D III Women's Volleyball

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IIT to join NACC

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Illinois Tech will join the Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference.

Due to advanced scheduling in several sports such as women’s volleyball, IIT’s debut conference season in certain sports will be decided during upcoming NACC meetings. IIT volleyball’s move from independent program to the NACC, which will happen in 2019-20 at the latest, could come as soon as 2018-19.

-Ricky Nelson

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May 3, 2017 at 9:34 pm

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D III finals to visit PA, IA, OH, MO from 2018-21

The Division III Women’s Volleyball Championship will head to Pittsburgh, Pa., in 2018; Cedar Rapids, Iowa, in 2019; Columbus, Ohio, in 2020; and St. Louis, Mo., in 2021.

The D III volleyball site announcements were among 613 awarded today by the NCAA.

NCAA Finals & Regional Site Announcement
Division III Volleyball Announcement Video

-Ricky Nelson

Written by Ricky Nelson

April 18, 2017 at 9:27 pm

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More coaching updates

Central selected Jeanne Czipri as its new head coach. Czipri was most recently the head coach at Dominican (Ill.).

Samantha Birkicht was named the new head coach at Wisconsin-Platteville. Birkicht was an assistant coach at UW-Platteville from 2011-15.

Mike Lester is stepping down after 19 seasons at the helm of Saint Mary’s (Minn.).

-Ricky Nelson

Written by Ricky Nelson

April 15, 2017 at 12:09 am

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Coaching updates

Grinnell named Eric Ragan as its new head coach earlier this month. Ragan was most recently the director of volleyball operations at Loyola Marymount.

Lily Hallock resigned as head coach at Wisconsin-La Crosse.

-Ricky Nelson

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March 27, 2017 at 1:42 am

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Saylor to helm Regents

Rockford named Jennifer Saylor as its new head coach. She was most recently the head coach at Morton (Ill.) High School.

-Ricky Nelson

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March 5, 2017 at 3:45 pm

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Thunder choose new coach

Wheaton (Ill.) announced Stephanie Schmidt as its new coach. Schmidt was most recently the head coach at North Central (Minn.).

-Ricky Nelson

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March 2, 2017 at 12:36 am

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It’s official: You’re currently reading the 21st-best volleyball blog

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I received an email this morning notifying me that this here thing that you’re reading is ranked 21st among “the top 40 volleyball blogs on the planet”┬áby Feedspot. Hey, how about that!

If nothing else, take a look at the listed blogs to perhaps find another fun diversion. Not saying this blog is “fun,” but volleyball is.

-Ricky Nelson

Written by Ricky Nelson

February 22, 2017 at 4:58 pm

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