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TABLE OF CONTENTS The Program......................................................................................... 2-5 The Coaches......................................................................................... 6-7 The Team.............................................................................................8-24 2015 Season in Review................................................................ 25-27 Program History............................................................................. 28-34 About Juniata................................................................................. 35-36 Sponsors...........................................................................................37-39 Memo to the Media.............................................................................40

In 2007, Juniata joined the Landmark Conference and won the conference title. Since then the program has won eight straight Landmark titles.

QUICK FACTS Location Huntingdon, Pa. Founded 1876 President James A. Troha, Ph.D. Enrollment 1,600 Colors Blue and Old Gold Nickname Eagles Mascot Alfarata “Alfie” Affiliation NCAA Division III Conference Landmark Conference Home Court Memorial Gymnasium Head Coach Heather Pavlik (Juniata ’95)   Record at Juniata 144-36 / 5 seasons   Career Record Same   Office Phone 814.641.5320  E-mail pavlikh@juniata.edu Assistant Coach Casey Dale (Juniata ‘07)   Office Phone 814.641.5321  E-mail dalec@juniata.edu 2015 Overall Record 33-3 Overall 2015 Conf. Record 7-0 Landmark Conference 2015 Postseason NCAA regional finals Website www.juniatasports.net

Carli Dale became Juniata’s first AVCA Division III Player of the Year in 2004.

Juniata College Athletic Department Staff Directory Athletic Director/Head Men’s Basketball Coach Associate Athletic Director/Head Women’s Soccer Coach Senior Woman Administrator/Head Women’s Basketball Coach Head Athletic Trainer   Asst. Athletic Trainer   Asst. Athletic Trainer Asst. Athletic Trainer Strength & Conditioning Coach Asst. Strength & Conditioning Coach Director of Sports Information Athletic Dept. Admin. Assistants

Greg Curley Scott McKenzie Danny Young-Uhrich Jeff Leydig, ATC Dodie Edwards, ATC Meghan Schoff, ATC Donnie Russell, ATC Doug Smith, CSCS Sarah Simeone, CSCS David Heberger Lori Hoffman Belinda Zauzig

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2004 & 2006

National Champions

4 AVCA Players of the Year Awards and 1 AVCA Rookie of the Year Award 35 NCAA Tournament appearances, 25 NCAA Tournament semifinal appearances

3 NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship recipients

1 NCAA Woman of the Year (Pennsylvania)

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43 All-Americans, with 68 All-America certificates 1,396–228 All-time program record, 67–23 against Division I opponents

5 CoSIDA Academic All-Americans 2 College Division Academic All-Americans of the Year 3


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t’s loud, it’s intense and it’s home to one of the most respected women’s volleyball programs in the country. The Kennedy Sports and Recreation Center has been the home of Juniata volleyball since the program’s founding in 1977. With permanent seating for 950 and a total seating capacity of 1,350 with auxiliary seating, Kennedy gets packed with students and fans during volleyball matches. The upper mezzanine allows fans to get different perspectives on play and enhances the fan experience. The mezzanine also helps trap sound at floor level, intensifying the volume. If you look to the ceiling, you’ll see the National Championship banners flying proudly as a reminder to everyone the history of excellence that the program has. All of this combines to give Juniata a huge home court advantage. Over the program’s entire history, Juniata has lost just 39 matches on the Kennedy Sports and Recreation Center court.

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2015 Juniata women’s volleyball players Kristin Collins (left) and Glen Brumm (right) celebrate the team’s ninth Landmark Conference Championship Title after a 3-2 victory over Susquehanna University.

43 AVCA All-Americans. 35 NCAA tournament appearances. 2 NCAA National Championship Titles.


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hen the Kennedy Sports + Recreation Center was completed in 1983, the Juniata College campus had an athletic facility to match any in the Middle Atlantic Conference. During the summer of 1997, the addition of the F. Samuel and Martha A. Brumbaugh Strength and Fitness Center on the lower level of the Center catapulted the Kennedy Sports + Recreation Center onto a short list of the finest NCAA Division III facilities in the nation. In order to meet the growing demands of the student-athletes and community using the center, the Brumbaugh Center underwent an expansion in the summer of 2015. The two walls between the fitness center and the mat room were knocked

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down and two new walls went up to connect the two rooms. This expansion added roughly 600 square feet to the center. The new weight room area and the four additional team fitness areas amount to approximately 10,000 square feet. Inside the main center are a number of cardiovascular machines, including tredmills, ellipticals, stairsteppers and bikes. Free weights and bodyweight exercise equipment are set up according to the many workout plans head strength and conditioning coach Doug SMith has developed for the student-athletes. “The larger space helps section out the weight room better,” Smith said. “We have between seven and nine different areas that have their own focuses, whether it

be strength, power, etc. The larger space makes training a lot safer for all the athletes.” The expanded fitness center will also be put to good use by community members and the faculty. Having access to a stateof-the-art facility is beneficial to all those looking to improve their health and fitness. The recent renovations were made possible by the support of community members Ed and Carol Anderson. Ed regularly uses the facility and saw an opportunity to help those in the Huntingdon area. The process took just over one month to complete. First, the hallway was expanded. Then as the new walls were going up, new lighting was being installed. Eventually the new flooring came in and the redesign came. Under the direction of Coach Smith, the center was reorganized into different focus areas. “The renovation keeps us competitive,” Smith said. “Health and fitness is the trend right now and having an upgraded facility is important in helping us grow as a community and a college.” When Sam and Martha Brumbaugh gave their gift to Juniata College, the fitness center became recognized as one of the top training facilities in the area. Because of his expert knowledge in strength and conditioning, Coach Smith is always looking for new ways to help the community and the Juniata studentathletes train in a more effective and safe way. The latest renovation has given him a space he feels will greatly benefit all those that come through the door.

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H E A D C O A C H H E AT H E R PAV L I K Heather Pavlik enters her sixth season

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volleyball in the 2016-17 season. The three-time Landmark Conference Coach of the Year has continued to make Juniata one of the top programs in the country since taking over the program from her mentor and former coach, Larry Bock. In 2015-16, Pavlik guided her team to their ninth consecutive Landmark Conference Championship title, their 35th straight NCAA tournament appearance, an NCAA Regional finals appearance and six weeks at the top of the AVCA Division III Coaches Top 25 Poll. The Eagles were undefeated last season until they faced Division II’s Clarion University and fell 3-2 in late September. Over her first five seasons she has amassed an impressive 144-36 overall record (.800 winning percentage). Pavlik has extended the Eagles’ alltime winning streak against Landmark Conference opponents to 73-0. Under Pavlik’s leadership, Juniata has continued its streak of being the only program to qualify for every Division III women’s volleyball championship. In her 15 seasons as assistant and later associate head coach, the Eagles amassed a 493-63 record, and won two NCAA Division III national championship titles (2004 and 2006). The 2004 championship is a moment that will always stay with Pavlik. “We had Erin Dodson with us, who was struggling with brain cancer at the time,” Pavlik said. “She was able to be there. The thing that sticks out to me, every bit as much as hoisting up that trophy, is going to her room to see her. That one will forever be burned into my memory.” One of the most important things Pavlik hopes her players

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Years Coaching: 22nd at Juniata (6th as head coach) Overall Record: 144-36 Alma Mater: Juniata College, 1995 Major: Biology Hometown: Johnstown, Pa. Honors: Landmark Conference Coach of the Year (2013,2014 & 2015), ECAC South Co-Coach of the Year (2014), AVCA Mid-Athlantic Regional Coach of the Year (2013), Juniata Sports Hall of Fame Inductee (2005), Pennsylvania Volleyball Coaches Association Hall of Fame (2000) take away from their experience at Juniata is how to deal with change. “The better you get at being comfortable in uncomfortable situations, the more you grow,” Pavlik said. “I want them to take away perseverance, toughness and all the things that are going to set them up to be successful later in life.”

During her tenure with Juniata women’s volleyball, the Eagles have produced 29 All-Americans, with 49 All-America certificates. Pavlik also served as an assistant coach with the Juniata men’s volleyball program from 1998 through 2001. The Eagles captured their first Molten Division III Invitational title in 1998 with Pavlik as an assistant coach, as well as the Eastern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association (EIVA) Division III crown. Juniata captured its second EIVA Division III title in 1999, while placing fourth at the Molten Invitational. A 1995 graduate of Juniata College with a Bachelor of Science degree in biology, Pavlik earned AVCA Firstteam All-America honors in 1992, 1993, and 1994. She is a 2005 inductee into the Juniata College Sports Hall of Fame, and was one of six former collegiate players named to the NCAA Division III Women’s Volleyball Silver Anniversary Team. Pavlik was also named to the Middle Atlantic Conference (MAC) All-Century team for her outstanding play as a student-athlete.

43 AVCA All-Americans. 35 NCAA tournament appearances. 2 NCAA National Championship Titles.


CASEY DALE Assistant Coach

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Hometown: Cochranton, PA Major: Elementary and Special Education Alma Mater: Juniata‘07

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asey Dale enters his third season as the assistant coach for the women’s volleyball team at Juniata College. In his first season, Dale helped the team to a 28-8 record, a Landmark Championship and an NCAA tournament appearance. One of the many reasons Dale was excited to return to Juniata was because of the community surrounding the college. “I knew Juniata would still be very similar, in terms of people that still worked here, to what it was like when I graduated,” Dale said. “The people are what makes Juniata such a special place.” Now that he’s got his first year as an assistant coach for the Eagles under his belt, Dale hopes he can continue to make an impact on the student-athletes. “One of the things I think I need to work on is building better connections with the players,” Dale said. “Not just showing up to practice and giving them direction on the court but making the effort to be there early before practices just to see how their day is going and things like that.”

Before returning to his alma mater, Dale spent two seasons as an assistant coach with Washington and Lee University’s women’s volleyball team and then five seasons as the head coach at Transylvania University. At Transylvania, Casey finished his first season in seventh in the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference (HCAC) before leading the program to its first ever league title in 2010 and repeating in 2011 and 2012. He was named HCAC Coach of the Year in 2010 and was twice a recipient of the American Volleyball Coaches Association Thirty Under 30 award that recognizes the top 30 coaches in the country under the age of thirty, in 2010 and 2011. The 2007 graduate served as a studentassistant with Juniata women’s team for two years including the teams’ second NCAA Division III National Championship in 2006. “It was very refreshing to come back into an atmosphere where the players dedicate themselves to the program and their academics,” Dale said. “For the most part, they all have the same goal

and that’s to win a national championship. It’s great to see that type of focus and attitude.” During Dale’s time with the Pioneers he coached 19 players to All-HCAC honors, seven All-Freshman HCAC team members, and the 2010 HCAC Defensive Player of the Year. The team accumulated an overall record of 103-65 under Dale’s tutelage and an HCAC record of 34-11. Dale also served as a physical education coach in both weight training and volleyball at Transylvania and Washington and Lee.

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DOUG SMITH, CSCS

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Hometown: Pittsburgh, PA Major: Political Science & Pre-Law Alma Mater: Ohio Northern‘12

Hometown: Eau Gallie, FL Major: Exercise Science Alma Mater: West Virginia State‘ 82

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tephen Ankney is heading into his fourth season as a volunteer assistant coach at Juniata. His primary role at the college is an academic counselor and resident director at the college. Ankney said that the environment and people within the volleyball program make volunteering his time worth it. “The dedication of the players and the coaching staff shines through in everything that we do,” Ankney said. “That’s a really addicting thing to be a part of.” Juniata volleyball is wellrespected in the volleyball world and having the opportunity to play a role in their continued success is something Ankney takes pride in. “I’ve come to really care about the team over my time here,” Ankney said. “I really enjoy helping out.”

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Ankney said that he continues to be impressed by his colleagues and is thankful for the opportunity to put in the time and effort towards the team’s success. Before coming to Juniata, Ankney coached the Pittsburgh Renaissance 15-Red women’s team to the 2012-13 Keystone Regional Volleyball Association (KRVA) winter championship title. He also served as an assistant coach for the Obama Academy of International Studies women’s team in the fall of 2012. At Ohio Northern University, Ankney competed for four years as a member of the National Collegiate Volleyball Federation Division II men’s club program as a middle blocker. The team finished in the top-10 of the NCVF standings during three of his four years with the program, including a third place finish in 2009.

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s one of the most respected strength and conditioning coaches in the country, Juniata College has a true asset with Doug Smith. Coach Smith has been a full-time strength coach at Juniata since 1997 and has built a reputation for himself and the program that demands respect. He was named the 2015 National Strength and Conditioning Association’s Coach of the Year and is the director of one of the most prestigious Strength and Conditioning Clinics in the country. Smith was also featured on Iron Game Chalk Talk, a webinar with Ron McKeefery, M.A, MSCCC, CSCS, this past summer. In 2009, he was named the Division III Strength and Conditioning Coach of the Year by Samsun Equipment/American Football Monthly. He coordinates workouts for each of Juniata’s 17 varsity sports, while

managing all other fitness center responsibilities. Following the programs laid out by Coach Smith allows every Juniata athlete to maximize their abilities, and compete with the top athletes in all of Division III. Smith has trained 83 All-American athletes and designed workouts for 8 national championship teams.   Coach Smith has certifications by the NSCA, USA Weightlifting Federation, the National Academy of Sports Medicine and American Red Cross. His numerous qualifications and vast knowledge combine with his passion for helping athletes succeed help Juniata’s athletes push themselves to reach their potential. Smith has worked with the Texas Rangers as a spring training consultant and various competitive colleges throughout his career, including Penn State’s football team.

