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By John McCallum
Managing Editor 

Eagles miss upset of defending Big Sky champs


Last updated 2/11/2021 at 10:14am

Ashlyn Blotzer

CHENEY – Eastern Washington University's volleyball team missed a golden opportunity to knock off the defending Big Sky Conference champions Northern Colorado Monday evening, Feb. 1, falling in a five-set thriller that featured 28 ties and 13 lead changes. Despite two sets being decided by extra points, the Eagles came up short against the Bears, 25-23, 13-25, 25-21, 25-27 and 14-16.

"I'm so proud of them," Eagles head coach Leslie Flores-Cloud said. "We were so close and that is a veteran Northern Colorado team. Our young players stood with them and I credit Northern Colorado because tha...

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