2014 Eastern Washington Women's Volleyball News

April 14, 2015
@EWUVolleyball Continues Spring Season With Tournament At Gonzaga
Eastern will face five other programs on Saturday, Apr. 18, including Big Sky member Montana

March 4, 2015
EWU Men’s Basketball, Volleyball Team Up As Part Of C.H.A.M.P.S. Program
Members of Eastern Washington University’s Men’s Basketball and Volleyball teams have been spending at least one day a month with students at Whitman Elementary School in Spokane, Wash.

January 28, 2015
Benson To Resume Head Coaching Duties For @EWUVolleyball
Benson took an indefinite leave of absence during Eastern's 2014 season to fully recover following treatment for throat cancer

January 27, 2015
69 Selected to Fall All-Academic Team
A total of 69 Eastern Washington University student-athletes have been honored on the Big Sky Conference All-Academic team for fall quarter 2014. Of the total, 28 were from football, 17 were from women's soccer, nine from volleyball, nine from women's cross country and six from men's cross country.

November 19, 2014
@EWUVolleyball's Julian Earns All-Big Sky Honors
Julian led EWU in kills per set (2.78) and recorded double-figure kills in 11 matches this past season

November 17, 2014
@EWUVolleyball Adds Three During Early Signing Period
Head coach Wade Benson announced the commitments of three high school seniors Monday, Nov. 17

November 16, 2014
Eastern Starts Fast But Falls In Five On Senior Night
Senior Talia Fermantez led all players with a season-high 16 kills Saturday in her final appearance at Reese Court

November 14, 2014
EWU Sees Big Sky Tournament Hopes Remain Alive Despite Home Setback
Junior Ana Jakovljevic recorded her third double-double of the year Thursday night, finishing with 12 kills and 14 digs

November 12, 2014
GAME TIME CHANGE: @EWUVolleyball’s Match Versus Northern Colorado Moved To 6:30 P.M. Thursday, Nov. 13
The Eagles and the Bears will square off for the second time this season Thursday

November 12, 2014
@EWUVolleyball To Hold Holiday Camp In December
Open to girls in grades 7-12, the camp will take place at Reese Court Sunday, Dec. 14

November 10, 2014
@EWUVolleyball Wraps Up Regular Season At Home Versus Northern Colorado, North Dakota
Eastern opens the week against Northern Colorado on Thursday, Nov. 13, before squaring off with North Dakota on Saturday, Nov. 15

November 9, 2014
Strong Start Not Enough As Eagles Fall At Idaho
Ensrud set a new season high with 20 digs Saturday, Nov. 8

November 6, 2014
Eastern Upended In Road Match At Northern Arizona
Senior Kelsey Julian led all players with 14 kills Thursday night, hitting .379 (14-3-29)

November 3, 2014
@EWUVolleyball Plays Final Road Matches Of Season At Northern Arizona, Idaho
EWU will take on the Lumberjacks Thursday, Oct. 6, at 6 p.m. PT before squaring off with the Vandals Saturday, Oct. 8, at 7 p.m. PT

November 2, 2014
Costly Errors Doom EWU In Loss At Montana State
Senior Melissa Waelter was one of three Eagles to record double-doubles Saturday, finishing with 18 kills and 14 digs

October 31, 2014
Eagles Drop Back-And-Forth Match At Montana
Senior Kelsey Julian led all players with 16 kills Thursday night, hitting .448 (16-3-29)

October 27, 2014
With Eyes On Big Sky Tournament Bid, @EWUVolleyball Opens Four-Match Road Swing
Eastern plays at Montana Thursday, Oct. 30, before taking on Montana State Saturday, Nov. 1

October 25, 2014
Eastern Sweeps Past Visiting Weber State
Junior Kellen Barfield tied her career high with a team-best 11 kills Saturday night

October 23, 2014
League-Leading Idaho State Outduels EWU In Hard-Fought Match
Senior Melissa Waelter matched her career high with 15 digs Thursday night

