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									COYOTE VOLLEYBALL
         2009 MEDIA GUIDE




                  C O Y O T E S
USD Volleyball MeDia GUiDe
                            Media Information                                                          For the Media
                                                                                                          The 2009 South Dakota Volleyball Media & Recruiting Guide is designed
Associated Press ...................................... 800-952-9911 or 605-332-3111                   to assist members of the media in its coverage of Coyote Volleyball. The
P.O. Box 1125, 330 N. Main, Sioux Falls, S.D., 57101..Fax: 605-332-3931                                sports information contact for the 2009 volleyball team is sports information
E-mail: ........................................................................ apsiouxfalls@ap.org   coordinator Tom Berg (E-mail: tom.berg@usd.edu, Phone: (605) 677-8813.
                                                                                                       All interview requests with Coyote student-athletes and coaches, as well as credential
Sioux Falls Argus Leader .................................................1-800-636-4263               requests, should be coordinated through Berg, preferably 24 hours in advance. In
P.O. Box 5034, Sioux Falls, SD, 57117 .........................Fax: 605-331-2294                       addition, photographs, weekly releases, feature ideas and statistics are available through
                                                                                                       the sports information office. Updated results, statistics and releases are also available
Mick Garry (Beat Writer) .....................................mgarry@argusleader.com
                                                                                                       on the Internet at www.usdcoyotes.com
Yankton Press & Dakotan .................................................. 605-665-7811                table oF Contents
P.O. Box 56, Yankton, SD, 57078 .................................Fax: 605-665-1721                     Media Information/General Facts...........................................................................1
James Cimburek, Jeremy Hoeck ...................................sports@yankton.net                     Roster.....................................................................................................................2
                                                                                                       Schedule .................................................................................................................2
Sioux City Journal ...........................................................1-800-397-9820
                                                                                                       Coaching Staff........................................................................................................3
515 Pavonia, Sioux City, IA, 51102...............................Fax: 712-279-5059
Terry Hersom, Barry Poe ............................... sports @siouxcityjournal.com                   University Administration .................................................................................. 4-5
                                                                                                       Athletic Administration and Staff ...........................................................................6
The Volante ........................................................................ 605-677-6891      Season Outlook ......................................................................................................7
414 E. Clark St., Vermillion, SD 57069 ............................... 605-677-5105                    Player Biographies ............................................................................................ 8-15
Justin Rust (Sports Editor) ...........................................justin.rust@usd.edu             Opponent Information .................................................................................. 16-18
                                                                                                       2008 Statistical Review .........................................................................................19
B102.7 Classic Rock (FM) ..................Flagship Station for USD Athletics                          Single Season Records/Coaching Year-by Year ......................................................20
5100 Tennis Lane, Sioux Falls, S.D. 57108 .......................... 605-332-7070                      Career Records .....................................................................................................21
Warren Swain ................................................. warren.swain@cumulus.com
                                                                                                       All-Time Match Results ................................................................................. 22-24
KWSN Radio ...................................................................... 605-331-5350         Year-By-Year Leaders ...................................................................................... 24-25
500 S. Phillips, Sioux Falls, SD 57104 ..........................Fax: 605-336-0415                     Team Totals/Academic Awards .............................................................................25
Craig Mattick, John Gaskins ......................... craig_mattick@bybradio.com                       Athletic Facilities ..................................................................................................26
                                                                                                       The U. .................................................................................................................27
KYNT/KKYA Radio ........................................................... 605-665-7892               Athletic Training & Community Service ..............................................................28
202 W. 2nd Street Yankton, SD 57078 ...................... Fax: (605) 665-0818
Brady Donovin (Sports Director) .....................................sports@kynt.com                   General inForMation
                                                                                                       Location: ........................................................Vermillion, S.D. (Population 10,034)
KVHT Radio....................................................................... 605-665-2600         Founded: .......................................................... 1862, Dakota Territorial Legislature
210 West 3rd Street Yankton, SD 57078 .................... Fax: (605) 665-8875                         Enrollment: .....................................................................................................9,291
Joe VanGoor (Sports Director) .........................................sports@kvht.com                 President: .......................................................................................James W. Abbott
                                                                                                       Director of Athletics: ............................................................................. Joel Nielsen
KAOR Radio (USD Campus Radio) ................................. 605-677-6477                           National Affiliation: ..................................................................... NCAA Division I
555 N. Dakota St., Vermillion, SD 57069 ........................... 605-310-1311                       Nickname:.............................................................................. Coyotes (KI-YOTES)
Justin Rust (Sports Director) ...................................... Justin.Rust@usd.edu
                                                                                                       Volleyball QuiCk FaCts
KSFY-TV ............................................................................. 605-373-7376     Head Coach ...........................................................................................Matt Houk
300 N. Dakota Ave., Sioux Falls, SD 57102 ..................Fax: 605-336-2067                          USD Record/Career Record ............................................................................. 23-4
Erik Thorstensen (Sports Director) ..........................ethorstensen@ksfy.com                     Volleyball Office Phone ..................................................................... 605-677-5936
                                                                                                       2008 Overall Record ........................................................................................ 23-4
KELO-TV ........................................................................... 605-336-1100       Letterwinners Returning..................................................................................... 5/5
501 S. Phillips Ave., Sioux Falls, SD, 57102 ..................Fax: 605-336-0202
Jay Elson (Sports Director) .........................................jelson@keloland.com
KDLT-TV ............................................................................ 605-361-1357                      sPorts inForMation Coordinators
3600 S. Westport Ave., Sioux Falls, SD 57116 ..............Fax: 605-361-3982
Mark Ovenden (Sports Director) ..................................... sports@kdlt.com
KCAU-TV ........................................................................... 800-475-5228                             Tom Berg is in his second season as a sports information
7th & Douglas, Sioux City, IA 51101 ...........................Fax: 712-277-4298                                          coordinator at South Dakota. Berg joined the Coyote staff after
Tim Seaman (Sports Director)................................... tseaman@kcautv.com                                        spending over a decade in the sports journalism field.
                                                                                                                             Berg spent 10 years on the sports staff at the Marshall
KTIV-TV ............................................................................. 800-234-5848                        Independent in Marshall, Minn., including seven years as sports
3135 Floyd Blvd., Sioux City, IA 51105 ........................Fax: 712-239-2621                                          editor from 2000-07. During his time as sports editor, Berg won 10
Brad Pautsch (Sports Director) ..................................... bpautsch@ktiv.com                                    writing awards from the Minnesota Associated Press Sports Writers
                                                                                                       Association (MAPSA), including five first-place honors. In addition, he supervised
KMEG-TV .......................................................................... 712-252-5634        a sports department that received first-place honors from MAPSA in the general
P.O. Box 657, 700 Floyd Blvd., Sioux City, IA 51105 ...Fax: 712-255-5250                               excellence category, and the Independent sports staff was a two-time winner of the
Travis Morgan ................................................................ sports@kmeg.com         Minnesota Newspaper Association’s Sports Reporting Award.
                                                                                                          Berg received his bachelor’s degree in speech communication: radio and television
                                                                                                       from Southwest Minnesota State in 1999. Berg and his wife Shaunna, live in Vermillion.
Media Guide Credits
The 2009 South Dakota volleyball media guide was designed, written and edited by Tom
Berg. Photos by Aaron Packard. The guide was produced entirely with Adobe InDesign
and printed by U Copy on the USD campus.




                                                                                                                            MEDIA GUIDE                                                                                               1
     aDMiniStration
                              JAMES W. ABBOTT                                                                        JOEL NIELSEN
                              4UNIVERSITY         PRESIDENT                                                          4DIRECTOR OF ATHLETICS
                              413TH     YEAR                                                                         4SEVENTH YEAR

                               James W. Abbott, the 17th president of The                                            Joel Nielsen begins his seventh year as athletic
                               University of South Dakota, is in his 13th year                                       director at South Dakota. Nielsen assumed his duties
                               at The U. He was named president by the South                                         at The U in December, 2003.
                               Dakota Board of Regents on Feb. 12, 1997 and                                             During his tenure at South Dakota, Nielsen, 46,
    began his term of office on July 1, 1997. Abbott has two degrees from The             has provided leadership in the U’s transition to Division I.
    U (BA’70 and JD ’74) and is the school’s first alumnus president.                        He secured membership for USD football in the Great West Football
       A lifelong resident of South Dakota, Abbott taught middle and high school          Conference in 2007 and will lead the Coyotes into membership in the Summit
    social studies and college-level political science, practiced law, and actively       League for all sports except football starting in 2011. Nielsen also played
    managed various businesses. Prior to becoming president, he was president             an active role in the organization/creation of the Great West Conference for
    and chief executive officer of Zylstra Communications Corporation.                    all sports. Nielsen works closely with the USD Foundation in developing
       Abbott is currently leading a long-range strategic plan entitled “Building         strategic fundraising models that will provide the necessary resources for the
    an Extraordinary University” with the goal of making USD the best small,              Division I transition. He also serves on the following committees; Campus
    public flagship university in the nation built upon a liberal arts foundation.        Facilities, Wellness Center, Gender Equity Oversight and the Athletic Board
    Campaign South Dakota, the most ambitious fund drive in South Dakota                  of Control.
    history that concluded on Dec. 31, 2006, raised more than $133 million to                   Nielsen is responsible for making significant changes and introducing
    increase student scholarships, build and remodel facilities for the School of         new departmental initiatives since 2003. He worked closely with the Athletic
    Medicine and the School of Business, construct a new student center, and              Review Committee in initiating a progressive and comprehensive plan for
    fund endowments to increase faculty salaries.                                         South Dakota Athletics, addressing competitiveness, funding and compliance.
       Abbott served in the South Dakota House of Representatives and as a board          Nielsen worked with The U’s administration and an external licensing company
    member of several state and community organizations, including the State              to develop a new athletics logo and trademark program. He also spearheaded
    Board of Education, the South Dakota Community Foundation, the South                  the relationship with Daktronics Sports Marketing to bring a $2 million
    Dakota Lottery Commission, the South Dakota Economic Development                      scoreboard enhancement to the DakotaDome. Before taking over at USD,
    Finance Authority and Dakota Wesleyan University.                                     Nielsen served as Athletic Director at Colorado College overseeing a 20-sport
       He currently serves on the American Council of Education’s Commission on           athletic program, which included two sports (men’s ice hockey and women’s
    Government and Public Affairs, The Freedom Forum Diversity Committee,                 soccer) at the Division I level.
    The Freedom Forum Al Neuharth Free Spirit Award Selection Committee,                       From 1993 to 2001, Nielsen was the associate athletic director at Wake
    Home Federal Bank Board of Directors, and the South Dakota Constitutional             Forest University in Winston-Salem, N.C., where he was in charge of the
    Revision Committee. He was previously one of two South Dakota advisors                administration and management of the athletic department’s external relations.
    to the National Trust for Historic Preservation.                                      Prior to Wake Forest, he was an assistant athletic director at Illinois State in
       Abbott and his wife, Colette, have three adult daughters: Sara, Lyndsey            Normal, Ill. (1991-92) and served as an athletic development assistant at
    and Nancy.                                                                            Northern Illinois in DeKalb, Ill. (1990-91).
                                                                                                A doctoral candidate (Leadership and Educational Policy Studies) at
                                                                                          Northern Illinois; Nielsen earned a B.S. degree in business finance (1985) and a
                                                                                          M.A. degree in sports administration (1991), from Minnesota State University,
                                                                                          Mankato. At MSU, Nielsen played football and baseball before becoming a
                                                                                          graduate assistant (1989-90) for head football coach Dan Runkle.
                                                                                              He and his wife, Sharon, have three daughters (Kasey, Kelly and Kory).


                              DR. CHRISTINA KELLER
                              4FACULTY ATHLETIC REPRESENTATIVE
                              4FOURTH        YEAR
                              Dr. Christina Keller is in her fourth year as the faculty athletic representative (FAR). She has been a faculty member at The U for 19 years.
                              Currently, she is an associate dean of administration in the College of Arts and Sciences and an associate professor of physics.
                                  Prior to being named an associate dean, she was chair of the Department of Earth Sciences and Physics. She has served on
                              numerous university task forces and committees, including the Mathematics Task Force, the University Scholarship Committee,
    the Gender Equity Oversight Committee and the Athletic Board of Control. She was the co-chair of the Athletic Review Task Force, appointed by President
    James Abbott during the summer of 2006.
       A recipient of the Belbas-Larson Award for Excellence in Teaching (2006), she regularly teaches calculus-based introductory physics, modern physics and
    experimental modern physics. In addition, Dr. Keller has taught the algebra-based physics course, astronomy and various upper level courses. Her research
    interest includes theoretical condensed matter physics, physics education, and nuclear and particle physics. She has actively worked to promote physics in
    South Dakota, and has been involved with the efforts to convert the Homestake Mine into a Deep Underground Science and Engineering Laboratory.
       Dr. Keller has a B.S. degree in physics (1984), M.S. degree in physics (1986) and a Ph.D. in physics (1988), all from North Dakota State University. At
    NDSU, Keller was a four-year letter winner in women’s basketball for the Bison from 1980-84. A three-year starter, Keller was twice named Academic All-
    North Central Conference.
       She and her husband Gary Larson have a son Alex.




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 aDMiniStration
                           DAVID HERBSTER                                                                       JILL THEELER
                           4ASSOCIATE A.D./DIRECTOR OF                                                          4ASSISTANT A.D./COMPLIANCE OFFICER/
                              DEVELOPMENT AT USD FOUNDATION                                                        SENIOR WOMAN ADMINISTRATOR
                           4THIRD   YEAR                                                                        4FOURTH YEAR

                           David Herbster is in his third year as associate athlet-
                           ics director at The University of South Dakota and
director of development at the USD Foundation.                                        Jill Theeler, originally of Mitchell, S.D., is in her fourth year as the assistant
   Herbster is responsible for the fundraising efforts during the University’s        athletic director/compliance officer/senior woman administrator for Coyote
transition to NCAA Division I and also oversees the athletic department’s             Athletics. Theeler provides oversight for compliance/eligibility, serves as the
marketing, ticket office and special events, working closely with USD Ath-            athletic representative to the NCAA, NCC and University events, and provides
letics Director Joel Nielsen. Herbster developed and currently directs the            supervision of assigned staff. She oversees all aspects of the development and
department’s major fundraising campaign to fund scholarships for Division I           implementation of departmental gender and minority equity plans. Theeler
called Great Expectations as well as reorganized the annual giving efforts into a     began her duties at USD on August 14, 2006.
unified support program, the Howling Pack. Herbster has been instrumental                 Theeler has served as compliance coordinator at the University of Southern
in reshaping the department’s marketing and corporate sponsorship efforts             California (Los Angeles, Calif.) since July of 2005. Theeler has received a B.S.
and developed a comprehensive program that incorporates and integrates all            degree in business administration (May, 2002) from North Dakota State
available and newly created inventories.                                              University and earned two graduate degrees at Ohio University in Athens,
   Herbster came to USD from Omaha where he served as assistant to the                including a master of business administration degree (December 2003) and
chancellor and director of athletics at the University of Nebraska at Omaha           a master of sports administration degree (June 2004). Prior to joining the
(UNO) from 2005-2007 where he was responsible for the administration                  USC staff, Theeler was a membership services intern with the NCAA in
of an NCAA Division I men’s ice hockey program and 14 NCAA Division                   Indianapolis, Ind., and (2004-05). She served as a business consultant for the
II programs. While there, his teams won 3 NCAA national championships                 Voinovich Center for Leadership and Public Affairs in Athens, Ohio (2002-
and 14 NCC championships. Prior to UNO, he was director of athletics at               04). She also was an intern (2002, 2004) in the North Central Conference
Concordia University-St. Paul from 2001-2004. Herbster spent three years              Office in Sioux Falls, S.D., and an athletic department intern (2003) at the
(1998-2001) as the director of special events and promotions for Special              University of Washington.
Olympics Minnesota in Minneapolis, Minn. Prior to that, he was the assistant              As a student-athlete at NDSU, Theeler was a team captain and four-
director of athletics for marketing and development at Pittsburg State (Kan.),        year letter winner from 1997-2002. She also served as the Student-Athlete
assistant director for marketing and promotions at North Dakota State and             Advisory Committee (SAAC) president at NDSU. Theeler was the NCAA
promotions coordinator at Virginia Tech.                                              Woman of the Year for North Dakota in 2002 and recipient of an NCAA
  A 1991 graduate of Virginia Tech (B.S., marketing), Herbster was a member           Postgraduate Scholarship. Theeler was both the NCAA Division II Confer-
of the Division I Hokies men’s basketball team, including serving as captain          ence Commissioners Association Scholar-Athlete of the Year and the Verizon
in the 1990-91 season. He earned an M.S. in education (sports management)             Track/Cross Country Academic All-American of the Year in 2002. She also
from Virginia Tech in 1994. Herbster has served on various NCAA commit-               received the Woody Hayes National Scholarship Athlete Award. A 19-time
tees and also has been active in community service. He and his wife, Kelly,           NCAA Division II All-American, Theeler helped lead the NDSU team to an
have three daughters: Morgan, Kasey and Leah.                                         indoor national Division II title in 2002. During that championship season,
                                                                                      she was a member of the 4x400-meter relay that won an indoor title.




                           JEANETTE HUBERT
                          4ASSISTANTA.D./ADMINISTRATION
                          4SEVENTH YEAR

                           Jeanette Hubert of Vermillion, S.D., is in her seventh year as the assistant athletic director for administration in The University of
                           South Dakota Athletics Department. Hubert’s responsibilities include overseeing administrative and business functions of the athlet-
                           ics department.
                               Previously, Hubert served as assistant vice president for the Community First National Bank since 1997. She was responsible for
originating real estate, consumer and commercial loans within bank policy. From 1986-97, she was an operations and compliance officer in which her duties
included, overall operations of the bank, as well as supervising tellers and loan support staff. Originally of Vermillion, S.D., she is a graduate of the University
Of North Dakota School of Banking in 1995.
    Active in the community, Hubert has served as treasurer and board member for the Vermillion Rotary Club. She was also a board member and treasurer
for the Vermillion Area Community Foundation. In addition, she was president of the Parent-Teacher Association in Vermillion and treasurer for the Clay
County Leaders Association. Hubert has also been active with the USD Athletics Department, serving as co-chair for the Women’s Athletic Golf Marathon
and treasurer of the Vermillion Quarterback Club. She and her husband, Joe, have three children: Tabitha, Kyle and Tony.




