Coyote volleyball to face Kansas City in Summit League Tournament

After a third place finish in the regular season, USD plays Kansas City to open the Summit League Tournament Friday night. The Coyotes were swept by the Roos in Vermillion earlier this season, with both matches going five sets. “I mean it was frustrating but it was a really good five setter for both nights,” […]

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Coyote volleyball picks up pair of wins at SDSU

USD volleyball extended it’s win streak to four over the weekend, defeating South Dakota State 3-1 on Sunday and 3-0 Monday. The Coyotes were without Elizabeth Juhnke Sunday, and dropped the opening set 25-21 before winning the final three sets and the match. The last time the Coyotes dropped a set to SDSU was Nov. […]

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Coyotes sweep NDSU over weekend series

The USD (5-1) volleyball team faced off against the North Dakota State (4-4) Bison inside the Sanford Coyote Sports Center Sunday night. The Coyotes came away with a win after four sets 26-24, 25-19, 24-26, 27-25. This match is the first in a two-day series inside the SCSC. The matchup is a pink out game […]

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South Dakota volleyball splits weekend with Omaha

USD volleyball split matches over the weekend against the Omaha Mavericks, sweeping Sunday’s match and losing in five sets Monday night. During the first matchup Sunday night the Coyotes defeated the Mavericks in a 3-0 sweep inside the Sanford Coyote Sports Center (SCSC). USD showed a strong defensive display during the home opener winning 25-16, […]

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Coyotes pick up 3rd loss of season against #14 Creighton

The USD volleyball team fell to the #14 Creighton Bluejays in five sets (25-18, 26-24, 20-25, 23-25, 7-15) on Sunday to make the Coyotes’ record 1-3 on the season. The loss follows USD’s five-set win against the Bluejays on Friday night which gave USD its first win against a top-25 team in program history. USD’s […]

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USD volleyball ‘excited’ for upcoming season, Slaughter to use her COVID year

The USD women’s volleyball team is slated to begin their first games of the season Jan. 22-23 in the Missouri State Tournament. This will be the first time the Coyotes have played in over a year after finishing runner up to Georgia Tech at the NIVC Tournament in Nov. 2019.  The team has used the […]

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Rising sophomore Elizabeth Juhnke looks to build off successful freshman campaign

Summit League Freshman of the Year, Elizabeth Juhnke, made an immediate impact when she joined the Coyote volleyball team last fall. The six-foot outside hitter from Lakeville, Minn. was a part of the 16-0 Summit League regular season team and led the Summit League with 520 kills. Juhnke said making an immediate impact was exactly […]

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Freshman standout Juhnke talks school, serves and success

The daughter of two former collegiate volleyball players, Elizabeth Juhnke is continuing the Juhnke legacy as an outside hitter for USD. This year, the women’s volleyball team welcomed five freshmen to the roster, including Juhnke. However, something makes this six-rotation outside hitter stand out. The six-foot Lakeville, Minnesota product through 20 games this season has […]

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