Posts Tagged: Volleyball

Sims caps historic The Master’s career with All-American honor

December 5, 2018

As one of the most balanced and well-rounded college volleyball players in the country, Kayla Sims of Anchorage didn’t dominate one category on the stat sheet. She kind of did it all. That versatility was rewarded by the NAIA as The Master’s University senior was recognized as an All-American honorable mention. “Usually for that they… Read more »

Jessee’s 13 blocks most in PacWest Conference since 2013

October 24, 2018

Anchorage’s Ashton Jessee threw a block party in Fresno, California. The University of Hawaii Hilo middle blocker equaled the highest blocks total in a PacWest Conference match since 2013 with three solo blocks and 10 block assists in a four-set win over Fresno Pacific University. Her career-high 13 blocks were one shy of the school… Read more »

Jessee playing like the PacWest’s biggest weapon at net for Hilo

October 15, 2018

University of Hawaii Hilo sophomore Ashton Jessee of Anchorage leads the NCAA D2 PacWest Conference with an average of 1.14 blocks per set. The 6-foot-3 middle blocker has a total of 73 blocks in 64 sets on the season to match last year’s total – except in nearly 30 fewer sets. Jessee, of South High… Read more »

Sims moves to No. 3 on The Master’s all-time assist list

October 1, 2018

As Kayla Sims of Anchorage closes in on 2,500 career assists at The Master’s University, she’s also moving up the school’s all-time list. The senior setter now ranks No. 3 with 2,470 assists and is within striking distance of the No. 2 total of 2,642 set in 2007 with more than a month left in… Read more »

Jessee named Hawaii Hilo volleyball Pepsi Athlete of the Week

September 25, 2018

Already one of the most accurate hitters in the PacWest Conference, Anchorage’s Ashton Jessee zeroed in her arm swing even more to help deliver three road wins for the University of Hawaii Hilo volleyball team. She was rewarded by being named Vulcans Pepsi Athlete of the Week. The 6-foot-3 middle blocker crushed a .629 hitting… Read more »

Putnam sparks Valley City volleyball with near-perfect play

September 14, 2018

Not normally one of the big hitters, McKinley Putnam of North Pole came up huge for the Valley City State University volleyball team in the conference opener. The sophomore came off the bench to deliver a season-high seven kills and .455 attack percentage to key a four-set win over Dickinson State in Valley City, North… Read more »

Christy stands tall in the middle for streaking Carroll College

September 13, 2018

Primarily used as a blocking specialist in her first two seasons with the Carroll College volleyball team, Morgan Christy of Anchorage is finally getting a chance to crush the ball. The 6-foot-1 senior middle hitter has 88 kills and a respectable .154 attack percentage in 18 starts for the NAIA Saints. She has a 2-to-1… Read more »

Wright, Chase key ingredients of Alaska flavor at Skagit Valley

September 5, 2018

Barrow’s Milya Wright and Chugiak’s Allison Chase were recognized for their impressive play on the volleyball court for Skagit Valley College. Wright was selected to the all-tournament team to Highline’s Fall Classic after hammering 38 kills and five aces to go with three blocks for the weekend. Chase has been named NWAC North’s Setter of… Read more »

Hampton powers Lane CC spikers to back-to-back wins in NWAC

August 31, 2018

Kaitlin Hampton of Anchorage is killing it for the Lane Community College volleyball team. The 5-foot-9 outside hitter leads the NWAC school with 1.65 kills per set and is coming off a career-high .471 attack percentage. Hampton, of West High fame, went 9-for-17 at the net with just one error against New Hope Christian College…. Read more »

Sims now ranks top-6 on The Master’s all-time assist, aces list

August 27, 2018

Kayla Sims of Anchorage continues to make history at The Master’s University. Already one of only six players in school history to earn NAIA All-American honors, the senior setter over the weekend moved into a new club. It’s so exclusive, she’s the only member. Sims is now the only player in school history to rank… Read more »