Athlete Spotlight: Abby Tiesman

The Women’s Volleyball regular season has come to a close with the post-season tournament quickly approaching. Our Orediggers have finished 19-6 overall and 12-5 in the conference, and have clinched a position in the tournament as the fourth seed. On this year’s team there is plenty of talent, but there is one athlete that stands…

Athlete Spotlight: Alanna Winfield

Year: Senior   Major: B.S. in Mechanical Engineering   Why Mines: When looking for a college, Winfield kept three criteria in mind; a good engineering school, a winning volleyball program, and the possibility of making an immediate contribution to a team. As Alanna herself said, “Mines volleyball has won 4 RMAC championships in a row…


Volleyball Continues Dominance

Ranked number one in their conference and 12th nationally, the girls’ volleyball team has continued their successful 2015 season. “We’ve had ten games so far—four at our home tournament, four at a tournament in Indianapolis, and two other home conference games,” states sophomore Ellie Monarch. “We’ve done pretty well—we won all our games at our…

Regular season champs stumble in RMAC tourney play

The Colorado School of Mines volleyball team entered the week ranked sixteenth in the nation and were prepared to make a run at the RMAC tournament championship. After a win in Tuesday’s opening round over Fort Lewis, Mines’s hopes of capturing both regular season and postseason titles came to an end against Adams State, but the lady Orediggers are still in good shape to make the NCAA Championships as the top eight in each region make the tourney. Mines was ranked No.2 in this week’s regional ranking.


Volleyball ends its Regular Season With a Win on Senior Night

The No. 13 Colorado School of Mines volleyball team finished their regular season with a road game at Colorado Christian and a home game against UCCS. In their first match after claiming the regular season RMAC title, the Lady Orediggers could not keep their 15 match winning streak going against Colorado Christian (18-10, 16-6 RMAC), losing 3-0. The result was different on senior night as the Orediggers dispatched the pesky UCCS Mountain Lions 3-1.

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