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PNW Student-Athletes Shine Academically For Spring Semester

HAMMOND, Ind. & WESTVILLE, Ind. – The Purdue Northwest student-athletes shined in the classroom again with the recent release of the 2018 Spring Semester Academic report. Over 200 student-athletes combined to average a collective grade point average (GPA) of 3.21.


Purdue Northwest Athletics Holds Second Annual Leo Awards

WESTVILLE, Ind. - The Purdue University Northwest Athletics Department recently held its second annual Leo Awards to honor and celebrate the athletic and academic achievements of its student-athletes and teams from the 2017-18 academic year. The ceremony was held in the Great Hall at the James B. Dworkin Student Services and Activities Complex in Westville, Ind.


Purdue Northwest Athletics Achieves Academic Excellence

HAMMOND & WESTVILLE, Ind. – For the third straight semester, the Purdue University Northwest Athletics Department has surpassed its collective grade-point average when the Fall 2017 academic report was recently released. With over 200 PNW student-athletes contributing, the Pride posted a new benchmark semester grade-point average of 3.28.


GLIAC Honors 50 PNW Student-Athletes for Academic Success

HAMMOND & WESTVILLE, Ind. – Purdue Northwest Athletics was well represented when the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) announced its All-Academic & All-Academic Excellence Teams Wednesday following the Fall 2017 semester.


Purdue Northwest Volleyball Announces 2018 Recruiting Class

HAMMOND, Ind. & WESTVILLE, Ind. – Purdue University Northwest head volleyball coach Julie Wiejak has announced her 2018-19 recruiting class with the recent signings of eight incoming players.


Purdue Northwest Athletics Recognizes its Fall 2017 Graduates

HAMMOND & WESTVILLE, Ind. – Purdue Northwest Athletics wants to recognize and congratulate all of its former student-athletes who graduated over the weekend. The new graduates are listed below along with the type of degree they received. Good luck to all of our graduates as they move on to the next chapters of their lives. Thank you for everything you did for Pride Athletics!


Northwestern Mutual Honors PNW's Tincher As Scholar-Athlete of the Game

HAMMOND & WESTVILLE, Ind. - Corporate sponsor Northwestern Mutual of Crown Point is proud to announce that Purdue Northwest junior volleyball player Kylie Tincher (Sellersburg, Ind./Rock Creek Academy) was named the Northwestern Mutual Scholar-Athlete of the Game during Saturday's women's basketball game against Wayne State University (Mich.) at the Fitness & Recreation Center in Hammond, Ind.


PNW’s Ahrens Named All-GLIAC Volleyball Honorable Mention

BAY CITY, Mich. – Sophomore setter Brooke Ahrens (Covington, Ind./Covington) represented the Purdue Northwest volleyball team on the 2017 All-Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) Honorable Mention Team when the awards were announced by the conference office Saturday night.


PNW Athletics Recognizes Student-Athletes at Dean’s List Breakfast

Westville, Ind. – Celebrating the academic achievements of many of its student-athletes who made the Dean’s List during the 2016-17 academic year, Purdue Northwest Athletics held its annual Dean’s List Breakfast Friday at the James B. Dworkin Student Services & Activities Complex in Westville, Ind.


Ahrens Shines; Pride Volleyball Drops Season Finale to Wayne State

Detroit, Mich. – Sophomore Brooke Ahrens (Covington, Ind./Covington) had seven kills, 11 assists and eight digs, but the Purdue University Northwest volleyball team lost its season finale with Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) foe Wayne State University (Mich.) Saturday afternoon at the Matthaei Center in Detroit, Mich.


Purdue Northwest Drops Road Match to Grand Valley State in Three Sets

Grand Rapids, Mich. – Despite 18 assists and 10 digs by sophomore Eudora Negri (Munster, Ind./Munster), the Purdue University Northwest volleyball team dropped a Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) road match with Grand Valley State University (Mich.) Friday night at the GVSU Fieldhouse Arena in Grand Rapids, Mich.


Volleyball Travels for Pair of GLIAC Road Matches this Weekend

HAMMOND, Ind. & WESTVILLE, Ind. -- The Purdue University Northwest volleyball team will conclude their regular season as the Pride travels to Grand Valley State and Wayne State this weekend.


Purdue Northwest Volleyball Celebrates Senior Day, Falls to Tiffin

HAMMOND, Ind. – Celebrating its 2017 senior class prior to the match, the Purdue University Northwest volleyball team could not put an exclamation point on its Senior Day falling in Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) action to Tiffin University (Ohio) in its final home match of the season Saturday at the Fitness & Recreation Center in Hammond, Ind.


