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                   Getting to the Gym                                                                                                                                                                                2006 Media Guide
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Table of Contents
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Getting to the Gym (maps) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Inside front cover
                        I-88 Tollway
                                                                                                                                                                                                        AU Quick Facts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Inside front cover
                                                                                                                                                                                                        AU Media Outlets . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Head Coach Jerry Angle . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Assistant Coaches . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Official NCAA Roster . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
                                                                                                                                                                                             New York   2006 Review . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
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                                                                                                                                                                                                        NIIC Statistics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9
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                                                                                                                                                                                                        2005 Game-by-Game Results . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
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                                                                                                                                                                                                        2005 Team Totals . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11
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                                                                                                                                                                                                        This Is Aurora University . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13
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                                                                                                                                                                                                        2006 Game Schedule . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Back cover
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        AU Quick Facts
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                                                                                                                                                                                                            Location . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Aurora, IL
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                                                                                                                                                                                                            Founded . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1893
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Enrollment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Approximately 4,000
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Nickname . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Spartans
                                                                                                                                                                    Marseillaise Pl.                        Colors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Royal Blue and White
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Conference . . . . . . . . . . . . Northern Athletics Conference
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                                                                                                                                                                                                            National Affiliation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . NCAA Division III
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                                                                                                                                                                                                            Gymnasium (Capacity) . . Thornton Gymnasium (2,200)
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                                                                                                                                                                                                            President . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Rebecca L. Sherrick
                                                                        Gym
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Director of Athletics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Mark Walsh
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Athletics Phone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 630-844-5110
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Athletics Fax . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 630-844-7809
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                                                                                                                                                                                                            Head Coach . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jerry Angle
                                                                                                            P                                                   P      Kenilworth Pl.                       Coach’s Record All Time . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 622-415-5
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                                                                                                                                                                                                            Coach’s Record at AU . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .38-75
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                                                                                                                                                                                                            Assistant Coaches . . . . . . . . . Tina Engel,Mark Engel and
                                                                                                                                                                                                             . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Jamie Walters
                                                                                                                                                                                                            2005 Record . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19-17
                        Prairie Road                                                                                                                                                                        2005 Conference Record . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5-2
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Athletic Trainer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Stevie Baker-Watson
               The bottom map is an enlargement of the Aurora University area.                                                                                                                              Sports Information Director . . . . . . . . . . . . . Brian Kipley
                        Volleyball is played in Thornton Gymnasium,                                                                                                                                         Sports Information Phone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 630-844-7575
                                    located in Alumni Hall.
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Sports Information Fax . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 630-844-3826
                          Parking areas are shown with a circled P.
                                                                                                                                                                                                            AU Spartan Sports Hotline . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 630-844-3838
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Press Box Phone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 630-844-7838


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    On the cover:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Seniors Lindsey Gruber and Sarah Campbell
                  Media Outlets                                                                   Meet the Coach
Local Print                                                                                                JERRY ANGLE
Aurora Beacon-News . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 101 S. River, Aurora, IL 60506                            Head Coach
Dave Parro, Sports Editor                                        630-844-5911                              Fourth Season
                                                            Fax: 630-844-1043
                                                                                                                 Head Coach Jerry Angle brings a
Kane County Chronicle . . . . . . . . 1000 Randall Rd., Geneva, IL 60134                                      wealth of knowledge and experience to
Brian Schaumburg, Sports Editor                            630-232-9222
                                                                                                              the Aurora University volleyball program.
                                                      Fax: 630-232-4962
                                                                                                              He has more than 600 college wins to his
Fox Valley Labor News . . . . . . . . . . . . . P Box 4155, Aurora, IL 60507
                                                 .O.                                                          credit, as well as numerous conference
Carter Crane, Editor                                           630-897-4022           and national championships.
                                                          Fax: 630-892-3873               Angle coached both the men’s and women’s volleyball teams
                                                                                      at his alma mater, George Williams College. The men’s team
Daily Herald . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3805-A Main St., St. Charles, IL 60174   won consecutive National Association of Intercollegiate
                                                                     630-587-8623     Athletics (NAIA) national championships and the women’s team
                                                                Fax: 630-587-8639     qualified for the national championships three years in a row.
                                                                                      He was also named NAIA Coach of the Year for two consecutive
Kendall County Publications . . . . . 222 Bridge St., Yorkville, IL 60560
                                                           630-533-7034
                                                                                      years.
                                                      Fax: 630-533-7085                   At Division I Northwestern University, he won two Big Ten
                                                                                      titles, qualified for the NCAA championships in six seasons and
Oswego Ledger-Sentinel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Box #669, Oswego, IL 60611         coached three All-Americans. He also received Big Ten Coach of
                                                                 630-554-8565         the Year honors.
                                                            Fax: 630-554-7560             While coaching at Dominican University, the team won
                                                                                      the most matches in school history, as well as the Chicagoland
Regional Print                                                                        Collegiate Athletic Conference (CCAC) title and qualified for
Chicago Tribune . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 435 N. Michigan, Chicago, IL 60611
                                                                                      the NAIA Nationals. Angle also was selected CCAC Coach of
Metro Sports                                                     312-222-3474
                                                            Fax: 312-828-9392         the Year.
                                                                                          Most recently, Angle led Benedictine University to three
Chicago Sun-Times . . . . . . . . . . . . 350 N. Orleans, Chicago, IL 60654           consecutive Northern Illinois-Iowa Conference championships,
College Sports                                                312-321-2247            as well as two trips to the NCAA national championships.
                                                                                      Benedictine was regionally ranked at the time.
                                                                                          Angle also served as Assistant Coach for the USA Men’s
Radio/TV                                                                              National Team, Program Director and Head Coach for the
WSPY (107.1 fm) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 Broadcast Center, Plano, IL 60545
                                                                                      Sports Performance Boy’s Volleyball Program and he coached
WFXV (TV-30)                                                      630-552-1000
                                                                                      both high school and club teams. Under his leadership, the
Greg Burks, Sports Director                                 Fax: 630-552-9000
                                                                                      women’s club team won the AAU Nationals in the 19-and-under
Comcast (ch. 4) . . . . . . . . . . . . 800 W. 5th Street, Naperville, IL 60563       age group for two consecutive years.
                                                                630-552-1000              An expert on volleyball, Angle wrote the book, “Modern
                                                                                      Volleyball Drills,” as well as a number of published articles.
                                                                                      Angle has conducted numerous coaching clinics around the
Wire Services                                                                         country through USA Volleyball, and he taught for the United
Associated Press . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 230 N. Michigan, Chicago, IL 60601       States Sports Academy in Saudi Arabia and Bahrain. Recently,
Sports Desk                                                       312-781-0500
                                                                                      he served as a consultant to the Penn State volleyball team on
                                                             Fax: 312-781-1989
                                                                                      their tour of Cuba.
                                                                                          Angle played at George Williams College as a setter and was a
                                                                                      two-time All-American. As a member of the USA Men’s National
                                                                                      Team, he competed in the World University Games in Moscow,
                                                                                      Russia. In 2002, Angle was inducted into the Aurora University/
                                                                                      George Williams College Athletic Hall of Fame.
                                                                                          He and his wife, Nancy, reside in Downers Grove, IL.



