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APPALACHIAN STATE

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2011 APPALACHIAN VOLLEYBALL TABLE OF CONTENTS INTRODUCTION Quick Facts............................................................................ 1 2011 Schedule..................................................................... 2 Media Information............................................................. 3 This is Appalachian Volleyball.................................... 4-5 Season Preview................................................................... 6 MEET THE COACHES Head Coach Matt Ginipro................................................ 8 Associate Head Coach Kolby O’Donnell.................... 9 Assistant Coach Alex Kelly............................................... 9 Support Staff......................................................................10 MEET THE MOUNTAINEERS 2011 Roster.........................................................................12 Alison Blasingame............................................................13 Kelly Rhein..........................................................................14 Kasey Sauls.........................................................................15 Maggie Seeds....................................................................16 Anna Wagner.....................................................................17 Meghann Forshey............................................................18 Courtney Rhein.................................................................19 Lauren Brown.....................................................................20 Jessica Eley..........................................................................21

2011 OPPONENTS Belmont-Davidson...........................................................26 ETSU-Georgia Southern.................................................27 James Madison-Samford...............................................28 South Dakota State-Wofford........................................29 Regular-Season Tournament History........................30

HISTORY AND RECORDS Head Coaches / Year-by-Year Results........................42 Year-by-Year Statistics / Team Highs..........................43 Team Match Records.......................................................44 Individual Match Records..............................................45 Individual Season Records............................................46 Individual Career Records.............................................47 All-Time Roster..................................................................48 Year-by-Year Results................................................. 49-52 No. 9 Traci Blankenship..................................................53 All-Time Series Records..................................................54

2010 IN REVIEW 2010 Season Review........................................................32 2010 Results.......................................................................33 2010 Statistics....................................................................34

ADMINISTRATION AND FACILITIES Athletics Administration................................................56 Holmes Center...................................................................57 Student-Athlete Support...............................................58

THE SOUTHERN CONFERENCE 2010 SoCon Results.........................................................36 SoCon Tournament History..........................................37 SoCon Honors and Awards...........................................38 The Southern Conference.............................................39 Germann Cup....................................................................40

APPALACHIAN STATE UNIVERSITY Who We Are................................................................. 60-61 Chancellor...........................................................................62 Appalachian Today..........................................................63 Leadership..........................................................................64 ASU Alumni Association................................................65 Boone, North Carolina....................................................66

Lindsey Sauls......................................................................22 Lauren Gray........................................................................23 Jacqui Spurgeon...............................................................23 Class Photos.......................................................................24

QUICK FACTS UNIVERSITY INFORMATION Name.......................... Appalachian State University Location....................................................... Boone, N.C. Founded................................................................... 1899 Enrollment............................................................17,222 Nickname............................................... Mountaineers Colors..................................................... Black and Gold Affiliation.............................................NCAA Division I Conference..................................................... Southern Chancellor.............................Dr. Kenneth E. Peacock Faculty Representative................... Dr. Alan Hauser Athletics Director................................... Charlie Cobb Sr. Assoc. AD/SWA.....................Debbie Richardson Arena........................................Holmes Center (8,325) Press Row Phone............................... (828) 262-7060 SPORTS INFORMATION Asst. SID/VB Contact............................... Ryan Bower Email............................................................................ TBA Office...................................................... (828) 262-7612 Mobile................................................... (828) 964-6409 Sports Information Director.................. Mike Flynn Assoc. SID.........................................Charles Cochrum Intern.................................................... Paul Blascovich Intern............................................................Justin Bohn Mailing Address.......................................... Box 32116 .............................................................Boone, NC 28608 Overnight Address.............. 425 Jack Branch Drive .............................................................Boone, NC 28608 Sports Information Fax.................... (828) 262-6106 Website............................................www.GoASU.com

RETURNING LEADERS Kills per set................................Anna Wagner (2.35)* Attack percentage.......... Alison Blasingame (.241) Assists per set..............................Kasey Sauls (5.90)* Digs per set...........................Courtney Rhein (4.79)* Blocks per set................... Alison Blasingame (1.14) Service aces per set...............Anna Wagner (0.28)* * indicates team leader in 2010 COACHING INFORMATION Head Coach ...................Matt Ginipro, Fifth season Alma Mater ..................................Virginia Tech, 1993 Record at ASU .........................58-68 (Four seasons) Career Record........................................................Same Office Phone........................................ (828) 262-7048 Office Fax.............................................. (828) 262-7170 E-mail................................. ginipromj@appstate.edu Assoc. Head Coach......................... Kolby O’Donnell Alma Mater.................................... Lees-McRae, 2006 E-mail...............................odonnellkc@appstate.edu Asst. Coach......................................................Alex Kelly Alma Mater.........................................Lipscomb, 2011 E-mail.......................................kellyan@appstate.edu Volunteer Assistant ..................... Charlie Buzogany Administrative Asst...........................Kim McConnell Office Phone........................................ (828) 323-3081

TEAM INFORMATION 2010 Overall Record............................................18-12 2010 SoCon Record/Finish.........9-7, Third (North) Letterwinners Returning/Lost...........................10/5 Starters Returning/Lost............................4+libero/2 Newcomers......................................................................2 Returning Starters Sr., MB Alison Blasingame..........................1.14 (b/s) Jr., LIB/DS Courtney Rhein..........................4.79 (d/s) Sr., OH Maggie Seeds................................... 2.25 (k/s) Sr., S Kasey Sauls............................................5.90 (a/s) Other Letterwinners Returning So., S Lauren Brown......................................4.21 (a/s) So., MB Jessica Eley.......................................0.83 (b/s) Jr., OH Meghann Forshey............................ 2.18 (k/s) Sr., OH Kelly Rhein......................................... 2.28 (k/s) R-Fr., OH Lindsey Sauls.......................................... N/A Sr., OH Anna Wagner.................................... 2.35 (k/s) Starters Lost MB Caroline Sedon.......................................1.35 (b/s) OH Lauren Swecker......................................2.49 (d/s) Others Lost OH Kelsey Kuehner................................................ DNP MB Prescott Lederer................................................. 2 k OH Sophia Palles........................................................ 2 a

CREDITS Editor................................................................................................. Courtney Burchett Special Editorial Assistance...........................................................Charles Cochrum Editorial Assistance.....................................................Mike Flynn, Paul Blascovich, ....................................................................Justin Bohn, Megan Wrinn, Ben Blevins, ............................................................................Josh Campbell, ASU Volleyball Staff

Photography.................................................................Troy Tuttle (ITC), Dave Mayo ....................................................Meghan Gay, ASU Athletics, Lipscomb Athletics ............................................................................. SoCon Photos (SoConPhotos.com) Cover Design......................................................................................Charles Cochrum

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2011 APPALACHIAN VOLLEYBALL 2011 SCHEDULE

AUGUST Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday

SEPTEMBER

Friday

Saturday

Sunday

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday

Friday

Saturday

S. DAKOTA ST. KANSAS 11 a.m. /8 p.m.

Sunday

BELMONT 11:30 a.m.

Kansas Invitational

Kansas Invitational

MOREHEAD ST. W. MICHIGAN 11 a.m./4:30 p.m.

GEORGE MASON 11:30 a.m.

GEORGETOWN 5 p.m.

ETSU • JAMES MADISON 10 a.m./7:30 p.m.

Morehead State Invitational

Morehead State Invitational

JMU Classic

JMU Classic

NC STATE 7 p.m.

Appalachian Invitational

KENNESAW ST. CHARLOTTE 12: 30 p.m./7 p.m.

WAKE FOREST 7 p.m.

SAMFORD 7 p.m.

CHATTANOOGA 4 p.m.

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NOVEMBER Saturday ELON 7 p.m.

Sunday

GEORGIA SOUTHERN 7 p.m.

WESTERN CAROLINA 7 p.m.

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FURMAN 5 p.m.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday

UNCG 5 p.m.

Friday

WESTERN CAROLINA 7 p.m.

THE CITADEL 6 p.m.

UNCG 7 p.m.

ELON 2 p.m.

Sunday

CHATTANOOGA 7 p.m.

SAMFORD 2 p .m.

SOCON TOURNAMENT Birmingam, Ala.

SOCON TOURNAMENT Birmingam, Ala.

WOFFORD 5 p.m. SOCON TOURNAMENT Birmingam, Ala.

COLLEGE OF CHARLESTON 7 p.m.

Saturday

DAVIDSON 7 p.m.


2011 APPALACHIAN VOLLEYBALL MEDIA INFORMATION MEDIA CREDENTIALS

Please direct all credential requests to Ryan Bower by either phone (828-262-7162) or e-mail (TBA). Photo credentials will be issued only to accredited photographers or those individuals on special assignment. Please contact Bower for more information prior to the match. Credentials can be picked up at the table at the media entrance of the Holmes Convocation Center located under the main entrance. Any additional questions regarding the program should be directed to Bower in the ASU sports information office at (828) 262-7162.

MEDIA PARKING

Media parking (requires a pass) spaces are limited. The lot is located behind the JET Building off of Rivers Street.

RADIO

Access to phone lines for radio and/or internet broadcasts of matches at the Holmes Convocation Center is available upon request. Please file requests via fax (828-262-6106) or e-mail Bower at least a week prior to the match.

INTERVIEW REQUESTS

Interviews will be available following the match after a 10-minute cooling-off period. Media wishing to interview the coaches or any players other than on match days are required to set up interviews with the sports information office.

STATISTICAL SERVICES

Appalachian State University uses the Automated Scorebook computer program to produce the official box scores and statistical packages for all matches. These materials will be sent via e-mail to the sports information offices of visiting opponents as well as any media outlets requested by the opponent’s sports information contact. If the visiting SID will not be accompanying the team to Boone, arrangements for the dissemination of information can be made by contacting TBA. Gameby-game statistics will be provided to all media members and home and visiting coaches at the conclusion of each game and match.

GoASU TV

Mountaineer volleyball enters its fifth season of live video streaming on www.GoASU.com as GoASU TV will webcast several regular-season matches live from the Holmes Center. Each match can be seen live around the world at www.GoASU.com.

PHONE DIRECTORY Outlet Associated Press Asheville Citizen-Times Charlotte Observer Greensboro News & Record Hickory Daily Record The Appalachian Watauga Democrat Wilkesboro Journal-Patriot Winston-Salem Journal Appalachian Sports Network WATA-AM/WZJS-FM WXIT-AM/WECR-FM WASU-FM

MEDIA DIRECTORY

Phone Fax (919) 833-8687 (919) 834-1078 (828) 252-5611 (828) 251-0585 (704) 358-5125 (704) 358-5110 (336) 373-7062 (336) 373-7067 (828) 322-4510 (828) 324-8179 (828) 262-3104 (828) 262-6256 (828) 264-3612 (828) 262-0282 (336) 828-4117 (336) 838-9864 (336) 727-7211 (336) 727-4083 (828) 262-2018 (828) 262-6106 (828) 264-2412 (828) 264-2412 (828) 264-8255 (828) 295-9002 (828) 262-3170 (828) 262-2543

ATHLETICS DEPARTMENT AREA CODE (828)

Department Phone Academics 262-8679 Athletics Director 262-7825 Athletic Training Room (Owens Field House) 262-6265 Athletic Training Room (Varsity Gym) 262-3016 Athletic Training Room (Holmes Convocation Center) 262-7150 Compliance 262-7843 Equipment Room 262-2266/2063 Gameday Operations 262-8447 Marketing/Promotions 262-6554 Sports Information Office 262-2268 Sports Information Fax 262-6106 Holmes Convocation Center 262-7890 Strength & Conditioning 262-2529 Ticket Office 262-2079 Volleyball Office 262-7048 Yosef Office 262-3108

MOUNTAINEERS ON THE WEB

The most up-to-date information on the Appalachian State volleyball team and all 20 athletics programs on the world wide web at www. GoASU.com, the home for ASU athletics on the web. Along with postmatch recaps, live scoring and broadcasts for select home matches can be found on the web site.

2011 VOLLEYBALL WEBCAST SCHEDULE Date Opponent Time Aug. 26-27 Sept. 20 Sept. 24 Sept. 25 Oct. 12 Oct. 15 Oct. 16 Oct. 28 Oct. 30 Nov. 4

Appalachian Invitational All Six Matches Wake Forest Samford* Chattanooga* Western Carolina* Furman* Wofford* UNCG* Elon* Davidson*

7 p.m. 7 p.m. 4 p.m. 7 p.m. 5 p.m. 5 p.m. 7 p.m. 2 p.m. 7 p.m.

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THIS IS APPALACHIAN RACHAEL WADE

1991 SoCon Tournament MVP 1991 SoCon all-Tournament team

PAULA LEVAY

1996, 1997 first team all-SoCon 1996 SoCon all-tournament team

BRITTANY ZAHN

2007 SoCon Player of the Year 2006. 2007 first team all-SoCon AVCA all-American

ONE SoCon LIBER ONE SoCon PLAYE ONE ESPN THE MAGAZINE/CoSI THREE SoCon PLAY THREE SoCon TOU THREE SoCon STUDENT-A THREE AVCA ALL-AMERICA HONOR SEVEN SoCon COAC 15 SECOND TEAM ALL 31 SoCon PLAYER 31 SoCon ALL-TOURNAM 34 FIRST TEAM ALL-S

STEFANIE PANZER

2004 SoCon Player of the Year 2004, 2005 first team all-SoCon 2004, 2005 AVCA all-American

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SHERI LEVERETTE

1994 SoCon Tournament MVP 1995 first team all-SoCon


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TAMMY CRAIG

1988, 1989, 1990 first team all-SoCon 1989, 1990 SoCon all-Tournament team

RO OF THE YEAR ER OF THE MONTH IDA ACADEMIC ALL-AMERICA YERS OF THE YEAR URNAMENT MVPS ATHLETES OF THE WEEK RABLE MENTION ALL-REGION PICKS CHES OF THE YEAR L-SoCon SELECTIONS RS OF THE WEEK MENT TEAM SELECTIONS SoCon SELECTIONS

KALI RUMBERGER

2004 SoCon Libero of the Year 2005 second team all-SoCon

MATT GINIPRO

2007 SoCon Coach of the Year

DIANNA THOMAS

2007 ESPN The Magazine/CoSIDA Academic all-American 2007, 2005 second team all-SoCon ASU Career Kills Record Holder

HEIDI MCELHANEY

1994 SoCon Player of the Year

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2011 APPALACHIAN VOLLEYBALL 2011 SEASON PREVIEW Fifth-year head coach Matt Ginipro recently sat down to discuss the 2011 squad. Ginipro on the team’s expectations for 2011: Hopefully our fans know that we have an annual goal of winning the SoCon Championship. That is our one program goal that is chiseled in stone each year. The things we need to do to achieve that may change, but that goal is written in permanent ink and will always be what we strive for. This year, we’ve set a goal of getting more production out of our left side attack. I think this is a major area of improvement for our team and, if we can do that with consistency, we’ll be battling for that trophy. Another thing we’re pushing the players on as a staff is our execution on every contact of the ball. Since we’re a pretty veteran group, we’re really putting pressure on the returnees to execute and not let lapses in focus cost us points. Less as an expectation and more of a really big desire, I’m hoping our fans can create the match atmosphere that makes the Holmes Center the most difficult place to play in the SoCon. We’ve been slowly increasing our attendance at matches over the past few seasons, and I’d just like to take the next step and start creating a loud, crazy environment that our opponents hate to deal with when they come to Boone. Having that type of atmosphere should help us win those key matches at home on our path towards a championship. Ginipro on the tough slate in 2011: I feel like we put together a very good schedule for this fall. We wanted to do a few things with our schedule. First, we wanted to play a challenging non-conference slate to prepare us for the difficult SoCon season. We have a Big 12 team, two ACC teams, along with teams like Belmont, James Madison, Kennesaw State and Morehead State who were picked to finish at the top of their conferences. Playing teams of this caliber forces us to play at our best in every match, which only helps us when we enter SoCon play. Second, we want to continue moving this program up the RPI ranks. I believe this year’s schedule does just that.

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POSITION BREAKDOWNS

Setter We have two fantastic setters in our gym, which is a wonderful thing to have. Both played big roles in our successes last year and both are looking forward to leading this team in 2011. Kasey Sauls is looking to do big things in her final year in a Black & Gold jersey. In her past three years, she has been a major part of the overhaul of our program and her leadership is invaluable to this team. As a senior, and as a captain, she is leading the entire team down the path towards a championship. Lauren Brown gained some great experience last year as a freshman in our 6-2 offense. A big reason why we were able to run a two-setter offense last year was because Lauren came in with such a high skill set. Because of the amount of playing time she earned last year, she came back with a lot more confidence and her leadership on the court has increased as well. Middle Hitter Losing one of the best blocking middle hitters in the country in Caroline Sedon will be a big hole to fill, but we are hoping our new offensive system will generate some more kills from this position this year. It’s great to know that we return Alison Blasingame who did an outstanding job in her first year as a Mountaineer in 2010. She will be the anchor of our middle attack and serve as a great role model for Jessica Eley and Lauren Gray. Jess worked very hard this summer to improve in all skill areas and has been doing a great job this preseason. We’re still working on her consistency as an attacker, but Jess brings the hard work necessary for this position. Lauren is a very quick, very athletic middle hitter. Once she gets used to the speed of the college, she’s going to do great things for Appalachian State.

a lot out of Court this year as our leader in the back row. Court had some big shoes to fill after Cassie Engelgau graduated in 2009, and she did just that. After a full year playing the libero position for us in 2010, she has gained more confidence and I look for her to be in charge of our overall defense and serve receiving. Outside Hitter Probably the position we are looking to improve the most in 2011, we are looking for a lot more offensive production in this position. Seniors Kelly Rhein and Anna Wagner will be called upon to set the example for this entire group. Both bring different things and both can help us win a conference championship. Anna has the highest volleyball IQ in this group and uses a variety of shots to score points, while Kelly is an incredible athlete with a powerful swing. Lindsey Sauls had a great redshirt year for us in 2010 and improved greatly. I’m definitely looking forward to having her on the court for the next four years. Newcomer Jacqui Spurgeon had a very good preseason for us. She started off on the right side, but I wanted to see if she’d add to our left side group, and she has. Right now, her serve receive needs the most work, but she attacks aggressively and is putting some pressure on our older outside hitters.

Libero This may very well be the strongest position for us on the court with the return of Courtney Rhein. After an All-Conference year in 2010, I’m expecting

Right Side Hitter Another reason we ran a two-setter offense last year is because I didn’t want to have either Maggie Seeds or Meghann Forshey sitting on the bench when they could be scoring points for us. Both have the potential of being dominating attackers for us, and the changes we’ve made offensively directly benefit their roles on our team. Meghann came back to Boone this fall wanting to be one of the best players on this team, and she has led all of our practice rankings throughout preseason. She’s a fun player to watch and her energy is contagious. Maggie is another high-energy player that our fans will enjoy watching on the court. She is probably our biggest blocker and her main job will be to shut down opposing teams’ outside hitters.

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MATT GINIPRO

Matt Ginipro became the eighth volleyball head coach in Appalachian State University volleyball history on June 2, 2007. 2010 was an impressive campaign for Ginipro and the Apps, as the team posted the second-most wins under Ginipro’s tenure and the fewest losses, compiling an 18-12 mark. ASU also went 9-7 in the ever-challenging SoCon North Division good enough for a third place finish. Racing out to an impressive start, the Mountaineers were spotless through their first six matches of the season, going 6-0, the best start for the program dating back to 1981. During the 2010 season, ASU was also very strong defensively, as Ginipro oversaw senior middle blocker Caroline Sedon who ranked 15th in the country in blocks per set and libero Courtney Rhein earned second-team all-conference honors, the squad’s first all-conference honoree since 2007. After a challenging 2008 season, Ginipro guided the Black and Gold back to dominance, as the Apps propelled to the top of the SoCon North Division in 2009. The Mountaineers earned a 14-17 overall record, including a 10-6 league mark, and reeled off three-straight must-win victories at the end of the regular season to capture one of just four total coveted spots in the conference tournament. The 2009 season was highlighted by a stout 9-3 home record, the most wins in the Holmes Center since 2006 and thrilling victories over previously unbeaten in SoCon play Samford, and division rivals UNCG and Elon. In 2008, the squad posted a 7-25 record, including a 3-15 mark in conference action. The Apps captured impressive wins over Wofford and Western Carolina and lost four SoCon matches by a score of 3-2, with three of those losses coming against SoCon Tournament champion Furman, SoCon North Division champion Samford and SoCon South Division champion College of Charleston. During the 2007 season, Ginipro led the Mountaineers to a 19-14 record and second-place finish in the Southern Conference. He was named the SoCon Coach of the Year for his efforts. Under his guidance, Brittany Zahn was named the SoCon Player of the Year and the program’s second-ever AVCA All-American. The 2007 squad also saw Dianna Thomas become the program’s first Academic All-American. Along with an 11-match winning streak late in the season, Ginipro pushed the team to a 14-4 conference record and an appearance in the Southern Conference Championship semi-final round. The team recorded another milestone with the first Mountaineer win at College of Charleston since the 1999 campaign. His program’s efforts have not gone unnoticed on the recruiting trail either, as the 2010 incoming class was ranked among one of the nation’s best, earning an honorable mention among top recruiting classes in the country from PrepVolleyball.com. ASU was the only conference school to make any of the three lists. Ginipro arrived in Boone with 12 years of collegiate coaching experience under his belt after serving as the first assistant coach and recruiting coordinator at the University of Virginia for six years. In March of 2007, he was promoted to associate head coach at UVa. At Virginia, Ginipro was responsible for coaching the Cavaliers’ setters and outside hitters and served as the program’s recruiting coordinator. During his six seasons at UVa., the team went a combined 105-82 and posted 19-plus win seasons in his final four years. His 2006 squad finished second in the ACC with a school-record 16 conference wins at 16-6 and posted a 23-8 overall record as Ginipro’s 2007 recruiting class earned Highest Honorable Mention ranking from PrepVolleyball.com. Ginipro joined the Virginia coaching staff in May of 2001 after serving as an assistant coach at the University of Mississippi during the 2000 season. At Mississippi, Ginipro was responsible for coaching the outside hitters and primary passers, as well as serving as the recruiting coordinator. He helped Ole Miss earn one of eight spots in the SEC tournament after the team won only one conference match during the 1999 season. Prior to coaching at Ole Miss, Ginipro spent four years as an assistant coach at Virginia Tech, serving as the first assistant coach for the 1997, 1998 and 1999 seasons. His duties included coaching the setters, right-side hitters, recruiting and coordinating the team’s offense. Ginipro graduated from Virginia Tech in 1993 with a bachelor’s degree in psychology and a minor in sociology. He earned a master’s in counselor education from Radford in 1996. Ginipro was a member of Virginia Tech’s men’s club volleyball team and served as captain and coach for three seasons. He helped lead the Hokies to the 1992 and 1993 Collegiate Club Championships as the starting setter. A native of Smithtown, N.Y., Ginipro is married to the former Roxanne Furey of Blacksburg, Va. The couple has an 14-year-old daughter, Kirsten Nicole and a ten-year-old son, Nicholas Kyle.

THE GINIPRO FILE COACHING EXPERIENCE: 2007- present 2000-2007 1999 1996-1999

Appalachian State (Head) Virginia (Assoc. head coach/Asst.) Mississippi (Assistant) Virginia Tech (Assistant)

EDUCATION: M.S. in Counselor Education Radford University, 1996 B.S. in Psychology Virginia Tech, 1993 (minor in Sociology) Smithtown High School West, 1988 Smithtown, N.Y.

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RECORD AT ASU: Year Win Loss Pct. 2007 19 14 .575 2008 7 25 .218 2009 14 17 .451 2010 18 12 .600 Total 58 68 .460 HONORS AND AWARDS: • 2007 Southern Conference Coach of the Year


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KOLBY O’DONNELL

Kolby O’Donnell, who joined ASU as an assistant coach in February 2008 was promoted to associate head coach in April of 2011. During his time at ASU, he has primarily worked with the team’s outside hitters, has been in charge of the Appalachian’s blocking schemes and served as the Black and Gold’s recruiting coordinator. While in charge of the team’s blocking schemes, Appalachian finished the 2010 season 13th in NCAA Division I in blocks per set. Senior Caroline Sedon also closed out the 2010 campaign 15th in NCAA Division I in blocks per set, averaging 1.35. Last season’s incoming recruiting class was also listed as an honorable mention by PrepVolleyball.com among top recruiting classes in the country. ASU was the only SoCon school to make any of the three lists. Prior to coming to ASU, he spent two seasons at Radford as an assistant coach and recruiting coordinator. He managed game-day operations, in-season travel and development of practice plans. A native of Latrobe, Pa., O’Donnell was the director of Appalachian State’s volleyball camp in the summer of 2007 and has worked with several other camps in the region since 2003. O’Donnell graduated from nearby Lees-McRae College in Banner Elk, N.C. where he was a four-year letterman and captain of the men’s volleyball team. Earlier this year he married the former Taukia Hughes.

ALEX KELLY

Alex Kelly was named Appalachian State volleyball’s assistant coach in June of 2011. The Kansas City, Mo. native graduated from Lipscomb in 2011, aftering posting a stellar career whith the Lady Bisons. During her four-year tenure, she was a member of three Atlantic Sun conference championship squads, including helping the Lady Bisons’ earn their first ever championship in school history in 2007. The middle blocker earned A-Sun Player of the Year honors twice during her illustrious career, in 2008 and 2009. She was named to the A-Sun all-freshman team in 2007, and then tabbed with A-Sun first team all-conference honors in 2008, 2009 and 2010. In addition to these impressive accomplishments, she also earned A-Sun all-tournament honors all four years of her career at Lipscomb and was named to the A-Sun all-academic team all fours years as well. As a freshman she tied for first in the A-Sun in blocks per game. At the conclusion of her sophomore season she ranked 31st in the NCAA in kills per set. At the end of her junior season she ranked 21st in the NCAA in kills per set and 38th in the country in hitting percentage. She closed out her career ranked 27th in the NCAA in kills per set. Kelly was also recognized for her playing performances on a national level. In 2009 she was named to the American Volleyball Coaches Association, NCAA Division I South Region Team. In 2010, she was named to the AVCA South Region team and the AVCA all-America team.

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2011 APPALACHIAN VOLLEYBALL 2011 SUPPORT STAFF

MIKE KENT

KIM McCONNELL Administrative Assistant

Director of Athletic Training Education

KIM SHERRILL

CHARLIE BUZOGANY

ADAM GRANT

Director of Strength and Conditioning

Dir. Academic Services for Athletes

Volunteer Assistant

DIG PINK IN 2010, THE MOUNTAINEERS PARTICIPATED IN ‘DIG PINK,’ A NATIONAL INITIATIVE TO RAISE MONEY AND AWARENESS FOR BREAST CANCER AWARENESS. THE APPS RAISED $3000 OVER A TWO-MATCH WEEKEND, WHILE SUPPORTING THE CAUSE WITH PINK UNIFORMS, WHICH WERE AUCTIONED OFF. STAY LOGGED ON TO GoASU.com FOR MORE INFORMATION AND AN ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE 2011 DIG PINK DATES.

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JAMIE MOUL

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2011 APPALACHIAN VOLLEYBALL 2011 TEAM INFORMATION

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Name Courtney Rhein Maggie Seeds Alison Blasingame Lindsey Sauls Lauren Brown Jacqui Spurgeon Kasey Sauls Lauren Gray Kelly Rhein Anna Wagner Jessica Eley Meghann Forshey

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Libero/Def. Specialist: C. Rhein

Senior: Blasingame, K. Rhein, K. Sauls, Seeds and Wagner

Middle Blocker: Blasingame, Eley, Gray

Junior: Forshey and C. Rhein

Outside Hitter: Forshey, K. Rhein, L. Sauls, Seeds, Spurgeon, Wagner

Sophomore: Brown and Eley Freshman: Gray, L. Sauls and Spurgeon

Setter: Brown and K. Sauls

Ht. 5-8 6-1 6-2 5-9 5-9 6-1 5-10 6-1 5-11 6-0 5-11 6-0

Cl. Jr. Sr. Sr. R-Fr. So. Fr. Sr. Fr. Sr. Sr. So. Jr.

Hometown/Previous School York, Pa./Eastern York Clemmons, N.C./West Forsyth Yorktown, Va./Virginia Tech Prairie Village, Kan./Shawnee Mission East Overland Park, Kan./St. James Academy Waxhaw, N.C./Marvin Ridge Prairie Village, Kan./Shawnee Mission East Round Rock, Tex./Round Rock York, Pa./Virginia Lincoln, Neb./Florida Gulf Coast Kansas City, Mo./Bishop Miege Glen Allen, Va./Deep Run

BY STATE Kansas: Brown, K. Sauls and L. Sauls Missouri: Eley Nebraska: Wagner North Carolina: Seeds and Spurgeon Pennsylvania: C. Rhein and K. Rhein Texas: Gray Virginia: Blasingame and Forshey

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PRONUNCIATION GUIDE Eley E-lee Meghann MEG-ann Forshey FOUR-she Rhein Rhine


2011 APPALACHIAN VOLLEYBALL

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ALISON BLASINGAME

2010 (JUNIOR) • Saw action in 30 matches making 30 starts • Finished second on the team in hitting percent with a stout .241 percentage • Ranked second on the team in blocks per set average 1.14 • Finished fourth in the SoCon in blocks per set • Was one of four Mountaineers to record over 200 kills on the season, with 204 • Averaged 1.84 kills per set • Stout defensively for the Black and Gold, totaling 127 blocks and 64 digs on the season • Posted 21 solo blocks and 106 block assists • Recorded a season-best seven block assists against East Tennessee State (8/31) • Totaled a season-high two solo blocks in six different matches • Had two service aces on two different outings (at Akron and at W. Carolina) • Tallied double-digit kills in seven matches • Recorded a season-best 13 kills at Samford • Named SoCon Defensive Player of the Week, for the week of Sept. 6 • Named to the ASU Fall and Spring Academic Honor Rolls VIRGINIA TECH (2008-09) • Played two seasons at Virginia Tech under Chris Riley • 2009: Played in seven matches, making three starts • Totaled eight kills on the season while compiling six block assists • 2008: Recorded 63 kills and 16 blocks on the season, hitting a .230 clip • Registered 12 kills in a five-set thriller against Duke • Keyed a match-winning rally as the Hokies scored nine consecutive points on her service ace to win the second set of a 3-1 win against NCAA Tournament qualifier Clemson • Hit .583 with eight kills against Winston Salem State

HIGH SCHOOL • Four-year letter winner in volleyball at Grafton High School • Earned first team all-Bay Rivers District honors, first team all-Region and was named to the all-state team her junior year • During senior campaign was tabbed the Bay Rivers Region I Player of the Year and named the Virginia AA State Player of the Year • Broke the Virginia state record for kills in a season (501) and the record for kills in a career (1,216) • In 2007, was named a PrepVolleyball.com high school all-American • Led Grafton to the state finals as a senior and state semi-finals a junior • Named team MVP as a senior • Led her squad to a 28-1 mark as a senior • Played club volleyball for Coastal Virginia Volleyball Club for coach Dave Albaugh • Was a member of the National Honor Society PERSONAL • Daughter of Jim and Wendy Blasingame • Born May 30, 1990 • Has two brothers, Trey and Mark • Majoring in psychology

Blasingame’s Career Highs at ASU

Blasingame’s Career Stats Year

2008 2009 2010 Total

SP/MP K-E-TA Pct. 45/19 63-26-161 14/7 8-5-35 111/30 204-82-505 111/30 204-82-505

* Total is from 2010- spent 2008/2009 at Virginia Tech

.230 .086 .241 .241

A 3 1 7 7

SA 7 1 13 13

DIG 18 2 64 64

BS-BA-TB

0-16-16 0-6-6 21-106-127 21-106-127

Kills Attacks Aces Digs Assists Block Solos Block Assists

13 at Samford (10/9/10) 28 at High Point (8/28/10) 2, 2X last at Western Carolina (9/29/10) 6 vs. UNCG (10/3/10) 2 vs. Temple (9/17/10) 2, 6X last vs. Samford (11/7/10) 7 at ETSU (8/31/10)

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2011 APPALACHIAN VOLLEYBALL

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KELLY RHEIN

2010 (JUNIOR) • Saw action in 24 matches, playing in 78 sets • Ranked second on the team in kills per set, averaging 2.28 per set • Finished fifth on the team in overall kills, recording 178 on the season • Was fifth on the team in digs, compiling 196 • Averaged 2.51 digs per set • Totaled 42 blocks on the season, tallying two solo blocks and 40 block assists • Posted seven matches where she tallied double-digit kills and digs • Poured in a season-best 17 kills twice, vs. Ball State (9/18) and at Western Carolina (9/29) • Best defensive outing of the season also came at Western Carolina (9/29) when she set a career-high with 19 digs • Tallied a career-high three service aces against Valparaiso (9/4) • Had best blocking showing of the season at High Point (8/28) and against USC Upstate (9/4), totaling five block assists • Named to the SoCon Fall academic all-Conference team • Named to the ASU Fall and Spring Honor Rolls

VIRGINIA (FRESHMAN) • Played in four matches as a freshman in 2008 • Totaled four attacks • Posted one dig

2009 (SOPHOMORE) • Played in 20 matches, making six starts • Finished with 125 kills on the season, averaging 2.27 per set, good enough for a .135 hitting percentage • Posted five matches with double-figure kills • Totaled a career-best 19 kills at The Citadel (9/26/09) and followed up that performance tallying 17 kills against Western Carolina (9/30/09) • Had her best defensive effort against Elon (11/14/09) recording eight digs, to accompany 17 kills against the Phoenix

PERSONAL • Full name is Kelly Conrad Rhein • Born on October 17, 1989 • Daughter of Cheryl and Bob Rhein • Sister, Courtney is libero/defensive specialist for the Apps

HIGH SCHOOL • PrepVolleyball.com’s Top 250 Senior Aces • Three-time first team all-state selection (2005, 2006, 2007) • Two-time York Daily Record Player of the Year (2006, 2007) • York Daily Record All-Star Team selection (2005, 2006, 2007) • Shipley Award winner (2005, 2006, 2007) • Two-time All-Susquehannock Tournament Team (2006, 2007) • ESPN Radio’s Athlete of the Week in (Oct. 2007) • Was a two-time team captain and holds school kills record • Helped York Catholic to the district championship in 2007 • Starter on York Catholics’s three-time state championship team in basketball • Four-time honor student and National Honor Society member

Rhein’s Career Highs at ASU

Rhein’s Career Stats Year 2008* 2009 2010 Total

SP/MP K-E-TA Pct. 4/0 55/20 78/24 133/44

0-2-5 125-77-356 178-111-597 303-188-953

* Total is from 2009/2010- spent 2008 season at Virginia

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- 4.00 .135 .112 .121

A

0 3 10 13

SA

0 0 13 13

DIG

1 33 196 229

BS-BA-TB 0-0-0 6-14-20 2-40-42 8-54-62

Kills Attacks Aces Digs Assists Block Solos Block Assists

19 at The Citadel (9/26/09) 49 at Western Carolina (9/29/10) 3 vs. Valparaiso (9/4/10) 19 at Western Carolina (9/29/10) 2 at East Tennessee State (8/31/10) 2, 3X last at East Tennessee State (8/31/10) 5, 2X last vs. USC Upstate (9/4/10)


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KASEY SAULS

2010 (JUNIOR) • Saw action in all 30 matches, playing in 109 sets • Ranked first on the team in assists per set, averaging 5.90 • Ended the season with 643 assists • Finished 10th in the SoCon in assists per set • Was third on the team in service aces, ending the 2010 campaign with 20 • Posted the third most digs for the Apps on the season, recording 232 • Tallied double-digit assists in all 30 matches • Had a season-best 38 assists at High Point (8/28) • Recorded a career-high four service aces against NC A&T (8/27) • Posted eight matches where she totaled double-digit asssists and digs • Had a career-best 19 dig showing at High Point (8/28) • Best blocking effort of the season came against Western Carolina (11/3), when she combined for four block assists • Offensively had season-best two kills in six different matches • Currently sits at seventh on ASU’s individual career records assists list with 2,287 • Named to the SoCon Fall academic all-Conference team • Named to the ASU Fall and Spring Academic Honor Rolls

2008 (FRESHMAN) • Played in 27 matches, making nine starts • Recorded at least one kill in 12 contests • Ranked second on the team in assists, totaling 531 on the season and averaged 5.84 per set • Posted a season-best 51 assists against Elon (9/27) • Had a least three assists in 27 contests • Tallied a season-high three aces on two different occasions, against North Carolina A&T (9/20) and at The Citadel (11/15) • Had 133 digs on the seasons • Finished four matches with double-figure digs with a season-best of 12 against William and Mary (8/30) and Wake Forest (9/19) HIGH SCHOOL • Played for coach Scott Dowis at Shawnee Mission East High School where she was named the 2007 Sunflower League Most Valuable Player • Earned a spot on the AVCA High School All-America team • Was named Class 6A honorable mention all-state as a junior in 2006 and to the first team as a senior in 2007 • Was a nominee for the Evelyn Gates Award as a senior, and was named a Missouri/Kansas All-Star Player • Named first team all-Metro, all-State 6A and all-League as a senior • Club team, KC Power 17, was coached by Gwenn Pike and finished in 11th place at Nationals in the American Division in 2007

2009 (SOPHOMORE) • Started all 31 matches • Recorded 1,113 assists, averaging 9.51 assists per set and totaled 64 kills • Tallied 24 service aces along with 279 digs, averaging 2.38 digs per set • Led the squad in assists, while tying for a team-best in service aces and finishing second on the team in digs • Had at least one kill in 26 matches • Posted 20 plus assists in every match, recording a career-best 57 assists against UNCG (11/11) • Compiled three 50 plus assist performances • Totaled double-digit digs in 14 matches and set a new career-best in digs against William and Mary (9/4), totaling 18 • Recorded first-ever block solo against Tennessee Tech and matched that feat on two more occassions • Set a new career-best in block assists with six at Chattanooga (11/8)

PERSONAL • Full name is Kasey Anne Sauls • Born April 8, 1990 • Daughter of Marty and Traci Sauls • Has two siblings, Lindsey,19, and Mitch, 15 • Sister Lindsey joined ASU for the 2010 season • Majoring in exercise science

Sauls’ Career Stats Year

SP/MP K-E-TA Pct.

