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NKU Volleyball ends season in 3-0 sweep against Michigan

NKU Volleyball ends season in 3-0 sweep against Michigan

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor

December 6, 2019

NKU's volleyball team ended their season Friday night against the University of Michigan 3-0, in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. The Norse end their season 19-13 overall.

‘Something we’ve been building upon’: NKU Volleyball faces Michigan in first round of NCAA Tournament

‘Something we’ve been building upon’: NKU Volleyball faces Michigan in first round of NCAA Tournament

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor

December 1, 2019

After becoming champions of the Horizon League the Norse are now set to dance with the University of Michigan wolverines. NKU played Michigan back in the 2013 season. This tournament berth marks the 13th NCAA appearance for the Wolverines and NKU’s first. 

Women’s Volleyball team sweep Milwaukee Panthers to become 2019 Horizon League Champs

Women’s Volleyball team sweep Milwaukee Panthers to become 2019 Horizon League Champs

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor

November 24, 2019

NKU Volleyball defeated the Milwaukee Panthers in a sweep Sunday afternoon to become 2019 Horizon League Champions. The Norse took down UIC Friday 3-0 in first round of the tournament and Wright State 3-1 in the semifinals Saturday night.

Women’s Volleyball: NKU loses 5 setter to Oakland

Women’s Volleyball: NKU loses 5 setter to Oakland

Elizabeth Glancy, Contributor

October 10, 2019

NKU volleyball falls 2-3 (22-25, 28-26, 25-20, 18-25, 15-13) against the Oakland Grizzlies on Wednesday just after being ranked 44th on the NCAA Ratings Percentage Index—The highest ranking in school history as well as highest in the Horizon League. The Norse drop to 10-7 overall and 3-2 in the Horizon League. They finished with 69 kills, 117 digs and hit .194%.

VIDEO: Volleyball Spotlight 2019

VIDEO: Volleyball Spotlight 2019

Brittany Bowling, Casey McCollister, and Brennen Alm

October 10, 2019

NKU's volleyball team is aiming for gold as they train to win this year's Horizon league tournament. Northerner reporters catch up with the team's captains as they navigate their competition and their schoolwork.

NKU Invitational ends 1-2 for the Norse

NKU Invitational ends 1-2 for the Norse

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor

September 15, 2019

The Norse hosted three top teams in the top 100 of NCAA Division I volleyball over the weekend. The Norse played no. 1 in the MAC West Division Ball State Friday night then faced no. 4 in the ACC Notre Dame and no. 2 in the AVC University of Cincinnati on Saturday night. The Norse finished the tournament 1-2 bringing their season record to 5-4. 

Norse leave D.C. Invitational 2-1

Norse leave D.C. Invitational 2-1

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor

September 10, 2019

Over the weekend, the Norse traveled to Washington, D.C. to play in the Bulldog Invitational hosted by Georgetown University Hoyas. The Norse faced the American East Conference’s Stony Brook University, who were projected to be the champions of their conference in a preseason poll, the #6 ranked Big East Conference Georgetown University and Marshall University, ranked #8 in Conference USA.

Volleyball falls to Miami (OH) in first round of NIVC

Volleyball falls to Miami (OH) in first round of NIVC

Jasmine Smart, Reporter

November 30, 2018

The NKU women’s volleyball team season ended in the first round of the National Invitational Volleyball Championship, after being swept by Miami (OH) in three sets (25-14, 25-18, 25-22) on Thursday night. With the loss, the Norse end their 2018 season with a winning record of 21-10. Laura Crawford and Natali...

Volleyball earns postseason tournament bid

Volleyball earns postseason tournament bid

Mike Canizales, Sports Editor

November 27, 2018

The NKU women’s volleyball team advanced to the postseason for the first time in the Division I era, when they earned a bid to the 2018 National Invitational Volleyball Championship on Sunday night. “We are very excited to play in the NIVC tournament,” NKU head coach Liz Hart said. “It’s ...

Norse fall to Green Bay in HLVB Championship Finals

Norse fall to Green Bay in HLVB Championship Finals

Jasmine Smart, Reporter

November 18, 2018

The NKU women’s volleyball team fell to the Green Bay Phoenix in three sets (25-22, 27-25, 25-19) at the 2018 Horizon League Volleyball Championship on Sunday afternoon. With the loss, the Norse drop to 21-9 overall and the Phoenix move to 20-10 on the season. This will be the first time since 2003 th...

Norse sweep Vikings; advance to HLVB Championship

Norse sweep Vikings; advance to HLVB Championship

Jasmine Smart, Reporter

November 18, 2018

The Norse managed a clean sweep (25-20, 25-22, 27-25) over Cleveland State in the semifinals of the Horizon League Volleyball Championship Tournament on Saturday night. With the victory, the Norse move to 21-8 overall and ride an eight-game winning streak into the final round of the Horizon League Cha...

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