MVP Piper Thomas Leads Northern Iowa to MVC Tournament Title
UNI claimed the school’s 17th tourney title and first since 2011 with a 3-1 win over second seed Illinois State Saturday in the Missouri Valley Conference Tournament.
UNI’s Thomas, Illinois State’s Pence & Jankiewicz, Bradley’s Thompson Honored by MVC
Co-champion UNI middle blocker Piper Thomas took home the MVC’s Player of the Year honors, while Bradley’s Hannah Thompson earned the conference’s Freshman of the Year award. Illinois State’s Courtney Pence earned the league’s Libero of the Year honor, while her Redbird teammate Stef Jankiewicz was tabbed Setter of the Year.
MVC: RV UNI Survives at Missouri State for 9th-Straight Win
UNI continued its impressive streak to 9 wins in a row. The Panthers are perfect in Missouri Valley Conference play (9-0) and stand at 15-6 overall. Illinois State stayed in 2nd at 7-1 with a sweep of Loyola Saturday.
Missouri Valley: RV UNI Extends Win Streak, Still Perfect in MVC
Since entering Missouri Valley Conference play UNI, which is receiving votes in this week’s VolleyMob power rankings, has been on a roll. The Panthers are a perfect 6-0 in conference play, followed by Valparaiso and Illinois State, which stand at 5-1.
#3 Wisconsin Wins 3rd-Straight Match
The 3rd-ranked Badgers notched a victory in 4 sets against Illinois State in Marquette Invitational action Saturday morning.
Illinois State Nabs ’17 All-MAC 1st-Team OH Kaylee Martin via Transfer
Illinois State made a big splash in the transfer market with former Northern Illinois and All-MAC outside hitter Kaylee Martin.
MAC Roundup: Ball State Takes West, Miami (OH), BGSU Tie for East
The top teams in the Mid-American Conference were decided on Friday and Saturday with Ball State taking the Western Division…
Northern Iowa (RV) Sweeps Huskies in Home Opener at McCleod Center
1,971 fans turned out at the McCleod Center in Cedar Falls, Iowa to watch Heather Hook and the Panthers defeat Northern Illinois in straight sets.