Total

317/88 109-49-373

2008 2009 2010

91/27 117/31 109/30

26-7-78 64-34-221 19-8-74

.244 .136 .149

.161

A

531 1113 643

2287

Sauls’ Career Highs SA 9 24 20

53

DIG

133 279 232

644

BS-BA-TB 0-18-18 3-42-45 0-12-12

3-72-75

Kills Attacks Aces Digs Assists Block Solos Block Assists

5, 3X last at Western Carolina (11/4/09) 14 vs. William and Mary (9/4/09) 4 vs. NC A&T (8/27/10) 19 at High Point (8/28/10) 57 vs. UNCG (11/11/09) 1, 3x last vs. Elon (11/4/09) 6 vs. UNCG (11/11/09)

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2011 APPALACHIAN VOLLEYBALL

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MAGGIE SEEDS

2010 (JUNIOR) • Played in all 30 matches, making appearances in 107 sets • Posted a team-best 241 kills on the season • Finished third on the squad in kills per set, averaging 2.25 • Was third for ASU and first for outside hitters in hitting percentage, hitting a .219 clip • Ended the season third on the team in blocks per set, averaging 0.79 • Totaled 84 blocks on the season • Posted double-digit kills in 12 matches • Had a season-best 14 kills twice, vs. Ball State (9/18) and in the SoCon Tournament vs. Georgia Southern (11/19) • Tallied a season-high four digs in two matches, at Samford (10/9) and at Wofford (10/17) • Tied a career-best when she recorded two solo blocks against Temple (9/17) • Recorded a season-high six block assists against The Citadel (9/15) • Named to the Fall Academic all-SoCon team • Named to the ASU Fall and Spring Honor Rolls

2008 (FRESHMAN) • Played in all 32 matches, making 16 starts and appeared in 117 sets • Had three-consecutive matches posting 15 kills (at Wofford, against The Citadel and against College of Charleston) • Recorded at least one kill in all 32 matches • Tallied four matches with double-figure kills • Totaled 183 kills on the season, averaging 1.56 per set • Ranked third on the team in assists and total blocks, with 32 and 59 for the season HIGH SCHOOL • Played for head coach Sara Crater and was named to the all-conference team her sophomore, junior and senior seasons • Named conference Player of the Year as a sophomore • Named a second team academic all-American by PrepVolleyball.com • Collected several accolades her senior season, including West Forsyth Player of the Month, and was named the school’s Wendy’s High School Heisman Female Athlete of the Year • Helped lead her team to a conference title in 2006 and 2007 • Played for the Piedmont Triad Volleyball Club team and helped lead the squad to fifth place at nationals in 2007

2009 (SOPHOMORE) • Saw action in 28 matches, making 27 starts • Was one of three Mountaineers to total 200 plus kills on the season, with 205 • Ended the 2009 campaign averaging 2.20 kills per set and posting a .182 hitting percentage • Finished third on the team in kills and attack percentage • Also ranked third on the squad in total blocks, finishing with 68, averaging 0.73 per set • Recorded double-figure kills in nine matches, tallying at least one kill in all but one match she played in • Set a personal best in kills twice; totaling 16 against Samford (10/11/09) and College of Charleston (10/31) • Posted her only double-digit dig performance of the season at Winthrop (9/11), tallying a career-best 12 digs • Also had a career outing against East Tennessee State (9/22), recording seven block assists

PERSONAL • Full name is Margaret Franklin Seeds • Born October 10, 1990 • Daughter of Molly Douglass and Michael Seeds • Has one sibling, John, 22 • Father, Michael, ran track at Virginia • Majoring in physics

Seeds’ Career Stats Year

SP/MP K-E-TA Pct.

Total

317/90 629-301-1656

2008 2009 2010

117/32 183-89-498 93/28 205-107-537 107/30 241-105-621

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.189 .182 .219

.198

Seeds’ Career Highs

A

SA

DIG

BS-BA-TB

45

15

168

16-195-211

32 11 2

0 15 0

36 95 37

4-55-59 5-63-68 7-77-84

Kills Attacks Aces Digs Assists Block Solos Block Assists

16, 2X last vs. CofC (10/31/09) 37 at Chattanooga (10/10/10) 3 vs. Western Carolina (9/30/09) 12 at Winthrop (9/11/09) 3, 4X last vs. Samford (11/9/08) 2, 2X last vs. Temple (9/17/10) 7 vs. ETSU (9/22/09)


2011 APPALACHIAN VOLLEYBALL

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ANNA WAGNER

2010 (JUNIOR) • Played in 27 matches, seeing action in 89 sets • Averaged a team-best 2.35 kills per set • Finished third on the squad in kills, totaling 209 • Led the Apps in service aces per set, averaging 0.28 • Finished second on the team in total service aces, tallying 25 on the season • Combined for 35 blocks on the 2010 campaign (three solo/32 assists) • Was one of four Apps to close out the season with at least 200 digs • Averaged 2.25 digs per set • Posted nine matches were she recorded double-digit kills • Had three matches were she tallied double-digit kills and digs • Her best offensive showing came at Wofford (10/17) where she poured in 14 kills • Had seven matches where she recorded double-digit digs, totaling 13 or more in each match • Best dig effort also came at Wofford where she totaled 19 against the Terriers (10/17) • In three different matches she combined for a season-best four block assists, at Samford (10/9), at Wofford (10/17) and at UNCG (11/13) • Named to the ASU Fall Academic Honor Roll FLORIDA GULF COAST (2009 • SOPHOMORE) • Played in 25 matches for Florida Gulf Coast, making 24 starts • Recorded three double-digit kills and digs outings on the season • With the Eagles, she averaged 2.45 kills and 0.66 blocks per set • She was third best on the team in kills and blocks per set • Had a season-best hitting percentage at ETSU (9/12) at .444 clip, totaling 10 kills • Registered a team-high 17 kills and 10 digs in a five-set win over Belmont (9/18) • Tallied 12 kills, 11 digs and four blocks against Stetson (10/13/09) • Recorded eight kills, eight digs and a team-best eight blocks at Florida Atlantic (10/20) • Posted a team and career-high 18 kills with a .447 hitting percentage, including 12 digs and five blocks at Mercer (11/7) • Recorded 10 digs in the Atlantic Sun tournament quarterfinal and 15 digs in the semifinal • Helped FGCU advance to the finals of the A-Sun Tournament, where she tallied 10 kills in the championship match

IOWA WESTERN (2008 • FRESHMAN) • At Iowa Western, helped lead the Reivers to an overall record of 54-6 • Led team to a fourth place finish at the 2008 National Junior College Athletic Assocation national tournament • Named District C Player of the Week • Earned tournament team honors at the Molten Classic and the Hutchinson Tournament. HIGH SCHOOL • Named to the Nebraska All-Star Team as a senior • Earned all-Conference honors as a junior • Named to the Lincoln Journal Star first team all-City • Capped off her junior season by picking up second team all-State honors • Earned Omaha World Herald Second Team all-State and Prep Athlete of the Week accolades as a sophomore • Member of the 2005 and 2007 District Championship team • Member of the Nebraska State Volleyball tournament championship squad • Played for club volleyball for Nebraska Juniors/Nebraska Volleyball Academy. • Participated in the 2008 JVDA National Tournament and 2007 USAV Junior Olympic National Championship • Member of the 2006 Great Plains District Championship team • Member of the 2008 Goodwill Ambassador Volleyball Tour in Italy PERSONAL • Daughter of the late Tim Wagner and Mark and Joan Rosenberg • Born April 21, 1990 • Majoring in communication and aspires to play volleyball overseas after graduation

Wagner’s Career Stats Year

2009* 2010

Total

SP/MP K-E-TA Pct. 103/25 203-90-572 89/27 209-129-694 89/27 209-129-694

* Total is from 2010- spent 2009 season at Florida Gulf Coast

.198 .115 .115

A

47 7 7

Wagner’s Career Highs at ASU SA

11 25 25

DIG

154 200 200

BS-BA-TB 1-54-55 3-32-35 3-32-35

Kills Attacks Aces Digs Assists Block Solos Block Assists

14 at Wofford (10/17/10) 47 at Wofford (10/17/10) 4 vs. Georgia Southern (10/24/10) 19 at Wofford (10/17/10) 1, 7X last vs. UNCG (11/13/10) 1, 3X last vs. Davidson (10/23/10) 4. 3X last at UNCG (11/13/10)

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2010 (SOPHOMORE) • Played in 29 matches, making appearances in 103 sets • Finished fourth on the team in kills per set, averaging 2.18 • One of four Mountaineers to compile over 200 kills on the season, recording the second-most on the team with 225 • Totaled the fourth most blocks on the team, recording 70 • Tallied four solo blocks and 66 block assists on the 2010 campaign • Defensively, recorded 36 digs on the season • Poured in double-digit kills in 10 matches • Tallied a season-best 13 kills at High Point (8/28/10) and against Temple (9/17) • Best hitting percentage of the season was .450, coming against The Citadel (9/25) as she recorded 10 kills, one error and 20 total attacks • Season and career-best four digs came in Appalachian’s 3-1 win over Elon (10/2) • Also stout defensively, tied a career-best with seven block assists against Elon (10/2) • Named to the ASU Fall and Spring Academic Honor Roll • Named to the SoCon Fall Academic Honor Roll

HIGH SCHOOL • Played for head coach Terra Balla at Deep Run High School • Earned four varsity letters in volleyball • Named second-team all-district as a sophomore and first-team all-district as a junior and senior • Picked up second-team all-region accolades as a junior and first-team all-region honors as a senior • In 2005, was named team’s most improved played • In 2007, earned coaches award • Named the district Player of the Year in 2008 • Played for Richmond Volleyball Club PERSONAL • Full name is Meghann Forshey • Born on January 9, 1991 • Daughter of Jana and Doug Forshey • Has one sibling, Stephanie,14 • Plans on majoring in pyschology

2009 (FRESHMAN) • Played in nine matches, making three starts • Totaled 51 kills, averaging 2.22 kills per set and ended the 2009 campaign with a .182 hitting percentage • Compiled 19 block assists • Posted three matches with double-figure kills • Had her best offensive outing of the season against UNCG (11/11), recording a season-best 18 kills • Was also impressive at Davidson (10/25/09), totaling 13 kills and a season-best seven block assists

Forshey’s Career Stats

Forshey’s Career Highs

Year

SP/MP K-E-TA Pct.

A

SA

Total

126/38 276-129-765

8

0

2009 2010

23/9 51-25-143 103/29 225-104-622

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.182 .195

.192

0 8

0 0

DIG 3 36

39

BS-BA-TB 0-19-19 4-66-70

4-85-89

Kills Attacks Aces Digs Assists Block Solos Block Assists

18 vs. UNCG (11/11/09) 35 vs. UNCG (11/11/09) N/A 4 vs. Elon (10/2/10) 3 vs. Indiana State (9/11/10) 1, 4X last at Elon (11/12/10) 7, 2X last vs. Elon (11/12/10)


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COURTNEY RHEIN

2010 (SOPHOMORE) • Played in all 30 matches, including all 111 sets • Led the team in digs, totaling 532 on the season, averaging 4.79 digs per set • Finished third on the squad in assists, ending the season with 84 • Was second in the SoCon in digs per set • Recorded double-digit digs in 28 matches • Went over the 20 dig mark in eight contests • Had a career-high 32 dig performance at High Point (8/28) • For her efforts she was named second team all-SoCon • Totaled three kills on the season • Posted a career-best eight assists at Wofford (10/17) • Tallied her lone service ace of the season at Wofford (10/17) • Named to the ASU Fall and Spring Academic Honor Rolls • Named to the Fall academic all-SoCon team

PERSONAL • Full name is Courtney Elizabeth Rhein • Born on April 22, 1991 • Daughter of Bob and Cheryl Rhein • Has three siblings, Conrad, 13, Alexis, 15, and Kelly, 20 • Sister, Kelly, transfered from Virginia and plays for the Mountaineers • Majoring in marketing

2009 (FRESHMAN) • Played in 30 of 31 matches • Recorded 20 assists on the season to go along with 179 digs • Averaged 1.67 digs per set • Finished third on the squad in assists and fifth in digs • Tallied at least on dig in all but one match she saw action in • Compiled double-digit digs three times • Posted a season-best 20 digs against East Tennessee State (9/22/09) • Totaled five service aces on the season HIGH SCHOOL • Played for head coach Carol Thompson at Eastern York High School • Earned four varsity letters in volleyball, two in basketball and two in track and field • Picked up all-county and all-district honors in 2008 • Was team captain her senior year • Tallied 336 assists, 120 digs, 169 kills, 36 blocks and 23 aces during her senior season • Also played for York YMCA under head coach Scott Pennewill

Rhein’s Career Highs

Rhein’s Career Stats Year

SP/MP K-E-TA Pct.

Total

218/60

2009 2010

107/30 111/30

0-3-11 3-2-17

3-5-28

-.273 0.59

-0.71

A

20 84

104

SA 5 1

6

DIG 179 532

711

BS-BA-TB 0-0-0 0-0-0

0-0-0

Kills Attacks Aces Digs Assists Block Solos Block Assists

1, 3X last vs. Georgia Southern (11/19/10) 5 at Chattanooga (10/10/10) 1, 6X last at Wofford (10/17/10) 32 at High Point (8/28/10) 8 at Wofford (10/17/10) N/A N/A

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LAUREN BROWN

2010 (FRESHMAN) • Played in all 30 matches, seeing action in 107 sets • Finished second on the team in assists, totaling 451, averaging 4.21 assists per set • Was fourth on the squad in service aces, recording 14 • One of six Mountaineers to post double-digit digs on the season with 134 • Averaged 1.25 digs per set • Recorded three kills on the season • Combined for two block assists • Had 23 matches where she tallied double-digit assists • Season-best 31 assists came at UNCG (11/13) • Posted seven matches where she totaled 20 or more assists • Tallied season-best two service aces in four different matches • Had two contests against Temple (9/17) and against Samford (11/7) where she posted double-digit assists and digs • Defensively, tallied at least one dig in every match • Recorded season-high 15 digs against Temple (9/17) • Named to the ASU Fall and Spring Academic Honor Rolls HIGH SCHOOL • Four-year letterwinner in volleyball at St. James Academy • 4A all-state tournament honoree in 2008 and 2009 • Earned academic all-state honors in 2006, 2007 and 2008 • Led her team to the 4A state runner-up title in 2007 and 4A state championship in 2008 and 2009 • High school squad ranked fourth in the country in 2008 • Holds high school record in assists, totaling 1,847 and aces • Second in school history in block assists and third on high school’s career dig and block solos list • Played club volleyball for Mid-America Volleyball Club under head coach David Beach • Squad placed fifth at the 2009 Junior Olympics • Named to the Under Armour all-America watch list • Named PrepVolleyball.com high school all-American PERSONAL • Daughter of Kent and Leslie Brown • Plans on majoring in advertising and communication

Brown’s Career Highs

Brown’s Career Stats Year

2010

Total

SP/MP K-E-TA Pct. 107/30 107/30

3-1-12 3-1-12

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.167 .167

A

451 451

SA 14 14

DIG 134 134

BS-BA-TB 0-2-2 0-2-2

Kills Attacks Aces Digs Assists Block Solos Block Assists

1, 3X last vs. Samford (10/9/10) 3 at Samford (10/9/10) 2, 4X last vs. Georgia Southern (10/24/10) 15 vs. Temple (9/17/10) 31 at UNCG (11/13/10) N/A 1, 2X last vs. Georgia Southern (10/24/10)


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JESSICA ELEY

2010 (FRESHMAN) • Saw action in five matches, played in six sets • Totaled three kills on the season • Posted a season-high two block assists against Valparaiso (9/4) and against Georgia Southern (10/24) • Recorded a season-best two digs at Chattanooga (10/10) HIGH SCHOOL • Volleyball standout at both Raytown and Bishop Miege HS • Earned second team all-conference honors at Raytown in 2007 • Grabbed conference and Sun County honorable mention honors in 2008 • Led her Bishop Miege team to two 5A state championship titles in 2008 and 2009 and the conference crown in 2008 • Played club volleyball for KC Power and Mid-America Volleyball Club • Club squads qualified for the 2008 and 2009 Junior Olympic nationals and in 2009 finished third at the Lonestar National qualifier • Was a member of the Under Armour all-America watch list PERSONAL • Daughter of Elliott and Angela Eley • Plans on majoring in history and African American studies • Father, Elliott, was a two-time all-American football player at Central Missouri and played for the New Orleans Saints

Eley’s Career Highs

Eley’s Career Stats Year 2010

Total

SP/MP K-E-TA Pct. 6/5 6/5

3-1-12 3-1-12

.167 .167

A 1 1

SA 0 0

DIG 2 2

BS-BA-TB 0-5-5 0-5-5

Kills Attacks Aces Digs Assists Block Solos Block Assists

1, 3X last at Wofford (10/17/10) 4 at Wofford (10/17/10) N/A 2 at Chattanooga (10/10/10) 1 at Chattanooga (10/10/10) N/A 2, 2X last vs. Georgia Southern (10/24/10)

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LINDSEY SAULS

2010 ( TRUE FRESHMAN) • Redshirted • Named to ASU’s Fall and Spring Academic Honor Rolls HIGH SCHOOL • Three-year letter winner in volleyball at Shawnee Mission East • In 2007, was named all-Sunflower League honorable mention • In 2008, picked up all-Sun first team honors, Johnson County honorable mention honors and was named to the all-Sunflower league first team • Tabbed the Max Preps/AVCA High School Player of the Week in September of 2009 • During senior season was named all-Sun first team and all-Sunflower League first team • Grabbed all-state second team honors in 2009 and was the 2009 Kansas Senior all-Star player PERSONAL • Daughter of Marty and Traci Sauls • Sister Kasey, is a senior setter for the Mountaineers • Plans on majoring in special education

Sauls’ Career Highs

Sauls’ Career Stats Year 2010

Total

SP/MP K-E-TA Pct. 0/0 0/0

0-0-0 0-0-0

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A 0 0

SA 0 0

DIG 0 0

BS-BA-TB 0-0-0 0-0-0

Kills Attacks Aces Digs Assists Block Solos Block Assists

N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A


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LAUREN GRAY

Ginipro on Gray: “We are excited to have Lauren join the Mountaineer family. She is a quick, athletic middle hitter who will add some speed to our offense. Lauren also comes in with a great background from her experiences at Round Rock High School and with Austin Juniors. I am looking forward to her getting into our gym, and I know that she is excited to get her Appalachian career started.” HIGH SCHOOL • Four-year letterwinner in volleyball and one-year letterwinner in track and field at Round Rock High School • Led squad to the 2008 and 2009 district titles • Helped team become a state regional finalist as a junior • Earned academic all-district honors all four years of high school • Named to the Under Armour girls’ high school all-America watch list • Named to the all-tournament team for the Frauleinfest Volleyball Tournament in 2010 • Picked up special recognition honors for the all-Texas team for LoneStarVolleyball.com • Played club volleyball for Austin Juniors Mizuno under head coaches Glen Leitze and Jason Landers • Club squad finished third at the Amateur Athletic Union national tournament in Orlando, Fla. in 2010 • Club team also captured a first place finish at the Texas Regional tournament in 2009 • Participant in the Junior Olympics in 2008, 2009 and 2010 PERSONAL • Daughter of Brett and Barbara Gray • Has one sister, Dana (20) • Plans on majoring in business and minoring in communications

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JACQUI SPURGEON

Ginipro on Spurgeon: “I am very happy that we have added Jacqui to the Appalachian State Volleyball program. It is exciting to have great in-state talent coming up the mountain, to Boone, to play. The problem we face, and it is a wonderful problem to have, is figuring out where she will play for us. Jacqui is a middle hitter who also possesses the skills to play on the left or right sides, especially in the system that we run. Our focus during preseason will be finding out where she will help us the most.” HIGH SCHOOL • Four-year letterwinner in volleyball at Marvin Ridge High School • As a freshman in 2007, led team in aces, kills and blocks • Named to the Southern Piedmont all-conference team in 2008 • Earned Southern Carolina all-conference accolades in 2009 • Selected all-Union County volleyball first team • Two-time academic all-America honoree, in 2008 and 2009 • Named to the Southern Carolina all-conference team in 2010 • Named the Southern Carolina Conference Most Valuable Player in 2010 • 2010 Union County Weekly Volleyball Player of the Year • Named third team all-state by the Charlotte Observer in 2010 • Named to the Nation Ford all-Tournament team in 2010 • Tabbed team’s Most Valuable Offensive Player in 2008, 2009 and 2010 • Finished career as Marvin Ridge’s record holder in kills (912), blocks (170) and aces (137) • First player in Marvin Ridge history to earn over 1000 points in high school career (1219)

PERSONAL • Daughter of Dana and Tara Spurgeon • Has one sister, Madeline (14) • Father’s step-father, Jim Cartwright, enjoyed a successful football playing career at the University of Tennessee, winning the Jacobs Award in 1959 and ‘60 • Major is undecided

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SENIORS Front: Alison Blasingame, Maggie Seeds and Kelly Rhein Back: Kasey Sauls and Anna Wagner

JUNIORS

Meghann Forshey and Courtney Rhein

SOPHOMORES Jessica Eley and Lauren Brown

FRESHMEN

Lauren Gray, Lindsey Sauls and Jacqui Spurgeon

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2011 APPALACHIAN VOLLEYBALL BELMONT KANSAS INVITATIONAL FRI., SEPT. 2 • 5 P.M. Lawrence, Kan. Horejsi Family Athletics Center

GENERAL INFORMATION

Location........................................................................... Nashville, Tenn. Founded...............................................................................................1951 Enrollment..........................................................................................5,936 Nickname.......................................................................................... Bruins Colors......................................................................Navy, Red and White Conference............................................................................Atlantic Sun President...................................................................Dr. Robert C. Fisher Athletics Director.......................................................... Mike Strickland Associate AD/SWA........................................................Betty Wiseman Arena (Capacity).......................................Curb Event Center (5,000)

SPORTS INFORMATION

Volleyball Contact...........................................................Megan Wilson Office Phone...................................................................... 615-460-8023 Cell Phone.............................................................................................. N/A Fax......................................................................................... 615-460-5584 Email...................................................... megan.wilson@belmont.edu Website........................................................www.belmontbruins.com

SERIES INFORMATION (home team in Bold)

All-Time Series Record...............................................................Tied 1-1 Last Meeting.................................Belmont 3, ASU 1 (Sept. 1, 2007)

TEAM INFORMATION

CHARLOTTE APPALACHIAN INVITATIONAL SAT., AUG. 27 • 7 P.M. Boone, N.C. Holmes Center

GENERAL INFORMATION

Location............................................................................. Charlotte, N.C. Founded...............................................................................................1946 Enrollment........................................................................................25,063 Nickname............................................................................................ 49ers Colors............................................................................. Green and White Conference.............................................................................. Atlantic 10 Chancellor.....................................................................Dr. Philip Dubois Athletics Director.....................................................................Judy Rose Associate AD/SWA...................................................... Kim Whitestone Arena (Capacity).................................................Halton Arena (9,105)

SPORTS INFORMATION

Volleyball Contact.................................................................. Ryan Rose Office Phone...................................................................... 704-687-6312 Cell Phone.......................................................................... 704-425-8740 Fax......................................................................................... 704-687-4918 Email........................................................................ryan.rose@uncc.edu Website.........................................................www.charlotte49ers.com

SERIES INFORMATION (home team in Bold)

All-Time Series Record...............................................ASU leads 18-15 Last Meeting........................... Charlotte 3, ASU 0 (Sept. 15, 2009)

TEAM INFORMATION

CHATTANOOGA

SUN., SEPT. 25 • 4 P. M. Boone, N.C. Holmes Center SAT., NOV. 12 • 7 P.M. Chattanooga, Tenn. Maclellan Gym

GENERAL INFORMATION

Location...................................................................Chattanooga, Tenn. Founded...............................................................................................1886 Enrollment........................................................................................10,526 Nickname..................................................................................Lady Mocs Colors............................................................ Navy, Old Gold and Silver Conference................................................................................. Southern President........................................................................ Dr. Roger Brown Athletics Director.......................................................................Rick Hart Associate AD/SWA............................................................Laura Herron Arena (Capacity)........................................... Maclellean Gym (4,177)

SPORTS INFORMATION

Volleyball Contact................................................................Nate Blythe Office Phone...................................................................... 423-425-2116 Cell Phone.......................................................................... 772-240-8742 Fax......................................................................................... 423-425-4610 Email..........................................................Nate-Blythe@mocs.utc.edu Website..................................................................... www.gomocs.com

SERIES INFORMATION (home team in Bold)

All-Time Series Record...............................................ASU leads 35-32 Last Meeting.......................................... ASU 3, UTC 0 (Nov. 6, 2010)

TEAM INFORMATION

Head Coach......................................................................... Deane Webb Alma Mater................................................. Mary Hardin-Baylor, 1995 Record at BU..................................................... 149-98, Eight Seasons Overall Record...................................................311-178, 15th Season Assistant Coaches..............................Jeff Wismer, Embrey Brannon 2010 Overall Record........................................................................14-15 2010 Conference Record/Finish.............................................. 7-3/4th Letterwinners Returning/Lost......................................................... 8/5 Starters Returning/Lost.......................................................4/3+Libero Newcomers................................................................................................. 5

Head Coach.......................................................................Chris Redding Alma Mater.......................................................... SUNY Cortland, 1990 Record at Charlotte............................................ 58-62, Four Seasons Overall Record................................................102-140, Eight Seasons Assistant Coaches.......... Jay Correll, Casey Harris, Chad Esposito 2010 Overall Record........................................................................16-15 2010 Conference Record/Finish...........................................7-8/t-5th Letterwinners Returning/Lost.......................................................10/2 Starters Returning/Lost.......................................................4+Libero/2 Newcomers................................................................................................. 2

Head Coach.............................................................................. Travis Filar Alma Mater.........................................................................Furman, 2000 Record at UTC...................................................................... First Season Overall Record...................................................................................Same Assistant Coaches............................................................Savanah Parra 2010 Overall Record........................................................................12-20 2010 Conference Record/Finish...............................7-9/5th (North) Letterwinners Returning/Lost.......................................................10/5 Starters Returning/Lost.......................................................3+Libero/3 Newcomers................................................................................................. 4

THE CITADEL

COLLEGE OF CHARLESTON

DAVIDSON

SAT., OCT. 22 • 6 P. M. Charleston, S.C. McAlister Field House

GENERAL INFORMATION

Location........................................................................... Charleston, S.C. Founded............................................................................................... 1842 Enrollment...........................................................................................2,139 Nickname......................................................................................Bulldogs Colors..................................................................Citadel Blue and White Conference.................................................................................. Southern President.......................................................... Lt. Gen. John W. Rosa Jr. Athletics Director.....................................................Larry W. Leckonby Associate AD/SWA.......................................................... Kelly Simpson Arena (Capacity).................................McAlister Field House (6,000)

SPORTS INFORMATION

Volleyball Contact.......................................................................Jon Cole Office Phone...................................................................... 843-953-5120 Cell Phone...............................................................................................N/A Fax......................................................................................... 843-953-6727 Email.................................................................... Jon. Cole@citadel.edu Website..........................................................www.CitadelSports.com

SERIES INFORMATION (home team in Bold)

All-Time Series Record................................................. ASU leads 20-1 Last Meeting.................................ASU 3, Citadel 0 (Sept. 25, 2010)

TEAM INFORMATION

Head Coach..........................................................................Amir Khaledi Alma Mater............................................... Charleston Southern, 1984 Record at Citadel.................................................................First Season Overall Record.................................................157-112, Eight Seasons Assistant Coach.............................................................Amanda Newell 2010 Overall Record...........................................................................7-25 2010 Conference Record/Finish............................ 1-15/6th (South) Letterwinners Returning/Lost..........................................................8/6 Starters Returning/Lost.......................................................................2/4 Newcomers..................................................................................................6

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FRI., OCT. 21 • 7 P. M. Charleston, S.C. Carolina First Arena

GENERAL INFORMATION

Location............................................................................Charleston, S.C. Founded................................................................................................1770 Enrollment........................................................................................ 11,088 Nickname....................................................................................... Cougars Colors.......................................................................... Maroon and White Conference..................................................................................Southern President.................................................................... Dr. George Benson Athletics Director..........................................................................Joe Hull Associate AD/SWA........................................................Laura Lageman Arena (Capacity).....................................Carolina First Arena (5,100)

SPORTS INFORMATION

Volleyball Contact.................................................... Jeremy Rosenthal Office Phone.......................................................................843-953-5465 Cell Phone...............................................................................................N/A Fax..........................................................................................843-953-6534 Email.......................................................................rosenthalji@cofc.edu Website..................................................................www.cofcsports.com

SERIES INFORMATION (home team in Bold)

All-Time Series Record.................................................CofC leads 20-9 Last Meeting........................................ CofC 3, ASU 0 (Oct. 30, 2010)

TEAM INFORMATION

Head Coach.........................................................................Jason Kepner Alma Mater................................................................... Penn State, 1997 Record at CofC................................................... 100-34, Four Seasons Overall Record....................................................................................Same Assistant Coaches.........................Kimi Freeburg and Mike Shearer 2010 Overall Record...........................................................................29-6 2010 Conference Record/Finish............................. 15-1/1st (South) Letterwinners Returning/Lost........................................................10/4 Starters Returning/Lost....................................................................... 2/4 Newcomers.................................................................................................. 5

FRI., NOV. 4 • 7 P.M. Boone, N.C. Holmes Center

GENERAL INFORMATION

Location.............................................................................Davidson, N.C. Founded...............................................................................................1837 Enrollment..........................................................................................1,800 Nickname......................................................................................Wildcats Colors...................................................................................Red and Black Conference................................................................................. Southern President...................................................................................... Tom Ross Athletics Director................................................................. Jim Murphy Associate AD/SWA.............................................................. Katy McNay Arena (Capacity)......................................................Belk Arena (5,223)

SPORTS INFORMATION

Volleyball Contact.........................................................Lauren Biggers Office Phone...................................................................... 704-894-2815 Cell Phone.............................................................................................. N/A Fax......................................................................................... 704-894-2636 Email.............................................................. labiggers@davidson.edu Website.............................................................. davidsonwildcats.com

SERIES INFORMATION (home team in Bold)

All-Time Series Record...............................................ASU leads 27-15 Last Meeting..............................ASU 3, Davidson 0 (Oct. 23, 2010)

TEAM INFORMATION

Head Coach..............................................................................Chris Willis Alma Mater............................................................................Baylor, 1991 Record at DC........................................................................ First Season Overall Record................................................108-127, Eight Seasons Assistant Coach...................................................Gretchen Krumdieck 2010 Overall Record........................................................................16-18 2010 Conference Record/Finish.............................. 7-9/4th (South) Letterwinners Returning/Lost.......................................................10/5 Starters Returning/Lost...................................................................... 3/3 Newcomers................................................................................................. 4


2011 APPALACHIAN VOLLEYBALL ETSU JAMES MADISON CLASSIC SAT., SEPT. 17 • 10 A.M. Harrisonburg,Va. Sinclair Gym/Godwin Hall

GENERAL INFORMATION

Location.................................................................... Johnson City, Tenn. Founded................................................................................................1911 Enrollment........................................................................................ 15,234 Nickname.................................................................................Buccaneers Colors................................................................Navy Blue and Old Gold Conference............................................................................ Atlantic Sun President............................................................... Dr. Paul E. Stanton, Jr. Athletics Director................................................................Dave Mullins Associate AD/SWA.....................................................Barbie Breedlove Arena (Capacity)..................................... Brooks Gymnasium (3,500)

SPORTS INFORMATION

Volleyball Contact................................................................. Ryan Dunn Office Phone.......................................................................423-439-8212 Cell Phone...........................................................................423-741-4549 Fax..........................................................................................423-439-6138 Email...............................................................etsusportsinfo@etsu.edu Website.................................................................... www.etsubucs.com

SERIES INFORMATION (home team in Bold)

All-Time Series Record............................................... ASU leads 49-18 Last Meeting...................................... ASU 3, ETSU 2 (Aug. 31, 2010)

TEAM INFORMATION

ELON

SAT., OCT. 1 • 7 P. M. Elon, N.C. Alumni Gym

SUN., OCT. 30 • 2 P.M. Boone, N.C. Holmes Center GENERAL INFORMATION

Location........................................................................................Elon, N.C. Founded................................................................................................1889 Enrollment...........................................................................................5,709 Nickname....................................................................................... Phoenix Colors............................................................................ Maroon and Gold Conference..................................................................................Southern President....................................................................Dr. Leo M. Lambert Athletics Director................................................................... Dave Blank Associate AD/SWA............................................................ Faith Shearer Arena (Capacity)...................................................Alumni Gym (1,544)

SPORTS INFORMATION

Volleyball Contact.................................................... Paige Fredrickson Office Phone.......................................................................336-278-6761 Cell Phone...........................................................................281-433-6794 Fax..........................................................................................336-278-6768 Email.................................................................. pfredrickson@elon.edu Website.............................................................www.elonphoenix.com

SERIES INFORMATION (home team in Bold)

All-Time Series Record..................................................ASU leads 12-5 Last Meeting........................................Elon 3, ASU 0 (Nov. 12, 2010)

TEAM INFORMATION

FURMAN SAT., OCT. 15 • 5 P. M. Boone, N.C. Holmes Center

GENERAL INFORMATION

Location.............................................................................Greenville, S.C. Founded...............................................................................................1826 Enrollment..........................................................................................2,600 Nickname...................................................................................... Paladins Colors............................................................................ Purple and White Conference................................................................................. Southern President.................................................................................. Rod Smolla Athletics Director..............................................................Dr. Gary Clark Associate AD/SWA..............................................................Elaine Baker Arena (Capacity).......................................................Alley Gym (1,000)

SPORTS INFORMATION

Volleyball Contact.................................................................... Julie Paré Office Phone...................................................................... 864-303-3200 Cell Phone.............................................................................................. N/A Fax......................................................................................... 864-294-3061 Email................................................................. Julie.Pare@Furman.edu Website................................................................. furmanpaladins.com

SERIES INFORMATION (home team in Bold)

All-Time Series Record...............................................ASU leads 31-24 Last Meeting........................................... FU 3, ASU 2 (Oct. 16, 2010)

TEAM INFORMATION

Head Coach.....................................................................Lindsey Devine Alma Mater...........................................................York University, 1988 Record at ETSU.................................................127-125, Ninth Season Overall Record....................................................................................Same Assistant Coaches.........Michelle Piantadosi and Lauren Baufield 2010 Overall Record...........................................................................26-9 2010 Conference Record/Finish...............................................7-3/3rd Letterwinners Returning/Lost.......................................................... 5/8 Starters Returning/Lost..................................................................2+L/4 Newcomers.................................................................................................. 7

