2016 Ashland University Volleyball News

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    February 17, 2017
    Shaheen, Cudworth Earn 2016 Fall GLIAC Commissioner’s Awards Ashland University junior tight end Adam Shaheen (football) and senior outside hitter Alli Cudworth (volleyball) each have earned 2016 fall Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Commissioner’s Awards, the conference announced on Friday (Feb. 17) morning.
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    January 25, 2017
    76 Ashland Student-Athletes Earn GLIAC Fall Academic Honors Seventy-six Ashland University fall student-athletes have earned Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference academic recognition, as the conference’s All-Academic Excellence and All-Academic lists were released on Wednesday (Jan. 25) morning.
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    January 13, 2017
    New Display Honors Ashland Women’s Athletics History A new display on the second floor of Ashland University’s Physical Education Center showcases the long and rich tradition of women’s athletics on campus.
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    December 07, 2016
    Cudworth Gains Academic All-America, AVCA Honors Wednesday (Dec. 7) has been a very busy one for Ashland University senior outside hitter Alli Cudworth.
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    December 01, 2016
    Ashland's Successful Season Ends With NCAA Playoff Loss The No. 6-seeded Ashland University volleyball team’s season ended with a four-set loss to No. 3 Lewis in the NCAA Regional Quarterfinals on Thursday (Dec. 1).
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    November 30, 2016
    AU's Cudworth Earns Second Regional Award In Two Days For the second time in as many days, Ashland University senior right-side hitter Alli Cudworth has earned an All-Midwest Regional honor.
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    November 29, 2016
    Cudworth Lands D2CCA First-Team All-Region Honor For the second year in a row, Ashland University senior right-side hitter Alli Cudworth has earned regional recognition from the Division II Conference Commissioners Association (D2CCA).
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    November 29, 2016
    Eagles Can Lean On Leadership At Midwest Regional Ashland University’s volleyball team will play in an NCAA Division II Midwest Regional tournament for the first time since 2013.
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    November 28, 2016
    Eagles To Begin NCAA Postseason Return Against Lewis As one would expect at this time of year, it will be a matchup of two hot-down-the-stretch teams on Thursday (Dec. 1) at 2:30 p.m. when Ashland University and Lewis play a 2016 NCAA Division II Midwest Regional quarterfinal at Ferris State University.
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    November 27, 2016
    This Week In #EagleNation – NCAA Postseason Begins Ashland University’s first NCAA Division II postseason team of the 2016-17 school year is volleyball, and the Eagles will begin their playoff run on Thursday (Dec. 1) afternoon. Meanwhile, the entire winter sports season will be in full swing this week, as the men’s and women’s indoor track and field teams will begin their new seasons.
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    November 23, 2016
    Ashland Volleyball Adds Four In 2017-18 Class Ashland University head volleyball coach Cass Dixon has announced the signings of four players in the class of 2017-18 – Hilliard Darby High School setter Kali Apelt, Butler High School outside hitter Zoie Franklin, Midland (Mich.) High School outside hitter Ellie Jensen and Orrville High School libero McKinley Smith.
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    November 21, 2016
    AU Volleyball Returns To Division II Postseason It’s a return trip to the NCAA Division II postseason for Ashland University’s volleyball team.
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    November 20, 2016
    This Week In #EagleNation – Thanksgiving-Week Action It’s a light Ashland University athletics docket on Thanksgiving week, but there's plenty of importance. Eagle volleyball will find out its NCAA Division II postseason fate, while the AU women’s and men’s basketball teams continue their early 2016-17 action.
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    November 20, 2016
    Eagles Fall To Bulldogs In GLIAC Title Match Sunday (Nov. 20) afternoon’s 2016 Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Tournament championship match featured the conference’s two hottest teams.
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    November 19, 2016
    Ashland Outside Hitter Trio Earn GLIAC Awards Three Ashland University outside hitters – seniors Alli Cudworth and Casey Clark and freshman Shelby Woycik – earned Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference postseason honors, as the 2016 GLIAC volleyball postseason awards were revealed on Saturday (Nov. 19).
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    November 19, 2016
    Eagles Rally To Beat Storm, Advance To GLIAC Title Match On Oct. 14, Ashland University’s volleyball team’s 2016 fortunes began to turn around with a 3-2 win over Bellarmine after losing the first two sets. A little more than a month later, on Saturday (Nov. 19) night, the No. 3-seeded Eagles advanced to the 2016 Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Tournament championship match in the same fashion, 3-2 (23-25, 30-32, 25-23, 25-19, 15-12), over No. 7 seed Lake Erie at Ferris State.
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    November 16, 2016
    Eagles Move Up To No. 6 In Midwest Regional Rankings Prior to the start of the 2016 Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Tournament on Wednesday (Nov. 16) night, Ashland University’s volleyball team has moved up two spots to No. 6 in the third and final set of NCAA Division II Midwest Regional rankings.
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    November 16, 2016
    Eagles Stave Off Warriors In Home GLIAC Quarterfinal Despite seemingly having its collective back against the wall, Ashland University’s volleyball team wasn’t going to be denied an undefeated home season.
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    November 15, 2016
    Surging Eagles Start GLIAC Tournament At Home Charles Dickens has nothing on Ashland University’s volleyball team. The 2016 season hasn’t been “A Tale of Two Cities,” but rather the Eagles’ “Tale Of Two Halves.”
