Tuesday, September 23, 2008

Minnesota Falls to #12, Kremer 2000

#2 posting 9.23.2008
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Minnesota fell to #12 in the latest D1 poll. Colorado State is one behind. Wisconsin is #18.

BIG 10
Michigan and Penn State remain the two undefeated teams in the Big 10.

The Gopher's Christine Tan was named the Big 10's Defensive Player of the Week.

Undefeated Michigan opens Big 10 play on Wednesday at Ohio State.

Michigan State hosts Ohio State and Michigan this weekend.

Illinois' Kayani Turner blogs.

Cincinnati hosts IUPUI tonight.

Denver plays Northern Colorado on Wednesday.

North Dakota travels to Presentation on Wednesday.

North Dakota State hosts South Dakota State on Saturday.

Northern Iowa hosts South Dakota State tonight and travels to Illinois State and Indiana State later in the week.

Washington State travels to Arizona and Arizona State.

It is a battle of heavyweights tonight in Marshall with #2 Concordia St. Paul vs #8 SW MN State. From the Marshall Independent.

LATE: KBJR has video highlights of UMD sweep of MSU Moorhead.

Augustana's Cayla Schroeder (Kasson-Mantorville); Northern State's Stephanie Nygaard (Milbank, SD) and SW MN State's Sara Graf (Mount Pleasant, IA) are the offensive, defensive and setter of the week in the Northern Sun.

St. Thomas' Katie Kremer (Rocori) passed 2000 digs in her career last week and was named MIAC Defensive player of the week. St. Benedict's Emma Jaynes (Hibbing) was hitter of the week and St. Benedict's Beth Hanson (Bethlehem Academy) was setter of the week in the MIAC.

Riverland swept Western Wisconsin Tech. Ashley Lau had 14 kills for Riverland. From the Austin Post Bulletin.

Mizuno's contract with USA Volleyball has been renewed until 2012.

Ashley Wittman of Shakopee is the KARE 11 athlete of the week.

Next up: later today.