2008 Volleyball Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes Announced
Dec. 5, 2008
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) has announced 307 volleyball players have been named 2008 Daktronics-NAIA Volleyball Scholar-Athletes.
A total of 135 schools are represented this season led by Trinity Christian (Ill.) with seven selections.
Nominated by each institution's head coach, a student-athlete must maintain a minimum grade point average of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale and have achieved junior academic status to qualify.
Listed alphabetically by name of institution
Name School Class Hometown Breelyn McMahon Ashford University Junior Princeton, IL Aubree Rhoades Ashford University Senior Fulton, IL Alisha Parker Ashford University Junior Camanche, IA Laura Ten Eyck Avila University Junior Wamego, KS Samantha Cornell Avila University Junior Belton, MO Megan Burch Azusa Pacific University Senior Riverside, CA Alexis Pryor Baker University 5th Year Senior Overbrooke, KS Taylor Glessner Baker University Senior Gardner, KS Rachel Muller Bellevue University Junior Omaha, NE Taylor Minor Berry College Senior Tunnel Hill, GA Elizabeth Bowers Berry College Junior Columbia, TN Shawn Carroll Berry College Senior College Park, GA Meghan Francis Berry College Senior Anchorage, AK Angelisa Sexson Bethany College (Kan.) Senior Wichita, KS Lisa Runnebaum Bethany College (Kan.) Senior Seneca, KS Michelle Werner Bethel College (Ind.) Junior Laporte, IN Marcia Poliquin Bethel College (Ind.) Senior Burnee, IL Stephanie Harwood Bethel College (Ind.) Senior Mishawaka, IN Sarah Carroll Bethel College (Ind.) Junior Delaware, OH Lindsey Oliver Bethel College (Kan.) Senior McPherson, KS Kristen Schrag Bethel College (Kan.) Senior Moundridge, KS Kari Thimm Bethel College (Kan.) Senior Beatrice, NE Michelle Pittman Bethel College (Tenn.) Junior Herrin, IL Katie Stevens Biola University Junior El Dorado Hills, CA Meghan Warkentin Biola University 5th Year Senior Fullerton, CA Mary "Abby" Wright Biola University Junior Cardiff, CA Kelsey Christoferson Biola University Junior Carlsbad, CA Mandy Brumfield Black Hills State University Junior Dickinson, ND Kristen Engle Black Hills State University Senior Newcastle, WY Kayla Haines Black Hills State University Junior Mitchell, SD Annie Grim Black Hills State University 5th Year Senior Gregory, SD Maida Smajic Brenau University Junior Lawrenceville, GA Samantha Kube Briar Cliff University Senior Crofton, NE Jenna Johnston Briar Cliff University Senior Blencoe, IA Nicolle Donovan Briar Cliff University Senior Worthington, MN Kayla Bessmer Briar Cliff University Senior Battle Creek, NE Chelsie England Briar Cliff University Junior Grand Island, NE Brittany Gentzler Briar Cliff University Junior Pipestone, MN Kaylin Carswell Bryan College Senior Lenoir, NC Mical Bell California Baptist University Junior Temecula, CA Fei Shi California Baptist University Junior Nanjing, China Elaine Briscoe Campbellsville University Senior Georgetown, IN Jovana Koprivica Campbellsville University Junior Belgrade, Serbia Brittney McKee Campbellsville University Senior Charlestown, IN Emily Wetzler Carlow University Junior North Huntingdon, PA Mary Mahoney Carroll College Junior Billings, MT Samantha Priddy Carroll College Junior Missoula, MT Nicole Rowen Carroll College Senior Libby, MT Bethany Mansch Carroll College Junior Missoula, MT Shannon Flynn Carroll College Junior Townsend, MT Cari Greetham Cedarville University Junior Wellington, OH Justine Christiaanse Cedarville University Junior Toledo, OH Libby Aker Cedarville University Senior Springfield, OH Emily Oberle Central Christian College Senior Claflin, KS