Tuesday, September 02, 2008

Young & in Charge, Tan Honored

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Wendy Vang, a 2007 Minneapolis Henry graduate and former player of mine, is co-head coach at Minneapolis Roosevelt. Vang is featured in the StarTribune.
Former Roosevelt coach Jill Kalvik is now an assistant volleyball coach at the University of Chicago. Kalvik also was an assistant at Henry before taking over at Roosevelt.

The Big 10 has released their first weekly awards. Nicole Fawcett of Penn State and Laura DeBruhler of Illinois were co offensive players of the week. It is Fawcett's 6th and DeBruhler's 3rd honor in their careers. The Gopher's Christine Tan was named defensive player of the week. It is her 3rd honor.
Over the last weekend six Big 10 players were MVPs in the various tournaments the 11 teams played. Brook Dieter was MVP in the Creighton tournament.

Minnesota jumped four spots in the latest CSTVAVCA poll. Six Big 10 teams reside in the poll, with Penn State #1. Colorado State is #17, the same as last week.

FIU beat Furman in four on Labor Day. Pamela Gehrke (Eastview) played but did not put up numbers.

Iowa State travels to Creighton tonight.

North Dakota hosts Bemidji State. UND has beat BSU five straight times.

Ridgewater won the UW Whitewater JV/CC tournament. Leah Miller and Jordan Olerud had 25 kills each for the day. From the West Central Tribune.

MN West won the silver bracket at the Allen County CC tournament in Kansas. From the Worthington Daily Globe.

Central Lakes finished 0-4 at the Iowa Lakes tournament. NDSCS also finished 0-4 at IL. From the Brainerd Dispatch and Wahpeton Daily News.

Mabel-Canton won their own tournament on Saturday. For the day Kate Horihan had 82 kills. From the Rochester Post Bulletin.

The Rochester Post Bulletin has a full day by day schedule for Southeast Minnesota.

Next up: Later Tonight with a recap of the action tonight