By Jalyn Bolyard, Online Editor West Liberty University’s volleyball team will head down the hill to Wheeling Jesuit University’s McDonough Center today, Thursday, Nov. 8, to play in the Mountain East Conference Volleyball Tournament, starting play at 5 p.m.
By Daniel Morgan, Contributing Writer “We really did not want to go to the same school,” said senior Stephanie Leonard about her and her twin sister Amanda’s recruitment at West Liberty University. The sisters joined the volleyball team together in 2015, after playing on the same team since middle school. They initially wanted some separation after living and…
By Jalyn Bolyard, Online Editor West Liberty University’s volleyball team will be looking to finish the last stretch of its regular season play this weekend on a high note with two inner conference match-ups.
By Daniel Morgan, Contributing Writer The Lady Hilltoppers will travel downstate this weekend in hopes of adding two more victories to their 2018 season. The Lady Toppers are off to an impressive start to the season and with a 17-5 overall record and a 6-1 record in conference as of Oct. 11.
By Daniel Morgan, Contributing Writer Senior right side/outside hitter Raimey Benson is making the most of her final season on West Liberty University’s volleyball team. She recently surpassed 1,000 kills in her collegiate career, and she plans to continue spiking through her goals on and off the court with ambition.
By Cody Shook, Sports Editor The Lady Toppers head into the weekend with a 9-3 record, and they are beginning conference play today and tomorrow against Fairmont State University and Shepherd University.
By Jalyn Bolyard, Online Editor Tomorrow night, Sept. 7, the West Liberty Hilltopper volleyball team will be hosting the MEC/PSAC Crossover event. The Hilltoppers will be heading into the tournament sporting a six-win streak, with an overall 7-1 record. All games will be hosted in the Academic Sports and Recreation Complex (ASRC).
By Chad Richards, Contributing Writer “We can expect another history making season from the Lady Toppers next year.” These were the words that closed the Trumpet’s recap for the West Liberty women’s volleyball team after 2016’s 23-win season and MEC Tournament semifinal appearance. After this season’s 20-14, 9-7 MEC season, and an MEC Tournament Finals appearance, and near victory…
By Kendrick Jackson, Advertising Manager Our Lady Toppers begin post-season play today against the No. 3 seed, Shepherd University. After trading wins in the regular-season, both teams will look to secure a victory tonight to keep their hopes alive in the Mountain East Conference (MEC) Championship race.