Head Coach..........................................................................Mary Tendler Alma Mater............................................................................Illinois, 1991 Record at Elon.................................................134-128, Eight Seasons Overall Record....................................................................................Same Assistant Coaches..................................................................Kilee Goetz 2010 Overall Record........................................................................ 21-14 2010 Conference Record/Finish..............................11-5/1st (North) Letterwinners Returning/Lost.......................................... 4+Libero/2 Starters Returning/Lost.....................................................................12/3 Newcomers.................................................................................................. 3

Head Coach.................................................................... Michelle Young Alma Mater...................................................................... Clemson, 1998 Record at FU........................................................ 205-141, 11 Seasons Overall Record...................................................................................Same Assistant Coach................................................ Courtney Stewardson 2010 Overall Record........................................................................17-12 2010 Conference Record/Finish............................11-5/3rd (South) Letterwinners Returning/Lost.......................................................11/2 Starters Returning/Lost.......................................................6/1+Libero Newcomers................................................................................................. 2

GEORGE MASON

GEORGETOWN

GEORGIA SOUTHERN

MOREHEAD STATE INVITATIONAL SAT., SEPT. 10 • 11:30 A.M. Morehead, Ky. Wetherby Gymnasium

GENERAL INFORMATION

Location.....................................................................................Fairfax, Va. Founded...............................................................................................1957 Enrollment.......................................................................................32, 067 Nickname........................................................................................Patriots Colors............................................................................... Green and Gold Conference...........................................Colonial Athletic Association President.................................................................... Dr. Alan G. Merten Athletics Director............................................................Tom O’Connor Associate AD/SWA.............................................................................. N/A Arena (Capacity)......... Recreation and Athletic Complex (1,550)

SPORTS INFORMATION

Volleyball Contact..................................................................Dan Reisig Office Phone...................................................................... 703-993-3268 Cell Phone.............................................................................................. N/A Fax......................................................................................... 703-993-3259 Email.............................................................................dreisig@gmu.edu Website...................................................................www.gomason.com

SERIES INFORMATION (home team in Bold)

All-Time Series Record................................................... ASU leads 1-0 Last Meeting..................................... ASU 3, GMU 1 (Sept. 18, 1992)

TEAM INFORMATION

Head Coach..........................................................................Pat Kendrick Alma Mater...........................................................George Mason, 1982 Record at GMU................................................... 442-385, 26 Seasons Overall Record...................................................................................Same Assistant Coach..................................................................Dustin Wood 2010 Overall Record........................................................................14-12 2010 Conference Record/Finish.............................................. 9-5/4th Letterwinners Returning/Lost......................................................9/NA Starters Returning/Lost...................................................................... 5/2 Newcomers................................................................................................. 5

JAMES MADISON CLASSIC FRI., SEPT. 16 • 5 P. M. Harrisonburg,Va. Sinclair Gym/Godwin Hall

GENERAL INFORMATION

Location........................................................................Washington, D.C. Founded...............................................................................................1789 Enrollment........................................................................................13,652 Nickname...........................................................................................Hoyas Colors................................................................................... Blue and Gray Conference.................................................................................... Big East President.......................................................................... John J. DeGioia Athletics Director.......................................................................Lee Reed Associate AD/SWA...........................................................Debby Morey Arena (Capacity).....................................McDonough Arena (2,500)

SPORTS INFORMATION

Volleyball Contact............................................................ Diana Pulupa Office Phone..................................................................... 202- 687-6564 Cell Phone.............................................................................................. N/A Fax......................................................................................... 202-687-2491 Email...............................................................dtp24@georgetown.edu Website.................................................................. www.guyhoyas.com

SERIES INFORMATION (home team in Bold)

All-Time Series Record....................................................................... N/A Last Meeting................................................................FIRST MEETING

TEAM INFORMATION

Head Coach...................................................................... Arlisa Williams Alma Mater....................................................................Wisconsin, 1993 Record at GU............................................................ 56-90, Six Seasons Overall Record...................................................................................Same Assistant Coaches..................... Jake Lawrence and Andrew Halaz 2010 Overall Record........................................................................15-15 2010 Conference Record/Finish............................................5-9/11th Letterwinners Returning/Lost........................................................TBA Starters Returning/Lost.....................................................................TBA Newcomers............................................................................................TBA

SAT., OCT. 8 • 7 P .M. Statesboro, Ga. Hanner Fieldhouse

GENERAL INFORMATION

Location.......................................................................... Statesboro, Ga. Founded..............................................................................................1906 Enrollment...................................................................................... 19,086 Nickname.........................................................................................Eagles Colors............................................................................... Blue and White Conference................................................................................Southern President.....................................................................Dr. Brooks A. Keel Athletics Director.................................................................. Sam Baker Associate AD/SWA........................................................... Cathy Beene Arena (Capacity)....................................Hanner Fieldhouse (4,358)

SPORTS INFORMATION

Volleyball Contact........................................................ Barrett Gilham Office Phone.....................................................................912-478-5448 Cell Phone.............................................................................................N/A Fax........................................................................................912-478-0046 Email................................................bgilham@georgiasouthern.edu Website......................................www.georgiasoutherneagles.com

SERIES INFORMATION (home team in Bold)

All-Time Series Record.............................................ASU leads 25-11 Last Meeting......................................GSU 3, ASU 1 (Nov. 19, 2010)

TEAM INFORMATION

Head Coach......................................................................Chad Callihan Alma Mater.......................................................................Radford, 2001 Record at GSU.................................................. 64-37, Fourth Season Overall Record................................................. 184-113, 10th Season Assistant Coach..............................................................Crystal Poskey 2010 Overall Record.........................................................................27-9 2010 Conference Record/Finish......................... 14-2/2nd (South) Letterwinners Returning/Lost..................................................... 11/4 Starters Returning/Lost..................................................... 5+Libero/1 Newcomers................................................................................................1

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2011 APPALACHIAN VOLLEYBALL

SPORTS INFORMATION

Volleyball Contact............................................................. Brian Hansen Office Phone.......................................................................540-568-6154 Cell Phone...........................................................................540-568-3703 Fax..........................................................................................540-568-3703 Email..........................................................................hansenbj@jmu.edu Website..................................................................www.jmusports.com

SERIES INFORMATION (home team in Bold)

All-Time Series Record.................................................... ASU leads 3-1 Last Meeting..........................................ASU 3, JMU 1 (Sept. 9, 1994)

TEAM INFORMATION

GENERAL INFORMATION

Location.............................................................................Lawrence, Kan. Founded................................................................................................1866 Enrollment........................................................................................ 30,102 Nickname.....................................................................................Jayhawks Colors............................................................................ Crimson and Blue Conference........................................................................................ Big 12 Chancellor.......................................................... Bernadette Gray-Little Athletics Director........................................................ Sheahon Zenger Associate AD/SWA.....................................................Debbie Van Saun Arena (Capacity)...............Horejsi Family Athletics Center (1,300)

SPORTS INFORMATION

Volleyball Contact................................................ Christine Dieckman Office Phone.......................................................................785-864-7942 Cell Phone...........................................................................785-393-3358 Fax..........................................................................................785-864-7944 Email...................................................................................cdieck@ku.edu Website................................................................ www.kuathletics.com

SERIES INFORMATION (home team in Bold)

All-Time Series Record........................................................................N/A Last Meeting.................................................................FIRST MEETING

TEAM INFORMATION

Head Coach...........................................................Lauren Steinbrecher Alma Mater...............................................................Georgia Tech, 2005 Record at JMU..................................................... 22-8, Second Season Overall Record....................................................................................Same Assistant Coaches................... Ron Sweet and Casey Steinbrecher 2010 Overall Record...........................................................................22-8 2010 Conference Record/Finish........................................... 10-4/2nd Letterwinners Returning/Lost........................................................10/5 Starters Returning/Lost....................................................... 3+Libero/3 Newcomers.................................................................................................. 3

Head Coach...........................................................................Ray Bechard Alma Mater...........................................................Fort Hays State, 1980 Record at KU.......................................................207-188, 13th Season Overall Record....................................................923-248, 26th Season Assistant Coaches................... Laura Kuhn and Tood Chamberlain 2010 Overall Record........................................................................ 17-14 2010 Conference Record/Finish............................................ 8-12/7th Letterwinners Returning/Lost........................................................14/4 Starters Returning/Lost....................................................... 5+Libero/1 Newcomers.................................................................................................. 3

MOREHEAD STATE

NC STATE

MOREHEAD STATE INVITATIONAL FRI., SEPT. 9 • 11 A.M. Morehead, Ky. Weatherby Gym

GENERAL INFORMATION

Location.............................................................................. Morehead, Ky. Founded................................................................................................1887 Enrollment...........................................................................................9,046 Nickname...........................................................................................Eagles Colors................................................................................... Blue and Gold Conference.............................................................................. Ohio Valley President..............................................................Dr. Wayne D. Andrews Athletics Director.......................................................Brian Hutchinson Associate AD/SWA................................................................Sara Larson Arena (Capacity)..............................................Wetherby Gym (3,500)

SPORTS INFORMATION

Volleyball Contact........................................................... Matt Schabert Office Phone.......................................................................606-783-2556 Cell Phone...........................................................................606-207-5116 Fax..........................................................................................606-783-2550 Email............................................... m.schabert@moreheadstate.edu Website.................................................................www.msueagles.com

SERIES INFORMATION (home team in Bold)

All-Time Series Record........................................................................N/A Last Meeting.................................................................FIRST MEETING

TEAM INFORMATION

Head Coach........................................................................Jaime Gordon Alma Mater............................................University of Kentucky, 1996 Record at MSU..................................................148-108, Ninth Season Overall Record....................................................229-135, 12th Season Associate Head Coach.......................................................... Greg Goral Assistant Coach............................................................ Katelyn Barbour 2010 Overall Record...........................................................................25-8 2010 Conference Record/Finish............................................. 17-1/1st Letterwinners Returning/Lost.......................................................... 8/3 Starters Returning/Lost.......................................................4 + libero/3 Newcomers.................................................................................................. 3

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APPALACHIAN INVITATIONAL FRI., AUG. 26 • 7 P.M. Boone, N.C. Holmes Center

GENERAL INFORMATION

Location..................................................................................Raleigh, N.C. Founded................................................................................................1887 Enrollment........................................................................................ 33,815 Nickname.....................................................................................Wolfpack Colors.................................................................................. Red and White Conference.........................................................................Atlantic Coast Chancellor............................................................... Dr. Randy Woodson Athletics Director..........................................................Deborah A. Yow Associate AD/SWA..............................................................Michelle Lee Arena (Capacity)......................................Reynolds Coliseum (8,560)

SPORTS INFORMATION

Volleyball Contact...................................................................Tim Peeler Office Phone.......................................................................919-515-8953 Cell Phone...............................................................................................N/A Fax..........................................................................................919-515-3624 Email.....................................................................tim_peeler@ncsu.edu Website....................................................................... www.gopack.com

SERIES INFORMATION (home team in Bold)

All-Time Series Record.........................................NC State leads 13-3 Last Meeting.................................ASU 3, NC State 1 (Sept. 3, 2002)

TEAM INFORMATION

Head Coach............................................................................ Bryan Bunn Alma Mater..............................................................................UTSA, 1988 Record at NC State...........................................14-18, Second Season Overall Record....................................................365-140, 15th Season Assistant Coaches...............................Pete Hoyer and Steve Mussie 2010 Overall Record........................................................................ 14-18 2010 Conference Record/Finish..........................................4-16/11th Letterwinners Returning/Lost.................................................. 10/TBA Starters Returning/Lost......................................................................TBA Newcomers.................................................................................................. 9

APPALACHIAN INVITATIONAL w SAT., AUG. 27 • 12:30 P.M. nesa St Boone, N.C. Holmes Center

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GENERAL INFORMATION

Location........................................................................ Harrisonburg, Va. Founded................................................................................................1908 Enrollment........................................................................................ 18,971 Nickname........................................................................................... Dukes Colors............................................................................... Purple and Gold Conference........................................... Colonial Athletic Association President..................................................................Dr. Linwood H. Rose Athletics Director...................................................................Jeff Bourne Associate AD/SWA......................................................Shelia Moorman Arena (Capacity).........................Sinclair Gym/Godwin Hall (5,000)

KANSAS INVITATIONAL SAT., SEPT. 3 • 1 P.M. Lawrence, Kan. Horejsi Family Athletics Center

KENNESAW STATE a

JAMES MADISON CLASSIC SAT., SEPT. 17 • 7:30 P.M. Harrisonburg,Va. Sinclair Gym/Godwin Hall

KANSAS

K en

JAMES MADISON

GENERAL INFORMATION

Location.............................................................................Kennesaw, Ga. Founded...............................................................................................1963 Enrollment........................................................................................23,452 Nickname.............................................................................................Owls Colors........................................................... Black and Kennesaw Gold Conference............................................................................Atlantic Sun President...............................................................................Dr. Dan Papp Athletics Director........................................................Vaughn Williams Associate AD/SWA...........................................................Karen Pfeiffer Arena (Capacity).......................... KSU Convocation Center (4,784)

SPORTS INFORMATION

Volleyball Contact.............................................................. Jason Hanes Office Phone...................................................................... 678-797-2562 Cell Phone.............................................................................................. N/A Fax............................................................................................................. N/A Email................................................................jhanes2@kennesaw.edu Website................................................................................. ksuowls.com

SERIES INFORMATION (home team in Bold)

All-Time Series Record....................................................................... N/A Last Meeting................................................................FIRST MEETING

TEAM INFORMATION

Head Coach........................................................ Karen Weatherington Alma Mater.................................................... New Mexico State, 1998 Record at KSU...................................................34-23, Fourth Seasons Overall Record...................................................................................Same Assistant Coaches.......................... Jing Hou and Ashley Crenshaw 2010 Overall Record........................................................................17-11 2010 Conference Record/Finish.............................................9-1/2nd Letterwinners Returning/Lost......................................................... 9/5 Starters Returning/Lost........................................................4+libero/2 Newcomers................................................................................................. 4

SAMFORD

SAT., SEPT. 24 • 7 P.M. Boone, N.C. Holmes Center

SUN., NOV. 13 • 2 P.M. Birmingham, Ala. Pete Hanna Center GENERAL INFORMATION

Location........................................................................ Birmingham, Ala. Founded................................................................................................1841 Enrollment...........................................................................................4,507 Nickname...................................................................................... Bulldogs Colors..................................................................................... Red and Blue Conference..................................................................................Southern President.....................................................Dr. Andrew Westmoreland Athletics Director........................................................... Martin Newton Associate AD/SWA..................................................... Michelle Durban Arena (Capacity).......................................Pete Hanna Center (5,000)

SPORTS INFORMATION

Volleyball Contact............................................................. Katie Walden Office Phone.......................................................................205-726-4005 Cell Phone...........................................................................205-532-1595 Fax..........................................................................................205-726-2545 Email..................................................................kjwalden@samford.edu Website............................................................samfordsports.cstv.com

SERIES INFORMATION (home team in Bold)

All-Time Series Record................................................................Tied 3-3 Last Meeting.................................. ASU 3, Samford 1 (Nov. 7, 2010)

TEAM INFORMATION

Head Coach.................................................................. Derek Schroeder Alma Mater.............................................. University of Windsor, 1998 Record at SU........................................................59-36, Three Seasons Overall Record....................................................................................Same Assistant Coaches..............................James Hanger and Lisa Pierce 2010 Overall Record........................................................................ 14-17 2010 Conference Record/Finish............................... 8-8/4th (North) Letterwinners Returning/Lost.....................................................9/TBA Starters Returning/Lost......................................................................TBA Newcomers.................................................................................................. 5


2011 APPALACHIAN VOLLEYBALL SOUTH DAKOTA STATE KANSAS INVITATIONAL FRI., SEPT. 2 • 10 A.M. Lawrence, Kan. Horejsi Family Athletics Center GENERAL INFORMATION

Location............................................................................. Brookings, S.D. Founded................................................................................................1881 Enrollment........................................................................................ 12,816 Nickname.................................................................................Jackrabbits Colors................................................................................Yellow and Blue Conference.............................................................The Summit League President................................................................ Dr. David L. Chicoine Athletics Director......................................................................Justin Sell Associate AD/SWA.......................................................... Kathy Heylens Arena (Capacity)..................................................... Frost Arena (6,500)

SPORTS INFORMATION

Volleyball Contact............................................................ Ryan Sweeter Office Phone.......................................................................605-688-4822 Cell Phone...........................................................................605-376-4422 Fax..........................................................................................605-688-5999 Email...........................................................Ryan.Sweeter@sdstate.edu Website....................................................................... www.gojacks.com

SERIES INFORMATION (home team in Bold)

UNCG

SUN., OCT. 2 • 5 P. M. Greensboro, N.C. Fleming Gym FRI., OCT. 28 • 7 P.M. Boone, N.C. Holmes Center

GENERAL INFORMATION

Location......................................................................... Greensboro, N.C. Founded................................................................................................1891 Enrollment........................................................................................ 18,502 Nickname......................................................................................Spartans Colors.................................................................... Gold, White and Navy Conference..................................................................................Southern President........................................................................Dr. Linda P. Brady Athletics Director...................................................................Kim Record Associate AD/SWA............................................................Christy Avent Arena (Capacity)................................................. Fleming Gym (1,833)

SPORTS INFORMATION

Volleyball Contact............................................................David Percival Office Phone.......................................................................336-334-5615 Cell Phone...........................................................................336-420-7518 Fax..........................................................................................336-334-3182 Email..........................................................................drperciv@uncg.edu Website...........................................................www.uncgspartans.com

SERIES INFORMATION (home team in Bold)

WAKE FOREST TUE., SEPT. 20 • 7 P. M. Boone, N.C. Holmes Center

GENERAL INFORMATION

Location.................................................................. Winston-Salem, N.C. Founded................................................................................................1834 Enrollment...........................................................................................4,569 Nickname...................................................................... Demon Deacons Colors..........................................................................Old Gold and Black Conference.........................................................................Atlantic Coast President.................................................................. Dr. Nathan O. Hatch Athletics Director............................................................... Ron Wellman Associate AD/SWA.........................................................Barbara Walker Arena (Capacity)............................................... Reynolds Gym (1,500)

SPORTS INFORMATION

Volleyball Contact........................................................... Steven Wright Office Phone.......................................................................336-758-4129 Cell Phone...............................................................................................N/A Fax..........................................................................................336-758-5140 Email..............................................................................wrights@wfu.edu Website.......................................................wakeforestsports.cstv.com

SERIES INFORMATION (home team in Bold)

All-Time Series Record................................................................................ ....................................................................................................................N/A Last Meeting.................................................................FIRST MEETING

All-Time Series Record............................................... ASU leads 25-21 Last Meeting.....................................UNCG 3, ASU 1 (Nov. 13, 2010)

TEAM INFORMATION

Head Coach....................................................................Patrick Nicholas Alma Mater........................................................... George Mason, 1986 Record at UNCG.....................................................39-26, Two Seasons Overall Record..................................................169-136, Nine Seasons Assistant Coaches.........Abbi Blackburn and Anthony Melendez 2010 Overall Record........................................................................ 22-12 2010 Conference Record/Finish.............................. 9-7/2nd (North) Letterwinners Returning/Lost.....................................................7/TBA Starters Returning/Lost......................................................................TBA Newcomers.................................................................................................. 6

Head Coach......................................................... Heather Kahl Holmes Alma Mater....................................................................... Clemson, 1996 Record at WFU......................................................... 88-99, Six Seasons Overall Record....................................................................................Same Assistant Coach.......................................................................Chad Willis 2010 Overall Record........................................................................ 19-12 2010 Conference Record/Finish............................................ 11-9/5th Letterwinners Returning/Lost.......................................................... 9/5 Starters Returning/Lost....................................................... 4/3+Libero Newcomers.................................................................................................. 5

WESTERN CAROLINA

WESTERN MICHIGAN

WOFFORD

Head Coach........................................................................ Phil McDaniel Alma Mater.........................................................Culver-Stockton, 1996 Record at SDSU.....................................................................First Season Overall Record.....................................................57-43, Three Seasons Assistant Coaches.....................Kristin Belzung and Jason Ruppelt 2010 Overall Record........................................................................ 16-14 2010 Conference Record/Finish............................................ 12-6/4th Letterwinners Returning/Lost........................................................10/5 Starters Returning/Lost.........................................................5+libero/1 Newcomers.................................................................................................. 4

WED., OCT. 12 • 7 P.M. Boone, N.C. Holmes Center TUE., NOV. 8 • 7 P.M. Cullowhee, N.C. Ramsey Athletic Center

GENERAL INFORMATION

Location........................................................................... Cullowhee, N.C. Founded................................................................................................1889 Enrollment...........................................................................................9,500 Nickname............................................................................... Catamounts Colors............................................................................... Purple and Gold Conference..................................................................................Southern President.......................................................................Dr. John W. Bardo Athletics Director................................................................... Chip Smith Associate AD/SWA..................................................Dr. Jennifer Brown Arena (Capacity)............................. Ramsey Athletic Center (7,826)

SPORTS INFORMATION

Volleyball Contact..............................................................Bryan Powell Office Phone.......................................................................828-227-2339 Cell Phone...............................................................................................N/A Fax..........................................................................................828-227-7688 Email.......................................................bryanpowell@email.wcu.edu Website....................................................www.catamountsports.com

SERIES INFORMATION (home team in Bold)

All-Time Series Record............................................... ASU leads 45-26 Last Meeting......................................... ASU 3, WCU 0 (Nov. 3, 2010)

TEAM INFORMATION

Head Coach..........................................................................Karen Glover Alma Mater............................................................ Hiram College, 1993 Record at WCU......................................................................First Season Overall Record........................................................45-24, Two Seasons Assistant Coach.................................................................John Brannon 2010 Overall Record...........................................................................6-26 2010 Conference Record/Finish.............................1-15/6th (North) Letterwinners Returning/Lost.....................................................5/TBA Starters Returning/Lost......................................................................TBA Newcomers.................................................................................................. 8

TEAM INFORMATION

MOREHEAD STATE INVITATIONAL FRI., SEPT. 9 • 4:30 P. M. Morehead, Ky. Weatherby Gym

GENERAL INFORMATION

Location.......................................................................Kalamazoo, Mich. Founded...............................................................................................1903 Enrollment........................................................................................24,045 Nickname.......................................................................................Broncos Colors...............................................................................Brown and Gold Conference....................................................................... Mid-American President...................................................................... Dr. John M. Dunn Athletics Director...................................................... Katie Beauregard Associate AD/SWA....................................................Amy Washington Arena (Capacity).......................................... University Arena (5,421)

SPORTS INFORMATION

Volleyball Contact................................................................Sean Fagan Office Phone...................................................................... 269-387-3168 Cell Phone.......................................................................... 724-875-5396 Fax......................................................................................... 269-387-4139 Email................................................................ sean.fagan@wmich.edu Website...........................................................www.wmubroncos.com

SERIES INFORMATION (home team in Bold)

All-Time Series Record....................................................................... N/A Last Meeting................................................................FIRST MEETING

TEAM INFORMATION

Head Coach.................................................................. Colleen Munson Alma Mater.........................................................Texas-Arlington, 1992 Record at WMU............................................. 136-64, Seventh Season Overall Record...................................................188-163, 12th Season Associate Head Coach..................................................Ryan Manning Assistant Coach........................................................................ Kyle Stahl 2010 Overall Record........................................................................22-10 2010 Conference Record/Finish....................12-4/2nd (Mac West) Letterwinners Returning/Lost......................................................... 4/4 Starters Returning/Lost........................................................3/3+libero Newcomers................................................................................................. 6

All-Time Series Record................................................... WFU leads 6-3 Last Meeting...................................... WFU 3, ASU 0 (Sept. 19, 2009)

TEAM INFORMATION

SUN., OCT. 16 • 5 P .M. Boone, N.C. Holmes Center

GENERAL INFORMATION

Location........................................................................ Spartanburg, S.C. Founded................................................................................................1854 Enrollment...........................................................................................1,400 Nickname.........................................................................................Terriers Colors..........................................................................Old Gold and Black Conference..................................................................................Southern President............................................................Dr. Benjamin B. Dunlap Athletics Director................................................... Richard A. Johnson Associate AD/SWA................................................................ Terri Lewitt Arena (Capacity)..........................Benjamin Johnson Arena (3,500)

SPORTS INFORMATION

Volleyball Contact...............................................................Kevin Young Office Phone.......................................................................864-597-4092 Cell Phone...............................................................................................N/A Fax..........................................................................................864-597-4129 Email................................................................. youngkm@wofford.edu Website...................................................................wofford.terriers.com

SERIES INFORMATION (home team in Bold)

All-Time Series Record..................................................ASU leads 18-4 Last Meeting........................................... ASU 3, WC 2 (Oct. 17, 2010)

TEAM INFORMATION

Head Coach.............................................................................Corey Helle Alma Mater......................................................................Nebraska, 1994 Record at WC....................................................108-176, Tenth Season Overall Record....................................................................................Same Assistant Coaches........ Tara Brooks, Chad Odom and Kevin Wentzel 2010 Overall Record........................................................................ 13-21 2010 Conference Record/Finish.............................3-13/5th (South) Letterwinners Returning/Lost.......................................................... 8/4 Starters Returning/Lost....................................................... 4/2+Libero Newcomers.................................................................................................. 5

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2011 APPALACHIAN VOLLEYBALL ALL-TIME REGULAR SEASON TOURNAMENT HISTORY 1981

East Tenn. State Tourn. (Johnson City, Tenn.), 5-0 Tennessee Tournament (Knoxville, Tenn.), 3-2 Marshall Tournament (Huntington, Va.), 4-0

1991

1982

ASU Piccadelli Tournament (Boone, N.C.), 2-1 Winthrop Tournament (Rock Hill, S.C.), 1-1 Clemson Tournament (Clemson, S.C.), 2-2 Navy Tournament (Annapolis, Md.), 0-2 ASU Season Finale Tournament (Boone, N.C.), 0-3

1983

Coastal Carolina Tournament (Conway, S.C.), 3-1 Clemson Tournament (Clemson, S.C.), 2-1 Navy Tournament (Annapolis, Md.), 4-1 UNC Greensboro Tournament (Greensboro, N.C.), 3-0

East Tenn. State Tourn. (Johnson City, Tenn.), 7-0 Virginia Tech Tournament (Blacksburg, Va.), 1-1 Lenoir-Rhyne Tournament (Hickory, N.C.), 2-0 Marshall Tournament (Huntington, WVa.), 5-0 South Carolina Tournament (Columbia, S.C.), 0-2 East Tenn. State Tourn. (Johnson City, Tenn.), 4-1 Eastern Kentucky Tournament (Richmond, Ky.), 0-3

1984

Duke Tournament (Durham, N.C.), 2-1 Winthrop Tournament (Rock Hill, S.C.), 3-1

1985

USC-Spartanburg Tourn. (Spartanburg, S.C.), 6-0 Wake Forest Tournament (Winston-Salem, N.C.), 3-2 East Tenn. State Tourn. (Johnson City, Tenn.), 3-2 Winthrop Tournament (Rock Hill, S.C.), 5-0

1986

East Tenn. State Tourn. (Johnson City, Tenn.), 2-4 Winthrop Tournament (Rock Hill, S.C.), 4-1 James Madison Tourn. (Harrisonburg, Va.), 4-0

1992

1993

Virginia Tech Tournament (Blacksburg, Va.), 1-2 Davidson Tournament (Davidson, N.C.), 4-0 South Carolina Tournament (Columbia, S.C.), 1-2 Jacksonville Tournament (Jacksonville, Fla.), 4-1

1994

UNC Asheville Tournament (Asheville, N.C.), 3-0 Clemson Tournament (Clemson, S.C.), 2-2 UNC Wilmington Tourn. (Wilmington, N.C.), 3-0

1995

South Carolina Tournament (Columbia, S.C.), 0-3 Virginia Tech Tournament (Blacksburg, Va.), 0-2

1996

1987

Wake Forest Tournament (Winston-Salem, N.C.), 2-1 Clemson Tournament (Clemson, S.C.), 0-3 Charlotte Tournament (Charlotte, N.C.), 1-3

1988

Wake Forest Tournament (Winston-Salem, N.C.), 0-2 Coastal Carolina Tournament (Conway, S.C.), 3-1 Charlotte Tournament (Charlotte, N.C.), 1-2

UT-Martin Tournament (Martin, Tenn.), 5-1 UNC Wilmington Tourn. (Wilmington, N.C.), 3-0 James Madison Tourn. (Harrisonburg, Va.), 0-3 All Carolina Classic (Chapel Hill, N.C.), 1-2 Charlotte Tournament (Charlotte, N.C.), 1-3 Central Florida Tournament (Orlando, Fla.), 1-3

1989

All Carolina Classic (Chapel Hill, N.C.), 1-3 Jacksonville Tournament (Jacksonville, Fla.), 2-2

1990

ASU Piccadelli Tournament (Boone, N.C.), 3-0 Charlotte Tournament (Charlotte, N.C.), 3-1 UNC Greensboro Tournament (Greensboro, N.C.), 2-1

1997

1998

Wake Forest Tournament (Winston-Salem, N.C.), 0-4

2000

Virginia Tech Hokie Classic (Blacksburg, Va.), 1-3 Auburn War Eagle Invitational (Auburn, Ala.), 1-2

2001

UCF Fall Invitational (Orlando, Fla.), 0-3 Big Orange Bash (Clemson, S.C.), 0-3

DIRECTIONS TO THE HOLMES CENTER From the Northeast via

Interstate 81 and Interstate 77: Take I-81 south to I-77, west of Radford, Va. Proceed south on I-77 into North Carolina. Exit onto Highway 421 North and travel approximately 60 miles to Boone. In Boone, turn left at light onto Hardin St. and then right onto Rivers St. at the next light. The Holmes Center is on the left. From the South via Interstate 77: Proceed north on I-77 through Charlotte and Statesville. Continue on I-77 North until you reach the I-77/HWY 421 interchange. Exit onto Highway 421 North and travel approximately 60 miles to Boone. In Boone, turn left at light onto Hardin St. and then right onto Rivers St. at the next light. The Holmes Center is on the left.

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From the West via Interstate 40 (Asheville and/or Hickory): In Asheville, take I-40 East to Highway 221 in Marion. Exit onto Highway 221 North and follow to Linville. In Linville, take Highway 105 North to Boone. In Boone, at the intersection of highways 105 & 321, turn left onto Highway 321 North. Follow to campus. —OR— When traveling on I-40 in the Hickory area, exit onto Highway 321 North and travel approximately 50 miles to Boone. Follow Highway 321 North to campus. From the East via Interstate 40 and Interstate 85: Proceed to Winston-Salem on I-40. Exit onto Highway 421 North in Winston-Salem and travel approximately 86 miles to Boone. In Boone, turn left at light onto Hardin St. and then right onto Rivers St. at the next light. The Holmes Center is on the left.

2002

High Point Invitational (High Point, N.C.), 3-0 Memphis Tournament (Memphis, Tenn.), 1-2 Hokie Classic (Blacksburg, Va.), 0-3

2003

High Point Invitational (High Point, N.C.), 1-2 Xavier Tournament (Cincinnati, Ohio), 1-2 Butler Tournament (Indianapolis, Ind.), 0-3 Middle Tenn. St. Tourn. (Murfreesboro, Tenn.), 0-3

2004

Virginia Tech Tournament (Blacksburg, Va.), 2-1 Charlotte Classic (Charlotte, N.C.), 3-1 TCU Adidas Invitational (Fort Worth, Texas), 0-3

2005

Broyhill Inn Appalachian Classic (Boone, N.C.), 2-1 USF Best Western Invite (Jacksonville, Fla.), 1-2 UVa Jefferson Cup Tourn. (Charlottesville, Va.), 1-2

2006

Mast General Store Appalachian Classic (Boone, N.C.), 2-1 UNF Labor Day Classic (Jacksonville, Fla.), 1-2 Hokie Invite (Blacksburg, Va.), 2-1 Lady Topper Invitational (Bowling Green, Ky.), 1-2

2007

Charlotte Invitational (Charlotte, N.C.), 1-2 Comcast Lady Vol Classic (Knoxville, Tenn.), 0-3 South Carolina Tournament (Columbia, S.C.), 1-2 Clemson Classic (Clemson, S.C.), 1-2

2008

Tribe Invitational (Williamsburg, Va.), 0-3 MTSU Blue Raider Bash (Murfreesboro, Tenn.), 0-3 Jefferson Cup (Charlottesville, Va.), 1-2 Appalachian Invitational (Boone, N.C.), 2-1

2009

Four Points Titan Classic (Fullerton, Calif.), 1-2 Appalachian Invitational (Boone, N.C.), 1-2 Hilton Garden Inn Invitational (Rock Hill, S.C.), 1-2 Black and Gold Challenge (Winston-Salem, N.C.), 0-3

2010

High Point Tournament (High Point, N.C.), 3-0 Appalachian Invitational (Boone, N.C.), 2-1 Akron Invitational (Akron, Ohio), 2-1 Tar Heel Volleyball Classic (Chapel, Hill, N.C.), 1-2

DISTANCES TO ROAD MATCHES Birmingham, Ala............................................................... 415 miles Charleston, S.C................................................................... 277 miles Chattanooga, Tenn.......................................................... 270 miles Cullowhee, N.C.................................................................. 150 miles Elon, N.C............................................................................... 136 miles Greensboro, N.C................................................................ 114 miles Harrisonburg, Va............................................................... 285 miles Lawrence, Kan.................................................................... 897 miles Morehead, Ky. ................................................................... 242 miles Statesboro, Ga................................................................... 333 miles


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2011 APPALACHIAN VOLLEYBALL 2010 SEASON REVIEW Appalachian State University volleyball posted an impressive 2010 season with 18 wins, a 9-7 Southern Conference mark and third place finish in the league’s North Division. The Black and Gold wasted no time getting off to a strong start, as the Mountaineers were stellar in their opening preseason tournaments. ASU raced to a 6-0 record to start the season, the program’s best beginning to a campaign since 1981. Appalachian was victorious at the High Point Tournament, routing NC A&T and UNC Wilmington by 3-0 margins. In the final contest of the tournament, host High Point provided a challenge, but ASU edged the Panthers for a 3-2 victory and the tournament title. The Black and Gold then stepped out of tournament action to take on former conference foe East Tennnessee State. ASU bested the Lady Bucs in four hardfought sets. ASU then welcomed three team to the High Country for the 2010 Appalachian Invitational and home opener. The squad swept Eastern Kentucky and USC Upstate to improve to a spotless 6-0 to begin the season. The Mountaineers then fell just short in the tournament finale against Valparaiso, dropping a 3-1 decision to the highlytalented Crusaders. Competition continued to pick up and proved to be challenging as both the Akron Invitational and Tar Heel Challenge tested the well-rounded ASU team. ASU posted a 2-1 mark at the Akron

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Invitational, beating both host Akron and Saint Francis (Pa.) before losing to Indiana State. In the final preseason tournament, the Apps notched just one win, beating Temple 3-1, while suffering tough losses to North Carolina and Ball State. Carrying its solid play and momentum into league action, ASU recorded an early 3-0 conference mark, routing The Citadel, Western Carolina and Elon as the calendar flipped over to October. Appalachian’s first conference loss came at the hands of a hard-hitting UNCG team who took a 3-0 match from ASU. Facing stiff competition in the SoCon, Appalachian downed defending North Division champion Samford, 3-1, on the Bulldogs’ home floor and ended up sweeping the season series against

COURTNEY RHEIN Samford. The Mountaineers also swept divisional opponent Western Carolina, split the season series with the eventual 2010 North Division champion Elon and was unable to come up with a win in two tries against UNCG. South Division foes proved to be tough as well, as ASU handily beat Wofford and Davidson, before falling short against Furman, 2010 South Division champion College of Charleston and Georgia Southern. Seeking to win a SoCon title on its home floor, for the first time since 2006, the Apps played host to the 2010 SoCon Tournament. Earning the No. 3 seed in

LAUREN SWECKER the North, ASU took on a solid Georgia Southern and was unable to come away with a win against the eventual tournament champion, falling 3-1 to close out the season. Defense was the strength for Appalachian during the 2010 campaign, as the team finished 13th in NCAA Division I in blocks per set. Dominant at the net, defensive stalwart and senior middle blocker Caroline Sedon greatly contributed to that effort, finishing 15th in NCAA Division I in blocks per set, averaging 1.35. Sedon closed out her career with Appalachian in style, the Ohio native ranked second in the conference in 2010 in blocks per set. Cementing her impressive career, Sedon finished her career in third on Appalachian’s all-time block assists list. She is also ranked on the individual match and individual season records lists for block assists. Sophomore libero Courtney Rhein also contributed to the team’s defensive efforts, as the libero was named secondteam all-SoCon. Also earning conference honors, junior middle blocker Alison Blasingame was the team’s lone player to earn a Player of the Week honor. The Virginia Tech transfer was named the SoCon Defensive Player of the Week for the week of September 6. Seniors Sedon and Lauren Swecker greatly contributed to the teams’ successes during the 2010 season. Sedon, totaled 134 block assists on the season, while Swecker was strong on the offensive front totaling 119 kills.


