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SDTeCn campus profile South Dakota School of Mines and Technology has been a national leader in preparing world-class engineers and scientists since 1885. Our graduates design, construct, and operate the most modern technology to meet complex challenges such as global warming, health care delivery, energy resource development, mineral extraction and processing, environmental quality, futuristic transportation, and national defense. Our alumni are held in the highest regard by their fellow leaders in industry, consulting, government, health, and education. School of Mines continuously adapts to meet the needs of engineering and science. Rugged individuals and pioneers in engineering and science founded School of Mines' intellectual environment more than a century ago. Our faculty and students carry on that tradition today. School of Mines is a state university that provides graduate and undergraduate degrees in science and engineering, as well as an associate of arts degree in general studies. FALL 2004 ENROLLMENT: • 2,345 students from 39 states and 20 countries • Students enter the university with the highest ACT composite in the state and more than half graduating within the top 30% of their high school class. COSTS AND FEES: • Annual undergraduate costs for tuition, fees, books, room, and board total around $9,700 per year for South Dakota residents, and less than $10,800 for residents of Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Iowa, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oregon, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming residents. Annual total costs for all other undergraduates is around $14,500. RESEARCH: • Researchers conduct high-quality research that benefits the state, the region, and the nation through advances in technology and economic development. • In FY 2004, more than 50 researchers received $11.9 in funding for 93 projects. Funding agencies included the Air Force Research Laboratory, Army Research Laboratory, NASA, National Science Foundation, Department of Energy, U.S. Forest Service, the State of South Dakota, and many others. FACULTY: • School of Mines employs 115 faculty members • More than 87 percent hold the doctorate or other appropriate terminal degree. HONORS AND AWARDS: • One of America's 100 Best College Buys for the seventh consecutive year • Accepted into Colleges of Distinction • Admissions Marketing Report Bronze National Award Winner 2004 for the recruitment publication "Curriculum to Careers." PLACEMENT: • Average starting salary offers to our grads: More than $47,000 • More than 91 percent of 2003-2004 graduates placed in jobs in their career fields or graduate professional programs. DEGREES OFFERED BACHELOR OF SCIENCE DEGREES • Chemical Engineering • Computer Engineering • Environmental Engineering • Industrial Engineering • Mechanical Engineering • Physics MASTER OF SCIENCE DEGREES • Atmospheric Sciences • Computer Science • Materials Engineering & Science • Technology Management DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY DEGREES • Atmospheric & Environmenta Studies • Nanoscience and Nanoengineering

Chemistry Computer Science Geology Interdisciplinary Sciences Metallurgical Engineering

• Civil Engineering • Electrical Engineering • Geological Engineering • Applied and Computational Mathematics • Mining Engineering & Manangement

Chemical Engineering Electrical Engineering Mechanical Engineering

Civil Engineering Geology & Geological Engineering Paleontology

• Geology and Geological

Materials Engineering and Science

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president SDTecfl Dr. Charles P. Ruch became the 17th President of the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology on July 1, 2003. Ruch holds master's and doctorate degrees in education from Northwestern University and a bachelor's degree in chemistry from The College of Wooster (Ohio). Before joining South Dakota Tech, Dr. Ruch served as President at Boise State University for 10 years. Previously, Dr. Ruch spent 19 years at Virginia Commonwealth University, first as an associate dean and dean, and as provost and vice president. His first university assignment came at the University of Pittsburgh, where he was a faculty member and department chair. An active participant in higher education organizations, Dr. Ruch has chaired the Urban and Metropolitan Universities Committee for the American Association of State Colleges and Universities. He also has served on the presidents' councils of the Big Sky, Big West, and Western Athletic conferences, and as chair of the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education. Dr. Ruch's professional activities also include participation in the American Council on Education, the American Association of Colleges of Teacher Education, the National Association of State Universities and Land Grant Colleges, and the National Council on Accreditation for Teacher Education. Dr. Ruch has written and edited numerous articles, book reviews, and book chapters, and has delivered Congressional testimony. In every community he has joined, Dr. Ruch has been active in organizations and efforts to make those communities better places to live. He has continued that effort in Rapid City, especially when it comes to economic development. In that critical area, he has prioritized using campus expertise to build an even brighter regional economic future. Since joining Tech, Dr. Ruch also has opened lines of communication with the community through a bi-weekly e-letter, begun a strategic planning process, and created numerous partnerships to improve Tech, the community, the state, and the region. Dr. Ruch credits his success to the ongoing support from his wife, Sally, their four grown children, and three grandchildren. SOUTH DAKOTA

