Volleyball plays 3 matches in 4 days

The UNO women's volleyball team faced three Division I opponents last week, sandwiching a home match on Wednesday between trips to Wichita and Kansas City.  The Mavs pushed UMKC to five sets on Wednesday, while falling 3-0 to Wichita St. on Tuesday and 3-1 to North Dakota on Friday.


Maverick volleyball sees opportunity in new season

UNO Volleyball and Head Coach Rose Shires started 2010 with an 8-1 record using a mix of new players ready to contribute and reliable veterans who had become established as some of the best in the MIAA.


Finding peak performance

Place a plank on the floor and walk across it.  Not too difficult, right?  Now grab two six-foot ladders and place the plank across the tops of both ladders. Try walking across the plank this time.


UNO Volleyball setting realistic expectations for treacherous schedule

Ray Koch SPORTS EDITOR In her senior season, Sydney O’Shaughnessy knows this is her last chance at a Summit League run with the Mavericks. “The driving factor...

Coach Shires impressed with new freshmen

Andrew Nelson CONTRIBUTOR Young talent is plentiful in the Omaha volleyball team’s 2016 freshmen class. In fact, this year’s roster features a new record for the most...

Volleyball makes Baxter debut against Western Illinois

By Jackson Taylor Sports Editor Just a week after Omaha hockey opened up with a sweep of Air Force at Baxter Arena, the Omaha volleyball team...

Still searching for consistency

The UNO volleyball team played four matches in last weekend's UNO Showcase tournament, only managing one win over two days.  For a team that normally begins each season on a roll, the Mavs are in a very unfamiliar position.


Volleyball breezes through first conference test

Ray Koch SPORTS EDITOR The volleyball was served over the net. A dig sent the ball 15 feet into the air and a soft set preceded...