Jennifer Lopez

NDSU Volleyball Loses Last Home Game of the Season

Mastodons beat the Bison 3-1

FARGO, N.D. – (NDSU Athletics) North Dakota State’s rally fell short in a 3-1 (25-19, 21-25, 25-23, 25-23) loss to Purdue Fort Wayne in a Summit League match played Sunday, Nov. 4, before 674 fans in the Bentson Bunker Fieldhouse. NDSU (7-18, 5-9 SL) is scheduled to close out the regular season at 5 p.m. Friday, Nov. 9, at Oral…

NDSU, UND Preparing for Conference Rematch in Volleyball

The first matchup between the two Summit League squads ended in a five-set win for North Dakota

FARGO, N.D. — NDSU and UND will hit the halfway point of their conference volleyball schedule on Friday. The two teams are matching up for the second time this season. The Fghting Hawks took part one of the rivalry showdown two weeks ago in a five-set thriller. That marked the final match of a six-game skid for the Bison. They…

College Volleyball: NDSU Trying to Overcome Early-Match Struggles

In each of the last three matches, NDSU lost the first set, but still rallied back to force five sets

FARGO, N.D. — The Bison know they have some work to do after Wednesday’s loss. The herd got down early, and had to climb their way back from a two set deficit. That’s been an ugly trend all season for NDSU. In each of the last three matches, they lost the first set, but still rallied back to force five…

Summit League Play Serves as Clean Slate for NDSU Volleyball

The Bison are 2-9 overall heading into conference play

FARGO, N.D. — Preseason may not have gone as well as NDSU volleyball would have liked from a record standpoint, but the 2-9 Bison aren’t letting that stand in the way of the big picture… a Summit League Championship. NDSU knew scheduling top-ranked opponents early in the year would best prepare them for their elite Summit League schedule. The squad…

NDSU Volleyball Learns from Early Season Losses

NDSU volleyball is 2-5 to start the 2018 season

FARGO, N.D. —NDSU volleyball is 2-5 to start the year, but the entire Bison squad is still hopeful to reach their end-of-season goals. NDSU scheduled tough opponents to start the year, including third-ranked Minnesota last weekend. This tough competition is to prepare the young Bison team for Summit League play. So despite their record, they still feel as though they’re…

Bison Volleyball Isn’t Rebuilding in 2018

McKenzie Burke is the lone senior on NDSU volleyball this season

FARGO, N.D. — McKenzie Burke is the lone senior on NDSU volleyball this season after the team graduated four key players a year ago. Burke is also one of only three upperclassmen on the bison’s roster this season, so the squad will rely heavily on their six freshman and four sophomores to carry some of the load. Despite the team’s…

Family Dynamic: NDSU VB Coach Jennifer Lopez Brings in Sister as Assistant

Kelly Lopez and Jennifer Lopez were teammates at NDSU

FARGO, N.D. (NDSU Athletics) – North Dakota State University women’s head volleyball coach Jennifer Lopez announced that older sister and former teammate Kelly Lopez has joined the staff as an assistant coach. “I am very excited for the addition of Kelly to our staff, and for her to be back working with our volleyball program. Her leadership, values, and passion…

Lopez Named NDSU Volleyball Coach after Interim Tag Removed

Lopez took over in May and has helped the Bison to a 15-6 (6-3 Summit League) record

NDSU is removing the interim tag from volleyball coach Jennifer Lopez’s title. Lopez took over in May, three years removed from her playing years at the school. This season, she has led the bison to a 15-6 record, including a 6-3 mark in the Summit League. Bison Athletic Director Matt Larson says he was immediately impressed with how Lopez has…

Sweeps Becoming the New Normal for NDSU at Home

Six of the Bison's 10 home matches have resulted in 3-0 wins

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota State volleyball has found a rhythm, especially at home. With one game left in a four-game homestand, the Bison have won every set, recording three sweeps in the process. NDSU is 9-1 at the Bentson Bunker Fieldhouse in 2017, and six of those nine wins have come by a score of 3-0. Head coach Jennifer…

NDSU Volleyball Grooving with Young Squad

The Bison have won seven matches in a row

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota State’s volleyball team has found a solid rhythm after a rocky start. The Bison have won their last seven matches heading into a pair of home contests in Summit League play. Denver and Oral Roberts are in town as NDSU tries to remain undefeated in League play. Categories: College, Top Sports Headlines Tags: Bison, Jennifer…