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After honoring Allie Evans and Jessica Hall in the Eagles' annual senior day pregame ceremony, Morehead State concluded its 2017 season with a 3-0 loss to Ohio Valley Conference regular season champion Austin Peay on Saturday at Wetherby Gym.

The Eagles fell in three contested sets by score of 25-23, 25-20, and 25-18. Morehead State wrapped up the season with a 14-15 overall record and a 5-11 mark in the OVC. The Lady Governors improve to 27-5 on the season, moving to 14-2 in conference play.

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Morehead State climbed out of a 2-0 deficit to defeat Jacksonville State in five sets on Friday night at Wetherby Gym. The Eagles move to 10-6 (1-2 Ohio Valley Conference) on the season, while Jacksonville State drops to 14-7, 1-2 OVC.

Jacksonville State handily claimed the first set by a 25-16 margin, then held on for a 25-23 victory in the second. Morehead State stormed out of the break, however, stealing the momentum and never looking back.

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Despite a triple-double performance from junior setter Jordan Jones, Morehead State volleyball fell to Middle Tennessee in four sets on Saturday afternoon at Wetherby Gym.

With the loss, the Eagles drop to 6-4 on the season. MTSU, after starting the year 0-8, wins all three of its matches at this weekend's Comfort Inn-vitational.

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Morehead State opened Friday's doubleheader slate with a 3-0 sweep of South Carolina State. The Eagles (5-3) defeated the Bulldogs (0-4) by scores of 25-19, 25-16, and 25-19.

"I thought we fought through some situations that we've been working on," said head coach Jaime Gordon. "It was nice to see us work through some things."

With freshman standout Taylor Hodges sidelined due to injury, junior Alyssa Cecil picked up the start for Morehead State. The 5-foot-7 Cedar Park, Texas native came away with three service aces in the win.

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Morehead State freshman outside hitter Lauren Rokey has been voted the Ohio Valley Conference Newcomer of the Week.

A native of Eureka, Ill., Rokey earned an All-Tournament nod at the Colonial Classic by leading the Eagles to two wins. She totaled 42 kills (3.5/set) in four matches last week.

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Freshman outside hitter Lauren Rokey recorded a career-best 17 kills, and junior middle blocker Jessie Wachtman contributed a season-best 11 winners, but Morehead State Volleyball could not keep up a fast start and fell 3-1 (25-15, 15-25, 18-25, 14-25) to Davidson to wrap up the Colonial Classic Saturday.

Rokey landed the 17 kills off a team-high 42 attacks. Wachtman was close to perfect, making just three errors for the Eagles (4-3) on 20 swings for a .400 attack efficiency.

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Freshmen Lauren Rokey, Olivia Lohmeier and Liz Allen teamed up for 36 kills, and the Morehead State volleyball team improved to 2-1 in 2017 with a 3-2 victory over the Winthrop Eagles Saturday at Wetherby Gym. MSU claimed the match by winning 17-25, 25-23, 25-19, 19-25 and 15-6.

Sophomore right-side hitter/setter Jordan Jones also added nine kills, and freshman setter Chandler Clark piled up a career-best 52 assists as both were named to the Eagle Challenge All-Tournament Team.

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After nearly a month of preparations, the Morehead State volleyball team opens the 2017 season Friday and Saturday at home with the Eagle Challenge Tournament.

Friday's action includes an 11 a.m. ET match against Delaware State and a 7 p.m. battle with Youngstown State. The Eagles face Winthrop Saturday at 2 p.m. Fans will be treated to free coffee from Eagle Dairy Queen for Friday morning's match. On Saturday, it's National Cherry Popsicle Day, and fans will receive a free treat as well.

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Freshman outside hitter Liz Allen totaled 17 kills and hit .256 as the Morehead State volleyball team battled Wright State in an exhibition match Saturday.

"We were able to run five different lineups," said head coach Jaime Gordon. "It was good to see the versatility we can have this season."

