The Sunflower

Volleyball set to take on Bradley and UNI

Sports Editor

September 26, 2012

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

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

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


September 11, 2012

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

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


September 5, 2012

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 30, 2012

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


August 27, 2012

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...

Hooper’s exit means it’s Feekin’s time to shine


August 23, 2012

All it took were four little words to make Chelsey Feekin cry.  “It’s your team now,” assistant volleyball coach RJ Abella told the setter, a redshirt junior.  The tears weren’t from sorrow, but from the realization...