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					                              BULLDOG BARK
                                TRUMAN STATE UNIVERSITY ATHLETICS MEDIA RELATIONS
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B U L L D O G S O N T H E W E B AT G O B U L L D O G S . T R U M A N . E D U

OCT. 14, 2003                                                                     BY DANIEL NEWTON, ATHLETICS MEDIA RELATIONS ASSISTANT

  BULLDOGS LOOK TO STAY ON TOP OF THE MIAA STANDINGS WITH THREE CONFERENCE MATCHES
                             #7 Truman vs. #19 Central Missouri                         The Truman State University volleyball team (20-4, 7-1 MIAA) will
                                  Oct. 15, 2003 - 7:00 p.m.                         need to rebound from a rough weekend very quickly, as the team plays
                                      Warrensburg, Mo.                              three important MIAA matches this week, two against nationally-ranked
                                                                                    teams. Following the team’s first conference loss last week, the Bulldogs
                                 #7 Truman vs. Emporia State                        will likely need to win all three matches to remain in sole possession of
                                   Oct. 17, 2003 - 7:00 p.m.                        first-place in the conference.
                                        Kirksville, Mo.                                 The Bulldogs travel to Central Missouri on Wednesday for a 7 p.m.
                                                                                    match. Over Homecoming weekend, the team will host Emporia State on
                                 #7 Truman vs. #21 Washburn                         Friday night at 7 p.m. and Washburn on Saturday at 5 p.m.
                                   Oct. 18, 2003 - 5:00 p.m.                            The team went just 2-2 last week, including a 1-2 mark at its own
                                        Kirksville, Mo.                             Days Inn Classic. After opening the week with a win over Quincy (Ill.),
                                                                                    the Bulldogs’ 12-match winning streak was snapped by MIAA foe
                                                                                    Pittsburg State. On Saturday, Truman defeated Christian Brothers, but
          TRUMAN 2003 SCHEDULE & RESULTS                                            lost to Division I Northern Colorado for the second time on the year.
Date             Opponent (Location)                              Time/Result
                Missouri Western Tournament (St. Joseph, Mo.)
  Aug. 29        vs. Arkansas Tech                                       W 3-0      BULLDOGS IN THE NATIONAL POLL: Despite two losses last week,
  Aug. 29        vs. Ashland (Ohio)                                      W 3-0      Truman remained No. 7 in this week’s national poll, sharing the spot with
  Aug. 30        vs. Western State (Colo.)                               W 3-0      Minnesota-Duluth.
  Aug. 30        vs. Montevallo (Ala.)                                   W 3-0
Sept. 2          Columbia College (Mo.)                                  W 3-1      BULLDOGS IN THE REGIONAL POLL: Truman was ranked first in the
            Division II Colorado Premier Challenge (Denver, Colo.)                  first South Central regional poll of the 2003 season, followed by Central
  Sept. 5        vs. Mesa State (Colo.)                                  W 3-1      Missouri, Pittsburg State and Washburn. The regional rankings will deter-
  Sept. 5        vs. West Texas A&M                                      W 3-0      mine which teams will fill out the six-team NCAA regional tournament
  Sept. 6        vs. Metro State (Colo.)                                  L 3-0
                                                                                    field after the three automatic bids are awarded.
  Sept. 6        vs. Northern Colorado                                    L 3-0
      Holiday Inn Express/Central Missouri Challenge (Warrensburg, Mo.)
  Sept. 12       vs. Alabama-Huntsville                                  W 3-0      SCOUTING NO. 19 CENTRAL MISSOURI (17-6, 6-2): At the halfway
  Sept. 13       vs. Harding (Ark.)                                      W 3-0      mark of the conference season, the Jennies are currently one match
  Sept. 13       vs. Henderson State (Ark.)                              W 3-0      behind Truman, setting the stage for a key battle this Wednesday in
Sept. 17         Central Missouri *                                      W 3-0      Warrensburg. Central Missouri has won five out of its last six, including
Sept. 19         at Emporia State (Kan.) *                               W 3-0      two wins over ranked teams.
Sept. 20         at Washburn (Kan.) *                                    W 3-1          The Jennies are currently ranked second in the MIAA in kills, assists,
Sept. 26         Northwest Missouri *                                    W 3-0      hitting percentage and blocks and is third in digs.
Sept. 27         Missouri Western *                                      W 3-0
                                                                                        Carrie Potthast leads the Jennies on the year with 4.08 kills a game,
Oct. 2           Southwest Baptist (Mo.) *                               W 3-0
Oct. 3           Missouri Southern *                                     W 3-0      followed by Elyse Mohme with a 3.43 average and Trudy Carter with 3.16
Oct. 4           Rockhurst (Mo.)                                         W 3-1      kills a game. Libero Katie Tarka is averaging 5.47 digs a game, followed by
Oct. 7           at Quincy (Ill.)                                        W 3-0      Potthast with a 4.38 dig average. Kaci Young has a team-high 9.45 assist
                     Days Inn Classic (Kirksville, Mo.)                             average and Mohme and Becky Haug both average over a block a game.
  Oct. 10        vs. Pittsburg State (Kan.) *                             L 3-0     Mohme is also second in the MIAA with a .356 hitting percentage.
  Oct. 11        vs. Christian Brothers (Tenn.)                          W 3-1          Central Missouri is coached by Peggy Martin who has a 809-235 record
  Oct. 11        vs. Northern Colorado                                    L 3-1     in her 28th year at the school.
Oct. 15          at Central Missouri *                                   7 p.m.         The Jennies lead the all-time series by a 49-15-3 margin. However,
Oct. 17          Emporia State (Kan.) *                                 7 p.m.
                                                                                    Truman has won the last seven matches and nine out of the last 11 against
Oct. 18          Washburn (Kan.) *                                      5 p.m.
Oct. 24          at Missouri Western *                                   7 p.m.     Central Missouri. Earlier this year, the Bulldogs swept the Jennies in
Oct. 25          at Northwest Missouri *                                 1 p.m.     Kirksville in the MIAA opener for Truman.
Oct. 30          at Southwest Baptist (Mo.) *                            7 p.m.
Oct. 31          at Missouri Southern *                                  7 p.m.         EARLIER THIS YEAR: Truman opened up its conference season with
Nov. 1           at Pittsburg State (Kan.) *                             1 p.m.     a 30-20, 30-24, 30-25 win over Central Missouri. The Bulldogs had 60 kills
Nov. 6           Culver-Stockton (Mo.)                                  7 p.m.      and hit .214 for the match, while the Jennies had just 36 kills and hit .099.
Nov. 11,13,15    MIAA Tournament (campus site)                             TBA         Four Bulldogs were in double-figure kills led by Jessica Sears who
Nov. 20-22       NCAA Division II Regionals (campus site)                  TBA      had a double-double with 17 kills and 19 digs. Tiffany Graham also had
Dec. 4-6         NCAA Division II Elite Eight (campus site)                TBA
Home Matches in Bold                                        * conference match      CONTINUED ON NEXT PAGE ...
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                                                                                    AVCA DIVISION II TOP 25 POLL (OCT. 14)
a kill/dig double-double with 11 each. Sarah Shearman added 14 kills
and Micaela Walter had 11 kills and six blocks. Setter Rachael Shedd had                                                         2003            Last
45 assists and 14 digs and libero Ashley Patey recorded 15 digs.                                                    Pts.        Record           Poll
    Central Missouri was led by Carrie Potthast with seven kills and          1. UC-San Diego (25)                  865            16-2             1
Becky Haug and Trudy Carter each had six. Kaci Young had a team-high          2. Barry (7)                          829            15-2             2
13 assists and 12 digs, Haug led the team with seven blocks and Katie         3. CS-San Bernardino                  796            15-3             3
Tarka had a game-high 24 digs.                                                4. Western Washington                 764            15-1             4
    Truman jumped out early in game one by a 5-0 score and never              5. North Florida                      696            17-1             8
trailed. The Jennies hit -.135 in that game and Shearman had five kills       6. Metro State                        627            16-4            10
and a .500 hitting percentage. Central Missouri got within two points at      7. Truman                             575           20-4              7
18-16, but 4-0 runs while Sears and Shedd served help the Bulldogs pull          Minnesota-Duluth                   575            17-2            11
away for the ten-point win.                                                   9. Tampa                              566            15-2             5
    In game two, Central Missouri had the early advantage at 8-3 and led      10. Nebraska-Kearney                  516            19-4            12
13-11 when Truman went on a 10-1 run to take the lead for good.               11. Hawaii Pacific                    497            13-2            14
Micaela Walter led Truman in that game with five kills in seven attempts      12. North Dakota State                483            16-6             9
and three other Bulldogs had four kills apiece.                               13. BYU-Hawaii (3)                    474            12-2             6
    Game three was the closest of the night as both teams struggled to        14. Concordia-St. Paul                405            18-1            20
put up points while they were serving. With the score tied at 10,             15. Pittsburg State                   369            18-3            15
Truman scored seven out of the next 10 points to take the advantage.          16. Wheeling Jesuit                   363            26-2            16
Central Missouri got its deficit down to one on four occasions after that,    17. Augustana                         355            12-6            13
but it could never tie the game as the Bulldogs pulled away at the end        18. Minnesota State, Mankato          259            12-7            17
for the victory.                                                              19. Central Missouri                  242            17-6            22
                                                                              20. Fort Hays State                   229            19-2            18
SCOUTING EMPORIA STATE (13-11, 4-4 MIAA): Following back-to-back              21. Washburn                          214            21-4            23
losses to Central Missouri and Washburn, the Hornets bounced back last        22. Northern Michigan                 182            14-0            25
weekend, recording wins over nationally-ranked Rockhurst and Wayne            23. Rockhurst                         130            20-8            19
State.                                                                        24. Northern Colorado                  94            20-2            21
    The Hornets are third in the MIAA in assists, but ranks fifth or lower    25. Grand Valley State                 69            17-5            24
in every other team category.
    Specialists Kim Edwards and Mandy Stratton pace the squad, as             Receiving Votes and listed on two or more ballots: Cal State-LA
Edwards averages a conference-best 12.59 assists and 0.49 aces a game         52, West Florida 37, North Alabama 33, SIU-Edwardsville 22, Cal Poly
and Stratton averages 4.77 digs. Jessica Stambaugh, Leah Griswold and         Pomona 11, West Texas A&M 10, North Dakota 9, Southwest Minnesota
Alycia Ryff all average just over three kills a game. Libby Wand is the       State 9
top blocker with 0.80 a game.
    The Hornets are coached by Maxine Mehus who is 464-210 in her             Truman’s 2003 Opponents in italics.
16th year at Emporia and 620-333 in her 25th year as a collegiate head
coach.
    Truman leads the all-time series by a 20-8 margin and is on a ten-        125-38.
match winning streak. Earlier this year, the Bulldogs won a 3-0 battle in        Truman leads the all-time series by a 26-4 margin, including a 3-1 win
Emporia.                                                                      earlier this year in Topeka.