SCHOOL OF MINES & TECHNOLOGY


2005 season preview SDl6Cn Coach Doug Tabbert's comments about the upcoming season: Without question, we look for significant improvement over last year. Hopefully, we will see that early in the season. Our overall talent level is improved and we have depth at some positions for the first time in my tenure, so those things are encouraging. Our biggest challenge will undoubtedly be our youth and our lack of experience. We have to replace four starters from last year. In addition, we have no seniors and only two juniors, so we will actually be younger than we have been in either of the past two seasons. How well our younger players handle themselves will be the biggest determinant of how successful we are. Fortunately, we have some returnees that we think are ready to do some good things for us and we have some incoming players that we feel can contribute right away. We return our top ball-handler from last season in Jennie Malone. She is a solid defensive player and serve receiver, so we will expect her to strongly contribute in those areas. We also need her to be more of a factor attacking, and we will be looking for that. Jen Markoff is more settled in now, so we expect her to be very solid in the setter position. She played very well at the end of our brief spring season, and we look for that to carry over. We also have various other returnees that can significantly help us with ball control and serving if they will embrace the importance of those facets of the game. Several of our incoming players have the ability to significantly contribute right away. Jenny Hiykel is a very solid defensive player that we are excited to have. Tessa Howe gives us depth at the setter position and she can challenge for playing time immediately. We also have several freshmen that bring us improved size and athleticism in the front row. Stephanie Carpio is probably the most ready to play person in that group, but she certainly isn't the only one from which we expect to receive contributions. There are three to four other newcomers that can help us right away. It's basically a question of which of those players most covet the opportunity to play and perform accordingly. With the departure of the University of Mary, Dickinson State would appear to be the favorite to win the conference. They have signed a substantial number of recruits and they should have a significant international presence, so I would expect them to be quite strong. After that, things could get interesting. Several of the higher-finishing teams of last season lost all-conference caliber players, including Dakota State, Jamestown, and Minot State. The incoming recruiting classes that schools have may substantially dictate how the conference race ultimately finishes.

DAC 10 2004 final standings SDTech 2004 Standings University of Mary Dickinson State Dakota State Jamestown College Minot State Si Tanka University @ Huron Black Hills State Mayville State Valley City State South Dakota Tech

DAC-10 12-1 12-1 10-3 8-5 7-6 6-7 5-8 4-9 1-12 0-13

Overall 24-8 19-12 24-10 15-15 12-15 14-16 10-15 9-19 6-18 3-26


SDlGCn volleyball coaches Head COach Doug Tabbed Doug Tabbert begins his third season at the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology after serving for two years as the head volleyball coach at Hastings College in Hastings, Nebraska. Prior to that Tabbert was the head volleyball coach at Methodist College in Fayetteville, North Carolina for three years. In addition to coaching, Tabbert has provided psychological skills training to various athletes, including the Kansas State University volleyball program, the Bluffton College (Ohio) women's basketball program and a member of the 1996 United States Olympic Track & Field Team. A native of Perry, Kansas, he holds a Master of Education degree in Developmental Kinesiology with an emphasis in Sport Psychology from Bowling Green State University in Bowling Green, Ohio, and Bachelor of Science degrees in both Business and Psychology from Baker University in Baldwin City, Kansas.

Assistant coach Leah Novicki Leah Novicki returns to Tech for her first year as assistant coach for the Lady Hardrocker Volleyball team. A native of Casper, Wyoming, Novicki played volleyball and basketball for Tech from 1991-1995. She was selected for the SDIC f All-conference team for volleyball for three years (92-94), and was selected as MVP of the conference in her junior and senior year. She was also selected for the district and regional first teams her senior year. In basketball she was a member of the 1994 team that was the first Tech team to qualify for the national tournament and was selected for the All conference team junior and senior year (94, 95), She is currently 19th on the all-time Lady Hardrocker basketball scoring list with 1,004 points. While in college she participated in ASCE Concrete Canoe competition from 92-95 and was a member of the Concrete Canoe National Championship team in 1995. She graduated in 1996 with a Civil Engineering degree, and then worked in the consulting industry for 8 years in a variety of states. She played club volleyball in Wisconsin for two years from 98-2000 and Boston for one year (2001) and has always been active playing volleyball in leagues since then. Novicki still enjoys being active - playing volleyball and basketball in leagues and has volunteered to both volleyball and basketball in grade school programs. She now appreciates the work that is involved with being a coach and better understands her past coaches a little more now that she has made the transition from player to coach. Leah looks forward to contributing to the volleyball and track programs at Tech as much as she can. "I'm excited to be working with the great student/athletes that Tech provides and honored that the institution has allowed me this opportunity," offered Novicki.

