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Volleyball looks to rebuild program

Ty Ammons Staff Writer The Troy volleyball team hopes to improve from its disappointing season last year with the addition of some new key players. The Trojans started fall practice on Aug. 5, and the season opener is on Aug. 28 at the Chattanooga Classic in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Their first match is against Eastern Kentucky. Head Read More

Volleyball falls to Texas State

Wally Pendergrass Staff Writer The Trojan volleyball team lost its 17th straight match over the weekend as it fell to the Texas State Bobcats 3-0. The Trojans struggled from the start, losing the first set 25-17 and having a team attack percentage of .000 for the first set. The Bobcats led the set from start to Read More

Volleyball falls at last two home games

Wally Pendergrass Staff Writer The Trojan volleyball team wrapped up its home season over the weekend with two losses while celebrating the achievements of five seniors in the program. The Trojans had senior night on Friday, Nov. 7, acknowledging the efforts and achievements of five senior Trojans: student coach Alicia Dukes, defensive specialist Kelley Curran, outside Read More

Volleyball team falls on road trip

Wally Pendergrass Staff Writer The Trojan volleyball team lost two matches in the state of Arkansas over the weekend, and has now lost 14 matches in a row. The Trojans took on the Arkansas State Red Wolves on Friday, Oct. 31, in Jonesboro, Arkansas. Troy got off to a slow start, losing the first two sets Read More

Volleyball team falls to Georgia State

Wally Pendergrass Staff Writer The Trojan volleyball team lost to Georgia State in straight sets on Saturday, Oct. 25, and has now lost 12 matches in a row. The home-team Trojans had a comfortable lead in the first set, 18-13, but the Panthers went on a 7-1 rally and took a 20-19 advantage. The Trojans tied Read More

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