Posts Tagged: Volleyball

Alaskans Stephens, Dexter rank 1-2 in GNAC in scoring average

October 12, 2021

Two volleyball players from Alaska are proving to be a cut above the competition in the Great Northwest Athletic Conference. Palmer’s Eve Stephens of UAA and Anchorage’s Brooke Dexter of Simon Fraser rank 1-2 in the league in scoring average, a good barometer of their offensive prowess. Another indicator is how many times they have… Read more »

Jorgenson emerges as most consistent hitter for Southwestern Oregon

September 29, 2021

Palmer’s Cianna Jorgenson had her fingerprints all over back-to-back wins by the Southwestern Oregon Community College volleyball team. She matched her season high with 11 kills in a win over Chemeketa and the next day tied her season high six blocks in a win over Clackamas. The league wins were the first and second of… Read more »

Dexter leads GNAC in scoring and has posted a league-best 28 and 24 kills

September 23, 2021

Anchorage’s Brooke Dexter is the most lethal offensive weapon in the Great Northwest Athletic Conference. The Simon Fraser University freshman in the only volleyball player in the league this year to rank in the top 5 in both kills and hitting percentage. She also leads the GNAC in scoring at 4.9 points per set in… Read more »

Moorhead selected GNAC volleyball defensive player of the week

September 21, 2021

Nobody is a bigger fan of Chugiak’s Emily Moorhead than University of Alaska Fairbanks volleyball coach Brian Scott. He recruited her out of high school and has since seen the senior become one of the staples of the program. “One of the great things about Em is she is always looking for ways that she… Read more »

Jessee slides into 8th place on Pac West’s all-time blocks list

September 15, 2021

Anchorage’s Ashton Jessee has cemented herself among the greatest blockers in Pac West Conference history. The University of Hawaii Hilo senior has racked up 342 career total blocks to move into an eighth-place tie on the Pac West’s all-time list. Jessee has a great chance to reach the top 5, needing just 12 more blocks… Read more »

UAA’s Stephens named Alaska Athlete of the Week

September 7, 2021

Palmer’s Eve Stephens was named Alaska Athlete of the Week after leading the University of Alaska Anchorage volleyball team back from the dead in a wild five-set victory over Biola. Down two sets to none, the Seawolves rallied behind the 6-foot-1 All-American from the Mat-Su Valley as she slammed 15 of her 20 kills over the… Read more »

Stokes nets 20 kills for Multnomah, second most of NAIA career

September 6, 2021

Anchorage’s Danae Stokes carried the Multnomah University Lions to a four-set win over Warner Pacific in NAIA volleyball. The 5-foot-9 outside hitter hammered 20 kills for a .239 attack percentage on 46 attempts to finish the match as the top offensive player. She added seven digs and an ace. She finished one shy of her… Read more »

Williams registers 11 kills in back-to-back wins for The Master’s

September 4, 2021

Emilye Grace Williams of Anchorage continues to be a sparkplug for the Master’s University volleyball team. The senior spiker registered 22 kills on a .275 hitting percentage in back-to-back sweeps as the Mustangs improved to 3-0 since Aug. 27 when the Alaskan reaches double figures. She collected a .300 attack percentage on 11-for-30 hitting with… Read more »

Scherffius slams career-high 15 kills, six blocks in Montana win

August 28, 2021

Eagle River’s Ellie Scherffius produced a career day at net to lead the University of Montana to season-opening win over Kennesaw State. The sophomore middle blocker had 15 kills and six blocks in a five-set win at the College of Charleston Invitational in South Carolina. Scherffius finished with a scintillating .650 attack percentage on 15-of-20… Read more »