Bradford is out for season, remains positive

Sep 20th, 2014 | By

This story was written by Neil Frawley. Bump. Set. Out for the season. Valdosta State senior, Krista Bradford, had what she worked so hard for, torn from her on Sept. 5 in a match against Lynn University. The senior leader of the volleyball team suffered a torn ACL, partial meniscus pathology and an MCL strain,
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Volleyball loses senior leader, looks to recover

Sep 18th, 2014 | By

Written by Neil Frawley. After suffering back to back road losses, the VSU volleyball team (4-2, 1-2) will look to rebound when it faces Union University and Christian Brothers University this weekend. In VSU’s first four wins, not a single match reached the fifth set. That trend continued against Shorter University on Saturday and No.
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Volleyball is riding winning streak, still concerns

Sep 11th, 2014 | By

Written by: Neil Frawley With just three games under their belt, it’s too early to talk season standings or project end-of-season results for the VSU Blazer volleyball team. However, three games are enough to provide a sample size to pick apart and analyze all that was worked on throughout the preseason. Before the Blazers embark
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Volleyball Opens Season Against Lady Rams, Flyers

Sep 4th, 2014 | By

Written by: Neil Frawley. On Friday, six Blazers will begin their final season as collegiate athletes. But before we delve into the sentimental aspects of everything in their past, there are still 28 regular season matches and a post season to do what no other Lady Blazer volleyball team as done before: win a Gulf
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Volleyball Ready To Serve Up Big Season

Aug 28th, 2014 | By

Written By: Neil Frawley There are 56 banners hanging in the PE Complex and not one is for volleyball. But when 2013 Gulf South Conference volleyball Coach of the Year, Mike Swan, and his revamped Lady Blazers break in the complex’s new paint job on Sept. 6 against Albany State, adding a 57th banner will
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Blazers prepared for playoffs, coach Swan earns Coach of the Year honors

Nov 21st, 2013 | By

Written by: Neil Frawley Sometimes hard work goes unrecognized. But for three members of VSU’s volleyball squad, hard work paid off in a way one hopes it would. The Blazers finished the regular season with a 19-13 record (winning eight of ten at home) and secured the second seed in the Gulf South Conference tournament
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Lady Blazers close out regular season this weekend, preheating for playoffs

Nov 13th, 2013 | By

Neil Frawley A pair of volleyball matches this weekend is VSU’s last of the regular season and the final chance to catch the Lady Blazers in action on their home floor. Coming off a heart-breaking 3-2 loss to No. 14 West Florida on Tuesday night, VSU must regain focus in its final weekend. The first
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West Florida crowned champs again / VSU ousted in first round

Nov 10th, 2013 | By

West Florida repeated as Gulf South Conference champs on Sunday afternoon with a commanding 4-0 victory over No. 2 seeded Christian Brothers. UWF was led by senior forward Shelby Bush. Bush finished the tournament with two goals and two assists while averaging 60 minutes per game. Bush, along with teammates April Syme, Kelley Andres and
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Lady Blazers torch the Wolves

Nov 10th, 2013 | By

With a 3-0 victory over West Georgia (12-11 in GSC standings), VSU (17-7) extended its perfect home record to 7-0. However, the match did not play out as smoothly as the final score would indicate. VSU never led in game one until taking a 25-24 lead over the Wolves. Leading up to that point, VSU
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VSU beats West Alabama

Oct 30th, 2013 | By

Written by: Neil Frawley After being on the road for over a month, the VSU volleyball team returned to its friendly confines on Tuesday night when it came away with a three set to one victory over the West Alabama Tigers. “It’s great to be back home,” Head Coach Mike Swan said after the match.
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