Tuesday, August 19, 2008

Finkel Verbals, Summit League Picks

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DS Maggie Finkel of Chaska has verballed Winona State.
Finkel played with Northern Lights 17-1s.
Finkel is the 14th player from the 2009 Minnesota class to verbal and the 4th headed to a D2 program.

The volleyball poll is out this week. The #1s haven't changed. BBE is #3 in A. From the West Central Tribune.
#1s: AAA Chaska; AA Jordan; A Bethlehem Academy.

HIGH SCHOOL: Red Wing will look to win their first Missota game in two years. From the Red Wing Republican Eagle.

D1: North Dakota State is picked for third in the Summit League. Oral Roberts is tabbed for first. South Dakota State, the defending champs, are picked for fifth. Former coach Andrew Palileo is now at Washington State and the roster has changed. The Jackrabbits are looking forward, not back. From KELO (with video).

Portland is 8th in the West Coast Conference. MB Jennifer Sheedy from Totino-Grace plays for the Pilots.

There are other previews from Furman (Pamela Gehrke of Eastview is a Libero there).

South Carolina has released their schedule. Bridget Denson-Dorman has moved to SC from UConn. Their roster has been updated.

Freshman Jordan Haverly of Nebraska has left the team. Haverly is from Rockford Keith Country Day in Illinois. From the Omaha World-Herald.

RADIO: You will be able to listen to Indiana Volleyball games free on the internet.

Q&A: Wisconsin has a feature Meet the freshman. First up is Sally Shumaker.

BLOG: Badger Audra Jeffers has a blog posting. More about the canoe trip.

St. Benedict's volleyball team has been have caught Olympic fever according to Rajkowski's column in the St. Cloud Times.
The American men finished pool play undefeated with a sweep of Japan. The team is coached by Hugh McCutcheon, son in law of Todd Bachman who was murdered in Beijing.

Next up: tomorrow