2016 Caltech Volleyball News

  • Volleyball Sends Off Seniors with Win
    November 01, 2016
    PASADENA, Calif. – The Caltech volleyball team avenged a 3-1 season-opening loss against West Coast Baptist College on Tuesday night, sweeping the Eagles in the season finale on Senior Night in Braun Gymnasium. Freshman Ellie Walker fueled the offense with 31 assists while both Alexa Lauinger and Lauren Li closed out their rookie campaigns with double-doubles.
  • Fay Steps up with Three Blocks in Loss to No. 22 ULV
    October 29, 2016
    PASADENA, Calif. – Freshman Julia Fay made a career-high three blocks in Caltech volleyball’s 3-0 defeat to No. 22 University of La Verne on Saturday afternoon.
  • Li, Lauinger Pace Volleyball Again at Oxy
    October 28, 2016
    EAGLE ROCK, Calif. – The Caltech volleyball team dropped a road SCIAC match against Occidental College, 3-0, on Friday night.
  • Lauinger Continues Resurgence at No. 3 CMS
    October 25, 2016
    CLAREMONT, Calif. – Freshman Alexa Lauinger continued her recent resurgence with an eight-kill, 10-dig effort in a Caltech volleyball defeat at No. 3 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Colleges on Tuesday night.
  • Late Rally Falls Short for Volleyball at Chapman
    October 22, 2016
    ORANGE, Calif. – Freshman Alexa Lauinger keyed a late Caltech volleyball rally that fell just short at Chapman University on Saturday afternoon.
  • Lauinger Just Shy of Seventh Double-Double
    October 21, 2016
    PASADENA, Calif. – Freshman Alexa Lauinger was just shy of her seventh double-double on the season, tallying nine kills and 11 digs in the Caltech volleyball team's defeat against the University of Redlands on Friday night.
  • Defense Steps up in Defeat at Whittier
    October 18, 2016
    WHITTIER, Calif. – A fantastic defensive display was not enough for the shorthanded Caltech volleyball team, which fell at Whittier College on Tuesday night.
  • Rookie Duo Shines Again in Loss
    October 15, 2016
    SAN DIMAS, Calif. – Freshmen Alexa Lauinger and Lauren Li led the Caltech volleyball team on both sides of the ball, but the Beavers dropped a close three-setter at LIFE Pacific College on Saturday afternoon.
  • Li Stays Hot Against Pomona-Pitzer
    October 14, 2016
    PASADENA, Calif. – Freshman Lauren Li smacked a team season-high 12 kills in a SCIAC match on a .286 hitting percentage as Caltech volleyball scored its most points against Pomona-Pitzer Colleges since 2012 on Friday night.
  • Volleyball Shows Improvement at No. 7 CLU
    October 11, 2016
    THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. – The Caltech volleyball team showed a quick learning curve in their second match vs. No. 7 Cal Lutheran University in less than a week on Tuesday night.
  • Rookie Trio Fuels Volleyball Win over Mills
    October 07, 2016
    PASADENA, Calif. - The freshman trio of Alexa Lauinger, Lauren Li and Ellie Walker turned it up in their first-ever Orange Out to fuel Caltech volleyball to a sweep over Mills College on Friday night.
  • Li Continues Hot Streak Against No. 7 CLU
    October 06, 2016
    PASADENA, Calif. – Freshman Lauren Li kept up her recent hot streak with a team-high eight kills and three service aces as Caltech volleyball fell to No. 7 Cal Lutheran University, 3-0, on Thursday night.
  • Li Paces Volleyball at La Verne
    October 04, 2016
    LA VERNE, Calif. – Freshman Lauren Li posted a team-high six kills on just 16 attacks in the Caltech volleyball team’s defeat at the University of La Verne on Tuesday night.
  • Lauinger Notches Fifth Double-Double
    October 01, 2016
    Pasadena, Calif. – Freshman Alexa Lauinger recorded her fifth double-double of the season as Caltech volleyball fell to Occidental College on Saturday afternoon.
  • Vetrivel Extends Aces Streak vs. No. 2 CMS
    September 30, 2016
    PASADENA, Calif. – Sophomore Sakthi Vetrivel recorded two service aces for the third straight match as Caltech volleyball hosted No. 2 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Colleges on Friday night.
  • Volleyball One Point Shy of First SCIAC Set Win in Decade
    September 27, 2016
    PASADENA, Calif. – The Caltech volleyball team fought back from a disheartening first two sets to within one point of its first set win in a SCIAC match in a decade before falling in extra points to Chapman University on Tuesday night.
  • Volleyball Competitive Despite Struggles in Tri-Match
    September 24, 2016
    REDLANDS, Calif. – Freshman Lauren Li led the Caltech volleyball team’s attack in the first of two matches on Saturday afternoon, with the Beavers falling to both the University of Redlands and UC Santa Cruz.
  • Volleyball Tallies Most Points in Four Years vs. Whittier
    September 23, 2016
    Pasadena, Calif. – Senior Sakthi Vetrivel recorded a season-high 11 kills as the Caltech volleyball team scored the most points in a SCIAC match in four years in a 3-0 loss against Whittier College on Friday evening.
  • Lauinger Just Misses Fifth Straight Double Double
    September 17, 2016
    Claremont, Calif. (Sept. 17, 2016) – Freshman Alexa Lauinger (Ortonville, Mich. / Brandon) came up just short of her fifth double-double with nine digs and nine kills in a 3-0 loss in the SCIAC opener to Pomona-Pitzer Colleges on Saturday evening.
  • Lauinger Double-Doubles Again in Home Opener
    September 13, 2016
    Pasadena, Calif. – Freshman Alexa Lauinger (Ortonville, Mich. / Brandon) double-doubled again despite the Caltech volleyball team dropping its home opener to Providence Christian College, 3-0, on Tuesday night.
  • Volleyball Claims First Road Win in 13 Years
    September 10, 2016
    LANCASTER, Calif. – A relentless Caltech volleyball squad claimed its first victory of the season and the program’s first away win in over a decade, splitting a doubleheader at the University of Antelope Valley on Saturday.
  • Lauinger Double-Doubles in Debut at West Coast Baptist
    September 06, 2016
    LANCASTER, Calif. – Freshman Alexa Lauinger (Ortonville, Mich. / Brandon) posted a double-double in her collegiate debut as the Caltech volleyball team opened its season with a first set victory before ultimately falling, 3-1, at West Coast Baptist College on Tuesday night.
  • New Culture, Talent Boosting Volleyball's Expectations
    September 05, 2016
    PASADENA, Calif. – The departure of four of a team’s top performers, including the program’s all-time kills leader, does not typically portend success the following year. An exceedingly young 2016 Caltech volleyball squad is prepared to challenge those odds, however, as five experienced incoming freshmen, a handful of key returners and a vastly improved team culture have the Beavers already setting their sights even higher than last year’s modest success.
  • Meet the Recruits: Volleyball
    July 14, 2016
    PASADENA, Calif – The Caltech volleyball team welcomes six newcomers to Pasadena this fall heading into the 2016 season.
  • Volleyball Announces Fall 2016 Schedule
    July 12, 2016
    PASADENA, Calif. – Caltech's women's volleyball team has released its Fall 2016 schedule, which includes 11 home matches and 11 away matches. The Beavers will open the season on the road at West Coast Baptist College, which Caltech swept in last season’s finale, on Tuesday Sept. 6 at 6 p.m.