Freshman middle blocker Olivia Lohmeier registered seven kills and even had the opportunity to play opposite her sister Maddie, who is a setter for the Raiders. Freshman outside hitter Lauren Rokey also excelled with eight kills.

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Morehead State has finalized its 2017 volleyball schedule, which includes 15 home matches.

The 29-match regular season slate begins on Friday, Aug. 25 when the Eagles host Delaware State in the Eagle Challenge. They will also face Youngstown State and Winthrop in the Eagle Challenge.

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The Morehead State beach volleyball team has a unique opportunity coming up this month.

Unique, because the opportunity will never repeat.

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Senior Sydney Schuler led the way with 16 kills as Morehead State volleyball swept Jacksonville State on Senior Day at Wetherby Gym on Saturday afternoon.

With the win and the weekend sweep, the Eagles move to 11-15 overall and 7-5 in league play.

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Morehead State volleyball finished with 68 digs and 14 blocks as they topped Southeast Missouri in four sets at Wetherby Gym on Saturday night. The Eagles downed the Redhawks, 25-22, 25-20, 19-25, 25-13.

With the win, the Eagles move to 9-14 overall and 5-5 in OVC play. The win also marked head coach Jaime Gordon's 250th at Morehead State.

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Morehead State volleyball utilized stellar defense at the net and a balanced offensive attack to down Murray State in straight sets (25-20, 25-22, 25-20) at Wetherby Gym on Saturday night.

With the win, the Eagles move to 6-11 on the year and 2-2 in conference play. The Racers (8-8, 3-1) entered the match undefeated in league play at 3-0 and yet to lose a set in the OVC.

Jewell, Schuler Impress, but Eagles Fall to Wright State

Sep 14, 2016
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Sophomore Merideth Jewell and senior Sydney Schuler combined for 31 kills, but Morehead State volleyball fell at home to Wright State in four sets.

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The Morehead State volleyball team (3-5) defeated Appalachian State (2-5) in five sets on Friday at Wetherby Gym in the first match of the Eagle Challenge.

The Eagles dropped the first set to the Mountaineers, but took the second and third sets. The match was forced into a fifth set after Appalachian State won the fourth, where Morehead State closed out the contest on a 9-2 scoring run. The Eagles won 21-25, 26-24, 27-25, 19-25, 15-11.

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Morehead State volleyball jumped out to a two-set lead, but failed to convert two set points in the third and eventually fell to West Virginia in five sets on Saturday afternoon. With the loss, the Eagles move to 2-4 on the young season.

"I was pleased with the way we came into the match this morning. We were focused and deliberate with our play," said head coach Jaime Gordon. "We led in most major statistical categories, but let a couple of match point opportunities slip past us."

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The Morehead State volleyball team's season came to a close on Thursday afternoon as they fell in three sets to Belmont in the first round of the OVC Tournament. They lost 18-25, 21-25, 22-25.

"It leaves a tough taste in your mouth, especially when these women put so much into the season," said head coach Jaime Gordon. "They've fought hard and they've stayed together all season, so this loss hurts for them, but at the same time I'm extremely proud of them."

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The Morehead State volleyball team piled up seven blocks at Ohio Valley Conference-leading Murray State Saturday, but the host Racers hit .343 en route to a 3-0 (25-19, 25-16, 25-12) victory over the Eagles.

Murray State finished the regular season 25-2 overall and 15-1 in the league, while Morehead State heads into the conference tournament at 10-20 overall with a 7-9 mark in the OVC.

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In a thrilling back-and-forth match, the Morehead State volleyball team outlasted Eastern Illinois, 3-2. Freshman Merideth Jewell led the way for MSU with 22 kills. The Eagles downed the Panthers, 25-23, 21-25, 25-22, 17-25, 15-12.

The win moves Morehead State to 7-7 in league play with just two matches remaining, while EIU falls to 10-4.

