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Monica Loftus Rises Up

Monica Loftus Rises Up

Clay Ables, Staff Reporter

September 18, 2018


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Monica Loftus’ life has revolved around volleyball and mastering the game. She started as child, picking up the game in her backyard. Now she’s a captain of the IU Southeast volleyball team. Loftus, senior outside hitter, started playing volleyball in first grade and hasn’t looked back sin...

IUS volleyball falls to Cincinnati Christian

Ashely Smith, staff reporter

October 31, 2016


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The IUS women’s volleyball team went up against Cincinnati Christian University on Oct. 29. They were defeated 4 sets to 1, bringing their new record to 22-12. The first set the Grenadiers started off solid and ended with a four-point lead of 25-21. Until CCU caught up with the Grenadiers in the...

IUS falls to IU Kokomo

Tyler Clerkin, staff reporter

October 29, 2016


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The IUS volleyball team participated in a double header on Saturday, Oct. 29th. The Grenadiers faced off against Indiana University Kokomo in the first game of the two. The Grenadiers fell short as they lost the match 0-3. This would be their second loss in a row and their third loss in the...

IUS volleyball downs Boyce

Tyler Clerkin, staff reporter

October 21, 2016


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The IUS volleyball team faced off against the Boyce College Bulldogs on Thursday, Oct. 20. The Grenadiers were able to take the match 3-0 and improve their record to 20-8 for the season. Senior and team captain Katie Fischer led the Grenadiers with 10 kills while freshman Lindsey Howell and...

IUS volleyball falls to Asbury

IUS volleyball falls to Asbury

Tyler Clerkin, staff reporter

October 19, 2016


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The IUS volleyball team faced off against the Asbury University Eagles on Tuesday, Oct. 18. The Grenadiers fell to the Eagles 2-3 making this their first conference loss of the season. The Grenadiers are now 19-8 for the season and 9-1 in conference play. The Grenadiers were led by sophomore Monica...

Victory Over Midway Brings IUS Volleyball Win Streak to 12

Tyler Clerkin, Staff Reporter

October 12, 2016


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The IUS volleyball team faced off against the Midway University Eagles on Tuesday, Oct. 11. The Grenadiers took the match 3-0, bringing their win streak up to 12. The Grenadiers were led by sophomore Monica Loftus with six kills and freshman Lindsey Howell with five. Senior Hannah Barker led the...

IUS Volleyball defeats Spalding 3-1

Tyler Clerkin, staff repoter

September 30, 2016


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The IUS Women's Volleyball team faced off against Spalding University on Thursday night. The Grenadiers would go on to take the match 3-1 to help improve their overall record to 9-6 for the season. The Grenadiers were led by Sophomore Monica Loftus’ 11 kills and Sophomore Hannah Jolly’s 10. As...

Grenadiers struggle in regular season finale

Grenadiers struggle in regular season finale

Enrique Bryan, Staff Reporter

November 6, 2015


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In the final game of the regular season, the IUS volleyball team fell to Cincinnati Christian University (25-19, 22-25, 23-25, 21-25) on Thursday, Nov. 5 as they finish the regular season with a 17-16 record. The Grenadiers were without Hannah Joly, freshman outside hitter, who was out with a concussio...

Grenadiers lose in five sets to Oakland City

Grenadiers lose in five sets to Oakland City

Enrique Bryan, Staff Reporter

October 21, 2015


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The IUS volleyball team fell to Oakland City University on Tuesday, Oct. 20 in five sets (21-25, 25-15, 20-25, 27-25, 11-15). The loss is the second straight five set loss for the Grenadiers. “We didn’t do a good enough job sticking with our game plan,” head coach Eric Brian said. “When we...

Grenadiers get back on track by beating Brescia in straight sets

Grenadiers get back on track by beating Brescia in straight sets

Enrique Bryan, Staff Reporter

October 2, 2015


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The IUS volleyball team played against conference opponent Brescia University on Thursday, Oct. 1. The Grenadiers beat the Bearcats in a decisive three set sweep (25-21, 25-16, 25-20). The Grenadiers looked to bounce back from a loss on Tuesday night against IU Kokomo, but they had to make some adj...

Grenadiers lose to IU Kokomo in straight sets

Grenadiers lose to IU Kokomo in straight sets

Parker Henes, Staff Reporter

September 29, 2015


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The IU Southeast women’s volleyball team fell to IU Kokomo in straight sets on Tuesday, Sept. 29 (26-24, 25-14, 25-23). The loss snaps the Grenadiers’ two game conference winning streak. After the two conference wins in a row, the grenadiers looked to keep the ball rolling Tuesday night. After to...

Grenadiers lose in four sets to Point Park

Grenadiers lose in four sets to Point Park

Parker Henes, Staff Reporter

September 19, 2015


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The IUS volleyball team returned home on Friday, Sept. 18 as they hosted Point Park University at 7 p.m. in the Activities Building. The Grenadiers fell short to the reigning KIAC conference champions, losing in four sets (25-23, 25-23, 20-25, 25-22). The Grenadiers are now 5-6 for the year and are 1-1 in conferen...