Volleyball

 

2014 Santa Clara Volleyball News

July 25, 2014
EYEBRONCO: Close Up with Volleyball Freshman Gianna Ruggeroli
In this edition of EYEBRONCO news - current volleyball player and EYEBRONCO reporter Madison Durta introduces her new teammate and bronco student-athlete Gianna Ruggeroli. They talk about the university, the volleyball program and some fun interesting facts about themselves.

July 16, 2014
EYEBRONCO: Inside View of Volleyball's Summer Camp and Preseason Workouts
In this edition of EYEBRONCO report, volleyball players - Madison Dutra and Mary Shepherd - discuss the fun and excitement of the summer camps that are going on all summer long. They also talk about looking forward to the upcoming season as well as traveling to the East coast for several days - playing against some good schools and spending a day in New York City.

July 15, 2014
EYEBRONCO: Up Close with Volleyball Freshman Natasha Calkins
Current volleyball sophomore Madison Dutra talks with incoming freshman Natasha Calkins about transitioning to college life and volleyball, her sports psychology class and hobbies outside of the game in this EYEBRONCO interview.

July 14, 2014
Mary Shepherd Looks Forward To Sophomore Season
Mary Shepherd (MS) is using her summer to train hard and prepare herself for her second season on the Bronco volleyball team. After having a standout freshman season, Shepherd is hoping that putting in some extra work will pay off down the line and bring the Broncos closer to a WCC title. SantaClaraBroncos.com (SCB) caught up with Shepherd to see how her summer training has been going.

July 8, 2014
Katy Schatzman Prepares For Her Senior Year
San Jose native Katy Schatzman (KS) is keeping herself busy this summer, working for a local company as well as training hard with her summer volleyball workouts. SantaClaraBroncos.com (SCB) checked in with Schatzman to see how she’s prepping herself this summer before heading into her senior season.

June 18, 2014
Meet the Future of Bronco Volleyball: Natasha Calkins
Our neighbor to the north is lending Santa Clara volleyball one of their bight young talents, Natasha Calkins. Calkins, a 6’1 middle blocker/right side, who hails from Calgary, Alberta will be joining the 2014 Bronco volleyball squad in August.

June 17, 2014
Meet the Future of Bronco Volleyball: Kirsten Mead
Leading her high school team to a top 10 ranking nationally last season, Kirsten Mead will join the 2014 Santa Clara volleyball squad after a standout career at Valley Christian High School.

June 16, 2014
Meet the Future of Santa Clara Volleyball: Gianna Ruggeroli
Gianna Ruggeroli, a native of Las Vegas, Nev., will join the Bronco volleyball team this summer for the 2014 season. Standing at 5'10, Ruggeroli will be a libero and outside hitter for the Broncos.

June 13, 2014
EYEBRONCO: Meet Volleyball's Emily Burke and Kaity Edwards
Santa Clara volleyball assistant coach Emily Burke '11 and transfer middle blocker Kaity Edwards sat down with EYEBRONCO this week about joining the team for the 2014 season. Get to know the new Broncos through these exclusive interviews!

June 2, 2014
EYEBRONCO: Volleyball Photo Day
EYEBRONCO reporter Nici Gilday met up with five Bronco volleyball players: Chloe Sliger, Taylor Milton, Katy Schatzman, Sabrina Clayton and Nikki Hess during the team's 2014 photo shoot. Find out what sports the girls watch other than volleyball, who on the team has a strong Instagram/selfie game and which songs they listen to before a match.

May 19, 2014
Volleyball Releases 2014 Schedule
Looking to get back to the NCAA Tournament, Santa Clara volleyball announced its schedule Thursday. The season kicks off Aug. 29 at Hofstra where the Broncos will play four games in two days as part of a tournament. West Coast Conference play begins Sept. 26 at San Francisco with the conference home opener coming four days later.

April 23, 2014
Bronco Sand Defeats Cal 3-2 To Close Out Season
Santa Clara wrapped up its sand season on April 18 with a 3-2 victory at Cal. The Broncos finished their second season of sand with a 7-8 record, falling six times to top 10 teams.

April 23, 2014
Bronco Sand Looks Back At Successful Second Season
Playing a number of the top teams in the country, Santa Clara ended its sand season with a 7-8 record this year. With six of its losses to top 10 nationally-ranked teams, the Broncos collected wins vs. Cal, Stanford and USF in their second-season of play.