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2018 Calvin Regional Guide

Also See:
Chicago Regional Guide
Gustavus Adolphus Regional Guide

8 To Watch
Anna Kamp, Calvin senior outside
Karen Wildemann, Wittenberg senior setter
Katie Rietberg, Hope senior outside
Brittany Robinson, Wisconsin-Whitewater senior libero
Chelsea Huppert, Ohio Northern junior middle
Suzanne Peters, DePauw senior outside
Megan Behrendt, Carthage junior outside
Abby Freeman, Greenville sophomore outside

Regional Webpages
Calvin
Chicago
Gustavus Adolphus
Juniata
Ithaca
Babson
Johnson & Wales (R.I.)
Berry

Printable Bracket
Interactive Bracket
Championship Digital Program

Schedule at Van Noord Arena in Grand Rapids, Mich.
Nov. 8 (times central)
11:30 a.m. #2 Wittenberg (23-2) 3 vs. #7 Carthage (21-10) 0
2 p.m. #3 Hope (25-7) 2 vs. #6 DePauw (17-10) 3
4:30 p.m. #4 Wisconsin-Whitewater (24-7) 3 vs. #5 Ohio Northern (22-7) 0
7 p.m. #1 Calvin (28-1) 3 vs. #8 Greenville (23-10) 0
Nov. 9
4:30 p.m. #2 Wittenberg (24-2) 3 vs. #6 DePauw (18-10) 0
7 p.m. #1 Calvin (29-1) 3 vs. #4 Wisconsin-Whitewater (25-7) 1
Nov. 10
6 p.m. #1 Calvin (30-1) 3 vs. #2 Wittenberg (25-2) 2

CALVIN REGIONAL TEAM CAPSULES

No. 1 Seed Calvin College 28-1 (No. 1 Great Lakes Region, No. 1 AVCA)
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Location: Grand Rapids, Mich.
Nickname: Knights
Colors: Maroon & gold
Enrollment: 3,918
Founded: 1876
Famous Attendee: Betsy DeVos, politician
Key Wins: Stevens (3-0); Ithaca (3-0); Juniata (3-2); Illinois Wesleyan (3-1); DePauw (3-1); Rose-Hulman (3-0); Chicago (3-2); Hope (3-2)(3-0)(3-1); Susquehanna (3-0); Ohio Northern (3-1); UW-Whitewater (3-0); Carthage (3-1); Aurora (3-2).
Losses: Thomas More (2-3).
All-Conference Players (MIAA): Senior OH Anna Kamp (Most Valuable Player); junior MH/S Sarah DeVries (1st, Defensive Player of the Year); senior L Keilahna Castillo (1st); freshman RS Kelsey Smith (2nd).
All-Region Players (Great Lakes): Junior MH/S Sarah DeVries (Player of the Year); senior OH Anna Kamp (1st); freshman RS Kelsey Smith (1st).

Team Leaders
Kills: Anna Kamp 453; Sarah DeVries 345; Kelsey Smith 203
Assists: S. DeVries 569; Anna Schriemer 281; Ellie Westrate 248
Aces: K. Smith 39; S. DeVries & Grace Kellogg 36
Digs: Keilahna Castillo 365; A. Kamp 305; G. Kellogg 283
Blocks: S. DeVries 107; Ally Fea 78; Courtney VanderHoning 60

Team Stats (National Rank)
Kills/Set: 13.44 (22)
Hitting Percentage: .271 (2)
Digs/Set: 14.60 (346)
Blocks/Set: 2.20 (13)
Aces/Set: 1.96 (180)

