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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 8: NORTHWEST AND EVERGREEN STATE

2011 SCHEDULE 12-7, 10-1 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

(9-1)

EVERGREEN STATE * W, 3-0 NORTHWEST * W, 3-0 Corban * W, 3-1 Northwest Christian * W, 3-0 Walla Walla W, 3-0 SOUTHERN ORE. * W, 3-0 OREGON TECH * W, 3-1 BLUE MT CC # W, 3-0 Concordia * W, 3-0 Warner Pacific * W, 3-0 COLLEGE OF IDAHO * L, 3-1

OCTOBER

(3-0)

1 7 8 14 15 18 21 28 29

W, 3-0 W, 3-0 W, 3-1 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: NORTHWEST AND EVERGREEN STATE

Matches 20-21: Eastern Oregon at Northwest and Evergreen State. When: Friday-Saturday, Oct. 14 - Oct. 15 Where: Kirkland, Wash. and Olympia, Wash. Live Video: www.EOUSports.com Live Stats: www.EOUSports.com Series: EOU is 7-2 under Morehead against Northwest and 10-0 vs. Evergreen State

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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EASTERN’S PROBABLE STARTERS 1 - EMILY SAMPSON GP: 66

K/G: 0.24 TA: 55

SR * Setter * Tumwater, Wash. PCT: .091 A/G: 5.85 SA: 16 DIG/G: 2.35 BLK/G: 0.0

* Currently seventh in the conference with 262 total assists. * Finished with 419 assists and 171 digs in 2010.

3 - KAITLYN DUNCAN GP: 64

K/G: 0.13 TA: 64

PCT:-0.094 A/G: 0.30 SA: 9

JR * Libero * Prineville, Ore. DIG/G: 4.89 BLK/G: 0.0

* Second in the conference with 240 total digs. CCC Libero of the Week. * She surpassed 1000 career digs Oct. 7 vs. NWC

5 - ALISHA CRANE GP: 66

JR * Middle Blocker * Glenns Ferry, Idaho K/G: 1.85 TA: 311 PCT: .215 A/G: 0.23 SA: 1 DIG/G: 0.41 BLK/G: 0.8

* She is 15th in the conference with 26 blocks. * Played in 78 of the 91 games in 2010. Finished with 48 kills.

7 - JESSICA LEA GP: 67

K/G: 2.82 TA: 478 PCT: .303 A/G: 5.03 SA: 9

SR * Setter * Prineville, Ore. DIG/G: 2.61 BLK/G: 0.6

* Third in the conference in hitting percentage. * In the top 10 in the conference in five statisticial categories.

10 - REBECCA HAIGHT GP: 36

JR * Outside Hitter * Longview, Wash. K/G: 2.86 TA: 231 PCT: .351 A/G: 0.06 SA: 10 DIG/G: 2.83 BLK/G: 0.2

* Has the best hitting percentage in the conference. * Transfer from Blue Mountain Community College.

13 - STEFANI SORENSON GP: 54

FR * Outside Hitter * Camas, Wash. K/G: 2.72 TA: 403 PCT: .243 A/G: 0.17 SA: 4 DIG/G: 1.31 BLK/G: 0.4

* Freshman starter for the Mountaineers. * 13th in the conference in hitting percentage.

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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 8- NORTHWEST AND EVERGREEN STATE SUN OCT 9 MON OCT 10 TUE OCT 11 WED OCT 12 THU OCT 13 FRI OCT 14 Practice La Grande

Practice La Grande

Practice La Grande

Practice La Grande

Match 20 at Northwest Kirkland, WA 7 p.m.

SAT OCT 15 Match 21 at Evergreen Olympia, WA 7 p.m.

EASTERN OREGON NOTEWORTHY

• Eastern Oregon is 10-1 in Cascade Collegiate Conference play for the first time in school history. • The Mountaineers have equaled last year’s conference win total already. • Eastern has appeared in four straight NAIA polls, but have yet to crack the receiving votes category. • EOU received 29 votes in last week’s poll. • The Mountaineers have won 12 of the last 13 matches after losing the first six. • The Mountaineers have never lost to Evergreen State under Kaki Morehead. A VOLLEYBALL FACTS 2011 Starters Returning/Lost ................................ 5/6 perfect record of 10-0. 2010 Record ........................................................ 13-11 • Eastern Oregon is 18-4 against TESC over the last 10 years. 2010 Cascade Record/Finish ........................ 9-9/ 5th • Eastern has won 34 straight sets over the Geoducks, dating back to Oct. 14, 2005. 2010 High Ranking ................................................ NR • EOU has won 45 of the last 47 sets against Evergreen. Highest Ranking Ever .......................................... N/A • 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 Best Season Ever ...................................... 20-6 (1974) swept EOU last season in the pair of matches. All-Time Record ................................. 453-581 (.438) • Northwest holds an 11-10 advantage over Eastern Oregon over the last 10 years. All-Time Cascade Record .................. 128-202 (.388) • Before last season’s sweep, the Eagles last swept the season series in 2005. All-Time Postseason Record ............................ 13-25 • Eastern is 10-0 when holding opponents under .100 attack percentage. CCC tournament ......… 8 appearances (6-13) • The Mountaineers are 11-0 when leading in attack percentage, but 0-6 trailing. • Jessica Lea is 12 matches away from the school record for matches played in a ‘90, ‘91, ‘92, ‘93, ‘94, ‘01, ‘05, ‘09 National tournament ................ 0 appearances career, and 19 sets away from sets played in a career. • Kaitlyn Duncan is six digs away from the career EOU record. COACHING STAFF • The Mountaineers have won 37 of the last 43 sets.

