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Miranda Wucherer (5) is an NKU senior volleyball player and compliance department assistant at NKU.

NCAA’s new NIL bylaws benefitting NKU student athletes

Blake Lehmann, Reporter November 20, 2021

One of the most controversial subject matters around college sports has always been the matter of the amateur status of the athletes and the possibility of “pay-for-play” programs to give them their...

The Norse await the ball from Green Bay during their 3-0 win on Friday night.

Norse win two crucial matches over Milwaukee, Green Bay

Matthew Dietz, Editor-in-Chief October 29, 2021

The Northern Kentucky volleyball team continued their winning ways on Thursday and Friday at Regents Hall, defeating the Milwaukee Panthers and Green Bay Phoenix respectively on Thursday and Friday...

Several NKU players go for the ball during NKUs 3-2 loss to Wright State on Friday.

NKU volleyball win streak snapped following loss against Wright State

Matthew Dietz, Editor-in-Chief October 23, 2021

  The NKU volleyball team had its seven-game winning streak snapped on Friday, as the Wright State Raiders came away with a five-set road victory in Highland Heights. The loss dropped the Norse...

Members of the NKU volleyball team celebrate a point during the 3-1 win over Oakland on Friday.

Norse down Oakland 3-1 Friday night

Brendan Connelly, Assistant Sports Editor October 16, 2021

In a clash of top-three teams in the Horizon League standings, Northern Kentucky defeated a tough Oakland team on Friday night inside Regents Hall. With the win, the Norse improve to 10-6 overall,...

Miranda Wucherer (5) sets the ball during NKUs match against Cleveland State.

NKU Volleyball earns sweep over Cleveland State

Kaycee Sloan, Assistant Sports Editor February 10, 2021

First Match  The Northern Kentucky women’s volleyball team earned their first sweep of the season against the Cleveland State Vikings. The NKU Volleyball team returned to Regents Hall on Monday for...

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.
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

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...

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

Norse win six straight, clinch tournament berth

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...

Women’s volleyball rallies after back-to-back losses in Illinois

Women’s volleyball rallies after back-to-back losses in Illinois

Sierra Newton and Jasmine Smart September 4, 2018
The NKU women’s volleyball team traveled to Dekalb, Illinois for the Holiday Inn Express Invitational over the weekend. The Norse posted back-to-back losses against the University of Virginia and University of Nevada before rallying from a two-set deficit to knock off Northern Illinois University.
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