           All requests for interviews should be made through
     Brian Kipley, Director of Sports Information, at 630-844-7575.
  Media should call in advance, as seating in the press area is limited.
                                                                                                                AU Women’s Volleyball             1
                                 Meet the Assistant Coaches
                     TINA ENGEL                                                           MARK ENGEL
                     Assistant Coach                                                      Assistant Coach
                     Fourth Season                                                        Fourth Season
                         Tina Engel enters her fourth year as                                 Mark Engel enters his fourth year as
                      Assistant Volleyball Coach at Aurora                                 Assistant Volleyball Coach at Aurora
                      University. She was previously at Bene-                              University. He was previously at Bene-
                      dictine University, where she served as                              dictine University with his wife, Tina,
                      Coach Jerry Angle’s Assistant Coach for                              where he was Coach Jerry Angle’s Assistant
                      three years. At Benedictine, she helped                              Coach for three years. At Benedictine,
develop a group of players who won three Northern Illinois-          he helped develop a group of players who won three Northern
Iowa Conference championships and made two appearances               Illinois-Iowa Conference championships and made two
at the NCAA national championships.                                  appearances at the NCAA national championships.
   Engel also was Assistant Coach at St. Francis High School in          Mark also coached in both the boys’ and girls’ programs at
Wheaton, IL, and coached eight years at the Sports Performance       Sports Performance Volleyball Club, serving as Head Coach and
Volleyball Club, the top junior club program in the Midwest.         Assistant Coach. He earned a Level I and II certification in the
There she coached various age groups, with many of the players       USA Volleyball Coaches Accreditation Program.
going on to play Division I volleyball in college.                       Engel works for Lucent Technologies as a computer systems
   As a USA Volleyball-certified Level I and II coach, she           troubleshooter and lives in Woodridge, IL, with his wife, Tina.
provides a solid background in the fundamentals of the game
and possesses the ability to help players improve and enjoy
playing the game.
   Engel lives in Woodridge, IL, with her husband, Mark.


                     JAMIE WALTERS
                     Assistant Coach
                     First Season
                          Jamie Walters enters her first season as
                       Assistant Volleyball Coach at Aurora
                       University. Her volleyball experience is
                       extensive both as a coach and a player and
                       will help with player development and
                       team tactics.
    Jamie was the Head Coach at Dominican University for both
the women’s and men’s teams. Her men’s team won the
National Intramural and Recreational Sports Club
Championship. She also coached at Waubonsee Community
College and College of DuPage and has been involved in
coaching and administrating a number of junior club programs.
    As a player, Jamie was a two-time junior College All-American
at College of DuPage, winning consecutive national
championships and was an NCAA All-Regional player at
Benedictine University. The Benedictine team qualified for the
NCAA championships both seasons and won NIIC conference
titles.




  2      AU Women’s Volleyball
                        2006 Official NCAA Roster

No.   Name                     Pos.       Ht.      Yr.        Hometown                High School

1     Jamie Hansen             S          5'8"     So         North Aurora, IL        West Aurora

2     Cheri Conro              L          5'2"     So         Hampshire, IL           Hampshire

3     Lauren Ruffie            MH         5'9"     Sr         Batavia, IL             Batavia

4     Diane Mennecke           S          5'4"     So         Aurora, IL              Central Catholic

5     Sara Stark               L          5'5"     Fr         Hudson, IL              Normal Community

9     Julia Eggert             OH         5'8"     Sr         Aurora, IL              East Aurora

10    Jill Smart               OH         5'8"     Fr         Round Lake Beach, IL    Grayslake

11    Amanda Hills             S          5'6"     Fr         Kempton, IL             Tri-Point

12    Beth Shimkus             L          5'5"     Sr         Shorewood, IL           Reavis

13    Andrea Buss              MH         5'11"    So         Oswego, IL              Oswego

16    Katy Jefferson           OH         5'7"     Sr         Plymouth, IL            Southeastern

17    Meghan Michalek          MB         5'10"    Sr         West Chicago, IL        West Chicago

18    Sarah Campbell           OH         5'7"     Sr         Lake Villa, IL          Grayslake

20    Christie Ozlanski        S          5'6"     Fr         Hickory Hills, IL       Argo

22    Kristen Peara            OH         5'10"    So         Elgin, IL               East Aurora

23    Lindsey Gruber           OH         5'8"     Sr         Antioch, IL             Antioch

24    Jill Luckenbill          MB         5'10"    Sr         Batavia, IL             Batavia


Head Coach: Jerry Angle
Assistant Coaches: Tina Engle, Mark Engle and Jamie Walters




                                                                                  AU Women’s Volleyball   3
                                      2006 Spartans’ Review




