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2011 EOU VOLLEYBALL NOTEBOOK

EASTERN OREGON

BARRETT HENDERSON, ASST. AD, MEDIA RELATIONS ONE UNIVERSITY BLVD. LA GRANDE, ORE. 97850 O: 541.962.3946 C: 541.805.5687 F: 541.962.3577 BHENDERSON@EOU.EDU EOUSPORTS.COM

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2011 SCHEDULE 0-0, 0-0 CASCADE AUGUST

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3 p.m. 5 p.m. 6 p.m. 12:30 p.m. 2:30 p.m. 10 a.m. 2:15 p.m. 10 a.m. 2:15 p.m. 7 p.m.

Holy Names #% Westmont #% Hope International #% Vanguard $ Cal. St.-San Marcos $ Concordia-Irvine $ Azusa Pacific $ The Master’s $ Biola $ ALUMNI #

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EVERGREEN STATE * 7 p.m. NORTHWEST * 7 p.m. Corban * 7 p.m. Northwest Christian * 7 p.m. Walla Walla 7 p.m. SOUTHERN ORE. * 7 p.m. OREGON TECH * 7 p.m. Concordia * 7 p.m. Warner Pacific * 7 p.m. COLLEGE OF IDAHO * 7 p.m.

COMING UP: AZUSA PACIFIC COUGAR CLASSIC

Matches 1-6: Eastern Oregon (0-0, 0-0 CCC) at the APU Cougar Classic When: Thursday-Saturday, Aug. 18-20 Where: Azusa, Calif. (Felix Event Center) Live Stats: www.EOUSports.com Series: EOU is 2-5 under Morehead against 5 of the 6 teams, she has not faced Vanguard.

EASTERN’S PROBABLE STARTERS 1 - EMILY SAMPSON GP: --

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SR * Setter * Tumwater, Wash. DIG/G: -- BLK/G: --

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JR * Libero * Prineville, Ore. DIG/G: -- BLK/G: --

* Finished with 419 assists in 2010. * Added 171 digs last season.

3 - KAITLYN DUNCAN OCTOBER

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WALLA WALLA NORTHWEST CHR. * CORBAN * Northwest * Evergreen State * Northwest Nazarene College of Idaho * WARNER PACIFIC * CONCORDIA *

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* All-CCC honorable mention in 2010. * Led EOU in digs with 431, an average of 4.74 per set.

5 - ALISHA CRANE GP: --

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JR * Middle Blocker * Glenns Ferry, Idaho A/G: -SA: -DIG/G: -- BLK/G: --

* Plsyed in 78 of the 91 games in 2010. * Finished with 48 kills.

7 - JESSICA LEA GP: --

NOVEMBER

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SR * Setter * Prineville, Ore. DIG/G: -- BLK/G: --

* All-CCC team last season, second straight year. * Was in the top 10 in the conference in five statiscial categories.

11 - TAYLOR STEWART All dates and times are Pacific HOME MATCHES played at Quinn Coliseum * Cascade Conference match # Non-counting contest % APU scimmage tournament $ APU Cougar Classic

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SO * Outside Hitter * Priest River, Idaho SA: -DIG/G: -- BLK/G: --

* Appeared in 89 of the 91 games in 2010 as a freshman. * She had 202 kills and a hitting percentage of .173.

13 - STEFANI SORENSON GP: --

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TA: --

PCT: --

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FR * Outside Hitter * Camas, Wash. SA: -DIG/G: -- BLK/G: --

* Freshman starter for the Mountaineers. * All-Region Player of the Year in Camas, Wash.

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QUICK FACTS Location ............................................ La Grande, Ore. Founded ............................................................... 1929 Enrollment .......................................................... 4,357 Nickname ............................................. Mountaineers Colors .... Navy & Vegas Gold (Pant. 2745 and 583) Court .................................. Quinn Coliseum (1,400) Conference .................................. Cascade Collegiate First Volleyball Season ..................... 1968 (43 years) President ............................................. Dr. Bob Davies Athletic Director ..................................... Rob Cashell Faculty Representative .......... Dr. Peter Diffenderfer Athletics Website ................... www.EOUSports.com Main Athletic Dept. Phone ………… 541.962.3497

