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Haley Libs (4) jumps to hit a ball during the game against Oakland. Libs had 14 kills during the game.

Volleyball falls to Miami (OH) in first round of NIVC

Ashton Terrill became the 21st Norse in program history to accumulate 1,000 digs in a career
Jasmine Smart, Reporter November 30, 2018

The NKU women’s volleyball team season ended in the first round of the National Invitational Volleyball Championship, after being swept by Miami (OH) in three sets (25-14, 25-18, 25-22) on Thursday night....

Ashton Terrill (6) celebrates after a Norse point during the game against Oakland.

Volleyball earns postseason tournament bid

The Norse extend their season for the first time in the Division I era
Mike Canizales , Sports Editor November 27, 2018

The NKU women’s volleyball team advanced to the postseason for the first time in the Division I era, when they earned a bid to the 2018 National Invitational Volleyball Championship on Sunday night. “We...

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 18, 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...

Maddy Weber (15) celebrates after a Norse point during the game against Oakland.

Norse sweep Vikings; advance to HLVB Championship

The Norse will appear in their first-ever Division I conference championship match
Jasmine Smart, Reporter November 18, 2018

The Norse managed a clean sweep (25-20, 25-22, 27-25) over Cleveland State in the semifinals of the Horizon League Volleyball Championship Tournament on Saturday night. With the victory, the Norse move...

Ashton Terrill (6) celebrates after a Norse point during the game against Oakland.

Preview: 2018 Horizon League Volleyball Tournament

19-8 overall record, 11-5 Horizon (2nd)
Mike Canizales, Sports Editor November 16, 2018

After recording their highest finish in conference play and tieing Cleveland State for second place, the Norse will enter the 2018 Horizon League Volleyball Tournament as the No. 3 seed and will begin...

Haley Libs (4) jumps to hit a ball during the game against Oakland. Libs had 14 kills during the game.

Libs named Horizon League Offensive Player of the Week

This marks the fourth time in her career and third time this season to receive the honor
Mike Canizales, Sports Editor November 13, 2018

After recording back-to-back double-doubles and helping the Norse to their highest conference finish (2nd place) since transitioning to Division I, senior standout Haley Libs was named the Horizon League...

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

Norse win six straight, clinch tournament berth

19-8 overall, 11-5 Horizon League (2nd place)
Jasmine Smart, Reporter November 11, 2018

NKU women’s volleyball team finished off their regular season play with back-to-back wins against Oakland University and Cleveland State on Friday and Saturday night. With the victories, the Norse...

Maddy Weber (15) celebrates after the Norse score a point during the contest against Green Bay.

Norse sweep Flames; win fourth straight

17-8 overall, 9-5 Horizon League (3rd place)
Jasmine Smart, Reporter November 3, 2018

Friday night’s game resulted in a 3-0 win for the Norse against UIC with set scores of 25-22, 28-26 and 25-20.  After tonight’s match, the Norse improve their record to 17-8 overall and 9-5 in Horizon...

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

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...

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...

Maddy Weber (15) celebrates after the Norse score a point during the contest against Green Bay.

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

Norse 7-5 in Horizon League, 15-8 overall
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,...

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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