2017 Ashland University Volleyball News

  • Ashland Athletics Finishes 12th In 2017-18 D-II Directors’ Cup
    June 14, 2018
    The final 2017-18 NCAA Division II Learfield Directors’ Cup standings are in, and Ashland University’s athletic department made a significant jump from 2016-17.
  • #EagleNation Spotlight - Alli Cudworth Signs Pro Deal To Play in Cyprus
    May 30, 2018
    Cudworth signed a contract to play with Olympias Neapolis in Nicosia, Cyprus this upcoming season.
  • AU Takes Second In Presidents’ Trophy Race For 13th Year In A Row
    May 29, 2018
    Ashland University’s athletic department has maintained a high level of consistency over the years. That was reinforced once again on Tuesday (May 29) morning with the release of the 2017-18 Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Presidents’ Trophy (all-sports) standings. Ashland finished second in the Presidents’ Trophy race for the 13th consecutive season.
  • Ashland University To Induct Six Hall Of Famers In 2018
    May 16, 2018
    The rich tradition of Ashland College/University athletics is reflected within its Hall of Fame, which, with the addition of six more standouts in 2018, now has more than 200 members.
  • Pringle, Track And Field Dominate Third ASHPYs
    April 29, 2018
    Ashland University junior Myles Pringle is a three-time NCAA Division II national champion. On Sunday (April 29) night, Pringle was a four-time ASHPY award winner, highlighting the third Eagle athletics awards show, presented by AU's Student-Athlete Advisory Committee in the Upper Convocation Center.
  • Eagles Name Foeman Next Volleyball Head Coach
    April 27, 2018
    Ashland University director of athletics Al King announced Friday the hiring of Kevin Foeman as the next head volleyball coach at the University.
  • Third ASHPY Awards Slated For Sunday Night
    April 26, 2018
    Fast becoming an end-of-school-year Ashland University Athletics tradition, the third annual ASHPY awards, presented by AU’s Student-Athlete Advisory Committee, will be Sunday (April 29) at 7 p.m. in the Upper Convocation Center.
  • #EagleNation Spotlight – Ice Cream Social Another Hit
    April 23, 2018
    The third annual Student Athlete Academic Recognition Ice Cream Social took place on Monday (April 23) night at the Accent Room, and the event was a hit with administration, students and faculty alike.
  • Dixon Steps Down After Seven Seasons As Volleyball Head Coach
    March 12, 2018
    Ashland University volleyball head coach Cass Dixon announced Tuesday that she will be resigning her position after seven seasons at the helm of the program in order spend more time with her family.
  • #EagleNation Spotlight - AU, Special Olympics Bonds Grow Stronger
    February 26, 2018
    Ashland University boasts a women's basketball team with the sixth-longest winning streak in the history of NCAA hoops, and a men's basketball team which has made the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Tournament four years in a row, averaging 20.5 wins per season in that time. But on Feb. 8 at Kates Gymnasium, the loudest cheers may have been for the members of the Ashland County Special Olympics Dragons basketball teams which played at halftime of the women's contest.
  • Martin Named Associate Head Coach of Ashland Volleyball
    February 16, 2018
    Ashland University volleyball head coach Cass Dixon announced on Friday that Justin Martin has been promoted from assistant coach to associate head coach.
  • Women’s Athletics History Display Updated With Third Set Of Honorees
    January 31, 2018
    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 third group of honorees.
  • Ninety-Six Eagles Land 2017 Fall GLIAC Academic Honors
    January 17, 2018
    Ninety-six Ashland University fall student-athletes have earned Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference academic recognition, as the conference's 2017 fall All-Academic Excellence and All-Academic lists were released on Wednesday (Jan. 17) morning.
  • Volleyball Adds Four Signees For 2018 Recruiting Class
    January 04, 2018
    Ashland University volleyball head coach Cass Dixon announced Thursday afternoon the signing of four players to the program for the upcoming season.
  • Three Eagles Named All-GLIAC, Woycik Selected First Team
    November 18, 2017
    Three Ashland University volleyball players were selected to the All-Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference teams the league office announced on Saturday (Nov. 18) afternoon during the GLIAC Tournament in Big Rapids, Mich.
