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Highs and lows from an eventful year of EWU athletics

Highs and lows from an eventful year of EWU athletics

June 8, 2020

The wildly eventful, usually unpredictable and never expected school year that has occurred around the country in 2019-20 extends to EWU athletics. In...

Bowe Rojas of the men’s volleyball club.

Spotlighting the men’s volleyball club

February 29, 2020

Members of the EWU men’s volleyball club described their group as fun, exciting and even stress-relieving. “I cannot picture where my life would...

Members of the EWU volleyball club compete at a recent meeting. The club meets Mondays and Wednesdays from 7-9 p.m. in the Phase.

Women’s volleyball club provides a space to compete

February 4, 2020

If you’re a woman who likes to play volleyball, but aren’t a member of the EWU athletics team, you can play with the women’s volleyball club. The...

EWU junior outside hitter MaKenna Davis attempts a kill. Davis led EWU with eight kills in the Eagles' three-set loss to UNC Saturday.

Volleyball swept in home finale

November 18, 2019

The EWU volleyball team (4-12, 6-22) lost to the Northern Colorado Bears (21-7, 15-1) in three sets (21-25, 17-25, 19-25) Saturday in the Eagles’ final...

EWU junior outside hitter MaKenna Davis prepares to serve during the Eagles' 3-1 loss to Weber State Saturday.

Volleyball loses to Weber State

October 26, 2019

The EWU volleyball team (2-8, 4-18) lost in four sets to Weber State Saturday 3-1 (11-25, 25-19, 22-25, 13-25). Sophomore Ashlyn Blotzer led EWU with 16...

EWU and NAU volley back and forth. EWU lost to NAU in four sets on Oct. 19.

Volleyball falls to NAU in four sets

October 21, 2019

The EWU volleyball team (1-7, 3-17) fell to the Northern Arizona Lumberjacks (5-3. 10-10) in four sets Saturday (14-25, 25-21, 11-25, 22-25). Junior outside...

Freshman Nicoletta Capizzi raises her hand triumphantly. EWU broke a 14-match losing streak by beating the Southern Utah Thunderbirds (4-3, 11-8) in a back-and-forth five set match.

Volleyball snaps lengthy conference skid

October 18, 2019

EWU players euphorically rushed the court to celebrate as head coach Leslie Flores-Cloud embraced her assistant coaches. Looks of celebration, relief and...

EWU junior outside hitter Catelyn Linke bumps the ball during the Eagles' four-set loss to Idaho Tuesday.

Volleyball skid continues

October 9, 2019

The EWU volleyball team (0-5, 2-15) lost to the Idaho Vandals (4-1, 8-9) 1-3 (20-25, 26-24, 21-25, 21-25) Tuesday night.  EWU has lost 13 straight matches this season...

Sophomore Ashlyn Blotzer jumps to the ball during EWU's 0-3 loss to Portland State.

Volleyball struggles carry over from 2018

October 5, 2019

The EWU volleyball team (0-2, 2-11) lost 19 straight matches to end the 2018 season, a streak that included an 0-18 Big Sky Conference record.  Thr...

EWU senior forward Saige Lyons pursues the ball in the Eagles' 1-1 draw against Northern Colorado on Sept. 27.

EWU soccer heads into conference play hoping to turn ties into wins

October 2, 2019

The EWU soccer team has only scored more than twice in one game this season. Despite that fact, the Eagles have started Big Sky Conference play with a ...

EWU freshman middle blocker Nicoletta Capizzi (middle) goes airborne during the Eagles' loss to PSU Friday.

Volleyball loses 10th straight match

September 27, 2019

The EWU volleyball team (0-2, 2-12) was swept by Portland State (1-1, 5-8) 0-3 (19-25, 18-25, 22-25) Friday. The loss marked the Eagles' 10th straight...

EWU huddles after a point is scored. The Eagles fell to Sac State in four sets Thursday.

Volleyball team stung by Hornets in four sets

September 26, 2019

The EWU volleyball team kicked off Big Sky Conference play with a 3-1 (14-25, 18-25, 25-21, 13-25) loss at the hands of Sacramento State Thursday. In t...

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