October 21, 2014
@EWUVolleyball Begins Second Half Of Big Sky Play At Home Versus Idaho State, Weber State
The Eagles welcome ISU to Reese Court Thursday, Oct. 23, before taking on the Wildcats Saturday, Oct. 25

October 17, 2014
Eagles Protect Home Court, Record Second Straight Three-Set Victory
Junior Allie Schumacher finished with an efficient 10 kills on just 15 swings, hitting .533 on the night

October 16, 2014
Eastern Dominant In Sweep Over Visiting Montana State
Sophomore Sophie Miller did a little bit of everything Thursday, finishing with 15 assists, nine digs, five kills and four blocks

October 13, 2014
@EWUVolleyball Kicks Off Four-Match Home Stand Against Montana Schools
Fans can get into both contests for $2 by wearing pink on Thursday and showing a military ID on Friday

October 11, 2014
EWU Stumbles In Dam Cup Match At Portland State
Freshman Chloe Weber had a strong performance, finishing with six kills and four blocks

October 10, 2014
Eagles Earn Key Road Win, Top Sacramento State In Five Sets
Sophomore Sophie Miller led Eastern with 22 assists and came up with the service ace on match point

October 7, 2014
@EWUVolleyball Trips To Sacramento State, Dam Cup Rival Portland State
The Eagles will play at Sacramento State on Thursday, Oct. 9, before squaring off with rival Portland State on Saturday, Oct. 11

October 2, 2014
Valiant Comeback Falls Short As Eastern Bested By Southern Utah
Junior Allie Schumacher led the Eagles with 13 kills on the night, hitting .379

September 29, 2014
@EWUVolleyball Welcomes Big Sky Foes Southern Utah, Idaho To Reese Court
The Eagles will take on Southern Utah Thursday, Oct. 2, at 6 p.m. before squaring off with Idaho Friday, Oct. 3, at 6 p.m.

September 28, 2014
EWU Picks Up Big Sky Road Win In Thrilling Fashion Over Northern Colorado
Senior Kelsey Julian tied her career high with a match-best 21 kills, hitting .559 on the night (21-2-34)

September 25, 2014
Eagles' Hot Start Not Enough As North Dakota Protects Home Court In Big Sky Opener
Eastern won the first set but UND rallied to win the next three frames and the match

September 22, 2014
@EWUVolleyball Opens Big Sky Play At North Dakota, Northern Colorado
The Eagles will start conference play on the road against a pair of divisional foes

September 19, 2014
Eastern Upended By No. 1 Stanford In Final Match Of USD Invitational
The Eagles got 12 kills from senior Kelsey Julian and junior Kellen Barfield Saturday night against the top-ranked Cardinal

September 19, 2014
Late Charge From EWU Comes Up Short Against No. 19 San Diego
Senior Talia Fermantez led all players with a season-high 13 kills on 28 swings Friday morning

September 18, 2014
Eagles Drop First Match Of USD Invitational To CSUN
EWU fell in three sets to the Matadors in its opening match in San Diego

September 16, 2014
Eastern Falls In Hard-Fought Five-Set Match To Visiting Seattle
Senior Kelsey Julian led all players with 20 kills on just 33 swings, hitting a stellar .455 for the match

September 14, 2014
@EWUVolleyball Hosts Seattle, Trips To California To Conclude Nonconference Slate
Eastern welcomes Seattle to Reese Court Tuesday, Sept. 16, at 6 p.m. before traveling to San Diego for three matches as part of the USD Invitational

September 13, 2014
Furious Rally Comes Up Short As EWU Falls To Missouri
Senior Melissa Waelter registered her third double-double of the season with 13 kills and 13 digs Saturday morning

September 13, 2014
EWU Falls Victim To High-Powered Boise State Offense In Final Match Of Idaho Invitational
Sophomore Sophie Miller finished the match with 19 assists, three digs and three blocks

