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Norse season ends in loss to Cleveland State

Norse season ends in loss to Cleveland State

Michael Canizales, Reporter

November 20, 2017


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports, Volleyball

The Northern Kentucky University volleyball season came to an end Saturday after losing to the number one seeded Cleveland State Vikings in the semi-finals of the Horizon League Tournament 3-1 (25-23,25-15,19-25,25-19) at Woodling Gymnasium. The Norse (12-15 overall, 7-9 Horizon) were led by First Team All-League H...

Norse upset Jaguars; advance to face Cleveland State

Norse upset Jaguars; advance to face Cleveland State

Christopher Decker, Managing Editor

November 17, 2017


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports, Volleyball

The sixth seeded NKU volleyball team defeated the three seeded IUPUI 3-1 (25-18, 23-25, 25-18, 25-19) in the quarterfinals of the Horizon League tournament on Friday.  NKU recorded 60 kills in the match while the Jaguars could only kill 48 balls. The Norse also had a .195 hitting percentage while IUP...

Norse fall to Cleveland State

Norse fall to Cleveland State

Christopher Decker, Managing Editor

November 9, 2017


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The NKU volleyball team fell to Cleveland State in four sets (25-18, 25-20, 18-25, 25-23) Wednesday night in Regents Hall. The Norse fall to 11-13 and 7-8 in conference play while the Vikings improve to 19-7 and 12-3 in Horizon League play. Haley Libs recorded 15 kills in the match for the Norse whi...

Norse snap losing streak with win over Penguins

Norse snap losing streak with win over Penguins

Michael Canizales, Reporter

October 29, 2017


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Sports, Volleyball

Northern Kentucky University volleyball team (10-11 overall, 6-6 Horizon) snapped their two game losing streak by sweeping Youngstown State (25-23,25-22,25-22) Saturday evening at Regents Hall. The Norse were led by freshman middle blocker, Kaelin Gentile who posted a career best 15 kills and tied the NK...

Libs hits career milestone as Norse fall to Golden Grizzlies

Libs hits career milestone as Norse fall to Golden Grizzlies

Kevin Carey, Reporter

October 28, 2017


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Sports, Volleyball

The NKU volleyball team battled Horizon League foe the Oakland Golden Grizzlies Friday night at Regents Hall. The Norse suffered their second-straight loss 3-1 and falling to 9-11 on the year and 5-6 in conference play. NKU also took the time to recognize junior Haley Libs as she reached 1,000 career ki...

Norse Volleyball takes down Panthers for second-straight win

Norse Volleyball takes down Panthers for second-straight win

Kevin Carey, Reporter

October 7, 2017


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Sports, Volleyball

The Norse volleyball team picked up their second-straight Horizon League victory over Milwaukee Saturday afternoon in four sets 25-21, 22-25, 25-17, 25-23 in Regents Hall. The Norse improved to 8-7 on the year and 4-2 in conference play. Milwaukee dropped to 8-12 on the year and 1-5 in the conference....

Norse extinguish Flames in five sets

Norse extinguish Flames in five sets

Kevin Carey, Reporter

October 6, 2017


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Sports, Volleyball

The NKU Norse volleyball team took down the number two team in the conference UIC in five sets, 25-17, 17-25, 25-15, 21-25, 19-17. The Norse improved to 7-7 on the year and 3-2 in the conference while UIC falls to 12-6 and 3-2 in league play. “It was phenomenal. The girls played so well the entire match,” said h...

Norse split Horizon League weekend matches

Norse split Horizon League weekend matches

Michael Canizales, Reporter

October 2, 2017


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports, Volleyball

It was a historic day for the Northern Kentucky University volleyball program, as they earned the program’s 1,000th victory in a 3-1 effort over Youngstown State Friday evening. “We're thrilled to have gotten the program's 1,000th win,” head coach Liz Hart said. “This is an outstanding accomplishme...

Norse volleyball go 1-1 in first two Horizon League games

Norse volleyball go 1-1 in first two Horizon League games

Michael Canizales, Reporter

September 25, 2017


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Sports, Volleyball

The Northern Kentucky women’s volleyball team opened up Horizon League  play by snapping their five-game losing streak on Saturday night, defeating the Wright State  Raiders in five sets (23-25,18-25,25-21,25-19,15-13) at Regents Hall. “I’m incredibly proud of this team,” head coach Liz Hart said. “I...

Norse struggle at Gator Invitational

Norse struggle at Gator Invitational

Michael Canizales, Reporter

September 18, 2017


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports, Volleyball

The women's volleyball team dropped matches to Lipscomb, Florida and Florida A&M at the Gator Invitational in Gainesville, Florida over the weekend. After opening the season 4-0, the Norse have lost five straight games and currently rank 6th in the Horizon League standings. NKU will return to act...

Norse Volleyball loses first two games of season

Norse Volleyball loses first two games of season

Kevin Carey, Michael Canizales, Reporters

September 9, 2017


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Sports, Volleyball

Game 1: NKU 1 Sacramento State 3 by Michael Canizales The Northern Kentucky women’s volleyball team lost their first match of the season, falling to the Sacramento State Hornets in four sets (25-18, 26-24, 18-25, 25-23) at the NKU Invitational in Regents Hall, Saturday afternoon. The Norse (4-1...

Norse victorious in first night of NKU Invitational

Norse victorious in first night of NKU Invitational

Kevin Carey, Reporter

September 9, 2017


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Sports, Volleyball

The Norse opened up the NKU Invitational Friday night at Regents Hall with a win over the Seattle University Redhawks in four sets, 25-15, 22-25, 25-22, 25-21. NKU improved to 4-0 on the season. “I think our team plays better when they are at home and we are in our routine,” head coach Liz Hart s...

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