    The 2006 season should be exciting and memorable for the       experience of a veteran player to the team.
Spartan volleyball team. Coming off the first winning season in        On the right side, senior Jill Luckenbill returns as a starter.
10 years plus an NIIC tournament championship, the squad           She gives the team strong blocking and hitting and, if needed,
returns nine players who started and contributed to the team’s     can play the middle blocking position. Freshman Jill Smart will
success in 2005. The team will compete in the newly formed         see playing time at the other right-side hitting position.
Northern Athletics Conference (NAC), a combination of NIIC             The Spartans setting position will be inexperienced and must
and Lake Michigan Conference teams. A single round robin           mature quickly. Sophomores Diane Mennecke and Jamie
schedule will be played during the season and at season’s end,     Hansen return, and freshmen Amanda Hills and Christine
the top six teams will advance to a single elimination             Ozlanski will be given the opportunity to compete for starting
tournament. The Spartans will play in tournaments in               position. “The setter touches more balls than any other player
Whitewater, Oshkosh and Platteville, Wisconsin and host the        on the court and dictates the tempo of both the offense and
Jim Coleman Memorial Invitational.                                 defense. How quickly the setting position develops,” Angle said,
    “This is the most experienced group of players I have had at   “will determine how good a team we can become.”
Aurora. Last year, about half way through the season, we started       The libero position is secure. Senior Beth Shimkus and
to get into a great rhythm and understood what it takes to play    freshman Sarah Stark will back up the defensive position. “With
competitive volleyball,” Coach Jerry Angle said. “Now we need      the graduation of Jamie McPherrin, both players must come in
to take those experiences and use them to develop better           and give us great passing and consistent digging. It is a position
consistency and toughness on the court. Our NAC opponents          that will determine how strong a ball control team we will
will be tough and we will have to play our best in every match     have.”
we play.”                                                              “To have a good year and compete for the Northern Athletics
    The outside hitting position will be anchored by seniors       championship, we will need to improve our team defense so we
Sarah Campbell and Lindsey Gruber. Both NIIC All-Conference        can get better swings in transition,” Angle said. “It will take
selections, they led the team in kills per game and digging.       consistent blocking both in the middle and the outside and
Backing up the duo will be senior Julia Eggert, who was ill        better digging on the right side and tip coverage. Our setters will
much of last season but has seen considerable playing time her     need to get comfortable setting quicks and combinations and
first two years, and sophomore Kristen Peara.                      still be consistent with the left side. With a consistent serve
    Sophomore Andrea Buss will start at one middle blocking        receive, our offense will get us the sideouts necessary to stop
position. She led the team in hitting percentage (.258) and        the other team from scoring. We play some strong teams both
blocks per game (1.06) as a freshman. Senior Meghan Michalek       in conference and out of conference and those teams will give
returns as the other starting middle blocker. An All-American in   us the opportunity to be a good team.”
junior college, she started most of the season and brings the

 4       AU Women’s Volleyball
                                             Meet the Spartans
                   #13 ANDREA BUSS, 5'11", So, Middle                                     #9 JULIA EGGERT, 5'8", Sr, Outside Hitter,
                   Blocker, Oswego, IL/Oswego HS                                          Aurora, IL/East Aurora HS
                   College as a Freshman (’05): Appeared in 131                           College as a Junior (’05): Appeared in 16
                   games, she had 162 kills, 44 digs and 139 total                        games, recording 24 kills, 29 digs and three
                   blocks. High School: Attended Oswego High                              blocks. College as a Sophomore (’04): Played
                   School. Played two years of varsity volleyball                         in 90 games, had 183 kills, 250 digs and 25
                   under Coach Heather Schaper and was                                    blocks. College as a Freshman (’03): Played
                  ,
named team MVP All-Conference and Captain as a senior.                                    in 125 games, had 230 kills, 207 digs and 53
Played varsity basketball under Coach Heath Wilson and was           blocks. High School: Attended East Aurora High School. Named
the team captain. Personal: Born on 9/9/86 in Oswego, IL.            Athlete of the Year as a senior. Played three years of varsity
Family: Eric and Bonnie Buss. She has one sister, Jena. Majors:      volleyball under Coach Pam Miller and was named team MVP
English and Secondary Education.                                     her junior and senior seasons. Ran track two years under Coach
                                                                     Scott Martens and was team MVP her junior year. Personal:
 AU Career Statistics
                                                                     Born 9/4/84 in Downers Grove, IL. Family: Paul and Giuliana
 Year    Kills K/Game       Assists   A/Game      Digs   Blocks
                                                                     Eggert. She has two sisters, Jennifer and Erin, and one brother,
 2005    162        1.24      27        0.21       44     139
                                                                     William. Hobbies: Dirt racing. Major: Elementary Education.
 Career 162         1.24      27        0.21       44     139
                                                                      AU Career Statistics
#18 SARAH CAMPBELL, 5'7", Sr, OH,                                     Year    Kills K/Game       Assists   A/Game     Digs   Blocks
Lake Villa, IL/Grayslake Community HS                                 2005     24        1.50       0         0.0      29       3
College as a Junior (’05): Appeared in 134                            2004    183        2.03       4        0.04     250      25
games, recording 454 kills, 668 digs and 35                           2003    230        1.84      15        0.12     207      53
blocks. She was named Northern Illinois-                              Career 437         1.89      19        0.08     486      81
Iowa Conference All-Conference, AU Co-
MVP and Jim Coleman Classic Tournament.                              #23 LINDSEY GRUBER, 5'8", Sr, OH,
College as a Sophomore (’04): Attended                               Antioch, IL/ Antioch Community HS
College of Lake County and was named All-Conference and All-         College as a Junior (’05): Appeared in 133
Area. College as a Freshman (’03): Attended College of Lake          games, had 509 kills, 588 digs and 58 blocks.
County and was named All-Conference and All-Area. High               She was named Northern Illinois-Iowa
School: Played two years of varsity volleyball under coaches         Conference All-Conference, AU Co-MVP and
Mika Robinson and Karen Steuer. She was named Second Team            Jim Coleman Classic All-Tournament.
All-State and Third Team All-Area as a junior and team MVP as a      College as a Sophomore (’04): Attended
senior. Personal: Born on 5/24/85 in Waukegan, IL. Family:           College of Lake County and played volleyball. Named All-Area
John and Cathy Campbell. She has two sisters, Tracey and Kelly.      and All-Conference. College as a Freshman (’03): Attended
Hobbies: Shopping and eating. Major: Communication. Minor:           College of Lake County and played volleyball. Named All-Area
Sociology and Psychology.                                            and All-Conference. High School: Attended Antioch Community
                                                                     High School. Played two years of varsity volleyball under
 AU Career Statistics
                                                                     coaches Gwen Varney and Bob Schemke. Named team MVP and
 Year    Kills K/Game       Assists   A/Game      Digs   Blocks
                                                                     All-Conference as a senior and Honorable Mention All-
 2005    454        3.39      20        0.15      668      35
                                                                     Conference as a junior. Personal: Born 12/4/84 in Lake Forest,
 Career 454         3.39      20        0.15      668      35
                                                                     IL. Family: Thomas and Joan Gruber. She has one brother, Kevin.
                                                                     Major: Elementary Education.
                  #2 CHERI CONRO, 5'2", So, DS,
                  Hampshire, IL/ Hampshire HS                         AU Career Statistics
                  College as a Freshman (’05): Was primarily a        Year    Kills K/Game       Assists   A/Game     Digs   Blocks
                  member of the junior varsity squad. High            2005    509        3.83      10        0.08     588      58
                  School: Attended Hampshire High School and          Career 509         3.83      10        0.08     588      58
                  played two years of varsity volleyball under
                  Coach Jen Kremer. Named team’s best
defensive player as a senior. Personal: Born 1/29/87 in Elgin, IL.
Family: Geraldine Conro. She has one brother, Nick, and one
sister, Tami. Hobbies: Showing dairy cattle at fairs. Major:
Physical Education. Minor: Health Education.




