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2019 Men's Volleyball News

  • ENGLISH & MCDONAGH EARN GNAC ALL-CONFERENCE HONORS
    April 16, 2019
    BOSTON, Mass. – Senior outside hitter Erik English (Simi Valley, Calif.) and junior setter Seamus McDonagh (Long Beach, N.Y.) have been named to the Great Northeast Athletic Conference Men’s Volleyball All-Conference team, it was announced by the conference office on Tuesday afternoon. English earns First Team honors while McDonagh was named to the Second Team. Junior John Carroll (Massapequa, N.Y.) was the Emmanuel representative on the GNAC All-Sportsmanship team.
  • SAINTS BOW OUT OF GNAC TOURNEY TO TOP-SEEDED RIVIER, 3-0
    April 11, 2019
    (Nashua, N.H.) Top-seeded Rivier University was too much for Emmanuel College on Thursday evening in Great Northeast Athletic Conference men's volleyball Semifinals action, sweeping the Saints 3-0 (25-22, 25-22, 21-25) at the Muldoon Center.  The Raiders, who are ranked 13th in the most recent AVCA National Poll, improve to 24-17 overall while EC wraps up the year with a 21-13 record.
  • ENGLISH LIFTS MEN'S VOLLEYBALL PAST LASELL IN 3-2 COMEBACK PLAYOFF WIN
    April 09, 2019
    BOSTON, Mass. - Emmanuel College senior outside hitter Erik English (Simi Valley, Calif.) blasted a career-high 26 kills to power #4 Men’s Volleyball past visiting #5 Lasell College, 3-2, in come-from-behind fashion in the Great Northeast Athletic Conference Quarterfinals Tuesday evening on the Andy Yosinoff Court.
  • MEN'S VOLLEYBALL NOTCHES 20TH WIN WITH GNAC SWEEP OVER JWU & LASELL
    April 06, 2019
    PROVIDENCE, R.I. - The Emmanuel College men's volleyball team closed out the regular-season with a pair of 3-1 Great Northeast Athletic Conference victories Saturday afternoon, posting wins over host Johnson & Wales University as well as Lasell College to head into the GNAC playoffs with an overall record of 20-11, marking the program's first 20+ win season in eight years.
  • ENGLISH SETS NEW ALL-TIME DIGS MARK IN 3-0 DEFEAT VS. #13 RIVIER
    April 04, 2019
    BOSTON, Mass. - Senior outside hitter Erik English (Simi Valley, Calif.) became the Emmanuel College men’s volleyball career leader in digs Thursday evening in a 3-0 setback to #13 Rivier University in Great Northeast Athletic Conference action on the Andy Yosinoff Court.
  • MEN'S VOLLEYBALL TALLIES GNAC SPLIT WITH 3-0 WIN OVER EMERSON
    March 30, 2019
    BOSTON, Mass. - The Emmanuel College men’s volleyball team split with Emerson and Wentworth in GNAC action on Saturday afternoon at Brown & Plofker Gym. The Saints fell to the Leopards in the opener, 3-1, before a strong finish with a 3-0 sweep over Emerson.
  • WILDCATS SPRING PAST SAINTS, 3-0
    March 28, 2019
    The Emmanuel College Men’s Volleyball team dropped three-straight sets on Thursday, March 28th against Great Northeast Athletic Conference foe Johnson and Wales, snapping their seven match winning streak on the Andy Yosinoff Court.
  • MEN'S VOLLEYBALL EXTENDS WIN-STREAK TO SEVEN; TOPS REGIS & COLBY-SAWYER
    March 23, 2019
    BOSTON, Mass. - The Emmanuel College men’s volleyball team cruised to a pair of 3-0 victories over Regis College and Colby-Sawyer College on Saturday afternoon in Great Northeast Athletic Conference action on the Andy Yosinoff Court.
  • SAINTS WIN FIFTH STRAIGHT WITH 3-0 VICTORY OVER CHARGERS
    March 19, 2019
    NEW LONDON, N.H. – March 19, 2019 – The Emmanuel College men’s volleyball topped Colby-Sawyer College, 3-0, in Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) action Tuesday evening. The Saints won by scores of 25-13, 25-14, and 25-10.
  • SILVA NAMED GNAC DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
    March 18, 2019
    BOSTON, Mass. – Senior middle hitter Alex Silva (Jamaica Plain, Mass.) has been named the Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) Men’s Volleyball Defensive Player of the Week, it was announced on Monday afternoon.
  • MEN'S VOLLEYBALL STAYS HOT WITH WINS OVER LASELL & REGIS
    March 16, 2019
    WESTON, Mass. - The Emmanuel College men's volleyball team picked up an important GNAC sweep in tri-match action Saturday afternoon against Lasell College and Regis College, posting a 3-1 victories over the Lasers before capping the day with a 3-0 win over the host Pride. 
  • MEN'S VOLLEYBALL ROARS PAST EMERSON, 3-0
    March 14, 2019
    BOSTON, Mass. - The Emmanuel College Men's Volleyball team picked up a 3-0 sweep over Emerson College behind a strong all-around performance by senior outside hitter Erik English (Simi Valley, Calif.). English finished the night with seven kills, four aces, four digs and three total blocks.
