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Shockers’ season comes to a close

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Shockers’ season comes to a close

Wichita State libero Giorgia Civita dives for a ball during their game against SMU on Nov. 11, 2018 at Koch Arena.

Wichita State libero Giorgia Civita dives for a ball during their game against SMU on Nov. 11, 2018 at Koch Arena.

Joseph Barringhaus

Wichita State libero Giorgia Civita dives for a ball during their game against SMU on Nov. 11, 2018 at Koch Arena.

Joseph Barringhaus

Joseph Barringhaus

Wichita State libero Giorgia Civita dives for a ball during their game against SMU on Nov. 11, 2018 at Koch Arena.

Wichita State volleyball’s season is over.

The Shockers lost the second game of the National Volleyball Invitational Championship on Friday.

North Texas defeated WSU in four sets. The two teams met three times this season. At North Texas, WSU won in three sets. At WSU, North Texas won in four sets.

Joseph Barringhaus
Wichita State senior Tabitha Brown returns the ball during their game against SMU on Nov. 11, 2018 at Koch Arena.

WSU finished its season with a 14-18 record. For the first time in 15 seasons, the team failed to reach 20 wins.

The Shockers played in the NVIC for the first time in program history. The team missed the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2014.

Brian Hayes
Wichita State defensive specialist Giorgia Civita (19) lays on the ground after missing a block in the final set against Iowa State during the match in Koch Arena on Sunday afternoon. (Sept. 9/17/17, 2017)

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Joseph Barringhaus, Sports Photo Editor

Joseph Barringhaus is the Sports Photo Editor for The Sunflower. Joseph is a senior at Wichita State majoring in marketing with a minor in communications....

Brian Hayes, Former Photo Editor

Brian is the photo editor at The Sunflower. Hayes is a junior majoring in mass communication with an emphasis in journalism. He is from Wichita. Hayes enjoys...

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