Women's Volleyball

"I've become a different volleyball player."

Natalie Leger, a sophomore volleyball player at George Washington, overcame Hodgkins Lymphoma to make her dream of playing Division I volleyball come true.

Panel approves modification to net-contact rule in women’s volleyball

Beginning in the 2014 season, a player will not be called for a violation if she touches the net, ropes or post outside of the antennae as long as it doesn’t interfere with play or is used as a means of support while playing the ball.


The skills former student-athletes honed in college propelled them to the Olympics … in a sport they'd never imagined.

Women’s volleyball rules committee recommends minor change to net-contact rule

The NCAA Women’s Volleyball Committee recommended a proposal where players will not be called for a violation if they touch the net, ropes or post outside of the antennae as long as it doesn’t interfere with play, beginning with the 2014-15 academic year.

Former volleyball standout’s mission to Mars

MIT grad Jennifer Harris Trosper’s old team made an appearance in an NCAA Championship; her new one helps guide rovers across the red planet.

Born to serve

Amy Sullivan Nordmann amassed aces at Washington University in St. Louis and now helps keep women in Houston cancer free.

Coordinators of Officials Roster

Sport Name Email
Baseball George Drouches georgedrouches@gmail.com
Men's Basketball J.D. Collins jdcollins@ncaa.org
Women's Basketball Penny Davis pdavis@ncaa.org
Field Hockey Steve Horgan shorgan@usafieldhockey.com
Football Steve Shaw sdshaw.cfo@gmail.com
Men's Ice Hockey Frank Cole nautip1@aol.com
Women's Ice Hockey Tom DiFusco tdifusco1211@hotmail.com
Men's Lacrosse Tom Abbott laxstripes@hotmail.com
Women's Lacrosse Laura Hebert laurahebert35@gmail.com
Men's and Women's Soccer Ryan Cigich ryancigich@gmail.com
Softball Craig Hyde hyde5570@att.net
Men's and Women's Track and Field Nathan Smurdon nbsmurdon@yahoo.com
Women's Volleyball Steve Thorpe stjets@aol.com
Men's and Women's Water Polo Amber Drury amber.drury@yahoo.com
Wrestling Tim Shiels shielsts@gmail.com

Two for the Price

Identical twins Rachel Price, now Rachel Bell, and Ronda Price, now Ronda Brinley, were major contributors for the Lions from 1996 to 1999 and became two of the most athletically and academically decorated volleyball student-athletes in Division II history.

Women's Volleyball Rules of the Game

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