                                                                                                   MEDIA GUIDE                                                             3
    athletic Staff



             Amil Anderson                  Deb Belik                       Tom Berg                     Dave Boots                Jenny Chandler
            Sports Information         Assistant Athletic             Sports Information              Assistant A.D./Men’s         Assistant Business
               Coordinator                  Trainer                      Coordinator                   Basketball Coach                 Manager




            Bruce Fischbach                Chris Kirckof                    Travis Lee                 David Lorenz                 Gary Madsen
                   Head               Head Strength &               Director of Marketing             Academic Advising               Operations
              Athletic Trainer       Conditioning Coach                and Promotions                    Coordinator                   Manager




            Mariah Nesbitt                 Mark Maturi                     Steve Mayer                  Dianna Olson               Brad Simons
          Development Assistant      Assistant Director of           Campus Recreation                     Executive           Coordinator of Ticket
                                        Development                      Director                          Assistant            Operations & Sales



    coyote heaD coacheS



    Dan Fitzsimmons          Malcolm Gilreath           Dave Gottsleben                  Matt Houk                 Lucky Huber                 Amy Klyse
      Cross Country               Tennis                     Men’s Track                 Volleyball                Women’s Track                   Softball




               Jason Mahowald                Ed Meierkort              Marcia Oliveira                Danny Sinksen            Ryun Williams
                  Swimming and                  Football                      Soccer                       Golf               Women’s Basketball
                     Diving



4         2009 COYOTE VOLLEYBALL
coyote Volleyball roSter
No.     Name                           Pos.          Ht.          Class       Hometown/Previous School
  1     Jolene Slagter                 S             5-11         RJr.        Roseville, Minn. (South Dakota State)
  2     Mallory Mork                   S/DS          5-7          Fr.         Sac City, Iowa (East Sac County HS)
  3     Jillian Fields                 L             5-3          Fr.         Naperville, Ill. (Naperville Central HS)
  4     Ashley Dorale                  OH            5-10         Fr.         Mitchell, S.D. (Mitchell HS)
  5     Stephanie Kroeze               OH            5-8          Fr.         Sioux Falls, S.D. (Roosevelt HS)
  6     Bailey Reshel                  OH            6-0          Fr.         Hortonville, Wis. (Hortonville HS)
  7     Taylor Russell                 MB            6-2          Fr.         Council Bluffs, Iowa (Albert HS)
  8     Gina Baldwin                   S             5-9          RSr.        Mitchell, S.D. (Mitchell HS)
  9     Jenna Hatfield                 MB            6-2          RSr.        Norfolk, Neb. (Senior HS)
  10 Tahnee Reed                       RS            6-1          So.         Pierce, Neb. (Pierce HS)
  11 Kimberlee Bulaga                  OH            6-0          Fr.         Crystal Lake, Ill. (Marian Central Catholic HS)
  12 Abby Winkels                      MB            6-1          Fr.         Watertown, S.D. (Watertown HS)
  15 Kristin Kritenbrink               OH            6-1          Jr.         Gretna, Neb. (Gretna HS)
Head Coach: Matt Houk (2nd season)
Assistant Coaches: Jerad Galante (2nd season), Leanne Felsing (1st season), Amber Kobus (1st season)


   2009 SCHEDULE
 DATE          DAY          OPPONENT                                 LOCATION                                 TIME
 Aug. 28-29    Fri.-Sat.    UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-MADISON TOURNAMENT
 Aug. 28       Fri.         Ohio                                     Madison, Wis.                            5:00 PM
 Aug. 29       Sat.         Duke                                     Madison, Wis.                            10:00 AM
 Aug. 29       Sat.         Wisconsin-Madison                        Madison, Wis.                            7:00 PM
 Sept. 4-5     Fri.-Sat.    DRAKE UNIVERSITY TOURNAMENT
 Sept. 4       Fri.         Centenary                                Des Moines, Iowa                         11:00 AM
 Sept. 4       Fri.         Drake                                    Des Moines, Iowa                         3:00 PM
 Sept. 5       Sat.         Valparaiso                               Des Moines, Iowa                         11:00 AM
 Sept. 5       Sat.         Texas A&M-Corpus Christi                 Des Moines, Iowa                         5:30 PM
 Sept. 8       Tue.         Kansas State                             Manhattan, Kan.                          7:00 PM
 Sept. 11-12   Fri.-Sat.    UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-MILWAUKEE TOURNAMENT
 Sept. 11      Fri.         Wisconsin-Milwaukee                      Milwaukee, Wis.                          1:30 PM
 Sept. 11      Fri.         Marquette                                Milwaukee, Wis.                          5:00 PM
 Sept. 12      Sat.         Western Michigan                         Milwaukee, Wis.                          5:00 PM
 Sept. 17      Thur.        Texas Pan American*                      DakotaDome                               7:00 PM
 Sept. 19      Sat.         Houston Baptist*                         DakotaDome                               10:00 AM
 Sept. 25      Fri.         Seattle*                                 DakotaDome                               7:00 PM
 Sept. 30      Wed.         Sioux Falls*                             DakotaDome                               7:00 PM
 Oct. 2        Fri.         Utah Valley*                             Salt Lake City, Utah                     7:00 PM
 Oct. 8        Thur.        Houston Baptist*                         Houston, Texas                           7:00 PM
 Oct. 10       Sat.         Texas Pan American*                      Edinburg, Texas                          3:00 PM
 Oct. 13       Tue.         Morningside                              DakotaDome                               7:00 PM
 Oct. 15       Thur.        North Dakota*                            DakotaDome                               7:00 PM
 Oct. 20       Tue.         Dordt                                    DakotaDome                               7:00 PM
 Oct. 23       Fri.         Chicago State*                           DakotaDome                               7:00 PM
 Oct. 25       Sun.         New Jersey Institute of Technology*      DakotaDome                               12:00 PM
 Oct. 29       Thur.        Utah Valley*                             DakotaDome                               7:00 PM
 Nov. 5        Thur.        New Jersey Institute of Technology*      Newark, N.J.                             7:00 PM
 Nov. 7        Sat.         Chicago State*                           Chicago, Ill.                            3:00 PM
 Nov. 9        Mon.         Drake                                    DakotaDome                               6:00 PM
 Nov. 14       Sat.         North Dakota*                            Grand Forks, N.D.                        1:00 PM
 Nov. 20-21    Fri.-Sat.    Great West Conference Tournament         Houston, Texas                           TBA




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    coachinG Staff
                           MATT HOUK
                           4HEAD COACH
                           4SECOND SEASON

                              Matt Houk is in his second season as head coach of the Coyotes. Houk has an overall record of 23-4 as he lead the 2008 squad to a
                              record setting season in his first year as head coach.
                                 The 2008 team under his direction finished 23-4 which tied the school record for wins in a season. Houk guided the 2008 team
    to their first Division I wins as they went 4-0 at the Hampton University Tournament on Aug. 28-29. USD defeated Delaware State, Fairleigh Dickinson,
    Wofford College and Providence College. Houk led The U in their first year of transition to NCAA Division I.
       The squad also started off the season on an 11-game win streak and finished winning eight out of their last 10-matches. During the 2008 campaign,
    Houk coached three players named to all-tournament teams and seven Great West Conference Players of the Week.
       Houk came to South Dakota with five seasons of NCAA Division I coaching experience. From 2004-06 he was an assistant coach at the University of
    Wisconsin-Green Bay. During his three seasons with the Phoenix, five players were named to the All-Horizon League team and six players earned academic
    all-league honors.
       Prior to his stint at Green Bay, Houk was an assistant coach at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee from 2002-03. In those two seasons the team
    combined to go 45-19 with 20-win seasons both years. In his first season with the Panthers, they went 20-14 overall and were 11-3 in the Horizon League.
    They earned a berth in the NCAA Tournament after winning the conference tournament. Then in 2003 the Panthers went 25-5 and 13-1 in conference
    play. In two seasons at Milwaukee, Houk coached one All-American, three all-region players, five all-conference players and back-to-back Horizon League
    Player of the Year award winners.
       In addition to his experience at the college level, Houk has also been
    involved in a number of other elite volleyball programs. In 2007 he
    began working with the Wisconsin Volleyball Academy and Badger
    Region High Performance. He was the club director and coach for the
    Wisconsin Volleyball Academy, working with 12 teams and managing the
    entire coaching staff. For Badger Region High Performance he was head
    coach and the program director for USA Volleyball’s Youth and National
    Development Program. In 2006 he created his own company, JAM
    Sports, which helped coordinate and organize youth volleyball camps
    as well as work with youth coaching staffs. During his two seasons in
    Milwaukee, Houk was the program coordinator for the Milwaukee Sting
    club team.
       Houk is a 2002 graduate from UW-Milwaukee where he earned his
    bachelor’s degree in English. He was four-year letterwinner and two-year
    captain of the baseball team. He and his wife, Angie, have three kids;                             Coach Matt Houk and family
    Jaeden (5), Cole (3) and Jorie (2).




                           JERAD GALANTE
                           4ASSISTANT COACH
                           4SECOND SEASON

                             Jerad Galante is in his second season as a graduate assistant coach with The University of South Dakota.
                             In his first season with USD, Galante helped guide the Coyotes to a 23-4 record, which tied the school record for win in a season.
                             He also led the team to open with an 11-game win streak and finish winning eight out of their last 10-matches.
        Galante is a 2008 graduate of the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee where he was first a member of the UWM club volleyball team and then went on
    to be the assistant coach of the men’s club team.
        Prior to joining the USD volleyball program, Galante was the head coach for Milwaukee Sting Club volleyball team. Under his direction the team
    finished 23rd in Nationals in the 2006 and 2007 seasons while finishing 5th in JVDA Nationals in 2008.
        In 2007, Galante was also the head varsity coach of the Milwaukee Pius XI High School boys program. He led the team to a conference championship
    title, a conference tournament championship and was ranked third in state.
        Galante, a native of Milwaukee, Wis., is pursuing a degree in Exercise Science from USD.




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coachinG Staff
                       LEANNE FELSING                                                                  AMBER KOBUS
                       4ASSISTANT COACH                                                               4ASSISTANT COACH
                       4FIRST SEASON                                                                  4FIRST SEASON

                        Leanne Felsing will enter her first season as a                                Amber Kobus will enter her first season as a student
                        graduate assistant coach with The University of                                assistant coach with The University of South Dakota
                        South Dakota Coyotes.                                                          after a record setting season last year as a student-
   Felsing comes to USD after a decorated playing career at the University      athlete with the Coyotes.
of Wisconsin-Milwaukee from 2004-07.                                               Kobus helped USD finish with an overall record of 46-13 over the last
   Felsing put together one of the best all around seasons in UWM history       two season as the 23 wins each season marked the most wins in school
in 2007, leading the nation in triple-doubles while earning AVCA All-           history. Kobus became the school record holder for career digs as she
Region and honorable mention All-America honors for a second-straight           finished with 2,019. She also finished ranked second in career service aces
season. Felsing finished her career with 1,146 kills, 1,329 digs and 2,264      with 155.
assists while also helping the Panthers to four regular season league titles.      In her career, Kobus earned many accolades as she was named Great
She was also a two-time national player of the week honoree and, earlier in     West Conference (GWC) Player of the Week three times and was awarded
her career, claimed League Newcomer of the Year recognition.                    GWC Athlete of the Month honors in 2008. She was a two-time North
Felsing also excelled in the classroom throughout her career, collecting        Central Conference (NCC) Defensive Specialist of the Year as she set the
academic all-league and all-region recognition. Felsing was also named the      single season record for digs in consecutive season (2006, 2007) with 615
Horizon League Player of the Year, an All-Horizon League honoree, ESPN          and 616.
The Magazine Academic All-District selection and Horizon League All-               Kobus, a native of Columbus, Neb. is pursuing a degree in nursing from
Academic Team.                                                                  The University of South Dakota.
   Felsing, a native of Hartland, Wis. graduated from the University of
Wisconsin-Milwaukee with a degree in education.




2009 teaM PictUre




                                                                                             MEDIA GUIDE                                                       7
    USD Volleyball 2009 SeaSon oUtlook
       In its first year in transition to Division I, The University of South   expect her to play six rotations, be one of our main passers, attack
    Dakota volleyball team concluded the season with an overall record          out of the back row, and also score points with her jump serve.”
    of 23-4, which tied the school record for wins in a season. The Coy-           Red-shirt junior Jolene Slagter, saw action in 23 matches last season
    otes’ finished the season as the runner-up at the National Transitional     as a setter/right side player. She had 44 kills and 101 set assists on
    Tournament in Smithfield, Rhode Island.                                                                the season.
       USD opened the season with 11 consecu-                                                                 “Jo will find herself back in a setting
    tive wins and finished wining eight out of its                                                         role this season,” Houk said. “I expect her
    last 10 matches. The Coyotes’ first four wins                                                          to challenge Gina for the starting role, and
    of the season came against Division I op-                                                              also give us a veteran off of the bench if she
    ponents which marked the school’s first wins                                                           doesn’t win that role.”
    over D1 competition since transitioning.                                                                  Sophomore Tahnee Reed saw limited
       The volleyball team accomplished all this                                                           playing time last season as a true freshman.
    under first-year head coach Matt Houk, as                                                              She played in 11 matches while starting in
    the 23 wins are the most ever for a first-year                                                         five. Reed recorded 24 kills and had eight
    Coyote volleyball coach.                                                                               blocks on the season.
       The volleyball program will enter the 2009                                                             The Coyote volleyball team will welcome
    season with a lot of new faces as they lost five                                                       eight freshmen to the squad this upcoming
    players to graduation from last season.                                                                season.
       Among the seniors lost was libero Amber Kobus, a three-time Great           The newcomers include; Kim Bulaga (Crystal Lake, Ill.), Ashley
    West Conference Player of the Week and all-time career record holder        Dorale (Mitchell, S.D.), Jill Fields (Naperville, Ill.), Stephanie Kroeze
    for digs with 2, 019; Heather Hult who ranks second on the career           (Sioux Falls, S.D.), Mallory Mork (Sac City, Iowa), Bailey Reshel
    blocking list (299) and finished the season third on the team with 253,     (Hortonville, Wis.), Taylor Russell (Council Bluffs, Iowa) and Abby
    and Kathleen Hruska who led the team with 351 kills in 2008.                Winkels (Watertown, S.D.).
       The 2009 squad will consist of two red-shirt seniors, one junior,           Freshman Bailey Reshel was able to join the team during the spring
    one red-shirt junior, one sophomore and eight freshman.                     season. Reshel graduated from high school early and began attending
       “We are going to be a much different-looking team this season.           the U during the spring semester.
    We were dominated by upperclassmen last season, whereas this year              “Having Bailey come in early last spring was huge for her and us,”
    we will be really young,” Houk said. “We will have eight new faces          Houk said. “She made great strides during the spring, and will give
    joining us, and four or five of them should compete for significant         us a great offensive weapon of the right side of the court.”
    playing time. We also have a few different looking offensive schemes           Kim Bulaga will vye for an outside hitting position while Jill Fields
    that we will use this year due to our personnel.”                           will move into the libero spot next season.
       Directing the Coyote offensive will be red-shirt senior setter, Gina        “Kim will come in and challenge for a starting outside hitter role
    Baldwin who led the team with 960 set assists, 9.90 assists per game,       right away,” Houk said. “She has great ball control, and she has the
    while also having 261 digs on the season. Bald-                                                         potential to be a big time terminator.”
    win has 2,792 career assists which ranks third                                                            “Jill has some big shoes to fill with the
    in school history.                                                                                      departure of Kobus, but I think she is up
       “It is great to have a veteran setter back to                                                        to the challenge,” Houk said. “She is a
    lead this group of young hitters,” said Houk.                                                           fantastic serve receiver, and maybe even a
    ”Gina did a great job of running our system last                                                        better defender.”
    season, and she has worked really hard to increase                                                         The Coyotes will face tough Division I
    her ability to read the other teams blocking                                                            competition in the 2009 season.
    scheme.”                                                                                                      “I am really excited about our sched-
       Middle hitter Jenna Hatfield will return after                                                       ule,” Houk said. “I have tried to give us the
    receiving a red-shirt last season due to an injury.                                                     opportunity to play some really high level
    Hatfield played in just six matches last season                                                         competition.”
    and tallied 25 kills.                                                            USD will open the season playing at the Wisconsin Tournament
       “Jenna will bring a lot of leadership to this team, not to mention       playing the like of Wisconsin, Ohio and Duke. They will follow that
    some much needed experience,” Houk said. “She started off last season       up with a tournament at Drake where they will match-up against
    strong before her injury, so we hope to see her back at that level.”        Drake, Valpraiso, Centenary and University of Texas A&M Corpus
       The lone junior on the squad will be Kristin Kritenbrink who             Christi. USD will also face University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee,
    played in all 27 matches last season at the outside hitter position. She    Marquette and Western Michigan before beginning Great West
    was second on the team with 324 kills while having a .200 hitting           Conference play in the middle of September.
    percentage. Kritenbrink will provide experience on the floor as she            “We play five teams that were in the NCAA tourney last season,”
    has seen significant playing time over the past two seasons.                Houk said. “We want to be one of the best mid-major programs in
       “We are going to put a lot of the load on Kristin’s shoulders this       the country, and to make that happen, we have to be willing to play
    year,” Houk said. “She is our top returning offensive performer. We         the best.”


8             2009 COYOTE VOLLEYBALL
                             JENNA HATFIELD



                                 9
                             4Middle Hitter                               2008
                                                                          Received a medical redshirt due to an injury...had 25 kills and a .105
                             4Redshirt-Senior                             hitting percentage as she played in six matches.
                             46-2
                                                                          2007
                             4Norfolk, Neb. (Senior HS)                   Played in 24 games in 16 matches...finished with 22 kills on 51 attacks
                                                                          (six errors) for .314 hitting percentage...record one assists, five digs and 11
                                                                          blocks...accumulated 28 points...averaged 0.92 kills and .046 blocks...had
 Career hiGhs                                                             a season-best five kills and 10 attacks while hitting .400 against Southwest
 Kills - 10 (2x, most recent against North Dakota, 10/7/06)               Baptist (9/8/07)...had a serve ace vs. Indianapolis (8/25/07)...five times
 Attacks - 25 (Pittsburg State, 9/9/06)                                   record a dig with the most recent against St. Cloud State (11/9/07)....had
 Digs - 6 (Fort Hays State, 9/8/06)                                       season-best three block assists against Northern State (9/18/07).
 Solo Blocks - 5 (Northern State, 9/1/06)
 Block Assists - 4 (MSU Moorhead, 9/5/08)                                 2006
 Total Blocks - 9 (Northern State, 9/1/06)                                Played in 96 games with 25 starts in 28 matches...was second on the
 Double Digit Kills - 2                                                   team with 14 solo blocks and third on the team with 69 total blocks...
                                                                          recorded a career high 145 kills which ranked fifth best on the team...
                                                                          recorded 10 aces, 38 digs, and 196.5 points...had a career-high 10 kills,
                                                                          25 attacks, and added two solo blocks against Pittsburg State (9/9/06)...
                                                                          tied her career-high 10 kills against North Dakota (10/7/06)...recorded a
                                                                          career-high six digs against Fort Hays State (9/8/06)...had a career-high
                                                                          five solo blocks and nine total blacks against Northern State (9/1)...reached
                                                                          double digits in kills twice.

