2014-15 Volleyball News

June 3, 2015
Jags Volleyball Summer Camp June 15-18
AUGUSTA, Ga. – GRU Augusta Volleyball and head coach Sharon Quarles have booked Christenberry Fieldhouse for Volleyball Summer Camp from June 15-18.

May 7, 2015
Volleyball Signs Quintet For Upcoming 2015 Season
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The GRU Augusta volleyball team has added five new signees for the 2015 season in four junior-transfers and one incoming freshman, Head Coach Sharon Quarles announced.

December 22, 2014
Volleyball Wins Peach Belt Play Of The Month
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The GRU Augusta women’s volleyball team won the Peach Belt Conference’s December Play of the Month for their game-winning point to beat Anderson in the NCAA Southeast Regional on Nov. 20, 2014 at Wingate University in Wingate, N.C.

December 1, 2014
Jags Conclude Greatest Season In School History
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The 2014 GRU Augusta volleyball team was picked to finish last in the Peach Belt Conference preseason coaches' poll, and they ended up having the best season in school history that culminated with their first trip to the NCAA Tournament as the fourth-seed in the Southeast Region.

November 25, 2014
Volleyball Signs Savanna Gonzales For 2015
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The GRU Augusta volleyball team announced that Savanna Gonzales from North Cobb High School in Kennesaw, Ga., will join the Jaguars for the 2015 season, after Head Coach Sharon Quarles signed the outside hitter in the early signing period.

November 24, 2014
Boatwright & Koch Named To Regional All-Tourney Team
WINGATE, N.C. – GRU Augusta women’s volleyball freshman Kali Boatwright and senior Kristen Koch were named to the NCAA Southeast Regional All-Tournament Team.

November 21, 2014
Jags Fall To Top-Seeded Wingate In Regional Semifinal
WINGATE, N.C. – The GRU Augusta women’s volleyball team concluded its greatest season ever with a 3-1 loss to top-seeded Wingate in the NCAA Southeast Regional Semifinal game on Friday night in the Cuddy Arena at Wingate University in Wingate, N.C.

November 20, 2014
Jags Advance To Semifinals With 3-2 Win Over Anderson
WINGATE, N.C. – The GRU Augusta women’s volleyball team made their first NCAA Tournament appearance in the first round of the Division II Southeast Regional Thursday night and won a 3-2 match over the Anderson Trojans in the Cuddy Arena on the campus of Wingate University in Wingate, N.C. The set scores were (25-23, 27-25, 22-25, 23-25, 15-13).

November 17, 2014
NCAA Volleyball Tourney Sendoff Party Nov. 18
AUGUSTA, Ga. – Georgia Regents University Athletics will host a NCAA Volleyball Tournament sendoff party tomorrow, Tuesday Nov. 18 at 5:15 p.m. for the Jaguar women's volleyball team in Christenberry Fieldhouse.

November 16, 2014
Women's Volleyball To Make First NCAA Tournament Appearance In School History
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The GRU Augusta women’s volleyball team will make their first trip to the NCAA Volleyball Tournament in school history, after they earned the fourth seed in the upcoming NCAA Southeast Regional to be played on Friday, November 21st, at Cuddy Arena on the campus of Wingate University in Wingate, N.C.

November 14, 2014
Koch Named All-Conference, Sharon Quarles Coach Of The Year
AUGUSTA, Ga. – GRU Augusta senior Kristen Koch was named first team Peach Belt All-Conference, while GRU Head Coach Sharon Quarles was voted as the Peach Belt Coach of the Year, the Peach Belt announced at the volleyball banquet on Friday, Nov. 14 in Savannah, Ga.

November 12, 2014
Darling And Desilvester Named PBC All-Academic
AUGUSTA, Ga. – GRU Augusta volleyball senior Maggie Darling and sophomore Catherine Desilvester were named to the 2014 Peach Belt Conference All-Academic team, the conference office announced Tuesday morning.

November 11, 2014
Jags Fall Just Short In PBC Tourney Slugfest
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The GRU Augusta volleyball team dropped a five-set match in the first round of the Peach Belt Conference tournament to the Lander Bearcats on Tuesday night in Christenberry Fieldhouse. GRU was the third seed and the visiting Bearcats were the sixth seed.

