Wednesday, October 08, 2008

Badgers in Water

#4 posting 10.8.2008
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BIG 10
Michigan hosts #18 Purdue and #19 Illinois this weekend.

Iowa hosts #1 Penn State and Indiana. The Hawkeyes will also hold "little spiker" clinics. One is held this weekend.

Purdue is off to Michigan and Ohio State.

Here is the Penn State travel itinerary for their trip to Chicago in mid-September.

Water volleyball? Wisconsin trains in the pool.

Colorado State beat Northern Colorado in four with a margin of 21 points. Tessa Nelson (Tracy-Milroy-Balaton) had 8 points for CSU.

North Dakota swept Presentation with a margin of 44 points. Annika Smed (Albert Lea) had 14 points for UND.

Rhode Island beat Central Connecticut State in five with a margin of 6 points. Jillian Bekke (Cretin-Derham Hall) had 1 point for RI.

South Dakota swept Sioux Falls with a margin of 35 points. Laura Slagter (Roseville) had 4.5 points, and Jolene Slagter (Roseville) 3.5 for the Coyotes.

South Carolina will Dig for the Cure this Friday against Tennessee.

South Dakota State hosts Western Illinois and IUPUI this weekend.

Ohio visits Kent State on Thursday.

Portland hosts Santa Clara and St. Mary's, CA starting Thursday.

Virginia heads to North Carolina and NC State this weekend.

UM Duluth swept Bemidji State with a margin of 15 points. Sarah Wyffels (Marshall) had 13 points and so did Jamie Lakatos (Menomonie, WI). Jennifer Janckila (Appleton West, WI) had 7 points for BSU.

Upper Iowa swept Ashford with a margin of 19 points. Sara Vance (Tampa Sickles, FL) had 9 points for UIU.

Amanda Hennessy is Mary's heavy hitter. From the Bismarck Tribune.

UM Duluth dropped to #16 in the latest D2 poll.

#14 Concordia Moorhead swept Augsburg with a margin of 19 points. Katie Vohnoutka (Eden Prairie) had 13.5 points for CM. Katie Christensen (Mankato West) had 8.5 points for Augsburg.

Whitewater beat Platteville in four with a margin of 14 points. Caitlin Hogan (New London, WI) had 16 points for Whitewater. Stephanie Tronnes (Edgerton, WI) had 15 points for Platteville.

Loras swept Buena Vista with a margin of 16 points. Sam Narveson (Chatfield) had 13 digs for BV.

St. Thomas moves to #5 in the D3 poll. The Tommies host the Iowa/Minnesota Border Battle this weekend.

Emma Jaynes and Beth Hanson are setting examples for St. Benedict. From the St. Cloud Times.

Carleton's Annie Eckhoff (Northfield) was named hitter of the week in the MIAC. Concordia Moorhead's Anna Tinkham (Climax-Fisher) was named defender of the week.

Former Gopher Nicole Branagh and Kerri Walsh lead in the Dubai Beach tournament.

Next up: Later today