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WEEKEND ROUNDUP: Volleyball splits weekend matches

WEEKEND ROUNDUP: Volleyball splits weekend matches

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

November 4, 2015


Filed under Cross Country, Sports, Volleyball

The NKU volleyball team split a pair of five-set Horizon League matches this weekend.Saturday, the Norse defeated Green Bay 24-26, 26-24, 25-21, 20-25, 15-10.Haley Libs, who was honored Monday as Horizon League offensive player of the week, had 23 kills and seven digs to lead the Norse.Keely Creamer added 18 kills....

GALLERY: Volleyball continues torrid play by defeating Wright State

GALLERY: Volleyball continues torrid play by defeating Wright State

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

October 27, 2015


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Sports, Volleyball

The NKU volleyball team is on a roll. The Norse won its third straight match, and fifth in its last six, with a straight-sets victory over Wright State Tuesday evening at Regents Hall, 25-17, 25-20, 25-18. "I thought we sided out really well," NKU Head Coach Liz Hart said. "We held them down to a ...

Volleyball on a roll, sweep weekend Horizon League matches

Volleyball on a roll, sweep weekend Horizon League matches

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

October 25, 2015


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The volleyball team picked up a pair of Horizon League victories this weekend.Saturday, the volleyball team picked up a thrilling five-set victory at Valparaiso. NKU won 20-25, 25-17, 25-21, 20-25 and 15-13.Keyaira Lankheit had a huge match, picking up 16 blocks and 11 kills. Haley Libs led the Norse wi...

Oakland defeats Norse volleyball in three sets

Oakland defeats Norse volleyball in three sets

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

October 18, 2015


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

Oakland's volleyball team pulled out two tough sets Friday night on the way to a straight-set win over Northern Kentucky at Regents Hall.The opening two sets were incredibly tight. Oakland (11-10, 5-2 in Horizon League) pulled out the opening set 31-29. The second set also went to Oakland, 26-24.The...

Volleyball wins second straight with five-set victory over Cleveland State

Volleyball wins second straight with five-set victory over Cleveland State

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

October 13, 2015


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

So far, a return to Regents Hall has treated the NKU women's volleyball team well.After a three-game road trip, the Norse have returned home and won two straight, including Tuesday's five-set win over Cleveland State.NKU defeated Cleveland State 17-25, 25-23, 22-25, 25-16, 15-13.Keely Creamer led NKU with 17...

Volleyball roundup: NKU drops pair after win over Green Bay

Volleyball roundup: NKU drops pair after win over Green Bay

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

October 9, 2015


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The NKU women's volleyball team has dropped two straight Horizon League games after a win over Green Bay Oct. 2.Tuesday, the Norse fell in straight sets to Wright State, 25-21, 27-25, 25-13.Keely Creamer led NKU (6-11, 1-4 in Horizon League) with 12 kills. Haley Libs added nine kills. Mel Stewart adde...

Volleyball falls to UIC; Julian hits career milestone

Volleyball falls to UIC; Julian hits career milestone

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

September 27, 2015


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports, Volleyball

HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. -- The NKU women’s volleyball team lost to the University of Illinois-Chicago in their second Horizon League game of the year. The loss extends the Norse losing streak to four games and leaves the ladies with a 0-2 record in conference play. During the match, senior Jayden J...

Volleyball drops a pair in Miami Invitational

Volleyball drops a pair in Miami Invitational

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

September 21, 2015


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

OXFORD, Ohio -- The women’s volleyball team dropped matches to IPFW and Miami University at the Miami Invitational over the weekend.NKU dropped a straight-set match to IPFW Saturday morning, 25-18, 25-19, 26-24.Jayden Julian led NKU (5-7) with 10 kills. Tristen Simpson added eight kills. Kaitlyn Bowen had 18 a...

Volleyball sweeps competition in Evansville

Volleyball sweeps competition in Evansville

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

September 14, 2015


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports, Volleyball

EVANSVILLE, Ind. -- It was a fruitful weekend for the volleyball team in Evansville.Northern Kentucky dropped just two sets in three matches, coming away with a weekend sweep at the Dunn Hospitality Tournament.In the final match of the weekend against the host Purple Aces, NKU won 25-23, 25-20 and 27-25....

Norse volleyball goes 2-1 at Cougar Classic

Norse volleyball goes 2-1 at Cougar Classic

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

September 7, 2015


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports, Volleyball

EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. -- After a tough opening weekend in Cincinnati, the volleyball team rebounded by winning a pair at the Cougar Classic this past weekend.Haley Libs had 20 kills Saturday night as NKU defeated SIU Edwardsville in five sets, 25-27, 25-21, 25-20, 18-25, 15-7.Keely Creamer added 15 kills whil...

Volleyball drops three in Queen City weekend

Volleyball drops three in Queen City weekend

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

August 31, 2015


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports, Volleyball

CINCINNATI -- Opening the season with three matches north of the Ohio River, Northern Kentucky’s volleyball team finished the weekend winless.The weekend concluded Saturday with a tight 3-0 loss to Cincinnati at Fifth Third Arena. UC won 26-24, 25-23 and 25-22.Keely Creamer led the Norse with 11 k...

NKU athletics progress in third year of Division I

NKU athletics progress in third year of Division I

Clayton Castle, Sports Editor

April 29, 2015


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

The NKU athletics program will be completing its third year in Division I competition at the end of the Spring season. From both soccer teams winning a game in the Atlantic Sun Conference tournament, to the men’s basketball head coach being fired, there were many highs and lows to the 2014-15 athletics se...

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