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February 15, 2011
Volleyball's Dallmann Earns All-Conference Honor
OGDEN, Utah – Northern Arizona volleyball player Kelli Dallmann was named to the All-Big Sky Conference second team, the league announced. Dallmann finished second in the conference with 10.00 assists per set.

November 20, 2010
Cheeley, Volleyball Fall Short at Home Against Northern Colorado in Season Finale
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. - Northern Arizona volleyball pushed Northern Colorado to four sets but the Lumberjacks could not force a fifth with a 3-1 defeat at the Rolle Activity Center on Saturday. Senior Chelsea Cheeley recorded 13 kills and a .385 hitting percentage in her final match as a NAU Lumberjack.

November 15, 2010
Volleyball Adds Two Players to 2011 Squad
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Northern Arizona volleyball signed two student-athletes for its 2011 class. Sydney Kemper and Taylor Stephens will join the Lumberjacks next fall after standout careers as prep players.

November 13, 2010
Volleyball Goes the Distance Against Eastern Washington, Picks Up 3-2 Win
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Northern Arizona volleyball pulled out a 3-2 victory over Eastern Washington in the Rolle Activity Center on Saturday. Four Lumberjacks totaled double digits in kills led by Lexi Sullivan’s 21. NAU won the match by sets of 22-25, 26-24, 26-28, 25-20, and 15-11.

November 11, 2010
Volleyball Falls to Portland State 3-0 at Rolle
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Jen Wilson recorded nine kills and 15 digs for Northern Arizona volleyball but the team fell short against Portland State at the Rolle Activity Center on Thursday. The Lumberjacks lost in three sets by scores of 25-13, 26-24, and 25-21.

November 10, 2010
Volleyball Back at Home with Portland State and Eastern Washington
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Northern Arizona volleyball returns home for its final three matches of the Big Sky Conference season. The Lumberjacks play two of those matches this week hosting Portland State on Thursday, Nov. 11 at 7 p.m. and Eastern Washington on Saturday, Nov. 13 at 7 p.m.

November 6, 2010
Volleyball Drops 3-0 Match to Montana
MISSOULA, Mont. – Northern Arizona volleyball dropped a 3-0 match to Montana at the West Auxiliary Gym on Saturday night. The Lumberjacks fell by sets of 25-23, 25-19, and 25-20.

November 5, 2010
Volleyball Defeats Montana State in Five Sets
BOZEMAN, Mont. – Sophomore Lexi Sullivan recorded 23 kills in Northern Arizona volleyball’s 3-2 win over Montana State at Shroyer Gym on Friday night. The Lumberjacks defeated the Bobcats by sets of 21-25, 25-21, 25-18, 18-25, and 18-16.

November 4, 2010
Volleyball’s Campbell and Football’s Pela Honored with CoSIDA/ESPN Academic All-District Awards
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Northern Arizona volleyball’s Lauren Campbell and football’s Dan Pela were named to the 2010 CoSIDA/ESPN Academic All-District 8 Teams voted on by the College Sports Information Directors of America.

November 4, 2010
Volleyball Prepares for Final Road Swing
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. –Northern Arizona volleyball travels to Montana and Montana State in its last road trip of the Big Sky Conference season. The Lumberjacks play Montana State on Friday, Nov. 5 at 7:30 p.m. and Montana on Saturday, Nov. 6 at 7 p.m.

October 30, 2010
Volleyball Defeated by Idaho State, 3-0
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Northern Arizona volleyball tried to make it two straight this weekend but fell, 3-0, to Idaho State at the Rolle Activity Center on Saturday night. The Lumberjacks were defeated by sets of 25-21, 25-21, and 26-24 despite a .221 team hitting percentage.

October 28, 2010
Volleyball Rolls Past Weber State, 3-1
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Lexi Sullivan and Niki Small combined for 33 kills as Northern Arizona volleyball defeated Weber State, 3-1, at the Rolle Activity Center on Thursday. Sullivan turned in a match-high 18 kills while Small totaled 15 along with a .737 hitting percentage, the team’s highest individual mark of the season.

October 27, 2010
Volleyball Hosts Weber State in "Pink Match" on Thursday, "Club Night" Versus Idaho State on Saturday
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Northern Arizona volleyball plays two matches this week hosting Weber State on Thursday, October 28 and Idaho State on Saturday, October 30. Both matches are scheduled for 7 p.m. start times, and Thursday’s match against Weber State will be available on Fox Sports Arizona and Fox College Sports.