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2016 SEASON OUTLOOK

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The Juniata women’s volleyball team continued their dominance in the Landmark Conference in 2015 as they won their ninth straight conference title and made their 35th straight NCAA tournament appearance. The Eagles hosted an NCAA Tournament Regional and were defeated by eventual National Runner-Up Wittenberg 3-1 in the finals. All the pieces are in place for another conference title and 36th NCAA Tournament qualification this season. Juniata returns a solid veteran group in 2016 led by senior, Landmark Conference Player of the Year, and AVCA First Teamer Kelly Reynolds (Upper Saint Clair, Pa./Upper Saint Clair). Reynolds totaled 1,229 assists and averaged just over 11 assists per set a year ago for JC. Fellow seniors Nakita Gearhart (Waynesboro, Pa./GreencastleAntrim) and Mar-Jana Phillips (Carson, Calif./Rolling Hills Prep) also return. Gearhart was the MVP of the Landmark Tournament for the second straight year. She was First Team All-Region and an AVCA Third Teamer. Phillips was named to the Landmark Second Team. Junior Megan Moroney (Mentor, Ohio/Mentor) led the Eagles in total blocks (93) and kills (329) and is primed to enjoy another stellar year. Sophomore Katie Byrne (Annapolis, Md./Broadneck), last year’s Landmark Rookie of the Year, will look to build on her impressive freshman year as her 46 service aces and 538 digs were a team high.

don’t have competition in,” said head coach Heather Pavlik, who enters her sixth season at the helm of the program. “That should make everybody better. Those freshmen right now have had a pretty steep learning curve. They are picking up really quickly.” Motivation for this team is not difficult to come by. “A big thing for us that we talk about every day in practice is the idea of being process oriented instead of results oriented,” stated Pavlik. “Each and every day is an opportunity to get better. Nobody stays the same from day to day.” The Eagles were ranked third in the American Volleyball Coaches Association Preseason Poll. Juniata plays seven teams this season that were ranked in the poll. “The best way to prepare for teams at the end of the year is to play them though the year,” noted Pavlik. “I don’t think we have ever been afraid of competition. We will play anybody, anytime, any place.” Juniata will expect to receive a tougher battle in the Landmark Conference. “I think Susquehanna has got a really nice team,” she said. “I thought in the conference championship they played extremely well. Kudos to them. I think they were well prepared and played well. Some of our conference members are doing the right thing and playing really good schedules which has been a change than in the years past. That should be a motivator for us.”

This year’s freshman class of Rachel Boe (San Carlos, Calif./Saint Francis), Deija Danhi (Ashburn, Va./Stone Bridge), Korin Koehler (Whitehall, Pa./Whitehall), Megan Conger (Rockville, Md./Our Lady of Good Counsel), and Morgan Edwards (Lancaster, Pa./Penn Manor) will all be expected to make contributions throughout the season. “There isn’t a single position on our floor that we

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Head Coach: Heather Pavlik (Juniata ‘95), sixth season Assistant Coach: Casey Dale (Juniata ‘07) Volunteer Assistant Coach: Stephen Ankney (Ohio Northern ‘12) Managers: Natalie Biesecker, Maribeth Ault and Claudia Meyer Strength and Conditioning Coach: Doug Smith Equipment Manager: David Aurand Roster by class Seniors Kelly Reynolds, Brittanie Tannenbaum, Mar-Jana Phillips, Nakita Gearhart Juniors Chelsea Scafuro, Christine Irwin, Megan Moroney Sophomores Katie Thomas, Glen Brumm, Marybeth Weihbrecht, Shaina Robinett, Katie Bryne, Tara Neidigh Freshmen Dejia Danhi, Korin Koehler, Megan Conger, Rachel Boe, Morgan Edwards

Roster by homestate Arizona Glen Brumm California Mar-Jana Phillips, Rachel Boe Colorado Brittanie Tannenbaum Indiana Katie Thomas Ohio Chelsea Scafuro, Megan Moroney Maryland Katie Byrne, Megan Conger

Pennsylvania Tara Neidigh, Shaina Robinett, Marybeth Weihbrecht, Kelly Reynolds, Nakita Gearhart, Christine Irwin, Korin Koehler, Morgan Edwards Virginia Dejia Danhi

Pronunciation Guide Tannenbaum Tan – en - bomb Mar-Jana Mar Jay-na Nakita Na-Key-ta Weihbrecht Why-brect Boe Bo Dejia Danhi Day-ja Da-nay Sweigart Swee-gert Robinett Robin-ett Neidigh Ni-dig Moroney More-oh-knee

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43 AVCA All-Americans. 35 NCAA tournament appearances. 2 NCAA National Championship Titles.


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SENIOR • SETTER • 5-7 UPPER SAINT CLAIR, PA. / UPPER SAINT CLAIR

2015 (Junior): Named AVCA First-Team All-American... received AVCA All Region and First-Team All-Landmark Conference honors... earned Landmark Player of the Year recognition... named to Landmark Academic Honor Roll... saw the court in 111 sets... totaled 1229 assists, averaging 11.07 assists per set... recorded 242 total digs, averaging 2.18 digs per set... totals 3,380 career assists, earning a spot as 8th in the Juniata career record book. 2014 (Sophomore): AVCA First Team All-Region ... AVCA Honorable Mention All-American ... First-Team All-Landmark Conference ... ECAC South First Team ... played in all but one match and 119 sets in total ... led Landmark in assists with 9.86 per set ... also averaged 2.46 digs/set ... career-high 57 assists at Mount Union ... 22 digs vs. Scranton ... had 12 double-double performances. 2013 (Freshman): AVCA Regional Freshman of the Year… AVCA First-Team All-Region… First-Team All-Landmark Conference… ECAC South Rookie of

the Year… ECAC South All-Star First-Team… named to the Sea Gull Classic and Wid Guisler Invitational All-Tournament teams… played in 97 sets making 19 starts… led the Landmark Conference in both assists per set (9.98) and hitting percentage (.429)… set the final three sets in Juniata’s 3-2 come-fromtwo-sets-down upset win over No. 6 Washington-St. Louis (9/14) finishing with 33 assists… set a career-high for assists (50) and blocks (3.0) adding eight digs in the Eagles’ 3-1 win over regional powerhouse Eastern (9/21)… established a strong service game finishing with a team second-highest 41 service aces (.42 service aces per set).

High School/Club: A three year starter for Coach Yoko Nagao…named as a Western Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic League First-Team AllSection member in 2010, 2011, and 2012…earned WPIAL Second-Team All-Star honors in her junior and senior seasons…lead her team to the WPIAL Semi-Finals as a captain in her final two years…saw a successful career as a member of Renaissance National Volleyball Club from 2011 to 2013…a member of the USA Volleyball High Performance team in 2011. Personal: Daughter of Mike and Debbie Reynolds…POE is managerial economics with a second focus in Spanish SINGLE-MATCH HIGHS: Kills: 5, vs. Stevenson 10/25/14 Attacks: 10, vs. Stevenson 11/16/13 Hitting pct: 1.000, seven times Assists: 59, twice Service aces: 4, vs. Johns Hopkins 10/25/13 Digs: 22, vs. Scranton 10/18/14 Blocks: 3, twice Block solo: 1, eight times Block assist: 3, vs. Carnegie Mellon 10/23/15 CAREER STATISTICS Season SP-MP K K/S E TA Pct A A/S SA SA/S SE 2013 97-33 44 0.45 4 109 .367 978 10.08 41 0.42 14 2014 119-35 50 0.42 13 138 .268 1173 9.86 30 0.25 17 2015 111-34 33 0.30 5 95 .295 1229 11.07 39 0.35 19 TOTAL 327-102 127 0.39 22 342 .307 3380 10.34 110 0.34 50 CAREER STATISTICS Season DIG D/S RE BS BA TOT B/S BE BHE 2013 185 1.91 1 3 17 20 0.21 2 31 2014 293 2.46 1 2 16 18 0.15 4 30 2015 242 2.18 1 3 29 32 0.29 6 34 TOTAL 720 2.20 3 8 62 70 0.21 12 95

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3 TANNENBAUM BRITTANIE

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SENIOR • OUTSIDE HITTER • 5-10 HIGHLANDS RANCH, CO. / HIGHLANDS RANCH

2015 (Junior): Saw the court in 109 sets... recorded 234 kills, averaging 2.15 kills per set... logged 57 digs. 2014 (Sophomore): Played in 63 sets ... finished fifth on the team in service aces with 26 averaging .41 per set overall and .69 in conference play ... had a season-high five service aces against Merchant Marine ... tallied 11 kills against SUNY Cortland ... notched seven digs at Mount Union. 2013 (Freshman): Saw action in 85 sets in her freshman season… made her collegiate debut in the first match of the season against the University of Rochester (8/30)… dominated from the service line with a team thirdhighest 38 aces and a second-highest .45 aces per set… notched five service aces against Salisbury (10/12). High School/Club: Received first-team all-conference honors as an outside hitter in 2012 along with being named a scholar athlete at Highlands Ranch ... started three years and served as captain in her senior year ... a member of Colorado Momentum Volleyball Club where she earned multiple all-tournament selections including an all-star selection at Colorado Crossroads in her final season. Personal: Daughter of Ray and Selisa Tannenbaum ... POE is business communication

SINGLE-MATCH HIGHS: Kills: 15, vs. Bridgewater (Va.) 10/24/15 Attacks: 47, vs. Clarion 9/29/15 Hitting pct: 1.000, four times Assists: 1, five times Service aces: 5, vs. Merchant Marine 10/18/14 Digs: 7, vs. Mount Union 11/1/14 Blocks: 3, twice Block solo: 1, six times Block assist: 3, twice CAREER STATISTICS Season SP-MP K K/S E TA Pct A A/S SA SA/S SE 2013 85-33 33 0.39 18 85 .176 2 0.02 38 0.45 47 2014 63-25 88 1.40 42 260 .177 3 0.05 26 0.41 24 2015 109-35 234 2.15 102 659 .200 2 0.02 1 0.01 4 TOTAL 257-93 355 1.38 162 1004 .192 7 0.03 65 0.25 75 CAREER STATISTICS Season DIG D/S RE BS BA TOT B/S BE BHE 2013 30 0.35 5 3 2 5 0.06 0 0 2014 39 0.62 4 2 5 7 0.11 6 0 2015 57 0.52 16 4 27 31 0.28 10 0 TOTAL 126 0.49 25 9 34 43 0.17 16 0

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SENIOR • OUTSIDE HITTER • 6-0 CARSON, CALIF. / ROLLING HILLS PREPARATORY 2015 (Junior): Earned Second-Team All-Landmark Conference honors... named Landmark Player of the Week (9/21)... saw the court in 88 sets... totaled 258 kills, averaging 2.93 kills per set... finished the season with 38 total blocks. 2014 (Sophomore): Second-Team All-Landmark Conference ... NCAA Regional All-Tournament Team selection .... named to ASICS All-Tournament team ... played in 34 matches and 104 sets ... led team in kills with 272 ... 47 total blocks ... season-best 18 kills at Wittenberg ... 17 kill and six block performance in NCAA regional against Hope.

2013 (Freshman): Second-Team All-Landmark Conference… played in 42 sets making eight starts including the final four matches of the season… had a career-high 10 kills from a .381 hitting percentage in Juniata’s 3-1 Landmark Conference semifinal tournament win over Scranton (11/9)… had 10 kills against Stevenson (11/16) in the NCAA Regional semifinals…finished with a team secondbest .64 blocks per set with 27 in total. High School/Club: A four-year starter for Rolling Hills Prep ... earned First-Team All-Harbor League in her freshman season ... named All-Coast League all four years of her high school career ... All-California Interscholastic Federation honors in 2011 and 2012 ... selected as Coastal League Player of the Year in her senior season ... a member of Power Play Volleyball Club and Nfinity Volleyball Club throughout her club career. Personal: Daughter of Bobby and Rowena Phillips ... POE is marketing with a secondary emphasis in integrated media arts.