Amy Geurin Central Methodist University Senior St. Peters, MO Danielle Leggett Central Methodist University Senior Kansas City, MO Andrea Tessereau Central Methodist University Junior Crystal, MO Michelle Wilson Central Methodist University Senior Springfield, MO Shelly Reittinger Clarke College Senior Dyersville, IA Katy Rockafellow Clarke College Senior Savanna, IL Erin Scheiber Clarke College Junior Sioux Falls, SD Emilie Varley College of St. Mary Senior Nebraska City, NE Maria Omondi Columbia College (Mo.) Junior Nairobi, Kenya Lauren Bach Columbia College (S.C.) Senior Savannah, GA Erica Manning Concordia University (Mich.) Senior St. Johns, MI Ashley Zair Concordia University (Mich.) Junior West Bloomfield, MI Danielle Hoagland Concordia University (Neb.) Junior Rushville, NE Traci Weamer Concordia University (Calif.) Senior Upland, CA Stephanie Scheele Concordia University (Calif.) Senior Temecula, CA Bailey Schade Concordia University (Calif.) Senior Wildomar, CA Jamie Friedich Concordia University (Calif.) Senior Yorba Linda, CA Taylor Jacobs Concordia University (Calif.) Junior Glendora, CA Kim Lindow Concordia University (Ore.) Junior Gresham, OR Mariana Toscano Concordia University (Ore.) Junior Portland, OR Amy Thompson Corban College Senior Oregon City, OR Chelsea Reeher Corban College Junior Powell Butte, OR Anna Hechler Culver-Stockton College Senior Barry, IL Kahla Tracy Culver-Stockton College Junior Beardstown, IL Kayla Duncan Culver-Stockton College Junior Strasburg, IL Kailen Harris Cumberland University Senior Moody, TX Laurel Conery Cumberland University Graduate Student Murfreesboro, TN Heidi Memminger Daemen College Senior Amherst, NY Rachael Jensen Dakota State University Junior Beresford, SD Vicki Kaul Dakota State University Senior Springfield, SD Laura Lanoue Dakota State University Senior Tracy, MN Maria Wieneka Dakota Wesleyan University Senior Jackson, MN Amanda Aman Dakota Wesleyan University Junior Nemo, SD Lacie Greiner Dana College Junior Boone, IA Nicole Venditte Dana College Junior Omaha, NE Samantha Mol Davenport University Junior Lowell, MI Chelsea McCune University of Michigan, Dearborn Junior Allen Park, MI Emily Schwisow Doane College Junior Beatrice, NE Chelsee Marvin Doane College Senior Crete, NE Ashley Sluka Doane College Senior Milligan, NE Ivie Speer Doane College Junior Central City, NE Abby Scott Doane College Junior Belgrade, NE Kristin De Ronde Dordt College Senior Oskaloosa, IA Cassie Huizenga Dordt College Junior Orange City, IA Chelsea Herron Eastern Oregon University Junior Union, OR Daneille Kelly Eastern Oregon University Junior La Grande, OR Lac ey Gaines Evangel University Senior Carthage, MO Julie O'dell Griffith Evangel University Senior Rogersville, MO Savannah Rose Evangel University Senior Canyon, TX Angelina Rosolino Evangel University Senior Clinton Township, MI Skyler Warren Evangel University Senior Lebanon, MO Shaleen Knight Faulkner University Senior Glendale, AR Kimber Holt Faulkner University Junior Dora, AL Karim Raymond Freed-Hardeman University Senior Bogota, Columbia Ellen Foerster Fresno Pacific University Senior Porterville, CA Fabiana Leomiz Fresno Pacific University Senior Sao Paolo, Brazil Cassandra Moore Georgetown College Junior Florence, KY Alexandra Bertke Georgetown College Junior Covington, OH Allison Hawkins Goshen College Junior Middlebury, IN Brittany Herschberger Goshen College Junior Goshen, IN Gina Richard Goshen College Junior Goshen, IN Angela McClure Grace College Senior New Holland, PA Lauren Hartnett Graceland University Senior Camarillo, CA Molly Cornelison Graceland University Junior St. Charles, IA Jaeda Young Grand View University Senior