July 3, 2012
2012 VOLLEYBALL PREVIEW
|Senior Sarah Williams (#20) celebrates a point along with Emily Leazer (facing camera) and Katrina Colclasure (#25). Williams led the Vikings in total blocks last year with 86 while Leazer was second on the team in both kills and digs and Colclasure led Augustana in digs.|
NAME: Augustana College
CITY/ZIP: Rock Island, Illinois 61201
SCHOOL COLORS: Blue & Gold
ARENA: Roy J. Carver (1971)
ATHLETIC AFFILIATION: NCAA Division III
RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION: Evangelical Lutheran Church in America
CONFERENCE: College Conference of Illinois & Wisconsin (CCIW)
PRESIDENT: Steven Bahls (University of Iowa, 1971)
DIRECTOR OF ATHLETICS: Mike Zapolski (Pepperdine, 1985)
ATHLETIC DEPARTMENT PHONE: (309) 794-7521
FIRST YEAR OF VOLLEYBALL: 1977
OVERALL VOLLEYBALL RECORD: 586-605 (.492)
CCIW RECORD SINCE 1986: 98-115 (.460)
CCIW CHAMPIONSHIPS: 1996 & 2001
NCAA APPEARANCE: (One) 2001 - lost to Colorado College 1-3 (30-28; 23-30; 27-30; 21-30) in first round of West Regional in Hayward, CA.
SPORTS INFORMATION: Dave Wrath
SID OFFICE PHONE: (309) 794-7265
WRATH'S CELL PHONE: (309) 737-5306
SID FAX: (309) 794-7525
INTERNET ADDRESS: firstname.lastname@example.org
AUGUSTANA INTERNET ADDRESS: www.augustana.edu
SID MAILING ADDRESS: Dave Wrath, Sports Information Director, Carver PE Center, Augustana College, Rock Island, Illinois 61201
HEAD COACH: Jamie Walters (Benedictine University)-Third season at Augustana...21-43 in two seasons...55-102 in five seasons as a collegiate head coach.
WALTER'S OFFICE PHONE: (309) 794-7839
BEST TIME TO REACH WALTERS: Late mornings
ASSISTANT COACH: Steve Hennings & Kelly Kelley
TRAINER: Rochel Rittgers (Northern Iowa 1981)
2011 RECORD: 9-23 overall and 1-6 in the College Conference of Illinois & Wisconsin, seventh place...Lost to Millikin in three games in the CCIW tournament play-in round.
LETTERWINNERS RETURNING/LOST: Seven/Two
STARTERS RETURNING/LOST: Four/Two
Brianna Skeens (Vernon Hills HS, Libertyville, Ill.), 5-10, MB...Team MVP...Led team with 331 kills and 24 solo blocks...Second with 76 total blocks...27 kills vs. Carroll on 10/22/11 are tied for ninth most in school history.
Kelsey Mikula (Coal City HS, Coal City, Ill.),5-6, S...Led team with 916 assists...Second with 25 service aces...Third with 235 digs...60 assists vs. Carroll on 10/22/11 are tied for 10th most in school history...Academic All-Conference...Sixth in career assists at Augustana with 1,684.
Katrina Colclasure (Tri-Valley HS, Bloomington, Ill.), 5-5, S, Junior...Led team with 542 digs... 2011 average of 4.80 digs per game is sixth best in school history...Third on the team with 35 assists and 20 service aces...41 digs vs. Hendrix on 9/9/11 are eighth most in school history.
Dory Dudley (Tremont HS, Tremont, Ill.), 5-10, OH/RS, Sophomore...50 kills, 27 digs and 16 blocks.
Samantha Kammerman (Sherrard HS, Milan, Ill.), 5-9, OH, Sophomore...Fourth on the team with 141 kills...Fifth with 108 digs...10 service aces...13 blocks...Academic All-Conference.
Emily Leazer (St. Viator HS, Mt. Prospect, Ill.), 5-9, OH, Sophomore... Vikings' Freshman of the Year...Led team with 36 service aces...Second with 295 kills and 309 digs...Third with 43 blocks... Academic All-Conference.
Julee Morrison (Chaparral HS, Scottsdale, Ariz.), 5-5, DS, Sophomore...Fourth on the team with 206 digs and 19 service aces.
Stephanie Petkovsek (Lisle HS, Lisle, Ill.), 5-7, S, Sophomore... Co-Most Improved Player...Second on the team with 84 assists...39 digs.
Morgan Stittleburg (Black River Falls HS, Black River Falls, Wis.), 5-11, RS, Junior...Fifth on the team with 79 kills...Fourth with 32 blocks and11 assists...51 digs.
Sarah Williams (Rockford Lutheran HS, Loves Park, Ill.), 5-9, MB, Senior...Augie Award winner...Led team with 86 total blocks...Second with 18 solo blocks...Third with 150 kills...11 service aces...47 digs... Academic All-Conference.
2011 AUGUSTANA VOLLEYBALL SUPERLATIVES
CCIW ALL-CONFERENCE SELECTIONS: None
CCIW ACADEMIC ALL-CONFERENCE: Samantha Kammerman, Emily Leazer, Kelsey Mikula, Sarah Williams
ALL TOURNAMENT SELECTIONS
Emily Leazer @ Viking Classic on 09/02-03/11 at home...Katrina Colclasure @ Viking Classic on 09/02-03/11 at home...Katrina Colclasure @ Rhodes Tournament on 09/09-10/11 in Memphis, Tennessee... Emily Leazer @ UW-Stevens Point Tournament on 10/21-22/11 in Stevens Point, Wisconsin.
CCIW STATISTICAL TOP 10 - INDIVIDUAL
Hitting Percentage - 10th, Sarah Williams, .260 (34 kills, 7 errors, 104 total attempts in 23 games) - CCIW only
Kills - 6th, Brianna Skeens, 3.08 kills per game (77 in 25 games) and 9th, Emily Leazer, 2.88 kills per game (72 in 25 games) - CCIW only
Assists - 7th, Kelsey Mikula, 8.50 assists per game (187 assists in 22 games) - CCIW only
Service Aces - 8th, Emily Leazer, 0.36 service aces per game (9 in 25 games) - CCIW only
Digs - 8th, Katrina Colclasure, 4.04 digs per game (101 in 25 games) - CCIW only
2011 TEAM AWARDS
MOST VALUABLE PLAYER - Brianna Skeens
AUGIE AWARD - Sarah Williams (varsity) & Astin Moravek (junior varsity)
MOST IMPROVED PLAYER - Amber Dalgaard & Stephanie Petkovsek
FRESHMAN OF THE YEAR - Emily Leazer
TOP TEN LISTS
CAREER TOP TEN LISTINGS (additions from 2011)
Assists - 1,684 Kelsey Mikula moves into sixth place
SINGLE SEASON TOP TEN LISTINGS (additions from 2011)
Digs per game - 4.80 (542 digs in 113 games), Katrina Colclasure - 6th place
SINGLE MATCH TOP TEN LISTINGS (additions from 2011)
Kills - 27, Brianna Skeens vs. Carroll on 10/22/11, T-9th
Assists - 60, Kelsey Mikula vs. Carroll on 10/22/11, T-10th
Digs - 41, Katrina Colclasure vs. Hendrix on 09/09/11, 8th