Volleyball

Team photo. Players identified in caption.
2017 BC Volleyball: Front (L-R): Kyla Mellick, Makenna Winter, Tia Lawrence, Railey Holst, Megan Rogers and Carlee Rowell. BACK (L to R): Averi Dyer, Erika Weber, Sydney Rypien, Abie Cole, Jordan Hunter and Tabitha Campos

2017 NWAC Volleyball Championship Tournament

Nov. 16-19, Greater Tacoma Convention Center

BC 3, Spokane 1 (25-23, 25-17, 24-26, 25-15)
Clark 3, BC 1 (25-18, 24-26, 21-25, 18-25)
BC 2, Centralia 1 (25-20, 16-25, 15-11)
BC 2, North Idaho 0 (25-18, 25-19)
BC 2, Walla Walla,0 (25-18, 25-15)
BC 2, Linn-Benton 1 (25-23, 25-20)
BC 2 ,Clark 1 (9-25, 25-18, 15-11)
Championship Match: Chemeketa 3, BC 2 (25-22, ,16-25, 25-16, 21-25, 12-15

Tournament website | Bracket (pdf) | More photos

2017 Post-Season Awards

Averi Dyer – North Region MVP
Carlee Rowell – North Region, first team
Erika Weber – North Region, first team; 2017 Fall Sports Academic Excellence award
Megan Rogers – North Region, second team
Jocelyn Lawrence – North Region Coach of the Year


BC volleyball has been a top team in the NWAC for several years under the direction of Coach Jocelyn Lawrence.

In 2017, The Bulldogs finished first in the NWAC North Region for the second consecutive season and then completed an astonishing comeback run to finish second at the NWAC Championship Tournament, compiling a 38-14 overall record. In the tournament, the Bulldogs dropped their second match and then won five consecutive matches, including four straight on Saturday to earn a berth in the championship match. In the final, BC was up 2-1 before dropping the final two sets to top-ranked Chemeketa, which had not lost a match since Sept. 15.

Sophomore outside hitter Averi Dyer was named North Region MVP, and freshman Carlee Rowell and sophomore Erika Weber were name to the all-region first team. Freshman Megan Rogers was named to the second team. Lawrence was named North Region Coach of the year for the second consecutive season.

In 2016, the Bulldogs finished first in the NWAC North Region and placed seventh at the NWAC Championship tournament, compiling a 36-10 record on the season.

Bellevue shared the North Region title in both 2012 and 2013 and finished second in 2011, 2014 and 2015.

Last Updated November 30, 2017