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Volleyball: Butler sweeps weekend matches

JOHN YELEY| STAFF REPORTER The Butler volleyball team enjoyed an undefeated weekend on the road, improving to 21-6 overall (8-4 Big East) and continuing its dominant play in the Big East. The Bulldogs first traveled to Pennsylvania Saturday, successfully sweeping Villanova (25-7, 25-18, 25-17) thanks to the sharp play by Butler’s middle-blockers. Senior Maggie Harbison

Butler splits weekend matches

JOHN YELEY | STAFF REPORTER The Butler volleyball team improved to  13-3 on Saturday, sweeping the Division III Marian Knights in three straight sets (25-6, 25-12, 25-13) at Hinkle Fieldhouse. The local showdown allowed the squad to end the weekend on a positive note after losing its Big East debut against Xavier Friday. Junior middle

Volleyball wins Butler Classic

JOHN YELEY | STAFF REPORTER The Butler women’s volleyball team concluded a dominating run Saturday in the Butler Classic. The Bulldogs (12-2) swept the Toledo Rockets for the championship title in three sets (25-21, 25-18, 25-16). “It feels great to win the Butler Classic,” coach Sharon Clark said. “I think it’s a perfect ending to

Volleyball picks up win against Wright State

JOHN YELEY | STAFF REPORTER The Butler volleyball team defeated Wright State 3-0 Tuesday night. Last weekend the Bulldogs took their scorching start to the desert. The Bulldogs (6-1) left the Arizona Classic tournament successful, despite an ominous opening night in Tucson. The squad was dealt its first defeat of the year Friday, getting swept by

Volleyball: Bulldogs off to perfect start

BY JOHN YELEY | STAFF REPORTER The Butler volleyball team is 4-0 after beating Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis in five games last night. Butler beat the Jaguars 25-21, 28-30, 23-25, 26-24, 15-9 behind 20 kills and 17 digs from junior Belle Obert. Butler trailed IUPUI 24-23 in the fourth set, before scoring three straight to keep

Volleyball: Team earns last tournament spot

The Butler volleyball team is making its first appearance in the Atlantic 10 conference tournament. The Bulldogs (17-11, 7-7) defeated Saint Louis (10-19, 4-10) three sets to none Saturday night. The Butler win, combined with a Duquesne victory over George Washington, put the team in sixth place in the A-10. It also gave the Bulldogs

Volleyball: Team gets two conference road wins

vs. Fordham The Butler Volleyball team (13-11, 3-7) defeated Fordham (13-16, 5-5) in straight sets on Friday evening in The Bronx at Rose Hill Gymnasium. The Bulldogs were in the lead or tied for then entire first set except for one point. The Rams would threat, but Butler responded every time to hold the lead.

Volleyball drops two at home

The Butler volleyball team is preparing for its third Atlantic 10 Conference road trip after dropping a pair of matches over the weekend. The Bulldogs (12-11, 2-7) won a set in their match against league-leading No. 18 Dayton (17-4, 9-0) on Sunday, but the Flyers (17-4, 9-0) captured a 3-1 victory. The opening-set was a

Volleyball: Team gets first conference win

The Butler volleyball team is preparing to take on its next conference opponent, Saint Louis, after going 1-1 on the weekend and earning its first-ever Atlantic 10 conference win. The Billikens (5-13, 0-4) are coming off a 15-12 record last year and a loss in the second round of the A-10 tournament to Xavier. Saint