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Posted November 9, 2009
State volleyball: Class 3A capsules

Class 3A state volleyball capsules, in bracket order:

 

DALLAS CENTER-GRIMES

Nickname: Mustangs

Coach: Angie Reed (15th year, record NA)

Record and ranking: 25-10, unranked

State tournament history: 2nd appearance. Other was 2000.

Probable starters

15 Taylor Wineland 5-6 Sr. S

8 Gail Voelker 5-8 Sr. MB

14 Kristin Messerschmidt 5-7 Jr. OH

4 Britni Reed 5-9 Sr. OH

10 Kaitlyn Johansen 5-9 Jr. MB

6 Zoe Ollendick 5-7 Sr. OH

13 Karlee Powers 5-5 Jr. L

 

SIOUX CITY HEELAN

Nickname: Crusaders

Coach: Lori Slight (3rd year, 129-33)

Record and ranking: 50-5, No. 1

State tournament history: 16th appearance, and 12 in a row. Three-time champions.

Probable starters

6 Leisa McClintock 5-6 Jr. S

7 Maggie Vondrak 6-0 Sr. OH

4 Carli Tritz 5-11 Sr. OH

13 Mary Jo Twiford 6-0 Sr. MB

10 Katelyn Walsh 6-0 Jr. OH

5 Natalie Vondrak 6-1 So. MB

2 Jordan Johnson 5-5 Sr. L

 

MARION

Nickname: Indians

Coach: Roxanne Paulsen (213-69 at Marion; overall, 10 years, 239-130)

Record and ranking: 36-9, No. 5

State tournament history: 5th appearance, the fourth in five years. Defending 3A champions.

Probable starters

5 Morgan Paige 5-9 Sr. S

14 Jessica Jakoubek 5-10 Jr. OH

7 Hannah Miller 5-9 So. MB

4 JoAnna Forkner 5-9 Sr. OH

18 Sarah Rosenberger 5-10 Sr. OH

9 Chelsea Jones 5-10 Sr. MB

15 Maggie Murphy 5-7 Sr. L

 

PELLA

Nickname: Dutch

Coach: Bob Fessler (7th year, 201-81; overall, 352-138)

Record and ranking: 35-5, No. 4

State tournament history: 5th appearance.

Probable starters

2 MaKenzie Vander Molen 5-6 Jr. OH

3 Courtney Kelderman 5-7 Sr. DS

5 Jordyn VandeLune 5-11 Sr. MB

7 Hali Steenhoek 5-11 Jr. MB

8 Brooke Fessler 5-10 Jr. S

10 Kelsi Rempe 5-10 Jr. OH

 

DUBUQUE WAHLERT

Nickname: Golden Eagles

Coach: Julie Kieffer (6th year, 174-57; overall, 320-84)

Record and ranking: 22-13, No. 6

State tournament history: 28th appearance. Winner of 17 championships, most recently in 2005.

Probable starters

7 Erin Klostermann 5-7 Sr. S

4 Claire Till 6-0 So. MB

5 Amy Ihm 5-8 So. OH

15 Lisa Davis 6-1 Jr. MB

2 Sarah Dalton 5-10 Jr. MB

11 Kelsey Schilling 5-9 Sr. OH

 

WAVERLY-SHELL ROCK

Nickname: Go-Hawks

Coach: EaVon Woodin (21st year, 561-211; overall, 29th year, 688-121)

Record and ranking: 43-6, No. 3

State tournament history: 4th appearance. First since 2003.

Probable starters

3 Katie Blake 5-6 Jr. DS

6 Rachel Peth 5-8 Jr. MB

8 Morgan Kuhrt 6-1 So. MB

9 Kinsey Caldwell 5-9 So. S

10 Holly Kwikkel 6-0 Sr. OH

12 Hannah Weber 6-0 Sr. OH

 

WILLIAMSBURG

Nickname: Raiders

Coach: Emily Nordheim (5th year, 119-52)

Record and ranking: 26-11, unranked

State tournament history: 2nd appearance. Other was in 1999.

Probable starters

3 Leah Schropp 5-7 Sr. S

2 Katherine Wetjen 5-9 Fr. OH

13 Lexi Belland 5-9 Jr. OH

11 Mackenzie Bigbee 6-1 So. OH

10 Anne Stecker 5-10 Sr. OH

6 Kayley Hakeman 5-7 Sr. OH

12 Brianna Wenner 5-6 Sr. DS

 

ALGONA

Nickname: Bulldogs

Coach: Shelly TerHark (11th year, 334-80; overall, 624-183)

Record and ranking: 37-1, No. 2

State tournament history: 5th appearance, and third in five years.

Probable starters

6 Audrey Schuttler 5-5 Sr. DS

2 Laura TerHark 5-5 Jr. L

1 Emillie Kenne 5-5 Sr. S

12 Natalie Hackbarth 6-2 Sr. OH

8 Kristen Lipps 5-11 Sr. MB

4 Molly Cook 5-5 Sr. S

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