Volleyball

Flohrs is all-tournament pick as Oles split final matches at BU
SEPTEMBER 6, 2014 — ARDEN HILLS, Minn. - St. Olaf split its final two matches at the Bethel University Inviational on Saturday, losing a four-set match to Buena Vista before sweeping Martin Luther on Saturday.


Volleyball drops BU Invite opener to NWU, beats Principia
SEPTEMBER 5, 2014 — ARDEN HILLS, Minn. - Nebraska Wesleyan University dealt St. Olaf a 3-0 volleyball loss on Friday afternoon in the first round of the Bethel Invitational.


Volleyball goes 2-2 in opening tournament

AUGUST 30, 2014 — NORTHFIELD, Minn. - The St. Olaf volleyball team split its four matches in the opening weekend St. Olaf-Carleton Invitational on Friday and Saturday at Skoglund Center and West Gym.




Royals spoil finale, top Ole volleyball team in three
NOVEMBER 1, 2013 — NORTHFIELD, Minn. - Bethel University defeated the St. Olaf volleyball team in three sets on Friday night in the season finale for each team.





Ole volleyball gets back on track with win over Crown
OCTOBER 30, 2013 — ST. BONIFACIUS, Minn. - The St. Olaf volleyball team was able to snap their five match losing streak on Wednesday evening after defeating Crown College in a non-conference contest.


Ole volleyball swept by Carleton
OCTOBER 26, 2013 — NORTHFIELD, Minn. - Carleton College defeated the visiting St. Olaf volleyball team 25-20, 26-24 and 25-17 on Saturday afternoon in a MIAC rivalry match at West Gym.


Saint Mary's tops Ole volleyball
OCTOBER 23, 2013 — NORTHFIELD, Minn. - The St. Olaf volleyball team was able to stay close for much of the night, but in the end, it was Saint Mary's University that was victorious in a Wednesday night MIAC contest at Skoglund Center.




Cobbers too much for Ole volleyball team
OCTOBER 19, 2013 — MOORHEAD, Minn. - Concordia-Moorhead defeated the St. Olaf volleyball team 25-18, 25-19, 19-25 and 25-10 on Saturday afternoon at Memorial Auditorium.


Oles lose at No. 8 Saint Ben's
OCTOBER 16, 2013 — ST. JOSEPH, Minn. - No. 8 Saint Benedict defeated St. Olaf in straight sets in a MIAC volleyball match on Wednesday night at Claire Lynch Hall.


Oles fail to complete comeback, fall to MAC
OCTOBER 9, 2013 — NORTHFIELD, Minn. - St. Olaf held a 19-10 lead in the fourth set but failed to complete a comeback effort over Macalester on Wednesday evening at Skoglund Center.




Volleyball stops losing streak with five-set win over Luther
OCTOBER 6, 2013 — WAVERLY, Iowa - The St. Olaf volleyball team stopped a seven-match losing streak with a five-set win over Luther College in the final match of the Wartburg's Knights Classic on Saturday afternoon.


Oles swept by Coe, Wartburg to begin Knights Classic
OCTOBER 4, 2013 — WAVERLY, Iowa - The St. Olaf volleyball team had a rough start to the Knights Classic tournament on Friday, dropping a pair of 3-0 matches to Coe College and host Wartburg College.


Oles fall to Gustavus for fourth consecutive loss
OCTOBER 2, 2013 — NORTHFIELD, Minn.- The St. Olaf volleyball team showed plenty of fight, but in the end fell 25-16, 26-24, 22-25, 25-22 to Gustavus Adolphus College Wednesday night at Skoglund Center in a MIAC matchup.




No. 3 Tommies prove too much for Ole volleyball
SEPTEMBER 28, 2013 — NORTHFIELD, Minn. - No. 3 St. Thomas was too much for the St. Olaf volleyball team to handle as the Oles dropped their second game to a ranked foe in as many games on Saturday afternoon at Skoglund Center.




No. 21 Augsburg overpowers Oles
SEPTEMBER 25, 2013 — NORTHFIELD, Minn. - Augsburg College had too much firepower for the St. Olaf Volleyball team to handle, as the 21st-ranked Auggies defeated the Oles 25-14, 25-23, 25-15 on Wednesday night at Skoglund Center.




Oles fall to Hamline in straight sets
SEPTEMBER 21, 2013 — ST. PAUL, Minn. - St. Olaf volleyball was dispatched by Hamline University on Saturday afternoon 25-20, 25-15, 26-24 at Hutton Arena.


Oles win MIAC opener against St. Catherine
SEPTEMBER 18, 2013 — ST. PAUL, Minn. - The St. Olaf volleyball started their MIAC league schedule on the right foot after defeating the College of St. Catherine 3-1 on Wednesday night at the Butler Center.