SINGLE-MATCH HIGHS: Kills: 26, vs. Clarkson 9/12/15 Attacks: 56, vs. Clarkson 9/12/15 Hitting pct: 1.000, vs. Scranton 10/5/13 Assists: 2, vs. Wittenberg 11/15/15 Service aces: 4, vs. Fredonia St. 8/29/14 Digs: 5, three times Blocks: 6, vs. Hope 11/14/14 Block solo: 3, vs. Susquehanna 11/7/15 Block assist: 6, vs. Hope 11/14/14 CAREER STATISTICS Season SP-MP K K/S E TA Pct A A/S SA SA/S SE 2013 42-18 77 1.83 29 172 .279 2 0.05 0 0.00 0 2014 104-34 272 2.62 127 718 .202 1 0.01 15 0.14 20 2015 88-29 258 2.93 118 732 .191 3 0.03 0 0.00 0 TOTAL 234-81 607 2.59 274 1622 .205 6 0.03 15 0.06 20 CAREER STATISTICS Season DIG D/S RE BS BA TOT B/S BE BHE 2013 6 0.14 1 10 17 27 0.64 2 0 2014 62 0.60 1 4 43 47 0.45 5 2 2015 52 0.59 11 11 27 38 0.43 4 0 TOTAL 120 0.51 13 25 87 112 0.48 11 2

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14 GEARHART NAKITA

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SENIOR • MIDDLE HITTER • 5-11 WAYNESBORO, PA. / GREENCASTLE-ANTRIM

2015 (Junior): AVCA First Team All-Region ... AVCA Third Team All-American ... Landmark Conference MVP ... Landmark Athlete of the week following Wittenberg Invitational in week one ... Played in 34 matches and 110 sets ... Finishes the season with 286 kills and 79 blocks ... second highest on the team for both blocks and kills ... hit .323 for the season 2014 (Sophomore): AVCA First Team All-Region ... AVCA Honorable Mention All-American ... Landmark Conference First-Team ... ECAC South All-Star Second-Team ... Landmark Tournament MVP ... named to Wid Guisler All-Tournament Team ... AVCA National Player of the Week for 11/11 ... Landmark Athlete of the Week for 11/3 ... played in 29 matches and 94 sets ... 55 total blocks tied for second on the Eagles ... totaled 238 kills which was third on the team ... season-high 17 kills vs Stevenson ... hit .290 on the season. 2013 (Freshman): AVCA First-Team All-Region… First-Team All-Landmark Conference… ECAC South All-Star First-Team… named to the ASICS Invitational, Sea Gull Classic, Emory National Invite and NCAA Regional All-Tournament teams… named 2013 Wid Guisler Invitational MVP… played in 106 sets making 24 starts… hit for an impressive .330 attack percentage averaging 2.32 kills per set (106) and earning 82 digs (.77 digs per set)… finished with a team-high 69 blocks and .65 blocks per set… had a career-high 18 kills against SUNY Cortland (11/2), hitting at a staggering .708 attack percentage, and in the NCAA Regional matchup with Stevenson (11/16), hitting at .438. High School/Club: A four-year letterwinner and multiple all-state team selection ... a four-time First-Team Capital Division selection and named Capital Division Player of the year in 2012 ... selected as a Pennsylvania Volleyball Coaches Association District 3 AA All-State Team selection three years in a row ... a member of Revolution Volleyball Club. Personal: Daughter of Rick and Deanne Gearhart ... POE is biology/pre-med.

SINGLE-MATCH HIGHS: Kills: 20, vs. Susquehanna 11/7/15 Attacks: 43, vs. Wittenberg 9/13/14 Hitting pct: 1.000, vs. Fredonia St. 9/29/14 Assists: 2, three times Service aces: 4, vs. Case Western Resterve 11/14/15 Digs: 9, vs. Ohio Northern 9/13/13 Blocks: 6, three times Block solo: 3, vs. Scranton 10/18/14 Block assist: 5, four times CAREER STATISTICS Season SP-MP K K/S E TA Pct A A/S SA SA/S SE 2013 106-35 246 2.32 70 533 .330 4 0.04 7 0.07 15 2014 94-29 238 2.53 81 541 .290 10 0.11 11 0.12 11 2015 110-32 286 2.60 85 623 .323 15 0.14 18 0.16 15 TOTAL 310-98 770 2.48 236 1697 .315 29 0.09 36 0.12 41 CAREER STATISTICS Season DIG D/S RE BS BA TOT B/S BE BHE 2013 82 0.77 1 14 55 69 0.65 17 2 2014 61 0.65 2 15 40 55 0.59 17 0 2015 73 0.66 0 11 68 79 0.72 9 5 TOTAL 216 0.70 3 40 163 203 0.65 43 7

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20 GLOEKLER SUZANNE

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SENIOR • OPPOSITE • 6-0 PITTSBURGH, PA. / OAKLAND CATHOLIC 2014 (Sophomore): Saw playing time in one set.

2013 (Freshman): Appeared in 23 sets in her first collegiate season… made her career debut in the first match of the year against the University of Rochester (8/30)…finished first on the team in service aces per set (.78) with 18 in total… hit at a career-high .667 clip against Landmark opponent Moravian (10/19)… notched six kills against Elizabethtown (9/6) during the ASICS Invitational. High School/Club: A four-year starter for Oakland Catholic ... a second-team all-section honoree in her sophomore season ... received First-Team All-Western Pennsylvania Interscholastic League honors and Pennsylvania All-State in her senior season where she was captain of her school’s first undefeated season ... member of Pittsburgh Renaissance National Volleyball where she attended USA junior nationals in 2010 ... a USA high performance volleyball member in 2011. Personal: Daughter of Jim and Nanette Gloekler ... POE is biology.

SINGLE-MATCH HIGHS: Kills: 6, vs. Elizabethtown 9/6/13 Attacks: 18, vs. Scranton 10/5/13 Hitting pct: 1.000, vs. Fredonia St. 8/30/13 Assists: 1, vs. Elizabethtown 9/6/13 Service aces: 8, vs. Fredonia St. 8/30/13 Digs: 2, vs. Scranton 10/5/13 Blocks: 4, vs. St. Vincent 9/6/13 Block solo: n/a Block assist: 4, vs. St. Vincent 9/16/13 CAREER STATISTICS Season SP-MP K K/S E TA Pct A A/S SA SA/S SE 2013 23-13 31 1.35 25 82 .073 1 0.04 18 0.78 12 2014 1-1 0 0.00 0 0 .000 0 0.00 0 0.00 0 TOTAL 14-24 31 1.29 25 82 0.073 1 0.04 18 0.75 12 CAREER STATISTICS Season DIG D/S RE BS BA TOT B/S BE BHE 2013 10 0.43 0 0 8 8 0.35 0 0 2014 0 0.00 0 0 0 0 0.00 0 0 TOTAL 10 0.42 0 0 8 8 0.33 0 0

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8 SCAFURO CHELSEA

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JUNIOR • OUTSIDE HITTER • 5-9 GENEVA, OHIO / GENEVA

2015 (Sophomore): Saw the court in 33 matches and 97 sets ... Recorded 33 kills and 7 assists 2014 (Freshman): Played in all but one match in first season and 114 sets which was most among freshmen ... 41 service aces led the Eagles ... had a season-best four aces against Elizabethtown ... registered doubledigits in digs seven times ... season-high 15 digs in regular season finale against Mount Union ... had three assisted blocks against Washington (Mo.). High School: Four-year letterwinner at Geneva High School... named Ashtabula County Player of the Year (2013), co-Player of the Year (2012)... four-time First-Team All-Ashtabula County... Geneva high school single season record holder for service aces (50)... two-time team captain... helped capture the 2011 and 2013 Geneva High School’s Premier Athletic Conference championship Personal: Daughter of Greg and Marcia Scafuro... POE is exploratory CAREER STATS Season SP-MP 2014 114-35 2015 97-33 TOTAL 211-68

K K/S E TA PCT A A/S SA SA/S SE 54 0.47 32 266 .083 13 0.11 41 0.36 22 33 0.34 21 138 .087 7 0.07 38 0.39 21 87 0.41 53 404 .084 20 0.09 79 0.37 43

CAREER STATS Season DIG D/S RE BS BA TB B/S BE BHE 2014 249 2.18 32 0 7 7 0.06 1 0 2015 164 1.69 27 0 0 0 0.00 0 1 TOTAL 413 1.96 59 0 7 7 0.03 1 1

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9 IRWIN CHRISTINE

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JUNIOR • OUTSIDE HITTER • 5-10 STATE COLLEGE, PA. / STATE COLLEGE

2015 (Sophomore): Saw time in 15 matches and 42 sets ... Recorded 14 kills against Merchant Marine (10/17) 2014 (Freshman): Saw playing time in 53 sets ... registered seven kills twice ... season-best 12 digs at Susquehanna ... had a .273 hitting percentage in conference play. High School: Four-year letterwinner in volleyball and lettered twice in track & field as a javelin thrower... three-time All-Conference, two-time All-District and All-State teams, and two-time PennLive All-Star honree... finished top-10 in the state during three of her four years including a sixth place finish in 2011... named team defensive player of the year in 2012 and team co-captain. Personal: Daughter of Scott and Paula Irwin... POE is exploratory

CAREER STATS Season SP-MP 2014 53-18 2015 42-15 TOTAL 95-33

K K/S E TA PCT A A/S SA SA/S SE 47 0.89 40 206 .034 5 0.09 15 0.28 13 36 0.86 21 111 .135 1 0.02 17 0.40 8 83 0.87 61 317 .069 6 0.06 32 0.34 21

CAREER STATS Season DIG D/S RE BS BA TB B/S BE BHE 2014 91 1.72 13 0 8 8 0.15 0 0 2015 85 2.02 12 0 3 3 0.07 1 0 TOTAL 176 1.85 25 0 11 11 0.12 1 0

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17 MORONEY MEGAN

JUNIOR • MIDDLE HITTER • 5-11 MENTOR, OHIO / MENTOR

2015 (Sophomore): Received second team AVCA All-American honors... named AVCA All-Region team... also earned first team All-Landmark Conference honors... named Landmark Player of the Week (10/12)... received ESPN the Magazine/CoSIDA Academic All-District and Landmark Academic Honor Roll honors... saw the court in 112 sets... reached a career high hitting percentage of .783 against Catholic (11/4)... averaged a season hitting percentage of .367... totaled 329 kills, averaging 2.94 kills per set. 2014 (Freshman): AVCA First-Team All-Region ... Landmark Conference Rookie of the Year ... Second-Team All-Landmark ... Landmark Athlete of the Week for 10/6 ... ECAC South Player of the Week (10/8) ... played in 31 matches and 89 sets ... 80 total blocks led Eagles ... 69 assisted blocks ranked third in Landmark... hit .312 overall to rank third in the Landmark ... had a .421 hitting percentage in conference play .. totaled 198 kills and 2.22 per set ... .90 blocks per set led Landmark ... season-high seven blocks vs. Washington-St. Louis ... 12 kill and six block performance in Landmark Championship match vs. Susquehanna. High School: Three-year letterwinner in volleyball... helped guide the team to a District 2 championship in 2011 and a Northeast Ohio Conference championship in 2013... named Mentor volleyball team captain in 2012 and 2013... earned First-Team Northeast Ohio Conference both years... twice named team Offensive Player of the Year, in 2012 and 2013... four-year scholar athlete honoree... named a first-team District 2 All-Star and Lake County News Herald first-team member in 2013. Personal: Daughter of Brian and Christina Moroney... POE is math with a secondary emphasis in business CAREER STATS Season SP-MP K K/S E TA PCT A A/S SA SA/S SE 2014 89-31 198 2.22 63 433 .312 1 0.01 9 0.10 9 2015 112-34 329 2.94 90 652 .367 3 0.03 22 0.20 34 TOTAL 201-65 527 2.62 153 1085 .345 4 0.02 31 0.15 43 CAREER STATS Season DIG D/S RE BS BA TB B/S BE BHE 2014 26 0.29 2 11 69 80 0.90 3 0 2015 46 0.41 2 21 72 93 0.83 4 0 TOTAL 72 0.36 4 32 141 173 0.86 7 0

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1 THOMAS KATIE

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SOPHOMORE • SETTER • 5-5 BATESVILLE, IND. / BATESVILLE

2015 (Freshman): Saw the court in 25 sets... recrded 191 assists and 39 digs. High School/Club: Thomas was a tri-sport athlete at Batesville.. she played volleyball and was a three-year varsity letterwinner, basketball and was a three-year letterwinner and softball where she was a four-year letterwinner.. Kaitlyn holds the Batesville record for assists in a single season (1158 recorded in 2013) and the single match assist record (62 in a five set win in 2013)... Thomas was named the Bulldog Offensive Player of the Year in 2013 and 2014... she was named the Batesville MaxPrepes Player of the Year in 2014.. in 2014 she was selected to the EIAC All-Conference Team and the Greenfield Cougar Challenger All-Tournament Team.. Kaitlyn was named to the ICGSA Class AAA Second Team in 2013 and 2014 Personal: Daughter of Jody and Pam Thomas ... POE is undecided CAREER STATS Season SP-MP K K/S E TA PCT A A/S SA SA/S SE 2015 25-10 11 0.44 4 28 .250 191 7.64 4 0.16 8 TOTAL 25-10 11 0.44 4 28 .250 191 7.64 4 0.16 8 CAREER STATS Season DIG D/S RE BS BA TB B/S BE BHE 2015 39 1.56 0 0 2 2 0.08 0 12 TOTAL 39 1.56 0 0 2 2 0.08 0 12

4 BRUMM GLEN

SOPHOMORE • OUTSIDE HITTER • 6-0 ORO VALLEY, ARIZ. / CANYON DEL ORO

2015 (Freshman): Saw the court in 94 matches... recorded 148 kills, averaging 1.57 kills per set... averaged 1.83 digs per set reaching a season total of 172 digs overall High School/Club: Glen was a multi-sport athlete throughout high school.. she earned three varsity letters in volleyball, two in basketball, two in tennis and one in soccer... Brumm set the record for number of kills in a match at Canyon Del Oro with 34 kills in 2014.. received Southern Arizona Honorable Mention honors in 2012 and 2013.. named to the Southern Arizona Second Team in 2014.. Brumm’s team named her Most Valuable Player in 2014.. she was team captain her senior year.. Glenn was selected to the Foothills AllTournament Team in 2013 and 2014.. received All-State honorable mention in 2014 Personal: Daughter of Brad Brumm and Robyn Kool ... POE in pre-medicine biology CAREER STATS Season SP-MP K K/S E TA PCT A A/S SA SA/S SE 2015 94-31 148 1.57 79 394 .175 8 0.09 40 0.43 33 TOTAL 94-31 148 1.57 79 394 .175 8 0.09 40 0.43 33

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5 WEIHBRECHT MARYBETH

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SOPHOMORE • MIDDLE HITTER • 6-2 MECHANICSBURG, PA. / CUMBERLAND VALLEY

