50th Anniversary Season
The 2017 season has come to a close. Thank you to everyone who helped us celebrate the 50th year of volleyball at the University of Northern Colorado. Stay tuned to this page for off-season updates and information about our 2018 season. GO BEARS!
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 Results
The Bears finished the year with an overall record of 14-16 (7-9 in the Big Sky Conference). The team was eliminated in the first round of the Big Sky Volleyball Championship Tournament. 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. 3rd vs. Eastern Washington @ EWU
- Nov. 9th vs. Southern Utah @ home
- Nov. 11th vs. North Dakota @ ND
- Nov. 16th vs. Sacramento State (Big Sky Tourn)
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