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Loper volleyball players celebrate after defeating Washburn at home this season. Photo by Shelby Berglund / Antelope Staff

Lopers make 24th straight NCAA tournament

Shelby Berglund December 1, 2023

berglunds@lopers.unk.edu The UNK volleyball team qualified for the NCAA Tournament for the 24th season in a row under coach Rick Squiers. “It's an accomplishment to get there and we don't want...

Cordelia Harbison boosts a celebrating Lexi Stephens during the Lopers 3-1 victory over Washburn. The win was UNKs first over the Ichabods since 2019. Photo by Shelby Berglund / Antelope Staff

Volleyball struggles, soccer wins and more Loper athletics

Traeton Harimon October 27, 2023

harimont@lopers.unk.edu Volleyball Loper volleyball started the week off with a bang, defeating rival Washburn, 3-1, for the first time since UNK’s national runner-up season in 2019. After that,...

UNK setter Peyton Neff celebrates during the Lopers 3-1 victory over Washburn. Photo by Shelby Berglund / Antelope Staff

All-conference setter continues Loper family legacy

Shelby Berglund October 27, 2023

berglunds@lopers.unk.edu To Peyton Neff, a UNK volleyball redshirt sophomore, family is important, and sports are an everyday thing. Coming from a family full of athletes, she ended up following in...

Loper volleyball players celebrate during the teams 3-1 victory over Pitt State on Friday. Photo by Shelby Berglund / Antelope Staff

Volleyball knocks off ranked foe during undefeated week

Shelby Berglund September 29, 2023

berglunds@lopers.unk.edu UNK volleyball went undefeated in three home games last week, including a four set victory over No. 21 ranked Central Oklahoma. In Thursday night's game against Central Oklahoma,...

Jaden Ferguson was an all-MIAA player at Northwest Missouri. Photo by Shelby Berglund / Antelope Staff

Volleyball player goes from foe to friend after transfer

Shelby Berglund September 22, 2023

berglunds@lopers.unk.edu There are lots of ways you could spend your birthday. Jaden Ferguson spent hers in her hometown playing volleyball at Memorial Stadium for the Lopers in front of 90,000 people. Volleyball...

4,003 fans filled the Health and Sports Center for the Lopers victory over Peru State. Photo by Traeton Harimon / Antelope Staff

Volleyball breaks regular season attendance record

Traeton Harimon September 15, 2023

After taking part in Volleyball Day in Nebraska the week prior, the Loper volleyball team was out to set an attendance record of its own.  The Lopers were out to retake the NCAA division II attendance...

UNK volleyball sets attendance records, following Huskers. Photo by Traeton Harimon / Antelope Staff

Conflicted Emotions: Records and revivals on the court

Corinne Smith September 15, 2023

As most of us know, Nebraska’s volleyball team set a new world record in fan attendance. It was seen all over social media; Nebraska pride radiated through the posts and articles. Even as someone who...

Emersen Cyza and Abby Rose combine for the block against Wayne State. Traeton Harimon / Antelope Staff

Volleyball day in Nebraska about more than results for Lopers

Jon Willis September 8, 2023

The UNK Volleyball team participated in Volleyball Day in Nebraska, taking on Wayne State in an exhibition match.  While the match ended in a 3-0 victory for the Wildcats, it was a day that ended up...

Coach Rick Squiers has led the team to the postseason for 23 consecutive years. Photo by Kolton Maturey / Antelope Staff

UNK volleyball to break attendance records in Lincoln

Travianna Tighe August 21, 2023

The UNK volleyball team will participate in the “Volleyball Day In Nebraska” event in Memorial Stadium on Aug. 30. The event is on track to break the NCAA volleyball attendance record by selling out...

The match wont affect Nebraska Volleyballs sellout streak. Courtesy Huskers.com

Lopers to compete in Memorial Stadium for volleyball match

NATHAN LOWTHER March 9, 2023

lowthern@lopers.unk.edu  UNK volleyball has joined with Nebraska University, Nebraska Omaha University and Wayne State to bring fans “Volleyball Day In Nebraska.” The event will be on...

The Lopers have the most conference titles since joining the MIAA in 2012 with six. While not officially counted, UNK also won in the 2020-21 spring season. Photo provided by Kylie Schwab / Antelope Staff

From the RMAC to MIAA, Lopers remain dominant

KEVIN BURD November 9, 2022

burdkl@lopers.unk.edu  Even after moving from the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference to the Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association in 2012, one thing that has transcended time is...

Jensen Rowse had 40 digs in the Lopers weekend games. Photo provided by Ethan McCormick / Antelope Staff

Lopers now tied for first place after 1-1 conference split weekend

KEVIN BURD October 25, 2022

burdkl@lopers.unk.edu UNK split its weekend slate of matches at home versus Central Missouri and Missouri Western. The Lopers suffered a 3-2 defeat at the hands of the Jennies, but quickly bounced...

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