2014-15 Cal State Fullerton Women's Volleyball News
January 5, 2015
Recapping the 2014 Volleyball Season
The Titans wrapped up their 39th season in 2014. Here are some of the standout moments from the season.
December 1, 2014
Crenshaw and Withers Earn Postseason Conference Honors
Cal State Fullerton junior middle blocker Holland Crenshaw and freshman outside hitter Niki Withers earned Big West Conference Honorable Mention and All-Freshman Team honors respectively, the conference announced Monday.
November 30, 2014
Titans Fall to No. 16 Long Beach State in Season Finale
Cal State Fullerton dropped the final match of the 2014 regular season, falling to No. 16 Long Beach State 3-0 (16-25, 10-25, 13-25) in a Big West Conference tilt Saturday night at the Walter Pyramid in Long Beach, Calif.
November 26, 2014
Titans Fall to Matadors at CSUN
Cal State Fullerton got off to a sluggish start and never recovered as CSUN scored a 3-0 (11-25, 12-25, 21-25) victory over the Titans in a Big West Conference match Wednesday night at the Matadome in Northridge, Calif.
November 25, 2014
Titans Wrap Up Regular Season This Week at CSUN, Long Beach State
The Titans are on the road for the final two games of the 2014 regular season as they face CSUN on Wednesday followed by the season finale at No. 16 Long Beach State.
November 23, 2014
Withers and Reed Post Career Highs in Loss to UC Irvine on Senior Night
Freshman Niki Withers and sophomore Paige Reed each posted new career highs but it was not enough as Cal State Fullerton dropped its final home match of the season to UC Irvine in four sets (32-30, 16-25, 22-25, 19-25) in a Big West Conference tilt Saturday night at Titan Gym.
November 20, 2014
Titans Host UC Irvine On Senior Night
The Titans play their final home game of the 2014 season as UC Irvine comes to Titan Gym Saturday on Senior Night.
November 19, 2014
Titans Add Smith For 2015 Season
The Cal State Fullerton women’s volleyball program has signed Kyra Smith to a National Letter of Intent, head coach Carolyn Zimmerman announced Wednesday.
November 17, 2014
Reed Named Big West Conference Defensive Player of the Week
Cal State Fullerton sophomore Paige Reed earned a nod as the Big West Conference Defensive Player of the Week, the conference announced Monday.
November 16, 2014
Withers’ Efficient Night Leads Titans Past UC Riverside
Freshman Niki Withers hammered down 22 kills and posted a career-best hitting percentage as Cal State Fullerton snapped a five-match losing streak with a 3-0 (25-16, 26-24, 25-19) Big West Conference victory over visiting UC Riverside Saturday night at Titan Gym.
November 14, 2014
Titans End Road Trip With Loss at UC Davis
Cal State Fullerton wrapped up a three-game road trip with loss to UC Davis (21-25, 16-25, 9-25) in a Big West Conference contest Thursday night at The Pavilion in Davis, Calif.
November 12, 2014
Titans Wrap Up Trip at UC Davis, Return Home to Face UC Riverside
The Titans conclude their three-game road trip when they head up to UC Davis on Thursday and then return home Saturday night to face UC Riverside at Titan Gym.
November 9, 2014
Withers Ties Career High, Olsen Records Double Double in Loss at Cal Poly
Freshman Niki Withers tied a career high with 25 kills and setter Mackenzie Olsen notched her second straight double-double but Cal State Fullerton could not get over the hump as they fell to Cal Poly in four sets (27-29, 28-26, 18-25, 24-26) Saturday night in a Big West Conference match at Mott Athletics Center in San Luis Obispo.
November 8, 2014
Olsen’s Sixth Double Double Not Enough as Titans Fall to Gauchos
Mackenzie Olsen dished out 31 assists and had 10 digs but the Titans fell to UC Santa Barbara 3-1 (20-25, 25-22, 15-25, 15-25) Friday night at the Thunderdome.
November 5, 2014
Titans Head Up the Coast to Take On UC Santa Barbara, Cal Poly
The Titans begin a three-game road swing this weekend as they head up the coast for a pair of road matches against UC Santa Barbara and Cal Poly.
