Coyote volleyball falls in first round of NCAA tournament

While the cold of winter settled upon the city of Minneapolis, the Coyote women’s volleyball team was warming up to take on the No. 11 ranked Minnesota Golden Gophers in the first round of the NCAA tournament. On Dec. 3, a crowd of 4,280 fans piled into the Maturi Pavilion to watch the match-up between […]

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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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