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As end nears, postseason positioning all but secure

Playing on the road has not been an easy task for the volleyball team this season. An even tougher goal looms for the Owls this weekend as they finish their season on the road against Atlantic Ten Conference rivals Charlotte and George Washington.…

Volleyball: Weekend wins boost squad to 10-1 record at McGonigle Hall

Temple 3 Charlotte 0 Home is where the wins are for the volleyball team this season. The Owls added two more victories to their stellar home record last weekend, defeating their Atlantic Ten Conference East Division rivals, George Washington, 3-1 (30-19, 30-24, 28-30) and Charlotte, 3-0 (30-26, 30-27, 30-25) at McGonigle Hall.…

Losses mar late-season trip to Ohio

XAVIER 3 TEMPLE 1 Last year the volleyball team defended its home floor, earning a split against Atlantic Ten Conference heavyweights Dayton and Xavier in the regular season. This season the team left the safety of McGonigle Hall for two of its biggest games.…

At home, team’s back to its winning ways

SUNDAY: McGONIGLE HALL TEMPLE 3 RHODE ISLAND 0 With Rhode Island fighting for survival late in its match against Temple’s volleyball team, Rams coach Bob Schneck called for a timeout. During the break Rams’ sophomore Leslie Wiekamp took command of the huddle and desperately tried to rally her squad.…

Winning on the road will be essential to team

Ever had the feeling of homesickness? You know, that type of thing when there’s this urge to be in a familiar, comfortable setting. Business, work, school- all things that can pull you away from that place, wherever it may be, that is home.…

A win, then loss punctuate an up-and-down weekend in A-10

The volleyball team is searching for some consistency now that conference season is underway. It didn’t find any this weekend. The Owls opened their Atlantic Ten Conference schedule on the road with a dominant performance against Duquesne Friday, sweeping the Dukes 3-0 (30-23, 30-22, 30-26).…

Newly-named captain looks to carry squad

Yue Liu quickly established herself as one of the best volleyball players in the Atlantic Ten Conference during her first two seasons at Temple. Liu won Atlantic Ten Rookie of the Year honors in 2004 and followed that with 398 kills (3.75 per game), 339 digs (3.2 per game) and 51 blocks last season to earn a spot on the A-10 First Team.…