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SUNY Geneseo Women's Volleyball Information Central

QUICK FACTS

Back-to-Back Undefeated SUNYAC Regular Season Records 2018 & 2019

19 SUNYAC Tournament Appearances: 1984-1986, 1995, 1996, 2002-2011, 2016-2019

  • Four-Straight SUNYAC Tournament Berths
  • Two-Consecutive SUNYAC Tournament Finals Appearances
  • 2019 & 2020 USMC/AVCA Team Academic Awards (Team Maintains greater than 3.30 GPA)
  • 62 All-Conference Honors
  • Four SUNYAC MVP/Player of the Year Honors
  • Five All-Region Honors
  • Two All-Americans

Head Coach Hunter Drews

  • Three Years, 63-33 (.656) coaching record
  • Back-to-back SUNYAC Undefeated Regular Season Records
  • Two-Straight SUNYAC Championship Appearances
  • Coached program's only Two-Time All-American (Grace Cergol 2018 & 2019)

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TEAM VALUES

The Geneseo Women's Volleyball Team sustains its success through upholding Values of Excellence. The Knights work tirelessly to uphold these values on an off the court, and in doing so, work together to be successful.

State University of New York Athletic Conference (SUNYAC)

Geneseo is an active member of the SUNYAC, one of the most competitive athletic conferences in all of NCAA Division III. Of the Knights' 21 athletic programs, 19 compete in the SUNYAC against other SUNY institutions such as Cortland, Oneonta, Brockport and Plattsburgh. The Knights have won five-consecutive SUNYAC Commissioner's Cups, measuring the overall excellence of the athletic program in all sports. During the 2019- 2020 academic year, Geneseo won 8 out of the 14 conference championships that were contested, after winning 10 titles in 2018-19 and a conference record 13 championships in 2017-18.

Recruiting Process

We are open to communication with student-athletes of all class years at any time - please don't hesitate to contact Coach Drews at any point in your college search process! The information below will give you an idea of the steps we hope to take with you throughout the recruiting process.

STEP 1 Fill out a Recruit Questionnaire

STEP 2 Follow up with Coach Drews

Introduce yourself with an email and be sure to include any highlights or match film, the major(s) you're interested in, and some information about your academics (GPA, test scores, etc.).

STEP 3 Attend an ID Clinic or Camp

Get to know the coaching staff, become familiar with the facilities and show off your talent in person by attending one of Geneseo Volleyball's multiple ID Clinics or Elite/Prospect Summer Camp.

STEP 4 Schedule an Official Visit

Schedule an official visit to campus with Coach Drews to meet the team, watch a match and/or practice, attend a class, and take a campus tour! Per NCAA rules, an official visit cannot be scheduled until after January 1st of your junior year. If you'd like to visit campus before this time, you must schedule a campus tour through our Admissions Office. Please reach out to Coach Drews if you have any questions about this process.

Geneseo "The Public Ivy"

Founded in 1871, Geneseo is a premier public liberal arts college. Nationally recognized for excellence and value in the liberal arts, Geneseo is known for its exceptional faculty, welcoming atmosphere, and its fiercely loyal alumni.

SUNY Geneseo Quick Facts

  • The SUNY Geneseo student body consists of 5,447 undergraduate and 94 graduate students, hailing from 28 states and 23 countries
  • Geneseo is one of only 286 four-year colleges in the nation to have a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, the oldest and most prestigious honor society in the US - since 2004, over 80 student-athletes have been inducted to Phi Beta Kappa
  • Nearly 90% of the Geneseo faculty hold a PhD or other terminal degree
  • Average Faculty to Student ratio is 1:18, Median class size is 23
  • The Princeton Review featured Geneseo in its 2021 edition of The Best 386 Colleges, and described Geneseo as "Academically Outstanding"
  • Geneseo is home to 50 undergraduate degree programs and 25 interdisciplinary minors
  • Nearly 50% of graduates have a double major and/or a major and a minor
Geneseo's Iconic Sturges Hall

SUNY Geneseo Rankings

  • Ranked #1 in Best Undergraduate Teaching by U.S News World Report (2019)
  • Ranked #2 Top Public Schools for regional universities [North] by U.S News World Report (2019)
  • Ranked #14 Top School among regional public and private institutions [North] by U.S. News World Report (2019)
  • Ranked "2019 Best College Value" by Kiplinger's Personal Finance
  • Ranked #5 among SUNY institutions in Forbes 2019 List for America's Best College Values
  • Ranked #2 among 695 Master's Universities in the nation for contributions to the public good by Washington Monthly Magazine
  • Geneseo is the Top Producer of U.S. Student Fulbright Award Winners according to the State Department's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs
  • Geneseo has finished within the top 20 of all NCAA Division III institutions in the Learfield Director's Cup standings (measuring overall athletic excellence) in each of the past six years.
The Integrated Science Center (ISC), and Bailey Hall

Study Abroad

In addition to team trips, SUNY Geneseo Study Abroad can connect you to interesting and varied opportunities around the world. The Geneseo Study Abroad office provides resources, advice, support through the application process, pre-departure orientation, assistance while overseas, and post-return support.

Nothing beats Geneseo's Gazebo Views
The best way to learn about SUNY Geneseo is to experience it yourself!

Geneseo Athletic Facilities

College Stadium

Geneseo's College Stadium is on the west edge of campus, adjacent to athletic facilities in Merritt Fieldhouse and Schrader Hall. The East field (pictured) features a stadium concourse with locker rooms, restrooms, concessions and a full press box as well as the RAA Suite, a space reserved for donors to the Geneseo Athletics programs. The East field is home to Men's and Women's Soccer, Field Hockey and Men's and Women's Lacrosse.

The West field includes lighting, bleacher seating and a press box. The turf is identical to the East field, and is primarily used for practices.

Ira S. Wilson Ice Arena

The 2,100 capacity Ira S. Wilson Ice Arena is home to the men's ice hockey team. In addition, Geneseo Youth Hockey calls the arena home, using more than 30 hours of ice time on a weekly basis. The arena also offer free skate times and hosts intramural sports such as broomball.

Alumni Pool

The Alumni pool houses the men's and women's swimming & diving teams. With a six-lane capacity and its own diving well, the facility is used for all home intercollegiate meets along with high school sectionals and community recreation time.

Kuhl Gymnasium

The Louise Kuhl Gymnasium is Geneseo's recreational and special event facility. With a capacity of 3,000, the facility has regularly played host to Section V volleyball and basketball championships along with several intramurals and recreational activities.

Carl Schrader Gymnasium

Carl Schrader Gymnasium is the home to the women's volleyball and men's and women's basketball teams. The gym opened for competition in the fall of 2006 and has a capacity of 1,000 spectators. In addition, the complex contains four racquetball courts, academic classrooms and a student-athlete weight training facility.

Geneseo Track

The Knights' eight-lane track hosts the Geneseo men's and women's track & field teams, two of the college's most successful athletic programs.

Vic Raschi Field

Named after Geneseo alumni and former New York Yankee, Vic Raschi, the field hosts the Knights' softball team. New dugouts, erected in 2018, flank the field.

Geneseo Tennis Complex

Geneseo's Tennis Complex boasts eight courts and serves as the home site for the Knights' women's tennis team.

Leg-Up Stables

Located on Avon Road, just three miles from campus, Leg-Up Stables serves as the home of the Geneseo Equestrian team. The 300-acre farm houses more than 70 horses and a barn used for training and shoes. Leg-Up Stables was named the 2018 Livingston County Farm of the Year.