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Yadhira Anchante Named Big East Offensive Player of the Week

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Let's go to the Marquette press release on the details, since that's almost always more elaborate: For the week, she averaged 11.57 assists and 3.14 digs per set, while helping MU hit a combined .360. Anchante also averaged 1.86 kills herself and hit .542. She began the week with 35 assists, nine digs and a service ace in a sweep of DePaul on Wednesday and recorded her first career triple-double in NCAA play with 10 kills, 46 assists and 13 digs against Butler on Saturday night. The native of Lima, Peru ranks third in the BIG EAST in assists (10.27 per set) and is sixth in service aces with 17 on the year (0.38/set). As a team, the Golden Eagles are hitting a league-high .286 with Anchante at the helm, and lead the BIG EAST in kills with 14.11 per frame.

#19 Volleyball Preview: vs Connecticut & vs Providence

The Golden Eagles wrap up their 10 match homestand with a pair of Big East contests.

Volleyball Holding Strong At #19

It’s the third straight week in the exact same spot in the top 20 for the Golden Eagles.

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Aubrey Hamilton on Big East Weekly Honor Roll

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Let's turn to the Marquette press release on the topic, since that's always more informative: Hamilton led the Golden Eagles to wins over Green Bay, then-No. 25 Illinois and Illinois State while leading the squad in points. For the week, she hit .316 with 3.09 kills and 2.73 digs per set. She finished one kill behind Jenna Reitsma for the team kills lead with 34, while recording five service aces and six blocks. Her 30 total digs were second to libero Carly Skrabak for the team lead. The native of Hartland, Wisconsin hit .560 (15-1-25) with a match-high 15 kills in the sweep of Illinois State on Sunday along with nine digs, a pair of service aces and three blocks. She opened the week by hitting .381 (11-3-21) against Green Bay and set a new career high with 16 digs in Saturday's win over Illinois.

Best Start Ever: #19 Marquette 3, Butler 1

The Golden Eagles dispatched the Bulldogs on Saturday night to get to the best start to a season since the program joined Division 1.

#19 MU Lays Claim To 1st Place

The Golden Eagles are the first team to win a conference match this season..... slightly because they played in the first conference match of the season.

#19 VB Preview: vs DePaul & vs Butler

We’re previewing the next two matches because let’s be honest: Nothing material is changing between now and then

Volleyball Holds Steady At #19

Although the Golden Eagles did pick up more points than they did a week ago.

#19 Marquette Makes Quick Work Of Illinois State

I expected a much more hotly contested match, but the Golden Eagles zipped through the Redbirds in less than 90 minutes.

#19 MU Prevails Over #25 Illinois In 5 Sets

It wasn’t pretty at times and was arguably kind of bad, but it’s still the second win of the year over a ranked opponent for the Golden Eagles.

#19 Volleyball Preview: vs #25 Illinois & vs Illinois State

The Golden Eagles continue their 10 match homestand with a pair of contests against teams that qualified for the 2021 NCAA tournament.

#19 Marquette Rushes Through Green Bay

The Golden Eagles weren’t taking a lot of nonsense from the Phoenix on Tuesday night.

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Carsen Murray on Big East Honor Roll

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You can go read the league office's quick blurb on Murray's honor, but the Marquette one is more detailed: The All-BIG EAST Preseason Team selection averaged 1.45 blocks per set, while hitting .350 in wins over Loyola Chicago, LSU and Green Bay. Murray posted seven kills on .385 hitting in Saturday's win over LSU and notched all six of her blocks in the pivotal fourth set. She also added six blocks against Loyola on Tuesday and had four in the sweep of Milwaukee on Sunday.

#19 Volleyball Preview: vs Green Bay

The Phoenix come to town to renew the intra-state rivalry.

Volleyball Ascends Into The Top 20

The Golden Eagles keep moving up in the AVCA poll.

#23 Volleyball Goes 2-0 Over The Weekend

The Golden Eagles beat LSU in four sets and then made short work of Milwaukee in a sweep.

#23 Volleyball Preview: vs LSU & vs Milwaukee

The Golden Eagles continue their 10 match homestand with a pair of weekend contests.

#23 Marquette Eventually Dispatches Loyola-Chicago

It took four sets when it didn’t have to take four sets, but the Golden Eagles ended up with the win.

#23 Volleyball Preview: vs Loyola-Chicago

The Golden Eagles host the Ramblers in the first home match of the season.

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Ella Foti Makes The Big East Honor Roll

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Here's what the league office said about Marquette's setter turned outside hitter: BIG EAST-leading .418 hitting percentage in a 1-1 weekend; finished seventh in the league in kills (3.25) after tallying 12 at No. 6 Wisconsin and 14 against High Point; added 14 digs and five blocks over the two matches

VB Moves Up To #23 In New Poll

The Golden Eagles went 1-1 with a loss to then-#6, but jumped up one spot from last week’s poll.

#24 Volleyball Endures To Beat High Point

Sure, they had a 14-0 run at one point, but it still took four sets for the Golden Eagles to finish off the Big South favorites.

#24 VB’s Chance At A Rally vs #6 Wisconsin Slips Away

The Golden Eagles had a chance to bounce back and knock off #6 Wisconsin, but turns out top 10 teams are good.

#24 Volleyball Preview: at #6 Wisconsin & vs High Point

The Golden Eagles have a pair of contests in Madison for Week #2 of the season.

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Carly Skrabak Named Defensive Player of the Week

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Here’s what the league wrote about Marquette’s libero: "Skrabak posted 42 digs for an average of 5.25 per set in a 2-0 week as the Golden Eagles knocked off No. 11 Kentucky and Ohio. She tied her Marquette high with 26 digs in the five-set triumph over UK and recorded 16 digs with a service ace in the sweep of the Bobcats. Skrabak’s 26 digs against the Wildcats were a single-match high in the BIG EAST over opening weekend, while her 16 digs against Ohio were the second-most among conference players in a three-set match."

Volleyball Is Ranked #24!

The new AVCA poll is out, and the Golden Eagles got over the line after beating the preseason #11 team in the country.

VB Rolls Through Ohio

And so we wait for Monday’s new AVCA poll.....

MARQUETTE BEATS #11 KENTUCKY

And that’s how you start a season off right!

RV Volleyball Preview: at #11 Kentucky & vs Ohio

The Golden Eagles start off the year in a big way with a trip to the Commonwealth for a pair of matches.

Volleyball Season Preview: 3 Questions

I can honestly say that I didn’t expect at least one of these questions to pop up this fall when last year’s season ended.

2022 Marquette Volleyball Season Preview: The Newcomers

Head coach Ryan Theis has two transfers and five freshmen on his roster... and it’s likely he’s going to need them.

Volleyball Season Preview: The Returning Players

The Golden Eagles do have some strengths in their returning roster, but there’s an awful lot of holes, too.