October 22, 2010
Volleyball Drops 3-2 Match at Sacramento State
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Sophomore Lexi Sullivan totaled 18 kills in Northern Arizona volleyball’s 3-2 defeat at Sacramento State on Friday night. The Lumberjacks fell by sets of 25-22, 12-25, 25-17, 25-16, and 15-13.

October 21, 2010
Volleyball Travels to Sacramento State
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Northern Arizona volleyball plays one match this week traveling to Sacramento State on Friday, October 22. The Lumberjacks are halfway through the Big Sky Conference season and face Sacramento State for the second time this year. NAU defeated the Vikings, 3-0, at home on September 25.

October 16, 2010
Volleyball Falls 3-0 at Portland State
PORTLAND, Ore. – Northern Arizona volleyball lost to Portland State, 3-0 at the Stott Center on Saturday in the Lumberjacks’ second match in two nights. NAU lost by sets of 25-22, 25-23, and 25-16.

October 15, 2010
Volleyball Set to Play at Eastern Washington and Portland State
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – NAU volleyball heads back on the road for matches at Eastern Washington and Portland State this weekend. The Lumberjacks play Eastern Washington on Friday, October 15 at 7 p.m. and Portland State on Saturday, October 16 at 8 p.m.

October 15, 2010
Volleyball Downed by Eastern Washington 3-0
CHENEY, Wash. – Northern Arizona volleyball dropped a 3-0 decision to Eastern Washington at Reese Court on Friday. The Lumberjacks slipped to 3-4 in the Big Sky Conference falling by sets of 25-14, 25-21, and 25-23.

October 11, 2010
NAU Student-Athletes Volunteer at Local Food Bank
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The Northern Arizona swimming and diving team, volleyball team, and cheer and dance squad spent Saturday volunteering at the St. Mary’s Food Bank Alliance continuing the NAU athletic department's commitment to giving back to the Flagstaff community.

October 10, 2010
Volleyball Sweeps Montana State, Evens Conference Record at 3-3
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Freshman Niki Small posted a match-high 11 kills with a .526 hitting percentage helping Northern Arizona volleyball beat Montana State, 3-0, at the Rolle Activity Center on Saturday night. The Lumberjacks won by sets of 25-22, 25-15, and 25-14 pushing their record to 3-3 in the Big Sky Conference and a 5-1 record at home.

October 7, 2010
Volleyball Drops Five-Set Thriller to Montana
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Sophomores Lauren Campbell and Jen Wilson totaled 18 kills apiece but Northern Arizona volleyball came up just short in a 3-2 loss to Montana at the Rolle Activity Center on Thursday. The Lumberjacks dropped a tight match by sets of 17-25, 25-22, 22-25, 25-17, and 15-12.

October 6, 2010
Volleyball Set to Host Montana and Montana State
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Northern Arizona volleyball plays Montana and Montana State this weekend at the Rolle Activity Center in its first two-match homestand of the conference season. The Lumberjacks face Montana on Thursday, October 7 and Montana State on Saturday, October 9. Both matches will start at 7 p.m. and will be televised live on FS Arizona and Fox College Sports.

October 2, 2010
Volleyball’s Win Streak Snapped by Northern Colorado
GREELEY, Colo. – Northern Arizona volleyball’s win streak was halted at two after a 3-0 defeat at Northern Colorado on Saturday. The Lumberjacks fell by sets of 25-15, 25-21, and 25-21.

October 1, 2010
Volleyball to Play Northern Colorado on Saturday
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – NAU volleyball visits Northern Colorado this weekend in the Lumberjacks' third away match of the Big Sky Conference season. The women face the Bears on Saturday, October 2 at 6 p.m. at the Butler-Hancock Sports Pavilion. Saturday is the only match this week for the Lumberjacks.

September 25, 2010
Volleyball Sweeps Sacramento State in First Home Conference Match
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Northern Arizona volleyball defeated Sacramento State, 3-0, in its first Big Sky Conference home match of the season at the Rolle Activity Center on Saturday. NAU won by sets of 25-23, 25-21, and 25-21 to stay undefeated at home this fall.

September 24, 2010
Volleyball Opens Big Sky Home Schedule this Weekend
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Northern Arizona volleyball hosts Sacramento State in the Lumberjacks’ first home conference match of the season on Saturday, September 25 at 7 p.m. at the Rolle Activity Center. Saturday is the only match this week for the Lumberjacks.

September 18, 2010
Volleyball Evens Big Sky Record at 1-1, Beats Weber State 3-1
OGDEN, Utah – Northern Arizona volleyball registered its first Big Sky Conference win defeating Weber State, 3-1, at Swenson Gym on Saturday. The Lumberjacks won for the second consecutive time at Weber State by sets of 25-23, 20-25, 25-15, and 25-23.