    EARLIER THIS YEAR: The Bulldogs went on the road for the first                EARLIER THIS YEAR: After winning five straight matches with stel-
time at Emporia State, but a hostile environment didn’t faze the team as      lar defense, the Bulldogs offense led the way in a 26-30, 30-22, 30-14, 30-
they won 30-17, 30-21, 30-28.                                                 23 win at Washburn. Truman hit .352 in the win, its highest mark of the
    The Bulldogs held the Hornets to a .090 hitting percentage for the        season and the second-best in a four-game match in the history of the pro-
match and never let the home team hit better than .143 in a game. Truman      gram.
had 51 kills, a .218 hitting percentage, 47 assists, four aces, 62 digs and       Rachael Shedd led the way with 55 assists and 17 digs. Both Jessica
nine blocks, all better numbers than Emporia State.                           Sears and Sarah Shearman recorded 20+ kills and digs. Sears had 27 kills
    Sarah Shearman hit the twenty kill mark for the first time with 21. She   and 24 digs while Shearman had 21 kills and 23 digs. Annie Nickolai
hit .367 in the match and also had 10 digs and five blocks. Jessica Sears     chipped in with nine kills. Five Bulldogs were in double-figure digs as
added a double-double with 14 kills and 13 digs and Tiffany Graham had        Ashley Patey had 14 and Micaela Walter had 11 to go along with her team-
eight kills and five blocks. Rachael Shedd had 40 assists and Ashley Patey    high four blocks.
recorded 12 digs.                                                                 Washburn, which did snap the Bulldogs’ 15 consecutive game winning
    Leah Griswold led the Hornets with 12 kills and 16 digs and Kim           streak, was led by Dani McHenry with 14 kills and Anna Neufeld with 10
Edwards had 38 assists.                                                       kills and seven blocks. Julie Sackman had 26 assists and Alecia Barron
                                                                              added 15 digs for the Lady Blues.
SCOUTING NO. 21 WASHBURN (21-4, 5-3 MIAA): The Lady Blues have
won four straight, including a win over nationally-ranked Fort Hays State,    LAST WEEK’S ACTION:
after dropping a pair of matches at the end of September to Pittsburg State   #7 Truman-3, Quincy-0: The Bulldogs won two close games on the way
and Central Missouri.                                                         to a 30-27, 30-16, 30-25 road win over regional rival Quincy (Ill.).
    The Lady Blues start the week with the top hitting percentage in the          Truman’s offense carried it in the first game as the team hit .298. The
conference with a .258 mark.                                                  Bulldogs controlled both offense and defense in the second game as they
    Dani McHenry currently leads the team with just under four kills a        hit .500 compared to .070 for the Lady Hawks. In the final game, Truman
game and four of her teammates are averaging over two kills a game.           held Quincy to just a .062 hitting percentage, allowing them to escape
McHenry also leads the MIAA with a .361 hitting percentage. Alecia Barron     with a win despite hitting just .051 themselves in that game.
has a team-high 3.85 dig average, Anna Neufeld has 1.14 blocks a game             Jessica Sears had a double-double in the win with 18 kills and 15 digs,
and Julie Sackman has a team-high 7.57 assists a game.                        and she hit .500 for the match. Sarah Shearman had 14 kills in the win
    Washburn is coached by Chris Herron, who led the team to a 29-5           and Rachael Shedd has a double-double with 39 assists and 12 digs. Ashley
record last year in his first season at the school. He has a career mark of   Patey also had double-figure dig totals with 12 and Megan Remley had a
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team-high three service aces and three blocks.                                Amundson had 36 assists and Hattie Schnacke recorded 11 digs.
    Quincy’s Amber Heimann was the lone player in double-figures with 13          Truman scored the first four points of game one and led until the
kills and Cari Masek added nine kills and five blocks. Hollie Westrich had    Buccaneers tied it at 26. After a pair of sideouts, a service ace by Kimbrell
35 assists and Katie McGuire had ten digs and seven kills.                    gave Christian Brothers the lead for good.
                                                                                  The teams reversed roles in the second game as the Bulldogs fell
#15 Pittsburg State-3, #7 Truman-0: The Bulldogs’ top hitters were            behind 4-0 early on. However, Truman scored at least one point on every
held in check as the team suffered its first MIAA loss with a 30-21, 30-28,   service rotation during the game except for one, a key factor helping them
30-20 loss to the Gorillas.                                                   close the game out on a 16-3 run.
    Jessica Sears and Sarah Shearman combined for just 19 kills and a .138        The Bulldogs continued to have success scoring off their serves in the
hitting percentage for the match. Tiffany Graham led the team with 12         third game, at one point going on a 18-5 run to give them a decisive 21-
kills, followed by Shearman with 10. Rachael Shedd had the lone double-       10 lead.
double with 12 digs and 37 assists and Ashley Patey had a team-high 17            Game four was all Knefelkamp. With the Bulldogs ahead 14-13, the
digs.                                                                         team scored on a sideout, bringing Knefelkamp up to serve. She proceed-
    Pittsburg State was led by Dina Wathan who had 19 kills and 11 digs.      ed to serve 15 straight times, including six service aces, to close the match
CJ Mahoney and Gloria Ilariogun each had 10 kills and Chrissy Elder           out. Kelly Grimes helped end the match with two block assists and a kill
recorded 44 assists and 19 digs.                                              for three of the final four Truman points.
    Game one saw the Gorillas jump out early and then use a 7-0 run to
turn a five-point lead into a decisive 25-13 advantage for the visitors.
    Pittsburg State also led early in game two, having a 20-15 advantage
at one point. Truman fought back and took the lead at 28-27, but a Gorilla    CONTINUED ON NEXT PAGE ...
side out and two straight errors by the Bulldogs cost them the game.
    Game three was decided early as Pittsburg State grabbed an 11-4                MIAA STANDINGS (THROUGH 10/13)
advantage and never let Truman get closer than five points the rest of the
way.                                                                                                        MIAA                     Overall
                                                                                                        W-L     Pct.             W-L      Pct.
#7 TRUMAN-3, CHRISTIAN BROTHERS-1: The Bulldogs started out
slow, but several role players stepped up to lead the team to a 28-30, 30-     Truman (t-7)             7-1    .875              20-4     .833
16, 30-18, 30-13 win over Christian Brothers (Tenn.).                          Pittsburg State (15)     7-2    .778             18-3      .857
    Sarah Shearman recorded a season-high 23 kills and had a .677 hitting      Central Missouri (19)    6-2    .750             17-6      .739
percentage for the match. However, the story was the contributions the         Washburn (21)            5-3    .625             21-4      .840
team got from other sources. Rebecca Knefelkamp tied a Bulldog record          Emporia State            4-4    .500             13-11     .542
with nine service aces. Annie Nickolai had 14 kills and a .480 hitting per-
centage. Megan Remley added a career-high 11 kills and Melanie Jones had       Missouri Southern        4-5    .444             12-8      .600
six kills in just two games. Christine Wagener came off the bench to record    Missouri Western         3-5    .375             12-7      .632
23 assists and Tiffany Graham chipped in with seven blocks in the win.         Northwest Missouri       1-7    .125             4-20      .167
Rachael Shedd led the team with 30 assists in just a little over two games.    Southwest Baptist        0-8    .000             1-20      .048
    The Buccaneers were led by Nan Kimbrell with 14 kills, Breanne Boyd        ( ) - ranking in the AVCA poll
with 11 and Krista Gyarmati with 10 kills, 14 digs and four blocks. Lauren