2011 APPALACHIAN VOLLEYBALL 2010 RESULTS Overall Record: 18-12 Conference: 9-7 Date Opponent Score # # # @ @ @ $ $ $ % % % * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * ^

Aug 27 Aug 28 Aug 28 Aug 31 Sept 3 Sept 4 Sept 4 Sept 10 Sept 10 Sept 11 Sept 17 Sept 18 Sept 18 Sept 25 Sept 29 Oct 2 Oct 3 Oct 9 Oct 10 Oct 16 Oct 17 Oct 23 Oct 24 Oct 30 Nov 3 Nov 6 Nov 7 Nov 12 Nov 13 Nov 19

vs NC AT W 3-0 vs UNCW W 3-0 at High Point W 3-2 at ETSU W 3-1 EASTERN KENTUCKY W 3-0 USC UPSTATE W 3-0 VALPARAISO 1-3 L at Akron W 3-0 vs Saint Francis (Pa.) W 3-1 vs Indiana State 1-3 L vs Temple W 3-1 at North Carolina 0-3 L vs Ball State 2-3 L THE CITADEL W 3-0 at Western Carolina W 3-2 ELON W 3-1 UNCG 0-3 L at Samford W 3-1 at Chattanooga 1-3 L at Furman 0-3 L at Wofford W 3-2 DAVIDSON W 3-0 GEORGIA SOUTHERN 1-3 L at College of Charleston 0-3 L WESTERN CAROLINA W 3-0 CHATTANOOGA W 3-0 SAMFORD W 3-1 at Elon 0-3 L at UNCG 1-3 L vs Georgia Southern 1-3 L

Home: 8-4 Score-by-game

25-9, 25-10, 25-13 25-19, 25-20, 25-23 23-25, 19-25, 25-18, 25-22, 15-6 21-25, 25-22, 20-25, 25-17, 15-7 25-22, 25-21, 25-15 25-20, 25-19, 25-21 25-20, 23-25, 21-25, 16-25 27-25, 25-22, 25-20 24-26, 25-21, 25-11, 25-11 25-18, 18-25, 18-25, 15-25 25-19, 25-23, 22-25, 25-22 22-25, 17-25, 23-25 25-22, 25-12, 17-25, 22-25, 9-15 25-13, 25-20, 25-16 25-12, 16-25, 25-15, 25-27, 15-7 25-22, 25-19, 22-25, 25-16 22-25, 23-25, 22-25 25-20, 19-25, 25-18, 25-23 25-17, 14-25, 14-25, 23-25 22-25, 26-28, 15-25 26-24, 21-25, 25-20, 25-27, 15-13 30-28, 25-16, 25-15 17-25, 29-27, 21-25, 17-25 13-25,16-25, 18-25 25-22, 25-21, 25-15 25-15, 25-14, 25-18 25-20, 25-20, 27-29, 25-21 25-27, 20-25, 20-25 25-22, 23-25, 23-25, 22-25 20-25, 25-21, 18-25, 16-25

Away: 6-7 Overall SoCon 1-0 2-0 3-0 4-0 5-0 6-0 6-1 7-1 8-1 8-2 9-2 9-3 9-4 10-4 11-4 12-4 12-5 13-5 13-6 13-7 14-7 15-7 15-8 15-9 16-9 17-9 18-9 18-10 18-11 18-12

Time

0-0 1:32 0-0 1:24 0-0 2:11 0-0 2:25 0-0 1:30 0-0 1:37 0-0 2:11 0-0 1:17 0-0 1:31 0-0 1:34 0-0 1:47 0-0 1:18 0-0 1:55 1-0 1:23 2-0 2:05 3-0 2:04 3-1 1:37 4-1 1:51 4-2 1:44 4-3 1:34 5-3 6-3 1:29 6-4 2:01 6-5 1:18 7-5 1:30 8-5 1:22 9-5 2:12 9-6 1:38 9-7 2:11 9-7 2:00

Neutral: 4-2 Attend

94 98 290 331 408 206 213 301 189 109 93 113 183 402 221 224 254 256 297 156 484 171 168 323 317 311 178 779 487 635

# - High Point Invitational (High Point, N.C.) @ - Appalachian Invitational (Boone, N.C.) $ - Akron Invitational (Akron, Ohio) % - Tarheel Challenge (Chapel Hill, N.C.) * - SoCon Match ^ - SoCon Tournament (Boone, NC.)

2010 TEAM STATS ASU OPP ATTACK Kills................................................1369 1312 Errors............................................. 672 744 Total Attacks..............................4084 4167 Attack Pct.....................................171 .136 Kills/Set........................................12.3 11.8 SET Assists...........................................1251 1225 Assists/Set...................................11.3 11.0 SERVE Aces...............................................125 117 Errors............................................156 169 Aces/Set.......................................1.1 1.1 SERVE RECEPTIONS Errors............................................117 125 Errors/Set....................................1.1 1.1

ASU OPP DEFENSE Digs...............................................1777 1746 Digs/Set....................................... 16.0 15.7 BLOCKING Block Solo......................................54 52 Block Assist.................................. 495 404 Total Blocks.................................301.5 254.0 Blocks/Set.....................................2.7 2.3 Block Errors....................................30 58 Ball Handling Errors.........................46 36 ATTENDANCE Total.............................................. 2852 4673 Dates/Avg Per Date...............11/259 13/359 Neutral site #/Avg.....................6/128 Current win streak.......................0 Home win streak..........................3

MATCH WINS BY NO. OF SETS 1 2 3 4 5 Total Appalachian State 0 0 9 5 4 18 Opponents 0 0 5 6 1 12 SETS WON BY SET 1 2 3 4 5 Total Appalachian State 20 17 14 7 4 62 Opponents 10 13 16 9 1 49 POINTS BY SET 1 2 3 4 5 Total Appalachian State 717 684 671 356 69 2497 Opponents 642 656 642 361 48 2349

2010 SEASON HIGHS TEAM Kills ..............................................64, 2X last at UNCG (Nov. 13) Attacks ..................................................197 at Wofford (Oct. 17) Hitting Pct. .........................................355 vs NC A&T (Aug. 27) Assists ........................................................ 61 at UNCG (Nov. 13) Aces ......................................................... 10 at Wofford (Oct. 17) Total Blocks ..................................15.0, 4X last vs Elon (Oct. 2) Digs ....................................................97 at High Point (Aug. 28) INDIVIDUAL Kills .17, 2X, Kelly Rhein last at Western Carolina (Sept. 29) Attacks .........49, Kelly Rhein at Western Carolina (Sept.29) Hitting Pct. ............588, Alison Blasingame vs UTC (Nov. 6) Assists ...............................................38 at High Point (Aug. 28) Aces ..... 4, Wagner vs GSU (10/24) K. Sauls vs NCAT (8/27) Total Blocks...................9, 4X, Blasingame at ETSU (Aug. 31) Digs ...................32, Courtney Rhein at High Point (Aug. 28)

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2011 APPALACHIAN VOLLEYBALL 2010 OVERALL STATS ATTACK SET SERVE DIG BLOCKING STATS SUMMARY S K K/S E TA Pct A A/S SA SE SA/S RE DIG Dig/S BS BA Total Blk/S BE BHE 1 Courtney Rhein 111 3 0.03 2 17 .059 84 0.76 1 7 0.01 16 532 4.79 0 0 0 0.00 0 12 2 Maggie Seeds 107 241 2.25 105 621 .219 2 0.02 0 2 0.00 3 37 0.35 7 77 84 0.79 4 0 3 Caroline Sedon 111 163 1.47 55 402 .269 17 0.15 28 27 0.25 1 79 0.71 16 134 150 1.35 9 4 4 Lauren Swecker 106 119 1.12 74 524 .086 19 0.18 11 23 0.10 26 264 2.49 0 21 21 0.20 3 2 6 Alison Blasingame 111 204 1.84 82 506 .241 7 0.06 13 16 0.12 1 64 0.58 21 106 127 1.14 6 1 8 Lauren Brown 107 3 0.03 1 12 .167 451 4.21 14 30 0.13 1 134 1.25 0 2 2 0.02 1 11 10 Sophia Palles 4 0 0.00 0 1 .000 2 0.50 0 1 0.00 0 1 0.25 0 0 0 0.00 0 0 11 Prescott Lederer 1 2 2.00 0 2 1.000 0 0.00 0 0 0.00 0 0 0.00 1 0 1 1.00 0 0 12 Kasey Sauls 109 19 0.17 8 74 .149 643 5.90 20 21 0.18 0 232 2.13 0 12 12 0.11 3 12 15 Kelly Rhein 78 178 2.28 111 597 .112 10 0.13 13 12 0.17 22 196 2.51 2 40 42 0.54 1 2 17 Anna Wagner 89 209 2.35 129 694 .115 7 0.08 25 17 0.28 25 200 2.25 3 32 35 0.39 2 2 18 Jessica Eley 6 3 0.50 1 12 .167 1 0.17 0 0 0.00 0 2 0.33 0 5 5 0.83 0 0 21 Meghann Forshey 103 225 2.18 104 622 .195 8 0.08 0 0 0.00 0 36 0.35 4 66 70 0.68 1 0 TEAM 22 APPALACHIAN 111 1369 12.33 672 4084 .171 1251 11.27 125 156 1.13 117 1777 16.01 54 495 301.5 2.72 30 46 Opponents 111 1312 11.82 744 4167 .136 1225 11.04 117 169 1.05 125 1746 15.73 52 404 254.0 2.29 58 36

2010 SOUTHERN CONFERENCE STATS ATTACK SET SERVE DIG BLOCKING STATS SUMMARY S K K/S E TA Pct A A/S SA SE SA/S RE DIG Dig/S BS BA Total Blk/S BE BHE 1 Courtney Rhein 58 2 0.03 1 12 .083 52 0.90 1 4 0.02 6 288 4.97 0 0 0 0.00 0 7 2 Maggie Seeds 58 136 2.34 59 358 .215 1 0.02 0 2 0.00 2 26 0.45 1 46 47 0.81 3 0 3 Caroline Sedon 58 93 1.60 36 237 .241 10 0.17 19 16 0.33 1 42 0.72 8 79 87 1.50 4 3 4 Lauren Swecker 56 86 1.54 44 335 .125 8 0.14 6 9 0.11 17 130 2.32 0 13 13 0.23 2 2 6 Alison Blasingame 58 124 2.14 38 276 .312 4 0.07 6 5 0.10 1 33 0.57 10 52 62 1.07 5 0 8 Lauren Brown 57 1 0.02 1 5 .000 247 4.33 9 16 0.16 1 73 1.28 0 2 2 0.04 1 5 10 Sophia Palles 4 0 0.00 0 1 .000 2 0.50 0 1 0.00 0 1 0.25 0 0 0 0.00 0 0 12 Kasey Sauls 56 15 0.27 5 47 .213 348 6.21 10 11 0.18 0 118 2.11 0 8 8 0.14 2 7 15 Kelly Rhein 28 54 1.93 47 209 .033 4 0.14 5 3 0.18 7 74 2.64 0 13 13 0.46 0 2 17 Anna Wagner 52 134 2.58 68 428 .154 3 0.06 16 12 0.31 16 146 2.81 2 24 26 0.50 1 2 18 Jessica Eley 3 2 0.67 1 10 .100 1 0.33 0 0 0.00 0 2 0.67 0 3 3 1.00 0 0 21 Meghann Forshey 50 93 1.86 53 278 .144 1 0.02 0 0 0.00 0 16 0.32 3 29 32 0.64 1 0 TEAM 6 APPALACHIAN 58 740 12.76 353 2196 .176 681 11.74 72 79 1.24 57 949 16.36 24 269 158.5 2.73 19 28 Opponents 58 721 12.43 368 2205 .160 672 11.59 57 87 0.98 72 932 16.07 24 248 148.0 2.55 33 18

2010 MOUNTAINEERS

Front row (l-r): Jessica Eley, Lindsey Sauls, Kasey Sauls, Courtney Rhein, Lauren Brown, Lauren Swecker and Kelly Rhein Back Row (l-r): Volunteer coach Charlie Buzogany, manager Adam Grant, student assistant coach Becca Norris, Maggie Seeds, Kelsey Kuehner, Alison Blasingame, Prescott Ledere, Caroline Sedon, Meghann Forshey, Anna Wagner, Sophia Palles, head coach Matt Ginipro, assistant coach Sam Dabbs and assistant coach Kolby O’Donnell

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2011 APPALACHIAN VOLLEYBALL 2010 SOUTHERN CONFERENCE FINAL STANDINGS SoCon Overall Team Record Pct Home Away Neutral Streak Record Pct Home Away Neutral Streak North Elon 11-5 Appalachian State 9-7 UNCG 9-7 Samford 8-8 Chattanooga 7-9 Western Carolina 1-15 South Coll. of Charleston 15-1 Georgia Southern 14-2 Furman 11-5 Davidson 7-9 Wofford 3-13 The Citadel 1-15

.688 7-1 .563 6-2 .563 6-2 .500 5-3 .438 4-4 .063 1-7

4-4 3-5 3-5 3-5 3-5 0-8

0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0

.938 .875 .688 .438 .188 .063

7-1 7-1 4-4 3-5 1-7 0-8

0-0 W12 0-0 W2 0-0 L1 0-0 L2 0-0 W1 0-0 L5

8-0 7-1 7-1 4-4 2-6 1-7

SELECTIONS First Team Elyse Chubb, College of Charleston MH, Jr. Cole Dawley, College of Charleston S, Sr. Sarah Havel, College of Charleston MB, Jr. Sarabeth Peele, Davidson OH, Sr. Kelly Kirby, Furman RS/S, Jr. Parker Small, Georgia Southern MH, Jr. Kate Van Dyke, Georgia Southern S, So. Second Team Courtney Rhein, Appalachian State L, So. Ginny Phillips, College of Charleston RS, Sr. Caroline Lemke, Elon MB, Jr. Sarah Schermerhorn, Elon MB, Sr. Chandler Ambrester, Furman OH, So. Bethany Sanford, Georgia Southern OH, Jr. Elizabeth Neisler, Samford OH, So. All-Freshman Madelyn McGinnis, College of Charleston OH Sarah McCarthy, Furman S Enjoli Johnson, Georgia Southern MH Kellie Orewiler, UNCG L Katie Murphy, Samford MB Morgan Cochran, Western Carolina L Amanda Liguori, Wofford OH

W4 L2 W2 L2 W2 L13

21-14 .600 10-3 6-7 18-12 .600 8-4 6-6 22-12 .647 10-3 6-6 14-17 .452 8-5 3-8 12-20 .375 5-7 5-8 6-26 .188 6-12 0-10

5-4 L1 4-2 L3 6-3 L1 3-4 L3 2-5 W2 0-4 L14

29-6 . 829 27-9 .750 17-12 . 586 16-18 .471 13-21 .382 7-25 .219

6-2 5-5 4-3 4-4 3-5 3-5

2010

14-2 9-2 13-1 9-3 8-1 5-8 6-7 6-7 4-8 6-8 3-7 1-13

L1 L1 L2 L3 W1 L2

TOURNAMENT NOVEMBER 19-21

QUARTERFINALS • FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 19 (at Holmes Center; Boone, N.C.) #2N UNCG 3, vs. #3S Furman 2 #1S College of Charleston 3, vs. #4N Samford 1 #1N Elon 3, vs. No. #4S Davidson, 0 #2N Georgia Southern 3, vs. No. 3N Appalachian State 1

SEMIFINALS • SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 20 (at Holmes Center; Boone, N.C.) #1S College of Charleston 3, vs. #2N UNCG 1 #2S Georgia Southern 3, vs. #1N Elon 1

FINALS • SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 21 (at Holmes Center; Boone, N.C.) #2S Georgia Southern 3, vs. #1S College of Charleston 0 2010 All-Tournament Team Sarah Schermerhorn, Elon Kayren Finney, UNCG Elyse Chubb, College of Charleston Sarah Havel, College of Charleston Sarah Gildersleeve, Georgia Southern Bethany Sanford, Georgia Southern Kate Van Dyke, Georgia Southern 2010 Tournament MVP Kate Van Dyke, Georgia Southern

Player of the Year Cole Dawley, College of Charleston S, Sr. Freshman of the Year Katie Murphy, Samford OH Libero of the Year Paula Passmore, Chattanooga So. Coach of the Year Mary Tendler, Elon

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Week 1 Week 2 Week 3 Week 4 Week 5 Week 6 Week 7 Week 8 Week 9 Week 10 Week 11 Week 12

2010 SOCON PLAYERS OF THE WEEK OFFENSIVE DEFENSIVE

Whitney Russell, CofC Hillary Fountain, Samford Courtney Barnes, UTC Kelly Kirby, Furman Parker Small, GSU Sarabeth Peele, Davidson Sarabeth Peel, Davidson Parker Small, GSU Kate Van Dyke, GSU Elizabeth Neisler, Samford Cole Dawley, CofC Elyse Chubb, CofC

Kayren Finney, UNCG Alison Blasingame, ASU Paige Johnson, CofC Paula Passmore, UTC Ashley Roe, GSU Kelly Kirby, Furman Kayren Finney, UNCG Sarah Havel, CofC Sarah Havel, CofC Paula Passmore, UTC Alexis Bauer, Samford Sarah Schermerhorn, Elon

FRESHMAN

Katie Murphy, Samford Sarah McCarthy, Furman Erin Bucherl, The Citadel Kellie Orewiler, UNCG Jennfier Kuroski, UTC Cali Estes, Elon Katie Murphy, Samford Amanda Liguori, Wofford Nicole Jeschelnik, GSU Lauren LaRocque, GSU Sarah McCarthy, Furman Kellie Orewiler, UNCG


2011 APPALACHIAN VOLLEYBALL Appalachian State

Championships

Southern Conference Regular Season Championships 1984 1986 1990 1992 1994 1995 2003 2004 Southern Conference Tournament Championships 1984 1991 1993 1994

ASU SOCON TOURNAMENT RECORDS By Round Win Loss Quarterfinals 14 6 Semifinals 11 9 Finals 4 7 Totals 29 22

Pct. .700 .550 .364 .568

By Opponent Win Loss Pct. Chattanooga 4 3 .571 Coll. of Charleston 0 2 .000 Davidson 4 1 .800 East Tennessee St. 6 1 .857 Elon 1 0 1.000 Furman 5 4 .555 Georgia Southern 2 3 .400 Marshall 4 1 .800 The Citadel 0 0 — UNC Greensboro 1 2 .333 Western Carolina 2 5 .285 Wofford 0 0 — Totals 29 22 .568

ASU SoCon TOURNAMENT RECORDS Year Season Champ. Tournament Champ. Tournament Runner-up 1983 Western Carolina Western Carolina East Tennessee St. 1984 Appalachian State Appalachian State Western Carolina 1985 Western Carolina Western Carolina Appalachian State 1986(tie) Appalachian State Western Carolina Appalachian State Western Carolina 1987 East Tennessee State Chattanooga Furman 1988 East Tennessee State Marshall Western Carolina 1989(tie) E. Tenn. State/ East Tennessee State Western Carolina Western Carolina 1990 Appalachian State Furman Appalachian State 1991 East Tennessee State Appalachian State East Tennessee State 1992 Appalachian State East Tennessee State Appalachian State 1993 Furman Appalachian State Furman 1994 Appalachian State Appalachian State Furman 1995 Appalachian State Marshall East Tennessee 1996 Marshall Chattanooga Appalachian State 1997 Chattanooga Chattanooga Western Carolina 1998 Chattanooga Chattanooga Western Carolina 1999 Davidson Davidson Chattanooga 2000 Davidson Davidson Furman 2001 College of Charleston Georgia Southern Chattanooga 2002(tie) Coll. of Charleston Coll. of Charleston Georgia Southern Georgia Southern 2003 N: Appalachian St. Georgia Southern College of Charleston S (tie): C of C/GSU 2004 N: Appalachian St. College of Charleston Appalachian State S: College of Charleston 2005 College of Charleston College of Charleston Appalachian State 2006 College of Charleston College of Charleston UNC Greensboro 2007 College of Charleston College of Charleston UNC Greensboro 2008 N: Samford Furman College of Charleston S: College of Charleston 2009 N: Samford College of Charleston Furman S: Furman 2010 N: Elon Georgia Southern College of Charleston

YEAR-BY-YEAR APPALACHIAN SoCon TOURNAMENT RESULTS Year Opponent Round* W/L Score Site 1983 Furman QF W 3-0 Johnson City, Tenn. Western Carolina SF L 0-3 Johnson City, Tenn. 1984 Chattanooga SF W 3-0 Cullowhee, N.C. Western Carolina F W 3-2 Cullowhee, N.C. 1985 East Tennessee State QF W 3-1 Boone, N.C. Marshall SF W 3-0 Boone, N.C. Western Carolina F L 2-3 Boone, N.C. 1986 Furman SF W 3-1 Greenville, S.C. Western Carolina F L 1-3 Greenville, S.C. 1987 Marshall QF W 3-1 Huntington, W. Va. Furman SF L 1-3 Huntington, W. Va. 1988 Marshall SF L 0-3 Chattanooga, Tenn. 1989 Chattanooga QF W 3-0 Johnson City, Tenn. Western Carolina SF L 1-3 Johnson City, Tenn. 1990 East Tennessee State SF W 3-2 Cullowhee, N.C. Furman F L 2-3 Cullowhee, N.C. 1991 Chattanooga SF W 3-2 Greenville, S.C. East Tennessee State F W 3-1 Greenville, S.C. 1992 Georgia Southern QF W 3-0 Greenville, S.C. Marshall SF W 3-0 Greenville, S.C. East Tennessee State F L 2-3 Greenville, S.C. 1993 Davidson QF W 3-0 Huntington, W. Va. East Tennessee State SF W 3-1 Huntington, W. Va. Furman F W 3-1 Huntington, W. Va. 1994 Chattanooga QF W 3-0 Chattanooga, Tenn. East Tennessee State SF W 3-2 Chattanooga, Tenn. Furman F W 3-2 Chattanooga, Tenn. 1995 Georgia Southern QF L 2-3 Davidson, N.C. 1996 East Tennessee State QF W 3-1 Statesboro, Ga. Marshall SF W 3-2 Statesboro, Ga. Chattanooga F L 2-3 Statesboro, Ga. 1997 UNC Greensboro QF W 3-1 Statesboro, Ga. Chattanooga SF L 0-3 Statesboro, Ga. 1998 Furman QF L 2-3 Boone, N.C. 1999 Chattanooga QF L 0-3 Cullowhee, N.C. 2000 Western Carolina QF L 2-3 Charleston, S.C. 2001 Did Not Qualify 2002 Davidson QF L 0-3 Davidson, N.C. 2003 Davidson QF W 3-0 Chattanooga, Tenn. Georgia Southern SF L 2-3 Chattanooga, Tenn. 2004 Davidson QF W 3-0 Cullowhee, N.C. Georgia Southern SF W 3-1 Cullowhee, N.C Coll. of Charleston F L 1-3 Cullowhee, N.C. 2005 Western Carolina QF W 3-2 Statesboro, Ga. Furman SF W 3-1 Statesboro, Ga. Coll. of Charleston F L 0-3 Statesboro, Ga. 2006 Elon QF W 3-0 Boone, N.C. UNC Greensboro SF L 1-3 Boone, N.C. 2007 Davidson QF W 3-1 Chattanooga, Tenn. UNC Greensboro SF L 3-1 Chattanooga, Tenn. 2008 D id Not Qualify 2009 Furman SF L 0-3 Greenville, S.C. 2010 Georgia Southern QF L 1-3 Boone, N.C. * QF — Quarterfinals; SF — Semifinals; F — Finals

APPALACHIAN IN THE NCAA TOURNAMENT

Year Opponent 1993 1994

Idaho Towson State Georgia

Round

W/L

First round L Play-in match W First round L

Score

0-3 (15-5, 15-8, 15-2) 3-0 (15-9, 15-12, 15-11) 0-3 (15-6, 15-4, 15-5)

APPALACHIAN IN THE NIVC TOURNAMENT

Year Opponent 1991

William & Mary Northern Illinois Santa Clara Villanova

Round

First round First round First round First round

W/L Score L L L L

0-3 0-3 0-3 0-3

S: College of Charleston

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2011 APPALACHIAN VOLLEYBALL ALL-TIME SoCon HONORS SoCon Player of the Year

1994 Heidi McElhaney 2004 Stefanie Panzer 2007 Brittany Zahn

Brittany Zahn

SoCon Libero of the Year 2004 Kali Rumberger

SoCon Coach of the Year

1984 1986 1988 1992 1994 2004 2007

Toni Wyatt Toni Wyatt Traci Blankenship Dave Markland Dave Markland Chad Callihan Matt Ginipro

1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 2000

Traci Blankenship Lois Grier Donna Bishop Traci Blankenship Traci Blankenship Pam Huskey Angela Haas Kristen Smith Kris Zubay Tammy Craig Kim Warren Tammy Craig Kris Zubay Tammy Craig Sabrina Hill Kim Nelson Joanne Myers Kim Nelson Deanna Keen Heidi McElhaney Miriam Sealy Kathy Granack Sheri Leverette Paula Levay Paula Levay Jennifer Rumfeldt Karen Nielson Tiffany White

2004 2005 2006 2007

Amber Mangrum Stefanie Panzer Stefanie Panzer Brittany Zahn Brittany Zahn

1990 1992 1993 1994 1995 1998 2003 2004 2005 2007 2010

Sabrina Hill Joanne Myers Deanna Keen Heidi McElhaney Kathy Granack Amy Kolomechuk Amy Kolomechuk Paula Leavy Tiffany White Amber Mangrum Chrissy Finch Kali Rumberger Dianna Thomas Dianna Thomas Courtney Rhein

SoCon tournament MVP

1991 Rachael Wade 1993 Heidi McElhaney 1994 Sheri Leverette

First Team All-SoCon

Stefanie Panzer 2003 Katherine Dean

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Second Team All-SoCon

SoCon all-tournament team

1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1996 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2010

Kymm Ballard Traci Blankenship Kristen Smith Angela Haas Kristen Smith Kris Zubay Kim Warren Tammy Craig Kris Zubay Tammy Craig Joanne Myers Sabrina Hill Kim Nelson Rachael Wade Sandra Love Kim Nelson Sheri Leverette Heidi McElhaney Kathy Granack Sheri Leverette Miriam Sealy Paula Levay Miriam Sealy Katherine Dean Chrissy Finch Stefanie Panzer Stefanie Panzer Brittany Zahn Dianna Thomas Lorelle Rau Maja Jechorek

1985 1986 1987 1988 1989

Pam Huskey (Sept. 24) Mikki Richt (Sept. 29) Kristen Smith (Oct. 18) Angela Hass (Nov. 3) Kris Zubay (Oct. 26) Tammy Craig (Oct. 2, Nov. 7) Tammy Craig (Week Two)

1990 1991 1993 1994

Tammy Craig (Week One) Kim Nelson (Week One) Deanna Keen (Week Seven) Heidi McElhaney (Week Eight) Miriam Sealey (Week Two) Heidi McElhaney (Week Three)

Lorelle Rau 1995 1996 1997 1998 2000 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2009 2010

Amy Kolomechuk (Week Four) Sherri Leverette (Sept. 19) April Sorrells (Oct. 3) Erica Bahry (Oct. 10, Nov. 7) Miriam Sealey (Week 12) Paula Levay (Week Nine) Stephanie Young (Week Four) Tiffany White (Nov. 6, Nov. 13) Amber Mangrum (Nov. 10) Chrissy Finch (Sept. 13)

Stefanie Panzer (Sept. 27, Oct. 25, Nov. 8)

Stefanie Panzer (Oct. 17, Oct. 24) Cassie Engelgau (Sept. 18) Dianna Thomas (Oct. 9) Carla Durham (Oct. 15) Brittany Zahn (Oct. 8, Oct. 22) Maja Jechorek (Nov. 16) Alison Blasingame (Sept. 6)

SoCon Student-Athlete of the Week

2007 Lorelle Rau (Nov. 8) Dianna Thomas (Oct. 31) 2007 Maggie Seeds (Nov.10)

SoCon Player of the Month

2007 Brittany Zahn (October)

AVCA honors

2004 Stefanie Panzer All-American Honorable Mention All-Region 2005 Stefanie Panzer All-Region Honorable Mention 2007 Brittany Zahn All-American Honorable Mention All-Region

ESPN The Magazine/CoSIDA Honors

2007 Dianna Thomas Second Team Academic All-America First Team All-District

SoCon Player of the Week Dianna Thomas


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he Southern Conference, which is in its 91st season of intercollegiate competition in 2011-12, is a national leader in emphasizing the development of the student-athlete and in helping to build lifelong leaders and role models. The Southern Conference has been on the forefront of innovation and originality in developing creative solutions to address issues facing intercollegiate athletics. From establishing the first conference basketball tournament (1921), tackling the issue of freshmen eligibility (1922), developing women’s championships (1984), to becoming the first conference to install the three-point goal in basketball (1980), the Southern Conference has been a pioneer. The Southern Conference is the nation’s fifth-oldest NCAA Division I collegiate athletic association. Only the Big Ten (1896), the Missouri Valley (1907), the Pacific 10 (1915) and the Southwestern Athletic (1920) conferences are older in terms of origination. Academic excellence has been a major part of the Southern Conference’s tradition. Hundreds of Southern Conference student-athletes have been recognized on ESPN The Magazine/CoSIDA Academic All-America and all-district teams. A total of 19 Rhodes Scholarship winners have been selected from conference institutions. The conference currently consists of 12 members in five states throughout the Southeast and sponsors 19 varsity sports and championships that produce participants for NCAA Division I Championships. The Southern Conference offices are located in the historic Beaumont Mill in Spartanburg, S.C. A textile mill that was in operation from 1880 until 1999, Beaumont Mill was renovated in 2004 and today offers the league first class meeting areas and offices as well as a spacious library for storage of the conference’s historical documents. Membership History n Feb. 25, 1921, representatives from 14 of the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association’s (SIAA) 30 members met at Atlanta’s Piedmont Hotel to establish the Southern Intercollegiate Conference. On hand at the inaugural meeting were officials from Alabama, Alabama Polytechnic Institute (Auburn), Clemson, Georgia, Georgia School of Technology (Georgia Tech), Kentucky, Maryland, Mississippi A&M (Mississippi State), North Carolina, North Carolina State, Tennessee, Virginia, Virginia Polytechnic Institute (Virginia Tech) and Washington & Lee. Dr. S.V. Sanford of Georgia was chosen as acting chairman and N.W. Dougherty of Tennessee was named secretary. The decision to form a new athletic conference was motivated by the desire to have a workable number of conference games for each league member. With 30 schools in the SIAA by the early 1920s, it was impossible to play every school at least once during the regular season and many schools went several years between playing some conference members. In addition, in 1920, the SIAA voted down proposed rules that an athlete must be in a college a year before playing on its teams and refused to abolish a rule permitting athletes to play summer baseball for money. Play began in the fall of 1921 and a year later, six more schools joined the fledgling league including Tulane (which had attended the inaugural meeting but had elected not to join), Florida, Louisiana (LSU), Mississippi, South Carolina and Vanderbilt. VMI joined in 1925 and Duke was added in 1929. By the 1930s, membership in the Southern Conference had reached 23 schools. C.P. “Sally” Miles of Virginia Tech, president of the Southern Conference, called the annual league meeting to order on Dec. 9, 1932 at the Farragut Hotel in Knoxville, Tenn. Georgia’s Dr. Sanford announced that 13 institutions west and south of the Appalachian Mountains were reorganizing as the Southeastern Conference. Members of the new league included Alabama, Alabama Polytechnic Institute, Florida, Georgia, Georgia School of Technology, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Mississippi A&M, University of the South, Tennessee, Tulane and Vanderbilt. According to the minutes of the meeting, Dr. Sanford stated that the division was made along geographical lines. Florida’s Dr. J.J. Tigert, acting as spokesman for the withdrawing group, regretted the move but believed it was necessary as the Southern Conference had grown too large. The resignations were accepted and the withdrawing schools formed the new league which began play in 1932. The Southern Conference continued with membership of 10 institutions including Clemson, Duke, Maryland, North Carolina, North Carolina State, South Carolina, Virginia, VMI, Virginia Tech and Washington & Lee. The second major shift occurred some 20 years later. By 1952, the Southern Conference included 17 colleges and universities. Another split occurred when seven schools including Clemson, Duke, Maryland, North Carolina, North Carolina State, South Carolina and Wake Forest departed to form the Atlantic Coast Conference which began play in 1953. The revamped Southern Conference included members The Citadel, Davidson, Furman, George Washington, Richmond, VMI, Virginia Tech, Washington & Lee, West Virginia and William & Mary. Today, the league continues to thrive with a membership that includes 12 institutions and a footprint that spans five states: Tennessee, North Carolina, South Carolina, Alabama and Georgia. Current league members are Appalachian State, College of Charleston, The Citadel, Davidson, Elon, Furman, Georgia Southern, UNC Greensboro, Samford, Chattanooga, Western Carolina and Wofford.

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Leadership ohn Iamarino was officially named commissioner of the conference on January 2, 2006. Iamarino has promoted the Southern Conference through an ambitious agenda which has improved competition, upgraded compliancerelated matters, launched the conference’s Hall of Fame and increased the marketing and brand awareness of the conference and its member institutions. The Southern Conference named its first commissioner in December 1950. Duke head football coach Wallace Wade made the transition from Blue Devil football coach to athletics administration as the first person at the helm of the conference. Lloyd Jordan replaced Wade as the commissioner in 1960 and served a 14-year term until Ken Germann became the league head in 1974. Germann was the commissioner for 13 years and orchestrated the league’s expansion to include women’s athletics. In 1987, he was succeeded by Dave Hart who spearheaded the transfer of the league office from Charlotte, N.C., to Asheville, N.C. Wright Waters succeeded Hart upon his retirement in 1991. Under Waters’ leadership, the Southern Conference expanded to 12 members, added three women’s sports and posted record revenue from the basketball tournament. Waters, who is currently the commissioner of the Sun Belt Conference, was followed by Alfred B. White in 1998. White, a veteran member of the NCAA office, introduced the current conference logo and elevated the conference’s commitment to marketing and development of corporate partners. Danny Morrison headed the conference from 2001-2005 and orchestrated the league’s move from Asheville, N.C., to Spartanburg, S.C. Under Morrison’s leadership, the conference increased its marketing and promotional efforts.

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Championship History he first Southern Conference Championship was the league basketball tournament held in Atlanta in 1922. The North Carolina Tar Heels won the tournament to become the first recognized league champion in any sport. The Southern Conference Tournament remains the oldest of its kind in college basketball. Commissioner Germann spearheaded the Southern Conference’s expansion to include women’s athletics during the 1983-84 season. That year, league championships were held in volleyball, basketball and tennis. Cross country joined the mix in 1985 and the league began holding indoor and outdoor track championships in 1988. Most recently, the conference instituted golf and softball championships in the spring of 1994 and added soccer in the fall of 1994. The Germann Cup, named in honor of the former commissioner, annually recognizes the top women’s athletics programs in the conference. From its humble beginnings, women’s athletics have become an integral part of the Southern Conference and its success. The Southern Conference declares champions in 10 men’s sports - football, soccer, cross country, basketball, indoor track and field, outdoor track and field, wrestling, baseball, tennis and golf - and nine women’s sports - soccer, volleyball, cross country, basketball, indoor track and field, outdoor track & field, tennis, golf and softball.

