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As the Radford Volleyball team welcomes back Chris Hertel as its 12th Head Coach, the team is eager to continue their pursuit of academic and athletic excellence, as well as their competitive status within the Big South. 

Help us enhance our student-athletes' experience and lead them to success with your gift today. With your help, we can offset expenses for travel and gear. 

Your support of the volleyball program allows us to offset expenses for gear and enhance our athletes' travel experiences, including transportation and accommodations. High-performance gear is important to our program because it allows our athletes to represent Radford near and far and enables them to perform at the highest levels. Your gift also helps our coaches recruit and support talented athletes.


  • Junior middle blocker Sophie Paspal was named Honorable Mention All-Big South and to the Big South All-Academic Team.
  • Senior libero Shelby Hernandez was voted Big South Preseason Defensive Player of the Year.
  • Paspal has posted hitting percentages of .328 (2022) and .315 (2023), which rank 5th and 7th in program history, respectively.
  • Hernandez completed her illustrious time as a Highlander with 950 career digs, the 10th-most in program history.
  • Radford defended its home court in 2023 with a winning record going 4-3

On behalf of the Radford Volleyball team, any and all support would be greatly appreciated!

Athletic Director's Challenge
Radford Athletics Director Robert Lineburg has offered an additional $1,000 to the program that garners the most donors.
Rank Prize Program Donors
1 $1,000 Baseball 209
2 Lacrosse - Women's 174
3 Soccer - Men's 101
4 Golf - Women's 92
5 Soccer - Women's 83
Dollars Raised Leaderboard
Watch the dollars accumulate for your favorite programs here!
Rank Department Raised
1 Baseball $45,888.76
2 Lacrosse - Women's $19,200.00
3 Soccer - Men's $11,254.42
4 Golf - Men's $9,865.00
5 Golf - Women's $9,365.00
WOMEN'S SPORTS - Most Donors Challenge
The women's sport with the most overall unique donors at the completion of RAD48 will receive an additional $1,000 from a generous donor.
Rank Prize Sport Donors
1 $1,000 Lacrosse - Women's 174
2 Golf - Women's 92
3 Soccer - Women's 83
4 Basketball - Women's 66
5 Volleyball 38
For every dollar donated to Volleyball, another dollar is "volleyed" back to match! Each dollar of donation will be matched up to $2,500 by generous Volleyball supporters David and Gail Clelland.
$2,500 MATCHED
Take the Lead Challenge
Don't get caught playing from behind! The program that takes the early lead with the strongest start will earn an additional $1,000! Beloved Radford Athletics supporter Joann Lineburg '60 and '72 will provide an award to the program that has the most donors between 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm on launch day, February 6.
Rank Prize Program Donors
1 $1,000 Baseball 44
2 Soccer - Men's 44
3 Lacrosse - Women's 42
4 Golf - Women's 25
5 Basketball - Men's 9
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