                                                                          2005
                                                                          Totaled 44 kills while playing in 18 matches and 47 games...recorded
                                                                          22 digs and 28 total blocks...opened season with six kills and four digs
                                                                          against MSU Moorhead (Aug. 26)...had a season-high nine kills in a 3-2
                                                                          win over Upper Iowa (Aug. 27)...set season-high with four blocks at #4
                                                                          Concordia-St. Paul (Sept. 10)...matched season-highs of four blocks and
                                                                          four digs at Wayne State (Neb.) (Sept. 21).

                                                                          PreP
                                                                          Led Norfolk Senior HS to fourth-place finish at state in 2003...academic
                                                                          all-conference selection in 2003 and 2004...four-year state qualifier in
                                                                          swimming.

                                                                          Personal
                                                                          Daughter of Jim and Jackie Hatfield...pre-dental major...born Dec. 17,
                                                                          1986.




hatField year-by-year
Year      G      K    K/G         E       TA      Pct    A     A/G   SA     SE SA/G        RE     DIG      D/G BS BA Total          B/G     BE BHE
2005     47     44    0.94       36      133    .060     0    0.00    0      0 0.00         0      22      0.47  3 25 28            0.60     3 12
2006     96    145    1.51       67      430    .181     3    0.03   10     28 0.10         2      38      0.40 14 55 69            0.72    13  0
2007     24     22    0.92        6       51    .314     1    0.04    0      1 0.00         0       5      0.21  1 10 11            0.46     0  0
2008     20     25    1.19       17       76    .105     4    0.19    0      2 0.00         0       6      0.29  2 13 15            0.71     3  0
Total   187    236    1.14      126      690    .165     8    .066   10     31 0.03         2      71      0.34 20 103 123          0.62    19 12




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                                     GINA BALDWIN



                                           8
                                                                                        a career-high of 13 attacks vs. Wofford (Aug. 29)…had a season-high 57
                                     4Setter                                            set assists against Northwest Missouri State (Oct. 2)…tied a career- high
                                     4Redshirt Senior                                   of three service aces vs. Minnesota-Crookston (Sept. 13)…also recorded
                                                                                        a season-high of 18 digs vs. Northwest Missouri State (Oct. 2).
                                     45-8
                                     4Mitchell, S.D. (Mitchell HS)                      2007
                                                                                        Played in 117 games and started all 32 matches...had 35 kills, 23 errors
                                                                                        on 158 attacks for .076 hitting percentage...had 1,452 set assists, which
                                                                                        ranks second all-time at USD...averaged 12.41 assists which also ranked
       Career hiGhs                                                                     second all-time for a season...both of those set assists totals ranked third
       Kills - 5 (3x, most recent vs. North Dakota, 11/1/08)                            in the NCC...recorded 30 set assists or more 31 times...had 40 set assists
       Attacks - 13 (vs. Wofford, 8/29/08)                                              20 times, 50 or more set assists 12 times and 60 or more set assists five
       Digs - 28 (Wayne State, 10/13/07)                                                times...recorded a career-best 64 set assists vs. Fort Hays State (8/31/07)...
       Service Aces - 3 (4x, most recent vs. Minn.-Crookston, 9/13/08)                  had 61 set assists vs. Wayne State (9/12/07); 62 against Northwest Mis-
       Set Assists - 64 (Fort Hays State, 8/31/07)                                      souri State (9/27/07); 60 vs. Wayne State (10/13/07) and Minnesota State
       Block Assists - 5 (Augustana, 10/5/07)                                           (10/26/07)...recorded career-best four kills (nine attacks, .444 hitting
       Double-Doubles - 34                                                              percentage) against Nebraska-Omaha (9.28.07)...twice tied career-best
       Double Digit Set Assists - 78                                                    with 12 attacks (Augustana, 10/5/07; and Wayne State, 9/12/07)...
                                                                                        set career-high with four kills against Nebraska-Omaha (9/28/07)...
                                                                                        recorded career-high five block assists against Augustana (10/5/08)...
                                                                                        tied a career-high with three service aces against North Dakota )11/2/07)
                                                                                        and Nebraska-Omaha (9/28/08)...had career-high 28 digs against Wayne
                                                                                        State (10/13/2007)...finished with 30 set assists, two block assists and five
                                                                                        digs in NCAA Division II playoff loss to Minnesota-Duluth...had seven
                                                                                        matches with 15 or more digs and two with 20 or more digs...finished
                                                                                        with 16 double-doubles (digs, set assists).

                                                                                        2006
                                                                                        Named to the 2006 North Central Conference Commissioner’s Academic
                                                                                        Honor Roll...played in 28 matches and 91 games...was second on the team
                                                                                        in assists with 380...recorded five kills with six errors and 19 attacks for
                                                                                        -.053 hitting percentage...recorded 11 aces, 142 digs, and 16 points...had
                                                                                        a career-best three attacks against Minnesota Duluth (9/22/06)...recorded
                                                                                        a season-high 28 assists against Augustana (9/15/06)...had a season-best
                                                                                        12 digs against North Dakota (10/7/06)...recorded a career-best three
                                                                                        services aces against Northern State (9/26/06)...reached double digits in
                                                                                        assists 19 times...recorded double digits in digs three times...had three
                                                                                        double-doubles (digs, assists).

     Career notes                                                                       PreP
     Her total of 1,452 set assists in 2007 ranks second for a season all-time...       Named the 2004 South Dakota Class AA Miss Volleyball and was a
     career total of 2,792 set assists ranks third all-time...owns career set assists   two-time first team all-state selection...holds school records for assists
     average of 9.15 which ranks fourth.                                                in a match (52), season (1,043), and career (2,077)...three-year starter
                                                                                        and member of the 2003 State Championship team that finished 36-4...
     2008                                                                               finished her high school career with 314 kills, 76 blocks, 673 digs, 110
     Played and started in all 27 matches…had 58 kills, 29 errors on 168                aces and a 92.5% serving percentage.
     attacks for .173 hitting percentage…had 261 digs and also totaled
     960 set assists…recorded 21 service aces…had two solo blocks and 35                Personal
     block assists totaling 37 blocks on the season…recorded a career-high              Daughter of Ken and Harriet Baldwin...business (accounting) major...
     of five kills in three matches vs. Northwest Missouri State (Oct. 2),              born March 6, 1987.
     North Dakota (Oct. 11), and North Dakota (Nov. 1)…finished with
     baldwin year-by-year
     Year       G        K    K/G           E       TA   Pct    A A/G              SA   SE SA/G        RE     DIG      D/G BS        BA Total   B/G     BE   BHE
     2006       91       5    0.05          6       19 -.053  380 4.18             11   14 0.12         0     142      1.56 0         0    0    0.00     1     5
     2007       117     35    0.30         23      158 .076 1452 12.41             28   24 0.24         3     334      2.85 5        38 43      0.37    18    29
     2008       97      58    0.60         29      168 .173   960 9.90             21   21 0.22         2     261      2.69 2        35 37      0.38     9    11
     Total      305     98    0.32         58      345 .101 2,792 8.83             60   59 0.19         5     737      2.37 7        73 80      0.25    28    45




10              2009 COYOTE VOLLEYBALL
                           KRISTEN KRITENBRINK



                        15
                           4Outside Hitter                           2008
                                                                     Played in all 27 matches…had 324 kills, 139 errors on 924 attacks for
                           4Junior                                   .200 hitting percentage…had 165 digs…also recorded 14 assists…totaled
                                                                     15 service aces on the season…had nine solo blocks and 49 block assists
                           46-1                                      for a total of 58…recorded a career-high of 28 kills against Northwestern
                           4Gretna, Neb. (Gretna HS)                 College (Sept. 23)…also had a career-high of 12 digs in two matches vs.
                                                                     Seattle University (Oct. 11) and North Dakota (Oct. 11)…also recorded
                                                                     a career-high in attacks with 67 vs. Northwestern College (Sept. 23)…
                                                                     finished with a season-high of five block assists against Houston Baptist
Career hiGhs                                                         (No v. 15)…totaled a career-high of three service aces vs. Southern Illinois
Kills - 28 (Northwestern College, 9/23/08)
                                                                     University-Edwardsville (Nov. 14).
Attacks - 67 (Northwestern College, 9/23/08)
Digs - 12 (2x most recent vs. North Dakota, 11/1/08)
Block Assists - 5 (2x most recent vs. Houston Baptist,               2007
                                                                     Recorded 266 kills on 836 attacks (101 errors) for a .197 hitting percent-
11/15/08)
                                                                     age...also recorded three assists, 78 digs (0.70 per game) with 60 blocks
Solo Blocks - 1 (19x, most recent vs. North Dakota, 11/1/08)         (10 solos)...had 301 points or 2.69 per game...recorded 11 double digit
Hitting Percentage - .545 (North Dakota, 11/2/07)                    matches in kills...hadd two matches with 15 or more kills...recorded
Double Digits Kills - 31                                             career-best 17 kills against Fort Hays State (8/31/07)...in that match hit
                                                                     .282 on 39 attacks...had a career-best 54 attacks (14 kill, .130) against
                                                                     Wayne State (10/13/07)...also had 15 kills on 22 attacks (three errors) and
                                                                     hit a career-best .545 against North Dakota (11/2/07)...recorded career-
                                                                     best six digs against Nebraska-Omaha (9/28/07)...had a career-high five
                                                                     block assists vs. Northwest Missouri State (9/27/07)...10 times recorded
                                                                     a solo block...had eight kills on 22 attacks (two errors) and hit .273 in
                                                                     NCAA Division II playoff loss to Minnesota-Duluth.

                                                                     PreP
                                                                     Led Gretna High School and led her team to a 19-7 mark in 2006...
                                                                     four-year letter winner...three-time all-conference...twice named team
                                                                     MVP...earned all-state second team accolades following both her junior
                                                                     and senior seasons from Omaha World-Herald and Lincoln Journal-Star...
                                                                     named all-area team by the Omaha World Herald in 2005...holds the
                                                                     career records at Gretna High School in blocks (241), kills (917), and ace
                                                                     serves (161)...ranks fifth all-time at Gretna High School in digs (530)...
                                                                     In 2005, set the single-season school marks in blocks (94), kills (317),
                                                                     and ace serves (76)...set single-match records for kills (22 vs. Nebraska
                                                                     City in 2006) and ace serves (15 vs. Plattsmouth in 2005)...made the
                                                                     honor roll three out of four years at Gretna High...two-year member of
                                                                     the National Honor Society...member of the Nebraska Elite Volleyball
                                                                     Club since eighth-grade.

                                                                     Personal
                                                                     Daughter of Carla and Ron Kritenbrink...social work major...born May
                                                                     28, 1989.




kritenbrink year-by-year
Year      G     K   K/G         E    TA       Pct    A   A/G    SA    SE SA/G        RE     DIG     D/G BS BA Total          B/G     BE BHE
2007    112   266   2.38      101   836     .197     3   0.03    0     0 0.00         4      50     0.43  8 52 60            0.52     7  6
2008     97   324   3.34      139   924     .200    14   0.14   15    38 0.15        16     165     1.70  9 49 58            0.60     4  0
Total   209   590   2.86      240 1,760     .199    17   0.09   15    38 0.08        20     215     1.07 17 101 118          0.56    11 6




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                                JOLENE SLAGTER



                                    1
                                4Setter                                   2008
                                                                          Played in 23 matches...recorded 44 kills, 34 errors on 148 attacks for .068
                                4Redshirt Junior                          hitting percentage…totaled 101 assists…also had three service aces and
                                                                          recorded 41 digs…finished with two solo blocks and 33 block assists for
                                45-11                                     a total of 35…recorded a career-high of eight kills vs. Northwest Missouri
                                4Roseville, Minn.                         State (Oct 2.)…also had a career-high of 18 attacks vs. Northwest Mis-
                                (South Dakota State)                      souri State (Oct. 2)…had a season-high of 16 set assists against Dakota
                                                                          State (Oct. 21)…totaled a career-high of two service aces against Lake
      Career hiGhs                                                        Superior State (Sept. 6)…recorded a career-high of seven digs vs. Lake
      Kills - 8 (Northwest Missouri State, 10/2/08)                       Superior State (Sept. 6)…also finished with a career-high of five block
                                                                          assists vs. Drake (Oct. 14).
      Attacks - 18 (Northwest Missouri State, 10/2/08)
      Digs - 7 (Lake Superior State, 9/6/08)
      Block Assists - 5 (Drake, 10/21/08)                                 2007
      Set Assists- 16 (Dakota State, 10/21/08)                            Redshirted.
      Solo Blocks - 1 (2x most recent vs. Drake, 10/21/08)
      Hitting Percentage - .667 (Univ. of Sioux Falls, 10/7/08)           2006
      Double Digits Set Assists - 4                                       Played in 12 games and nine matches for South Dakota State...had 17
                                                                          assists which ranked third on SDSU ...had six digs, two blocks, and one
                                                                          ace...recorded two digs twice against Texas Pan-American (10/7 and
                                                                          10/20)

                                                                          PreP
                                                                          Played high-school volleyball at Mounds View High School in Arden
                                                                          Hills...Earned All-Suburban East Conference recognition in 2005 and
                                                                          was a Class AAA all-state selection by the Minnesota High School Vol-
                                                                          leyball Coaches Association...older sister, Laura, is also a member of the
                                                                          Coyotes.

                                                                          Personal
                                                                          Daughter of Bill Slagter and Kathy Hoganson and Rick Sather...english
                                                                          major...born June 13, 1988




     Jolene slaGter year-by-year
     Year     G     K    K/G         E     TA   Pct      A    A/G    SA     SE SA/G      RE     DIG      D/G BS      BA Total B/G       BE BHE
     2006    12     0    0.00        1      4 -.250     17    1.42    1       0 0.08      0       6      0.50 0       2    2   .17       0  1
     2007                                                               (Redshirted)
     2008    71     44   0.62       34    148    .068 101    1.42     3       1 0.04       0      41     0.58    2    33 35      0.49     6    4
     Total   83     44   0.31       35    152         118    1.42     4       1 0.46       0      47     0.54    2    25 37      0.33     6    5




12           2009 COYOTE VOLLEYBALL
                          TAHNEE REED



                        10
                          4Rightside Hitter                         2008
                                                                    Played in 11 matches while starting in five…recorded 24 kills, nine er-
                          4Sophomore                                rors on 59 attacks for .254 hitting percentage…had 11 digs and eight
                                                                    blocks…had a career high five kills vs. Dakota State (Oct. 21)…also
                          46-1                                      had a career-high .667 hitting percentage vs. Minnesota-Crookston
                          4Pierce, Neb. (Pierce HS)                 (Sept. 6)…had four digs against University of Sioux Falls (Oct. 7).

                                                                    PreP
 Career hiGhs                                                       A three-year letterwinner at Pierce High School...racked up 868 kills
 Kills - 5 (Dakota State, 10/21/08)                                 in her career, setting a new school record...during her senior and junior
 Attacks - 11 (Minnesota-Crookston, 10/13/08)                       season, she led the team in kills and hitting percentage while finishing
 Digs - 4 (University of Sioux Falls, 10/7/08)                      second on the team in total blocks...her senior season she broke the
 Block Assists -2 (2x, most recent vs. Minn.-Crookston, 9/6/08)     school’s single season kills record with 410 as her team advanced to the
                                                                    district finals...was named to the Northeast Nebraska Elite Eight first
 Solo Blocks - 0
                                                                    team and the Mid-States All-Conference first-team her senior season...
 Hitting Percentage - .677 (9/6/08)                                 also named Omaha World Herald and Lincoln Journal Star All-State
 Double Digits Kills - 0                                            honorable mention...awarded the National Scholar Athlete Award,
                                                                    Pierce High School Female Athlete of the Year, and was named to
                                                                    the Northeast Nebraska All-Star Team...during her junior season was
                                                                    named Mid-States All-Conference Honorable Mention...Reed has also
                                                                    been a letterwinner in basketball and track...during her senior season
                                                                    she led her basketball team in points, rebounds and blocked shots
                                                                    ...selected to the all-conference team and three different all-state teams
                                                                    in basketball...qualified for state in four different events throughout
                                                                    her high school track career, with the last in the triple jump her senior
                                                                    season.

                                                                    Personal
                                                                    Daughter of Robin and Dona Reed... psychology major...born March
                                                                    22, 1990.




reed year-by-year
Year     G     K   K/G         E     TA      Pct   A    A/G    SA    SE SA/G       RE     DIG      D/G BS      BA Total B/G       BE BHE
2008    24    24   1.00        9     59    .254    0    0.00    0     1 0.00        1      11      0.46 0       8    8 0.33        2  1
Total   24    24   1.00        9     59    .254    0    0.00    0     1 0.00        1      11      0.46 0       8 8 0.33           2 1




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         KIMBERLEE BULAGA



         11
          4Outside Hitter                PreP
                                         Member of the 2008 Regional and Sectional championship team...
          4Freshman                      named to the All-conference team in 2007 and 2008 while being
                                         named the team MVP in the 2007 season...finished the 2008 season
          46-0
                                         with 302 kills and 48 blocks while having 588 career kills and 104
          4Crystal Lake, Ill. (Marian    career blocks.
          Central Catholic HS)
                                         Personal
                                         Daughter of Joe and Kathi Bulaga...education major....born May 12,
                                         1991.


         JILLIAN FIELDS



              3
         4Libero                         PreP
                                         Was a two-year letterwinner at Naperville Central HS...named to the
         4Freshman                       2008 All-Conference team as well as being named to the All Academic
                                         All-Conference team in 2007-08...a member of the 2007 4A Divi-
         45-3                            sion State Championship team and was part of the 2008 squad which
         4Naperville, Ill. (Naperville   finished with a 33-6 overall record.
         Central HS)
                                         Personal
                                         Daughter of Dave and Cathy Fields...undecided major...born Nov. 21,
                                         1990.


         MALLORY MORK



             2
         4Setter/Defensive Specialist    PreP
                                         Three-year starter on the East Sac County HS volleyball team...helped
         4Freshman                       the team compile a record of 93-6 during that time...a three-time All-
                                         Conference selection and a member of the 2008 Schaller-Crestland
         45-7                            All-Tournament team, the Galva-Holstein All-Tournament team and
         4Sac City, Iowa (Sac City,      the Rockwell City-Lytton All-Tournament team...as a senior, finished
         Iowa/East Sac County HS)        with 631 set assists, 69 service aces and 264 digs...for her career,
                                         played in 307 games and had a 95.6 percent serving percentage with
                                         138 aces...finished with 1,597 set assists and 756 digs during her high
                                         school career...also a four-year letterwinner in track and basketball.

                                         Personal
                                         Daughter of Dan and Donita Mork...intended major is Pre-Occupa-
                                         tional Therapy...born March 5, 1991.