                                            2003 TRUMAN STATE UNIVERSITY ROSTER
No.     Athlete                                     Pos.             Ht.           Yr.        Hometown                  High School
 1      Rachael Shedd ***                             S              5-10          Sr.        Omaha, Neb.               Westside
 2      Alex Baker                                 MH/OH             5-10          Fr.        St. Peters, Mo.           Duchesne
 3      Kelsey Wackerman                           OH/RS             5-11          Fr.        Camdenton, Mo.            Camdenton
 4      Jenna Buckner **^                          RS/OH             5-11          Jr.        Quincy, Ill.              Quincy
 5      Micaela Walter *                             MH               6-0          So.        Topeka, Kan.              Shawnee Heights
 6      Ashley Patey **                             L/RS             5-10          Sr.        Wildwood, Mo.             St. Joseph’s Academy
 7      Julie Wohldmann                              MH               6-0          Fr.        St. Peters, Mo.           St. Dominic
 8      Rebecca Knefelkamp **                        L/S              5-7          Jr.        Oakville, Mo.             Nerinx Hall
 9      Jessica Sears **                           OH/RS             5-10          Jr.        Colchester, Ill.          Colchester
10      Annie Nickolai *                           RS/MH             5-11          Jr.        St. Louis, Mo.            Villa Duchesne
11      Sara Harman                                OH/MH             5-11          Fr.        Quincy, Ill.              Notre Dame
12      Tiffany Graham *                           MH/OH              6-0          So.        Holden, Mo.               Holden
14      Sarah Shearman                               OH               5-8          Fr.        Manchester, Mo.           Lutheran South
15      Christine Wagener                             S              5-11          Fr.        Ballwin, Mo.              Parkway West
16      Lauren Dickbernd **                         L/OH             5-10          Jr.        St. Charles, Mo.          St. Charles West
17      Kelly Grimes                               OH/MH              6-0          Fr.        Bettendorf, Iowa          Bettendorf
18      Amy Kreimer ^                              RS/OH              6-0          Fr.        Blue Springs, Mo.         Blue Springs
19      Megan Remley *                             MH/OH              6-0          So.        Kearney, Mo.              Kearney
20      Kelly Vogel *                                OH              5-11          Jr.        Strasburg, Ill.           Stewardson-Strasburg
25      Melanie Jones *                              OH              5-11          So.        Independence, Mo.         Fort Osage

Head Coach: Qi Wang
Assistant Coach: Carrie Lundy
* Letters Earned              # Returning Squadmember                                    ^ Redshirted the 2002 season
BULLDOG BARK ... PAGE 4                                                                                                20-WIN SEASONS: With the win over Christian Brothers, the Truman vol-
#21 NORTHERN COLORADO-3, TRUMAN-1: The Bulldogs snapped                                                                leyball team has now won 20 or more matches in 14 straight seasons.
Northern Colorado’s 40-game win streak, but that was one of the few
bright spots in a 30-22, 26-30, 30-21, 30-21 loss. It was Truman’s second                                              SERVING UP ACES: Rebecca Knefelkamp tied a Truman record on
setback on the year to the Bears’ program that is beginning its move up                                                Saturday with nine service aces in the match against Christian Brothers.
to the NCAA Division I level this year.                                                                                The other Bulldog with nine service aces in a match was Neely Forbes who
    Jessica Sears had her best match of the Days Inn Classic with 16 kills                                             set the record in 1991 against Missouri-Kansas City. The nine aces also tied
and a .361 hitting percentage. Sarah Shearman added 14 kills and Tiffany                                               Knefelkamp for fourth in the MIAA record books for aces in a single-match.
Graham had 13, but neither player hit above .200. Christine Wagener had                                                    The 13 aces by the Bulldogs in that match tied a school-record for a
36 assists and Ashley Patey had 20 digs, her second straight match with                                                four-game match since the rally scoring was started in 2001. On the sea-
20 or more. Micaela Walter led the team with six blocks, including one                                                 son, the team is averaging 1.78 aces a game, up from 1.39 a year ago.
solo.                                                                                                                  Truman also has more aces (139) than service errors (114), another
    Four Northern Colorado players hit double-figures including Terin                                                  improvement over the 2002 squad.
Ledall with 19 and Danielle Angus with 18. Ledall also had a team-high 18
digs while Angus led the team with seven blocks. Linnea Kiilsgaard had 63                                              PATEY SETS CAREER MARKS: Ashley Patey had one of her best weeks of
assists in the Bears’ win.                                                                                             the season at the libero position last week, averaging 5.00 digs a game.
    A 6-1 run helped Northern Colorado take a 14-9 lead early in game                                                  Included in that total was a career-high 21 digs against Christian Brothers
one, a lead it would never give up.                                                                                    and 20 digs against Northern Colorado.
    Truman held the Bears to just a .136 hitting percentage in the second                                                   For the season, Patey is second on the team with 3.82 digs a game,
game, helping it earn the win. The Bulldogs trailed 24-22, but went on a                                               which would tie her for eighth on Truman’s single-season digs per game
5-0 run to take the lead for good. Megan Remley had a kill and ace in that                                             list. She has recorded double-figure dig totals in 17 of the 24 matches and
run and Sears and Graham both put down a kill.                                                                         has led the team in digs in eight times.
    Northern Colorado didn’t take long to bounce back as it never trailed
in the third game. The Bears opened up a 18-8 lead and were never threat-                                              SHEARMAN CHASING FRESHMAN MARKS: In a season filled with big
ened as they hit a match-best .436 during the game.                                                                    matches, freshmen Sarah Shearman had perhaps her finest last Saturday
    The Bulldogs showed some fight early in game four, but a 10-1 Bears’                                               against Christian Brothers when she had a season-high 23 kills and a .677
run gave them a 13-6 lead. Truman never got closer than six as Northern                                                hitting percentage.
Colorado closed the match out.
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MIAA STATISTICS: Through Oct. 13, Truman led the MIAA in assists and
kills, was second in aces and digs, fourth in hitting percentage and sixth                                                          SOUTH CENTRAL RANKINGS (OCT. 5)
in blocks.
    Individually, Jessica Sears and Sarah Shearman were one-two in the                                                                                                      Region                           Overall
MIAA in kills per game as Sears had 4.49 a game and Shearman is aver-                                                     1. Truman                                          12-0                             18-2
aging 4.47. Sears was also fourth in hitting percentage (.317) and seventh                                                2. Central Missouri                                11-2                             16-6
in digs (4.04). Rachael Shedd was second in the MIAA in assists (12.45),                                                  3. Pittsburg State                                 13-1                             16-1
Micaela Walter was eighth in blocks (1.00) and Ashley Patey was ninth in                                                  4. Washburn                                        11-3                             19-4
digs (3.82).                                                                                                              5. Montevallo                                       8-3                              15-4
                                                                                                                          6. North Alabama                                    7-4                             12-6
NATIONAL STATISTICS: Through Sept. 28, Truman led the nation in                                                           7. West Florida                                     6-1                              18-1
assists (15.72), was second in kills (17.41), ninth in digs (21.15) and tied                                              8. Emporia State                                    4-4                             11-11
for 11th in winning percentage (.882).                                                                                    9. Missouri Western                                 6-5                              9-6
    Rachael Shedd moved up to 18th in assists per game with 12.55. Sarah                                                  10. Harding                                         4-6                              12-7
Shearman is 31st overall and first among freshman in kills per game.