September 17, 2010
Volleyball Starts Big Sky Play This Weekend
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Northern Arizona volleyball kicks off the Big Sky Conference season with a pair of matches this weekend. The Lumberjacks travel to Idaho State on Friday, September 16 and Weber State on Saturday, September 17. Both matches are scheduled for 6 p.m.

September 17, 2010
Volleyball Drops Big Sky Opener at Idaho State
POCATELLO, Idaho – Northern Arizona volleyball lost at Idaho State, 3-1, in the first match of the Big Sky Conference season at Reed Gym on Friday. The Lumberjacks fell by sets of 25-14, 25-17, 19-25, and 25-20.

September 11, 2010
Volleyball Drops 3-0 Match to No. 24 Arizona
RENO, Nev. – Northern Arizona dropped its third consecutive match at the Nevada Wolfpack Invitational with a 3-0 loss to No. 24 Arizona at Virginia Street Gym on Saturday. The Lumberjacks were downed by sets of 25-15, 26-24, and 25-16.

September 10, 2010
Volleyball to Play Nevada Wolfpack Invitational
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Northern Arizona women’s volleyball travels to Reno, Nev., this weekend for the Nevada Wolfpack Invitational. The Lumberjacks are scheduled to play Nevada, Pacific, and No. 24 Arizona at the Virginia Street Gym on Friday, September 10 and Saturday, September 11.

September 10, 2010
Volleyball Suffers 3-1 Loss to Nevada at the Wolfpack Invitational
RENO, Nev. – Anna Gott posted 26 digs for Northern Arizona volleyball in a 3-1 loss to Nevada at Virginia Street Gym on Friday in the Lumberjacks first match at the Wolfpack Invitational. NAU (4-4) lost by sets of 22-25, 25-14, 25-22, and 25-13.

September 10, 2010
Lumberjacks Fall to Pacific in Second Match at Wolfpack Invitational
RENO, Nev. – Sophomore outside hitter Jen Wilson turned in her best performance of the season and tied a career-high with 16 kills and a .538 hitting percentage in Northern Arizona’s 3-0 defeat against Pacific at the Virginia Street Gym on Friday night. The Lumberjacks fell by sets of 25-18, 25-18, and 25-23.

September 6, 2010
Volleyball's Christensen Named Big Sky Player of the Week
OGDEN, Utah - Northern Arizona volleyball player Kobi Christensen was selected Big Sky Conference Player of the Week, the league office announced on Monday. Christensen won the Fiesta Bowl Tournament Most Valuable Player this past weekend.

September 4, 2010
Volleyball Beats Rider, Improves to 2-0 at Fiesta Bowl Tournament
FLAGSTAFF, Arizona – Northern Arizona volleyball defeated Rider, 3-0, in the Lumberjacks first of two matches on Saturday at the Rolle Activity Center. Junior Kobi Christensen turned in another breakout performance as the Lumberjacks moved to 2-0 at the Fiesta Bowl Tournament.

September 4, 2010
Volleyball Claims 11th Fiesta Bowl Tournament Title, Choate Wins 300th Career Match
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – It was an historic night for Northern Arizona women’s volleyball as the Lumberjacks sealed their 11th Fiesta Bowl Tournament Championship beating Maryland Eastern Shore, 3-0, at the Rolle Activity Center on Saturday. The night was coupled with Northern Arizona Head Volleyball Coach Craig Choate winning the 300th match of his career.

September 3, 2010
Volleyball Hosts Fiesta Bowl Tournament at Rolle Activity Center
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Northern Arizona volleyball hosts the 18th Annual Fiesta Bowl Volleyball Tournament at the Rolle Activity Center on Friday, September 3 and Saturday, September 4. The tournament features three-first time entrees: Maryland Eastern Shore, Rider, and Texas A&M Corpus Christi.

September 3, 2010
Volleyball, Christensen Defeat Texas A&M Corpus Christi in Home Opener
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Junior Kobi Christensen totaled 20 kills with a .533 hitting percentage to lift Northern Arizona women’s volleyball to its first home victory over Texas A&M Corpus Christi, 3-1, at the Rolle Activity Center on Friday. With the win, Christensen put the Lumberjacks in contention for their 11th team title at the 18th Annual Fiesta Bowl Tournament.

August 28, 2010
Volleyball Finishes Wyoming Invite; Falls 3-0 in Final Match
LARAMIE, Wyo. - Northern Arizona volleyball lost to Wyoming, 3-0, in the last match of the Wyoming Invitational at the UniWyo Sports Complex on Saturday. The Lumberjacks fell by sets of 25-16, 25-14, and 27-25.

