Ball State men’s volleyball returns to action this weekend, hosting Sacred Heart on Jan. 14 and Harvard on Jan. 15 at Worthen Arena. Currently the Cardinals are 1-1 and look to improve their record against the 0-3 Pioneers and the 1-2 Crimson.Sacred Heart may have a losing record, but it already played two teams ranked in the top 10 of the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) Coaches poll.Coach Joel Walton believes that Sacred Heart’s record may be deceptive, and that they are a very capable team.“I’ve watched Sacred Heart on video, they’ve got a couple of attackers that get up and crack the ball pretty well,” Walton said.
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With temperatures challenging records over Winter Break, some Ball State athletes were challenging — and breaking — records themselves.
Since the beginning of competitive men’s volleyball at the Division I level in 1970, West Coast schools in the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Conference have historically dominated the competition.
Ball State's men's volleyball is officially underway, and the Cardinals were outmatched in a three-set loss at home on Jan. 8.
Ball State women's volleyball team had six players named to the Academic All Mid-American Conference Women's Volleyball Team.
With the fall preseason tournaments over, and the regular season quickly approaching, the Ball State men’s volleyball has less than one month to prepare for its home-opening match on Jan. 8 against Stanford.
The Ball State men’s volleyball team played host to in-state rival Indiana University - Purdue University Fort Wayne on Nov. 21.
What was looking to be a career highlight match for senior Alex Fuelling turned into a nightmare in the first set.
Ball State women’s volleyball advanced to the second round of the Mid-American Conference tournament after a 3-1 victory against Buffalo on Nov.
Senior setter Jenna Spadafora won her second straight First Team All-MAC award after an impressive 2015 regular season campaign.Spadafora has been one of the key reasons Ball State's women's volleyball team clinched the sixth seed in conference tournament with an 8-8 MAC record.
Ball State has a lot of work ahead of them to win the Mid-American Conference tournament at Ohio University.
Ball State women's volleyball finished its regular season this past weekend, which set it up to be the sixth seed seed going into the Mid-American Conference tournament.
Ball State locked up a guaranteed seed in the Mid-American Conference women's volleyball tournament this weekend, even if it wasn't how they wanted to earn it.
Ball State fans are used to watching their quarterback, Riley Neal, on Saturday afternoons at Scheumann Stadium. Whether he’s breaking freshman passing records or carving up defenses with his feet, Neal has quickly become a fan favorite. But this Saturday, the Cardinal faithful have a chance to see another member of the Neal family shine in a different sport.
Ball State women's volleyball has dominated at home this season. Surrounded by friends, family and energetic crowds every time they step onto their court, the Cardinals can't help but play well at home.
For the first time in her career, fifth year senior Amanda Raker was named the Mid-American Conference West offensive player of the week.The middle attacker earned the award after hitting a career best two-match performance for hitting a combined .850 (18-1-20) against conference rivals Toledo and Buffalo over the weekend.During Thursdays sweep against Toledo, Raker had nine kills on all nine attempts, posting a perfect 1.000 attack percentage, making her the first to have a perfect attack percentage with at least seven attempts in the rally scoring era dating back to 2001.This was also the first time Raker hit above .500 in her entire career.
Ball State is one of the best women's volleyball team in the Mid-American Conference, playing well with its increased offensive attack.
Head men’s volleyball Coach Joel Walton and his team will travel to Los Angeles on March 7, 2016 where they will face off against 19-time NCAA champions UCLA. The two programs who have the most wins in NCAA history have agreed to the nonconference match up which will be the first time the teams will have seen each other since 2011.
After the best statistical weekend in her career, redshirt junior outside attacker, Mackenzie Kitchel was awarded with the Mid-American Conference West Division Player of the Week honors for the first time in her career.
After a five-game skid, Ball State volleyball has regained some very important momentum with two consecutive victories at home.