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UTEP women’s volleyball vs. UAB at Memorial Gym Friday Oct. 11, 2019.

Miners’ volleyball ends five-game losing streak

Michael Cuviello, Sports Editor October 14, 2019

Struggling after a hot 8-5 start, UTEP (8-10,1-4) won its first conference match against Louisiana Tech (11-8, 1-4), sending the Lady Techsters to their fourth consecutive loss in conference play Sunday.  Overall, the Miners had one of their...

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UTEP women’s volleyball vs UTSA

Miners spiked by Roadrunners

Michael Cuviello, Sports Editor October 8, 2019

UTEP Vollyball loses 4th straight match  The banged-up Miners (7-9, 0-3) put on an inspired performance against the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) (10-7, 3-1)   Roadrunners Sunday losing in four sets (25-20, 19-25, 23-25, 24-26). This...

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UTEP athletics announced the hire of new UTEP volleyball coach Ben Wallis on Dec. 19

UTEP Volleyball names new head coach

Isaiah Ramirez, Sports Editor December 19, 2018
UTEP Volleyball names new head coach
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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 sends out seniors with a w on Senior Day

UTEP Volleyball sends out seniors with a w on “Senior Day”

Daniel Mendez, Sports Editor November 4, 2018

The UTEP volleyball team swept Charlotte in three sets, on Sunday afternoon at Memorial Gym for the Miners first home victory of the season. UTEP (5-19, 2-10 C-USA) led Charlotte (15-14, 5-8 C-USA) throughout the match with set scores, of 25-21,...

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UTEP volleyball look to snap eight-game losing streak

UTEP volleyball look to snap eight-game losing streak

Isaiah Ramirez, Staff Reporter October 15, 2018

As the UTEP volleyball season comes to an end, hopefully for the Miners so does their losing streak. The team’s last victory was against San Diego in a five-set win on Sept. 15. Since then UTEP has lost eight straight matches, two of those defeats...

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Miners start fast but are unable to finish FIU

Miners start fast but are unable to finish FIU

Daniel Mendez, Sports Editor October 14, 2018

The UTEP volleyball team's losing streak got extended to eight games Sunday afternoon when they lost a five-set match to the FIU Panthers at Memorial Gym on Oct. 14. UTEP is now 3-16 and is winless in conference games (0-7), FIU improved to 13-7...

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UTEP Volleyball hopes to improve for the remainder of the season

UTEP Volleyball hopes to improve for the remainder of the season

Isaiah Ramirez, Reporter October 8, 2018

It’s been a rough season so far for the UTEP volleyball team, but with nine conference games left to play there is still hope for a turnaround. The Miners are showing signs of improvement as of late and look to exceed expectations through conference...

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UTEP Volleyball falls in three sets against NMSU

UTEP Volleyball falls in three sets against NMSU

Brianna Chavez September 9, 2018

UTEP women’s volleyball falls to 2-7 this season after the NMSU Aggies swept the Miners in three sets. New Mexico State University (8-2)  swept the Miners quick after a 12-3 advantage in the first set. UTEP was not able to come back from the...

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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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Niece of former UTEP linebacker signs with womens volleyball

Niece of former UTEP linebacker signs with women’s volleyball

Jeremy Carranco, Sports Editor November 8, 2017

UTEP volleyball head coach Holly Watts announced the addition of Kenidy Howard, niece of former UTEP football linebacker Thomas Howard, who signed her National Letter of Intent (NLI) on Wednesday for the 2018 season. Howard will join the Miners as...

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