Oles earn split in Iowa, snap losing streak
SEPTEMBER 14, 2013 — DECORAH, Iowa-- After dropping their first game on Saturday afternoon 3-0 to Colorado College, St. Olaf Volleyball rebounded to defeat Grinnell College 3-0 at Regents Center, ending their losing streak at seven games.


Oles drop a pair to non-conference foes
SEPTEMBER 13, 2013 — DECORAH, Iowa-- St. Olaf volleyball was on the losing end of a pair of non-conference contests at Regents Center on Friday night, falling to Coe College and Cornell College in identical 3-0 scores.


NWU, Luther top Oles on Saturday
SEPTEMBER 7, 2013 — ARDEN HILLS, Minn. - Nebraska Wesleyan University and Luther College dealt St. Olaf a pair of volleyball losses on Saturday afternoon at Bethel's Robertson Center.


Ole volleyball team drops two on Friday
SEPTEMBER 6, 2013 — ARDEN HILLS, Minn. - St. Olaf lost a pair of non-conference volleyball matches on Friday -- to Martin Luther (3-2) and host Bethel University (3-0) -- at the Robertson Center.


Oles win twice more to reach 4-0
AUGUST 31, 2013 — NORTHFIELD, Minn. - St. Olaf topped Martin Luther College 3-1 before outlasting Waldorf College 3-2 on Saturday afternoon to finish the St. Olaf Invitational 4-0.


Volleyball wins twice to open 2013
AUGUST 30, 2013 — NORTHFIELD, Minn. - St. Olaf swept non-conference volleyball matches from Bethany Lutheran College and Crown College on Friday afternoon at Skoglund Center to open the 2013 season.




Burch, Carlson earn All-MIAC volleyball honors
OCTOBER 31, 2012 — ST. PAUL, Minn. - St. Olaf seniors Melissa Burch and Ari Carlson were named All-MIAC on Wednesday, the league announced.




Carleton advances in MIAC Playoff with win over Oles
OCTOBER 30, 2012 — NORTHFIELD, Minn. - Sarah Nielsen had 21 kills as Carleton outlasted St. Olaf in five sets -- 22-25, 25-23, 24-26, 25-21, 18-16 -- in the quarterfinal round of the MIAC Playoffs on Tuesday night at Skoglund Center.




Volleyball gets win at Carleton to close regular season
OCTOBER 27, 2012 — NORTHFIELD, Minn. - Visiting St. Olaf swept Carleton College 25-23, 25-18, 25-22 in a MIAC volleyball match on Saturday on the heels of an 11-kill performance by Melissa Burch, as the two playoff-bound teams finished the regular season.


Oles defeat Macalester in four, clinch playoff berth
OCTOBER 24, 2012 — NORTHFIELD, Minn. - St. Olaf used a run in the fourth set to upend Macalester 3-1 (25-18, 23-25, 25-21, 25-12) in a MIAC volleyball match on Wednesday at Skoglund Center, as the Oles clinched a spot in the six-team league playoffs in the process.




Auggies edge volleyball Oles in five
OCTOBER 19, 2012 — NORTHFIELD, Minn. - Augsburg College edged St. Olaf 15-12 in the decisive fifth set to top the host Oles in a MIAC volleyball match on Friday.




Book gets 700th career win as Oles get past St. Kate's
OCTOBER 17, 2012 — NORTHFIELD, Minn. - Head coach Cindy Book eclipsed 700 career wins as her St. Olaf volleyball team defeated St. Catherine University on Wednesday night at Skoglund Center.




Burch reaches 1,000 kills, but UW-Stevens Point, CSB too much for volleyball
OCTOBER 13, 2012 — MENOMONIE, Wis. - Senior Melissa Burch reached 1,000 career kills, but No. 19 UW-Stevens Point and the College of Saint Benedict dealt the St. Olaf volleyball team a pair of losses to close out UW-Stout's tournament on Saturday afternoon.


Volleyball drops two to open UW-Stout tournament
OCTOBER 12, 2012 — MENOMONIE, Wis. - St. Olaf lost a four-set match to host UW-Stout before dropping a three-set sweep to UW-River Falls at the Bluedevils' volleyball tournament on Friday night.




Volleyball to host Dig Pink event
OCTOBER 11, 2012 — NORTHFIELD, Minn. - The St. Olaf volleyball team will host a Dig Pink event, to raise money for breast cancer research, when the Oles host Augsburg College on Friday, Oct. 19 at 7 p.m.




No. 7 St. Thomas sweeps Oles
OCTOBER 10, 2012 — ST. PAUL, Minn. - Seventh-ranked St. Thomas swept St. Olaf 25-15, 25-13, 25-15 in a MIAC volleyball match on Wednesday night.


