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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. 

Norse leave D.C. Invitational 2-1

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

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.

Norse win six straight, clinch tournament berth

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

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 recorded their highest finish in conference play and tied Cleveland State for second place in the r...

Norse sweep Flames; win fourth straight

Maddy Weber (15) celebrates after the Norse score a point during the contest against Green Bay.

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 League play. Haley Libs led the Norse with her 20th double-double of the season with 13 kills and...

Norse snap three-game losing streak; defeat IUPUI and Wright State

Maddy Weber (15) celebrates after the Norse score a point during the contest against Green Bay.

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, 23-25, 25-13) at Regents Hall over the weekend. With the victories, the Norse move to fourth place ...

Volleyball sweeps Youngstown State

Volleyball sweeps Youngstown State

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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