PNW Volleyball Falls in GLIAC Match to Ashland

WESTVILLE, Ind. – The Purdue University Northwest volleyball team dropped a Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) match in H.D. Kesling Gymnasium at the Dworkin Student Services and Activities Center to Ashland University (Ohio), 3-0, Friday evening.


PNW Volleyball Hosts Pair of GLIAC Matches This Weekend

HAMMOND, Ind. & WESTVILLE, Ind. -- The Purdue University Northwest volleyball team hosts a pair of Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) matches this weekend, including Senior Day on Saturday.


Purdue Northwest Drops Match to Davenport (Mich.) in Three Sets

Westville, Ind. – Despite team-bests of six kills and nine assists by sophomore Brooke Ahrens (Covington, Ind./Covington), the Purdue University Northwest volleyball team fell in Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) play Thursday evening to visiting Davenport University (Mich.) at H.D. Kesling Gymnasium in the James B. Dworkin Student Services & Activities Complex in Westville, Ind.


PNW Volleyball Hosts Davenport Thursday

HAMMOND, Ind. & WESTVILLE, Ind. -- The Purdue University Northwest volleyball team looks to rebound as the Pride host Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) opponent Davenport University (Mich.) Thursday.


Ahrens Impressive; PNW Volleyball Falls in Five-Set Thriller to Saint Xavier

HAMMOND, Ind. – A stellar performance from sophomore Brooke Ahrens (Covington, Ind./Covington) led the offensive attack for the Purdue University Northwest volleyball team Tuesday night, but the Saint Xavier Cougars surpassed the Pride in a five-set thriller, 3-2.


PNW Volleyball Hosts Saint Xavier Tuesday

HAMMOND, Ind. & WESTVILLE, Ind. -- The Purdue University Northwest volleyball team will look to rebound as the Pride host a non-conference match as they take on the Saint Xavier Cougars Tuesday.


Martin Shines; Purdue Northwest Falls to Michigan Tech in Three Sets

HOUGHTON, Mich. - Senior Gabrielle Martin (DeMotte, Ind./Kankakee Valley) led the attack with 12 kills, but it was not enough as the Purdue University Northwest volleyball team fell in Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) action to Michigan Tech Saturday afternoon at SDC Wood Gym in Houghton, Mich.


PNW Volleyball Drops 3-0 Decision to Northern Michigan

MARQUETTE, Mich. - Despite nine kills and 10 assists by sophomore Brooke Ahrens (Covington, Ind./Covington), the Purdue University Northwest volleyball team dropped a Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) road contest to Northern Michigan Friday evening, 3-0, in Marquette, Mich.


PNW Volleyball Travels for Pair of GLIAC Matches

HAMMOND, Ind. & WESTVILLE, Ind. -- The Purdue University Northwest volleyball team will travel for a pair of Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) matches this weekend.


Purdue Northwest Volleyball Splits Final Two Matches of Crossover

AURORA, Ill. – Ending its play in the 10th Annual Midwest Region Crossover with a three-set (25-15, 25-23 and 25-19) victory over Maryville University (Mo.), the Purdue University Northwest volleyball team got some momentum Saturday at the Great Lakes Center in Aurora, Ill., before returning to conference play next Friday.


Purdue Northwest Volleyball Falls in Three to William Jewell

AURORA, Ill. – Senior Gabrielle Martin (DeMotte, Ind./Kankakee Valley) tallied nine kills and seven digs, but the Purdue University Northwest volleyball team dropped its first match of the 10th Annual Midwest Region Crossover to William Jewell College (Mo.) Friday afternoon at the Great Lakes Center in Aurora, Ill.


Volleyball Travels to Midwest Region Volleyball Crossover This Weekend

HAMMOND, Ind. & WESTVILLE, Ind. -- The Purdue University Northwest volleyball team travels to Aurora, Ill. to compete in the Midwest Crossover Volleyball Tournament Friday and Saturday. The 10th Annual Midwest Region Crossover is the nation’s largest collegiate volleyball tournament.


Ahrens Solid; Purdue Northwest Volleyball Falls in Four to UW-Parkside

HAMMOND, Ind. – Sophomore Brooke Ahrens (Covington, Ind./Covington) tallied 20 assists, eight digs and four kills; but it was not enough as the Purdue University Northwest volleyball team lost its non-conference match with University of Wisconsin-Parkside in four sets Monday evening at the Fitness & Recreation Center in Hammond, Ind.


