The Cal Poly volleyball team entered the 2021 season without All-American senior outside hitter Maia Dvoracek due to a leg injury, so they relied on fellow senior outside hitter Jamie Stivers to fill that void. However, Stivers’ season ended midway through the year with an arm injury, forcing the team to turn to some of […]
Fall sports are back in action
After a year and a half of uncertainty, guidelines, restrictions, and shutdowns, Cal Poly fall sports are back. The football, volleyball and men and women’s soccer teams are ready to get back into action for the Mustangs, just in time for the 2021-22 school year. Football In the spring, the Cal Poly football team decided […]
Volleyball senior Maia Dvoracek extends her Cal Poly career to play one more season
Cal Poly senior volleyball player Maia Dvoracek, also an All-American team member, said she decided to continue her education at Cal Poly for an extra quarter to play her last season as a Mustang.
How first year head coach Caroline Walters continued Cal Poly Volleyball’s success
When Cal Poly Volleyball needed a new head coach, Athletics Director Don Oberhelman knew to promote Caroline Walters immediately. “We didn’t even do a search,” Oberhelman said. “[Walters] was clearly ready at that point … that was one of the easiest hires I’ve ever made.” Walters was entering her 11th year with the program and […]
Cal Poly Volleyball’s Maia Dvoracek earns spot on U.S. National College team
After a breakout season that ended with being named a third team All-American, junior outside hitter Maia Dvoracek will join the United States National College Volleyball team this summer. “I haven’t had a smile off my face yet … It feels like basically the entire athletic community here, in Truckee and and every place that […]
Best in the Big West returns: Torrey Van Winden makes a triumphant comeback for Cal Poly Volleyball
After a year of recovering on the sidelines, Cal Poly Volleyball senior outside hitter Torrey Van Winden made her return to the court in dramatic fashion — helping the Mustangs complete a reverse sweep to win their first round match in the NCAA Tournament. “I wouldn’t say that it was seamless by any means, especially […]
The humble heavy hitter: Volleyball’s Maia Dvoracek
When senior opposite Torrey Van Winden was taken out of Cal Poly Volleyball’s starting lineup at the end of the 2018 season, left behind in her place was a vital gap and big shoes to fill. However, junior outside hitter Maia Dvoracek took the challenge head-on, making a name for herself in the process.
Beach Volleyball wins first ever Big West Conference championship
The No. 6 ranked Cal Poly Women’s Beach Volleyball team secured their spot in the NCAA Tournament for the first time in program history by claiming the Big West Championship on April 27. Friday The Mustangs opened the tournament April 26 with a pair of sweeps, winning 5-0 over both Sacramento State and Long Beach […]
Get to know Cal Poly Volleyball’s senior outside hitter Adlee Van Winden
The Napa, Calif. native did not miss a single set in her four-year career at Cal Poly.
Volleyball’s season ends in upset in first round of the NCAA Tournament
The Cal Poly volleyball team’s season came to a close in the first round of the NCAA Tournament with a 3-1 loss to the University of San Diego (19-25, 18-25, 25-23, 22-25).
“The sky’s the limit” for Cal Poly Volleyball as they prepare for NCAA Tournament
This marks the first time Cal Poly has held back-to-back Big West Championship titles since the 2006-2007 season.