Thursday, October 02, 2008

Ridgewater Downs #1 Rochester

#2 posting 10.2.2008
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BIG 10
#1 Penn State swept Indiana with a margin of 21 points. Megan Hodge had 15 points for PSU. Erica Short had 9.5 points for the Hoosiers.

Illinois hosts Minnesota Friday and Iowa Saturday. The Illini have listed which of their players would win reality TV Shows.

Ohio State travels to Northwestern and Wisconsin this weekend.

Wisconsin's Sally Shumaker gives important advice for life, volleyball and beauty pageants.

BIG 12
Missouri beat Iowa State in five with a 15 point margin. ISU trailed 2-0. Diane Kieger (Mounds View) had 9.5 points for the Cyclones.

Furman swept Presbyterian with a 25 point margin. Pamela Gehrke (Eastview) had 7 digs and one point for the Paladins.

North Dakota swept Dickinson State . UND's Lindsay Vortherms (Windom) went over the 1000 dig mark in the contest.

Rhode Island beat Brown in four with a 10 point margin. Jillian Bekke (Cretin-Derham Hall) played and did not score for the Rams.

Marshall travels to Central Florida and Southern Miss.

Maryland Eastern Shore opens conference play at home vs. Morgan State and Delaware State.

Charlotte will dig for the cure on October 24 vs Rhode Island.

Texas Christian hosts Utah and BYU this weekend.

Portland travels to San Francisco and San Diego to open WCC action.

Virginia travels to Maryland and Boston College this weekend in the ACC.

Former Gopher setter and Olympian Lindsey Berg visited MSU Mankato's practice. From the Mankato Free Press.

St. Benedict topped St. Olaf in five with a 17 point margin. Amber Wortz (GFW) had 20.5 points for St. Ben's. Jessica Levin (Cedar Rapids Xavier) had 18.5 points for St. O.

Gustavus swept Bethel with a margin of 23 points. Meghan Gehring (Eau Claire North, WI) had 14 points for Gustavus. Chelsea Falck (DeForest, WI) had 9.5 points for Bethel.

Carleton beat St. Catherine's in four with a 13 point margin. Megan Albrecht (GFW) had 16 kills for St. Kate's.

Augsburg beat Macalester in five. Mac had the best of the point margin with a 10 point advantage. Breann Woelfel (Annandale) had 14.5 points for Augsburg. Sonia Muzikarova (Gymnazium Bilikova, Bratislava, Slovakia) had 25.5 points for Mac.

Ridgewater stopped #1 Rochester in four sets with an 8 point margin. Rochester had a 13 game winning streak. Leah Miller had 15 points for the Warriors. From the West Central Tribune.

MN West beat Anoka-Ramsey in four with a 7 point margin. From the Worthington Daily Globe.

NDSCS swept Trinity Bible College with a margin of 31 points. From the Wahpeton Daily News.

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