No. 2 Seed Wittenberg University 23-2 (No. 2 Great Lakes Region, No. 3 AVCA)
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Location: Springfield, Ohio
Nickname: Tigers
Colors: Red & white
Enrollment: 1,838
Founded: 1845
Famous Attendee: Al Davis, NFL owner
Key Wins: Otterbein (3-0)(3-0); Washington and Lee (3-0); Carnegie Mellon (3-0); Juniata (3-2); Ithaca (3-1); Thomas More (3-1); Ohio Northern (3-1); UW-Whitewater (3-1); DePauw (3-0).
Losses: Christopher Newport (2-3); Illinois Wesleyan (0-3).
All-Conference Players (NCAC): Senior S Karen Wildemann (1st); junior MB Aubrey Cox (1st); senior MH Kennedey Schmidt (2nd); junior L Taylor Yontz (HM, Libero of the Year); sophomore RS Haley Horner (HM); HC Evelyn Carus (Coach of the Year).
All-Region Players (Great Lakes): Senior S Karen Wildemann (1st); junior MB Aubrey Cox (1st); senior MH Kennedey Schmidt (1st); junior L Taylor Yontz (1st).

Team Leaders
Kills: Haley Horner 230; Aubrey Cox 210; Kennedey Schmidt 204
Assists: Karen Wildemann 773; Taylor Yontz 75; Sophia Easton 74
Aces: Madison Manger 28; Megan Flaherty 24; T. Yontz 21
Digs: T. Yontz 486; Taylor Brown 227; K. Wildemann 197
Blocks: A. Cox 96; H. Horner 78; K. Schmidt 59

Team Stats (National Rank)
Kills/Set: 13.26 (31)
Hitting Percentage: .246 (13)
Digs/Set: 18.15 (62)
Blocks/Set: 2.43 (3)
Aces/Set: 1.54 (336)

No. 3 Seed Hope College 25-7 (No. 4 Great Lakes Region, No. 15 AVCA)
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Location: Holland, Mich.
Nickname: Flying Dutch
Colors: Orange & blue
Enrollment: 3,224
Founded: 1866
Famous Attendee: Sufjan Stevens, musician
Key Wins: Berry (3-0); Washington-St. Louis (3-2); Mary Washington (3-2); Heidelberg (3-0); Ithaca (3-0); Rose-Hulman (3-2); Thomas More (3-1); Ohio Northern (3-2); Susquehanna (3-0); UW-Stevens Point (3-0).
Losses: Ohio Northern (0-3); Calvin (2-3)(0-3)(1-3); Millikin (2-3); Thomas More (0-3); UW-Whitewater (2-3).
All-Conference Players (MIAA): Senior OH Katie Rietberg (1st); freshman MH McKenna Otto (1st, Freshman of the Year).
All-Region Players (Great Lakes): Freshman MB McKenna Otto (1st); enior OH Katie Rietberg (HM).

Team Leaders
Kills: Katie Rietberg 353; McKenna Otto 294; Ryann Stutz 200
Assists: Adair Cutler 611; Tracy Westra 570; Gabbi Vachon 87
Aces: A. Cutler 50; M. Otto & K. Rietberg 36
Digs: G. Vachon 472; A. Cutler 244; Jenna VanderLaan 217
Blocks: Grace Ditzenberger 92; M. Otto 82; T. Westra 54

Team Stats (National Rank)
Kills/Set: 13.08 (36)
Hitting Percentage: .225 (38)
Digs/Set: 15.93 (228)
Blocks/Set: 1.90 (55)
Aces/Set: 1.95 (182)

No. 4 Seed University of Wisconsin-Whitewater 24-7 (No. 4 Midwest Region, No. 18 AVCA)
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Location: Whitewater, Wis.
Nickname: Warhawks
Colors: Purple & white
Enrollment: 12,346
Founded: 1868
Famous Attendee: John Belushi, actor
Key Wins: Minnesota Morris (3-1); Aurora (3-0); Carthage (3-2); Wartburg (3-1); UW-Stevens Point (3-1); St. Thomas (3-1); Bethel (3-0); Hope (3-2); UW-La Crosse (3-0); Concordia Wisconsin (3-0).
Losses: DePauw (1-3); Illinois Wesleyan (2-3); Wittenberg (1-3); Gustavus Adolphus (2-3); Calvin (0-3); UW-Eau Claire (1-3)(1-3).
All-Conference Players (WIAC): Senior L Brittany Robinson (1st, Defensive Player of the Year); freshman OH Erin McNeil (1st); junior MB Ashton Doll (1st); junior RS Rachel Butterfield (HM).
All-Region Players (Midwest): Senior L Brittany Robinson (1st); junior MB Ashton Doll (HM).