  • MEN'S VOLLEYBALL CLOSES WEST COAST SWING WITH 3-2 WIN OVER ST. JOHN FISHER
    March 09, 2019
    THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. – The Emmanuel College men's volleyball team came out on top in five sets to St. John Fisher College on Saturday afternoon in its fourth and final game in the Cal-Lu-Fornia Classic. With the win, the Saints improve to 11-9 while the Cardinals fall to 16-8.
  • ENGLISH NAMED GNAC DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
    March 05, 2019
    WINTHROP, Mass. – Emmanuel College senior outside hitter Erik English (Simi Valley, Calif.) has been named the Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) Men's Volleyball Defensive Player of the Week, as announced by the conference office on Monday.
  • MEN'S VOLLEYBALL THUMPS PINE MANOR IN SWEEP; ENGLISH SLAMS 1,000TH CAREER KILL
    February 28, 2019
    CHESTNUT HILL, Mass. - The Emmanuel College Men's Volleyball team picked up a pair of 3-0 victories over Pine Manor College Thursday evening at Brunelli Court. EC senior outside hitter Erik English (Simi Valley, Calif.) picked up his 1,000th career kill during the sweep to become the sixth player in program history to reach the milestone.
  • SAINTS TAKE DOWN ENGINEERS, 3-1
    February 27, 2019
    The MIT men's volleyball team suffered a 3-1 non-conference loss to Emmanuel College on Wednesday night. The Engineers fell by set scores of 25-23, 25-21, 22-25, 25-23 in a tightly contested match.
  • McDONAGH HITS 2,000 ASSISTS IN MEN'S VOLLEYBALL SWEEP OVER PINE MANOR
    February 21, 2019
    CHESTNUT HILL, Mass. - Junior setter Seamus McDonagh (Long Beach, N.Y.) dished out his 2,000th career assist to power the Emmanuel College men’s volleyball team past Pine Manor College in a pair of 3-0 victories on Thursday evening at Brunelli Court.
  • MEN’S VOLLEYBALL TOPS DEAN; FALLS TO NAZARETH AT JWU INVITE
    February 15, 2019
    PROVIDENCE, R.I. - In a tail of two matches, the Emmanuel College men’s volleyball cruised to a 3-0 victory over Dean College before getting swept by Nazareth College, 3-0, on Friday afternoon in the Johnson & Wales University Invite.
  • SAINTS SWEPT DURING THE STORM, 3-0
    February 12, 2019
    The Emmanuel College Men’s Volleyball team competed in a match, despite a mid-February snow storm, losing a straight three sets to Fenway foe Wentworth Institute of Technology in a Great Northeast Athletic Conference matchup on Tuesday, February 12th on the Andy Yosinoff Court.
  • SAINTS SWEEP EASTERN NAZARENE AND YORK, 3-0
    February 09, 2019
    QUINCY, Mass.- The Emmanuel College men’s volleyball team swept Eastern Nazarene and York College, 3-0, on Saturday afternoon at the Lahue Physical Education Center at Eastern Nazarene College.
  • MEN'S VOLLEYBALL SWEPT BY RIVIER IN GNAC OPENER, 3-0
    February 07, 2019
    NASHUA, N.H. -  The Emmanuel College men's volleyball team dropped a 3-0 decision to Rivier University in Great Northeast Athletic Conference action on Thursday evening at the Muldoon Fitness Center. 
  • MEN'S VOLLEYBALL SUFFERS 3-1 SETBACK AT NICHOLS
    February 02, 2019
    DUDLEY, Mass. - The Emmanuel College men's volleyball team dropped a 3-1 decision to Nichols College on Saturday morning in non-conference action at the Nichols Athletic Center. 
  • MEN'S VOLLEYBALL CRUISES PAST NEWBURY, 3-0
    January 31, 2019
    BROOKLINE, Mass. - Saints senior Erik English (Simi Valley, Calif.) finished with a match-high 13 kills, leading the Emmanuel offense in their straight sets (25-9, 25-21, 25-15) win over the Newbury Nighthawks on Thursday night in non-conference play at Pappas Gymnasium.
  • SAINTS TAKE FIRST EVER MATCH-UP VS NICHOLS, 3-0
    January 29, 2019
    The Emmanuel College Men’s Volleyball team completed a three set sweep, led by 13 kills by senior outside hitter Erik English (Simi Valley, Calif.) and a strong outing by junior right side hitter John Carroll (Massapequa, N.Y.), to hand Nichols College their third loss in their inaugural season, 25-17, 25-16, 25-14.
  • MEN'S VOLLEYBALL DROPS TWO IN SEASON-OPENER
    January 26, 2019
    Poughkeepsie, N.Y. - The Emmanuel College men’s volleyball team dropped its opening two matches of the 2019 campaign, falling to Rutgers-Newark in its opener, 3-0, before dropping a 3-1 decision to Vassar College later in the day.