The Northerner

Volleyball clenches narrow victory over Evansville

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

Carrie Crotzer, Sports Editor

September 16, 2014

NKU’s women’s volleyball team returned home to face the University of Evansville Tuesday Sept. 16 after returning from the Blackbird Invitational in New York. The Norse would battle the Aces through all five sets before settling for a 3-2 victory, improving 7-3. “That was a really fun match today,...

Hot Seat with Keely Creamer

Hot Seat with Keely Creamer

Carrie Crotzer, Sports Editor

September 14, 2014

Keely Creamer has proven her worth on the volleyball court over the last year, racking up 264 kills last season alone. But what is Keely like off the court? Sport: Volleyball Year: Sophomore Major: Undeclared Q: What is your favorite before game meal? A: I just love food in general. I like turkey subs...

NKU volleyball faces victory and defeat in tournament

NKU middle hitter Jenna Ruble jumps to hit the ball over the net 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.

Carrie Crotzer, Sports Editor

September 6, 2014

With a victory Friday night against Samford, the NKU women’s volleyball team faced a double header Saturday Sep. 6 against Southern Illinois University Edwardsville and Eastern Michigan University. The first game of the day against SIUE would bring a victory for the Lady Norse, as the defeated the Couga...

NKU volleyball takes victory over Samford

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.

Carrie Crotzer, Sports Editor

September 5, 2014

The NKU women’s volleyball team would expand their winning streak to 4-0 Sep. 5, defeating Samford University in the Northern Kentucky Volleyball Invitational. NKU would start off strong, taking an easy victory in the first set over Samford, winning 25-18. However, they would struggle through the seco...

2014 women’s volleyball players to watch this season

Carrie Crotzer, Sports Editor

September 5, 2014

With three wins already under their belt, their own invitational tournament this weekend, and an exciting season in front of them, The Northerner sat down with women’s volleyball Head Coach Elizabeth Hart to discuss her expectations for the season, and players she thinks will be key to a winning s...

Inside look at fall sports’ practices and routines

Brad Bishop, Staff writer

October 3, 2013

As the fall sports season has descended on NKU, the student athletes who represent the Norse are practicing week by week to prepare for their respective games and matches. This fall, the soccer, volleyball, golf and cross country teams begin their second season of competing in Division I athletics...

Volleyball coaches discuss D-I journey, Norse community

Volleyball coaches discuss D-I journey, Norse community

Evan Merrill, Staff writer

September 19, 2013

NKU’s volleyball team is entering its second season in Division I, coming off a 25-7 season in which the team finished third in the conference, with a few new faces on the staff. The coaching staff consists of Head Coach Liz Hart, Assistant Coach Randi Raff, and Graduate Assistant Katie Grajewski....

Norse defeat Kennesaw State University in four sets

Norse defeat Kennesaw State University in four sets

John Minor, Contributing writer

November 8, 2012

The Northern Kentucky University volleyball team defeated Kennesaw State University in the final home game of the season on Nov. 3 in four sets (25-17, 20-25, 25-19, 25-23). The game was also the last game for the six seniors in front of the home crowd. “It was definitely an emotional game as it...

Volleyball falls to Lipscomb in home opener

Bret Lonaker, Contributing Writer

September 20, 2012

Northern Kentucky University women’s volleyball team hosted its first home game as a Division I member and first conference game in the Atlantic Sun on Sept. 18. NKU, now (12-2), took on Lipscomb University, now (4-8). It was a close game, but Lipscomb prevailed, winning by 2 points in the fifth match. The...

Volleyball team coasting through D-I

Volleyball team coasting through D-I

Stephen Wilder, Sports editor

September 13, 2012

Experience and chemistry have led Northern Kentucky University’s women’s volleyball team to a 9-1 record, in the team’s first season as a Division I member. Head coach Liz Hart said the Norse’s recent success can be credited to being familiar with each other and playing together for a while. “We...

Sport Shorts 9/13/2012

September 12, 2012

Cross Country Northern Kentucky University’s cross country teams both competed in the Queen City Invitational on Sept. 7 in Cincinnati. The men finished fifth out of 12 teams, led by sophomore J.J. Webber, who finished in 16th place. The women finished fifth out of 10 teams led by freshman Addie...

Sport Shorts 8/30/2012

August 29, 2012

Men’s Soccer The Northern Kentucky University men’s soccer team traveled to Wisconsin to begin the season, playing two games. NKU played Wisconsin-Green Bay on Aug. 24, losing 1-0. The Norse led in shots 11-7 despite playing a man down from the 27th minute on after freshman midfielder/defender...

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