        BAILEY RESHEL



             6
         4Outside Hitter                 PreP
                                         Finished her senior season with 405 kills while being named first-team
         4Freshman                       All-Conference...named Player of the Year and All-Area Player her
                                         senior season...as a junior she was named All-Conference honorable
         46-0                            mention...finished this past season with 101 block assists and 54 solo
         4Hortonville, Wis. (Horton-     blocks while also recording 121 digs.
         ville HS)
                                         Personal
                                         Daughter of Bill and KC Reshel..pre-medicine and psychology ma-
                                         jor...born Nov. 6, 1990.




14   2009 COYOTE VOLLEYBALL
TAYLOR RUSSELL



    7
4Middle Blocker                 PreP
                                Helped her team to finish 28-11 in 2008...during her senior season,
4Freshman                       she led St. Albert in kills (359), kills per game (3.5), attack attempts
                                (818), attack efficiency (.302), and blocks (92) while helping the
46-2                            Saintes advance to the Class 2A Regional Finals.
4Council Bluffs, Iowa (St.
Albert HS)                      Personal
                                Daughter of Randy and Kyle Russell...business major...born Aug. 25,
                                1993.


ASHLEY DORALE



    4
4Outside Hitter                 PreP
                                Letterwinner in volleyball and basketball while also being the team
4Freshman                       captain for volleyball...earned the most valuable player award and
                                most inspirational award and was chosen to play in the South Dakota
45-10
                                All-Star game...as a senior, Dorale had 99 kills, 18 blocks and 109
4Mitchell, S.D. (Mitchell HS)   digs, in a injury shortened season.

                                Personal
                                Daughter of Dave and Cathy Fields....undecided major...born Nov.
                                21, 1990.


STEPHANIE KROEzE



    5
4Outside Hitter                 PreP
                                Helped her team earn the 2006 and 2008 State AA Championship
4Freshman                       title while also earning a third place finish in 2007...named to the
                                All-City team, first team All-Conference, first team All-State and was
45-8
                                named to the 2008 All-Tournament team...was a three-year starter
4Sioux Falls, S.D. (Roosevelt   and letterwinner on the volleyball team where she finished fourth in
HS)                             school history for kills (703) and second in digs (805).

                                Personal
                                Daughter of Dirk and Karen Kroeze and Kathy Kroeze...born Sept.
                                12, 1990.


ABBY WINKELS



12
4Middle Blocker                 PreP
                                Has been part of an outstanding program at Watertown High
4Freshman                       School...was a three-year letterwinner and helped her team to two
                                state tournament appearances and two regional championships...
46-1                            named academic all-state, was an all-conference honoree, and was
4Watertown, S.D. (Watertown     chosen as an alternate for the all-star volleyball game... finished her
HS)                             high school career with 443 kills and 109 blocks....also a letterwinner
                                in track and basketball and received the outstanding female athlete
                                award.

                                Personal
                                Daughter of Mary and Kevin Winkels...plans to major in exercise sci-
                                ence...born Jan. 23, 1991.




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            OHIO UNIVERSITY                                              DUKE                                          WISCONSIN
                    Aug. 28 (5 p.m.)                                 Aug. 29 (10 a.m.)                                   Aug. 29 (7 p.m.)
     Location:                         Athens, Ohio    Location:                      Durham, N.C.         Location:                        Madison, Wis.
     Nickname:                              Bobcats    Nickname:                         Blue Devils       Nickname:                               Badgers
     Enrollment:                             28,751    Enrollment:                             6,247       Enrollment:                             42,041
     Colors:               Hunter Green and White      Colors:                 Royal Blue and White        Colors:               Cardinal Red and White
     Facility:          Convocation Center (13,080)    Facility:     Cameron Indoor Stadium (9,314)        Facility:       Wisconsin Field House (10,600)
     Athletic Director:                  Jim Schaus    Athletic Director:               Kevin White        Athletic Director:                Barry Alvarez
     Head Coach:                         Ryan Theis    Head Coach:                      Jolene Nagel       Head Coach:                          Pete Waite
     Record at Ohio:              24-8 (2nd season)    Record at Duke:                214-99 (11th)        Record at Wisconsin:      245-82 (10th season)
     Overall Record:              24-8 (2nd season)    Overall Record:               417-239 (21st)        Overall Record:          511-184 (21st season)
     Assistant Coach: Meghan Keck, Kyle Weindel        Assistant Coach:            John Wasielewski        Assistant Coach:                 Colleen Bayer,
     2008 Record:                              24-8    2008 Record:                             25-9                                      Brian Heffernan
     Volleyball Contact:               Cory Walton     Volleyball Contact:               Chris Cook        2008 Record:                              17-15
     SID Phone:                       740-597-1837     SID Phone:                     919-684-8708         Volleyball Contact:           Diane Nordstrom
     SID Fax:                         740-597-1838     SID Fax:                       919-684-2489         SID Phone:                       608-262-9024
     E-Mail:                      waltonc@ohio.edu     E-Mail:                 cook@duaa.duke.edu          SID Fax:                         608-262-8184
     Website:                www.ohiobobcats.com       Website:                  www.GoDuke.com            E-Mail:                 dkn@athletics.wisc.edu
                                                                                                           Website:                  www.uwbadgers.com

          DRAKE UNIVERSITY                                          VALPARAISO                                          CENTENARY
             Sept. 4 (TBA); Nov. 9 (6 p.m.)                           Sept. 5 (11 a.m.)                                     Sept. 5 (TBA)
      Location:                   Des Moines, Iowa      Location:                       Valparaiso, Ind.    Location:                Shreveport, Louisiana
      Nickname:                             Bulldogs    Nickname:                             Crusaders     Nickname:                               Ladies
      Enrollment:                             5,668     Enrollment:                               3,980     Enrollment:                                910
      Colors:                        Blue and White     Colors:                        Brown and Gold       Colors:                     Maroon and White
      Facility:               Knapp Center (7,152)      Facility:   Athletics-Recreation Center (5,000)     Facility:                  Gold Dome (3,000)
      Athletic Director:      Sandy Hatfield Clubb      Athletic Director:              Mark LaBarbera      Athletic Director:             Dr. Tom Tallach
      Head Coach:                     Phil McDaniel     Head Coach:                         Carin Avery     Head Coach:                         Dan Gwitt
      Record at Drake:           12-20 (2nd Season)     Record at Valpo:            172-62 (8th season)     Record at Centenary:         5-33 (2nd season)
      Overall Record:            12-20 (2nd Season)     Overall Record:             227-86 (9th season)     Overall Record:              5-33 (2nd season)
      Assistant Coaches:    Erin Hirsch, Chris Brees    Assistant Coaches:              Craig Cromwell      Assistant Coach:                     Kate Price
      2008 Record:                            12-20     2008 Record:                               25-7     2008 Record:                              4-24
      Volleyball Contact:             Amy Tagliareni    Volleyball Contact:               Aaron Leavitt     Volleyball Contact:                 Tony Black
      SID Phone:                      515-271-3740      SID Phone:                       219-464-6953       SID Phone:                      318-869-5092
      SID Fax:                        515-271-3015      SID Fax:                         219-464-5762       SID Fax:                        318-869-5145
      E-Mail:              amy.tagliareni@drake.edu     E-Mail:                Aaron.Leavitt@valpo.edu      E-Mail:                  ablack@centenary.edu
      Website:            www.godrakebulldogs.com       Website:                   www.valpo.edu/wvur       Website:                www.GoCentenary.com

       UNIVERSITY OF TExAS                                       KANSAS STATE                                      UW-MILWAUKEE
      A&M - CORPUS CHRISTI                                           Sept. 8 (7:00 p.m.)                               Sept. 11 (1:30 p.m.)
                    Sept. 5 (TBA)                      Location:                      Manhattan, Kan.      Location:                  Milwaukee, Wis.
     Location:                Corpus Christi, Texas    Nickname:                              Wildcats     Nickname:                          Panthers
     Nickname:                             Islanders   Enrollment:                              23,137 .   Enrollment:                          28,000
     Enrollment:                               8,800   Colors:                       Purple and White      Colors:                     Black and Gold
     Colors:                 Blue, Green and White     Facility:           Ahearn Field House (5,000)      Facility:           Klotsche Center (2,500)
     Facility:        American Bank Center (8,500)     Athletic Director:                  Bob Krause      Athletic Director:              Bud Haidet
     Athletic Director:                 Scott Street   Head Coach:                          Suzie Fritz    Head Coach:                   Susie Johnson
     Head Coach:                    Tony Graystone     Record at KSU:              171-79 (9th season)     Record at UW-Milwalkee 49-12 (3rd season)
     Record at UT-CC                0-0 (1st season)   Overall Record:             171-79 (9th season)     Overall Record:          69-59 (4th season)
     Overall Record:           315-61 (10th season)    Assistant Coaches:    Jeff Grove, Justin Ingram     Assistant Coach:      Lindsey Vanden Berg,
     Assistant Coach:                  Kendra Potts    2008 Record:                               24-8                                       Evan Berg
     2008 Record:                               4-22   Volleyball Contact:              Kenny Lannou       2008 Record:                           23-9
     Volleyball Contact:               Aaron Ames      SID Phone:                       785-532-7708       Volleyball Contact:        Kevin O’Connor
     SID Phone:                      361-825-3410      SID Fax:                         785-532-6093       SID Phone:                   414-229-5674
     SID Fax:                        361-825-3218      E-Mail:                       klannou@ksu.edu       SID Fax:                     414-229-5749
     E-Mail:               aaron.ames@tamucc.edu       Website:                www.k-statesports.com       E-Mail:                     kjoc@uwm.edu
     Website:                 www.goislanders.com                                                          Website:                 uwmpanthers.com


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            MARqUETTE                                 WESTERN MICHIGAN                                    UNIVERSITY OF TExAS
             Sept. 11 (5:00 p.m.)                               Sept. 12 (5:00 p.m.)                         PAN AMERICAN
Location:                       Milwaukee, Wis.     Location:                  Kalamazoo, Mich.             Sept. 17 (7 p.m.); Oct. 10 (3 p.m.)
Nickname:                          Golden Eagles    Nickname:                            Broncos        Location:                       Edinburg, Texas
Enrollment:                               11,516    Enrollment:                           24,818        Nickname:                           Lady Broncs
Colors:                           Blue and Gold     Colors:                        Brown & Gold         Enrollment:                              19,576
Facility            Al McGuire Center (4,000)       Facility:            University Arena (5,421)       Colors:          Forest Green, Orange & White
Athletic Director:             Steve Cottingham     Athletic Director:         Kathy Beauregard         Facility:             UTPA Fieldhouse (4,000)
Head Coach:                     Bond Shymansky      Head Coach:                  Colleen Munson         Athletic Director:                Ricky Vaughn
Record at Marquette:             0-0 (1st season)   Record at WMU:            90-43 (4th season)        Head Coach:                     Angela Hubbard
Overall Record:                    172-64 (.729)    Overall Record:         142-142 (8th season)        Record at UTPA:              23-36 (3rd season)
Assistant Coach:                             N/A    Assistant Coaches: Ryan Manning, Jason Reed         Overall Record:              23-36 (3rd season)
2008 Record:                               11-18    2008 Record:                             28-7       Assistant Coaches:          Laura De La Fuente
Volleyball Contact:              Michael Wittliff   Volleyball Contact:             Matt Holmes         2008 Record:                               8-18
SID Phone:                        414-288-7447      SID Phone:                     269-387-3168         Volleyball Contact:                Bernie Saenz
SID Fax:                          414-288-6519      SID Fax:                       269-387-4139         SID Phone:                        956-381-2240
E-Mail:          michael.wittliff@marquette.edu     E-Mail:             matt.holmes@wmich.edu           SID Fax:                          956-381-2398
Website:                 www.gomarquette.com        Website:              www.wmubroncos.com            E-Mail:                        saenzb@utpa.edu
                                                                                                        Website:                  www.utpabroncs.com

     HOUSTON BAPTIST                                  SEATTLE UNIVERSITY                                           SIOUx FALLS
     Sept. 19 (3 p.m.); Oct. 8 (7 p.m.)                           Sept. 25 (7 p.m.)                                   Sept. 30 (7 p.m.)
Location:                        Houston, Texas     Location:                        Seattle, Wash.     Location:                        Sioux Falls, S.D.
Nickname:                                Huskies    Nickname:                            Redhawks       Nickname:                                 Cougars
Enrollment:                                 2,749   Enrollment:                               7,529     Enrollment:                                 1,700
Colors:                  Royal Blue and Orange      Colors:                        Red and White        Colors:                      Purple, White, Black
Facility:                   Sharp Gym (1,500)       Athletic Director:                  Bill Hogan      Athletic Director:               William Sanchez
Athletic Director:                  Ron Cottrell    Head Coach:                      Shannon Ellis      Head Coach:                           Lisa Mathes
Head Coach:                         Kaddie Platt    Record at SU:               69-72 (5th season)      Record at USF:                 55-88 (5th season)
Record at HBU:           447-115 (15th season)      Overall Record:             69-72 (5th season)      Overall Record:             116-120 (7th season)
Overall Record:          447-115 (15th season)      Assistant Coaches:                   Teron Uy       Assistant Coach:                     Dimitar Peev
Assistant Coaches:              Heidi Robertson                                 Gretchen Kilebrew       2008 Record:                                15-24
2008 Record:                                 24-7   2008 Record:                              10-23     Volleyball Contact:                  Sirage Yassin
Volleyball Contact:                   Jeff Sutton   Volleyball Contact:             Jason Behenna       SID Phone:                         605-331-6695
SID Phone:                        281-649-3098      SID Phone:                      206-296-5915        SID Fax:                           605-331-6792
SID Fax:                          281-649-3496      SID Fax:                        206-296-2154        E-Mail:             sirage.yassin@usiouxfalls.edu
E-Mail:                        jsutton@hbu.edu      E-Mail:                  behennaj@seattleu.edu      Website:                    www.usfcougars.com
Website:                  www.hbuhuskies.com        Website:                  www.GoSeattleU.com

           UTAH VALLEY                                      CHICAGO STATE                                     NEW JERSEY TECH
      Oct. 2 (7 p.m.); Oct. 29 (7 p.m.)                  Oct. 23 (7 p.m.); Nov. 7 (3 p.m.)                   Oct. 25 (12 p.m.); Nov. 5 (7 p.m.)
Location:                           Orem, Utah      Location:                     Chicago, Illinois     Location:                          Newark, NJ
Nickname:                              Wolverine    Nickname:                             Cougars       Nickname:                          Highlanders
Enrollment:                               24,000    Enrollment:                              7,200      Enrollment:                              5,380
Colors:                 Green, White and Gold       Colors:                   Evergreen and White       Colors:                         Red and White
Facility:         Shurian Family Center (2,000)     Facility:        Jacoby Dickens Center (2,500)      Athletic Director:               Lenny Kaplan
Athletic Director:          Michael V. Jacobsen     Athletic Director:                         N/A      Head Coach:                       Ryan McNeil
Head Coach:                             San Atoa    Head Coach:                    Lenika Vazquez       Record at NJIT:             50-81 (4th season)
Record at UVU             226-105 (10th season)     Record at Chicago State:          (3rd season)      Overall Record:             50-81 (4th season)
Overall Record:           226-105 (10th season)     Overall Record:                            N/A      Assistant Coaches:                 JR Martins,
Assistant Coaches:     Lacee Koelliker, Scott Lee   Assistant Coaches:       Shakeila Castile-Jones .                                   Melsissa Golob
2008 Record:                               14-12    2008 Record:                               0-25     2008 Record:                             18-16
Volleyball Contact:                Dave Kimball     Volleyball Contact:             Corey Miggins       Volleyball Contact:                 Tim Camp
SID Phone:                        801-863-6231      SID Phone:                      733-995-2217        SID Phone:                       973-596-8461
SID Fax:                          801-863-8813      SID Fax:                        773-995-3656        SID Fax:                         973-596-8324
E-Mail:                  david.kimball@uvu.edu      E-Mail:                     cmiggins@csu.edu        E-Mail:                 timothy.camp@njit.edu
Website:           www.wolverinegreen.cstv.com      Website:                www.gocsucougars.com        Website:               www.njithighlanders.com



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              MORNINGSIDE                                      NORTH DAKOTA                                               DORDT
                   Oct. 13 (7 p.m.)                         Oct. 15 (7 p.m.); Nov. 14 (7 p.m.)                          Oct. 20 (7 p.m.)
     Location:                       Sioux City, Iowa   Location:                   Grand Forks, N.D.     Location:                 Sioux Center, Iowa
     Nickname:                              Mustangs    Nickname:                       Fighting Sioux    Nickname:                          Defenders
     Enrollment:                               1,440    Enrollment:                             12,559    Enrollment:                            1,260
     Colors:                        Maroon and Gray     Colors:                 Kelly Green and White     Colors:                     Black and White
     Athletic Director:               Jerry Schmutte    Facility: Betty Engelstad Sioux Center (3,064)    Athletic Director:             Glenn Bourra
     Head Coach:                          Rick Pruett   Athletic Director:                Brian Faison    Head Coach:             Tom Van Den Dosch
     Record at Morningside:                    70-10    Head Coach:                     Ashley Hardee     Record at Dordt:                     406-92
     Overall Record:                         200-182    Record at UND:                 0-0 (1st season)   Overall Record:                   1,115-163
     Assistant Coaches:              Amy Kettmann,      Overall Record:                             0-0   Assistant Coaches:      Samantha Zomer and
                     Jessica Vander Kooi, Marty King    Assistant Coaches:      Mike Moffitt, Amanda                                    Traci Hiemstra
     2008 Record:                                37-6                                        Neubauer     2008 Record:                           32-10
     Volleyball Contact:               Dave Rebstock    2008 Record:                               24-8   Volleyball Contact:              Mike Byker
     SID Phone:                        712-274-5127     Volleyball Contact:               Ryan Powell     SID Phone:                    712-722-6301
     SID Fax:                          712-274-5578     SID Phone:                      701-777-2986      SID Fax:                      712-722-6239
     E-Mail:               rebstock@morningside.edu     SID Fax:                        701-777-4352      E-Mail:                   mbyker@dordt.edu
     Website:        www.morningside.edu/mustangs       E-Mail:        ryanpowell@mail.und.nodak.edu      Website:              www.dordt.edu/athletics
                                                        Website:                www.fightingsioux.com