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SOUTHERN CONFERENCE MEMBERS

Alabama (1921-1932) Appalachian State (1971-present) Auburn (1921-1932) College of Charleston (1998-present) Chattanooga (1976-present) The Citadel (1936-present) Clemson (1921-1953) Davidson (1936-1988, 1991-present) Duke (1928-1953) East Carolina (1964-1976) East Tennessee State (1978-2005) Elon (2003-present) Florida (1922-1932) Furman (1936-present) George Washington (1936-1970) Georgia (1921-1932) Georgia Southern (1991-present) Georgia Tech (1921-1932) Kentucky (1921-1932) Louisiana State (1922-1932) Marshall (1976-1997) Maryland (1921-1953)

Mississippi (1922-1932) Mississippi State (1921-1932) North Carolina (1921-1953) North Carolina at Greensboro (1997-present) North Carolina State (1921-1953) Richmond (1936-1976) Samford (2008-present) South Carolina (1922-1953) Tennessee (1921-1932) Tulane (1922-1932) University of the South (1922-1932) Vanderbilt (1922-1932) Virginia (1921-1937) VMI (1924-2003) Virginia Tech (1921-1965) Wake Forest (1936-1953) Washington & Lee (1921-1958) West Virginia (1950-1968) Western Carolina (1976-present) William & Mary (1936-1977) Wofford (1997-present)

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ppalachian’s Commissioner’s Cup title is its sixth-straight, 19th in the past 20 years, 26th in the past 28 years and 31st overall. No other conference school has won the Commissioner’s Cup more than five times since its inception in 1969-70 and no current SoCon member besides ASU has claimed it more than once.

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hanks to championships in four of the 10 men’s sports, the Mountaineers cruised to this year’s Commissioner’s Cup crown with 91 points in the all-sports standings, 13 better than second-place UNC Greensboro. Appalachian was buoyed to the title by its record-tying sixth-consecutive SoCon football championship and its second-straight men’s cross country/indoor track and field/outdoor track and field triple crown.

Senior Sam Ramirez was named the SoCon Player of the Year for the 2010-11 season.

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n the women’s side, the race was the closest in SoCon history, with Appalachian edging defending champion Samford by a half-point for ASU’s ninth Germann Cup title and first since 2006-07. The Mountaineers finished in first or second place in over half of the league’s nine women’s sports, winning championships in women’s basketball and indoor and outdoor track and field and placing second in cross country and softball.

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n addition to this year, Appalachian also won both the Commissioner’s and Germann Cups in 1986-87, 1987-88, 1988-89, 1989-90, 1991-92, 2005-06 and 2006-07.

Women’s outdoor track and field com pleted the sweep of track and field titles for the Apps , as the squad won its 17th outdoor crown in school histo ry in 2011. tured a record The Black and Gold cap in 2010. title on SoC ght trai sixth-s

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Women’s basketball posted the most wins in program history and won its first SoCo n regular season title since the 1995-96 season.


2011 APPALACHIAN VOLLEYBALL

S E H

C A O C E H E RS T H T T EE E T E IN S ME E T M TA N N E U N O O P M P W O E I 1 1 V 0 E 2 R N I 0 N 1 O 0 2 C O S D E N A TH Y S R D N O R T O I S CO I T A IES H RE R T T I S I L I N I AC M F D U S A ND A A S I S I H T 2011 Appalachian State Volleyball | 41


2011 APPALACHIAN VOLLEYBALL ALL-TIME APPALACHIAN HEAD COACHES

TONY WYATT 1972-75 233-126 (.649)

DR. JUDY CLARKE 1972-75

BETH MILLER 1969-71

DAVE MARKLAND 1992-98 154-89 (.634)

CHRIS REDDING 1999-2002 44-78 (.361)

CHAD CALLIHAN 2003-06 65-34 (.657)

TRACI BLANKENSHIP-MCGEE 1987-91 79-76 (.510)

MATT GINIPRO 2007-PRESENT 58-68 (.460)

YEAR-BY-YEAR RESULTS (1981-PRESENT) YEAR 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998

1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010

TOTALS

OVERALL SOCON HOME AWAY NEUTRAL HEAD COACH 32-9 — 17-7 3-1 12-1 Toni Wyatt 28-5 ­­— 6-1 4-3 18-1 Toni Wyatt 8-14 7-4 3-3 1-6 4-5 Toni Wyatt 23-7 9-1 6-2 5-4 12-1 Toni Wyatt 30-8 3-2 8-2 7-2 15-4 Toni Wyatt 22-9 4-1 8-1 4-3 10-5 Toni Wyatt 19-11 8-6 5-2 5-4 9-5 Traci Blankenship 12-14 7-4 6-2 3-6 3-6 Traci Blankenship 11-17 4-8 6-4 2-8 3-5 Traci Blankenship 20-12 8-2 10-3 5-5 5-4 Traci Blankenship-McGee 17-22 7-3 7-6 5-6 5-10 Traci Blankenship-McGee 27-10 7-0 6-3 9-4 12-3 Dave Markland 25-13 5-2 8-2 6-8 11-3 Dave Markland 30-6 14-0 9-0 13-5 8-1 Dave Markland 23-11 13-1 10-2 10-5 3-4 Dave Markland 17-16 9-5 6-4 7-6 4-6 Dave Markland 19-14 10-6 8-3 7-7 4-4 Dave Markland 13-19

9-9 6-4 8-20 7-13 4-10 17-15 14-6 8-3 4-25 4-16 2-8 15-18 9-11 6-5 16-16 13-5 6-3 26-8 15-1 11-2 23-10 14-4 10-3 23-10 15-3 12-3 19-14 14-4 8-2 7-25 3-15 1-8 14-17 10-6 9-3 18-12 9-7 8-3

5-10

2-5 Dave Markland 4-9 0-1 Chris Redding 6-9 3-3 Chris Redding 2-13 0-4 Chris Redding 5-10 4-3 Chris Redding 8-5 2-8 Chad Callihan 10-3 5-3 Chad Callihan 10-3 3-4 Chad Callihan 7-5 4-2 Chad Callihan 7-6 4-6 Matt Ginipro 2-10 1-6 Matt Ginipro 3-10 2-4 Matt Ginipro 6-7 4-2 Matt Ginipro

566-407 251-145 220-104 171-184

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2011 APPALACHIAN VOLLEYBALL YEAR-BY-YEAR TEAM STATISTICS (1984-PRESENT) Year Head Coach Overall SoCon SP K E TA Pct. A SA SE RE Dig BS BA BE BHE 1984 Toni Wyatt 23-7 9-1 109 1342 407 3724 .251 — 188 205 213 — 486 470 311 346 1985 Toni Wyatt 30-8 3-2 123 1784 347 4632 .310 — 164 299 169 — 289 152 126 295 1986 Toni Wyatt 22-9 4-1 105 1282 425 3106 .276 1143 141 152 222 1147 187 130 125 — 1987 Traci Blankenship 19-11 8-6 105 1318 634 3644 .188 1188 180 223 301 — 119 180 145 — 1988 Traci Blankenship 12-14 7-4 110 1321 578 3839 .194 1089 177 275 176 2257 196 99 296 — 1989 T. Blankenship-McGee 11-17 4-8 107 1148 650 3172 .157 965 332 400 216 1330 99 107 143 81 1990 T. Blankenship-McGee 20-12 8-2 126 1659 773 4513 .196 1489 237 356 169 1795 100 196 93 117 1991 T. Blankenship-McGee 17-22 7-3 142 1836 1011 5194 .159 1555 255 371 304 1957 134 360 101 92 1992 Dave Markland 27-10 7-0 138 1786 746 4747 .219 1560 276 308 190 1808 141 461 212 36 1993 Dave Markland 25-13 5-2 139 1854 822 5364 .192 1627 220 229 179 2484 89 458 161 85 1994 Dave Markland 30-6 14-0 133 1897 710 4931 .241 1645 238 266 160 2107 112 395 113 75 1995 Dave Markland 23-11 13-1 118 1641 713 4652 .199 1394 206 221 152 2289 86 313 99 52 1996 Dave Markland 17-16 9-5 132 1793 585 5076 .184 1528 215 280 203 2145 74 378 105 58 1997 Dave Markland 19-14 10-6 127 1767 912 4750 .180 1555 222 416 220 1606 93 437 96 69 1998 Dave Markland 13-19 9-9 117 1602 848 4445 .170 1396 205 383 218 1550 63 279 113 54 1999 Chris Redding 8-21 7-13 105 1375 776 3830 .156 1138 231 437 212 1185 84 192 93 76 2000 Chris Redding 17-15 14-6 124 1831 938 4946 .181 1586 274 439 191 1786 131 306 119 74 2001 Chris Redding 4-25 4-16 98 1198 703 3466 .143 959 235 414 249 1173 81 210 53 104 2002 Chris Redding 15-18 9-11 118 1665 776 4654 .191 1450 204 367 178 1794 79 373 69 93 2003 Chad Callihan 16-16 13-5 120 1834 746 4667 .233 1581 190 305 199 1791 79 465 65 80 2004 Chad Callihan 26-8 15-1 130 1987 781 5172 .233 1777 205 273 148 2070 108 445 88 56 2005 Chad Callihan 23-10 14-4 116 1724 678 4420 .237 1555 198 317 176 1800 66 505 76 42 2006 Chad Callihan 23-10 15-3 122 1885 775 4910 .226 1692 199 305 171 2089 72 554 70 61 2007 Matt Ginipro 19-14 14-4 125 1930 779 5054 .228 1737 192 420 199 1930 61 442 104 96 2008 Matt Ginipro 7-25 3-15 121 1461 733 4345 .168 1345 152 264 140 1706 52 394 56 75 2009 Matt Ginipro 14-17 10-6 117 1399 657 4098 .181 1288 117 182 158 1733 67 424 49 42 2010 Matt Ginipro 18-12 9-7 111 1369 672 4084 .171 1251 125 156 117 1777 54 495 30 46

TEAM SINGLE-SEASON RECORDS MATCHES PLAYED

1. 1991...................................................................39 2. 1985...................................................................38 1993...................................................................38 4. 1992...................................................................37 5. 1994...................................................................36

1. 2007.............................................................40.43 2. 2006.............................................................40.26 3. 2000.............................................................39.89 4. 2004.............................................................39.78 5. 2002.............................................................39.44

1. 1985.............................................................. 2. 1986.............................................................. 3. 1984.............................................................. 4. 1994.............................................................. 5. 2005..............................................................

1. 2007.............................................................13.90 2. 2006.............................................................13.87 3. 2004.............................................................13.67 4. 2005.............................................................13.41 5. 2003.............................................................13.18

1. 1989............................................................... 3.10 2. 2001................................................................2.40 3. 2000................................................................2.21 4. 1999................................................................2.20 5. 1992................................................................2.00

SETS PLAYED

1. 1991.................................................................142 2. 1993.................................................................139 3. 1992.................................................................138 4. 1994.................................................................133 5. 1996.................................................................132

KILLS (PER SET)

1. 2006.............................................................15.45 2. 2007.............................................................15.44 3. 2003.............................................................15.28 2004.............................................................15.28 5. 2005.............................................................14.90

FEWEST ERRORS (PER SET)

1. 1985................................................................2.82 2. 1984................................................................3.73 3. 1986................................................................4.05 4. 1996................................................................4.43 5. 1988................................................................5.25

TOTAL ATTEMPTS (PER SET)

FEWEST RECEIVING ERRORS (PER SET)

1. 2010.................................................1.05 2. 2004................................................................1.13 3. 2008................................................................1.16 4. 1994................................................................1.20 5. 1993................................................................1.28

ASSISTS (PER SET)

1. 1988.............................................................20.52 2. 1995.............................................................19.40 3. 1993.............................................................17.87 4. 2006.............................................................17.12 5. 1996.............................................................16.25

SERVICE ACES (PER SET)

1. 1984................................................................4.46 2. 1985................................................................2.35 3. 1988................................................................1.78 4. 1986................................................................1.77 5. 1987................................................................1.13

1. 2010.................................................4.45 2. 2005................................................................4.35 3. 1984................................................................4.31 4. 2003................................................................3.88 5. 2009................................................................3.62

HITTING PERCENTAGE

.310 .276 .251 .241 .237

FEWEST SERVICE ERRORS (PER SET)

1. 2010.................................................1.40 2. 1986................................................................1.45 3. 1993................................................................1.65 4. 1995................................................................1.87 5. 1984................................................................1.88

DIGS (PER SET)

SOLO BLOCKS (PER SET)

BLOCK ASSISTS (PER SET)

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2011 APPALACHIAN VOLLEYBALL TEAM MATCH RECORDS KILLS

1. 105...........................................................vs. Furman (Nov. 20, 1992) 2. 101............................................................vs. Marshall (Nov. 5, 1995) 3. 95......................................................... vs. Davidson (Sept. 18, 1998) 4. 87................................................vs. UNC Asheville (Sept. 11, 1996) 5. 86...........................................................vs. Clemson (Sept. 16, 2000) 6. 85.......................................... vs. UNC Greensboro (Sept. 29, 1997) 85................................................................at Furman (Oct. 27, 2000) 8. 83.................................................. vs. UNC Asheville (Sept. 9, 1992) 83.............................................at Western Carolina (Nov. 14, 2004) 10. 81.................................... at East Tennessee State (Sept. 24, 2004) 81.................................................. vs. UNC Asheville (Sept. 7, 1993) 81..................................................... at Chattanooga (Oct. 13, 2000) 81.................................... at College of Charleston (Oct. 27, 2007)

TOTAL ATTEMPTS

1. 294............................................................vs. Marshall (Nov. 5, 1994) 2. 291...........................................................vs. Furman (Nov. 20, 1994) 3. 238.................................................vs. Chattanooga (Oct. 28, 1991) 4. 228..................................vs. East Tennessee State (Oct. 24, 1996) 228....................................... vs. UNC Greensboro (Sept. 29, 1997) 6. 225....................................................at Chattanooga (Nov. 2, 2003) 7. 220.................................................at New Orleans (Sept. 11, 2004) 220................................................ at Chattanooga (Sept. 25, 2004) 220........................................ vs. Western Carolina (Nov. 18, 2005) 220..............................vs. College of Charleston (Sept. 23, 2006)

SERVICE ACES

1. 24..................................................vs. Chattanooga (Sept. 16, 1989) 24..................................................vs. Chattanooga (Sept. 16, 1989) 3. 21......................................................vs. Lenoir-Rhyne (Oct. 5, 1989) 4. 19.................................................... vs. East Carolina (Oct. 14, 1989) 19.....................................................vs. East Carolina (Sept. 9, 1989) 6. 17...........................................vs. Georgia Southern (Oct. 13, 1989) 17...................................... at East Tennessee State (Oct. 10, 2000) 8. 16........................................................... vs. Winthrop (Oct. 31, 1989) 16.................................................... vs. Jacksonville (Sept. 21, 1991) 16............................................ vs. Western Carolina (Oct. 27, 1990) 16...............................................................vs. Radford (Sept. 6, 1989)

DIGS

1. 200.......................................................... vs. Marshall (Oct. 11, 1985) 2. 185................................................vs. Virginia Tech (Sept. 16, 1985) 3. 170.............................................................vs. Marshall (Oct. 5, 1985) 4. 159............................................................vs. Marshall (Nov. 5, 1995) 5. 158............................................vs. Western Carolina (Oct. 5, 1985) 6. 154...........................................................vs. Furman (Nov. 20, 1994) 7. 144........................................................ vs. Winthrop (Oct. 10, 1985) 8. 122............................................................vs. Furman (Oct. 22, 1985) 122...............................................vs. UNC Asheville (Oct. 11, 1995) 10. 121............................................................vs. Stetson (Oct. 22, 1988)

SOLO BLOCKS

1. 25.................................................. vs. UNC Asheville (Sept. 4, 1991) 2. 22........................................................... vs. Winthrop (Oct. 10, 1985) 3. 19............................................................. vs. N.C. State (Oct. 5, 1982) 4. 18...............................................................vs. Stetson (Oct. 22, 1988) 5. 17............................vs. Virginia Commonwealth (Sept. 27, 1985) 17.............................................................vs. Furman (Sept. 27, 1985) 7. 16.......................................... vs. UNC Wilmington (Sept. 18, 1985) 16........................................................... vs. Marshall (Sept. 17, 1988) 9. 14............................................... vs. UNC Charlotte (Sept. 26, 1997) 10. 13...................................................vs. Virginia Tech (Sept. 16, 1985)

BLOCK ASSISTS

1. 37....................................vs. Charleston Southern, (Oct. 24, 1997) 2. 36.............................................at Western Carolina (Nov. 11, 2003) 3. 34.........................................vs. E. Tennessee State (Nov. 10, 1990) 34................................................................. vs. Stetson (Oct. 9, 1993) 5. 32........................................vs. E. Tennessee State (Sept. 22, 2009) 32.............................................vs UNC Greensboro (Nov. 18, 2006) 6. 31.......................................................at The Citadel (Sept. 28, 2002) 31......................................................................vs. Army (Oct. 9, 1992) 8. 30........................................... vs. Western Carolina (Nov. 18, 2005) 9. 28..........................................at Georgia Southern (Sept. 14, 2000) 28.................................... at College of Charleston (Oct. 27, 2007) 28.......................................................vs. Elon (Oct. 2, 2010)

ASSISTS

1. 95...............................................................vs. Furman (Oct. 13, 1987) 2. 89...............................................................vs. Marshall (Nov. 5, 1995) 3. 85.................................................... vs. East Carolina (Oct. 14, 1991) 4. 80................................................. vs. Lenoir-Rhyne (Sept. 26, 1987) 80......................................................... vs. Davidson (Sept. 18, 1998) 6. 79................................................................at Furman (Oct. 27, 2000) 7. 77.............................................at Western Carolina (Nov. 14, 2004) 8. 76.................................... at College of Charleston (Oct. 27, 2007) 9. 75...........................................................vs. Clemson (Sept. 16, 2000) 10. 74..................................................... at Chattanooga (Oct. 13, 2000) 74............................................vs. UNC Greensboro (Nov. 11, 2000)

Jackie Jennings’ 10 block assists helped her 2003 squad notch the second-highest block assist total with 36 at Western Carolina.

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36 34 33 31 31 30 30 29 28 28 28

KILLS

Brittany Zahn at UNC Greensboro (Oct. 6, 2007) Brittany Zahn at Elon (Oct. 5, 2007) Stephanie Young vs. Davidson (Sept. 18, 1998) Tammy Craig vs. Stetson (Oct. 22, 1988) Pam Huskey vs. Marshall (Oct. 11, 1985) Erica Bahry vs. Marshall (Nov. 5, 1995) Brittany Zahn at Furman (Oct. 23, 2007) Brittany Zahn vs. Coll. of Charleston (Sept. 23, 2006) Maja Jechorek vs. UNCG (Nov. 11, 2009) Paula Levay vs. UNCG (Oct. 31, 1997) Brittany Zahn vs. Elon (Nov. 2, 2007)

Brittany Zahn owns five of the top 10 single-match kills records.

1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 10.

82 79 78 76 73 70 69 68 68 65

TOTAL ATTEMPTS

Paula Levay Erica Bahry Brittany Zahn Heidi McElhaney Brittany Zahn Michelle Wright Karen Nielson Paula Levay Heidi McElhaney Brittany Zahn

vs. Chattanooga (Nov. 24, 1996) at Marshall (Nov. 15, 1992) at Furman (Oct. 23, 2007) at Furman (Oct. 28, 1994) at UNC Greensboro (Oct. 6, 2007) vs. UNCG (Sept. 10, 1992) vs. Davidson (Nov. 10, 2000) at ETSU (Oct. 24, 1996) vs. Furman (Nov. 20, 1994) vs. Furman (Oct. 7, 2006)

SERVICE ACES

1. 2. 3. 4.

11 10 8 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7

Ashley Miller vs. Lenoir-Rhyne (Oct. 5,1989) Kim Nelson vs. Jacksonville (Sept. 21, 1991) Kim Nelson vs. Western Carolina (Sept. 12, 1989) Heather Kale vs. Western Carolina (Nov. 5, 2008) Rebecca Sorenson vs. UNC Asheville (Sept. 1, 2004) Amber Mangrum vs. So. Illinois (Sept. 13, 2003) Stephanie Young at Charlotte (Sept. 15, 1996) Holley Shamburger vs. Fuman (Sept. 28, 1989) Kris Zubay vs. Chattanooga (Sept. 16, 1989) Rachael Wade vs. Chattanooga (Sept. 16, 1989) Kim Nelson vs. Chattanooga (Sept. 16, 1989)

1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8.

91 83 76 75 74 71 72 65

Kris Zubay Kathy Granack Tiffany White Kris Zubay Kris Zubay Tiffany White Amber Mangrum Amber Mangrum

ASSISTS

9.

64 64 64 64

Lorelle Rau Amber Mangrum Joanne Myers Lorelle Rau

at Davidson (Nov. 10, 2006) vs. W. Carolina (Nov. 11, 2003) vs. Furman (Oct. 12, 1990) at UNC Greensboro (Oct. 6, 2007)

1. 2. 4. 5. 7. 8.

60 47 47 43 42 42 39 37 37 37

Traci Blankenship Traci Blankenship Traci Blankenship Traci Blankenship Cassie Engelgau Traci Blankenship Kristen Smith Tiffany White Tammy Craig Kristen Smith

1. 2. 3. 6. 10.

11 9 8 8 8 7 7 7 7 7 6 6 6 6

Angela Haas vs. Winthop (Sept. 10, 1985) Angela Haas vs. VCU (Sept. 27, 1985) Jen Rumfeldt vs. Winthrop (Sept. 19, 1995) Holley Shamburger vs. UNC Asheville (Sept. 4, 1991) Tammy Craig vs. ETSU (Sept. 28, 1988) Caroline Sedon vs. UNCG (Nov. 11, 2009) Katherine Dean vs. ETSU (Oct. 8, 2002) Kymm Ballard vs. Furman (Sept. 27, 1985) Angela Haas vs. UNC Wilmington (Sept. 19, 1985) Judy Krobatsch vs. Virginia Tech (Nov. 16, 1982) Kim Nelson vs. Chattanooga (Nov. 16, 1991) Tammy Craig vs. Charlotte (Oct. 13, 1988) Angela Haas vs. Furman (Sept. 27, 1985) Jackie Jennings vs. UNCG (Nov. 11, 2000)

1. 3. 8.

13 13 12 12 12 12 12 11 11 11 11 11

Judy Krobatsch Jill Crissman Lori Schott Deanna Keen Tammy Craig Jill Crissman Traci Blankenship Caroline Sedon Carla Durham Stefanie Panzer Stefanie Panzer Stefanie Panzer

DIGS

at Virginia Tech (Sept. 17, 1985) vs. Marshall (Oct. 5, 1985) vs. VCU (Sept. 27, 1985) vs. Western Carolina (Oct. 5, 1985) vs. Ball State (Sept. 16, 2006) vs. VCU (Sept. 28, 1985) vs. Winthrop (Sept. 10, 1985) vs. Davidson (Nov. 10, 2000) vs. ETSU (Sept. 28, 1988) at Virginia Tech (Sept. 17, 1985)

SOLO BLOCKS

BLOCK ASSISTS

vs. Lenoir-Rhyne (Sept. 23, 1982) at Western Carolina (Nov. 3, 1982) at ETSU (Oct. 16, 1997) vs. Chattanooga (Nov. 7, 1993) vs. ETSU (Nov. 10, 1990) at N.C. State (Nov. 5, 1982) vs. East Carolina (Oct. 22, 1982) vs. ETSU (Sept. 22, 2009) vs. Davidson (Oct. 11, 2008) vs. Lehigh (Sept. 4, 2004) vs. Furman (Oct. 16, 2004) at Western Carolina (Nov. 11, 2003)

Kris Zubay set a school record with 91 assists against Furman on October 13, 1987.

vs. Furman (Oct. 13, 1987) vs. Marshall (Nov. 5, 1995) vs. Davidson (Sept. 18, 1998) at Lenoir-Rhyne (Sept. 26, 1987) vs. East Carolina (Oct. 14, 1989) at Furman (Oct. 27, 2000) at Western Carolina (Nov. 14, 2004) vs. Ga. Southern (Nov. 22, 2003)

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2011 APPALACHIAN VOLLEYBALL INDIVIDUAL SEASON RECORDS KILLS

1. 575....................................................................................Brittany Zahn (2007) 2. 525.......................................................................................Pam Huskey (1985) 3. 517............................................................................. Heidi McElhaney (1994) 4. 502........................................................................................Paula Levay (1996) 5. 472................................................................................... Karen Neilson (2000) 6. 468..................................................................................... Miriam Sealy (1994) 7. 464........................................................................................ Kim Nelson (1992) 8. 461....................................................................................Brittany Zahn (2007) 9. 432.....................................................................................Chrissy Finch (2004) 432.....................................................................................Tammy Craig (1990)

TOTAL ATTEMPTS

1. 1431..................................................................................Brittany Zahn (2007) 2. 1,315.....................................................................................Paula Levay (1996) 3. 1,305................................................................................ Karen Neilson (2000) 4. 1,256.......................................................................... Heidi McElhaney (1994) 5. 1,181..................................................................................Chrissy Finch (2004) 6. 1,161.................................................................................. Miriam Sealy (1994) 7. 1,132..................................................................................... Kim Nelson (1991) 8. 1,151....................................................................................Pam Huskey (1985) 9. 1,132..................................................................................... Kim Nelson (1992) 10. 1,123.................................................................................Brittany Zahn (2006)

HITTING PERCENTAGE 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

(K-E/TA MIN. 200 ATTEMPTS)

.402 (141-44-241)............................................................ Donna Joye (1986) .381 (525-86-1151).........................................................Pam Huskey (1985) .363 (346-79-736)..................................................... Stefanie Panzer (2005) .345 (340-49-842)........................................................... Angela Haas (1985) .332 (268-56-638)........................................................... Angela Haas (1986) .331 (393-102-879).................................................. Stefanie Panzer (2004) .314 (385-126-825)..................................................Katherine Dean (2003) .313 (231-69-518)..................................................... Stefanie Panzer (2003) .308 (87-12-243)................................................... Traci Blankenship (1985) .304 (376-73-994)......................................................... Kristen Smith (1985) Stephanie Panzer ranks third in single-season hitting percentage and fourth in block assists.

SERVICE ACES

1. 71............................................................................................. Kris Zubay (1989) 2. 64........................................................................... Holley Shamburger (1991) 3. 57........................................................................................ Heather Kale (2008) 4. 56......................................................................................... Sandra Love (1992) 56...................................................................................... Karen Neilson (2001) 6. 54........................................................................................... Kim Nelson (1989) 54........................................................................................... Kim Nelson (1990) 8. 53........................................................................................... Kim Nelson (1992) 53....................................................................................... Deanna Keen (1993) 10. 52.......................................................................................Brittany Zahn (2006) 52.............................................................................Robyn Trumbower (2000)

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ASSISTS

(ASSISTS RECORDS UNAVAILABLE PRIOR TO 1986)

1. 1,544......................................................................... Amber Mangrum (2004) 2. 1,469......................................................................................Lorelle Rau (2006) 3. 1,451................................................................................ Joanne Myers (1992) 4. 1,419......................................................................... Amber Mangrum (2003) 5. 1,377......................................................................................Lorelle Rau (2005) 6. 1,344..................................................................................Tiffany White (2000) 7. 1,318....................................................................Cindy Kolomechuck (1996) 8. 1,310......................................................................................Lorelle Rau (2007) 9. 1,281............................................................................... Kathy Granack (1994) 10. 1,264..................................................................................Tiffany White (1998)

DIGS

1. 937............................................................................ Traci Blankenship (1985) 2. 608................................................................................Kali Rumberger (2004) 3. 546.................................................................................... Kristen Smith (1985) 4 532.............................................................Courtney Rhein (2010) 5. 525...............................................................................Cassie Engelgau (2006) 6. 506...............................................................................Cassie Engelgau (2009) 7. 498................................................................................Kali Rumberger (2005) 8. 482.......................................................................................... Kris Zubay (1985) 9. 471..................................................................................... Miriam Sealy (1996) 10. 414......................................................................................April Sorrells (1996)

SOLO BLOCKS

1. 169..............................................................................Ginger Crissman (1984) 2. 114...................................................................................Donna Bishop (1984) 3. 84......................................................................................... Angela Haas (1985) 4. 69........................................................................................Tammy Craig (1988) 5. 68........................................................................................Beth Panwitz (1984) 6. 55......................................................................................... Angela Haas (1986) 55...........................................................................................Kim Warren (1988) 8. 48............................................................................... Traci Blankenship (1984) 9. 44...........................................................................................Kim Warren (1985) 44........................................................................................Tammy Craig (1990)

BLOCK ASSISTS

1. 139.................................................................................... Deanna Keen (1993) 2. 137................................................................................... Carla Durham (2006) 3. 134..............................................................................Ginger Crissman (1984) 134............................................................. Caroline Sedon (2010) 5. 133................................................................................ Stefanie Panzer (2004) 6. 127................................................................................ Caroline Sedon (2009) 7. 126................................................................................... Carla Durham (2007) 8. 123................................................................................ Stefanie Panzer (2005) 9. 120......................................................................................... Lori Schott (1997) 10. 109................................................................................Katherine Dean (2003) Cassie Engelgau appears twice on the single-season digs list.


2011 APPALACHIAN VOLLEYBALL INDIVIDUAL CAREER RECORDS KILLS

1. 1,476.....................................................................Dianna Thomas (2004-07) 2. 1,391.........................................................................Brittany Zahn (2005-07) 3. 1,388.............................................................................Paula Levay (1995-98) 4. 1,371............................................................................. Kim Nelson (1989-92) 5. 1,361.....................................................................Katherine Dean (2000-03) 6. 1,309..........................................................................Tammy Craig (1987-90) 7. 1,244..........................................................................Chrissy Finch (2002-06) 8. 1,222..................................................................... Stefanie Panzer (2002-05) 9. 1,169.......................................................................... Miriam Sealy (1992-96) 10. 1,131................................................................... Karen Neilson (1998-2001)

ASSISTS (ASSISTS RECORDS UNAVAILABLE PRIOR TO 1986) 1. 4,408..................................................................Amber Mangrum (2001-04) 2. 4,260.............................................................................. Lorelle Rau (2004-07) 3. 4,204.........................................................................Joanne Myers (1989-92) 4. 3,872..................................................................... Tiffany White (1997-2000) 5. 3,251........................................................................Kathy Granack (1992-95) 6. 2,620................................................................................Kris Zubay (1986-89) 7. 2,287......................................................Kasey Sauls (2008-pres.) 8. 2,033...............................................................Cindy Kolomechuk (1994-97) 9. 861.......................................................................Starla Gustafson (2000-03) 10. 848.................................................................. Charissa Clearman (2005-08)

In 2007, Dianna Thomas became ASU’s career kills leader.

DIGS

TOTAL ATTEMPTS

1. 3,753..........................................................................Chrissy Finch (2002-06) 2. 3,687.............................................................................Paula Levay (1995-98) 3. 3,637............................................................................. Kim Nelson (1989-92) 4. 3,448.........................................................................Brittany Zahn (2005-07) 5. 3,324.....................................................................Katherine Dean (2000-03) 6. 3,312.....................................................................Dianna Thomas (2004-07) 7. 3,189.......................................................................... Miriam Sealy (1992-96) 8. 3,164................................................................... Karen Neilson (1998-2001) 9. 3,032..................................................................Stephanie Young (1995-98) 10. 2,993..........................................................................Tammy Craig (1987-90)

HITTING PERCENTAGE

(K-E/TA MIN. 1500 ATT. FOR THREE OR FOUR SEASONS; MIN. 700 ATT. FOR ONE OR TWO)

1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

.347 (824-192-1820).............................................. Pam Huskey (1985-86) .320 (1222-346-2739)..................................... Stefanie Panzer (2002-05) .315 (346-122-711)............................................... Donna Joyce (1986-87) .286 (854-206-2270)............................................ Kristen Smith (1983-86) .273 (1309-493-2993)..........................................Tammy Craig (1987-90) .269 (884-273-2272)..................................... Heidi McElhaney (1993-94) .262 (1476-609-3312)................................Dianna Thomas (2004-2007) .248 (1391-536-3448)....................................Brittany Zahn (2005-2007) .245 (990-408-2379)........................................... Carla Durham (2005-08) .242 (492-182-1282)..................................................Amy Lewis (2002-06)

SERVICE ACES

1. 203................................................................................ Kim Nelson (1989-92) 2. 174................................................................ Holley Shamburger (1989-92) 3. 169........................................................................Tiffany White (1997-2000) 4. 141.................................................................... Amber Mangrum (2001-04) 5. 138...................................................................... Starla Gustafson (2000-03) 6. 132.............................................................................. Sandra Love (1989-92) 7. 130...................................................................... Karen Neilson (1998-2001) 8. 118.....................................................................Stephanie Young (1995-98) 9. 116............................................................................ Deanna Keen (1990-93) 10. 111............................................................................. Heather Kale (2006-08)

1. 1,828.....................................................................Kali Rumberger (2002-05) 2. 1,699................................................................... Cassie Engelgau (2006-09) 3. 1,383..........................................................................Chrissy Finch (2002-06) 4. 1,297.......................................................................... Miriam Sealy (1992-96) 5. 1,220........................................................................ Joanne Myers (1988-92) 6. 1,193............................................................................... Kris Zubay (1986-89) 7. 1,174...........................................................................April Sorrells (1993-96) 8. 1,161......................................................................Sheri Leverette (1992-95) 9. 1,094.......................................................................Kathy Granack (1992-95) 10. 1,018..........................................................................Tammy Craig (1987-90)

SOLO BLOCKS

1. 169............................................................................ Ginger Crissman (1984) 2. 162.............................................................................. Angela Haas (1984-87) 3. 157.............................................................................Tammy Craig (1987-90) 4. 148................................................................................Kim Warren (1985-88) 5. 114................................................................................. Donna Bishop (1984) 6. 108............................................................................ Deanna Keen (1990-93) 7. 99........................................................................... Stefanie Panzer (2002-05) 8. 92................................................................... Holley Shamburger (1989-92) 9. 90...................................................................... Jennifer Rumfeldt (1994-97) 10. 88...........................................................................Katherine Dean (2000-03)

BLOCK ASSISTS

1. 417........................................................................ Stefanie Panzer (2002-05) 2. 390........................................................................... Carla Durham (2005-08) 3. 383................................................................... Caroline Sedon (2007-2010) 4. 345........................................................................Dianna Thomas (2004-07) 5. 317............................................................................ Deanna Keen (1990-93) 6. 314........................................................................Katherine Dean (2000-03) 7. 243.................................................................................Lorelle Rau (2004-07) 8. 241................................................................... Jennifer Rumfeldt (1994-97) 9. 237..................................................................................Amy Lewis (2002-06) 10. 224................................................................................ Kim Nelson (1989-92) 224.........................................................................Sheri Leverette (1992-95) Lorelle Rau finished in the top ten in assists and block assists for her career.

