Women's Volleyball

2019 Women's Volleyball News

  • Alumni Report: Renata Bath makes her mark at UC Riverside
    December 03, 2019
    Former Irvine Valley star women's volleyball player Renata Bath made her presence known for the UC Riverside women’s volleyball team this past season, leading the Highlanders in digs (260) and digs per set (2.92).
  • Alumni report: Olivia Aguilar shines for Cal State San Marcos
    December 02, 2019
    Olivia Aguilar, who helped lead Irvine Valley to a 27-0 record and a state title in 2017, was a top player and named all-conference at Cal State San Marcos this year. She was the MVP of the state tourney for IVC in 2017.
  • Women's volleyball team is off to the state tourney once again
    November 30, 2019
    Top-ranked and undefeated Irvine Valley sweeps Orange Coast for the third time this season, winning, 25-18, 25-16, 25-12, Saturday night at home in a SoCal Regional Playoff match. IVC moves on to next week's state championship.
  • Austin named All-American, Hafey and Kruse picked all-region
    November 27, 2019
    Irvine Valley sophomore women's volleyball players Kristin Austin, Truth Hafey and Lea Kruse earn more honors with the announcement of All-State and All-Region teams. Tom Pestolesi also earns region coach of the year.
  • Women's volleyball team moves on, sweeps San Diego City
    November 26, 2019
    Top-ranked and undefeated Irvine Valley has to battle, but beats No. 18 San Diego City, 25-23, 25-21, 25-16, in the first round of the CCCAA SoCal Regional Playoffs Tuesday at home. IVC now hosts Orange Coast Saturday.
  • Top-ranked women's volleyball team ready for postseason
    November 24, 2019
    Irvine Valley, which is undefeated and the No. 1-ranked team in the state, opens the California Community College Athletic Association Regional Playoffs on Tuesday night at home against No. 18 San Diego City at 6 p.m.
  • Austin and Kruse lead way as seven Lasers named all-OEC
    November 22, 2019
    Irvine Valley's Kristin Austin and Lea Kruse are named the co-MVPs for women's volleyball in the Orange Empire Conference and Truth Hafey, Anna Unke, Gabriela Griego, Alaina Gendale and Alma Entesari also earn honors.
  • Volleyball team takes care of Saddleback for perfect season
    November 19, 2019
    Irvine Valley sweeps Saddleback, 25-17, 25-15, 25-18, in an Orange Empire Conference match Tuesday night on the road to improve to 23-0 overall. It is the Lasers' second undefeated regular season in the last three seasons.
  • Women's volleyball team downs Cypress in four on the road
    November 15, 2019
    No. 1 Irvine Valley has its set win streak halted, but still picks up a key Orange Empire Conference victory, defeating Cypress, 23-25, 25-21, 25-21, 25-22, Friday at Cypress. Lea Kruse leads the way with 20 kills and 20 digs.
  • Volleyball team celebrates sophomores and wins again
    November 13, 2019
    On sophomore night, Irvine Valley honors Truth Hafey, Anna Unke, Lea Kruse, Alaina Gendale, Kristin Austin, Gabriela Griego and Alma Entesari and then wins its 21st straight match, sweeping Golden West Wednesday at home.
  • Volleyball team clinches Orange Empire Conference title
    November 08, 2019
    Irvine Valley improves its record to 20-0 overall and 13-0 in the Orange Empire Conference with a 25-15, 26-24, 25-18 victory at Orange Coast on Friday night. Lea Kruse and Gabriela Griego led the No. 1 Lasers with 11 kills each.
  • Women's volleyball team moves to 19-0 with sweep of Riverside
    November 06, 2019
    Irvine Valley, ranked No. 1 in the state has trouble in the second set, but still comes away with its 11th sweep in a row and wins its 33rd, 34th and 35th straight sets in a 25-12, 27-25, 25-12 win over Riverside at home Wednesday.
  • Women's volleyball team rolls again, sweeps Santiago Canyon
    October 30, 2019
    Irvine Valley, the top-ranked team in the state, wins its 32nd set in a row and sweeps Santiago Canyon, 25-11, 25-11, 25-15, in an Orange Empire Conference match Wednesday night at home. IVC improves its record to 18-0 overall.
  • No. 1 women's volleyball team sweeps ninth straight opponent
    October 25, 2019
    Irvine Valley, the top-ranked team in the state, defeats Santa Ana, 25-16, 25-16, 25-18, Friday at home to record its 14th sweep of the year and ninth in a row. The Lasers, who are 17-0 overall, have captured 29 straight sets.
  • Women's volleyball team downs Fullerton for 16th victory
    October 24, 2019
    Irvine Valley earns its 13th sweep of the season and eighth in a row with a 25-19, 25-21, 25-18 Orange Empire Conference win at Fullerton on Wednesday. Lea Kruse had 14 kills, 16 digs and three aces to lead the way for IVC.
