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Thompson, Cincinnati spoil Shockers’ home opener 3-1

Grant Cohen

September 3

Filed under News, Sports, Volleyball

Wichita State head volleyball coach Chris Lamb knew that he was facing an elite player in Cincinnati’s sophomore outside hitter Jordan Thompson. Thompson had won the 2015 American Athletic Conference freshman of the year and was ...

Volleyball approaches final games of regular season

Megan Looper

November 19

Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The Wichita State volleyball team looks to put two more wins under its belt before the end of the 2015 season, securing the first place spot in the Missouri Valley Conference and an MVC tournament.The Shockers have returned home to...

Shocker volleyball on road to postseason, guaranteed spot in MVC tournament

Megan Looper

November 16

Filed under Sports, Volleyball

With two more wins under the belt, Wichita State’s volleyball team has two regular season matches left in the 2015 season. Guaranteed a spot in the MVC Tournament, the Shockers improved its record to 23-7 overall and 14-2 ...

No. 1 MVC volleyball team travels to take on Loyola, Bradley

Megan Looper

November 12

Filed under Sports, Volleyball

Guaranteed a spot in the Missouri Valley Championship Tournament, the 21-7 (12-2) Wichita State Shockers prepare for Loyola and Bradley, with just four regular-season matches remaining.WSU will play Loyola at 4 p.m. Friday in ...

Volleyball pushes to 13th consecutive season with 20 or more wins

Megan Looper

November 9

Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The Wichita State volleyball team’s 20-plus win seasons are becoming a common phenomenon. The last year they won less than 20 games was in 2002 with an 18-13 record.For the now 21-7 (12-2) No. 1 MVC-ranked Shocker volleyball...

Shocker volleyball falls to Southern Illinois, returns to defend home court

Megan Looper

November 5

Filed under Sports, Volleyball

After an eight-game win streak, the Wichita State volleyball team was defeated in five sets by the Southern Illinois Salukis on Monday by scores of 26-28, 28-26, 20-25, 25-22 and 10-15.Leading the now 19-7 (10-2) Shockers in th...

Shockers defeat Bears, remain No. 1 in MVC

Megan Looper

November 2

Filed under Sports, Volleyball

Wichita State’s volleyball team is at the top of the Missouri Valley Conference after the women swept the Missouri State Bears on Saturday in Springfield, Missouri.The team’s record is 19-6 overall and 10-1 in the MVC.The Sh...

Shocker volleyball on winning steak, approaches matches with high spirits

Reece Burns

October 29

Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The Wichita State volleyball team is headed to Missouri this weekend to face the No. 6 Missouri State Bears.The Shockers will first face the Bears at 7 p.m. Saturday in Springfield, Missouri.The Shockers, currently on a seven-ga...

Shocker volleyball continues momentum with two more wins

Reece Burns

October 26

Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The Wichita State volleyball team’s weekend ended with continued success in their Missouri Valley conference play.The Shockers traveled north Friday to Normal, Illinois, to play the No. 3 Illinois State Redbirds. Going into...