D III Women's Volleyball

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2015 Calvin Regional Guide

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

8 To Watch
Maggie Kamp, Calvin senior outside
Karen Chin, Carthage senior setter
Kyleigh Block, Illinois Wesleyan sophomore outside
Hannah Picel, Wisconsin-Stevens Point senior libero
Hannah Nimrick, Elmhurst junior setter
Christina Wilson, Dominican senior setter
Jill Entinger, Wisconsin-La Crosse junior middle
Diamond Boyd, Cornell junior 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 Van Noord Arena in Grand Rapids, Mich.
Nov. 12 (times central)
11:30 #3 Illinois Wesleyan (22-9) 3 vs. #6 Dominican (25-9) 0
2:00 #2 Carthage (31-7) 3 vs. #7 Wisconsin-La Crosse (20-9) 0
4:30 #4 Wisconsin Stevens Point (26-8) 3 vs. #5 Elmhurst (24-11) 1
7:00 #1 Calvin (28-3) 3 vs. #8 Cornell (15-14) 0
Nov. 13
4:00 #2 Carthage (32-7) 3 vs. #3 Illinois Wesleyan (23-9) 2
6:30 #1 Calvin (29-3) 3 vs. #4 Wisconsin Stevens Point (27-8) 0
Nov. 14
6:00 #1 Calvin (30-3) 1 vs. #2 Carthage (33-7) 3

CALVIN REGIONAL TEAM CAPSULES

No. 1 seed Calvin College 28-3 (No. 1 Great Lakes Region, No. 4 AVCA)
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Location: Grand Rapids, Mich.
Nickname: Knights
Colors: Maroon, gold
Enrollment: 3,993
Founded: 1876
Famous Alum: Patricia Rozema, film director
Key Wins: Thomas More (3-0); Hope (3-0)(3-0)(3-0); Emory (3-1); Heidelberg (3-0); Bluffton (3-0); Wittenberg (3-1); Clarkson (3-0); Eastern (3-0).
Losses: Emory (1-3); Washington-St. Louis (0-3); Cal Lutheran (2-3).
All-Conference Players (MIAA): Senior OH Maggie Kamp (Player of the Year); junior MH Laura Danhoff (1st); sophomore S Jenna Lodewyk (1st); freshman OH Anna Kamp (2nd, Freshman of the Year); freshman L Keilahna Castillo (2nd).
All-Region Players (Great Lakes): Senior OH Maggie Kamp (1st); junior MH Laura Danhoff (1st); sophomore S Jenna Lodewyk (1st); freshman L Keilahna Castillo (HM, Freshman of the Year); HC Amber Warners (Coach of the Year).

Team Leaders
Kills: Maggie Kamp 361; Laura Danhoff 300; Anna Kamp 231
Assists: Jenna Lodewyk 1058; Keilahna Castillo 70; Jaime Kooiman 31
Aces: L. Danhoff 68; K. Castillo 43; J. Lodewyk 41
Digs: K. Castillo 413; J. Lodewyk 204; J. Kooiman 202
Blocks: L. Danhoff 72; Rachel Lubben 64; Tessa Van Laare 48

Team Stats (national ranks)
Kills/Set: 13.73 (7)
Hitting Percentage: .280 (4)
Digs/Set: 15.17 (263)
Blocks/Set: 1.63 (141)
Aces/Set: 2.51 (40)

