2015 Volleyball
Record: 25-7 Home: 11-0 Away: 8-2 Neutral: 6-5 GSAC: 15-1
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NAIA, AVCA recognizes the Lions for athletic prowess
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NAIA, AVCA recognizes the Lions for athletic prowess - View Full Story
Lions fall in three sets to Viterbo University in the Quarterfinals of the NAIA National Championship. - View Full Story
Vanguard defeats MidAmerica Nazarene in five sets as they advance to their first quarterfinal in program history. - View Full Story
Midland University hands the Lions their first loss in the NAIA National Championship. - View Full Story
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Volleyball - Tue, Dec. 8, 2015

COSTA MESA, Calif. - The Lions have stopped playing for the 2015 season, but the highlights keep coming. A day after having the American Volleyball Coaches Association laud the Blue and Gold, the NAIA echoed a similar sentiment by rewarding four members of the Pride with All-American level recognition.

 
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Volleyball - Fri, Dec. 4, 2015

SIOUX CITY, Iowa. – The Lions gave absolutely everything they had in their quarterfinal matchup against the Viterbo V-Hawks, but they were unable to pull off an upset, losing in three sets (25-23, 25-23, 25-15) to finish their incredible run at the NAIA National Championship. With the loss the Lions complete their season with a record of 25-7 and become the most successful team in Vanguard Volleyball history after winning the GSAC Championship and advancing farther than they ever have at the national tournament.

 
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Volleyball - Fri, Dec. 4, 2015

SIOUX CITY, Iowa – In a match that would determine who would move on into the next round, the Lions rallied to defeat the MidAmerica Nazarene Pioneers in five sets (21-25, 25-23, 27-25, 22-25, 15-7) to advance into the quarterfinals for the first time in program history.

 
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Volleyball - Thu, Dec. 3, 2015

SIOUX CITY, Iowa. – Entering the match against the Midland University Warriors, Vanguard knew they would have their hands full against a quality opponent, as both teams would fight for the top spot in Pool F after starting 2-0. When it was all said and done, the Lions could not get past the Warriors disciplined defense, dropping the match in four sets (22-25, 26-24, 22-25, 16-25).

 
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Volleyball - Sat, Nov. 14, 2015

COSTA MESA, Calif. - The celebration started before the match as the program honored the five seniors playing in their final home match, and ending with hoisting a championship plaque after the three game sweep. Vanguard (22-5, 15-1) was led offensively by Charlotte Heerlyn (SR/Santee, CA) hitting .556% on 11 kills. Hope International falls to 12-14, 8-8 with the loss.

 
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Volleyball - Sat, Nov. 7, 2015

ATHERTON, Calif. - The long road trip north was fruitful for the #4 Lions (21-4, 14-0) as they picked up another 3-0 victory this time by defeating Menlo (6-19, 4-10) by scores of 25-16, 25-18, 25-17. Rebecca Lowden (FR/Glendora, CA) ended the contest with a match high 21 digs.