2011-12 Volleyball News

June 1, 2012
USA South Releases Academic All-Conference Team
The USA South Athletic Conference has released its 2011-2012 Academic All-Conference Team, and North Carolina Wesleyan is pleased to announce that 58 Battling Bishops have garnered recognition.

May 24, 2012
NCWC's Tingle Named USA South Woman of the Year
The NCAA Woman of the Year award honors student-athletes for their collegiate achievements in service, leadership, athletics and academics. The USA South Athletic Conference's 2012 Woman of the Year and nominee for the NCAA award is North Carolina Wesleyan senior volleyball player Mackenzie Tingle.

April 17, 2012
Athletics Hosts 47th Annual Awards Ceremony
The North Carolina Wesleyan Department of Athletics hosted its 47th Annual Awards Ceremony on Monday, April 16th, in the Garner Lobby of the Dunn Center. Coaches, staff and student-athletes came together to celebrate the accomplishments of both individuals and teams from the 2011-2012 season. Among those athletes and teams, NCWC boasted 50 USA South All-Conference selections, three USA South Championships, two Players of the Year, one Coach of the Year and one NCAA tournament berth. Highlighting the night’s winners were the honors given for the Male and Female Student-Athlete of the Year, along with the Male and Female Athlete of the Year.

March 12, 2012
Bishop Athletes Join "Stop Hunger Now" Efforts
Members of several Battling Bishop athletic squads donated their time on Saturday morning to help with the area's "Stop Hunger Now" efforts in Edge Gym.

December 1, 2011
Bishop Athletes Support Worthy Initiatives This Fall
The North Carolina Wesleyan Department of Athletics has highlighted a variety of community service projects that our Battling Bishops undertook this fall. In addition to the department's yearly 9/11 initiative, Cans Across the Conference and elementary reading programs, several teams participated in unique projects that surely benefited our student-athletes.

November 4, 2011
Volleyball Season Ends in USA South Semifinals
North Carolina Wesleyan's 2011 volleyball season came to an end on Friday night with a 3-0 loss to Christopher Newport in USA South Tournament semifinal action.

November 2, 2011
Tingle Heads Up Bishops' All-Conference Honorees
The USA South Athletic Conference has announced its 2011 All-Conference awards for volleyball. North Carolina Wesleyan senior setter Mackenzie Tingle garnered First Team honors, followed by junior Meredith Smith as a Second Team selection and libero Shana Ayers as a Third Team pick.

November 1, 2011
Bishops Advance With 3-0 Sweep of Meredith
Junior libero Shana Ayers tallied a match-high 19 digs to help lead her 4th-seeded Wesleyan volleyball squad to a 3-0 sweep of 5th-seeded Meredith in the opening round of the 2011 USA South Conference Tournament.

October 31, 2011
Pair of Bishop Athletes Earn Weekly Recognition
Two Battling Bishop student-athletes have earned weekly recognition in their respective sports. Sophomore linebacker Tazmon Foster was named to his second BSN National Team of the Week in football, while junior middle hitter Anna Hart grabbed her first-ever USA South Player of the Week award in volleyball.