Created: Wednesday, August 27, 2014 10:09 am

The Spartan volleyball team opened up their season in Wisconsin at the Battle for the Dells tournament. After losing to fourth-ranked Illinois Central College, the Spartans came away with their first win of the season, defeating Highland Community College (Illinois) in three sets. The Spartans finished the tournament with two more losses to Owens Community College (Ohio) and South Suburban College (Illinois).


Created: Thursday, August 7, 2014 1:03 pm

The 2014 Spartans volleyball team is hosting a FREE Volleyball Clinic for middle school students on Fri., August 15, from 2-3 p.m. in the Student Center gymnasium.  During the clinic, middle school students, grades sixth through eighth, will have opportunities to play volleyball with the 2014 Spartan team and learn from the coaches. 

Parents and families are invited to stay and watch. 

If questions, please contact Ting Liu, SWCC head volleyball coach.

Created: Tuesday, June 10, 2014 3:47 pm

Malone Brittany

New Southwestern Community College Volleyball Coach Ting Liu didn’t have to travel far to find her latest recruit—Brittany Malone, 2014 East Union High School graduate.

Malone made two state volleyball appearances during her high school career. She was on the 2012 team that finished the season as Pride of Iowa Conference champs. She was named first team all-conference as defensive specialist. In addition to her success in volleyball, she also made it to state two years for track and left a legacy at East Union by beating school records in track.


Created: Monday, June 2, 2014 3:20 pm

Coker Erin

Erin Coker, a May 2014 Cedar Rapids Kennedy graduate, is headed to Southwestern Community College (SWCC) to play for Ting Liu, who is in her first-year coaching the Spartans volleyball team.

During high school, Coker was a four-year starter for the Kennedy volleyball team. She played in two state tournaments and received all-metro and all-conference honors for her last three years of high school. In addition to her athletic honors, Coker was named to the Kennedy Honor Roll of Excellence all trimesters during high school and was a member of the Science National Honor Society.