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18             2009 COYOTE VOLLEYBALL
                                          USD Volleyball
                    SOUTH DAKOTA Combined Team Statistics (as of Dec 10, 2008)
                                           All matches
  StatiStical reView - 2008
            RECORD:                                     OVERALL             HOME                 AWAY                NEUTRAL
            ALL MATCHES.........                        (23-4 )            ( 9-0 )              ( 4-3 )              (10-1 )
            CONFERENCE..........                        ( 0-0 )            ( 0-0 )              ( 0-0 )              ( 0-0 )
            NON-CONFERENCE......                        (23-4 )            ( 9-0 )              ( 4-3 )              (10-1 )
                            |---------ATTACK----------| |--SET---| |----SERVE----|     |--DIG---| |------BLOCKING-------|
## STATS SUMMARY          G    K   K/G    E   TA    Pct    A   A/G   SA   SE SA/G RE DIG      D/G BS BA Total     B/G BE BHE
-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
13 Hult, Heather         98 253 2.58     58 574    .340    4 0.04     7    3 0.07    0   28 0.29    4 82     86 0.88    9   1
7 Hruska, Kathleen       98 351 3.58 100 831       .302   17 0.17    20   23 0.20    1 119 1.21     6 72     78 0.80 11     1
10 Reed, Tahnee          24   24 1.00     9   59   .254    0 0.00     0    1 0.00    1   11 0.46    0   8     8 0.33    2   1
1 Slagter, Laura         98 243 2.48     88 731    .212   21 0.21    11   11 0.11 30 323 3.30       4 34     38 0.39    5   2
15 Kritenbrink, Kristin 97 324 3.34 139 924        .200   14 0.14    15   38 0.15 16 165 1.70       9 49     58 0.60    4   0
8 Baldwin, Gina          97   58 0.60    29 168    .173 960 9.90     21   21 0.22    2 261 2.69     2 35     37 0.38    9 11
9 Hatfield, Jenna        20   25 1.25    17   76   .105    4 0.20     0    2 0.00    0    6 0.30    2 13     15 0.75    3   0
4 Slagter, Jolene        71   44 0.62    34 148    .068 101 1.42      3    1 0.04    0   41 0.58    2 33     35 0.49    6   4
12 Jarchow, Gabi         98    8 0.08     6   54   .037   20 0.20    30   32 0.31 20 188 1.92       0   0     0 0.00    1   1
2 Henke, Jennifer         0    0 0.00     0    0   .000    0 0.00     0    0 0.00    0    0 0.00    0   0     0 0.00    0   0
6 Kobus, Amber           98    2 0.02     7   36 -.139    49 0.50    43   30 0.44 19 520 5.31       0   0     0 0.00    0   0
   TEAM                                                                              5
   SOUTH DAKOTA........ 98 1332 13.59 488 3602     .234 1190 12.14 150 162 1.53 94 1662 16.96 29 326 192.0 1.96 51 21
   Opponents........... 98 1061 10.83 540 3573     .146 960 9.80     94 157 0.96 150 1520 15.51 40 202 141.0 1.44 26 26

TEAM STATISTICS               USD     OPP     DATE          OPPONENT                   W/L    SCORE SCORE-BY-GAME                  ATTEND
--------------------------------------        ----------    ---------------------- ---        ----- ----------------------------- ------

  2008 reSUltS
ATTACK..............
  Kills.............
  Errors............
                            1332
                              488
                                     1061
                                      540
                                              Aug 29
                                              Aug 29
                                              Aug 30
                                                         vs WOFFORD
                                                         vs Delaware State
                                                         vs Fairleigh Dickinson
                                                                                       W
                                                                                       W
                                                                                       W
                                                                                               3-2
                                                                                               3-1
                                                                                               3-0
                                                                                                     25-16,20-25,15-25,25-20,15-9
                                                                                                     25-15,17-25,25-18,25-22
                                                                                                     25-18,25-14,25-19
                                                                                                                                       37
                                                                                                                                       23
                                                                                                                                       41
  Total         Opponent 3602
  Date Attacks.....                  3573 Result 30
                                              Aug        vs Providence
                                                               Score                   W       3-0   25-15,25-23,25-20
                                                                                                 Overall     Attendance                43
  Attack Pct........        .234     .146     Sep 05     vs MSU Moorhead               W       3-1   25-22,24-26,25-21,25-21           45
  Aug. 29       Wofford                   W 3-2        25-16, 20-25, 15-25, 25-20, 15-9          1-0            37
  Kills/Game........        13.6     10.8     Sep 05     vs Bemidji State              W       3-0   25-21,25-18,25-15                 56
SET................. State
  Aug. 29       Delaware                  W 3-1 06
                                              Sep        vs Lake Superior State
                                                       25-15, 17-25, 25-18, 25-22      W       3-0
                                                                                                 2-0 25-15,25-15,25-13
                                                                                                                23                     34
  Assists........... Dickinson
  Aug. 30       Fairleigh   1190      960     Sep
                                          W 3-0 06       at Minnesota, Crookston
                                                       25-18, 25-14, 25-19             W       3-0
                                                                                                 3-0 25-16,25-17,25-16
                                                                                                                41                     78
  Attempts..........        2916     2877     Sep 10        BLACK HILLS STATE          W       3-0   25-20,25-10,25-16                313
  Aug. 30 Pct........
  Assist        Providence .408      .334 W 3-0 13
                                              Sep      25-15, 25-23, 25-20
                                                            MINNESOTA, CROOKSTON       W         4-0 25-13,25-12,25-14
                                                                                               3-0              43                     65
  Assists/Game......
  Sept. 5       MSU Moorhead12.1      9.8     Sep
                                          W 3-1 13          ST. CLOUD STATE
                                                       25-22, 24-26, 25-21, 25-21      W       3-0
                                                                                                 5-0 25-19,25-20,27-25
                                                                                                                45                    105
SERVE...............                          Sep 16     at #10 Nebraska-Kearney         L     0-3   24-26,10-25,26-28               1011
  Aces.............. State 150
  Sept. 5       Bemidji                94 W 3-0 23
                                              Sep      25-21, 25-18, 25-15 COLLEGE W
                                                            NORTHWESTERN                         6-0 25-23,19-25,25-20,21-25,15-13
                                                                                                                56
                                                                                               3-2                                    171
                Lake Superior 162
  Errors............
  Sept. 6                     State   157 W 3-0 27
                                              Sep           MORNINGSIDE COLLEGE
                                                       25-15, 25-15, 25-13             W         7-0 25-19,25-21,25-14
                                                                                               3-0              34                    165
  Attempts..........        2061     1740     Oct 02        NW MISSOURI STATE          W       3-2   25-16,18-25,24-26,25-23,15-2     211
  Sept. 6 Pct.........
  Serve         Minnesota, Crookston .910
                            .921          W 3-0 07
                                              Oct      25-16, 25-17, 25-16 FALLS W
                                                            UNIV. OF SIOUX                       8-0 25-9,25-14,25-17
                                                                                               3-0              78                    357
  Aces/Game......... HILLS STATE 1.0
  Sept. 10      BLACK         1.5         W 3-0 11
                                           ^ Oct         at Seattle University
                                                       25-20, 25-10, 25-16               L       9-0 25-20,21-25,20-25,25-21,11-15
                                                                                               2-3              313                   111
SERVE RECEPTIONS....                       ^ Oct 11      vs North Dakota               W       3-2   23-25,25-17,25-23,20-25,15-12     50
  Sept. 13      MINNESOTA, CROOKSTON W 3-0             25-13, 25-12, 25-14                       10-0           65
  Errors............           94     150  ^ Oct 12      vs Bryant University          W       3-0   25-23,25-15,25-20                 45
  Errors/Game.......
  Sept. 13      ST. CLOUD STATE 1.5
                              1.0             Oct
                                          W 3-0 14       at Drake
                                                       25-19, 25-20, 27-25             W         11-025-20,25-20,20-25,25-18
                                                                                               3-1              105                   210
                #10 Nebraska-Kearney 1880
  Attempts..........
  Sept. 16                  1576              Oct
                                          L 0-3 21          DAKOTA 26-28
                                                       24-26, 10-25,STATE              W         11-125-7,25-16,25-19
                                                                                               3-0              1011                  172
  Reception Pct.....        .940     .920     Oct 25     at Southern Illinois            L     0-3   19-25,13-25,15-25                347
  Sept. 23      NORTHWESTERN
DEFENSE.............                      W 3-2 1
                                              Nov.     25-23, 19-25, 25-20, 21-25, 15-13
                                                            NORTH DAKOTA               W         12-123-25,25-22,25-20,25-21
                                                                                               3-1              171                   285
  Digs..............
  Sept. 27      MORNINGSIDE COLLEGE W 3-0 08
                            1662     1520     Nov        at North Dakota
                                                       25-19, 25-21, 25-14             W         13-125-20,25-17,25-18
                                                                                               3-0              165                   346
  Digs/Game.........        17.0     15.5     Nov 14     vs SIUE                       W       3-1   25-22,25-14,17-25,27-25          108
  Oct. 2        NW MISSOURI STATE
BLOCKING............                      W 3-2 14
                                              Nov        at Bryant 24-26, 25-23, 15-2
                                                       25-16, 18-25,University         W         14-125-19,25-11,25-17
                                                                                                                211
                                                                                               3-0                                    157
  Block
  Oct. 7 Solo........ FALLS29
                SIOUx                  40     Nov
                                          W 3-0 15       vs 25-14, Baptist
                                                       25-9,Houston25-17                 L       15-125-12,23-25,22-25,25-16,8-15
                                                                                               2-3              357                    76
  Block Assist......          326     202
                Seattle
  Oct. 11Blocks...... University
  Total                    192.0    141.0 L 2-3        25-20, 21-25, 20-25, 25-21, 11-15         15-2          111
  Blocks
  Oct. 11 Per Game...Dakota2.0
                North                 1.4 W 3-2        23-25, 25-17, 25-23, 20-25, 15-12         16-2          50
  Block
  Oct. 12Errors...... University
                Bryant         51      26
                                          W 3-0        25-23, 25-15, 25-20                       17-2          45
BALL HANDLING ERRORS           21      26
ATTENDANCE..........
  Oct. 14       Drake                     W 3-1        25-20, 25-20, 20-25, 25-18                18-2          210
  Total.............
  Oct. 21       DAKOTA STATE1844     2260 W 3-0        25-7, 25-16, 25-19                        19-2          172
  Dates/Avg Per Date       9/205    7/323
  Oct. 25 site Southern Illinois
  Neutral        #/Avg     11/51          L 0-3        19-25, 13-25, 15-25                       19-3          347
  Current
  Nov. 1 win streak DAKOTA
                NORTH           0       - W 3-1        23-25, 25-22, 25-20, 25-21                20-3          285
  Home win streak...            9       -
  Nov. 8       North Dakota                     W 3-0      25-20, 25-17, 25-18                   21-3          346
  Nov. 14      Southern Illinois-Edwardsville   W 3-1      25-22, 25-14, 17-25, 27-25            22-3          108
  Nov. 14      Bryant University                W 3-0      25-19, 25-11, 25-17                   23-3          157
  Nov. 15      Houston Baptist                  L 2-3      25-12, 23-25, 22-25, 25-16, 8-15      23-4          76

  *Home game in BOLD




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     SinGle-SeaSon leaDerS
                                                                                                CoaChinG year-by-year
     attaCk atteMPts
     1.  Lindsey Soukup                 1,481   2004                                            1974: Jan Whitman    10-7
     2.  Kristen Miller                 1,470   2005
                                                        solo bloCks                             1975: Jan Whitman    8-12
                                                        1.    Chris Elf          77      1991
     3.  Becky Olson                    1,214   2002                                            1976: Jan Whitman    18-7
                                                        2.    Mary Eller         55      1991
     4.  Amber Abrams                   1,194   2002                                            1977: Jan Whitman    18-17
                                                        3.    Angelica Buss      53      1991
     5.  Becky Olson                    1,169   2003                                            1978: Jan Whitman    12-5
                                                        4.    Sarah Vollertsen   59      2000
     6.  Laura Slagter                  1,139   2007                                            1979: Jan Whitman    16-11
                                                        5.    Lisa Kuehl         49      1992
     7.  Lindsey Soukup                 1,100   2003                                            1980: Jan Whitman    15-17-2
                                                        6.    Mary Eller         48      1993
     8.  Lindsey Soukup                 1,089   2002                                            1981: Jan Whitman    11-15
                                                        7.    Michelle Hesse     47      1995
         Amber Abrams                   1,089   2000                                            1982: Jan Whitman    17-28-1
                                                        8.    Michelle Hesse     44      1994
     9. Laurie York                     1,084    1988                                           1983: Jan Whitman    7-32
                                                        9.    Mary Eller         38      1992
     10. Kathleen Hruska                1,056   2007
                                                        10.   Jill Noble         37      1986   1984: Jan Whitman    6-35
                                                                                                1985: Jan Whitman    3-21, 0-7, 8th
     kills                                                                                      1986: Sue Gasparec   4-26, 0-7, 8th
     1.    Kristen Miller               482     2005    total bloCks                            1987: Susan Kringle  7-30, 0-7, 8th
     2.    Kathleen Hruska              476     2007    1.    Chris Elf          164     1991   1988: Susan Kringle  11-36, 0-7, 8th
     3.    Amber Abrams                 462     2002    2.    Sarah Vollertsen   159     2000   1989: Susan Kringle  1-31, 0-9, 10th
     4.    Lindsey Soukup               455     2004    3.    Mary Eller         146     1993   1990: Anne Richter   2-29, 0-9, 10th
     5.    Becky Olson                  452     2002    4.    Michelle Hesse     145     1995   1991: Anne Richter   9-26, 0-9, 10th
     6.    Sarah Vollertsen             427     2000    5.    Mary Eller         137     1991   1992: Anne Richter   9-27, 0-9, 10th
     7.    Becky Olson                  426     2003    6.    Lisa Kuehl         133.5   1992   1993: Diana Cole     7-33, 0-9, 10th
     8.    Mary Eller                   419     1993    7.    Mary Eller         125.5   1992
                                                                                                1994: Diana Cole     7-25, 1-17, 10th
     9.    Lindsey Soukup               377     2002    8.    Angelica Buss      118.5   1993
                                                                                                1995: Diana Cole     2-27, 1-17, 10th
     10.   Ashley Gross                 373     2006    9.    Nicole Johnson     118     2000
                                                                                                1996: Diane Cole     5-30, 0-18, 10th
                                                        10.   Laura Marske       113     2004
                                                                                                1997: Diana Cole     9-26, 4-14, 7th
     hittinG leaders                                                                            1998: Kaaryn Hermsen 0-30, 0-18, 10th
     1.    Heather Hult                 .378    2007    diGs                                    1999: Kaaryn Hermsen 4-32, 0-18, 10th
     2.    Kathleen Hruska              .341    2007    1.    Amber Kobus        616     2007   2000: Darin Weber    10-25, 2-16, 10th
     3.    Heather Hult                 .340    2008    2.    Amber Kobus        615     2006   2001: Darin Weber    7-19, 4-14, 9th
     4.    Michelle Hesse               .329    1994    3.    Lindsey Soukup     601     2004   2002: Darin Weber    16-17, 6-10, 7th
     5.    Laura Marske                 .306    2004    4.    Kari Hanafan       553     1993   2003: Brian Lamppa   18-10, 8-6, T4th
     6.    Kathleen Hruska              .302    2008    5.    Lacey Ross         536     2004
                                                                                                2004: Brian Lamppa   18-10, 9-3, 2nd
     7.    Liz Lough                    .299    1994    6.    Amber Kobus        520     2008
                                                                                                2005: Brian Lamppa   10-18, 3-9, 6th
     8.    Laura Marske                 .284    2003    7.    Lacey Ross         493     2002
                                                                                                2006: Brian Lamppa   6-22, 1-11, T6th
     9.    Sarah Vollertsen             .282    2000    8.    Laurie York        486     1988
                                                        9.    Kari Hanafan       473     1994
                                                                                                2007: Brian Lamppa   23-9, 6-6, 5th
     10.   Alexis Wissing-Terwilliger   .271    2004
                                                        10.   Leslie Fusinato    449     2000   2008: Matt Houk      23-4
                                                                                                All-Time Record:     349-749
     serViCe aCes
     1.  Mary Eller                     72      1993
                                                        teaM reCords                            All-NCC
     2.  Mykie Evans                    63      1992                                            1981: Jennifer Melby, Karrie Wallen
                                                        Attack Attempts          5,284   2002
     3.  Liz Lough                      57      1994                                            1982: Kim Gaul
                                                        Kills                    1,892   2002
     4.  Becky Otte                     53      1997                                            1983: Karrie Wallen
                                                        Kills Per Game           15.79   2007
         Liz Selzer                     53      2004
                                                        Hitting Percentage       .236    2007   1996: Michelle Hesse (HM)
     6. Liz Lough                       50      1993
                                                        Service Aces             303     1993   2000: Sarah Volletersen (HM)
         Amber Kobus                    50      2006
                                                        Aces Per Game            2.29    1992   2001: Amber Abrams (HM), Becky Olson (HM)
         Amber Kobus                    50      2007
                                                        Set Assists              1,732   2002   2002: Amber Abrams, Becky Olson
     9. Kelly Wahl                      49      1988
                                                        Assists Per Game         14.00   2007   2003: Becky Olson (Co-MVP), Lindsey Soukup,
     10. Cathy Schreiber                47      1989
                                                        Solo Blocks              236     1991   Liz Selzer (HM)
         Laurie York                    47      1988
                                                        Block Assists            769     1992   2004: Lindsey Soukup, Laura Marske, Kristen
                                                        Total Blocks             606.5   1991           Miller, Liz Selzer (HM)
     set assists                                        Block Average            9.97    1991   2005: Kristen Miller
     1.    Lyndsey Finney               1,556   2002    Digs                     2,565   1988
                                                                                                2007: Kathleen Hruska
     2.    Gina Baldwin                 1,452   2007
     3.    Liz Selzer                   1,417   2004
     4.    Liz Lough                    1,336   1993
                                                                                                NCC Awards
     5.    Lisa Roberts                 1,247   1997
                                                                                                Defensive Player of the Year
     6.    Liz Selzer                   1,237   2003
                                                                                                Amber Kobus, 2006, 2007
     7.    Liz Lough                    1,058   1994                                            MVP
     8.    Lisa Roberts                 1,030   1996                                            Becky Olson, 2002
     9.    Angela Golesh                1,029   2001
     10.   Gina Baldwin                 960     2008




