Tough match in Flagstaff — Idaho loses to Northern Arizona 3-1 on the road 10.01.2015

  Error management and maintaining a solid attack percentage was a struggle in the Idaho volleyball team’s first road game in Big Sky Conference play. Northern Arizona defeated Idaho 3-1 (17-25, 22-25, 26-24, 19-25) Thursday in Flagstaff, Arizona. After earning a career-high 20 kills in a 3-2 loss against North Dakota Saturday, senior outside hitter

Ending on high note — Idaho goes 1-2 in final nonconference invitational after beating Tennessee Tech 09.21.2015

  The Idaho volleyball team held momentum through the end of the weekend, defeating Tennessee Tech 3-0 Saturday at the Golden Eagle Invitational in Cookeville, Tennessee. It was Idaho’s fourth nonconference invitational of the season. Sophomore outside hitter Becca Mau and sophomore middle blocker Torrin Crawford were named to the all-tournament team this weekend. It

Striving to finish on top 05.04.2015

From transferring to injuries, Bierma has overcome the odds After playing volleyball at two different schools and fully recovering from an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury, outside hitter and incoming fifth-year senior Tineke Bierma of Canby, Oregon, said she is optimistic she will improve on and flourish as a volleyball leader going into the fall.

Vandals finding progress 04.16.2015

Idaho seeks more playingtime with opponentsaround Northwest The young Idaho volleyball team is making progress in spring play going into Saturday’s quadruple-header at Gonzaga’s Charlotte Y. Martin Centre in Spokane. The Vandals are set to play Western Washington (21-7 in 2014) at 8 a.m., Alaska Anchorage (21-6) at 10 a.m., St. Martins (4-26) at 12

Adapting to college style of volleyball 04.13.2015

Torrin Crawford looks forward to stepping up her role as middle blocker The task of replacing two of the Big Sky’s most dominant middle blockers falls partly on sophomore Torrin Crawford heading into the 2015 volleyball season.

Volleyball in spring action 04.02.2015

Vandals battle injuries heading into spring Idaho’s volleyball team will start its spring season with a doubleheader at 10:45 a.m. Saturday at Bohler Gym in Pullman, as it faces both Central (19-8 in 2014) and fellow Big Sky Conference team Eastern Washington (9-20, 5-11 Big Sky).

A long road to recovery 03.26.2015

Meredith Coba is confident she willcome back better than ever It was the fifth set of Idaho’s second-to-last home game of the season against North Dakota. The score was tied at 7-7 when junior setter Meredith Coba jumped up to set the ball like she had done thousands of times before during her three-year career

Strong season, tough finish 12.05.2014

Idaho volleyball ends season with losing streak despite strong Big Sky play It wasn’t the ending the Idaho volleyball team was looking for when it lost to Northern Arizona in the first round of the Big Sky Tournament Nov. 20 in Pocatello, Idaho. The Vandals qualified for the tournament as the No. 4 seed. Idaho

Swept away 11.21.2014

Idaho volleyball swept by Northern Arizona in opening round of Big Sky Tournament Idaho swept Northern Arizona Oct. 2 in Memorial Gym. However, the Lumberjacks turned the tables on the Vandals Thursday in Pocatello as No. 5 seed Northern Arizona beat No. 4 seed Idaho 3-0 in the opening round of the Big Sky Tournament

Bears ruin Senior Night 11.17.2014

Idaho volleyball falls to Northern Colorado on Senior Night In addition to being Senior Night, Saturday’s volleyball game was also a battle for the No. 3 seed in the Big Sky Tournament. Unfortunately for four Idaho volleyball seniors, Northern Colorado ruined Senior Night, as the Bears beat the Vandals 3-1 in Big Sky volleyball action

Almost a comeback 11.14.2014

Idaho volleyball comes up short against North Dakota The Idaho volleyball team almost came back from a 2-0 deficit Thursday night in Memo- rial Gym, but the Vandals fell to the North Dakota Fighting Sioux 3-2 in a battle between the top two teams in the Big Sky North Division. Idaho coach Debbie Buchanan gave

