University at Buffalo Director of Athletics Mark Alnutt announced on Tuesday afternoon that volleyball associate head coach Scott Smith has been promoted to head coach replacing Blair Brown Lipsitz, who is stepping down from her current position.
Head University at Buffalo volleyball coach Blair Brown Lipsitz has announced the promotion of Scott Smith to associate head coach. Smith and Lipsitz just completed their fourth season together on the Buffalo sidelines.
The Mid-American Conference announced the Distinguished Scholar Athletes from the seven fall sports during this 2018-19 academic season and four University at Buffalo student-athletes made the list. Volleyball’s Scout McLerran and Kristina Nieves, women’s soccer’s Carissima Cutrona and football’s Matt Otwinwoski were voted by faculty athletic representatives at MAC institutions representing the ‘best of the best’ from each sports Academic All-MAC Teams.
The University at Buffalo volleyball team had their 2018 season come to an end on Friday as the fourth-seeded Bulls lost to #5 Eastern Michigan, 3-1, in the MAC Quarterfinals. The Bulls will finish the season with an 18-11 record and a 10-6 mark in league play. The 18 wins are tied for the most since 2013.
The Mid-American Conference postseason volleyball awards were announced on Wednesday afternoon and three Bulls earned All-League honors. Sophomore Andrea Mitrovic was named to the All-MAC First Team, while juniors Polina Prokudina and Kristina Nieves were named to the league’s second team.
The University at Buffalo volleyball team closed out the regular season with its fifth straight win on Saturday afternoon as the Bulls came away with a 3-2 win at Toledo, clinching a bye in the upcoming MAC Tournament for the first time ever.
The University at Buffalo volleyball team won their fourth straight match on Thursday night as the Bulls swept their opponent for the third consecutive contest, notching a 3-0 win over Akron on Senior Night. The victory improves the Bulls to 17-10 and 9-6 in MAC play. The nine wins are a new program record for wins in a year.
University at Buffalo sophomore setter Tia Gleason has been named the MAC East Setter of the Week, the Mid-American Conference announced on Monday afternoon. This is the third time that Gleason has earned the setter of the week honor and the sixth time it has gone to a UB setter.
The University at Buffalo volleyball team capped off a tremendous weekend on Saturday night as the Bulls swept the Ohio Bobcats for the first time, picking up the 3-0 victory. The Bulls have clinched a spot in the upcoming Mid-American Conference Tournament with the win as UB improves to 8-6 in league play and 16-10 overall. The 16 wins are the most for Buffalo in the Blair Brown Lipsitz era.
The University at Buffalo volleyball team put forth one of their most impressive wins of the season on Friday evening as the Bulls swept Kent State 3-0, in front of 506 fans at Alumni Arena. The victory improves UB’s record to 15-10 and 7-6 in MAC play with three regular season matches remaining.
The University at Buffalo volleyball team has four regular season matches left as they are still in contention for one of the four byes in the upcoming Mid-American Conference Tournament. Three of those four matches will be at Alumni Arena, beginning this weekend with home contests against Kent State and Ohio.
For the fifth time this season University at Buffalo sophomore outside hitter Andrea Mitrovic has been named the MAC East Offensive Player of the Week, the Mid-American Conference announced on Monday afternoon.
The University at Buffalo volleyball team found itself in a five-set match for the second straight night on the road, but the Bulls were victorious on Saturday night as UB scored a 3-2 win over Bowling Green. With the victory, Buffalo is now 14-10 on the year and 6-6 in league play.
The University at Buffalo volleyball team put forth a feisty performance on the road Friday night, but unfortunately the Bulls fell just short as they lost at Miami (OH), 3-2. The RedHawks entered the night as the top team in the Mid-American Conference. The loss drops UB to 13-10 and 5-6 in league play.
University at Buffalo volleyball junior middle blocker Kristina Nieves has been named the MAC East Defensive Player of the Week, the conference office announced on Monday afternoon. The award is the second of the season for Nieves.
The University at Buffalo volleyball team had their three-match winning streak snapped on Saturday night with a 3-1 loss to Central Michigan at Alumni Arena. The loss dropped the Bulls to 13-9 on the year and 5-5 in league play.
In a match that last nearly two and a half hours and never saw a fifth set, the University at Buffalo volleyball team came away with a hard fought 3-1 victory over Eastern Michigan on Friday night at Alumni Arena. The win was UB’s third straight as the Bulls improve to 13-8 on the year and 5-4 in league play.
After winning a pair of matches last weekend on the road, the University at Buffalo volleyball team will return home for a pair of matches against MAC West competition. In addition to the two matches, Saturday evening’s contest will serve as UB’s Spirt Day match. Both contests will begin at 6pm and are free to the public.
The University at Buffalo volleyball team earned Mid-American Conference weekly honors on Monday afternoon as yet again sophomore Andrea Mitrovic was named the MAC East Offensive Player of the Week and junior Scout McLerran was named the MAC East Setter of the Week.
Despite the huge statistical difference on Saturday night, it was a tight five-set affair for the University at Buffalo volleyball team, but the Bulls prevailed with a 3-2 win over Northern Illinois, their second straight victory. UB’s win improved it to 12-8 on the season and 4-4 in MAC play.