After a four-match stretch on the road, the Wisconsin volleyball team (4-2 Big Ten, 15-3 overall) returns to the UW Field House this weekend to take on No. 16 Michigan (2-4, 12-5) and No. 5 Michigan State (6-0, 17-1).
In their first match since returning to the national rankings, the No. 23 Badgers (3-0 Big Ten, 14-1 overall) continued their winning ways by defeating Iowa (0-3, 9-6) 17-25, 25-19, 25-17, 25-20 at Carver-Hawkeye Arena.
Coming off an impressive run in nonconference play, the Wisconsin volleyball team (2-0 Big Ten, 13-1 overall) looked to get off to a winning start in conference play in the tough Big Ten.
Downtown establishments T. Sushi and Essen Haus faced concerns from a city alcohol policy committee Wednesday after they requested approval to alter their restaurants.
After spending 14 years with the Wisconsin volleyball team, head coach Pete Waite announced he has decided to step down Monday effective immediately, according to the UW athletic department.
Back from another weekend on the road, the Wisconsin volleyball team concluded its road trip with two losses against strong Big Ten opponents. On Friday night, the Badgers (4-12 Big Ten, 16-13 overall) were swept in three sets by Michigan (9-7, 21-9) and, just 24 hours later, were swept by Michigan State (9-7, 21-7) in East Lansing, Mich.
The Wisconsin women’s volleyball team (4-8 Big Ten, 16-9 overall) played against Illinois (4-8, 10-12) Friday in what was a tough-fought match that went four sets. The Badgers came out and lost the first set 22-25, but there were definite signs of improvement in their play from last week.
The Wisconsin women’s volleyball team (3-7 Big Ten, 15-8 overall) will host Illinois (4-6, 10-10) Friday at the UW Field House, and Northwestern (14-7, 3-7) will travel to Wisconsin for a Sunday afternoon match.
This Friday the UW women’s volleyball team (3-7 Big Ten, 15-8 overall) will be hosting Illinois (4-6, 10-10) at Wisconsin’s Field House. Northwestern (3-7, 14-7) will then travel to Wisconsin for a Sunday afternoon match.
The Badger women’s volleyball team (1-3 Big Ten, 13-4 overall) hosted No. 1 Penn State (4-0 Big Ten, 14-1 overall) Friday night in what was sure to be one of its toughest matches of the season. Unfortunately for Wisconsin, it ended with a three-set sweep by the Nittney Lions (25-19, 25-21, 25-7).
By Vince Huth
A strong performance in Wisconsin volleyball’s (8-1 overall) nine-set, three-game sweep at this weekend’s InnTowner Invitational brought more than just a team crown for senior middle blocker Mary Ording. The Carmel, Ind., native was named the Big Ten’s defensive player of the week Monday after accumulating 13 blocks over the weekend.