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Women's Volleyball

Spartans Receive 2011-12 AVCA Team Academic Award

Jul 21, 2012
The American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) announced that the University of Dubuque was one of 535 teams to receive the 2011-12 AVCA Team Academic Award.

IIAC Preview Selects Spartans 7th

Aug 17, 2012
Spartans Volleyball picked to finish 7th in IIAC Preseason Coaches Poll.

Spartans Beat Macalester on Opening Weekend

Aug 31, 2012
The women's volleyball team captured an opening weekend victory over Macalester on Friday by a 3-2 score.

Basierak Named to All-Tournament Team

Sep 1, 2012
The University of Dubuque volleyball team finished the opening week of the 2012-13 season with a 3-1 record at the Beloit College Buc Blast. Freshman Klaudia Basierak led the Spartans offense and earned All-Tournament honors.

Lights Out in Volleyball

Sep 4, 2012
Tuesday night the Spartans traveled to Edgewood College to play in a triangular and lost the opener to UW-Oshkosh by a 0-3 score. The second match of the night versus Edgewood would be suspended when a thunderstorm roared through the area knocking out the power around the Edgewood campus.

Spartans Edge Augie in Five Sets

Sep 6, 2012
The University of Dubuque volleyball team may have been left in the dark on Tuesday night when a storm knocked power out versus Edgewood College in the first set, but returned to action on the road and battled their way to a fifth set victory over Augustana College.

Spartans Out Hit in IIAC Opener

Sep 12, 2012
The University of Dubuque volleyball team opened up their 2012 Iowa Conference season on the road at Loras College on Wednesday night. The Spartans lost the first set 18-25, trailed in the second set 3-10 before rallying back to tie the match. UD lost the second set 17-25 and the third set by a score a score of 16-25.

Spartans Beat Buena Vista in 4 sets

Sep 19, 2012
The University of Dubuque Volleyball team won its first Iowa Conference game of the season on Wednesday night. The Spartans beat Buena Vista 3-sets to 1 (25-23, 24-26, 25-20, 25-19).

Danielewski Named to All-Tourney team

Sep 22, 2012
Danielewski Named to All-Tourney team at Wheaton Invitational.

Spartans Down Dutch on the Road

Sep 25, 2012
The University of Dubuque volleyball team accomplished a feat which hasn't been done since 1995. UD captured their first match against the Dutch 3-2 on Tuesday evening on the road in Pella.

UD Spartan Volleyball Open Results

Sep 28, 2012
UD Spartan Volleyball Open Results

Spartans A Game Out of IIAC Lead

Oct 3, 2012
The University of Dubuque volleyball team moved to within a game of the Iowa Conference lead after posting a 3-1 win over the Luther College Norse on Wednesday night.

Spartans Push Unbeaten Kohawks to 4th Set

Oct 10, 2012
The University of Dubuque volleyball team jumped out to an early lead on Wednesday night in Stoltz Sports Center before the visiting Coe College Kohawks rallied back to take the match 3-1.

UD Spartans Triangular

Oct 13, 2012
UD Spartans Triangular Results.

Spartans Meet League Leader

Oct 16, 2012
The University of Dubuque volleyball team faced a tough opponent on Tuesday night on the road. UD met the league leading Wartburg Knights with the hosts taking the match 3-0 over the Spartans.

Loras College Invitational Schedule and Results

Oct 19, 2012
Loras College Invitational Schedule and Results.

Schmidt Named to All-Tournament Team at Loras

Oct 20, 2012
University of Dubuque sophomore Meggie Schmidt was named to the All-Tournament Team at the Loras College Invitational on October 19th and 20th. Schmidt led the Spartans to a tournament best 3-1 record.

Basierak Named IIAC Female Athlete of the Week

Oct 22, 2012
The Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (IIAC) announced today that University of Dubuque volleyball player Klaudia Basierak has been named IIAC Athletes of the Week for the week ending Sunday, October 21, 2012.

Spartans Rally to Win on Senior Night

Oct 23, 2012
The University of Dubuque volleyball team, put themselves in a deficit to start Tuesday night's match dropping the opening two sets to the visiting Simpson College Storm by scores of 24-26 and 22-25. UD battled back on senior night and collected wins in the final three sets (25-19, 25-19, 16-14) to claim the conference match and improve to 4-3 in league play.

IIAC JV Conference Tournament Schedule

Oct 27, 2012
IIAC JV Conference Tournament Schedule

Basierak Named IIAC Freshman of the Year

Nov 2, 2012
The Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (IIAC) has announced its major award winners and all-conference team for the 2012 volleyball season. University of Dubuque freshman Klaudia Basierak has been named the league's Freshman of the Year.

Spartans Volleyball Named AVCA Team Academic Award Winner

Aug 7, 2013
The University of Dubuque Volleyball team has earned the AVCA Team Academic Award for the fourth straight year. UD was one of a record 622 teams to earn the award for the 2012-13 school year.

Spartans Volleyball Picked Third by IIAC Coaches

Aug 22, 2013
The University of Dubuque Volleyball team was chosen to finish third place in the Iowa Conference Coaches Preseason Poll. The Spartans return six starters and eight letter winners from last season's 15-20 team that finished fourth in the IIAC with a 4-3 league mark.

Pohlman and Basierak Named to All-Tourney Team

Sep 1, 2013
The University of Dubuque volleyball team finished 3-1 at the season opening 2013 Beloit College Buc Blast over the weekend. UD's Jen Pohlman and Klaudia Basierak were named to the seven member All-Tourney Team for their efforts.

