2008 Volleyball News

February 9, 2009
GRAYSTONE NAMED THIRD VOLLEYBALL COACH IN ISLANDER HISTORY
Tony Graystone, the winningest coach in West Texas A&M volleyball history, has been named the new Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi head volleyball coach Interim Director of Athletics Scott Street announced late Monday.

December 19, 2008
FIONDA NAMED FIRST TEAM SOUTHLAND ALL-ACADEMIC
Texas A&M-Corpus Christi volleyball player Beth Fionda has been named to the Southland Conference All-Academic First Team for the 2008 season.

December 17, 2008
MARTINEZ RESIGNS AS ISLANDER VOLLEYBALL HEAD COACH
Texas A&M-Corpus Christi head volleyball coach Kimberly Martinez has offered her resignation, interim director of athletics Scott Street announced on Wednesday.

November 15, 2008
VOLLEYBALL CLOSES SEASON WITH 3-0 LOSS TO TEXAS STATE
San Marcos -- The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi volleyball team closed out their season against Texas State on Saturday night with a 3-0 (25-19, 25-21, 25-13) loss in Southland Conference action.

November 14, 2008
VOLLEYBALL LOSES IN FIVE SETS AGAINST UT ARLINGTON
Arlington -- The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi volleyball team took the match to the limit before finally losing in five sets against UT Arlington, 3-2 (25-19, 21-25, 22-25, 25-22, 15-8).

November 8, 2008
ISLANDERS SWEPT BY NICHOLLS STATE ON SENIOR DAY
The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi volleyball team lost a Southland Conference match against the Nicholls State Colonels by a score of 3-0(25-19, 27-25, 25-21) at Moody Fieldhouse on Saturday afternoon.

November 7, 2008
ISLANDERS SWEEP SOUTHEASTERN LA IN SLC ACTION
The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi volleyball team made it a short night on Friday at Mooody Fieldhouse as they beat the Southeastern La. Lions by a score of 3-0 (25-19, 25-17, 25-15) in a Southland Conference match.

November 6, 2008
BETH FIONDA MAKES COSIDA ACADEMIC ALL-DISTRICT TEAM
Texas A&M-Corpus Christi volleyball player Beth Fionda has been named to the CoSIDA/ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District Team for District VI of the University Division. Fionda was a third-team selection.

November 4, 2008
ISLANDER VOLLEYBALL FALLS IN THREE SETS AT UTSA
San Antonio ? The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi volleyball team fell 3-0 (25-18, 25-16, 25-18) against UTSA on the road in Southland Conference action.

November 1, 2008
ISLANDERS FALL TO SAM HOUSTON IN FOUR SETS
The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi volleyball team fell 3-1(25-18, 23-25, 25-27, 21-25) to Sam Houston in a tough four set Southland Conference battle at Moody Fieldhouse as 16 kills each from Lauren Paslay and Jessica Korda were not enough for the Islanders.

October 31, 2008
LAMAR EDGES ISLANDERS IN THREE SETS
The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi volleyball team lost 3-0(25-19, 25-20, 30-28) in a hard fought match against Southland Conference opponent Lamar Friday night at Moody Fieldhouse.

October 25, 2008
ISLANDER VOLLEYBALL FALLS IN THREE SETS AT NORTHWESTERN
Natchitoches, La. ? The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi volleyball team fell 3-0 (25-21, 27-25, 25-20) against Northwestern State on the road in Southland Conference action.

October 23, 2008
ISLANDER VOLLEYBALL FALLS ON ROAD AT UCA
Conway, Ark.The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi volleyball team dropped a 3-0 match (25-23, 25-18, 25-15) to the Central Arkansas Sugar Bears on the road in Southland Conference action on Thursday night.

October 18, 2008
VOLLEYBALL DROPS FOUR-SET MATCH AGAINST MCNEESE STATE
The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi volleyball team dropped a Southland Conference home match against McNeese State by a 3-1 score (25-23, 8-25, 25-17, 25-18) at Moody Fieldhouse on Saturday afternoon.

October 17, 2008
VOLLEYBALL HOSTS MCNEESE ON SATURDAY IN SLC MATCH
The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi Islander volleyball team will host the McNeese State Cowgirls in a Southland Conference match on Saturday afternoon at Moody Fieldhouse.

October 16, 2008
ISLANDER VOLLEYBALL FALLS IN THREE SETS AT SFA
Nacogdoches, Texas - The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi volleyball team fell 3-0 (25-10, 25-14, 25-19) to Stephen F. Austin in a Southland Conference road game.

October 11, 2008
VOLLEYBALL FALLS IN THREE SETS AT LAMAR
Beaumont, Texas- The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi volleyball team fell to Southland Conference opponent Lamar by a score of 3-0 (25-18, 25-19, 25-16).

October 10, 2008
VOLLEYBALL FALLS IN FIVE SETS AT SAM HOUSTON
Huntsville, Texas ? The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi volleyball team dropped a heart-breaker against Sam Houston State Friday night in a Southland Conference match.

October 3, 2008
ISLANDERS FALL TO UTSA IN FIVE SETS
The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi volleyball team mounted a huge comeback in set four and nearly pulled out a five-set victory in a hard fought match with UTSA Friday night as Kasey McBrearty led the Islanders with a career-high 22 kills in front of a school-record 605 fans.

October 2, 2008
ISLANDER VOLLEYBALL HOSTS UTSA IN DIG PINK MATCH
The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi volleyball team will be hosting the UTSA Roadrunners in a Southland Conference match this Friday at Moody Fieldhouse. Game time is set for 7 p.m.