  • #20 Bulldogs End Ashland's Season in GLIAC Tournament
    November 15, 2017
    The Ashland University volleyball team saw its season come to an end on Wednesday (Nov. 15) night as top-seeded and 20th-ranked Ferris State defeated the No. 8-seed Eagles in straight sets, 25-16, 25-17, 25-20, in the GLIAC Tournament quarterfinal in Big Rapids, Mich.
  • Eagles, #20 Bulldogs To Square Off in GLIAC Tournament Opener
    November 14, 2017
    The Ashland University volleyball team will hit the road on Wednesday (Nov. 15) to play in the GLIAC Tournament quarterfinal at top-seeded and 20th-ranked Ferris State in Big Rapids, Mich.
  • Eagles Qualify For GLIAC Tournament Despite Defeat at Tiffin
    November 11, 2017
    The Ashland University volleyball team finished the regular season on Saturday (Nov. 11) afternoon, falling to Tiffin in three sets, 25-23, 25-23, 25-13, at the Gillmor Center.
  • Eagles Playing For GLIAC Tournament Spot Saturday at Tiffin
    November 10, 2017
    The Ashland University volleyball team will play its final match of the regular season on Saturday (Nov. 11) when the Eagles travel to Tiffin for a GLIAC match that starts at 2 p.m.
  • Findlay Downs Eagles In Home Finale
    November 07, 2017
    The Ashland University volleyball team played its final match at Kates Gymnasium this season, but the Eagles fell to regionally-ranked Findlay in straight sets, 25-21, 25-18, 25-13, in nonconference action Tuesday (Nov. 7) night.
  • Eagles To Close Home Season Tuesday Against Findlay
    November 06, 2017
    The Ashland University volleyball team will hit the Kates Gymnasium court for the final time on Tuesday (Nov. 7) when the Eagles welcome Findlay for a nonconference match at 7 p.m.
  • Ashland Loses In Five Sets At Davenport
    November 04, 2017
    Ashland University volleyball went to five sets in a loss at Davenport in Grand Rapids, Mich. on Saturday (Nov. 4) night.
  • Eagles Pound Pride With Sweep in Indiana
    November 03, 2017
    The Ashland University volleyball team used a blistering attack and solid defense to snap a brief two-match losing streak and upend Purdue Northwest in straight sets, 25-19, 25-10, 25-20, on Friday (Nov. 3) in GLIAC action in Westville, Ind.
  • Lakers Drop Eagles in Straight Sets on Saturday
    October 28, 2017
    The Ashland University volleyball team dropped a straight-set match to visiting Grand Valley State, 25-14, 25-19, 25-13, on Saturday (Oct. 28) afternoon at Kates Gymnasium.
  • Eagles’ 23-Match Home Win Streak Snapped By Warriors
    October 27, 2017
    It was evident on Friday (Oct. 27) night that if Ashland University’s volleyball team’s 23-match home winning streak was going to end, the Eagles weren’t going to go down without a fight.
  • Eagles Look To Extend Streak Against GVSU, Wayne
    October 26, 2017
    The Ashland University volleyball team will play its final two home conference matches of the season this weekend when Wayne State and Grand Valley State pay visits to Kates Gymnasium.
  • Woycik Named GLIAC South Player of the Week For Second Time
    October 23, 2017
    Ashland University sophomore outside hitter Shelby Woycik was named the GLIAC South Division Player of the Week the league office announced on Monday (Oct. 23) morning. 
  • Home Winning Streak Runs To 23 With Sweep of Northwood
    October 21, 2017
    The Ashland University volleyball team used a strong block and service to dismantle visiting Northwood in straight sets, 25-23, 25-18, 25-23, on Saturday (Oct. 21) afternoon in Kates Gymnasium to extend its home winning streak to 23 matches.
  • Eagles Rally Past No. 17 FSU For 22nd Straight Home Win
    October 20, 2017
    It would have been hard to deny that the best home-court advantage in the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference belongs to Ashland University’s volleyball team prior to Friday (Oct. 20) night’s match against No. 17-ranked Ferris State.
  • Eagles Put 21-Match Home Winning Streak On the Line This Weekend
    October 19, 2017
    The Ashland University volleyball team will put its 21-match home winning streak on the line this weekend when it welcomes No. 17 Ferris State and Northwood to Kates Gymnasium.
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