November 2, 2014
Titans Fall to Rainbow Wahine in Three
Cal State Fullerton fell behind early and never recovered as they dropped a 3-0 (22-25, 14-25, 18-25) Big West Conference decision to visiting Hawai'i Saturday night at Titan Gym.
October 31, 2014
Titans Return Home to Host Hawai’i On ESPN3
The Titans return home this weekend to begin the second half of Big West Conference action when they host the Rainbow Wahine on Saturday night at Titan Gym.
October 30, 2014
From the OC Register: Male Practice Players Strengthen Women's Teams
Mirin Fader of the Orange County Register recently explored the role of male practice players working with Cal State Fullerton's women's volleyball and women's basketball programs.
October 25, 2014
Titans Fall to Anteaters in Four
Cal State Fullerton got off to a quick start but it was not enough as they dropped a Big West Conference match to UC Irvine 3-1 (25-22, 17-25, 11-25, 18-25) Friday night at the Bren Center.
October 23, 2014
Titans Head to UC Irvine to Face the Anteaters This Weekend
The Titans play their second consecutive road game as they travel to UC Irvine to take on a hot Anteaters team, winners of four in a row. It will be the 67th all-time meeting between the teams.
October 22, 2014
From the OC Register: First-Year Hitter Withers Not a Rookie
Mirin Fader of the Orange County Register recently caught up with Cal State Fullerton freshman Niki Withers and talked to the first-year outside hitter about her season with the Titans and goals for the future.
October 19, 2014
Titans Defeat Highlanders to Snap Losing Skid
Cal State Fullerton snapped a seven-game losing streak Saturday night thanks to McKenna Painton's fourth straight double-double and solid nights from Niki Withers and Mackenzie Olsen, leading the Titans to a 3-1 (25-20, 29-27, 23-25, 25-22) Big West Conference win over UC Riverside at the SRC Center in Riverside, Calif.
October 18, 2014
Olsen, Painton Have Great Nights But Titans Edged by Aggies in Five
Sophomore McKenna Painton continued to shine offensively and setter Mackenzie Olsen set new season highs but it was not enough as Cal State Fullerton dropped a tight Big West Conference contest to UC Davis 3-2 (20-25, 25-20, 16-25, 25-21, 15-13) Friday night at Titan Gym.
October 16, 2014
Titans Host UC Davis On Pink Night; Travel to UC Riverside This Weekend
The Titans begin the weekend when they welcome UC Davis to Titan Gym on Friday night to conclude a three-game home stand. On Saturday, the Titans head to UC Riverside to take on the Highlanders at SRC Arena.
October 12, 2014
Titans Fall to Gauchos in Four
Cal State Fullerton got great efforts out of McKenna Painton, Niki Withers and Holland Crenshaw but it was not enough as the Titans suffered their sixth consecutive loss, falling to UC Santa Barbara 3-1 (23-25, 20-25, 25-17, 16-25) Saturday night in a Big West Conference match at Titan Gym.
October 11, 2014
Painton Shines But Titans Drop Fifth Straight to Cal Poly
Sophomore McKenna Painton traded in her libero jersey for a night and had a career night offensively but it was not enough as Cal State Fullerton dropped its fifth straight match in four sets (22-25, 16-25, 25-22, 21-25) to Cal Poly Friday night at Titan Gym.
October 10, 2014
Volleyball Midseason Update With Head Coach Carolyn Zimmerman
Cal State Fullerton women's volleyball head coach Carolyn Zimmerman updated FullertonTitans.com on how the season is going so far and what to expect from the Titans in the second half of 2014.
October 8, 2014
Titans Return to Titan Gym This Weekend to Face Cal Poly; UC Santa Barbara
The Titans return home to Titan Gym this weekend as they welcome Cal Poly on Friday night followed by defending Big West Conference tri-champion UC Santa Barbara on Saturday night.
October 4, 2014
Titans Swept by No. 24 Rainbow Wahine
Cal State Fullerton suffered its fourth consecutive loss after falling to No. 24 Hawai'i 3-0 (18-25, 19-25, 15-25) Friday night at Stan Sheriff Center in Honolulu, Hawaii.
