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Volleyball sweeps competition in Evansville

NKU's Lauren Hurley (center) celebrates after a scored point with Jayden Julian (left) and Mel Stewart (right). Lauren had 4 aces during NKU's 3-0 win against Jacksonville at Regents Hall on October 11, 2014.

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

September 14, 2015

EVANSVILLE, Ind. -- It was a fruitful weekend for the volleyball team in Evansville.Northern Kentucky dropped just two sets in three matches, coming away with a weekend sweep at the Dunn Hospitality Tournament.In the final match of the weekend against the host Purple Aces, NKU won 25-23, 25-20 and 27-25....

Norse volleyball goes 2-1 at Cougar Classic

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.

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

September 7, 2015

EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. -- After a tough opening weekend in Cincinnati, the volleyball team rebounded by winning a pair at the Cougar Classic this past weekend.Haley Libs had 20 kills Saturday night as NKU defeated SIU Edwardsville in five sets, 25-27, 25-21, 25-20, 18-25, 15-7.Keely Creamer added 15 kills whil...

Volleyball drops three in Queen City weekend

NKU's Keely Creamer jumps up to kill the ball across the net during NKU's 3-0 victory over Kennesaw St. NKU defeated Kennesaw State 3-0 at Regents Hall on NKU Campus on Nov. 14, 2014.

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

August 31, 2015

CINCINNATI -- Opening the season with three matches north of the Ohio River, Northern Kentucky’s volleyball team finished the weekend winless.The weekend concluded Saturday with a tight 3-0 loss to Cincinnati at Fifth Third Arena. UC won 26-24, 25-23 and 25-22.Keely Creamer led the Norse with 11 k...

Hot Seat with Jayden Julian

Hot Seat with Jayden Julian

Carrie Crotzer, Sports Editor

December 1, 2014

Sport: Volleyball Year: Junior Major: Human Resource Management With 287 kills on the season and a hitting percentage of .170, Jayden Julian is a key part to the volleyball team’s offense, but what else do you know about her? Q: What is your favorite pre-game meal?A: Probably Wendy’s spicy ch...

Ruble leads team to victory on Senior Night

NKU seniors, Kiersten Ham (4), Jenna Ruble (17) and Megan Wanstrath (16)  celebrate their Senior Day with their families and coaches. NKU defeated USC Upstate 3-1 on Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014 in Regents Hall on NKU campus.

Carrie Crotzer, Sports Editor

November 15, 2014

NKU volleyball picked up a win in their final game of the regular season Saturday afternoon against USC Upstate, winning 3-1 on Senior Night. Three players were honored as part of Senior Night, including Kiersten Ham, Megan Wanstrath, and Jenna Ruble. The first set started off slow for both teams, ...

Creamer leads volleyball to 3-0 victory

NKU's Keely Creamer jumps up to kill the ball across the net during NKU's 3-0 victory over Kennesaw St. NKU defeated Kennesaw State 3-0 at Regents Hall on NKU Campus on Nov. 14, 2014.

Carrie Crotzer, Sports Editor

November 14, 2014

NKU Volleyball dominated a tough Kennesaw State Friday night, picking up a 3-0 win against the Owls, and securing a bid to the Atlantic Sun Conference Championships in their first year of eligibilty. Keely Creamer led the Norse with 14 kills and a .647 hitting percentage. "Keely is so athletic, she...

Volleyball sweeps Stetson at home

NKU's volleyball team celebrates after a NKU point against Stetson in the third set of NKU's 3-0 win against the Hatters. NKU defeated Stetson 3-0 at Regents Hall on NKU Campus on Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014.

Carrie Crotzer, Sports Editor

November 1, 2014

NKU’s volleyball team took on Stetson University for the second time this season on Saturday, sweeping them in a quick three set match, winning 3-0 (25-18, 25-13, 25-23). The match was quite the turnaround from their 3-2 loss Friday night against Florida Gulf Coast University (24-26,23-25,25-23,25-25,13-15). The game also proved...

Volleyball picks up 3-1 win over EKU

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

Clayton Castle, Reporter

October 28, 2014

NKU’s volleyball team took on the Eastern Kentucky Colonels Tuesday night, defeating them 3-1. After losing the first set by eight points, the NKU women’s volleyball team came back to win the next three sets, defeating the EKU 3-1 in a late-season non-conference matchup. “After the first set, I...

Hot Seat with Jenna Ruble

Hot Seat with Jenna Ruble

Carrie Crotzer, Sports Editor

October 27, 2014

Sport: Volleyball Year: Senior Major: Nursing With a hitting percentage of .327 in the current season and picking up a personal record of 20 kills against Evansville, Jenna Ruble is a key part to NKU’s volleyball team. But what else do you know about her? Q: What is your favorite before game m...

Volleyball finds thrilling win over Lipscomb

NKU players celebrate after an NKU point in NKU's come from behind win. NKU defeated Lipscomb 3-2 at Regents Hall on Friday, Oct. 24, 2014.

Carrie Crotzer, Sports Editor

October 24, 2014

NKU volleyball picked up an intense 3-2 win, finding victory in the last three sets for the first time ever over Lipscomb University. “The girls are definitely pumped. It’s probably the biggest win that we’ve had of the year, definitely the biggest win we’ve ever had in the conference, since we...

Volleyball sees quick win over Jacksonville

NKU volleyball celebrates their win against Jacksonville. NKU defeated Jacksonville 3-0 on Friday, Oct. 11, 2014 at Regents Hall.

Carrie Crotzer, Sports Editor

October 11, 2014

NKU took on their second home game of the weekend against Jacksonville University, winning in a quick match 3-0. NKU would start off the first set strong winning 25-13, never allowing the Dolphins to take the lead. Megan Wanstrath would go out of the game in the first half with an apparent knee in...

NKU volleyball battles for win against North Florida

NKU celebrates their come from behind win against North Florida. NKU defeated North Florida 3-2 coming from behind for the win in Regents Hall at Northern Kentucky University on Friday, Oct. 10, 2014.

Carrie Crotzer, Sports Editor

October 10, 2014

NKU women’s volleyball returned home Friday night to face North Florida after a six road game streak, producing four wins for the team. NKU would win the match against UNF after a grueling battle 3-2. NKU would start off the first set with Megan Wanstrath scoring the first point for the Norse. ...

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