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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 2-6, 2-0 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

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EVERGREEN STATE * W, 3-0 NORTHWEST * W, 3-0 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

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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

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4 5

7 p.m. 7 p.m.

Oregon Tech * Southern Oregon *

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Matches 9-10: Eastern Oregon (2-6, 2-0 CCC) vs. Corban and Northwest Christian When: Friday-Saturday, Sept. 9-10 Where: Salem, Ore. (C.E. Jeffers Sports Center) and Eugene, Ore. (Morse Event Center) Live Video: www.EOUSports.com Live Stats: www.EOUSports.com Series: EOU is 7-1 under Morehead against Corban and 6-1 vs. Northwest Christian

EASTERN’S PROBABLE STARTERS 1 - EMILY SAMPSON GP: 29

K/G: 0.21 TA: 23

PCT: .087 A/G: 5.52 SA: 4

SR * Setter * Tumwater, Wash. DIG/G: 2.07 BLK/G: 0.0

* Currently seventh in the conference with 160 total assists. * Finished with 419 assists and 171 digs in 2010.

3 - KAITLYN DUNCAN GP: 30

K/G: 0.17 TA: 40

JR * Libero * Prineville, Ore. DIG/G: 5.03 BLK/G: 0.0

PCT:-.075 A/G: 0.30 SA: 7

* Second in the conference with 151 total digs. * She is 172 digs away from the school career record.

5 - ALISHA CRANE GP: 30

JR * Middle Blocker * Glenns Ferry, Idaho K/G: 1.73 TA: 131 PCT: .214 A/G: 0.33 SA: 0 DIG/G: 0.33 BLK/G: 0.7

* She is 12th in the conference with 20 blocks. * Played in 78 of the 91 games in 2010. Finished with 48 kills.

7 - JESSICA LEA GP: 30

K/G: 3.10 TA: 227 PCT: .330 A/G: 4.87 SA: 6

SR * Setter * Prineville, Ore. DIG/G: 2.57 BLK/G: 0.5

* Leads the conference in hitting percentage. * Was in the top 10 in the conference in five statiscial categories.

11 - TAYLOR STEWART GP: 24

SO * Outside Hitter * Priest River, Idaho K/G: 2.08 TA: 156 PCT: .128 A/G: 0.21 SA: 5 DIG/G: 1.33 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: 26

FR * Outside Hitter * Camas, Wash. K/G: 2.50 TA: 205 PCT: .180 A/G: 0.04 SA: 4 DIG/G: 1.42 BLK/G: 0.3

* 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

WEEK 3 - CORBAN AND NORTHWEST CHRISTIAN SUN SEPT 4 MON SEPT 5 TUE SEPT 6 WED SEPT 7 THU SEPT 8 Practice La Grande

Practice La Grande

Practice La Grande

FRI SEPT 9

SAT SEPT 10

Match 9 at Corban Salem, Ore. 7 p.m.

Match 10 at NCU Eugene, Ore. 7 p.m.

Practice La Grande Leave La Grande Salem

EASTERN OREGON NOTEWORTHY

• Eastern Oregon has never began Cascade Conference play 4-0, it needs a weekend sweep to become the first team to accomplish the feat. • EOU swept the opening weekend of CCC play for the third straight season. • Under Kaki Morehead, the Mountaineers have won two straight over Corban, including six straight sets. • EOU has won seven of the eight matches against the Warriors under Morehead. The lone loss came on Oct. 25, 2008, in Salem, 3-1. • The Mountaineers are 8-1 all-time against Northwest Christian. VOLLEYBALL FACTS 2011 Starters Returning/Lost ................................ 5/6 • The Beacons’ lone victory over EOU was the first meeting between the schools on 2010 Record ........................................................ 13-11 Sept. 21, 2007, 3-1, in Eugene. 2010 Cascade Record/Finish ........................ 9-9/ 5th • Eastern responded by winning the next 24 consecutive sets. 2010 High Ranking ................................................ NR • After last weekend’s win, the Mountaineers still have never lost to Evergreen State Highest Ranking Ever .......................................... N/A under Kaki Morehead. A perfect record of 10-0 and 30 straight sets won. • Eastern Oregon is 18-4 against TESC over the last 10 years. Best Season Ever ...................................... 20-6 (1974) • Eastern has won 34 straight sets over the Geoducks, dating back to Oct. 14, 2005. All-Time Record ................................. 446-581 (.436) • EOU has won 45 of the last 47 sets against Evergreen. All-Time Cascade Record .................. 122-202 (.377) • Evergreen last defeated the Mountaineers on Oct. 31, 2004, 3-1, in Olympia. All-Time Postseason Record ............................ 13-25 • The Mountaineers held the Geoducks to a combined total of 19 points, the lowest CCC tournament ......… 8 appearances (6-13) amount by an opponent in the past seven years. • After the Mountaineers were swept by Northwest in 2010, EOU responded with a ‘90, ‘91, ‘92, ‘93, ‘94, ‘01, ‘05, ‘09 National tournament ................ 0 appearances sweep last weekend over the Eagles. • Northwest holds an 11-10 advantage over Eastern Oregon over the last 10 years. COACHING STAFF • Eastern’s Jessica Lea is 13 kills away from passing Morehead’s second place spot on Interim Head Coach ........................ Kaki Morehead the school’s career record list. Year at School .......... Fifth Year (63-46, 51-27 CCC) • Lea is 208 service attempts away from Grace Deboodt’s school career record. Volleyball Office Phone ...................... 541-962-3687 • Lea is 23 matches away from the school record for matches played. Assistant Coach ............................... Hailey McEnroe • Lea is 54 sets away from the school record for sets played. Athletic Trainer ........................................ Russell Yap • Kaitlyn Duncan is 172 digs away from the school record for digs in a career.