                                                                       2003 TRUMAN OVERALL STATISTICS
                                       |--------------------------ATTACK------------------------------| |-------SET--------| |-------------SERVE------------|    |---------DIG--------| |--------------------BLOCKING-------------------|
     No.   Name                     G    K K/Gm                      E            TA              Pct.     A A/Gm              SA SE SA/G                     RE DIG Dig/G                BS BA Total B/Game BE BHE Points
     17     Grimes,Kelly           11   13 1.18                      2           27             .407       0 0.00                0          0 0.00             0      2 0.18                0 2                 2 0.18 0                  0  14.0
     8      Knefelkamp,Rebecca     50    2 0.04                      0             6            .333 22 0.44                    19          6 0.38             4    70 1.40                 0 1                 1 0.02 0                  0  21.5
     9      Sears,Jessica          57  256 4.49                     79         558               .317 30 0.53                   16 13 0.28                     8 230 4.04                   2 23 25 0.44 4                                1 285.5
     14     Shearman,Sarah         74  331 4.47 104                            847              .268     14 0.19                 9 11 0.12                     9 222 3.00                   2 27 29 0.39 3                                1 355.5
     10     Nickolai,Annie         64  126 1.97                     37         344              .259 49 0.77                     5          8 0.08            14    69 1.08                 0 25 25 0.39 1                                2 143.5
     12     Graham,Tiffany         63  182 2.89                     69         460              .246     18 0.29               13 14 0.21                      2    75 1.19               10 47 57 0.90 13                                4 228.5
     15     Wagener,Christine      32    6 0.19                      2            17            .235 134 4.19                    2          1 0.06             0    25 0.78                 0 3                 3 0.09 0                  2   9.5
     5      Walter,Micaela         65  144 2.22                     54         385              .234     14 0.22                12 11 0.18                     1    71 1.09               10 55 65 1.00 2                                 4 193.5
     1      Shedd,Rachael          71   48 0.68                     14         154              .221 884 12.45                 20 13 0.28                      0 213 3.00                   6 35 41 0.58 0                                7  91.5
     19     Remley,Megan           52   95 1.83                     46         261              .188 13 0.25                     8          8 0.15             1    42 0.81                 7 29 36 0.69 0                                2 124.5
     25     Jones,Melanie          36   43 1.19                     14          162              .179      4 0.11                2          4 0.06             0    50 1.39                 2 6                 8 0.22 2                  1  50.0
     11     Harman,Sara            11    3 0.27                      1           13              .154      0 0.00                0          0 0.00             0      1 0.09                0 1                 1 0.09 0                  0   3.5
     2      Baker,Alex             11   13 1.18                      9           35              .114      2 0.18                7          6 0.64             0      7 0.64                0 4                 4 0.36 0                  0  22.0
     3      Wackerman,Kelsey       36   45 1.25                     29          151             .106 13 0.36                     5          5 0.14             6    66 1.83                 2 8 10 0.28 1                                 1  56.0
     7      Wohldmann,Julie        16   19 1.19                     17           71             .028       4 0.25                3          1 0.19             1      8 0.50                1 5                 6 0.38 1                  0  25.5
     20     Vogel,Kelly            10    9 0.90                      8           36             .028       0 0.00                1          1 0.10             1      8 0.80                0 2                 2 0.20 0                  0  11.0
     6      Patey,Ashley           77    2 0.03                      2             9            .000     21 0.27                 0          0 0.00            18 294 3.82                   0 0                 0 0.00 0                  1   2.0
     16     Dickbernd,Lauren       71    2 0.03                      8           19             -.316      7 0.10               17 12 0.24                    10 147 2.07                   0 0                 0 0.00 0                  1  19.0
     18     Kreimer,Amy             5    0 0.00                      3             3 -1.000                0 0.00                0          0 0.00             0      2 0.40                0 0                 0 0.00 0                  0   0.0
            TEAM                                                                                                                                              18
            TRUMAN..............   78 1339 17.17 498 3558                                       .236 1229 15.76               139 114 1.78 93 1603 20.55                                  42 273 178.5 2.29 27 27 1656.5
            Opponents...........   78 1063 13.63 543 3454                                        .151 1003 12.86               93 128 1.19 139 1404 18.00                                 41 314 198.0 2.54 27 26 1354.0
BULLDOG BARK ... PAGE 5
    On the season, she is averaging 4.47 kills and 3.00 digs a game.                                                      ◆ Rachael Shedd was named the Wilson/MIAA Specialist of the Week
Through Sept. 28, her kill average was the best among all freshmen in the                                                 (9/9).
nation. She has 331 kills on the season, already the sixth-best total for a
Bulldog freshman, and her current kill average would be one of the best                                                   ◆ The Bulldogs went 3-0 at the Central Missouri Challenge, winning every
in school history, for players in any class.                                                                              game by a 3-0 margin.

MISC. NOTES: Truman is 4-4 this year against team’s ranked in the AVCA                                                    ◆ Tiffany Graham was named the Wilson/MIAA Hitter of the Week (9/16).
top 25 at the time of the match ... a .200 hitting percentage continues to
be the magic number for the Bulldog volleyball team as they are 19-0                                                      ◆ The Bulldogs opened up MIAA play with a 3-0 sweep over nationally-
when hitting better than that and 18-0 when holding opponents below                                                       ranked Central Missouri.
that mark.
                                                                                                                          ◆ Truman hit .352 in a 3-1 win over nationally-ranked Washburn, the sec-
HEAD COACH QI WANG: Qi Wang, the 2002 NCAA Division II national                                                           ond-highest hitting percentage in school history for a four-game match.
coach of the year, is in his third season as Truman head coach and his sev-
enth year at the school. As the head coach, he has compiled a record of                                                   ◆ Jessica Sears was named the Wilson/MIAA Hitter of the Week and the
85-15 (.850), led Truman to two South Central region championships and                                                    Sports Import/AVCA National Player of the Week (9/23). She is the third
one runner-up finish in the NCAA tournament. He was named the 2001                                                        Bulldog in the program’s history to receive the national honor.
MIAA coach of the year and has twice been named the South Central
region coach of the year.                                                                                                 ◆ Rachael Shedd received her second Wilson/MIAA Setter of the Week
    Wang came to Truman as an assistant coach in 1997 and since that                                                      award (10/7).
time, the program has experienced unprecedented success, with a record
of 181-58 (.757).                                                                                                         ◆ Rebecca Knefelkamp ties a school record with nine service aces against
    Truman’s new assistant coach this season is Carrie Lundy. Lundy had                                                   Christian Brothers.
been an assistant volleyball coach at Ashland (Ohio) since 1999 and was
the head women’s golf coach there since 2000. She was a graduate assis-                                                   ◆ Jessica Sears enters the Truman top 10 list in both career kills and digs.
tant coach at Northwest Missouri from 1997-99.                                                                            She needs just two more kills to become the sixth player in school histo-
                                                                                                                          ry with 1,000 kills and 1,000 digs.
UP NEXT: Truman wraps up its MIAA season with five straight road con-
ference matches, starting with a weekend trip to Missouri Western (Oct.
24) and Northwest Missouri (Oct. 25).
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SEASON HIGHLIGHT REEL:                                                                                                     Director of Athletic Media Relations: Melissa Ware
◆ The Bulldogs were the preseason MIAA favorites according to the coach-                                                      Office Phone: (660) 785-4276
es’ poll and were ranked fourth in the nation in the AVCA preseason poll,
Truman’s highest-ever preseason ranking.                                                                                   Media Relations Asst. (Volleyball Contact): Daniel Newton
                                                                                                                              Office Phone: (660) 785-7778
◆ Truman went 4-0 at the Missouri Western Tournament and did not drop                                                         Home Phone: (660) 665-3262
a single game. Rachael Shedd was named the tournament MVP and Sarah                                                           Email: dnewton@truman.edu
Shearman was also on the all-tournament team.
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◆ Truman finished fourth at the Division II Premier Challenge, including
a win over No. 9 West Texas A&M. Jessica Sears was named on the all-tour-                                                           For more information on the Truman volleyball team, check
nament team.                                                                                                                         out the Bulldogs official website at: gobulldogs.truman.edu

