D III Women's Volleyball

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2015 Berry Regional Guide

Also see:
California Lutheran Regional Guide
Calvin Regional Guide
Wisconsin-Whitewater Regional Guide

8 To Watch
Sydney Miles, Emory senior setter
MC Rogers, Hendrix junior outside
Katie O’Rourke, Berry senior middle
Jeneva Salter, Birmingham-Southern freshman outside
Maren Loe, Chicago senior outside
Stacy Howell, Thomas More senior outside
Ginny Moore, Covenant sophomore outside
Allyson Mitchell, Greenville sophomore outside

Regional Webpages
Berry Regional
Cal Lutheran Regional
Calvin Regional
Clarkson Regional
Juniata Regional
MIT Regional
Stockton Regional
Wisconsin-Whitewater Regional

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

Schedule at the Steven J. Cage Athletic & Recreation Center in Mount Berry, Ga.
Nov. 12 (times central)
11:30 #4 Birmingham-Southern (24-5) 3 vs. #5 Chicago (20-12) 1
2:00 #1 Emory (32-3) 3 vs. #8 Greenville (24-7) 1
4:30 #2 Hendrix (25-8) 3 vs. #7 Covenant (19-12) 0
7:00 #3 Berry (24-7) 3 vs. #6 Thomas More (26-4) 0
Nov. 13
3:30 #1 Emory (33-3) 3 vs. #4 Birmingham-Southern (25-5) 1
6:00 #2 Hendrix (26-8) 3 vs. #3 Berry (25-7) 2
Nov. 14
6:00 #1 Emory (34-3) 2 vs. #2 Hendrix (27-8) 3

BERRY REGIONAL TEAM CAPSULES

No. 1 seed Emory University 32-3 (No. 1 South Region, No. 2 AVCA)
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Location: Atlanta, Ga.
Nickname: Eagles
Colors: Blue, gold
Enrollment: 7,656
Founded: 1836
Famous Alum: Bobby Jones, golfer
Key Wins: Birmingham-Southern (3-0); Thomas More (3-0); Calvin (3-1); Covenant (3-0); Susquehanna (3-0); Berry (3-1); Cal Lutheran (3-0); Christopher Newport (3-2); Washington and Lee (3-1); Randolph-Macon (3-0); Case Western Reserve (3-0); Carnegie Mellon (3-0); Washington-St. Louis (3-2); Chicago (3-0)(3-0); Juniata (3-0); Clarkson (3-0).
Losses: Calvin (1-3); Claremont-Mudd-Scripps (2-3); Washington-St. Louis (2-3).
All-Conference Players (UAA): Senior S Sydney Miles (1st); junior MH Jessica Holler (1st); junior OH Kathryn Trinka (2nd); junior RS Sarah Maher (2nd); freshman L Becky Breuer (HM).
All-Region Players (South): Senior S Sydney Miles (1st); junior MH Jessica Holler (1st); junior OH Kathryn Trinka (1st); junior RS Sarah Maher (1st); HC Jenny McDowell (Coach of the Year).

Team Leaders
Kills: Kathryn Trinka 427; Sarah Maher 322; Karissa Dzurik 260
Assists: Sydney Miles 1315; Becky Breuer 60; S. Maher 44
Aces: Jessica Holler 41; Sheridan Rice 30; B. Breuer 28
Digs: B. Breuer 487; S. Maher 306; S. Rice 301
Blocks: J. Holler 71; Shannon Nugent 70; S. Miles 53

Team Stats (national ranks)
Kills/Set: 13.88 (5)
Hitting Percentage: .299 (1)
Digs/Set: 16.52 (153)
Blocks/Set: 1.61 (149)
Aces/Set: 1.50 (320)