                                                                                                AU Women’s Volleyball            5
                                            Meet the Spartans
                 #1 JAMIE HANSEN, 5'8", So, Setter,                                      #24 JILL LUCKENBILL, 5'10", Sr, OH,
                 North Aurora, IL/West Aurora HS                                         Batavia,IL/Batavia HS
                 College as a Freshman (’05): Played in                                  College as a Junior (’05): Played in 131 games,
                 8 games, had 35 digs. High School: Attended                             had 175 kills, 94 digs and 132 blocks. College
                 West Aurora High School and played varsity                              as a Sophomore (’04): Attended Waubonsee
                 volleyball under Coach Larson. Named team                               Community College and played volleyball.
                 captain two years. Played varsity softball                              Named All-Conference. College as a
under Coach Proctor and was named Most Improved Player.             Freshman (’03): Attended Waubonsee Community College.
Personal: Born 5/2/87 in Aurora, IL. Family: John and Carolyn       Played volleyball and was named All-Conference and received
Hansen. She has two brothers, Eric and Kelton. Hobbies:             the Coaches Award. High School: Played three years of varsity
Teaching swimming and working with kids. Major: Elementary          volleyball under Coach Trippi-Payne. Personal: Born on 4/27/84
Education.                                                          in St. Charles, IL. Family: William and Barbara Luckenbill. She
                                                                    has two sisters, Julie and Tracy. Hobbies: Animals, reptiles and
 AU Career Statistics
                                                                    rock climbing. Major: Psychology. Minor: Criminial Justice.
 Year    Kills K/Game       Assists   A/Game     Digs   Blocks
 2005      0        0.00      2         0.25      35       0         AU Career Statistics
 Career    0        0.00      2         0.25      35      0          Year    Kills K/Game        Assists   A/Game      Digs   Blocks
                                                                     2005    175        1.34       39        0.30       94     132
#11 AMANDA HILLS, 5'6", Fr, Setter,                                  Career 175         1.34       39        0.30       94     132
Kempton, IL/Tri-Point HS
High School: Attended Tri-Point High School.                        #4 DIANE MENNECKE, 5'4", So, Setter,
Played two years of varsity volleyball under                        Aurora, IL/Aurora Central Catholic HS
Coach Don Mayr. As a senior she was named                           College as a Junior (’05): Appeared in 61
Honorable Mention Mid-State. Personal:                              games, had three kills and 103 digs. High
Born 8/14/88 in Chicago. Family: George and                         School: Attended Aurora Catholic High
Martha Hills. She has one sister, Brittany.                         School. Played two years of varsity volleyball
Hobbies: Reading, television, raising and showing rabbits and       under Coach Randy Hewitt. Played varsity
rattlesnakes. Major: Biology.                                       basketball under Coach Scott Bieller and was
                                                                    named team MVP and captain. Also ran one year of varsity track
                   #16 KATY JEFFERSON, 5'7", Sr, OH,                under Coach Troy Kerber. Personal: Born on 3/9/87 in Aurora,
                   Plymouth, IL/Southeastern HS                     IL. Family: Judy Mennecke. She has two sisters, Brenda and
                   College as a Junior (’05): Appeared in two       Lisa. Major: Criminal Justice.
                   games and had three digs. College as a
                                                                     AU Career Statistics
                   Sophomore (’04): Played in 10 games, had
                                                                     Year    Kills K/Game        Assists   A/Game      Digs   Blocks
                   one kill, 35 digs and one block. College as a
                                                                     2005      3        0.05      364        5.97      103       0
                   Freshman (’03): Played in 11 games, had one
                                                                     Career    3        0.05      364        5.97      103      0
kill and three blocks. High School: Attended Southeastern High
School. Played two years of varsity volleyball under Coach Tim
                                                                                        #17 MEGHAN MICHALEK, 5'9", Sr, MB,
Kerr. Named All-County First Team her junior and senior years
                                                                                        West Chicago, IL/West Chicago HS
and Honorable Mention All-Area her senior year. Personal:
                                                                                        College as a Junior (’05): Was a team captain
Born 5/16/85 in Macomb, IL. Family: Joe and Rita Jefferson. She
                                                                                        and played in 89 games, had 78 kills, 83 digs
has one brother, Steve, and one sister, Sarah. Major: Psychology.
                                                                                        and 80 blocks. College as a Sophomore (’04):
Minor: Business Administration.
                                                                                        Attended College of DuPage and played
 AU Career Statistics                                                                   volleyball. Named Academic All-American,
 Year    Kills K/Game       Assists   A/Game     Digs   Blocks      National Player of the Week, All-Conference, All-Region and All-
