2023-24 Salem Volleyball News

  • Salem Recognizes Student-Athletes at 2024 Athletic Banquet
    April 24, 2024
    The Salem Department of Athletics capped off its 2023-24 athletic season with a banquet held in Varsity Gym, located on the Salem Campus, on Thursday, April 25th. The banquet honored the student-athletes for their individual contributions over the course of the year.
  • Day One: NCAA Division III Week
    April 01, 2024
    This week, from April 1-6, the NCAA national office is celebrating NCAA Division III week. We in Salem College Athletics will be doing the same, to honor our student-athletes and their contributions to the program, campus community as well as the region, nation and world.
  • 2023 Fall Dean's List Consists of 39 Student-Athletes
    January 05, 2024
    The completion of the 2023 fall semester saw 39 student-athletes earn Dean’s List honors at Salem College. A student must maintain a minimum 3.5 grade point average in a minimum of 12 courses to earn this distinction.
  • Salem Volleyball Trio Named to 2023 CSC Academic All-District Volleyball Team
    December 13, 2023
    The trio of Anna Rymer, Ashlyn Wood and Valeria Rosa Lopez were named to the 2023 Academic All-District Volleyball Team, selected by College Sports Communicators.
  • Meredith Ends Salem's Season in USA South Conference Semifinals
    November 09, 2023
    Fittingly, Salem senior Valeria Rosa Lopez capped off what proved to be the final match of her collegiate career as the team leader in kills (seven), while sophomore Aspen Bradley came through with six.
  • Three Spirits Named to USA South All-Conference Unit
    November 08, 2023
    The trio of Macy Nelson (All-Sportsmanship), Anna Rymer (Second Team All-Conference) and Valeria Rosa Lopez (Second Team All-Conference) were recognized as top performers in 2023 according to a vote from the league’s head coaches.
  • Spirits Return to Triangle, Clash with Meredith Thursday Evening
    November 08, 2023
    For the second time in as many seasons the Salem volleyball team will head to the USA South Conference Tournament Semifinals. Salem will make the trip back to the North Carolina capital, Raleigh, to square off with Meredith on Thursday evening at 7 p.m.
  • Rymer, Wood Rally Spirits for Five-Set Win Over William Peace
    November 07, 2023
    Junior Anna Rymer came through with a clutch performance for Salem volleyball as she singlehandedly scored five of the final seven points of the match, leading the cardiac Spirits to their sixth consecutive five-set win, which came over William Peace by scores of 23-25, 25-16, 17-25, 25-17, 15-12.
  • Salem Opens USA South Conference Tournament at William Peace
    November 05, 2023
    Salem will make its sixth all-time appearance at the USA South Conference Tournament on Tuesday evening when the Spirits make their 103-mile trek to William Peace. The match will mark the first-ever postseason meeting between Salem and the Pacers.
  • Lopez, Brameus Highlight Salem Volleyball's 22nd Victory of 2023
    November 04, 2023
    At the conclusion of a match that featured both Roanoke and Mary Baldwin, three milestones took place for the Salem volleyball program, while honoring the 2023 Senior Class.
  • Senior Day, Tri-Match Highlight Salem Volleyball Saturday
    November 03, 2023
    The Salem volleyball team will be hosting its final regular season matches of the 2023 campaign on Saturday afternoon at Varsity Gym. The Spirits will host a tri-match featuring both Roanoke and Mary Baldwin.
  • Wood Service Ace Completes Dramatic Five-Set Victory Over Knights
    November 01, 2023
    Salem sophomore Ashlyn Wood delivered a match point service ace that completed not only a fifth-set comeback, but also a come-from-behind victory as the Spirits earned a 18-25, 16-25, 25-20, 33-31, 15-13 thriller over USA South Conference rival Southern Virginia on Wednesday evening at Varsity Gym.
  • Spirits Host Southern Virginia in USA South Conference Volleyball Tilt
    October 31, 2023
    Salem will clash with Southern Virginia for the third time in 2023 and first time Varsity Gym on Wednesday evening.
  • Rymer Shines in Tri-Match with Pfeiffer, Bob Jones
    October 28, 2023
    Anna Rymer emphatically left her mark on two Salem victories at the conclusion of Saturday afternoon’s tri-match at Pfeiffer, combining for 36 kills and a .403 attack percentage, as the Spirits earned a four-set win over the host Falcons (25-23, 27-25, 24-26, 25-14) and a come-from-behind five-set triumph (13-25, 27-29, 25-23, 25-18, 17-15) over Bob Jones, which moved the Spirits to 19-9 overall on the season.
  • Spirits Take Part in Second Tri-Match in Consecutive Weekends
    October 26, 2023
    Salem volleyball is looking to become the fifth different USA South Conference school in 2023 to earn at least nine wins.