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2011 APPALACHIAN VOLLEYBALL ALL-TIME ROSTER A

Jane Albright....................................................... 1974-75-76 Fran Allen.......................................................................... 1974 Kayla Anderson............................................................... 2006 Carla Andrews* ............................................1989-90-91-92

.B

Erica Bahry*................................................................1994-95 Kymm Ballard* ..........................................................1984-85 Cathy Barker..................................................................... 1978 Kristie Beam ...............................................................1998-99 Terry Benson.................................................1974-75-76-77 Gale Berenski................................................................... 1988 Donna Bishop*................................................................ 1984 Traci Blankenship*......................................1982-83-84-85 Alison Blasingame........................................... 2010 Sarahanne Boryc*.............................................. 2002-03-04 Mary Bolick....................................................1977-78-79-80 Sherri Brenner*................................................................ 1984 Ellen Broch.....................................................1974-75-76-77 Lisa Brock.....................................................................1978-79 Lauren Brown................................................... 2010 Laurel Burger.................................................................... 1987

C

Loretta Calverley............................................................. 1977 Kerri Carlton*...................................................... 1985-86-87 Sharon Chapman............................................................ 1977 Irma Cherry................................................................................. Cheryl Chubb................................................................... 1977 Charissa Clearman......................................2005-06-07-08 Alice Coffey ................................................................................ Brenda Cook..................................................1975-76-77-78 Karen Cook.................................................................1976-77 Cali Cooper*..................................................................... 2004 Jayn Cox............................................................................. 1974 Rachel Craddock............................................................. 1977 Tammy Craig* ..............................................1987-88-89-90 Ginger Crissman-Cockerham*........................... 1981-82-83-84 Jill Crissman...................................................1979-80-81-82 Bailey Cromwell*............................................................ 2004

D

Joy Davis............................................................................ 2002 Katherine Dean*..........................................2000-01-02-03 Renee Dosee.................................................1973-74-75-76 Ginger Douglas............................................................... 1996 Carla Durham................................................2005-06-07-08

E

Debbie Edwards...........................................1973-74-75-76 Jessica Eley....................................................... 2010 Cassie Engelgau...........................................2006-07-08-09 Kristin Epley...................................................................... 1997 Katie Essig......................................................................... 1998

F

Ashley Fails*...............................................................2002-03 Zoe Fellos.......................................................1977-78-79-80 Chrissy Finch*...............................................2002-04-05-06 Ashley Fliehr...............................................................2005-06 Meghann Forshey.......................................2009-10 Lorrie Foster...................................................................... 1987 Madeline Frosch.............................................................. 1977

G

Rachel Gates*................................................2003-04-05-06 Carrie Gibson ..........................................1997-98-99-2000 Samantha Giudici*......................................2001-02-03-04 Angela Goad.................................................................... 1989 Janet Gordon................................................................... 1974 Kathy Granack*.............................................1992-93-94-95 Brandy Gray...................................................................... 1988 Dana Gray.......................................................1978-79-80-81 Mary Green....................................................................... 1985 Charity Greene*.............................................................. 1994 Devon Greene............................................................1997-98 Lois Grier............................................................... 1981-82-83 Starla Gustafson*.........................................2000-01-02-03

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H

Angela Haas*.................................................1984-85-86-87 Roxanne Halford............................................................. 1982 Georgia Harris.................................................................. 1977 Alison Hefner................................................................... 1997 Dianne Hefner...........................................................2006-07 Sabrina Hill*...................................................1988-89-90-91 Dawn Hinchy..............................................................1996-97 Pam Huskey*..............................................................1985-86

J

Bonnie Jano...................................................................... 1974 Maja Jechorek............................................................2008-09 Jackie Jennings*..........................................2000-01-02-03 Jordan Jesberg..........................................................2007-08 Faye Joplin.....................................................1973-74-75-76 Donna Joye*...............................................................1986-87

K

Heather Kale........................................................ 2006-07-08 Kara Kaplan*..................................................................... 1994 Deanna Keen*...............................................1990-91-92-93 Tammie Kiser....................................................... 1978-79-80 Amy Kolomechuk*......................................1992-93-94-95 Cindy Kolomechuk*....................................1994-95-96-97 Kelsey Kuehner..........................................................2009-10 Judy Krabatsch................................................................ 1982

L

Evie Larrimore.................................................................. 1978 Prescott Lederer................................................. 2008-09-10 Ann Leedy......................................................1996-97-98-99 Paula Levay*..................................................1995-96-97-98 Sherri Leverette*..........................................1992-93-94-95 Amy Lewis*....................................................2002-03-05-06 Debbie Long..................................................................... 1974 Sandra Love*.................................................1989-90-91-92

M

Amber Mangrum*.......................................2001-02-03-04 Kim Manis*........................................................................ 1993 Janice Markland ....................................................................... Julia Marstall.................................................................... 2008 Ashlyn McCombs............................................................ 1989 Heidi McElhaney*.....................................................1993-94 Mo McKinney................................................................... 1978 Ashley Miller*...................................................... 1988-89-90 Mimi Moore................................................................................ Rachel Moore................................................................... 2001 Wanda Moore.................................................................. 1979 Pam Morphis.................................................................... 1974 Alexis Mosely...................................................... 2000-01-02 Renae Moss....................................................................... 1977 Joanne Myers*....................................... 1988-89-90-91-92 Kristen Myers*.................................................... 1989-90-91

N

Kim Nelson*...................................................1989-90-91-92 Wanda Nesbitt................................................................. 1974 Sue Neville........................................................................ 1979 Wanda Nicholson.....................................................1977-78 Karen Nielson ..........................................1998-99-2000-01 Becca Norris...................................................2006-07-08-09

O

Erika Ohliger..................................................................... 1989 Emily Overcash*.............................................................. 1993 Kari Overholt*.................................................................. 1995 Teresa Outland................................................................ 1974

PP

Sophia Palles.................................................... 2010 Beth Panwitz*.................................................................. 1984 Stephanie Panzer*.......................................2002-03-04-05 Val Patterson*..................................................... 1986-87-88 Celia Pearson.................................................................... 1982 Tania Pestrak*.................................................................. 1995 Kathy Peters...................................................1975-76-77-78 Ashley Petersen.........................................................2000-01 Pam Piestrak..................................................................... 1974 Susan Poole...................................................................... 1999

R Lorelle Rau*...................................................2004-05-06-07 Leslie Reece...................................................................... 1980 Bethany Reynolds*........................................................ 2004 Claire Reynolds .......................................1998-99-2000-01 Courtney Rhein...........................................2009-10 Kelly Rhein..................................................2009-10 Aimee Rhinehart*.....................................................1990-91 Mikki Richt*................................................................1985-86 Carolyn Riddle..............................................1975-76-77-78 Kali Rumberger*..........................................2002-03-04-05 Jennifer Rumfeldt*......................................1994-95-96-97 Holly Ryers..................................................................1987-88 S Jackie Santarelli............................................................... 2007 Kasey Sauls............................................ 2008-09-10 Lindsey Sauls................................................... 2010 Susan Schmidt................................................................. 1982 Lori Schott .....................................................1996-97-98-99 Robin Schultheis............................................................. 1977 Miriam Sealey*...................................... 1992-93-94-95-96 Caroline Sedon.............................................2007-08-09-10 Maggie Seeds........................................ 2008-09-10 Debbie Sexton .......................................................................... Holley Shamburger*...................................1989-90-91-92 Carole Sheets................................................1977-78-79-80 Bo Shelton......................................................................... 1996 Carol Sizemore................................................................ 1974 Carmen Smith*................................................................ 1990 Kristen Smith*...............................................1983-84-85-86 Rebecca Sorensen*.....................................2002-03-04-05 April Sorrells*................................................1993-94-95-96 Lauren Swecker............................................2007-08-09-10 T Jeannie Teague..........................................................1978-79 Dana Terry......................................................1979-80-81-82 Dianna Thomas*..........................................2004-05-06-07 Nicole Thompson........................................................... 1996 Shea Thompson*............................................................ 1995 Robyn Trumbower ........................................................ 2000 Terrie Turner..................................................1974-75-76-77 V Theresa Vaughn Sharon Vaught...........................................................1976-77 Anamaria Villegas*...................................................1986-87 W Rachel Wade*................................................1989-90-91-92 Anna Wagner.................................................... 2010 Kim Warren*..................................................1985-86-87-88 Christie Wendell .......................................................1997-99 Tiffany White ...........................................1997-98-99-2000 Jennifer Whitney*.............................................. 1993-94-95 Katherine Wiles............................................1976-77-78-79 Ashley Williams*................................................ 1991-92-93 Terri Williams.................................................................... 1985 Beth Weidner................................................................... 1985 Anne Wineberger.....................................................1979-80 Michelle Wright*..........................................1990-91-92-93 Kristal Wyont.................................................................... 1989 Y Stephanie Young*.......................................1995-96-97-98 Z Brittany Zahn...................................................... 2005-06-07 Kris Zubay*.....................................................1986-87-88-89 *Denotes member of SoCon Championship teams Listed are players who have competed in at least one full season at Appalachian. This list is as complete as records allow. If you know of any additions or changes, please contact the ASU Sports Information Office with documentation.


2011 APPALACHIAN VOLLEYBALL YEAR-BY-YEAR RESULTS 1981 32-9 Overall Sept. 11 NC State Sept. 15 Winthrop Sept. 15 Mars Hill Sept. 17 North Carolina Sept. 22 Duke Sept. 24 Lees-McRae Sept. 25 Western Carolina Sept. 25 Chattanooga Oct. 5 Winthrop Oct. 5 Francis Marion Oct. 8 Western Carolina Oct. 9 UNC Asheville^ Oct. 9 at E. Tennessee St.^ Oct. 10 Virginia Tech^ Oct. 10 Guilford^ Oct. 10 at E. Tennessee St.^ Oct. 13 Old Dominion Oct. 13 Virginia Tech Oct. 15 North Carolina Oct. 16 East Carolina Oct. 20 North Carolina State Oct. 22 E. Tennessee State# Oct. 22 Tennessee Tech# Oct. 23 at Tennessee# Oct. 23 Jacksonville# Oct. 24 Duke# Oct. 24 Florida State# Oct. 28 Lenoir-Rhyne Oct. 28 Virginia Tech Oct. 30 at Marshall% Oct. 30 Midway% Oct. 30 Va. Commonwealth% Oct. 31 Kentucky State% Oct. 31 Toledo% Oct. 31 Rio Grande Nov. 3 Duke Nov. 6 Wake Forest Nov. 6 Lenoir-Rhyne Nov. 7 USC-Spartanburg Nov. 7 Lees-McRae ^ East Tennessee State Tournament # Tennessee Tournament % Marshall Tournament

L 2-3 W 2-1 W 2-0 L 1-2 W 3-0 W 3-0 L 0-3 W 2-0 L 0-2 L 0-2 W 3-2 W 2-0 W 2-0 W 2-0 W 2-0 W 3-2 W 2-0 W 2-0 L 0-3 W 3-2 L 0-3 W 2-0 W 3-0 L 1-3 W 3-0 W 3-0 L 0-3 W 2-0 W 2-0 W 2-0 W 2-0 W 2-0 W 3-0 W 2-0 W 2-0 W 3-0 W 2-0 W 2-0 W 2-0 W 2-0

1982 28-5 Overall Opponent Unknown L 1-3 Sept. 23 Lenoir-Rhyne W 3-1 Sept. 29 at E. Tennessee St.^ W 2-0 Sept. 29 Maryville^ W 2-0 Oct. 1 Marshall^ W 2-1 Oct. 1 Austin Peay^ W 2-0 Oct. 2 USC-Spartanburg^ W 2-0 Oct. 2 Guilford^ W 2-0 Oct. 2 at E. Tennessee St.^ W 2-0 Oct. 11 North Carolina State W 3-0 Oct. 12 at Virginia Tech# L 0-2 Oct. 12 Liberty Baptist# W 2-0 Oct. 19 E. Tennessee State W 3-0 Oct. 21 UNC Charlotte% W 2-0 Oct. 21 at Lenoir-Rhyne% W 2-0 Oct. 22 East Carolina W 3-2 Oct. 26 Western Carolina W 3-0 Oct. 29 Kentucky State& W 2-0 Oct. 29 Va. Commonwealth& W 2-0 Oct. 30 Virginia Tech& W 2-0 Oct. 30 E. Tennessee State& W 2-0 Oct. 30 Virginia Tech& W 2-0 Nov. 3 UNC Charlotte+ W 2-0 Nov. 3 at Western Carolina W 2-1 Nov. 5 at N.C. State L 2-3 Nov. 9 at North Carolina L 1-3 Nov. 16 Virginia Tech W 3-2 Nov. 19 E. Tennessee State< W 2-1 Nov. 20 Western Carolina< L 1-2 Nov. 20 Marshall< W 2-0 Nov. 20 Western Carolina< W 2-1 Nov. 20 Western Carolina< W 2-0 ^ East Tennessee State Tournament # Virginia Tech Tournament % Lenoir-Rhyne Tournament & Marshall Tournament + at Western Carolina < Southern Conference Tournament

1983 8-14 Overall, 7-4 SoCon Sept. 12 East Tennessee State W 3-2 Sept. 16 North Carolina L 0-3 Sept. 17 Duke^ L 2-3 Sept. 17 at South Carolina^ L 0-3 Sept. 21 Virginia Tech W 3-0 Sept. 28 UNC Charlotte W 3-0 Sept. 30 USC-Spartanburg# L 0-2 Sept. 30 Guilford# W 2-0 Oct. 1 UNC Asheville# W 2-0 Oct. 1 at E. Tennessee St.# W 2-1 Oct. 1 Carson-Newman# W 2-0 Oct. 4 at Western Carolina L 1-3 Oct. 7 North Carolina State L 1-3 Oct. 18 at East Tennessee St. L 1-3 Oct. 19 Western Carolina L 2-3 Oct. 25 at NC State L 0-3 Oct. 29 Bellarmine% L 1-3 Oct. 29 at Eastern Kentucky% L 1-3 Oct. 29 Kentucky% L 0-3 Nov. 9 at Virginia Tech L 0-3 Nov. 18 Furman& W 3-0 Nov. 19 Western Carolina& L 0-3 ^ South Carolina Tournament # East Tennessee State Tournament % Eastern Kentucky Tournament & Southern Conference Tournament 1984 23-7 Overall, 9-1 SoCon Winthrop L 1-3 Va. Commonwealth^ W 3-2 UNC Charlotte^ W 3-1 at Duke^ L 0-3 at E. Tennessee State W 3-2 Virginia Tech W 3-0 at Furman# W 3-1 at UNC Charlotte W 3-2 South Alabama# L 2-3 at Western Carolina L 1-3 at Chattanooga W 3-0 UNC Charlotte% W 3-1 James Madison% W 3-2 Furman% W 3-0 James Madison% W 3-1 Western Carolina W 3-1 Eckerdt W 2-0 USC-Spartanburg& W 2-1 at Winthrop& L 0-2 Presbyterian& W 2-0 NC Wesleyan& W 2-0 at Winthrop& W 3-0 Chattanooga W 3-0 Furman W 3-1 at Virginia Tech L 0-3 UNC Charlotte W 3-0 Duke L 1-3 East Tennessee State W 3-2 Chattanooga+ W 3-0 Western Carolina+ W 3-2 ^ Duke Tournament # Charlotte, NC % Winston-Salem, NC & Winthrop Tournament + Southern Conference Tournament

1985 30-8 Overall, 3-2 SoCon Sept. 10 Winthrop W 3-1 Sept. 17 at Virginia Tech L 2-3 Sept. 19 UNC Wilmington W 3-0 Sept. 20 Francis Marion^ W 2-0 Sept. 20 High Point^ W 2-0 Sept. 20 Limestone^ W 2-0 Sept. 21 Coll. of Charleston^ W 2-0 Sept. 21 at USC-Spartanburg^ W 2-0 Sept. 21 Coll. of Charleston^ W 2-0 Sept. 27 Va. Commonwealth# L 1-3 Sept. 27 Furman# W 3-0 Sept. 27 UNC Charlotte# W 3-0 Sept. 28 Western Carolina# W 3-1 Sept. 28 Va. Commonwealth# L 1-3 Sept. 30 at Western Carolina L 1-3 Oct. 2 at UNC Charlotte W 3-0 Oct. 4 Western Carolina% L 0-2 Oct. 4 Marshall% L 0-2 Oct. 4 E. Tennessee St.% W 2-0 Oct. 5 Marshall% W 3-1 Oct. 5 Western Carolina% W 3-1 Oct. 9 E. Tennessee St. W 3-0 Oct. 11 Marshall L 2-3 Oct. 19 Campbell& W 2-0 Oct. 19 at Mars Hill& W 2-0 Oct. 22 at Furman W 3-0 Oct. 25 USC-Spartanburg+ W 2-0 Oct. 25 Eckerd+ W 2-0 Oct. 25 UNC Wilmington+ W 2-0 Oct. 26 UNC Asheville+ W 2-0 Oct. 26 at Winthrop+ W 3-2 Oct. 30 UNC Charlotte W 3-0 Nov. 3 at Chattanooga W 3-1 Nov. 5 Virginia Tech W 3-2 Nov. 6 Mars Hill W 3-0 Nov. 8 E. Tennessee St.< W 3-1 Nov. 8 Marshall< W 3-0 Nov. 9 Western Carolina< L 2-3 ^ USC-Spartanburg Tournament # Wake Forest Tournament % East Tennessee State Tournament & at Mars Hill + Winthrop Tournament < Southern Conference Tournament 1986 22-9 Overall, 9-1 SoCon Sept. 9 East Tennessee State W 3-1 Sept. 16 Winthrop W 3-0 Sept. 23 UNC Charlotte W 3-2 Sept. 25 at Davidson W 3-0 Sept. 29 Lenoir-Rhyne W 3-2 Oct. 1 at East Tennessee St. L 1-3 Oct. 4 at Marshall W 3-2 Oct. 8 at Virginia Tech L 1-3 Oct. 10 Tennessee Tech^ W 2-0 Oct. 11 King^ L 1-2 Oct. 11 USC-Spartanburg^ W 2-1 Oct. 11 at E. Tennesse State^ L 1-2 Oct. 11 Western Carolina^ L 1-2 Oct. 11 King^ L 0-2 Oct. 14 Furman W 3-1 Oct. 15 at UNC Charlotte W 3-0 Oct. 21 Chattanooga W 3-1 Oct. 24 Baptist# L 0-2 Oct. 24 Georgia Tech# W 2-0 Oct. 24 Coastal Carolina# W 2-0 Oct. 25 Wake Forest# W 2-0 Oct. 25 Baptist# W 2-1 Oct. 27 Western Carolina W 3-2 Oct. 31 East Carolina% W 3-1 Oct. 31 UNC Wilmington% W 3-1 Nov. 1 Western Carolina% W 3-0 Nov. 1 East Tennessee State% W 2-0 Nov. 3 Davidson W 3-0 Nov. 5 Virginia Tech L 1-3 Nov. 7 at Furman& W 3-1 Nov. 8 Western Carolina& L 1-3 ^ East Tennessee State Tournament # Winthrop Tournament % James Madison Tournament & Southern Conference Tournament

1987 19-11 Overall, 8-6 SoCon Sept. 15 at Western Carolina L 1-3 Sept. 19 at Marshall W 3-0 Sept. 20 Chattanooga L 1-3 Sept. 26 at Lenoir-Rhyne W 3-2 Sept. 28 Davidson W 3-0 Sept. 29 at Virginia Tech L 0-3 Oct. 2 S.E. Missouri State^ L 0-2 Oct. 2 Huntington^ W 2-0 Oct. 2 Snead St.^ W 2-0 Oct. 3 Livingston^ W 2-0 Oct. 3 at UT-Martin^ W 2-1 Oct. 3 S.E. Missouri State^ W 2-1 Oct. 6 at Furman L 2-3 Oct. 8 at E. Tennessee State L 2-3 Oct. 11 at Chattanooga W 3-1 Oct. 13 Furman L 2-3 Oct. 19 at Davidson W 3-0 Oct. 21 Radford W 3-1 Oct. 24 Baptist# W 3-0 Oct. 24 at UNC Wilmington# W 3-1 Oct. 24 Campbell# W 3-0 Oct. 30 UNC Wilmington% L 0-3 Oct. 30 Loyola (Md.)% L 0-3 Oct. 31 at James Madison% L 0-3 Nov. 4 Western Carolina W 3-1 Nov. 6 Marshall W 3-1 Nov. 10 East Tennessee State W 3-1 Nov. 13 at Marshall& W 3-0 Nov. 14 Furman& L 1-3 ^ UT-Martin Tournament # UNC Wilmington Tournament % James Madison Tournament & Southern Conference Tournament 1988 12-14 Overall, 7-4 SoCon Sept. 5 Virginia Tech L 1-3 Sept. 9 at North Carolina^ L 0-3 Sept. 10 East Carolina^ W 3-1 Sept. 10 UNC Wilmington^ L 1-3 Sept. 14 at Radford W 3-0 Sept. 17 at Marshall L 1-3 Sept. 20 Western Carolina W 3-1 Sept. 22 Lenoir-Rhyne W 3-2 Sept. 23 Winthrop# L 0-3 Sept. 24 at UNC Charlotte# L 0-3 Sept. 24 UNC Wilmington# L 1-3 Sept. 24 Coastal Carolina# W 3-2 Sept. 28 East Tennessee State W 3-2 Oct. 2 at Chattanooga W 3-1 Oct. 9 Chattanooga W 3-1 Oct. 13 UNC Charlotte L 2-3 Oct. 18 at E. Tennessee State L 1-3 Oct. 21 Jacksonville% L 0-3 Oct. 21 at Central Florida% L 0-3 Oct. 22 Stetson% W 3-2 Oct. 22 Georgia State% L 0-3 Oct. 26 Furman W 3-0 Nov. 3 at Furman W 3-2 Nov. 4 Marshall W 3-0 Nov. 8 at Western Carolina L 1-3 Nov. 12 Marshall& L 0-3 ^ All Carolina Classic (Chapel Hill, N.C.) # UNC Charlotte Tournament % Central Florida Tournament & Southern Conference Tournament

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2011 APPALACHIAN VOLLEYBALL YEAR-BY-YEAR RESULTS 1989 11-17 Overall, 4-8 SoCon Sept. 4 at Lenoir-Rhyne W 3-0 Sept. 6 Radford W 3-1 Sept. 8 at North Carolina^ L 2-3 Sept. 9 UNC Asheville^ W 3-2 Sept. 9 East Carolina^ L 2-3 Sept. 9 UNC Wilmington^ L 1-3 Sept. 12 at Western Carolina L 1-3 Sept. 16 Chattanooga W 3-2 Sept. 19 at E. Tennessee State L 2-3 Sept. 28 at Furman L 0-3 Oct. 1 at Chattanooga L 1-3 Oct. 3 at Virginia Tech L 0-3 Oct. 5 Lenoir-Rhyne W 3-0 Oct. 7 Marshall L 0-3 Oct. 10 UNC Greensboro L 0-3 Oct. 13 at Jacksonville# W 3-2 Oct. 13 Georgia Southern# W 3-0 Oct. 14 Mississippi# L 0-3 Oct. 14 East Carolina# L 2-3 Oct. 18 Furman W 3-1 Oct. 21 at Clemson L 1-3 Oct. 23 UNC Charlotte L 0-3 Oct. 25 East Tennessee State L 1-3 Oct. 31 Winthrop W 3-0 Nov. 2 Western Carolina W 3-0 Nov. 4 at Marshall L 1-3 Nov. 10 Chattanooga% W 3-0 Nov. 11 Western Carolina% L 1-3 ^ All-Carolina Classic (Chapel Hill, N.C.) # Jacksonville Tournament % Southern Conference Tournament 1990 20-12 Overall, 8-2 SoCon Sept. 1 Lenoir-Rhyne W 3-0 Sept. 4 at Duke L 0-3 Sept. 7 Baptist^ W 3-0 Sept. 8 UNC Asheville^ W 3-0 Sept. 8 Winthrop^ W 3-0 Sept. 11 Virginia Tech L 1-3 Sept. 14 at Furman L 1-3 Sept. 16 at Chattanooga W 3-2 Sept. 19 Western Carolina W 3-1 Sept. 20 Clemson L 1-3 Sept. 22 at Marshall W 3-0 Sept. 26 East Tennessee State W 3-1 Sept. 28 at UNC Charlotte# W 3-2 Sept. 28 Georgia Tech# W 3-1 Sept. 29 Liberty# L 1-3 Sept. 29 Coastal Carolina# W 3-0 Oct. 2 at Winthrop W 3-0 Oct. 9 at Western Carolina W 3-1 Oct. 12 Furman W 3-2 Oct. 13 Marshall W 3-0 Oct. 16 at Radford L 1-3 Oct. 18 UNC Greensboro L 2-3 Oct. 20 Chattanooga W 3-2 Oct. 23 at E. Tennessee State L 1-3 Oct. 26 East Carolinau L 2-3 Oct. 26 at UNC Greensboro% L 1-3 Oct. 27 UNC Wilmington% W 3-0 Oct. 27 Winthrop% W 3-2 Oct. 27 College of Charleston# L 1-3 Nov. 6 UNC Charlotte W 3-1 Nov. 10 East Tennessee State& W 3-2 Nov. 11 Furman& L 2-3 ^ ASU Piccadelli Tournament # UNC Charlotte Tourmament % UNC Greensboro Tournament & Southern Conference Tournament

Sept. 4 Sept. 6 Sept. 7 Sept. 7 Sept. 10 Sept. 12 Sept. 14 Sept. 19 Sept. 20 Sept. 21 Sept. 21 Sept. 25 Sept. 27 Sept. 27 Sept. 28 Sept. 28 Oct. 2 Oct. 5 Oct. 8 Oct. 10 Oct. 12 Oct. 15 Oct. 18 Oct. 19 Oct. 24 Oct. 28 Oct. 30 Nov. 1 Nov. 1 Nov. 2 Nov. 8 Nov. 9 Nov. 16 Nov. 17 Dec. 4 Dec. 4 Dec. 5 Dec. 5

1991 17-22 Overall, 7-3 SoCon UNC Asheville L 2-3 Winthrop^ W 3-0 Davidson^ W 3-2 East Carolina^ L 1-3 Duke L 0-3 at UNC Greensboro L 0-3 at Marshall W 3-2 Furman W 3-0 at Clemson# L 0-3 Jacksonville# W 3-0 Middle Tennessee St. W 3-0 E. Tennessee State L 0-3 Charleston Southern% W 3-0 South Carolina% L 1-3 at Winthrop% W 3-0 USC-Aiken% L 1-3 at Western Carolina W 3-0 at Chattanooga W 3-2 UNC Greensboro L 1-3 Winthrop W 3-0 Marshall L 1-3 at Virginia Tech L 0-3 at Furman W 3-2 at UNC Charlotte L 1-3 Western Carolina W 3-0 Chattanooga W 3-2 at E. Tennessee St. L 0-3 at Navy& L 1-3 Army& L 0-3 Townson State+ L 1-3 N.C. State+ L 0-3 UNC Charlotte+ L 1-3 Chattanooga< W 3-2 E. Tennessee State< W 3-1 William & Mary> L 0-3 Northern Illinois> L 0-3 Santa Clara> L 0-3 Villanova> L 0-3

^ ASU Piccadeli Tournament # Winthrop Tournament % Clemson Tournament & Navy Tournament + ASU Season Finale Tournament < Southern Conference Tournament > NIVC Tournament (Dayton, Ohio)

1992 27-10 Overall, 7-0 SoCon Sept. 1 UNC Asheville W 3-2 Sept. 4 Campbell^ W 3-0 Sept. 4 Georgia Tech^ L 1-3 Sept. 5 Florida Intl.^ W 3-1 Sept. 5 Jacksonville^ W 3-0 Sept. 10 UNC Greensboro L 1-3 Sept. 15 Virginia Tech L 2-3 Sept. 18 George Mason# W 3-1 Sept. 19 at Clemson# L 0-3 Sept. 19 Northeast Louisiana# W 3-0 Sept. 25 at Duke L 0-3 Sept. 26 at N.C. State L 1-3 Sept. 29 at Winthrop W 3-0 Oct. 1 UNC Greensboro W 3-2 Oct. 6 E. Tennessee State W 3-1 Oct. 9 Coppin State% W 3-0 Oct. 9 Army% L 2-3 Oct. 10 Bowie State% W 3-0 Oct. 10 Navy% W 3-1 Oct. 10 Army% W 3-2 Oct. 13 at UNC Charlotte L 1-3 Oct. 15 Clemson L 2-3 Oct. 21 Davidson W 3-1 Oct. 23 Georgia Southern W 3-0 Oct. 25 Marshall W 3-2 Oct. 28 at Furman W 3-0 Oct. 30 at UNC Greensboro& W 3-0 Oct. 31 Georgia State& W 3-0 Oct. 31 Liberty& W 3-2 Nov. 4 at Western Carolina W 3-1 Nov. 7 Chattanooga W 3-0 Nov. 11 at Davidson W 3-0 Nov. 13 at E. Tennessee State W 3-1 Nov. 15 at Marshall W 3-1 Nov. 20 Georgia Southern+ W 3-0 Nov. 21 Marshall+ W 3-0 Nov. 22 E. Tennessee State+ L 2-3 ^ Coastal Carolina Tournament # Clemson Tournament % Navy Tournament & UNC Greensboro Tournament + Southern Conference Tournament

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Sept. 7 Sept. 10 Sept. 11 Sept. 11 Sept. 15 Sept. 17 Sept. 17 Sept. 18 Sept. 18 Sept. 20 Sept. 24 Sept. 25 Sept. 25 Sept. 28 Oct. 8 Oct. 8 Oct. 9 Oct. 9 Oct. 9 Oct. 12 Oct. 13 Oct. 18 Oct. 22 Oct. 24 Oct. 27 Oct. 29 Oct. 31 Nov. 2 Nov. 6 Nov. 7 Nov. 9 Nov. 10 Nov. 12 Nov. 14 Nov. 19 Nov. 20 Nov. 21 Dec. 1

1993 25-13 Overall, 5-2 SoCon at UNC Asheville W 3-1 Montana State^ W 3-0 at Virginia Tech^ L 0-3 Dayton^ L 0-3 Winthrop W 3-1 at Davidson# W 3-0 Charleston Southern# W 3-2 Mercer# W 3-0 Winthrop# W 3-0 UNC Greensboro W 3-2 at South Carolina% L 0-3 UNC Asheville% W 3-0 Western Kentucky% L 1-3 Radford W 3-1 Florida A&M& W 3-0 Central Florida& L 1-3 at Jacksonville& W 3-2 Stetson& W 3-0 Bethune-Cookman& W 3-0 at N.C. State L 1-3 at North Carolina L 2-3 North Carolina A&T W 3-0 at E. Tennessee State W 3-1 at Marshall L 2-3 at UNC Greensboro L 1-3 Furman W 3-0 Western Carolina W 3-0 at Radford L 2-3 at Georgia Southern W 3-1 at Chattanooga W 3-0 UNC Charlotte L 1-3 Davidson L 2-3 E. Tennessee State W 3-0 Marshall W 3-1 Davidson+ W 3-0 E. Tennessee State+ W 3-1 Furman+ W 3-0 Idaho< L 0-3

^ Virginia Tech Tournament # Davidson Tournament % South Carolina Tournament & Jacksonville Tournament + Southern Conference Tournament < NCAA First Round (Moscow, Idaho)

1994 30-6 Overall, 14-0 SoCon Sept. 2 UNC Charlotte^ W 3-0 Sept. 3 at UNC Asheville^ W 3-0 Sept. 3 UNC Wilmington^ W 3-0 Sept. 7 at UNC Greensboro L 1-3 Sept. 9 Central Florida# L 1-3 Sept. 9 James Madison# W 3-1 Sept. 10 Drexel# W 3-2 Sept. 10 at Clemson# L 0-3 Sept. 13 at Winthrop W 3-0 Sept. 16 East Carolina% W 3-2 Sept. 17 at UNC Wilmington% W 3-0 Sept. 17 Coastal Carolina% W 3-0 Sept. 20 Radford W 3-1 Sept. 25 at Western Carolina W 3-1 Sept. 27 N.C. State W 3-1 Sept. 30 Georgia Southern W 3-1 Oct. 2 Furman W 3-2 Oct. 6 East Tennessee State W 3-0 Oct. 9 at Chattanooga W 3-0 Oct. 15 at Marshall W 3-1 Oct. 16 at Davidson W 3-1 Oct. 18 at Radford W 3-1 Oct. 21 Western Carolina W 3-0 Oct. 23 Chattanooga W 3-0 Oct. 25 at North Carolina L 1-3 Oct. 28 at Furman W 3-0 Oct. 30 at Georgia Southern W 3-1 Nov. 3 at East Tennessee St. W 3-1 Nov. 8 at UNC Charlotte L 1-3 Nov. 11 Davidson W 3-2 Nov. 13 Marshall W 3-0 Nov. 18 Chattanooga& W 3-0 Nov. 19 E. Tennessee State& W 3-2 Nov. 20 Furman& W 3-2 Nov. 22 Towson State+ W 3-0 Nov. 20 Georgia< L 0-3 ^ at UNC Asheville Tournament # Clemson Tournament % UNC Wilmington Tournament & Southern Conference Tournament + NCAA Play-In (Towson, Md.) < NCAA First Round (Athens, Ga.)

