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Volleyball Ready To Roll


Matt Gad – Sports Writer After a historic season last year where Lisa Barbaro’s squad made their first ever NCAA Tournament and also collected their first NCAA win, the team make-up remains largely the same for another run. “Our core group is returning so we definitely expect to have more experience,” she said. “Our challenges will be having a freshman setter that

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Volleyball starts hot


Matt Gad – Sports Writer For the first time since 2009, Southern volleyball is undefeated. That season they started 13-0 and, as of September 11, they are behind a 6-2 mark. “I think it’s a really different atmosphere this year,” senior Alexandra Nimz said. “We have a saying this year that no team in the conference is going to outwork us

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Volleyball falls 3-1 to Adelphi


Tyler Ferrara – Special to the Southern News For Alexandria Jurgens, a junior on Southern’s volleyball team, a double-double performance is not as important as defeating the opponent. “I did okay,” said Jurgens, the right side hitter from Cornwall, N.Y. “I would have rather us win and not have as great stats. At the end of the day I wasn’t

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Volleyball Team Seeks a Better Season with New Assistant Coach


Philip Zoppi – Sports Writer     Southern’s volleyball team has added Drew Schaeffer as an assistant coach for the 2016 season, as the team looks to avenge a disappointing 2015 campaign.     The Owls finished 7-26 last season and Schaeffer knew that certain aspects of the team were going to have to change to improve on that record.     “The kids have really

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