No. 2 seed Carthage College 31-7 (No. 2 Midwest Region, No. 13 AVCA)
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Location: Kenosha, Wis.
Nickname: Lady Reds
Colors: Red, white, black
Enrollment: 2,599
Founded: 1847
Famous Alum: Laura Kaeppeler, 2012 Miss America
Key Wins: La Verne (3-0); Claremont-Mudd-Scripps (3-2); Cal Lutheran (3-1); Whitworth (3-1); Bethel (3-1); UW-Stevens Point (3-2); Dominican (3-0); Williams (3-0); Saint Mary’s (Minn.) (3-0); Coe (3-0); Bluffton (3-0); DePauw (3-0); Hiram (3-0); Chicago (3-2); Illinois Wesleyan (3-0); Elmhurst (3-1)(3-0).
Losses: Hendrix (1-3); UW-Whitewater (1-3); Millikin (0-3); Washington-St. Louis (2-3); Hope (0-3); Wittenberg (1-3); Illinois Wesleyan (2-3).
All-Conference Players (CCIW): Senior S Karen Chin (Player of the Year); senior OH Emily Heuermann (1st); junior RS Stephanie Korbakes (2nd); junior MB Stefanie Romanowski (2nd); senior MB Bria Hailey (3rd); HC Leanne Ulmer (Co-Coach of the Year).
All-Region Players (Midwest): Senior S Karen Chin (1st); senior OH Emily Heuermann (1st); junior RS Stephanie Korbakes (HM); junior MB Stefanie Romanowski (HM).

Team Leaders
Kills: Emily Heuermann 427; Stephanie Korbakes 355; Jaime Dickinson 302
Assists: Karen Chin 1353; Luci Krenzke 132; E. Heuermann 36
Aces: K. Chin 54; L. Krenzke 39; Bria Hailey 36
Digs: L. Krenzke 581; E. Heuermann 361; K. Chin 357
Blocks: S. Korbakes 71; B. Hailey 66; K. Chin 53

Team Stats (national ranks)
Kills/Set: 13.01 (25)
Hitting Percentage: .245 (15)
Digs/Set: 15.15 (252)
Blocks/Set: 2.03 (32)
Aces/Set: 1.80 (206)

No. 3 seed Illinois Wesleyan University 22-9 (No. 3 Midwest Region, No. 23 AVCA)
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Location: Bloomington, Ill.
Nickname: Titans
Colors: Green, white
Enrollment: 1,893
Founded: 1850
Famous Alum: Wayne Messmer, former PA announcer for Chicago Cubs
Key Wins: East Texas Baptist (3-2); Ohio Northern (3-2); DePauw (3-1); Coe (3-2), Chicago (3-2); Elmhurst (3-2); Carthage (3-2).
Losses: Southwestern (0-3); Texas Dallas (0-3); Augustana (2-3); Washington-St. Louis (0-3); UW-Oshkosh (2-3); UW-Whitewater (0-3); Millikin (1-3); Hiram (2-3); Carthage (0-3).
All-Conference Players (CCIW): Sophomore OH Kyleigh Block (1st); freshman OH Tyler Brown (2nd, Freshman of the Year); senior L Mary Rankin (2nd).
All-Region Players (Midwest): Sophomore OH Kyleigh Block (1st); freshman OH Tyler Brown (Freshman of the Year); HC Kim Nelson-Brown (Coach of the Year).

Team Leaders
Kills: Tyler Brown 380; Kyleigh Block 356; Rachel Burkman 277
Assists: Colleen Rynne 693; Leah Seielstad 575; Mary Rankin 91
Aces: K. Block 35; M. Rankin 34; R. Burkman 31
Digs: M. Rankin 585; T. Brown 367; K. Block 360
Blocks: Heidi Dague 74; Maisy Bowden 65; K. Block 42

Team Stats (national ranks)
Kills/Set: 13.25 (20)
Hitting Percentage: .221 (47)
Digs/Set: 16.96 (112)
Blocks/Set: 1.46 (200)
Aces/Set: 1.40 (357)

No. 4 seed University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point 26-8 (No. 5 Midwest Region, No. 15 AVCA)
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Location: Stevens Point, Wis.
Nickname: Pointers
Colors: Purple, gold
Enrollment: 9,643
Founded: 1894
Famous Alum: Andrea Anders, actress
Key Wins: Saint Mary’s (Minn.) (3-0); Bethel (3-0); Dominican (3-0); Elmhurst (3-2)(3-1); UW-Oshkosh (3-1)(3-2); UW-Eau Claire (3-2).
Losses: Chicago (2-3); Carthage (2-3); Wheaton (Ill.) (0-3); UW-Whitewater (1-3)(0-3); UW-Eau Claire (0-3); UW-La Crosse (2-3); Colorado College (1-3).
All-Conference Players (WIAC): Senior L Hannah Picel (1st); junior RS Gabby Thomas (1st); freshman S Brittany Laffin (HM); junior OH Kelly Cefalu (HM).
All-Region Players (Midwest): Senior L Hannah Picel (HM).

