Marquette Wire

Marquette women’s volleyball: Carlson shines in Big East opener

Mark Strotman

September 27, 2011

A week ago, senior outside hitter Ciara Jones dominated the left side in a five-set loss (3-2) to Minnesota, tallying 24 kills and finishing with a .432 hitting percentage. Sunday afternoon at the Al McGuire Center, Danielle Carlson took her turn in the spotlight. The...

Marquette women’s volleyball: Jones meets family standards

Mark Strotman

September 22, 2011

Growing up in a family that included an NFL linebacker for a father, a future NFL safety as a cousin and two brothers who would play Division I football, senior outside hitter Ciara Jones had no choice but to love sports....

Marquette Women’s Volleyball: Beyer’s ankle back on track

Andrei Greska

September 13, 2011

It can be called a tale of two ankles. On Aug. 29, senior outside hitter Ashley Beyer amassed a negative hitting percentage against Northern Iowa after downing only four kills and committing six errors. Flash forward to Sept. 12 and ...

Marquette Women’s Volleyball: Freshman Setter Has Big Shoes to Fill

Mark Strotman

September 6, 2011

Joining a group of talented upperclassmen attackers and experienced back row players has been no easy task for freshman setter Chelsea Heier. But she does have one advantage going for her: being able to work every day with an All-American setter. Nikki Klingsporn, an All-American setter for Marquette in 2010, was hired as an assistant coach ...

Cutting through the chaos

Mark Strotman

April 19, 2011

Now that's more like it. Just a week after falling to cross-town rival Wisconsin-Milwaukee, the women's volleyball team closed its spring season with a 2-1 victory over the Northwestern Wildcats thanks to some nifty work from...