Alumni

2009 News Releases

Jessica Wolfe

Class of 2007: Jessica Wolfe

12/16/2009: Jessica Wolfe Named AVCA All-America
IINDIANAPOLIS - Junior outside hitter Jessica Wolfe was named honorable mention All-America by the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA). She becomes the second player in Butler history to capture AVCA All-America honors, joining Areal Bienemy (2003-04).
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Paige Weber

Class of 2007: Paige Weber

11/30/2009: Weber Named to All-PAC-10 Honorable Mention Team
WALNUT CREEK, Calif. – Four Arizona volleyball student-athletes were named to the 2009 All-Pac-10 Honorable Mention team, announced today by Commissioner Larry Scott. Whitney Dosty, Jacy Norton, Tiffany Owens and Paige Weber were lauded for their performance over the season. Read More >
Julie Sylvester

Class of 2007: Julie Sylvester

11/23/2009: Sylvester Named MVC Defensive Player of the Week
University of Evansville volleyball player Julie Sylvester has been named the Missouri Valley Conference Defensive Player of the Week, as announced by the league office on Monday. Read More >
Paige Weber

Class of 2007: Paige Weber

11/23/2009: Weber Named to First Team All-Academic Pac-10
WALNUT CREEK, Calif. - Four Arizona volleyball student-athletes earned All-Academic honors from the Pac-10 Conference, announced today by Commissioner Larry Scott.

Paige Weber, Dana Hutchinson, Kaylen Bannister and Elise Hendrickson make up the academic quartet for Arizona. Read More >
Rebecca Murray

Class of 2007: Rebecca Murray

11/19/2009: Rebecca Murray Named to All-BIG EAST Second Team
LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Junior Rebecca Murray (Carmel, Ind.) of the University of Connecticut volleyball team was named to the All-BIG EAST Second Team on Thursday evening at conference banquet. This is the fifth-consecutive season that a UConn player has been named to the all-conference second team. Read More >

Danielle Goodnight

Class of 2006: Danielle Goodnight

11/19/2009: Goodnight Named Setter of the Year
FARGO, N.D. -- IUPUI senior setter Danielle Goodnight has been voted The Summit League’s Setter of the Year while sophomore outside hitter Kalyse Reimbold has been chosen to the conference’s second team, in voting of the league's coaches. Read More >

Kalyse Reimbold

Class of 2008: Kalyse Reimbold

11/19/2009: Reimbold Named 2nd Team All-Conference
FARGO, N.D. -- IUPUI senior setter Danielle Goodnight has been voted The Summit League’s Setter of the Year while sophomore outside hitter Kalyse Reimbold has been chosen to the conference’s second team, in voting of the league's coaches. Read More >

Shari Bernhardt

Class of 2008: Shari Bernhardt

11/16/2009: IUPUI’s Bernhardt Claims Third Weekly Volleyball Honor
ELMHURST, Ill. -- The Summit League has announced that IUPUI sophomore volleyball player Shari Bernhardt has been named The Summit League Defensive Player of the Week.  Bernhardt had a career-high 37 digs in the Jaguars’ 3-2 win at Western Illinois. Read More >

Brandie Sanders

Class of 2009: Brandie Sanders

11/15/2009: Sanders named to KIAC Volleyball All Conference Team
KIAC Volleyball All-Conference Team: Brianna Strete - IUE - Player of the Year, Lauren Budde - Asbury, Lindsay Ibold - Asbury, Cara Barkes - CCU, Lauren Crump - IUE, Madison Qualkenbush - IUE, Brandie Sanders - IUE Read More >

Brandie Sanders

Class of 2009: Brandie Sanders

11/13/2009: Sanders leads IU East to NAIC Conference Championship
IUE took the first set 25-18 and fought back to win the second 28-26. Asbury would force a fourth with a 25-20 victory in the third, but IUE showed why they went 8-0 in conference play as they again rallied to win the fourth set 25-21. IUE was led by Brandie Sanders' 19 kills and KIAC Player of the Year Brianna Strete's 17 kills. Read More >

Carolyn Holstein

Class of 2007: Carolyn Holstein

10/20/2009: Four Volleyball Players Named All-GLVC
INDIANAPOLIS, IND. – Sophomore middle hitter Weslie Gaff and sophomore opposite side hitter Erin Higgins of the University of Missouri-St. Louis volleyball team have been named to the All-Great Lakes Valley Conference First Team, as announced today by the league office. Read More >

Anna Lewer

Class of 2009: Anna Lewer

11/10/2009: Lewer Named HCAC Freshman of the Year
TERRE HAUTE, IND. -- Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology hitter Anna Lewer (Indianapolis, Ind./ Lutheran) was named Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Freshman of the Year and the volleyball team earned two first-team all-league honors for the first time ever in results released today. Read More >

Shari Bernhardt

Class of 2008: Shari Bernhardt

11/2/2009: IUPUI’s Bernhardt Claims Second Weekly Volleyball Honor
Bernhardt earns her second consecutive Defensive Player of the Week accolade after recording a career- high 29 digs against Oral Roberts averaging 7.25 per set. The sophomore averaged 4.67 per set against Centenary and 6.14 per set for the week. Read More >

Rebecca Murray

Class of 2007: Rebecca Murray

10/26/2009: Rebecca Murray Named to BIG EAST Honor Roll
STORRS, Conn. - For the second time this season, University of Connecticut volleyball junior Rebecca Murray (Carmel, Ind.) earned a spot on the BIG EAST Honor Roll as announced by the conference on Monday. This is the second time this season that Murray has received a spot on the honor roll. Read More >

