2021-22 SMCC Women's Volleyball News

Cougar Volleyball Continues ACCAC Season
Cougar Volleyball Continues ACCAC Season

October 25, 2021

The South Mountain Community College women's volleyball team (4-22, 1-13 ACCAC) lost to Chandler-Gilbert CC, Eastern Arizona and Glendale CC in Arizona Community College Athletic Conference action last week. Freshman Maleah Reynolds had 49 kills over the three matches, sophomore Mckenna Androsky added 37 and freshman Maddie Marcotte recorded 124 assists over the three contests. 

Mesa CC Edges SMCC Volleyball
Mesa CC Edges SMCC Volleyball

October 18, 2021

The South Mountain Community College women's volleyball team (4-19, 1-10 ACCAC) lost 3-2 (26-28, 17-25, 29-27, 25-14, 15-8) to Mesa CC in an Arizona Community College Athletic Conference match on Oct. 15. Sophomore Mckenna Androsky had a season-high 22 kills and 14 digs and sophomore Nikole Lunsford led SMCC with 32 digs, but the Cougars could not hold off a Thunderbird rally after jumping out to a 2-0 lead.

Cougar Volleyball Battles with the GCU Club Team, Scottsdale CC
Cougar Volleyball Battles with the GCU Club Team, Scottsdale CC

October 14, 2021

The South Mountain Community College women's volleyball team (4-17) lost 3-2 (25-18, 15-25, 23-25, 25-21, 15-10) to the Grand Canyon University Club Team in a non-conference match on Oct. 11. Two days later, the Cougars fell in five sets (25-13, 21-25, 25-16, 20-25, 15-10) in an Arizona Community College Athletic Conference match at Scottsdale CC. 

SMCC Volleyball Clashes with Pima CC, Chandler-Gilbert CC
SMCC Volleyball Clashes with Pima CC, Chandler-Gilbert CC

October 11, 2021

The South Mountain Community College women's volleyball team (4-16, 1-8 ACCAC) faced Pima CC and Chandler-Gilbert CC in a pair of Arizona Community College Athletic Conference contests last week. In their third meeting with the Aztecs this fall, the Cougars fell 3-0 (25-12, 27-25, 27-25) on Oct. 6. Two days later, SMCC lost 3-0 (25-16, 25-19, 26-24) in the team's second match of the season. 

SMCC Volleyball Falls to Yavapai College
SMCC Volleyball Falls to Yavapai College

October 06, 2021

The South Mountain Community College women's volleyball team (4-14, 1-6 ACCAC) lost 3-0 to Yavapai College in an Arizona Community College Athletic Conference contest on Oct. 5. The Cougars fell 25-20, 25-18 and 25-13 to the Roughriders as they played the first of seven home matches in October. 

Cougar Volleyball Wraps Up Road Trip against Mesa CC, Arizona Western
Cougar Volleyball Wraps Up Road Trip against Mesa CC, Arizona Western

October 04, 2021

The South Mountain Community College women's volleyball team (4-13, 1-5 ACCAC) lost 3-1 to Mesa CC on Sept. 29 and 3-0 to Arizona Western on Oct. 1 in a pair of Arizona Community College Athletic Conferene road contests. 

SMCC Volleyball Falls Three Times at Chandler-Gilbert CC Tournament
SMCC Volleyball Falls Three Times at Chandler-Gilbert CC Tournament

September 29, 2021

The South Mountain Community College women's volleyball team (4-11) lost three times at the Chandler-Gilbert CC Tournament on Sept. 24-25 at Chandler-Gilbert CC. The Cougars fell 3-0 to Mesa CC and 3-1 to Pima CC and Chandler-Gilbert CC at the event. 

