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Volleyball falls to Miami (OH) in first round of NIVC

Volleyball falls to Miami (OH) in first round of NIVC

Jasmine Smart, Reporter

November 30, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Sports, Volleyball

The NKU women’s volleyball team season ended in the first round of the National Invitational Volleyball Championship, after being swept by Miami (OH) in three sets (25-14, 25-18, 25-22) on Thursday night. With the loss, the Norse end their 2018 season with a winning record of 21-10. Laura Crawford and Natali...

Volleyball earns postseason tournament bid

Volleyball earns postseason tournament bid

Mike Canizales, Sports Editor

November 27, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Sports, Volleyball

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 are very excited to play in the NIVC tournament,” NKU head coach Liz Hart said. “It’s ...

Norse fall to Green Bay in HLVB Championship Finals

Norse fall to Green Bay in HLVB Championship Finals

Jasmine Smart, Reporter

November 18, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Sports, Volleyball

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 to 21-9 overall and the Phoenix move to 20-10 on the season. This will be the first time since 2003 th...

Norse sweep Vikings; advance to HLVB Championship

Norse sweep Vikings; advance to HLVB Championship

Jasmine Smart, Reporter

November 18, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, Sports, Sports Features, Volleyball

The Norse managed a clean sweep (25-20, 25-22, 27-25) over Cleveland State in the semifinals of the Horizon League Volleyball Championship Tournament on Saturday night. With the victory, the Norse move to 21-8 overall and ride an eight-game winning streak into the final round of the Horizon League Cha...

Norse volleyball survives and advances to HLVC Semifinals

Norse volleyball survives and advances to HLVC Semifinals

Jasmine Smart, Reporter

November 16, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Sports, Volleyball

The NKU women’s volleyball team won a five-set thriller (25-21, 21-25, 22-25, 25-14, 15-9) over Wright State in the Horizon League Volleyball Championship Tournament quarterfinals on Friday afternoon. The victory places the Norse in the HLVC semifinals against the no. 2 seed Cleveland State Vikings ...

Preview: 2018 Horizon League Volleyball Tournament

Preview: 2018 Horizon League Volleyball Tournament

Mike Canizales, Sports Editor

November 16, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Sports, Volleyball

After recording their highest finish in conference play and tieing Cleveland State for second place, the Norse will enter the 2018 Horizon League Volleyball Tournament as the No. 3 seed and will begin play with a quarterfinal matchup against the No. 6 seed Wright State Raiders on Friday, Nov. 16. ...

Libs named Horizon League Offensive Player of the Week

Libs named Horizon League Offensive Player of the Week

Mike Canizales, Sports Editor

November 13, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Sports, Volleyball

After recording back-to-back double-doubles and helping the Norse to their highest conference finish (2nd place) since transitioning to Division I, senior standout Haley Libs was named the Horizon League Offensive Player of the Week. "I'm very excited Haley that closed out the regular season of her s...

Norse win six straight, clinch tournament berth

Norse win six straight, clinch tournament berth

Jasmine Smart, Reporter

November 11, 2018


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports, Volleyball

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

Norse sweep Flames; win fourth straight

Jasmine Smart, Reporter

November 3, 2018


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports, Volleyball

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...

Nominations open for David Lee Holt NKU Athletics Hall of Fame

Nominations open for David Lee Holt NKU Athletics Hall of Fame

Mike Canizales, Sports Editor

November 2, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Cross Country, Game Coverage, Golf, Men's Basketball, Soccer, Softball, Sports, Tennis, Volleyball, Women's Basketball

The NKU department of athletics are now accepting nominations for their 2018-19 David Lee Holt NKU Athletics Hall of Fame class. The bi-annual ceremony recognizes former student-athletes and other individuals who have distinguished themselves in the field of athletics, either by virtue of their perfor...

Libs top 10 finalist for Senior CLASS Award

Libs top 10 finalist for Senior CLASS Award

Jasmine Smart, Reporter

November 1, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Sports, Sports Features, Volleyball

NKU's outide hitter Haley Libs was one of thirty NCAA volleyball student athletes selected in October as a candidate for the 2018 Senior CLASS award in collegiate volleyball. The thirty candidates were recently narrowed down by a selection committee to ten finalists, one being the senior standout. ...

Norse cruise past Penguins; win three straight

Norse cruise past Penguins; win three straight

Jasmine Smart, Reporter

November 1, 2018


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports, Volleyball

The NKU women’s volleyball team continued their winning streak Wednesday night, by sweeping Youngstown State 25-14, 25-17 and 25-10.   “We had the mindset to focus on Youngstown and not worry about other things,” Bailey Western said. “To really focus on us as a team and what we need to ...

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