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2020 Men's Volleyball News

  • A Unified Statement From the Emmanuel College Athletic Department
    June 03, 2020
    Given recent events in our country, the Emmanuel College Athletic Department acknowledges the frustration, trauma and pain that people of color have experienced for generations and continue to experience today. Social injustice has no place within our world or our athletic community.
  • Senior Spotlight Series - Seamus McDonagh - Men's Volleyball
    May 26, 2020
    With the sudden end to the 2020 spring seasons due to the CoVID19 epidemic, the Emmanuel College Athletic Department wanted to take a moment to recognize members of the class of 2020 during the final semester of their senior season at Emmanuel College. The Senior Spotlight Series was a chance for our community as Saints to give each of these individuals the notoriety and recognition they all deserve while getting a little behind the scenes glimpse into their lives outside the uniform.
  • Senior Spotlight Series - John Carroll - Men's Volleyball
    April 14, 2020
    With the sudden end to the 2020 spring seasons due to the CoVID19 epidemic, the Emmanuel College Athletic Department wanted to take a moment to recognize members of the class of 2020 during the final semester of their senior season at Emmanuel College. The Senior Spotlight Series was a chance for our community as Saints to give each of these individuals the notoriety and recognition they all deserve while getting a little behind the scenes glimpse into their lives outside the uniform.
  • McDonagh Earns GNAC All-Conference Honors for Third Straight Season
    April 07, 2020
    BOSTON, Mass. – Senior setter Seamus McDonagh (Long Beach, N.Y.) has been named to the Great Northeast Athletic Conference Men’s Volleyball All-Conference team, in was announced Tuesday afternoon by the conference office. McDonagh lands on the GNAC All-Conference Second Team for the third consecutive season to cap his collegiate career. Classmate John Carroll (Massapequa, N.Y.) was the Emmanuel representative on the GNAC All-Sportsmanship team.
  • Emmanuel Follows GNAC Protocol; Cancels Springs Athletic Seasons
    March 14, 2020
    BOSTON, Mass.. – Following the NCAA announcement to cancel all remaining winter and spring championships, and recognizing the spread and ongoing threat of COVID-19, the Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) Presidents' Council voted unanimously to make the difficult decision to cancel all spring competition, practices, and championships for the remainder of the 2019-20 academic year. 
  • Kokoros Named GNAC Defensive Player of the Week
    March 09, 2020
    BOSTON, Mass. – Junior outside hitter Mike Kokoros (Braintree, Mass.) has been named the Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) Men's Volleyball Defensive Player of the Week, it was announced on Monday afternoon.
  • Men's Volleyball Wins Two Over Lesley; 3-0, 3-0
    March 05, 2020
    MEDFORD, Mass. – The Emmanuel College men’s volleyball team picked up a pair of 3-0 wins over Lesley University in non-conference action Thursday evening at Medford High School. With the wins, the Saints improve to 8-9 on the year while the Lynx are still in search of a win, dropping to 0-9 overall.
  • Men’s Volleyball Sweeps Chargers in GNAC Win, 3-0
    March 03, 2020
    The Emmanuel College men’s volleyball team picked up their first Great Northeast Athletic Conference victory on Tuesday evening against the Chargers of Colby-Sawyer College. The Saints finished the three-set sweet with a stunning 12 services aces in comparison to none by the Chargers.
  • Men’s Volleyball Rebounds with 3-0 Win over St. Joseph’s BK
    February 22, 2020
    BOSTON, Mass. - The Emmanuel College men's volleyball team split a pair of matches in non-conference action on the Andy Yosinoff Court on Saturday afternoon. The Saints suffered a 3-2 setback to Nichols College to open the day but bounced back with a 3-0 victory over St. Joseph’s College (Brooklyn) in the nightcap.
  • No. 13 Endicott Drops Men's Volleyball, 3-0
    February 19, 2020
    BEVERLY, Mass. – The No. 13 nationally ranked Endicott men's volleyball team defeated Emmanuel, 3-0, by scores of 25-14, 25-10, and 25-19 on Wednesday night at MacDonald Gymnasium.
