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Profiles of WolfPack athletes

October 24, 2018

VOLLEYBALL   A sophomore on the Madison College volleyball team, Maddie Scalissi has played libero in all 26 games this season. She has recored 336 digs, 26 aces and 41 assists. Last year, she played in all 29 matches and had 419 digs, 71 assists and 21 aces. She was selected as first team all-region and second team all-conference. A four-year letter winner...

Volleyball team is back on the prowl

Libero Maddie Scalissi of the Madison College volleyball team setting a play.

Joseph Craker, Staff Writer

September 12, 2018

After a slow start to the 2018 season, the WolfPack volleyball team is back to winning ways. The WolfPack got just one win out of four at the Rochester Community and Technical College Volleyball Invitational late last month. But after winning the last five matches in a row, Jeff ...

Volleyball team ends season with top 3 finish

WolfPack volleyball placed third in the NJCAA division III National Tournament on Nov. 14 in Rochester, MN.

Clarion Staff Report

November 25, 2015

Madison College came up just a few points short in its unprecedented quest to become the first team to win three straight NJCAA Division III volleyball national titles. But the team showed true character in the way it rebounded from a gut-wrenching 3-2 semi-final loss to eventual champion Rochester...

Volleyball team looks forward to playing in national tourney

Madison College volleyball players celebrate another point against Rock Valley College on Sept. 22.

Bailey Ayres, Sports Editor

November 10, 2015

Winning never gets old for the Madison College women’s volleyball team. In the past two weeks, it has secured a conference title, won its 25th-straight match and won the regional tournament. “It’s a significant thing for us,” Madison College volleyball coach Toby Parker said when discussing...

Conference Champions

Madison College's volleyball team celebrates during a recent match.

Clarion Staff Report

October 27, 2015

So far, things are right on course for the No. 1 ranked Madison College women’s volleyball team as it continues its pursuit of a third-straight NJCAA Division III national title. The WolfPack has already successfully defended one title, winning the North Central Community College Conference for...

Volleyball team still ranked no. 1

Madison College’s Taylor Genthe (6) and Andrea Bauer (1) go up for a block against Lakeland College JV on Oct. 8

Clarion Staff Report

October 13, 2015

After winning its rematch with Harper College on Sept. 29, the top-ranked Madison College volleyball team has put itself in position to win another conference title and earn a top seed for post-season play. Madison College has won 18-straight matches, highlighted by its 3-2 thriller against sixth-ranked...

Volleyball team regains No. 1 ranking after 14-straight wins

Madison College volleyball players celebrate another point against Rock Valley College on Sept. 22.

Clarion Staff Report

September 29, 2015

The Madison College volleyball team has regained it’s No. 1 rank in the NJCAA Division III poll by winning 14-straight matches since falling to Harper College on Sept. 1. Included in that stretch was a 3-1 victory over fourth-ranked Rock Valley College, which is now tied with Madison College and...

WolfPack volleyball drops to 4th

Miranda Durbin (12) dives for the ball during the Sept. 3 volleyball match against Milwaukee Tech.

Clarion Staff Report

September 17, 2015

After a 9-4 start to the season, it might seem like the Madison College women’s volleyball team is in unfamiliar territory. But the reality is that the team is still ranked No. 4 in the NJCAA Division III standings and has only lost to one other Division III opponent, No. 2 ranked Harper College. Since...

Volleyball team eyes third title

The team celebrates a point during the 2015 Volleyball Alumni match

Josh Zytkiewicz, Managing Editor

August 25, 2015

The WolfPack volleyball team begins its season attempting to do what no team has ever done in the history of NJCAA Division III volleyball – win three national championships in a row. After an impressive 30-3 record in 2014, WolfPack volleyball returns this fall with an almost entirely new team. One...

Wide range of intramural sports offered for students

Frederic Hewitt, Sports Editor

October 4, 2014

Madison College offers a diverse range of extracurricular activities throughout the school year.  A lot of students don’t have the time to fully dedicate themselves to such activities because of how time consuming they tend to be.  One great way to be apart of school activities without having to...

Top-ranked WolfPack take volleyball regional title

Volleyball team celebrates regional title

Clarion Staff Report

November 5, 2013

Madison College’s top-ranked volleyball team hasn’t lost a match since Sept. 20. In fact, the team has only lost three matches all season. So the squad had to be concerned when it trailed rival Harper College, 2 games to 1 in the championship of NJCAA Region IV Tournament on Nov. 2 in Rockford,...

Volleyball team peaking at the right time

Madison College volleyball 2013

Nicholas Garton, Sports Editor

October 9, 2013

The WolfPack volleyball team is all business. At midseason the WolfPack have a 20-3 record and are still ranked No. 1 nationally. Both the preseason hype and the early season pressure have dissipated. The team has grown from being a collection of talented individuals into a cohesive unit focused on the...

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