Latest Women's volleyball News

Federal judge tosses most misconduct cases against Nebraska

May. 13, 2022 11:27 AM EDT

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A federal judge dismissed the claims of seven women who alleged the University of Nebraska-Lincoln didn't adequately respond to their complaints of being sexually assaulted or harassed, including four women who said they were victims of Cornhuskers athletes. In...

De La Cruz wins U.S.-based pro volleyball league's 2nd title

Apr. 17, 2022 13:02 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Bethania De La Cruz won the second Athletes Unlimited volleyball championship, outscoring runner-up Natalia Valentin-Anderson in a pro league that awards titles to athletes instead of teams. De La Cruz scored 4,652 points over the five-week season featuring 43 players...

New Grambling volleyball coach pulls numerous scholarships

Apr. 08, 2022 12:42 PM EDT

GRAMBLING, La. (AP) — New Grambling volleyball coach Chelsea Lucas has cut more than half of the team's scholarship players and told incoming recruits that the previous coach's commitments would not be honored. The move has drawn criticism from spurned student-athletes and their...

Lloyd among newcomers for U.S. women's pro volleyball league

Mar. 15, 2022 11:01 AM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Volleyball players Carli Lloyd and Alisha Glass Childress, who helped the U.S. women win bronze at the 2016 Rio Olympics, are among the newcomers for the second year of a pro volleyball team in their home country. Athletes Unlimited is returning to Dallas and will...

6 ex-Cyclones will be inducted into Iowa St Hall of Fame

Mar. 08, 2022 11:35 AM EST

AMES, Iowa (AP) — Six former athletes representing five sports will be inducted into the Iowa State Athletics Hall of Fame in September, the school announced Tuesday. The induction ceremony will be Sept. 23 at the Sukup End Zone Club in Ames, and the six will be honored at halftime...

Russia excluded from more sports as sanctions mount

Mar. 01, 2022 19:29 PM EST

GENEVA (AP) — More and more sports are following the appeal of the International Olympic Committee and banning Russian athletes from competing in the wake of the country’s invasion of Ukraine. Russia was barred from competing in international ice skating, skiing, basketball,...