 2005      0        0.00      0         0.00       3       0        Regional Tournament. College as a Freshman (’03): Attended
 2004      1        0.10      0         0.00      35       1        College of DuPage and played volleyball. Named All-
 2003      1        0.09      2         0.18       2       3        Conference, All-Region and All-Regional Tournament. High
 Career    2        0.08      2         0.08      40      4         School: Attended West Chicago High School and played three
                                                                    years of varsity volleyball under Coach Kris Hasty. Personal:
                                                                    Born on 2/25/84 in Lombard, IL. Family: Ron and Holly
                                                                    Michalek. She has one brother, Ronnie. Hobbies: Movies,
                                                                    swimming, music and coaching volleyball. Major: Biology.
                                                                     AU Career Statistics
                                                                     Year    Kills K/Game        Assists   A/Game      Digs   Blocks
                                                                     2005     78        0.88       12        0.13       83      80
                                                                     Career   78        0.88       12        0.13       83      80
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                                           Meet the Spartans
                  #20 CHRISTIE OZLANSKI, 5'6",Fr, Setter,                           #12 BETH SHIMKUS, 5'5", Sr, Libero,
                  Hickory Hills, IL/Argo HS                                         Shorewood, IL/ Reavis HS
                  High School: Attended Argo High School. She                       College as a Junior(’05): Played in 13 games,
                  played two years of varsity volleyball under                      had 13 kills, 10 digs and 6 blocks. College as a
                  Coach Shelly Picha. As a senior was named                         Sophomore (’04): Attended Joliet Junior
                        ,
                  MVP All-Conference and All-Area. As a junior                      College. College as a Freshman (’03):
                  was named All-Conference Honorable                                Attended Joliet Junior College. High School:
Mention. She played four years of varsity soccer under Coach      Attended Reavis High School. Played two years of varsity
Pete Ress. Personal: Born 10/19/87 in Chicago, IL. Family:        volleyball under Diane Lee. Was named Honorable Mention All-
Stanley and Donna Ozlanski. She has one brother, Thomas.          Conference as a junior. Personal: Born on 12/4/81 in Palos
Hobbies: Volleyball, friends, and scrapbooking. Major:            Heights, IL. Family: Ronald and Shari Shimkus. She has two
Elementary Education.                                             brothers, Mike and Rob, and three sisters, Chris, Gen and
                                                                  Therese. Hobbies: Sports. Major: Elementary Education.
#22 KRISTEN PEARA, 5'10", So, OH,
Elgin, IL/East Aurora HS                                          #10 JILL SMART, 5'8", Fr, OH,
College as a Freshman (’05): Was primarily a                      Round Lake Beach, IL/Grayslake HS
member of the junior varsity squad. High                          High School: Attended Grayslake High
School: Attended East Aurora High School                          School. Played three years of varsity
and played three years of varsity volleyball                      volleyball under Coach Jeanna Beerbower.
under Coach Pam Miller. Was named                                 Was captain as a senior and MVP and All-
Academic All-Conference all three years,                          Conference as a junior. Personal: Born
Most Outstanding Player as a senior and Most Dedicated Player     8/21/88 in Waukegan, IL. Family: Patrick and
as a sophomore. Personal: Born on 1/12/87 in Elgin, IL. Family:   Patty Smart. She has one brother, Joe. Hobbies: Sports, wake
Bob and Karen Peara. She has two sisters, Rachel and Sarah.       boarding and music. Major: Nursing.
Hobbies: Working out, reading and listening to music. Major:
Athletic Training.                                                                 #5 SARA STARK, 5'5", Fr, Libero,
                                                                                   Hudson, IL/Normal Community HS
                    #3 LAUREN RUFFIE-5'9", Sr, MH,                                 High School: Attended Normal Community
                    Batavia, IL/Batavia HS                                         High School. Played four years of varsity
                    College as a Junior (’05): Attended Aurora                     volleyball. Personal: Born on 12/29/87 in
                    University but did not play volleyball.                        Bloomington, IL. Family: Jon Stark and Susan
                    College as a Sophomore (’04): Played in 42                     Albea. She has two brothers, Adam and Eric.
                    games, had 24 kills, 19 digs and 27 blocks.   Hobbies: Reading, volleyball and hanging out with friends.
                    College as a Freshman (’03): Attended         Major: Nursing.
                    Illinois State University. High School:
Attended Batavia High School. Played two years of varsity
volleyball under Coach Trippi-Payne. Named Most Improved as
a senior. Personal: Born 12/11/84 in Downers Grove, IL. Family:
Patricia and Ronald Ruffie. She has one sister, Amy. Hobbies:
Working out, snowboarding and vacations. Major: Elementary
Education. Minor: Spanish.
 AU Career Statistics
 Year    Kills K/Game      Assists   A/Game    Digs   Blocks
 2004     24        0.57     3         0.07     19     27
 Career 24          0.57     3         0.07     19     27




