2018 Volleyball News

  • No. 1 Denver advances to sixth-straight championship after defeating No. 4 Purdue Fort Wayne
    November 17, 2018
    Denver, Colo. –No. 1 Denver defeats No. 4 Purdue Fort Wayne (27-25, 25-13, 25-20) in the semifinal match Saturday. The Pioneers will be making an appearance in the championship match scheduled for Sunday, Nov. 18 at 2 p.m. MT where they will meet the winner of the second semifinal match.
  • No. 2 South Dakota defeats No. 6 North Dakota State to reach the championship match
    November 17, 2018
    Denver, Colo. –No. 2 South Dakota beat No. 6 North Dakota State (25-11, 21-25, 25-11, 25-23) in the second semifinal match of Saturday’s competitions.
  • No. 4 Purdue Fort Wayne sweeps No. 5 North Dakota to advance to the semifinals
    November 16, 2018
    Denver, Colo. –No. 4 Purdue Fort Wayne overcame No. 5 North Dakota (25-23, 25-21, 25-16) in the first quarterfinal match of the 2018 Summit League Volleyball Championship.
  • No. 6 North Dakota State upsets No. 3 Omaha to advance to semifinals
    November 16, 2018
    Denver, Colo. –No. 6 North Dakota State upset No. 3 Omaha (23-25, 25-23, 26-24, 25-21) in the second quarterfinal match of the evening Friday.
  • Omaha’s Blaschko earns Academic All-District honors from CoSIDA
    November 15, 2018
    Omaha’s sophomore middle blocker Anna Blaschko was selected as a member of the CoSIDA Academic All-District® team as announced by organization officials Thursday.
  • Denver, South Dakota, Omaha pace the field with seven annual award selections
    November 15, 2018
    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. –With the 2018 Summit League volleyball regular season completed, league officials announced their annual all-league and individual award recipients Thursday.
  • #SummitVB Weekly Notebook: Championship Preview
    November 14, 2018
    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. –The remaining three of six spots for the 2018 Summit League Championship were secured during the final week of regular season play.
  • DU’s Marinkovic, NDSU’s Klos earn final weekly accolades
    November 12, 2018
    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. –Denver junior Katarina Marinkovic and North Dakota State junior Abbi Klos collected the season’s final Summit League Volleyball Offensive and Defensive Player of the Week awards, respectively, after helping each of their teams secure a spot in the Summit League Championship.
  • 2018 Summit League Volleyball Championship Bracket Released
    November 11, 2018
    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. –The Summit League officials announced the 2018 Summit League Volleyball Championship bracket on Sunday, with Denver earning the No. 1 seed after clinching the Summit League regular season championship Friday, Nov. 2.
  • #SummitVB Weekly Notebook: No. 12
    November 08, 2018
    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. –The Summit League volleyball regular season comes to an end Sunday with spots at the championship still up for grabs.
  • Purdue Fort Wayne captures weekly honors
    November 05, 2018
    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. –Purdue Fort Wayne sophomore Sydney Boerst and senior Elizabeth Britner earned this week’s Summit League Volleyball Offensive and Defensive Player of the Week accolades, respectively, after guiding the Mastodons to a 2-0 record in league play.
  • #SummitVB Weekly Notebook: No. 11
    November 01, 2018
    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. –The Summit League volleyball season wraps up in one week and all nine members continue to fight for a spot at The Summit League Volleyball Championship Nov. 16-18, in Denver, Colo.
  • USD’s Wilson, NDSU’s Burke earned weekly recognition
    October 29, 2018
    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. –South Dakota middle blocker Taylor Wilson and North Dakota State outside hitter McKenzie Burke claimed this week’s offensive and defensive player of the week awards after helping their respective teams to a perfect weekend in league play.
  • Streaming Schedule Announced for 2018 Fall Championships
    October 26, 2018
    The Summit League fall championships streaming schedule announced
  • #SummitVB Weekly Notebook: No. 10
    October 25, 2018
    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. –The Summit League volleyball teams saw a lot of action this past week and some movement in the league standings.