1994 30-6 Overall, 14-0 SoCon Sept. 2 UNC Charlotte^ W 3-0 Sept. 3 at UNC Asheville^ W 3-0 Sept. 3 UNC Wilmington^ W 3-0 Sept. 7 at UNC Greensboro L 1-3 Sept. 9 Central Florida# L 1-3 Sept. 9 James Madison# W 3-1 Sept. 10 Drexel# W 3-2 Sept. 10 at Clemson# L 0-3 Sept. 13 at Winthrop W 3-0 Sept. 16 East Carolina% W 3-2 Sept. 17 at UNC Wilmington% W 3-0 Sept. 17 Coastal Carolina% W 3-0 Sept. 20 Radford W 3-1 Sept. 25 at Western Carolina W 3-1 Sept. 27 N.C. State W 3-1 Sept. 30 Georgia Southern W 3-1 Oct. 2 Furman W 3-2 Oct. 6 East Tennessee State W 3-0 Oct. 9 at Chattanooga W 3-0 Oct. 15 at Marshall W 3-1 Oct. 16 at Davidson W 3-1 Oct. 18 at Radford W 3-1 Oct. 21 Western Carolina W 3-0 Oct. 23 Chattanooga W 3-0 Oct. 25 at North Carolina L 1-3 Oct. 28 at Furman W 3-0 Oct. 30 at Georgia Southern W 3-1 Nov. 3 at East Tennessee St. W 3-1 Nov. 8 at UNC Charlotte L 1-3 Nov. 11 Davidson W 3-2 Nov. 13 Marshall W 3-0 Nov. 18 Chattanooga& W 3-0 Nov. 19 E. Tennessee State& W 3-2 Nov. 20 Furman& W 3-2 Nov. 22 Towson State+ W 3-0 Nov. 20 Georgia< L 0-3 ^ at UNC Asheville Tournament # Clemson Tournament % UNC Wilmington Tournament & Southern Conference Tournament + NCAA Play-In (Towson, Md.) < NCAA First Round (Athens, Ga.) 1995 23-11 Overall, 13-1 SoCon Sept. 1 UAB^ L 1-3 Sept. 2 at South Carolina^ L 0-3 Sept. 2 Xavier^ L 1-3 Sept. 8 Northwestern& L 0-3 Sept. 9 at Virginia Tech& L 0-3 Sept. 9 Virginia L 1-3 Sept. 13 UNC Greensboro L 0-3 Sept. 15 Tennessee State% W 3-0 Sept. 16 Florida A&M% W 3-0 Sept. 16 at UNC Asheville W 3-0 Sept. 19 Winthrop W 3-0 Sept. 22 Georgia Southern W 3-0 Sept. 26 Furman W 3-1 Sept. 28 East Tennessee State W 3-0 Sept. 29 Western Carolina& W 3-0 Sept. 29 Stetson& W 3-0 Sept. 30 Jacksonville State& W 3-0 Sept. 30 at Coll. of Charleston& W 3-0 Sept. 30 UNC Greensboro& L 0-3 Oct. 6 at Davidson W 3-1 Oct. 8 at Marshall W 3-0 Oct. 11 UNC Asheville W 3-1 Oct. 13 Western Carolina W 3-0 Oct. 15 Chattanooga W 3-0 Oct. 20 at Furman L 1-3 Oct. 22 at Georgia Southern W 3-0 Oct. 26 at E. Tennessee State W 3-1 Oct. 30 at UNC Greensboro L 1-3 Nov. 1 at Radford W 3-0 Nov. 3 Davidson W 3-2 Nov. 5 Marshall W 3-2 Nov. 11 at Western Carolina W 3-0 Nov. 12 at Chattanooga W 3-0 Nov. 17 Georgia Southern+ L 2-3 ^ South Carolina Tournament & Virginia Tech Tournament % UNC Asheville Tournament & College of Charleston Invitational + Southern Conference Tournament


2011 APPALACHIAN VOLLEYBALL YEAR-BY-YEAR RESULTS 1996 17-16 Overall, 9-5 SoCon Aug. 30 at Wake Forest^ W 3-1 Aug. 31 Campbell^ W 3-0 Aug. 31 Coastal Carolina^ L 1-3 Sept. 3 Radford W 3-2 Sept. 6 at Clemson# L 0-3 Sept. 7 Colorado State# L 0-3 Sept. 7 Virginia Tech# L 0-3 Sept. 11 at UNC Asheville L 1-3 Sept. 14 North Carolina State% L 0-3 Sept. 14 Akron% L 0-3 Sept. 15 at UNC Charlotte% L 2-3 Sept. 15 E. Tennessee State% W 3-2 Sept. 17 UNC Greensboro W 3-0 Sept. 24 at North Carolina State L 0-3 Sept. 26 East Tennessee State L 1-3 Oct. 1 North Carolina A&T W 3-0 Oct. 4 at Marshall L 2-3 Oct. 6 at Davidson W 3-1 Oct. 11 Western Carolina W 3-0 Oct. 13 Chattanooga L 1-3 Oct. 18 at Furman W 3-2 Oct. 20 at Georgia Southern W 3-1 Oct. 24 at E. Tennessee State W 3-2 Nov. 1 Davidson W 3-1 Nov. 3 Marshall L 2-3 Nov. 7 at Western Carolina W 3-2 Nov. 9 at Georgia State L 2-3 Nov. 10 at Chattanooga W 3-2 Nov. 15 Georgia Southern W 3-0 Nov. 17 Furman L 1-3 Nov. 22 E. Tennessee State& W 3-1 Nov. 23 Marshall& W 3-2 Nov. 24 Chattanooga& L 2-3 ^ Wake Forest Tournament # Clemson Tournament % UNC Charlotte Tournament & Southern Conference Tournament

1998 13-19 Overall, 9-9 SoCon Sept. 4 vs. Oklahoma^ L 0-3 Sept. 4 vs. Marshall^ L 2-3 Sept. 5 vs. St. John’s^ L 0-3 Sept. 5 at Wake Forest^ L 0-3 Sept. 8 at UNC Asheville W 3-1 Sept. 11 Georgia Southern W 3-1 Sept. 12 College of Charleston W 3-1 Sept. 15 at North Carolina L 0-3 Sept. 18 Davidson W 3-2 Sept. 19 vs. High Point# W 3-0 Sept. 19 vs. UNC Wilmington# W 3-2 Sept. 20 at Wake Forest L 0-3 Sept. 22 UNC Greensboro W 3-1 Sept. 27 Wofford W 3-0 Sept. 28 Furman W 2-3 Sept. 29 Radford L 1-3 Oct. 4 at Chattanooga W 3-2 Oct. 5 at Tennessee L 1-3 Oct. 8 East Tennessee State W 3-0 Oct. 9 at Mercer W 3-0 Oct. 10 vs. Jacksonville St.% L 0-3 Oct. 12 at Western Carolina L 0-3 Oct. 16 at Coll. of Charleston W 3-0 Oct. 17 at Georgia Southern W 3-2 Oct. 22 at UNC Greensboro L 0-3 Oct. 25 at Davidson L 0-3 Oct. 31 at Furman L 0-3 Nov. 1 at Wofford L 2-3 Nov. 6 Chattanooga L 0-3 Nov. 9 Western Carolina L 0-3 Nov. 12 East Tennessee State L 1-3 Nov. 20 vs. Furman& L 2-3 ^ Wake Forest Tournament # at Greensboro, NC % at Mercer & Southern Conference Tournament

1997 19-14 Overall, 10-6 SoCon Aug. 29 at Wake Forest^ L 0-3 Aug. 30 vs. UNC Asheville^ L 1-3 Sept. 2 at Radford L 2-3 Sept. 5 vs. Stetson# W 3-1 Sept. 5 vs. East Carolina# W 3-2 Sept. 6 vs. Belmont# W 3-1 Sept. 6 at Coastal Carolina# L 0-3 Sept. 10 East Tennessee State W 3-1 Sept. 16 UNC Asheville W 3-2 Sept. 19 Georgia Southern W 3-0 Sept. 20 at UNC Charlotte% W 3-1 Sept. 21 vs. Coastal Carolina% L 0-3 Sept. 21 vs. Minnesota% L 0-3 Sept. 23 Tennessee L 0-3 Sept. 25 at Davidson L 1-3 Sept. 29 at UNC Greensboro L 2-3 Oct. 3 Furman W 3-1 Oct. 5 Wofford W 3-0 Oct. 7 Winthrop W 3-1 Oct. 10 at Western Carolina W 3-2 Oct. 12 at Chattanooga L 1-3 Oct. 16 at E. Tennessee State W 3-1 Oct. 20 at N.C. A&T W 3-2 Oct. 24 at Charleston Southern W 3-1 Oct. 26 at Georgia Southern W 3-1 Oct. 31 UNC Greensboro W 3-1 Nov. 2 Davidson L 0-3 Nov. 4 at Wofford W 3-0 Nov. 8 at Furman L 0-3 Nov. 14 Chattanooga L 1-3 Nov. 15 Western Carolina W 3-1 Nov. 21 vs. UNC Greensboro& W 3-1 Nov. 22 vs. Chattanooga& L 0-3 ^ Wake Forest Tournament # Coastal Carolina Tournament % UNC Charlotte Tournament & Southern Conference Tournament

1999 8-20 Overall, 7-13 SoCon Sept. 1 at N.C. State L Sept. 7 East Tennessee State L Sept. 11 at Chattanooga L Sept. 14 at Radford L Sept. 17 Georgia Southern W Sept. 18 Wake Forest L Sept. 21 at Western Carolina L Sept. 26 at Wofford W Sept. 28 UNC Asheville L Oct. 1 College of Charleston L Oct. 2 The Citadel W Oct. 5 at Furman L Oct. 8 Davidson L Oct. 10 Furman L Oct. 12 Mercer W Oct. 15 Chattanooga L Oct. 17 Western Carolina L Oct. 19 at UNC Greensboro L Oct. 22 at Georgia Southern W Oct. 23 at Jacksonville L Oct. 26 at E. Tennessee State L Oct. 31 Wofford L Nov. 2 UNC Charlotte L Nov. 6 at Coll. of Charleston W Nov. 6 at The Citadel W Nov. 13 at Davidson L Nov. 15 UNC Greensboro W Nov. 19 vs. Chattanooga^ L ^ Southern Conference Tournament

0-3 0-3 1-3 2-3 3-2 0-3 1-3 3-2 1-3 2-3 3-0 0-3 0-3 2-3 3-0 0-3 1-3 2-3 3-0 1-3 0-3 2-3 1-3 3-1 3-0 0-3 3-0 0-3

2000 17-15 Overall, 14-6 SoCon Sept. 1 vs. N.C. State^ L 1-3 Sept. 1 at Virginia Tech^ L 1-3 Sept. 2 vs. Southwest Texas^ L 0-3 Sept. 2 vs. Marshall^ W 3-2 Sept. 6 Radford L 1-3 Sept. 8 Chattanooga W 3-0 Sept. 12 at North Carolina L 0-3 Sept. 14 at Georgia Southern W 3-2 Sept. 15 Navy# W 3-2 Sept. 16 at Auburn# L 1-3 Sept. 16 Clemson# W 3-1 Sept. 19 at South Carolina L 0-3 Sept. 24 Wofford W 3-0 Sept. 26 Furman L 1-3 Sept. 29 at Coll. of Charleston L 0-3 Sept. 30 at The Citadel W 3-0 Oct. 5 Western Carolina L 0-3 Oct. 6 at Davidson L 1-3 Oct. 7 at UNC Greensboro L 1-3 Oct. 10 at E. Tennessee State W 3-2 Oct. 13 at Chattanooga L 2-3 Oct. 14 at Western Carolina W 3-0 Oct. 23 Georgia Southern W 3-0 Oct. 24 at Tennessee L 0-3 Oct. 28 at Wofford W 3-1 Oct. 27 at Furman W 3-2 Nov. 3 College of Charleston W 3-1 Nov. 4 The Citadel W 3-0 Nov. 7 E. Tennessee State W 3-1 Nov. 10 Davidson W 3-2 Nov. 11 UNC Greensboro W 3-1 Nov. 17 vs. Western Carolina% L 2-3 ^ Virginia Tech Hokie Classic # Auburn War Eagle Invitational % Southern Conference Tournament 2001 4-25 Overall, 4-16 SoCon Aug. 31 at Central Florida^ L 0-3 Sept. 1 vs. Air Force^ L 0-3 Sept. 1 vs. Fla. International^ L 1-3 Sept. 5 at Chattanooga L 1-3 Sept. 7 vs. UNC Wilmington# L 0-3 Sept. 8 vs. Wright State# L 0-3 Sept. 8 at Clemson# L 0-3 Sept. 18 at Western Carolina L 0-3 Sept. 21 at Wofford L 1-3 Sept. 22 at Furman L 0-3 Sept. 25 at E. Tennessee State L 0-3 Sept. 28 The Citadel W 3-1 Sept. 29 College of Charleston L 0-3 Oct. 2 Tennessee L 0-3 Oct. 5 UNC Greensboro W 3-1 Oct. 6 Davidson L 0-3 Oct. 11 Western Carolina L 0-3 Oct. 13 Chattanooga L 1-3 Oct. 16 at Charlotte L 0-3 Oct. 19 at Georgia Southern L 0-3 Oct. 20 at Georgia Southern L 0-3 Oct. 26 Wofford L 0-3 Oct. 27 Furman L 1-3 Oct. 30 at N.C. State L 1-3 Nov. 2 at The Citadel W 3-0 Nov. 3 at Coll. of Charleston L 1-3 Nov. 6 E. Tennessee State L 1-3 Nov. 9 at UNC Greensboro W 3-0 Nov. 10 at Davidson L 2-3 ^ UCF Fall Invitational # Big Orange Bash

2002 15-18 Overall, 9-11 SoCon Aug. 30 at High Point^ W 3-0 Aug. 30 vs. UNC Wilmington^ W 3-1 Aug. 31 vs. UNC Asheville^ W 3-2 Sept. 3 N.C. State W 3-1 Sept. 6 vs. Birmingham So.# W 3-0 Sept. 6 vs. Middle Tenn. St.# L 1-3 Sept. 7 at Memphis# L 0-3 Sept. 12 Chattanooga W 3-1 Sept. 13 vs. Georgia% L 0-3 Sept. 14 at Virginia Tech% L 0-3 Sept. 14 vs. Charlotte% L 0-3 Sept. 20 at Georgia Southern L 1-3 Sept. 22 at Tennessee L 0-3 Sept. 25 Western Carolina L 1-3 Sept. 27 at Coll. of Charleston L 2-3 Sept. 28 at The Citadel W 3-0 Oct. 4 Furman L 1-3 Oct. 5 Wofford W 3-0 Oct. 8 E. Tennessee State W 3-2 Oct. 11 at Davidson L 1-3 Oct. 12 at UNC Greensboro W 3-0 Oct. 18 at Chattanooga L 0-3 Oct. 19 at Western Carolina L 1-3 Oct. 26 Georgia Southern L 0-3 Oct. 29 at E. Tennessee St. W 3-1 Nov. 1 at Furman L 1-3 Nov. 2 at Wofford W 3-0 Nov. 8 Coll. of Charleston L 0-3 Nov. 9 The Citadel W 3-0 Nov. 15 Davidson L 2-3 Nov. 16 UNC Greensboro W 3-0 Nov. 22 at Davidson& L 0-3 ^ High Point Invitational # Memphis Tournament % Hokie Classic & Southern Conference Tournament 2003 16-16 Overall, 13-5 SoCon* Aug. 29 vs. VCU^ L 1-3 Aug. 30 vs. Georgia State^ L 1-3 Aug. 30 at High Point^ W 3-0 Sept. 5 at Xavier# L 1-3 Sept. 6 vs. Central Michigan# L 1-3 Sept. 6 vs. Stetson# W 3-1 Sept. 12 vs. San Francisco% L 0-3 Sept. 13 vs. Southern Illinois% L 1-3 Sept. 13 at Butler% L 0-3 Sept. 19 at Middle Tennessee St.& L 0-3 Sept. 20 vs. Murray State& L 0-3 Sept. 20 vs. Western Illinois& L 0-3 Sept. 23 East Tennessee State W 3-1 Sept. 27 Chattanooga L 1-3 Oct. 3 UNC Greensboro W 3-0 Oct. 4 Elon W 3-1 Oct. 10 at The Citadel W 3-0 Oct. 11 at College of Charleston L 0-3 Oct. 14 Western Carolina W 3-1 Oct. 17 Davidson W 3-0 Oct. 19 Georgia Southern L 1-3 Oct. 21 at Clemson L 1-3 Oct. 24 at Furman W 3-2 Oct. 25 at Wofford W 3-1 Oct. 28 at East Tennessee State W 3-0 Nov. 2 at Chattanooga L 2-3 Nov. 7 at UNC Greensboro W 3-0 Nov. 8 at Elon W 3-0 Nov. 11 at Western Carolina W 3-2 Nov. 14 The Citadel W 3-0 Nov. 15 College of Charleston L 0-3 Nov. 21 Davidson+ W 3-0 Nov. 22 Georgia Southern+ L 2-3 ^ High Point Invitational # Xavier Tournament % Butler Tournament & Middle Tennessee State Tournament + Southern Conference Tournament * - MTSU’s win on Sept. 19 was vacated due to NCAA infractions, effective Aug. 6, 2008

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2011 APPALACHIAN VOLLEYBALL YEAR-BY-YEAR RESULTS 2004 26-8 Overall, 15-1 SoCon Sept. 1 UNC Asheville W 3-1 Sept. 3 at Virginia Tech^ L 1-3 Sept. 4 vs. Lehigh^ W 3-0 Sept. 4 vs Towson^ W 3-2 Sept. 10 vs. St. Francis (Pa.)# W 3-1 Sept. 11 vs. Tennessee State# W 3-1 Sept. 11 vs. New Orleans# W 3-2 Sept. 12 at Charlotte# L 2-3 Sept. 17 vs. Santa Clara& L 0-3 Sept. 18 at TCU& L 2-3 Sept. 18 vs. Arkansas-Little Rock& L 1-3 Sept. 22 NORTH CAROLINA A&T W 3-0 Sept. 24 at East Tennessee State W 3-2 Sept. 25 at Chattanooga W 3-2 Sept. 28 Liberty W 3-0 Oct. 1 UNC Greensboro W 3-0 Oct. 2 Elon W 3-1 Oct. 5 Western Carolina W 3-0 Oct. 8 at The Citadel W 3-0 Oct. 10 College of Charleston L 0-3 Oct. 16 Furman W 3-0 Oct. 17 Wofford W 3-0 Oct. 19 at Gardner-Webb W 3-0 Oct. 22 at Davidson W 3-1 Oct. 24 at Georgia Southern W 3-2 Oct. 30 Chattanooga W 3-0 Nov. 1 Tennessee L 1-3 Nov. 5 at UNC Greensboro W 3-0 Nov. 6 at Elon W 3-1 Nov. 9 East Tennessee State W 3-1 Nov. 14 at Western Carolina W 3-2 Nov. 19 Davidson+ W 3-0 Nov. 20 Georgia Southern+ W 3-1 Nov. 21 College of Charleston+ L 1-3 ^ Virginia Tech Tournament # Charlotte Classic & TCU Adidas Invitational + Southern Conference Tournament

2009 14-17 Overall, 10-6 SoCon Aug. 28 vs. Idaho# L, 0-3 Aug. 28 at Cal State Fullerton# L, 0-3 Aug. 29 vs. Lamar# W, 3-0 Sept. 4 WILLIAM AND MARY! L, 1-3 Sept. 5 NORTH FLORIDA! L, 1-3 Sept. 5 TENNESSEE TECH! W, 3-1 Sept. 11 at Winthrop@ L, 2-3 Sept. 12 vs. Butler@ L, 0-3 Sept. 12 vs. Morgan State@ W, 3-0 Sept. 15 at Charlotte L, 0-3 Sept. 18 vs. Liberty$ L, 0-3 Sept. 19 at Wake Forest$ L, 0-3 Sept. 19 vs. Duke$ L, 1-3 Sept. 22 EAST TENNESSEE STATE W, 3-2 Sept. 26 at The Citadel* W, 3-2 Sept. 30 WESTERN CAROLINA* W, 3-0 Oct. 2 at Elon* L, 0-3 Oct. 3 at UNC Greensboro* L, 0-3 Oct. 10 CHATTANOOGA* W, 3-0 Oct. 11 SAMFORD* W, 3-2 Oct. 16 FURMAN* L, 2-3 Oct. 17 WOFFORD* W, 3-1 Oct. 24 at Georgia Southern* L, 0-3 Oct. 25 at Davidson* L, 2-3 Oct. 31 COLL. OF CHARLESTON*W, 3-1 Nov. 4 at Western Carolina* W, 3-1 Nov. 7 at Samford* L, 0-3 Nov. 8 at Chattanooga* W, 3-1 Nov. 11 UNC GREENSBORO* W, 3-2 Nov. 14 ELON* W, 3-2 Nov. 21 vs. Furman^ L, 0-3 # Four Points Titan Classic ! Appalachian Invitational @ Hilton Garden Inn Invitational $ Black and Gold Challenge ^ SoCon Tournament * Southern Conference match

2005 23-10 Overall, 14-4 SoCon Aug. 26 at North Carolina A&T W 3-1 Aug. 7 at UNC Asheville W 3-0 Sept. 2 vs. East Carolina% W 3-1 Sept. 3 vs. Tennessee Tech% L 2-3 Sept. 3 vs. High Point% W 3-0 Sept. 9 at South Florida# W 3-0 Sept. 10 vs. E. Washington# L 0-3 Sept. 11 vs. Florida Atlantic# L 0-3 Sept. 13 vs. Charlotte W 3-1 Sept. 16 at Virginia$ L 0-3 Sept. 17 vs. Albany$ L 0-3 Sept. 17 vs. Liberty$ W 3-0 Sept. 20 at Western Carolina* W 3-0 Sept.24 at Chattanooga* L 1-3 Sept. 30 vs. Elon* W 3-0 Oct. 1 vs. UNC Greensboro* W 3-0 Oct. 7 vs. Col. of Charleston* L 3-2 Oct. 8 vs. The Citadel* W 3-0 Oct. 15 at Furman* W 3-1 Oct. 16 at Wofford* W 3-0 Oct.18 vs. Georgia Southern* W 3-0 Oct. 21 vs. Western Carolina* W 3-0 Oct. 22 vs. Chattanooga* W 3-0 Oct. 26 at Davidson* W 3-1 Oct. 28 at Elon* W 3-0 Oct. 29 at UNC Greensboro* W 3-1 Nov. 4 at Coll. of Charleston* L 0-3 Nov. 5 at The Citadel* W 3-0 Nov. 11 vs. Wofford* W 3-0 Nov. 12 vs. Furman* L 3-2 Nov. 18 Western Carolina+ W 3-2 Nov. 19 Furman+ W 3-1 Nov. 20 Coll. of Charleston+ L 0-3

2006 23-10 Overall, 15-3 SoCon Aug. 25 MARSHALL% W 3-0 Aug. 26 RADFORD% W 3-1 Aug. 26 MIDDLE TENNESSEE% L 0-3 Sept. 1 at North Florida# L 1-3 Sept. 2 vs. Idaho State# W 3-1 Sept. 2 vs. Murray State# L 2-3 Sept. 8 vs. Liberty$ W 3-0 Sept. 9 vs. G. Washington$ W 3-0 Sept. 9 at Virginia Tech$ L 2-3 Sept. 13 at Chattanooga* W 3-0 Sept. 15 vs. Tennessee Tech! L 2-3 Sept. 15 at Western Kentucky! L 1-3 Sept. 16 vs. Ball State! W 3-1 Sept. 22 THE CITADEL* W 3-0 Sept. 23 COLL. OF CHARLESTON* L 2-3 Sept. 27 WESTERN CAROLINA* W 3-0 Sept. 29 at Elon* W 3-2 Sept. 30 at UNC Greensboro* W 3-0 Oct. 3 GARDNER-WEBB W 3-0 Oct. 7 FURMAN* W 3-2 Oct. 8 WOFFORD* W 3-0 Oct. 13 DAVIDSON* W 3-0 Oct. 14 GEORGIA SOUTHERN* W 3-1 Oct. 21 at Coll. of Charleston* L 0-3 Oct. 22 at The Citadel* W 3-0 Oct. 27 ELON* W 3-1 Oct. 28 UNC GREENSBORO* W 3-0 Nov. 3 at Wofford* W 3-0 Nov. 4 at Furman* L 0-3 Nov. 10 at Davidson* W 3-2 Nov. 11 at Georgia Southern* W 3-0 Nov. 17 ELON& W 3-0 Nov. 18 UNC GREENSBORO& L 1-3 * Southern Conference match % Mast General Store App. Classic # at UNF Labor Day Classic $ at Hokie Invite ! at Lady Topper Invitational & SoCon Tournament

* Southern Conference match % at Broyhill Inn Appalachian Classic # at Best Western Invitational $ at Jefferson Cup Tournament + at SoCon Tournament

2010 18-12 Overall, 9-7 SoCon Aug. 27 vs. NC A&T& W, 3-0 Aug. 28 vs. UNC Wilmington& W, 3-0 Aug. 28 at High Point& W, 3-2 Aug. 31 at East Tennessee State W, 3-2 Sept. 3 EASTERN KENTUCKY! W, 3-0 Sept. 4 USC UPSTATE! W, 3-0 Sept. 4 VALPARAISO! L, 1-3 Sept. 10 at Akron^ W, 3-0 Sept. 10 vs. St. Franics (Pa.)^ W, 3-1 Sept. 11 vs. Indiana State^ L, 1-3 Sept. 17 vs. Temple$ W, 3-0 Sept. 18 at North Carolina$ L, 0-3 Sept. 18 vs. Ball State$ L, 2-3 Sept. 25 THE CITADEL* W, 3-0 Sept. 29 at Western Carolina* W, 3-2 Oct. 2 ELON* W, 3-1 Oct. 3 UNC GREENSBORO* L, 0-3 Oct. 9 at Samford* W, 3-1 Oct. 10 at Chattanooga* L, 1-3 Oct. 16 at Furman* L, 0-3 Oct. 17 at Wofford* W, 3-2 Oct. 23 DAVIDSON* W, 3-0 Oct. 24 GEORGIA SOUTHERN* L, 1-3 Oct. 30 College of Charleston* L, 0-3 Nov. 3 WESTERN CAROLINA* W, 3-0 Nov. 6 CHATTANOOGA* W, 3-0 Nov. 7 SAMFORD* W, 3-1 Nov. 12 Elon* L, 0-3 Nov. 13 UNC Greensboro* L, 1-3 Nov. 19 Georgia Southern# L, 1-3 & High Point Invitational ! Appalachian Invitational ^ Akron invitational $ Tarheel Volleyball Classic * Southern Conference Match # SoCon Tournament

* Southern Conference Game % Charlotte Invitational # Comcast Lady Vol Classic $ South Carolina Tournament ! Clemson Classic ^ SoCon Tournament

2008 7-25 Overall, 3-15 SoCon Aug. 29 vs. E. Michigan % L 1-3 Aug. 30 vs. UMBC % L 0-3 Aug. 30 at William & Mary % L 1-3 Sept. 5 vs. Fla. International # L 1-3 Sept. 6 vs. Iowa State # L 0-3 Sept. 6 vs. Loyola Marymt. # L 1-3 Sept. 9 WINSTON-SALEM ST. W 3-0 Sept. 12 vs. Binghamton $ W 3-1 Sept. 13 vs. VCU $ L 0-3 Sept. 13 at Virginia $ L 0-3 Sept. 16 at East Tennessee St. L 2-3 Sept. 19 WAKE FOREST ! L 1-3 Sept. 20 NC A&T ! W 3-0 Sept. 20 CHARLOTTE ! W 3-0 Sept. 24 UNC GREENSBORO * L 1-3 Sept. 27 ELON * L 2-3 Oct. 3 at Chattanooga * L 1-3 Oct. 4 at Samford * L 1-3 Oct. 11 Davidson * L 0-3 Oct. 12 Georgia Southern * L 0-3 Oct. 15 at Western Carolina * L 1-3 Oct. 18 at Furman * L 2-3 Oct. 19 at Wofford * W 3-2 Oct. 24 THE CITADEL * L 1-3 Oct. 25 COLL. OF CHARLESTON * L 2-3 Oct. 31 at Elon * L 0-3 Nov. 1 at UNC Greensboro * L 0-3 Nov. 5 Western Carolina * W 3-1 Nov. 8 CHATTANOOGA * L 1-3 Nov. 9 SAMFORD * L 2-3 Nov. 15 at The Citadel * W 3-0 Nov. 16 at Coll. of Charleston * L 0-3 * Southern Conference match % at Tribe Invitational (William & Mary) # at MTSU Blue Raider Bash (MTSU) $ at Jefferson Cup (Virginia) ! Appalachian Invitational

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1990 REGULAR SEASON CHAMPIONS

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2007 19-14 Overall, 14-4 SoCon Aug. 24 vs. Presbytarian% W 3-0 Aug. 25 vs. Eastern Michigan% L 0-3 Aug. 25 at Charlotte% L 2-3 Aug. 31 vs. Jacksonville State# L 2-3 Aug. 31 at Tennessee# L 0-3 Sept. 1 vs. Belmont# L 1-3 Sept. 7 vs. Troy$ W 3-2 Sept. 7 vs. Rice$ L 1-3 Sept. 8 at South Carolina$ L 0-3 Sept. 14 vs. Georgia State! L 0-3 Sept. 14 at Clemson! L 0-3 Sept. 15 vs. Kent State! W 3-2 Sept. 21 at Western Carolina* W 3-0 Sept. 22 at Chattanooga* L 0-3 Sept. 28 THE CITADEL* W 3-0 Sept. 29 COLL. OF CHARLESTON* L 2-3 Oct. 3 WOFFORD* W 3-0 Oct. 5 at Elon* L 2-3 Oct. 6 at UNC Greensboro* W 3-2 Oct. 11 at Davidson* W 3-1 Oct. 12 at Georgia Southern* W 3-0 Oct. 17 EAST TENNESSEE ST. W 3-0 Oct. 19 WESTERN CAROLINA* W 3-0 Oct. 20 CHATTANOOGA* W 3-0 Oct. 23 at Furman* W 3-2 Oct. 26 at The Citadel* W 3-0 Oct. 27 at Coll. of Charleston* W 3-1 Nov. 2 ELON* W 3-1 Nov. 3 UNC GREENSBORO* W 3-1 Nov. 9 DAVIDSON* W 3-2 Nov. 10 GA. SOUTHERN* W 3-0 Nov. 16 vs. Davidson W 3-1 Nov. 17 vs. UNC Greensboro L 1-3

1994 REGULAR SEASON AND TOURNAMENT CHAMPIONS


2011 APPALACHIAN VOLLEYBALL NO. 9 TRACI BLANKENSHIP

Traci Blankenship became the only Mountaineer volleyball player to have her uniform No. 9 retired on November 4, 1985. The recognition is a special one at Appalachian, as Blankenship is one of only five student-athletes in ASU history to have their number retired. A standout player, she garnered all-Southern Conference acclaim all four seasons. She received first-team all-league plaudits her final three campaigns, and was an all-SoCon Tournament selection all four years. Blankenship was named Southern Conference Player-of-the-Year in 1982, ‘83 and ‘85. She was the Mountaineers’ team MVP as a junior and senior and the Appalachian State Athlete-of-theYear for the 1984-85 academic year. She earned USVBA Regionals Most Valuable Player accolades in 1984.

A fine all-around player Blankenship set school single-season records in digs and service aces. She still ranks among the program’s all-time top 10 in service aces and solo blocks. Her 937 digs in 1985 remains Appalachian’s all-time best in the category. A handful of years beyond her final match, Blankenship’s impressive career continued to collect her plaudits. Following the 1989 season she was named to both the ASU all-Decade Blankenship spoke at the Southern Conference Women’s team as well as to the South- 25th Anniversary Banquet at the 2008 SoCon basketball tournament. ern Conference all-decade team. A patient teacher of the game, in She served as a team captain from her only her second season at the helm, sophomore through her senior campaign. Blankenship was chosen Southern ConNoted to be a fine setter and attacker, during ference Coach-of-the-Year. In 1989, her her four-year career, the Mountaineers posted team ranked No. 6 in the nation in service an 89-34 record. Her junior season the Mounaces (3.01 per game). taineers dominated the league, winning both The following year the Mountaineers the regular season and tournament crowns. returned to the top of the league, by win Blankenship graduated in 1986, but rening the regular season championship. mained a part of the volleyball program as asThe squad came one game away from sistant coach. In her first season on the bench, the conference tournament the same ASU suffered only one league blemish during season. 1991 saw Appalachian claim the regular season and earned the conference the Southern Conference tournament title. championship and make its first-ever She was elevated to head coach of the national post-season appearance in the Mountaineers the following year. From 1987 NIVC tournament. to 1991 Blankenship guided the Mountaineers Traci Blankenship concluded her to a 79-76 mark. career at Appalachian following the 1991 season. She finished with a record of 7972 as head coach of the Mountaineers. Her legacy of excellence continued on following her departure from her alma mater. The program won three regular-season and two tournament championships over the next four years. On September 5, 1998, Blankenship was one of three inducted in to the Appalachian State Athletic Hall of Fame. The Hall of Fame presented the plaudit before a crowd of more than 13,000 at Kidd Brewer Stadium.

As ASU's head coach, Traci Blankenship (center) led the Mountaineers to the 1990 SoCon regular-season title, the 1991 SoCon Tournament championship and the program's first-ever national post-season appearance.

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2011 APPALACHIAN VOLLEYBALL ALL-TIME SERIES RECORDS Opponent MP W L Air Force 1 0 1 Akron 2 1 1 Albany 1 0 1 Arkansas-Little Rock 1 0 1 Army 3 1 2 Auburn 1 0 1 Austin Peay 1 1 0 Ball State 2 1 1 Baptist 4 3 1 Bellarmine 1 0 1 Belmont 2 1 1 Bethune-Cookman 1 1 0 Binghamton 1 0 Birmingham Southern 1 1 0 Bowie State 1 1 0 Butler 2 0 2 Cal State Fullerton 1 0 1 Campbell 4 4 0 Carson-Newman 1 1 0 Central Florida 4 0 4 Central Michigan 1 0 1 Charlotte 33 18 15 College of Charleston 29 9 20 Charleston Southern 3 3 0 Chattanooga 57 35 22 The Citadel 21 20 1 Clemson 11 1 10 Coastal Carolina 7 4 3 Colorado State 1 0 1 Coppin State 1 1 0 Davidson 42 27 15 Dayton 1 0 1 Drexel 1 1 0 Duke 10 3 7 East Carolina 11 7 4 East Tennessee State 67 49 18 Eastern Kentucky 2 1 1 Eastern Michigan 2 0 2 Eastern Washington 1 0 1 Eckerd 2 2 0 Elon 17 12 5 Florida A&M 2 2 0 Florida Atlantic 1 0 1 Florida International 3 1 2 Florida State 1 0 1 Francis Marion 2 1 1 Furman 55 31 24 Gardner-Webb 2 2 0 George Mason 1 1 0 Georgetown - FIRST MEETING George Washington 1 1 0 Georgia 2 0 2 Georgia Southern 36 25 11 Georgia State 5 1 4 Georgia Tech 3 2 1 Guilford 3 3 0 High Point 6 6 0 Huntington 1 1 0 Idaho 2 0 2 Idaho State 1 1 0 Indiana State 1 0 1 Iowa State 1 0 1 Jacksonville 8 5 3 Jacksonville State 3 1 2 James Madison 4 3 1 Kansas - FIRST MEETINGKennesaw State - FIRST MEETING Kent State 1 0 1 Kentucky 1 0 1 Kentucky State 2 2 0 King 2 0 2 Lamar 1 1 0 Lees-McRae 2 2 0 Lehigh 1 1 0 Lenoir-Rhyne 10 10 0 Liberty 7 5 2 Limestone 1 1 0 Livingston 1 1 0 2011 Opponents in Bold

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Last Meeting L, Sept 1, 2001 W, Sept. 10, 2010 L, Sept. 17, 2005 L, Sept. 18, 2004 W, Oct. 10, 1992 L, Sept. 16, 2000 W, Oct. 1, 1982 L, Sept. 18, 2010 W, Sept. 7, 1990 L, Oct. 23, 1989 L, Sept. 1, 2007 W, Oct. 9, 1993 W, Sept. 12, 2008 W, Sept. 6, 2002 W, Oct. 10, 1992 L, Sept. 12, 2009 L, Aug. 29, 2009 W, Aug. 31, 1996 W, Oct. 1, 1983 L, Aug. 31, 2001 L, Sept. 6, 2003 L, Sept. 15, 2009 L, Oct. 30, 2010 W, Oct. 24, 1997 W, Nov. 6, 2010 W, Sept. 25, 2010 L, Sept. 14, 2007 L, Sept. 21, 1997 L, Sept. 7, 1996 W, Oct. 9, 1992 W, Oct. 23, 2010 L, Sept. 11, 1993 W, Sept. 10, 1994 L, Sept. 19, 2009 W, Sept. 2, 2005 W, Aug. 31, 2010 W, Sept. 3, 2010 L, Aug. 29, 2008 L, Sept. 10, 2005 W, Oct. 25, 1985 L, Nov. 12, 2010 W, Sept. 16, 1995 L, Sept. 10, 2005 L, Sept. 5, 2008 L, Oct. 24, 1981 L, Oct. 5, 1981 L, Oct. 16, 2010 W, Oct. 3, 2006 W, Sept. 18, 1992 W, Sept. 9, 2006 L, Sept. 13, 2002 L, Nov. 19, 2010 L, Sept. 14, 2007 L, Sept. 4, 1992 W, Sept. 30, 1983 W, Aug. 28, 2010 W, Oct. 2, 1987 L, Aug. 28, 2009 W, Sept. 2, 2006 L, Sept. 11, 2010 L, Sept. 6, 2008 L, Oct. 23, 1999 L, Aug. 31, 2007 W, Sept. 9, 1994 W, Sept. 15, 2007 L, Oct. 29, 1983 W, Oct. 29, 1983 L, Oct. 11, 1986 W, Aug. 29, 2009 W, Nov. 7, 1981 W, Sept. 4, 2004 W, Sept. 1, 1990 L, Sept. 18, 2009 W, Sept. 20, 1985 W, Oct. 3, 1987

Opponent MP W L Loyola (MD) 1 1 0 Loyola Marymount 1 0 1 Mars Hill 3 3 0 Marshall 34 24 10 Maryville 1 1 0 Memphis 1 0 1 Mercer 4 4 0 Middle Tennessee State 5 1 3* Midway 1 1 0 Minnesota 1 0 1 Mississippi 1 0 1 Montana State 1 1 0 Morehead State - FIRST MEETING Morgan State 1 1 0 Murray State 2 0 2 Navy 3 2 1 New Orleans 1 1 0 UNC Asheville 20 16 4 North Carolina 11 0 11 UNC Greensboro 46 25 21 UNC Wilmington 14 9 5 North Carolina A&T 7 7 0 N.C. State 16 3 13 North Carolina Wesleyan 1 1 0 North Florida 2 0 2 Northeast Louisiana 1 1 0 Northern Illinois 1 0 1 Northwestern 1 0 1 Oklahoma 1 0 1 Old Dominion 1 1 0 Presbyterian 2 2 0 Radford 15 9 6 Rice 1 0 1 Rio Grande 1 1 0 Saint Francis (Pa.) 2 2 0 St. John’s 1 0 1 Samford 6 3 3 San Francisco 1 0 1 Santa Clara 2 0 2 Snead State 1 1 0 South Alabama 1 0 1 South Carolina 2 0 2 South Dakota State - FIRST MEETINGSouth Florida 1 1 0 USC-Aiken 1 0 1 USC-Spartanburg 8 7 1 Southern Illinois 1 0 1 Southeast Missouri 2 1 1 Stetson 5 5 0 TCU 1 0 1 Temple 1 1 0 Tennessee 7 0 7 Tennessee-Martin 1 1 0 Tennessee State 2 1 0 Tennessee Tech 5 3 2 Texas State 1 0 1 Toledo 1 1 0 Towson 3 2 1 Troy ­1 1 0 UAB 1 0 1 UMBC 1 0 1 Valparaiso 1 0 1 Villanova 1 0 1 Virginia 3 0 3 Virginia Commonwealth 6 3 3 Virginia Tech 27 8 19 Wake Forest 9 3 6 Western Carolina 71 45 26 Western Illinois 1 0 1 Western Kentucky 2 0 2 Western Michigan - FIRST MEETING William & Mary 3 0 3 Winston-Salem State 1 1 0 Winthrop 23 18 5 Wofford 22 18 4 Wright State 2 0 2 Xavier 2 0 2

Last Meeting W, Oct. 30, 1987 L, Sept. 6, 2008 W, Nov. 6, 1985 W, Aug. 25, 2006 W, Sept. 29, 1982 L, Sept. 7, 2002 W, Aug. 31, 2002 L, Aug. 26, 2006 W, Oct. 30, 1981 L, Sept. 21, 1997 L, Oct. 14, 1989 W, Sept. 10, 1993 W, Sept. 12, 2009 L, Sept. 2, 2006 W, Sept. 15, 2000 W, Sept. 11, 2004 W, Aug. 27, 2005 L, Sept. 18, 2010 L, Nov. 13, 2010 W, Aug. 28, 2010 W, Aug. 27, 2010 W, Sept. 3, 2002 W, 1984 L, Sept. 5, 2009 W, Sept. 19, 1992 L, Dec. 4, 1991 L, Sept. 8, 1995 L, Sept. 4, 1998 W, Oct. 13, 1981 W, Aug. 24, 2007 W, Aug. 26, 2006 L, Sept. 7, 2007 W, Oct. 31, 1981 W, Sept. 10, 2010 L, Sept. 5, 1998 W, Nov. 7, 2010 L, Sept. 12, 2003 L, Sept. 17, 2004 W, Oct. 2, 1987 L, 1984 L, Sept. 8, 2007 W, Sept. 9, 2005 L, Sept. 28, 1991 W, Sept. 4, 2010 L, Sept. 13, 2003 W, Oct. 3, 1987 W, Sept. 6, 2003 L, Sept. 18, 2004 W, Sept. 17, 2010 L, Aug. 31, 2007 W, Oct. 3, 1987 W, Sept. 11, 2004 W, Sept. 5, 2009 L, Sept. 19, 2000 W, Oct. 31, 1981 W, Sept. 4, 2004 W, Sept. 7, 2007 L, Sept. 1, 1995 L, Aug. 30, 2008 L, Sept. 4, 2010 L, Dec. 5, 1991 L, Sept. 13, 2008 L, Sept. 13, 2008 L, Sept. 9, 2006 L, Sept. 19, 2009 W, Nov. 3, 2010 L, Sept. 20, 2003 L, Sept. 15, 2006 L,Sept. 4, 2009 W, Sept. 9, 2008 L, Sept. 11, 2009 W, Oct. 17, 2010 L, Sept. 8, 2001 L, Sept. 5, 2003

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2011 APPALACHIAN VOLLEYBALL CHARLIE COBB

DEBBIE RICHARDSON

Athletics Director NC State, 1990 Sixth Year

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n his first five years at Appalachian State University, director of athletics Charlie Cobb has led the department to unparalleled success. The many achievements enjoyed by Appalachian athletics during the first 72 months of Cobb’s tenure include: • • • • • • • • •

Three NCAA Division I football national championships — marking the first time that any program has ever won three-consecutive NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision (FCS — formerly Division I-AA) and the first NCAA football titles ever won by a team from the state of North Carolina at any level. Shattering football attendance records at Kidd Brewer Stadium with crowds surpassing “The Rock’s” permanent seating capacity for each of ASU’s 34 regular-season home games since Cobb’s arrival in 2005. A 298-percent increase in football season-ticket sales. Six-consecutive Commissioner’s Cup championships — recognizing the top overall men’s sports program in the Southern Conference. Three Germann Cup championships — recognizing the top overall women’s sports program in the SoCon. Thirty-five percent of the athletics department’s students making the Academic Honor Roll (minimum GPA of 3.25). Five teams (men’s basketball, women’s cross country, field hockey, women’s indoor and outdoor track and field) earning public recognition awards, based on being among the nation’s top 10 percent in their respective sports based on Academic Progress Rate (APR) scores. The Yosef Club, which provides scholarship and facility support for student-athletes, raising over $2.5 million for the first time in 2009-10. Despite the state of the economy, the Yosef Club has reached the $2 million threshold for donations four years in a row and rasied nearly $2 mil lion more in 2009-10 than it did in any year prior a string of five-straight record years since Cobb’s arrival. Appalachian’s athletics annual budget increasing from $7.5 million in Cobb’s first year to nearly $13 million in 2010-11.

