Volleyball

VB: Mighty Comeback Not Enough

The UNI Panther volleyball team’s prospects of reaching the second round of the NCAA tournament look grim after two sets on Thursday night. Nonetheless, UNI came within two points of surviving their first round matchup against the Pepperdine Waves, before ultimately falling on a neutral court in Madison, Wisconsin. The Waves came out on top…read more »

VB: Panthers Are Tourney Champs

A season which began with wins against some of the top volleyball teams in the country will extend into the 2018 NCAA tournament, after the UNI Panthers claimed the Missouri Valley Conference tournament championship Saturday in four sets over Illinois State. The Panthers rolled 25-16, 25-22, 26-28, 25-22. UNI’s victory came in the rubber game…read more »

VB: Next Up, the Championship Game

The UNI volleyball team defeated the Valparaiso Crusaders in a Missouri Valley Conference semifinal match on Friday night, 25-22, 22-25, 25-21, 25-22. UNI will meet the Illinois State Redbirds in the MVC Championship match Saturday. Close sets and intense back-and-forth action kept the teams on their toes. Karlie Taylor finished with a double-double while leading…read more »

VB: Panther Check-Off Championship Goal

A Friday loss couldn’t keep the UNI Panther women’s volleyball team from claiming a share of the Missouri Valley Conference regular season title on Saturday. The Panthers’ weekend opened with the team’s second MVC loss of the year, coming on the road against the Evansville Purple Aces in five sets, 22-25, 25-23, 27-25, 22-25, 9-15.…read more »

VB: Panthers Win Final Home Matches

The UNI Panther volleyball team goes on a two-game trip to the State of Indiana this weekend in control of their own destiny as they seek the 2018 Missouri Valley Conference volleyball regular season championship. A pair of wins against Evansville and Indiana State would yield at least a share of the title, and if…read more »

VB: Panthers Split Road Weekend

The UNI volleyball squad held off the third-place Bradley Braves in Peoria Friday before falling to their closest pursuers, the Illinois State Redbirds, in Normal on Saturday. Those results leave UNI a half-game behind Illinois State with one conference game in-hand. Both teams have just one Missouri Valley Conference loss, and those have come in…read more »

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