Volleyball

Varsity

Overview

In fall 2010, Blair organized an intramural program to feed a growing interest among Blair girls in the sport of volleyball; the program has since evolved into a varsity team.

Volleyball begins in late August with a week-long preseason camp that consists of several practices and team activities a day, as well as scrimmages. In season, Blair competes against other NJISAA schools. Rutgers Prep, Lawrenceville, Pope John and Warren Hills are commonly seen on the schedule.

Meet the Coaches

About Coach Gerdsen

Varsity head coach Cassi Gerdsen has been part of the Blair community since 2004. Her volleyball experience includes playing on a competitive high school team in Aiken, South Carolina, participating in the Junior Olympics program and playing on the University of South Carolina-Aiken volleyball team. She is committed to the continued development and expansion of Blair's volleyball program. Off the court, she is the admission office's director of admission application management.

About Coach Devaney

Ying Devaney is assistant coach of the girls' varsity volleyball team. Before relocating to the United States in 2006, Mrs. Devaney earned her undergraduate degree in sports science at the Physical Education College in Bangkok, Thailand, in the late 1990s. Over the course of her career in Thailand, she served as a health club instructor at Shell Co., Ltd., a health club instructor and supervisor at the Radisson Hotel, an instructor with Outward Bound, a teacher at Khamasiri Memorial School and Sanarangsun Municipal School, and a sport supervisor at the Le Meridien Khao Lake Beach & Spa Resort. She has lived at Blair with her husband, language teacher Tim Devaney, since 2010, and has held various positions across campus, including in the Childcare Learning Center and Golf Shop. A sports enthusiast, she was a gold medalist in Judo at the All-Thailand Physical Education College Games during her undergraduate years, and her hobbies include playing volleyball, swimming and running.

Schedule

View directions to athletic events. To read recaps about past events, go to the "Team News" tab above.

Opponent Date Time Advantage Result Score Status
vs.
Kent Place
Home Loss 0-2
vs.
Morris Knolls High School
Away Loss 0-2
vs.
Stuart Country Day
Home Win 2-0
vs.
Lawrenceville
Away Loss 0-2
vs.
Rutgers Prep
Home Loss 0-2
vs.
Pope John
Away Loss 0-2
vs.
Warren Tech
Away Win 2-0
Rutgers Prep - States
Away Loss 0-2
vs.
Sparta High School
Home Loss 0-2
vs.
Mercersburg
Away Loss 2-3
vs.
Rutgers Prep
Away Loss 0-2
vs.
Kent Place
Away
vs.
Stuart Country Day
Away
vs.
Warren Tech
Home
vs.
Lawrenceville
Home
State Finals
TBD
TBD

Roster

Name Class
Alexandra Bakulina 2021
Cameron Bentley 2020
Camille Clarin (captain) 2019
Ashley Dai 2021
Alice Devereux 2021
Tatum Fuller 2019
Daisy Kahn (captain) 2019
Ava Katz 2019
Ashton Martini 2020
Chloe Rayer 2020
Gwen Safin 2020
Faith Sanchez 2019
Maruta Sipols (captain) 2019

Team News

News & Recaps

Photos

View more photos from the 2017-2018 season or past years on Blair's Flickr.

Past Results

Fall 2015

Date Opponent Location Time Results
9/4 Villa Walsh (scrimmage) Away 10:00 am
9/12 Rutgers Prep Away 2:30 pm 0-2 L
9/16 Sparta Away 4:00 pm 2-0 W
9/19 Vernon Home 1:00 pm 2-1 W
9/23 Pope John Away 4:00 pm 0-2 L
9/30 Warren County Tech Away 4:00 pm 2-1 W
10/3 Warren Hills Home 3:00 pm 1-2 L
10/7 Montclair Kimberley Academy Away 4:00 pm 0-2 L
10/12 Sparta Home 4:00 pm 2-0 W
10/17 Mercersburg Away 12:00 pm 0-3 L
10/17 Lawrenceville Away 1:30 pm 0-3 L
10/19 Mt. St. Dominic (States - Out Bracket) Away 4:30 pm 0-2 L
10/21 Warren County Tech Home 4:00 pm 2-0 W
10/23 Kent Place Home 4:30 pm 1-2 L
10/30 Rutgers Prep Home 4:15 pm 2-1 W
10/31 Lawrenceville Home 2:00 pm 2-1 W

