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Watts out as UTEP Volleyball head coach

Watts out as UTEP Volleyball head coach

Javier Cortez, The Prospector November 12, 2018

Holly Watts has been fired as head coach of the UTEP women's volleyball team. “While the hard work and dedication is unquestioned, the results on the court did not meet expectations under Holly’s leadership,” said UTEP Athletics Director Jim...

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UTEP volleyball embraces underdog status

UTEP volleyball embraces underdog status

Daniel Mendez, Sports Editor September 7, 2018

After spending two weeks on the road, UTEP volleyball returns to Memorial Gym for two games as part of the Borderland Invitational this weekend. “UTEP volleyball is the underdog for whoever we play against,” said head coach Holly Watts. “We have...

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Miners defeat Marshall 3-2 in five-set thriller

Miners defeat Marshall 3-2 in five-set thriller

Jeremy Carranco, Sports Editor November 8, 2017

  The UTEP women's volleyball team concluded their home season on a high note, defeating the Marshall Thundering Herd in the fifth set, 17-15, to claim the 3-2 victory on Wednesday night at Memorial Gym. Seniors' Amanda King and Dania Orozco...

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Miners get edged out by Texas Tech in third-set thriller

Javier Cortez, Sports Editor September 15, 2015

Playing in the renovated Memorial Gym for the first time this season, the UTEP women’s volleyball team lost a closely contested straight-set battle to the Texas Tech Red Raiders, 3-0 (25-22, 25-16, 38-36). The first set saw a relatively sloppy start...

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Sooners stifle Miners 3-0

Sooners stifle Miners 3-0

Javier Cortez, Sports Editor September 12, 2015

In the final day of the Borderland Invitational the UTEP women’s volleyball ran into the brick wall that was the Oklahoma Sooners. The Sooners defeated the Miners in straight sets 3-0 (25-23, 25-17, 25-14) at the Don Haskins Center. It was a tall...

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Miners double up on Friday

Miners double up on Friday

Javier Cortez, Sports Editor September 11, 2015

In day two of the Borderland Invitational the UTEP women’s volleyball team came back to the Don Haskins Center with a bitter taste in their mouth after a five set loss to Denver University on Thursday and this time they did not disappoint. The...

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UTEP falls to Denver University

UTEP falls to Denver University

Javier Cortez, Sports Editor September 10, 2015

Playing in the Don Haskins Center for the first time since 2001 the UTEP women’s volleyball team lost a nail biter in the home opener to Denver University 3-2 (25-20, 22-25, 25-18, 25-27, 15-9) at the Borderland Invitational. After playing their...

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The Miners finish their 2014 season with a 6-23 record.

Miners fall in season finale

Javier Cortez, Sports Editor November 29, 2014

In their last match of the season the UTEP women’s volleyball lost to Texas Christian University at Memorial Gym 3-1 (25-17, 16-25, 25-20, 25-19). The match started as a back and forth affair through the first 10 points, but TCU would go on a 6-2...

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Senior outside hitter Jacqueline Cason attempts an attack.

NMSU wins Battle of I-10

Javier Cortez, Sports Editor November 28, 2014

By Javier Cortez The Prospector   Playing their first match in 13 days, the UTEP women’s volleyball team took on their archrival New Mexico State in the Battle of I-10 at Memorial Gym, the Aggies defeated the Miners 3-0 (25-22, 25-23,...

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Krystal Ejesieme (left) and Lindsey Larson (right) jump to attempt a block on the Southern Miss attack

Southern Miss edges out Miners 3-1

Javier Cortez, Sports Editor October 31, 2014

In their last match in the month of October, the UTEP volleyball team lost to the Southern Miss Golden Eagles in a competitive four set battle, 4-1 (25-17, 17-25, 25-20, 25-21) at Memorial Gym. The first 10 points were a microcosm of what the match...

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Freshman Coline Coessens attempts a attack against the Western Kentucky front line.

Hilltoppers trounce Miners

Javier Cortez, Sports Editor October 19, 2014

Closing out there toughest home stand of the season, the UTEP women’s volleyball team lost to Conference USA co-leader Western Kentucky in straights, 3-0 (25-19, 25-14, 25-16). After a well-contested match against Rice on Friday, the Miners seemed...

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Sophomore middle blocker Dominique Millette attempts an attack on the Rice defense

Rice defeats UTEP 3-0

Javier Cortez, Sports Editor October 17, 2014

Back in front of their home crowd for the first time in nearly three weeks, the UTEP women’s volleyball team’s two game win streak was snapped, as the Rice Owls defeated the Miners 3-0 (25-22, 25-12, 25-18) at Memorial Gym. Rice jumped out to a...

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