  • Women's volleyball team sweeps again, makes it 15 wins in a row
    October 18, 2019
    Irvine Valley improves its record to 15-0 overall and 8-0 in the Orange Empire Conference with a 25-13, 25-11, 25-18 victory over Saddleback at home on Friday night. IVC, ranked No. 1 in the state, has also won 23 straight sets.
  • Women's volleyball team takes care of rival Cypress in three
    October 16, 2019
    Irvine Valley improves its record to 14-0 overall and 7-0 in the Orange Empire Conference with a 25-14, 25-10, 28-26 win over Cypress at home on Wednesday. Cypress handed IVC one of its two losses on the season in 2018.
  • No. 1 women's volleyball team sweeps its 10th opponent of year
    October 13, 2019
    Irvine Valley goes on the road and beats Golden West, 25-17, 25-20, 25-18 in an Orange Empire Conference match Friday night. The Lasers, ranked No. 1 in the state, improve their record to 13-0 overall and 6-0 in conference.
  • Top-ranked women's volleyball team sweeps Orange Coast
    October 09, 2019
    Irvine Valley, which moved up to No. 1 in this week's state rankings, swept its ninth opponent of the season and improved to 12-0 with a 25-21, 25-11, 25-14 Orange Empire Conference win over Orange Coast Wednesday at home.
  • Women's volleyball team moves to No. 1 in state rankings
    October 08, 2019
    Irvine Valley, which had been ranked No. 2 in the state in the California Community College Women's Volleyball Coaches Association for four straight weeks, takes its first turn at No. 1 in this week's state poll. IVC is 11-0 overall.
  • No. 2-ranked women's volleyball team sweeps at Riverside
    October 05, 2019
    Irvine Valley earns its eighth sweep in 11 victories so far and remains undefeated, beating Riverside, 25-23, 25-15, 25-19, Friday night in an Orange Empire Conference match on the road. IVC hosts Orange Coast next Wednesday.
  • Volleyball player Kristin Austin named state player of the week
    October 03, 2019
    Irvine Valley sophomore middle blocker Kristin Austin was named a state player of the week earlier this week for her great start to the season so far. She leads the state in hitting percentage at .442 for the 10-0 Lasers.
  • Volleyball team ranked No. 2 in state for fourth straight week
    October 02, 2019
    Irvine Valley's women's volleyball team is ranked No. 2 in the state for the fourth week in a row. The Lasers have trailed No. 1 Feather River all four weeks. IVC, which has a record of 10-0 overall plays at Riverside on Friday.
  • Women's volleyball team sweeps again, beats Santiago Canyon
    September 28, 2019
    Irvine Valley, ranked No. 2 in the state, sweeps Santiago Canyon, 25-13, 25-15, 25-9, to improve its record to 10-0 overall. Helen Reynolds, Alaina Gendale and Alma Entesari each contribute nine kills for the Lasers in the win.
  • Women's volleyball team stays unbeaten with Santa Ana sweep
    September 25, 2019
    Irvine Valley gets off to a slow start, but comes on strong and beats Santa Ana, 25-19, 25-14, 25-8, Wednesday at Santa Ana. IVC, which improved to 9-0 overall, received 15 kills from Lea Kruse and 13 kills from Kristin Austin.
  • Women's volleyball is No. 2 in state for third week in a row
    September 24, 2019
    Irvine Valley is ranked No. 2 in the state for the third straight week in the California Community College Women's Volleyball Coaches Association Poll. IVC, which plays at Santa Ana Wednesday, has won 24 of 27 sets played so far.
  • Women's volleyball team holds off Fullerton in four sets
    September 20, 2019
    Irvine Valley, ranked No. 2 in the state, stays unbeaten with a 25-21, 23-25, 25-21, 25-21 win over Fullerton in an Orange Empire Conference opener Friday at home. Middles Kristin Austin and Paea Tafea lead the way in the victory.
  • Women's volleyball team ranked No. 2 in state once again
    September 17, 2019
    For the second straight week, the Irvine Valley women's volleyball team, which has a record of 7-0 and has dropped just two sets on the year, is ranked second in the CCCWVCA State Top 25 Poll. IVC hosts Fullerton Friday at 6 p.m.
  • Women's volleyball team goes to 7-0 with win over MiraCosta
    September 13, 2019
    Irvine Valley, ranked No. 2 in the state, beats another state-ranked team for the second match in a row, taking down No. 11 MiraCosta, 25-22, 25-18, 23-25, 25-20, at home on Friday night. IVC starts conference action next Friday.
  • Women's volleyball team storms back to beat Long Beach in four
    September 11, 2019
    Irvine Valley drops the opening set, but finds its rhythm after that and defeats Long Beach City, 23-25, 25-18, 25-7, 25-15, and improve to 6-0 on the year. Kristin Austin had a monster match for IVC with a career-high 19 kills.
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