Martin Tough; PNW Volleyball Falls 3-0 to Lake Superior State

HAMMOND, Ind. – The Purdue University Northwest volleyball team fell in three sets to Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) opponent Lake Superior State University (Mich.) Saturday afternoon, 3-0.


Volleyball Falls to Saginaw Valley, 3-0, Friday Night

WESTVILLE, Ind. – The Purdue University Northwest volleyball team dropped a 3-0 decision to Saginaw Valley State University (Mich.) Friday night, with scores of 28-26, 25-21 & 25-22 in H.D. Kesling Gymnasium at the James B. Dworkin Student Services and Activities Complex in Westville, Ind.


Volleyball Hosts Trio of Matches this Weekend and Monday

HAMMOND, Ind. & WESTVILLE, Ind. -- The Purdue University Northwest volleyball team host a pair of Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) matches this weekend and a non-conference match on Monday.


Purdue Northwest Volleyball Suffers Road Loss to Ashland (Ohio)

Ashland, Ohio – Junior Morgan Spencer (Oswego, Ill./Aurora Central Catholic) tallied a team-leading 12 digs as well as four kills and two block assists as the Purdue University Northwest volleyball team dropped a Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) match to Ashland University (Ohio) Saturday afternoon at Kates Gymnasium in Ashland, Ohio.


Ahrens Tough; Purdue Northwest Volleyball Falls to Tiffin in Four Sets

Tiffin, Ohio – Sophomore Brooke Ahrens (Covington, Ind./Covington) had 28 assists, 10 digs and four kills; but the Purdue University Northwest volleyball team fell to Tiffin University (Ohio) in Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) action Friday evening at the Gillmor Student Center in Tiffin, Ohio.


Martin Leads PNW Volleyball to 3-1 Victory over St. Francis (Ill.) Wednesday

JOLIET, Ill. - Paced by 15 kills from senior Gabrielle Martin (DeMotte, Ind./Kankakee Valley), Purdue University Northwest earned a 3-1 victory over St. Francis (Ill.) in a non-conference volleyball match Wednesday night in Joliet, Ill.


Volleyball Travels for Pair of Conference Matches This Weekend

HAMMOND, Ind. & WESTVILLE, Ind. -- The Purdue University Northwest volleyball team will travel for a pair of Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference matchups this weekend.


Volleyball Travels to St. Francis (Ill.) Wednesday

HAMMOND, Ind. & WESTVILLE, Ind. -- The Purdue University Northwest volleyball team looks to rebound as the Pride take on non-conference opponent St. Francis (Ill.) starting at 7 p.m. Wednesday.


PNW Volleyball Drops Decision to Grand Valley State, 3-0

HAMMOND, Ind. – The Purdue University Northwest volleyball team dropped a 3-0 decision to Grand Valley State University (Mich.) Saturday afternoon, 3-0, at the Fitness and Recreation Center in Hammond, Ind.


Pride Volleyball Drops 3-0 Decision to Wayne State

HAMMOND, Ind. – The Purdue University Northwest volleyball team dropped a 3-0 decision to Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) member Wayne State University (Mich.) Friday night at the Fitness and Recreation Center in Hammond, Ind.


Volleyball Hosts Pair of Matches This Weekend

HAMMOND, Ind. & WESTVILLE, Ind. -- The Purdue University Northwest volleyball team looks to bounce back as the Pride host a couple of Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) match-ups Friday and Saturday.


Martin Tough; PNW Volleyball Drops GLIAC Road Match to Davenport

Grand Rapids, Mich. – Despite a team-leading 13 kills by senior Gabrielle Martin (DeMotte, Ind./Kankakee Valley), the Purdue Northwest volleyball team dropped its Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) road match to Davenport University (Mich.) Tuesday night at the DU Student Center in Grand Rapids, Mich.


Volleyball Travels to Davenport Tuesday

HAMMOND, Ind. & WESTVILLE, Ind. -- The Purdue University Northwest volleyball team will travel to Grand Rapids, Mich. as the Pride face Davenport University Tuesday.


Volleyball Defeats Northwood, 3-1, for First GLIAC Victory

HAMMOND, Ind. – The Purdue University Northwest volleyball team earned its first Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) win in program history Saturday afternoon, defeating Northwood University, 3-1.


