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Gazing into the future

By Chris Bils

August 15, 2013

All it takes is a few minutes with Ashland head volleyball coach Cass Dixon to realize she has lofty goals. She doesn’t even have to say what they are.Watch her roam the sideline sometime. To the untrained eye, she seems a nervous wreck. Her heels seem likely to dig into the hardwood, which judging by...

Eagles a win away from clinching GLIAC South

By Zack Lemon

November 8, 2012

The volleyball team defeated Lake Erie, Tiffin and Ohio Dominican last week, putting itself in great position as the season comes to a close. With only two matches remaining, both at home, Ashland can win the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference South Division with a win over second-place...

Volleyball splits four matches, falls to sixth in GLIAC

By Zack Lemon

November 1, 2012

The volleyball team played four matches in the past two weeks, splitting them with two wins and two losses. Ashland lost two matches at home against Northwood and Hillsdale, but went on the road to win its matches against Walsh and Malone. These results leave AU in sixth place in the conference (8-5,...

Volleyball weathers the Storm

By Byron Reyna-Corzo

October 6, 2011

The volleyball team (9-3, 7-1 GLIAC) went all-out on the Lake Erie Storm since they didn't have another game this past weekend. The Eagles took it to the Storm, sweeping the sets (25-14, 27-25, and 25-11) en route to their fifth straight win. Junior Brittany Snider led the team in kills (12) on a .423 ...

AU Volleyball adds two promotions for Oct. 8 and 9

By AU Sports Info

October 6, 2011

The Ashland University volleyball team faces one of its most important weekends of the season on Oct. 7, 8 and 9. The AU athletic marketing department has added two promotions in conjunction with that weekend. The weekend schedule appears below. 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 7 - Grand Valley State at Ashland 2 p.m....

New coach looking to rejuvinate volleyball program

By Byron Reyna-Corzo

September 1, 2011

The Ashland volleyball team is back for another season and they look to prove that youth can succeed.The team has two returning seniors in outside hitter Anesia Benton and Libero Arian Martin, two juniors, five sophomores, and three freshmen. Along with the youth on the court, the Eagles have a new he...

Volleyball loses match and coach

By Nick Zavarella

November 18, 2010

All good things must come to an end, which is exactly what happened to the Ashland University volleyball team (17-13, 10-9 GLIAC) over the last two weeks. November 11, the Eagles were ousted from the GLIAC Playoffs in the first round by No. 9 ranked, first place in the GLIAC, Hillsdale Chargers (26-1, 1...

AU volleyball team prepares for the home stretch after falling to Northwood, beating Lake Superior, Lake Erie

By Nick Zavarella

October 28, 2010

Last Friday, Kates Gymnasium saw two very quality teams play four sets of very competitive volleyball. The GLIAC North power, the Northwood Timberwolves, came to Ashland and delivered a thrilling four-set victory over the Eagles. The following day, Lake Superior State came to AU but the Eagles made ea...