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    November 14, 2016
    Cudworth Ends Regular Season With GLIAC Weekly Award Alli Cudworth has bookmarked her senior regular season with Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference South Division Player of the Week awards.
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    November 13, 2016
    This Week In #EagleNation – Postseason Action Continues The week before Thanksgiving has six Ashland University programs in action, including an individual (NCAA Division II) and a team (Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference) in postseason competition.
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    November 12, 2016
    Eagles Outlast Oilers, 3-2, End Home Regular Schedule 10-0 Ashland University’s volleyball team is one of the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference’s hottest teams going into the 2016 conference tournament.
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    November 11, 2016
    AU Volleyball Tops Warriors, Clinches GLIAC Tourney Home Match After having a nine-match winning streak snapped at No. 5 Wheeling Jesuit on Tuesday (Nov. 8) night, would Ashland University’s volleyball team respond coming home on Friday (Nov. 11) night against Wayne State? Yep.
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    November 10, 2016
    Ashland Volleyball Preps For Key GLIAC Weekend Ashland University’s volleyball team has accomplished goal No. 1 in 2016 – get into the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Tournament. The next steps can be accomplished in the last two regular-season weekend matches, both at Kates Gymnasium - Senior Night against Wayne State on Friday (Nov. 11) at 7 p.m. and Parents Day vs. Findlay on Saturday (Nov. 12) at 2 p.m.
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    November 09, 2016
    Eagles Move Into No. 8 Spot In Midwest Region In the second set of NCAA Division II Midwest Regional rankings released on Wednesday (Nov. 9) afternoon, Ashland University’s volleyball team moved up one spot to No. 8.
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    November 08, 2016
    Eagles’ Win Streak Snapped At No. 5 Wheeling Jesuit It took a top-five team in NCAA Division II to slow down the Ashland University volleyball team.
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    November 06, 2016
    This Week In #EagleNation – Positioning And New Beginnings The second week of November is a big one in Eagle Nation – two teams continuing to position for potential NCAA Division II postseason berths, one awaiting a postseason call, one continuing its winter season and two more starting their 2016-17 campaigns.
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    November 05, 2016
    AU Volleyball Tops ODU, Extends Win Streak To Nine When Ashland University head volleyball coach Cass Dixon changed her lineup prior to the 2016 Mizuno Midwest Region Volleyball Crossover in Aurora, Ill., she had an idea that it would work.
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    November 04, 2016
    Eagles Earn Eighth Win In A Row, Top Storm, 3-0 It’s been a fun ride for Ashland University’s volleyball team the last few weeks.
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    November 03, 2016
    Cudworth Earns CoSIDA Academic Laurels For Second Straight Season Ashland University outside hitter Alli Cudworth has landed College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-District honors in NCAA Division II, District 4, for the second consecutive fall, as the 2016 teams were released on Thursday (Nov. 3) afternoon.
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    November 02, 2016
    AU Volleyball Starts Regional Rankings At No. 9 Ashland University’s volleyball team is No. 9 in the initial set of NCAA Division II Midwest Regional rankings, released on Wednesday (Nov. 2) afternoon.
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    November 01, 2016
    AU Wins Seventh Straight Match, Stays Undefeated At Home It wasn’t easy, but for Ashland University’s volleyball team, it was another victory.
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    October 31, 2016
    Eagles Set For Key Three-Home-GLIAC-Match Week What a difference three weeks makes.
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    October 30, 2016
    This Week In #EagleNation – November In Like A Lion As October ends and November begins, the stakes continue to be raised in the fall season and the winter sports campaigns keep getting into swing.
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    October 28, 2016
    Eagles Sweep Walsh For Sixth Straight Victory For the first time in three years, Ashland University’s volleyball team has won at least six consecutive matches, as the Eagles earned No. 6 in a row by a 3-0 (25-7, 25-22, 25-17) count on Friday (Oct. 28) night at Walsh.
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    October 27, 2016
    #EagleNation Spotlight – Volleyball’s Versatile Leader Ashland University volleyball senior Casey Clark came into the 2016 season on pace to easily become just the second player in program history to have at least 1,000 career kills and 1,000 career digs. That was, until her unselfishness got in the way.
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    October 24, 2016
    This Week In #EagleNation – Fall Crunch Time Ahead The fall portion of the 2016-17 Ashland University athletics schedule is entering crunch time as the month of October is winding down. While the women’s and men’s soccer regular seasons come to an end this week, football and volleyball each have a few weeks of jockeying to come, and the women’s golf team is finishing competition until the spring.
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    October 22, 2016
    Eagles Top Chargers, Up Winning Streak To Five Thanks to a season-long five-match winning streak, everything is in front of Ashland University’s volleyball team.
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    October 21, 2016
    Eagles Return Home For 3-1 Win Over Northwood Ashland University’s volleyball team returned to Kates Gymnasium looking to get in a groove. Now, the Eagles will look to get over the hump.
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    October 20, 2016
    Eagles Return Home For GLIAC Weekend At The Kates After finishing an eight-match road trip with a 3-0 mark at the 2016 Mizuno Midwest Region Volleyball Crossover, Ashland University’s volleyball team will play the next two matches at a place that might seem a bit unfamiliar – home.
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