Team Leaders
Kills: Erin McNeil 278; Rachel Butterfield 254; Emma Aske 215
Assists: KellyAnn Sotiros 598; Paige Manssen 504; Brittany Robinson 106
Aces: K. Sotiros 54; B. Robinson 30; E. Aske 29
Digs: B. Robinson 653; E. Aske 280; K. Sotiros 219
Blocks: Ashton Doll 127; Kelley Berk 108; R. Butterfield 73

Team Stats (National Rank)
Kills/Set: 12.74 (61)
Hitting Percentage: .202 (88)
Digs/Set: 16.70 (169)
Blocks/Set: 2.29 (5)
Aces/Set: 1.75 (256)

No. 5 Seed Ohio Northern University 22-7 (No. 5 Great Lakes Region, No. 20 AVCA)
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Location: Ada, Ohio
Nickname: Polar Bears
Colors: Orange, black & white
Enrollment: 3,088
Founded: 1871
Famous Attendee: George Getty, oilman
Key Wins: Carnegie Mellon (3-0); DePauw (3-2); Hope (3-0); Mary Washington (3-0); Muskingum (3-0)(3-1); Heidelberg (3-2); Otterbein (3-1); Baldwin Wallace (3-1).
Losses: Thomas More (2-3)(0-3); Wittenberg (1-3); Baldwin Wallace (0-3); Calvin (1-3); Susquehanna (2-3); Hope (2-3).
All-Conference Players (OAC): Junior MB Chelsea Huppert (1st); junior OH McKenna Jordan (2nd); freshman MH Madi Ellis (2nd, Freshman of the Year).
All-Region Players (Great Lakes): Junior MB Chelsea Huppert (1st); junior OH McKenna Jordan (HM).

Team Leaders
Kills: Chelsea Huppert 361; McKenna Jordan 277; Madi Ellis 219
Assists: Katie Wade 1,013; Kiki Carle 168; McKenna Hostetler 40
Aces: M. Hostetler 43; Hannah Irmer 30; Madison Broering 27
Digs: M. Hostetler 514; M. Broering 456; K. Wade 240
Blocks: C. Huppert 69; M. Ellis 56; Josie Andres 25

Team Stats (National Rank)
Kills/Set: 13.33 (26)
Hitting Percentage: .231 (25)
Digs/Set: 19.46 (15)
Blocks/Set: 1.34 (236)
Aces/Set: 1.54 (335)

No. 6 Seed DePauw University 17-10 (No. 6 Great Lakes Region, NR AVCA)
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Location: Greencastle, Ind.
Nickname: Tigers
Colors: Black & gold
Enrollment: 2,300
Founded: 1837
Famous Attendee: Ford Frick, baseball commissioner
Key Wins: UW-Whitewater (3-1); Muskingum (3-1); Illinois Wesleyan (3-2); Rose-Hulman (3-0); Wartburg (3-0); Aurora (3-1).
Losses: Minnesota Morris (0-3); Coe (2-3); Heidelberg (1-3); Bluffton (1-3); Ohio Northern (2-3); Thomas More (1-3); Calvin (1-3); Wittenberg (0-3); Texas Dallas (0-3); Hiram (2-3).
All-Conference Players (NCAC): Senior OH Suzanne Peters (Player of the Year); junior RS Morgan Stearley (1st); junior OH Liv Hartman (2nd); freshman L Jenna Purichia (HM).
All-Region Players (Great Lakes): Senior OH Suzanne Peters (1st); junior RS Morgan Stearley (HM).