However, the most notable of Cobb’s many achievements has been the addition of first-class facilities that will give Appalachian the opportunity to be successful across the athletics spectrum for years to come. Facility enhancements totaling $50 million were completed in 2009, headlined by the 120,000-square-foot Appalachian Athletics Center. The seven-story complex, located behind Kidd Brewer Stadium’s west stands, includes new football offices and locker room, a strength and conditioning center, training facilities, academic study space and computer lab for all ASU student-athletes, as well as premium seating in the form of 600 club-level seats and 18 luxury suites. The facility enhancements also included other significant renovations to The Rock. A new ticket plaza, which serves as a grand entrance to the stadium, as well as ornamental fencing that replaced the chain-link barriers that used to surround the stadium and field were completed before the 2007 season, while a 4,400-seat upper deck on the stadium’s east side and substantial upgrades to the east and south concourses were completed prior to the ‘08 campaign. In addition to the renovations to Appalachian’s most visible athletics facility, the campaign has also produced new homes for Mountaineer baseball (Jim and Bettie Smith Stadium), softball (Sywassink/Lloyd Family Stadium) and soccer (at the Ted Mackorell Soccer Complex), as well as the Apps’ first-ever indoor practice facility (Sofield Family Indoor Practice Facility) and renovations to Varsity Gym that have upgraded the facility to a premier practice and competition venue for ASU basketball, indoor track and field, volleyball and wrestling. With the $50 million in facilities enhancements, all 20 of Appalachian’s intercollegiate sports teams now practice and compete in facilities that have either been built or renovated in the last decade. While Cobb is quick to point out the “total team effort” put forth to achieve the many successes that have been enjoyed since he began his tenure as ASU’s director of athletics on July 1, 2005, it is the experience, vision and work ethic of the 42-year-old Cobb that has steered the Mountaineers to new heights. Prior to his arrival in Boone, Cobb was a member of the athletics department at North Carolina State University from 1998-2005. A four-year football letterwinner at NC State from 1987-90, Cobb served as the Wolfpack’s senior associate athletics director for external operations for the seven years prior to his arrival in Boone. In that role, he oversaw NC State’s marketing, ticket operations, media relations and student-athlete development operations, as well as serving on the department’s compact strategic planning initiative, gender equity and facilities committees. During his tenure, NC State increased football season-ticket sales by 87 percent and men’s basketball season-ticket sales by 121 percent. The combined ticket revenues accounted for an annual increase of over 86 percent for Wolfpack athletics, generating more than $6 million for the department. In addition, Cobb served as NC State’s administrator for baseball and women’s soccer, tournament manager for the 2004 NCAA men’s basketball first and second rounds at the RBC Center and the chair for the southeast region of the NCAA women’s soccer committee. Prior to returning to his alma mater in ‘98, Cobb spent six years in Atlanta, Ga., where he held positions with the Atlanta Sports Council, the Chick-Fil-A Peach Bowl and the Georgia Dome. As an assistant executive director for the Atlanta Sports Council and the Peach Bowl, he helped coordinate Atlanta’s bid for the 2002 NCAA men’s basketball Final Four and handled all game and event operations for the Peach Bowl. As sales manager for the Georgia Dome from 1994-97, Cobb helped procure events such as the Southeastern Conference football championship, the SEC and Atlantic Coast Conference men’s basketball tournaments, NCAA men’s basketball championship events, Georgia High School Association football playoffs, major concerts and other college and amateur sporting events. Cobb graduated with honors with a B.A. in business administration from NC State in 1990. A second-team all-ACC honoree at center as a senior, Cobb was an academic all-ACC selection and collected the prestigious Jim Tatum Award, presented to the ACC football senior with the highest grade point average, and the Bob Warren Memorial Award, given to the Wolfpack football player that displays the highest integrity and sportsmanship. After receiving post-graduate scholarships from both the ACC and NFL Charities, Cobb earned a master’s degree in sports administration from Ohio University in 1992. Cobb is married to the former Lindsay Brecher, who was an all-ACC goalkeeper for NCSU women’s soccer from 1988-90 and serves as an assistant coach for Appalachian’s women’s soccer program. The Cobbs have a 12-year-old son, Harrison, and a nine-year-old daughter, Branan.

Senior Assoc. AD/Senior Woman Administrator Auburn, 1975 16th Year Debbie Richardson begins her 16th year as Senior Woman Administrator at Appalachian State University. She joined the Mountaineer staff in August 1996 as an assistant athletics director and earned the title of senior associate director in 2006. Richardson serves as administrator for seven men’s and women’s sports, including volleyball, women’s soccer, women’s basketball, softball and men’s tennis. As the senior woman administrator, she acts as spokesperson for the needs and interests of women within the athletics department, campus and community. Richardson has been very active at conference, regional and national levels, participating on numerous committees. In the Southern Conference, Richardson sits on the wrestling and television committees and is the current chair of the volleyball committee. She is also a former chair of the conference’s Senior Woman Administrators’ Association. Regionally, Richardson serves as the chair of the south region volleyball ranking committee, and, at the national level, she is entering her second year as a member of the NCAA Division I volleyball committee. Richardson came to Appalachian following five years as assistant athletics director at the University of Illinois, where she was responsible for 11 sports, handling event management, athletic facilities and special projects, such as NCAA and Big Ten Championships. Prior to her stint at Illinois, Richardson spent nine years at the University of South Florida, including seven seasons as head volleyball coach. While at South Florida, Richardson compiled a 180-117 record and earned three Sun Belt Conference Coach of the Year awards (1984, 1986 and 1988). She led her team to four Sun Belt championships (1986, 1987, 1988 and 1989). Richardson came to South Florida from Gardner-Webb where she was a volleyball coach during the 1981 season. A 1975 Auburn graduate, Richardson was a four-year starter for the Tigers during the AIAW-era. She served as a team captain and was named to the all-state team in both her junior and senior campaigns. The Miami, Fla. native graduated from Berry High School in Birmingham, Ala. An Olympic volleyball volunteer at the 1996 Atlanta Games, Richardson earned a master’s degree in physical education from East Tennessee State in 1977.

ASU Associate and Assistant Athletic Directors

RICK BEASLEY

Sr. Assoc. AD, Athletic Develop.

JAY SUTTON

Associate AD, Internal Affairs

KINDSAY GREENE REEDER Asst. AD, Development

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TROY HEUSTESS Associate AD, Facilities

MIKE FLYNN

Asst. AD, Sports Information

DAVID JACKSON

Associate AD, Public Affairs

BARBARA GREEN

Assistant AD, Compliance

SAMANTHA STEVENS

Asst. AD, Marketing/Licensing


2011 APPALACHIAN VOLLEYBALL HOLMES CONVOCATION CENTER Appalachian volleyball enters its 10th season in the George M. Holmes Convocation Center. The Holmes Center serves as home of Mountaineer volleyball, as well as Appalachian’s men’s and women’s basketball and indoor track and field programs. Standing on Rivers Street at Appalachian State University, the 200,840-square foot Holmes Center serves as the cornerstone to the entry to campus and houses ASU’s Department of Health, Leisure and Exercise Science. The structure also includes the 8,325-seat Seby Jones Arena, which hosts a number of community and cultural events in addition to Appalachian athletics, including graduation and convocation ceremonies, trade shows and concerts. The facility opened on November 17, 2000 with a celebration followed by a men’s basketball contest between Appalachian and the University of North Carolina. With much anticipation, every seat for the ASU-UNC showdown was sold in advance, marking the first pre-gameday sellout in school history for any sporting event. The athletics ticket office sold the full allotment of tickets for the inaugural contest at the Holmes Center in just 12 minutes. In addition to the state-of-theart amenities that the Holmes Center has to offer, the atmosphere for Appalachian sporting events remains one of the most spirited in the Southern Conference. The Appalachian student section is a priority at the Holmes Center, as student seating is located at mid-court for both volleyball and basketball.

Public service, a cornerstone upon which Appalachian was founded, is the hallmark of the two individuals whom names adorn the university’s convocation center, as former ASU Chancellor, Francis T. Borkowski announced that the center would be called the George M. Holmes Convocation Center and its arena the Seby Jones Arena on March 20, 1999. Holmes is a Republican member of the North Carolina House of Representatives, representing the 41st District (Yadkin, Wilkes and Alexander Counties). He is the senior co-chair of the North Carolina House of Appropriations Committee. A native of Mount Airy, N.C., Holmes attended Appalachian on a football scholarship from 195057. Holmes first entered political office from 1975-76 and has served 11 terms since 1979. He serves on the Governor’s Advisory Budget Commission, the Joint Legislative Commission on Governmental Operations and the Joint Legislative Transportation Oversight Committee. Holmes was instrumental in securing the bulk of the $36.8 million needed to build the convocation center. Jones served as mayor and a council member of Raleigh from 1967-71. He also served on ASU’s Board of Trustees for eight years, chairing the Board in 1990-91. His philanthropy, including establishing Appalachian’s Alumni Memorial Scholarship and a scholarship for students from Wake County, has made it possible for many students to attend college.

In 2008, ASU volleyball became the first Southern Conference school to install a Sport Court floor used solely for volleyball. The state-of-the-art floor is the official court surface of the Men’s collegiate volleyball championship, Women’s Division NCAA Division I championship and USA Volleyball.

ASU at the HOLMES CENTER Year Overall SoCon 2001 2-8 2-7 2002 6-6 5-5 2003 6-3 6-3 2004 11-2 7-1 2005 10-2 7-2 2006 12-3 9-2 2007 8-2 7-2 2008 4-9 1-8 2009 9-3 7-1 2010 8-4 6-2 Totals 76-42 (.644) 57-33 (.633)

The Mountaineers’ locker room in the Holmes Center features a dressing area, dedicated team video room, lounge and computer workstations. It also includes an honor wall, on which all former award winners are represented.

VARSITY GYM Though the Mountaineers compete exclusively in the Holmes Center, the team often practices in the spacious Varsity Gym on campus as well. Five adjacent courts can be set up on the floor to allow for maximum utilization of practice time. In addition to the new SportCourt surface at the HCC, Varsity Gym’s floor also received a facelift in 2008, as a new hardwood surface was installed. The arena is also the practice home for wrestling, men’s and women’s basketball, field hockey and the track and field teams.

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2011 APPALACHIAN VOLLEYBALL STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING The mission of Appalachian State speed, strength & conditioning program is to assist the athletes in reaching the full athletic potential. This mission is attained by reducing the athlete’s potential for injury during competition, and increasing an athletes’s overall athleticism and power. The Appalachian speed, strength & conditioning programs is designed to implement programs that fit the characteristics of the coaches of the 20 different sport programs, ASU’s staff remains in a constant research mode to provide the best programs for each student-athlete’s needs. The staff incorporates a variety of training methods to ensure that an athlete reaches their full potential. The variety of methods includes resistance training, speed development, sport specific conditioning, dynamic flexibility, along with full scientific analysis of the athlete to help better understand how to train the athlete . The scientific analysis of the athlete to help better understand how to train the athlete. The scientific analysis can be anything from VO2 testing to basal metabolic rate analysis. These tests are done at the discretion of the strength coach by the exercise science department and teams. This concept is the foundation of our program. The Appalachian program is unique compared to other programs across the nation. With a 16,000-square foot facility in the panning phase, the Mountaineers will be able to boast having a premier facility in this region of the country that can compare to any level of competition. The facility combined with the unique relationship that Appalachian’s exercise science department possess on campus gives ASU’s athletes the extra edge to compete at the highest level.

SPORTS MEDICINE Few programs play a role as essential to the continued success of the Mountaineers as sports medicine. ASU sports medicine provides preventative care that helps student-athletes avoid injury and post-injury treatment that allows student athletes to recover as quickly as possible. Under the direction of director Jason Robey and volleyball athletic trainer Jamie Moul, Appalachian sports medicine has three spacious facilities at its disposal in the Holmes Center, Varsity Gym and Owens Fieldhouse. Each athlete training room is equipped with state-of-the-art equipment to ensure the health and welfare of the student-athletes. The sports medicine staff is bolstered by one of the finest athlete training education programs in the nation. The program has been in existence for more than 25 years, was one of the first NATA approved programs and is accredited by CAATE.

ACADEMIC SERVICES 2010-11 AVCA TEAM ACADEMIC AWARD RECIPIENT

Academics are the primary reason for attending college, and Appalachian State is one of the most respected comprehensive institutions of higher learning in the South. The academic environment that surrounds Appalachian is prided on fitting the needs of all students, regardless of background. The student-athletes of ASU who compete on a variety of playing fields take pride in their academic reputation. Through the overall efforts of the Learning Assistance Program, the Office of Academic Services for Student-Athletes is coordinated by Jean Roberts. Assistant coordinators Kim Sherill and Erin Justice help to guide the office’s efforts for the more than 500 student-athletes who wear the black and gold. The Office of Academic Services for Student-Athletes helps students prioritize academics by providing a comprehensive support system throughout their college careers. The overall graduation rate of student-athletes on campus has consistently remained higher than that of the Appalachian total student body. Approximately 35 percent of all student-athletes at ASU made the Southern Conference Honor Roll in the 2007-08 academic year. The people of Appalachian State University are very proud of the academic achievements of their student-athletes and applaud the teamwork of the administration and their relationships with the coaches whose support is pivotal in helping shape athletes’ academic lives. The University’s Learning Assistance Program is a valuable aid to student-athletes at Appalachian. From tutoring, to academic advising and academic monitoring, the program affords the student-athlete the opportunity to excel both on the field and in the classroom.

MOUNTAINEERS IN THE COMMUNITY Like the entire Appalachian State University athletics department, Mountaineer volleyball believes strongly in giving back to the community. The athletic department as a whole has teamed up to participate in several events around the community, including the Make-A-Wish Foundation’s ‘Celebrity Serve’ which featured student-athletes from 11 of ASU athletic programs volunteered their time to help serve dinner and wait tables at various restaurants around Boone. Other community events that the Mountaineers participate in include the Walk for Awareness, a rally to increase awareness and help eliminate incidents of rape and sexual assault in the Appalachian community. Also, each season the Mountaineers hold a clinic for local Girl Scout Troops. The clinic includes instruction by coaches and players, along with place at Appalachian’s home contest that day. Additionally, ASU players and coaches volunteer their time for a number of other volleyball clinics throughout the year,

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Maggie Seeds and Kasey Sauls joined with member’s of the ASU football team to serve food at Makotos as a part of ASU’s annual ‘Celebrity Serve’.


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WHO WE ARE

Nestled in the majestic Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina, Appalachian State University combines the best attributes of a small liberal arts college with those of a large research university. Known for its value and affordability, Appalachian enrolls about 17,200 students and offers more than 140 undergraduate and graduate majors. Small classes and close interactions between faculty and students create a strong sense of community, which has become an Appalachian hallmark.

EDUCATING NORTH CAROLINA’S CITIZENS AND LEADERS

Appalachian State University is located in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Boone, N.C. At an elevation of 3,333 feet, Boone began as a frontier outpost named after pioneer Daniel Boone, who first explored the area in the 1760s. Boone now attracts those seeking a breathtaking location, adventure and a quality education. Appalachian is a member of the 16-campus University of North Carolina system and offers a challenging learning experience. The university combines a smalltown atmosphere with a strong academic reputation. Appalachian’s academics are supported by an accomplished faculty, close, personal interaction between students and faculty, and intimate class sizes that average 25 students. Originally founded as a teachers college, Appalachian now cultivates leaders in business, science, the arts, communication, music, nursing, education and other careers. Innovation and creativity are hallmarks of Appalachian graduates, many of whom are leaders in communities in North Carolina and around the world. Appalachian also emphasizes the importance of sustainability and service to communities, both locally and globally. Today, Appalachian is a leader in the fields of energy-focused green technology and the health sciences. Consistently ranked among U.S. News and World Report’s best public universities in the Southeast, Appalachian is also noted as a “best value” by Kiplinger’s Personal Finance magazine and other publications. Appalachian’s 411-acre main campus includes 19 academic buildings, 20 residence halls, four dining facilities and 11 recreational and athletic facilities. Appalachian also operates a living-learning center in New York City and off-campus programs in 10 counties through collaboration with area community colleges. Appalachian supports a broad-based athletics program, featuring 10 men’s and 10 women’s intercollegiate teams. The Mountaineers hold NCAA Division I status and have been members of the Southern Conference since 1971. The Mountaineers won their 31st Southern Conference Commissioner’s Cup for overall excellence in men’s athletics during the 2010-11 academic year. Appalachian has claimed six-consecutive Commissioner’s Cups and eight total Germann Cups, recognizing overall excellence in women’s athletics. In football, the Mountaineers won three consecutive NCAA Division I FCS national championship titles in 2005, 2006 and 2007. Appalachian is the only school to ever win both the Commissioner’s Cup and the Germann Cup in the same academic year. Since joining the Southern Conference, the Mountaineers have earned league titles in football, men’s and women’s basketball, volleyball, men’s and women’s cross country, men’s and women’s indoor and outdoor track, wrestling, baseball, men’s soccer and men’s tennis. Nearly 35 percent of Appalachian student-athletes earn a place on the department’s Honor Roll, with a minimum GPA of 3.25. Five athletic programs have received NCAA Public Recognition Awards for their Academic Progress Rate scores being ranked among the nation’s top 10 percent.

APPALACHIAN ATHLETICS MISSION STATEMENT

The Department of Athletics at Appalachian State University believes in maintaining the intercollegiate athletics program as an integral part of the University’s overall program of education, with emphasis on and priority given to the high academic quality and standards and the complete development of the student. Appalachian State University provides opportunity and encouragement for student-athletes to progress toward degrees of their choice and to develop athletic abilities in an environment consistent with high standards of academic scholarship, leadership and institutional loyalty. The Department of Athletics is committed to ensuring the general welfare of the student-athlete and to encouraging the highest standards of sportsmanship on behalf of student-athletes, the student body and the University’s supporters. The intercollegiate athlete representing ASU is both a bona-fide student pursuing a degree program and an amateur competitor. Appalachian Athletics is committed to insuring equitable recruitment, participation and treatment of individuals including members of under-represented populations through its athletics administration, staff, coaches, programs and policies. The University’s policy of non-discrimination represents a moral and ethical, not merely a legal, imperative. The University has determined that its athletics program will meet the necessary qualifications, guidelines and funding to hold membership in Division I of the NCAA. The athletics administration, the faculty athletics representative and the Athletics Council work together to insure that all teams and coaches follow the rules and regulations governing this division. A sound program of intercollegiate athletics should benefit the institution through its effects on students, alumni ad the institution itself. Specifically, it should maintain and improve the loyalty and esprit de corps of the student body, and in strengthening the pride and enthusiasm of the alumni; it should serve as a favorable public relations factor and provide benefits to the participants.

APPALACHIAN ATHLETICS DIVERSITY STATEMENT

Appalachian athletics promotes an inclusive culture that fosters equitable participation for student-athletes and equitable career opportunities for coaches, administrators and support staff from diverse backgrounds and perspectives.


POINTS OF PRIDE

RELEVANT DEGREE PROGRAMS Originally founded as a teachers college, Appalachian now cultivates leaders in business, science, the arts, communication, music, nursing, education and other careers. Today, Appalachian is a leader in the fields of energy-focused green technology and the health sciences. QUALITY ACADEMICS In its 2011 America’s Best Colleges Guide, U.S. News & World Report ranked Appalachian No. 3 among the top public master-degree granting universities in the South. Appalachian was also included in The Princeton Review’s 2011 “The Best 373 Colleges” publication based on academics as well as student surveys that praised the accessibility of the university’s faculty, quality of academic programs and value. VALUE AND AFFORDABILITY Appalachian has been named a best value by Forbes, The Princeton Review, Consumer’s Digest and Kiplinger’s Personal Finance Magazine for providing a high quality education at the lowest cost to students. Committed to making higher education affordable for every N.C. student, Appalachian offers the ACCESS scholarship program, which has supported students from the state’s lowest-income families by offering a debt-free, four-year university education. The university also includes a textbook rental program that saves a student hundreds of dollars over four years. OUTSTANDING FACULTY Ninety-nine percent of Appalachian’s full-time faculty hold doctorate, first professional degree, or other terminal degrees. SMALL CLASSES, PERSONAL ATTENTION Personal attention from faculty is a hallmark of the Appalachian experience. Classes average 25 students. This close-knit “community of learners” contributes to Appalachian having a freshman-to-sophomore retention rate of nearly 87 percent. INTERNATIONAL CONNECTIONS With study abroad opportunities on nearly every continent, Appalachian students have access to approximately 200 foreign sites for semester and year-long programs of study. CONTRIBUTORS TO KNOWLEDGE Each year, Appalachian receives nearly $20 million in external grants and contracts, which fund research projects that improve lives in North Carolina, across the nation and around the world. Appalachian values undergraduate research, so many of these projects generate special opportunities for students. The number of students engaging in research activities has increased 127 percent since 2005. ENVIRONMENTALLY RESPONSIBLE CAMPUS Appalachian was included in The Princeton Review’s 2010 “Guide to 286 Green Colleges” among the nation’s most environmentally responsible campuses, as well as Sierra Club Magazine’s 2010 list of 100 “Cool Schools,” a list of schools doing the most for the planet. Appalachian has an electricity-generating wind turbine on campus, a biodiesel-powered public transportation system and research and academic degree programs that focus on issues related to energy, economics and the environment. It also has a commitment to new buildings that are efficiently designed and LEED® certified and that use 100 percent green housekeeping supplies. PASSIONATE AND SUCCESSFUL ALUMNI Appalachian has more than 100,000 living alumni with 73 percent remaining in North Carolina after graduation. They are leaders in their communities and professions, exemplifying how Appalachian can and does make a difference in the world.


DR. KENNETH E. PEACOCK

CHANCELLOR

Dr. Kenneth E. Peacock became Appalachian State University’s sixth chancellor in July 2004. During his tenure, Appalachian has experienced significant growth in several areas, and the quality of the university’s academic programs has continued to advance, directing extensive national attention to Appalachian. The university has become a destination of choice among the brightest and best high school graduates, with freshman SAT scores averaging 1136 and grade point averages 3.92 in the 2010-11 academic year. Since Chancellor Peacock assumed office, Appalachian has raised more than $93.5 million in private funding. Appalachian ACCESS, a university scholarship program offering North Carolina’s low-income students living at or below the poverty level a four-year university education debt free, was first awarded to members of the freshman class in 2007. Capital improvements and new construction under Chancellor Peacock’s leadership have included the Student Recreation Center, Central Dining Facility, Athletics Center, new on-campus housing as well as residence hall renovations, steam system upgrades, and the opening of Belk Library and Information Commons and a new college of education building. Construction is under way on a new facility for the Honors College and an expansion to Plemmons Student Union. Prior to his appointment as chancellor, Peacock served at Appalachian as interim provost and executive vice chancellor. He joined the faculty in Appalachian’s Walker College of Business in 1983, was appointed assistant dean of the business school in 1987, associate dean in 1989, and served as dean of the college from 1992-2003. Previously, he taught at the McIntire School of Commerce at the University of Virginia and worked for the accounting firm of Price Waterhouse & Co. in their Winston-Salem and Charlotte offices. Chancellor Peacock received his undergraduate degree in accounting at Mars Hill College and his master’s and doctorate degrees in accounting at Louisiana State University. In September 2006, he received the Outstanding Alumnus Award from Mars Hill College. Chancellor Peacock is a native of Rocky Mount. He and his wife, Rosanne, have two grown sons. Chancellor Peacock serves on the NCAA Division I Presidential Advisory Group, Appalachian Regional Healthcare Foundation Board of Directors, Homes for Children Board of Directors, Leadership North Carolina Board of Directors, and he chairs the North Carolina Campus Compact Executive Board. He has been named a Paul Harris Fellow by the Rotary Foundation of Rotary International. He also is the recipient of the Golden Eagle Award for Leadership from AdvantageWest and the L. Richardson Preyer Alumni Award from Leadership North Carolina. In addition, the Peacocks are involved in a variety of civic/community programs and activities.


APPALACHIAN TIMELINE 1899

Dougherty brothers founded Watauga Academy

1903

1921

North Carolina legislature recognized The Appalachian Training School of Teachers as a state institution North Carolina legislature authorized the Appalachian State Normal School two-year college program

1929

North Carolina legislature authorized the Appalachian State Teachers College four-year program

1948

North Carolina Commission on Higher Education authorized the ASTC Graduate School

1967

North Carolina legislature authorized Appalachian State University, with three undergraduate colleges

1971

University of North Carolina system created; Appalachian named one of its regional campuses

1982

Enrollment exceeded 10,000 students

1993

Dr. Francis T. Borkowski became chancellor

2001

TIME Magazine named Appalachian a College of the Year

2004

Dr. Kenneth E. Peacock became chancellor

2005

Football team won NCAA Division I-AA National Championship

2006

2007

Enrollment exceeded 15,000; football team won NCAA Division I-AA National Championship a second time

Football team won NCAA Division I National Champion a third time

2008

Enrollment exceeded 16,000

2009

Stateâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s largest electricity-generating wind turbine installed on campus

2010

New College of Health Sciences opened in July

2011

New College of Education building opened in August

ASU TODAY Enrollment 17,222 students in Fall 2010 15,137 undergraduate and 2,085 graduate Top Represented N.C. Counties Mecklenburg Wake Watauga Guilford Forsyth Catawba States most represented North Carolina Georgia Virginia Florida Tennessee South Carolina Academics College of Arts and Sciences Walker College of Business Reich College of Education College of Fine and Applied Arts College of Health Sciences Hayes School of Music University College Cratis D. Williams Graduate School More than 140 undergraduate and graduate majors, plus a doctoral program in educational leadership Fall 2010 Average Freshman SAT 1136 Student/Faculty Ratio 16-to-1 Estimated 2010-11 Undergraduate Expenses $11,220 for in-state students and $22,532 for out-ofstate students. Includes tuition, fees, room, standard meal plan and textbook rental


LEADERSHIP CHANCELLOR Kenneth E. Peacock

PROVOST AND EXECUTIVE VICE CHANCELLOR Lori Gonzalez BOARD OF TRUSTEES Bradley T. Adcock CEO • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina Durham, N.C. J. Edgar Broyhill Businessman Winston-Salem, N.C. Jeannine Underdown Collins President • Underdown and Associates Boone, N.C. John E. Cooper, Jr. Owner • Mast General Store Boone, N.C. Lauren M. Estes President • Student Government Association Boone, N.C. Hughlene B. Frank Community volunteer Greensboro, N.C. Avery B. Hall Sr. Senior Vice President/Business Banker • Wachovia Bank Kernersville, N.C.

Helen A. Powers Retired businesswoman Asheville, N.C. Alice Roess Real estate/mortgage investor/community volunteer Blowing Rock, N.C. James M. Rose, Sr. CEO • Leasing Services II, Inc. Shelby, N.C. Michael A. Steinback Operating Partner • Stonebridge Partners Asheville, N.C. G. A. Sywassink Chairman and CEO • Standard Holding Corporation Hilton Head, SC Matthew J. Szulik Retired businessman Raleigh, N.C. CONSTITUENCY REPRESENTATIVES (NON-VOTING): Jill R. Ehnenn Faculty Senate Chair • Department of English Bill H. Durham President • Alumni Association

Cathy Ziegler Staff Council President • Office of Institutional Research, Assessment & Planning

FACULTY ATHLETICS REPRESENTATIVE DR. ALAN HAUSER Dr. Alan J. Hauser is in his 26th year as Faculty Chairperson of Athletics at Appalachian State University. Appointed to the position in October 1986, Hauser has served on the Athletic Council since 1979. Hauser came to Appalachian as an assistant professor of philosophy and religion in 1972. He served as chairperson of Appalachian’s Philosophy and Religion Department from 1982 until 1997. A member of numerous committees since joining the faculty, Hauser served 12 years on the Faculty Senate, including two years as chairperson. He also chaired the Faculty Assembly for three years. A 1967 graduate of Concordia Teachers College, Hauser earned a master’s degree from Concordia Seminary in 1968 and his doctorate from the University of Iowa in 1972. Hauser currently chairs the NCAA Academics, Eligibility and Compliance cabinet and is also a member of its Degree Completion committee. He formerly served as the Southern Conference’s delegate to the NCAA Division I Management Council. Hauser and his wife Gail, who is the Assistant Director of Summer Sessions at Appalachian State University, have four daughters: Debi, Staci, Elizabeth and Jacqueline.


ONCE A MOUNTAINEER, ALWAYS A MOUNTAINEER

The Appalachian Alumni Association encourages fellowship among its members, promotes goodwill toward Appalachian, and assists Appalachian by carrying out projects to support the university. The non-dues paying Association provides a number of events and programs for the over 90,000 Appalachian alumni, including: • Homecoming and fan gatherings for athletic events • Regional and affinity chapters as part of the Appalachian Family Network • The Gold Book online alumni community • Travel tour opportunities • APPdate electronic newsletter • Black & Gold Reunion and Spring Alumni weekends • Alumni awards and scholarship programs • Appalachian alumni e-mail addresses • Special offers such as Appalachian NC license tags, discount insurance programs and affinity merchandise • Alumni website including online alumni directory, event information and registration, alumni blog, downloadable screensavers/wallpapers, online photo album and more at www.alumni.appstate.edu

Appalachian Alumni Association McKinney Alumni Center ASU Box 32015 Boone, NC 28608 Toll Free 866-756-ALUM (2586) alumni@appstate.edu www.alumni.appstate.edu


BOONE

NORTH CAROLINA Boone lies in a small valley in the heart of the Southern Appalachians. It is named after the hunter and explorer Daniel Boone, who spent time in the region during the 1760s. Watauga County was formed in 1849 and the Town of Boone incorporated in 1872. Among its accolades are inclusion in National Geographic Adventure magazine’s “Best Places to Live and Play,” Norman Crampton’s “100 Best Small Towns in America,” USA Today’s “10 Great Small Towns with Huge Backyards” and U.S. News and World Report’s “10 Best Places to Retire in the U.S.” Boone is a college town, home to Appalachian State University. Originally Watauga Academy, the institution was formed to educate the mountain children and to ultimately prepare teachers for service through western North Carolina. It became Appalachian State Teachers College in 1929 and joined the University of North Carolina system in 1971. The university serves as a top economic driver followed by a combination of tourism, small business and residential home construction. The Boone area is characterized by mountain culture and casual living. Outdoor activities, cultural events, local dining and unique shops attract visitors from all over the world year-round. From breathtaking scenic views to Boone’s eclectic downtown area, known as King Street, there is something for everyone. One of the highlights of downtown Boone is the university’s Turchin Center for the Visual Arts. It features six gallery spaces and a community education and outreach program. Its exhibitions focus on a blend of recent and historically important artwork and feature nationally and internationally renowned artists as well as many of the finest artists of the region. A wide array of quality arts and cultural events enhance the Boone community. The university’s month-long celebration of performing and visual arts, known as An Appalachian Summer Festival, has brought notable performers such as Paul Taylor Dance Company, London City Opera, Charlie Daniels and the Glenn Miller Orchestra. During the academic year, Appalachian hosts the Performing Arts Series with artists such as Garrison Keillor and the National Symphony Orchestra. Boone offers an uncommon quality of life — that’s why many visitors come for a weekend and stay for a lifetime.

BOONE AT A GLANCE… • • • • •

The county seat of Watauga County Population: 14,942 Incorporated in 1872 Named for its most famous seasonal visitor, Daniel Boone One of four North American Adventure Destinations – Adventure Sports magazine • Average summer temperature: 70 degrees • “Choose and Cut” Christmas tree industry sells approximately 13,000 Fraser Fir trees annually • One of the lowest annual unemployment rates in the Southeast

WHAT’S VISIBLE FROM KIDD BREWER STADIUM… State’s Largest Wind Turbine This community-scale, 100-kilowatt wind turbine stands 153 feet and feeds enough electricity directly to the grid to power 15 homes. It was paid for primarily through student funds and in partnership with the campus utility, New River Light and Power. Aside from producing clean energy, the turbine serves as an educational monument to Appalachian’s ethic of sustainability. Howard’s Knob Located just a half mile from downtown Boone, this peak has an elevation of 4,420 feet. It was named for Benjamin Howard, a Revolutionary War loyalist who fled to a cave there to escape American patriots. Rich Mountain One of 20 North Carolina mountains bearing this name, the Watauga County ridge extends northwest from Boone. It is named for its unusually fertile though rugged slopes. Source: North Carolina Gazetteer: A Dictionary of Tar Heel Places


2011 SCHEDULE Appalachian Invitational (Boone, N.C.) AUG. 26 NC STATE 7 p.m. AUG. 27 KENNESAW STATE 12:30 p.m. AUG. 27 CHARLOTTE 7 p.m. Kansas Invitational (Lawrence, Kansas) Sept. 2 vs. South Dakota State 10 a.m. Sept. 2 vs. Belmont 5 p.m. Sept. 3 at Kansas 1 p.m. Morehead State Invitational (Morehead, Ky.) Sept. 9 at Morehead State 11 a.m. Sept. 9 vs. Western Michigan 4:30 p.m. Sept.10 vs. George Mason 11:30 a.m. JMU Classic (Harrisonburg, Va.) Sept. 16 vs. Georgetown 5 p.m. Sept. 17 vs. East Tennessee State 10 a.m. Sept. 17 at James Madison 7:30 p.m. SEPT. 20 WAKE FOREST 7 p.m.

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