Thursday, November 13, 2008

Rolf Resigns at Marquette, Around the Signing Block

#2 posting 11.13.2008
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Marquette coach Pati Rolf has resigned immediately. Assistant coach Erica Heisser takes over. Rolf is from Hopkins and attended North Dakota State.

BIG 10
#19 Michigan swept Ohio State with a margin of 30 points. Karlee Bruck had 11.5 points for the Wolverines. Katie Dull had 12.5 points for the Buckeyes. Susan Halverson (Apple Valley) had 5 digs and 1 point for OSU.

Michigan State travels to Michigan and Ohio State this weekend.

Allison Straumann of Cary Grove, IL has signed with Iowa. The 5-11 outside hitter is a first team all state player according to the Chicago Sun Times and Chicago Daily Herald.

Illinois has signed three players
6-1 outside hitter Jessica Jendryk of Benet Academy, IL
6-3 middle blocker Erin Johnson of Crystal Lake South, IL
5-9 setter Jackie Wolfe of Wheaton-Warrenville South, IL

Colorado State signed two players
6-4 middle Tori Brummett of Redlands East Valley, CA
6-2 middle Lisa Parlich of Delavan-Darien, WI

North Dakota State signed three players
6-1 RH/S Brynn Joki of Grand Rapids
6-0 MH Megan Lambertson of Litchfield
5-8 DS Andrea Henning of Kettle Moraine Lutheran, WI

Northern Iowa signed three players
5-10 outside hitter Amy Braun Lakeville North
6-1 middle blocker Shelby Kintzel Mount Vernon, IA
5-10 setter Molly Turk Burlington Central, IL

Texas Christian signed two players
OH Kelli Stewart of Magnolia, TX
MB/RS Emily Kirby of Texhoma Christian, TX

Ohio signed three players
MB Lexie Hartnett of Fairport, NY
S Leah Petrovich of Pittsburgh Shaler PA
OH Faith Robins of Winston Salem Glenn, NC

ACC: Virginia hosts Maryland and Boston College

BIG 12: Texas A&M beat Iowa State in four with a margin of 11 points. Diane Kieger (Mounds View) had 2.5 points for ISU.

MISSOURI VALLEY: Creighton is headed to Southern Illinois and Evansville this weekend.

WEST COAST: Portland hosts #24 Pepperdine and Loyola Marymount.

NON CON: Rhode Island swept Providence with a margin of 14 points. Jillian Bekke (Cretin-Derham Hall) had 1 dig for the Rams.

Jamestown swept Dakota State in the DAC semifinals. The margin was 32 points. From the Jamestown Sun.

Former Gopher Nicole Branagh and Tyra Turner are the second seeds at the China FIVB Beach tournament.

Next up: Tomorrow unless news breaks.