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Volleyball preps for Sun Belt tourney

Hanna Cooper Staff Writer After a trip to Mobile and a loss to South Alabama, the Troy volleyball team returned home for senior night. Troy took on Appalachian State on Friday night, falling 3-1 to the Mountaineers.  In the opening set, Troy fell to the Mountaineers 25-20. Troy jumped out to a 10-5 lead, but the Read More

Volleyball falls in the Carolinas

Hanna Cooper Staff Writer The Troy volleyball team traveled to the Carolinas to take on Coastal Carolina and Appalachian State. On Friday night, Troy lost in just three sets to the defending conference champions, the Chanticleers.  In the opening set, Troy opened up with a 7-3 lead, but the Chanticleers were able to tie the game Read More

Volleyball on four-game winning streak

Hanna Cooper Staff Writer The volleyball team traveled to Louisiana on Friday night, looking to break a five-game losing streak against Louisiana’s Sun Belt duo of ULM and UL-Lafayette. Troy (8-11, 2-4 Sun Belt) picked up its first pair of conference wins over the weekend, winning both games 3-1. Troy started slow in the opening set, Read More

Ga. State, Southern beat volleyball team

Hanna Cooper Staff Writer After a pair of conference losses in Arkansas, Troy volleyball traveled back home to take on Georgia State and Georgia Southern in the conference home openers.  In Friday night’s matchup, Troy lost a tight five-set match to the Georgia State Panthers.  Troy jumped out to a hot start, sweeping the first match Read More

Trojans fall to Arkansas’ SBC teams

Hanna Cooper Staff Writer The Troy volleyball team traveled to Jonesboro to kick off conference play against the Arkansas State Red Wolves, who went 12-4 in conference play last season. Troy fell to the Red Wolves in three close sets on Friday night.  The Trojans held the lead in the first set up until the 12-9 Read More

Volleyball takes second place at the Blue Raider Bash

Hanna Cooper Contributor The Troy Volleyball team traveled to Murfreesboro, Tennessee, to compete in the Blue Raider Dash hosted by Middle Tennessee State University. The team played three matches in the tournament, ending with two wins and a loss, taking home second place.  The ladies kick-started the tournament with an exciting five-set match versus Stetson. The Read More

Volleyball runner-up in Troy Invitational

Wesley Kirchharr Sports Editor The Troy Volleyball team wrapped up the opening weekend of the 2018 season, finishing the Troy Invitational with a 2-1 record, the best start for the program since the 2014 season.  Troy cruised past Southern  (Baton Rouge, Louisiana) on Friday before splitting Saturday’s pair of games. The Trojans fell to Southeast Missouri Read More

Troy volleyball earns berth in SBC tourney

Daniel Hunt Staff Writer The Trojan volleyball team completed its last remaining home matches of the season over the weekend, taking down Appalachian State 3-2 on Friday and losing to Coastal Carolina 3-1 on Saturday. Despite being dismantled at the hands of the Chanticleers in the Trojans’ final regular season game, Troy made the final cut Read More

Troy drops final two road matches

Daniel Hunt Staff Writer While the football team enjoyed its homecoming weekend, the Trojan volleyball team traveled to the Carolinas for a 3-0 loss to Coastal Carolina on Friday and a 3-2 defeat to Appalachian State on Sunday. Coming into the match, Coastal Carolina had the best conference record in the Sun Belt. This comes just Read More