hosted by The Citadel.
@GWU_VB Falls To Morehead State in Bulldog Battle Friday FinaleCHARLESTON, S.C. — Junior Kaelyn Dyson (Holly Springs, N.C.) paced Gardner-Webb with 12 kills, and Amanda Sahm (Marion, Iowa) added her second double-double of the day with 26 assists and 13 digs as the Runnin’ Bulldogs fell to Morehead State, 3-1, in the final match of the night at The Citadel’s Bulldog Battle Friday evening.
@GWU_VB to Open 2016 Season at Bulldog Battle This WeekendBOILING SPRINGS — Gardner-Webb volleyball will open its 2016 regular season on Friday in Charleston, South Carolina with two matches on the first day of the Bulldog Battle, hosted by The Citadel. The Runnin’ Bulldogs will square off with Robert Morris at 3:00 pm, followed by a tilt against Morehead State at 7:00 pm.