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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.
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.
Haley Libs (4) and Ashton Terrill (6) fight to save a ball during the game against Oakland.

Norse fall to Green Bay in HLVB Championship Finals

Hailey Libs and Natalie Hardig were selected to the All-Tournament Team
Jasmine Smart, Reporter November 19, 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...

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.
Haley Libs (4) celebrates after a Norse point during the game against Green Bay.

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.
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