D III Women's Volleyball

A source for NCAA Division III women's volleyball info and opinion, with a focus on the Midwest and Central regions

2014 Carthage Regional Guide

Also see the St. Thomas Regional Guide and the Washington-St. Louis Regional Guide.

8 To Watch
Karen Chin, Carthage junior setter
Maggie Kamp, Calvin junior outside
Sam Szarmach, Elmhurst senior outside
Faith Rolwes, DePauw junior setter
Maren Loe, Chicago junior outside
Kelsey Nobilio, Wisconsin-Whitewater senior libero
Mandy Trautmann, Wisconsin Oshkosh junior libero
Christina Wilson, Dominican junior setter

Regional Webpages
Carthage Regional
St. Thomas Regional
Washington-St. Louis Regional
Wittenberg Regional
Cal Lutheran Regional
Christopher Newport Regional
Williams Regional
Stevens Regional

Printable National Bracket
Interactive National Bracket
NCAA D III Women’s Volleyball Championship Digital Program

Schedule at Tarble Arena in Kenosha, Wis.
Nov. 13 (times central)
12:30 p.m. #3 Elmhurst (30-8) 3 vs. #6 UW-Whitewater (26-8) 2
3:00 p.m. #2 Calvin (27-3) 3 vs. #7 UW Oshkosh (31-7) 0
5:30 p.m. #4 DePauw (26-10) 3 vs. #5 Chicago (26-12) 0
8:00 p.m. #1 Carthage (34-3) 3 vs. #8 Dominican (24-11) 0
Nov. 14
4:30 p.m. #2 Calvin (28-3) 3 vs. #3 Elmhurst (31-8) 1
7:00 p.m. #1 Carthage (35-3) 3 vs. #4 DePauw (27-10) 0
Nov. 15
7:00 p.m. #1 Carthage (36-3) 1 vs. #2 Calvin (29-3) 3

CARTHAGE REGIONAL TEAM CAPSULES

No. 1 seed Carthage College 34-3 (No. 2 Midwest Region, No. 14 AVCA)
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Location: Kenosha, Wis.
Nickname: Lady Reds
Colors: Red, white, black
Enrollment: 2,599
Founded: 1847
Famous Alum: John Hay, U.S. Secretary of State
Key Wins: Chicago (3-1)(3-2); Dominican (3-0)(3-0); UW-Whitewater (3-1); Cornell (3-0); Millikin (3-1)(3-2); Elmhurst (3-1)(3-2); UW-Oshkosh (3-1); DePauw (3-2); Bluffton (3-0).
Losses: Cornell (1-3); UW-Stevens Point (2-3); Loras (2-3).
All-Conference Players (CCIW): Junior setter Karen Chin (Co-Player of the Year); senior outside hitter Rachel Fields (1st); junior middle Bria Hailey (1st); senior libero Hanna Cahoon (2nd); junior outside Emily Heuermann (2nd); HC Leanne Ulmer (Coach of the Year).
All-Region Players (Midwest): Junior setter Karen Chin (1st); junior outside Emily Heuermann (1st); HC Leanne Ulmer (Coach of the Year).

Team Leaders
Kills: Rachel Fields 407; Emily Heuermann 402; Mallory Parsons 297
Assists: Karen Chin 1448; Hanna Cahoon 99; R. Fields 39
Aces: K. Chin 57; H. Cahoon 45; R. Fields 43
Digs: H. Cahoon 602; K. Chin 386; Luci Krenzke 358
Blocks: Bria Hailey 83; Stefanie Romanowski 66; Megan Fallert 64

Team Stats (national ranks)
Kills/Set: 13.23 (25)
Hitting Percentage: .235 (24)
Digs/Set: 17.12 (77)
Blocks/Set: 1.84 (75)
Aces/Set: 1.81 (203)

