Tuesday, October 21, 2008

Tan, Dieter, & Schmidt; Bisaillon; and Angner

#2 posting 10.21.2008
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BIG 10
FEATURE: Gopher Libero Christine Tan is featured on WCCO.

AWARDS: Here is more on Brook Dieter's player of the week honor from the Big 10 along with the Purdue duo of Stephanie Lynch and Kelli Miller.

FACES: The Gophers Kelly Schmidt is the Faces of the Big 10 this week in the Big 10 press Release.

POLLS: Minnesota edges up one spot to #11. Colorado State fell three spots to #16. Wisconsin drops to #21.

Marquette beat UW Milwaukee in five with a margin of 23 points. UMW led 2-0. Leslie Bielski (Chaska) and Tiara Russell (Osseo) had 18.5 and 11 points respectively for Marquette.

South Dakota State beat Drake in five with a margin of xx points. SDSU trailed 12-7 in the 5th set. SDSU's Mackenzie Angner reached the 1000 kill level, the 13th Jackrabbit to do so. Angner had 27 kills on the night. She had 29.5 points on the night. Angner also was named Summit League player of the week for the second straight week.

AWARDS: Weber State's Brittney Bisaillon (Jackson County Central) was named player of the week in the Big Sky Conference.

Washington State travels to #6 Washington on Friday.

Cincinnati hosts Morehead State tonight.

North Dakota State travels to UMKC and South Dakota State this weekend.

North Dakota faces Valley City State and Dickinson State.

AWARDS: The Northern Sun has released their weekly award winners: UM Crookston's Amber Meyer (Paxton, NE) was named offensive player of the week. Northern State's Stephanie Nygaard (Milbank, SD) was named defensive player of the week, and Concordia St. Paul's Maggie McNamara (Zumbrota-Mazeppa) was named setter of the week for the 4th time.

MSU Mankato faces #25 Wayne State on Friday and #22 Augustana on Saturday.

Bethel's Betsy Naatjes (Sioux Falls Roosevelt) was named MIAC setter of the week. Augsburg's Julie Jenkins (Edina) was hitter of the week.

Fergus Falls beat MN West in four with a margin of 16 points. From the Worthington Daily Globe.

Ridgewater faces Rochester today in Willmar to decide the Southern champion in the MCAC. From the West Central Tribune.

NDSCS beat Jamestown's JV in five on Friday. From the Wahpeton Daily News.

Next up: Later today