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Nominations open for David Lee Holt NKU Athletics Hall of Fame

Nominations open for David Lee Holt NKU Athletics Hall of Fame

Mike Canizales, Sports Editor

November 2, 2018

The NKU department of athletics are now accepting nominations for their 2018-19 David Lee Holt NKU Athletics Hall of Fame class. The bi-annual ceremony recognizes former student-athletes and other individuals who have distinguished themselves in the field of athletics, either by virtue of their perfor...

Libs top 10 finalist for Senior CLASS Award

Libs top 10 finalist for Senior CLASS Award

Jasmine Smart, Reporter

November 1, 2018

NKU's outide hitter Haley Libs was one of thirty NCAA volleyball student athletes selected in October as a candidate for the 2018 Senior CLASS award in collegiate volleyball. The thirty candidates were recently narrowed down by a selection committee to ten finalists, one being the senior standout. ...

Norse cruise past Penguins; win three straight

Norse cruise past Penguins; win three straight

Jasmine Smart, Reporter

November 1, 2018

The NKU women’s volleyball team continued their winning streak Wednesday night, by sweeping Youngstown State 25-14, 25-17 and 25-10.   “We had the mindset to focus on Youngstown and not worry about other things,” Bailey Western said. “To really focus on us as a team and what we need to ...

Norse snap three-game losing streak; defeat IUPUI and Wright State

Norse snap three-game losing streak; defeat IUPUI and Wright State

Jasmine Smart, Reporter

October 29, 2018

After losing three straight matches, the NKU women’s volleyball team bounced back in dramatic fashion with a sweep over IUPUI (25-21, 25-20, 25-21) and a four-set victory over Wright State (25-21, 25-13, 23-25, 25-13) at Regents Hall over the weekend. With the victories, the Norse move to fourth place ...

Volleyball weekend: Norse struggle on the road, fall to Milwaukee, Green Bay

Volleyball weekend: Norse struggle on the road, fall to Milwaukee, Green Bay

Jasmine Smart, Reporter

October 25, 2018

The NKU women’s volleyball team was on the road last weekend facing off against Milwaukee on Friday and the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay on Saturday.  Both matches resulted in a loss for the Norse with a score of 3-2 against Milwaukee and a score of 3-1 against Green Bay. The Norse fall to 13...

Volleyball sweeps Youngstown State

Volleyball sweeps Youngstown State

Jasmine Smart, Reporter

October 8, 2018

The NKU women’s volleyball team brought home their second Horizon League sweep of the season Wednesday night, after shutting out Youngstown State in three sets, 25-22, 25-19 and 25-13.

Volleyball weekend: Norse defeat Green Bay, Milwaukee

Volleyball weekend: Norse defeat Green Bay, Milwaukee

Jasmine Smart, Reporter

September 24, 2018

NKU women’s volleyball team had their Horizon League season opener at home against Green Bay Friday.

Women’s volleyball rallies after back-to-back losses in Illinois

Women’s volleyball rallies after back-to-back losses in Illinois

Sierra Newton and Jasmine Smart

September 4, 2018

The NKU women’s volleyball team traveled to Dekalb, Illinois for the Holiday Inn Express Invitational over the weekend. The Norse posted back-to-back losses against the University of Virginia and University of Nevada before rallying from a two-set deficit to knock off Northern Illinois University.

Women’s volleyball goes 2-1 at Notre Dame tournament

Women’s volleyball goes 2-1 at Notre Dame tournament

Jasmine Smart, Contributor

August 30, 2018

NKU women’s volleyball kicked off their 2018 campaign at the University of Notre Dame over the weekend, posting back-to back victories against the University of Toledo and Weber State before falling to Notre Dame in the Golden Dome Invitational.

Sisters join Norse Volleyball ranks, despite Epilepsy

Sisters join Norse Volleyball ranks, despite Epilepsy

Christopher Decker, Managing Editor

January 25, 2018

After over 45 minutes of helping the Northern Kentucky volleyball team with their practice, which included assisting team managers with drills and collecting volleyballs, Leah Conrad ambled back toward her mother, Jenka, who was seated by the scorers table on the sidelines. The seven-year-old toyed with her plastic VI...

Norse season ends in loss to Cleveland State

Norse season ends in loss to Cleveland State

Mike Canizales, Reporter

November 20, 2017

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 Al...

Norse upset Jaguars; advance to face Cleveland State

Norse upset Jaguars; advance to face Cleveland State

Christopher Decker, Managing Editor

November 18, 2017

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...

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