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Blazers defeat West Alabama Tigers

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Written by Erin Martin, Staff Writer Valdosta, GA. Valdosta State defeated West Alabama in their volleyball game this past Tuesday with a final score of of 3-1. (25-21, 19-25, 25-20, 25-18) VSU’s defeat crushed UWA’s hopes to continue onto the GSC finals, and will proceed to compete against North Alabama in the Gulf South Conference Tournament. The Tigers made a ...

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Volleyball looks to carry on streak

Outside hitter Antia Rodriguez-Sanchez attempts to spike in the game against Palm Beach Atlantic. The team is on a three-game winning streak going into the weekend with a game against Lee and Short University. (Photo Courtesy: vsublazers.com)

Written by Kyle Dawson, Circulation Manager The Valdosta State volleyball team is riding a three game winning streak into the weekend where they will face Lee University on Friday and Shorter University on Saturday, in Valdosta. Lee University is also coming off of a three game win streak as they prepare to face the Blazers, but VSU head coach Mike Swan ...

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VSU Volleyball records 20th consecutive home win

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Written by Niamani Carlyle-Hollis, Staff Writer The Valdosta State Volleyball team recorded their 20th consecutive home win over the University of West Florida with a nail biting 3-2 victory on Tuesday night. A record 443 spectators, which is the biggest crown in VSU volleyball history, rallied behind the home team to help them secure the big win. It was a ...

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Volleyball’s Epic Streak Ends

Blazer volleyball huddles before the game against the West Florida Argonauts. The team faced its first loss of the season after being on a 12 game winning streak. The two teams will meet again on Oct. 20 in Valdosta. (Photo Courtesy: valdosta.edu)

Written by Stuart Price, Staff Writer After winning their first 12 matches of the season, VSU Volleyball fell Tuesday night to the nationally-ranked UWF Argonauts in Pensacola. It was a close match the entire time, and VSU came out on fire taking the first set of the match by a score of 25-15, which ended UWF’s ten-set win streak.  However, ...

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Blazers united against Union

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Written by Jyrell Wynn, Staff Writer         As the season goes on, the Valdosta State volleyball team continues its run as they defeat West Alabama. With a score of 3-1, the Blazers are rallying for a spectacular season as they prepare for their upcoming matches. Union continues to struggle as the season goes on with another defeat to Shorter University losing ...

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VSU Volleyball season to kick off season tonight

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Written by Stuart Price, Staff Writer Volleyball hopes to start off the season by serving up their first loss. VSU Volleyball starts off its season this Friday Sep. 4 in Boca Raton at the Lynn University Tournament against Barton College from North Carolina. Coach Mike Swan has been very pleased with how practice is going so far this season. He ...

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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, ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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