20              2009 COYOTE VOLLEYBALL
career leaDerS
CoaChes all-tiMe wins                            5. Nicole Johnson               .268    2000-01      10. Lisa Roberts                   874     1999
Janet Whitman (1974-85)     141-207-3 ( 0-7      6. Suzanne Wright               .263     1987-88
NCC)                                                 Jill Noble                  .263    1984-86      assists Per GaMe
Brian Lamppa (2003-2007)    75-69 (27-35 NCC)    7. Michelle Hesse               .259    1993-96      1.    Lyndsey Finney               12.55   2001-02
Darin Weber (2000-02)       33-61 (12-40 NCC)    8. Kelly Wahl                   .236    1985-88      2.    Liz Selzer                   12.06   2003-04
Diana Cole (1993-97)        30-141 (6-75 NCC)    9. Alexis Wissing-Terwilliger   .227    2001-04      3.    Angela Golesh                9.97    2000-01
Matt Houk (2008)            23-4                 10. Becky Olson                 .224    2000-03      4.    Gina Baldwin                 9.15    2006-
Susan Kringle (1986-89)     23-144 (0-30 NCC)                                                         5.    Lisa Roberts                 8.79    1996-99
Ann Richter (1990-92)       20-81 (0-27 NCC)     serViCe aCes                                         6.    Casey Beardsley              7.82    2005-06
Karen Hermsen (1998-99)     4-62 (0-30 NCC)      1.    Mary Eller                185     1991-94      7.    Liz Lough                    7.35    1992-95
                                                 2.    Amber Kobus               155     2005-08      8.    Gay Lynn Carlson             7.03    1991-92
GaMes Played                                     3.    Liz Lough                 148     1992-95      9.    Katie Wancho                 4.67    1999-00
1.    Mary Eller             466       1991-94   4.    Laurie York               139     1988-91      10.   Kelly Wahl                   4.41    1985-88
2.    Becky Olson            444       2000-03   5.    Becky Olson               130     2000-03
3.    Nikki Daggitt          441       1995-99   6.    Mykie Evans               121     1992-94      solo bloCks
4.    Liz Lough              435       1992-95   7.    Kelly Wahl                113     1985-88      1.    Mary Eller                   167     1991-94
5.    Laurie York            433       1988-91   8.    Cathy Schreiber           107     1987-90      2.    Michelle Hesse               129     1993-96
6.    Lindsey Soukup         431       2001-04   9.    Kristen Miller            101     2002-05      3.    Chris Elf                    99      1991-92
7.    Lisa Roberts           428       1996-99   10.   Lindsey Soukup            100     2001-04      4.    Jennifer Bogue               80      1987-90
8.    Amber Abrams           424       1999-02                                                        5.    Brooke Lundine               72      1997-01
9.    Kristen Miller         415       2002-05                                                        6.    Nikki Daggitt                65      1995-99
10.   Kari Hanafan           405       1991-94   aCes Per GaMe                                        7.    Sarah Vollertsen             63      1999-00
                                                 1.  Suzanne Wright              .58     1986-87      8.    Nicole Johnson               60      2000-01
attaCk atteMPts                                  2.  Kelly Wahl                  .53     1985-88      9.    Laurie York                  59      1988-91
1.    Lindsey Soukup         4,215     2001-04   3.  Tammy Blake                 .46     1984-87            Laura Marske                 59      2001-04
2.    Kristen Miller         4,018     2002-05   4.  Jill Noble                  .42     1984-86            Sarah Volletersen            59      2000-01
3.    Becky Olson            3,981     2000-03       Cathy Schreiber             .42     1986-87
4.    Amber Abrams           3,686     1999-02   6. Mykie Evans                  .41     1992-94      bloCk assists
5.    Nikki Daggitt          3,106     1995-99       Amber Kobus                 .41     2005-08      1.    Mary Eller                   579     1991-94
6.    Mary Eller             2,657     1991-94   8. Mary Eller                   .40     1991-94      2.    Chris Elf                    305     1991-92
7.    Laurie York            2,619     1988-91       Mary Owens                  .40     1990-91      3.    Heather Hult                 268     2005-08
8.    Michelle Hesse         2,484     1997-01   10. Julie Lane                  .37     1986-87      4.    Michelle Hesse               261     1988-91
9.    Ashley Gross           2,356     2005-07       Debbie Coad                 .37     1995-96      5.    Laurie York                  240     1988-91
10.   Heather Hult           2,123     2005-08                                                        6.    Nikki Daggitt                230     1995-99
                                                 assists                                              7.    Becky Olson                  225     2000-03
kills                                            1.    Lisa Roberts              3,764   1996-99      8.    Alexis Wissing-Terwilliger   218     2001-04
1.    Becky Olson            1,450     2000-03   2.    Liz Lough                 3,201   1992-95      9.    Jennifer Bogue               205     1987-90
2.    Amber Abrams           1,362     1999-02   3.    Gina Baldwin              2,792   2006-08      10.   Brooke Lundine               200     1997-01
3.    Lindsey Soukup         1,331     2001-04   4.    Liz Selzer                2,654   2003-04
4.    Kristen Miller         1,324     2002-05   5.    Angela Golesh             1,854   2000-01      total bloCks
5.    Nikki Daggitt          1,151     1995-99   6.    Lyndsey Finney            1,556   2001-02      1.    Mary Eller                   456.5   1991-94
6.    Michelle Hesse         1,036     1993-96   7.    Gay Lynn Carlson          1,491   1991-92      2.    Heather Hult                 299     2005-08
7.    Mary Eller             951       1991-94   8.    Casey Beardsley           1,431   2005-06      3.    Brooke Lundine               272     1997-01
8.    Heather Hult           885       2005-08   9.    Kelly Wahl                943     1985-88      4.    Michelle Hesse               261     1993-96
9.    Ashley Gross           850       2005-07                                                              Becky Olson                  261     2000-03
10.   Kathleen Hruska        827       2007-08                                                        5.    Alexis Wissing-Terwilliger   254     2001-04
                                                                                                      6.    Chris Elf                    251.5   1991-92
                                                                                                      7.    Kristen Miller               243     2002-05
kills Per GaMe                                                                                        8.    Nicole Johnson               220     2000-01
1.    Kathleen Hruska        3.84      2007-08                                                        9.    Laura Marske                 218     2001-04
2.    Becky Olson            3.27      2000-03                                                        10.   Lindsey Soukup               207     2001-04
3.    Amber Abrams           3.21      1999-02
4.    Kristen Miller         3.19      2002-05                                                        diGs
5.    Lindsey Soukup         3.09      2001-04                                                        1.    Amber Kobus                  2,019   2005-08
6.    Sarah Vollertsen       3.03      1999-00                                                        2.    Lindsey Soukup               1,631   2001-04
7.    Kristen Kritenbrink    2.82      2007-                                                          3.    Lacey Ross                   1,411   2001-04
8.    Laura Slagter          2.69      2007-08                                                        4.    Kari Hanafan                 1,357   1992-94
9.    Michelle Hesse         2.66      1993-96                                                        5.    Becky Olson                  1,305   2000-03
10.   Chris Elf              2.65      1991-92                                                        6.    Liz Lough                    1,284   1992-95
                                                                                                      7.    Laurie York                  1,176   1988-91
hittinG leaders                                                                                       8.     Kristen Miller              1,096    2002-05
1.    Kathleen Hruska        .324      2007-08                                                        9.     Gabi Jarchow                 985     2005-08
2.    Heather Hult           .301      2005-08                                                        10.   Katrina Kloster                790   1988-91
                                                 Becky Olson, who was named Co-MVP of the
3.    Laura Marske           .285      2001-04
                                                 NCC in 2003, finished her career as USD’s all-time
4.    Sarah Volleterson      .270      1999-00
                                                 leader in kills (1,450).




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     all-tiMe Match reSUltS
     *FROM THE 1999 SEASON THROUGH THE 2008 SEASON
     1999 (kaaryn herMsen, 4-32, 0-18, 10th, nCC)                                        Oct. 21 Northern Colorado*               10-15, 10-15, 15-11, 5-15              L   (10-19)
     Aug. 27    at Wayne State          4-15, 9-15, 12-15                  L     (0-1)   Oct. 24 at Morningside*                  3-14, 6-15, 16-18                      L   (10-20)
     Aug. 27    vs. Chadron State       15-13, 4-15, 12-15, 15-6, 15-13    W     (1-1)   Oct. 27 at North Dakota State*           8-15, 8-15, 6-15                       L   (10-21)
     Aug. 27    vs. Carroll             11-15, 11-15, 6-15                 L     (1-2)   Oct. 28 at North Dakota*                 13-15, 15-4, 8-15, 6-15                L   (10-22)
     Aug. 28    at Montana Billings     8-15, 3-15, 9-15                   L     (1-3)   Oct. 31 Minnesota State Mankato*         8-15, 11-15, 13-15                     L   (10-23)
     Sept. 3    vs. Mary                15-13, 11-15, 15-6, 10-15, 16-14   W     (2-3)   Nov. 10 Augustana College*               14-16, 6-15, 8-15                      L   (10-24)
     Sept. 3    National American       6-15, 5-15, 5-15                   L     (2-4)   Nov. 11 South Dakota State*              9-15, 12-15, 7-15                      L   (10-25)
     Sept. 4    St. Mary’s (Neb.)       9-15, 13-15, 5-15                  L     (2-5)   *NCC games
     Sept. 10   vs. Michigan Tech       2-15, 12-15, 8-15                  L     (2-6)
     Sept. 11   vs. Bemidji State       9-15, 13-15, 4-15                  L     (2-7)   2001 (darin weber, 7-19, 4-14, 9th)
     Sept. 11   vs. Southwest State     0-15, 7-15, 10-15                  L     (2-8)   Aug. 24 vs. Grand Valley State              20-30, 28-30, 21-30                 L     (0-1)
     Sept. 14   Minnesota Mankato       6-15, 6-15, 12-15                  L     (2-9)   Aug. 24 vs. Southern Colorado               30-19, 14-30, 30-26, 30-25          W     (1-1)
     Sept. 17   at Augustana            1-15, 3-15, 1-15                   L    (2-10)   NCC/NSIC CROSSOVER CLASSIC (SEPT. 7-8, ROCHESTER, MINN.)
     Sept. 18   at South Dakota State   3-15, 2-15, 5-15                   L    (2-11)   Sept. 7  vs. Minnesota-Crookston 30-21, 30-16, 30-23                            W     (2-1)
     Sept. 24   Northern Colorado       8-15, 10-15, 6-15                  L    (2-12)   Sept. 8  vs. Winona State                   26-30, 30-18, 22-30, 30-19, 12-15   L     (2-2)
     Sept. 25   Nebraska-Omaha          7-15, 6-15, 10-15                  L    (2-13)   Sept. 8  vs. Northern State                 28-30, 24-30, 20-30                 L     (2-3)
     Sept. 28   Minnesota Morris        15-5, 15-11, 4-15, 11-15, 16-14    W    (3-13)   Sept. 14 at North Dakota*                   26-30, 24-30, 30-28, 30-21, 9-15    L     (2-4)
     Oct. 1     at North Dakota         4-15, 4-15, 10-15                  L    (3-14)   Sept. 15 at North Dakota State* 18-30, 27-30, 17-30                             L     (2-5)
     Oct. 2     at North Dakota State   2-15, 5-15, 6-15                   L    (3-15)   Sept. 18 Morningside*                       21-30, 30-28, 20-30, 19-30          L     (2-6)
     Oct. 5     at Morningside          10-15, 10-15, 9-15                 L    (3-16)   Sept. 21 at Wayne State                     20-30, 23-30, 28-30                 L     (2-7)
     Oct. 9     at Jamestown            6-15, 15-13, 10-15, 5-15           L.   (3-17)   Sept. 22 vs. Rockhurst (Sioux City, IA) 25-30, 32-30, 22-30, 30-17, 13-15       L     (2-8)
     Oct. 9     vs. Mary                11-15, 15-11, 12-15 12-15          L    (3-18)   Sept. 22 vs. Southwest St. (Sioux City, IA) 30-24, 31-29, 30-20                 W     (3-8)
     Oct. 10    vs. South Dakota Tech   15-3, 15-10, 9-15, 15-4            W    (4-18)   Sept. 28 at Minnesota Mankato* 15-30, 23-30, 22-30                              L     (3-9)
     Oct. 15    at Minnesota Mankato    12-15, 11-15, 5-15                 L    (4-19)   Sept. 29 at St. Cloud State*                27-30, 30-22, 23-30, 27-30          L    (3-10)
     Oct. 16    at St. Cloud State      2-15, 3-15, 14-16                  L    (4-20)   Oct. 2   Minnesota Mankato*                 28-30 20-30, 12-30                  L    (3-11)
     Oct. 19    St. Cloud State         8-15, 13-15, 15-8, 12-15           L    (4-21)   Oct. 5   South Dakota State*                29-31, 30-26, 23-30, 26-30          L    (3-12)
     Oct. 22    South Dakota State      5-15, 9-15, 10-15                  L    (4-22)   Oct. 6   Augustana*                         21-30, 23-30, 27-30                 L    (3-13)
     Oct. 23    Augustana               6-15, 14-16, 7-15                  L    (4-23)   Oct. 12 at Nebraska-Omaha*                  30-25, 23-30, 30-27, 30-27          W    (4-13)
     Oct. 29    at NebraskaOmaha        10-15, 5-15, 9-15                  L    (4-24)   Oct. 13 at Northern Colorado* 24-30, 13-30, 25-30                               L    (4-14)
     Oct. 30    at Northern Colorado    5-15, 7-15, 12-15                  L    (4-25)   Oct. 19 North Dakota State*                 25-30, 20-30, 20-30                 L    (4-15)
     Nov. 5     North Dakota State      10-15, 4-15, 6-15                  L    (4-26)   Oct. 20 North Dakota*                       23-30, 30-21, 30-28, 30-25          W    (5-15)
     Nov. 6     North Dakota            11-15, 15-5, 13-15, 3-15           L    (4-27)   Oct. 23 at Morningside*                     30-27, 17-30, 21-30, 22-30          L    (5-16)
     Nov. 9     Morningside             8-15, 12-15, 12-15                 L    (4-28)   Oct. 30 St. Cloud State*                    30-24, 30-28, 30-13                 W    (6-16)
                                                                                         Nov. 2   at Augustana*                      28-30, 26-30, 18-30                 L    (6-17)
     2000 (darin weber, 10-25, 2-16, 10th, nCC)                                          Nov. 3   at South Dakota State* 10-30, 23-30, 25-30                             L    (6-18)
     NEBRASKA-KEARNEY TOURNAMENT (AUG. 25-26, KEARNEY, NEB.)                             Nov. 8   Nebraska-Omaha*                    19-30, 30-25, 30-25, 30-20          W    (6-19)
     Aug. 25 vs. Tarleton State         15-13, 15-13, 15-12               W (1-0)        Nov. 9   Northern Colorado*                 25-30, 30-24, 22-30, 30-26, 18-16   W    (7-19)
     Aug. 25 at Nebraska-Kearney        5-15, 3-15, 3-15                  L   (1-1)      *NCC games
     Aug. 26 vs. Findlay                3-15, 13-15, 9-15                 L   (1-2)
     Aug. 26 vs. Chadron State          15-4, 15-2, 16-14                 W (2-2)        2002 (darin weber, 16-17, 6-10, 7th, nCC)
     Aug. 30 Wayne State College        9-15, 10-15, 15-11, 15-7, 17-15   W (3-2)        ST. MARY’S TOURNAMENT (AUG, 30-31, SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS)
     MORNINGSIDE COLLEGE TOURNAMENT (SEPT. 1-2,, SIOUX CITY, IOWA)                       Aug. 30   vs. Chaminade        27-30, 30-24, 30-23, 23-30, 13-15 L   (0-1)
     Sept. 1  vs. Quincy                15-13, 5-15, 13-15, 15-17         L   (3-3)      Aug. 30 at St. Mary’s          30-25, 24-30, 28-30, 22-30        L   (0-2)
     Sept. 1  vs. Winona State          15-11, 15-13, 15-10               W (4-3)        Aug. 31 vs. Alaska Anchorage   30-22, 30-27, 30-28               W (1-2)
     Sept. 2  vs. Wayne State College 15-10, 15-3, 15-11                  W (5-3)        Aug. 31 vs. Metro State        16-30, 30-26, 30-32, 25-30        L   (1-3)
     Sept. 2  at Morningside            2-15, 12-15, 3-15                 L   (5-4)      FORT HAYS STATE HOLIDAY INN/HAMPTON INN TOURNEY (SEPT. 6-7, HAYS, KAN.)
     NCC/NSIC CROSSOVER TOURNAMENT (ROCHESTER, N.Y.)                                     Sept. 6  vs. Tarleton State    30-25, 30-15, 35-55               W (2-3)
     Sept. 8  vs. Minnesota-Crooksto 15-3, 15-7, 15-4                     W (6-4)        Sept. 6  at Fort Hays State    24-30, 30-27, 23-30, 32-30, 24-22 W (3-3)
     Sept. 8  vs. Northern State        7-15, 13-15, 15-8, 15-6, 15-17    L   (6-5)      Sept. 6  vs. Southern Colo.    30-24, 29-31, 30-17, 30-24        W (4-3)
     Sept. 9  Minnesota St. Moorhead 10-15, 8-15, 9-15                    L   (6-6)      Sept. 7  vs. Rockhurst (Mo.)   20-30, 24-30, 19-30               L   (4-4)
     Sept. 12 Morningside College*      14-16, 15-11, 11-15, 15-12, 12-15 L   (6-7)      Sept. 10 Wayne State           30-27, 30-17, 30-20               W (5-4)
     Sept. 15 at Northern Colorado* 15-9, 9-15, 11-15, 10-15              L   (6-8)      NCC/NSIC CROSSOVER TOURNAMENT (SEPT. 13-14, OMAHA, NEB.)
     Sept. 16 at Nebraska-Omaha*        15-11, 9-15, 8-15, 1-15           L   (6-9)      Sept. 13 vs. Bemidji State,    28-30, 30-27, 30-26, 30-22        W (6-4)
     Sept. 20 Briar Cliff College       15-4, 11-15, 5-15, 15-11, 9-15    L (6-10)       Sept. 13 vs. Minn.-Crookston   30-20, 30-15, 30-27               W (7-4)
     Sept. 22 North Dakota*             7-15, 11-15, 16-14, 9-15          L (6-11)       Sept. 14 vs. Minn. Morris      30-22, 30-10, 30-25               W (8-4)
     Sept. 23 North Dakota State*       7-15, 9-15, 5-15                  L (6-12)       Sept. 14 vs. Minn. Moorhead    34-32, 30-27, 28-30, 30-18        W (9-4)
     Sept. 26 at St. Cloud State*       15-12, 12-15, 17-15, 7-15, 15-7   W (7-12)       Sept. 17 at Northern State     37-39, 30-23, 30-26, 25-30, 16-18 L   (9-5)
     MISSOURI WESTERN TOURNAMENT (SEPT. 29-30, ST. JOSEPH’S, MINN.)                      Sept. 20 North Dakota*         30-28, 23-30, 28-30, 14-30        L   (9-6)
     Sept. 29 vs. Rockhurst (Mo.)       20-18, 10-15, 9-15, 13-15         L (7-13)       Setp. 21 St. Cloud State*      30-22, 30-25. 30-17               W (10-6)
     Sept. 29 vs. Hastings (Neb.)       15-11, 21-19, 8-15, 12-15, 15-13 W (8-13)        Sept. 25 Dakota Wesleyan       30-16, 30-24, 30-24               W (11-6)
     Sept. 30 vs. Southwest Baptist     15-6, 15-7, 11-15, 15-8           W (9-13)       Sept. 28 at #6 Northern Colo.* 15-30, 17-30, 19-30               L (11-7)
     Sept. 30 at Missouri Western State 13-15, 8-15, 13-15                L (9-14)       Oct. 3   at #15 So. Dak. St.*  27-30, 32-30, 27-30, 23-30        L (11-8)
     Oct. 6   St. Cloud State*          15-9, 16-14, 15-11                W (10-14)      Oct. 5   #15 Augustana*        30-28, 28-30, 17-30, 28-30        L (11-9)
     Oct. 7   Minnesota State Mankato* 15-13, 5-15, 15-6, 12-15, 5-15     L (10-15)      Oct. 8   at Morningside*       21-30, 26-30, 30-23, 23-30        L (11-10)
     Oct. 13 at South Dakota State* 8-15, 9-15, 5-15                      L (10-16)      Oct. 11 at Nebraska-Omaha*     30-28, 30-28, 24-30, 27-30, 15-7 W (12-10)
     Oct. 14 at Augustana*              4-15, 6-15, 14-16                 L (10-17)      Oct. 18 at #21 No. Dak. St.*   23-30, 24-30, 20-30               L (12-11)
     Oct. 20 Nebraska-Omaha*            3-15, 14-16, 0-15                 L (10-18)      Oct. 19 at St. Cloud State*    30-27, 30-22, 24-30, 30-24        W (13-11)