Assistant coach Lori Whiting Lorie Whiting begins her third season as Lady Hardrocker assistant coach. A1989 graduate of Tech with a degree in metallurgical engineering, Lorie was a member of the Hardrocker volleyball team for four years from 1985-1988, where she was an AII-DAC performer. She worked in private industry following graduation for 10 years and also served as an assistant volleyball coach at Wahoo (NE) High School in 1999. Lorie is married to Keith Whiting (a 1989 graduate with a math degree), and is currently a stay at home mother to Catie, age five, and Tessa age three.


SDTech volleyball schedule Boldface Denotes Home Matches DATE August 26 August 27 September 2 September 3

September 10 September 16 September 17 September 23 September 24 September 27 September 30 October 1 October 5 October 12 October 14 October 21 October 22 October 26 October 28 October 29 November 4 November 5 Novembers, 11, 12 November 15, 18, 19 November 30-December

Denotes DAC-10 contests OPPONENT

University of Great Falls Dakota Wesleyan University University of Montana-Western Mount Marty College McPherson College Classic vs. Central Christian College McPherson College Classic vs. Stephens College vs. Bacone College vs. Southern Nazarene University University of Mary* Dakota State University* Jamestown College* Dickinson State University* Mi not State University* Presentation College Mayville State University* Valley City State University* Black Hills State University* National American University University of Mary* Jamestown College* Dakota State University* Black Hills State University* Minot State University* Dickinson State University* Valley City State* Mayville State University* DAC-10 Play-offs NAIA Region III Play-offs NAIA National Tournament

TIME 3:00 pm 7:00 pm 1:30 pm 4:00 pm

SITE

(MT) (MT) (MT) (MT)

8:00 pm (MT) 9:00 am (MT) 1:00 pm (MT) 3:00 pm (MT) 3:00 pm (MT) 7:00 pm (CT) 7:00 pm (CT) 7:00 pm (MT) 3:00 pm (CT) 7:00 pm (CT) 7:00 pm (MT) 7:00 pm (MT) 7:00 pm (MT) 7:00 pm (MT) 7:00 pm (CT) 7:00 pm (MT) 7:00 pm (MT) 7:00 pm (MT) 7:00 pm (MT) 3:00 pm (MT) 7:00 pm (CT) 7:00 pm (CT) TBA TBA TBA

Rapid City, SD Rapid City, SD Rapid City, SD Rapid City, SD McPherson, KS McPherson, KS McPherson, KS McPherson, KS McPherson, KS McPherson, KS Rapid City, SD Madison, SD Jamestown, ND Dickinson, ND Minot, ND Aberdeen, SD Rapid City, SD Rapid City, SD Spearfish, SD Rapid City, SD Bismarck, ND Rapid City, SD Rapid City, SD Rapid City, SD Rapid City, SD Rapid City, SD Valley City, ND Mayville, ND TBA TBA San Diego, CA

SDTech volleyball roster #

Position Name 2 Kari Kippes DS Michelle Towne DS 3 Jennifer Markoff 4 S OH 8/5 Valeri Eisenbraun MH Jennie Malone 6 7 Alena Ori RS 5/8 Tessa Howe S 9 Amanda Cammack MH 10 Deborah Carlson DS 11 Jenny Hiykel DS 12 OH Stephanie Carpio Kajda Stevens OH 13 14 Nicole Martin RS Renae Keppen MH 15 16/20 Quana Higgins DS

Height 57" 5'3" 5'8" 5'9" 5'10" 5'11" 57" 5'11" 5'9" 5'1" 5'11" 57" 5'11" 5'10" 57"

Year SO JR SO FR SO FR FR FR SO FR FR SO FR FR SO

Hometown Marion, SD Rapid City, SD Arvada, CO Lakewood, CO Rapid City, SD Kalispell, MT Omaha, NE Sturgis, SD Rochester, MN Omaha, NE Yuma, CO Benson, MN Missoula, MT Dakota Dunes, SD Grand Junction, CO