                                                                    2003 TRUMAN CONFERENCE STATISTICS
                                      |--------------------------ATTACK------------------------------| |-------SET--------| |-------------SERVE------------|    |---------DIG--------| |--------------------BLOCKING-------------------|
     No.   Name                     G K K/Gm                        E            TA              Pct.     A A/Gm              SA SE SA/G                     RE DIG Dig/G                BS BA Total B/Game BE BHE                           Points
     17     Grimes,Kelly            3 9 3.00                        1            16            .500       0 0.00                0          0 0.00             0      1 0.33                0 0                 0 0.00 0                  0      9.0
     8      Knefelkamp,Rebecca     15 1 0.07                        0             2            .500       8 0.53                4          3 0.27             0    20 1.33                 0 1                 1 0.07 0                  0      5.5
     2      Baker,Alex              2 6 3.00                        1           10             .500       1 0.50                2          0 1.00             0      3 1.50                0 0                 0 0.00 0                  0      8.0
     9      Sears,Jessica          23 109 4.74                     32         231              .333     11 0.48                 7          6 0.30             3 106 4.61                   0 6                 6 0.26 1                  1    119.0
     14     Shearman,Sarah         23 113 4.91                     27         302              .285       6 0.26                3          5 0.13             2    72 3.13                 0 13 13 0.57 0                                0   122.5
     5      Walter,Micaela         22 50 2.27                      17         126               .262      8 0.36                5          3 0.23             0    26 1.18                 2 23 25 1.14 1                                4     68.5
     15     Wagener,Christine       7 1 0.14                        0             4            .250 33 4.71                     1          0 0.14             0      8 1.14                0 2                 2 0.29 0                  1      3.0
     6      Patey,Ashley           24 1 0.04                        0             4            .250       3 0.12                0          0 0.00             7    96 4.00                 0 0                 0 0.00 0                  1      1.0
     19     Remley,Megan           17 33 1.94                      12           87              .241      4 0.24                3          3 0.18             1    13 0.76                 3 9 12 0.71 0                                 2     43.5
     7      Wohldmann,Julie         3 6 2.00                        2           18             .222       2 0.67                1          0 0.33             0      1 0.33                0 3                 3 1.00 0                  0      8.5
     1      Shedd,Rachael          23 15 0.65                       4           52              .212 302 13.13                  2          5 0.09             0    68 2.96                 2 10 12 0.52 0                                2     24.0
     12     Graham,Tiffany         18 50 2.78                      22         135              .207       6 0.33                1          4 0.06             0    35 1.94                 1 14 15 0.83 2                                2     59.0
     10     Nickolai,Annie         20 26 1.30                      13           87              .149    11 0.55                 2          2 0.10             3    19 0.95                 0 5                 5 0.25 0                  1     30.5
     20     Vogel,Kelly             3 3 1.00                        2             8            .125       0 0.00                1          1 0.33             0      3 1.00                0 0                 0 0.00 0                  0      4.0
     25     Jones,Melanie          11 7 0.64                        4           32             .094       2 0.18                0          3 0.00             0    17 1.55                 0 2                 2 0.18 0                  1      8.0
     3      Wackerman,Kelsey        8 9 1.12                        6           34             .088       4 0.50                1          1 0.12             1    15 1.88                 0 1                 1 0.12 0                  0     10.5
     11     Harman,Sara             2 2 1.00                        1           12             .083       0 0.00                0          0 0.00             0      1 0.50                0 1                 1 0.50 0                  0      2.5
     18     Kreimer,Amy             3 0 0.00                        0             0            .000       0 0.00                0          0 0.00             0      1 0.33                0 0                 0 0.00 0                  0      0.0
     16     Dickbernd,Lauren       22 0 0.00                        1             1 -1.000                1 0.05                2          4 0.09             2    39 1.77                 0 0                 0 0.00 0                  0      2.0
            TEAM                                                                                                                                              7
            TRUMAN..............   25 441 17.64 145                          1161              .255 402 16.08                 35 40 1.40                     26 544 21.76                  8 90 53.0 2.12 4 15                               529.0
            Opponents...........   25 318 12.72                   176 1108                      .128 307 12.28                26 32 1.04                     35 453 18.12                12 99 61.5 2.46 8 13                                405.5
                                     Truman Volleyball Season/Career Highs
                                                                                #1 Rachael Shedd
                                             Season Highs                                                                              Career Highs
Kills . . . . . . . . . .5            vs. West Texas A&M (9/5)                                  Kills . . . . . . . . . .5      vs. West Texas A&M (9/5/03)
 . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5         vs. Southwest Baptist (10/2)                               . . . . . . . . . . . . .10    vs. Southwest Baptist (10/2/03)
Attacks . . . . . . .12               vs. Columbia College (9/2)                                Attacks . . . . . . .14         vs. Rockhurst (9/28/02)
Assists . . . . . . . .69             vs. Rockhurst (10/4)                                      Assists . . . . . . . .69       vs. Rockhurst (10/4/03)
Digs . . . . . . . . . .18            vs. Rockhurst (10/4)                                      Digs . . . . . . . . . .18      vs. Rockhurst (10/4/03)
Service Aces . . . .5                 vs. Henderson State (9/13)                                Service Aces . . . .5           vs. Henderson State (9/13/03)
Solo Blocks . . . . .1                six times (most recently vs. Christian Brothers, 10/11)   Solo Blocks . . . . .1          14 times (most recently vs. Chr. Brothers, 10/11/03)
Block Assists . . . .4                three times (most recently vs. Harding, 9/13)             Block Assists . . . .4          three times (most recently vs. Harding, 9/13/03)
Total Blocks . . . . .5               vs. Montevallo (8/30)                                     Total Blocks . . . . .5         vs. Montevallo (8/30/03)




