Summit League season preview: Coming up in Maverick athletics

Andrew Nelson CONTRIBUTOR Friday marks the opening match in Summit League play for the Omaha volleyball team. The Mavericks were picked to finish sixth in the...

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...

Maverick volleyball set aim for Division I tournament

Cammille Kammerer SPORTS EDITOR UNO head volleyball coach Rose Shires is confident that her 2016 team features enough talent to make it to their first NCAA...

Not the fitting description

On paper, the stats show freshman Kelley Wollak is racking up the kills and proving to be one of UNO's best offensive weapons.  In her first 12 games of college volleyball, Wollak is second on the team with 101 total kills and averages almost three per set.


Omaha volleyball beats Western Illinois and Fort Wayne

Sam Lauritsen CONTRIBUTOR Omaha volleyball extended their winning streak this weekend to three with victories over Western Illinois and Fort Wayne. The Mavericks are now 9-14...

Unfriendly Welcome

The schedule maker didn't do UNO any favors in the Mavs' opening weekend of Summit League play.  South Dakota State and North Dakota State, two teams picked to finish in the top three of the conference, came to Omaha on back-to-back nights.


Mavericks come up short in Conference tournament

Sam Lauritsen CONTRIBUTOR The Omaha volleyball team saw the end of their season as well as the end of an era led by seniors Sydney O’Shaughnessy...

To the next level: Schmale signs professional contract

Cammille Kammerer SPORTS EDITOR Whether it was on the court at Elmwood-Murdock High School, or on the court as an Omaha Maverick, Megan Schmale has created...