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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...

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...

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...

EWU volleyball head coach Leslie Flores-Cloud answers questions from the media on June 25. | Jeremy Burnham for The Easterner

Flores-Cloud settles in as EWU volleyball gears up for new season

June 26, 2018

Less than two months before the start of the 2018 volleyball season, newly hired EWU head coach Leslie Flores-Cloud would like more time to prepare, but ...

Volleyball Adds New Assistant Coach to New-Look Program

Volleyball Adds New Assistant Coach to New-Look Program

May 25, 2017

EWU’s head volleyball coach, Michael King, continues to reshape the program he took over in 2015. In the latest of several moves that King has made this year, he ...

EWU's Volleyball team huddles after a point in a match against Northern Arizona University last season

EWU Volleyball Shifts Focus and Roster; Adds Eight New Players to Team

May 4, 2017

It appears the EWU volleyball program is rebuilding its team around a new set of values. Head coach Mike King announced on April 14 that the program acqu...

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...

Teammates react to Ashley Seiler diving for the ball

Eagle volleyball defeats Big Sky champion Northern Arizona

October 13, 2016

It took until October, but the EWU volleyball team recorded their first home match wins of the season, including a four-set win over the defending Big Sky ...

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