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OWENS EXPRESS

15-TIME OCCAC CHAMPIONS

WOMEN’S VOLLEYBALL

1998, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2015, 2016

23 NJCAA All-Americans --- 10 NJCAA National Tournament Appearances --- 2016 NJCAA Final 4

TODAY’S MATCHUP

NOTES

- Welcome to tonight’s home match between the No. 2 Owens Express (12-0, 2-0 OCCAC) and the visiting Cuyahoga Challengers (3-9, 1-2 OCCAC). BCSN is in VS the SHAC tonight broadcasting tonight’s match. For more info, visit www.BCSN.tv - Owens enters tonight’s match having won all 36 sets played this year, which is a program record for most consecutive sets won. The 12 consecutive straight set victories is also a program record. - Head coach Sonny Lewis, in his 17th year at Owens, enters tonight needing three wins to reach 600 in his time with the Express. He sits at 597-189 overall (.760) and 180-14 (.928) in conference play. Furthermore, he has nine seasons with a perfect conference record. - Lewis is 36-0 all-time against Cuyahoga dating back to 2001. He is 17-0 at home and 3-0 in postseason play Head Coach: Head Coach: against the Challengers. In fact, of those 36 matches, his Sonny Lewis (17th Yr.) Mary Colovas (9th Year) teams have only lost one set - on Oct. 15, 2014 when the Express dropped the third set 25-23 on the road. - Owens is 46-4 all-time against Cuyahoga. Career Record: Career Record: - Yesterday, Owens moved up to No. 2 in the latest 597-189 (.760) unknown NJCAA Division II poll. They spent the previous two weeks at No. 3, and this is the 10th straight poll in which Career OCCAC Record: Career OCCAC Record: Owens has been ranked in the top five - the past eight have been in the top three. They’ve also spent 21 straight 180-14 (.928) 11-94 (.105) weeks ranked in the top 10 - dating back to the Aug. 19, 2015 poll. Against currently ranked teams, Owens has swept No. 9 Kirkwood, No. 12 Waubonsee and No. 20 Des Moines Area. Kills: Heitkamp, 98 Kills: Leighliter, 124 - Sophomores Niki Polce (Aug. 27) and Devon Heitkamp Hitting %: Hermiller, .440 Hitting %: Leighliter, .198 (Sept. 3) have earned OCCAC Division II Player of the Digs: Polce, 132 Digs: Paraon, 195 Week recognition this season. Aces: Polce, 18 Aces: Ciolek/Moga, 23 - Next up for Owens is a road match against NJCAA Assists: Gray, 223 Assists: Ciolek, 163 D-III No. 5 Columbus State on Friday. The team then Solo Blocks: Alt, 5 Solo Blocks: 3-way tie, 8 stays on the road to face Hocking College and Kent State Block Assists: Heitkamp, 31 Block Assists: Moga, 17 Tuscarawas on Saturday. - For all things related to Owens Express Athletics, visit OwensExpress.com. You can also follow the volleyball team on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube. Our Twitter handle is @owensexpress and you can find the other sites by searching Owens Express Athletics on each platform. - Tonight’s match is also being streamed live, and it will be archived. To view a list of archived broadcasts and uploaded matches, visit OwensExpress.com, select volleyball from the sport dropdown and then click on schedule/results. The links should appear next to each match. In addition to those video links, you can also find links to photo album, stats and match recaps.

#2 OWENS

VS

CUYAHOGA

THE BASICS

STATISTICAL LEADERS

2017 Cuyahoga CC Challengers Volleyball Roster No. Name 1 Kaye Paraon 3 Payton Ciolek 4 Sarah Leighliter 5 Tionne El-Amin 6 Lilly Hoffman 7 Solana Primes 9 Diemond Harris 10 Ariel Gaines 12 Valerie McFarland 14 Taylor Moga

Ht. Yr. Ht. High School/Hometown 5-0 Fr. DS Garfield Heights/Garfield Heights, OH 5-7 So. S Cuyahoga Heights/Cuyahoga Heights, OH 5-10 Fr. OH Lorain/Lorain, OH 5-6 Fr. DS Buchtel/Akron, OH 5-6 Fr. S/OH Crestwood/Streetsboro, OH 5-11 Fr. MH Mayfield/Mayfield Heights, OH 5-10 Fr. RS/MH Cleveland Heights/Cleveland Heights, OH 6-1 Fr. MH/RS Hudson/Hudson, OH 5-7 So. RS/DS Brunswick/Brunswick, OH 5-11 So. MH/RS Valley Forge/Parma, OH

HEAD COACH: Mary Colovas (9th Year) ASSISTANT COACH: Alicia Wood

2017 RECORD IN DEPTH

OVERALL RECORD: 12-0 OCCAC Region XII Home Away Neutral

2-0 7-0 6-0 2-0 4-0

2017 SCHEDULE/RESULTS DATE

8/25 8/25 8/26 8/26 8/30 9/1 9/1 9/2 9/2 9/3 9/3 9/6 9/13 9/15 9/16 9/16 9/20 9/23 9/23 9/24 9/24 9/29 9/30 10/4 10/6 10/6 10/7 10/7 10/11 10/14 10/18 10/20 10/21 10/25 10/28 11/3-4 11-16 11/17 11/18