Aplington, IA Jessica Curry Hannibal-LaGrange College Junior Coleridge, NE Nicole Bokelman Harris-Stowe State University Junior Omaha, NE Lenore Bassett Houghton College Junior Laconia, NH Brianne Brubaker Houghton College Junior Shippensburg, PA Holly Motheral Houghton College Junior Paris, Ontario Ashley Kuvshinikov Houghton College Junior Edinboro, PA Staci Stork Indiana Institute of Technology Senior Kendaville, IN Laura Booker Indiana Institute of Technology Senior Fort Wayne, IN Ashley Jenkins Indiana Institute of Technology Junior Gahanna, OH Jill Macmillan Indiana Wesleyan University Senior Daleville, IN Erin Morris Indiana Wesleyan University Senior Wahash, IN Rebakah Reichard Indiana Wesleyan University Senior Warsaw, IN Kaite Leidl Iowa Wesleyan University Junior Esterhazy Saskatchewan Nicole Orth Iowa Wesleyan University Senior Burlington, IA Alison Edwards Jamestown College Junior West Fargo, ND Chandra Groves Jamestown College Senior Saskatoon, Saskatchewan Kristi Lukens Jamestown College Senior Aneta, ND Lauren Wieler Jamestown College Junior Colonsay, Saskatchewan Suzie Schult John Brown University Junior Fort Collins, CO Christi Newton John Brown University Senior Colorado Springs, CO Laurae Marty John Brown University Senior Reed Springs, MO Kathleen Thomas Kansas Wesleyan University Senior Gardner, KS Arissa Vaughn King College Senior Kingsport, TN Whitney Turner King College Junior Jonesborough, TN Daria Wilson King College Senior Lebanon, TN Lindsey Musick King College Senior Weber City, VA Rachel Harding King College Junior Abingdon, VA Robin Rotherforld Lambuth University Junior Cordova, TN Vedrana Krsmanovic Lee University Junior Bosnia/Herzegovina Milica Krsmanovic Lee University Junior Bosnia/Herzegovina Monika Pheiffer Lindenwood University Senior St. Louis, MO Anna Grohmann Lindenwood University Senior Red Bud, Il. Sarah Kline Lindsey Wilson College Junior Georgetown, IN Kelley Burke Lindsey Wilson College Junior Lexington, KY Sarah Howard Loyola University Senior Houston, TX Keelyn Henderson Loyola University Senior Denver, CO Mary Seals Loyola University Senior Austin, TX Katie McGuire Lubbock Christian University Senior Needville, TX Rachel Stuyvesant Lubbock Christian University Senior Albuquerque, NM Lauren Hackney Lubbock Christian University Senior Granbury, TX Courtney Yonke Lubbock Christian University Senior Lubbock, TX Ann Sullivan Lyon College Senior Jonesboro, AK Whitney Fuelling Madonna University Senior Milford, MI Inta Grinvalds Madonna University Junior Portage, MI Brynn Kerr Madonna University Junior Livonia, MI Mary McGinnis Madonna University Junior Fraser, MI Kristen Schoolcraft Malone University Junior Canton, OH Juie Finley Malone University Junior Collins, OH Erica Gann Malone University Junior Senecaville, OH Lyndy Errett Marian College Junior Martinsville, IN Dani Collins McKendree University Junior Freeburg, IL Jessica Ellsworth McKendree University Senior Greenville, IL Katelyn Kombrink McKendree University Senior O'Fallon, IL Dana Maedge McKendree University Senior Highland, Il Sarah Poole Menlo College Junior Mesa, AZ Deborah Bekowies Menlo College Junior Bencia, CA Lawren Ammons MidAmerica Nazarene University Junior Fort Scott, KS Heidi Morris MidAmerica Nazarene University Senior Olatha, KS Emily Moore Mid-America Christian University Senior Oklahoma City, OK Mindy Liesemeyer Midland Lutheran College Senior Unadilla, NE Holly De Vorss Midland Lutheran College Junior Nebraska City, NE Meredith Lynch Milligan College Junior Lexington, NY Daniell Thurlow-LaRue Mills College Graduate Student Berkeley, CA Isidora Jimenez Mills College Junior La Laguneta, Mexico Claudia Jimenez Mills College Senior La