                                                                                #5 Micaela Walter
                                             Season Highs                                                                              Career Highs
Kills . . . . . . . . .19             vs. Mesa State (9/6)                                      Kills . . . . . . . . .19       vs. Mesa State (9/6/03)
Attacks . . . . . . .37               vs. Mesa State (9/6)                                      Attacks . . . . . . .39         vs. CS-San Bernardino (9/7/02)
Assists . . . . . . . . .3            vs. Central Missouri (9/17)                               Assists . . . . . . . . .3      three times (most recently vs. Central Mo., 9/17/03)
Digs . . . . . . . . . .11            vs. Washburn (9/20)                                       Digs . . . . . . . . . .11      vs. North Alabama (11/22/02)
Service Aces . . . .2                 vs. Rockhurst (10/4)                                       . . . . . . . . . . . . .11    vs. Washburn (9/20/03)
Solo Blocks . . . . .2                vs. Harding (9/13)                                        Service Aces . . . .3           vs. Southern Colorado (8/31/02)
Block Assists . . . .6                vs. Central Missouri (9/17)                               Solo Blocks . . . . .3          vs. Missouri Southern (9/13/02)
Total Blocks . . . . .6               vs. Central Missouri (9/17)                                . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3   vs. Washburn (10/18/02)
 . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6         vs. Northern Colorado (10/11)                             Block Assists . . . .6          vs. Henderson State (10/12/02)
                                                                                                 . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6   vs. Central Missouri (9/17/03)
                                                                                                Total Blocks . . . . .7         vs. Henderson State (10/12/02)




                                                                                  #6 Ashley Patey
                                             Season Highs                                                                              Career Highs
Kills . . . . . . . . . .1            vs.   Western State (8/30)                                Kills . . . . . . . . .13       vs. Pittsburg State (10/23/99)
 . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1         vs.   Southwest Baptist (10/2)                            Attacks . . . . . . .27         vs. Pittsburg State (10/23/99)
Attacks . . . . . . . .2              vs.   Metro State (9/6)                                   Assists . . . . . . . . .3      vs. Arkansas Tech (9/29/03)
Assists . . . . . . . . .3            vs.   Arkansas Tech (8/29)                                 . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3   vs. Northern Colorado (9/7/03)
 . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3         vs.   Northern Colorado (9/7)                             Digs . . . . . . . . . .21      vs. Christian Brothers (10/11/03)
Digs . . . . . . . . . .21            vs.   Christian Brothers (10/11)                          Service Aces . . . .2           seven times (most recently vs. Mo. Western, 11/16/00)
Service Aces . . . .0                                                                           Solo Blocks . . . . .1          three times (most recently vs. Mo. Western, 11/16/00)
Solo Blocks . . . . .0                                                                          Block Assists . . . .3          vs. Bellarmine (9/5/99)
Block Assists . . . .0                                                                           . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3   vs. Pittsburg State (10/23/99)
Total Blocks . . . . .0                                                                         Total Blocks . . . . .4         vs. Bellarmine (9/5/99)




                                                                           #8 Rebecca Knefelkamp
                                             Season Highs                                                                              Career Highs
Kills . . . . . .   .   .   .   .1    vs.   Northern Colorado (9/7)                             Kills . . . . . . . . . .3      vs.   Missouri Southern (9/15/01)
 ..........         .   .   .   .1    vs.   Emporia State (9/19)                                Attacks . . . . . . . .6        vs.   Texas Woman’s (8/25/01)
Attacks . . . .     .   .   .   .2    vs.   Northern Colorado (9/7)                             Assists . . . . . . . .11       vs.   Texas Woman’s (8/25/01)
 ..........         .   .   .   .2    vs.   Quincy (10/7)                                        . . . . . . . . . . . . .11    vs.   Christian Brothers (9/8/01)
Assists . . . . .   .   .   .   .8    vs.   Northern Colorado (9/7)                             Digs . . . . . . . . . .26      vs.   North Florida (9/7/02)
Digs . . . . . .    .   .   .   .9    vs.   Harding (9/13)                                      Service Aces . . . .9           vs.   Christian Brothers (10/11/03)
Service Aces        .   .   .   .9    vs.   Christian Brothers (10/11)                          Solo Blocks . . . . .0
Solo Blocks .       .   .   .   .0                                                              Block Assists . . . .2          vs. Missouri Southern (9/15/01)
Block Assists       .   .   .   .1    vs. Pittsburg State (10/10)                               Total Blocks . . . . .2         vs. Missouri Southern (9/15/01)
Total Blocks .      .   .   .   .1    vs. Pittsburg State (10/10)
                                Truman Volleyball Season/Career Highs
                                                                             #9 Jessica Sears
                                        Season Highs                                                                            Career Highs
Kills . . . . . . . . .28        vs. Rockhurst (10/4)                                      Kills . . . . . . . . .28       vs. Rockhurst (10/4/03)
Attacks . . . . . . .60          vs. Rockhurst (10/4)                                      Attacks . . . . . . .60         vs. Rockhurst (10/4/03)
Assists . . . . . . . . .4       vs. Northern Colorado (10/11)                             Assists . . . . . . . . .8      vs. Missouri Southern (11/1/02)
Digs . . . . . . . . . .24       vs. Washburn (9/20)                                       Digs . . . . . . . . . .27      vs. Missouri Southern (11/1/02)
Service Aces . . . .2            four times (most recently vs. Missouri Southern, 10/3)    Service Aces . . . .7           vs. Arkansas Tech (10/13/01)
Solo Blocks . . . . .2           vs. Metro State (9/7)                                      . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7   vs. SIU-Edwardsville (10/20/01)
Block Assists . . . .5           vs. Northern Colorado (10/11)                             Solo Blocks . . . . .2          four times (most recently vs. Metro State, 9/7/03)
Total Blocks . . . . .5          vs. Northern Colorado (10/11)                             Block Assists . . . .5          vs. Northern Colorado (10/11/03)
                                                                                           Total Blocks . . . . .5         three times (most recently vs. N. Colorado, 10/11/03)


                                                                          #10 Annie Nickolai
                                        Season Highs                                                                            Career Highs
Kills . . . . . . . . .14        vs. Christian Brothers (10/11)                            Kills . . . . . . . . .15       vs. North Florida (9/7/02)
Attacks . . . . . . .30          vs. Harding (9/13)                                        Attacks . . . . . . .30         vs. Harding (9/13/03)
Assists . . . . . . . . .6       vs. Montevallo (8/30)                                     Assists . . . . . . . . .6      vs. Montevallo (8/30/03)
Digs . . . . . . . . . .11       vs. Columbia College (9/2)                                Digs . . . . . . . . . .11      vs. Columbia College (9/2/03)
Service Aces . . . .1            five times (most recently vs. Missouri Western, 9/27)     Service Aces . . . .3           vs. New Haven (8/30/02)
Solo Blocks . . . . .0                                                                     Solo Blocks . . . . .1          vs. Pittsburg State (9/14/01)
Block Assists . . . .6           vs. Columbia College (9/2)                                 . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1   vs. Northern Kentucky (9/6/02)
Total Blocks . . . . .6          vs. Columbia College (9/2)                                Block Assists . . . .6          vs. Columbia College (9/2/03)
                                                                                           Total Blocks . . . . .6         vs. Columbia College (9/2/03)




                                                                          #12 Tiffany Graham
                                        Season Highs                                                                            Career Highs
Kills . . . . . . . . .15        vs. West Texas A&M (9/6)                                  Kills . . . . . . . . .20       vs. North Alabama (11/22/02)
Attacks . . . . . . .48          vs. Northern Colorado (10/11)                             Attacks . . . . . . .56         vs. North Alabama (11/22/02)
Assists . . . . . . . . .3       vs. Christian Brothers (10/11)                            Assists . . . . . . . . .3      vs. West Texas A&M (12/5/02)
Digs . . . . . . . . . .11       vs. Central Missouri (9/17)                                . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3   vs. Christian Brothers (10/11)
Service Aces . . . .3            vs. Montevallo (8/30)                                     Digs . . . . . . . . . .14      vs. North Alabama (11/22/02)
 . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3    vs. Alabama-Huntsville (9/13)                             Service Aces . . . .3           three times (most recently vs. Ala.-Huntsville, 9/12/03)
Solo Blocks . . . . .2           vs. Metro State (9/7)                                     Solo Blocks . . . . .2          three times (most recently vs. Chr. Brothers, 10/11/03)
 . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2    vs. Christian Brothers (10/11)                            Block Assists . . . .6          vs. Rockhurst (9/28/02)
Block Assists . . . .5           three times (most recently vs. Christ. Brothers, 10/11)   Total Blocks . . . . .7         vs. Rockhurst (9/28/02)
Total Blocks . . . . .7          vs. Christian Brothers (10/11)                             . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7   vs. Christian Brothers (10/11/03)