PNW Volleyball Falls to #8 Ferris State, 3-1, in GLIAC Opener

HAMMOND, Ind. – After earning the first set victory over No. 8 Ferris State University in thrilling fashion, 31-29, the Purdue University Northwest volleyball team dropped the next three sets, with scores of 25-22, 25-13 and 25-16.


Pride hosts Ferris State & Northwood this Weekend

The Purdue University Northwest volleyball team will resume play this weekend as the Pride host the Ferris State University Bulldogs on Friday, September 15, and the Northwood University Timberwolves on Saturday, September 16, at the Fitness and Recreation Center.


Martin Tough; PNW Volleyball Split Final Two Matches at Dunn Invite

EVANSVILLE, Ind. – Senior Gabrielle Martin (DeMotte, Ind./Kankakee Valley) posted 21 total kills on the day as the Purdue University Northwest volleyball team split its final two matches Saturday in the final day of the Dunn Hospitality Invite hosted by University of Southern Indiana in Evansville, Ind.


PNW Volleyball Falls to Northwood, Southern Indiana at Dunn Hospitality Invite

EVANSVILLE, Ind. – The Purdue University Northwest volleyball team dropped the opening match of the Dunn Hospitality Invitational to Northwood University, 3-0, before dropping its second match to host Southern Indiana in three sets.


Volleyball Travels to Southern Indiana for Dunn Hospitality Invite

HAMMOND, Ind. & WESTVILLE, Ind. – The Purdue University Northwest volleyball team travels to Evansville, Ind. for the 2017 Dunn Hospitality Invitational beginning Friday morning.


Elsea Leads Pride to 5-Set Victory Over IU Kokomo

WESTVILLE, Ind. – Led by senior middle hitter Kayla Elsea (Palmyra, Ind./Crawford County), the Purdue University Northwest volleyball team picked up the thrilling five-set victory over IU-Kokomo Wednesday night at H.D. Kesling Gymnasium in Westville, Ind.


Volleyball Hosts IU Kokomo in Home Opener Wednesday Night

HAMMOND, Ind. & WESTVILLE, Ind. – The Purdue University Northwest volleyball team will face off with Indiana University Kokomo in its home opener Wednesday night in Westville, Ind.


Volleyball Drops Matches to Florida Tech, Shippensburg in Final Day of Flagler Invite

ST AUGUSTINE, Fla. - The Purdue Northwest volleyball team wrapped up play at the Flagler Invitational in St. Augustine, Fla., Saturday afternoon, falling to Florida Tech and Shippensburg, 3-0, 3-0.


2017 Volleyball Preview

HAMMOND, Ind. & WESTVILLE, Ind. – After a very successful inaugural season for the Purdue University Northwest volleyball team that finished 18-16 overall, the Pride is thrilled about its move to NCAA Division II competition in 2017 as a new member of the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC).


Volleyball Splits in Opening Day of Flagler Invite

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. – The Black and Gold wrapped up its first day at the Flagler Invite with a 1-1 record, defeating Shippensburg in five sets, followed by a loss to (RV) Flagler University in three sets.


PNW Athletics Top 15 Countdown: No. 8, Volleyball Stuns St. Francis in 5-Set Thriller

HAMMOND, Ind. & WESTVILLE, Ind. – The Purdue University Northwest volleyball team earns the No. 8 spot on the Top 15 countdown, after defeating St. Francis in a regular season showdown on Oct. 26.


PNW Approved for Year Two of NCAA Membership

HAMMOND, Ind., & WESTVILLE, IND. — Purdue University Northwest made another big step to full NCAA Division II membership with the NCAA’s approval of the athletic department’s advancement to year two of the three-year process.


PNW Student-Athletes Complete Banner Academic Year

HAMMOND, Ind., AND WESTVILLE, Ind. — The Purdue University Northwest athletic department made history with the latest release of the 2017 Spring Semester Academic report, as Pride student-athletes attained the highest-ever grade point average in program history.


PNW Volleyball Signs Trio of Standouts

HAMMOND, Ind. & WESTVILLE, Ind. – Purdue University Northwest head volleyball coach Julie Wiejak has announced her 2017-18 recruiting class with the recent signings of Serene Jones, Danielle Fowler and Morgan Spencer.


SUMMER CAMPS: Youth Sports Sessions Set

HAMMOND, Ind., & WESTVILLE, Ind. — The Purdue University Northwest athletic department will offer an array of summer sports camps for area youth beginning in June.