Major Interdisciplinary Sciences Interdisciplinary Sciences Chemical Engineering Interdisciplinary Sciences Interdisciplinary Sciences Interdisciplinary Sciences Interdisciplinary Sciences Interdisciplinary Sciences Metallurgical Engineering Interdisciplinary Sciences Mathematics Chemical Engineering Mathematics Interdisciplinary Sciences Civil Engineering


2005 volleyball roster SDTech

sKari Kippes ophomore

mm PPosition: DS

Height: 57" Hometown: Marion, SD Major: Interdisciplinary Sciences

Michelle Towne Junior Position: DS ' Height: 5'3" Hometown: Rapid City, SD Major: Interdisciplinary Sciences

Jennifer Markoff Sophomore Position: S Height: 5'8" Hometown: Arvada, CO Major: Chemical Engineering


SDTech 2005 volleyball roster

Valeri Eisenbraun Freshman Position: OH Height: 5'9" Hometown: Lakewood, CO Major: Interdisciplinary Sciences

Jennie Malone Sophomore Position: MH Height: 5'10" Hometown: Rapid City, SD Major: Interdisciplinary Sciences

Alena Ori Freshman Position: RS HHeight: 5'11" Hometown: Kalispell, MT Major: Interdisciplinary Sciences

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2005 volleyball roster SDTech

Tessa Howe Freshman Position: S Height: 57" Hometown: Omaha, NE Major: Interdisciplinary Sciences

Amanda Cammack Freshman Position: MH Height: 5'11" Hometown: Sturgis, SD Major: Interdisciplinary Sciences

Deborah Carlson Sophomore Position: DS Height: 5'9" Hometown: Rochester, MN Major: Metallurgical Engineering

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SDTech 2005 volleyball roster

Jenny Hiyke Freshman Position: DS Height: 5'1" Hometown: Omaha, NE Major: Interdisciplinary Sciences

Stephanie Carpio Freshman Position: OH Height: 5'11" Hometown: Yurna, CO Major: Mathematics

Kajda Stevens Freshman Position: OH/DS Height: 57" Hometown: Benson, MN Major: Engineering


SDTecH 2005 volleyball roster

Nicole Martin Freshman Position: RS Height: 5'11" Hometown: Missoula, MT Major: Mathematics

Renae Keppen Freshman Position: MH Height: 5'10" Hometown: Dakota Dunes, SD Major: Interdisciplinary Sciences

Quana Higgins Sophomore Position: DS Height: 57" Hometown: Grand Junction, CO Major: Civil Engineering

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SDTech 2005 DAG-7! 0 team previews Hack Hills State University Yellowjackets •lead Coach: Jhett Albers (6th year) Phone: 605-642-6885 Fax: 605-642-6539 Record at BHSU: 70-98 Vthletic Director: Steve Meeker Phone: 605-642-6881 Fax: 605-642-6539 Sports Information: Jhett Albers Phone: 605-642-6885 Fax: 605-642-6539 2004 Season: 5-8/10-15 7th place in the DAC

E-mail: jhettalbers@bhsu.edu Overall record: 70-98 E-mail: stevemeeker@bhsu.edu E-mail: jhettalbers@bhsu.edu

Team Stats: (rank in the DAC-10) <ills: 12.92 kpg (8th) Assists: 11.28 apg (8th) Hitting: .198 (8th) Digs: 120.73 dpg (3rd) Serve %: .916 (7th) Blocks: 2.27 dpg (6th) Aces: 1.46 apg (7th) Key Returnees: (Returning starters: 5) Devin Eppler; Senior; S/L; Sundance, WY 2004 stats: .920 serve %, 0.29 aces/gm, 5.42 digs/gm @ Libero Post-season Honors: 2nd Team All DAC Sarah Lervick; Senior; MH; Gillette, WY 2004 stats: 2.64 kills/gm, .248 hitting %, .920 serve %, 1.0 blocks/gm Alyssa Boeding; Junior; OH; Caputa, SD 2004 stats: 3.39 kills/gm, .246 hitting %, .900 serve %, 3.55 digs/gm Victoria Cross; Soph; OH; Sundance, WY 2004 stats: 2.98 kills/gm, 3.61 digs/gm Carly Benz; Soph; RH; Berthoud, CO 2004 stats: 0.9 kills/gm, 2.74 digs/gm, .940 serve % Mindi Mayer; Soph; MH; Mitchell, SD 2004 stats: 1.02 kills/gm, 0.95 blocks/gm, .970 serve % Chelsey Mort; Soph; L; Big Horn, WY Injured in 2004 Key Newcomers: Amber Elliott; Junior; OH; Ft. Lauderdale, FL Ashley Hollekim; Soph; MH; Stanley, ND Megan Emily Fitzpatrick; Soph; S; Arvada, CO Hannah Gouldin; Freshman; RH; Sturgis, SD Danielle Gorecki; Freshman; OH; Alliance, NE Amber Brodersen; Freshman; MH; Wolsey, SD Key Losses: (Starters lost: 2) Jessica Mort, S Sara Goeden; MH

