2018 Eureka Volleyball News

  • Lexi Dooley Earns All-SLIAC Honors
    November 05, 2018
    ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Eureka senior outside hitter Lexi Dooley (Sutter, Ill./Warsaw H.S.) has been named to the All-St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Third Team, according to an announcement from Commissioner Dr. Dick Kaiser at Saturday’s SLIAC Tournament in St. Louis, Mo.
  • Seniors Pave the Way in Red Devils’ Win Over MacMurray
    October 27, 2018
    EUREKA – Eureka closed out the 2018 season in grand fashion Saturday during Senior Day at Christine Bonati Bollwinkle Arena, sailing to a 25-20, 25-15, 17-25, 25-18 St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference victory over MacMurray. The Red Devils’ senior class of Lexi Dooley (Sutter, Ill./Warsaw H.S.), Haley Holzem (Normal, Ill./Normal West H.S.) and Heather Robinson (Peoria, Ill./Limestone H.S.) combined for 26 kills, 23 assists and 32 digs in the four-set win.
  • Greenville Outlasts Eureka in Four-Set Triumph
    October 24, 2018
    EUREKA -- Eureka rode a major wave of momentum midway through Wednesday's St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference match against Greenville, but the Panthers used a fast start and held off the Red Devils late as well to secure a 25-11, 22-25, 25-10, 29-27 victory over the Red Devils at Christine Bonati Bollwinkle Arena and Convocation Center.
  • Principia Topples Red Devils Saturday
    October 20, 2018
    ELSAH, Ill. -- Eureka took its final road trip of the 2018 season Saturday morning, coming up empty in a 25-20, 25-21, 25-19 St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference setback at Principia in Elsah, Ill.
  • Monmouth Tops Red Devils in Non-Conference Finale
    October 16, 2018
    MONMOUTH, Ill. – Kary Langan (Lakewood, Ill./Shelbyville H.S.) smashed a career-high 13 kills without a mistake and Annaliese Miller (Chenoa, Ill./Prairie Central H.S.) also logged a personal best with 11 kills and 14 digs for her first collegiate double-double, but Eureka couldn’t sustain a red-hot start in a 15-25, 26-24, 25-15, 25-21 non-conference loss at Monmouth, Tuesday night in Monmouth, Ill. Tuesday’s match represented the Red Devils’ final non-conference match of 2018.
  • Red Devils Conquer Longtime Nemeses in Saturday Sweep
    October 13, 2018
    EUREKA – The Eureka College volleyball team climbed over a big historical hump Saturday at Christine Bonati Bollwinkle Arena and Convocation Center, earning a 25-20, 25-19, 25-20 St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference sweep of Spalding followed by a 25-11, 25-19, 25-22 non-conference triumph over Lincoln Christian.
  • Webster Defeats Eureka Friday at the Reagan
    October 12, 2018
    EUREKA – The Eureka College volleyball team dropped a 25-20, 25-16, 25-19 St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference match to Webster, Friday night at the Reagan Athletic Complex.
  • Eureka Rally Stopped at Fontbonne Wednesday
    October 10, 2018
    ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Lexi Dooley (Sutter, Ill./Warsaw H.S.) put down a match-high 13 kills to lead the Eureka College volleyball team Wednesday night, but host Fontbonne won the first two games to set the tone as part of a 25-15, 25-16, 20-25, 25-16 victory over the Red Devils in St. Louis, Mo.
  • Red Devils Stopped Short in Friday Quad
    October 05, 2018
    EUREKA -- The Eureka College volleyball team went to the limit in Friday's St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference match against Iowa Wesleyan at the Reagan Athletic Complex, falling just short in a 25-23, 16-15, 22-25, 25-23, 15-12 setback to the Tigers. EC also dropped the late match to Principia in four games, 26-24, 23-25, 25-22, 25-10.
  • Blackburn Rises Over Red Devils in Five Sets
    October 03, 2018
    EUREKA – Blackburn spoiled the Eureka College volleyball team’s long-awaited return to the Reagan Athletic Complex by coming from behind Wednesday for a 24-26, 25-16, 18-25, 25-23, 15-13 St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference win.
