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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Lady Blazers off to best start in over a decade

Oct 3rd, 2013 | By

Written By: Neil Frawley Just two losses separate the current VSU volleyball team from the best start of any Valdosta State volleyball squad dating back to 1995. The 1999 Lady Blazer squad which jumped out to an unimpeded 16-0 start, went on to finish the season with a final record of 28-6. The current Lady
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Blazer volleyball opens conference play this weekend

Sep 19th, 2013 | By

 by: Neil Frawley Valdosta State volleyball team enters Gulf South Conference play with a pair of matches against Alabama Huntsville and North Alabama on Friday and Saturday. Despite going up against two teams with losing records, this weekend presents a great opportunity for VSU to improve upon its weaknesses as they play towards their goal
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Blazers volleyball remains perfect; ready for weekend

Sep 12th, 2013 | By

By: Shane Thomas It’s always exciting when results equal expectations. It’s even better when results exceed those expectations. Though the volleyball season is only in its first week, it’s hard to not be impressed by a 5-0 start. The VSU Lady Blazers are fresh off their home opener victory against the Albany State Golden Rams
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Volleyball team sets to prepare for season opener

Sep 5th, 2013 | By

by Neil Frawley   After countless hours of practice, the VSU volleyball team is just about ready for its season-opening West Georgia Invitational in Carrollton, Ga. this weekend. Seven teams will be on display at the tournament, and three represent the Gulf South Coast Conference, including host team West Georgia, West Alabama and VSU. The
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