Wednesday, September 10, 2008

Klinsporn 1 on 1, McNamara Player of the Week

#2 posting 9.10.2008
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Furman swept Gardner-Webb. Pamela Gehrke (Eastview) had five digs for the Paladins.

UNC Greensboro beat Charlotte in five. Courtney Cowles (Eden Prairie) had 46 assists and 4.5 points for the 49ers.

Morehead State beat Marshall in a sweep. Megan Carlson (Andover) had 9 points for the Thundering Herd.

BIG 10
Wisconsin's Nikki Klingsporn (Tartan) goes one on one in a video interview with Faye McCormack. Badger Coach Pete Waite meets the press.

#17 Illinois is off to Tennessee this weekend.

#25 Michigan hosts their own tournament Friday and Saturday.

Iowa will head across state to Iowa State this weekend's tournament.

Northwestern is headed to Washington State.

Ohio State faces Loyola Marymount today and #6 Southern Cal on Friday.

What ever dorm floor that sends the most fans to a Colorado State match will get free pizza.

Iowa State faces Northern Iowa tonight. UNI will be at the Kansas State tourney this weekend.

One more win and North Dakota will have their best start ever. From the Grand Forks Herald.

Ike is messing with North Dakota State's travel plans to Tulane. From the Fargo Forum.

In the latest D2 poll: Concordia St. Paul is #3; Augustana is #8; UM Duluth is #12, and SW MN State is #13.

Concordia St. Paul's Emily Palkert (SW Christian Chaska), St. Cloud State's Andreana Pieper (Lake of the Woods), and CSP's Maggie McNamara (Zumbrota-Mazeppa) were players of the week in the Northern Sun.
McNamara was the AVCA D2 player of the week.

Cornell swept Buena Vista. Katie Vondrak (Sioux City Heelan) had 10 kills for BV.

Jamestown beat #14 Concordia Moorhead in five. Jamestown coach Chris Mahoney picked up career win #200. From the Jamestown Sun.

NDSCS beat Dawson CC in five on Sunday. Katrina Brekke had 17 kills for the Wildcats. From the Wahpeton Daily News.

China beat the sitting volleyball Americans in the Paralympics 3-0.

Next up: later today with more news.