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                            Meet the Spartans




8   AU Women’s Volleyball
                                                 2005 Spartans’ Stats

          Final 2005 NIIC Standings                                             Past NIIC Champions
Place   School                        NIIC      NIIC TOURN. Overall
1.      Benedictine University        5-0           2nd      24-14
                                                                            2005...........................................Benedictine University
2.      Aurora University             3-2            1st     19-17
                                                                            2004...........................................Benedictine University
3.      Eureka College                3-2            4th     19-12
                                                                            2003.....................................................Rockford College
4.      Clarke College                2-3            3rd      8-25
                                                                            2002...........................................Benedictine University
5.      Concordia University          2-3          5th tie   8-24
                                                                                                                                     Rockford College
6.      Rockford College              0-5          5th tie    3-24
                                                                            2001...........................................Benedictine University
                                                                            2000...........................................Benedictine University
                                                                            1999...........................................Benedictine University
                                                                            1997 ........................................................Eureka College
                   2005 All-NIIC Team                                       1996.................................................Aurora University
                                                                                                                                         Eureka College
 Sarah Campbell ............................. Aurora University
                                                                                                                           Benedictine University
 Lindsey Gruber .............................. Aurora University            1995 .............................................Concordia University
 Liz Frelund............................... Benedictine University          1994 ........................................Benedictine University*
 Jessica Tuchowski.................... Benedictine University               1993 ........................................Benedictine University*
 Danielle Mikos......................... Benedictine University             1992 ........................................Benedictine University*
 Candy Anderson ................................... Eureka College          1991 ........................................Benedictine University*
                                                                            1990 ........................................Benedictine University*
 Kaci Davis .............................................. Eureka College
                                                                            1989 ........................................Benedictine University*
 Lauren Sandrik...................................... Eureka College
                                                                            1988 ........................................Benedictine University*
 Amber Naumann ................................... Clarke College           1987 ........................................Benedictine University*
 Sarah Steinke.............................. Concordia University           1986 ........................................Benedictine University*
 Jessica Nahnsen ......................... Concordia University             1985 ........................................Benedictine University*
 Paula Jones......................................... Rockford College      1984 ........................................Benedictine University*
                                                                            1983 ........................................Benedictine University*
                        Player of the Year                                  1982 ........................................Benedictine University*
         Jessica Tuchowski, Benedictine University                          1991 ........................................Benedictine University*
                                                                            1980 .............................................Concordia University
                     Newcomer of the Year                                   1979 .............................................Concordia University
                   Kaci Davis, Eureka College
                                                                            1978 .............................................Concordia University
                        Coach of the Year                                   1977.................................................Aurora University
                Jerry Angle, Aurora University                                                                            Benedictine University*

                                                                            *then known as Illinois Benedictine College




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                        2005 Game-by-Game Results
Date     W/L    Opponent                             Score   Scores                             Record/NIIC
9/2      W      Marian College                       3-2     27-30, 33-31, 30-26, 30-32, 15-7   1-0/0-0
9/2      L      Wheaton College                      0-3     25-30, 26-30, 24-30                1-1/0-0
9/3      W      Carroll College                      3-2     27-30, 30-26, 25-30, 30-26, 15-7   2-1/0-0
9/3      L      University of Wisconsin-Whitewater   0-3     17-30, 17-30, 22-30                2-2/0-0
9/9      L      Wheaton College                      1-3     22-30, 22-30, 30-27, 30-32         2-3/0-0
9/9      L      St. Norbert College                  2-3     23-30, 30-25, 30-27, 12-30, 18-20 2-4/0-0
9/10     W      North Park University                3-0     30-25, 30-20, 30-21                3-4/0-0
9/10     W      University of Chicago                3-2     30-16, 30-21, 23-30, 25-30, 15-10 4-4/0-0
9/16     W      Augsburg College                     3-1     27-30, 30-19, 30-26, 30-21         5-4/0-0
9/16     L      Augustana College                    2-3     30-24, 30-18, 21-30, 27-30, 8-15   5-5/0-0
9/17     L      Monmouth College                     0-3     27-30, 25-30, 23-30                5-6/0-0
9/17     L      Macalester College                   0-3     22-30, 25-30, 16-30                5-7/0-0
9/23     W      Wheaton College                      3-0     30-18, 30-20, 30-25                6-7/0-0
9/23     L      Judson College                       2-3     30-21, 30-19, 22-30, 13-30, 13-15 6-8/0-0
9/24     L      Franklin University                  2-3     20-30, 32-30, 17-30, 30-24, 7-15   6-9/0-0
9/24     L      University Chicago                   2-3     25-30, 31-29, 31-29, 28-30, 7-15   6-10/0-0
9/27     L      Benedictine University               0-3     24-30, 30-32, 22-30                6-11/0-1
10/1     W      North Park University                3-2     30-21, 24-30, 16-30, 30-23, 15-7   7-11/0-1
10/1     W      Lake Forest College                  3-0     30-24, 30-17, 32-30                8-11/0-1
10/4     W      Clarke College                       3-1     27-30, 30-26, 30-18, 30-13         9-11/1-1
10/6     W      Beloit College                       3-1     30-26, 30-28, 28-30, 30-15         10-11/1-1
10/11    L      Concordia University (IL)            1-3     23-30, 25-30, 30-27, 25-30         10-12/1-2
10/14    L      Colorado College                     0-3     18-30, 18-30, 23-30                10-13/1-2
10/12    L      Colorado College                     0-3     14-30, 27-30, 24-30                10-14/1-2
10/18    W      Rockford College                     3-0     30-14, 30-24, 30-28                11-14/2-2
10/21    W      North Central College                3-0     30-28, 30-22, 30-27                12-14/2-2
10/21    W      Luther College                       3-0     30-23, 30-28, 30-20                13-14/2-2
10/22    L      University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh      0-3     26-30, 25-30, 24-30                13-15/2-2
10/22    L      St. Norbert College                  0-3     26-30, 31-33, 20-30                13-16/2-2
10/25    W      Eureka College                       3-0     30-22, 30-20, 30-26                14-16/3-2
10/28    L      Elmhurst College                     2-3     30-27, 23-30, 30-27, 28-30, 5-15   14-17/3-2
10/28    W      Beloit College                       3-2     30-26, 25-30, 21-30, 30-27, 15-13 15-17/3-2
10/29    W      Dominican University                 3-0     30-21, 30-15, 30-24                16-17/3-2
10/29    W      Concordia Wisconsin                  3-1     30-20, 23-30, 30-20, 30-23         17-17/3-2
11/5     W      Eureka College                       3-1     30-21, 35-37, 33-31, 30-21         18-17/4-2
11/5     W      Benedictine University               3-0     33-31, 30-28, 30-22                19-17/5-2




