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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. 
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) 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...

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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