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Thorup breaks career kills record

The weekend was filled with success as the Griffons swept both of their road opponents and Jessie Thorup was crowned Western’s overall kills leader. Sweeping both road matches showed head coach Marian Carbin that their offense was able to dictate each set. “What I was most pleased with was that we played well offensively, we controlled the tempo against both... Read More

Seniors lead team towards conference win

The Griffons are back on the road to play the Southwest Baptist University Bearcats after a three game home stand, which included a 61-63 buzzer beater loss to Pittsburg State University. Although Southwest Baptist is one spot ahead of Western in the MIAA standings, both teams have .500 records at 8-8 and 7-7 respectively. Head coach Brett Weiberg knows that... Read More

Griffons sweep Bearcats

Western bounced back from their loss to Nebraska-Kearney with a sweep of rival Northwest Missouri State University on Tuesday, Oct. 14. Libero Sarah Faubel believes that the team’s win is a testament to their character and program. “It shows the character of our team because I think good teams can come back and adjust pretty quickly,” Faubel said. “I think... Read More

Volleyball loses home opener to Northwest Missouri State

The Griffons lose their first MIAA contest at home to rival Northwest Missouri State (25-16, 19-25, 21-25, 18-25) Sept. 11. The Griffons came back to St. Joseph hoping to start off conference play with a win, with a hot record of 6-2, the best start they’ve had since the beginning of the 2006 season where they started off 8-2. That... Read More