Team Leaders
Kills: Suzanne Peters 409; Morgan Stearley 350; Liv Hartman 298
Assists: Ally Low 859; Grace Filbrun 228; Jenna Purichia 61
Aces: J. Purichia 36; Kaylee Nichols 35; M. Stearley 33
Digs: J. Purichia 456; M. Stearley 343; K. Nichols 294
Blocks: Corri Rusk 70; M. Stearley 55; Meaghan Etling 53

Team Stats (National Rank)
Kills/Set: 13.31 (27)
Hitting Percentage: .242 (15)
Digs/Set: 17.76 (85)
Blocks/Set: 1.54 (152)
Aces/Set: 1.57 (322)

No. 7 Seed Carthage College 21-10 (No. 6 Midwest Region, RV AVCA)
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Location: Kenosha, Wis.
Nickname: Lady Reds
Colors: Red, white & black
Enrollment: 2,600
Founded: 1847
Famous Attendee: Tony D’Souza, author
Key Wins: Chapman (3-1); Southwestern (3-0); Rose-Hulman (3-0); Birmingham-Southern (3-0); UW-Stevens Point (3-1); UW-La Crosse (3-2).
Losses: Cal Lutheran (1-3); Claremont-Mudd-Scripps (2-3); Washington-St. Louis (1-3); UW-Whitewater (2-3); Chicago (1-3); Concordia Wisconsin (1-3); Aurora (1-3); Calvin (1-3); Illinois Wesleyan (1-3)(1-3).
All-Conference Players (CCIW): Junior OH Megan Behrendt (1st); junior S Ellie LeCount (1st); junior OH Shannon Kebisek (2nd); junior L Laura de Rosales (2nd).
All-Region Players (Midwest): Junior OH Megan Behrendt (1st).

Team Leaders
Kills: Megan Behrendt 404; Shannon Kebisek 312; Linda Morton 169
Assists: Ellie LeCount 1,152; Laura de Rosales 70; M. Behrendt 34
Aces: E. LeCount 57; M. Behrendt 36; S. Kebisek 31
Digs: L. de Rosales 417; M. Behrendt 407; E. LeCount 314
Blocks: Katie Laio 82; M. Behrendt 55; Nicole Acton 50

Team Stats (National Rank)
Kills/Set: 12.89 (51)
Hitting Percentage: .211 (69)
Digs/Set: 17.17 (126)
Blocks/Set: 1.72 (93)
Aces/Set: 1.80 (232)

No. 8 Seed Greenville University 23-10 (NR Central Region, NR AVCA)
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Location: Greenville, Ill.
Nickname: Panthers
Colors: Orange & black
Enrollment: 932
Founded: 1892
Famous Attendee: Esther Snyder, businesswoman
Key Wins: [None].
Losses: Culver-Stockton (0-3); Knox (1-3); Grinnell (0-3); Principia (2-3); Bluffton (0-3); Defiance (1-3); Central (1-3); Washington-St. Louis (0-3)(1-3); Webster (0-3).
All-Conference Players (SLIAC): Sophomore OH Abby Freeman (1st); sophomore MB Anna Finch (1st); sophomore S Abby Quirin (1st); junior L Allyson Grabowski (HM).
All-Region Players (Central): [None].

Team Leaders
Kills: Abby Freeman 589; Anna Finch 291; Emily Stahl 196
Assists: Abby Quirin 1,171; Allyson Grabowski 75; Jordan Lempa 53
Aces: A. Freeman 93; J. Lempa 44; A. Grabowski 24
Digs: A. Grabowski 592; A. Quirin 276; Whitney Nichols 273
Blocks: A. Finch 93; E. Stahl 71; A. Freeman 63

Team Stats (National Rank)
Kills/Set: 12.20 (95)
Hitting Percentage: .195 (111)
Digs/Set: 16.12 (213)
Blocks/Set: 1.60 (119)
Aces/Set: 2.02 (144)

-Ricky Nelson

Written by Ricky Nelson

November 6, 2018 at 1:33 am

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