No. 2 seed Calvin College 27-3 (No. 2 Great Lakes Region, No. 1 AVCA)
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Location: Grand Rapids, Mich.
Nickname: Knights
Colors: Maroon, gold
Enrollment: 3,993
Founded: 1876
Famous Alum: Paul Schrader, screenwriter
Key Wins: New Paltz St. (3-1); Clarkson (3-2); Roger Williams (3-0); Trine (3-0)(3-0)(3-1); Coe (3-0); DePauw (3-0); Hope (3-1)(3-2).
Losses: Wittenberg (0-3); Washington-St. Louis (1-3); Hope (0-3).
All-Conference Players (MIAA): Junior outside Maggie Kamp (Player of the Year); freshman setter Jenna Lodewyk (1st, Freshman of the Year); sophomore middle Laura Danhoff (1st); senior middle Emily Crowe (2nd); senior libero Elise Biesboer (2nd).
All-Region Players (Great Lakes): Junior outside Maggie Kamp (1st); freshman setter Jenna Lodewyk (1st, Freshman of the Year); sophomore middle Laura Danhoff (1st); senior middle Emily Crowe (1st); senior libero Elise Biesboer (HM); HC Amber Warners (Coach of the Year).

Team Leaders
Kills: Maggie Kamp 449; Laura Danhoff 292; Ellie Diepersloot 199
Assists: Jenna Lodewyk 919; Megan Van Solkema 99; Jaime Kooiman 97
Aces: E. Diepersloot 46; J. Lodewyk  38; L. Danhoff 29
Digs: Elise Biesboer 438; M. Kamp 249; J. Kooiman 226
Blocks: L. Danhoff 82; E. Crowe 62; S. Kamp 37

Team Stats (national ranks)
Kills/Set: 14.25 (1)
Hitting Percentage: .304 (1)
Digs/Set: 16.28 (157)
Blocks/Set: 1.58 (154)
Aces/Set: 1.84 (198)

No. 3 seed Elmhurst College 30-8 (No. 3 Midwest Region, No. 16 AVCA)
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Location: Elmhurst, Ill.
Nickname: Bluejays
Colors: Blue, white
Enrollment: 3,400
Founded: 1871
Famous Alum: Peter Blau, sociologist
Key Wins: Chicago (3-2); Dominican (3-0); UW-Whitewater (3-2); Emory (3-2); Eastern (3-2); Cornell (3-0); Southwestern (3-2); Washington-St. Louis (3-1); Juniata (3-1); Bluffton (3-0); DePauw (3-2); Millikin (3-1).
Losses: Coe (0-3); Saint Benedict (0-3); Wheaton (Ill.) (0-3); St. Thomas (2-3); Carthage (1-3)(2-3); Illinois Wesleyan (1-3); Chicago (0-3).
All-Conference Players (CCIW): Senior outside Sam Szarmach (1st); sophomore setter Hannah Nimrick (1st); junior middle Melissa Nava (2nd); senior middle Jackie Pavilonis (2nd).
All-Region Players (Midwest): Senior outside Sam Szarmach (1st); junior middle Melissa Nava (1st); sophomore setter Hannah Nimrick (HM); senior middle Jackie Pavilonis (HM).

Team Leaders
Kills: Sam Szarmach 491; Jackie Pavilonis 350; Melissa Nava 347
Assists: Hannah Nimrick 1315; Taylor Nirchi 77; Peggy Clemens 72
Aces: Alli Rogers 45; H. Nimrick 39; P. Clemens 39
Digs: P. Clemens 514; S. Szarmach 395; Amy Schryver 319
Blocks: M. Nava 142; J. Pavilonis 102; H. Nimrick 84

Team Stats (national ranks)
Kills/Set: 13.31 (26)
Hitting Percentage: .232 (29)
Digs/Set: 14.84 (281)
Blocks/Set: 1.99 (37)
Aces/Set: 1.81 (210)

No. 4 seed DePauw University 26-10 (No. 5 Great Lakes Region, NR AVCA)
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Location: Greencastle, Ind.
Nickname: Tigers
Colors: Black, old gold
Enrollment: 2,400
Founded: 1837
Famous Alum: Bill Rasmussen, businessman
Key Wins: Agnes Scott (3-0); Emory (3-1); Millikin (3-0); Hiram (3-1)(3-1); Dominican (3-1).
Losses: Berry (1-3); Mount Union (1-3); Geneva (2-3); Carnegie Mellon (0-3); Wittenberg (1-3)(1-3); Calvin (0-3); Hope (1-3); Carthage (2-3); Elmhurst (2-3).
All-Conference Players (NCAC): Junior setter Faith Rolwes (1st); junior libero Keely McGrath (2nd); sophomore middle Elisabeth Wilson (2nd); senior middle Mary Kate Etling (HM); junior outside Lauren Falotico (HM).
All-Region Players (Great Lakes): Junior setter Faith Rolwes (1st); junior libero Keely McGrath (HM); sophomore middle Elisabeth Wilson (HM).