November 10, 2014
Volleyball Set For First Round Of PBC Tourney Nov. 11
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The GRU Augusta volleyball team earned the third-seed and will host the number-six seed Lander Bearcats in the first round of the 2014 Peach Belt Conference tournament on Tuesday, Nov. 11 at 7:00 p.m. in Christenberry Fieldhouse.

November 10, 2014
Katie Beresford Named PBC Player of the Week
AUGUSTA, Ga. – Jaguar volleyball junior middle-blocker Katie Beresford was named the Peach Belt Conference Player of the Week on Monday afternoon, for her performance in GRU Augusta’s three victories last week over Georgia College, Converse and Belmont Abbey.

November 8, 2014
Jags To Host Lander In PBC Tourney Nov. 11
AUGUSTA, Ga. - The 2014 GRU Augusta volleyball team is the most winningest team in school history and they just ended the season with two non-conference wins over Belmont Abbey and Converse on Saturday, Nov. 8.

November 5, 2014
2014 Volleyball Reaches Most Wins Ever
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The GRU Augusta Jaguars (24-7, 13-5) swept the Georgia College Bobcats (7-20, 2-16) in three sets on senior night, (25-16, 25-15, 25-20) at Christenberry Fieldhouse in Augusta, Ga., Wednesday night. The win marks a franchise high in wins in a season for the Jaguars.

November 3, 2014
Volleyball Senior Day Nov. 5
AUGUSTA, Ga. – Come support 2014 Volleyball Senior Day this Wednesday, Nov. 5 at 7:00 p.m. in Christenberry Fieldhouse as GRU Augusta Athletics recognizes seniors Maggie Darling and Kristen Koch prior to the Peach Belt Conference match with Georgia College where the Jags will go for their 24th win, a program record.

November 1, 2014
Jags Reach Best Record Ever With Win Over FMU
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The GRU Augusta Jaguar volleyball team won for the 23rd time this Saturday on the road against Francis Marion in Florence S.C. GRU (23-7, 12-5 PBC) defeated Francis Marion (9-16, 5-10 PBC) by a score of (22-25, 25-23, 25-18, 25-18).

October 31, 2014
Jags Shut Out UNC Pembroke On Road
PEMBROKE, N.C. – The Jaguar volleyball team won their ninth 3-0 match of the 2014 season with a shut-out Peach Belt Conference win over the UNC Pembroke Braves on Halloween night, Friday Oct. 31 in the Jones Center.

October 30, 2014
Volleyball No. 4 In Southeast Region Ranks
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The GRU Augusta women's volleyball team made history on Wednesday afternoon when the NCAA released the Division II Southeast Region volleyball poll with the Jags ranked fourth, the highest they have ever been since the program's start in 1985 when they were in the Big South Conference.

October 28, 2014
Jags Take Crucial PBC Match Over Montevallo
AUGUSTA, Ga. – With postseason implications in the air, the GRU Augusta women’s volleyball team beat the Montevallo Falcons 3-1 in a Peach Belt Conference match on Tuesday night in Christenberry Fieldhouse. The Jaguars gained their 21 st win of the year and sit third in the league, ahead of Montevallo in fourth.

October 25, 2014
Jags Take Two At GRU Augusta Tri-Match
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Jaguar volleyball team hosted their 2014 GRU Augusta Tri-Match and defeated rival USC Aiken 3-1 before beating Claflin 3-0 on Saturday, Oct. 25 in Christenberry Fieldhouse. The Jags move 20-7, and 9-5 in the Peach Belt Conference.

October 24, 2014
Jaguars End Losing Streak With Win Over Lander
AUGUSTA, Ga. – Ranked number four in the Peach Belt Conference, the GRU Augusta Jaguars (18-7, 8-5) defeated the number five Lander Bearcats (17-5, 5-5) Friday night at Christenberry Fieldhouse, ending their three game losing streak, (25-17, 20-25, 25-20, 15-25, and 15-12).

October 22, 2014
Jags Fall Late To Columbus State
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Jaguar volleyball team started fast up 2-0, but were unable to hold on against the Columbus State Cougars (10-10,5-5 PBC) who took three games in a row to steal a 3-2 win (18-25,21-25,25-12,25-21,15-11) on Wednesday night in Christenberry Fieldhouse.

October 18, 2014
Jags Swept At Armstrong, 3-0
SAVANNAH, Ga. – The GRU Augusta volleyball team lost to the #19th ranked Armstrong Pirates 3-0 (18-25, 13-25, 20-25), Saturday afternoon at Armstrong in Savannah, Ga. The loss marks the first time the Jags have lost back-to-back games this year.