Spartans Drop Pair on Road

Sep 4, 2013
The University of Dubuque volleyball team dropped a pair of road contests on Wednesday night. UD opened with Edgewood College and lost 0-3 (19-25, 14-25, 24-26) before facing the hosts UW-Oshkosh and losing 0-3 (20-25, 19-25, 14-25).

Volleyball Opens at Home with Victory

Sep 10, 2013
The University of Dubuque volleyball team opened their home season tonight with a warm, hard fought 3-2 victory over the Augustana College Vikings.

Spartans Take Two on Saturday

Sep 14, 2013
The University of Dubuque volleyball team captured two wins on Saturday to improve to 6-4 overall.

Werkheiser Named IIAC Volleyball Performer of the Week

Sep 17, 2013
University of Dubuque senior Morgan Werkheiser (Stockton, Ill./Stockton) has been named IIAC Volleyball (Defensive) Performer of the Week. Werkheiser finished the week with 62-digs in 13 sets as the Spartans went 3-0.

Spartans Lose Conference Opener

Sep 18, 2013
The University of Dubuque volleyball team was hoping for a fourth consecutive victory on Wednesday evening in front of a large crowd in Stoltz Sports Center, but the Loras Duhawks captured the Iowa Conference opener for both teams by a 3-0 score (25-23, 25-19, 26-24).

Volleyball at IIAC/NACC Challenge

Sep 29, 2013
The University of Dubuque Volleyball team took part in the inaugural Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference/Northern Athletic Collegiate Conference Challenge Series on Friday night and Saturday afternoon at the Just A Game Fieldhouse. UD began the weekend with a 3-1 loss to Lakeland College and a 3-0 loss to Dominican. The Spartans came back early Saturday morning with a 3-0 loss to Beneditine before finishing the weekend with a 3-1 loss to Edgewood.

Spartans Keep Dutch Winless in League Play

Oct 1, 2013
The Universty of Dubuque volleyball team captured the Iowa Conference match-up on Tuesday night on Jon Davison Court over the Central College Dutch by a 3-2 score (25-22, 12-25, 25-23, 25-27, 15-12). The two squads were a vision of balance, one team would surge, then the other would rally back. In the end it was the Spartans capturing the fifth set and match by a 15-12 score.

Spartans at SMU Cardinal Invitational

Oct 5, 2013
The University of Dubuque Volleyball team took part in the inaugural SMU Cardinal Invitational, hosted by St. Mary's University (MN) on Friday night and Saturday morning. The Spartans opened the weekend with a 3-1 win over Augustana before losing to #10 St. Benedict in their second match of the day. UD would lose both matches on Saturday 3-0 against St. Mary's and #19 Augsburg. Katelyn Herbig was named to the All-Tournament Team.

Spartans Downed by Norse

Oct 9, 2013
The University of Dubuque volleyball team rallied late in the third set before the visiting Luther College Norse captured the final set 25-23 to take the match 3-0. Luther captured the opening set with strong hitting 25-20 and held the Spartans hitters at bay in the second set by a 25-14 score.

Spartans Bitten by Kohawks on the Road

Oct 17, 2013
The University of Dubuque volleyball team dropped a league match on Wednesday evening to the host Coe College Kohawks by a 0-3 score. Set scores were 19-25, 21-25, 16-25. Despite the loss for the Spartans, they remain battling for the final qualifying spot for the IIAC Tournament. The Spartans are in a three-way tie for the final spot with Buena Vista University and Central College with 1-4 IIAC records.

Spartans Earn #5 Seed in IIAC Tourney

Oct 30, 2013
The University of Dubuque volleyball team overcame a pressure situation on Wednesday night. The Spartans captured set one 25-19 before losing the following two matches (21-25, 22-25). Facing a near end of their conference season, the Spartans responded by taking the fourth set 25-21 and carrying the momentum into the fifth set where they captured the match and the set with a 15-13 score.

Spartans Sweep on Senior Night

Nov 1, 2013
The University of Dubuque volleyball team swept past the Aurora University Spartans on Senior Night on Friday by a 3-0 match score. The Spartans set scores were 25-23, 25-18, 25-21.

Spartans Season Ends In IIAC Tourney

Nov 5, 2013
The University of Dubuque volleyball team's season ended on Tuesday night in the opening round of the 2013 Iowa Conference volleyball tournament with a 1-3 loss to the Luther College Norse.

Basierak Voted First Team Academic All-District

Nov 7, 2013
University of Dubuque sophomore Klaudia Basierak has been named to the First Team Capital One/CoSIDA Academic All-District (District #8) Volleyball team. To be selected a student-athlete must have a cumulative grade point average of 3.3 or higher and be a sophomore or above. She is an Elementary Education major with a 4.0 GPA. Basierak finished the 2013 season with a team high 366 kills, 1234 attack attempts and 14 double-doubles (Kills-Digs).

Basierak Named First Team All-IIAC Volleyball

Nov 9, 2013
University of Dubuque sophomore Klaudia Basierak was named First Team All-Iowa Conference for the second straight year while junior Amy Tranel was selected Honorable Mention. Basierak finished the year second in the conference with 95 kills in IIAC only games and second overall with 366 kills. UD qualified for the IIAC Tournament for the third consecutive year.