ROME, Ga.--The USA South Athletic Conference has released its 2018-2019 Academic All-Conference Team. This season found 1,441 student-athletes earning Academic All-Conference honors, including 32 from Decatur.
DECATUR, Ga.—The setting sun peeking through the Leticia Pate Evans Dining Hall windows was a perfect, symbolic backdrop to the 2019 Agnes Scott Athletics Awards Banquet on Thursday evening. The Agnes Scott Athletics Department celebrated the accomplishments and victories of both teams and individuals during the ceremony, as the 2018-19 academic year comes to a close.
BEREA,Ky.—Agnes Scott Women’s Volleyball got the win it needed in the final match of the regular season to clinch a postseason berth in the upcoming USA South. The Scotties rebounded from a 3-1 loss to LaGrange in the first match of the day to beat host Berea in four sets.
BREVARD, N.C.—Agnes Scott Volleyball was upended by Brevard on Wednesday evening in three sets. The Scotties had chances to turn the match in the second and third sets, but the Tornados came up with all of the big-moment points to close it out in three.
DECATUR, Ga.—Agnes Scott Volleyball concluded its 2018 home schedule with a 3-0 loss to eighth-ranked Emory University on Thursday evening. The Scotties celebrated senior Bella Kammerer (Mt. Sterling, Ky.) before the contest.
DECATUR, Ga.—Agnes Scott Volleyball fell to divisional opponent Piedmont in three sets on Tuesday night at the Woodruff Gymnasium. Piedmont managed to win all three sets in very different ways as the Scotties applied pressure late with a chance to flip momentum around. The Lions found their groove late in the third to close out the sweep of the Scotties.
DECATUR, Ga.—Maryville spoiled Senior Day for Agnes Scott with a 3-0 win at Woodruff Gymnasium on Saturday afternoon. The Scotties honored seniors Paige Heck (Indianapolis, Ind.) and Morgan Pearson (Pensacola, Fla.) before the match.
ATLANTA—Agnes Scott fell in a closely contested three-set match at Oglethorpe University on a rainy Wednesday evening in the metro area. The Scotties fought back after dropping the first set, but Oglethorpe was able to outlast them over the final two sets to claim a 3-0 win. Oglethorpe topped the Scotties 25-19, 25-20, 25-22.
LAGRANGE, Ga.—Agnes Scott Volleyball split a pair of USA South matches on Saturday afternoon. The Scotties won their second conference match in a row by handing Berea a loss in three sets before dropping a match to host LaGrange in four sets.
DECATUR, Ga.—Agnes Scott Volleyball put a check in the USA South Conference win column on Tuesday evening after cruising past visiting Brevard in three sets. The Scotties controlled the first set from the start before having to rally late in the second to put themselves in a great position entering the third. Agnes Scott took care of business by building a big lead in the third before eventually closing things out 25-15, 25-22, 25-18.
DECATUR, Ga.—Agnes Scott Volleyball fought tooth and nail with two of the best teams in the USA South West Division, but ultimately dropped a pair of four-set matches to Huntingdon and Covenant. The Scotties outscored the Hawks and blitzed the Scots in the opening set, but each seasoned opponent was able to put together enough runs to outlast the home side in each match.
MARYVILLE, Tenn.—Agnes Scott Volleyball dropped a pair of matches to Maryville and Johnson University (Tenn.) on Saturday afternoon. The Scotties opened the day with a 3-0 loss to host Maryville in the USA South Conference opener before falling on the wrong side of a match that went the distance, a 3-2 loss to Johnson.
DECATUR, Ga.—Energy was high from the start for Agnes Scott Volleyball as they outlasted Brewton-Parker in four sets on Tuesday night at Woodruff Gymnasium. The Scotties won their second match of the season and improve to 2-9.
DECATUR, Ga.—Agnes Scott Volleyball fell to USA South West Division leading Huntingdon 3-1 in non-conference action on Friday night. A rocking Woodruff Gymnasium saw the Scotties shake off a slow start to the night to push the visiting Hawks to the brink before the visitors were able to hold on 25-11, 17-25, 25-16, 25-22.
The Hawks improved to 6-3 on the young season, while Agnes Scott falls to 1-9 entering conference play this week.
TOCCOA, Ga.—For the second time in nearly a week, Toccoa Falls handed Agnes Scott Volleyball a defeat. However, unlike in the first matchup Agnes Scott was able to battle from two sets down to take the third game before ultimately falling in four sets. The Screaming Eagles won 25-15, 25-11, 19-25, 25-10.
MONTGOMERY, Ala.—Agnes Scott Volleyball ended its stay in Alabama with a 1-3 mark at the Huntingdon Invitational after dropping a pair of three-set matches on Saturday. The Scotties dropped matches to N.C. Wesleyan and Auburn-Montgomery, a NCAA Division II opponent out of the Gulf South Conference.
MONTGOMERY, Ala.—Agnes Scott Volleyball got into the win column for the first time in 2018 with a convincing three-set triumph over the Mississippi University for Women in the second of two matches at the Huntingdon Invitational on Friday afternoon. The Scotties fell to Division II opponent Tuskegee in the tournament opener before sweeping the Owls of MUW in their final match of the day.
GREENSBORO, N.C.—Tests came early for Agnes Scott Volleyball as the Scotties dropped its first three matches of the 2018 season at the Greensboro College Tournament. Agnes Scott saw marked improvement as the weekend wore on, including hitting at a high clip in a close five-set loss to a talented Piedmont International squad to end Saturday’s event.
DECATUR—Agnes Scott Women’s Volleyball was slated seventh in the 2018 USA South West Division Preseason Poll on Thursday. The Scotties finished sixth in the division last fall, earning their first playoff bid since joining the USA South. The results of the poll were voted on by the conference's coaches
DECATUR, Ga.—The Agnes Scott Athletic Department and athletic director Beth Vansant are pleased to announce the hiring of Anna Braun as head coach of the Scottie volleyball program, effective immediately. Braun served as the interim head coach for the entire 2017 season after a staff departure right before the start of the campaign.
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C.—Senior Resa Knott (Atlanta, Ga.) was named to the USA South West Division Second Team as announced by the league office on Thursday afternoon. The awards were voted on by the divisional coaches earlier in the week after the regular season concluded this past weekend.
MARYVILLE, Tenn.—Agnes Scott Volleyball saw its time in the 2017 USA South tournament come to an end with a three-set loss to third-seeded Piedmont on Halloween night. The Lions’ offense was difficult to manage all night as the Scotties fell 25-13, 25-22, 25-15 in the first round.