September 12, 2014
Eagles Tripped Up By Improved Portland Squad In First Match Of Idaho Invitational
Junior Allie Schumacher registered her third double-double of the season with a team-best 15 kills and 11 digs

September 10, 2014
Julian, Bomber Named September Scholar-Athletes Of The Month
EWU Volleyball's Kelsey Julian and EWU Football's Blair Bomber have been selected by the Eastern Washington University Athletics Department as the September Scholar-Athletes of the Month

September 9, 2014
Back In Inland Northwest, @EWUVolleyball To Play In Idaho Tournament
Off to its best start in eight years, the Eagles will play three matches as part of the Idaho Tournament in Moscow, Idaho, this weekend

September 5, 2014
EWU Wraps Up East Coast Swing With Second Straight Five-Set Victory
Junior Allie Schumacher recorded 14 kills, including the match-winning point

September 2, 2014
Four Players Notch Double-Digit Kills As EWU Rallies To Beat College Of Charleston In Five
Senior Kelsey Julian tallied a career-high 21 kills while sophomore Allie Schumacher registered 20 kills

September 1, 2014
@EWUVolleyball Wraps Up East Coast Trip With Matches At College of Charleston, High Point
The Eagles will take on College of Charleston Tuesday, Sept. 2, before facing off with High Point on Friday, Sept. 5

August 31, 2014
Schumacher Earns All-Tournament Honors, Eagles Fall To Host UNC Wilmington
Junior outside hitter Allie Schumacher recorded her second consecutive double-double but Eastern fell in straight sets to the host Seahawks in its fourth match in three days

August 30, 2014
EWU Drops Back-And-Forth Contest To Coastal Carolina
Junior Allie Schumacher notched a double-double with a match-high 14 kills and a career-best 16 digs

August 29, 2014
Eagles Start 2014 Season In Winning Fashion, Cruise Past Fairfield
Senior Kelsey Julian led all players with 12 kills as Eastern won its season opener for the first time since 2010

August 29, 2014
Eastern Completes Epic Comeback, Downs NC State In Five-Set Thriller
The Eagles erased an early 2-0 deficit to improve to 2-0 for the first time since 2006

August 27, 2014
@EWUVolleyball Opens 2014 Campaign With Week-Long East Coast Road Swing
The Eagles kick off their 2014 season with a cross-country trip to the East Coast, beginning with the Hilton Garden Inn Wilmington Mayfaire Classic in Wilmington, N.C.

August 24, 2014
@EWUVolleyball 2014 Alumni Match Highlights
The Eagles welcomed back some familiar faces to Reese Court Sunday, Aug. 24, getting some match experience before opening their season next week

August 22, 2014
@EWUVolleyball Welcome Back Alumni For Match On Sunday, Aug. 24
Interim head coach Michael King, assistant coach and EWU alum Janelle Allen and senior Kelsey Julian preview Sunday's alumni match

August 20, 2014
Depth, Leadership Have @EWUVolleyball Ready To Make Strides In 2014
A wealth of talent at every position combined with a trio of determined senior leaders have the Eagles poised to do big things in 2014

August 12, 2014
@EWUVolleyball Slotted Seventh In Big Sky Preseason Poll
The Eagles have been tabbed to finish seventh in the Big Sky Preseason Poll as announced by the conference office Tuesday, Aug. 12

August 8, 2014
@EWUVolleyball Opens 2014 Campaign With First Practice
The Eagles went through some fitness testing early in the day before rolling out the nets and balls for skill work in the afternoon

August 7, 2014
@EWUVolleyball Head Coach Wade Benson To Take Indefinite Leave Of Absence
After spending much of the Spring battling throat cancer, Eastern Washington Women’s Volleyball head coach Wade Benson will take an indefinite leave of absence beginning Friday, Aug. 8

August 5, 2014
@EWUVolleyball Recognized With AVCA Team Academic Award
Once again among the nation’s academic elite, EWU Volleyball has earned an AVCA Team Academic Award for the second consecutive season and 11th time in program history

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