Marquette Wire

Marquette Women’s Volleyball: Season ends in NCAA Tournament second round

A. W. Herndon

December 6, 2011

In a mirror image of last season’s men’s basketball NCAA Tournament, another Marquette team followed an upset victory with a crushing defeat by a perennial powerhouse. The women’s volleyball team defeated a ranked ...

Marquette Women’s Volleyball: Execution, on-court energy will key to victory

A. W. Herndon

December 1, 2011

Members of the Marquette women’s volleyball team (23-10) pointed to execution and on-court energy as the key ingredients needed to concoct a historic victory over Sun Belt Conference champion Western Kentucky (31-3) in Fr...

GRESKA: MU volleyball should be part of NCAA Tournament

Andrei Greska

November 22, 2011

Dear NCAA Tournament selection committee, You can’t leave them out. You simply can’t. I don’t care what an arbitrary collection of numbers, better known as the Ratings Percentage Index, tells you. These women deserve to...

Marquette Women’s Volleyball: Treacherous road trip ahead

A. W. Herndon

November 3, 2011

The Marquette women’s volleyball team (20-6, 10-0 Big East) will test its undefeated conference record this weekend with two difficult road matches against Cincinnati (18-8, 8-2) on Saturday and Louisville (17-6, 9-1) Sunday. Those two ...

Marquette Women’s Volleyball: Carlson is the new force inside

Mark Strotman

November 1, 2011

Junior middle hitter Danielle Carlson has always dealt with decision-making in her athletics. After a highly successful high school career, where she was a three-time all-state player in basketball and a four-year letter winner on the varsity volleyball team, Carlson ma...

Marquette Women’s Volleyball: Great partnership forms

A. W. Herndon

October 6, 2011

The Utah Jazz had John Stockton to Karl Malone. The San Francisco 49ers had Joe Montana to Jerry Rice. And the Marquette women's volleyball team has Chelsea Heier to Danielle Carlson.  Get used to the connection. Marquette (13-4, 3-0 Big East) has used the success of it...

Marquette women’s volleyball: Trio of road games on tap for hot Golden Eagles

Mark Strotman

September 29, 2011

After a successful seven-game homestand, the Marquette women's volleyball team will head east this weekend for a three-game road trip to start Big East road play with matches against Sacred Heart, Connecticut and St. John's. Beginning with a home opener sweep of Southern Mississippi on Sept. 9, the Golden Eagles...