VOLLEYBALL FACTS

2011 Starters Returning/Lost ............................... 5/6 2010 Record ........................................................ 13-11 2010 Cascade Record/Finish ........................ 9-9/ 5th 2010 High Ranking ............................................... NR Highest Ranking Ever ......................................... N/A Best Season Ever ...................................... 20-6 (1974) All-Time Record ................................ 444-575 (.436) All-Time Cascade Record ................. 120-202 (.373) All-Time Postseason Record ............................ 13-25 CCC tournament ......… 8 appearances (6-13) ‘90, ‘91, ‘92, ‘93, ‘94, ‘01, ‘05, ‘09 National tournament ................ 0 appearances

WEEK 1 - APU COUGAR CLASSIC SUN AUG 14 MON AUG 15 TUE AUG 16 WED AUG 17 THU AUG 18 FRI AUG 19 Travel Allegiant #363 Pasco - L.A. Arrival: 9:55pm

Practice 8-10 a.m.

Exh. Matches Holy Names 3 p.m. Westmont 5 p.m. Hope Int’l. 6 p.m.

Practice 8-10 a.m.

Matches 1-2 Vanguard 3 p.m. Westmont 5 p.m.

Matches 3-4 Con.-Irvine 10 a.m. Azusa Pacific 2:15 p.m.

SAT AUG 20 Matches 5-6 Master’s 10 a.m. Biola 2:15 p.m.

EASTERN OREGON NOTEWORTHY • The Mountaineers travel to California for the second time in three years to begin the season. • Eastern is seeking only its third win in eight tries under morehead against the teams it is playing in the tournament. • EOU went 1-3 in 2009 at the APU Cougar Classic. The Mountaineers opened with a 3-1 win over Westmont, but then dropped seven straight sets to Biola, ConcoridaIrvine, and Azusa Pacific. • Eastern Oregon will be playing three teams ranked in the top 10 during the classic, Biola (5), Azusa Pacific (6), and Concordia-Irvine (9). • The Mountaineers second opponent, Cal State-San Marcos, is playing their first season of collegiate volleyball, and will only be their second match. • EOU is joined by two other Cascade Conference teams in the tournament, Northwest Unviersity and Concordia University.

COACHING STAFF Interim Head Coach ........................ Kaki Morehead Year at School .......... Fifth Year (61-40, 49-27 CCC) Volleyball Office Phone ...................... 541-962-3687 Assistant Coach ............................... Hailey McEnroe Athletic Trainer ........................................ Russell Yap

SPORTS INFORMATION

Phone ………….......………………… 541.962.3946 Fax ……………...….……………..….. 541.962.3577 Ast. Ath. Dir., Media Relations .. Barrett Henderson Office phone ………….…..… 541.962.3946 Cell phone ………..……..….. 541.805.5687 E-mail ……….....….. bhenderson@eou.edu VB Media Relations Assistant ......… Samantha Flett Mailing Address …….... Eastern Oregon University ……………….....………….… One University Blvd. ……………….....……..…….. La Grande, OR 97850

MEDIA REQUESTS

All requests for volleyball interviews and credentials should be directed to Barrett Henderson in the EOU Sports Information office. To arrange interviews or request credentials, call 541-805-5687 or e-mail bhenderson@eou.edu. Requests should be made at least 24 hours in advance. All interviews are prohibited from conflicting with classes, practice sessions, meetings or medical treatments.

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EASTERN OREGON MOUNTAINEERS W L 13 11 Kills: Lea (274)

Hit% KPG APG .179 11.82 10.79 Blocks: Showers (60)

13-11, 9-9 CCC SAPG DPG BPG 1.41 16.45 2.0 Digs: Duncan (431)

VANGUARD LIONS

14-15, 6-14 GSAC

W L Hit% 14 15 .214 Kills: Heenan (324)

KPG APG SAPG 12.21 11.19 1.49 Blocks: Cedarstrom (82)

CAL STATE-SAN MARCOS COUGARS W L 0 0 Kills: N/A

Hit% KPG APG .000 0 0 Blocks: N/A

0-0, 0-0 INDE. SAPG DPG BPG 0 0 0 Digs: N/A

CONCORDIA-IRVINE EAGLES

24-10, 13-7 GSAC

W L Hit% KPG APG SAPG 24 10 .226 13.37 12.44 1.64 Kills: Blocks: Ridens (601) Van Buren (116)