September 27, 2008
ISLANDER VOLLEYBALL DOWNS UT ARLINGTON
The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi volleyball team got back into the win column Saturday afternoon at Moody Fieldhouse. The Islanders battled UT Arlington in a match that was closely contested early on before the Islanders pulled away, winning the match 3-0 (27-25, 25-17, 25-17).

September 26, 2008
ISLANDER VOLLEYBALL FALLS IN SLC OPENER
The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi volleyball team fought hard but came up short against the visiting Texas State Bobcats by a score of 3-0(25-10, 25-19, 25-21) on Friday night at Moody Fieldhouse.

September 25, 2008
ISLANDER VOLLEYBALL OPENS SLC PLAY THIS WEEKEND
The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi volleyball team will open up Southland Conference play this weekend with matches against Texas State and UT Arlington. The matches will take place on campus at Moody Fieldhouse.

September 24, 2008
LIVE VIDEO AVAILABLE FOR VOLLEYBALL MATCHES
When the Texas A&M-Corpus Christi volleyball team takes the court for its conference opening match against Texas State this Friday night, fans that are unable to make it out to Moody Fieldhouse can still catch all the action online.

September 13, 2008
ISLANDERS DROP PAIR ON FINAL DAY OF AIR FORCE TOURNAMENT
COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO.? The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi Islanders dropped a pair of matches here today at the Air Force Invitational, 3-0 to Kent State and 3-1 to host Air Force.

September 12, 2008
MCCABE RECORDS 44 ASSISTS AGAINST FAU AS ISLANDERS SPLIT PAIR OF MATCHES DURING FIRST DAY OF AIR FORCE INVITATIONAL
The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi Islanders nearly pulled off a sweep of their matches in the first day of the Air Force Invitational as they beat North Carolina Central and fell in five sets to Florida Atlantic on a day that saw Molly McCabe record a season-high 44 assists.

September 11, 2008
ISLANDER VOLLEYBALL TRAVELS TO AIR FORCE TOURNAMENT
The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi Islander volleyball(1-5) team travels this weekend to the Air Force Invitational on the campus of the Air Force Academy to take on a slate of four matches against North Carolina Central, Kent State, Florida Atlantic and host Air Force.

September 6, 2008
ISLANDERS CLOSE OUT HOLIDAY INN-EMERALD BEACH INVITATIONAL WITH PAIR OF LOSSES
After picking up a win against Texas Southern on the first day of the Islander Holiday Inn Emerald Beach Invitational, the Texas A&M-Corpus Christi volleyball team dropped a pair of three-set matches on the second day. The Islanders fell 3-0 (25-17, 25-16, and 33-31) in their morning match to UALR, before closing out the two-day tourney with a loss to tournament champion Colorado 25-11, 25-23, and 25-11.

September 5, 2008
VOLLEYBALL OPENS ISLANDER HOLIDAY INN-EMERALD BEACH INVITATIONAL WITH THREE-SET SWEEP
The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi Islander volleyball team got on the winning track Friday night with it's first home match of the season in a 3-0 (25-10, 25-22, 28-26) victory over Texas Southern on the first night of the Islander Holiday Inn Emerald Beach Invitational as seniors Lauren Paslay and Kasey McBrearty combined for 28 kills.

September 4, 2008
VOLLEYBALL OPENS HOME SCHEDULE WITH ISLANDER HOLIDAY INN-EMERALD BEACH INVITATIONAL
The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi volleyball team opens its 2008 home schedule this weekend as it hosts the Islander Holiday Inn-Emerald Beach Invitational, playing host to Texas Southern, Arkansas-Little Rock and Colorado at Moody Fieldhouse on the Islander campus.

August 30, 2008
ISLANDERS DROP PAIR ON FINAL DAY OF TOURNEY
The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi volleyball team dropped a pair of matches on the final day of the Lady Govs Classic in Clarksville, Tenn.

August 29, 2008
LIVE STATS UNAVAILABLE
LIVE STATS UNAVAILABLE

August 29, 2008
PASLAY POSTS DOUBLE-DOUBLE, BUT ISLES FALL IN SEASON OPENER
Lauren Paslay led all players with 15 kills and shared the team lead with 17 digs, but it wasn't enough as Texas A&M-Corpus Christi fell 3-1 (23-25, 25-20, 25-22, 25-23) to UT Martin in its first match of the 2008 season on the opening day of the Lady Govs Volleyball Classic.

August 28, 2008
ISLANDER VOLLEYBALL VISITS VOLUNTEER STATE TO OPEN 2008 SEASON
With eight returnees and nine newcomers, the Texas A&M-Corpus Christi volleyball team heads to Tennessee to participate in the Lady Govs Classic hosted by Austin Peay State in Clarksville, Tenn. to kick off the 2008 season

August 8, 2008
ISLANDER VOLLEYBALL OPENS PRACTICE SATURDAY
The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi volleyball team will begin its third season under head coach Kimberly Martinez on Saturday when it takes to the court the start of two-a-day practices.

July 30, 2008
ISLANDER VOLLEYBALL SCHEDULE SET FOR UPCOMING 2008 CAMPAIGN
The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi volleyball team will play a 26-game schedule in its third season as a member of the Southland Conference and third under head coach Kimberly Martinez. The schedule includes seven matches against opponents with 20-plus wins a season ago.

July 28, 2008
TRIO SIGNS TO PLAY VOLLEYBALL WITH ISLANDERS
A pair of recent high school graduates and a junior college transfer will continue their volleyball careers at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi beginning this fall Islander head coach Kimberly Martinez has announced.