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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...

Volleyball splits over weekend

Sports Reporter

November 3, 2014

Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The volleyball team was at it again this weekend, matching up against Drake Friday and the University of Northern Iowa Saturday.While the Shockers beat Drake 3-1 on Friday, the team lost against second-ranked UNI Saturday.FridayTh...

A humble Shocker’s journey to an NCAA record

Sports Reporter

October 30, 2014

Filed under Sports, Volleyball

Abbie Lehman credits coach Chris Lamb, the WSU volleyball staff and the rest of the team for her current success — but never herself.At the match against Bradley University Saturday night, the middle blocker tied the NCAA record wit...

WSU volleyball player hits NCAA record

Sports Reporter

October 27, 2014

Filed under Sports, Volleyball

Middle blocker Abbie Lehman thought two seeming mistakes had ruined her flawless kill percentage at Wichita State’s (14-7, 8-3 Missouri Valley Conference) sweep of Bradley (0-21, 0-11) Saturday night.Nevertheless, she soon fo...

Volleyball wins over the weekend

Sports Reporter

October 20, 2014

Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The Shocker volleyball team was rejuvenated from last week’s loss against Missouri State after winning back-to-back road matches against Southern Illinois and Evansville this weekend.FridayThe Shockers started their weekend in...

Missouri State bears down on Shocker Volleyball

October 14, 2014

Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The Wichita State women’s volleyball team made their way to Springfield, Mo., over the weekend to face the Missouri State Bears. Despite many players setting personal records, the Shockers were defeated 3-2 in a best of five s...

Driskill and Whitledge shine in WSU victory over Drake

Sports Reporter

October 6, 2014

Filed under Sports, Volleyball

Even with the pressure of a previous home defeat against University of Northern Iowa, the Wichita State volleyball team went into Charles Koch Arena Saturday night with a single purpose in mind: sweeping Drake.With an inspired ...

Shocker volleyball sweeps in Illinois

Sports Reporter

September 29, 2014

Filed under Sports, Volleyball

If the Shockers took a bus to Peoria, Ill., this weekend, the 13-hour ride didn’t affect them, as they not only swept Bradley, but Loyola, as well, in three sets.After a bit of a roller coaster last weekend at Charles Koch Arena...

Shocker volleyball plays first home matches

Sports Reporter

September 22, 2014

Filed under Sports, Volleyball

While there were many fans inside Charles Koch Arena on Friday night to support the volleyball team in their home opener against Illinois State, there is no doubt many of them left disappointed.The Shockers, who were ranked No....

Volleyball places second in Bluejay Invitational

Sports Reporter

September 15, 2014

Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The Wichita State women’s volleyball team traveled to Omaha, Neb., last weekend to compete in the Bluejay Invitational Tournament.The Shockers came out of the tournament Saturday evening with a second place trophy, falling short o...