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

2015 Wisconsin-Whitewater Regional Guide

Also see:
Berry Regional Guide
California Lutheran Regional Guide
Calvin Regional Guide

8 To Watch
Lauren Pfeifer, Wisconsin-Whitewater junior outside
Alyssa Taylor, Gustavus Adolphus senior middle
Lauren Hazekamp, Hope senior setter
Jaime Farley, Wartburg senior libero
Laura Schmitt, Saint Benedict senior outside
Tegan LaBerge, Bethel junior middle
Jenna Smits, Wisconsin-Eau Claire senior setter
Lindsey Peterson, Northwestern 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 Kris Russell Arena in Williams Center in Whitewater, Wis.
Nov. 12 (times central)
12:30 #3 Hope (24-6) 0 vs. #6 Bethel (22-9) 3
3:00 #2 Gustavus Adolphus (27-2) 1 vs. #7 Wisconsin-Eau Claire (26-9) 3
5:30 #4 Wartburg (30-5) 3 vs. #5 Saint Benedict (18-9) 2
8:00 #1 Wisconsin-Whitewater (31-4) 2 vs. #8 Northwestern (26-8) 3
Nov. 13
4:30 #6 Bethel (23-9) 3 vs. #7 Wisconsin-Eau Claire (27-9) 1
7:00 #4 Wartburg (31-5) 0 vs. #8 Northwestern (27-8) 3
Nov. 14
7:00 #6 Bethel (24-9) 3 vs. #8 Northwestern (28-8) 2

WISCONSIN-WHITEWATER REGIONAL TEAM CAPSULES

No. 1 seed University of Wisconsin-Whitewater 31-4 (No. 1 Midwest Region, No. 11 AVCA)
Team Page Roster Schedule Stats Twitter Facebook
Location: Whitewater, Wis.
Nickname: Warhawks
Colors: Purple, white
Enrollment: 10,971
Founded: 1868
Famous Alum: Mark Neumann, politician
Key Wins: UMass Boston (3-2); Hendrix (3-0); Coe (3-0); Bluffton (3-1); Elmhurst (3-0); Williams (3-0); Carthage (3-1); Chicago (3-0); UW-Stevens Point (3-1)(3-0); Colorado College (3-2); Illinois Wesleyan (3-0); Wartburg (3-0); UW-Eau Claire (3-0); Dominican (3-1); UW-La Crosse (3-1).
Losses: Colorado College (1-3); Edgewood (0-3); UW-Oshkosh (2-3); UW-La Crosse (0-3).
All-Conference Players (WIAC): Junior OH Lauren Pfeifer (1st); junior S Staci Hasler (1st); freshman L Brittany Robinson (All-Defense).
All-Region Players (Midwest): Junior OH Lauren Pfeifer (1st); junior S Staci Hasler (1st).

Team Leaders
Kills: Lauren Pfeifer 441; Sydney Racky 272; Courtney Wagner 250
Assists: Staci Hasler 1204; Brittany Robinson 85; Jaclyn Krizka 78
Aces: S. Hasler & Tessa Weber 45; B. Robinson 44
Digs: B. Robinson 621; J. Krizka 314; T. Weber 310
Blocks: C. Wagner 135; L. Pfeifer 77; S. Hasler 67

Team Stats (national ranks)
Kills/Set: 13.48 (11)
Hitting Percentage: .227 (39)
Digs/Set: 16.61 (145)
Blocks/Set: 2.13 (19)
Aces/Set: 1.77 (213)