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2015 (Freshman): Saw the court in 30 sets... recorded 59 kills. High School/Club: Weihbrecht earned three varsity letters while playing for Cumberland Valley.. she was named to the Mid-Penn Conference First Team and District III AAA Team in 2013 and 2014... in 2014, Marybeth was named to the All-State First Team.. Weihbrecht helped Cumberland Valley to District III AAA titles in 2012 and 2013.. CV wawas the runner up for the District III AAA title in 2014 and the State AAA runner-up in 2013 Personal: Daughter of David Weihbrecht and Lori Wallower... POE in pre-med and environmental science

CAREER STATS Season SP-MP K K/S E TA PCT A A/S SA SA/S SE 2015 30-11 59 1.97 16 120 .358 0 0.00 0 0.00 0 TOTAL 30-11 59 1.97 16 120 .358 0 0.00 0 0.00 0 CAREER STATS Season DIG D/S RE BS BA TB B/S BE BHE 2015 2 0.07 1 3 17 20 0.67 2 0 TOTAL 2 0.07 1 3 17 20 0.67 2 0

18 ROBINETT SHAINA

SOPHOMORE • DEFENSIVE SPECIALIST • 5-7 YORK, PA. / PA LEADERSHIP CHARTER SCHOOL 2015 (Freshman): Saw the court in 32 sets... totaled 62 digs and six service aces

High School/Club: Robinett was a two sport athlete for West York Area High School... she played volleyball for four years and received three varsity letters.. Shaina also played soccer as a midfielder for one season.. Robinett was named team captain of the volleyball team in 2013 and 2014.. she was named to the 2014 Under Armour Watch List and given an Academic All-American Honorable Mention by Prep Volleyball.. she helped lead West York to a Division 3 title in 2014 Personal: Daughter of Aaron Robinett and Selene Gentzler ... POE in biology CAREER STATS Season SP-MP K K/S E TA PCT A A/S SA SA/S SE 2015 32-18 2 0.06 7 16 -.313 4 0.13 6 0.19 12 TOTAL 32-18 2 0.06 7 16 -.313 4 0.13 6 0.19 12 CAREER STATS Season DIG D/S RE BS BA TB B/S BE BHE 2015 62 1.94 7 0 0 0 0.00 0 0 TOTAL 62 1.94 7 0 0 0 0.00 0 0

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19 BYRNE KATIE

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SOPHOMORE • DEFENSIVE SPECIALIST • 5-7 ANNAPOLIS, MD. / BROADNECK

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2015 (Freshman): Received AVCA All-Region honors... was named Landmark Conference Rookie of the year and received Second Team All-Landmark Conference honors... was also named AVCA Regional Freshman of the Year... saw the court in 121 sets... recorded 538 digs, averaging 4.45 digs per set... logged 46 service aces. High School/Club: Byrne played as a libero all four years of high school and expanded her skills set her junior and senior year to include a defensive specialist.. she was named to the First Team Anne Arundel All County her junior and senior year.. Kaitlin also was selected to the First Team All-Metro Baltimore Sun her junior and senior year.. Byrne was given an honorable mention by the Washington Post her junior and senior year.. she walso was named team Most Valuable player for Broadneck her senior year and was captain that year Personal: Daughter of Kevin and Christine Byrne ... POE in secondary education focused in mathematics CAREER STATS Season SP-MP K K/S E TA PCT A A/S SA SA/S SE 2015 121-35 1 0.01 4 22 -.136 69 0.57 46 0.38 54 TOTAL 121-35 1 0.01 4 22 -.136 69 0.57 46 0.38 54 CAREER STATS Season DIG D/S RE BS BA TB B/S BE BHE 2015 538 4.45 28 0 0 0 0.00 0 3 TOTAL 538 4.45 28 0 0 0 0.00 0 3

21NEIDIGH TARA

SOPHOMORE • DEFENSIVE SPECIALIST • 5-7 STATE COLLEGE, PA. / STATE COLLEGE 2015 (Freshman): Saw the court in 29 sets... recorded 124 digs, averaging 2.53 per set.

High School/Club: Neidigh was a three-year varsity letter-winner at State College Area High School... she was named co-captain of the team her senior year.. in 2014, Tara was named Defensive Player of the Year.. she was selected to the District 6 All-Star Team in 2014.. Neidigh was named to the First Team Mid-Pen Commonwealth All-Stars in 2014..named to the PennLive 2014 Big 15 All-Stars Second Team... Tara also was picked to the 2014 Keystone Volleyball All-Stars Northeast Team.. helped her high school team to three District 6 championship titles, two Mid-Penn Commonwealth Championships and finish Top 10 in the PVCA AAA three times.. Neidigh also played club volleyball for Revolution Volleyball. Personal: Daughter of Kirk and Cindy Neidigh ... POE in early childhood education CAREER STATS Season SP-MP K K/S E TA PCT A A/S SA SA/S SE 2015 49-18 0 0.00 0 7 .000 3 0.06 9 0.18 1 TOTAL 49-18 0 0.00 0 7 .000 3 0.06 9 0.18 1 CAREER STATS Season DIG D/S RE BS BA TB B/S BE BHE 2015 124 2.53 6 0 0 0 0.00 0 0 TOTAL 124 2.53 6 0 0 0 0.00 0 0 Juniata College 2016 Women’s Volleyball

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6 BOE RACHEL

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FRESHMAN • OUTSIDE HITTER / OPPOSITE • 5-11 SAN CARLOS, CALIF. / SAINT FRANCIS

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High School/Club: Boe played for four years as a middle hitter/opposite at Saint Francis.. During her senior season with the Lancers, she totaled 50 blocks and 76 kills Personal: Daughter of Richard and Karen Boe ... POE in pre-physical therapy

10 DANHI DEJIA

FRESHMAN • OPPOSITE • 6-3 ASHBURN, VA. / STONE BRIDGE

High School/Club: Dejia earned two varsity letters in her four years as a middle hitter at Stone Bridge High School.. She received First Team All-State, First Team All-Conference and First Team All-Region honors in her 2015 campaign.. she was a part of the 2015 State Championship team and received the Coaches’ Award at the end of the season Personal: daughter of Antione Danhi and Pamela Martin-Danhi.. POE in biology

11 KOEHLER KORIN

FRESHMAN • LIBERO • 5-3 WHITEHALL, PA. / WHITEHALL

High School/Club: Korin was a tri-athlete at Whitehall HS.. She played volleyball, soccer and track and recorded a total of 9 varsity letters.. As a libero, she received four letters and was named to the PIAA District 11 AAA All-Star Team in 2015-16.. Koehler also played soccer for four seasons and lettered each year.. She continued to show her athleticism and excelled on the track in the 4x4, 4x8, 400 and 800 Personal: Daughter of Kirk and Kristin Koehler ... POE in biology

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15 CONGER MEGAN

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FRESHMAN • OUTSIDE HITTER • 5-11 ROCKVILLE, MD. / OUR LADY OF GOOD COUNSEL

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High School/Club: Under the direction of Karen Kart, Megan played four years at Our Lady of Good Counsel as an outside hitter.. She received Second Team Washington Catholic Athletic Conference honors in 2014.. During the 2014 season, she was also named to the First Team All-Gazette of Montgomery County and the Second Team ALL-MET for the Washington Post.. In 2015, Megan was selected to the First Team WCAC and First Team ALL-MET.. Conger led Maryland in hitting percentage in 2014 and 2015 (AVCA) Personal: Daughter of Stephen and Bridget Conger ... POE in psychology

22 EDWARDS MORGAN

FRESHMAN • MIDDLE HITTER / OPPOSITE • 6-0 LANCASTER, PA. / PENN MANOR

High School/Club: A two-sport athlete through her high school career, Morgan Edwards totaled eight varsity letters.. She earned four as a middle/outside hitter on the volleyball team and four as an attack/midi in lacrosse at Penn Manor.. Edwards received Academic League All-Star honors and was captain of the volleyball team her junior and senior year.. In Lacrosse, she was captain her senior season and received L-L League AllStar First Team Honors in 2015 after earning honorable mention honors the year before Personal: Daughter of Jesse and Vonni Edwards ... POE in neuroscience/psychology

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Eagles Capture Ninth Landmark Title, Reach NCAA Regional Finals in 2015

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2015 (33-3, 7-0 Landmark)

September 1 @ St. Vincent 4 vs. Johns Hopkins1 5 vs. St. Thomas (MN)1 5 @ Wittenberg1 11 vs. Stevens2 11 vs. Mount Union2 12 vs. Mary Washington2 12 vs. Clarkson2 18 @ Christopher Newport3 19 vs. Averett3 19 vs. Bethany (WV)3 22 vs. Susquehanna* 25 @ Eastern 26 vs. Moravian*& 26 @ Elizabethtown*& 29 @ Clarion

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

October 2 vs. Marietta 3 vs. Goucher*# 3 vs. Catholic*# 9 vs. Whittier4 10 vs. UC Santa Cruz4 10 @ La Verne4 16 vs. Havreford 17 vs. Scranton*$ 17 vs. Merchant Marine*$ 23 vs. Carnegie Mellon5 24 vs. Bridgewater (VA)5 24 vs. Geneva5 30 vs. Berry6 30 @ Emory6 31 vs. Washington and Lee6

W, 3-0 W, 3-0 W, 3-0 W, 3-0 W, 3-0 W, 3-1 W, 3-1 W, 3-0 W, 3-0 W, 3-1 W, 3-1 W, 3-0 W, 3-0 L, 3-0 W, 3-0

November 4 vs. Catholic*% 7 vs. Susquehanna*% 13 vs. Franciscan7 14 vs. Case Western Reserve7 15 vs. Wittenberg7

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

Home Match 1 – Wittenberg National Invitational 2 - ASIC Invitational 3 - Christopher Newport Invitational 4 - Leopard Invitational 5 - Wid Guisler Invitational 6 - Emory Invitational 7 - NCAA Tournament * - Landmark Conference & - Landmark Weekend at Elizabethtown # - Landmark Weekend at Susquehanna $ - Landmark Weekend at Juniata

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The Juniata women’s volleyball team wasted no time establishing themselves as the team to watch in 2015. Big wins over Wittenberg and Christopher Newport boosted the undefeated Eagles to No. 1 by week four. It was the first time since 2010 that the program had received the top ranking. The Eagles topped the AVCA poll four weeks out of the season and never fell below No.5, aside from their No. 10 preseason ranking. Juniata proved to be a dominating force in 2015 and finished the season with a 33-3 record. They earned their ninth Landmark Conference Championship title with a 3-2 victory over Susquehanna. The Crusaders were at match point 14-10 but, with the crowd roaring behind them, the Eagles took the fifth set 18-16 to win the match. Nakita Gearhart was named tournament MVP for back-to-back seasons. By finishing the regular season with top rankings in the region, Juniata earned the right to host the NCAA Regional Championships. With 3-0 victories over Franciscan and Case Western Reserve in the first two rounds, the Eagles found themselves against a familiar foe in the Regional Finals. The Tigers edged Juniata out 25-21 in the first set before commanding the second set 25-14. For the second time that season, the Eagles were looking at a 2-0 deficit to Wittenberg. This time they were fighting for much more. Juniata fired back and took the third set 25-14. In the fourth set, the two battled back and forth for the upperhand until, ultimately, Wittenberg took the victory 25-22 for the Regional Championship. Postseason awards flew in for Juniata. Kelly Reynolds was named Landmark Conference Player of the Year and Katie Byrne was named Landmark Rookie of the Year. Reynolds, Gearhart and Megan Moroney were selected to the First Team All-Landmark while Byrne, Kristin Collins and Mar-Jana Phillips were named to the Second Team All-Landmark. Byrne, Gearhart, Moroney and Reynolds received AVCA All-Region selections. Additionally, Byrne was named the AVCA’s Regional Freshman of the Year. Reynolds was named to the AVCA’s First Team All-America, Moroney to the Second Team and Gearhart to the Third. Juniata now totals 43 All-Americans with 68 certificates in program history. 29