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 2 6 Kills: Lea (93)

Hit% KPG APG .202 12.57 11.90 Blocks: Crane (20)

2-6, 2-0 CCC SAPG DPG BPG 1.40 16.13 1.6 Digs: Duncan (151)

CORBAN WARRIORS W L Hit% 7 3 .201 Kills: Baskoro (106)

7-3, 1-1 CCC KPG APG 11.68 10.24 Blocks: Mulford (35)

SAPG DPG BPG 2.16 14.66 1.8 Digs: Durre (148)

NORTHWEST CHRISTIAN BEACONS W L Hit% KPG APG SAPG 6 3 .179 12.11 11.00 2.30 Kills: Blocks: Mansfield 87 McGowan (15)

6-3, 1-1 CCC DPG BPG 16.26 1.3 Digs: Clark (135)

THE MOUNTAINEERS LAST TIME OUT EASTERN FLIES PAST EAGLES Sept. 3, 2011 LA GRANDE, Ore. – The Eastern Oregon University volleyball team swept Northwest University, 3-0, Saturday for its second straight win. The Mountaineers (2-6, 2-0 Cascade Collegiate Conference) were led by Rebecca Haight’s match-high 14 kills. The junior was playing in only her second match for Eastern, but recorded her new collegiate high in kills. Jessica Lea added 11 kills and 15 assists for EOU. Emily Sampson had a team-high 20 assists. Kaitlyn Duncan recorded 16 digs. Eastern opened the match with an 8-2 lead in Game 1. The Mountaineers then stretched the advantage to 16-6. EOU would watch a 21-13 lead dwindle after a Northwest 6-0 run, cut the lead to 21-19. Eastern Oregon held off the Eagle rally to win the set, 25-21.

EOU began the second game with a 7-2 lead, but Northwest would again make a run to cut into the lead. Lauryn Ernster hit an ace to bring NU back to only down 1716. The Eagles tied the game at 20 after an Eastern attack error. The teams battled for the next few points, but the Mountaineers never fell behind and won the set, 27-25.

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

CCC 2-0 2-0 2-0 1-0 1-1 1-1 0-1 0-2 0-2 0-2

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

THIS WEEK:

With the momentum on its side, Eastern Oregon seemed to cruise through Game 3. The Mountaineers led through the entirety of the final set, stretching a 10-8 advantage to 18-9 and enough cushion to finish the match. EOU won the third game, 25-15. In all, the match featured seven ties, with five coming in Game 2.

TUESDAY, SEPT. 6

Ernster led the Eagles (2-5, 0-2) with a match-high 21 assists. Breanna Covey recorded seven kills and Heather Shulke had a team-high 10 digs. NU finished with an attack percentage of .105, compared to the Mountaineers’ .198.

Warner Pacific at Southern Oregon, 7 p.m. Evergreen at Northwest, 7 p.m. College of Idaho at Northwest Christian, 7 p.m. Eastern Oregon at Corban, 7 p.m. Concordia at Oregon Tech, 7 p.m.

Concordia at Pacific, 3-0 Lewis and Clark at Evergreen, 3-0

WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 7 Northwest Christian at Willamette, 0-3

FRIDAY, SEPT. 9

SATURDAY, SEPT. 10 College of Idaho at Corban, 7 p.m. Warner Pacific at Oregon Tech, 7 p.m. Eastern Oregon at Northwest Christian, 7 p.m. Concordia at Southern Oregon, 7 p.m.

PLAYERS OF THE WEEK HITTER Sarah Holgen (Southern Oregon)

SETTER Kelsey Soos (College of Idaho)

LIBERO Dana Clark (Northwest Christian)

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

5 2 2 2 1 1

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

7 3 2 1 1

ASSISTS Jessica Lea Emily Sampson

8 7

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

2-0 0-1 0-5 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-2 1-2 1-2 0-0 0-6 2-0 0-6 2-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 2-2 0-2 0-2 2-2 0-4 2-1 0-3 0-2 2-2 0-3 0-1 1-2 1-3 0-1 2-3 0-3 0-0 2-0 0-6 1-0 1-6 0-4 0-2 2-0 6 8 W, 6 2 L, 6 W, 2 W, 2

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 (63-46) • 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 10-0 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 7-2 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

Fifth Season

First Season

First Season

Paulina, Ore. (Eastern Oregon ‘05)

Baker City, Ore. (Eastern Oregon ‘10)

Nampa, Idaho (Eastern Oregon ‘09)

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