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RUSS HONS: Photo Gallery — University Of North Dakota Women’s Vs. Purdue University Fort Wayne

The University of North Dakota women’s volleyball team closed out its home schedule Saturday, falling 3-0 (25-22, 25-21, 25-23), to Purdue Fort Wayne in Betty Engelstad Sioux Center. The Fighting Hawks (14-16 overall, 6-8 in the Summit League) have just one match remaining the regular season, holding the sixth-and-final spot that qualifies them for the conference’s postseason tournament entering the …


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RUSS HONS: Photo Gallery — University Of North Dakota Vs. Eastern Washington University

The University of North Dakota women’s volleyball team won its home opener Thursday afternoon with a 3-0 sweep (25-10, 25-20, 25-12) of Eastern Washington University (3-1) in the first match of the UND Classic in Betty Engelstad Sioux Center. The Fighting Hawks were led by Jordan Vail, who had a career-high 16 kills, a career-high eight block assists and a solo …


RUSS HONS: Photo Gallery — UND Volleyball: Green Vs. White

The University of North Dakota women’s volleyball team kicked off its 2018 season with its annual Green and White scrimmage Tuesday night in Betty Engelstad Sioux Center. The intersquad game featured the team split into two groups playing three sets, which was on by the Green squad 25-14, 25-19, 25-15. The Fighting Hawks are coming off two very successful seasons, …

RUSS HONS: Photo Gallery — University Of North Dakota Vs. Northern Arizona University

Sydney Mattson, starting just her first match of the season, had a career-best 35 assists to lead the University of North Dakota women’s volleyball team to a 25-20, 25-17, 25-19 Big Sky Conference sweep of Northern Arizona University on Thursday night in Betty Engelstad Sioux Center. On offense, UND was led by Tamara Merseli, who had 12 kills and 20 digs. Faith …

RUSS HONS: Photo Gallery — University Of North Dakota Vs. University Of Montana

The University of North Dakota women’s volleyball team won its 20th straight home match, defeating the University of Montana 25-15, 22-25, 26-25, 25-19 in Big Sky Conference play Thursday night in Betty Engelstad Sioux Center. The Fighting Hawks (24-2 overall, 9-2 BSC) did have their school-record consecutive home set winning streak come to an end at 39, though, as Montana took …

RUSS HONS: Photo Gallery — University Of North Dakota Vs. Idaho State University

The University of North Dakota women’s volleyball team ran its home winning streak to 18 behind three different players who recorded double-doubles in defeating Idaho State University 25-22, 27-25, 25-16 in Big Sky Conference action Thursday night in Betty Engelstad Sioux Center. Faith Dooley (10 kills, 10 blocks), Tamara Merseli (10 kills, 14 digs) and Sydney Griffin (40 assists, 10 digs) all scored  double-doubles, …

RUSS HONS: Photo Gallery — University Of North Dakota Vs. Eastern Washington University

Senior Faith Dooley blocked 10 shots and added nine kills without an error and Sydney Griffin chipped in with her seventh double-double of the season (26 assists, 10 digs) as the University of North Dakota women’s volleyball team won its 19th match out of 21 with a sweep of Eastern Washington University on Saturday afternoon in Betty Engelstad Sioux Center. The …

RUSS HONS: Photo Gallery — University Of North Dakota Vs. North Dakota State University

The University of North Dakota women’s volleyball team won its 10th match of the season in 11 tries, topping in-state rival North Dakota State University before a sold-out crowd of 3,140 fans Wednesday night in Betty Engelstad Sioux Center. The Fighting Hawks swept the Bison 25-18, 25-9, 25-13 behind the second-largest crowd in the Betty’s history. Faith Dooley led UND …

RUSS HONS: Photo Gallery — University Of North Dakota Vs. Montana State

The University of North Dakota women’s volleyball team extended its winning streak to five with a 25-17, 25-11, 25-12 win Thursday night over Montana State in Big Sky Conference play in Betty Engelstad Sioux Center. The Fighting Hawks were led by junior Julia Kaczorowska, who had 13 kills on just 22 swings without an error. Tamara Merseli and Ashley Brueggeman each added eight kills, while Sydney Griffin …

RUSS HONS: Photo Gallery — University Of North Dakota Vs. Sacramento State

The University of North Dakota women’s volleyball team defeated Sacramento State 3-2 on Thursday night in the Betty Engelstad Sioux Center, handing the California school its first Big Sky Conference loss. UND had five players in double figures in kills led by senior Chelsea Moser’s 18. Julia Kaczorowska had 13 kills, while Ashley Brueggeman added a career-high 12. Also in double figures were …

RUSS HONS: Photo Gallery —Women’s Volleyball, University Of North Dakota Vs. University Of Texas El-Paso

Sophomore Jordan Vail, a transfer from Baylor University, led the University of North Dakota women’s volleyball team to a three-set sweep of visiting University of Texas El-Paso on Friday night in Betty Engelstad Sioux Center. Vail had 10 kills without an error as the Fighting Hawks took straight sets from the Miners, 25-19, 25-18, 25-21, as they evened their record at 3-3 …

RUSS HONS: Photo Gallery —Women’s Volleyball, University Of North Dakota Vs. University of Mississippi

The University of North Dakota women’s volleyball team, after opening its 2016 season earlier Saturday with a 3-0 (25-17, 25-12, 25-18) win over the University of Nebraska-Omaha, dropped a 3-2 contest to the University of Mississippi in Betty Engelstad Sioux Center. Ole Miss claimed a thrilling 25-23, 27-25, 23-25, 22-25, 17-15 win over the Fighting Hawks, who later fell 3-0 (25-23, 25-22, 25-18) to the …

RUSS HONS: Photo Gallery —Women’s Volleyball, University Of North Dakota Vs. University of Nebraska-Omaha

The University of North Dakota women’s volleyball team opened its 2016 season on a winning note, defeating the University of Nebraska-Omaha, 25-17, 25-12, 25-18 on Friday night in Betty Engelstad Sioux Center. The Fighting Hawks were led by newcomers in the win, which was played before the fourth-largest volleyball crowd — 2,056 — in the history of the Betty. Junior college transfer Tamara Merseli …

RUSS HONS: Photo Gallery — Women’s Volleyball, University of North Dakota Vs. University of Idaho, November 12, 2015

The University of North Dakota woman’s volleyball team, behind record-setting  McKenzie Hart, defeated Big Sky Conference leader Idaho 3-0 (25-22, 25-20, 25-22) on Thursday night in Betty Engelstad Sioux Center. Hart, a senior from Langdon, N.D., set a UND digs record with her 24 against the Vandals. She is now at 1,759, passing Lindsay Vortherms. UND was led on offense by Courtney Place …

RUSS HONS: Photo Gallery — Big Sky Volleyball, University of North Dakota 3, Montana 0, October 1, 2015

The University of North Dakota women’s volleyball team ran its home winning streak to 10 games with a 3-0 victory over the University of Montana in a Big Sky matchup Thursday in Betty Engelstad Arena. UND won 25-23, 25-18 and 25-20 to up its record to 13-6 (2-1 in conference). Montana fell to 4-11 and 0-3 overall. UND’s middles, Faith Dooley and Chelsea …