AZUSA PACIFIC COUGARS W L Hit% 29 8 .250 Kills: Radcliffe (596)

29-8, 14-6 GSAC

KPG APG SAPG DPG BPG 11.43 10.61 1.66 15.88 1.6 Blocks: Digs: Callihan (84) Windham (516)

DPG BPG 15.41 1.9 Digs: Weingartner(399)

THE MOUNTAINEERS LAST TIME OUT

PORTLAND, Ore. – The Eastern Oregon University volleyball team finished its season with a loss at Concordia University in four games Saturday. Concordia’s Raluca Dinca posted 17 kills and Erika Doremus added 10 in their final home match of the season. With the win, the Cavaliers improve to 19-8 overall, 14-4 in the CCC. Eastern Oregon falls to 13-11, 9-9 in the CCC with the loss. The first set was the closest of the match, featuring seven tie scores and four lead changes. Eastern Oregon jumped ahead to four-point leads at 7-3 and 8-4 before Concordia opened a 13-5 run to take a 17-13 lead. The Cavs took a set-high fivepoint lead at 22-17, but Eastern Oregon

TEAM Southern Oregon College of Idaho Concordia Northwest Corban Eastern Oregon Oregon Tech Evergreen Northwest Christian Warner Pacific

CCC 17-1 17-1 14-4 11-7 9-9 9-9 4-14 4-14 3-15 2-16

OVERALL 24-5 25-7 19-9 16-10 11-9 13-11 12-18 5-17 8-19 4-20

THIS WEEK:

Concordia vs. Hope International, 10 a.m. Eastern Oregon vs. Vanguard, 12:30 p.m. Eastern Oregon vs. Cal. State-San Marcos, 2:30 p.m. Concordia vs. Holy Names, 2:30 p.m.

28-10, 16-4 GSAC FRIDAY, AUG. 19

KPG APG SAPG 13.45 12.36 1.34 Blocks: Hampton (146)

SEASON COMES TO AN END FOR MOUNTAINEER VOLLEYBALL Nov. 6, 2010

STANDINGS 2010 FINAL REGULAR SEASON

7-22, 2-18 GSAC THURSDAY, AUG. 18

BIOLA EAGLES W L Hit% 28 10 .235 Kills: Douglas (560)

DPG BPG 15.72 2.0 Digs: Vincitorio (513)

KPG APG SAPG DPG BPG 14.06 13.26 1.05 15.64 2.2 Blocks: Digs: Beetstra (126) Portela (607)

THE MASTER’S MUSTANGS W L Hit% 7 22 .168 Kills: Dougherty (253)

DPG BPG 14.85 1.6 Digs: Strickler (507)

scored five of the next six points to pull within one at 23-22 before the Cavs closed out the set on a pair of Dinca kills. The second set was all Eastern Oregon, as the Mountaineers out-hit the Cavs .415-to-.200 in the game. Eastern Oregon jumped out to a 9-3 lead and never looked back, posting nine-point leads at 17-8, 20-11 and 21-12 before reaching their match-high 11-point advantage at 24-13. The Cavs scored two of the next three points, but Jessica Lea’s kill finished the 25-15 set victory for Eastern Oregon. Lea contributed seven of her team-high 14 kills in the set.

Eastern Oregon vs. Concordia-Irvine, 10 a.m. Concordia vs. Vanguard, 12 p.m. Northwest vs. The Master’s, 12 p.m. Eastern Oregon at Azusa Pacific, 2:15 p.m. Concordia vs. Biola, 4:30 p.m. Northwest vs. Hope International, 4:30 p.m. Fresno Pacific at Southern Oregon, 7 p.m.

SATURDAY, AUG. 20 Eastern Oregon vs. The Master’s, 10 a.m. Northwest vs. Cal State-San Marcos, 10 a.m. Northwest at Azusa Pacific, 12 p.m. Oregon Tech vs. Fresno Pacific, 2 p.m. Concordia vs. The Master’s, 2:15 p.m. Eastern Oregon vs. Biola, 2:15 p.m.

Lea added 22 assists and Emily Sampson finished with 16 assists for EOU. Irene Walters had 10 kills and Kaitlyn Duncan had a team-high 10 digs.

