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Shocker volleyball looks to end drought against UNI

Editor-in-Chief

October 24, 2012

Filed under Volleyball

The answer is zero.That’s how many current Wichita State volleyball players have played in and won a match against Northern Iowa. Jackie Church saw it happen back on Nov. 15, 2008, a 3-0 win for then-No.11 WSU. But Church,...

Volleyball splits weekend matchups

Sports Editor

October 1, 2012

Filed under Volleyball

The Wichita State volleyball team started its weekend road matches on a high note with a 3-1 win over Bradley. The Shockers relied on a career match from setter Chelsey Feekin to win 20-25, 25-13, 25-16 and 28-18. Feekin had ...

Volleyball set to take on Bradley and UNI

Sports Editor

September 26, 2012

Filed under Volleyball

The Wichita State volleyball team has started out the Missouri Valley Conference season on a high note. The Shockers currently hold a 3-1 record in the Valley with wins over Drake, Evansville and Southern Illinois. WSU’s only...

Shockers sweep two Valley opponents at home

Sports Editor

September 24, 2012

Filed under Volleyball

After splitting their conference openers last weekend the Wichita State volleyball team came back home to Charles Koch Arena focused and rolled by their two opponents this weekend. On Friday the Shockers hosted Evansville and ...

Volleyball splits first games of MVC play

Sports Editor

September 17, 2012

Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The Wichita State volleyball team opened conference play on Friday with a sweep over Drake. The Shockers won 25-20, 25-16 and 25-17. The Shockers had a big game from Emily Adney and Elizabeth Field, who had 14 and 13 kills, respe...

Shocker volleyball takes home SMU tourney title

Editor-in-Chief

September 10, 2012

Filed under Sports, Volleyball

With conference play next on the agenda, the Wichita State volleyball team picked a good time to catch fire.  The Shockers spent the weekend in Dallas at the SMU Doubletree Classic, hosted by Southern Methodist University.  W...

Volleyball takes to Lone Star State for SMU Classic

Sports Reporter

September 6, 2012

Filed under Volleyball

The Shockers weren’t satisfied with their recent home stand, but they won’t have to worry about winning at Koch Arena again for two weeks. Not that winning will be any easier against their slate of upcoming opponents. With ...

Shocker volleyball shows its potential after solid weekend against nationally-ranked competition

Editor-in-Chief

September 5, 2012

Filed under Volleyball

Only a fine line separates Wichita State (3-3) from being 5-1 and nationally ranked.  That line is a pair of five-set losses to BYU and Tennessee at the Shocker Volleyball Classic.  The Shockers hosted three high-profile teams ...

Volleyball ready to host first home games of young season

Sports Editor

August 29, 2012

Filed under Volleyball

Lots of collegiate athletics fans don't realize that volleyball has RPI rankings just like college basketball does. RPI stands for Ratings Percentage Index and is “a quantity used to rank sports teams based upon a team's wins ...

WSU volleyball tramples Bison to finish opening weekend above .500

Editor-in-Chief

August 27, 2012

Filed under Volleyball

Perfect is hardly the word to describe the start of Wichita State’s volleyball season. Resilient might be more suitable.  The Shockers opened their season over the weekend in Dekalb, Ill., at the NIU Invitational, hosted by Norther...