OPPONENT

Kirkwood $ Des Moines Area $ North Iowa Area $ Kansas City Kansas $ @ Lorain County # KVCC % JACKSON % WAUBONSEE % ST. CLAIR COUNTY % MUSKEGON % SCHOOLCRAFT % @ Lakeland # CUYAHOGA # @ Columbus State # @ Hocking # Kent State - Tuscarawas = @ Edison # Des Moines Area * Lincoln Land * TBA * Parkland * CLARK STATE # EDISON # ! LORAIN COUNTY #

W/L

W 3-0 W 3-0 W 3-0 W 3-0 W 3-0 W 3-0 W 3-0 W 3-0 W 3-0 W 3-0 W 3-0 W 3-0 6 PM 6 PM 11 AM 1 PM 6 PM 10 AM 2 PM TBA 10 AM 6 PM 11 AM 6 PM Wallace State - Hanceville ^ 12 PM Cape Fear ^ 3 PM Catawba Valley ^ 10:30 AM Pasco-Hernando ^ 1:30 PM LAKELAND # 6 PM @ Sinclair # 1 PM @ Cuyahoga # 6 PM COLUMBUS STATE # 6 PM HOCKING # 11 AM @ Clark State # 6 PM SINCLAIR # 2 PM DISTRICT TOURNAMENT ) TBA D-II National Tournament + TBA D-II National Tournament + TBA D-II National Tournament + TBA

# CONFERENCE MATCHES ALL CAPS - HOME MATCHES $ Wisconsin Dells Invitational % Owens Invitational ! Hall of Fame Weekend = at Hocking College ^ Catawba Valley Invitational + in Charleston, W.V. * Parkland Invitational ) in Port Huron, MI


CAREER STATISTICS #1 NIKI POLCE

#7 LEAH BALLENGER

#10 DEVON HEITKAMP

#13 CARRIGAN GRAY

#14 ERIKA ANGSTMANN

#16 OLIVIA HERMILLER


SEASON STATS

GAME BY GAME TEAM STATS


2017 Owens Express Volleyball Roster

HEAD COACH: SONNY LEWIS ASSISTANT COACHES: DENNY CALDWELL, KRISTEN GYORI

DS

#1 NIKI POLCE

- OCCAC D-II POTW Aug. 21-27 - Has seven matches with 10 or more digs - Leads team in aces, third on team in assists

OH

#2 BRYNN DUVALL

- Has three or more digs in 6 of past 7 matches - Season-high four kills in win over Lakeland - Has 2.38 digs per set, which is 2nd on team behind Polce

S

#3 SUMMER SWEETING

- Second on team in assists behind Gray with 180 - Double digit assists in every matches - Produced first double-double vs Lakeland (13A, 11 D)

DS

#4 CASSIDY WLODARZ

- Season-high 8 digs vs Muskegon - Third on team in digs with 51 - One of five players with 8 or more service aces

OH

#7 LEAH BALLENGER

- Has at least one kill in five of eight matches played - Hitting .455 over 11 attempts this year - Has 3 of her 7 career aces through 12 matches

OH

#8 MADISON LAMMERS

- Two or more kills in all but two matches - Has at least 1 dig in all but 1 match, season-high of 7 - Hitting .313 over 80 attempts

MB

#9 JORDAN ALT

- Has 5 or more kills in 7 of 12 matches - Leads team in solo blocks with five - Seven matches with 10 or more attempts, .300 + hitting %

MB

#10 DEVON HEITKAMP

- Leads team in kills, block assists and total blocks - Four matches with at least 10 kills (team-high) - Raised her hitting percentage by nearly .100 from last yr.

OH

#12 KENNEDY AMES

- 13 kills over past 2 matches, season-high 7 vs Schoolcraft - Hitting .632 over past two matches - Has seven matches with at least two kills

S

#13 CARRIGAN GRAY

- Four straight matches with at least 20 assists - Leads team in assists (223), 2nd on team in digs with 59 - Has 7 matches with at least five digs

OH

#14 ERIKA ANGSTMANN

- 1 of 3 players w/at least 100 att. .400 hitting % (.404) - Raised her career hitting percentage above .300 (.301) - 10 kills, season-high .769 hitting % vs Lakeland

OH

#15 ALLY ANGSTMANN

- Has 2 or more kills in all but one match - Season-high 5 digs vs St. Clair County - Three matches with at least five kills

RS

#16 OLIVIA HERMILLER

- Leads team in hitting percentage at .440 (min. 100 att.) - Has more than doubled her hitting % from last season - Fifth on team in kills with 48

OH

#17 MICHAELA EISENHAUER

- Third on team in kills per set at 2.47 - Season-high 11 kills vs Jackson College - Has hit at least .300 in nine of 12 matches

5-4 So. Huron/New Boston, MI

5-9 Fr. Bedford/Temperance, MI

5-6 Fr. South Central/North Fairfield, OH

5-2 Fr. Cardinal Stritch/Oregon, OH

5-7 So. Fremont Ross/Fremont, OH

5-9 R-Fr. New Knoxville/New Knoxville, OH

5-11 Fr. Ottawa-Glandorf/Ottawa, OH

6-1 So. New Bremen/New Bremen, OH

5-8 Fr. Milan Edison/Norwalk, OH

5-7 So. Liberty-Benton/Findlay, OH

6-1 So. St. Marys/St. Marys, OH

5-10 Fr. St. Marys/St. Marys, OH

5-11 So. Ottawa-Glandorf/Ottawa, OH

6-1 Fr. Margaretta/Castalia, OH

Game Notes: No. 2 Owens vs Cuyahoga, VB, Sept. 13, 2017  
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