Dakota State University Trojans Head Coach: Cindy Henning (6th year) Phone: 605-256-5689 Fax: 605-256-5138 Record at DaSU: 78-74 Athletic Director: Gene Wockenfuss Phone: 605-256-5233 Fax: 605-256-5138 Sports Information: Tyler Quenzler Phone: 605-256-5232 Fax: 605-256-5138

E-mail: cindy.henning@dsu.edu Overall Record: 78-74 E-mail: gene.wockenfuss@dsu.edu E-mail: tyler.quenzler@dsu.edu

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2005 DAC-10 team previews SDTecIl 2004 Season: 10-3/24-10 3rd place in the DAC 2004 Postseason: Lost to Dickinson State, 3-2, in the DAC Tournament semifinals Lost to National American, SD, 3-0, in the Region III Tournament quarterfinals Team Stats: (rank in the DAC-10) Kills: 13.55 kpg (5th) Assists: 11.92 apg (5th) Hitting: .244 (2nd) Digs: 20.45 dpg (4th) Serve %: .918 (5th) Blocks: 2.69 bpg (2nd) Aces: 1.77 apg (6th) Key Returnees: (Returning starters: 5) Micah Tolzin; Senior; MH; Sioux Falls, SD 2004 stats: 387 kills, 40 aces, 128 digs, 64 solo blocks, 81 block assists Post-season Honors: 1st Team All DAC, All Region III Ashley Brassfield; Senior; L; New Underwood, SD 2004 stats: 668 digs Post-season Honors: 2nd Team All DAC Cami Martin; Senior; OH; Fort Morgan, CO 2004 stats: 218 kills, 21 aces, 452 digs, 3 solo blocks, 30 block assists Katie Lanoue; Senior; RS/DS; Tracy, MN 2004 stats: 35 aces, 309 digs Stacy Dunklau; Junior; RS; Arlington, NE 2004 stats: 315 kills, 64 solo blocks, 57 block assists Sandy Smith; Junior; MH; Harrisburg, SD 2004 stats: 194 kills, 61 solo blocks, 27 block assists Key Newcomers: Katie Basset; Freshman; S; Omaha, NE Stephanie Nygaard; Freshman; S; Milbank, SD Amanda Kaufman; Freshman; OH; Arlington, SD Lanette Klarenbeek; Soph; OH/MH; Sioux Center, IA Tanya Moller; Freshman; L; Beresford, SD Erin Ripley; Freshman; OH/MH; Cannon Falls, MN Key Losses: (Starters lost: 2) Amanda Keizer, OH - 2nd Team All DAC Jill Weisser, S

Dickinson State Univerity Blue Hawks Head Coach: Dave Moody (16th season) Phone: 701-483-2120 Fax: 701-483-0501 E-mail: david.moody@dickinsonstate.edu Record at DiSU: 383-138 Overall Record: 383-138 Athletic Director: Roger Ternes Phone:701-483-2159 Fax:701-483-0501 E-mail: roger.ternes@dickinsonstate.edu Sports Information: Duane Monlux Phone: 701-483-2716 Fax: 701-483-0501 E-mail: duane.d.monlux@dickinsonstate.edu 2004 Season: 12-1/19-12 tied for 1st in the DAC with the Univ. of Mary 2004 Postseason: Defeated the Univ. of Mary, 3-2, in the DAC Tournament championship Lost to the Univ. of Mary, 3-1, in the Region III Tournament semifinals Team Stats: (rank in the DAC-10) Kills: 14.03 kpg (2nd) Assists: 13.28 apg (2nd) Hitting: .225 (5th) Digs: 18.89 dpg (7th)

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SDTech 2005 DAC-I 0 team previews Jerve %: .913 (9th) \ces: 2.31 apg (1st)