No. 2 seed Hendrix College 25-8 (No. 3 South Region, RV AVCA)
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Location: Conway, Ark.
Nickname: Warriors
Colors: Orange, black
Enrollment: 1,348
Founded: 1876
Famous Alum: Sarah Caldwell, conductor
Key Wins: UMass Boston (3-1); Carthage (3-1); Birmingham-Southern (3-0)(3-2)(3-1); Berry (3-1); East Texas Baptist (3-0).
Losses: Wheaton (Ill.) (1-3); UW-Whitewater (0-3); Elmhurst (1-3); DePauw (2-3); Washington-St. Louis (2-3); Texas Dallas (1-3); Berry (0-3); Centre (1-3).
All-Conference Players (SAA): Junior OH MC Rogers (1st); sophomore OH Lauren Petrisin (1st); sophomore MB Sara Dyslin (1st); senior L Felicia Beeman (2nd); junior S Allison Gaia (HM); freshman OH Brianna Kelly (HM); HC Ryan Meek (Coach of the Year).
All-Region Players (South): Junior OH MC Rogers (HM).

Team Leaders
Kills: MC Rogers 316; Lauren Petrisin 289; Bradi Ryan 252
Assists: Allison Gaia 607; Holyn Duyck 373; Amber Melcher 211
Aces: Felicia Beeman 43; H. Duyck 31; Sara Dyslin & MC Rogers 28
Digs: F. Beeman 477; MC Rogers 291; A. Gaia 225
Blocks: S. Dyslin 136; Samantha Stockdale 57; L. Petrisin 53

Team Stats (national ranks)
Kills/Set: 12.71 (49)
Hitting Percentage: .192 (109)
Digs/Set: 17.73 (65)
Blocks/Set: 2.02 (39)
Aces/Set: 1.84 (188)

No. 3 seed Berry College 24-7 (No. 2 South Region, RV AVCA)
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Location: Mount Berry, Ga.
Nickname: Vikings
Colors: Blue, silver
Enrollment: 2,141
Founded: 1902
Famous Alum: Collin McHugh, MLB player
Key Wins: Roger Williams (3-1); Clarkson (3-0); Washington and Lee (3-2)(3-0); Covenant (3-1); Hendrix (3-0); Birmingham-Southern (3-2); Randolph-Macon (3-1).
Losses: Wittenberg (1-3); Emory (1-3); Birmingham-Southern (0-3)(1-3); Hendrix (1-3); Rhodes (2-3); Juniata (0-3).
All-Conference Players (SAA): Senior MB Katie O’Rourke (Player of the Year); junior MB Jessica Gum (1st); senior S Lauren Schmitz (2nd); junior L Katie Truluck (HM); freshman OH Christina Goforth (HM).
All-Region Players (South): Senior MB Katie O’Rourke (1st); junior MB Jessica Gum (1st); senior S Lauren Schmitz (HM).

Team Leaders
Kills: Katie O’Rourke 298; Jessica Gum 249; Christina Goforth 202
Assists: Lauren Schmitz 1036; Hannah Kate Thompson & Katie Truluck 71
Aces: Elizabeth Ragland 29; K. Truluck 25; Rachel Ford 21
Digs: K. Truluck 541; C. Goforth 287; L. Schmitz 221
Blocks: J. Gum 154; K. O’Rourke 118; L. Schmitz 90

Team Stats (national ranks)
Kills/Set: 12.38 (75)
Hitting Percentage: .203 (76)
Digs/Set: 16.34 (169)
Blocks/Set: 2.77 (2)
Aces/Set: 1.46 (332)

No. 4 seed Birmingham-Southern College 24-5 (No. 5 South Region, RV AVCA)
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Location: Birmingham, Ala.
Nickname: Panthers
Colors: Black, gold, white
Enrollment: 1,200
Founded: 1856
Famous Alum: Rebecca Gilman, playwright
Key Wins: Washington and Lee (3-1); Susquehanna (3-0); Berry (3-0)(3-1); Covenant (3-1)(3-1).
Losses: Emory (0-3); Hendrix (0-3)(2-3)(1-3); Berry (2-3).
All-Conference Players (SAA): Freshman OH Jeneva Salter (1st, Freshman of the Year); senior S Katie McCormack (1st); senior L Lauren Bedford (2nd); junior MB Laura Van Peursem (HM); freshman RS Marjorie Ward (HM).
All-Region Players (South): Freshman OH Jeneva Salter (1st, Freshman of the Year); senior S Katie McCormack (1st).