No. 2 seed Gustavus Adolphus College 27-2 (No. 2 Central Region, No. 21 AVCA)
Team Page Roster Schedule Stats Twitter Facebook
Location: St. Peter, Minn.
Nickname: Golden Gusties
Colors: Black, gold
Enrollment: 2,500
Founded: 1862
Famous Alum: Peter Krause, actor
Key Wins: Connecticut College (3-1); Roger Williams (3-2); Bethel (3-1)(3-1); Augsburg (3-1); Saint Benedict (3-2); Saint Mary’s (Minn.) (3-0)(3-0).
Losses: Cornell (1-3); UW-Platteville (1-3).
All-Conference Players (MIAC): Senior MH Alyssa Taylor (Player of the Year); freshman S Nora Holtan (1st, Rookie of the Year); junior RS Taylor Trautman (1st); freshman L Brittany Luethmers (1st); HC Rachelle Sherden (Coach of the Year).
All-Region Players (Central): Senior MH Alyssa Taylor (1st); freshman S Nora Holtan (HM, Freshman of the Year); HC Rachelle Sherden (Coach of the Year).

Team Leaders
Kills: Alyssa Taylor 299; Lauren Hanson 253; Taylor Trautman 248
Assists: Nora Holtan 910; Marisa Morgan 152; Abby Leitch 32
Aces: N. Holtan 31; Brittany Luethmers 28; A. Leitch 27
Digs: B. Luethmers 500; A. Leitch 275; N. Holtan 262
Blocks: A. Taylor 110; Kelle Nett 68; T. Trautman 43

Team Stats (national ranks)
Kills/Set: 12.92 (34)
Hitting Percentage: .236 (23)
Digs/Set: 16.58 (149)
Blocks/Set: 1.97 (47)
Aces/Set: 1.71 (238)

No. 3 seed Hope College 24-6 (No. 3 Great Lakes Region, No. 10 AVCA)
Team Page Roster Schedule Stats Twitter Facebook
Location: Holland, Mich.
Nickname: Flying Dutch
Colors: Orange, blue
Enrollment: 3,432
Founded: 1866
Famous Alum: Robert H. Schuller, televangelist
Key Wins: Heidelberg (3-0); Carthage (3-0); Bluffton (3-1); Eastern (3-2); Clarkson (3-0).
Losses: Chicago (2-3); Calvin (0-3)(0-3)(0-3); Wittenberg (1-3); Ohio Northern (1-3).
All-Conference Players (MIAA): Senior S Lauren Hazekamp (1st); junior OH Sarah Feldpausch (2nd); senior L Allie Mitchell (Defensive Player of the Year).
All-Region Players (Great Lakes): Senior S Lauren Hazekamp (1st); senior L Allie Mitchell (1st); sophomore RS Haley Muller (1st); junior OH Sarah Feldpausch (HM).

Team Leaders
Kills: Sarah Feldpausch 338; Haley Muller 303; Courtney Van Houzen 213
Assists: Lauren Hazekamp 1060; Allie Mitchell 116; Mallory Luke 33
Aces: A. Mitchell 41; L. Hazekamp 36; Jayne Kessel 27
Digs: A. Mitchell 492; L. Hazekamp 344; Alexis Thompson 291
Blocks: C. Van Houzen 73; H. Muller 51; Vanessa Reynhout 48

Team Stats (national ranks)
Kills/Set: 13.99 (4)
Hitting Percentage: .214 (61)
Digs/Set: 19.25 (13)
Blocks/Set: 1.70 (118)
Aces/Set: 1.68 (254)

No. 4 seed Wartburg College 30-5 (No. 4 Central Region, RV AVCA)
Team Page Roster Schedule Stats Twitter Facebook
Location: Waverly, Iowa
Nickname: Knights
Colors: Orange, black
Enrollment: 1,500
Founded: 1852
Famous Alum: Mark Holtz, former Texas Rangers announcer
Key Wins: Randolph-Macon (3-1); Virginia Wesleyan (3-0); Dominican (3-0); Coe (3-1)(3-0); Cornell (3-0).
Losses: Augustana (1-3); Saint Benedict (1-3); Loras (2-3); St. Catherine (2-3); UW-Whitewater (0-3).
All-Conference Players (IIAC): Senior L Jaime Farley (1st); senior RS Krystal Graves (1st); senior MH Kaity Brouwer (1st); senior MH Libby Creery (1st).
All-Region Players (Central): Senior L Jaime Farley (HM); senior RS Krystal Graves (HM).