October 2, 2014
Titans Head to Hawaii to Take on No. 24 Rainbow Wahine
Cal State Fullerton hits the road for a matchup against the Rainbow Wahine on Friday night from the Stan Sheriff Center in Honolulu, Hawaii.
September 28, 2014
Titans Fall to Long Beach State
Cal State Fullerton struggled to get anything going offensively Saturday night as they fell to Long Beach State in straight sets (14-25, 15-25, 15-25) in a Big West Conference match at Titan Gym.
September 27, 2014
Titans Drop Conference Opener to CSUN
Cal State Fullerton had two players record double-digit kills but it was not enough as they dropped their Big West Conference opener to visiting CSUN 3-0 (23-25, 17-25, 20-25) Friday night at Titan Gym.
September 24, 2014
Titans Host CSUN, Long Beach State As Conference Play Begins
Cal State Fullerton opens Big West Conference action in a big way this weekend as they host first-place CSUN followed by a showdown with longtime rival Long Beach State at Titan Gym.
September 22, 2014
Withers Earns Third Big West Freshman Player of the Week Award
For the third time this season, Cal State Fullerton outside hitter Niki Withers was named the Big West Conference Freshman Player of the Week, the conference announced Monday.
September 21, 2014
Withers Named All-Tournament as Titans Split Matches at Fullerton Classic
Cal State Fullerton finished the Fullerton Classic Presented by Embassy Suites - North Orange County with a 1-2 record after splitting a pair of matches on Saturday at Titan Gym as freshman Niki Withers earned her second selection to an all-tournament team this season.
September 20, 2014
Titans Drop Fullerton Classic Opener to Yale
Cal State Fullerton committed 35 attacking errors and they proved costly as they dropped a 3-1 (21-25, 25-23, 20-25, 14-25) decision to Yale in their opening match of the Fullerton Classic Presented by Embassy Suites - Orange County Friday night at Titan Gym.
September 18, 2014
Titans Host No. 22 UCLA, Georgetown and Yale For Fullerton Classic
After two straight weeks on the road, Cal State Fullerton returns home to Titan Gym to host the Fullerton Classic Presented by Embassy Suites – North Orange County for the final nonconference matches of the season.
September 13, 2014
Titans Drop Matches to Wake Forest and College of Charleston
Cal State Fullerton had a rough day Saturday at the College of Charleston Classic, dropping both of their matches and finishing the tournament with a 1-2 record. Holland Crenshaw finished the weekend with 46 kills in three matches for a 3.83 kills per set average to lead the team. She also had a team-high five service aces and earned a spot on the all-tournament team.
September 12, 2014
Titans Defeat Stetson to Open College of Charleston Classic
Cal State Fullerton got great efforts from Holland Crenshaw, Niki Withers and Megan Kurz as they defeated Stetson 3-1 (27-25, 25-17, 13-25, 25-18) Friday afternoon in the opening match of the College of Charleston Classic at TD Arena in Charleston, S.C.
September 11, 2014
Titans Head East For College of Charleston Classic
Cal State Fullerton will hit the road for the second consecutive week as they head to the College of Charleston Classic to take on Stetson, Wake Forest and the host Cougars beginning Friday afternoon from TD Arena.
September 8, 2014
Withers Repeats as Big West Freshman Player of the Week
For the second consecutive week, Cal State Fullerton’s Niki Withers was named the Big West Conference Freshman Player of the Week, it was announced Monday.
September 7, 2014
Titans Drop Finale to San Diego State
Cal State Fullerton dropped their finale of the SDSU -USD 2014 Classic with a 3-1 (25-21, 21-25, 23-25, 19-25) defeat at the hands of co-host San Diego State on Sunday afternoon at Aztec Court.
September 6, 2014
Titans Sweep the Day With Victories Over Villanova and Brown
Cal State Fullerton scored a pair of impressive victories Saturday afternoon, taking down Villanova in four sets followed by a sweep of Brown in the second day of the SDSU - USD 2014 Classic.
