50th Anniversary Season
The 2017 season marks the 50th anniversary of volleyball at the University of Northern Colorado. We are excited to meet you around the Bear Network as you join us for a match during our 50th year!
We send our sincerest thanks to all of the wonderful alumnae, coaches, and staff that were able to join us for our 50th Anniversary Celebration August 18-19, 2017. We had a wonderful weekend connecting and sharing together in the rich history of UNC Volleyball.
Check out the full 16-min video that goes more in-depth with each coach
50th Anniversary Team
Over the years tremendously talented student-athletes have been a part of our teams. It was incredibly difficult to narrow that field down to this team, but we feel they represent the best that UNC Volleyball has had to offer over the years. This team consists of six All-Americans, four UNC Athletics Hall of Fame members, four of the seven members of the 1,000 Kills & Digs Club, four UNC Volleyball record holders, and one Big Sky MVP.
From Left: Kelley Arnold , Dana Cash, Teale Goble, Lenna Killsgaard, Erica Wymore, Deb Ponis, and Erin Deffenbaugh
2017 Season Schedule
Follow the Bears during our 50th Anniversary Season. Throughout the season we will highlight the many successes of our program and look forward to seeing you at home and on the road. Wins are in bold.
- Aug. 18th vs Wyoming @ home
- Aug. 19th vs Alumni @ home
- Aug. 23rd vs. Central Florida @ home
- Aug. 24th vs. Duke @ home
- Aug. 29th vs. Colorado State @ CSU
- Sept. 1st @ NDSU Classic - San Francisco
- Sept. 1st @ NDSU Classic - NDSU
- Sept. 2nd @ NDSU Classic - Florida A&M
- Sept. 8th @ Lobo Classic - Portland
- Sept. 8th @ Lobo Classic - UT Arlington
- Sept. 9th @ Lobo Classic - New Mexico
- Sept. 12th vs. Ole Miss
- Sept. 15th vs. Air Force
- Sept. 15th vs. South Dakota
- Sept. 16th vs. Arkansas Pine Bluff
- Sept. 21st vs. Northern Arizona @ NAU
- Sept. 23rd vs. North Dakota @ home
- Sept. 28 vs. Eastern Washington @ home
- Sept. 30th vs. Idaho @ home
- Oct. 5th vs. Portland State @ PSU
- Oct. 7th vs. Sacramento State @ Sac St
- Oct. 12th vs. Montana @ UM
- Oct. 14th vs. Montana State @ MSU
- Oct. 19th vs. Weber State @ home
- Oct. 21st vs. Idaho State @ home
- Oct. 26th vs. Montana State @ home
- Oct. 28th vs. Montana @ home
- Nov. 2nd vs. Idaho @ Idaho
- Nov. 4th vs. Eastern Washington @ EWU
- Nov. 9th vs. Southern Utah @ home
- Nov. 11 vs. North Dakota @ ND
- Nov. 16th-18th Big Sky Tournament @ TBA
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