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Big Pink Volleyball gives back to local charities

Sports Editor

September 25, 2013

Filed under Volleyball

The color pink fills the month of October. From sport jerseys to annual walks, the month is recognized as the National Breast Cancer Awareness month.Wichita State Student Health Services and S.W.A.T. are playing their part in promot...

Coach Lamb evaluates volleyball team performance

Sports Reporter

September 25, 2013

Filed under Volleyball

The Shocker Volleyball team is off to a fast start with an 11-3 record, with all losses coming from top 25 ranked teams.Two of those losses came this weekend, one against the number seven ranked team, the Hawaii Rainbows, and the...

Volleyball draws even at tournament

Sports Reporters

September 23, 2013

Filed under Volleyball

After three weeks of playing on the road, the Wichita State volleyball team came back to Wichita to play four games in a long weekend at Charles Koch Arena. The Shockers played a conference opener against Missouri State Thursday...

Shockers dominate competition at Comcast matchup

Sports Reporter Matt Bailey

September 16, 2013

Filed under Volleyball

The Shocker Volleyball team made a trip to Knoxville, Tenn., for the Comcast Lady Volleyball Classic this past weekend and returned with another tournament title.Wichita State played teams from all over the country, but in the...

Shockers sweep the competition at Portland Invitational

Sports Reporter

September 9, 2013

Filed under Volleyball

No volleyball team in Portland, Ore. could stand in the way of Wichita State as they defeated three opponents at the Portland Nike Invitational.WSU’s first match was against Utah State was close. WSU had to go on a 9-0 run to defeat Utah State in...

Assistant volleyball coach suspended following arrest

Shanice Davis Sports editor

September 4, 2013

Filed under Volleyball

Wichita State assistant volleyball coach Jeff Sanders was suspended with pay following an arrest in Maize last Thursday.In a news release, this was due to “conduct detrimental to the athletic program and Wichita State Univer...

Volleyball drops from top 25

Sports Reporter

September 4, 2013

Filed under Volleyball

A loss to the Arizona State Sun Devils over the weekend led to a not so sunny first weekend of Shocker volleyball.The season started well enough with a sweep over North Dakota State on Friday. The Shockers won by scores of 25-22,...

Shocker Volleyball prepares for season

Sports Reporter

August 21, 2013

Filed under Volleyball

The Shocker volleyball team is hard at work preparing for their season opener Aug. 30, against North Dakota State at the La Quinta Inn & Suites Invitational in Orem, Utah. They will also play Arizona State and Utah Valley at t...

Volleyball ends spring season with win over Nebraska

Editor-in-Chief

April 24, 2013

Filed under Volleyball

The Wichita State volleyball team wrapped up a difficult spring schedule with an exhibition win over national power Nebraska on Saturday at Koch Arena.  WSU beat the Huskers 3-2 (25-22, 17-25, 25-19, 25-21, 12-15). Despite the Shoc...

Volleyball set to continue historic run at Sweet 16

Editor-in-Chief

December 5, 2012

Filed under Volleyball

The Wichita State volleyball team’s run to the Sweet 16 is special in many ways.  For one, no other team in the history of the program has ever done it. And the best part is no one else in the country is currently going th...

Shocker volleyball drops KU, advances to Sweet 16

Editor-in-Chief

December 3, 2012

Filed under Volleyball

In six previous trips to the NCAA Tournament, the Wichita State volleyball team had advanced to the round of 32 on four occasions.  Not once had they ever made it past that point.  All this changed on Saturday when the Shockers rallied to d...

WSU volleyball headed back to NCAA tournament

Staff Reporter

November 26, 2012

Filed under Volleyball

Wichita State will return to action on Nov. 30 in the 2012 NCAA Tournament in Lawrence, Kan., where it will face Arkansas.  Creighton upset WSU volleyball again, this time in the finals of the Missouri Valley Conference Tournament in...