  • McDonagh Dishes Out 3,000th Career Assist in Men's Volleyball Action at MIT
    February 15, 2020
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - The Emmanuel College men's volleyball team settled for a tri-match split on Saturday afternoon at DuPont Gymnasium on the MIT campus. The Saints earned a 3-0 sweep in their opener over Eastern Nazarene College before falling to the host Engineers in the nightcap, 3-0, to finish the afternoon with a 1-1 record. During the second match, EC senior setter Seamus McDonagh (Long Beach, N.Y.) dished out his 3,000th career assist to become just the third player in program history to reach the milestone.
  • #13 Rivier Surges Back Over Men’s Volleyball, 3-1
    February 13, 2020
    The Raiders of Rivier University came from a first set loss to surge by the Emmanuel College Saints in the next three sets, (26-24, 17-25, 18-25, 12-25), on Thursday evening in a Great Northeast Athletic Conference match-up on the Andy Yosinoff Court.
  • Men's Volleyball Returns to Win Column; Tops Dean, 3-0
    February 08, 2020
    FRANKLIN, Mass. - Seamus McDonagh and Josh McDonald combined for 20 kills and visiting Emmanuel College posted a convincing 3-0 win over Dean College in non-league men’s volleyball action on Saturday morning.
  • MIT Sweeps Men's Volleyball, 3-0
    February 06, 2020
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - The Emmanuel College men's volleyball team dropped a non-conference road match to MIT on Thursday evening by a 3-0 final. The Engineers defeated the Saints by scores of 25-16, 25-14, 25-14.
  • Volleyball Splits Ramapo Tri-Match, Tops SUNY Potsdam, 3-0
    February 01, 2020
    THE LEAD: The Emmanuel College men's volleyball team settled for a tri-match split this weekend at Ramapo College in Mahwah, N.J. The Saints picked up a convincing 3-0 victory to start their day with a win over SUNY Potsdam before falling to the host Roadrunners, 3-1, in the nightcap.
  • Bisons Back to .500 with Win Over Saints
    January 30, 2020
    Sophomores Ray Wang and Lance Law each recorded 19 kills in Nichols College's 3-1 win over Emmanuel (MA) College Thursday night in non-conference men's volleyball action at the Nichols Athletic Center.
  • EC Drops GNAC Opener, 3-0
    January 28, 2020
    In the Great Northeast Athletic Conference opener for the Men’s Volleyball team, the Wildcats of Johnson & Wales swept EC in three straight sets, 25-13, 25-10, 25-13. Mike Kokoros (Braintree, Mass.) of the Saints had a team-high seven kills while Zach Turner (Coventry, R.I.) notched Kokoros for a match-best eight kills.
  • Elms Takes EC in a Quick Men’s Volleyball Match, 3-0
    January 23, 2020
    The Emmanuel men's volleyball suffered their first loss of the season against the Blazers of Elms College on Thursday evening. Despite a game-high 11 kills for EC’s Mike Kokoros (Braintree, Mass.), the Blazers took advantage of miscues by the Saints to complete the sweep, 3-0.
  • Men's Volleyball Opens 2020 With A Five-Set Win Over Eastern Nazarene
    January 21, 2020
    The Emmanuel men’s volleyball (1-0) needed to use all five sets to fend off a gritty Eastern Nazarene (2-2) team to pick up its first win of the season Tuesday evening. Senior setter Seamus McDonagh (Long Beach, N.Y.) paced the offense with 42 assists, while dominated the net defensively with five block assists.
  • Men's Volleyball 2020 Season Preview
    January 16, 2020
    BOSTON, Mass.— The Emmanuel College men's volleyball program looks build off a strong campaign in 2019 that saw the team post a 21-13 overall record, advancing to the GNAC semifinals.
  • Emmanuel College Athletics - Home of the Saints!
    January 06, 2020
    Emmanuel College Athletics sponsors 16 varsity sports at the NCAA Division III level. The Saints compete in the Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) and are located in the heart of Boston, minutes from Fenway Park. For more information, visit www.goECSaints.com #goECSaints