Wolfram gets 1,000th kill as volleyball splits final two matches at Wartburg
OCTOBER 6, 2012 — WAVERLY, Iowa - Senior Katie Wolframe got her 1,000th career kill as St. Olaf defeated Simpson College in five sets before falling in three to No. 24 Carthage College in the final two rounds of the Knights Classic volleyball tournament on Saturday afternoon.


Oles lose twice at Wartburg tournament
OCTOBER 5, 2012 — WAVERLY, Iowa - The St. Olaf volleyball team lost twice on Friday at Wartburg's Knights Classic, losing a four-set match to Nebraska Wesleyan in the afternoon before a three-set sweep to 15th-ranked Wartburg.


Oles sweep Saint Mary's in MIAC volleyball match
OCTOBER 3, 2012 — NORTHFIELD, Minn. - Katie Wolfram had 11 kills as the St. Olaf volleyball team swept Saint Mary's University 25-21, 25-18, 25-22 on Wednesday night at Skoglund Center.




Blazers hand Oles three-set MIAC setback
SEPTEMBER 29, 2012 — ST. JOSEPH, Minn. - The College of Saint Benedict defeated visiting St. Olaf in straight sets -- 25-17, 25-22, 25-18 -- on Saturday afternoon in MIAC volleyball action.


Cobbers get five-set win over volleyball Oles
SEPTEMBER 26, 2012 — MOORHEAD, Minn. - Concordia Moorhead rallied in the decisive fifth set to defeat visiting St. Olaf in a MIAC volleyball match on Wednesday night at Memorial Auditorium.


Bork is MIAC's setter of the week
SEPTEMBER 24, 2012 — ST. PAUL, Minn. - St. Olaf first year setter Kersten Bork was named the MIAC's setter of the week on Tuesday after helping the Oles to a pair of league wins this week.


Oles top Hamline in four
SEPTEMBER 22, 2012 — NORTHFIELD, Minn. - St. Olaf had 16 kills from Melissa Burch to claim a four-set MIAC volleyball win over Hamline University on Saturday afternoon at Skoglund Center.




Oles move to 2-0 in league play with five-set win over Gusties
SEPTEMBER 19, 2012 — NORTHFIELD, Minn. - Kelly Heissel's 13 kills helped St. Olaf outlast Gustavus Adolphus College in five sets in a MIAC volleyball match on Wednesday night at Skoglund Center.



Oles lose twice on Saturday to close Cornell tourney
SEPTEMBER 15, 2012 — MOUNT VERNON, Iowa - The St. Olaf volleyball team lost twice on Saturday, to Wartburg College and UW-Eau Claire, to close the Cornell Classic.


Volleyball loses in four to NWC, goes distance to edge UW-Platteville
SEPTEMBER 14, 2012 — MOUNT VERNON, Iowa - The St. Olaf volleyball team lost a four-set match to Northwestern College before taking a five-set win from UW-Platteville in the first two rounds of the Cornell Classic on Friday afternoon.


Volleyball guts out five-set MIAC win at Bethel
SEPTEMBER 12, 2012 — ARDEN HILLS, Minn. - Melissa Burch had 16 kills while Kelly Heissel and Katie Wolfram had 15 apiece as St. Olaf outlasted Bethel in five sets -- winning the final set 20-18 -- in a MIAC volleyball match on Wednesday night at the Robertson Center.


Oles drop two to close Viterbo volleyball tourney
SEPTEMBER 8, 2012 — La CROSSE, Wis. - St. Olaf junior outside hitter Kelly Heissel had 14 and seven kills, but the Ole volleyball team dropped its final two matches at the Viterbo University Invitational on Saturday afternoon.


Volleyball picks up first wins of 2012
SEPTEMBER 7, 2012 — La CROSSE, Wis. - The St. Olaf volleyball team defeated Hannibal LaGrange 25-15, 25-9 and 25-14 on Friday evening for the team's first win of 2012, and followed suit with a three-set victory over Judson University in the nightcap.


Volleyball falls twice, Rotty named to all-tournament team
SEPTEMBER 1, 2012 — TACOMA, Wash. - The St. Olaf volleyball team was defeated twice on Saturday at the University of Puget Sound, dropping three-set matches to UC-Santa Cruz and Southwestern University.


Volleyball drops two to open 2012
AUGUST 31, 2012 — TACOMA, Wash. - The St. Olaf volleyball team dropped each of its two matches on Friday to open the 2012 season.


Carlson is All-MIAC
NOVEMBER 10, 2011 — ST. PAUL, Minn. - St. Olaf junior middle Ari Carlson was named All-MIAC on Wednesday after leading the Ole volleyball team in blocks and hitting percentage.


Carlson is MIAC's hitter of the week
OCTOBER 31, 2011 — ST. PAUL, Minn. - St. Olaf junior middle Ari Carlson was named the MIAC's volleyball hitter of the week on Tuesday, as she led St. Olaf to a three-game winning streak to close the 2011 campaign.