Team Leaders
Kills: Lauren Falotico 332; Elisabeth Wilson 303; Mary Kate Etling 302
Assists: Faith Rolwes 1263; Molly Reinhart 53; Keely McGrath 49
Aces: Emily Beckes 55; K. McGrath 49; E. Wilson 31
Digs: K. McGrath 679; Rachael Lenderman 393; E. Beckes 344
Blocks: E. Wilson 123; F. Rolwes 78; MK Etling 73

Team Stats (national ranks)
Kills/Set: 12.87 (43)
Hitting Percentage: .218 (54)
Digs/Set: 18.67 (33)
Blocks/Set: 1.70 (110)
Aces/Set: 1.78 (220)

No. 5 seed University of Chicago 26-12 (No. 7 Midwest Region, No. 25 AVCA)
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Location: Chicago, Ill.
Nickname: Maroons
Colors: Maroon, white
Enrollment: 5,134
Founded: 1890
Famous Alum: Studs Terkel, historian
Key Wins: Millikin (3-1); Susquehanna (3-1); Saint Benedict (3-0); New York University (3-1); Washington-St. Louis (3-1)(3-0); Bluffton (3-0); Dominican (3-2); Elmhurst (3-0).
Losses: Dominican (1-3); Elmhurst (2-3); Carthage (1-3)(2-3); Hope (0-3); Emory (2-3)(1-3)(1-3); Millikin (2-3); Saint Mary’s (Minn.) (1-3); Carnegie Mellon (2-3); Case Western Reserve (1-3).
All-Conference Players (UAA): Junior outside Maren Loe (Player of the Year); junior setter Ragine Graves (2nd); senior outside Morgan Barry (HM); Co-Coaching Staff of the Year.
All-Region Players (Midwest): Junior outside Maren Loe (1st).

Team Leaders
Kills: Maren Loe 606; Morgan Barry 449; Jasmine Mobley 314
Assists: Ragine Graves 1300; Stephanie Sinnappan 124; Eirene Kim 72
Aces: Makenzie Elder 57; M. Barry 55; M. Loe 46
Digs: R. Graves 528; E. Kim 461; M. Barry 419
Blocks: Taylor David 92; Kara Conway 77; M. Loe 66

Team Stats (national ranks)
Kills/Set: 12.66 (46)
Hitting Percentage: .209 (75)
Digs/Set: 18.01 (43)
Blocks/Set: 1.67 (121)
Aces/Set: 1.94 (161)

No. 6 seed University of Wisconsin-Whitewater 26-8 (No. 6 Midwest Region, No. 24 AVCA)
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Location: Whitewater, Wis.
Nickname: Warhawks
Colors: Purple, white
Enrollment: 10,864
Founded: 1868
Famous Alum: Bob Wickman, former MLB player
Key Wins: Dominican (3-0); Randolph-Macon (3-0); Birmingham-Southern (3-0); UW-Oshkosh (3-0)(3-0); Coe (3-0).
Losses: Millikin (1-3); Elmhurst (2-3); Emory (1-3); Bowdoin (2-3); Carthage (1-3); Coe (2-3); UW-Stevens Point (2-3)(0-3).
All-Conference Players (WIAC): Senior libero Kelsey Nobilio (1st, Defensive Player of the Year); senior opposite Ariel Feiertag (1st); senior setter Kim Frei (1st); senior middle Kristen Ruchti (1st); sophomore outside Lauren Pfeifer (1st).
All-Region Players (Midwest): Senior libero Kelsey Nobilio (1st); senior opposite Ariel Feiertag (1st); senior middle Kristen Ruchti (1st); senior setter Kim Frei (HM); sophomore outside Lauren Pfeifer (HM).

