Aug 16, 2014
The American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) announced today that 676 teams have earned the AVCA Team Academic Award for the 2013-2014 season. The Spartans have earned the award for the sixth consecutive time under coach April Elsbernd.
Aug 29, 2014
University of Dubuque volleyball team dropped their opening pair of games at the Sugar Loaf Classic to Saint Mary’s and St. Catherine by the scores of 3-0 and 3-1, respectively.
Aug 30, 2014
The University of Dubuque opened the second day of the Sugarloaf Classic with a hard fought 1-3 loss to Gustavus Adolphus College. The Spartans jumped out quickly and captured the opening set 25-20, before Gustavus rallied back to capture the next three by scores of 25-16, 25-23, and 25-15. In set three the lead swapped six times and match was tied another eight times. In the final match of the tournament, the Spartans faced UW-La Crosse and lost another close battle 0-3 by set scores of 18-25, 19-25, and 23-25 with 10 lead changes and a tie score 21 times.
Sep 3, 2014
The University of Dubuque played host on Tuesday to a tripleheader with UW-Oshkosh and Edgewood College in Stoltz Sports Center. UD opened the night with a 1-3 loss to UW-Oshkosh, but rallied in the nightcap to lose a heartbreaking five set match 2-3 to Edgewood. Edgewood lost a five set match to undefeated UW-Oshkosh (6-0 overall) by score of 2-3.
Sep 9, 2014
The University of Dubuque volleyball team welcomed special guest announcer Katie Wiedemann from KCRG-TV on Tuesday night to Stoltz Sports Center. The Spartans dropped the first set before rallying back to even the match at 1-1.
Sep 13, 2014
The University of Dubuque volleyball team finished Friday with a 2-0 record at the Jim Coleman Memorial Volleyball Tournament hosted by Aurora University. The Spartans swept North Central and North Park 3-0 in back-to-back matches.
Sep 13, 2014
The University of Dubuque volleyball team finished the weekend 3-1 at the 2014 Aurora University Jim Coleman Memorial Tournament. The Spartans Amy Tranel was the lone Spartan named to the All-Tournament Team.
Sep 17, 2014
The University of Dubuque volleyball team couldn’t hang with No. 20 Coe after a competitive first set and drop their Iowa Conference opener, 3-0 (25-19, 25-17, 25-16).
Sep 20, 2014
The University of Dubuque volleyball team posts a 3-1 record for the second straight tournament as they complete a successful weekend at the Ripon College Red Hawk Invitational.
Sep 23, 2014
The University of Dubuque women’s volleyball team couldn’t quite keep up with Central and fall in four sets (25-18, 12-25, 22-25, 18-25).
Sep 26, 2014
The University of Dubuque volleyball team saw both sides of the coin tonight as they beat Wisconsin Lutheran handedly, 3-0, and fell to Aurora University, 3-0, in the first day of the IIAC/NACC Challenge.
Sep 27, 2014
The University of Dubuque Volleyball experienced both sides of the coin as they beat Marian University, 3-0, and lost to Concordia (Wis.), 3-0, in the final day of the IIAC/NACC Challenge.
Oct 1, 2014
Klaudia Basierak had 15 kills and the University of Dubuque volleyball team hit .228 en route to a four-set victory, 3-1 (26-24, 19-25, 25-23, 25-22), over Luther College.
Oct 8, 2014
The University of Dubuque volleyball team helped kick off an exciting Homecoming Week with a 3-1 victory over the Simpson College Storm on Tuesday evening. UD swept the first two sets by scores of 25-18, 27-25, but the Storm fought back in the third set to capture it 25-21. The final set was all Spartans after they jumped out to an early lead and captured the match with a fourth set score 25-20.
Oct 10, 2014
The University of Dubuque volleyball team couldn’t overcome a slow start as they fell to Augustana (Ill.) on the road, 3-1, on Friday night.
Oct 14, 2014
The University of Dubuque volleyball team lost three straight sets on Tuesday night as the host Wartburg Knights captured the match 3-0 with set scores 17-25, 20-15, 10-25.
Oct 17, 2014
The University of Dubuque will play host to a double-dual tournament on Friday night hosted in McCormick Gymansium and in Stoltz Sports Center on the Campus of the University of Dubuque. Teams competeing are: UD, Loras College, UW-Platteville, and UW-Whitewater. Games times are scheduled for 5:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.
Oct 23, 2014
The University of Dubuque volleyball team needed a win to qualify for the Iowa Conference Tournament, unfortunately on Senior Night the Spartans lost a competive battle in Stoltz Sports Center 1-3 to the Buena Vistan University Beavers. Set scores were 25-21, 25-15, 22-25, and 25-21.
Oct 26, 2014
The University of Dubuque volleyball team finished Millikin University’s Linda Slagell Dig for the Cure Classic 1-3 in the tournament, capturing a 3-0 win against Blackburn College. UD's Klaudia Basierak was the lone Spartan named to the All-Tournament Team.
Oct 29, 2014
The University of Dubuque volleyball team qualified for the 2014 Iowa Conference Volleyball Tournament as the #6 seed despite losing on the final night of the regular season to Loras 1-3. Loras earned the #5-seed with the victory and will travel to Pella to play Central on Tuesday night as UD will make the long journey down highway 20 to Storm Lake to play BV. Game times are set for 7:00 p.m.
Nov 4, 2014
The University of Dubuque volleyball team got off to a quick start after taking set one but couldn’t hang on after falling, 3-1 (25-21, 21-25, 21-25, 11-25) to Buena Vista in round one of the IIAC tournament.
Nov 10, 2014
Junior outside hitter, Klaudia Basierak of the University of Dubuque volleyball team, earned her third-straight first team All-Iowa Conference selection after finishing first in total attacks and third in kills during IIAC play.