Team Leaders
Kills: Kelly Cefalu 366; Gabby Thomas 333; Ellen Drewry 284
Assists: Brittany Laffin 1339; Hannah Picel 75; Bri Piepenbrok 31
Aces: Kendra Kundinger 38; H. Picel 30; B. Laffin 29
Digs: H. Picel 608; B. Piepenbrok 446; Marie Krengel 380
Blocks: Emma Brunkhorst 107; E. Drewry 86; K. Cefalu & G. Thomas 67

Team Stats (national ranks)
Kills/Set: 12.90 (37)
Hitting Percentage: .184 (133)
Digs/Set: 19.09 (17)
Blocks/Set: 1.98 (45)
Aces/Set: 1.35 (376)

No. 5 seed Elmhurst College 24-11 (No. 6 Midwest Region, No. 17 AVCA)
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Location: Elmhurst, Ill.
Nickname: Bluejays
Colors: Blue, white
Enrollment: 3,000
Founded: 1871
Famous Alum: Donald Bloesch, theologian
Key Wins: UMass Boston (3-0); Hendrix (3-1); Bethel (3-0); Chicago (3-2); Dominican (3-2)(3-0); UW-Oshkosh (3-2); Cornell (3-0); Clarkson (3-1); Bluffton (3-2).
Losses: Washington-St. Louis (1-3); UW-Whitewater (0-3); UW-Stevens Point (2-3)(1-3); UW-Eau Claire (1-3); Colorado College (0-3); Illinois Wesleyan (2-3); Wittenberg (1-3); Millikin (0-3); Carthage (1-3)(0-3).
All-Conference Players (CCIW): Junior S Hannah Nimrick (1st); sophomore MH Mary Lawrence (2nd); sophomore L Amy Schryver (3rd).
All-Region Players (Midwest): Junior S Hannah Nimrick (1st).

Team Leaders
Kills: Alli Rogers 349; Mary Lawrence 313; Hannah Nimrick 292
Assists: H. Nimrick 1088; Amy Schryver 162; Peggy Clemens 67
Aces: H. Nimrick 41; A. Schryver 33; Mel Lundin 32
Digs: A. Schryver 567; H. Nimrick 347; P. Clemens 271
Blocks: M. Lawrence 130; Hannah Davis 68; H. Nimrick 65

Team Stats (national ranks)
Kills/Set: 12.80 (47)
Hitting Percentage: .200 (84)
Digs/Set: 15.41 (248)
Blocks/Set: 1.98 (44)
Aces/Set: 1.55 (303)

No. 6 seed Dominican University 25-9 (No. 8 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: Megan Cavanagh, actress
Key Wins: Northwestern (3-0); Augsburg (3-1); UW-Oshkosh (3-1); Chicago (3-2); Coe (3-2); UW-La Crosse (3-1).
Losses: Greenville (1-3); UW-Eau Claire (0-3); UW-Stevens Point (0-3); Carthage (0-3); Elmhurst (2-3)(0-3); Wartburg (0-3); Edgewood (2-3); UW-Whitewater (1-3).
All-Conference Players (NACC): Senior S Christina Wilson (Co-Player of the Year); sophomore MH Kendyl Todd (1st); senior L Caitlen Foote (1st); sophomore OH Alex Kisten (2nd); junior OH Carri Chambers (2nd); junior OH Rosalyn Wyse (HM).
All-Region Players (Midwest): Senior S Christina Wilson (1st).