Team Leaders
Kills: Lauren Pfeifer 341; Jessica Sabey 326; Kristen Ruchti 267
Assists: Kim Frei 1274; Kelsey Nobilio 84; L. Pfeifer 26
Aces: Tessa Weber 51; K. Nobilio 30; K. Frei 30
Digs: K. Nobilio 610; Jaclyn Krizka 321; L. Pfeifer 278
Blocks: Sydney Toon 103; K. Ruchti 93; L. Pfeifer 86

Team Stats (national ranks)
Kills/Set: 13.91 (3)
Hitting Percentage: .253 (11)
Digs/Set: 15.96 (159)
Blocks/Set: 2.32 (7)
Aces/Set: 1.65 (256)

No. 7 seed University of Wisconsin Oshkosh 31-7 (NR Midwest Region, NR AVCA)
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Location: Oshkosh, Wis.
Nickname: Titans
Colors: Gold, black, white
Enrollment: 14,800
Founded: 1871
Famous Alum: Jim Gantner, former MLB player
Key Wins: Dominican (3-0); UW-Stevens Point (3-1); Saint Benedict (3-2); Northwestern (3-2); Webster (3-1).
Losses: UW-Whitewater (0-3)(0-3); UW-Stout (0-3)(0-3); UW-Platteville (2-3); Carthage (1-3); Wartburg (1-3).
All-Conference Players (WIAC): Junior outside Katelyn Malcheski (1st); junior libero Mandy Trautmann (1st, All-Defense); sophomore middle Brooke Brinkman (HM).
All-Region Players (Midwest): Junior outside Katelyn Malcheski (1st).

Team Leaders
Kills: Katelyn Malcheski 466; Brooke Brinkman 317; Nerissa Vogt 283
Assists: Lexi Thiel 752; Morgan Cizauskas 702; Many Trautmann 57
Aces: Danielle Stoppenbach 36; M. Trautmann 23; Laura Trochinski 23
Digs: M. Trautmann 815; Rachel Smith 321; L. Trochinski 320
Blocks: N. Vogt 127; B. Brinkman 88; K. Malcheski 84

Team Stats (national ranks)
Kills/Set: 12.58 (53)
Hitting Percentage: .207 (78)
Digs/Set: 17.13 (85)
Blocks/Set: 2.16 (21)
Aces/Set: 1.20 (399)

No. 8 seed Dominican University 24-11 (NR Midwest Region, NR AVCA)
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Location: River Forest, Ill.
Nickname: Stars
Colors: Royal blue, black, white
Enrollment: 3,748
Founded: 1901
Famous Alum: Nicolette Ferri, television producer
Key Wins: Chicago (3-1); Coe (3-2).
Losses: Carthage (0-3)(0-3); Elmhurst (0-3); UW-Whitewater (0-3); Saint Benedict (1-3); UW Oshkosh (0-3); Illinois Wesleyan (0-3); Wartburg (0-3); Loras (1-3); DePauw (1-3); Chicago (2-3).
All-Conference Players (NACC): Junior setter Christina Wilson (Player of the Year); sophomore outside Carri Chambers (1st); junior outside Caitlen Foote (1st); sophomore opposite Maddi Zanoni (1st); freshman middle Kendyl Todd (1st, All-Defense); HC Jeanne Czipri (Co-Coach of the Year).
All-Region Players (Midwest): Junior setter Christina Wilson (HM).

Team Leaders
Kills: Caitlen Foote 362; Carri Chambers 295; Maddi Zanoni 227
Assists: Christina Wilson 1342; Cheyanne Kelly 46; Olivia Szuszkiewicz 46
Aces: C. Chambers 36; Becky Honerlaw 31; C. Wilson 30
Digs: C. Kelly 359; C. Wilson 356; C. Foote 345
Blocks: Tessa Griparis 82; M. Zanoni 68; Kendyl Todd 51

Team Stats (national ranks)
Kills/Set: 13.68 (11)
Hitting Percentage: .224 (45)
Digs/Set: 17.85 (51)
Blocks/Set: 1.69 (114)
Aces/Set: 1.56 (295)

-Ricky Nelson

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Written by Ricky Nelson

November 10, 2014 at 11:15 pm

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