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Half-way home, volleyball continues to stun opponents

Half-way home, volleyball continues to stun opponents

October 9, 2014 Comments

Michael Penn

Midway through the season, Western has compiled a 13-3 overall record, a 7-1 conference record and is now building on a seven match win streak. The Griffons began the regular season with a loss to Central Missouri, but since then the team has only added to the win column. Western contributed to their win streak […]

Column: Volleyball continues to open eyes

October 3, 2014 Comments

Albert Shelby

The volleyball team started off hot this season and showed teams in the conference that they meant business. They have only improved since starting off 4-1 in their first five games. They beat two MIAA teams that were undefeated at the time. Washburn University was sitting at 10-0 before losing to the Griffons three sets […]

Strong performances lead into conference play

September 18, 2014 Comments

Michael Penn

Western will be heading into conference play with a 6-3 overall record after concluding their preseason with the University of Sioux Falls Tournament last weekend. Western opened the tournament sweeping Bemidji State University three sets to none. The Griffons had three players with double-digit kills in the first game and posted a .611 attack percentage. […]

Freshman brings winning spirit to Western

September 13, 2014 Comments

Michael Penn

Western has a recruitment class stacked with talent and depth. But one dynamic standout is freshman Amanda Dalbey. Dalbey was born in Fort Lewis, Wash. While growing up, Dalbey and her family moved numerous times to follow her dad who is active duty military. She has lived all over the United States: California, New York, […]

Griffon volleyball set high standards

August 29, 2014 Comments

Michael Penn

The Griffons is entering the 2014 season ranked sixth in the MIAA Preseason Coaches Poll after a winning 2013 season. Western ended the season with a 16-15 overall record and a 9-7 record in MIAA play. This is the first time the Griffons had a record over .500 since 2006 and they recorded the best MIAA record […]

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