The Sunflower

Volleyball approaches final games of regular season

Megan Looper

November 19, 2015

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, 2015

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, 2015

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 8, 2015

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, 2015

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, 2015

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, 2015

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, 2015

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...

Shockers look to maintain momentum on volleyball court this weekend in MVC

Megan Looper

October 22, 2015

Filed under Sports, Volleyball

As they reach the halfway point of conference play, coming off a five-game winning streak and sole possession of the first place ranking in the Missouri Valley, the 16-6 (7-1) Shockers gear up to take on Illinois State and Ind...

With two weekend wins, WSU takes No. 1 MVC spot

Megan Looper

October 17, 2015

Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The Shocker volleyball team came out determined this weekend from start to finish.Although it may not have been their most competitive match-up, WSU did not lose focus Friday night against Bradley.And the momentum continued in a th...

Shocker volleyball hopes to keep winning streak against Bradley, Loyola this weekend

Megan Looper

October 15, 2015

Filed under Sports, Volleyball

After a dominating weekend with sweeps over both UNI and Drake, 14-6 Wichita State not only gained prestige in the Missouri Valley Conference, but momentum for the week ahead, as well. Eighteen kills from redshirt freshman Shim...