2015 Statistics OFFENSE

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SET

SERVE

Player

SP

MP

K

K/Set

E

TA

Pct

A

A/Set

SA

SA/Set

SE

Katie Thomas

25

10

11

0.44

4

28

.250

191

7.64

4

0.16

8

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Kelly Reynolds

111

34

33

0.30

5

95

.295

1229

11.07

39

0.35

19

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Brittanie Tannenbaum

109

35

234

2.15

102

659

.200

2

0.02

1

0.01

4

Glen Brumm

94

31

148

1.57

79

394

.175

8

0.09

40

0.43

33

Marybeth Weihbrecht

30

11

59

1.97

16

120

.358

0

0.00

0

0.00

0

Ashley Sweigart

2

2

0

0.00

0

0

.000

0

0.00

1

0.50

1

Lydia Mueller

12

7

25

2.08

11

64

.219

1

0.08

3

0.25

2

Chelsea Scafuro

97

33

33

0.34

21

138

.087

7

0.07

38

0.39

21

Christine Irwin

42

15

36

0.86

21

111

.135

1

0.02

17

0.40

8

Maribeth Ault

2

2

0

0.00

0

0

.000

0

0.00

1

0.50

1

Sarah Wiley

25

12

1

0.04

0

5

.200

3

0.12

10

0.40

10

Mar-Jana Phillips

88

29

258

2.93

118

732

.191

3

0.03

0

0.00

0

Nakita Gearhart

110

34

286

2.60

85

623

.323

15

0.14

18

0.16

15

Bryce Arnold

87

29

82

0.94

34

206

.233

4

0.05

41

0.47

49

Megan Moroney

112

34

329

2.94

90

652

.367

3

0.03

22

0.20

34

Shaina Robinett

32

18

2

0.06

7

16

-.313

4

0.13

6

0.19

12

Katie Byrne

121

35

1

0.01

4

22

-.136

69

0.57

46

0.38

54

Karley Christian

2

2

0

0.00

0

2

.000

0

0.00

0

0.00

0

Tara Neidigh

49

18

0

0.00

0

7

.000

3

.06

9

0.18

1

Kristin Collins

94

29

138

1.47

54

404

.208

2

0.02

53

0.56

3

JUNIATA

129

36

1676

12.99

651

4278

.240

1545

11.98

197

2.30

275

Opponents

129

35

1172

9.09

700

4120

.115

1077

8.35

164

1.27

210

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DEFENSE DIG

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BLOCKING

Player

SP

RE

Dig

Dig/Set

BS

BA

Total

Blk/Set

BE

BHE

Katie Thomas

25

0

39

1.56

0

2

2

0.08

0

12

Kelly Reynolds

111

1

242

2.18

3

29

32

0.29

6

34

Brittanie Tannenbaum

109

16

57

0.52

4

27

31

0.28

10

0

Glen Brumm

94

34

172

1.83

2

8

10

0.11

5

0

Marybeth Weihbrecht

30

1

2

0.07

3

17

20

0.67

2

0

Ashley Sweigart

2

0

3

1.50

0

0

0

0.00

1

0

Lydia Mueller

12

0

2

0.17

0

2

2

0.17

0

0

Chelsea Scafuro

97

27

164

1.69

0

0

0

0.00

0

1

Christine Irwin

42

12

85

2.02

0

3

3

0.07

1

0

Maribeth Ault

2

0

1

0.50

0

0

0

0.00

0

0

Sarah Wiley

25

6

58

2.32

0

0

0

0.00

0

0

Mar-Jana Phillips

88

11

52

0.59

11

27

38

0.43

4

0

Nakita Gearhart

110

0

73

0.66

11

68

79

0.72

9

5

Bryce Arnold

87

2

185

2.13

1

10

11

0.13

0

0

Megan Moroney

112

2

46

0.41

21

72

93

0.83

4

0

Shaina Robinett

32

7

62

1.94

0

0

0

0.00

0

0

Katie Byrne

121

28

538

4.45

0

0

0

0.00

0

3

Karley Christian

2

0

1

0.50

0

0

0

0.00

0

0

Tara Neidigh

49

6

124

2.53

0

0

0

0.00

0

0

Kristin Collins

94

0

53

0.56

1

50

51

0.54

8

0

JUNIATA

129

163

1959

15.19

57

315

215

1.66

50

55

Opponents

129

299

1688

13.09

44

234

161

1.25

33

63

43 AVCA All-Americans. 35 NCAA tournament appearances. 2 NCAA National Championship Titles.


In the Landmark Conference 2015 Landmark Standings ----- Conference ----- Name W L Pct. Juniata College 7 0 1.000 Susquehanna Univ. 6 1 .857 The Univ. of Scranton 5 2 .714 Catholic 4 3 .571 Moravian 3 4 .429 Elizabethtown 2 5 .286 Merchant Marine 1 6 .143 Goucher 0 7 .000

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-------- Overall --------W L Pct. 33 3 .917 26 10 .772 25 12 .676 17 17 .500 18 15 .545 18 14 .563 15 11 .577 10 20 .333

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2015 All-Landmark Team First Team Erin Byrne, Jr., Susquehanna.....................OH Kristin Kirwan, Fr., Scranton........................OH Maria Cristina Juelle, So., Catholic..........OH Stephanie Klug, Sr., Scranton.....................MH Nakita Gearhart, Jr., Juniata.............MH MeganMoroney,So.,Juniata............MH Kelly Reynolds, Jr., Juniata................... S Sarah Paluck, Sr., Susquehanna............DS/L

Second Team Kristin Collins, Sr., Juniata................OH Mar-Jana Phillips, Jr., Juniata............ OH Marykate Sherkness, Jr., Susquehanna..OH Morgan Whiteman, Sr., Susquehanna.. OH Mackenzie Garner, Fr. Elizabethtown..MH Taylor Kornmann, Jr., Moravian.............MH Maggie O’Hearn, Jr., Susquehanna...........S Katie Byrne, Fr., Juniata..................DS/L

Player of the Year: Kelly Reynolds, Juniata Specialist of the Year: Sarah Paluck, Susquehanna Rookie of the Year: Katie Byrne, Juniata Coaching Staff of the Year: Juniata (Heather Pavlik)

Nakita Gearhart accepts the award for 2015 Landmark Conference Tournament MVP. Gearhart also received MVP honors in 2014.

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The Landmark Conference is a Division III athletics conference which was formed in the winter of 2005 in an effort to bring together colleges and universities from the mid-atlantic region with similar philosophies regarding the role of athletics as part of the overall collegiate experience. On November 30, 2006 it was announced that The Catholic University of America, Drew University, Goucher College, Juniata College, Moravian College, Susquehanna University and The United States Merchant Marine Academy had formed a soon-to-be-named Division III conference, with the University of Scranton becoming the eighth member in November of 2006. The conference began competition in September 2007. In July of 2014, Elizabethtown College became the ninth full member of the league. The United States Merchant Marine Academy left the conference in 2016, returning the size of the conference to eight.   The most literal inspiration for the Landmark Conference’s name comes from the many well-known physical landmarks of the Mid-Atlantic region encompassed by the conference. The name also reflects the significance of the institutions’ decision to align themselves with other colleges and universities of similar size, educational philosophies, and high academic standards. It highlights the Landmark Conference’s intention to stand out not only in

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All-Conference

Middle Atlantic Conference All-Star 1980 Julie George, Claudia Tweardy 1981 Sue Barker, Colleen Irelan, Claudia Tweardy 1982 Sue Barker, Colleen Irelan, Claudia Tweardy, Ekanong Opanayikul, Sue MacLachlan 1983 Peggy Evans, Ekanong Opanayikul 1984 Peggy Evans, Ekanong Opanayikul 1985 Mariella Gacka, Beth Hoppel 1986 Beth Hoppel, Cathy Miller, Jackie Rebert 1987 Beth Hoppel, Cathy Miller, Jackie Rebert 1988 Rhonda Bygall, Jackie Rebert, Melinda Selby, Kris Witchey 1989 Rhonda Bygall, Melinda Selby, Angie Shue, Laurie Snow, Kris Witchey 1990 Gina Leis, Larissa Weimer, Michelle Wissinger 1991 Gina Leis, Christy Orndorff, Larissa Weimer 1992 Nicki Firestone, Shelly Miller, Christy Orndorff 1993 Heather Blough, Nicki Firestone, Christy Orndorff 1994 Heather Blough, Kristi Kusch,Christy Orndorff 1995 Robin Diehl, Marci Katona, Jennifer Rebert 1996 Robin Diehl, Jennifer Rebert 1997 Anne Bock, Kristin Hershey, Marci Katona, Melissa Myers, Jennifer Rebert, Lisa Snyder 1998 Colleen Carver, Kristin Hershey, Jennie Lizun, Carrie Zeller 1999 Colleen Carver, Kristin Hershey, Jennie Lizun, Brandy Workinger, Carrie Zeller 2000 Niki Mueller, Jesse Woods, Brandy Workinger 2001 Carli Dale, Danielle Hart, Niki Mueller, Brandy Workinger 2002 Niki Mueller, Carli Dale, Johanna Holtan, Katie Laucks 2003 Carli Dale, Katie Laucks, Johanna Holtan, Katie Charles, Stephanie Kines 2004 Carli Dale, Katie Laucks, Katie Charles, Stephanie Kines

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athletics, but also in academics, emphasizing educational achievement and the important role played by athletics in the undergraduate experience.   Demonstrating the Landmark Conference’s dedication to helping studentathletes balance their obligations and excel across disciplines, conference leaders have already decided to hold long-distance games only on weekends, minimizing the time student-athletes will have to spend away from class. The conference institutions boast some of the best academic reputations in the region, and the eight programs have combined to produce numerous Academic All-Americans and Academic All-District selections in recent years.   Juniata’s membership in the Landmark ended its nearly 80-year affiliation with the Middle Atlantic States Collegiate Athletic Corporation and the Commonwealth Conference.   The conference sponsors championships in field hockey, men’s and women’s soccer, women’s volleyball and men’s and women’s cross country in the fall, men’s and women’s basketball, swimming and diving and men’s and women’s indoor track and field during the winter and baseball, softball, men’s and women’s tennis, men’s and women’s lacrosse and men’s and women’s outdoor track in the spring. The Landmark features perennial national powers in nearly every sport including men’s and women’s soccer, women’s volleyball, men’s and women’s basketball and will provide all student-athletes with high-level competition. The conference’s eight institutions are spread throughout the mid-atlantic region and that geographic diversity creates even greater opportunity for growth for the Landmark’s student-athletes.

2005 Stephanie Kines, Katie Laucks, Tara McMinn, Rachael Schatz, Amber Thomas 2006 Stephanie Kines, Amber Thomas, Rachel Schatz All-Landmark Conference 2007 First-Team: Amber Thomas, Paige Johnston, Erin Albert, Beth Kozak, Megan Sollenberger Second-Team: Megan Lamens 2008 First-Team: Amber Thomas, Megan Sollenberger, Cassie Dickmann, Beth Kozak Second-Team: Erin Albert, Paige Johnston 2009 First-Team: Paige Johnston, Kristin Noetzel, Megan Sollenberger, Steph Strauss, Drew Barnhart Second-Team: Kelsey Fuller 2010 First-Team: Libby Morrison, Kelsey Fuller, Kristin Noetzel, Steph Strauss Second-Team: Amy Miller, Amanda Schmidt 2011 First-Team: Libby Morrison, Kelsey Fuller, Courtney Greenberg, Ashley Schnader Second-Team: Amy Miller 2012 First-Team: Amelia Kepler, Courtney Lydick Second-Team: Christine Sumner, Kelsey Fuller, Sarah McCarthy 2013 First-Team: Amelia Kepler, Amy Miller, Nakita Gearhart, Kelly Reynolds Second-Team: Mar-Jana Phillips, Brittani Young 2014 First-Team: Amelia Kepler, Nakita Gearhart, Kelly Reynolds, Brittani Young Second-Team: Megan Moroney, Mar-Jana Phillips 2015 First-Team: Nakita Gearhart, Kelly Reynolds, Megan Moroney Second-Team: Mar-Jana Phillips, Katie Byrne, Kristin Collins

Juniata MVPs

Lindsay Habel ’04 was MVP of Juniata’s 2004 NCAA national championship team.

1977 1978 1979 1980 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 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015

Priscilla Grove Julie George Amy Bowser Sue Benusa Sue Barker Claudia Tweardy Tracey DeBlase Peggy Evans Carolyn Stambaugh Cathy Miller Cathy Miller Jackie Rebert Kris Witchey Larissa Weimer Gina Leis Heather Blough Jill Seelye Heather Blough Jennifer Rebert Melissa Myers Marci Katona Colleen Carver Colleen Carver Brandy Workinger Niki Mueller Niki Mueller Jenn Habel Lindsey Habel Stephanie Kines Stephanie Kines Amber Thomas Amber Thomas Megan Sollenberger Libby Morrison Libby Morrison Kelsey Fuller Amy Miller Brittani Young Kristin Collins

43 AVCA All-Americans. 35 NCAA tournament appearances. 2 NCAA National Championship Titles.


All-Americans AVCA All-Americans

First Team 1981 Colleen Irelan 1982 Susan Barker Claudia Tweardy 1985 Beth Hoppel 1986 Beth Hoppel 1987 Beth Hoppel Cathy Miller 1989 Melinda Selby Rhonda Bygall 1991 Christy Orndorff Larissa Weimer 1992 Heather Blough Christy Orndorff 1993 Heather Blough Nicki Firestone Christy Orndorff 1994 Christy Orndorff Heather Blough 1995 Jennifer Rebert 1996 Robin Diehl 1997 Kristin Hershey Melissa Myers 1998 Colleen Carver Kristin Hershey Carrie Zeller 1999 Colleen Carver Kristin Hershey Carrie Zeller 2000 Brandy Workinger 2001 Brandy Workinger 2002 Niki Mueller 2003 Carli Dale Katie Laucks 2004 Carli Dale Stephanie Kines 2005 Stephanie Kines Katie Laucks 2006 Stephanie Kines Amber Thomas

2007 2008 2009 2010 2013 2015

ASICS/Tiger All-Americans

Amber Thomas Amber Thomas Megan Sollenberger Kristin Noetzel First Team Amelia Kepler 1987 Beth Hoppel Kelly Reynolds 1988 Jackie Rebert 1989 Melinda Selby Second Team 1991 Larissa Weimer 1984 Ekanong Opanayikul 1992 Heather Blough 1987 Jackie Rebert 1993 Heather Blough 1988 Jackie Rebert Nicki Firestone 1989 Kris Witchey 1994 Heather Blough 1992 Shelley Miller Christy Orndorff 1995 Robin Diehl 1995 Jennifer Rebert 1996 Jennifer Rebert 1996 Robin Diehl 2000 Jesse Woods 1997 Melissa Myers 2001 Danielle Hart 1998 Kristin Hershey 2002 Carli Dale 1999 Kristin Hershey 2003 Johanna Holtan Carrie Zeller 2004 Katie Laucks 2000 Brandy Workinger 2005 Amber Thomas 2001 Brandy Workinger 2007 Beth Kozak 2008 Megan Sollenberger Second Team Steph Strauss 1989 Rhonda Bygall 2009 Steph Strauss 1991 Christy Orndorff 2010 Steph Strauss 1992 Christy Orndorff 2011 Libby Morrison 1993 Christy Orndorff 2015 Megan Moroney 1995 Robin Diehl 1998 Colleen Carver Third Team Carrie Zeller 2005 Rachael Schatz 1999 Colleen Carver 2007 Megan Sollenberger 2000 Jesse Woods 2010 Libby Morrison 2011 Courtney Greenberg Third Team 2015 Nakita Gearhart 1989 Kris Witchey 1992 Shelley Miller Honorable Mention 2012 Courtney Lydick 2013 Amy Miller 2014 Nakita Gearhart Amelia Kepler Kelly Reynolds 2015 Katie Byrne

CoSIDA Academic All-Americans

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First Team 2004 Carli Dale 2008 Amber Thomas 2010 Steph Strauss

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Second Team 1985 Lori Bason Third Team 1987 Cathy Miller

CoSIDA Academic All-District 1998 1999 2004 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2015

Kristin Hershey Kristin Hershey Carli Dale Erin Wisor Beth Kozak Beth Kozak Amber Thomas Steph Strauss Megan Sollenberger Steph Strauss Libby Morrison Megan Moroney

Pavlik was named first team AVCA All-American in 1992, 1993, and 1994, and has served as a coach for the Eagles since.

