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Volleyball struggles carry over from 2018

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 Volleyball falls in straight sets again

EWU Volleyball falls in straight sets again

October 7, 2018

The EWU volleyball team continued its rough season on Saturday with a 0-3 loss to Sacramento State (22-25, 14-25, 11-25). EWU is now 0-5 in Big Sky Conference play...

Eags rely on grit to advance in Big Sky Conference

Eags rely on grit to advance in Big Sky Conference

October 5, 2018

It’s been a difficult start to conference play for the EWU volleyball team under first-year head coach Leslie Flores-Cloud. The Eagles sit at 8-9 overa...

New coach Flores-Cloud brings fresh mindset to EWU Volleyball

New coach Flores-Cloud brings fresh mindset to EWU Volleyball

September 19, 2018

The 2017 season was not an easy one for EWU volleyball. The Eagles went 7-18, lost 10 out of their last 11 games and missed the postseason. Despite only...

EWU Volleyball loses Big Sky opening match

EWU Volleyball loses Big Sky opening match

September 19, 2018

The EWU volleyball team opened BSC play on Tuesday with a 3-0 loss to Idaho. The loss was EWU head coach Leslie Flores-Cloud’s first home match. EWU starte...

New details emerge in EWU volleyball coaches firing

New details emerge in EWU volleyball coaches firing

May 16, 2018

On March 27, EWU volleyball coaches Michael King and Nathan Fristed were relieved of their duties by then-interim athletic director Lynn Hickey. Hickey, w...

EWU volleyball snaps eight game losing streak with home win on Senior Night

EWU volleyball snaps eight game losing streak with home win on Senior Night

November 9, 2017

EWU volleyball finished the home portion of their season on a positive note on Friday, Nov. 3. EWU defeated the University of Northern Colorado in five se...

EWU volleyball’s descent continues with pair of home losses

EWU volleyball’s descent continues with pair of home losses

October 29, 2017

The EWU women’s volleyball team dropped two games against Big Sky Conference teams this week. On Thursday, Oct. 19, the Eagles got swept by Portland St...

EWU volleyball splits a pair on the road

EWU volleyball splits a pair on the road

October 11, 2017

The EWU women’s volleyball team has had a challenging start to their season. They played nine of their first 11 games on the road, and the numbers go...

EWU volleyball splits a pair of matches against Idaho on roadtrip

By Brandon Cline, Sports Editor

October 20, 2016

The EWU volleyball team split a pair of weekend matches in Idaho, falling in three sets to the Idaho State Bengals on October 13, while defeating the Idaho Vandals on October 15. In the match against the Bengals, the Eagles played a tight first two sets, falling 23-25 in each of them, while the Bengals won a relatively easy third set by a score of 25-19. Junior setter...

Volleyball falls to Idaho State

By Grace Pohl, Staff Writer

December 3, 2015

The Eagles volleyball team played in the Big Sky Tournament in Flagstaff, Arizona, on Nov. 19 against Idaho State University. Eastern played well the first two sets, which resulted in a lead of 2-0 going into the intermission of the game. Idaho State came back and won the next three sets, making it a tough loss for the Eagles. This was the first loss the Eagles had this...

Volleyball wraps up season

By Riley Baker, Staff Writer

November 20, 2015

EWU volleyball wrapped up the season after a loss at Northern Colorado on Nov. 12 and a loss at North Dakota on Nov. 14. After back-to-back losses, the Eagles fell to 9-7 in the Big Sky conference. They ended the regular season with a four-game losing streak and having lost seven of their last nine. Despite the slow end to the season, EWU still has a playoff spot clinched and...

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