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Volleyball looks to build unity in second straight road game

Fresh off a trip to Illinois, the Utah volleyball team prepares for yet another road tournament.

The Utes will compete in Missouri State’s Dr. Mary Jo Wynn Invitational in Springfield, Mo., this weekend.

Utah will open the tournament at 3:30 p.m. Friday against the Oklahoma Sooners.

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Volleyball: Heavy hitters visit Ohio U.

Despite the name of this weekend’s tournament, Ohio won’t be staying at any hotel or even leaving the city.

After two weekends away from Athens, the Bobcats will rest in their own beds for the Baymont Inn and Suites Invitational, where the team will play three matches at The Convocation Center Friday and Saturday.

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U. Notre Dame Volleyball: Milestone on the mind

U. Notre Dame enters the weekend looking for three more wins, and Irish coach Debbie Brown is no stranger to winning volleyball games. She is in pursuit of a monumental achievement this weekend: her 450th win with the Notre Dame program.

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Husker volleyball survives early scare to defeat Dayton

Just minutes before their Thursday night match, Nebraska’s Hannah Werth dashed under the net and handed her miniature souvenir volleyball to Dayton setter and former Husker Jessica Yanz. Fans in the sold-out Coliseum roared in approval.

After the game, Yanz was showered with compliments.

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Lions hoping to start strong

The opposition’s thoughts of winning are crushed instantly.

That’s just what junior outside hitter Katie Kabbes wants to happen when opponents step onto the court with the No. 1 Penn State U. women’s volleyball team.

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SMC Volleyball: SMC set to commence MIAA play

The Belles will look for their second win of the season in their first conference match this Friday against conference foe Albion at home.

The Belles (1-4) will be looking to bounce-back from a 1-4 loss against Elmhurst on Sept. 4, while the Britons (1-4) also look to rebound, coming off a 3-0 loss to their first conference opponent, Hope.

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Nebraska U. volleyball will call Devaney Sports Center home in 2013

After the passage of the new Haymarket Arena in May, there were new questions about the future home of Nebraska volleyball.

It now appears Nebraska U. coach John Cook has found an answer to those questions.

Cook told the Lincoln Journal Star his Cornhuskers plan to move from their current home in the NU Coliseum to the Devaney Sports Center starting in 2013.

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Volleyball continues hot streak against Denver

The friendly confines of Butler-Hancock Sports Pavilion were all the U. Northern Colorado volleyball team needed to get over the hump against in-state rival Denver as the Bears swept the Pioneers, 3-0, Tuesday night.

The UNC (7-2) was 0-5 in its last five meetings against the Pioneers (4-4), including matches that went all five games in the last two seasons in Denver.

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Volleyball outlasts Georgia in five-set thriller

The U. Northern Colorado volleyball team proved that last season’s success was no fluke, winning a five-set thriller Saturday night at the Butler-Hancock Sports Pavilion against the Georgia Bulldogs (25-20, 16-25, 38-36, 22-25, 15-11), which included a record-setting third set.

The UNC (6-2) defeated the Bulldogs (6-1) in the final match of the 2010 Hampton Inn & Suites Northern Colorado Classic, which proved to be for the tournament championship.

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