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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 […]

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Women’s Volleyball Starts Conference Strong

Entering Homecoming weekend with a conference record of 4-0, and an overall record of 10-3, the Mines volleyball team is on fire with a four-game win streak. With a rock-solid defense letting few points through, and a strong offense making opposing teams tremble, the Orediggers are making victories look easy! “Compared to last year, we […]

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Oredigger Classic: Mines Volleyball Starts Season Strong

The Orediggers started off the season right with a record of 3-1 over Labor Day weekend at the Residence Inn and Courtyard by Marriott Oredigger Classic. Ranked #19, the Orediggers proved that ranking was deserved as they beat Texas Women’s University, Eastern New Mexico University, and Western New Mexico University with 9 unanswered sets. The […]

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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 […]

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Volleyball Wins Fourth Straight RMAC Title

This past weekend the Mines volleyball team won their conference game against CMU. The win confirmed them as RMAC Regular Season Champions for the fourth year in a row. Not only did the lady Orediggers take the champion title, but they are also the top offensive team in the RMAC and were the first RMAC […]

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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 […]

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Volleyball team goes undefeated in first weekend of the season

The Colorado School of Mine’s volleyball team started the season off right at the 2015 Courtyard by Marriott/Residence Inn Oredigger Classic tournament the first weekend of September achieving a flawless 4-0. Through hefty practicing and mental focus, the Lady Orediggers are on their way to more victories. Based on preseason data, the team is forecasted […]

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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.

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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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Lady Orediggers work to defend the top spot

This weekend saw the Lady Oredigger Volleyball team take on two tough RMAC opponents in Regis and Metro State. Mines took care of business in straight sets against Regis on Friday night, but faced much more of a test against Metro on Saturday.