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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

WEEK 2: EVERGREEN STATE AND NORTHWEST

2011 SCHEDULE 0-6, 0-0 CASCADE AUGUST

(0-6)

16 16 16 18 18 19 19 20 20 27 30

W, 2-0 T, 1-1 W, 2-0 L, 2-3 L, 2-3 L, 0-3 L, 0-3 L, 1-3 L, 1-3 W, 3-0 W, 3-1

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

SEPTEMBER 2 3 9 10 13 16 17 20 23 24 30

(0-0)

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. Blue Mountain CC # 7 p.m. Concordia * 7 p.m. Warner Pacific * 7 p.m. COLLEGE OF IDAHO * 7 p.m.

OCTOBER

(0-0)

1 7 8 14 15 18 21 28 29

7 p.m. 7 p.m. 7 p.m. 7 p.m. 7 p.m. 6 p.m. 6 p.m. 7 p.m. 7 p.m.

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

NOVEMBER

(0-0)

4 5

7 p.m. 7 p.m.

Oregon Tech * Southern Oregon *

COMING UP: EVERGREEN STATE AND NORTHWEST

Matches 7-8: Eastern Oregon (0-6, 0-0 CCC) vs. Evergreen State and Northwest When: Friday-Saturday, Sept. 2-3 Where: La Grande, Ore. (Quinn Coliseum) Live Video: www.EOUSports.com Live Stats: www.EOUSports.com Series: EOU is 6-2 under Morehead against Northwest and 9-0 vs. Evergreen State

EASTERN’S PROBABLE STARTERS 1 - EMILY SAMPSON GP: 24

K/G: 0.21 TA: 21

PCT: .048 A/G: 5.33 SA: 2

SR * Setter * Tumwater, Wash. DIG/G: 2.08 BLK/G: 0.0

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

3 - KAITLYN DUNCAN GP: 24

K/G: 0.21 TA: 38

JR * Libero * Prineville, Ore. DIG/G: 5.29 BLK/G: 0.0

PCT:-.079 A/G: 0.25 SA: 4

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

5 - ALISHA CRANE GP: 24

JR * Middle Blocker * Glenns Ferry, Idaho K/G: 1.75 TA: 109 PCT: .211 A/G: 0.29 SA: 0 DIG/G: 0.29 BLK/G: 0.5

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

7 - JESSICA LEA GP: 24

K/G: 3.17 TA: 189 PCT: .333 A/G: 4.96 SA: 2

SR * Setter * Prineville, Ore. DIG/G: 2.58 BLK/G: 0.5

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

11 - TAYLOR STEWART GP: 22

SO * Outside Hitter * Priest River, Idaho K/G: 2.05 TA: 146 PCT: .116 A/G: 0.18 SA: 4 DIG/G: 1.36 BLK/G: 0.1

* Appeared in 89 of the 91 games in 2010 as a freshman. * She had 202 kills and a hitting percentage of .173. 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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13 - STEFANI SORENSON GP: 23

FR * Outside Hitter * Camas, Wash. K/G: 2.57 TA: 185 PCT: .178 A/G: 0.04 SA: 3 DIG/G: 1.43 BLK/G: 0.2

* 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 ................................. 444-581 (.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 2 - EVERGREEN STATE AND NORTHWEST SUN AUG 14 MON AUG 15 TUE AUG 16 WED AUG 17 THU AUG 18 FRI AUG 19 Practice La Grande

Exhibition at Blue Mountain CC 7 p.m.

Practice La Grande

Practice La Grande

Match 7 Evergreen 7 p.m.

SAT AUG 20 Match 8 Northwest 7 p.m.

EASTERN OREGON NOTEWORTHY • The Mountaineers have never lost to Evergreen State under Kaki Morehead. A perfect record of 9-0. • Eastern Oregon is 17-4 against TESC over the last 10 years. • Eastern has won 31 straight sets over the Geoducks, dating back to Oct. 14, 2005. • EOU has won 42 of the last 44 sets against Evergreen. • Evergreen last defeated the Mountaineers on Oct. 31, 2004, 3-1, in Olympia. • The Mountaineers were on a 10-set win streak over Northwest until the Eagles swept EOU last season in the pair of matches. • Northwest holds an 11-9 advantage over Eastern Oregon over the last 10 years. • Before last season’s sweep, the Eagles last swept the season series in 2005. • Eastern’s Jessica Lea is 30 kills away from passing Morehead’s second place spot on the school’s career record list. • Lea is 208 service attempts away from Grace Deboodt’s school career record. • Lea is 25 matches away from the school record for matches played. • Lea is 60 sets away from the school record for sets played. • Kaitlyn Duncan is 196 digs away from the school record for digs in a career.

COACHING STAFF Interim Head Coach ........................ Kaki Morehead Year at School .......... Fifth Year (61-46, 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 0 6 Kills: Lea (72)

Hit% KPG APG .184 12.58 11.92 Blocks: Lea (13)

0-6, 0-0 CCC SAPG DPG BPG 1.04 16.29 1.4 Digs: Duncan (127)

EVERGREEN STATE GEODUCKS W L 0 0 Kills: --

Hit% KPG APG .000 0.0 0.0 Blocks: --

0-0, 0-0 CCC SAPG DPG BPG 0.0 0.0 0.0 Digs: --

NORTHWEST EAGLES W L 2 3 Kills: Covey (49)

2-3, 0-0 CCC

Hit% KPG APG .167 11.0 10.33 Blocks: Stoker (25)

SAPG DPG BPG 1.00 18.28 2.1 Digs: Shulke (107)

THE MOUNTAINEERS LAST TIME OUT EOU ENDS CLASSIC WITH LOSSES Aug. 20, 2011

in 22 assists.