Team Leaders
Kills: Krystal Graves 350; Claire Willenbring 308; Kaity Brouwer 224
Assists: Emma Harmeyer 738; Maria Brown 373; Mallary Erbes 171
Aces: Jamie Farley 33; C. Willenbring 29; M. Brown 26
Digs: J. Farley 642; E. Harmeyer 336; M. Brown 234
Blocks: K. Brouwer 105; Libby Creery 76; K. Graves 59

Team Stats (national ranks)
Kills/Set: 12.71 (56)
Hitting Percentage: .218 (55)
Digs/Set: 18.80 (27)
Blocks/Set: 1.89 (63)
Aces/Set: 1.52 (315)

No. 5 seed College of Saint Benedict 18-9 (No. 3 Central Region, NR AVCA)
Team Page Roster Schedule Stats Twitter Facebook
Location: St. Joseph, Minn.
Nickname: Blazers
Colors: Red, white
Enrollment: 1,924
Founded: 1913
Famous Alum: Michele Specht, actress
Key Wins: UMass Boston (3-0); Tufts (3-0); Coe (3-1); Wartburg (3-1); Bethel (3-2); Saint Mary’s (Minn.) (3-2); Augsburg (3-2).
Losses: Northwestern (0-3); Coe (2-3); Christopher Newport (2-3); Eastern (2-3); Carleton (1-3); St. Catherine (2-3); UW-Eau Claire (1-3); Gustavus Adolphus (2-3); Bethel (1-3).
All-Conference Players (MIAC): Senior OH Laura Schmitt (1st); sophomore S Megan Pekarek (1st); senior MB Mary Franz (1st).
All-Region Players (Central): Sophomore S Megan Pekarek (1st); senior OH Laura Schmitt (HM).

Team Leaders
Kills: Laura Schmitt 385; Briana Schmiesing 231; Lauren Mathews 217
Assists: Megan Pekarek 1059; Megan Barta 69; L. Schmitt 52
Aces: L. Mathews 36; L. Schmitt 35; Gabi Narvaez 31
Digs: Meghan Koop 462; M. Barta 455; L. Schmitt 432
Blocks: Mary Franz & L. Mathews 89; M. Pekarek 59

Team Stats (national ranks)
Kills/Set: 12.39 (74)
Hitting Percentage: .191 (115)
Digs/Set: 18.22 (40)
Blocks/Set: 1.81 (82)
Aces/Set: 1.56 (294)

No. 6 seed Bethel University 22-9 (No. 5 Central Region, RV AVCA)
Team Page Roster Schedule Stats Twitter Facebook
Location: Arden Hills, Minn.
Nickname: Royals
Colors: Royal blue, gold
Enrollment: 2,800
Founded: 1871
Famous Alum: Joel Hodgson, actor/comedian
Key Wins: Northwestern (3-0); Saint Mary’s (Minn.) (3-0); Augsburg (3-0); Saint Benedict (3-1).
Losses: UW-Stevens Point (0-3); Gustavus Adolphus (1-3)(1-3); Carthage (1-3); Elmhurst (0-3); Chicago (0-3); Saint Benedict (2-3); UW-La Crosse (1-3); Augustana (0-3).
All-Conference Players (MIAC): Junior MB Tegan LaBerge (1st); junior OH Carlee Hoppe (1st); sophomore MB Kristin Stern (1st).
All-Region Players (Central): Junior MB Tegan LaBerge (1st); junior OH Carlee Hoppe (1st).