  • Rymer, Bradley Pair Up for Double-Digit Kill Performances Versus Monarchs
    October 24, 2023
    Salem received a pair of double-digit kill performances from the duo of Anna Rymer (14) and Aspen Bradley (13), but it was 15 kills each from the Methodist tandem of Jeanana Fowler and Savannah Hovander that proved to be the difference as the Monarchs posted a 25-23, 25-22, 25-21 victory over Salem in a USA South Conference battle at the March F. Riddle Center.
  • Spirits, Monarchs Collide in USA South Conference Tilt
    October 23, 2023
    On Tuesday evening, the Spirits can take a major step toward moving into the Top-4 of the league standings with a triumph at Methodist at 7 p.m.
  • Salem Conducts Fourth October Sweep Versus Bruins, Battling Bishops
    October 21, 2023
    A pair of sweeps against N.C. Wesleyan and Carolina University at the first tri-match of the season held in Varsity Gym, provided Salem with its fourth win of the month and eighth home victory of the 2023 campaign.
  • Salem Hosting Weekend Tri-Match Versus N.C. Wesleyan, Carolina U.
    October 20, 2023
    After heading to Brevard on Tuesday, Salem is making its return to Varsity Gym this weekend to face N.C. Wesleyan and Carolina University in a tri-match at Varsity Gym on Saturday afternoon in Winston-Salem.
  • Lopez, Rymer Highlight Salem's 15th Win, Seventh Sweep
    October 17, 2023
    Senior outside hitter Valeria Rosa Lopez reached double-digit kills (14) for the 13th time this season, while Anna Rymer added 13 of her own, helping the Salem volleyball team post its seventh sweep of the season (25-22, 25-21, 25-20) at Brevard when the two USA South Conference programs clashed in Boshamer Gym on Tuesday evening.
  • Salem Heads West to Face Tornados Tuesday
    October 16, 2023
    Tuesday night’s clash at Boshamer Gym will have a significant impact on the USA South Conference standings when the sixth-placed Spirits head to seventh-placed Brevard.
  • Spirits Suffer Setback to Rival Greensboro
    October 12, 2023
    Ella Brameus completed her return to the starting lineup for Salem by coming through with nine digs, two kills and two service aces.
  • Meredith Holds Off Hard-Charging Spirits in Four Sets
    October 10, 2023
    The best percentage hitters for the Spirits on the evening were Abrielle Eckenroth (8 kills / .412 attack percentage) and first year Adalyn Raney, who came through with five kills and a .385 attack percentage.
  • Spirits, Avenging Angels Set for USA South Conference Tilt on Monday
    October 08, 2023
    Salem volleyball is set to host its first match of October on Monday, welcoming Meredith to Varsity Gym for a 7 p.m. contest.
  • Spirits Post Sixth Sweep of Season
    October 07, 2023
    The Salem volleyball team picked up its sixth road win of the season and third by virtue of a 3-0 sweep with a 25-23, 25-15, 27-25 victory over USA South Conference foe Mary Baldwin on Saturday afternoon. The victory gives the Spirits their seventh in the last eight matches as they return home to face Meredith and Greensboro in a pair of league matches next week.
  • Knights Halt Salem Streak at Six
    October 05, 2023
    Sophomore Aspen Bradley drove home 10 kills, while Valeria Rosa Lopez added six and Abrielle Eckenroth delivered five, but it Southern Virginia that earned the victory (25-23, 25-15, 27-25) over Salem when the two teams clashed in USA South Conference action on Thursday evening in Buena Vista, Va.
  • Spirits Head North for Clashes with Southern Virginia, Mary Baldwin
    October 04, 2023
    Salem volleyball will make a series of trips to the Commonwealth of Virginia to face Southern Virginia (Oct. 5) and Mary Baldwin (Oct. 7)
  • Spikers Streak Reaches Six With Sweep of Falcons
    September 30, 2023
    A three-set victory over Pfeiffer at Varsity Gym on Saturday afternoon, highlighted by eight kills from Aspen Bradley, resulted in the 2023 Salem volleyball team equaling 2017 unit for the program record of most consecutive wins (six).
  • Bradley Keys Salem’s Fifth Straight Win in Four-Set Triumph Over Pacers
    September 28, 2023
    Sophomore outside hitter Aspen Bradley drove home 14 kills in a highly-efficient outing, where she posted a .308 attack percentage, as Salem earned a four-set win over USA South Conference leader William Peace. The Spirits, with a 25-22, 25-23, 18-25, 25-23, became the third team all season, and first in league play, to hold William Peace to just one set victory in 2023.
  • Lopez Highlights Record-Breaking Performance by Spirits
    September 26, 2023
    Salem senior Valeria Rosa Lopez broke a 13-year record with 27, while the Spirits set the program mark for assists (76), kills (79) and Aspen Bradley posts a .378 attack percentage in a five-set win over Methodist.
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