Blocks: 2.57 bpg (4th)

Cey Returnees: (Returning starters: 4) Jancy Nyongesa; Soph; OH; Nairobi, Kenya 2004 stats: .303 hit %, 5.02 kills/gm, 4.20 digs/gm, 97 blocks, 49 aces Post-season Honors: 1st Team All DAC, DAC Freshman of the Year, 1st Team All Region III, NAIA Honorable Mention All American Elena Malysheva; Soph; OH; Nizhii. Russia 2004 stats: .206 hit %, 2.76 kills/gm, 4.38 digs/gm Post-season Honors: 2nd Team All DAC lami Rice; Senior; S/MB; Toppenish, WA 2004 stats: 1.27 kills/gm, 1.08 digs/gm, 72 blocks Post-season Honors: NAIA Scholar-Athlete tose Euppah; Soph; OPP; Nairobi, Kenya 2004 stats: 1.88 kills/gm, 2.62 digs/gm, 38 aces, 73 blocks Cey Newcomers: Carolina Painecura; Soph; OH; San Antonio, Argentina - transfer from Hondurasis College (Argentina) Rachel Roylance; Junior; MB; Moses Lake, WA - transfer from Big Bend Community College (WA) foni Alvarez; Soph; MB/OH; Bakersfield, CA - transfer from Bakersfield CC (CA) Brittany Jones; Junior; MB; San Pedro, CA - transfer from Arizona Western CC (ateLynn Stiefel; Soph; S; Dickinson, ND - transfer from University of Louisiana-LaFayette ^ayma Figueroa; Senior; OH; Leviitown, Puerto Rico - transfer from Si Tanka Univ. @ Huron, SD Zora Peeler; Junior; OH; Palmdale, CA - transfer from Antelope Valley CC (CA) Cey Losses: (Starters lost: 2) Sarah Long, MB - 2nd Team All DAC, NAIA Scholar-Athlete

lamestown College Jimmies Head Coach: Chris Mahoney (8th season) Phone:701-252-3467 Fax:701-253-4450 E-mail: mahoney@jc.edu Record at JC: 138-125 Overall Record: 138-125 \thletic Director: Lawrie Paulson Phone:701-252-3467 Fax:701-253-4318 E-mail: paulson@jc.edu Sports Information: Matt Sevareid Phone:701-253-4450 Fax:701-253-4450 E-mail: msevare@jc.edu >004 Season: 8-5/15-15 4th place in the DAC >004 Postseason: Lost to the Univ. of Mary, 3-0, in the DAC Tournament semifinals ream Stats: (rank in the DAC-10) Gils: 12.84 kpg (9th) Assists: 11.75 apg (7th) Hitting: .193 (9th) Digs: 20.28 dpg (5th) Serve %: .932 (2nd) Blocks: 2.21 bpg (7th) \ces: 2.24 apg (2nd) Cey Returnees: (Returning starters: 5) Renee Buysse; Junior; MB; Minneota, MN 2004 stats: .217 hitting, 1.8 kills/gm, 0.65 blocks/gm (rista Kuivinen; Junior; OH; Antigo, Wl 2004 stats: .180 hitting, 2.75 kills/gm, 0.35 aces/gm, 0.32 blocks/gm (risti Senftner; Soph; S; Saksatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada 2004 stats: 10.5 asst/gm, 0.35 aces/gm, 2.6 digs/gm, 0.46 blocks/gm

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2005 DAC-10 team previews SDTecIl Post-season Honors: 2nd Team All DAC Shantell Rigsby; Junior; L; Jamestown, ND 2004 stats: 2.2 digs/gm, 0.21 aces/gm Kari Pankow; Senior; OH; Hankinson, ND 2004 stats: .150 hitting, 1.35 kills/gm, 0.55 blocks/gm Key Newcomers: Kayla Fee; Freshman; S; Williston, ND Tara Peet; Freshman; OH; Tisdal, Saskatchewan, Canada Darci Purath; Freshman; OH; Red Lake Falls, MN Kari Paulsrud; Freshman; OH; Jamestown, ND Michelle Marxen; Freshman; MB; Fargo, ND Key Losses: (Starters lost: 2) Jennifer Lopes, OH - 1st Team All DAC, Honorable Mention All American Megan Rotenberger, L