From Eagles to Coaches Erin Albert Erin Wisor Barley Anne Bock Shari Thomas Campbell Katie Charles Casey Dale Robin Diehl Sue Gelston Dumars Kristi Fitzsimmons Kelsey Fuller Lindsey Habel Gina Leis Hockensmith Beth Kozak Abby Leonard Amy Miller Melissa Myers Ryan Patton Heather Blough (Pavlik) Diana Hager Perry Aly Pompeani

Steph Strauss Amber Thomas Rachelle Wiegand Amy Miller Steph Kines Brittani Young

Katie Charles ‘05 is a staff member of Sunshine Volleyball Club in California

Abby Leonard (‘06) is currently the assistant coach at Shippensburg University

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Single-Season Records THE PROGRAM THE COACHES THE TEAM 2015 REVIEW

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Kills

Name Brandy Workinger Kristin Hershey Nicki Firestone Melinda Selby Carrie Zeller Melinda Selby Danielle Hart Amber Thomas Nicki Firestone Melissa Myers

Attacks

Name Brandy Workinger Carrie Zeller Kristin Hershey Carrie Zeller Danielle Hart Nicki Firestone Melissa Myers Amber Thomas Nicki Firestone Melinda Selby

Assists

Year Games Kills 2000 150 739 1998 143 638 1993 122 618 1988 111 562 1998 140 546 1989 123 536 2001 131 530 2007 117 525 1990 154 522 1997 132 519 Year 2000 1998 1998 1999 2001 1990 1997 2007 1993 1989

Name Colleen Carver Kris Witchey Colleen Carver Heather Blough Heather Blough Beth Hoppel Carli Dale Carli Dale Kathy Kowalchyk Carli Dale

Games Attacks 150 1,563 140 1,545 143 1,403 125 1,379 131 1,346 154 1,339 132 1,325 117 1,276 122 1,245 123 1,199

Digs

Name Carrie Zeller Megan Sollenberger Megan Sollenberger Johanna Holtan Libby Morrison Libby Morrison Brandy Workinger Johanna Holtan Megan Sollenberger Brittani Young

Aces

Year Games Assists Name 1998 149 1,887 Claudia Tweardy 1988 113 1,756 Cathy Miller 1999 140 1,730 Sue Barker 1993 131 1,719 Tracey DeBlase 1994 129 1,717 Claudia Tweardy 1987 151 1,707 Melissa Myers 2004 126 1,702 Peggy Evans 2002 124 1,629 Heather Blough 1990 131 1,560 Melissa Myers 2001 119 1,550 Christy Orndorff Year Games Digs 1998 140 841 2007 136 831 2009 135 726 2002 128 707 2011 111 700 2010 135 691 2000 150 689 2003 123 659 2008 136 659 2012 137 647

Total Blocks Name Cathy Miller Rhonda Bygall Cathy Miller Rhonda Bygall Larissa Weimer Jennie Lizun Kristin Hershey Stephanie Kines Wendy Koziel Kristin Hershey Jennie Lizun

Year Games Aces 1982 ---- 145 1987 ---- 131 1982 ---- 114 1982 ---- 108 1981 ---- 101 1997 132 96 1983 ---- 96 1994 129 94 1996 116 91 1993 111 86 Year 1987 1988 1986 1987 1991 1999 1999 2005 1995 1997 1998

Games Blocks 148 209 111 184 ---- 180 152 177 146 149 129 144 135 135 121 132 116 130 139 127 146 127

Career Records Kills

Name Nicki Firestone Christy Orndorff Kristin Hershey Amber Thomas Brandy Workinger Jackie Rebert Carrie Zeller Danielle Hart Katie Laucks Stephanie Kines

Attacks

Name Carrie Zeller Nicki Firestone Amber Thomas Christy Orndorff Brandy Workinger Danielle Hart Jackie Rebert Kristin Hershey Kelsey Fuller Katie Laucks

Assists

Name Carli Dale Heather Blough Jennifer Rebert Beth Hoppel Colleen Carver Beth Kozak Steph Strauss Kelly Reynolds Kris Witchey Peggy Evans

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Year 1990-93 1991-94 1996-99 2005-08 1998-01 1985-88 1996-99 2000-03 2002-05 2003-06

Games Kills 534 2,021 477 1,962 474 1,750 442 1,734 481 1,719 ---- 1,707 524 1,611 434 1,575 467 1,553 435 1,519

Brandy Workinger Year 1996-99 1990-93 2005-08 1991-94 1998-01 2000-03 1985-88 1996-99 2009-12 2002-05

Games Attacks 524 4,645 534 4,554 442 4,287 477 4,204 481 4,117. 434 3,993 ---- 3,930 474 3,774 453 3,328 467 3,321

Year 2001-04 1991-94 1994-97 1984-87 1996-99 2005-08 2007-10 2013-pres. 1986-89 1981-84

Games Assists 480 6,385 494 6,331 388 4,538 ---- 4,525 398 4,466 401 3,810 412 3,424 327 3,380 ---- 3,346 ---- 2,460

Digs

Name Megan Sollenberger Carrie Zeller Johanna Holtan Brittani Young Brandy Workinger Carli Dale Christy Orndorff Marci Katona Libby Morrison Kelsey Fuller

Aces

Name Peggy Evans Tracey DeBlase Christy Orndorff Melissa Myers Ekanong Opanayikul Cathy Miller Heather Blough Claudia Tweardy Jessica Ritchey Marci Katona Jackie Rebert

Niki Mueller

Year 2006-09 1996-99 2000-03 2011-14 1998-01 2001-04 1991-94 1994-97 2010-11 2008-12

Games Digs 528 2,839 524 2,453 513 2,300 372 1,464 481 1,755 480 1,565 477 1,488 510 1,408 246 1,391 453 1,242

Year Games Aces 1981-84 ---- 351 1981-84 ---- 336 1991-94 477 308 1994-97 427 301 1981-84 ---- 282 1984-87 ---- 278 1991-94 494 248 1979-82 ---- 246 2005-08 482 213 1994-97 510 212 1985-88 ---- 212

Stephanie Kines ’07 completed her Juniata career ranked ninth in career kills and fourth in career blocks.

Total Blocks Name Rhonda Bygall Cathy Miller Larissa Weimer Stephanie Kines Niki Mueller Kristin Hershey Robin Diehl Erin Albert Katie Laucks Jennie Lizun

Year 1986-89 1984-87 1988-91 2003-06 1999-02 1996-99 1993-96 2005-08 2002-05 1996-99

Games Blocks ---- 620 ---- 566 447 529 435 413 489 397 474 379 479 374 405 364 467 351 394 334

43 AVCA All-Americans. 35 NCAA tournament appearances. 2 NCAA National Championship Titles.


Year-by-Year Results 1977 1978 1979 1980 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 2011 2012 2013 2014  2015

Overall 15-3 16-4 24-9 32-7 38-6 43-5 35-14 49-6 40-8 36-10 53-5 44-7 39-5 41-10 44-6 37-5 42-4 37-9 36-5 43-1 43-2 39-3 35-6 33-10 30-9 33-6 38-1 37-3 37-2 41-1 37-5 35-5 36-4 34-6 27-8 25-12 31-5 28-8 33-3

Regular Season 11-0 13-2 19-4 25-3 30-3 35-3 28-13 42-5 30-7 28-8 45-3 34-6 30-4 36-8 38-5 33-4 36-3 31-8 32-4 37-0 37-1 34-1 30-4 28-8 24-8 28-4 34-0 30-3 31-1 33-1 31-4 29-4 29-3 28-5 23-7 22-11 28-4 25-7 29-2

Overall

Overall: 1,396-228-3 (.860) NCAA Division I: 67-23-1 (.744) NCAA Division II: 215-47 (.821) NCAA Division III: 1,058-145-2 (.879) NAIA/All Divisions: 56-12 (.824) Home Record: 539-39 (.933) Away Record: 262-76 (.775) Neutral Record: 594-114 (.838)

Longest Winning Streaks

Overall: 43 (8/30/96 Clarion to 12/7/96 Washington University) Home: 92 (9/4/04 Waynesburg College to 9/29/10 Elizabethtown) Home (Reg. Season): 98 (9/18/91 Susquehanna to 10/25/98 Princeton) To Open Season: 43 (8/30/96 Clarion to 12/7/96 Washington University)

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Conference Tournament 4-3 (3rd) 3-2 (2nd) 3-2 (3rd) 3-2 (3rd) 5-0 (1st) 6-0 (1st) 6-0 (1st) 6-0 (1st) 6-0 (1st) 6-0 (1st) 6-0 (1st) 6-0 (1st) 6-0 (1st) 3-0 (1st) 3-0 (1st) 3-0 (1st) 2-0 (1st) 2-0 (1st) 2-0 (1st) 2-0 (1st) 2-0 (1st) 2-0 (1st) 2-0 (1st) 2-0 (1st) 2-0 (1st) 2-0 (1st) 2-0 (1st) 2-0 (1st) 2-0 (1st) 2-0 (1st) 2-0 (1st) 2-0 (1st) 2-0 (1st) 2-0 (1st) 2-0 (1st) 2-0 (1st) 2-0 (1st) 2-0 (1st) 2-0 (1st)

EAIAW

NCAA Tournament

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Post-Season Finish

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3-3 (4th) 4-2 (3rd) 1-2 (dnp)

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2-1 (2nd) 2-2 (4th) 1-1 (5th) 1-1 (5th) 4-1 (3rd) 2-2 (4th) 2-2 (4th) 4-1 (3rd) 3-1 (3rd) 2-2 (4th) 3-1 (3rd) 1-1 (5th) 3-1 (2nd) 4-1 (3rd) 2-1 (5th) 4-1 (2nd) 4-1 (2nd) 3-2 (4th) 3-2 (4th) 3-2 (4th) 4-1 (3rd) 3-2 (4th) 2-1 (5th) 5-0 (1st) 4-1 (2nd) 6-0 (1st) 4-1 4-1 5-1 4-1 2-1 1-1 1-1 1-1 2-1

NCAA National Runner-Up NCAA National Semifinalist NCAA Quarterfinals NCAA Quarterfinals NCAA National Semifinalist NCAA National Semifinalist NCAA National Semifinalist NCAA National Semifinalist NCAA National Semifinalist NCAA National Semifinalist NCAA National Semifinalist NCAA Quarterfinals NCAA National Runner-Up NCAA National Semifinalist NCAA Quarterfinals NCAA National Runner-Up NCAA National Runner-Up NCAA National Semifinalist NCAA National Semifinalist NCAA National Semifinalist NCAA National Semifinalist NCAA National Semifinalist NCAA Quarterfinals NCAA National Champions NCAA National Runner-Up NCAA National Champions NCAA National Semifinalist NCAA National Semifinalist NCAA National Runner-Up NCAA National Semifinalist NCAA National Regional Finalist NCAA National Regional 2nd Round NCAA National Regional 2nd Round NCAA National Regional 2nd Round NCAA Regional Finals

ABOUT JUNIATA

MAC/Commonwealth Record Overall Record: 332-14 (.959) Tournament Record: 103-9 (.919) Conference Opponent Winning Streak: 291 (last loss vs. Gettysburg 11/8/81)

Landmark Conference Record Overall Regular Season Record: 55-0 (1.000) Tournament Record: 18-0 (1.000) Landmark Conference Opponent Winning Streak: 73

NCAA Tournament Record

Overall Record: 102-41 (.713) Appearances: 35 (1981-2015) Semifinalist: 24 (1981-82, 1985-91, 1993-94, 1996-02, 2004-10) National Champions: 2004 & 2006 Runner-Up: 1981 (2-3 to Cal-San Diego); 1993 (0-3 to Wash. U); 1996 (0-3 to Wash U.); 1997 (2-3 to CalSan Diego); 2005 (2-3 to UW-Whitewater); 2009 (2-3 to Wash. U). Third Place: 1985, 1988, 1989, 1991, 1994, 2001 Fourth Place: 1982, 1986, 1987, 1990, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2002 Fifth Place: 1983, 1984, 1992, 1995, 2003