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all-tiMe Match reSUltS
Oct. 22 vs. #14 Neb. Kearney         20-30, 25-30, 19-30                 L   (13-12)    Oct. 9     #23 Nebraska-Omaha* 27-30, 25-30, 30-25, 30-24, 15-11             W (11-9)
Oct. 25 Nebraska-Omaha*              30-22, 30-27, 30-26                 W   (14-12)    Oct. 15    at Southwest Minnesota State26-30, 30-18, 30-27, 27-30, 12-15 L   (11-10)
Oct. 26 #5 Northern Colo.*           17-30, 30-28, 24-30, 25-30          L   (14-13)    Oct. 16    at Minnesota State*          30-24, 30-18, 24-30, 30-25           W (12-10)
Nov. 1   Minn. Mankato*              20-30, 30-28, 25-30, 31-29, 14-16   L   (14-14)    Oct. 22    #21 Augustana*               30-22, 16-30, 30-28, 18-30, 15-8     W (13-10)
Nov. 2   #11 So. Dak. St.*           26-30, 22-30, 32-30, 24-30          L   (14-15)    Oct. 23    #6 Minnesota-Duluth*         30-28, 26-30, 30-24, 29-31, 16-14    W (14-10)
Nov. 7   at #17 North Dakota*        30-20, 30-26, 30-27                 W   (15-15)    Oct. 27    Wayne State (Neb.)           30-19, 30-16, 29-31, 26-30, 17-19    L (14-11)
Nov. 9   #17 No. Dak. St.*           24-30, 31-29, 24-30, 30-16, 15-11   W   (16-15)    Oct. 30    at Nebraska-Omaha*           22-30, 30-21, 30-22, 30-12           W (15-11)
Nov. 15 at #24 Augustana*            30-27, 25-30, 18-30, 29-31          L   (16-16)    Nov. 5     St. Cloud State*             24-30, 30-28, 30-16, 25-30, 13-15    L (15-12)
Nov. 16 at Minn. Mankato*            27-30, 25-30, 20-30                 L   (16-17)    Nov. 6     North Dakota*                32-30, 30-25, 32-30                  W (16-12)
*NCC matches                                                                            Nov. 12    at #23 Augustana*            28-30, 26-30, 22-30                  L (16-13)
                                                                                        Nov. 13    at St. Cloud State*          30-23, 30-26, 20-30, 30-27           W (17-13)
2003 (brian laMPPa, 18-10, 8-6 nCC, 4th)                                                D II PLAYOFFS - NORTH CENTRAL REGIONAL TOURNAMENT (NOV. 18-19, CONCORDIA, MINN.)
Quincy University, McDonald’s Invitational (Aug 29-30, Quincy, Ill.)                    Nov. 18 vs. SW Minnesota State 30-23, 30-26, 20-30, 30-27 (first rd.) W (18-13)
Aug. 29 at Quincy                     27-30, 27-30, 31-29, 31-33        L      (0-1)    Nov. 19 vs. #6 Concordia St. Paul 20-30, 17-30, 12-30 (semifinals) L (18-14)
Aug. 29 vs. Missouri-St. Louis        30-28, 17-30, 28-30, 30-21, 15-5 W       (1-1)    *NCC games
Aug. 30 vs. Saginaw Valley State 30-22, 30-19, 30-19                    W      (2-1)
Aug. 30 vs. Lake Superior State       30-13, 30-27, 30-22               W      (3-1)    2005 (brian laMPPa, 10-18, 3-9 nCC, sixth)
NEBRASKA-KEARNEY INVITATIONAL (SEPT. 5-6, KEARNEY, NEB.)                                NORTH DAKOTA TOURNAMENT (GRAND FORKS, N.D.)
Sept. 5   at Nebraska-Kearney         28-30, 21-30, 19-30               L      (3-2)    Aug. 26 vs. MSU Moorhead              24-30, 36-38, 29-31                    L     (0-1)
Sept. 5   vs. Doane                   30-28, 30-26, 30-23               W      (4-2)    Aug. 27 vs. Upper Iowa                30-21, 30-26, 19-30, 21-30, 15-12      W     (1-1)
Sept. 6   vs. Winona State            30-18, 25-30, 30-14, 30-27        W      (5-2)    Aug. 27 vs. Minnesota, Crookston 23-30, 31-33, 31-29, 30-22, 15-12           W     (2-1)
Sept. 6   vs. Rockhurst               30-24, 26-30, 22-30, 30-27, 13-15 L      (5-3)    MISSOURI WESTERN STATE TOURNAMENT (ST. JOSEPH, MO.)
Sept. 9   at Wayne State              30-27, 30-22, 30-24               W      (6-3)    Sept. 2  vs. Pittsburg State          30-21, 21-30, 30-27, 30-27             W     (3-1)
NCC/NSIC CROSSOVER TOURNAMENT (SEPT. 12-13, OMAHA, NEB.)                                Sept. 2  vs. Northwest Missouri State 24-30, 21-30, 22-30                    L     (3-2)
Sept. 12 vs. Concordia-St. Paul       25-30, 31-29, 18-30, 30-22, 6-15 L        (6-4)   Sept. 3  at Missouri Western State 19-30, 27-30, 30-22, 25-30                L     (3-3)
Sept. 12 vs. Minnesota Crookston 30-28, 31-29, 30-28                    W       (7-4)   Sept. 3  vs. Emporia State            25-30, 30-21, 32-30, 18-30, 7-15       L     (3-4)
Sept. 13 vs. Bemidji State            30-25, 32-30, 30-16               W       (8-4)   Sept. 6  Northern State               27-30, 30-24, 30-26, 30-27             W     (4-4)
Sept. 13 vs. Southwest Missouri St.30-25, 30-27, 30-18                  W       (9-4)   NORTH CENTRAL REGIONAL CROSSOVER (ABERDEEN, S.D.)
Sept. 17 Northern State               28-30, 30-21, 30-22, 30-25        W     (10-4)    Sept. 9  vs. Minnesota Crookston 23-30, 20-30, 17-30                         L     (4-5)
Sept. 26 St. Cloud State*             30-26, 30-20, 26-30, 30-24        W      (11-4)   Sept. 9  vs. Bemidji State            30-21, 30-23, 26-30, 30-24             W     (5-5)
Sept. 27 Minnesota State*             32-30, 30-22, 26-30, 22-30, 17-15 W     (12-4)    Sept. 10 vs. # Concordia St. Paul 24-30, 23-30, 15-30                        L     (5-6)
Oct. 3    at North Dakota*            18-30, 30-21, 17-30, 25-30        L     (12-5)    Sept. 13 Southwest Minnesota State 17-30, 19-30, 15-30                       L     (5-7)
Oct. 4    at North Dakota State* 18-30, 30-23, 13-30, 16-30             L     (12-6)    Sept. 15 at Bemidji State             24-30, 30-26, 24-30, 21-30             L     (5-8)
Oct. 10 South Dakota State*           25-30, 32-30, 30-22, 30-19        W     (13-6)    Sept. 16 at #4 Minnesota-Duluth 15-30, 20-30, 20-30                          L     (5-9)
Oct. 11 Augustana*                    20-30, 20-30, 28-30               L     (13-7)    Sept. 21 at Wayne State (Neb.)        25-30, 15-30, 20-30                    L    (5-10)
Oct. 18 at Nebraska-Omaha*            30-26, 30-24, 28-30, 30-28        W     (14-7)    Sept. 24 at North Dakota*             27-30, 23-30, 30-27, 24-30             L    (5-11)
Oct. 24 at Augustana*                 15-30, 30-24, 17-30, 27-30        L     (14-8)    Oct. 1   Minnesota State*             28-30, 18-30, 30-27, 30-32             L    (5-12)
Oct. 25 at South Dakota State* 27-30, 31-29, 30-28, 30-24               W     (15-8)    Oct. 8   Nebraska-Omaha*              31-29, 30-25, 16-30, 30-24             W    (6-12)
Oct. 31 North Dakota State            30-28, 30-28, 31-29               W     (16-8)    Oct. 14 at Upper Iowa                 30-17, 30-16, 30-27                    W    (7-12)
Nov. 1    North Dakota                25-30, 30-24, 30-28, 30-24        W     (17-8)    Oct. 15 at Minnesota State*           30-28, 30-27, 23-30, 24-32             W    (8-12)
Nov. 7    at Minnesota State          26-30, 22-30, 17-30               L     (17-9)    Oct. 21 Augustana*                    24-30, 26-30, 30-24, 25-30             L    (8-13)
Nov. 8    at St. Cloud State          30-24, 30-20, 30-28               W     (18-9)    Oct. 22 #2 Minnesota-Duluth*          27-30, 23-30, 25-30                    L    (8-14)
Nov. 13 Nebraska-Omaha                21-30, 28-30, 30-26, 24-30        L    (18-10)    Oct. 29 at Nebraska-Omaha*            10-30, 20-30, 21-30                    L    (8-15)
                                                                                        Nov. 1   Northwest Missouri State 30-25, 30-24, 30-20                        W    (9-15)
2004 (brian laMMPa, 18-14, 9-3 nCC 2nd)                                                 Nov. 4   St. Cloud State*             25-30, 30-16, 30-21, 25-30, 14-16      L    (9-16)
NORTHERN EXTREME CLASSIC (AUG. 27-28, GRAND FORKS, N.D.)                                Nov. 5   North Dakota*                19-30, 30-19, 30-21, 30-24             W   (10-16)
Aug. 27 vs. #1 Concordia St. Paul 16-30, 23-30, 23-30                 L        (0-1)    Nov. 11 at Augustana*                 21-30, 28-30, 28-30                    L   (10-17)
Aug. 27 vs. Upper Iowa              30-24, 30-22, 30-22               W        (1-1)    Nov. 12 at St. Cloud State*           26-30, 25-30, 28-30                    L   (10-18)
Aug. 28 vs. Minnesota Crookston 30-28, 30-22, 30-22                   W        (2-1)    *NCC games
Aug. 28 vs. Chadron State           30-23, 32-30, 26-30, 18-30, 15-17 L        (2-2)
Aug. 31 at Northwest Missouri State 30-28, 34-32, 24-30, 30-32, 7-15 L         (2-3)    2006 (brian laMPPa, 6-22, 1-11, 7th, nCC)
GRAND VALLEY STATE TOURNAMENT (SEPT. 3-4, ALLENDALE, MICH.)                             Aug. 25    vs. Ashland                31-29, 30-15, 27-30, 28-30, 3-15       L     (0-1)
Sept. 3  vs. Southern Indiana       23-30, 26-30, 31-33               L        (2-4)    Aug. 25    @West Florida              26-30, 30-22, 28-30, 30-20, 15-4       W     (1-1)
Sept. 3  vs. Lake Superior State    30-28, 30-22, 30-26               W        (3-4)    Aug. 26    vs. Eckerd                 21-30, 26-30, 28-30                    L     (1-2)
Sept. 4  at #10 Grand Valley State 23-30, 26-30, 31-33                L        (3-5)    Aug. 26    vs. Southern Indiana       22-30, 30-26, 27-30, 24-30             L     (1-3)
Sept. 4  vs. #23 Wheeling Jesuit 27-30, 34-36, 30-22, 30-28, 10-15 L           (3-6)    Sept. 1    vs. Maryland               22-30, 25-30, 30-21, 24-30             L     (1-4)
NCC/NSIC CROSSOVER TOURNAMENT (SEPT. 10-11, ABERDEEN, S.D.)                             Sept. 1    at Northern State          30-20, 28-30, 30-26, 28-30, 9-15       L     (1-5)
Sept. 10 vs. Winona State           30-27, 30-21, 28-30, 30-25        W        (4-6)    Sept. 2    vs. Upper Iowa             30-21, 30-23, 29-31, 30-21             W     (2-5)
Sept. 11 vs. Minnesota Crookston 30-22, 30-25, 30-26                  W        (5-6)    Sept. 2    vs. MSU Moorhead           30-27,18-30,15-30,30-26,16-14          W     (3-5)
Sept. 11 vs. Minnesota St. Moorhead18-30, 25-30, 30-24, 29-31         L        (5-7)    Sept. 8    vs. Washburn               22-30, 16-30, 15-30                    L     (3-6)
Sept. 18 at #7 Minnesota Duluth* 24-30, 13-30, 22-30                  L        (5-8)    Sept. 8    vs. Fort Hays State        24-30, 30-19, 30-28, 30-23             W     (4-6)
Sept. 21 at Northern State          30-12, 30-26, 30-27               W        (6-8)    Sept. 9    vs. Emporia                30-26,12-30,28-30,30-27,13-15          L     (4-7)
Sept. 25 at North Dakota*           28-30, 30-28, 30-21, 30-25        W        (7-8)    Sept. 9    vs. Pittsburg State        23-30, 30-26, 30-32, 22-30             L     (4-8)
Sept. 28 vs. Nebraska-Kearney       22-30, 17-30, 22-30               L        (7-9)    Sept. 15 at Augustana*                30-24, 20-30, 18-30, 26-30             L    (4-9)
(NEBRASKA-KEARNEY MATCH PLAYED IN LINCOLN, NEB.)                                        Sept. 19 at Wayne State               18-30, 20-30, 18-30                    L   (4-10)
Oct. 1   Minnesota State*           30-18, 30-28, 30-28               W        (8-9)    Sept. 22 at Minnesota-Duluth*         15-30, 20-30, 30-32                    L   (4-11)
Oct. 5   Northwest Missouri State 30-26, 23-30, 30-23, 30-18          W        (9-9)
                                                                                        Sept. 23 at North Dakota*             28-30, 28-30, 31-29, 26-30             L   (4-12)
Oct. 8   Bemidji State              30-24, 30-25, 30-21               W       (10-9)




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     Sept.26 at Northern State        30-27, 27-30, 28-30, 26-30         L   (4-13)     Oct. 27 North Dakota*                30-13, 30-19, 30-12                 W   (20-7)
     Sept. 30 Augustana*              24-30, 26-30, 26-30                L   (4-14)     Nov. 2 at Minnesota-Crookston 30-27, 30-28, 30-21                        W   (21-7)
     Oct. 6   Minnesota State*        22-30, 25-30, 19-30                L   (4-15)     Nov. 3 at North Dakota*              31-29, 30-13, 30-24                 W   (22-7)
     Oct. 7   North Dakota*           32-34, 25-30, 30-26, 24-30         L   (4-16)     Nov. 9 at St. Cloud State*           31-29, 30-16, 30-22                 W   (23-7)
     Oct. 10 at Nebraska-Omaha*       24-30, 16-30, 30-28, 25-30         L   (4-17)     Nov. 10 at #1 Minnesota-Duluth* 19-30, 25-30, 24-30                      L   (23-8)
     Oct. 14 Minnesot-Duluth*         22-30, 30-22, 30-27, 15-30, 8-15   L   (4-18)     Nov. 15 at #1 Minnesota-Duluth& 17-30, 23-30, 24-30                      L   (23-9)
     Oct. 20 at Minnesota State*      21-30,24-30,30-28,30-24,11-15      L   (4-19)     *NCC games
     Oct. 21 at St. Cloud State*      28-30, 28-30, 19-30                L   (4-20)     &NCAA Division II Playoffs at Duluth, Minn.
     Oct. 27 Minnesota Crookston      30-22, 30-22, 30-16                L   (5-20)
     Oct. 28 Nebraska-Omaha*          28-30, 15-30, 18-30                L   (5-21)     2008 (Matt houk, 23-4)
     Oct. 31 Wayne State              22-30, 27-30, 23-30                L   (5-22)
                                                                                        Aug. 29   vs. Wofford                   25-16, 20-25, 15-25, 25-20, 15-9 W (1-0)
     Nov. 3 St. Cloud State*          18-30,30-20,30-23,28-30,15-8       W   (6-22)
     * NCC games                                                                        Aug. 29   vs. Delaware State             25-15, 17-25, 25-18, 25-22      W (2-0)
                                                                                        Aug. 30   vs. Fairleigh Dickinson        25-18, 25-14, 25-19             W (3-0)
     2007 (brian laMPPa, 23-9, 6-6, 5th, nCC)                                           Aug. 30   vs. Providence                 25-15, 25-23, 25-20             W (4-0)
     MILE HIGH CLASSIC (AUG. 24-25, LAKEWOOD, COLO.)                                    Sept. 5   vs. MSU Moorhead               25-22, 24-26, 25-21, 25-21      W (5-0)
     Aug. 24 vs. Western State       28-30, 30-17, 30-19, 30-25        W      (1-0)
                                                                                        Sept. 5   vs. Bemidji State              25-21, 25-18, 25-15             W (6-0)
     Aug. 24 vs. Colo. Christian     30-25, 30-22, 30-19               W      (2-0)
     Aug. 25 vs. Chadron State       30-12, 30-26, 30-26               W      (3-0)     Sept. 6   vs. Lake Superior State        25-15, 25-15, 25-13             W (7-0)
     Aug. 25 vs. Indianapolis        26-30, 31-29, 30-28, 30-18        W      (4-0)     Sept. 6   at Minnesota, Crookston 25-16, 25-17, 25-16                    W (8-0)
     Aug. 28 at Winona State         30-12, 30-14, 22-30,30-23         W      (5-0)     Sept. 10 Black Hills State               25-20, 25-10, 25-16             W (9-0)
     RAMADA INN INVITATIONAL (AUG. 31-NOV. 1, ST. JOSEPH, MO.)                          Sept. 13 MIinnesota, Crookston           25-13, 25-12, 25-14             W (10-0)
     Aug. 31 vs. Fort Hays State     30-24, 20-30, 36-38, 32-30, 15-9 W       (6-0)
     Aug. 31 vs. Emporia State       30-20, 28-30, 30-32, 30-24, 15-13 W      (7-0)     Sept. 13 St. Cloud State                 25-19, 25-20, 27-25             W (11-0)
     Sept. 1 at Missouri Western     21-30, 30-23, 30-25, 30-24        W      (8-0)     Sept. 16 at #10 Nebraska-Kearney 24-26, 10-25, 26-28                     L (11-1)
     Sept. 1 vs. Newman (Kan.)       31-29, 25-30, 30-15, 30-24        W      (9-0)     Sept. 23 Northwestern College 25-23, 19-25, 25-20, 21-25, 15-13W (12-1)
     BEARCAT CLASSIC (SEPT. 7-8, MARYVILLE, MO.)                                        Sept. 27 Morningside College             25-19, 25-21, 25-14             W (13-1)
     Sept. 7 at NW Missouri State 30-24, 30-20, 22-30, 30-27           W     (10-0)
                                                                                        Oct. 2    NW Missouri State           25-16, 18-25, 24-26, 25-23, 15-2   W (14-1)
     Sept. 7 vs. Newman (Kan.)       30-19, 30-20, 30-15               W     (11-0)
     Sept. 8 vs. SBU                 30-23, 30-18, 30-25               W     (12-0)     Oct. 7    University of Sioux Falls      25-9, 25-14, 25-17              W (15-1)
     Sept. 8 vs. TAMIU               30-18, 30-15, 30-11               W     (13-0)     Oct. 11   vs. Seattle University 25-20, 21-25, 20-25, 25-21, 11-15       L (15-2)
     Sept. 12 at Wayne State (Neb.) 24-30, 30-28, 30-28, 31-29         W     (14-0)     Oct. 11   vs. North Dakota          23-25, 25-17, 25-23, 20-25, 15-12 W (16-2)
     Sept. 14 at #13 Augustana*      30-28, 27-30, 25-30, 26-30        L     (14-1)
                                                                                        Oct. 12   vs. Bryant University          25-23, 25-15, 25-20             W (17-2)
     Sept. 18 at Northern State      30-17, 30-24, 30-10               W     (15-1)
     Sept. 20 St. Cloud State*       30-20, 30-18, 30-15               W     (16-1)     Oct. 14   at Drake                       25-20, 25-20, 20-25, 25-18      W (18-2)
     Sept. 27 at NW Missouri State 30-28, 25-30, 30-19, 30-32, 15-17 L       (16-2)     Oct. 21   Dakota State                   25-7, 25-16, 25-19              W (19-2)
     Sept. 28 at Nebraska-Omaha8     30-23, 28-30, 23-30, 22-30        L     (16-3)     Oct. 25   at Southern Illinois           19-25, 13-25, 15-25             L (19-3)
     Oct. 5   #10 Augustana*         30-26, 27-30, 30-28, 30-24        W     (17-3)
                                                                                        Nov. 1    North Dakota                   23-25, 25-22, 25-20, 25-21      W (20-3)
     Oct. 6   #3 Minnesota-Duluth* 16-30, 28-30, 19-30                 L     (17-4)
     Oct. 13 Wayne State (Neb.)      30-26, 21-30, 30-28, 23-30, 14-16 L     (17-5)     Nov. 8    at North Dakota                25-20, 25-17, 25-18             W (21-3)
     Oct. 16 at #12 Minnesota State*30-19, 30-26, 28-30, 30-27         W     (18-5)     Nov. 14   vs. SIU-Edwardsville           25-22, 25-14, 17-25, 27-25      W (22-3)
     Oct. 19 Nebraska-Omaha*         30-32, 19-30, 27-30               W     (18-6)     Nov. 14   vs. Bryant University          25-19, 25-11, 25-17             W (23-3)
     Oct. 20 Northern State          30-22, 30-27, 30-14               W     (19-6)
                                                                                        Nov. 15   Houston Baptist        25-12, 23-25, 22-25, 25-16, 8-15        L (23-4)
     Oct. 26 #12 Minnesota State* 25-30, 30-23, 19-30, 30-24, 9-15 W         (19-7)


