James Collins

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It's Been Fun: Purdue VB falls to Wisconsin

They had a good run, but Purdue Volleyball has to make peace with an Elite Eight berth as their season comes to an end at the hands of the Wisconsin Badgers.

Deja Vu All Over Again: Purdue Sweeps #6 Nebraska


After a rough road trip, the 25th ranked Purdue Boilermakers returned home Friday night and took out their frustrations on a very good Nebraska team that looked anything but.

Purdue Beats a Ranked Team at Home. In Volleyball.


Behind a huge triple-double from Val Nichol, #16 Purdue defeated #15 Wisconsin in 5 sets Saturday night in West Lafayette.

#16 Purdue Falls to #10 Minnesota 3-2

Despite another excellent game from Val Nichol, Purdue wasn't able to pull out the win against the 10th ranked team in the country.

Volleyball Boilermakings is on a Roll


After showing signs of improvement over the past few weeks at home, #25 Purdue Volleyball went on the road and came away with two very impressive wins at Iowa and an upset at #8 Nebraska.

Win by 2: #20 Purdue Downs Illinois 3-1 in Mackey


Despite dropping a marathon first set to the Illini, 29-31, Purdue fought back and won the next 3 to improve to 11-5 on the year.

Missed It By That Much: Purdue VB falls to #5 PSU


There are no moral victories in sports, but #24 Purdue Volleyball showed excellent resolve forcing #5 Penn State to go the distance in a hard fought 5 set match on Saturday night in West Lafayette.

That Went Well #16 Purdue Rolls Over Alabama A&M

In the wee morning hours, #16 Purdue Volleyball sweeps Alabama A&M 3 sets to 0

Slippery When Wet: #16 Purdue Falls to #4 USC 3-1


In a hard fought 4 set match, USC showed why they're ranked in the top 5 and Purdue showed how they still have room to grow.USC

So it Begins: #16 Purdue Volleyball

#16 Purdue hosts #4 USC in the 2013 Mortar Board Premier Friday night with a talented team and a chance to make a strong statement to start the new season.

96 Days to Purdue Football: Ryan DeBusk


Hey, depth is a wonderful thing.

99 Days to Purdue Football: Ryan Russell


It's that time of year again, and there's no better way to start getting ready for a new era in Purdue football than by looking at the player who might be the next member of the Den of Defensive Ends.

#15 Ohio State Sweeps #21 Purdue

Between Basketball falling to Oregon State and Volleyball going down hard to Ohio State, it's been a rough day for Purdue fans, but hey, nowhere to go but up.

That's The Way We Do It: Purdue VB sweeps Michigan

Domination, thy name is Turner. For one night at least, Purdue Volleyball shows what happens when they put together all of their talent and potential into actual production.

Don't Panic: Purdue VB Falls in 4 at #10 Minnesota

Purdue went on the road to #10 Minnesota and didn't have quite enough to come away with a win, but Coach Shondell has a message to anyone who will listen: Don't Panic.

Purdue Volleyball Preview vs #10 Minnesota

After a surprising win last week at Ohio State, Purdue volleyball dropped one against IU. This weekend they're back in action at home to take on #10 Minnesota and try to regain a foothold in the B1G.

#13 Purdue Volleyball Prevails in 4


4 sets of hard fought action led to a Purdue victory against a feisty but overmatched Northwestern squad.

Purdue Volleyball Weekend Preview

Big Ten season is upon us and its time for our first B1G homestand.

Purdue gets a sweep of the Michigan schools

Purdue gets off to a 2-0 start in Big Ten conference play.

Purdue Volleyball Weekend Links

Looking back at the weekend of Purdue Volleyball.

Weekend Roundup: #9 Purdue Sweeps Mortar Board Tournament


In case you missed it, your #9 ranked Boilermakers opened their season in the annual Mortar Board Tournament in Holloway Gymnasium. And what an opening it was! As Juan recounted, they swept the...

1 Day Until Purdue Volleyball: Rachel Davis

No. 9 Purdue Volleyball begins its season tomorrow.

3 Days Until Purdue Volleyball: Hillary Fox

Three more days until Volleyball season starts

9 Days Until Purdue Volleyball: Amanda Miller


There are great players, there are awful players, and then there are players that are neither, but are just so distinctive they stick with you. Number 9 for your 9th ranked Boilermakers, Amanda...

10 Days Until Purdue Volleyball: Katie Griffin


We’re almost into single digits for your 9th ranked Purdue Volleyball team and the bearer of the number 10 is Katie Griffin. At 6’2" she brings even more size on the outside and provides key...

11 Days until Purdue Volleyball: Carly Cramer


I’m back after my work/apartment fueled hiatus from internet access and man does it feel good. Today’s player is a fan favorite and one of the leaders of the team on the court, Carly Cramer. ...

18 Days until Purdue Volleyball: Annie Drews

Today we’ve got another one of Purdue’s talented freshman class and just to even things out we’re going to talk about Purdue’s most stacked position: Outside Hitter. Ariel Turner is obviously...

19 Days until Purdue Volleyball: Bridget Powell


Another day closer to volleyball season and today we're covering a player who is pretty much the exact opposite of yesterday's player. Bridget Powell is not 6'3" and she doesn't hit the ball like...

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