One day after finding out the Cougars would travel to the Ohio Valley Conference Championship, a positive COVID-19 test on the team ended their season.
Jacksonville State defeated the Cougars in their rematch on Monday with a 3-0 score following SIUE’s 3-1 loss on Sunday, making these the team’s first losses of the season.
The Cougar tennis, volleyball and golf teams are each preparing for another season after months of pandemic-related uncertainty kept them from playing. While this season may be different from usual, coaches and student-athletes alike are ready to make the most of it.
Despite a lead in the first two sets, SIUE fell 3-0 to the University of Tennessee at Martin Skyhawks during their final regular season game on Saturday.
Last weekend, the Cougars played their first three home matches on the newly named First Community Arena against the University of Central Arkansas, Presbyterian College and Purdue University Fort Wayne. They lost all three matches, extending their losing streak.
Last week, women’s volleyball was gearing up for opening weekend at the Northern Illinois University Invitational. Over the weekend, they headed to DeKalb, Illinois, to compete, losing their first match but coming back with two wins.
The Cougars were swept by Jacksonville State University in the first round of the Ohio Valley Conference championship tournament on Nov. 15.
Volleyball improved their conference standings to 5-5 over the weekend with two home wins over Morehead State and Eastern Kentucky this weekend.
The volleyball team traveled to Belmont University on Saturday to return with their first conference win — and first sweep — of the season, bringing their conference standing to 1-1.
SIUE volleyball had strong performances at the Kangaroo Klassic, but added three more losses to their season over the weekend in Kansas City, Missouri.
Volleyball faced IUPUI, Western Michigan and Northern Arizona in Indianapolis this weekend, coming home from the tournament with three losses and a desire to make improvements for the following weekend.
Volleyball traveled to Fort Worth, Texas, last weekend to play in the Cowtown Classic. The team brought strong performances, but could not pull out a win from any of the three matches.
SIUE’s volleyball team hosted their second tournament of the season this weekend, sweeping Seattle University, Montana University and the University of Illinois at Chicago Friday and Saturday at the Cougar Invite.
Following a year filled with success in several programs, SIUE Athletics placed in the top 100 of the Learfield Director’s Cup final standings.
SIUE Head Volleyball Coach and Ohio Valley Conference Coach of the Year Leah Johnson has announced that she will be leaving Edwardsville to become the head coach at Illinois State University.
The volleyball team defeated Morehead State University 25-20, 18-25, 25-23, 25-20 at Wetherby Gym for the first time in program history. Head Coach Leah Johnson said she believes the pressure to win was a positive influence on the Cougars.
SIUE Volleyball fell 25-20, 21-25, 30-28, 25-18 to the University of Tennessee at Martin on UT Martins home court this past Friday. With travelling and playing two away games, Head Coach Leah Johnson said the weekend was a difficult one.
The volleyball team fell 25-15, 25-19, 21-25, 11-25, 15-8 to Austin Peay State University Friday, Oct. 9, in Clarksville, Tenn. Head Coach Leah Johnson said it took the Cougars a few sets to adjust to Austin Peay’s unique, fast-paced playing style.
The volleyball team was defeated 25-20, 22-25, 25-20, 25-22 by Eastern Illinois University on Wednesday. Although disappointed at the loss, Head Coach Leah Johnson said she was satisfied by the way the Cougars played. They were able to cause the Panther’s hitting percentage to fall below .20…
The Cougars dominated during their first conference season match against Jacksonville State Friday, Sept. 26. With a score of 25-23, 16-25, 25-15, 27-29, 15-12 and a .225 hitting percentage, Head Coach Leah Johnson said she was impressed with the team’s averages and offense.
The Cougar volleyball team opened the Kangaroo Classic with a loss to the University of Nebraska Omaha 23-25, 18-25, 25-13, 25-14, 15-8. They also fell to host University of Missouri-Kansas City 25-21, 25-21, 20-25, 25-22. During their final match, the Cougars defeated Bradley University 25-…
Senior elementary education major Kristen Torre, of Highland, has been selected for the Cougar Classic All-Tournament Team. Torre is a few weeks into her senior year playing Cougar volleyball. She has been playing volleyball for as long as she can remember. Her mother, who was a collegiate v…
The Cougars opened their season with a win at the Leatherneck Invitational this past weekend — their first opening win in Division 1 history. The team clinched their first win Friday, Aug. 28 against University of Akron with the score of 15-25, 25-22, 25-12, 22-25, 17-15.
During the past week, the SIUE athletics department announced six people — five athletes and one coach — it would be welcoming to the program as new Cougars.
The SIUE women’s volleyball team grabbed the seventh seed in the upcoming Ohio Valley Conference Tournament by defeating Tennessee State (10-17 overall, 6-10 OVC) 3-1 Saturday. The tournament berth is a first in program history, and Head Coach Leah Johnson said the team is thrilled to see it…
The SIUE volleyball team improved to 7-7 in the Ohio Valley Conference this weekend by defeating Tennessee Tech Friday and Jacksonville State Saturday.
The SIUE women’s volleyball team maintained its .500 record in Ohio Valley Conference play this weekend by defeating Austin Peay, leader of the OVC West division at the time, on Friday, but losing to Murray State Sunday.
After three conference games away from Edwardsville, the SIUE women’s volleyball team is 1-2 in the Ohio Valley Conference and 5-11 overall.
The SIUE women’s volleyball team closed out its non-conference schedule this weekend, going 2-1 at the SIUE Cougar Invitational.
Over the weekend, the SIUE women’s volleyball team competed in the University of Evansville Tournament, falling in the three matches played.