Category: Volleyball

Dennison’s record-setting performance, postseason win highlights UVU volleyball season

Photo by Maricel Evangelista A seasoned group of seniors, three preseason all-conference selections among them, had the UVU volleyball team setting its sights higher than the third-place preseason conference prediction assigned to them by the media. However, a slow first half to the year cast doubt upon even a third-place finish. Entering conference play, the team sat at 5-10 and was on a six-game losing streak. That streak was broken by a 3-0 sweep of Seattle in the Wolverines’ conference opening match, a win which seemed to blow air into the sails for the Wolverines. Over the first seven...

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Volleyball falls to UTRGV in second round of WAC Tournament

After a victory over UMKC in the opening round of the WAC Tournament last time out, the No. 3 seeded UVU volleyball team faced off against second seeded UTRGV in second-round action Friday in Edinburg, Texas. Despite a tooth and nail battle the entire way, the Wolverines came up just short in this one, falling to the Vaqueros in four sets (27-29, 25-21, 24-26, 21-25). UTRGV came out hot in the opening set, scoring on three consecutive plays to open up a 3-0 lead early on before the Wolverines were able to respond. The Vaqueros lead slowly grew over...

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