  • Notebook: Red Devils Return to the Reagan For Homecoming Week
    October 02, 2018
    EUREKA -- Following a 14-day stretch in which the Eureka College volleyball team played eight matches in six different cities over three states, the Red Devils will return to Christine Bonati Bollwinkle Arena and Convocation Center for three home contests this week. 
  • Benedictine Downs Eureka in Chicagoland
    September 26, 2018
    LISLE, Ill. – Benedictine defeated the Eureka College volleyball team 25-18, 25-17, 25-20 Wednesday night in Lisle, Ill.
  • Notebook: Red Devils Wrap Up Road Stretch With Non-Conference Trips
    September 25, 2018
    EUREKA -- The Eureka College volleyball team will wrap up a season-long eight-match stretch away from home this week with a pair of non-conference road trips. The Red Devils will visit longtime non-conference rival Lincoln Christian Tuesday at 7 p.m. before visiting former league foe Benedictine Wednesday at 7 p.m.
  • Lincoln Christian Overcomes Eureka Tuesday
    September 25, 2018
    LINCOLN, Ill. – Lincoln Christian climbed out of an early hole to rally for a 21-25, 25-14, 25-20, 25-21 non-conference victory over the Eureka College volleyball team in Lincoln, Ill.
  • One Up, One Down For Red Devils Saturday in Jacksonville
    September 22, 2018
    JACKSONVILLE, Ill. – The Eureka College volleyball team secured its second St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference victory of the season in a 25-14, 25-21, 25-22 neutral-site sweep of Fontbonne, Saturday afternoon on the campus of MacMurray College in Jacksonville, Ill. The Red Devils went the distance in its early match versus Westminster before falling to the preseason league favorites in five games.
  • Webster Staves Off Eureka Rally in the Gateway City
    September 18, 2018
    ST. LOUIS, Mo. – The Eureka College volleyball team rallied late in game three to extend Tuesday’s St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference match at Webster, but the Gorloks staved off the Red Devils’ late-match push to lock down a 25-16, 25-19, 23-25, 25-13 league win in St. Louis, Mo.
  • Red Devils Open Road Stretch With Setback at Iowa Wesleyan
    September 13, 2018
    MOUNT PLEASANT, Iowa – Lexi Dooley (Sutter, Ill./Warsaw H.S.) continued her strong play with a 17-kill, 14-dig double-double and Heather Robinson (Peoria, Ill./Limestone H.S.) also reached double figures with 10 kills, but the Eureka College volleyball team dropped a 25-15, 25-17, 24-26, 25-15 St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference decision at Iowa Wesleyan, Thursday night in Mount Pleasant, Iowa.
  • Red Devils Fall to Knox Tuesday in Four
    September 11, 2018
    EUREKA – The Eureka College volleyball team hosted a non-conference match up against Knox on Tuesday night. The match ended in a 25-21, 12-25, 25-21, 25-20 victory for Knox in a very entertaining matchup. Leading the Red Devils, Lexi Dooley (Sutter, Ill./Warsaw H.S.) had a team-leading 16 kills and 36 total attacks with 18 digs.
  • Notebook: Eureka Home Tuesday, Begins Big Road Stretch Thursday
    September 10, 2018
    EUREKA -- The Eureka College volleyball team will dive into another busy week on Tuesday when longtime non-conference foe Knox visits Christine Bonati Bollwinkle Arena for a 7 p.m. start.
  • Eureka Sweeps Spalding as Part of Saturday SLIAC Split
    September 08, 2018
    GREENVILLE, Ill. – The Eureka College volleyball team made quick work of longtime St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference nemesis Spalding, Saturday afternoon, churning out a 25-13, 25-17, 27-25 victory over the Golden Eagles in a neutral-site match in Greenville, Ill. The Red Devils stumbled in the afternoon match against host Greenville, 25-14, 25-7, 25-17.
