Lady Rattlers Take First Loss

Lady Rattlers volleyball team takes lost against Kansas

The FAMU volleyball team was defeated by Kansas in three sets, 25-22, 25-23 and 25-20 in their first match of the 2011 Hotel Indigo Bulldog Invitational a the Ramsey Center.

According to FAMU athletics, FAMU (0-1) was paced by Katherine Huanec, as she tallied a game high 11 kills, followed by Maria Ceccarelli with seven. Diana Gonzales led the Lady Rattlers in assists with 19, while Karol Marquez finished with a team high 16 digs.

Kansas defeated FAMU in straight sets as they won the first set 25-22. The Lady Rattlers would battle back in the second set, but would come up short as they dropped the set 25-23. Kansas would win the match as they defeated the Lady Rattlers 25-20 in the third and final set.

Kansas (1-0) was led by Allison Mayfield, who collected a game high 15 kills. Behind her was Taylor Tolefree who finished with seven kills. Kara Wehrs, led the Jayhawks in assists with a game high 28, while Brianne Riley finished with a team high 11 digs.

FAMU Volleyball Photo By Jordan Bullock


FSU Basketball 2011 Schedule

The 2011-12 Florida State men’s basketball schedule has been released. The Seminole men’s basketball team, who finished the season ranked No. 19 nationally and advanced to the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament, will face one of the nation’s most challenging schedules according to reports from

Florida State will play North Carolina, Duke, Clemson, Michigan State, Florida and Princeton and could meet Connecticut and UNC Ashville in the Battle4Atlantis Tournament.

“We think this is a schedule that will more than help is prepare for conference play in January,” Hamilton told reporters.

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FSU Volleyball Prepares for Upcoming Match

Check out pictures and video from Saturday’s Garnet and Gold Volleyball Match.

The garnet team was combed of current players as well as four alumni in Brianna Barry (2006-09), Sarah Griffin (2003-06), Jenna Romanelli (2007-10) and Jennifer Anderson Bryant (2000-03).

Also included are Sarah WickstromVisnja DjurdjevicAmanda SaxtonElise Walch and Kalee Schlabach.

FSU Volleyball Photo by Jordan Bullock
Tallahassee Roller Derby Credit: Jordan Bullock

Checkout This Weeks Online Show

On this weeks episode of Franchise Sports we talked to Rickards Back to Back State Championship Basketball Coach Eli Bryant, FAMU’s New Basketball Coach Clemon Johnson and his plan for this season and The Tallahassee Roller Girls Capped off their last Game of the Season…

Florida A&M Volleyball Team Looks to Improve


FAMU Volleyball Head Coach takes a moment to speak with Franchise Sports about the upcoming season and their new additions this season. Check out our sports show Sept 2, 2011, on the Florida A&M Channel or TV20 at 9:30 p.m. to find out more information and for the latest sports news on the Rattler volleyball team.

 FAMU Volleyball Photo By Jordan Bullock

FAMU Volleyball Photo By Jordan Bullock

Basketball Coach Talks With Franchise Sports

Head Coach Clemon Johnson talks with Franchise Sports about his vision for the Florida A&M University basketball program, and upcoming season. Tune into our sports show, Sept. 2, 2011, at 9:30 p.m. on the Florida A&M channel or TV20 to hear what Head Coach Johnson has to say about the upcoming season.


Photos By Jordan Bullock

FAMU Women’s Cross Country Team Ready For Fall 2011 Season

With a year under most of their belts, the Florida A&M Lady Rattlers Cross Country team looks to build upon their last season.

The Lady Rattlers won the Morehouse Invitational, The Inaugural Bethune-Cookman Beach Invitational, Albany State Invitational and the 2nd Annual Bobby Lang Invitational last year.

The team now looks to achieve higher achievements this season.

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