Team Leaders
Kills: Carlee Hoppe 350; Tegan LaBerge 297; Tina Hoppe 243
Assists: Katie Lubben 769; Mikayla Morrow 401; Kali Johnson 69
Aces: C. Hoppe 28; K. Lubben 27; T. Hoppe 26
Digs: K. Johnson 491; C. Hoppe 332; K. Lubben 242
Blocks: T. LaBerge 135; Nicole Deberry 78; Kristin Stern 72

Team Stats (national ranks)
Kills/Set: 13.19 (21)
Hitting Percentage: .233 (27)
Digs/Set: 16.61 (146)
Blocks/Set: 2.37 (8)
Aces/Set: 1.43 (346)

No. 7 seed University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire 26-9 (No. 4 Midwest Region, RV AVCA)
Team Page Roster Schedule Stats Twitter Facebook
Location: Eau Claire, Wis.
Nickname: Blugolds
Colors: Navy blue, gold
Enrollment: 10,499
Founded: 1916
Famous Alum: John Menard Jr., businessman
Key Wins: Dominican (3-0); Elmhurst (3-1); UW-Stevens Point (3-0); Saint Benedict (3-1); Coe (3-0).
Losses: Saint Mary’s (Minn.) (1-3); Viterbo (0-3); Northwestern (0-3); Augsburg (2-3); Chicago (0-3); UW-La Crosse (2-3); UW-Oshkosh (1-3); UW-Whitewater (0-3); UW-Stevens Point (2-3).
All-Conference Players (WIAC): Senior S Jenna Smits (1st); junior OH Katrina Raskie (1st); senior MH Kelly Riesgraf (HM); Talia Jaskulske (All-Defense).
All-Region Players (Midwest): [None].

Team Leaders
Kills: Katrina Raskie 289; Kelly Riesgraf 258; Keagan Kinsella 257
Assists: Jenna Smits 1208; Talia Jaskulske 71; Hannah Theisen 48
Aces: J. Smits 34; Juliana Burzynski 27; T. Jaskulske 26
Digs: T. Jaskulske 553; K. Raskie 364; J. Smits 305
Blocks: K. Riesgraf 92; K. Kinsella 82; J. Smits 59

Team Stats (national ranks)
Kills/Set: 12.69 (43)
Hitting Percentage: .195 (85)
Digs/Set: 17.06 (126)
Blocks/Set: 1.64 (133)
Aces/Set: 1.52 (267)

No. 8 seed University of Northwestern-St. Paul 26-8 (No. 7 Central Region, NR AVCA)
Team Page Roster Schedule Stats Twitter Facebook
Location: Saint Paul, Minn.
Nickname: Eagles
Colors: Purple, gold
Enrollment: 3,427
Founded: 1902
Famous Alum: Ron Carey, politician
Key Wins: Saint Benedict (3-0); Augsburg (3-1); UW-Eau Claire (3-0).
Losses: Coe (1-3); Dominican (0-3); Bethel (0-3); Augsburg (1-3); UW-La Crosse (0-3); St. Thomas (2-3); Minnesota Morris (2-3); UW-Eau Claire (0-3).
All-Conference Players (UMAC): Sophomore OH Lindsey Peterson (Offensive & Defensive Player of the Year); junior MH Shanay Gonder (1st); senior MH Faith Vander Galien (1st); sophomore L Jackie Foster (MH); senior OH Lydia Palkert (HM); sophomore S/RS Leesa Hulstrand (HM); freshman S Kaelyn Kilbo (HM).
All-Region Players (Central): Sophomore OH Lindsey Peterson (1st).

Team Leaders
Kills: Lindsey Peterson 433; Shanay Gonder 249; Faith Vander Galien 240
Assists: Kaelyn Kilbo 677; Leesa Hulstrand 380; Lizzy Jonas 226
Aces: L. Peterson 47; K. Kilbo 35; Jackie Foster 30
Digs: L. Peterson 583; J. Foster 571; Abby Vander Galien 346
Blocks: S. Gonder 125; F. Vander Galien 106; L. Hulstrand 86

Team Stats (national ranks)
Kills/Set: 12.91 (35)
Hitting Percentage: .233 (28)
Digs/Set: 17.71 (67)
Blocks/Set: 2.31 (11)
Aces/Set: 1.56 (292)

-Ricky Nelson

Advertisements

Written by Ricky Nelson

November 9, 2015 at 12:08 am

Posted in Uncategorized

%d bloggers like this: