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Comeback not enough as volleyball season ends

Thursday, November 10, 2016 11:28 PM
Middle blocker Whitney Loyd runs a slide to get through the double block. Loyd had 293 kills on the season. (TommieMedia/Marissa Groechel)

The St. Thomas volleyball team’s 2016 season came to an end with a 3-0 loss to Wisconsin-La Crosse Thursday in the opening round of the NCAA tournament at the University of Northwestern-St. Paul.

Volleyball drops five set thriller in MIAC semis

Friday, November 4, 2016 12:57 AM
Coach Thanh Pham barks out orders to his team during a match ealier in the season. (File photo/Tommiemedia)

The third-seed St. Thomas volleyball team fell to second-seed Gustavus 3-2 in the conference playoff semifinals despite winning the first two games Thursday night in St. Peter.

Volleyball dominates cobbers, secures No. 3 seed

Wednesday, October 26, 2016 11:39 PM
Sophomore Katharine Mallak, sets a spike for Whitney Lloyd. Lloyd scored 11 points in the game. (Ben Burke/TommieMedia)

The St. Thomas volleyball team won its fourth-consecutive match Oct. 26, defeating Concordia-Moorhead 3-0 (25-14, 25-17, 25-12) and locked up the third seed in next week’s MIAC playoffs.

Volleyball gets comeback win over Carleton

Thursday, October 13, 2016 1:06 PM
Outside hitter Brooke Reichart leaps to spike the ball over the net during the fourth set. Reichart had 18 kills against the Carleton Knights. (Natalie Hall/TommieMedia)

The St. Thomas volleyball team won the final two sets to secure a 3-2 comeback victory over Carleton Wednesday night at Schoenecker Arena.

Volleyball sweeps Hamline, winning streak reaches eight

Thursday, September 29, 2016 8:18 AM
Setter Ellie Meyer winds up for a serve. Meyer has scored a total of 15 points for St. Thomas so far in the season. (Carlee Hackl/TommieMedia)

The St. Thomas volleyball team did not drop a set for the third consecutive match, defeating Hamline 3-0 on Sept. 28 and extending its winning streak to eight matches.

The Locker Room with women’s volleyball – Sept. 22, 2016

Thursday, September 22, 2016 4:56 PM
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The volleyball captains join reporter Noah Brown in The Locker Room.

Volleyball battles early, sweeps St. Kate’s

Wednesday, September 21, 2016 10:21 PM
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The St. Thomas volleyball team won its sixth straight match Wednesday, utilizing 11 players in a 3-0 triumph over St. Catherine’s University in its home opener at Schoenecker Arena.

Sports in :60 – Sept. 14, 2016

Wednesday, September 14, 2016 10:30 AM
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This is Sports in :60 for Sept. 14, 2016.

Volleyball ends season on high note

Saturday, October 31, 2015 7:30 PM
Coach Thanh Pham stares intently at his players from the sidelines of a game earlier this season. The St. Thomas volleyball team played the season's last game Saturday. (Tom Pitzen/TommieMedia)

The St. Thomas volleyball team dominated Macalester Saturday at Schoenecker Arena in its final match of the 2015 season.

Tommies survive Oles’ comeback bid

Wednesday, October 21, 2015 11:18 PM
Outside hitter Kelly Biermann and Lloyd go up for a block against St. Olaf. St. Thomas is 3-5 in the MIAC after Wednesday's win over the Oles. (Miranda Lockner/TommieMedia)

The St. Thomas volleyball team earned a hard-fought 3-2 victory over St. Olaf Wednesday.

The Locker Room with Jill Greenfield – Oct. 8, 2015

Friday, October 9, 2015 8:13 PM
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Assistant coach Jill Greenfield and outside hitters Taylor Lewis and Brooke Reichart join reporter Jack Burke in the Locker Room.

Volleyball cruises past Hamline

Wednesday, September 30, 2015 10:19 PM
The Tommies celebrate after a point. St. Thomas snapped a two-game losing streak with a 3-0 win over Hamline Wednesday at Schoenecker Arena. (Tom Pitzen/TommieMedia)

The St. Thomas volleyball team snapped a two-game losing streak with a 3-0 win over Hamline Wednesday at Schoenecker Arena.

Volleyball falls to Northwestern

Saturday, September 26, 2015 8:42 AM
Coach Thanh Pham barks out orders to his team during a match ealier in the season. (File photo/Tommiemedia)

The St. Thomas volleyball team lost its second consecutive home game of the season to Northwestern Friday night at Schoenecker Arena.

Volleyball comes up short against St. Ben’s

Wednesday, September 16, 2015 11:15 PM
Defensive specialist Jennifer Wild dives for the ball as outside hitter Audrey Erickson looks on. St. Thomas lost 3-1 to St. Ben's on Wednesday. (Tom Pitzen/TommieMedia)

The St. Thomas volleyball team opened up MIAC play with a 3-1 loss to rival St. Benedict Wednesday at Schoenecker Arena.

Volleyball’s success hinges on young roster

Monday, September 7, 2015 9:52 PM
Coach Thanh Pham advises his team during the 2014  season. Pham said the Tommies' younger players will have to play bigger roles to fill in for key losses to graduation.  (Elena Neuzil/TommieMedia)

If the St. Thomas volleyball team hopes to continue its success, the squad’s younger players will have to compensate for several key losses to graduation.