  • Mastodons sweep Player of the Week accolades
    October 23, 2018
    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. –After serving Omaha only its second loss of Summit League play, Purdue Fort Wayne takes both offensive and defensive player of the week awards.
  • #SummitVB Weekly Notebook: No. 9
    October 18, 2018
    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. –The Summit League volleyball teams enter the second half of season with only Denver remaining undefeated.
  • Newcomers named Players of the Week
    October 15, 2018
    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. –Omaha freshman Sydney Case and North Dakota freshman Taliyah Flores received this week’s Summit League Offensive and Defensive Player of the Week awards, respectively.
  • #SummitVB Weekly Notebook: No. 8
    October 11, 2018
    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. –Denver and Omaha are the only Summit League volleyball teams to remain undefeated in league play heading into another weekend full of action. The two will finally square off Tuesday at 7 p.m. in Omaha, Neb.
  • DU’s Latham, ORU’s Greenlee earn weekly accolades
    October 08, 2018
    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. –Denver senior Becca Latham and Oral Robert junior Bri Greenlee have earned The Summit League’s Offensive and Defensive Players of the Week, respectively.
  • #SummitVB Weekly Notebook: No. 7
    October 04, 2018
    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – There is another full weekend of volleyball ahead for The Summit League members, including match ups between the top-four teams in the standings.
  • Fighting Hawks sweep Player of the Week honors
    October 01, 2018
    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. –North Dakota’s senior Jordan Vail and freshman Taliyah Flores have been named The Summit League’s Offensive and Defensive Players of the Week after helping the Fighting Hawks to a perfect week in league competition.
  • #SummitVB Weekly Notebook: No. 6
    September 26, 2018
    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The Summit League volleyball season continues this weekend with all nine teams competing. Four teams go into the weekend with undefeated league records including Denver, Purdue Fort Wayne, South Dakota and Omaha. The first serve of the weekend is at 7 p.m. on Friday.
  • Omaha’s Case, South Dakota’s Rasmussen earn weekly honors
    September 24, 2018
    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Omaha’s Sydney Case and South Dakota’s Anne Rasmussen have been named The Summit League Offensive and Defensive Players of the Week after successful weekends to start of league play.
  • #SummitVB Weekly Notebook: No. 5
    September 20, 2018
    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The regular season for The Summit League volleyball teams opens this weekend with eight of the nine members taking the court Friday. Denver sits at the top of the league going into the weekend with only one loss, while Purdue Fort Wayne (9-5) and North Dakota (8-7) round out the top three.
  • Rightnowar, Flores garner Players of the Week
    September 17, 2018
    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. –Purdue Fort Wayne’s Nicole Rightnowar and North Dakota’s Taliyah Flores were named The Summit League Offensive and Defensive Players of the Week for their performances during the last weekend of non-conference play.
  • #SummitVB Weekly Notebook: No. 4
    September 13, 2018
    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The Summit League volleyball teams round out non-conference action this upcoming week with all nine members taking the court. Competition begins Friday, Sept. 14 at 10 a.m. with North Dakota matching up against South Florida at the USF Classic.
  • DU’s Latham, SDSU’s Richardson named Players of the Week
    September 10, 2018
    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Denver’s Becca Latham and South Dakota State’s Payton Richardson were named The Summit League Offensive and Defensive Players of the Week for their efforts on the court this weekend.
  • #SummitVB Weekly Notebook: No. 3
    September 06, 2018
    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The non-conference action continues for The Summit League volleyball teams this weekend with competition all over the country. The action begins tomorrow with all nine members competing.
  • Case, Rasmussen earn Player of the Week honors
    September 04, 2018
    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Omaha’s Sydney Case and South Dakota’s Anne Rasmussen were named The Summit League Volleyball Offensive and Defensive Players of the Week, respectively, after helping each of their teams win home tournaments this past weekend.
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