Erin (Albert) Harris enters her ninth season as head coach of the Bridgewater College volleyball program in 2019.
Harris had her most successful season as a head coach in 2018, culminating in ODAC Coach of the Year honors. The team posted a .774 winning percentage while only dropping seven matches. The team finished third in the ODAC regular season standings and earned a home first round playoff game. The team advanced to the semifinals of the conference tournament. Harris coached ODAC Player of the Year and ODAC/Va. Farm Bureau Insurance Scholar-Athlete of the Year Rachel Gaston as well as a first team and second team selection. Gaston and Victoria Wilson earned All-South Region honors as well as Honorable Mention All-America honors- the first two All-Americans in program history.
She earned her highest career winning percentage to date in the 2017 season. The team remained a top contender, beginning the season 11-1. The team finished 19-7 overall with an 8-3 record in conference. Harris earned her 100th career win with Bridgewater against Roanoke. The team finished third in the ODAC in regular season play and earned a home quarterfinals match against Lynchburg. The squad had four All-Conference selections, an ODAC Scholar-Athlete recipient for the second straight year and an Academic All-American in senior Carleigh Studtmann, and an AVCA All-Region honoree in Macon Frey.
The 2016 season was a standout year for Bridgewater as the Eagles finished 21-10 overall and 7-4 in conference play. The team ranked as high as No. 7 in the NCAA South Region and won a home quarterfinals match against Guilford for its third ODAC semifinals appearance in five years. BC produced three All-Conference selections, an ODAC Scholar-Athlete recipient in Carleigh Studtmann and an AVCA All-Region honoree in Abby Mills.
In 2013, Harris' Eagles turned in a 20-16 overall record and a 5-6 mark in league play. Bridgewater earned its second straight trip to the ODAC semifinal round after upsetting second-seeded Randolph-Macon in the opening round. The team's 20-win season marks its first since 2008.
In 2012, Harris led the Eagles to an 18-15 overall record and a 7-3 mark in the conference. The team advanced to the semi-final round of ODAC playoffs after clinching the third seed in the tournament.
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