Archive for Volleyball

Volleyball loses final match in four to Truman on senior night

November 20, 2009 Comments

Ladi Akitunde

The last game for Madison Benton and Allison Smith in Griffon uniforms was a microcosm of the season for the Griffon volleyball team. At some times, they looked good and played well together. And at other times, they struggled to get anything going on offense and played below their potential. The Griffons lost their 22nd […]

Volleyball upsets #20 UNO, falls to Central

November 12, 2009 Comments

Michael Carpenter

The Missouri Western volleyball team lost to 6th ranked Central Missouri last Saturday 3-0 (25-17, 25-17 and 25-19). This was a disappointment to the team and fans, considering the team’s upset win against 20th ranked Nebraska-Omaha on the night before. With this loss, Missouri Western’s record comes to 10-21 overall and 3-15 in the MIAA. […]

Griffon Volleyball triumphs against #20 Nebraska-Omaha in hard-fought game.

November 6, 2009 Comments

Matthew Fowler

The Griffon Volleyball team wins their first home game this season against Nebraska-Omaha in a hard fought five-match game Friday Night. Nebraska-Omaha won the first two matches, 30-28 and 33-31. Western would rally winning the next three matches 30-28, 27-25, 15-13. The Griffons would rack up 82 kills, 23 of them coming from Meghan Voles. […]

Volleyball loses to Emporia

October 29, 2009 Comments

Alison Norris

The Griffon volleyball team gave a valiant effort, Friday, Oct. 23, but was overpowered by the seventh ranked team in the nation, the Emporia State Hornets, by a score of 25-19 in three straight sets. This was a very unusual occurrence. Head coach Cory Frederick said he had never seen a game like this before. […]

Volleyball improves level of play against Truman

October 22, 2009 Comments

Michael Carpenter

The Missouri Western Griffons volleyball team lost to the Truman State Bulldogs, 3-1 (16-25, 26-24, 25-18, and 25-15) last Saturday. Missouri Western played well: managing to take one game from the nationally ranked Bulldogs. The achilles heel of the Griffons has been that they play a great initial game, losing by a very slim margin, […]

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