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Turkish student athletes start to shine in US!

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The last 2-3 weeks NCAA volleyball season started and many Turkish girls had the opportunity to play with their teams. Below you can read how our girls performed.

Panthers Volleyball Falls to #25 Marquette!!  
The UNI volleyball team lost their fifth and non-conference match of the season to #25 Marquette falling in set scores of 22-25, 27-25, 24-26, 18-25.

Yagmur Cinel recorded 7 kills, 2 blocks, 2assists, 1digs. 

The Panthers will get back to MVC play, traveling to Evansville, Indiana for two matches on Feb 7 and 8. The Panthers and Purple Aces will play at 2 pm on Sunday and 4 pm on Monday night. 


UNI Volleyball Falls to Drake 3-1!! 
The Panthers fell in four sets to in-state rival Drake with set scores of 19-25, 19-25, 25-11, and 19-15.

Yağmur Cinel recorded 8 kills, 1 assist, 1 dig.

UNI will now take on the #25 Marquette Golden Eagles on Saturday, January 30. The Panthers and Golden Eagles will start at 7 pm and will be broadcast online on ESPN+.


Bradley Volleyball Opened 2020-21 Season at Illinois St!!! 
Bradley Volleyball lost 3-0 (20-25, 18-25, 17-25) against Illinois State on the first match of the season!

Doga Topcicek recorded 5 kills, 2 assists, and 11 digs.

Bradley and Illinois State will meet again next week to close out the regular-season series, with the Braves hosting the Redbirds Monday, Feb. 1 in a 6 pm match at Renaissance Coliseum.   


BRADLEY took revenge against ILLINOIS State! 
A week after suffering a 3-set loss at Illinois State to open the season last Monday, Bradley (1-1, 1-1 MVC) flipped the script against the I-74 Rival Redbirds (3-3, 1-1 MVC) Monday night at Renaissance Coliseum by earning a 3-0 win of their own: 27-25, 27-25 and 25-23. 

Freshman Doga Topcicek led Bradley's offensive with her first double-digit kills total, finishing with a team-best 10 kills and also, she recorded 1 block, 1 ace, 7 digs and 1assist. 

Bradley will be on the road for its next two conference matches, Sunday and Monday with  Drake.  Both matches will be streamed with ESPN+ 


UTRGV Volleyball Drops WAC Opener at Dixie State!
The Vaqueros volleyball team dropped the Western Athletic Conference (WAC) opener to Dixie State University 0-3 (18-25, 20-25, 18-25) at Burns Arena.

Ada Bulgur recorded 4 kills and 1 dig.  

UTRGV and Dixie State complete the series on Tuesday at 1 pm. Fans can watch for free online at


UTRGV Volleyball Falls to Dixie State in an away game!
The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV) Vaqueros volleyball team fell to the Dixie State University Trailblazers 0-3 (19-25, 23-25, 14-25) on Tuesday at Burns Arena.

The freshman Ada Bulgur recorded 4 kills, 2 aces and 5 digs.

UTRGV competes in its home opening series on Monday at 6 p.m. and Tuesday at 12 p.m. against New Mexico State at the UTRGV Fieldhouse.


UNI picked up their first win of the season!
The UNI volleyball team picked up their first win of the season on Sunday, defeating the University of Evansville 3-1 with set scores of 25-21, 25-20, 21-25, 25-23.

The freshman Yagmur Cinel recorded 6 kills, 3 blocks, 2 assists, and 3 digs. 

The Panthers and Purple Aces will get back on the court Monday afternoon, with first serve at 4 pm. Monday's match will be broadcast ESPN+.


Bradley  Falls In Four To Open Series At Drake
Bradley Volleyball fell in four sets to Drake with set scores of 25-11, 25-18, 16-25, 25-17 at the Knapp Center on Sunday. 

The freshman Doga Topcicek recorded 6 kills and 17 digs.  

Bradley and Drake close out the two-game series Monday with a 5 pm match at the Knapp Center. 


Panthers Sweep Aces on the Road
The Panther Volleyball team beat Purple Aces  3-0 on the road on Monday, with the set scores of 25-23, 25-14, 25-19. 

The freshman Yagmur Cinel recorded 8 kills, 2 blocks, 1 assist and 2 digs. 

The win put head coach Bobbi Petersen at 510 career wins, surpassing former Missouri State head coach Melissa Stokes as the MVC all-time wins leader.

The Panthers (2-5) come back home for two matches against Missouri State on February 14th at 1 PM and February 15th at 5 PM in the McLeod Center.


Bradley falls to Drake! 
Bradley Volleyball dropped the series finale at Drake with the Bulldogs claiming a 25-19, 18-25, 25-20, 25-19 victory at the Knapp Center. 

The freshman Doga Topcicek chipped in with season-highs of 11 kills and 23 digs for her first career double-double and she also recorded 1 assist, 1 block, and 2 aces.  

Bradley returns to action next week, hosting Indiana State in a two-game series that begins with a 3 pm match Sunday at Renaissance Coliseum. 


UTRGV Drops Home Opener to New Mexico State!
UTRGV Vaqueros volleyball team dropped its home opener 0-3 (20-25, 21-25, 15-25) to the defending WAC Champion New Mexico State University on Monday at the UTRGV Fieldhouse.

UTRGV held a moment of silence before the match in memory of men's basketball head coach Lew Hill, who passed away on Sunday at the age of 55. UTRGV student-athletes, coaches and staff wore black ribbons in Hill's memory. 

The freshman Ada Bulgur recorded 3 kills,1 ace, and 5 digs.  

UTRGV and New Mexico State face off again Tuesday at 12 p.m. at the UTRGV Fieldhouse.


UTRGV falls to New Mexico State in the second match of the series!
UTRGV Vaqueros volleyball team fell to the defending WAC Champion New Mexico State University Aggies 0-3 (19-25, 14-25, 20-25) on Tuesday at the UTRGV Fieldhouse. 

Ada Bulgur recorded 1 assist, 2 kills and 1 aces. 

UTRGV is back in action on Tuesday, Feb. 16 at 6 p.m. against Texas A&M-Corpus Christi as part of the South Texas Showdown, presented by Navy Army Community Credit Union, at the UTRGV Fieldhouse. 


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