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                                         2005 Team Totals
                                           |--------------------- ATTACK---------------------|       |-------SET-------|        |----------SERVE----------|

##   Name                   GP-MP           K       K/Game             E       TA       PCT          A        A/Game             SA      SA/Gm         SE
13   Andrea Buss            131 34         162       1.24             48       442      .258         27          0.21              1       0.01         0
18   Sarah Campbell         134 36         454       3.39            200      1419      .179         20          0.15             35       0.26        18
3    Lindsey Gruber         133 36         509       3.83            229      1599      .175         10          0.08             48       0.36        27
23   Courtney Lillard       178 29         109       1.40             50       349      .169         29          0.37              0       0.00         2
14   Lindsay Augustine      161 20           1       0.02               0        6      .167        270          4.43             10       0.16         9
6    Meghan Michalek        189 29          78       0.88             48       243      .123         12          0.13             11       0.12        15
5    Breann Kukurin         152 20          55       1.06             34       181      .116         17          0.33              9       0.17         8
15   Brook Sunleaf          133 35         126       .095             84       441      .095        478          3.59             31       0.23        12
4    Diane Mennecke         161 17           3       0.05               2       11      .091        364          5.97              8       0.13        20
24   Jill Luckenbill        131 36         175       1.34            126       636      .077         39          0.30             15       0.11        16
9    Julia Eggert           116 10          24       1.50             19       109      .046          0          0.00              3       0.19         4
12   Beth Shimkus           113 05          13       1.00             11        47      .043         12          0.92              0       0.00         0
21   Jamie Hansen           008 07           0       0.00               0        1      .000          2          0.25              1       0.12         5
16   Katy Jefferson         002 01           0       0.00               0        3      .000          0          0.00              0       0.00         0
20   Shauna Harlan          010 04          10       1.00             11        43      -.023         1          0.10              0       0.00         3
7    Kayla Holmbeck         006 05          13       2.17             17        58      -.069         1          0.17              0       0.00         3
1    Dina Kyriakoulis       087 29           0       0.00               2        8      -.250       416          4.78             24       0.28        17
11   Jamie McPherrin        129 36           1       0.01               4        9      -.333        18          0.14             29       0.22        21
10   Katie Wyss             001 1            0       0.00               1        1      -1.00         0          0.00              0       0.00         0
     AURORA UNIVERSITY VB   137 36        1733       12.65           886     5606       .151      1716           12.53           226       1.65       177



                                                       |-------DIG-------|     |--------------------- BLOCKING---------------------|

##   Name                        G         RE           DIG          Dig/G     BS        BA        Total       B/Game             BE       BHE
13   Andrea Buss                 131            3        44          0.34       36       103        139          1.06             10         6
18   Sarah Campbell              134        57           668         4.99         8      27          35          0.26              1         2
3    Lindsey Gruber              133        58           588         4.42         6      52          58          0.44              2         4
23   Courtney Lillard             78            0        20          0.26       13       46          59          0.76              8         4
14   Lindsay Augustine            61            0        81          1.33         0       0           0          0.00              0         7
6    Meghan Michalek        1     89            8        83          0.93       17       63          80          0.90              9         1
5    Breann Kukurin               52            2        35          0.67         7      22          29          0.56              2         2
15   Brook Sunleaf               133            2        185         1.39         4      25          29          0.22              1        26
4    Diane Mennecke               61            0        103         1.69         0       0           0          0.00              0        22
24   Jill Luckenbill             131            2        94          0.72       29       103        132          1.01              9         5
9    Julia Eggert           1     16            6        29          1.81         1       2           3          0.19              1         1
12   Beth Shimkus           1     13            0        10          0.77         1       5           6          0.46              1         1
21   Jamie Hansen                    8      13           35          4.38         0       0           0          0.00              0         0
16   Katy Jefferson                  2          0           3        1.50         0       0           0          0.00              0         0
20   Shauna Harlan          0     10            1           1        0.10         1       3           4          0.40              0         0
7    Kayla Holmbeck         0        6          6        30          5.00         1       0           1          0.17              0         0
1    Dina Kyriakoulis       0     87            1        171         1.97         0       0           0          0.00              0        18
11   Jamie McPherrin             129        82           672         5.21         0       0           0          0.00              0         0
10    Katie Wyss            00       1          0           0        0.00         0       0           0          0.00              0         0
     TEAM                   00                  1
     AURORA UNIVERSITY VB        137       242          2852       20.82       124       451      349.5          2.55             44        99


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             (All numbers are 630 area code)                                Rebecca L. Sherrick
                                                                            President
Sport/Department         Coach/Contact           Phone                      Currently in her seventh year as Aurora
Director of Athletics    Mark Walsh            844-5111                     University President, Rebecca Sherrick is
Athletics Business                                                          a true Spartan booster and often attends
 Manager                 Lisa Wisniowicz       844-4574                     athletic events. She earned her B.A. from
                                                                            Illinois Wesleyan University and Ph.D.
Athletic Trainer         Stevie Baker-Watson   844-5114
                                                                            from Northwestern University.
Asst. Athletic Trainer   Terry Smith           844-6173
Baseball                 Shaun Neitzel         844-6515
Basketball, Men          James Lancaster       844-5144                     Andrew Manion
Basketball, Women        Michelle Roof         844-5112                     Provost
Cross Country and                                                           Previously Dean of the College of Arts
 Track and Field         James Kluckhohn       844-4573                     and Sciences from 1998 to 2000, Andrew
Events/Equipment                                                            Manion earned his B.A. from Saint Norbert
 Manager                 Jason Smith           844-6891                     College and his Ph.D. in experimental
Football                 Rich Duncan           844-5115                     psychology from Adelphi University.
Golf, Men                John Donofrio         844-3855
Golf, Women              Chad Johansen         844-3849
Soccer, Men              Pete Watkins          844-5268
                                                                            Michael Moser
Soccer, Women            Kanute Drugan         844-4207
                                                                            Vice President for Student Life
Softball                 Mike McKenzie         844-4939                     Michael Moser assumed the duties of Vice
Sports Information       Brian Kipley          844-7575                     President for Student Life in March 2004.
Tennis, Men and Women    Paul Heinkel          844-5152                     He has a B.A. from North Central College
Volleyball               Jerry Angle           844-5261                     and a Master of Divinity from Garrett-
                                                                            Evangelical Theological Seminary
                 Other Important Numbers
Admission                                      844-5533
Alumni Office                                  844-5486
                                                                             Mark Walsh
Physical Education Office                      844-6181
                                                                             Director of Athletics
Campus Safety                                  844-5450                      Mark Walsh was named Director of
Training Room                                  844-4891                      Athletics in 1998. Previously, Walsh was
University Communications                      844-5481                      AU’s Head Baseball Coach from 1992 to
Wellness Center                                844-5434                      2002 and Assistant Coach from 1987 to
                                                                             1992. Walsh led the Spartans to nine NIIC
                                                                             championships and nine NCAA Tourna-
                                                          ment appearances while posting a 320-85 (.790) won-lost
                                                          record in 10 seasons. Walsh also served as Assistant Football
                                                          Coach at AU from 1986 to 1996 and was part of the coaching
                                                          staff who reinstated football after it had been dropped in
                                                          1952. Walsh earned both his bachelor’s and master’s degrees
                                                          from Aurora University.



