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Volleyball travels to Marquette Invitational

Megan Looper

September 17, 2015

Filed under Sports, Volleyball

After finishing 4-1 at the Shocker Classic last week, Wichita State heads to Wisconsin to take on Marquette, IUPUI, and Albany Friday and Saturday. Wichita State defeated South Dakota State, Northern Illinois, No. 21 Kentucky a...

Volleyball finishes 4-1 in Shocker Classic

Reece Burns

September 13, 2015

Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The Wichita State volleyball team came out of the Shocker Volleyball Classic 4-1, defeating all opponents except No. 7 Illinois.The Shockers opened the tournament Thursday afternoon against South Dakota State, winning three sets...

Volleyball to open 3-3 at home with tourney

Megan Looper

September 10, 2015

Filed under Sports, Volleyball

After going 1-2 last weekend in College Station, Wichita State returns to defend their home court against five non-conference opponents this weekend at the Shocker Invitational.The Shockers face off at 12:30 p.m. Thursday at ...

Volleyball falls to 3-3 after Texas A&M Invite

Megan Looper

September 6, 2015

Filed under Sports, Volleyball

Wichita State volleyball finished 1-2 in a weekend tournament in College Station, Texas.The Shockers swept Abilene Christian on Friday afternoon with scores of 25-17, 25-12 and 25-21, earning their third win of the season.Leading t...

Shocker volleyball on road to Texas A&M Invitational

Megan Looper

September 3, 2015

Filed under Sports, Volleyball

After their trip to Honolulu last weekend, the Wichita State volleyball team gears up for the Texas A&M Invitational in College Station, Texas, Friday and Saturday.The Shockers will go head-to-head with Abilene Christian (0-3)...

Volleyball starts season 2-1 at Rainbow Wahine Invitational

Megan Looper

August 30, 2015

Filed under Sports, Volleyball

Shocker volleyball traveled to Honolulu, Hawaii, for the fourth time in program history this weekend to start the 2015-16 season with a 2-1 winning record.WSU competed against Oregon State, No. 18 Hawaii and Idaho.On Friday, ...

Shocker volleyball to open season at Wahine Invitational

Megan Looper

August 26, 2015

Filed under Sports, Volleyball

Aloha, volleyball fans.Early Tuesday morning, the Shockers boarded a plane to Honolulu, Hawaii, in anticipation for the season-opening tournament at the Rainbow Whaine Invitational.Recently voted No. 1 in the Missouri Valley Confer...

Big Pink Volleyball to serve up big fun this weekend

Staff Reporter

February 19, 2015

Filed under News, Volleyball

In April 2002, students from Western Illinois University concocted an idea that involved a giant pink volleyball, breast cancer and donations to charity.After 13 years, 15 participating institutions and $115,100 in donations, the e...

Volleyball loses in semifinals

Sports Editor

December 1, 2014

Filed under Sports, Volleyball

Wichita State’s volleyball team (20-10) fell to Northern Iowa (21-10) in the semifinals of the Missouri Valley Conference tournament Friday night.With 2,574 people in attendance at the McLeod Center in Cedar Falls, Iowa, the Shoc...

Volleyball finishes third in MVC

Sports Reporter

November 24, 2014

Filed under Sports, Volleyball

With no more home games at Koch Arena, the Shocker volleyball team, No. 2 in the Missouri Valley Conference, brought their skills to Indiana State on Friday and Illinois State on Saturday for back-to-back road games.While Wichita ...

Volleyball finishes strong at last home games

Sports Reporter

November 17, 2014

Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The Wichita State women’s volleyball team swept their opponents this weekend in what would be 3-0 matches against both Evansville on Friday night and Southern Illinois on Saturday night.The Shockers, who are now ranked second in ...

Shocker volleyball puts on a show over Missouri State

Sports Reporter

November 10, 2014

Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The fifth-largest volleyball crowd in school history — roughly 5,000 fans — was in attendance for this weekend’s game against Missouri State.While the first 1,000 fans to attend the match got a free volleyball, the whole cro...