College Volleyball

Reports: NCAA Plans To Not Count This Year Towards Eligibility

The decision is expected to become official on Friday by the NCAA board of governors

FARGO, ND – Once fall seasons were pushed back to the spring of 2021, one of the big questions was what impact it would have on student-athlete eligibility for next fall. The National Collegiate Athletic Association Division One council appears to have made a decision, according to Sports Illustrated’s Pete Thamel. Sources: The NCAA Division I Council decided today that…

Fighting Hawks Volleyball Picks Up Pair of Wins in UND Classic

UND improves to 4-3 on the season.

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — The UND Fighting Hawks volleyball team picked up a pair of wins in straight sets on Friday in the UND Classic. In the morning, North Dakota downed Western Carolina 3-0 (25-19, 25-19, 25-16). Kayla Williams had 11 kills and a pair of aces in the win. In the evening, North Dakota defeated Louisiana Tech 3-0 (25-17,…

NDSU Volleyball Welcomes Five New Faces to the Program

Bison face Seton Hall on Friday.

FARGO, N.D. — After graduating four key players in the offseason, NDSU volleyball spent much of its preseason bringing their newcomers up to speed. The Bison welcomed five new faces to the program, which means the squad is now made up of 10 underclassmen out of the 13 student–athletes on the squad. But even with a young group, the herd is…

UND Volleyball Focused on Self-Improvement Heading into 2018

UND hits the court with the Green & White scrimmage Tuesday.

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — The back–to–back Big Sky volleyball tournament champions have a new mountain to climb. The North Dakota volleyball team was pegged to finish second in the preseason poll in their inaugural year in the Summit League. The Fighting Hawks will be entering new territory… The team has never played at five of the eight Summit League opponents venue’s before….

UND Volleyball Draws Minnesota in NCAA Tournament

UND volleyball gets fourth seed in Minneapolis region.

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (UND Athletics) — The University of North Dakota Fighting Hawks volleyball team is headed for Minneapolis, Minn., for the second straight season to battle the No. seven overall seed Minnesota Golden Gophers for the opening round of the NCAA Tournament. The game will mark the second consecutive appearance in the DI NCAA Tournament for the Fighting Hawks, who…

College Volleyball: Bison Outlast Mastodons on Senior Night

NDSU improves to 16-8 overall

FARGO, N.D. — Bison volleyball celebrated senior night in the Friday nights game against Fort Wayne and they were able to send their seniors off on the right note. North Dakota State defeated Fort Wayne 3-2 (25-22,21-25,25-18,25-27,15-10). The Bison improve to 16-8 overall, 7-5 in Summit League and improve to 2-0 in 5-set matches. Jessica Jorgensen had a career-high 16…

Bison Volleyball Falls to South Dakota in Straight Sets

NDSU drops to 6-3 in conference play.

FARGO, N.D. (NDSU Athletics) – South Dakota found momentum late in each set to defeat North Dakota State 3-0 (25-23, 27-25, 26-24) in a Summit League match played Sunday, Oct. 22, before 1,034 fans at the Bentson Bunker Fieldhouse. It was the second time this season attendance went over 1,000 spectators. NDSU (15-6, 6-3 SL) hits the Summit League road…

UND Volleyball Downs Weber State in Straight Sets

Tamara Merseli recorded her second straight double-double and the 11th of the season with 10 kills and a team-best 23 digs in the win

GRAND FORKS, N.D.(UND ATHLETICS) —  Though it was very much in peril in a lackluster third set, the University of North Dakota’s home set-winning streak remained intact as the Fighting Hawks rallied for a 25-21, 25-21, 27-25 win over Weber State Saturday morning. UND now has won an incredible 38 consecutive sets at home in the midst of its program-record…

College Volleyball: NDSU Battles Back to Down Denver

NDSU improves to 12-3 on the season.

FARGO, N.D. — NDSU volleyball won its eighth straight game on Friday night over conference foe Denver 3-1. Bison fell 28-26 in the first set, and went on to win the next three (25-15, 25-23, 25-23). Jessica Jorgensen had 12 kills and 4 blocks for the herd. Bella Lien chipped in another 10 kills and 3 blocks. Brianna Rasmusson had…

UND Volleyball Improves to 10-1 with Sweep against NDSU

The Fighting Hawks won 25-18, 25-9, 25-13

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (UND Athletics) — The North Dakota volleyball team dominated its in-state rivals Wednesday night in front of the first sell-out crowd in program history. The Fighting Hawks (10-1) pushed their win streak to six overall thanks to a clean sweep of North Dakota State, putting down the Bison 25-18, 25-9 and 25-13. UND only trailed by more than…