Laguneta, Mexico Blanche Loke Davis Mills College Senior Hilo, HI Suzy Paradine Minot State University Junior Binscarth, Manitoba Jill Lockie Minot State University Junior Colonsay, Saskatchewan Jessica Caton Missouri Valley College Senior Grain Valley, MO Katharina Scheller Missouri Valley College Senior Villingen, Germany Brittney Lukasek Missouri Baptist University Senior St. Louis, MO Erica DeVilbiss Missouri Baptist University Junior Independence, MO Lindsey Siepker Morningside College Junior Laurens, IA Kelly Starman Mount Marty College Junior Elgin, NE Lindsay Beacon Mount Marty College Senior Lyons, NE Andrea Podoll Mount Mercy College Junior Marion, IA Courtney Springer Mount Vernon Nazarene University Junior Van Wert, OH Kayla DeGeest Northwestern College Senior Spencer, IA Delainye Hardersen Northwestern College Junior Hinton, IA Brooke Stribling Northwest Christian University Senior Eugene, OR Cassie Schroeder Ohio Dominican University Junior Columbus Grove, OH Carissa Nelson-Burk Oklahoma Baptist University Junior Delano, CA Lindsay Hansen Oklahoma City University Junior Oklahoma City, OK Tessa Logan Oklahoma Wesleyan University Junior Miles City, MT Michelle McFadden Olivet Nazarene University Senior Lincoln, Il Stephanie Smith Olivet Nazarene University Senior Bourbonnais, IL Larua Jeannin Ottawa University Senior Tonganoxie, KS Kaitlin Keiswetter Ottawa University Senior LaCrosse, KS Erin Tanking Ottawa University Junior Netawaka, KS Sydney Rennack Park University Junior Kearney, MO Allison Block Park University Senior Excelsior Springs, MO Allison Slager Peru State University Senior Papillion, NE Kristin Hamric Pikeville College Senior Barberton, OH Hillary Mussman Pikeville College Senior Longview, WA Erin Sneider Point Park University Senior Cheswick, PA Kala Schnur Point Park University Senior Chicora, PA Heather Pegg Point Park University Junior Warren, OH Kelly Turk Robert Morris College Graduate Student Oak Forest, IL Alyse O'Brien Roberts Wesleyan University Senior Marcellus, NY Arynn Nease Savannah College of Art and Design Junior Kansas City, MO Heather Friend Savannah College of Art and Design Senior Boca Raton, FL Kelsey Coffey Savannah College of Art and Design Junior Greenwood, IN Allison Regas Savannah College of Art and Design Junior Jacksonville, FL Samantha Emier Shawnee State University Senior Howard, OH Tiffany Dailey Shawnee State University Junior Chillicothe, OH Melissa Hall Siena Heights University Junior New Boston, MI Stacy Viss Simpson University Senior Modesto, CA Teddy Jo Sturley Simpson University Senior Quincy, CA Lindi Lebsock Southern Nazarene University Junior Sterling, CO Keely Burson Southern Nazarene University Senior Edmond, OK Kauthleen Raybern Southwestern College Senior St. John, KS Anna Glass Spring Arbor University Junior Portage, MI Christina Becker Spring Arbor University Junior Coldwater, MI Michelle Runschlag University of Saint Francis (Ind.) Junior Ft. Wayne, IN Ashley Everhart University of Saint Francis (Ind.) Junior Bulter, IN Amanda Wiley University of Saint Francis (Ind.) Senior Warsaw, IN Haleema Linares St. Thomas University Junior Miami, FL Jenna Guide St. Xavier University Senior Orland Park, IL Ashley Ahline St. Xavier University Junior Lemont, IL Jaimie Link Stephens College Junior Blue Springs, MO Meg Manderschied Stephens College Senior Glen Carbon, IL Kelani Keoho Southwest Assemblies of God Junior El Paso, TX Rachel Brown Southwest Assemblies of God Junior New Braunfels, TX Audra Atwell Tabor College Junior Delphos, KS Andrea Batista Tabor College Junior Hagerman, NM Carly Kroeker Tabor College Junior Henderson, NE Beth Romero Tabor College Junior Cimarron, NM Audrey