Team Leaders
Kills: Jeneva Salter 423; Laura Van Peursem 222; Caroline Hyde 182
Assists: Katie McCormack 1054; Lauren Bedford 52; Rylee Segrest 36
Aces: L. Bedford 48; Rachel Lee 28; K. McCormack 25
Digs: L. Bedford 526; Marjorie Ward 376; R. Segrest 268
Blocks: C. Hyde 91; L. Van Peursem 76; Mollie Peavy 51

Team Stats (national ranks)
Kills/Set: 12.49 (67)
Hitting Percentage: .207 (69)
Digs/Set: 19.14 (16)
Blocks/Set: 1.72 (115)
Aces/Set: 1.69 (244)

No. 5 seed University of Chicago 20-12 (No. 7 Midwest Region, No. 22 AVCA)
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Location: Chicago, Ill.
Nickname: Maroons
Colors: Maroon, white
Enrollment: 5,134
Founded: 1890
Famous Alum: Milton Friedman, economist
Key Wins: Hope (3-2); UW-Stevens Point (3-2); Bethel (3-0); UW-Eau Claire (3-0); UW-Oshkosh (3-1); Hiram (3-0); Carnegie Mellon (3-2).
Losses: Illinois Wesleyan (2-3); Dominican (2-3); Elmhurst (2-3); UW-Whitewater (0-3); Washington-St. Louis (1-3); Case Western Reserve (0-3)(1-3); Carnegie Mellon (1-3); Emory (0-3)(0-3); Carthage (2-3); DePauw (2-3).
All-Conference Players (UAA): Senior OH Maren Loe (1st); freshman OH Audrey Scrafford (2nd, Rookie of the Year); senior S Ragine Graves (HM); senior OH Jasmine Mobley (HM); junior L Marie Claire Tuohy (HM).
All-Region Players (Midwest): Senior OH Maren Loe (1st).

Team Leaders
Kills: Maren Loe 544; Jasmine Mobley 335; Audrey Scrafford 228
Assists: Ragine Graves 1071; Erin Risk 122; Mary Claire Tuohy 52
Aces: MC Tuohy 38; M. Loe 37; R. Graves 18
Digs: MC Tuohy 411; R. Graves 394; M. Loe 354
Blocks: Kathryn LaPorte 72; Sydney Majors 66; M. Loe 50

Team Stats (national ranks)
Kills/Set: 12.84 (42)
Hitting Percentage: .221 (46)
Digs/Set: 17.77 (62)
Blocks/Set: 1.30 (249)
Aces/Set: 1.46 (334)

No. 6 seed Thomas More College 26-4 (No. 8 Great Lakes Region, NR AVCA)
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Location: Crestview Hills, Ky.
Nickname: Saints
Colors: Blue, white
Enrollment: 1,900
Founded: 1921
Famous Alum: Paul Bens, author
Key Wins: DePauw (3-2); Bluffton (3-1).
Losses: Emory (0-3); Pacific Lutheran (1-3); Calvin (0-3); Hanover (2-3).
All-Conference Players (PAC): Senior OH Stacy Howell (Player of the Year); sophomore S Jenna Fessler (1st); senior MH Jessica Knaley (1st); junior MH Alexis Bierbaum (1st); junior OH Marisa Meyer (2nd); HC John Spinney (Coach of the Year).
All-Region Players (North): Senior OH Stacy Howell (1st); sophomore S Jenna Fessler (1st).