Resilient again 11.10.2014

Idaho beats EWU in four sets, ends regular season this week The Idaho volleyball team trailed for the second consecutive conference match, but emerged victorious in both matches. Idaho was losing 2-1 on the road against Southern Utah Thursday, but overcame the deficit and won 3-2. Saturday, the Vandals dropped the first set against Eastern

Idaho digs out win against Thunderbirds 11.06.2014

Vandal volleyball team plays unusual five-set match, beats Southern Utah on road It had been almost a month since the Idaho volleyball team played more than three sets. The last time it happened was Oct. 9 when the Vandals lost on the road to Portland State in five sets. This time Idaho back from behind

Domination in Montana 11.03.2014

Idaho volleyball beats Montana in straight sets Saturday The Idaho volleyball team dominated the two Montana Big Sky schools this season with the latest win coming over Montana in three sets (25-10, 25-21, 25-16) Saturday in Missoula. Idaho played Montana and Montana State each twice this season and didn’t lose a set, going 12-0 against

Back to its sweeping ways 10.30.2014

Idaho sweeps Montana State The Idaho volleyball team returned to its winning ways Thursday night in Bozeman, Montana. The Vandals swept Big Sky Conference opponent Montana State 3-0 (25-19, 25-21, 25-21) for the second time this season.

Battle of the elite 10.27.2014

Idaho State sweeps Idaho to end Vandals’ 4-match winning streak Idaho’s 12-set winning streak came to an end Saturday night when the Idaho State Bengals swept the Vandals 3-0 (25-13, 25-21, 25-22) in Memorial Gym.

Refusing to lose — Idaho sweeps Weber State, crucial match against ISU Saturday 10.23.2014

Even though senior middle blocker Alyssa Schultz went down with an ankle injury at the beginning of the second set, her teammates weren’t going to let it spoil her birthday.

New conference, no problem — Idaho volleyball in position to take regular season title 10.23.2014

The move to the Big Sky Conference doesn’t seem to have hampered the Idaho volleyball team as it closes in on the final stretch of conference play. Last year, the Vandals finished with 19 wins, the most since 1996, and a comfortable WAC semifinals finish losing to eventual tournament champion New Mexico State. The move

Renewed rivalry — Idaho vs. Idaho State volleyball match Saturday sets stage for in-state rivalry 10.23.2014

Sports rivalries are usually based on geography, but after years of playing in separate conferences the Idaho-Idaho State rivalry faltered in volleyball. Now, the rivalry is back and more important than ever. The Vandals and Bengals play Saturday in Memorial Gym in a match that could be for first place in the conference and the

Idaho sweeping opponents 10.20.2014

Idaho volleyball team sweeps Montana State, won five out of last six The Idaho volleyball team came into Friday night’s home game against Montana State having won four out of its last five games, with all four wins coming in 3-0 sweeps. The Vandals continued the trend by sweeping the Bobcats (25-10, 25-13, 25-21).

Vandals sweep Griz 10.16.2014

Idaho win in straight sets over conference foe Montana The Idaho volleyball team took care of business in quick fashion Thursday night against conference-foe Montana. The Vandals swept the match 25-15, 25-19 and 25-17.

Vandals avoid Hornets’ sting 10.13.2014

Idaho volleyball team bounces back from PSU loss with sweep of Sacramento State After a heartbreaking five-set loss Thursday night at Portland State, the Idaho volleyball team left no doubt to who was going to win the Big Sky Conference match when it took on Sacramento State. The Vandals swept the Hornets 3-0 Saturday night

Tough road loss against Vikings 10.09.2014

Idaho volleyball loses tough game on road The Idaho volleyball team was one point away from winning Thursday night, but three consecutive points by Portland State sealed the game.

Two nights, two sweeps 10.06.2014

Idaho moves to 3-1in conference The Idaho volleyball teamearned its second sweep in twodays Friday, making quick workof the Eastern WashingtonEagles in Cheney, Washington.

Vandals sweep ‘Jacks 10.02.2014

Idaho upsets NorthernArizona, begins roadtrip Friday In its first home action in nearly three weeks, the Idaho volleyball team handed the Northern Arizona Lumberjacks their third loss Thursday night at Memorial Gym.