Volleyball Heads to Illinois State, Bradley This Weekend

A busy stretch to open conference play for the Valpo volleyball team continues with a pair of road matches this weekend, as the Beacons play at Illinois State on Friday night and at Bradley on Saturday evening. Once the weekend is complete, Valpo will have played its first five MVC matches in a nine-day stretch.

Beacons Fall Monday at UIC

The Valpo volleyball team dropped its MVC road opener Monday evening at UIC, falling in straight sets (25-12, 25-16, 25-14) to the Flames.

Volleyball Earns Dramatic Homecoming Saturday Win

The Valpo volleyball team did its part to make sure it was a perfect Homecoming Saturday on campus, completing the sweep of the day’s two athletic events with a dramatic 3-2 (21-25, 28-26, 25-20, 15-25, 17-15) victory over Drake Saturday evening at the ARC.

Volleyball Suffers First Defeat of Season Friday Evening

The Valpo volleyball team had a match point in the fourth set of Friday night’s match at the ARC against visiting UNI to extend its school-record start to the season, but the Panthers came back to take the set and eventually emerged 3-2 victors (14-25, 25-22, 18-25, 25-27, 15-9) in the MVC opener for both squads. The defeat snapped the Beacons’ 12-match winning streak to open the campaign.

Volleyball Set For Three Matches in Four Days to Open MVC Play

A perfect run through the nonconference schedule culminated last weekend in Valpo's fourth consecutive tournament title, but now the Beacons turn their attention to the challenges that come with Missouri Valley Conference play. The MVC slate opens with three matches in four days, as Valpo will host UNI Friday night and Drake Saturday night before making the short trip to Chicago to take on UIC Monday evening.

Januski Named MVC Player of the Week

Following an outstanding all-around weekend which culminated in Tournament MVP honors at the Roadrunner Classic, Valpo junior middle Mallory Januski (Bourbonnais, Ill./Bradley-Bourbonnais) was named the MVC Player of the Week on Monday.

Januski MVP of Roadrunner Classic; Bulmahn, Kois All-Tournament

After enjoying a lethal weekend on the attack which included an entry in Valpo’s single-match record book, junior middle Mallory Januski (Bourbonnais, Ill./Bradley-Bourbonnais) was honored as Tournament MVP of the Roadrunner Classic. She was joined on the All-Tournament Team by setters Victoria Bulmahn (McCordsville, Ind./Mt. Vernon) and Addy Kois (Osceola, Ind./Penn), as the duo kept the Beacons offense running at a high level all weekend.

Volleyball Wins Fourth Straight Tournament With Sweep of Houston Baptist

The Valpo volleyball team put the proverbial cherry on top of a perfect run through the pre-conference portion of its schedule on Saturday, sweeping Houston Baptist (25-21, 25-22, 25-20) to win the Roadrunner Classic in San Antonio, Texas. The tournament title is the fourth of the season for the Beacons, setting a program record for most in-season tournaments won in a single campaign, and extended the best start in program history to 12-0.

Volleyball Stands Alone With Best Start in Program History, Wins Twice Friday

The 2022 Valpo volleyball team is the only one in program history to win at least 10 consecutive matches to start a season, as the Beacons improved to 11-0 on Friday with a pair of victories on the first day of competition at the Roadrunner Classic in San Antonio, Texas. Valpo survived a comeback attempt from Incarnate Word to earn a 3-2 (25-15, 25-15, 22-25, 20-25, 15-8) victory in the tournament opener and then took down tournament host UTSA in straight sets (25-17, 25-16, 25-19) in the nightcap Friday night.