September 5, 2014
Titans Fall to Northwestern in San Diego
Cal State Fullerton got off to a rough start and could not recover as they fell 3-1 (12-25, 19-25, 25-16, 18-25) to Northwestern in their opener of the USD –SDSU Classic Friday afternoon at Jenny Craig Pavilion on the campus of the University of San Diego.
September 4, 2014
Titans Head to San Diego for SDSU – USD Classic
Cal State Fullerton hits the road for the first time this season as they head to San Diego for the SDSU – USD Classic.
September 1, 2014
Painton, Withers Earn Big West Freshman and Defensive Player of the Week Honors
Following a stellar weekend at the Titan Classic, Cal State Fullerton volleyball players Niki Withers and McKenna Painton were named the Big West Freshman Player of the Week and Defensive Player of the Week respectively, the conference announced Monday.
August 31, 2014
Withers, Painton Named All-Tournament; Fullerton Finishes Second at Titan Classic
Niki Withers tallied 23 kills on the day and McKenna Painton added 26 digs in two matches, earning each a selection to the All-Tournament Team as Cal State Fullerton finished in second place at the Titan Classic after splitting their two matches on Saturday at Titan Gym.
August 30, 2014
Titans Open Season With Four-Set Victory Over Bucknell
Aside from a slight blemish in the opening set, Cal State Fullerton fired on all cylinders as the young squad scored a 3-1 (24-26, 25-18, 25-19, 25-18) victory over visiting Bucknell in the Titans' opening match of the Titan Classic Friday night at Titan Gym.
August 28, 2014
Fullerton Opens Regular Season With the Titan Classic
Cal State Fullerton is set to open up the 2014 regular season on Friday when they welcome Sacred Heart, Bucknell and Texas Tech into Titan Gym for the Titan Classic.
August 27, 2014
Head Coach Carolyn Zimmerman Previews The 2014 Volleyball Season
Cal State Fullerton opens the 2014 regular season on Friday when they host the Titan Classic, welcoming Sacred Heart, Bucknell and Texas Tech into Titan Gym.
August 23, 2014
Titans Outlast Alumni
The Cal State Fullerton women's volleyball welcomed their veteran counterparts to Titan Gym and scored a 3-0 (25-23, 25-20, 25-23) victory in the program's annual alumni match on Saturday afternoon.
August 20, 2014
Women’s Soccer and Volleyball ESPN3 Schedule Released
The Cal State Fullerton women’s soccer team will have one of their contests on ESPN3 while the women’s volleyball team will be showcased twice on the network, the Big West Conference announced Wednesday.
August 6, 2014
Titans Picked to Finish Eighth In Big West Preseason Coaches’ Poll
Cal State Fullerton has been selected to finish eighth in the Big West Conference according to the Big West preseason coaches’ poll, which was released Wednesday by the conference.
July 31, 2014
Titans Host 2014 Alumni Match
The Cal State Fullerton women's volleyball program will host its annual alumni match at 1 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 23, inside Titan Gym.
July 22, 2014
Hitt and Butler Added to Volleyball Coaching Staff
The Cal State Fullerton women’s volleyball program made a pair of additions to its coaching staff as former Villa Park High School head coach Kevin Hitt and former Long Beach State volunteer assistant coach David Butler were named assistant coaches, head coach Carolyn Zimmerman announced Tuesday.
July 14, 2014
Tickets on Sale Now
Single-game tickets for the upcoming 2014 men’s soccer, women’s soccer and volleyball seasons, respectively, are currently on sale at FullertonTitans.com.
June 9, 2014
Titans Recruiting Class Receives High Honorable Mention
Cal State Fullerton’s incoming class for the 2014 season received High Honorable Mention honors in PrepVolleyball.com’s evaluation of the top 30 recruiting classes in the nation.
May 16, 2014
Titans Announce 2014 Schedule
The Cal State Fullerton women’s volleyball program is set to play a 29-match schedule in 2014 and will host a pair of tournaments, it was announced by head coach Carolyn Zimmerman on Friday.
April 24, 2014
Gee Added To Central Florida Coaching Staff
Former Cal State Fullerton women's volleyball assistant Mike Gee has been added to the University of Central Florida's coaching staff, it was announced Thursday by Knights head coach Todd Dagenais.