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Volleyball splits weekend tournament

The volleyball team split two games over the weekend to improve their record to 3-2

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

September 4, 2016

The NKU volleyball team came away with a split in this weekend’s Bowling Green Invitational, beating IPFW in the first matchup and then losing to Bowling Green in the second game. The Norse are now 3-2 on the season. Redshirt senior Lauren Hurley was named to the all-tournament team following the tourname...

Norse start season strong in Indiana Invitational

NKU's Keely Creamer was selected to the all tournament team after her performance in the Indiana Invitational.

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

August 28, 2016

The NKU Norse volleyball team managed to recover from a 3-0 loss to Indiana to win both games of a doubleheader on Saturday against Evansville and Marshall. The two wins give the Norse a 2-1 record to start the season. Seniors Keely Creamer and Taylor Snyder were named to the all tournament team following ...

NKU Volleyball starts season tonight at Indiana

NKU's Keely Creamer goes up to spike the ball over the net. She and the Norse will look to start the season strong tonight vs. Indiana

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

August 26, 2016

The Northern Kentucky volleyball team will begin the season Friday when they face Indiana University in the Indiana Invitational. The Norse will then play Marshall University and the University of Evansville in a doubleheader on Saturday. The Norse are coming off a 14-16 season and made it to the semifinals in t...

NKU Fall Sports Look to Improve in Second Year in Horizon League

NKU Fall Sports Look to Improve in Second Year in Horizon League

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

August 24, 2016

The fall sports season is just about to get underway, and the three teams in season will be looking for Horizon League Championships and NCAA tournament berths.Women’s Soccer:NKU women’s soccer has played two exhibition matches, going 1-1 in those games against Ohio University and Western Kentucky...

WEEKEND ROUNDUP: Volleyball splits weekend matches

Taylor Snyder (11), Mel Stewart (1) and Lauren Hurley (6). Stewart was named Horizon League defensive player of the week Monday by the conference.

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

November 4, 2015

The NKU volleyball team split a pair of five-set Horizon League matches this weekend.Saturday, the Norse defeated Green Bay 24-26, 26-24, 25-21, 20-25, 15-10.Haley Libs, who was honored Monday as Horizon League offensive player of the week, had 23 kills and seven digs to lead the Norse.Keely Creamer added 18 kills....

GALLERY: Volleyball continues torrid play by defeating Wright State

The volleyball team split two games over the weekend to improve their record to 3-2

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

October 28, 2015

The NKU volleyball team is on a roll. The Norse won its third straight match, and fifth in its last six, with a straight-sets victory over Wright State Tuesday evening at Regents Hall, 25-17, 25-20, 25-18. "I thought we sided out really well," NKU Head Coach Liz Hart said. "We held them down to a ...

Volleyball on a roll, sweep weekend Horizon League matches

Haley Libs was the 2015 Horizon League Freshman of the Year

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

October 25, 2015

The volleyball team picked up a pair of Horizon League victories this weekend.Saturday, the volleyball team picked up a thrilling five-set victory at Valparaiso. NKU won 20-25, 25-17, 25-21, 20-25 and 15-13.Keyaira Lankheit had a huge match, picking up 16 blocks and 11 kills. Haley Libs led the Norse wi...

Oakland defeats Norse volleyball in three sets

Jayden Julian (21)

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

October 18, 2015

Oakland's volleyball team pulled out two tough sets Friday night on the way to a straight-set win over Northern Kentucky at Regents Hall.The opening two sets were incredibly tight. Oakland (11-10, 5-2 in Horizon League) pulled out the opening set 31-29. The second set also went to Oakland, 26-24.The...

Volleyball wins second straight with five-set victory over Cleveland State

Jayden Julian (21) and her teammates celebrate.

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

October 13, 2015

So far, a return to Regents Hall has treated the NKU women's volleyball team well.After a three-game road trip, the Norse have returned home and won two straight, including Tuesday's five-set win over Cleveland State.NKU defeated Cleveland State 17-25, 25-23, 22-25, 25-16, 15-13.Keely Creamer led NKU with 17...

Volleyball roundup: NKU drops pair after win over Green Bay

Haley Libs was the 2015 Horizon League Freshman of the Year

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

October 9, 2015

The NKU women's volleyball team has dropped two straight Horizon League games after a win over Green Bay Oct. 2.Tuesday, the Norse fell in straight sets to Wright State, 25-21, 27-25, 25-13.Keely Creamer led NKU (6-11, 1-4 in Horizon League) with 12 kills. Haley Libs added nine kills. Mel Stewart adde...

Volleyball falls to UIC; Julian hits career milestone

NKU's Jenna Ruble (17), Jayden Julian  (21) and Taylor Snyder  (11) celebrate a point during the Norse's 3-0 win over Samford University. Northern Kentucky University won 3-0 against Samford University in the inaugural Northern Kentucky Volleyball Invitational on Friday, Sept. 5, 2014 in Regents Hall in Highland Heights, Kentucky.

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

September 27, 2015

HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. -- The NKU women’s volleyball team lost to the University of Illinois-Chicago in their second Horizon League game of the year. The loss extends the Norse losing streak to four games and leaves the ladies with a 0-2 record in conference play. During the match, senior Jayden J...

Volleyball drops a pair in Miami Invitational

NKU libero Mel Stewart hits the ball during NKU's 3-0 loss to Eastern Michigan. NKU lost to Eastern Michigan on Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014 at Regent Hall in the inaugural Northern Kentucky Volleyball Invitational and finished 2-1 in the tournament.

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

September 21, 2015

OXFORD, Ohio -- The women’s volleyball team dropped matches to IPFW and Miami University at the Miami Invitational over the weekend.NKU dropped a straight-set match to IPFW Saturday morning, 25-18, 25-19, 26-24.Jayden Julian led NKU (5-7) with 10 kills. Tristen Simpson added eight kills. Kaitlyn Bowen had 18 a...

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