Posts Tagged: Volleyball

Sims of The Master’s named GSAC setter of the week for 2nd time

October 5, 2016

Kayla Sims of Anchorage is proving to be the best setter in the Golden State Athletic Conference. The sophomore at The Master’s University in Santa Clarita, California, has earned conference setter-of-the-week honors for the second time this season. Sims, of South High fame, collected 90 total assists and averaged nine sets per set in a… Read more »

Quinnipiac’s Leigh leads MAAC in attack percentage, blocking

October 2, 2016

The top two-way player in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference didn’t disappoint tonight. Quinnipiac University senior Allison Leigh of Palmer slammed home 12 kills on 22 arm swings for a .409 attack percentage in a five-set loss to Niagara in Hamden, Connecticut. The 6-foot-3 Alaskan is tied for No. 1 in the MAAC with a… Read more »

Lacey hitting a very good percentage for Olympic volleyball team

September 29, 2016

Claire Lacey of Anchorage is a middle blocker, but she can also blast the ball. The 6-foot sophomore at Olympic College in Bremerton, Washington, has slammed 50 kills in nine games, keyed by a sparkling .366 attack percentage. Lacey, of South High fame, has twice reached 10 kills in one match and ranks second on… Read more »

Gregg earns defender of the week honors for Frontier Conference

September 20, 2016

Usually an offensive threat, Rachel Gregg of Eagle River proved she could get the job done on defense as well. The Lewis-Clark State College sophomore middle hitter enjoyed a big weekend series with 34 digs, four blocks and a .923 reception percentage. Her effort helped the Warriors upset NAIA ranked teams No. 22 Montana Tech… Read more »

Leigh finally savoring the taste of victory at Quinnipiac

After enduring a few tough-to-swallow seasons, Palmer’s Allison Leigh is finally enjoying the taste of victory with the Quinnipiac University volleyball team. Leigh is the team’s best two-way player as the Bobcats have won 10 of 15 matches to start the NCAA D1 season. The 10 wins matches Quinnipiac’s total from the previous three seasons… Read more »

Morehouse leads Carroll College in Frontier Conference opener

September 15, 2016

When the Carroll College volleyball team needed its biggest hitter to step up in the league opener, Holly Morehouse of Anchorage delivered. The 6-foot outside hitter slammed a team-high 14 kills with a .306 attack percentage as No. 16 Carroll College defeated No. 22 Montana Tech in four sets in the Frontier Conference. Morehouse, of… Read more »

Leigh named Metro Atlantic player of the week for Quinnipiac

August 30, 2016

It didn’t take Allison Leigh of Palmer long to make her presence felt. Back on the volleyball court for Quinnipiac University, the senior middle hitter was instrumental on both sides of the ball as the Bobcats won three of four matches at the La Salle Invitational in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The 3-1 start is the best… Read more »

Quinnipiac coach calls Leigh’s return to court a “blessing”

August 23, 2016

The Quinnipiac University volleyball team has welcomed back a big piece of the puzzle. Middle hitter Allison Leigh of Palmer has returned for her third season with NCAA D1 school in Hamden, Connecticut, after missing last year with an injury. “Allison’s return from injury has been such a blessing,” Quinnipiac coach Kris Czaplinski told me…. Read more »

Arlow ends Sterling career ranked No. 2 in all-time assists

November 18, 2015

Palmer’s Jenna Arlow ended her Sterling College volleyball career after a four-set loss in the Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference tournament quarterfinals. The 5-foot-5 senior setter collected 38 assists, 11 digs and pair of blocks against Friends University in Kansas. Arlow, of Palmer High fame, finished second in the conference with 1,090 assists and ended her… Read more »

Gonzalez slams season-high 10 kills for Ancilla volleyball

October 15, 2015

Sophomore Xalina Gonzalez of Anchorage blasted a season-high 10 kills for Ancilla College in a four-set win over Lake Michigan in Donaldson, Indiana. The 5-foot-6 outside hitter was especially strong in the fourth set when Ancilla hung on for a 26-24 win to clinch the match. “I was happy with Xalina’s efforts,” Chargers coach Lana… Read more »