• December 3, 2020

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UTEP Volleyball adds two signees ahead of Spring Competition

Head coach Ben Wallis and the UTEP Volleyball program went out of state and international to add two signees during the team’s fall hiatus.  The Miners inked a pair of outside hitters in Torrance Lovesee out of Leon, Kansas, and Ema Uskoković from Serbia. Lovesee, a product of Bluestem High School, comes to UTEP after […]Read More

UTEP Volleyball ends Fall Preseason with Doubleheader Split

UTEP Volleyball (2-2) defeated Angelo State (0-0) in four sets (18-25, 25-23, 25-15, 25-13), 3-1, in Saturday’s first match. The Miners dropped the second contest against the Rambelles (23-25, 22-25, 22-25), 0-3.  Freshman Ava Palm matched her career-high 13 kills set in UTEP’s last scrimmage against Stephen F. Austin in Denton, Texas, on Oct. 13, […]Read More

UTEP Volleyball to host Angelo State in closed scrimmage

UTEP volleyball (2-2) will host Angelo State (0-0) in a doubleheader scrimmage on Saturday to conclude its slate of fall preseason competition. While the contests are closed to the public and media and will not count towards the Miners’ overall record, the games can be viewed through a Facebook livestream on the UTEP Volleyball Facebook page. The […]Read More

UTEP Volleyball splits doubleheader on first day of weekend matches

DENTON – UTEP volleyball (2-2) split its doubleheader on Saturday with a win against North Texas (1-1), 3-2 (18-25, 13-25, 26-24, 25-21, 15-12) and a loss against Stephen F. Austin (8-2), 3-1 (16-25, 25-23, 21-25, 24-26). In match one, the Miners rallied after dropping the first two sets against the Mean Green to win the remaining three […]Read More

UTEP Volleyball takes on UNT, SFA for three preseason matches

DENTON, Tx – UTEP volleyball (1-1) will travel to Denton to take on North Texas (0-0) and Stephen F. Austin (7-1) this weekend for three of its five remaining preseason matches. The Miners start with a double-header on Saturday against North Texas at 11:00 a.m. MT and Stephen F. Austin at 1:00 p.m. MT. UTEP […]Read More

UTEP upsets Texas State in Four Sets

SAN MARCOS, Texas – Coach Ben Wallis looked into junior Serena Patterson’s eyes during UTEP’s final timeout with the set point on the line.  “I told Serena Patterson that she was going to win the game on an assisted swing, a tough swing,” Wallis said. “Lo and behold, my foreseeable thought was what ended the game.” […]Read More

UTEP forces five sets in first scrimmage loss

The UTEP Volleyball team (0-0) fell to Texas State (3-0) in five sets (25-15, 22-25, 12-25, 25-23, 10-15) 3-2, in its first scrimmage on Friday night.   “It was two good teams making it really hard on (left sides) to score. … We’re both long, we’re both athletic and we both have good defenders. I thought […]Read More

UTEP Volleyball opens 2020 with scrimmages at Texas State

UTEP volleyball opens its slate of preseason exhibitions this weekend with two matches against Texas State in San Marcos, Texas. The games are scheduled for Friday at 5 p.m. MT and Saturday at 9:00 a.m. MT.  Friday’s contest can be streamed with an ESPN+ subscription. Although classified as scrimmages, coach Ben Wallis said the matches […]Read More

UTEP Volleyball earns AVCA Academic Award

For the fourth year in a row, UTEP’s volleyball program has been recognized for academic excellence by earning the USMC/AVCA Team Academic Award. The award, initiated in the 1992-93 academic year, honors volleyball teams that maintain a year-long grade-point average of 3.30 on a 4.0 scale or 4.10 on a 5.0 scale. According to department […]Read More