FRANKFORT – Kentucky State University's President Dr. M. Christopher Brown II and Director of Athletics Etienne Thomas today announced that Kentucky State would be growing its stable of NCAA DII intercollegiate sports by adding men's volleyball, starting with the 2020-2021 school year. The addition of men's volleyball was announced at a press conference on the Kentucky State campus along with the news that the University has received a $150,000 gift to Thorobred athletics to support the new program.
Congratulations to our boys and girls volleyball programs earning the AVCA (American Volleyball Coaches Association) academic award for the season 2018-2019.
There are 21 girls’ programs and 4 boys’ programs in Indiana that earned this prestigious award. Cathedral was one of two schools in Indiana to have their girls and boys team win the award. Cathedral boys' program leads the high school boys with 16 years, 14 years in a row. The girls's program places third in the nation for the number of years won second ...
The 2019 Cathedral High School boys volleyball season wasn’t easy.
The Irish were young and inexperienced, and it took the leadership of a few key upperclassmen to provide the foundation for a successful season.
With former role players assuming key positions, the Irish – long one of the top high school boys volleyball programs in Indiana – again spent the season as one of the state’s top-ranked teams. They also again won the regional tournament and advanced to the Indiana Boys Volleyball Coaches Ass...
The Indiana Boys Volleyball Coaches Association awarded coach Rhonda Low the Lifetime Service Award for her comittment to Cathedral boys volleyball and growing the sport in Indiana. Low was honored before the championship match of the state tournament on May 18.
From the IBVCA:
A recent player said of her, “she was and always will be a mom to us. She made sure we did our work to the best of our ability on and off the court.”
This year, we bestow upon Coach Low, the first ever IBVCA Lifetime Service Award recognizing over 25 years of ...
The Irish fought hard but dropped the first set 23-25. Making a few adjustments the Irish won the second set 25-19. As chest matches go, the fight was back on but the Irish dropped the third set 23-25. The fourth and final set went to Carmel 20-25 in a heart breaking match.
Your Irish offense was led by Adian Broderick (11 kills), Blake Kaufman (18 kills) and Allen Langdon (9 kills). Sam McEntire finished with 38 assists.
Congratulations to Junior Sam McEntire for earning the State Academic Award along with ...
The Fighting Irish boys volleyball team is set to face Carmel at 6pm in the first round of the state tournament on Friday, May 17. With a win the Irish will advance to semi state at 2pm Saturday with the championship match at 6pm. All games will be played at Franklin Community High School.
The Irish have made the state tournament 24 times and are seeking their 10th state title.
The Fighting Irish boys volleyball team won Regional 3 on Saturday May 11. In the first round Cathedral defeated Perry Meridian 3-0 (25-15, 25-11, 25-13). Evan Davis led the way with 7 aces. In the championship match the Irish defeated Chesterton 3-1 (25-20, 14-25, 25-15, 25-14) with Allen Langdon and Blake Kaufman each recording 14 kills.
Next up the Irish will play Carmel in the Elite Eight at 6pm at Franklin Community High School.
Irish JV defeated Brownsburg Jv in 2 straight! Great team play!
Irish Varsity defeated Brownsburg (state ranked #3) in three straight sets:
25-20, 27-25, 25-13. Great come back in set 2! Super all round team work!
Irish were led by:
Jr, Sam McEntire - 12 kills, 3 aces, 1 block
Sr, Allen Langdon - 8 kills, 2 blocks
Freshman Men traveled to Noblesville JV tournament.
Freshman defeated Noblesville JV 2 team in 3. Great team work and focus!!
Next was Columbus ...
The Fighting Irish boys volleyball team will play in the Border Battle on Saturday at Chesterton High School. Top teams from Indiana and Illinois will meet with the Irish playing Waubonise Valley and Chesterton with bracket play after.
Varsity went 2-0 this week with wins over Tri-West and Lafayette Jeff.
JV and Freshman will host the JV invitational on Saturday with 6 teams competing. The JV will also play Roncalli and Zionsville at Roncalli Friday night.
Freshman volleyball go undefeated!
Irish Freshmen defeated Avon JV 25-22, 25-23!
Irish Freshman defeated Ben Davis JV 25-22, 25-9
Great teamwork!! Congratulations! Harry Niu, Ty Walsh, Elli Lyons, Will Lashenik, Kevin Bostic, Louden Maciag, Andrew Miller, Bart Joniskan, Will Langfeldt, Joseph Huntine!
Junior Varsity volleyball team finishes weekend 3 and 1.
Chatard loss: 21-25,25-20,12-15
Brownsburg win: 25-7.25-14
Guerin win: 25-24, 25-19
Brebeuf win: 25-16,24-25,1...
Congratulations to seniors Evan Davis and Allen Langdon who were named to the AVCA All-American Watch List.
Boys volleyball opens their season on March 8 at Guerin and the first home tournament is March 9.
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It was St. Patrick’s day so the luck would have to be on the side of the Irish when they played host to rival Roncalli H.S. The Irish volleyball team showed that while luck may have been on their side, it was their talent and grit that would secure the sweep over the Rebels winning 3-0.
With a great crowd on hand, the Irish jumped out to quick start behind strong serving from senior Ryan Kelley and the offensive power of seniors CJ Voigt and Caleb Short. The Rebels eventually settled in and the score stayed close the entire way with ...
Congratulations to Cathedral seniors Ryan Kelley and Caleb Short who have been selected to the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) 2018 Boys High School Senior All-America Watch List.
This year’s watch list features just 217 total athletes. The list serves as the starting point for the
Boys’ High School Senior All-America selection process. In June, the AVCA will name 20 student-athletes as an All- American with 10 players selected to both a First Team and Second Team.
Ryan is a 6’5″ Setter/Right Side Hitter an...
The Cathedral volleyball teams both netted a victory last night against Zionsville in straight sets. The Junior Varsity team looked strong winning 2-0 (25-21, 25-16). The Varsity quickly took care of business sweeping the Eagles 3-0 (25-18, 25-12, 25-19) improving their record to 5-1. The Irish attack was led by junior Blake Kaufman with 10 kills (.533 hitting %) who also notched 3 ace serves, senior CJ Voigt added 9 kills and 5 blocks. Senior Ryan Kelley ran the offense dishing out 25 assists while senior Nick Toby led the defense with 13 digs.
The Cathedral Irish Boys Volleyball team kicked off their season with a 3-0 sweep over Guerin HS on Friday night, then went 3-1 on Saturday to finish as Runner-Up in its own 8-team Invitational. On Saturday the Irish won its pool by beating Chesterton, Carmel and North Central without losing a single set. The Irish advanced to the championship match where they faced Louisville St. Xavier. St. X got off to a fast start and won the first set. In the second set the Irish battled back to win it forcing a third set showdown. St. X managed to cre...