Topic: Volleyball

Volleyball team on five-game skid

The John Carroll University volleyball team faced stiff competition last week and lost to rival Case Western Reserve University and Otterbein College last week.  The loss to Case was the second time the Spartans knocked off the Blue Streaks this season, also prevailing in the first meeting back on Sept. 11. The loss to Otterbein…

Volleyball wins conference opener

It was an important weekend for the John Carroll University volleyball team, and it started sweet but ended a bit sour as the Blue Streaks finished with one win and two losses this past weekend. On Sept. 24, the Blue Streaks traveled to Marietta College to square off against the host Pioneers. This was the…

Volleyball wins six matches in five days

John Carroll University’s volleyball team faced a rigorous schedule recently with six matches in five days from Sept. 14 through Sept. 18, but they made their jobs look easy as they won all six matches in impressive fashion.  The first of six wins came on Sept. 14 against Ursuline College at the Tony DeCarlo Varsity…

Volleyball goes 2-3 on the week as McDiarmid becomes JCU’s all-time leader in assists

Close only counts in horseshoes, not volleyball, which was unfortunate for the John Carroll University women’s volleyball team in their Sept. 9 match with Hiram College in the DeCarlo Varsity Center. The Blue Streaks were swept in three games, but the match was much closer than it appears on the surface. JCU lost narrowly 25-17,…

Volleyball team takes second place at Ohio Wesleyan

After Notre Dame College swept the John Carroll University Blue Streaks volleyball team in straight games to open the 2009 season, the team was determined to reverse their fate in the opening game of the 2010 campaign.  Coach Cally Plummer’s squad did just that, as they knocked off the visiting Falcons in straight sets (25-17,…