Balanced Attack Paces SMCC Volleyball Past Phoenix College
Balanced Attack Paces SMCC Volleyball Past Phoenix College

September 24, 2021

The South Mountain Community College women's volleyball team (4-8, 1-3 ACCAC) defeated Phoenix College 3-1 (19-25, 25-22, 29-27, 25-22) in an Arizona Community College Athletic Conference road match on Sept. 22. Six Cougars posted at least five kills in the victory as SMCC stormed back to win three-straight sets after dropping the opener. 

Cougar Volleyball Falls at Pima CC
Cougar Volleyball Falls at Pima CC

September 22, 2021

The South Mountain Community College women's volleyball team lost 3-0 (25-15, 25-22, 25-20) in an Arizona Community College Athletic Conference contest at Pima CC on Sept. 21. Mckenna Androsky posted a team-high eight kills on 16 swings, while Gabreya Garcia and Maleah Reynolds posted six kills in defeat. 

SMCC Women's Volleyball Falls to Glendale CC
SMCC Women's Volleyball Falls to Glendale CC

September 18, 2021

The South Mountain Community College women's volleyball team lost 3-0 to Glendale CC (25-14, 25-17, 25-22) in a home Arizona Community College Athletic Conference match on Sept. 17. Freshman Jalyssa Rogers tied for the team lead with eight kills and hit .583 in 12 swings, while fellow freshman Maleah Reynolds added eight kills and and seven digs in defeat. 

Cougar Volleyballs Falls to Scottsdale CC
Cougar Volleyballs Falls to Scottsdale CC

September 16, 2021

The South Mountain Community College women's volleyball team (3-6, 0-1 ACCAC) lost 3-0 to Scottsdale Community College in an Arizona Community College Athletic Conference match and its 2021 home opener. The Fighting Artichokes won in straight sets, taking the match 25-13, 25-10 and 26-24. Freshman Madison Cadden had a team-high five kills and sophomore Gracie Henderson dished out a team-high 15 assists in the loss. 

SMCC Women's Volleyball Powers Past Park U in 2021 Home Opener
SMCC Women's Volleyball Powers Past Park U in 2021 Home Opener

September 15, 2021

The South Mountain Community College women's volleyball team (3-5) defeated Park University 3-1 (25-21, 25-13, 12-25, 25-20) in its 2021 home opener on Tuesday, Sept. 14. Freshman Maleah Reynolds led SMCC with 12 kills and Mckenna Androsky added 10 as the Cougars won on their home court in their first home match since Nov. 1, 2019.

SMCC Women's Volleyball Continues Preseason in Nevada, Downs Western Wyoming CC
SMCC Women's Volleyball Continues Preseason in Nevada, Downs Western Wyoming CC

September 14, 2021

The South Mountain Community College women's volleyball team (2-5) continued its non-conference season with three matches at the College of Southern Nevada Sept. 9-10. At the tournament, the Cougars played Wallace State CC-Hanceville (AL), Western Wyoming CC, and College of Southern Nevada.

SMCC Volleyball's Gracie Henderson Discovers Passion for Golf
SMCC Volleyball's Gracie Henderson Discovers Passion for Golf

September 13, 2021

South Mountain Community College has a dual-sport student-athlete like Bo and Deion. In fact, she is a tri-sport athlete. A volleyball player by trade, Gracie Henderson took a shot at a different sport, one she had never played in her life: golf. A sport that can be cruel to even the saltiest and hardened professional, golf presented Henderson with a new series of challenges that ultimately led to successes she’ll build off of for the rest of her life.

New Dates Announced for Postponed SMCC Volleyball Matches
New Dates Announced for Postponed SMCC Volleyball Matches

September 01, 2021

SMCC head coach Melissa Hess has announced new dates have been established for four postponed South Mountain Community College Volleyball matches. The Cougars will now face Scottsdale CC at home on Sept. 15, travel to Pima CC on Sept. 21, host Chandler-Gilbert CC on Oct. 19 and travel to Glendale CC on Oct. 22. All four matches begin at 7 p.m., and the two Cougar home matches will be streamed live.