Monday, November 17, 2008

Three Conference Champs: Cincy, Denver, GWU

#2 posting 11.17.2008
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BIG 10
Wisconsin took out their frustration on losing to the Gophers on Friday. The Badgers swept Iowa with a margin of 20 points. Audra Jeffers had 11 points for Wisconsin. Nikki Klingsporn (Tartan) had 18 assists for the Badgers .Aimee Huffman had 11.5 points for Iowa.

ACC: North Carolina swept Wake Forest with a margin of 16 points. Brianna Eskola (Columbia Heights) had 17 digs for UNC.

ATLANTIC 10: George Washington took the A10 East title with a four set win over Temple. The margin was 10 points. Abby Syverson (Mpls SW) had 11.5 points for GW.
GW will be the third seed in the upcoming A10 tournament.

BIG EAST: Cincinnati swept Rutgers with a margin of 24 points. The Bearcats won a share of the Big East title. Kelsey Brandl (Lakeville North) had 1 point for the Bearcats.
Pittsburgh swept Marquette with a margin of 20 points. Tiara Russell (Osseo) and Leslie Bielski (Chaska) had 7 and 6 points respectively for Marquette.

MOUNTAIN WEST: Colorado State swept UNLV with a margin of 18 points. Tessa Nelson (Tracy-Milroy-Balaton) had 6 points for CSU.

PAC 10: Washington State beat Oregon State in five. OSU had a one point advantage on the day. OSU led 2-1. It was WSU first conference win of the year. Emily Rooney (Red Wing) had 12.5 points for WSU.

SEC: Tennessee beat South Carolina in five with a margin of 15 points. USC led 2-1. Bridget Denson-Dorman (Hopkins) had 54 assists and 7.5 points for USC.

SOUTHERN: Furman swept Davidson with a margin of 21 points. Pamela Gehrke (Eastview) had 2 digs and 1 point for Furman. Brittany Narr (Minnehaha) assisted on a block for 0.5 points.

SUMMIT: South Dakota State swept Centenary with a margin of 27 points. Mackenzie Angner (Cincinnati St. Ursula) had 16 points for SDSU. Molly Janssen (Mounds View) and Mary Sanderfoot (Rochester Century) had 3 and 1 point for the Jackrabbits.
North Dakota State will open the Summit Tournament against IUPUI. How far will the Bison go? asks the Fargo Forum.

SUN BELT: Denver swept Arkansas State with a margin of 24 points. Denver repeats as Sun Belt West Champs. Kresson Vreeman (Central Christian) had 3 digs for the Pioneers.

Former Gopher Nicole Branagh and Tyra Turner finished third in the FIVB Sanya, China tournament.

Next up: tomorrow...unless news breaks