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2019 Volleyball News

  • Lester named to all-conference team
    November 07, 2019
    Simpson volleyball senior Hannah Lester was named Honorable Mention All-American Rivers Conference for her performance in 2019, as voted on by the league’s nine head coaches.
  • Lester, Mathews shine in final outing
    November 02, 2019
    Hannah Lester tallied 25 kills and Alyssa Mathews dished out 66 assists as the Simpson volleyball team concluded its season on Saturday with two matches in the Warrior Invitational in Milwaukee, Wis.
  • Storm fall in Warrior Invite opener
    November 01, 2019
    The Simpson volleyball team opened the Warrior Invitational on Friday with a 3-0 loss against the hosts, Wisconsin Lutheran, in Milwaukee, Wis.
  • A-R-C announces Fall All-Academic Team
    October 31, 2019
    The American Rivers Conference released its 2019 Fall All-Academic Team on Thursday as Simpson had 52 student-athletes receive the honor. In total, 438 student-athletes were recognized from around the league’s nine schools.
  • Storm close out A-R-C slate at Nebraska Wesleyan
    October 30, 2019
    In the final American Rivers Conference match of the season for Simpson volleyball, the Storm lost 3-0 at Nebraska Wesleyan on Wednesday night.
  • Mathews records 3,000th assist at Dubuque
    October 26, 2019
    Senior Alyssa Mathews handed out her 3,000th career assist Saturday for Simpson volleyball during a 3-0 loss at Dubuque.
  • Volleyball receives road loss at Loras
    October 25, 2019
    The Simpson volleyball team looked poised for the upset Friday night at Loras by holding leads in all three sets, but could not hold on and lost 3-0 on the road.
  • Storm come up short on senior night
    October 11, 2019
    The Simpson volleyball team lost 3-0 to Coe Friday night in the team’s final home match of the season as the Storm honored their three seniors before the contest, Hannah Lester, Alyssa Mathews and Taylor Sudmann.
  • Storm fall to league-leading Wartburg in straight sets
    October 08, 2019
    The Simpson volleyball team hosted the top team in the American Rivers Conference Tuesday night but could not pull of the upset over Wartburg and lost 3-0 inside Cowles Fieldhouse.
  • Juni, Lester lead Storm at Millikin
    October 05, 2019
    Hannah Lester tallied 23 kills and Kamryn Juni had 19 on Saturday as the Simpson volleyball team lost to Alma and Millikin in the Millikin University Fall Triangular in Decatur, Ill.
  • Buena Vista edges Storm in A-R-C battle
    October 01, 2019
    Niya Harris produced a double-double as the Simpson volleyball team lost a five-set thriller against Buena Vista on Tuesday inside Cowles Fieldhouse in the American Rivers Conference match.
  • Storm close Simpson Quadrangular with sweep
    September 28, 2019
    The Simpson volleyball team closed the Simpson Quadrangular on Saturday with a sweep over Wisconsin-River Falls inside Cowles Fieldhouse.
  • Storm sweep Principia in Simpson Quadrangular opener
    September 27, 2019
    On the opening night of the Simpson Quadrangular, the Storm volleyball team began play with a sweep of Principia while securing their highest hitting percentage of the season at .330 Friday night.
  • Volleyball set to host Simpson Quadrangular
    September 26, 2019
    The Storm volleyball team will host the Simpson Quadrangular this weekend inside Cowles Fieldhouse. Action will begin on Friday and run through the afternoon on Saturday.
  • Comeback falls short for Storm in home opener
    September 24, 2019
    The Simpson volleyball team looked to make a comeback against Luther on Tuesday in Cowles Fieldhouse, but fell 3-1 to the Norse in the team’s home opener.
  • Lester, Mathews receive tournament accolade
    September 23, 2019
    For the second time this season, the duo of Hannah Lester and Alyssa Mathews were recognized to an all-tournament team, this time coming after playing in the Central/Grinnell Invitational over the weekend.
  • Harris provides offense against Wis.-River Falls
    September 21, 2019
    In the final match of the Central/Grinnell Invitational, the Simpson volleyball team fell 3-0 to Wisconsin-River Falls on Saturday in Grinnell, Iowa to finish the Invitational at 2-1.
  • Volleyball wins two in weekend opener
    September 20, 2019
    In the first day of the Central/Grinnell Invitational, the Simpson volleyball team tallied two wins to start the weekend in Grinnell on Friday.
  • Storm battle in five-set thriller at Central
    September 18, 2019
    In the first American Rivers Conference match of the season, the Simpson volleyball team fell 3-2 at Central on Wednesday.
  • Volleyball comes up short at unbeaten Grinnell
    September 12, 2019
    The Simpson volleyball team returned back to Iowa for a nonconference contest at Grinnell Thursday evening, but lost 3-1 to the unbeaten Pioneers.
  • Lester, Mathews named to all-tournament team
    September 09, 2019
    Simpson volleyball seniors Hannah Lester and Alyssa Mathews were named to the Pacific University Invitational All-Tournament Team for their efforts on the court this past weekend.
  • Storm fall short of perfect record in Hawaii
    September 08, 2019
    On the final day of the Hawaii trip, Simpson volleyball split both of its matches to finish 3-1. The Storm won 3-1 over Wells in the opener and ended the night with a 3-2 loss to Pacific.
  • Storm open Hawaii trip with pair of victories
    September 07, 2019
    On the opening day of the Pacific University Invitational, Simpson volleyball tallied two five-set victories to start 2-0. The Storm defeated Pacific in the opener and then Wells in Kailua, Hawaii Saturday.
  • Lester produces pair of double-digit kill efforts
    August 31, 2019
    Senior Hannah Lester led the way for the Simpson volleyball team with two double-digit kill efforts on Saturday in losses against Illinois College and Trine to end the Illinois College Invite.
  • Volleyball sweeps Rockford to begin season
    August 30, 2019
    The Storm volleyball team notched their first opening day victory since 2016 by winning in straight sets (25-23, 25-18, 25-16) over Rockford on Friday at the Illinois College Invite.
  • A-R-C releases volleyball preseason coaches’ poll
    August 14, 2019
    The Simpson volleyball team has been selected ninth in the American Rivers Conference Preseason Coaches’ Poll, announced by the league office Wednesday.