Team Leaders
Kills: Alex Kisten 357; Kendyl Todd 314; Maddi Zanoni 233
Assists: Christina Wilson 1396; Caitlen Foote 86; Jackie Mursuli 40
Aces: Olivia Szuszkiewicz 38; C. Wilson 30; K. Todd 28
Digs: C. Foote 654; C. Wilson 438; O. Szuszkiewicz 318
Blocks: K. Todd 79; Tessa Griparis 71; M. Zanoni 48

Team Stats (national ranks)
Kills/Set: 13.35 (16)
Hitting Percentage: .197 (97)
Digs/Set: 18.76 (22)
Blocks/Set: 1.45 (202)
Aces/Set: 1.43 (345)

No. 7 seed University of Wisconsin-La Crosse 20-9 (NR Midwest Region, NR AVCA)
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Location: La Crosse, Wis.
Nickname: Eagles
Colors: Maroon, gray
Enrollment: 9,777
Founded: 1909
Famous Alum: Don Herbert, TV’s “Mr. Wizard”
Key Wins: Northwestern (3-0); UW-Eau Claire (3-2); UW-Stevens Point (3-2); Bethel (3-1); UW-Whitewater (3-0); UW-Oshkosh (3-1).
Losses: Saint Mary’s (Minn.) (1-3); Augsburg (2-3); Viterbo (1-3); Millikin (1-3); Dominican (1-3); Edgewood (1-3); UW-Oshkosh (0-3); Augustana (1-3); UW-Whitewater (1-3).
All-Conference Players (WIAC): Junior MB Jill Entinger (Co-Offensive Player of the Year); senior S Jaclyn Barrette (1st); senior OH Leah Putzier (HM); sophomore OH Stephanie Henk (HM); HC Lily Hallock (Coach of the Year).
All-Region Players (Midwest): Junior MB Jill Entinger (1st); senior S Jaclyn Barrette (HM).

Team Leaders
Kills: Leah Putzier 330; Stephanie Henk 311; Jill Entinger 310
Assists: Jaclyn Barrette 875; Maddie Entinger 315; Danica Johnson 46
Aces: Paige Schmidt 22; Marisa Johnson 21; J. Entinger & L. Putzier 20
Digs: D. Johnson 375; L. Putzier 253; P. Schmidt 239
Blocks: Jessica Jablonski 99; J. Entinger 98; S. Henk 43

Team Stats (national ranks)
Kills/Set: 13.06 (26)
Hitting Percentage: .198 (88)
Digs/Set: 16.05 (190)
Blocks/Set: 1.91 (59)
Aces/Set: 1.44 (342)

No. 8 seed Cornell College 15-14 (NR Midwest Region, NR AVCA)
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Location: Mount Vernon, Iowa
Nickname: Rams
Colors: Purple, white
Enrollment: 1,191
Founded: 1853
Famous Alum: James Daly, actor
Key Wins: Gustavus Adolphus (3-1).
Losses: UW-Platteville (1-3); Dubuque (2-3); Whitworth (0-3); Buena Vista (1-3); DePauw (0-3); Washington-St. Louis (0-3); Coe (2-3); Loras (0-3); Augsburg (0-3); St. Norbert (0-3); Elmhurst (0-3); UW-Oshkosh (2-3); Colorado College (1-3); Wartburg (0-3).
All-Conference Players (MWC): Junior OH Diamond Boyd (1st); junior MB Lauren Ahart (1st); freshman MB Nicole Ciari (2nd); HC Jeff Meeker (Coach of the Year).
All-Region Players (Midwest): [None].

Team Leaders
Kills: Diamond Boyd 304; Lauren Ahart 199; Mariah Brandly 188
Assists: Katherine Devlin 596; Jillian Schulte 370; Morgan Brim 72
Aces: K. Devlin 50; M. Brandly 29; J. Schulte 26
Digs: Julie Ward 254; M. Brandly 253; Ellie Scripps 218
Blocks: L. Ahart 114; N. Ciari 90; Katherine Thompson 87

Team Stats (national ranks)
Kills/Set: 11.82 (113)
Hitting Percentage: .206 (64)
Digs/Set: 14.36 (317)
Blocks/Set: 2.44 (7)
Aces/Set: 1.88 (209)

-Ricky Nelson

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Written by Ricky Nelson

November 9, 2015 at 12:07 am

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