October 17, 2014
Flagler Snaps Jags’ Eight-Game Win Streak
ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. – The GRU Augusta volleyball team had their seven-game win streak snapped in a 3-0 Peach Belt Conference loss to the Flagler Saints in St. Augustine, Fla., in the Flagler Gymnasium.

October 15, 2014
Volleyball Pink Out Game Oct. 22
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The GRU Augusta volleyball team will host their annual Pink Out game to raise awareness and support for cancer research on Wednesday, Oct. 22 with Columbus State at 7:00 p.m. in Christenberry Fieldhouse. All proceeds and donations will be given to the GRU Cancer Center.

October 14, 2014
Jags Rally Late On Road And Win Again
DUE WEST, S.C., – The GRU Augusta Jaguars won their seventh match in a row on the road against Erskine (13-6,9-0) in a closely contested match that took five sets to be decided, (25-22, 11-25, 20-25, 25-23, 15-9). The loss snapped Erskine’s nine game win streak.

October 11, 2014
Jags Win Tight Battle With Bobcats
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga., – The GRU Augusta Jaguars, (16-4, 7-2) won a closely fought 3-2 Peach Belt Conference match over the Georgia College Bobcats (7-9, 2-7) on the road (23-25, 25-18, 28-26, 17-25, 15-10) Saturday afternoon in the Centennial Center.

October 7, 2014
Jags Spread The Offense In Comeback Win At Lander
GREENWOOD, S.C. – The Jaguars endured an opening set loss and forced a fifth with the Bearcats to earn a 3-2 comeback Peach Belt victory on Tuesday night in Horne Arena. It was the fifth-straight win for GRU Augusta and moved them to 15-4 overall and 6-2 in the league.

October 6, 2014
GRU Ranked Second In Peach Belt Standings
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Jaguar volleyball team (14-4, 5-2 PBC) currently sits second in the Peach Belt Conference standings to the Armstrong Pirates, after GRU Augusta enjoyed a 4-0 run last week with league wins over Montevallo, Francis Marion, and UNC Pembroke.

October 4, 2014
Jags Win Fourth Straight
AUGUSTA, Ga. –GRU Augusta Volleyball (14-4, 5-2 PBC) continued to establish itself as a force to be reckoned with in the Peach Belt Conference by downing UNC Pembroke (8-12, 0-7 PBC) 3-1, and claiming its fourth straight win on Saturday afternoon in Christenberry Fieldhouse.

October 3, 2014
Jags Display Defensive Prowess In Straight Sets
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The GRU Augusta Jaguars (13-4, 4-2) took down the Francis Marion Patriots (4-8, 2-3) 3-0 in a Peach Belt Conference match (25-18, 34-32, 25-16) on Friday night in Christenberry Fieldhouse.

October 3, 2014
GRU Augusta Off To Best Volleyball Start In Over A Decade
Augusta, Ga--Half way through the college volleyball season and GRU Augusta is in a different spot, mainly being in the top half of the standings. A 12 and 4 mark is their best start since 2002

October 1, 2014
GRU Plays Montevallo and Clark Atlanta
Jaguar Volleyball Gameday! GRU Augusta (10-4, 2-2 Peach Belt Conference) faces Montevallo (9-5, 2-1 PBC) at neutral site Clark Atlanta for a PBC match today at 4:00 p.m. in Epps Gymnasium. The Jaguars meet the non-conference Clark Atlanta Panthers (4-13) at 6:00 p.m.

October 1, 2014
Jags Move To 12-4 With Wins Over Montevallo, Clark Atlanta
ATLANTA, Ga. – The GRU Augusta Jaguars found their way back from a 2-0 deficit to overcome the Montevallo Falcons for a 3-2 Peach Belt Conference victory, before downing Clark Atlanta in straight sets on Wednesday afternoon in Epps Gymnasium on the campus of Clark Atlanta University.

September 27, 2014
Jaguars Split Dual Match At Anderson
ANDERSON, S.C. – The Jaguars recovered from an opening set loss to win a 3-1 non-conference match over Coker College, before falling in three straight sets to Anderson in Anderson, S.C., Saturday afternoon.

