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Petersen puts 500th win into perspective

Petersen puts 500th win into perspective

PATRICK HANSEN, Sports Writer

October 31, 2019

With the 3-0 sweep of Indiana State this past weekend, UNI volleyball head coach Bobbi Petersen has completed the trek to 500 wins in her journey to becoming UNI’s second winningest volleyball coach of all time. Petersen credited much of her success to her former coach and the winningest coach in UNI ...

Panther women defeat Upper Iowa in exhibition play

Panther women defeat Upper Iowa in exhibition play

COLIN HORNING, Sports Writer

October 31, 2019

The 2019-2020 UNI women’s basketball team was in action Sunday, Oct. 27 in the McLeod Center for an exhibition game against Upper Iowa University. The Panther women dominated their in-state opponents, coming away with a 67-40 victory.  “I was really pleased in the fact that we got to play eve...

Panthers escape cold, finish season at Hawaii invite

Panthers escape cold, finish season at Hawaii invite

BRIELLE KIEWIET, Sports Writer

October 31, 2019

The UNI women’s golf team wrapped up their fall season at the Rainbow Wahine Invitational in Kapolei, Hawaii, from Oct. 28-30.  Aside from enjoying the warm weather and beautiful sites that Hawaii has to offer, the team was looking to continue their strong play after a first place finish in the ...

Panthers thrash Missouri State 29-6

Panthers thrash Missouri State 29-6

JACOB POTTER, Sports Editor

October 28, 2019

The 11th-ranked Panthers took down Missouri State 29-6 on Saturday afternoon, Oct. 26, for their first road win of the season to advance to 5-3 overall. Despite the Bears 1-5 record, head coach Mark Farley knew Missouri State’s defense held North Dakota State to 22 points, short of their 37 points p...

Women’s basketball 2019-2020 season preview

Women’s basketball 2019-2020 season preview

COLIN HORNING, Sports Writer

October 28, 2019

Coming off of last year’s first-round defeat in the women’s National Invitational Tournament, the UNI women’s basketball team returns a strong core of key players as well as a talented group of young players going into the 2019-20 season. “Overall, practices have been going very well,” head coa...

Panthers win away for Petersen’s 500th career win

Panthers win away for Petersen’s 500th career win

BRIELLE KIEWIET, Sports Writer

October 28, 2019

The Panther volleyball team notched two wins in Indiana to clinch 500 career wins for head coach Bobbi Petersen.  The Panthers took down Indiana State 3-0 on Friday, Oct. 25, followed by edging out Evansville 3-2 on Saturday, Oct. 26.  The win moves UNI to 16-9 overall and 10-1 in conference play...

Panthers fall short to Evansville in final home game

Panthers fall short to Evansville in final home game

PATRICK HANSEN, Sports Writer

October 28, 2019

In need of a win to make the MVC tournament, the Panther women’s soccer team took on Evansville in the final home game of the season, falling short 1-0.  Coming into the match, head coach Bruce Erikson noted the stakes at hand.     “It is a big weekend coming up with our two opponents [Evansville and Valparaiso],” ...

Panthers take down Loyola, move to 14-9

Panthers take down Loyola, move to 14-9

COLIN HORNING, Sports Writer

October 24, 2019

After winning seven of their last eight contests, the Panther volleyball team took their show on the road for another conference matchup against Loyola-Chicago on Monday, Oct. 21. The Panthers took down their MVC foes 3-1, advancing to 14-9 on the season. “We talk a lot about this crazy conference ra...

Panthers drop two away, fall to 5-9 overall

Panthers drop two away, fall to 5-9 overall

BRIELLE KIEWIET, Sports Writer

October 24, 2019

The Panther women’s soccer team headed back on the road last week, falling in two conference battles to Drake 2-0 and Missouri State 2-1.  The two-game skid puts the Panthers at 5-9 on the season with just two games left to play. The Panther women couldn’t take down Drake, despite outshooting...

Bigger than the game — Bryce Paup’s passion to coach

Bigger than the game — Bryce Paup’s passion to coach

JACOB POTTER, Sports Editor

October 24, 2019

In his second season back, Panther defensive line coach Bryce Paup, who coached the D-line from 2013-2016, is happy to be coaching at his alma mater again after spending the 2017-18 season with the University of Minnesota. “It’s nice; the community and the university supported me, gave me a great opp...

Panthers take down Coyotes 42-27

Panthers take down Coyotes 42-27

COLIN HORNING, Sports Writer

October 21, 2019

  A fast-paced, high scoring affair saw UNI take down South Dakota 42-27 on Saturday, Oct. 19 to advance to 4-3 on the season. A strong offensive attack by both teams lit up the UNI-Dome, including a 189-yard, three touchdown receiving performance from Isaiah Weston and a 111-yard, two touchdown rus...

Panthers drop Bulldogs in 3 sets

Panthers drop Bulldogs in 3 sets

PATRICK HANSEN, Sports Writer

October 21, 2019

Coming off their first conference loss, the 12-9 Panther volleyball team looked to turn things around as they celebrated Family Weekend by hosting the Drake Bulldogs in a conference battle on Friday, Oct. 18. “Always with that inter-state match, we always have a really good match with Drake,” hea...

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