                                                                        #16 Lauren Dickbernd
                                        Season Highs                                                                            Career Highs
Kills . . . . . . . . . .2       vs.   Christian Brothers (10/11)                          Kills . . . . . . . . . .6      vs. Missouri Western (11/6/02)
Attacks . . . . . . . .5         vs.   Christian Brothers (10/11)                          Attacks . . . . . . .18         vs. Missouri Western (11/6/02)
Assists . . . . . . . . .3       vs.   Harding (9/13)                                      Assists . . . . . . . . .4      vs. Northwest Missouri (11/15/02)
Digs . . . . . . . . . .14       vs.   Ashland (8/29)                                      Digs . . . . . . . . . .23      vs. Missouri Southern (11/1/02)
Service Aces . . . .3            vs.   Ashland (8/29)                                      Service Aces . . . .3           vs. Ashland (8/29/03)
 . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3    vs.   Montevallo (8/30)                                    . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3   vs. Montevallo (8/30/03)
Solo Blocks . . . . .0                                                                     Solo Blocks . . . . .0
Block Assists . . . .0                                                                     Block Assists . . . .0
Total Blocks . . . . .0                                                                    Total Blocks . . . . .0
                                     Truman Volleyball Season/Career Highs
                                                                               #19 Megan Remley
                                             Season Highs                                                                         Career Highs
Kills . . . . . . . . .11             vs. Christian Brothers (10/11)                         Kills . . . . . . . . .11       vs. Christian Brothers (10/11/03)
Attacks . . . . . . .25               vs. Alabama-Huntsville (9/12)                          Attacks . . . . . . .29         vs. Washburn (9/20/02)
Assists . . . . . . . . .2            three times (most recently vs. Chr. Brothers, 10/11)   Assists . . . . . . . . .2      four times (most recently vs. Chr. Brothers, 10/11/03)
Digs . . . . . . . . . .5             vs. Northern Colorado (10/11)                          Digs . . . . . . . . . .9       vs. Washburn (9/20/02)
Service Aces . . . .3                 vs. Quincy (10/7)                                      Service Aces . . . .3           vs. Quincy (10/7/03)
Solo Blocks . . . . .1                seven times (most recently vs. Chr. Brothers, 10/11)   Solo Blocks . . . . .1          14 times (most recently vs. Chr. Brothers, 10/11/03)
Block Assists . . . .6                vs. Columbia College (9/2)                             Block Assists . . . .7          vs. Emporia State (9/21/02)
Total Blocks . . . . .6               vs. Columbia College (9/2)                             Total Blocks . . . . .7         vs. Emporia State (9/21/02)




                                                                                  #20 Kelly Vogel
                                             Season Highs                                                                         Career Highs
Kills . . . . . .   .   .   .   .3    vs. Western State (8/30)                               Kills . . . . . . . . .33       vs. Columbia College (10/21/02)
Attacks . . . .     .   .   .   .8    vs. Harding (9/13)                                     Attacks . . . . . . .77         vs. Columbia College (10/21/02)
Assists . . . . .   .   .   .   .0                                                           Assists . . . . . . . . .2      vs. Emporia State (9/21/02)
Digs . . . . . .    .   .   .   .3    vs. Western State (8/30)                                . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2   vs. Northwest Missouri (11/15/02)
Service Aces        .   .   .   .1    vs. Southwest Baptist (10/2)                           Digs . . . . . . . . . .19      vs. North Alabama (10/12/02)
Solo Blocks .       .   .   .   .0                                                           Service Aces . . . .3           vs. Tampa (9/7/02)
Block Assists       .   .   .   .1    vs. Columbia College (9/2)                             Solo Blocks . . . . .2          vs. Washburn (9/20/02)
 ..........         .   .   .   .1    vs. Harding (9/13)                                      . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2   vs. Pittsburg State (11/2/02)
Total Blocks .      .   .   .   .1    vs. Columbia College (9/2)                             Block Assists . . . .3          three times (most recently vs. BYU-Hawaii, 12/7/02)
 ..........         .   .   .   .1    vs. Harding (9/13)                                     Total Blocks . . . . .4         vs. BYU-Hawaii (12/7/02)




                                                                               #25 Melanie Jones
                                             Season Highs                                                                         Career Highs
Kills . . . . . . . . . .8            vs.   Arkansas Tech (8/29)                             Kills . . . . . . . . .13       vs. Rockhurst (9/28/02)
Attacks . . . . . . .24               vs.   Montevallo (8/30)                                Attacks . . . . . . .39         vs. Rockhurst (9/28/02)
Assists . . . . . . . . .2            vs.   Southwest Baptist (10/2)                         Assists . . . . . . . . .2      four times (most recently vs. Chr. Brothers, 10/11/03)
 . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2         vs.   Christian Brothers (10/11)                       Digs . . . . . . . . . .17      vs. Missouri Southern (11/1/02)
Digs . . . . . . . . . .8             vs.   Montevallo (8/30)                                Service Aces . . . .2           vs. Christian Brothers (10/11/03)
Service Aces . . . .2                 vs.   Christian Brothers (10/11)                       Solo Blocks . . . . .1          five times (most recently vs. Montevallo, 8/30/03)
Solo Blocks . . . . .1                vs.   Arkansas Tech (8/29)                             Block Assists . . . .2          three times (most recently vs. Western State, 8/30/03)
 . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1         vs.   Montevallo (8/30)                                Total Blocks . . . . .2         three times (most recently vs. Western State, 8/30/03)
Block Assists . . . .2                vs.   Western State (8/30)
Total Blocks . . . . .2               vs.   Western State (8/30)
                                  Truman Volleyball Season/Career Highs
                                          #2 Alex Baker                                                                             #3 Kelsey Wackerman

                                             Season Highs                                                                                     Season Highs
Kills . . . . . .    .   .   .   .5     vs. Southwest Baptist (10/2)                              Kills . . . . . . . . . .7            vs. Henderson State (9/13)
Attacks . . . .      .   .   .   .6     three times (most recently vs. Southwest Baptist, 10/2)   Attacks . . . . . . .23               vs. Henderson State (9/13)
Assists . . . . .    .   .   .   .1     vs. Northwest Missouri (9/26)                             Assists . . . . . . . . .3            vs. Metro State (9/7)
 ..........          .   .   .   .1     vs. Northern Colorado (10/11)                             Digs . . . . . . . . . .18            vs. Henderson State (9/13)
Digs . . . . . .     .   .   .   .2     vs. Northern Colorado (9/7)                               Service Aces . . . .3                 vs. Western State (8/30)
 ..........          .   .   .   .2     vs. Northwest Missouri (9/26)                             Solo Blocks . . . . .1                vs. Metro State (9/7)
Service Aces         .   .   .   .3     vs. Western State (8/30)                                   . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1         vs. Northern Colorado (9/7)
Solo Blocks .        .   .   .   .0                                                               Block Assists . . . .3                vs. Western State (8/30)
Block Assists        .   .   .   .2     vs. Northern Colorado (9/7)                               Total Blocks . . . . .3               vs. Western State (8/30)
Total Blocks .       .   .   .   .2     vs. Northern Colorado (9/7)



                                      #7 Julie Wohldmann                                                                                #11 Sara Harman

                                             Season Highs                                                                                     Season Highs
Kills . . . . . . . . . .4              vs. Northern Colorado (9/7)                               Kills . . . . . . . . . .1            three times (most recently vs. Southwest Baptist, 10/2)
 . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4           vs. Southwest Baptist (10/2)                              Attacks . . . . . . .10               vs. Southwest Baptist (10/2)
Attacks . . . . . . .21                 vs. Northern Colorado (9/7)                               Assists . . . . . . . . .0
Assists . . . . . . . . .1              four times (most recently vs. Quincy, 10/7)               Digs . . . . . . . . . .1             vs. Southwest Baptist (10/2)
Digs . . . . . . . . . .2               vs. Ashland (8/29)                                        Service Aces . . . .0
 . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2           vs. Northern Colorado (9/7)                               Solo Blocks . . . . .0
Service Aces . . . .1                   three times (most recently vs. Quincy, 10/7)              Block Assists . . . .1                vs. Southwest Baptist (10/2)
Solo Blocks . . . . .1                  vs. Northern Colorado (9/7)                               Total Blocks . . . . .1               vs. Southwest Baptist (10/2)
Block Assists . . . .3                  vs. Southwest Baptist (10/2)
Total Blocks . . . . .3                 vs. Southwest Baptist (10/2)