Team Leaders
Kills: Stacy Howell 395; Jessica Knaley 310; Marisa Meyer 228
Assists: Jenna Fessler 1158; Rachel Bronner 63; Sydney Bragg 21
Aces: J. Fessler 47; J. Knaley 43; S. Howell 42
Digs: R. Bronner 416; M. Meyer 251; S. Howell 237
Blocks: J. Knaley 68; Alexis Bierbaum 50; J. Fessler 35

Team Stats (national ranks)
Kills/Set: 13.61 (9)
Hitting Percentage: .257 (7)
Digs/Set: 15.83 (212)
Blocks/Set: 1.23 (270)
Aces/Set: 2.31 (64)

No. 7 seed Covenant College 19-12 (NR South Region, NR AVCA)
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Location: Lookout Mountain, Ga.
Nickname: Scots
Colors: Royal blue, white
Enrollment: 1,173
Founded: 1955
Famous Alum: Isaac Wardell, music composer
Key Wins: Averett (3-2).
Losses: Washington and Lee (2-3); Lynchburg (2-3); Emory (0-3); Johns Hopkins (1-3); Susquehanna (2-3); Maryville (Tenn) (2-3); Berry (1-3); Centre (1-3); Birmingham-Southern (1-3)(1-3); Meredith (0-3); Methodist (2-3).
All-Conference Players (USA South): Sophomore OH Ginny Moore (1st); sophomore S Schuyler Moore (1st); senior MH Chelsea VanDyk (1st); HC Joanna Ehman (Coach of the Year).
All-Region Players (South): Senior MH Chelsea VanDyk (1st).

Team Leaders
Kills: Ginny Moore 444; Chelsea VanDyk 331; Morgan Opgenorth 197
Assists: Schuyler Moore 1071; Ariana Buchanan 85; Jessica Seehorn 54
Aces: G. Moore 53; C. VanDyk 42; S. Moore 38
Digs: G. Moore 470; A. Buchanan 371; S. Moore 311
Blocks: C. VanDyk 91; M. Opgenorth 59; Hannah Rogers 40

Team Stats (national ranks)
Kills/Set: 12.26 (84)
Hitting Percentage: .161 (202)
Digs/Set: 18.50 (29)
Blocks/Set: 1.57 (159)
Aces/Set: 1.89 (174)

No. 8 seed Greenville College 24-7 (NR Central Region, NR AVCA)
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Location: Greenville, Ill.
Nickname: Panthers
Colors: Orange, black
Enrollment: 1,100
Founded: 1892
Famous Alum: John Hammond, sports executive
Key Wins: Dominican (3-1).
Losses: Millikin (0-3); Washington-St. Louis (0-3)(0-3); UW-River Falls (0-3); Lake Forest (1-3); MSOE (2-3); Westminster (Mo.) (0-3).
All-Conference Players (SLIAC): Sophomore OH Allyson Mitchell (1st); senior L Jaime Schollenbruch (1st, Defensive Player of the Year); freshman MH Riley Hannula (2nd, Newcomer of the Year); sophomore S Kirsten Laune (3rd); junior RS Savannah Sells (3rd); HC Tom Ackerman (Coach of the Year).
All-Region Players (Central): [None].

Team Leaders
Kills: Allyson Mitchell 356; Savannah Sells 265; Riley Hannula 225
Assists: Kirsten Laune 941; Felicity Giddings 126; Jaime Schollenbruch 85
Aces: A. Mitchell 61; K. Laune 55; J. Schollenbruch 33
Digs: J. Schollenbruch 579; K. Laune 263; A. Mitchell 240
Blocks: Sierah Ruffner 86; R. Hannula & S. Sells 83

Team Stats (national ranks)
Kills/Set: 12.02 (102)
Hitting Percentage: .219 (52)
Digs/Set: 14.58 (304)
Blocks/Set: 1.97 (48)
Aces/Set: 2.01 (133)

-Ricky Nelson

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Written by Ricky Nelson

November 9, 2015 at 12:05 am

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