Mayville State University Comets Head Coach: Chris Rodgers (4th year) Phone:701-788-4837 Fax:701-788-4840 Record at MaSU: 29-50 Athletic Director: Mike Moore Phone: 701-788-4706 Fax: 701-788-4840 Sports Information: Brian Larson Phone: 701-788-4768 Fax:701-788-4840 2004 Season: 4-9/9-19 8th place in the DAC

E-mail: c_rodgers@mayvillestate.edu Overall Record: 29-50 E-mail: m_moore@mayvillestate.edu E-mail: brianjarson@mayvillestate.edu

Team Stats: (rank in the DAC-10) Kills: 13.51 kpg (6th) Assists: 12.02 apg (4th) Hitting: .209 (7th) Digs: 24.27 dpg (2nd) Serve %: .940 (1st) Blocks: 2.13 bpg (9th) Aces: 1.40 apg (8th) Key Returnees: (Returning starters: 5) Margaret Thompson; Senior; OH; Park River, ND 2004 stats: 3.29 kills/gm, 9 solo blocks, 34 block assists Dru James; Senior; DS; Long Beach, CA 2004 stats: 4.56 digs/gm, .949 serve %, 445 serve receptions, 38 errors Lisa Ripplinger; Senior; OH; Holdingford, MN 2004 stats: 9 solo blocks, 20 block assists Lindsee Adams; DS; Fort Collins, CO 2004 stats: 3.85 digs/gm, .912 serve % Dani Lloyd; Junior; DS; Northwood, ND 2004 stats: .912 serve %, 2.19 digs/gm Key Newcomers: Ashley Nelson; OH; Grand Forks, ND Jill Patmore; MH; Reston, Manitoba, Canada Charlotte McMullen; MH; Sleepy Eye, MN Key Losses: (Starters lost: 4) Kayla Aune, S Nichole Schumacher, MH 14


2005 DAC-10 team previews SDTecIl Team Stats: (rank in the DAC-10) Kills: 10.76 kpg (10th) Assists: 9.88 apg (10th) Hitting: .177 (10th) Digs: 16.60 dpg (8th) Serve %: .907 (10th) Blocks: 1.19 bpg (10th) Aces: 1.93 apg (4th) Key Returnees: (Returning starters: 2) Jennie Malone; Soph; RS; Rapid City, SD 2004 stats: .239 hit %, .929 serve %, 2.79 digs/gm Jennifer Markoff; Soph; S; Arvada, CO 2004 stats: 8.12 assists/gm Key Newcomers: Jenny Hiykel; Freshman; DS; Omaha, NE Stephanie Carpio; Freshman; MH; Yuma, CO Tessa Howe; Freshman; S; Omaha, NE Key Losses: (Starters lost: 4) Bekah Cornelia, OH Leslie Weber, MH Kali Olson, MH

Valley City State University Vikings Head Coach: Kari Peterson (1st season) Phone: 701-845-7244 Fax: 701 -845-7213 Record at VCSU: 0-0 Overall Record: 0-0 Athletic Director: Doug Peters Phone: 701 -845-7160 Fax: 701 -845-7211 Sports Information: Cory Anderson Phone:701-845-7413 Fax:701-845-7211 2004 Season: 1-12/6-18 9th place in the DAC

E-mail: charity.nix@vcsu.edu

E-mail: doug.peters@vcsu.edu E-mail: cory.anderson@vcsu.edu

Team Stats: (rank in the DAC-10) Kills: 13.7 kpg (7th) Assists: 10.57 apg (9th) Hitting: .222 (6th) Digs: 19.36 dpg (6th) Serve %: .913 (8th) Blocks: 2.34 bpg (5th) Aces: 1.90 apg (5th) Key Returnees: (Returning starters: 5) Kim Bilokreli; Junior; L; Theodore, Saskatchewan, Canada Kendal Campbell; Senior; OH; Belmont, Manitoba, Canada Sarah Hiebert; Junior; MB; Landmark, Manitoba, Canada Post-season Honors: 2nd Team All DAC Sarah Heringer; Senior; MB; Lambert, MT Jackie Rohde; Senior; OH; Coppell, TX Sheena Hamilton; Senior; OH/DS; Hariota, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Canada Key Newcomers: Megan Floerke; Freshman; S; Rosemount, MN Heidi Larson; Freshman; MB; Grand Rapids, MN Key Losses: (Starters lost: 2) Karen Rawlings, OH Sarah White, MH - NAIA Scholar All American

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