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NCAA Tournament Preview: #6 Marquette vs Eastern Illinois

The Golden Eagles and the Panthers clash in West Lafayette with the winner advancing in the tournament.

Volleyball Is In The NCAA Tournament!

The Golden Eagles will head down to West Lafayette as a #6 regional seed for their first round game against Eastern Illinois.

VB Loses Big East Semifinals In 5 Sets

The Golden Eagles fell apart against St. John’s at the worst possible times and will have to wait patiently for Selection Sunday.

Big East Semifinals Preview: #2 Marquette vs #3 St. John’s

The Golden Eagles and the Red Storm square off in a season series rubber match with a spot in Saturday’s title game on the line.

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Carsen Murray named Defensive Player of the Week

Here's what the Big East said about Marquette's star middle blocker: Murray anchored a Marquette squad that refused to relinquish a set, sweeping St. John’s and Seton Hall to clinch a share of the BIG EAST regular season title. The middle blocker averaged 1.33 blocks per set while hitting a league-best .611. Against the third-seeded Red Storm, Murray logged three blocks and four kills on .667 hitting. The following day she produced a match-bets five blocks with even kills and a dig. Through the weekend, Murray did not have a single hitting error. In addition, Aubrey Hamilton was on the Weekly Honor Roll. Here's the writeup: Hamilton led Marquette with a team-best 4.67 points per set as the Golden Eagles secured their third consecutive regular season title. This week, the senior ranked 2nd in the BIG EAST in service aces (4, 0.67/set), 3rd in points (4.67/set), and 9th in kills (21, 3.50/set). In Saturday’s sweep of Seton Hall, Hamilton led both teams with 11 kills.

VB Heads To The Postseason Just Outside The Top 25

A little worse off than last week points-wise, but oh well.

The 2023 Big East Volleyball Tournament Bracket Is Set!

Creighton’s win against Butler on Sunday was the last match of the regular season.


Well, at least a share of it, at least until Sunday.

RV Volleyball Preview: vs St. John’s & vs Seton Hall

A third consecutive Big East regular season championship is on the line at the McGuire Center this weekend.

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Jenna Reitsma on Weekly Honor Roll

Here's what the league office said: Reitsma was a crucial cog in Marquette’s offensive machine this week, averaging 3.86 kills and 5.64 points per set on .407 hitting. Across the Golden Eagles pair of victories, the junior averaged a BIG EAST best 1.43 service aces per set. In Friday’s 3-0 victory over Georgetown, Reitsma registered a career-best seven service aces in addition to nine kills. On Saturday, she produced a match-best 18 kills in addition to 11 digs, three service aces, and two blocks in a 3-1 defeat of Villanova.

VB Continues To Hover Just Outside The Top 25

The Golden Eagles continue to stay relevant in the national conversation.

Volleyball Goes 2-0 On Final Regular Season Road Trip

They cruised through Georgetown and had to fight off Villanova in four sets.

RV Volleyball Preview: at Georgetown & at Villanova

The Golden Eagles hit the road for the last time in Big East play.

Marquette Slips Out Of The AVCA Top 25

But just a little bit.

#25 VB Gets Crushed By #17 Creighton

Sure, the last set was competitive, but only kind of, and that wasn’t enough.

#25 Volleyball Preview: at #17 Creighton

The Golden Eagles head to Omaha with a chance to pick up a quality win and perhaps eliminate the Bluejays from the Big East title chase.

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NCAA Volleyball Bracketology (11/1)

The NCAA's Michella Chester has Marquette as a seeded team in the top 32 of the field.

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Sarah Kushner on Weekly Honor Roll

Here's what the Big East office had to say about Marquette's libero: Kushner averaged a BIG EAST-best 5.83 digs per set and a pair of aces in two sweeps this weekend over Providence and UConn. She tied for a match-high with 15 digs against the Friars on Friday along with three assists and an ace. On Saturday against the Huskies, the graduate student recorded a match-high 20 digs alongside four assists and an ace.

#25 VB Bounces Back To Beat DePaul

The come from behind 3-1 win locks up a spot in the Big East tournament for the Golden Eagles.