Interim Head Coach ........................ Kaki Morehead Year at School .......... Fifth Year (72-46, 59-27 CCC) Volleyball Office Phone ...................... 541-962-3687 Assistant Coach ............................... Haley 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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WEEK 8: NORTHWEST AND EVERGREEN STATE

EASTERN OREGON MOUNTAINEERS W L 12 7 Kills: Lea (189)

Hit% KPG APG .219 13.27 12.45 Blocks: Showers (54)

12-7, 10-1 CCC SAPG DPG BPG 1.31 16.96 2.0 Digs: Duncan (313)

NORTHWEST EAGLES

9-6, 7-3 CCC

W L Hit% KPG APG 9 6 .197 12.06 11.13 Kills: Blocks: Covey (155) Stoker (66)

SAPG DPG BPG 1.55 18.25 2.3 Digs: Shulke (321)

EVERGREEN STATE GEODUCKS W L Hit% KPG APG 0 11 .008 7.03 6.43 Kills: Blocks: Horton (75) Horton (12)

0-11, 0-10 CCC SAPG DPG BPG 1.09 13.57 0.7 Digs: Arrasi (95)

THE MOUNTAINEERS LAST TIME OUT EOU GETS WIN 10 OVER CORBAN Oct. 8, 2011

away late and won the match 25-18.

LA GRANDE, Ore. — Eastern Oregon won a tough battle over conference foe Corban University in four sets, improving to 10-1 in the Cascade Collegiate Conference.

Corban University was led in kills by Tiffany Land with 17. Megan Dees had 21 assists to lead the Warriors. Bethany Durre ended the game with 18 digs.

Eastern Oregon was led in kills by Senior Alisha Crane with 13. Leading the way in assists for the Mountaineers with 30 was Senior Emily Sampson. Junior Kaitlyn Duncan finished with a game-high 23 digs.

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

The Mountaineers improve to 12-7 overall and 10-1 in conference. Corban is 8-11 overall and 2-9 in conference.

The first set was controlled early by Corban, Eastern Oregon regained the lead halfway through the set and ended up winning 25-17. Eastern Oregon led in kills 17-12. The second set featured seven lead changes with the Mountaineers leading in kills 1611 but losing the set 25-23 to Corban. In the third set, Corban led 1-0 until giving up seven straight points to the Mountaineers. The set was won by Eastern Oregon 25-13, giving them a 2-1 lead in the match.

CCC 11-0 10-1 9-2 7-3 6-5 4-7 4-7 2-9 1-10 0-10

OVERALL 16-1 12-7 12-4 9-6 11-7 10-8 9-10 8-11 2-10 0-11

THIS WEEK: TUESDAY, OCT. 12 Oregon Tech at Southern Oregon, 7 p.m.

FRIDAY, OCT. 14 College of Idaho at Evergreen, 5 p.m. Eastern Oregon at Northwest, 7 p.m. Concordia at Corban, 7 p.m. Warner Pacific at Northwest Christian, 7 p.m.

SATURDAY, OCT. 15 Eastern Oregon at Evergreen, 3 p.m. College of Idaho at Northwest, 7 p.m. Warner Pacific at Corban, 7 p.m. Concordia at Northwest Christian, 7 p.m.

PLAYERS OF THE WEEK HITTER Sarah Holgen (Southern Oregon)

The fourth and final set was highly contested early, until the Mountaineers pulled

SETTER Kelsey Soos (College of Idaho)

LIBERO Heather Shulke (Northwest)

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

8 5 4 3 3 1

DIGS Kaitlyn Duncan Jessica Lea Emily Sampson Rebecca Haight Leigh Anne MacCarthy Stefani Sorenson Katie Keeney

13 6 5 2 1 1 1

ASSISTS Jessica Lea Emily Sampson

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Hometown Albany, Ore. Glenns Ferry, Idaho Prineville, Ore. Longview, Wash. Boise, Idaho Prineville, Ore. Monmouth, 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 Cove HS Southridge HS Tumwater HS Big Sky HS Camas HS Lamanna HS Bishop Kelly HS

2011 ALPHABETICAL ROSTER 13 13

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 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

2011 NUMERICAL ROSTER

7-1 5-1 0-5 0-0 1-0 0-0 0-2 5-3 6-2 0-0 0-6 12-1 0-6 9-1 3-0 0-0 9-2 3-3 0-2 12-2 0-5 10-1 0-3 2-3 11-2 0-3 0-1 6-2 2-3 0-1 8-3 1-3 0-0 11-0 0-6 2-0 7-6 0-4 9-2 10-0 13 8 W, 1 7 6 W, 9 W, 4

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

Name Lindsey Bohard Alisha Crane Kaitlyn Duncan Rebecca Haight Katie Keeney Jessica Lea Leigh Anne MacCarthy 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 OH MH/OH S MB OH OH S/DS

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

COACHES / SUPPORT STAFF 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 • HEAD COACH • FIFTH SEASON AS HEAD COACH (72-46) • 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 0-10 0-2 6-4 9-1 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 8-1 1-0 5-5 3-7 0-1 5-1 8-1 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

13

14

6-0 * Fr.

5-9 * Fr.

Camas, Wash. (Camas)

Cove, Ore. (Cove)

2011 EOU VOLLEYBALL NOTEBOOK

Kaki Morehead Head Coach

Haley McEnroe Asst. Coach

Ashleigh Dailey Asst. Coach

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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