Posts Tagged: Volleyball

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 »

Kleven performing well in all areas for Notre Dame de Namur

August 25, 2018

Whether it’s the first, second or third hit, Anchorage’s Emma Kleven has been pivotal in all three points of the game for Notre Dame de Namur University. The 5-foot-7 setter’s focus is to run the offense, but she also defends the back row and has provided a new-found scoring punch for the NCAA D2 team… Read more »

Kill machine Matuatia named to NWAC volleyball all-star team

November 16, 2017

One of the biggest hitters in the NWAC earned one of the biggest individual honors. Columbia Basin outside hitter Meli Matuatia of Kodiak received an all-star nod with her All-Eastern Region Second Team selection. The 5-foot-9 spiker was one of three Columbia Basin players picked among the 10 all-stars. Matuatia, of Kodiak High fame, finished… Read more »

Dray part of historic Haskell volleyball team in Kansas

November 10, 2017

The Haskell Indian Nations University volleyball team is going to the conference tournament for only the second time in school history. Dillingham’s Sydney Dray helped make it possible. The freshman outside hitter has been a consistent scorer for the NAIA team this season as Haskell qualified for the Association of Independent Institutions tournament this weekend… Read more »

Jessee slams career-high 16 kills, named top female Hilo athlete

October 24, 2017

With the University of Hawaii Hilo volleyball team missing several key players, freshman Ashton Jessee of Anchorage was asked to carry a larger offensive load. Then she unloaded on Dominican University of California. The 6-foot-3 middle blocker slammed a season-high 16 kills to go with a season-high .480 attack percentage in the four-set loss on… Read more »

Sulte has a 3-to-1 kill-to-error ratio at Air Force Academy

October 2, 2017

Anchorage’s Brynn Sulte has a lot of responsibilities as a first-year cadet at the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Yet the freshman middle hitter has managed to still contribute to the volleyball team. Sulte, of Dimond High fame, has a 3-to-1 kill-to-error ratio and owns the team’s best attack percentage. The 6-foot-2… Read more »