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Griffons volleyball spiked at home

The women’s volleyball team lost both of its matches this past weekend at the MWSU Fieldhouse. They played Emporia State Friday, Oct. 14 and then no. 14 Washburn University Saturday, Oct. 15. The two losses send the Griffons to 3-5 at home and 12-9 for the season. Match 1 Missouri Western lost its homecoming game to Emporia State in five... Read More

Griffons’ season ends in first round of MIAA Tournament

Western’s season came to an end with a five-set loss to the No. 15 Washburn Ichabods in the first round of the MIAA Tournament on Tuesday. Head coach Marian Carbin was happy with the way her team fought throughout the match, despite the loss. “We battled; the girls played really well and I’m proud of the way we competed,” Carbin... Read More

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

Western defeats Emporia in five, loses to No. 15 Washburn

The Griffons began their three-week road journey with a win over the Emporia State Hornets and a loss to the No. 15 Washburn Ichabods. Head coach Marian Carbin believes that this particular road trip is one of the toughest of the season. “That trip to Emporia and Washburn is always hard in terms of traveling partners around the league, it’s... Read More

Volleyball streak continues

Before the non-conference season started, Griffon coach Marian Carbin thought that the Griffons would be able to get off to a good start to the season, thanks to the way the schedule was set up. Well the Griffons have definitely fulfilled those expectations and then some. After dropping the first two matches of the season, Missouri Western has rattled off... Read More