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DOUBLE FIGURES KILLS

DIGS

ASSISTS

RECORD WHEN ... Playing at home Playing on the road On a neutral floor Playing on Monday Playing on Tuesday Playing on Wednesday Playing on Thursday Playing on Friday Playing on Saturday Playing on Sunday Playing during the day Playing at night Playing in August Playing in September Playing in October Playing in November Playing in December Playing three sets Playing four sets Playing five sets Winning set one Losing set one Winning the first two sets Losing the first two sets Splitting the first two sets Leading in kills Trailing in kills Tied in kills Leading in blocks Trailing in blocks Tied in blocks Leading in digs Trailing in digs Tied in digs Leading in attack percentage Trailing in attack percentage Hitting .300 or better Hitting under .300 Opponents hit .250 or better Holding opponents below .250 Holding opponents to .100 or lower Longest set winning streak Longest set losing streak Current set streak Longest match winning streak Longest match losing streak Current match streak Current home match streak

0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 L, 1 L, 1

2011 NUMERICAL ROSTER No. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15

Name Emily Sampson Leigh Anne MacCarthy Kaitlyn Duncan Katie Showers Alisha Crane Lilia Najera Jessica Lea Katie Keeney Lindsey Bohard Rebecca Haight Taylor Stewart Bobbi Sumpter Stefani Sorensen Jami Murchison Karlee Markham

Pos. S DS/Libero DS/Libero MB MB/Opp MH/OH S OH MB OH OH S/DS OH OH DS

Ht. 5-7 5-5 5-5 6-0 5-11 5-9 5-8 5-10 6-0 5-9 5-9 5-6 6-0 5-9 5-5

Yr. SR JR JR SO JR JR SR SO SR JR SO FR FR FR FR

Hometown Tumwater, Wash. Monmouth, Ore. Prineville, Ore. Missoula, Mont. Glenns Ferry, Idaho Kennewick, Wash. Prineville, Ore. Boise, Idaho Albany, Ore. Longview, Wash. Priest River, Idaho Boise, Idaho Camas, Wash. Cove, Ore. Bend, Ore.

High School Tumwater HS Central HS Crook County HS Big Sky HS Glenns Ferry HS Southridge HS Crook County HS Cole Valley Christian HS West Albany HS Mark Morris HS Lamanna HS Bishop Kelly HS Camas HS Cove HS Mountain View HS

Yr. SR JR JR JR SO SR JR FR FR JR SR SO FR SO FR

Hometown Albany, Ore. Glenns Ferry, Idaho Prineville, Ore. Longview, Wash. Boise, Idaho Prineville, Ore. Monmouth, Ore. Bend, Ore. Cove, Ore. Kennewick, Wash. Tumwater, Wash. Missoula, Mont. Camas, Wash. Priest River, Idaho Boise, Idaho

High School West Albany HS Glenns Ferry HS Crook County HS Mark Morris HS Cole Valley Christian HS Crook County HS Central HS Mountain View HS Cove HS Southridge HS Tumwater HS Big Sky HS Camas HS Lamanna HS Bishop Kelly HS

2011 ALPHABETICAL ROSTER No. 9 5 3 10 8 7 2 15 14 6 1 4 13 11 12

Name Lindsey Bohard Alisha Crane Kaitlyn Duncan Rebecca Haight Katie Keeney Jessica Lea Leigh Anne MacCarthy Karlee Markham Jami Murchison Lilia Najera Emily Sampson Katie Showers Stefani Sorensen Taylor Stewart Bobbi Sumpter

Pos. MB MB/Opp DS/Libero OH OH S DS/Libero DS OH MH/OH S MB OH OH S/DS

Ht. 6-0 5-11 5-5 5-9 5-10 5-8 5-5 5-5 5-9 5-9 5-7 6-0 6-0 5-9 5-6

COACHES / SUPPORT STAFF Interim Head Coach Assistant Coach Assistant Coach Athletic Trainer Media Relations

Kaki Morehead (fifth season), EOU, 2005 Haley McEnroe (first season), EOU, 2010 Ashleigh Dailey (first season), EOU, 2009 Jon Hart, Oregon State Barrett Henderson (third year), EOU, 2007

