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Women’s Volleyball: NKU loses 5 setter to Oakland

Women’s Volleyball: NKU loses 5 setter to Oakland
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%.

Women’s Soccer opens home conference play with a 1-0 loss

Ashleigh Cronin (5) dribbles toward the goal during the game against UIC. The Norse fell to UIC 1-0 on Saturday night.
September 28, 2019
The Norse opened up home conference play with a 1-0 loss to the UIC flames. The Norse are now 4-5 on the season and 1-1 in the conference. The Flames advance to 6-3-1 and to 2-0 in the conference.

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.
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. 

Norse leave D.C. Invitational 2-1

NKU players huddle during the game against Xavier. The Norse defeated Xavier taking 3 of 4 sets.
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.

NKU Volleyball start preseason 3-1 win over Xavier

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.
The Norse break six game losing streak in Xavier match-up.
August 25, 2019
Norse break six game losing streak in Xavier match-up.

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

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

Women’s volleyball goes 2-1 at Notre Dame tournament

Women's volleyball goes 2-1 at Notre Dame tournament
August 30, 2018
NKU women’s volleyball kicked off their 2018 campaign at the University of Notre Dame over the weekend, posting back-to back victories against the University of Toledo and Weber State before falling to Notre Dame in the Golden Dome Invitational.
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