2012 NAIA Volleyball National Tournament Opening Round
RV Davenport University
#21 Viterbo University
Game Date: Saturday, November 17, 2012
Game Time: 7:00pm
Game Location: La Crosse, Wis. (Directions)
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How the Panthers got here: Deavenport University earned an automatic bid to the NAIA national tournament by finishing runner up in the Wolverine Hoosier Athletic Conference tournament. The Panthers lost 3-0 to #16 Madonna University in the WHAC tournament files.
How the V-Hawks got here: Viterbo University earned their first ever National Tournament bid by winning the Midwest Collegiate Conference last Saturday night. The V-Hawks defeated #17 Grand View University 3-1 in the MCC finals.
Key Players for the Panthers: Leading the Panthers in kills is Nicole Chase (Jr. - Caledonia, MIch.) with 335...top setter for the Panthers is Amber Getty (So. - Wayland, Mich.) with 1200 assists...top blocker is Nicole Chase with 128 total blocks...leader in digs is libero Sidney Rodriguez (Fr. - Rockford, Mich.)...top server for the Panthers is Sidney Rodriguez with 36 aces.
Key Players for the V-Hawks: Leading the V-Hawk offense is sophomore Alicia Olson (Eau Claire, Wis.) with 588 kills...top setter for the V-Hawks is Stacie Hoffman (Sr. - Mequon, Wis.) with 999 assists...top blocker is Hannah Ripp (Sr. - Merrillan, Wis.) with 103 total blocks...leader in digs is Jordan Blaken (Sr. - Melrose, Wis.) with 685 digs...top server for the V-Hawks is Stacie Hoffman with 27.