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How the NKU volleyball team continues to shine in 2021 spring season

The Norse are 8-3 in the spring season
Elizabeth Glancy, Contributor March 14, 2021

NKU women’s volleyball team has been putting in the work to maintain their winning season this year. The Norse continue on their 8-3 season with only a few games left. This season has very strong ...

Miranda Wucherer (5) sets the ball during NKU's match against Cleveland State.

NKU Volleyball earns sweep over Cleveland State

Team earned their first two wins of the season against CSU
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...

Horizon League postpones fall competition due to COVID-19

Horizon League postpones fall competition due to COVID-19

Soccer, volleyball, golf and cross country teams lose fall 2020 season
Matthew Dietz, Sports Editor August 13, 2020

On Thursday, the Horizon League and its Board of Directors officially postponed competition for fall sports in the 2020 season. The decision to postpone fall sports for the duration of the season comes...

The exterior of BB&T Arena.

Fall sports delayed to October 1

Matthew Dietz, Sports Editor July 16, 2020

On Thursday, the Horizon League Council officially decided to postpone the beginning of fall sports competition until October 1. The League and its Council members came to the decision with the interest...

VIDEO: Volleyball Spotlight 2019

Brittany Bowling, Casey McCollister, and Brennen Alm October 10, 2019

NKU's volleyball team is aiming for gold as they train to win this year's Horizon league tournament. Northerner reporters catch up with the team's captains as they navigate their competition and their...

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) jumps to hit a ball during the game against Oakland. Libs had 14 kills during the game.

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

Ashton Terrill became the 21st Norse in program history to accumulate 1,000 digs in a career
Jasmine Smart, Reporter November 30, 2018

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....

Ashton Terrill (6) celebrates after a Norse point during the game against Oakland.

Volleyball earns postseason tournament bid

The Norse extend their season for the first time in the Division I era
Mike Canizales , Sports Editor November 27, 2018

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...

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

Hailey Libs and Natalie Hardig were selected to the All-Tournament Team
Jasmine Smart, Reporter November 19, 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...

Maddy Weber (15) celebrates after a Norse point during the game against Oakland.

Norse sweep Vikings; advance to HLVB Championship

The Norse will appear in their first-ever Division I conference championship match
Jasmine Smart, Reporter November 18, 2018

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...

Laura Crawford (12) cheers after a Norse point.

Norse volleyball survives and advances to HLVC Semifinals

The Norse hit 20 wins for the second time since transitioning to Division I
Jasmine Smart, Reporter November 16, 2018

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....

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