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10/18/11 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
UW-WC Volleyball Team wins Conference
Second place finish at State
West Bend: UW-Washington County (UW-WC) Lady Wildcats volleyball team ended a spectacular season
with a second place finish in the Wisconsin Collegiate Conference State Volleyball Tournament this past
weekend. The team went undefeated in pool play with an 8 – 0 record allowing them to be seeded first in the
semi-final match. The team won the semi-finals match against UW-Marinette with scores of 25 – 20 and 28 –
26. The team then lost the match against UW-Barron in three games with scores of 25 – 27, 25 – 10, 15 – 17.
Stacy Chesak was named to the WCC All -Tournament Team. According to Debbie Butschlick, UW-WC Athletic
Director and volleyball coach, “Everyone played their hearts out during the tournament. The team finally
peaked at the right time. Offensively and defensively the team came together in one working unit.”
The previous weekend, the team won the Eastern Divisional Championship with a 5-0 record. Their final match was
against UW- Fox Valley with scores of 25 - 20, 25 - 16, 19 - 25, and 25 - 16. This was the sixth time in the nine years since
2003, when the Wisconsin Collegiate Conference (WCC) was split into Eastern and Western Divisions, that UW-WC has
won the Eastern Divisional championship. They also won in 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, and 2010.
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Highlights – Abby Hovorka and Brianna Halfmann each had 6 kills, Elise Peters had 4 kills and 9 digs, Cari Krell
had 7 ace serves and 6 digs, Stacy Chesak had 20 assists for kills and 5 digs
Highlights – Elise Peters had 10 kills, and 6 digs, Brianna Halfmann had 7 kills, Abby Hovorka and Molly Potter
had 5 kills each Cari Krell had 15 digs and Stacy Chesak had 21 assists for kills and 10 digs plus 2 ace serves.
Highlights – Abby Hovorka had 9 kills, Brianne Bennett had 6 digs, Cari Krell and Stacy Chesak had 5 digs each,
Stacy also had 19 assists for kills.
Highlights – Abby Hovorka had 7 kills, Elise Peters, Cameron Ottoson and Molly Potter each had 5 kills, Elise
Peters also had 5 ace serves and 4 digs, Theresa Ratzel had 4 ace serves, Cari Krell had 21 digs, Emily Wergin
had 5 digs, and Stacy Chesak had 23 assists for kills
Highlights – Brianna Halfmann had 6 kills and 2 digs, Abby Hovorka and Stacy Chesak had 5 kills, Stacy also had
20 assists for kills with 11 digs, Cari Krell had 18 digs, Molly Potter, Cameron Ottoson and Elise Peters each had
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Highlights – Brianna Halfmann had 8 kills and 5 digs, Molly potter had 7 kills and 4 digs, Elise Peters and
Cameron Ottoson each had 5 kills, Stacy Chesak had 24 assists for kills with 6 digs and 2 ace serves. Brianne
Bennett had 2 ace serves and 5 digs, Cari Krell had 23 digs.
UW-Washington County is located at 400 University Drive (off Hwy. 33 West) in West Bend. In addition to
women’s volleyball, the campus participates in WCC competition in women’s basketball, men’s basketball,
women’s tennis, men’s tennis, co-ed soccer and co-ed golf. For more information about UW-WC’s athletic
program, visit www.washington.uwc.edu or contact Debbie Butschlick, Athletic Director at 262-335-5238.
Row #1 - Cameron Ottoson, Elise Peters, Abby Hovorka, Stacy Chesak
Row #2 – Hannah Hovorka, Emily Wergin, Molly Potter, Kristina Windisch, Brianna Halfmann
Row #3 – Asst. Coach Jason Stasinopoulos, Theresa Ratzel, Cari Krell, Brianne Bennett and Head Coach Debbie
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