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Mustangs Denied Home-Opening Win

DETROIT, MI–The women’s volleyball team held their home opener on Monday after starting the season on the road for the first 12 games. The Mustangs squared off against USCAA rival Rochester College. The Mustangs got off to a hot start and challenged the favored Warriors from Rochester College early. A spirited home-opening crowd would propel the Mustangs to the brink of a first set victory. A service error, followed by…

Mustangs Winless in Ohio

DEFIANCE, OH–Saturday marked the second day for the Mustangs in Defiance, Ohio. Unfortunately, day two of the 10th Annual Defiance College Invitational mirrored the first day for the Mustangs as they dropped another two matches. The first action of the day saw the Mustangs on the opposite side of the court as Siena Heights University. The Saints (Siena Heights) came into Saturday with an identical tournament record at (0-2). However,…

Mustangs Start 0-2 at DC Invite

DEFIANCE, OH–Coach Graves and the Mustangs hit the road seeking their first win in program history at the 10th Annual Defiance College Invitational. Day one would pit the Mustangs against fellow NAIA squads Huntington University (IN) and Concordia University. In game one, the Mustangs would face (2-4) Huntington University. A slow start would hamper the any chances at a first set victory, leaving the Mustangs down 0-1 to start the…

Mustangs Nearly Escape with First Win

MOUNT VERNON, OH–The Mustang women’s volleyball team was still seeking their first victory in program history heading into Saturday. An exciting day of volleyball would lie ahead as the Mustangs pushed their opponent to the limit. st1\:*{behavior:url(#ieooui) } Game one matched the Mustangs with Ohio State-Newark. The match would be the second Ohio State affiliate the Mustangs would face in the young history of the program. After going (0-6) without…

So Close!

GARY, IN–Women’s Volleyball  nearly snatched their first set of the season on Thursday against IU-Northwest. Instead, the home Redhawks rallied from behind in the first set to steal the game from the Mustangs and never looked back winning in three straight sets. Heading into the match against the Redhawks, the Mustangs knew they needed a strong start after dropping their first five matches of the season. It happened. Coach Graves’…

History! Mustangs Start Season 2-0 For First Time

GARY, Ind. — Friday (08/24) marked plenty of firsts for the volleyball program at Marygrove College. New head coach Jamie Baker coached her first intercollegiate contest, and later won her first intercollegiate contest. In the end, the Mustangs started the season 2-0 for the first time in program history. Friday’s tri-match featured a pair of matches against familiar foes, Robert Morris-Peoria and Indiana University-Northwest. The Mustangs entered the night with…

Wildcats Top Mustangs

MARION, IN.–Tuesday marked the first out-of-state match-up for the youthful Mustang volleyball program. The host Indiana Wesleyan Wildcats did not waste any time sending the Mustangs back to Detroit winning in straight sets (3-0). After the long ride to Marion, Ind., the Mustangs were hampered by a slow start and dropped game one 25-6. Game two would see much of the same for both sides as the Wildcats jumped on the…

Volleyball Drops Two at Concordia

DETROIT, MI–The Mustangs returned to the court for day two of the Cardinal Kick-Off Classic on Saturday. After an 0-2 start to the weekend, the Mustangs faced an uphill battle as the two top teams stood in their way on Saturday. Ursuline College (OH) would be the first of two opponents on Saturday. The Mustangs came out strong and went toe-to-toe with the heavily-favored Arrows from Ursuline. After dropping the…

Baker Inks First Commit, Pappas Signs

ST. CLAIR SHORES, Mich. —  New head coach Jamie Baker kicked off her Marygrove career in a big way with the signing of local standout Alixandria Pappas. The Lakeview High School senior joins a seasoned Marygrove team that is primed for their inaugural season of Wolverine Hoosier Athletic Conference (WHAC) play. Pappas, a 5’9″ middle, was a four-year varsity player for the Lakeview High School Huskies. As a junior, the…

Cardinal Kick-Off Day One Recap

DETROIT, MI–The inaugural matches of Mustang Volleyball are in the books after day one of the Cardinal Kick-Off Classic. Coach Graves and the Mustangs showed promise against veteran programs Purdue North Central and Ohio State-Marion, but eventually fell in both (0-3; 0-3). The Panthers of Purdue North Central would be the first opponent at the Cardinal Classic, as well as the first opponent in program history. The neutral court matchup…

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