#25 Volleyball Preview: at DePaul

The Golden Eagles have to get through a mid-week trip to Chicago to set up a championship showdown on Sunday.

Volleyball Is Once Again A Nationally Ranked Powerhouse!

#25 is a national ranking, so it counts.

VB Extends Winning Streak To 4 Straight

The Golden Eagles cleared out Providence and UConn, both in straight sets, over the weekend.

RV Volleyball Preview: vs Providence & vs UConn

Hey, look, home matches for the first time since October 6th!

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Kushner named BE DPOW, Foti on Honor Roll

Here's the Big East's words on Marquette volleyball libero Sarah Kushner being named Defensive Player of the Week: Kushner averaged 5.17 digs per set as Marquette refused to relinquish a set this weekend, defeating Butler and Xavier in straight sets. Against Butler (W, 3-0), Kushner posted a match-high 19 digs with a pair of assists. At Xavier (W, 3-0), the libero produced 12 digs, five assists, and a service ace. With the victories, the Golden Eagles reclaimed their position atop BIG EAST standings. And here's what they said about Ella Foti's spot on the Weekly Honor Roll: Playing in her first career matches as Marquette’s primary setter this weekend, Foti averaged 9.17 assists per set. With Foti’s helpers, the Golden Eagles hit .342 in sweeps of Butler and Xavier. Additionally, the junior combined for 11 digs, eight kills, and two blocks.

VB Doubles Their Points In The AVCA Polling

That doesn’t get them in the top 25 this week, but they’re inching back that way.

RV Volleyball Makes A Statement On The Road

Not just emphatically bouncing back from a loss in Big East play, but winning two road matches without all-conference setter Yadhira Anchante, at that.

RV Volleyball Preview: at Butler & at Xavier

The Golden Eagles venture back out onto the road with an eye on starting a new winning streak.

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Aubrey Hamilton on Weekly Honor Roll

Here's how the Big East office wrote it up: Hamilton hit .314, averaging 4.44 kills, 1.22 digs, and 0.44 blocks per set over Marquette’s 1-1 weekend. Her 40 kills this weekend led the league.

Volleyball Drops In The New Poll Voting

The Golden Eagles are nearly all the way out of supporters amongst the voting populace.

RV Volleyball Splits With Seton Hall & St. John’s

The Golden Eagles suffer their first loss in Big East play and their first loss to an unranked team this season.

RV Volleyball Preview: at Seton Hall & at St. John’s

The Golden Eagles head out east for a pair of weekend matches with an eye on solidifying their grip on first place in the Big East.

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3 Marquette Players Earn Big East Weekly Recognition

First, Aubrey Hamilton is Offensive Player of the Week: Hamilton led the Golden Eagles to a pair of sweeps over DePaul and No. 15 Creighton. The BIG EAST preseason favorites remain perfect in conference play (6-0) and are the only team undefeated in league competition. On the week, Hamilton hit a combined .364 with 24 kills (4.00/set) across six sets, adding 12 digs (2.00/set) and three blocks. In Wednesday’s midweek matchup versus DePaul, Hamilton hit .346 with 11 kills, nine digs, and a block. During Friday’s sweep of No. 15 Creighton, the senior registered a match-best 13 kills on .379 hitting with an ace, three digs, and two blocks. Next, Hattie Bray is Defensive Player of the Week: Bray powered a Marquette defense that refused to relinquish a set this week, defeating conference rivals DePaul and No. 15 Creighton in straight sets. She contributed 1.50 blocks per set to a Marquette frontline that averaged 3.00 blocks per frame. Against DePaul, Bray registered a team-high four blocks before producing a match-best five blocks against No. 15 Creighton. Furthermore, Bray hit .343 on the week, highlighted by a ten-kill performance versus No. 15 Creighton on .412 hitting. Next, Sarah Kushner made the Weekly Honor Roll: Kushner averaged 4.67 digs per set in a 2-0 week for Marquette, highlighted by sweeps of DePaul and No. 15 Creighton. The graduate student notched a match-high 16 digs in Friday’s win over the Jays.