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Marquette volleyball takes third at Marquette Invitational

Andrei Greska

September 14, 2010

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It was a weekend of firsts for the Marquette women’s volleyball team as it played, lost and then won its first home games in the Marquette/Milwaukee Invitational. Throughout it all, it was their first contact­—a volleyball term for the first time your team touches t...

Volleyball hopes for Big East crown

Andrei Greska

September 2, 2010

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A year and a half ago, the Marquette women's volleyball team was in shambles. Head coach Patti Rolf had resigned, two players had been kicked off the team and the play on the court had been less than stellar. Flash forward...

Golden Eagles finish perfect in spring season

Andrei Greska

April 13, 2010

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At the pace it was going, the Marquette women’s volleyball team never wanted the spring season to end. The Golden Eagles lived up to expectations and then some, winning all 10 matches they played this spring. “I thought ...

A season of progress

Andrei Greska

December 1, 2009

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Back in September, a week before the season started, women's volleyball coach Bond Shymansky stated that one of his goals was to have his team hit .300 for the season. Much like in baseball, hitting .300 is no easy task, but one that sets the sta...

VBALL brief NB1 ES2 MN3

Andrei Greska

November 3, 2009

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The Marquette women's volleyball team dropped two matches over the weekend to fall to 15-11 and 4-7 in the Big East. The Golden Eagles became Cincinnati's 24th straight victim to fall at Fifth Third Arena, losing in three sets...

Women’s volleyball brief

Andrei Greska

October 27, 2009

Filed under Sports

The Marquette women’s volleyball team defeated Syracuse in four sets (25-15, 25-22, 23-25, 25-19) to keep its Big East tournament dreams alive. Syracuse (18-6, 7-2 Big East) came into the match having lost only once in Big...

Volleyball unable to continue strong starts

Andrei Greska

October 20, 2009

Filed under Sports

Almost every team will have its ups and downs during the course of a season. The trick to having a successful season, though, is to limit these rises and falls and try to achieve some consistency. More than halfway through...

Toughest match-up yet for volleyball

Andrei Greska

October 8, 2009

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The Marquette women’s volleyball team looks to start a winning streak in the Big East as it travels to Connecticut and New York to face the Huskies and St. John’s this weekend. “We expect to go up there and fight...

Biggest test ahead for volleyball

Andrei Greska

September 17, 2009

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The Marquette women’s volleyball team, with a record of 9-2, has gotten off to its best start since 1997 when it started that season 10-1, but the toughest part of the season is yet to come. “We have to keep our head on...

Shymansky: ‘tougher teams this weekend’

Andrei Greska

September 10, 2009

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  Like true champions, the Marquette women's volleyball team has moved on from last weekend's tournament victory and is preparing for this weekend's Panther Invitational at Wisconsin-Milwaukee. "Now we're just focus...