                                      # 14 Sarah Shearman                                                                           #15 Christine Wagener

                                             Season Highs                                                                                      Season Highs
Kills . . . . . . . . .23               vs. Christian Brothers (10/11)                            Kills . . . . . . . . . .2            vs.   Northern Colorado (10/11)
Attacks . . . . . . .62                 vs. Washburn (9/20)                                       Attacks . . . . . . . .6              vs.   Northern Colorado (10/11)
Assists . . . . . . . . .2              three times (most recently vs. Southwest Baptist, 10/2)   Assists . . . . . . . .36             vs.   Northern Colorado (10/11)
Digs . . . . . . . . . .23              vs. Washburn (9/20)                                       Digs . . . . . . . . . .9             vs.   Northern Colorado (10/11)
Service Aces . . . .2                   vs. Ashland (8/29)                                        Service Aces . . . .1                 vs.   Northwest Missouri (9/26)
 . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2           vs. Central Missouri (9/17)                                . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1         vs.   Northern Colorado (10/11)
Solo Blocks . . . . .1                  vs. Western State (8/30)                                  Solo Blocks . . . . .0
 . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1           vs. Quincy (10/7)                                         Block Assists . . . .1                three times (most recently vs. Chr. Brothers, 10/11)
Block Assists . . . .5                  vs. Emporia State (9/19)                                  Total Blocks . . . . .1               three times (most recently vs. Chr. Brothers, 10/11)
Total Blocks . . . . .5                 vs. Emporia State (9/19)




                                       #17 Kelly Grimes                                                                                 #18 Amy Kreimer

                                            Season Highs                                                                                       Season Highs
Kills . . . . . . . . . .7              vs. Southwest Baptist (10/2)                              Kills . . . . . .    .   .   .   .0
Attacks . . . . . . .13                 vs. Southwest Baptist (10/2)                              Attacks . . . .      .   .   .   .3   vs. Alabama-Huntsville (9/17)
Assists . . . . . . . . .0                                                                        Assists . . . . .    .   .   .   .0
Digs . . . . . . . . . .1               vs. Arkansas Tech (8/29)                                  Digs . . . . . .     .   .   .   .1   vs. Alabama-Huntsville (9/17)
 . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1           vs. Northwest Missouri (9/26)                              ..........          .   .   .   .1   vs. Washburn (9/20)
Service Aces . . . .0                                                                             Service Aces         .   .   .   .0
Solo Blocks . . . . .0                                                                            Solo Blocks .        .   .   .   .0
Block Assists . . . .2                  vs. Christian Brothers (10/11)                            Block Assists        .   .   .   .0
Total Blocks . . . . .2                 vs. Christian Brothers (10/11)                            Total Blocks .       .   .   .   .0
                                                                          Truman Volleyball Misc. Stats
2003 Bulldogs Match Individual
           Leaders                                                                                                                                                                                      Bulldogs Record When:
                      (includes ties)
                                                                                                                                                                                                 3-Game Matches . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .15-3
                                                                                                                       10+ Kill Games                                                            4-Game Matches . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5-1
Kill Leaders                                                                                                                                                                                     5-Game Matches . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .0-0
 Sarah Shearman         . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10                                               Sarah Shearman . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .20
 Jessica Sears . . .    . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8                                              Jessica Sears . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .13
                                                                                                                                                                                                 Home . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8-2
 Micaela Walter .       . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4                                              Tiffany Graham . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9
                                                                                                                                                                                                 On the road . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3-0
 Tiffany Graham .       . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3                                              Micaela Walter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4
                                                                                                                                                                                                 Neutral Court . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9-2
 Kelly Grimes . . .     . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1                                              Annie Nickolai . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2
 Megan Remley .         . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1                                              Megan Remley . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1
                                                                                                                                                                                                 vs. MIAA teams . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7-1
                                                                                                                                                                                                 vs. South Central Region . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .14-1
Dig Leaders                                                                                                            20+ Dig Games                                                             vs. Top 25 * . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4-4
 Jessica Sears . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10                                                  Jessica Sears . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3   * AVCA Division II Top 25 at time of match

 Ashley Patey . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8                                                  Ashley Patey . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2
                                                                                                                        Sarah Shearman . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2        Hitting Percentage
 Lauren Dickbernd . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3                                                                                                                               Below .100 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .0-0
 Sarah Shearman . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3                                                                                                                               .101 - .200 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-4
 Rachael Shedd . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1                                                    10+ Dig Games                                                             .201 - .300 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .14-0
 Kelsey Wackerman . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1                                                        Ashley Patey . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .17     .301 and above . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5-0
                                                                                                                        Rachael Shedd . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .12
Assist Leaders                                                                                                          Jessica Sears . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10    Opponent Hitting Percentage
 Rachael Shedd . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .21                                                      Sarah Shearman . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9        Below .100 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8-0
 Christine Wagener . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3                                                       Lauren Dickbernd . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3        .101 - .200 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10-0
                                                                                                                        Tiffany Graham . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1      .201 - .300 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2-4
Service Ace Leaders                                                                                                     Annie Nickolai . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1      .301 and above . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .0-0
 Jessica Sears . . . . . .    .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .9    Kelsey Wackerman . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1
 Lauren Dickbernd . .         .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .5    Micaela Walter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1      Better Hitting Percentage than opp. . . . . . . . .20-0
 Rebecca Knefelkamp           .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .5                                                                             Worse Hitting Percentage than opp. . . . . . . . . .0-4
 Rachael Shedd . . . .        .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .5
 Tiffany Graham . . . .       .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .4                                                                             More Kills than opp. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .20-0
 Micaela Walter . . . .       .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .4                                                                             Less Kills than opp. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .0-4
 Alex Baker . . . . . . .     .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .3                                                                             Same Kills . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .0-0
 Annie Nickolai . . . .       .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .3
 Megan Remley . . . .         .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .3                                                                             More Service aces than opp. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .15-0
 Sarah Shearman . . .         .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .2                                                                             Less Service aces than opp. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2-3
 Kelsey Wackerman .           .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .1                                                                             Same Service Aces . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3-1
 Christine Wagener .          .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .1
                                                                                                                                                                                                 More digs than opp. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .18-1
Block Leaders                                                                                                                                                                                    Less digs than opp. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2-3
 Micaela Walter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .12                                                                                                                              Same Digs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .0-0
 Tiffany Graham . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9
 Rachael Shedd . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4                                                                                                                              More blocks than opp. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7-1
 Megan Remley . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3                                                                                                                               Less blocks than opp. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .11-3
 Sarah Shearman . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2                                                                                                                               Same blocks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2-0
 Julie Wohldmann . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2
 Annie Nickolai . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1                                                                                                                             Bulldogs In the National Poll
 Jessica Sears . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1
                                                                                                                                                                                                 Preseason . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .#4
                                                                                                                                                                                                 Sept. 2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .#3
20+ Double-Doubles (kills & digs)                                                                                                                                                                Sept. 9 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .#8
 Jessica Sears . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1                                                                                                                          Sept. 16 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .#9
 Sarah Shearman . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1                                                                                                                               Sept. 23 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .#8
                                                                                                                                                                                                 Sept. 30 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .#8
Double-Doubles (kills & digs)                                                                                                                                                                    Oct. 7 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .#7
 Jessica Sears . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .11                                                                                                                           Oct. 14 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .t-#7
 Sarah Shearman . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9
 Tiffany Graham . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1                                                                                                                             Bulldogs In the Regional Poll
                                                                                                                                                                                                 Oct. 8 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .#1
Double-Doubles (assists & digs)
 Rachael Shedd . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .11

30+ Kill Games
 None

20+ Kill Games
 Sarah Shearman . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3
 Jessica Sears . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2

				
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