No. 1 Irvine Valley has its set win streak halted, but still picks up a key Orange Empire Conference victory, defeating Cypress, 23-25, 25-21, 25-21, 25-22, Friday at Cypress. Lea Kruse leads the way with 20 kills and 20 digs.
On sophomore night, Irvine Valley honors Truth Hafey, Anna Unke, Lea Kruse, Alaina Gendale, Kristin Austin, Gabriela Griego and Alma Entesari and then wins its 21st straight match, sweeping Golden West Wednesday at home.
Irvine Valley improves its record to 20-0 overall and 13-0 in the Orange Empire Conference with a 25-15, 26-24, 25-18 victory at Orange Coast on Friday night. Lea Kruse and Gabriela Griego led the No. 1 Lasers with 11 kills each.
Irvine Valley, ranked No. 1 in the state has trouble in the second set, but still comes away with its 11th sweep in a row and wins its 33rd, 34th and 35th straight sets in a 25-12, 27-25, 25-12 win over Riverside at home Wednesday.
Irvine Valley, the top-ranked team in the state, wins its 32nd set in a row and sweeps Santiago Canyon, 25-11, 25-11, 25-15, in an Orange Empire Conference match Wednesday night at home. IVC improves its record to 18-0 overall.
Irvine Valley, the top-ranked team in the state, defeats Santa Ana, 25-16, 25-16, 25-18, Friday at home to record its 14th sweep of the year and ninth in a row. The Lasers, who are 17-0 overall, have captured 29 straight sets.
Irvine Valley earns its 13th sweep of the season and eighth in a row with a 25-19, 25-21, 25-18 Orange Empire Conference win at Fullerton on Wednesday. Lea Kruse had 14 kills, 16 digs and three aces to lead the way for IVC.
Irvine Valley improves its record to 15-0 overall and 8-0 in the Orange Empire Conference with a 25-13, 25-11, 25-18 victory over Saddleback at home on Friday night. IVC, ranked No. 1 in the state, has also won 23 straight sets.
Irvine Valley improves its record to 14-0 overall and 7-0 in the Orange Empire Conference with a 25-14, 25-10, 28-26 win over Cypress at home on Wednesday. Cypress handed IVC one of its two losses on the season in 2018.
Irvine Valley goes on the road and beats Golden West, 25-17, 25-20, 25-18 in an Orange Empire Conference match Friday night. The Lasers, ranked No. 1 in the state, improve their record to 13-0 overall and 6-0 in conference.
Irvine Valley, which moved up to No. 1 in this week's state rankings, swept its ninth opponent of the season and improved to 12-0 with a 25-21, 25-11, 25-14 Orange Empire Conference win over Orange Coast Wednesday at home.
Irvine Valley, which had been ranked No. 2 in the state in the California Community College Women's Volleyball Coaches Association for four straight weeks, takes its first turn at No. 1 in this week's state poll. IVC is 11-0 overall.
Irvine Valley earns its eighth sweep in 11 victories so far and remains undefeated, beating Riverside, 25-23, 25-15, 25-19, Friday night in an Orange Empire Conference match on the road. IVC hosts Orange Coast next Wednesday.
Irvine Valley sophomore middle blocker Kristin Austin was named a state player of the week earlier this week for her great start to the season so far. She leads the state in hitting percentage at .442 for the 10-0 Lasers.
Irvine Valley's women's volleyball team is ranked No. 2 in the state for the fourth week in a row. The Lasers have trailed No. 1 Feather River all four weeks. IVC, which has a record of 10-0 overall plays at Riverside on Friday.
Irvine Valley, ranked No. 2 in the state, sweeps Santiago Canyon, 25-13, 25-15, 25-9, to improve its record to 10-0 overall. Helen Reynolds, Alaina Gendale and Alma Entesari each contribute nine kills for the Lasers in the win.
Irvine Valley gets off to a slow start, but comes on strong and beats Santa Ana, 25-19, 25-14, 25-8, Wednesday at Santa Ana. IVC, which improved to 9-0 overall, received 15 kills from Lea Kruse and 13 kills from Kristin Austin.
Irvine Valley is ranked No. 2 in the state for the third straight week in the California Community College Women's Volleyball Coaches Association Poll. IVC, which plays at Santa Ana Wednesday, has won 24 of 27 sets played so far.
Irvine Valley, ranked No. 2 in the state, stays unbeaten with a 25-21, 23-25, 25-21, 25-21 win over Fullerton in an Orange Empire Conference opener Friday at home. Middles Kristin Austin and Paea Tafea lead the way in the victory.
For the second straight week, the Irvine Valley women's volleyball team, which has a record of 7-0 and has dropped just two sets on the year, is ranked second in the CCCWVCA State Top 25 Poll. IVC hosts Fullerton Friday at 6 p.m.
Irvine Valley, ranked No. 2 in the state, beats another state-ranked team for the second match in a row, taking down No. 11 MiraCosta, 25-22, 25-18, 23-25, 25-20, at home on Friday night. IVC starts conference action next Friday.
Irvine Valley drops the opening set, but finds its rhythm after that and defeats Long Beach City, 23-25, 25-18, 25-7, 25-15, and improve to 6-0 on the year. Kristin Austin had a monster match for IVC with a career-high 19 kills.
Irvine Valley trails only Feather River in the first California Community College Women's Volleyball Coaches Association State Poll of the season. The Lasers have a record of 5-0 overall and have swept all five opponents.
Irvine Valley sweeps both Palomar and the Cal Lutheran Junior Varsity squad in a three-team even on Friday at home. It was the fourth and fifth sweeps of the year for the 5-0 Lasers. They beat Palomar, 25-14, 25-9, 25-5.
Irvine Valley stays unbeaten and hands Chaffey its first loss of the year with a 25-22, 25-14, 25-18 win on Wednesday at home. It was the Lasers' third straight sweep to begin the 2019 season. IVC is home again Friday.
Irvine Valley takes down another opponent in straight sets to open the season, beating College of the Canyons, 25-13, 25-20, 25-19, at home on Friday night. Lea Kruse finishes with 15 kills and Truth Hafey has 41 assists for IVC.
Irvine Valley wins at Miramar in San Diego, 25-18, 25-8, 25-18, on Wednesday night. Returning all-Orange Empire Conference co-most valuable player Lea Kruse led the Lasers with 12 kills and eight digs in the victory.
Irvine Valley's volleyball team made a run to the CCCAA State Championship at Solano College in December. The Lasers won 21 matches and reached the semis of the state event. Lea Kruse and Renata Bath led the way.
Irvine Valley had several student-athletes win Orange Empire Conference MVP or player of the year awards as well as two-year honors from organizations around the state and country during the 2018-19 school year.
Irvine Valley honored its athletes of the year, scholar athletes of the year and others as part of its 19th Annual Awards. AOYs were Lea Kruse and Kyle Dobson, while Renata Bath and Grant Joyce were the scholar-athletes.