     year-by-year leaDerS
     kills                        total        aVG.        attaCks (Min. 500)                          total          hittinG PerCentaGe (Min. 400 attaCks)
     1996 - Michelle Hesse          317         2.69       1996 - Nikki Daggitt                           891         1996 - Michelle Hesse         .228 (317K 132E 810E)
     1997 - Nikki Daggitt           339         2.67       1997 - Becky Otte                              958         1997 - Nikki Daggitt          .215 (339K 151E 874A)
     1998 - Jennifer Cholensky      194         2.13       1998 - Jennifer Cholensky                      680         1998 - Jennifer Cholensky                      .156
     1999 - Nikki Daggitt           323         3.11       1999 - Nikki Daggitt                           830         1999 - Brooke Lundine .257 (295K-115E-701A)
     2000 - Sarah Vollertsen        427         3.36       2000 - Amber Abrams                          1,089         2000 - Sarah Vollertsen .282 (427K-129E-1055A)
     2001 - Amber Abrams            340         3.62       2001 - Amber Abrams                            890         1996-01 - Nicole Johnson .267 (193K-66E-476A)
     2002 - Amber Abrams            462         4.09       2002 - Amber Abrams                          1,194         2002 - Kristen Miller        .255 (294K-104E-744A)
     2003 - Becky Olson             426         4.10       2003 - Becky Olson                           1,169         2003 - Becky Olson         .228 (426K-160E-1169A)
     2004 - Lindsey Soukup          455         3.92       2004 - Lindsey Soukup                        1,481         2004 - Laura Marske          .306 (355K-121E-764A)
     2005 - Kristen Miller          482         4.97       2005 - Kristen Miller                        1,470         2005 - Angela Prochaska        .208 (176K-81E-440A)
     2006 - Ashley Gross            373         3.42       2006 - Ashley Gross                          1,055         2006 - Heather Hult          .236 (273K-100E-732A)
     2007 - Kathleen Hruska         476         4.10       2007 - Kathleen Hruska                       1,139         2007 - Heather Hult            .378 (273K-52E-584A)
     2008 - Kathleen Hruska         351         3.58       2008 - Kristin Kritenbrink                     924         2008 - Heather Hult            .340 (253K-58E-574A)




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year-by-year leaDerS
serViCe aCes                total   aVG.          TEAM              hittinG PerCentaGe   diGs                   bloCk assists
1996 - Debbie Coad           45     0.38                            1996 - .174          1996 - 1,421 (12.04)   1996 - 311
1997 - Becky Otte            53     0.42
                                                 TOTALS             1997 - .168          1997 - 1,642 (12.92)   1997 - 307
                                            kills                   1998 - .064          1998 - 1,106           1998 - 100
1998 - Lisa Roberts          18     0.19
                                            1996 - 1,338 (11.33)    1999 - .167          1999 - 1,411           2000 - 381
1999 - Nikki Daggitt         25     0.24
                                            1997 - 1,478 (11.63)    2000 - .119          2000 - 2,057           2001 - 252
2000 - Angie Bjorklman       32     0.26
                                            1998 - 701              2001 - .192          2001 - 1,310           2002 - 340
2001 - Becky Olson           36     0.39
                                            1999 - 1,205            2002 - .207          2002 - 2,157 (17.40)   2003 - 317
2002 - Lyndsey Finney        41     0.33
                                            2000 - 1,640            2003 - .211          2003 - 1,837           2004 - 347
2003 - Angela Prochaska      37     0.49
                                            2001 - 1,228            2004 - .197          2004 - 2,252 (18.31)   2005 - 296
2004 - Liz Selzer            53     0.46
                                            2002 - 1,892 (15.3)     2005 - .158          2005 - 1,776           2006 - 300
2005 - Angela Prochaska      32     0.31
                                            2003 - 1,517 (14.59)    2006 - .131          2006 - 1,971 (17.92)   2007 - 367
2006 - Amber Kobus           50     0.46
                                            2004 - 1,789            2007 - .236          2007 - 2,312           2008 - 326
2007 - Amber Kobus           50     0.43
                                            2005 - 1,385            2008 - .234          2008 - 1,662
2008 - Amber Kobus           43     0.44
                                            2006 - 1,452 (13.20)                                                total bloCks
                                            2007 - 1,847 (15.79 )
assists                     total   aVG.                            serViCe aCes         bloCk solos            1996 - 244.5 (2.07)
                                            2008 - 1,332 (13.59)    1996 - 181           1996 - 89              1997 - 253.7 (1.99)
1996 - Lisa Roberts         1,036    8.93
1997 - Lisa Roberts         1,247    9.81                           1997 - 209           1997 - 100             1998 - 129
                                            total attaCks           1998 - 87            1998 - 29              1999 - 193.5
1998 - Lisa Roberts          607     6.59
                                            1996 - 4,071            1999 - 113           1999 - 66              2000 - 311.5
1999 - Lisa Roberts          874     9.40
                                            1997 - 4,346            2000 - 188           2000 - 121             2001 - 203.0
2000 - Angela Golesh         825     8.97
                                            1998 - 2,612            2001 - 164           2001 77                2002 - 218 (1.98)
2001 - Angela Golesh        1,029   10.95
                                            1999 - 3,475            2002 - 209           2002 - 76              2003 - 234.5
2002 - Lyndsey Finney       1,556   12.55
                                            2000 - 4,775            2003 - 165           2003 - 76              2004 - 263.5
2003 - Liz Selzer           1,237   11.89
                                            2001 - 3,526            2004 - 169           2004 - 90              2005 - 214
2004 - Liz Selzer           1,417   12.22
                                            2002 - 5,284            2005 - 121           2005 - 66              2006 - 218 (1.98)
2005 - Casey Beardsley       771     9.76
                                            2003 - 4,392            2006 - 175           2006 - 68              2007 - 247.5 (2.12)
2006 - Casey Beardsley       660     6.35
                                            2004 - 5,220            2007 - 160           2007 - 64              2008 - 192.0 (1.96)
2007 - Gina Baldwin         1,452   12.41
                                            2005 - 4,336            2008 - 150           2008 - 29
2008 - Gina Baldwin          960     9.90
                                            2006 - 4,757
                                            2007 - 5,130
diGs                        total   aVG.
                                            2008 - 3,602
1996 - Debbie Coad           291    2.48
1997 - Becky Otte            368    2.92
1998 - Jennifer Cholensky
1999 - Lisa Roberts
                             188
                             192
                                    2.06
                                    2.06                 ACADEMIC AWARDS
2000 - Leslie Fusinato       449    3.65
2001 - Becky Olson           296    3.18     (From the 1982 season through the 2007       1990:   Jennifer Bogue
2002 - Lacey Ross            493    3.98     reflects North Central Conference All-       1991:   Julie Jarding
2003 - Lindsey Soukup        395    3.80     Academic Awards, while 2008 is the Great     1994:   Mary Eller
2004 - Lindsey Soukup        601    5.18     West Conference All-Academic)                1995:   Liz Lough
2005 - Kristen Miller        342    3.53
                                                                                          1996:   Becky Otte
2006 - Amber Kobus           615    5.64
2007 - Amber Kobus           616    5.26     *To be eligilble for the GWC academic        1997:   Becky Otte
2008 - Amber Kobus           520    5.31     honor the student-athlete much achieve       2000:   Angie Bjorkman (HM)
                                             a minimum cumulative 3.20 grade point        2001:   Angie Bjorkman
bloCks                      total   aVG.     average and participate in 50 percent of     2002:   Angie Bjorkman
1996 - Michelle Hesse        117    0.99
                                             the contests.                                        Amber Abrams (HM)
1997 - Nikki Daggitt         101    0.80
1998 - Brooke Lundine         50    0.54                                                  2003:   Laura Marske (HM)
1999 - Brooke Lundine         86    0.83     1982: Kim Gaul                                       Lacey Ross (HM)
2000 - Sarah Vollertsen      159    1.25           Cindy Lenners                          2004:   Laura Marske
2001 - Nicole Johnson        102    1.10           Karrie Wallen                                  Lindsey Soukup
2002 - Kristen Miller         90    0.73
                                             1983: Lisa Brett                                     Kinsley Powers
2003 - Alexis Wissing         90    0.93
2004 - Laura Marske          113    0.98           Kim Gaul                               2005:   Kinsley Powers
2005 - Angela Prochaska       90    0.87           Theresa Greive                         2006:   Casey Beardsley
2006 - Heather Hult           89    0.81           Karrie Wallen                                  Ashley Gross
2007 - Kathleen Hruska       107    0.92     1984: Karrie Wallen                          2007:   None
2008 - Heather Hult           86    0.88
                                             1986: Melinda Abler                          2008:   Kathleen Kruska
                                             1987: Melinda Abler                                  Heather Hult
                                             1988: Jennifer Bogue                                 Laura Slagter




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     USD athletic facilitieS




26     2009 COYOTE VOLLEYBALL
                         extraorDinary -- the U
    The University of South Dakota is the perfect fit for students
looking for a smart educational investment. In fact, The U is South                      USD - BY THE NUMBERS
Dakota’s only designated liberal arts university and is rated among        38 - Prestigious national scholarships awarded to U students
the top doctoral-granting institutions in the nation by U.S. News and      29 - External research funding in millions during 2006
World Report. The U awards half of all the graduate degrees in educa-      70 - Percent of South Dakota lawyers graduated from The U.
tion in the state, houses the state’s only law school, medical school,     48 - Percent of U physicians practicing in South Dakota
College of Fine Arts and AACSB accredited School of Business.              50 - Percent of graduate degrees awarded to education in the
    U students consistently earn the nation’s most prestigious schol-            state
arships. The quality of teaching and research prepares students to          8 - Visitors, in millions, to The U’s web site - www.usd.edu
pursue their passions all over the world - at institutions such as Co-     139 - Dollars raised, in milllions, by the USD Foundation for
lumbia University, John Hopkins, University of Chicago and beyond.              Campaign South Dakota
Personal attention from award-winning faculty and a welcoming              47 - Percent of 2007 freshmen with ACTs of 24 or higher
environment makes students feel at home.                                   12 - NCAA Postgraduate Scholars since 2004 (14 scholars
     With an enrollment of 9,234, USD has more than 6,500 ungrad-               since 2000)
uate students, 1,750 graduate students, 251 enrolled in law classes
and 205 in medicine. Students enrolled at The U represent 47 states       tions. The Princeton Review has named USD one of the nation’s best
and 28 countries. The U has 113 undergraduate and 56 graduate             value undergraduate institutions and included the U among its the
programs. In addition, the U has 56,000+ alumni.                          best 361 colleges in the nation. U.S. News and World Report has
     Located in Vermillion, S.D. (pop. 10,100), The U is located on       listed the Sanford School of Medicine as the 10th in the nation in
an attractive 216-acre campus in Vermillion, a small community            its American’s Best Gradute Schools. The U was recognized as one of
nestled along the bluffs above the Missouri River in the southeast        the 367 Most Interesting Schools in a special edition of Newsweek-
corner of South Dakota. There are some 120 student organizations          Kaplan “America’s Hottest College:New 2006 Edition.” Also the U
that reflect the diversity of student life on campus, opening the doors   was ranked in the Princeton Review list of “The Top 25 Most Con-
to building relationships, leadership and professional growth. USD        nected Campuses” and published in Forbes magazine.
offers a 15:1 student/faculty ratio. The U has over 973,000 holdings           University alumni include 37 Fulbright, Rhodes, Truman, Udall,
in the I.D. Weeks, Lommen Health Sciences, Wegner Centre and              Jack Kent Cooke and Goldwater scholarship and grant recipients for
McKusick Law Libraries.                                                   graduate study.
    Founded in 1862, The U offers classes through six schools and              Notable South Dakota alumni include NBC’s Tom Brokaw, USA
colleges: Arts and Sciences; Business; Education; Fine Arts; and          Today founder Al Neuharth, U.S. Senators Tim Johnson and John
Medicine and Health Sciences. The Graduate School offers degress          Thune, South Dakota Supreme Court justice Judith Meierhenry,
at the master’s and doctoral levels. The U offers degrees programs        writer and Emmy Award winner Dorothy Cooper Foote, journalist
through USDSU in Sioux Falls, S.D., and distance learning opportu-        Ken Bode and current U President James W. Abbott.
nities across the state and region through Continuing Education.               In spring 2008, Ka-
    The campus is being transformed through new construction,             tie Freeman became the
renovation and enhancements to academic, residential and student          14th USD student-ath-
service space. Underway is the expansion and reconstruction of the        letes since 2000 to receive
Lee Medical Sciences Building. The $37 million project marks one of       NCAA          Postgraduate
the largest public construction projects in state history.                Scholarships of $7,500.
    Construction of a new student center is underway. Enhanced            Over the last four years,
food service and a ballroom resigned to create a gathering area for       USD ranks among the
students are key features of the new facility.                            top 10 for the most post-
    The U has been recognized by a number of prestigious publica-         graduate scholars among
                                                                          all NCAA schools (Divi-
                                                                          sion I, II, III) with 12.
                                                                               South Dakota spon-
                                                                          sors a total of 17 inter-
                                                                          collegiate sports: men’s
                                                                          and women’s basketball,
                                                                          men’s and women’s cross
                                                                          country, football, men’s
                                                                          and women’s golf, men’s
                                                                          and women’s indoor
                                                                          track and field, women’s
                                                                          soccer, men’s and women’s swimming and diving, women’s tennis,
                                                                          mens’ and women’s outdoor track and field, women’s volleyball and
                                                                          women’s softball.


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        athletic traininG/SPortS MeDicine
     The Sanford-USD Sports
     Medicine Program delivers
     health care to student-athletes
     at The University of South
     Dakota and community ath-
     letes. Director of Sports
     Medicine Bruce Fischbach,
     MSS, ATC, is in his 24th year
     of caring for the Coyotes.
     Fischbach oversees athletic
     training and handles football
     and men’s basketball. The
     assistant trainer is Deb Belik,
     MS, ATC., who handles
     women’s basketball and track.
     Five graduate assistants
     support the training efforts at
     USD including: Mitch
     Schinstock, Mark Mahoney,
     Lauren Korte, Corey Wright
     and Kiley Stavnes, as well as
     student athletic trainers, Bridget Olinger. In the summer of 2007, the sports medicine area received a face lift including doctor
     exam rooms, increased hydrotherapy and rehabilitation areas, as well as office space for sports medicine personnel.



                             StUDent ParticiPation
                                                                       SAAC
                                                                       The Student-Athlete Advisory Council (SAAC), pictured
                                                                       below, is an integral part of USD Athletics. The SAAC serves
                                                                       as the voice of the student-athletes on the university, confer-
                                                                       ence and national level. The SAAC also organizes community
                                                                       service activites and more on campus. The 2008-09 SAAC
                                                                       committee is pictured below.



     A Focus on Academics
         The University of South Dakota has established a student-
     athlete academic support program, which is led by longtime
     USD administrator Dave Lorenz. Lorenz counsels and ad-
     vises the U’s student-athletes as well as serves as an academic
     advisor in the Academic Advising Center. Lorenz is assisted
     by Becky Flynn-Jensen.




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