PRONUNCIATION GUIDE * Alisha: Ah-lee-sha * Murchison: Merch-ah-son * Lilia Najera: Lill-lee-ah Nah-hair-ah * Stefani: Stef-ah-nee

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KAKI MOREHEAD • INTERIM HEAD COACH • FIFTH SEASON AS HEAD COACH (61-40) • PLAYED AT EOU (2001-2005) FIRST TEAM ALL-CCC ‘04, ‘03, ‘02 • RANKS FIRST FOR SCHOOL WINNING PERCENTAGE en’s rodeo teamASSISTANTS that won The 2011 season will mark the MOREHEAD’S fifth year for Head Volleyball HALEY MCENROE Coach Kaki Morehead. The • ASSISTANT COACH, FIRST SEASON program was reenergized under McLean. In 2007, the Mountaineers, led by Morehead, finished 16-10 overall, and 13-7 in the ASHLEIGH DAILEY CCC. • ASSISTANT COACH, FIRST SEASON

The 16 wins was a six game improvement over the 2006 win total, which was her first season as head coach. Morehead was named First Team All-Conference three times in the Cascade Collegiate Conference and honorable mention to the All-NAIA Region I squad during her three years playing at Eastern Oregon. In that time, Morehead played in 236 games, gathering 812 kills and a .210 hitting percentage. She also had 802 digs, 61 service aces and 79 total blocks. Morehead was also a member of the 2004-05 Mountaineer wom-

MOREHEAD VS. OPPONENTS Azusa Pacific Biola California Baptist California-Santa Cruz Cascade College of Idaho Concordia-Irvine Concordia-Portland Corban Evergreen State George Fox

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Lewis and Clark Linfield Master’s College Northwest Northwest Christian Northwest Nazarene Oregon Tech Southern Oregon Walla Walla Warner Pacific Westmont Whitworth Willamette

the Northwest regional title and competed at the National Collegiate Rodeo Finals. She finished 12th in the nation in barrel racing. The Paulina, Oregon native graduated from Crook County High School in 2001 where she was First Team All-State in volleyball as a senior. Morehead was the EOU volleyball assistant coach in 2005, a year after she graduated. 1-0 0-1 1-0 6-2 6-1 1-0 4-5 2-7 3-1 7-1 1-0 1-0 1-0

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RADIO/TV ROSTER

Emily Sampson Setter

Leigh Anne MacCarthy

DS/Lilbero

Kaitlyn Duncan DS/Libero

Katie Showers Middle Blocker

Alisha Crane MB/Opp

Lilia Najera MH/OH

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5

6

5-7 * Sr.

5-5 * Jr.

5-5 * Jr.

6-0 * So.

5-11 * Jr.

5-9* Jr.

Tumwater, Wash. (Tumwater)

Monmouth, Ore. (Central)

Prineville, Ore. (Crook County)

Missoula, Mont. (Big Sky)

Glenns Ferry, Id. (Blue Mt. CC)

Kennewick, Wash. (Col. Basin CC)

Jessica Lea Setter

Katie Keeney Outside Hitter

Lindsey Bohard Middle Blocker

Rebecca Haight Outside Hitter

Taylor Stewart Outside Hitter

Bobbi Sumpter S/DS

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10

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12

5-8 * Sr.

5-10* Sr.

6-0* Sr.

5-9* Jr.

5-9* So.

5-6 * Fr.

Prineville, Ore. (Crook County)

Boise, Id. (Cole Valley Chr.)

Albany, Ore. (West Albany)

Longview, Wash. (Blue Mt. CC)

Priest River, Id. (Lamanna)

Boise, Id. (Bishop Kelly)

Stefani Sorensen Outside Hitter

Jami Murchison Outside Hitter

Karlee Markham DS

Kaki Morehead Head Coach

Haley McEnroe Asst. Coach

Ashleigh Dailey Asst. Coach

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15

6-0 * Fr.

5-9 * Fr.

5-5 * Fr.

Camas, Wash. (Camas)

Cove, Ore. (Cove)

Bend, Ore. (Mt.View)

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Paulina, Ore. (Eastern Oregon ‘05)

Baker City, Ore. (Eastern Oregon ‘10)

Nampa, Idaho (Eastern Oregon ‘09)

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