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Morehead State volleyball's three-match home winning streak came to a close on Friday night as they fell to SIU Edwardsville in four sets. They lost 20-25, 25-18, 23-25, 20-25.

With the loss, they fall to 6-7 in OVC play and have now lost three straight coming off of a three-match winning streak.

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Despite strong performances from freshman Merideth Jewell and junior Sydney Schuler, the Morehead State volleyball team lost to Tennessee State in four sets on Saturday afternoon. They fell 17-25, 25-20, 26-28, 21-25.

The loss moves them to 6-6 in OVC play, while the Tigers improve to 7-5.

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The Morehead State volleyball team overcame a slow start and defeated Tennessee Tech in four sets at Wetherby Gym on Saturday afternoon. The win marks their third straight and moves them to 6-4 in conference play. Following a win over Jacksonville State last night, it also marks their first weekend sweep of the season.

They downed the Golden Eagles, 17-25, 25-19, 25-23, 25-16.

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Freshman Merideth Jewell led the way with 21 kills as the Morehead State volleyball team rallied past Jacksonville State, 3-1. They downed the Gamecocks, 18-25, 25-19, 25-22, 25-21.

The win gives them a gutsy 2-2 record over the course of a tough four-game road swing. They also evened their record in the OVC at 4-4.

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Morehead State senior Hannah Sigala led the way with 13 kills, but it wasn't enough as the Eagles fell on the road to Tennessee Tech, 3-1. They lost 18-25, 25-18, 21-25, 17-25.

The loss moves Morehead State to 6-15 overall, and 3-4 in conference play.

"Tonight our first contact efficiency was not where it has been in recent matches," said head coach Jaime Gordon. "Unfortunately, we allowed that to impact too many other areas of our game. Tech did a good job of taking care of the ball and not giving us breaks when we were struggling."

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Freshman Merideth Jewell has been named OVC Newcomer of the Week for the fourth time this season. The first three weeks of the season she was also named the league's top newcomer.

In two matches last week, at Eastern Kentucky and at home against Austin Peay, she led the team with 33 kills, while hitting .312, and recording 17 digs. In the win over the Governors, she had a team-high 18 kills, after recording ten in the first set, and hit .444.

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On a special day at Wetherby Gym, the Morehead State volleyball team put together a special performance as they swept Austin Peay on Senior Day, 3-0. They downed the Governors 25-23, 25-20, 25-22.

Despite their success on the court, the real story of this game was their lone senior Hannah Sigala, who lost her mother early in the morning after a courageous battle with cancer.

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In a match where the momentum continually switched back and forth, the Morehead State volleyball team came up just short as they fell to Belmont in five sets. The defeat makes them 1-1 in OVC play and 4-12 overall. They lost 25-13, 19-25, 22-25, 25-21, 10-15.

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In their final game of the Courgar Challenge, the Morehead State Volleyball team took the first set over Ball State, 25-22, but would lose three straight to fall to the Cardinals, 3-1. The fell 25-22 (MSU), 25-20 (BSU), 28-26 (BSU), 25-19 (BSU).

MSU came out firing early in the first set as they had nine quick kills, including five from freshman Merideth Jewell, and jumped out to a 17-16 lead. They would close out the first set with a 25-22 win, as several Eagles recorded kills, including Jewell, senior Hannah Sigala, junior Sydney Schuler, and sophomore Alli Evans.

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The Morehead State Volleyball team rallied from behind to win the second and fourth sets, but eventually fell to Indiana State, 3-2. They lost 25-19 (ISU), 27-25 (MSU), 25-23 (ISU), 25-19 (MSU), 15-12 (ISU).

A day after trailing most of the way against Marshall, the Eagles once again trailed in every set. But, on Saturday afternoon they found a way to bounce back. Trailing 19-13 in the second, they rallied to win 27-25, and then in the fourth, after trailing 10-2, they outscored the Sycamores 23-9 the rest of the way to force a pivotal fifth set.

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