  • Westminster Downs Red Devils in SLIAC Opener
    September 05, 2018
    EUREKA – The Eureka College volleyball team pushed reigning St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference champion Westminster to the brink in game one and evened the match in game two, but the Blue Jays withstood the hosts’ push to grab a 27-25, 18-25, 25-21, 25-17 league win over the Red Devils at Christine Bonati Bollwinkle Arena and Convocation Center, Wednesday night.
  • Monmouth Withstands Late Eureka Push, Wins in Three
    September 04, 2018
    EUREKA -- The Eureka College volleyball team opened its home schedule playing in a non-conference match versus Monmouth on Tuesday evening at the Reagan Athletic Complex. In a high-energy and competitive matchup, the Fighting Scots won, 25-18, 25-21, 27-25.
  • Notebook: Home Opener, League Schedule Up Next For Red Devils
    September 03, 2018
    EUREKA -- Following a season-opening road trip to the state of Wisconsin that included four non-league matches in less than 24 hours, the Eureka College volleyball team will return home Tuesday to begin its first of 11 matches at Christine Bonati Bollwinkle Arena and Convocation Center when the Red Devils host in-state foe Monmouth at 7 p.m.
  • Eureka Drills Rockford For First 2018 Victory
    September 01, 2018
    BELOIT, Wis. – Seniors Lexi Dooley (Sutter, Ill./Warsaw H.S.) and Heather Robinson (Peoria, Ill./Limestone H.S.) put down 12 kills apiece, Katlyn Arrenholz (Delavan, Ill./Delavan H.S.) established a new career high with 27 assists and McKenna Cleer (Havana, Ill./Havana H.S.) anchored the back line with 24 digs to deliver a 25-15, 25-7, 23-25, 25-19 Eureka College volleyball victory over Rockford, Saturday afternoon at the Buc Blast Tournament in Beloit, Wis. The Red Devils suffered a 25-16, 24-26, 26-24, 25-19 defeat to host Beloit in the early match.
  • Red Devils Open 2018 With Losses to Alma, Olivet
    August 31, 2018
    BELOIT, Wis. – The Eureka College volleyball team ushered in the 2018 season Friday night, dropping a 25-20, 22-25, 25-16, 29-27 non-conference bout to Alma at Flood Arena as part of the Buc Blast Tournament in Beloit, Wis. The Red Devils also fell in the late match against Olivet, 25-13, 25-15, 25-19.
  • Notebook: Eureka to Begin Season Friday in Wisconsin
    August 30, 2018
    EUREKA -- The Eureka College volleyball team will open the 2018 season with a flurry, playing four times in less than 24 hours in the Dairy State as part of the Buc Blast Tournament hosted by Beloit in Beloit, Wis. The Red Devils will open versus Alma on Friday at 5 p.m., followed by a 9 p.m. bout with Olivet. Saturday includes a 1 p.m. start against host Beloit and a 3 p.m. tilt with Rockford.
  • Eureka Begins Preseason Volleyball Practice
    August 20, 2018
    EUREKA – One year removed from its best St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference finish in nearly a decade, the Eureka College volleyball team began preseason workouts Saturday in preparation for year three of the Becca LaKosh coaching era. The Red Devils return five players that appeared in 22 or matches or more a year ago.
  • Eureka Tabbed Seventh in Preseason SLIAC Volleyball Poll
    August 17, 2018
    ST. LOUIS, Mo. – A league-wide poll conducted by St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference volleyball head coaches has selected Eureka College to finish seventh in the conference in 2018, according to an announcement released by the conference office on Friday. Westminster, which won the regular-season crown last season for the first time since before the turn of the century, was picked to repeat as SLIAC champions this fall.
  • Eureka Finalizes 2018 Volleyball Schedule
    May 25, 2018
    EUREKA, Ill. – Third-year Eureka College volleyball head coach Becca LaKosh has finalized the Red Devils’ 2018 schedule, according to a Friday morning announcement. A season-opening tournament in Wisconsin, nine home matches in the month of October and the traditional 18-match St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference slate highlight EC’s 28-match schedule that will begin on Friday, Aug. 31.