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Volleyball Adds New Assistant Coach to New-Look Program

Volleyball Adds New Assistant Coach to New-Look Program

May 25, 2017

EWU’s head volleyball coach, Michael King, continues to reshape the program he took over in 2015. In the latest of several moves that King has made this year, he ...

EWU Volleyball Shifts Focus and Roster; Adds Eight New Players to Team

EWU Volleyball Shifts Focus and Roster; Adds Eight New Players to Team

May 4, 2017

It appears the EWU volleyball program is rebuilding its team around a new set of values. Head coach Mike King announced on April 14 that the program acqu...

EWU volleyball splits a pair of matches against Idaho on roadtrip

By Brandon Cline, Sports Editor

October 20, 2016

Filed under Sports, Uncategorized

The EWU volleyball team split a pair of weekend matches in Idaho, falling in three sets to the Idaho State Bengals on October 13, while defeating the Idaho Vandals on October 15. In the match against the Bengals, the Eagles played a tight first two sets, falling 23-25 in each of them, while the Bengals won a relatively easy third set by a score of 25-19. Junior setter...

Eagle volleyball defeats Big Sky champion Northern Arizona

Eagle volleyball defeats Big Sky champion Northern Arizona

October 13, 2016

It took until October, but the EWU volleyball team recorded their first home match wins of the season, including a four-set win over the defending Big Sky ...

Volleyball falls to Idaho State

By Grace Pohl, Staff Writer

December 3, 2015

Filed under Sports

The Eagles volleyball team played in the Big Sky Tournament in Flagstaff, Arizona, on Nov. 19 against Idaho State University. Eastern played well the first two sets, which resulted in a lead of 2-0 going into the intermission of the game. Idaho State came back and won the next three sets, making it a tough loss for the Eagles. This was the first loss the Eagles had this...

Volleyball wraps up season

By Riley Baker, Staff Writer

November 20, 2015

Filed under Sports

EWU volleyball wrapped up the season after a loss at Northern Colorado on Nov. 12 and a loss at North Dakota on Nov. 14. After back-to-back losses, the Eagles fell to 9-7 in the Big Sky conference. They ended the regular season with a four-game losing streak and having lost seven of their last nine. Despite the slow end to the season, EWU still has a playoff spot clinched and...

EWU volleyball splits weekend matches for second week

EWU volleyball splits weekend matches for second week

November 2, 2015

In the final half of four-straight road matches, the EWU volleyball squad split two weekend matches for the second-consecutive week, sitting now at 8-2...

Volleyball drops to 7-1

Volleyball drops to 7-1

October 23, 2015

All good things eventually come to an end. After defeating the Montana State Bobcats on Oct. 15, the EWU women’s volleyball team fell for the first time...

Eagles volleyball moves to 6-0 in conference

Eagles volleyball moves to 6-0 in conference

October 15, 2015

The Eastern Washington volleyball team refuses to lose. After another weekend sweep, the Eagles moved to 6-0 in Big Sky conference play and now have a...

Eagles volleyball soars to 4-0 record in conference

Eagles volleyball soars to 4-0 record in conference

October 11, 2015

The amazing turnaround from last season continues for the EWU volleyball team, as it recorded its second consecutive weekend sweep to move to 4-0 in conference...

Eagles come back strong

Eagles come back strong

October 5, 2015

With a non-conference schedule that had its ups and downs, as well as a second straight year of changes within the coaching staff, the EWU volleyball team...

Eagles defeat Hornets, lose to Vikings

By Elohino Theodore, Senior Reporter

October 16, 2014

Filed under Sports

The EWU volleyball team competed on the road against California State University, Sacramento, and Portland State University on Oct. 9 and 11. The Eagles faced Sacramento State to start their Big Sky road trip. EWU defeated the Hornets in a five-set victory, 3-2. Eastern lost the first set of the match, but the team would bounce back by taking the next two sets. Assista...

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