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VSU reaches NCAA tourney for first time in school history

Written By: Neil Frawley People like to say that when in Rome you’re supposed to eat cake. But when the Valdosta State Volleyball team went to Rome, Georgia, they were saying, “When in Rome…let’s be Gulf South Conference Champions for the first time in school history.” The Blazers proved they belonged in the conference’s elite as they dominated their competition, ... Read More »

Volleyball moves to GSC semis

Written By: Neil Frawley  Nearly thirty minutes after the Valdosta State’s women’s soccer team received a standing ovation at the Complex for advancing to the DII NCAA tournament as Gulf South Conference champions, the volleyball team began their march towards claiming the same honor. VSU defeated the University Alabama Huntsville 3-0, to move on to face University of West Florida ... Read More »

Volleyball sweeps MC, UWA on way to undefeated home record

This story was written by LaMarcus Wilkerson. The Blazers had back-to-back wins to remain undefeated at The Complex. This weekend, VSU (21-7, 16-4) did not drop a single game while defeating Mississippi College (5-25, 0-20) on Friday and West Alabama (9-21, 7-13) on Saturday. Coming into the weekend, head coach Mike Swan and his team had three straight Gulf South ... Read More »

Volleyball climbs to No. 3 in GSC rankings

Written By: Neil Frawley With yet another win on Tuesday night at the University of West Georgia, the VSU volleyball team (19-7, 14-4) secured its third straight win and has ascended to third place in the Gulf South Conference. Two home matches remain on VSU’s schedule, Mississippi College (5-23) have lost its last seven matches, and University of West Alabama ... Read More »

Volleyball approaches postseason

Written By: Neil Frawley The Valdosta State University’s volleyball team sits just three spots out of first place in the Gulf South Conference standings, and carry a perfect 9-0 home record into their second to last home stand against University of North Alabama on Friday followed by University of Alabama-Huntsville on Saturday. Coach Mike Swan spoke to his team after ... Read More »

Volleyball rides undefeated home streak into weekend for GSC weekend

This story was written by Neil Frawley. The Valdosta State volleyball team has just four more home games left to complete the season with an undefeated home record. After going 1-3 in the South Region Crossover— a tournament VSU played in Lakeland, Florida—the Blazers bounced back to defeat No. 22 West Florida 3-1 Tuesday night. With the win against UWF, ... Read More »

VSU Volleyball with seventh straight

Written By: Neil Frawley The Valdosta State volleyball team captured its seventh victory in a row Tuesday night when they hosted Rollins College out of the Sunshine State Conference. With the win, the Blazers also improved to 13-3, and remain unbeaten on their home floor at 8-0. RC entered the contest with six losses, but come from a conference that ... Read More »

Volleyball gears up for big GSC tests this weekend

By: Neil Frawley The vacation is over. The test begins. VSU volleyball team will have a week off by the time it plays Shorter, the best team in the Gulf South Conference. Looking closer into the future, the Blazers look to extinguish Lee University Flames at a home game on Friday. “It’s a big weekend for us. The next two ... Read More »

Volleyball looks to improve on offense, stay solid on defense

Written By: Neil Frawley The VSU volleyball team improved its record to 8-3 after defeating the University of West Georgia on Tuesday in a three set sweep. Despite the sweep, Mike Swan recognizes when the score doesn’t match the performance that he expects out of his team. According to Swan, he is pleased with his team’s improvement thus far, but ... Read More »

Bradford is out for season, remains positive

This story was written by Neil Frawley. Bump. Set. Out for the season. Valdosta State senior, Krista Bradford, had what she worked so hard for, torn from her on Sept. 5 in a match against Lynn University. The senior leader of the volleyball team suffered a torn ACL, partial meniscus pathology and an MCL strain, according to Tracy Llewellyn, VSU’s assistant ... Read More »