Volleyball

Do home crowds have an impact on games?

Do home crowds have an impact on games?

From statistical analysis, researchers have found little to no evidence supporting the idea that crowds can influence a team or player’s ability or make a visiting team’s performance worse. What fans can influence: the referees and the calls they make.

Wartburg's Kaity Brouwer and Krystal Graves look to block Dubuque's Klaudia Basierak during Tuesday's volleyball match at Levick Arena. -- Alyssa Noble

Slumping Knights earn resounding sweep

The team Wartburg volleyball co-coach Jennifer Walker expects to see on a regular basis showed up Tuesday night.

by · October 15, 2014 · 0 comments · Sports, Volleyball
Volleyball players support freshman teammate who lost her father

Volleyball players support freshman teammate who lost her father

October is normally the month that fall sports teams support breast cancer awareness and raise money for the cause. But this year, the Wartburg volleyball team is raising colon cancer awareness in support of a teammate.

by · October 14, 2014 · 0 comments · Sports, Volleyball
Knights finish 1-2 at NCC volleyball tournament

Knights finish 1-2 at NCC volleyball tournament

Wartburg rolled to a 25-17, 25-13, 25-14 victory over host North Central (16-5) Saturday morning before St. Mary’s exacted revenge for an August loss to close the Robinson Memorial tournament in Naperville, Ill. The Knights (18-7) have now lost five of their last seven matches after a 16-2 start to the season. Against […]

by · October 12, 2014 · 0 comments · Sports, Volleyball
Volleyball drops third straight match

Volleyball drops third straight match

A near-five-hour bus ride certainly didn’t help Wartburg’s volleyball team in its opening match of North Central’s Robinson Memorial tournament Friday night. Neither did the opponent. No. 25 Chicago broke free from 17-17 ties in each of the first two sets, then an 11-11 tie in the third set to […]

by · October 11, 2014 · 0 comments · Sports, Volleyball
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