The Northerner

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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.
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.

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

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%.
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. 
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.
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) 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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