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    Aurora University traces its origins to the 1893 founding of a seminary in                highlights
the small town of Mendota, IL. Though established initially to prepare graduates           upcoming games
for ministry, the institution soon adopted a broader mission and moved to a
new campus on the western edge of the nearby community of Aurora. With this
change came a different name and a growing enrollment. In 1985, the institution
was rechristened Aurora University.
    In 1992, the Aurora and George Williams College traditions blended when the
two institutions entered into the affiliation agreement that paved the way for a
merger eight years later.
    Today Aurora University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission
of the North Central Association to award degrees at the baccalaureate, master’s,
and doctoral levels. The institution enrolls approximately 4,000 degree-seeking
students a year on its Illinois and Wisconsin campuses.
    The Aurora campus offers undergraduate and graduate programs through
the College of Arts and Sciences, the College of Education and the College of
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Professional Studies (including the Dunham School of Business, School of
Nursing, School of Social Work and School of Health and Physical Education.)                 NAC
The graduate programs offer areas of specialization, leading to master’s degrees
in business administration, mathematics, recreation administration, teaching
and social work, as well as a doctorate in education.
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Dunham Scholars Program incorporates service learning and extracurricular             Results, Directions
activities into its business curriculum. The Honors Program offers students
advanced coursework, innovative seminars and participation in special events.
May Term is a three-week program offering opportunities to study abroad,
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social and service organizations and play active roles in campus governance.
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Spartans boast a winning tradition with 44 conference titles in recent years and
25 regular appearances in national tournaments.
    The Alumni Hall of Physical Education features a racquetball court, climbing
wall, complete locker room facilities, training room, weight room, aerobic-activ-
ities room, classroom and coaches’ offices.
    Aurora University is located in west Aurora, within an hour’s drive of Chicago
and at the western end of the Illinois Research and Development Corridor. It is
accessible via Interstate 88 at the Orchard Road exit.
                  2006 Aurora University
                Spartans Volleyball Schedule
Date/Day                   Opponent                                               Time
Sept. 1, Fri               UW-Whitewater Tournament
                             vs. UW-Whitewater                                    3 p.m.
                             vs. Wheaton College                                  5 p.m.
Sept. 2, Sat               UW-Whitewater Tournament
                             vs. Baldwin-Wallace College                          10 a.m.
                             vs. UW-River Falls                                   2 p.m.
Sept. 8, Fri               AU Coleman Memorial Tournament
                             vs. Wheaton College                                  3 p.m.
                             vs. St. Norbert College                              7 p.m.
Sept. 9, Sat               AU Coleman Memorial Tournament
                             vs. Millikin University                              10 a.m.
                             vs. Ripon College                                    2 p.m.
Sept. 12, Tue              Concordia University, IL*                              7 p.m.
Sept. 15, Tue              University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh Tournament
                             vs. UW-Oshkosh                                       5 p.m.
                             vs. Loras College                                    7 p.m.
Sept. 16, Sat              University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh Tournament
                             vs. TBA                                              10 a.m.
Sept. 20, Wed              Dominican University                                   7 p.m.
Sept. 26, Tue              Benedictine University                                 7 p.m.
Sept. 29, Fri              University of Wisconsin-Platteville Tournament
                             vs. Cornell College                                  4 p.m.
                             vs. Elmhurst College                                 6 p.m.
Sept. 30, Sat              University of Wisconsin-Platteville Tournament
                             vs. Lakeland College                                 10 a.m.
                             vs. Clarke College                                   2 p.m.
Oct. 4, Wed                Lakeland College*                                      7 p.m.
Oct. 6, Fri                Concordia University, WI*                              7 p.m.
Oct. 7, Sat                Alverno College*                                       2 p.m.
Oct. 10, Tue               Wisconsin Lutheran College*                            7 p.m.
Oct. 12, Thu               Maranatha Baptist College*                             7 p.m.
Oct. 18, Tue               Edgewood College*                                      7 p.m.
Oct. 20, Fri               Marian College*                                        7 p.m.
Oct. 21, Sat               Rockford College*                                      2 p.m.
Oct. 24, Tue               Lake Forest College*                                   7 p.m.
Oct. 27, Fri               Benedictine University Tournament
                             vs. North Park University                            3 p.m.
                             vs. St. Norbert College                              5 p.m.
Oct. 28, Sat               Benedictine University Tournament
                             vs. Dominican University                             10 a.m.
                             vs. North Central College                            2 p.m.
Oct. 31, Tue               Northern Athletics Conference Tournament First Round   7 p.m.
Nov. 3, Fri                Northern Athletics Conference Tournament Semi Finals   TBA
Nov. 4, Sat                Northern Athletics Conference Tournament Finals        TBA
Nov. 9-11                  NCAA Regionals


All home matches in BOLD                          *Northern Athletics Conference match




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