September 26, 2014
Jaguars Fall At Rival USC Aiken, 3-1
AIKEN, S.C. – The GRU Augusta Jaguars (9-3, 2-2) lost a hard fought match to the USC Aiken Pacers (10-2, 4-0) three sets to one, (25-19, 22-25, 25-14, 25-20) on Friday night in a Peach Belt Conference match in the Convocation Center.

September 24, 2014
Volleyball Snags First PBC Road Win Of Year
COLUMBUS, Ga. – The Jaguar volleyball team took care of the Columbus State Cougars 3-1 in their first Peach Belt Conference road test of the 2014 season Wednesday night in the Lumpkin Center.

September 20, 2014
GRU Takes Flagler Down In Offensive Display
AUGUSTA, Ga. – GRU Augusta took an early lead in every set and never let up the pressure for a 3-0 Peach Belt Conference win over the visiting Flagler Saints on Saturday, Sept. 20 in Christenberry Fieldhouse.

September 19, 2014
Jaguars Battle, Can’t Steal Win From No. 24 Armstrong
AUGUSTA, Ga. – With the defending conference champions in the house, GRU Augusta kept things tight, but couldn’t pull the victory away from the Armstrong Pirates in Peach Belt Conference action on Friday night in Christenberry Fieldhouse.

September 16, 2014
Jags Move To 7-1 With Win At Limestone
GAFFNEY, S.C. – GRU Augusta Volleyball won their seventh consecutive match Tuesday night in a three-set, non-conference victory on the road at Limestone College in the Timken Center. The Jaguars improved to 7-1 on the year, while the Limestone Saints slid to 0-10.

September 13, 2014
Jags Go 3-0 At GRU Augusta Invitational
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Jaguar volleyball team improved to 6-1 on the season with two non-conference victories over the Carson-Newman Eagles and the Paine College Lions on Saturday in the final day of the 2014 GRU Augusta Invitational in Christenberry Fieldhouse.

September 12, 2014
Jags Win First Match Of GRU Augusta Invitational
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Jaguars won a four-set non-conference match over the Emmanuel Lions on Friday night in the first day of the 2014 GRU Augusta Invitational.

September 11, 2014
Jags Ready To Host GRU Augusta Invitational
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Jaguars went 3-1 at the Queens Invitational last weekend to start the 2014 season and now they're ready to come home and host the 2014 GRU Augusta Invitational this Friday and Saturday, Sept. 12-13 inside Christenberry Fieldhouse.

September 9, 2014
Kristen Koch Named To Queens All-Tournament Team
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – GRU Augusta volleyball senior Kristen Koch was named to the 2014 Queens Fall Invitational All-Tournament team for her efforts in the four-match event in Charlotte, N.C.

September 6, 2014
GRU Sweeps Final Day Of Queens Invitational
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – After splitting the opening day of the Queens invitational with a win over Limestone and a loss to Lenoir-Rhyne, GRU Augusta improved to 3-1 on the young season with two non-conference victories over the Catawba Indians and the Queens Royals in the final day of play in the Levine Center.

September 5, 2014
Jags Split Season-Opening Doubleheader
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The Jaguar Volleyball team responded from a season-opening loss to Lenoir-Rhyne 3-1, to prevail over Limestone in five sets in the first day of the Queens Invitational in the Levine Center at Queens University on Friday night.

September 4, 2014
Jags Open Season Friday At Queens Invitational
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The GRU Augusta women’s volleyball team will kick off the 2014-15 season at the Queens Invitational tomorrow, Friday, Sept. 5 in Charlotte, N.C.

August 27, 2014
Jags Picked 10th In Peach Belt Preseason Poll
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Jaguars were predicted to finish 10th in the Peach Belt Conference after a poll of the league's head coaches was released Wednesday morning.

August 22, 2014
Kristen Koch Named Preseason All-Conference
AUGUSTA, Ga. – GRU Augusta volleyball senior Kristen Koch is one of seven in the entire Peach Belt Conference to be named to the 2014 preseason All-Conference team, the Peach Belt office announced Friday afternoon.

July 22, 2014
Jaguars Reveal 2014 Volleyball Schedule & Media Guide
AUGUSTA, Ga. – GRU Augusta Athletics, in conjunction with head volleyball coach Sharon Bonaventure, has announced the approaching 2014 schedule.

July 3, 2014
Kadija Fornah Named Assistant Volleyball Coach
AUGUSTA, Ga. – GRU Augusta head women’s volleyball Sharon Bonaventure announced Kadija Fornah as her new assistant coach for the upcoming 2014 volleyball season.