Shari Bernhardt

Class of 2008: Shari Bernhardt

10/26/2009: Bernhardt Captures Weekly Volleyball Honors
Bernhardt earns her first Defensive Player of the Week honor after averaging 6.57 digs per set in league play last week, including a career-high 27 digs against North Dakota State. Bernhardt led the Jaguars in digs in all three matches including 19 against South Dakota State and 17 against Valparaiso. Read More >

Carolyn Holstein

Class of 2007: Carolyn Holstein

10/20/2009: Holstein Sets Single Season Dig Record
ROLLA, MO. – Sophomore Kelsie Rankin recorded a team-best 17 digs, while junior Carolyn Holstein recorded 15 digs, to set a new single season record with 504 digs this year, bettering Heather Nichols’ total of 492 during the 2007 season. Read More >

Carolyn Holstein

Class of 2007: Carolyn Holstein

10/20/2009: Holstein leading the Great Lakes Valley Conference
WARRENSBURG, MO. - Carolyn Holstein leads the Great Lakes Valley Conference in digs with 5.32. Read More >

Anna Lewer

Class of 2009: Anna Lewer

10/12/2009: Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Volleyball player of the week
TERRE HAUTE, IND. -- Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology captured three Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Player of the Week awards in results released today by the league office. Read More >

Brandie Sanders

Class of 2009: Brandie Sanders

9/28/2009: Sanders named Volleyball Player of the Week
Brandie Sanders was named Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Volleyball Player of the Week for September 21st- September 27th. Sanders is a 5-10 freshman outside hitter from Indianapolis, Indiana. Read More >

Anna Lewer

Class of 2009: Anna Lewer

9/19/2009: Lewer earns all Tournament honors for Rose Hulman
GREENCASTLE, IND. -- Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology defeated Kalamazoo in five sets after falling to Millikin in three at the DePauw Invitational on Saturday. Read More >

Carolyn Holstein

Class of 2007: Carolyn Holstein

9/13/2009: Holstein earns All-Tournament Honors
WARRENSBURG, MO. - Junior libero Carolyn Holstein of the University of Missouri-St. Louis volleyball team has been named to the Central Missouri Peggy Martin Challenge All-Tournament team. Read More >

Jessica Wolfe

Class of 2007: Jessica Wolfe

9/7/2009: Wolfe Named Horizon League Offensive Player of the Week
INDIANAPOLIS - Junior outside hitter Jessica Wolfe has been named Horizon League Offensive Player of the Week, the league office announced today. The honor is the first of Wolfe's career.
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Carolyn Holstein

Class of 2007: Carolyn Holstein

9/7/2009: Holstein Earns Outstanding Libero Honors
FINDLAY, OHIO – Junior Carolyn Holstein of the University of Missouri-St. Louis volleyball team was been named the Most Outstanding Libero of the TownePlace Suites Classic hosted by the University of Findlay last weekend. Read More >

Rachael Brown

Class of 2009: Rachael Brown

9/5/2009: Brown earns all tournament team for the second weekend in a row as SIU improves to 7-0
DE LAND, Fla. - The Southern Illinois volleyball team won two matches on the final day of the Stetson Holiday Inn Invitational to win the tournament title and start the season 7-0. Read More >

Ashley Francis

Class of 2009: Ashley Francis

9/5/2009: Francis earns all tournament team for the second weekend in a row as Marian captures the Earlham Tournament
RICHMOND, Ind. - The Marian University volleyball team won the 2009 Earlham College Tournament on Saturday after the Knights defeated the University of the Cumberlands (Ky.) and Goshen College in Richmond, Ind. Read More >

Kate Letcher

Class of 2007: Kate Letcher

9/5/2009: Letcher earns all tournament team for Depaul
CHICAGO - Clemson won the DePaul Challenge with a 3-0 (25-9, 25-18, 25-13) victory over DePaul, Saturday at McGrath Arena. The Tigers went 3-0 during the weekend, while Kelsey Murphy was named the MVP of the tournament after compiling a weekend total of 93 assists and 11 blocks. With the win, Clemson improves to 5-1, while the runner-up champion Blue Demons fall to 3-3. Read More >

Danielle Goodnight

Class of 2006: Danielle Goodnight

8/31/2009: Goodnight Named Summit League Volleyball Offensive Player of the Week
ELMHURST, Ill. -- The Summit League has announced that IUPUI senior volleyball player Danielle Goodnight has been named The Summit League Offensive Player of the Week. Read More >

Paige Weber

Class of 2007: Paige Weber

8/30/2009: Weber Named to All-Tournament Team
LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Following her stellar play in the Sheraton Riverside Cardinal Classic, junior Tiffany Owens was named MVP of the tournament. Outside hitter Dana Hutchinson and setter Paige Weber also garnered All-Tournament selections as Arizona went 3-0 and was named tournament champions. Read More >

Kristen Seaton

Class of 2007: Kristen Seaton

7/11/2009: Seaton Featured in Terre Haute Tribune-Star
TERRE HAUTE — Kristen Seaton didn’t exactly want to sit out last season as a redshirt volleyball player for the Pepperdine Waves, but nagging foot injuries forced the Terre Haute South grad to take the year off and recover on the sidelines. Read More >

Paige Weber

Class of 2007: Paige Weber

3/30/2009: Weber selected to A2 Program
The Arizona volleyball team had two members selected to the U.S. Women’s National A2 Program for 2009, USA Volleyball announced today. Juniors Whitney Dosty and Paige Weber were both named to the team that will train and compete in Minneapolis in the 2009 USA Adult Open Championships in May. Read More >