Posts Tagged: Volleyball

Bontrager comes off the bench to assist Warhawks in Alabama

September 13, 2019

Shiann Bontrager of Wasilla came off the bench to deliver a season-high nine assists for Auburn University at Montgomery in a three-set sweep of Erskine College in Alabama. The junior setter added a serving ace and two digs in two sets of playing time. Bontrager, of Colony High fame, has played in just two of… Read more »

Carle helps Feather River win tourney, earn No. 1 rank in CCCAA

September 12, 2019

Anchorage’s Maya Carle did her part to help the Feather River Community College volleyball team make school history. Feather River won for the first time the 20th annual San Joaquin Delta College tournament, a two-day 16-team competition that is regarded by many as the top regular-season tournament of the year. Carle, of Dimond High fame,… Read more »

Jessee on pace to become Pac West’s first to 400 career blocks

September 8, 2019

The top three career blocker leaders in Pac West Conference history are from Hawaii Pacific University. But look out for Anchorage’s Ashton Jessee of Hawaii Hilo. The 6-foot-3 junior is on pace to become the first Pac West player to record 400 total blocks. Hawaii Pacific currently holds the top three spots on the Pac… Read more »

Pebbles, Zener, Togage have best start among Alaskans in NWAC

August 29, 2019

There are 13 Alaska women playing volleyball in the Northwest Athletic Conference. We are only a week into the season, but already Cordova’s Leigha Pebbles, Soldotna’s Shay Zener and Anchorage’s Violett Togagae have stood out. Pebbles is a redshirt sophomore outside hitter for Walla Walla Community College and ranks among the top 10 NWAC hitters… Read more »

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 »