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All-Time Series Records Opponent W L T Acquinas 1 0 Adelphi 1 0 Akron 0 1 Albany 1 0 Albright 21 0 Alderson Broaddus 4 0 Alfred 1 0 Allegheny 10 1 Allentown 3 0 Alverno 1 0 American 3 0 Amherst 1 0 Army 4 0 Ashland 5 0 Augustana 1 0 Averett 2 0 Baldwin Wallace 6 0 Bates 1 0 Behrend 2 0 Berry 2 0 Bethany (WV) 2 0 Bethel 1 0 Binghamton 2 0 Birmingham Southern 1 0 Bluffton 3 0 Bowie State 1 0 Bridgewater 7 0 Brooklyn 4 0 Bucknell 7 0 Buffalo 1 0 Cabrini 3 0 Cal Lutheran 2 2 Cal St - East Bay 1 0 Cal. St. Dom. Hills 0 1 Cal. St. Stanislaus 1 0 Opponent W L T Cal. State LA 0 1 California (Pa.) 11 6 Calvin 1 1 Canisius 1 0 Capital 1 0 Carlow 1 0 Carnegie Mellon 17 0 Carroll 1 0 Carthage 3 0 Case Western Reserve 1 0 Catholic 15 0 Cecil 1 0 Central College 0 2 Central Connecticut 1 0 Chapman 4 3 Charleston 2 0 Chatham 1 0 Christopher Newport 8 3 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps 1 1 Clarion 14 5 Clarkson 2 0 Cleveland State 1 0 Coast Guard 2 0 Colby 2 0 Colgate 1 0 Colorado 3 0 1 Concord 1 0 Concordia 0 1 Connecticut College 1 0 CW Post 2 1 D’Youville 1 0 Dallas 1 0 Delaware 1 1 Delaware Valley 1 0

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Opponent Denison DeSales Dickinson Dowling Drury Duquesne East Stroudsburg Eastern Eastern Connecticut Eastern Mennonite Edinboro Elizabethtown Elmhurst Elmira Emory Essex FDU-Florham FDU-Madison FDU-Teaneck Fontebonne Franciscan Franklin Franklin & Marshall Fresno Pacific Friends Frostburg State Gallaudet Gannon Geneva George Fox George Mason Georgetown Georgetown (KY) Gettysburg Gordon Opponent Goucher Greensboro Grove City Hagerstown Hanover Haverford Heidelberg Hiram Holy Cross Hood Hope Howard IBC Ill. Benedictine Illinois Wesleyan Indiana (Pa.) Ithaca John Carroll Johns Hopkins Kean Kenyon Kings La Verne Lake Superior St. LaSalle Lebanon Valley Lee Lees-McRae Lehigh Lehman Liberty Liberty Baptist LIU-Southampton Lock Haven

W L T 1 0 1 0 24 0 2 0 1 0 4 0 3 1 19 3 12 1 8 0 13 2 45 0 3 4 2 0 9 9 1 1 1 0 2 0 1 0 1 0 2 0 1 0 16 2 0 3 1 0 7 0 11 1 11 5 5 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 52 3 1 3 0 W L T 10 0 5 0 14 3 1 0 1 0 9 0 3 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 2 1 3 0 0 3 4 3 2 0 27 5 12 1 7 0 5 0 4 0 1 0 3 0 14 2 1 1 1 0 27 0 1 0 1 0 3 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 14 1

Opponent Loyola Lycoming Lynchburg Madonna Mansfield Marietta Marquette Mary Baldwin Mary Washington Marymount (Va.) Maryville Mass. - Lowell McDaniel) Medaille Menlo Mercy (NY) Mercyhurst Merrimack Messiah Michigan-Dearborn Millersville Millikin Mills Mississippi MIT Montevallo (AL) Moravian Morgan State Mount Union Mt. Saint Joseph Muhlenburg Muskingum Navy Nazareth Nebraska Wesleyan Opponent New England New York Tech Northwood Notre Dame NYU Oakland (MI) Occidental Ohio Northern Olivet Otterbein Pace Penn State Altoona Peru Philadelphia Biblical Pitt-Johnstown Potsdam State Princeton Providence Puget Sound Queens College Quincy Randolph Macon Redlands Rhode Island College Richard Stockton Rio Grande Robert Morris Roch. Inst. Of Tech. Rochester Rosary Rose-Hulman Rutgers-Newark Sacred Heart Sage Colleges

W L T 5 2 10 0 1 0 1 1 4 4 1 0 0 1 1 0 5 0 1 0 2 0 1 0 24 7 1 0 1 0 2 0 6 1 1 0 34 1 2 0 4 0 4 0 1 0 1 0 3 1 1 1 45 0 1 0 7 1 4 0 3 0 11 1 4 3 1 6 0 3 1 W L T 1 0 4 0 0 1 1 0 7 1 1 0 1 1 12 1 1 0 2 0 3 0 12 0 1 0 1 0 9 0 1 0 5 8 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 2 0 1 0 2 1 3 0 2 0 2 0 10 0 4 0 1 0 1 0 5 0 2 0 1 0

Opponent Saginaw Salem Salisbury State Sanoma State Savannah SC Spartanburg Scranton Seton Hill Shepherd State Shippensburg Simpson Slippery Rock Smith Southern Connecticut Southern Virginia Southwestern (TX) Spring Arbor Springfield St. Ambrose St. Benedict St. Bonaventure St. Catherine St. Francis St. Francis (Ill.) St. John Fisher St. Mary’s St. Olaf St. Peter’s St. Thomas (MN) St. Vincent St. Xavier Stevens Stevenson Stony Brook SUNY Brockport Opponent SUNY Cortland SUNY Fredonia SUNY Oneonta Susquehanna Swarthmore Texas Lutheran Thiel Thomas More Towson State Transylvania Trenton State Trinity (TX) UC San Diego UC Santa Cruz UMBC UNC-Greensboro Upsala Ursinus USMMA Vassar Villanova Virginia Virginia Tech Walsh Wartburg Washington (Mo.) Washington & Lee Washington College Waterloo (Canada) Wayne State Waynesburg Wellesley West Chester West Georgia

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Opponent West Liberty West Point West Virginia Westminster Westmont Wheaton Wheeling Jesuit Whitman Whittier Widener Wilkes William & Mary Williams Wilmington Wis LaCrosse Wis-Oshkosh Wis-Parkside Wis-Platteville Wis. Stevens Pt. Wis. Whitewater Wis.-Eau Claire Wisconsin Wittenberg WV Wesleyan York Youngstown State

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All-Time vs. 2016 Opponents Opponent Roger Williams Brockport St. Clarkson Ithaca Christopher Newport Carnegie Mellon Wittenberg *Washington (Mo.) Calvin Heidelberg Susquehanna Scranton Clarion Bethany (W.V.) Elizabethtown Moravian St. Vincent Aurora Elmhurst Chicago Johns Hopkins Goucher Catholic Eastern Geneva Emory Mount Union Otterbein

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Juniata overcomes history, Bears to win national title From the Altoona Mirror, Nov. 28, 2004 ROCHESTER, Minn. – The looks on the faces of the Juniata College women’s volleyball team as well as the smile flashed by coach Larry Bock suggest that believe it or not, it was worth the wait.   The 24-year wait finally ended in Rochester, Minn., Saturday night as the Juniata College women’s volleyball team captured its first Division III National Championship on the strength of a 3-0 victory over Washington University (Mo.).   Juniata finished the season with a record of 37-3, while Washington finished 32-7. Juniata claimed the match by game scores of 30-27, 3027, and 30-28.   After years of heart-breaking defeats and near-misses, Juniata captured the elusive national title on its 19th trip to the national semifinals, and its fifth appearance in the national championship match. In typical fashion, Bock deflected the attention and was understated following the match.   “For 28 years I’ve come back to these press conferences and have had to come from a locker room with girls who were crying – this is much better,” Bock said. “I couldn’t feel better about the school I work for and for this team, which deserves all the credit. I also have to pass the credit to my assistant coach Heather Pavlik – I’ve been riding her shoulders for a number of years.”   As it has throughout the season, Juniata played well early and kept things tight. Juniata took the lead on the serving of Tournament MVP Carli Dale. Washington tied the score late at 27, but Juniata followed with kills from Katie Laucks and Lindsey Habel, then an ace from Laucks to seal the win.   “We wanted to get off to a good start and prove that we were going to be annoying and hard to get rid of,” Bock said. “We were able to do that, and then just kept serving and passing well. We did a good job with that.”   Game two was controlled by Juniata most of the way. Juniata led by as many as five, including a late 22-17 edge.   It was Washington that held the lead throughout much of the deciding game. A kill from Stephanie Kines tied the match at 14. The two teams then traded side outs, with a block from Kines finally swinging the lead to 22-20 in favor of Juniata. The Eagles kept the lead at two points down the stretch, until the Bears knotted

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2004 Juniata Women’s Volleyball NO. NAME 1 Amy Ressler 2 Kelly Popernik 3 Jacey Duzick 4 Aly Pompeani 5 Stephanie Kines 6 Carli Dale 7 Katie Laucks 8 Abby Leonard 9 Tara McMinn 11 Lindsey Habel 12 Erin Dodson 14 Erin Wisor 15 Allie Phillips 17 Rachael Schatz 22 Katie Charles

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the match at 25 with a kill from Emilie Walk. Katie Charles and Laucks followed with back-toback kills, then Habel had a pair of finishes down the stretch, including the match clincher.   “We wanted to contain their right side hitter (Whitney Smith) and we were able to do a pretty good job with that,” Bock said. “That’s a classy program at Washington, and it was nice to be able to get one against them. It felt right to have it be a Juniata-Washington match for the championship.”  “Juniata’s back court defense was the difference,” Washington Head Coach Rich Luenemann said. “They played defense at the best level of any Division III team. If there’s anyone in America that it was okay to lose to, it was Larry Bock.”   The match was the third time Juniata and Washington have matched up in the

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championship match. The Bears claimed victories in 1993 and 1996. But Juniata had claimed the last two meetings against Washington, including a 3-0 victory at Washington this year. Juniata ends the year having won 20 consecutive matches.   The victory capped an emotional season for Juniata which saw the team enjoy several program firsts, but also deal with the serious illness of teammate Erin Dodson of Altoona.   Dodson, who was stricken with brain cancer early in the year, made the trip to Rochester to be with her teammates. The Eagles were looking to earn that elusive title for themselves, but also for their legendary coach.   “We didn’t just do this for our team,” Kines said. “We did it for Larry and for every former Juniata volleyball player that has gone through the program.”

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November 18, 2006 Salem, Va.

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By Joel Cookson, Juniata Sports Information Director SALEM, Va. – It took the Juniata College women’s volleyball team 24 trips to the NCAA Tournament before winning the program’s first national championship, which the Eagles accomplished in 2004. Championship number two came much more quickly as Juniata overcame a two-games-to-one deficit to claim a 3-2 win over Washington University (Mo.) in the NCAA Division III Championship match to claim the program’s second Division III national championship Saturday night in Salem, Va. Juniata finishes the season with a record of 41-1 while Washington ends the year 38-2.   After winning game one, the Eagles dropped games two and three behind an offensive assault from Washington. But the Eagles found the answers in games four and five, rallying late in game four and then pulling ahead early in game five to earn the win by scores of 30-27, 20-30, 22-30, 30-27, 15-10.   “Washington is just a wonderful team,” Juniata College Head Coach Larry Bock said. “We’re very fortunate to have won a great match against a wonderful team.”   Juniata was led offensively by seniors Stephanie Kines and Rachael Schatz, along with sophomore Amber Thomas. Kines knocked out a career-high 26 kills in her final collegiate match while hitting .412. Her efforts earned her a spot on the NCAA Division III All-Tournament team. Thomas produced 25 kills for Juniata along with 14 digs, as was selected as the Most Outstanding Player of the tournament. Schatz knocked out 21 kills while adding 12 digs in her final contest.   Despite producing just four blocks as a team in the match, and getting outblocked 18-4 by the Bears, Juniata’s offense carried the day. The Eagles pounded out 90 kills in the contest to help overcome a efficient Washington offense that produced 73 kills and hit .312 as a team. Beth Kozak passed out a career-high 75 assists in the match and added 13 digs en route to earning All-Tournament Team recognition.   Juniata turned the momentum of the match midway through game four, and carried that into the decisive fifth game. Trailing 24-20 in game four after a kill from Nikki Morrison, Juniata went on a 4-1 run to pull within one Juniata College 2016 Women’s Volleyball

2006 Juniata Women’s Volleyball NO. NAME 1 Jessica Ritchey 2 Molly Sollenberger 3 Cassie Dickmann 4 Aly Pompeani 5 Stephanie Kines (C) 6 Amber Thomas 7 Megan Sollenberger 9 Paige Johnston 10 Megan Lamens 11 Beth Kozak 13 Brittany Carr 14 Erin Albert 15 Michelle Morchesky 17 Rachael Schatz (C) 18 Mariel Little 19 Jess Fox 22 Kristi Fitzsimmons

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spurred by two kills from Schatz. Strong serving from Kozak sparked another run with a kill from Kines giving Juniata its first lead of the game, 27-26, and then another kills from Kines and one from Schatz gave Juniata the 30-27 win.   Then in the decisive game five, the Eagles turned up the defense as an early double block from Thomas and Erin Albert and then a solo block from Kines followed by kills from Thomas and Schatz put Juniata up 8-6. Two more kills from Kines and Schatz followed by an ace from Kozak made it 13-8 before Washington responded with a kill from Emilie Walk and a double block from Walk and Haleigh Spencer to tighten the game. Kines then stepped up with a huge play as she posted her second block of the game, a solo stuff that moved Juniata to match point, and then Thomas closed the victory with her 25th kill.

