2020 WPI Volleyball Headlines

  • WPI.edu Feature: Like Mother - Like Daughter
    May 09, 2021
    Kristin (Kotopoulis) Garland ’95 and her daughter Paige Garland ’24 recently joined the ranks of legacy families at WPI. Legacy families hold a very special place in the university’s collective heart, and the Garland women took this proud tradition one step further as Paige followed her mother’s footsteps to the WPI Women’s Volleyball team; a team which finished the 2019 season with a 14-14 record—earning a spot in the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic (NEWMAC) Tournament Conference for the fifth time in six years.
  • Volleyball to Host Intrasqaud Match on Tuesday, May 4th
    May 04, 2021
    Volleyball will be competing Tuesday evening in an intrasquad meet beginning at 6:30pm.  We'll be honoring the seniors at the beginning of the evening right after warm-ups!
  • Record 102 WPI Fall Student-Athletes Earn NEWMAC Academic All-Conference Honors
    March 18, 2021
    Westwood, MA --- WPI placed a record 102 fall student-athletes on their respective NEWMAC Academic All-Conference teams, which were announced this week by the conference office. It is the first time that the Engineers have had more than 100 fall student-athletes named to the Academic All-Conference squad, besting last year’s total of 79 by 23.
  • NEWMAC Institutional Profile: Worcester Polytechnic Institute
    December 17, 2020
    Founded in 1865 in Worcester, Mass., Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) is a nationally renowned, private research university focused on science, technology, engineering, and math and with strong academic programs in the arts and humanities, the social sciences, and business. WPI's founding motto, "Theory and Practice," provides a distinctive approach to education by balancing rigorous academics with hands-on learning. At WPI, students go above and beyond traditional classroom education.
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    August 17, 2020
    Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, WPI’s Athletic department is facing a different sports year. While our student-athletes won’t be competing this fall and early winter, we are committed to making the most out of the situation and will provide quality experiences for our student-athletes with enhanced strength & conditioning opportunities along with skill development, team bonding, and leadership development. In order to meet the federal and state health guidelines for workouts, all physical activities will be moving outdoors as much as possible and indoor facilities will be rearranged to comply with new restrictions.
  • NEWMAC Announces Five-Year Strategic Plan
    August 12, 2020
    Westwood, MA --- With the unanimous support of the Presidents Council, the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) is releasing its five-year Strategic Plan announcing Four Strategic Pillars to guide the conference through the 2024-2025 academic year.  Reaffirming the conference's commitment to academic and athletic excellence, the Presidents endorsed a plan that focuses on student-athlete well-being, diversity and inclusion and leadership.
  • Purchase WPI Athletics Facecoverings
    July 24, 2020
    WPI Physical Education, Recreation & Athletics is excited to offer WPI Athletics inspired face coverings! Order: bit.ly/2CBDtqR All profits will go towards diversity, equity and inclusion programming at WPI. Face coverings will be shipped directly to the customer.
  • WPI Athletics Announces Update For 2020 Fall Semester
    July 17, 2020
    Sports and recreation are important to our community. WPI students and staff rely on the sports and recreation facilities to help with their personal wellness, while competing in varsity sports, Club, and intramural activities provides a healthy outlet for students all across campus. Unfortunately, in reviewing the significant challenges related to the COVID-19 pandemic, WPI has made the difficult decision to not compete in athletic competitions this fall and through Dec. 31. While we acknowledge how disappointing this news is, the health and safety of our entire WPI community remains our top priority.
  • SUMMER REWIND: Wetmore and Sanborn Key as Volleyball Topples Springfield For First Time Since 2012
    July 06, 2020
    Springfield, MA --- Amanda Wetmore tallied 15 kills and five service aces as WPI defeated Springfield, 3-1, Saturday in a NEWMAC volleyball clash inside Blake Arena. It was the Engineers (5-5) first win over the Pride (9-4) since a 3-0 decision on October 23, 2012. 
  • WPI Athletics July 1st Update
    July 01, 2020
    Sports and recreation are important to our community. WPI students and staff rely on the sports and recreation facilities to help in their personal wellness, and competing in varsity sports, club sports and intramurals provides an outlet for students all across campus. WPI is diligently working within guidelines developed by local, regional, and national athletics agencies so we may safely provide robust access to facilities and programming throughout this pandemic. At this time, no decision has been made regarding when to resume varsity or club sports.
  • WE ARE WPI: The Year Ahead—Moving Forward Mindfully
    July 01, 2020
    WPI is moving forward to welcome our community back to campus for the new academic year. Driven by science, we have engineered a plan that adjusts our academics, research, projects, work life, residential life, dining, clubs and activities, athletics, and events in order to reopen our campus in a safety-focused, socially distanced manner. It’s a plan that needs your pledge to rethink routines and react responsibly—as the health, safety, and well-being of our community must be the highest priority for each of us.