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Volleyball losing streak continues

Wally Pendergrass Staff Writer   The Trojan volleyball team lost two matches over the weekend, extending their losing streak to 11 games, while junior libero Ali Dowdall received her second Sun Belt Defensive Player of the Week award. Troy played Sun Belt Conference leader UALR in a Trojan versus Trojan match in the Trojan Arena on Read More

Volleyball falls at home

Wally Pendergrass Staff Writer The Trojans volleyball team couldn’t get out of its losing streak as it dropped its seventh straight match on Wednesday, Oct.8, losing 3-0 to rival South Alabama. “South Alabama played very well,” said head coach Sonny Kirkpatrick. “They put a consistent effort on every ball on defense and we have got to Read More

Volleyball team continues to skid

Wally Pendergrass Staff Writer The Troy volleyball team dropped two matches over the weekend and now has a six-game losing streak. After getting off to the best start since 1993, the team is now 9-10 with a 1-6 conference record. The Trojans lost to Georgia Southern on Friday, Oct. 3, 3-0. The first two sets had Read More

Troy volleyball loses two games

Wally Pendergrass Staff Writer  The Troy volleyball team suffered two defeats this week against University of Texas at Arlington and Appalachian State, losing both games in five sets, 3-2. The Trojans were in a back-and-forth battle on Friday, Sept. 19, in Arlington, Texas. The Trojans won the first set 25-17, but lost the second 25-16 heading Read More

Troy volleyball now has the best season in Division I program history

Wally Pendergrass Staff Writer  The Trojan volleyball team continued its amazing start to the 2014 season with a 3-0 record in the Trojan Invitational and was the tournament champion. The team’s 8-1 season is now the best in the program’s Division I history since 1993. The Trojans hosted the tournament Sept. 4-5, with the Mercer Bears, Read More

Teamwork is key for Troy’s volleyball team

Wally Pendergrass Staff Writer  With the season quickly approaching, coach Sonny Kirkpatrick has high expectation for his volleyball team. “I would be really disappointed if we didn’t compete for a championship,” Kirkpatrick said. “I think we’ve got the talent and we’ve got a shot to do some really great things.” The team has a focus of Read More

Troy Volleyball shocks Western Kentucky in Sun Belt Tournament but falls to UT Arlington

(VIDEO/Caleb Odom) (PHOTOS/Joshua Thurston)   By Caleb Odom   What do you say about a team like Troy volleyball? The majority of the season for the Trojans was full of frustration and coming up short. Troy against Western Kentucky on Thursday, November 21 was a story of two teams going in different directions. On one side Read More

Troy volleyball loses seventh straight match

(PHOTO/April Irvin)   Lindsey Schoewe Volleyball Beat Writer   The Trojan volleyball team (9-19) struggled on Wednesday at home leading to crushing loss in four sets to the South Alabama Jaguars (24-26, 25-21, 25-23, 27-25). The top hitters for Troy were sophomore outside hitter Blair Winston with 19 kills, junior Marija Zelenovic with 14 kills, and Read More