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Hot Seat with Jenna Ruble

Hot Seat with Jenna Ruble

Carrie Crotzer, Sports Editor

October 27, 2014


Filed under Hot Seat, Sports, Volleyball

Sport: Volleyball Year: Senior Major: Nursing With a hitting percentage of .327 in the current season and picking up a personal record of 20 kills against Evansville, Jenna Ruble is a key part to NKU’s volleyball team. But what else do you know about her? Q: What is your favorite before game m...

Volleyball finds thrilling win over Lipscomb

Volleyball finds thrilling win over Lipscomb

Carrie Crotzer, Sports Editor

October 24, 2014


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports, Sports Features, Volleyball

NKU volleyball picked up an intense 3-2 win, finding victory in the last three sets for the first time ever over Lipscomb University. “The girls are definitely pumped. It’s probably the biggest win that we’ve had of the year, definitely the biggest win we’ve ever had in the conference, since we...

Volleyball sees quick win over Jacksonville

Volleyball sees quick win over Jacksonville

Carrie Crotzer, Sports Editor

October 11, 2014


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports, Sports Features, Volleyball

NKU took on their second home game of the weekend against Jacksonville University, winning in a quick match 3-0. NKU would start off the first set strong winning 25-13, never allowing the Dolphins to take the lead. Megan Wanstrath would go out of the game in the first half with an apparent knee in...

NKU volleyball battles for win against North Florida

NKU volleyball battles for win against North Florida

Carrie Crotzer, Sports Editor

October 10, 2014


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports, Sports Features, Volleyball

NKU women’s volleyball returned home Friday night to face North Florida after a six road game streak, producing four wins for the team. NKU would win the match against UNF after a grueling battle 3-2. NKU would start off the first set with Megan Wanstrath scoring the first point for the Norse. ...

Volleyball clenches narrow victory over Evansville

Volleyball clenches narrow victory over Evansville

Carrie Crotzer, Sports Editor

September 16, 2014


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Sports, Sports Features, Volleyball

NKU’s women’s volleyball team returned home to face the University of Evansville Tuesday Sept. 16 after returning from the Blackbird Invitational in New York. The Norse would battle the Aces through all five sets before settling for a 3-2 victory, improving 7-3. “That was a really fun match today,...

Hot Seat with Keely Creamer

Hot Seat with Keely Creamer

Carrie Crotzer, Sports Editor

September 14, 2014


Filed under Hot Seat, Sports, Sports Features, Volleyball

Keely Creamer has proven her worth on the volleyball court over the last year, racking up 264 kills last season alone. But what is Keely like off the court? Sport: Volleyball Year: Sophomore Major: Undeclared Q: What is your favorite before game meal? A: I just love food in general. I like turkey subs...

Student-athletes succeed on and off the court

Student-athletes succeed on and off the court

Carrie Crotzer, Molly Patrick, and DeSherion McBroom

September 10, 2014


Filed under Featured Story, Sports, Sports Features, Volleyball, Women's Basketball

Over the last three years, NKU athletics has shown that they instill this in their student-athletes, receiving 148 Atlantic Sun All-Academic awards in the last year alone, according to President Geoffrey Mearns convocation speech. According to Athletic Director Ken Bothof the department is always wi...

NKU volleyball faces victory and defeat in tournament

NKU volleyball faces victory and defeat in tournament

Carrie Crotzer, Sports Editor

September 6, 2014


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Sports, Volleyball

With a victory Friday night against Samford, the NKU women’s volleyball team faced a double header Saturday Sep. 6 against Southern Illinois University Edwardsville and Eastern Michigan University. The first game of the day against SIUE would bring a victory for the Lady Norse, as the defeated the Couga...

NKU volleyball takes victory over Samford

NKU volleyball takes victory over Samford

Carrie Crotzer, Sports Editor

September 5, 2014


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Sports, Sports Features, Volleyball

The NKU women’s volleyball team would expand their winning streak to 4-0 Sep. 5, defeating Samford University in the Northern Kentucky Volleyball Invitational. NKU would start off strong, taking an easy victory in the first set over Samford, winning 25-18. However, they would struggle through the seco...

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