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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.

Volleyball Improves In The Eyes Of The Top 25 Voters

Beating a ranked team for the first time this season wasn’t enough to move the Golden Eagles into the top 25.

RV Marquette Sweeps #15 Creighton

The Golden Eagles break through with their first win over a ranked team this season and seize control of the Big East in the process.

RV Volleyball Zips Through DePaul

Once the Golden Eagles got on the right track, it was curtains for the Blue Demons.

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Aubrey Hamilton on Weekly Honor Roll

Here's the Big East writeup on her: Hamilton led the Golden Eagles to a 2-0 week with 29 kills (4.14set), 12 digs (1.72/set), five blocks and two service aces. Her 13 and 16 kills against UConn (W, 3-1) and Providence (W, 3-0), respectively, were both match bests.

RV Volleyball Preview: vs DePaul & vs #15 Creighton

The Golden Eagles have a crucial showdown with the Bluejays on Friday, but they have to get through the Blue Demons midweek first.

Volleyball Loses Votes In The AVCA Top 25 Poll

The Golden Eagles didn’t give the voters anything to sink their teeth into this past week.

RV Volleyball Goes 2-0 On The Road

The Golden Eagles take care of business against Connecticut and Providence on a trip out east in Big East play.

RV Volleyball Preview: at UConn & at Providence

The Golden Eagles hit the road for the first time in Big East play with an eye on getting back over .500 on the year.

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Hattie Bray & Aubrey Hamilton On Big East Weekly Honor Roll

Here's what the league office said about Bray: Bray registered 18 kills and a BIG EAST-best 12 blocks in Marquette sweeps of Villanova and Georgetown. She was the lone competitor this week to rank among the top ten in three separate categories including blocks (1st, 2.00/set), hitting (8th, .400), and kills (10th, 3.00/set). And the write up on Hamilton: Hamilton ranked second in hitting (.600) and third in kills (4.17/set) among BIG EAST competitors this week as the Golden Eagles defeated Villanova (W, 3-0) and Georgetown (W, 3-0).

Volleyball Slips In The New AVCA Top 25 Poll

That’s what happens when you haven’t given the voters a reason to trust you, even when you record two wins.

RV Marquette Cruises For 2 Big East Wins

The Golden Eagles sliced their way through Villanova and Georgetown in the opening weekend of conference action.

PREVIEW: RV Volleyball vs Villanova & Georgetown

We take a look around the league as conference play gets started.

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Aubrey Hamilton on Weekly Honor Roll

Here's how the league wrote it up: Hamilton led the Golden Eagles with 58 kills in a 2-2 week that included matches against No. 1 Wisconsin (L, 1-3), No. 7 Oregon (L, 0-3), Air Force (W, 3-0) and Milwaukee (W, 3-1). On the week, she ranked third among all BIG EAST competitors in kills per set (4.14).

Volleyball Continues To Lurk In The AVCA Top 25

The Golden Eagles got closer to the top 25 while still shedding votes after a 2-2 week with losses coming against ranked opponents.

VB Splits Their Final Non-Conference Matches

You’ll never believe it, but they beat the unranked team and lost to the ranked team.

Recapping #1 Wisconsin & Milwaukee; Previewing Air Force & #7 Oregon

There has and will be A LOT of volleyball for the Golden Eagles this week.

RV Volleyball Preview: vs #1 UW-Madison & at UW-Milwaukee

The Golden Eagles get the biggest of all possible challenges/opportunities in front of the biggest crowd they’ve ever played for in program history..... and also play an away game 24 hours later.

Volleyball Retains A Handful Of Top 25 Votes

Some of the AVCA voters see quality in a team with five losses to ranked opponents.

#24 Volleyball Drops 2 Home Matches To Ranked Teams

The Golden Eagles are now 2-5 on the year with four straight losses and all five defeats on the year are against teams ranked at the time.

#24 VB Preview: vs #9 Pitt & vs #18 Tennessee

The Golden Eagles play at the McGuire Center for the first time all season, and it’s two big time matches to get us going.

Volleyball Drops To #24 In New Poll

The Golden Eagles went 0-2 this past week against a pair of top 25 teams, but still stayed in the rankings.

#19 Volleyball Goes 0-2 In Kansas

It’s two losses against ranked opponents, but the methodology is worrying.

#19 Volleyball Preview: The Kansas Invitational

The challenges for the Golden Eagles start ramping up from what they experienced in the first week of the season.

VB Drops To #19 In The New Top 25 Poll

It was going to be a weird week in the poll anyway just based on the results in Marquette’s tournament in Ohio.

#12 Volleyball Goes 2-1 At The Flyer Invitational

It took a pair of five set victories, but the Golden Eagles figured it out.

#12 Volleyball Preview: The Flyer Invitational

The Golden Eagles get their season started in Ohio with a three-pack of matches hosted by Dayton.

Volleyball Season Preview: 3 Questions

What’s the ceiling for Ryan Theis and the Golden Eagles in 2023?

2023 VB Season Preview: The Newcomers

Believe it or not, there is just one freshman and one new transfer on the roster this fall.

VB Picked To Win Big East

Plus! A full one-third of the preseason all-conference team is Golden Eagles!

Marquette Ranked #12 In The AVCA Preseason Top 25 Poll

The Golden Eagles will see five teams from the preseason rankings in their non-conference slate, including three from the top 10.