2017 Ashland University Volleyball News

  • Eagles Rally In First Set, Sweep Tiffin
    September 19, 2017
    The Ashland University volleyball team overcame three set points in the opening set and rode that momentum to a 26-24, 25-23, 25-18 sweep of Tiffin in Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference play at Kates Gymnasium on Tuesday (Sept. 19) night.
  • Eagles Put Kates Winning Streak On The Line Tuesday Night
    September 18, 2017
    The Ashland University volleyball team will make its return to Kates Gymnasium on Tuesday (Sept. 19) night when it welcomes Tiffin in a GLIAC South clash.
  • Eagles Fall In Three Sets in Detroit
    September 16, 2017
    The Ashland University volleyball team lost a three-set match on Saturday (Sept. 16) afternoon, falling to Wayne State, 25-20, 25-22, 25-17, at the Matthaei Center in Detroit.
  • Eagles Win First Set, But Fall At Grand Valley State
    September 15, 2017
    The Ashland Univesrsity volleyball team opened with a 25-23 Set 1 win over host Grand Valley State, but the Lakers won the last three to take a 23-25, 25-8, 25-12, 25-17 decision on Friday (Sept. 15) night in Allendale, Mich.
  • Eagles Open GLIAC Play At Grand Valley, Wayne State
    September 14, 2017
    With eight nonconference matches on the ledger, the Ashland University volleyball team will open Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference play this week when it travels to Grand Valley State (Friday, 7 p.m.) and Wayne State (Saturday, 2 p.m.) for intra-divisional matchups.
  • Ashland Continues To Receive Votes in AVCA Poll
    September 11, 2017
    For the third straight time, the Ashland University volleyball team is receiving votes outside the Top 25 in the American Volleyball Coaches Association national poll released on Monday (Sept. 11).
  • Eagles Take First Losses On Day 2 In Missouri
    September 09, 2017
    The Ashland University volleyball team saw its season-opening six-match winning streak come to an end on Sunday as the Eagles lost a pair of matches to host Missouri S&T and No. 18 Washburn on the final day of the Middle of Everywhere Tournament in Rolla, Mo. on Saturday (Sept. 9).
  • Eagles Run Winning Streak To Six With Two Friday Wins
    September 08, 2017
    The Ashland University volleyball team ran its season-opening winning streak to six on Friday (Sept. 8) with a pair of four-set wins over Pittsburg State and Christian Brothers at the Middle of Everywhere Tournament in Rolla, Mo.
  • Second Group Of Ashland Women’s Honorees Highlights Display
    September 07, 2017
    The history of Ashland University women’s athletics display, on the second floor of Ashland University’s Physical Education Center, has been updated to reflect the second group of honorees.
  • Ashland Heads To Missouri Firing On All Cylinders
    September 07, 2017
    When Ashland University volleyball coach Cass Dixon outlined what it would take for her team to be successful in the early season, she pointed at the defense and its ability to pass on serve receptions.
  • SportsTime Ohio To Air More Than 50 AU Broadcasts
    September 06, 2017
    More than 50 home sporting events for seven different Ashland University programs will be broadcast on a tape-delayed basis on SportsTime Ohio during the 2017-18 athletic year.
  • Eagles Receiving Votes in AVCA Poll
    September 05, 2017
    The Ashland University volleyball team is receiving votes in the American Volleyball Coaches Association national poll after the first week of regular season play.
  • Woycik Lands 2017 Week One GLIAC South Honor
    September 04, 2017
    Coaches are fond of pointing out how individual awards are the result of team success. Ashland University’s volleyball team has started the season 4-0, and the result is the first Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference South Division Player of the Week award for sophomore outside hitter Shelby Woycik.
  • Woycik Leads Eagles Past Storm In Four Sets
    September 02, 2017
    Sophomore outside hitter Shelby Woycik recorded career highs in kills and digs to lead an efficient Ashland offense past Lake Erie in four sets, 25-21, 23-25, 25-23, 25-17, on Saturday (Sept. 2) afternoon in the Quality Inn Ashland University Tournament at Kates Gymnasium.
  • Eagles Polish Off Perfect Weekend With Sweep of Pitt-Johnstown
    September 02, 2017
    The Ashland University volleyball team won a tight first two sets against visiting Pitt-Johnstown before cruising to a third-set win in dismantling the Mountain Cats, 25-22, 26-24, 25-13, in the finale of the Quality Inn Ashland University Tournament on Saturday (Sept. 2) night at Kates Gymnasium.
  • Eagles Rout Urbana In Season-Opening Sweep
    September 01, 2017
    The Ashland University volleyball team opened its season with a 3-0 (25-13, 25-16, 25-13) rout of visiting Urbana in the Eagles’ first match of the Quality Inn Ashland University Tournament at Kates Gymnasium.
  • Eagles Rally In Third Set, Improve To 2-0 on Friday
    September 01, 2017
    The Ashland University volleyball team stormed back from a 22-20 deficit in the third set and rolled in the fourth to topple visiting Truman State, 25-16, 20-25, 25-22, 25-17, in the Friday finale of the Quality Inn Ashland University Tournament at Kates Gymnasium.
  • Eagles Welcome Four Teams For Quality Inn Tournament
    August 31, 2017
    The AU volleyball team will make its season debut at Kates Gymnasium for the first time since 2004 as the Eagles play host to the 2017 Quality Inn Ashland University Tournament on Friday and Saturday (Sept. 1-2).  The event will feature five matches each day, starting at 9 a.m.
  • Eagle Volleyball Learns In Exhibition Vs. Golden Flashes
    August 19, 2017
    Ashland University’s volleyball team played host to NCAA Division I Kent State in an exhibition match on Saturday (Aug. 19) night at Kates Gymnasium.
  • Ashland Returns To The Court With Experience In 2017
    August 16, 2017
    Unlike last season, Ashland University volleyball began practice on Monday (Aug. 14) with a gym full of athletes who have been to the NCAA playoffs.
  • Eagles Receiving Votes in AVCA Preseason National Poll
    August 14, 2017
    Ashland University volleyball received six votes in the American Volleyball Coaches Association Division II Coaches’ Top 25 Preseason Poll that was released on Monday (August 14) afternoon.
  • Eagle Volleyball To Host Kent State In Exhibition
    August 12, 2017
    Less than a week after the start of official practices, Ashland University’s volleyball team will have an exhibition match against an NCAA Division I opponent at Kates Gymnasium.
  • Ashland Picked To Win South Division In GLIAC Poll
    August 02, 2017
    After making the NCAA Division II playoffs in 2016, Ashland University volleyball has been chosen to finish first in the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference South Division by conference head coaches in the 2017 preseason poll that was released on Thursday (Aug. 3) morning.
  • Eagle Volleyball To Play Host To Four July Camps
    June 08, 2017
    Ashland University’s volleyball program will play host to four camps during July at Kates Gymnasium.
  • Ashland’s Dixon Named Assistant Athletic Director, SWA
    June 02, 2017
    Ashland University head volleyball coach Cass Dixon has been named the athletic department’s Assistant Athletic Director/Senior Women’s Administrator, as announced by Director of Athletics Al King on Friday (June 2).