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Fri, Oct. 24, 2014 at 3:05 PM - [Volleyball]

Rio Grande Sports Information
    RIO GRANDE, Ohio - The University of Rio Grande volleyball team wraps up the conference portion of regular season schedule on Saturday afternoon with a road trip to Pittsburgh, Pa. to face Carlow University.
    First serve is set for 1 p.m.

Autumn Snider had a big day on Saturday, helping Rio defeat Davis & Elkins and Glenville
Autumn Snider had a big day on Saturday, helping Rio defeat Davis & Elkins and Glenville
Sat, Oct. 18, 2014 - [Volleyball]

Rio Grande Sports Information
    ELKINS, W.Va. - Who knew it was the fourth time - at least for the University of Rio Grande volleyball team - that was the charm?
    The RedStorm moved beyond the .500 mark for the season, sweeping a non-conference tri-match from NCAA Division II Davis & Elkins College and Glenville State University on Saturday morning at D&E's McConnell Center.
    Rio defeated the host Senators 25-20, 22-25, 25-20, 25-17 in their opener before crusing past Glenville State in straight sets 25-14, 25-21, 25-11.
    The RedStorm, who had come up empty in three previous opportunities to get back to the break-even mark, improved to 16-15 with the victories and find themselves above the .500 mark since improving to 2-1 with a forfeit win over Lourdes University on August 23.

Rio's Aleah Pelphrey rifles a kill past Brescia's Rhiannon Ungerer during Friday night's win
Rio's Aleah Pelphrey rifles a kill past Brescia's Rhiannon Ungerer during Friday night's win
Fri, Oct. 17, 2014 - [Volleyball]

Rio Grande Sports Information
    RIO GRANDE, Ohio - Senior outside hitter Betsy Schramm reached a milestone mark in the final home game of her collegiate career and the University of Rio Grande volleyball team rolled to a 3-0 win over Brescia University, Friday night, in Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletic Conference action at the Newt Oliver Arena.
    Schramm, who was honored in pre-game ceremonies along with Dani Brannon (Atwater, OH) - a junior who won't be returning next season - reached the 1,000-kill mark for her career in the opening moments of the RedStorm's 25-17, 25-15, 25-13 victory over the Bearcats.
    Rio Grande improved to 14-15 overall and 5-4 in the KIAC win the victory.
    Brescia, playing its second game of a six-game, six-day road trip, dropped to 5-16 overall and 0-6 in league play.

Senior Betsy Schramm (pictured) and junior Dani Brannon will be honored prior to Friday night's game
Senior Betsy Schramm (pictured) and junior Dani Brannon will be honored prior to Friday night's game
Fri, Oct. 17, 2014 - [Volleyball]

Rio Grande Sports Information
    RIO GRANDE, Ohio - The University of Rio Grande volleyball team will close out the home portion of its 2014 schedule on Friday night when Brescia University pays a Senior Night visit for a Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletic Conference contest.
    First serve is set for 6 p.m. EDT at the Newt Oliver Arena.
    Prior to the game, senior outside hitter Betsy Schramm (Marietta, OH) and junior defensive specialist/setter Dani Brannon (Atwater, OH) will be recognized. Both will be making the final home appearance of their collegiate careers.

Rio's Autumn Snider had six kills and three blocks in Tuesday night's loss to Asbury
Rio's Autumn Snider had six kills and three blocks in Tuesday night's loss to Asbury
Tue, Oct. 14, 2014 - [Volleyball]

Rio Grande Sports Information
    WILMORE, Ky. - Host Asbury University led from start to finish in sets one and three and rallied down the stetch to win set two and post a 3-0 victory over the University of Rio Grande, Tuesday night, in non-conference volleyball action at the Luce Center.
    The Eagles, who won for the 17th straight time, improved to 27-6 with the 25-13, 25-19, 25-16 win and completed a regular season sweep of the RedStorm in the process.
    Although both schools are members of the Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, Tuesday's game did not count toward the KIAC standings.
    Rio Grande fell to 13-15 with the loss, failing for the third time in as many tries this season to get back to the .500 mark.

Rio's Kayla Briley bumps a ball over the net during Saturday's win over Shawnee State.
Rio's Kayla Briley bumps a ball over the net during Saturday's win over Shawnee State.
Mon, Oct. 13, 2014 - [Volleyball]

Rio Grande Sports Information
    RIO GRANDE, Ohio - It's a match that won't help the University of Rio Grande in the Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletic Conference volleyball standings, but it is one that could get the RedStorm back even for the season.
    Head coach Billina Donaldson's squad takes to the road for a rematch with KIAC leader - and preseason league favorite - Asbury University on Tuesday night. First serve is set for 7 p.m. EDT at Asbury Gymnasium in Wilmore, Ky.