News – Women’s Volleyball

07
Sep
2018

Warriors Prepare to Go on the Road

Irvine, CA – The Westcliff University Women’s Volleyball team will go on the road next week after their home match tomorrow night. The Warriors will take on the Marymount California University Mariners at home (Calvary Chapel Costa Mesa) on Saturday at 7pm. The Warriors are off to a strong start in their first season as a program. The team has a wealth of experience from several junior college transfers and is led by co-captain senior, Kaitlin Meyer. The Warriors will be on the road next week facing the 7th ranked Westmont College Warriors in Santa Barbara on Tuesday, September 11th at 7pm and then travelling to Oregon and Northern California. They will place New Hope Christian University on Saturday, September 15th at 11am and 2pm in Eugene, Oregon. They will then face off against Mills College in Oakland on September 16th at 1pm.
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25
Aug
2018

Women’s volleyball wins first matches in program history!

San Marcos, CA – The Westcliff University Women’s Volleyball team went 2-1 on the weekend at the University of St. Katherine tournament. On Friday, the Warriors battled but fell to CETYS-Mexico in 3 sets. The warriors came charging back on Saturday and downed the University of Antelope Valley and West Coast Baptist College in 3 straight sets and earned the first victories in program history. Leading the Warriors in the match against UAV was senior outside hitter and co-captain, Kaitlin Meyer, with 11 kills and 11 digs. Middle blocker, Aliza Atkins, had a match high 3 blocks. Junior setter, Tiana Gildernew, had a match high 3 aces in the match. In the match against West Coast Baptist College, junior outside hitter, Riley Hausner, led the Warriors with 11 kills and 7 digs. Setter, Enjelica Glattli, had a match high 24 assists and 4 aces, while middle blocker, Carley Hill, had...
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25
Aug
2018

LADY WARRIORS BATTLE IN SEASON OPENER

SAN MARCOS, Calif. – The Westcliff University (0-1) women’s volleyball team fought hard in a three set battle against CETYS-Mexico in their season opener at the University of St. Katherine tournament. WU senior outside hitter Kaitlin Meyer (Sacramento, CA) led the warriors with 10 kills and 9 digs. Junior Vasiti Baleilomaloma (Suva, Fiji) had 9 kills and hit a team high 0.400. Junior middle blocker Aliza Atkins led all players with 5 blocks (3 solo, 2 assists). The warriors will continue tournament play on Saturday, August 25th against the University of Antelope Valley at 12 noon and West Coast Baptist College at 2 pm.
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11
Apr
2018

Westcliff University Adds Women’s Indoor & Beach Volleyball. Kristen Iordanova named head coach.

The Westcliff University athletic department is proud to announce the hiring of Kristen Iordanova as the Warriors’ new head women’s indoor and beach volleyball coach. Kristen Iordanova grew up in southern California and is an alumnus of Gretchen Whitney High School, where she was a starting outside hitter for the Wildcats. She played indoor club volleyball for Cal Jrs for several years and Mizuno Long Beach her senior season. Kristen went on to play collegiate volleyball for one season at Long Beach City College, where the Vikings finished with an overall record of 30-2, ranked 10th in the AVCA national poll, and 2nd in the state. After Long Beach City College, Kristen attended Rutgers University where she played volleyball and softball and was the recipient of multiple scholar-athlete awards for both sports. After earning her Bachelor’s Degree from Rutgers, Kristen went on to earn a Master’s Degree from Cal State...
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