AZUSA, Calif. -- The Eastern Oregon University volleyball team fell in four games to The Master’s College, 3-1, Saturday at the APU Cougar Classic.

In the second match, the Mountaineers played their best game of the young season stunning fifth-ranked Biola University (Calif.) in the first set, 25-17. Eastern had a .324 hitting percentage in game one, while Biola had a .059 percentage.

The Mustangs (3-0) and EOU battled throughout the match that featured 22 ties and 14 lead changes. The Master’s took game one, 25-21, and held off a late Mountaineer rally in the second game, 27-25. Eastern then ended a nine-set losing streak by winning the game three, 25-21. The teams traded leads and went back and forth in the fourth game, but the Mustangs were able to pull out the 25-21 decision. EOU’s Stefani Sorensen finished with a match-high 16 kills and 10 digs. The freshman had a .342 hitting percentage in the match. Alisha Crane added 11 kills and four blocks. Jessica Lea had 17 assists and 11 digs, while Emily Sampson had 15 assists and 11 digs. Lea also contributed five blocks. Kaitlyn Duncan finished with a match-high 19 digs. The Master’s had a .183 to .163 attack percentage advantage over Eastern Oregon. The Mountaineers finished with a seasonhigh nine team blocks, while the Mustangs had five. Samantha Dougherty led The Master’s with 13 kills. Victoria Callihan added 12 kills and three blocks. Rachel Taylor had a double-double for the Mustangs with 10 kills and 18 digs. Alyssa Gergins had a match-high 26 assists. Jamie Long chipped

The second game was controlled by Biola. The Eagles had a 23-17 lead until EOU made a rally to even the score and then take a 26-25 lead. But BU would then score the next three points to win the game, 28-26. Biola dominated game three, 25-11, and moved the match into the fourth game. The teams shared the lead in the game, but the Eagles pulled away late for the 25-21 decision. The match featured 31 ties and 17 lead changes. Sorensen led Eastern with 16 kills. Lea had 13 kills, 20 assists and 13 digs. Emily Sampson finished with a season-high 29 assists. Kaitlyn Duncan had a season-high 31 digs. Taylor Stewart added 10 kills. The Mountaineers had a team attack percentage of .235.

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

CCC 1-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-1

OVERALL 4-2 5-1 3-1 6-2 4-2 2-3 0-0 0-0 0-6 5-2

THIS WEEK: MONDAY, AUG. 29 Simpson at Oregon Tech, 0-3

TUESDAY, AUG. 30 Simpson at Northwest Christian, 1-3 Multnomah at Corban, 0-3 Walla Walla at Northwest Christian, 0-3

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 31 Southern Oregon at Oregon Tech, 3-0

THURSDAY, SEPT. 1 Mayville State at Warner Pacific, 5 p.m.

FRIDAY, SEPT. 2 Northwest at College of Idaho, 7 p.m. MT Corban at Warner Pacific, 7 p.m. Evergreen at Eastern Oregon, 7 p.m. Northwest Christian at Concordia, 7 p.m.

SATURDAY, SEPT. 3 Evergreen at College of Idaho, 7 p.m. MT Northwest Christian at Corban, 7 p.m. Northwest at Eastern Oregon, 7 p.m. Corban at Concordia, 7 p.m.

The Eagles were led by Christine Douglas’ 17 kills and 10 digs. Sarah McAtee chipped in 11 kills, and Chelsee Arnitz had 10 kills. Gracee Gallarda had a team-high 23 assists and Nicolette Douglas had 22 assists. Emily Weingartner had a team-high 24 digs. Biola’s attack percentage was .280.

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WEEK 2: EVERGREEN STATE AND NORTHWEST

DOUBLE FIGURES KILLS Jessica Lea Katie Showers Taylor Stweart Stefani Sorenson Alisha Crane

4 2 2 2 1

DIGS Kaitlyn Duncan Jessica Lea Emily Sampson Leigh Anne MacCarthy Stefani Sorenson

6 3 2 1 1

ASSISTS Jessica Lea Emily Sampson

6 5

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 0-1 0-5 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-2 0-2 0-2 0-0 0-6 0-0 0-6 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-2 0-2 0-2 0-2 0-4 0-1 0-3 0-2 0-2 0-3 0-1 0-2 0-3 0-1 0-3 0-3 0-0 0-0 0-6 0-0 0-6 0-4 0-2 0-0 2 8 L, 8 0 L, 6 L, 6 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 SR 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 SR 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 (61-46) • 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-San Marcos California-Santa Cruz Cascade College of Idaho Concordia-Irvine Concordia-Portland Corban Evergreen State George Fox

0-3 0-3 0-1 0-1 0-1 6-0 0-9 0-2 5-4 7-1 9-0 0-1

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Lewis and Clark Linfield Master’s College Northwest Northwest Christian Northwest Nazarene Oregon Tech Southern Oregon Vanguard 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 1-1 6-2 6-1 1-0 4-5 2-7 0-1 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

1

2

3

4

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

7

8

9

10

11

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

13

14

15

6-0 * Fr.

5-9 * Fr.

5-5 * Fr.

Camas, Wash. (Camas)

Cove, Ore. (Cove)

Bend, Ore. (Mt.View)

2011 EOU VOLLEYBALL NOTEBOOK

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First Season

First Season

Paulina, Ore. (Eastern Oregon ‘05)

Baker City, Ore. (Eastern Oregon ‘10)

Nampa, Idaho (Eastern Oregon ‘09)

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