August 27, 2010
Volleyball Evens Record to 1-1 at Wyoming Invite
LARAMIE, Wyo. – Northern Arizona women’s volleyball defeated Murray State, 3-1, at the UniWyo Sports Complex on Friday night. The Lumberjacks evened their record at 1-1 after completing the first day of the Wyoming Invitational. NAU won by sets of 25-22, 25-18, 25-23, and 25-18.

August 27, 2010
Volleyball Falls 3-0 in Season Opener at Wyoming Invite
LARAMIE, Wyo. - Northern Arizona volleyball dropped its opening match of the season, 3-0, to Central Arkansas at the UniWyo Sports Complex on Friday. The Lumberjacks lost by sets of 25-23, 25-18, and 25-17. The women play Murray State at 5 p.m. later today.

August 27, 2010
Volleyball Edged Out by Southern Utah
LARAMIE, Wyo. - Northern Arizona volleyball played Southern Utah tight for five sets but lost 3-2 at the UniWyo Sports Complex on Saturday. The Lumberjacks dropped to 1-2 at the Wyoming Invitational.

August 26, 2010
Volleyball to Play Wyoming Tournament; 2010 Season Underway
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Northern Arizona women’s volleyball opens the 2010 fall season at the UniWyo Wyoming Invite in Laramie, Wyo., on Friday, August 27. The Lumberjacks play four total matches this weekend opening with Central Arkansas at 11 a.m.

August 12, 2010
Volleyball Picked Seventh in Big Sky Preseason Poll
OGDEN, Utah – Northern Arizona women’s volleyball was picked to finish seventh in the Big Sky Conference in the annual coaches’ poll released on Wednesday. The Lumberjacks tied for seventh in the conference last season.

August 9, 2010
Volleyball Opens Season with First Day of Practice
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The Northern Arizona women’s volleyball team starts the 2010 season with its first day of practice on Monday at the Rolle Activity Center. The Lumberjacks hold preseason camp until their first match against Central Arkansas at the UniWyo Wyoming Invite on August 27-28.

August 5, 2010
Lumberjack Coaches Score Well in APR Portfolios Released by NCAA
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. - The NCAA announced the Head Coach APR Portfolio on Thursday for five sports sponsored at Northern Arizona University including football, men’s and women’s basketball, and women’s indoor and outdoor track and field. The NAU head coaches recorded APR figures above the national average in four of the five sports released by the NCAA.

July 27, 2010
Volleyball Camp Itineraries Available
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. - Northern Arizona volleyball camps resume this week with two individual sessions at the Rolle Activity Center. This week's schedule can be seen by clicking the story headline.

July 26, 2010
Volleyball Awarded AVCA Team Academic Honor Second Straight Year
LEXINGTON, Ky. – The Northern Arizona women’s volleyball team received the American Volleyball Coaches Association Team Academic Award for the 2009-10 season. The Lumberjacks turned in a cumulative team grade point average of 3.40.

July 16, 2010
Volleyball Camps Underway Next Week; Individual Camps Still Open
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. - The Northern Arizona University Volleyball Camp will host two individual sessions this summer from July 21-24 and July 27-30 at the Rolle Activity Center. The NAU Volleyball Camp will help campers achieve their goals by providing a challenging curriculum, elite coaching and training.

June 28, 2010
NAU Volleyball Adds Assistant Coach
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Chris Gorny, who has spent the last several years coaching at BYU and Arizona State, has been named an assistant coach for Northern Arizona volleyball, announced head coach Craig Choate.

June 10, 2010
Volleyball Coaches Post Top Finishes at Adult Nationals
PHOENIX, Ariz. – Northern Arizona head volleyball coach Craig Choate and assistant coach Megan Greene competed at the 81st USA Open National Volleyball Championships at the Phoenix Convention Center last week. In addition to coaching the Lumberjack women's volleyball team, Choate and Greene remain active in the sport and play the adult national tournament every year.

June 1, 2010
Volleyball Releases 2010 Schedule
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. - The Northern Arizona volleyball team will host 11 home matches and the annual Fiesta Bowl Tournament during the 2010 season, as head coach Craig Choate announced the fall schedule on Monday. The Lumberjacks will open the year at the Wyoming Invite in Laramie, Wyo., on Aug. 27.

March 23, 2010
Dates Set for Volleyball Summer Camps
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Northern Arizona women’s volleyball will conduct its annual youth volleyball summer camps on the NAU campus in late July. The Lumberjack coaching staff and student-athletes will work with teams and individual players throughout the three scheduled camps from July 19-21, 21-24, and 27-30.