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NKU Volleyball ends season in 3-0 sweep against Michigan

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.

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.

‘Something we’ve been building upon’: NKU Volleyball faces Michigan in first round of NCAA Tournament

NKU Volleyball players react as their placement in the NCAA Tournament is revealed. The Norse will take on Michigan in Lexington at 5:00pm on Friday.

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor

December 2, 2019

After becoming champions of the Horizon League the Norse are now set to dance with the University of Michigan wolverines. NKU played Michigan back in the 2013 season. This tournament berth marks the 13th NCAA appearance for the Wolverines and NKU’s first. 

Women’s Volleyball: NKU loses 5 setter to Oakland

Women’s Volleyball: NKU loses 5 setter to Oakland

Elizabeth Glancy, Contributor

October 10, 2019

NKU volleyball falls 2-3 (22-25, 28-26, 25-20, 18-25, 15-13) against the Oakland Grizzlies on Wednesday just after being ranked 44th on the NCAA Ratings Percentage Index—The highest ranking in school history as well as highest in the Horizon League. The Norse drop to 10-7 overall and 3-2 in the Horizon League. They finished with 69 kills, 117 digs and hit .194%.

NKU Invitational ends 1-2 for the Norse

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

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. 

Volleyball earns postseason tournament bid

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

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 are very excited to play in the NIVC tournament,” NKU head coach Liz Hart said. “It’s ...

Volleyball weekend: Norse defeat Green Bay, Milwaukee

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

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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