Fall 2014

Date Opponent Location Time Results
9/4 Villa Walsh (scrimmage) Home 4:00 pm
9/13 Rutgers Prep Away 2:00 pm 1-2 L
9/15 Kent Place Home 4:30 pm 0-2 L
9/17 Sparta Away 4:30 pm 0-2 L
9/20 Warren Hills Away 1:30 pm 0-2 L
9/23 Mount Olive Home 4:15 pm 0-2 L
9/24 Lawrenceville Home 3:15 pm 1-2 L
9/26 Warren County Tech Home 4:00 pm 2-0 W
10/1 Kent Place Away 4:00 pm 0-2 L
10/6 Sparta Home 4:30 pm 0-2 L
10/10 Warren County Tech Away 4:00 pm 2-0 W
10/13 Golda Och Away 4:45 pm 2-1 W
10/17 Pope John Home 4:15 pm 0-2 L
10/18 Mercersburg Home 2:00 pm 2-3 L
10/20 States @ Mount St. Mary's (out bracket) Away 4:30 pm 1-2 L
10/21 Rutgers Prep Home 4:30 pm 2-1 W
10/25 Warren Hills Home 2:00 pm 0-2 L
10/28 Vernon Home 4:00 pm 0-2 L
10/29 Montclair Kimberley Academy Home 4:15 pm PPD
11/1 Lawrenceville Away 2:00 pm 0-2 L
11/6 Montclair Kimberley Academy Home 4:15 pm 0-2 L

Fall 2013

Date Opponent Location Time Results
9/20 Pope John Away 4:30 pm 0-2 L
9/25 Lawrenceville Away 4:00 pm 0-2 L
9/27 Warren Hills Home 4:30 pm 0-2 L
10/4 Warren County Tech Home 4:00 pm 2-0 W
10/11 Kent Place Away 4:00 pm 0-2 L
10/14 Rutgers Prep Home 4:00 pm 0-2 L
10/15 Rutgers Prep Home 4:15 pm Canceled
10/16 Warren Hills Away 4:00 pm 0-2 L
10/19 Lawrenceville Home 2:30 pm 0-2 L
10/21 States (out bracket) Away 4:00 pm 0-2 L
10/23 Warren County Tech Away 4:00 pm 2-0 W
10/26 Montclair Kimberley Away 2:00 pm 0-2 L
10/30 Rutgers Prep Away 4:00 pm 0-2 L

Fall 2016

Date Opponent Location Time Results
9/2 Villa Walsh Scrimmage Home 10:00 am
9/10 Rutgers Prep Home 2:45 pm 0-2 L
9/14 Vernon Away 4:00 pm 0-2 L
9/16 Pope John Home 4:00 pm 0-2 L
9/17 Morris Knolls Invitational Away 9:00 am
9/21 Kent Place Away 4:30 pm 0-2 L
9/24 Warren Hills Home 1:00 pm 0-2 L
9/29 Central NJ College Prep Charter School Home 4:30 pm 2-0 W
10/5 Warren County Tech Away 4:15 pm 2-0 W
10/7 Rutgers Prep Away 4:15 pm 0-2 L
10/12 Warren Hills Away 5:15 pm 0-2 L
10/14 Mount Saint Dominic Academy (state out bracket) Away 4:30 pm
10/15 Mercersburg Home 1:30 pm 0-3 L
10/22 Kent Place Home 4:00 pm 1-2 L
10/26 Delaware Valley Away 4:00 pm 0-2 L
10/28 Warren County Tech Home 4:15 pm 2-0 W
10/29 Lawrenceville Away 2:00 pm 0-2 L
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