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Notebook: Top volleyball teams struggling to separate themselves in OVC standings

Notebook: Top volleyball teams struggling to separate themselves in OVC standings

Adam Tumino, Volleyball Reporter

October 23, 2019

It is now the halfway point in the conference season, and the OVC standings remain top-heavy. With eight matches remaining, four OVC teams are tied with a conference record of 6-2 and three are tied at 5-3. The final team in the top eight, and only one in a postseason spot with a sub-.500 record, is ...

Column: Volleyball players improving despite tough season

Column: Volleyball players improving despite tough season

Adam Tumino, Volleyball Reporter

October 9, 2019

It has been a difficult season for the Eastern volleyball team, at least in the win column. A 1-15 start overall and an 0-4 record in conference play have the Panthers in last place in the OVC so far. Despite the record, several Eastern players have improved their numbers since last season. Some of thes...

Murray State, Austin Peay atop OVC volleyball standings

Murray State, Austin Peay atop OVC volleyball standings

Adam Tumino, Volleyball Reporter

October 3, 2019

If there needed to be more proof that preseason play does not matter, the OVC volleyball standings have provided it. After relatively struggling through non-conference play, 2018 standouts Murray State (8-6, 2-0) and Austin Peay (4-12, 2-0) sit atop the standings through the first week of the confere...

OVC volleyball standings have yet to take shape

OVC volleyball standings have yet to take shape

Adam Tumino, Volleyball Reporter

September 12, 2019

After the first week of the season, the volleyball teams in the OVC were struggling as a whole; the 12 teams in the conference posted a record of just 9-28 in that span. Since, they have gone a combined 20-22, thanks in part to the continued success of Morehead State and Southern Illinois Edwardsvil...

OVC volleyball teams off to slow starts

OVC volleyball teams off to slow starts

Adam Tumino, Volleyball Reporter

September 3, 2019

When the Eastern volleyball team began its season 0-3 over the weekend, they were not the only OVC team to struggle. Eastern is among five winless teams in the conference. Murray State and Austin Peay are two of those teams, despite being picked to finish first and second in the conference in a preseason...

Volleyball team working out kinks from preseason action

Adam Tumino, Volleyball Reporter

August 20, 2019

The Eastern volleyball team has less than two weeks until their regular season opener, and they are looking to bounce back after a 10-21 season in 2018, including a 5-11 conference record. The Panthers are also coming off their lone exhibition of the preseason, which was played on Aug. 17 in Sa...

Eastern volleyball picked to finish 10th in OVC coaches poll

Adam Tumino, Volleyball Reporter

August 18, 2019

The regular season is less than two weeks away for the volleyball teams of the OVC. An OVC coaches poll, released last week, picked the same four teams to sit atop the standings, although in a slightly different order. Austin Peay finished with the best conference record last season, going 14-2 agai...

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