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Photo courtesy of Illinois State Athletics. The title ‘back-to-back Missouri Valley Champions’ has a good ring to it. Fans better get used to it as the Illinois State volleyball team will now have that as their new moniker. That new label did not come without adversity, postponements, and empty arenas. The 2021 MVC title will mean something different […]

Photo courtesy of Illinois State Athletics NORMAL Ill.- A fourth postseason berth in as many seasons proves that Illinois State volleyball coach Leah Johnson was the right woman for the job. Since joining the program, Johnson boasts an 82-and-38 record, and has taken the team to new heights.  Flashing back to December of 2019, the No. 3 seeded Illinois State volleyball team had a […]

Photo courtesy of Illinois State Athletics. NORMAL Ill.- Following a weekend sweep over last-place Southern Illinois, Illinois State secured the N0. 1 seed in the Missouri Valley Conference tournament set to take place this coming Thursday. The Redbirds enter the tournament as the MVC defending champions, after running the table as the No. 3 seed […]

Photo courtesy of Illinois State Athletics Normal, Ill. – Having not played a match away from Normal in 47 days, the Illinois State Redbirds traveled down to Carbondale on Friday, to which head coach Leah Johnson described as a ‘weird’ feeling. In a season that has been beyond weird, the 9-3 (11-5 overall) Redbirds challenge the 1-15 (2-16 overall) Southern Illinois Salukis in […]

Photo courtesy of goredbirds.com NORMAL, Ill. – The Illinois State volleyball team secured its third sweep of the season, defeating the Evansville Purple Aces 3-0. The win extends ISU’s winning streak to four, now holding a record of 11-5 overall, with a 9-3 conference record. With the win, they are also now the number one […]

Photo courtesy of Illinois State Athletics. NORMAL, Ill- As Illinois State sports returned with men’s basketball on Nov. 25, so did a challenge many could not have prepared for, back-to-back conference series. Three Missouri Valley sports that were directed to the two-game series were men’s and women’s basketball and volleyball, and each Redbird coach has recognized the struggles with the […]

Photo is courtesy of Illinois State Athletics NORMAL, Ill. – Fresh off a 4-1 match victory 24 hour prior, the Illinois State Redbirds volleyball team suited up for their second encounter with Valparaiso University. Performing well as of late, ISU came in with a three-game winning streak, but fell into problems in the fourth and […]

Photo courtesy of Illinois State Athletics After a five-set battle on Sunday that Illinois State stood tall in, the after-effects may have exhausted a few Redbirds heading into Monday’s encounter with the Indiana State Sycamores. Failing to secure a sweep of their Missouri Valley counterpart, the Sycamores figured the Redbirds out in four sets. Suffering […]

Story contributed by Jake Fogal NORMAL, Ill. – Following a .500 start through the first two weeks, the 1-1 (3-3 overall) Illinois State volleyball team heads to Terre Haute, Ind. to take on the 1-1 (1-2 overall) Indiana State Sycamores on Sunday and Monday.  The Redbirds have split meetings with Marquette, Cincinnati, and Bradley, last being in action on Monday, as […]

Image courtesy of goredbirds.com NORMAL Ill.- A competitive mindset potentially lacking Friday was in full-effect on Saturday as the Illinois State Redbirds swept past the Cincinnati Bearcats 3-0. Leading the way for ISU was freshman Kaitlyn Prondzinski, who posted a career-high 12 kills. Kaylee Martin had 11 and Sarah Kushner added 10 kills to Prondzinski output.  […]