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NKU senior outside hitter Anna Brinkmann (3) serves the ball during a previous game.

Norse Volleyball walks away 1-1 in the season opener Ohio Invitational

NKU split two games against Ohio State and Ohio
Kaycee Sloan, Assistant Sports Editor August 29, 2021

On Friday, Aug. 27, the Northern Kentucky volleyball team traveled to Columbus, Ohio to face off against Ohio State and Ohio University at the Ohio Invitational.  In a challenging first match of the...

A trophy used by the NKU volleyball team.

How the NKU volleyball team continues to shine in 2021 spring season

The Norse are 8-3 in the spring season
Elizabeth Glancy, Contributor March 14, 2021

NKU women’s volleyball team has been putting in the work to maintain their winning season this year. The Norse continue on their 8-3 season with only a few games left. This season has very strong ...

Laura Crawford (12) reacts after the conclusion of the the game against Michigan. The Norse fell in the first round of the NCAA tournament 3-0 against Michigan in Lexington.

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.
Womens 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.
Natalie Hardig (9) runs out before the game against Notre Dame. The Norse fell to Notre Dame  3-1.

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. 
NKU players huddle during the game against Xavier. The Norse defeated Xavier taking 3 of 4 sets.

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.
Laura Crawford (12) cheers after a point for the Norse during the game against Xavier. The Norse won 3 of 4 sets on the game and defeated Xavier.

NKU Volleyball start preseason 3-1 win over Xavier

The Norse break six game losing streak in Xavier match-up.
Sierra Newton, Sports Editor August 25, 2019
Norse break six game losing streak in Xavier match-up.
Laura Crawford (12) cheers after a Norse point.

Norse cruise past Penguins; win three straight

16-8 overall, 8-5 in Horizon League (4th place)
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...

Volleyball sweeps Youngstown State

Volleyball sweeps Youngstown State

Norse 4-1 in Horizon League, 12-4 overall
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.
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