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 Defensively for the Eagles, Megan Sollenberger brought up a team-high 23 digs as Juniata finished with 84 digs to Washington’s 76. Also producing offensively for Juniata in the match were Albert, who had seven finishes, and Paige Johnston who notched seven kills.   After winning its first national championship in its fifth appearance in the championship match in 2004, the Eagles have now earned two Division III titles and one runner-up finish in the past three seasons. Juniata’s 41 wins mark the first time since 1997 that the Eagles have gone past 40 victories in a season. This article was edited for length; the complete version is available online at www.juniatasports. net/

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JUNIATA SPORTS HALL OF FAME CLASS OF 2016

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HUNTINGDON, Pa.- The Juniata College Sports Hall of Fame welcomed four former athletes as inductees Sunday April 3, 2016. John Creuzberger ‘01 (track and field), Tom Devine ’83 (baseball and football), Carli Dale Lehr ’05 (women’s volleyball), and Ron Poruban ’63 (football, baseball, and track and field) make up this year’s induction class. A social hour and light dinner will also be held on April 2 starting at 5:30 p.m. in the Sill Boardroom in the von Liebig Center for Science. In addition, the inductees will be honored between the second and third sets of the men’s volleyball game against Cairn that evening. John Creuzberger ’01 Creuzberger was one of the most decorated athletes in the history of the Juniata Track and Field Program. He was a five-time Middle Atlantic Conference shot put champion as he won four MAC outdoor shot put championships and the indoor crown his senior year in the only year the indoor program existed during his career. He never threw less than 45-1.5 feet to win an event. That mark ranks still ranks as the all-time best for indoor shot put. He ranks third all-time among outdoor shot put leaders. Creuzberger also scored in discus three of his four years and earned second place his senior year. He scored a combined 58 points at the MAC outdoor championships during his career ranking him third among men’s performers since 1993. Tom Devine ‘83 Devine ranks second all-time on Juniata’s career and season interceptions lists. A member of the 1981 MAC Co-Champion team, he led the nation in interceptions with 12. He was the MAC Player of the Year in 1982 and Juniata’s defensive team MVP as he picked off 11 passes that ranked second nationally. Devine was a two-time First Team All-MAC honoree, an ECAC first-team all-region selection in 1982, a five-time ECAC weekly honor roll recipient, and a two-time ECAC player of the week. Carli (Dale) Lehr ‘05 A recipient of the Charles Bargerstock Award that is presented to the senior female athlete who has made the greatest contribution to Juniata Athletics, Lehr was a four-year starter and letter winner on the women’s volleyball team and is the all-time leader in assists with 6,385. She was a four-year First Team Middle Atlantic Conference All-Star and the MAC Player of the Year in her senior season. Lehr was named the AVCA Regional Freshman of the Year in 2001. She earned AVCA Second Team All-American honors in 2002 and First Team honors in 2003 and 2004. Lehr was a member of four MAC Champion and NCAA Regional Champion Teams. The Eagles were a NCAA Final Four participant in 2001, 2002, and 2004 and her senior season culminated with the Eagles claiming the National Championship in 2004 with Lehr being named the Tournament MVP. For her effort, she was named the AVCA National Player of the Year for Division III in 2004. Academically, Lehr was a three-time MAC Honor Roll selection, a COSIDA Academic All-American and a 2004 COSIDA ESPN Academic All-American of the Year for Women’s Volleyball and All Sports. Ron Poruban ‘63 Poruban was a three-sport student-athlete for Juniata as he earned four letters in football, two in baseball, and one in track and field. He was two-time All-MAC selection for football as a quarterback and safety and helped the team go 22-9 during his career. He led Juniata in passing all four years and also led the team in total offense for three straight years from 1960-62. He was the team MVP in 1962. 40

43 AVCA All-Americans. 35 NCAA tournament appearances. 2 NCAA National Championship Titles.


JUNIATA WOMEN’S VOLLEYBALL HOF INDUCTEES Name Grad Yr. Induction Yr. Peggy Evans 1985 1995 Julie (George) McCormick 1981 1995 Nancy Zinkham 1980 1995 Beth (Hoppel) Barnett 1988 1998 Cathy (Miller) Gilkey 1988 1998 Jackie Rebert 1989 1999 Claudia (Tweardy) Serfass 1983 1999 Rhonda Bygall 1990 2000 Colleen Irelan 1984 2003 Larissa Weimer 1992 2003 Nicole Firestone 1994 2004 Heather (Blough) Pavlik 1995 2005 Christy Orndorff 1995 2005 Melissa Myers 1998 2008 Kristin Hershey 2000 2010 Carrie Zeller 2000 2010 Colleen Carver 2000 2012 Brandy Workinger 2002 2014 Larry Bock non-alum 2012 Carli (Dale) Lehr 2005 2016

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#16 Carolyn Stambaugh Nicknamed “Smiley,” Carolyn Stambaugh was a three-year player for Juniata. She was named to the 1983 NCAA Regional All-Tournament Team and is the NCAA record holder for most solo blocks in match with 13. Stambaugh was the women’s volleyball most valuable player in 1985. Shortly after beginning her senior year in 1986, she was tragically killed in an automobile accident. She was posthumously given the Charles Bargertock Award in 1987 which is presented to the senior female athlete who has made the greatest contribution to Juniata Athletics. The Carolyn Stambaugh Award, which has been given out since 1987, is presented to the senior female athlete and student leader who best exemplifies Carolyn’s qualities of winning attitude, self-confidence, concern for others, high sense of values, and enthusiasm for life.

#12 Erin Dodson Erin Dodson was a freshman in 2004 and had a promising opening weekend for the Eagles but her career was cut short by an aggressive cancer and brain tumor. On October 24, 2008, Erin’s number 12 was retired in front of a capacity crowd of nearly 1,500. Erin fought through numerous surgeries and therapies but ultimately succumbed to brain cancer on May1, 2011. 42

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Juniata was founded in 1876, dedicated to the same values and educational mission we practice today: providing our students with extraordinary opportunities to design their own destiny as they prepare for a fulfilling life in a global community. The experience of competing as a studentathlete at Juniata is about more than wins and losses. It’s about taking the opportunity to compete in college athletics and allowing the experience to shape the person you will become. The Juniata College department of athletics is a family, and like a family, we are committed to helping young people enjoy the experience of being a collegiate student athlete.   Students who choose to continue their athletic careers at Juniata will reap the benefit of working with coaches and trainers regarded as some of the best in Division III. Our elite coaching staff features men and women who have earned recognition as national and conference coaches of the year and tirelessly dedicate themselves to seeing that athletes reach their potential on and off the field. Every coach stresses the commitment to athletics and academics that ensures the development of their players not just as athletes, but as people.   The access to top-level instructors given the same emphasis off the playing surface. Juniata’s respected and award-winning faculty, which includes two Pennsylvania Professors of the Year, are the heart of Juniata’s student-centered approach to education. The picturesque Huntingdon campus features distinctive facilities that foster academic growth and allow every Juniata student the opportunity to achieve the highest levels of academic success.   Each passing season brings more

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success stories of Juniata athletes both on and off the field. The list of All-Americans, All-Conference selections and Academic All-Americans who proudly don the Blue and Gold uniforms continues to grow, as does the list of team achievements. Those achievements include a school-record five Academic All-Americans in the 2004-05 academic year and 46 All-America honors since 1998. Juniata teams have claimed national championships, conference

championships and have become regular participants in conference postseason play.   The Juniata athletics department is a place where dedicated student athletes are given a chance to excel. Students who come to Huntingdon for a chance to compete in college athletics will have the opportunity to become a part of the Juniata tradition and to write their own history in the record books. The future is bright, and the time is now at Juniata.

Admissions Process   If you think Juniata is the right college to prepare you for a rewarding future, act now. Contact the Enrollment Center/Athletic Department toll free at 1-877-JUNIATA (586-4282) and arrange an on-campus interview. Coaches are happy to set up campus tours, class visits and faculty appointments.   Students may submit their application for admission anytime after they have completed their junior year of high school. Juniata offers three opportunities for students to apply: Early Decision 1, Early Decision 2, and Regular Decision. The deadlines to apply are November 15, February 1, and March 15 respectively. Those applying during Early Decision should have already visited Juniata and consider it to be their first choice. Early Decision 1 students learn of an admission decision by December 23, and Early Decision 2 learn of an admission decision two weeks upon receipt of a completed application. Regular Decision notification begins September 15, and takes place on a rolling basis. For more details on the enrollment process at Juniata, please contact the Enrollment Center 1-877-JUNIATA or visit www.juniata.edu/admissions. Juniata College 2016 Women’s Volleyball

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The 2016 recipients of the ‘Big Five’ Awards, including women’s volleyball player Bryce Arnold (third in from the left). The Big Five Awards recognize the top senior student-athletes at Juniata and are one of the most well-respected and prestigious traditions.

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ntercollegiate athletics came to Juniata College in 1903, when the trustees gave students permission to form teams in baseball, track, tennis, and basketball. The College hosted its first competition on June 5 of that year, when the Blue and Gold hosted Susquehanna University in a track and field meet.   Since then, Juniata student-athletes have excelled in every sport in which the Blue and Gold have taken to the court or the field. Juniata football dominated Pennsylvania through the 1950’s, going three seasons without losing a game, culminating with an appearance in the Tangerine Bowl to close out the 1955 season. The then-Indians carried that success into the early-70s, playing in the inaugural NCAA Division III championship game, the Amos Alonzo Stagg Bowl, in 1973.   In more recent years, Juniata won its first NCAA Division III championships with women’s volleyball titles in 2004 and 2006. Men’s volleyball has won six Molten Division III Invitational titles, including three in a row from 2004 to 2006, giving Juniata teams eight Division III championships to date. Field hockey and women’s basketball have each advanced to NCAA championship play in the 2000s, with men’s tennis becoming the latest team last spring. The Blue and Gold have won 14 conference championships since the formation of the Landmark Conference in 2007. 44

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uniata College holds membership in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), the Centennial Conference for football, the Continental Volleyball Conference (CVC) for men’s volleyball, and the Landmark Conference for all other sports. Juniata College is committed to compliance with all Division III eligibility requirements.   Juniata, which currently maintains a total of 19 varsity sports, offers students and student-athletes some of the best Division III athletic facilities in Pennsylvania and the nation, including a 5,470-square-foot strength and fitness center. Studentathletes on College Hill face off against as competitive a Division III schedule as you will find anywhere in the country.   Juniata believes that a student’s college education and athletic experience should be a four-year commitment between the studentathlete, coach and institution. Our coaches, faculty and administrators take a personal interest in the lives and futures of Juniata studentathletes and treat the playing surface as an extension of the classroom. Juniata is proud of its campus community in which people naturally want to work together, to participate and succeed.   Athletic facilities include Knox Stadium, Langdon-Goodale Baseball Field, the Kennedy Sports and Recreation Center (including Memorial Gymnasium and Binder Natatorium), eight outdoor tennis courts, a softball field and new fields for the soccer and field hockey teams at Juniata.

  This guide has been prepared by the Juniata College Sports Information Office and we hope that members of the media will find it helpful and informative in their coverage of Juniata women’s volleyball during the 2013 season. Any information not covered in this publication, as well as feature material or photo needs, are available by contacting Jennifer Jones, Juniata College Director of Sports Information.   All interview requests with Juniata College staff, coaches and student-athletes must be directed to David Heberger. There will be no interviews with players or coaches on game day until post-game.   Kennedy Sports + Recreation: Work space in Kennedy S+RC is limited. Priority is given to working press, but please reserve a space as early as possible. Please contact the Juniata College Sports Information Office for more information on reserving space. Phone lines are available, but calls must be made collect or with a calling card. There is a wireless network connection available through Juniata College. Must contact Sports Information Office for details.   Photographers: Only working media photographers will be granted court privileges, and are restricted to outside the pins extended to the wall, and no closer than six feet from the end of the bench. Please check-in at the Sports Information office for a credential prior to proceeding to the court.   Services: Box scores are distributed at the end of each set. Complete box scores will be distributed postgame. Play-by-play is available upon request.   For post-game interviews, please direct your requests to David Heberger. Head coach Heather Pavlik and players will be available after a 10 minute cooling off period. Juniata College Sports Information Office Kennedy Sports + Recreation Center Office FAX: 814.641.3508 SPORTS INFORMATION CONTACT INFORMATION David Heberger, Sports Information Director Office- 814-641-3134, hebergd@juniata.edu , Assistant Sports Information Director Office- 814-641-3513, @juniata.edu

Quick Travel Information   Huntingdon lies at the geographic center of Pennsylvania on Routes 22 and 26. Some 40 miles south of Interstate 80 and 45 north of the Pennsylvania Turnpike, it is served directly by Amtrak passenger train. The Altoona-Martinsburg and State College airports are 45 minutes by car.   Some suggested highway routes include Interstate 80 to the Bellefonte exit, then Route 26 South; or Interstate 76 (the Turnpike) to Willow Hill Interchange, then Routes 75 to 641 to 522 to 22 West. From the Washington area, use Route 70 North to Route 30, then Route 26.   Juniata College is approximately three hours by car from Pittsburgh (130 miles), Baltimore (160), and Washington D.C. (170); four hours from Philadelphia (180); and five hours from New York City (260).

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