Becca Idell to Return as Eureka Volleyball Head CoachEUREKA, Ill. – Eureka College interim volleyball head coach Becca Idell has been promoted to serve the program as head coach on a permanent basis, EC Director of Athletics Steve Thompson announced Monday. Idell directed the Red Devils to their best record since 2009 as interim head coach last fall.
Volleyball eyes strong finish for SLIAC tourney berthEUREKA, Ill. — The Eureka College volleyball team is on the verge of surpassing the win total of the final three seasons combined as the Red Devils head into the final half of the season with an eye on qualifying for the conference tournament.
Red Devils Secure First Victory in Idell’s TenureEUREKA, Illinois – Eureka College opened their home slate with a 3-1 (26-24, 31-33, 25-17, 25-22) victory over Knox College on Tuesday night at the Christine Bonati Bollwinkle Arena and Convocation Center. After an opening season loss on the road, the Red Devils returned home to a high energy crowd and secured first year head coach, Rebecca Idell’s first career win.
North Central Shuts Down Eureka in ThreeNaperville, Ill. -- The North Central Cardinals topped the Red Devils in both team's season opener, winning 3 sets to 0. The final scores were 25-18, 25-12, 25-21. Junior Destiny Adkins led Eureka in total attempts (24), while sophomore Jordan Detmers led in digs (10).
Lincoln Christian downs Eureka in final home matchLincoln Christian Lions' Kristina Nichols registered 14 kills and 11 digs, lifting the visitors to a 26-24, 25-16, 25-16 nonconference victory over the Eureka College volleyball team, Monday evening in the Christine Bonati Bollwinkle Arena and Convocation Center.
Principia shuts down EurekaPrincipia's Emily Tippetts tallied eight kills and no errors on 14 attempts, adding three blocks, leading the host Panthers to a 25-9, 25-9, 26-24 St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference victory over the Eureka College volleyball team
EC Volleyball visits YWCA in Bloomington, Ill.Last night the Eureka College volleyball team visited the YWCA in Bloomington, IL. YWCA was hosting "Lights after School," giving parents the opportunity for their children to interact with YWCA staff and volunteers while parents had the opportunities to listen and ask questions to state Representative about the budget cut that are taking place.
Webster breezes past Eureka in SLIAC playSt. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference powerhouse Webster got a match-high 11 kills from Emily Knowles and committed only ten errors as a team for a .369 hitting percentage to earn a 25-14, 25-11, 25-11 league victory over the Eureka College volleyball team
Eureka tops Robert Morris-Springfield in non-conference actionEureka College freshman opposite Heather Robinson (Peoria, Ill./Limestone) led an efficient EC attack with 6 kills and five assists, helping the Red Devils earn their second home victory of the season in a 25-19, 25-14, 25-18 non-conference triumph over Robert Morris-Springfield
Eureka Falls in Four against BlackburnBlackburn College's Alanni Young collected a game-high 16 kills and adding one solo block, leading the visiting Beavers to a 25-20, 20-25, 25-18, 25-18 St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference victory
Iowa Wesleyan Sweeps Eureka in Three SetsIowa Wesleyan junior setter Maggie Earney put up a double-double with 36 assists and 12 digs, leading the host Tigers to a 25-14, 25-19, 25-18 over the Eureka College volleyball team
Highlanders Edge Red Devils in Final Setfter trailing 2-0 to St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference rival MacMurray College, the Eureka College volleyball team battled to force a fifth set, but it wasn't enough as they were edged in five sets, 18-25, 14-25, 25-23, 25-19, 7-15
Spalding Outduels Eureka in SLIAC MatchThe Eureka College volleyball team fell to St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference opponent Spalding Golden Eagles, 20-25, 19-25, 16-25, Wednesday night in the Christine Bonati Bollwinkle Arena and Convocation Center on the Campus of Eureka College.
Red Devils Fall to Principia, Spalding in SLIAC PlayThe Eureka College volleyball team dropped pair of St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference matches on Saturday in Louisville, Ky., falling in five sets (27-25, 19-25, 13-25, 25-22, 13-15) to Principia and in three sets (25-8, 25-14, 25-21) to Spalding
Red Devils Drop a Pair in SLIAC Quad MatchThe Eureka College volleyball team dropped a pair of St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference matches, falling to Fontbonne (25-12, 25-14, 25-21) and MacMurray (25-14, 20-25, 25-18, 27-25), Saturday in the debut of the new Christine Bonati-Bollwinkle Arena on the campus of Eureka College.
Westminster Tops Red Devils at HomeThe Eureka College volleyball team hosted St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference opponent, the Westminster Blue Jays, falling in straight sets, 25-16, 25-16, 25-13,
Red Devils Split Over Weekendhe Eureka College volleyball team earned a St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference split, falling to Westminster 25-15, 25-19, 25-11, before rebounding to top Blackburn, 19-25, 25-23, 25-19, 25-23
Eureka Stumbles at KnoxEureka College freshman opposite Heather Robinson (Peoria, Ill./Limestone) tallied eight kills, five assists and six digs, but the host Knox earned a 25-14, 25-11, 25-16 victory over the Red Devils inside Memorial Gymnasium in Galesburg, Ill.
Red Devils Net First Victory of SeasonThe Eureka College volleyball team notched its first victory of the 2015 season, topping Robert Morris University-Springfield 25-22, 26-28, 25-18, 25-13, Tuesday evening at Eureka Middle School. The home match was the first of the season in Eureka for the team.
Eureka Drops a Pair in SLIAC PlayThe Eureka College volleyball team dropped a pair of St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference contests, falling in straight sets to Webster (25-9. 25-12, 25-18) and Greenville (25-12, 25-15, 25-12)
Benedictine Sweeps Eureka in Three SetsThe Eureka College volleyball team fell in three sets Wednesday evening, 25-21, 25-20, 25-11, in non-conference action at Benedictine University in Lisle, Ill.
Red Devils Downed in Monmouth InviteFreshman setter Heather Robinson (Peoria, Ill./Limestone) earned All-Tounament honors, but the Red Devils dropped three matches Saturday in the Monmouth College Invitational in Monmouth, Ill.