Schellenberg Tabor College Senior Wichita, KS Colleen Nelis Taylor University Junior Grand Haven, MI Molly Larkin Taylor University Senior Excelsior, MN Jennifer Peterson Taylor University Senior Prospect Heights, IL Kelly Huff Trevecca Nazarene University Senior Chesterfield, MO Bethany Bandstra Trinity Christian College Senior Pella, IA Tami DeVries Trinity Christian College Senior Pella, IA Nicole Heyboer Trinity Christian College Senior Fremont, MI Allison Katsma Trinity Christian College Senior Oostburg, WI Sarah Koehling Trinity Christian College Senior Big Rock, IL Michelle Schurman Trinity Christian College Senior DeMotte, IN Kelly Mckinney Trinity Christian College Senior Oak Lawn, IL Jacquelyn Thomson Trinity International University Junior Walnut Grove, MO Carly Yattaw Trinity International University Junior Highlands Ranch, CO Jocelyn Judd University of Great Falls Senior Randle, WA Calandra Buck University of Great Falls Junior Choteau.MT Tori McColez University of Illinois at Springfield Junior Quincy, IL Alexandria Janezic University of Illinois at Springfield Senior Barrington, IL Danielle Simler University of Illinois at Springfield 5th Year Senior Forreston, IL Ashley Ames University of Maine at Fort Kent Junior Dexter, ME Paula Stilkey University of Mobile Junior Union, KY Amber Presnell University of Mobile Senior Semmes, AL Whitney Knight University of Mobile Junior Birmingham, AL Syretta Baldwin University of Mobile Senior Montgomery, AL Kara Decker University of Saint Francis (Ill.) Junior Tonica, IL Nikki Antle University of Saint Francis (Ill.) Senior Wilmington, IL Courtney Ambrosch University of Saint Francis (Ill.) Junior Joliet, IL Kara Bindlesperger University of St. Mary Junior Eugene, OR Katie Japp University of Texas at Brownsville Senior Omaha, NE Meghann Hess Ursuline College Senior Burton, OH Sara Long Ursuline College Junior Castalia, OH Michal Shortridge Vanguard University Graduate Student Norwalk, CA Lauren Jansen Vanguard University Senior Vista, CA Kelsey Wirt Vanguard University Junior Fair Oaks, CA Britney Lawson University of Virginia's College at Wise Senior Duffield, VA Leeza Das Santos University of Virginia's College at Wise 5th Year Senior Virginia, VA Jeanne Casagrande Virginia Intermont College Senior Estel Manor, NJ Kristen Perrizo Viterbo University Senior Delevan, MN Brittany Pierce Viterbo University Senior Mabel, MN Melissa Glenna Viterbo University 5th Year Senior Mabel, MN Kristine Mentzer Warner University Junior Ocala, FL Hailey Clark Wayland Baptist University Senior Lubbock, TX Bethany Lewis Wayland Baptist University Senior Borger, TX Yolanda Owens Webber International University Senior Kissimmee, FL Tammy Needham Webber International University Junior Jacksonville, FL Danelle Wagner Webber International University Senior Hopewell, PA Brittani Barton Westminster College Senior Richfield, UT Alison Culp Westminster College Junior Clearfield, UT Kelsey Schaufler Westminster College Junior Ennis, MT Laura Trudelle Westmont College Senior Portola Valley, CA Erin Gerkovich William Jewell College Senior Prairie Village, KS Phillis Chepkorir William Jewell College Senior Kitale, Kenya Victoria Hallett William Jewell College Senior Olatea, KS Sheila Mercado William Penn University Senior San Sebastian, Puerto Rico Crystal Cavazos William Penn University Junior Baytown, TX Katie Gramlich Williams Baptist University Junior Jonesboro, AR Casey Jo Schatzley Williams Baptist University Junior Paragould, AR Jodi Stepp Williams Baptist University Junior Wynne, AR Bevin Carroll York College 5th Year Senior Ballard, MO Whitney Pinneo York College Senior York, NE Jennifer Witt York College Senior Flagler, CO