March 30, 2010
PULLMAN, Wash. -- The Washington State University volleyball team will host three spring tournaments this month, two in Pullman and one in the Tri-Cities, WSU Head Coach Andrew Palileo said Monday. Spectators are encouraged to watch the tournament action, free of charge.
The Cougars' first tournament will be Saturday, April 3 in Bohler Gym and in the Physical Education Building Gym 146. Teams scheduled to compete include Eastern Washington, Idaho, Washington State and two teams of WSU Alumni. On the Cougar Alumni Crimson team with their playing years at WSU are: Jen Stinson Greeny (1995-98), Melissa Boyle Niu (2000-01), Kali Surplus Gesser (2000-01), Holly Harris Rohrbacher (1999-2002), Adrian Hankoff Paschal (1999-2002), Alison Billingsley Bruggeman (2001-04), and Natalia Owens (2005). Playing on the Cougar Alumni Gray team are: Emily Rooney (2008), Stephanie Weishaar (2005-08), Jackie Albright (2006-09), Renee Bordelon (2008-09), Kelly Hyder (2006-09), and Cassie Robbins (2006-09).
The second spring tournament will be held Saturday, April 10, and will include teams from Gonzaga, North Idaho College, Lewis-Clark State and WSU. All matches will be in Bohler Gym.
The final WSU spring tournament will be held Saturday, April 17, in Kennewick, Wash., at Southridge High School. Teams joining WSU include University of Portland, Seattle Pacific and Central Washington.
April 3 WSU Spring Tournament schedule REVISED 4/1: Bohler Gym 9 a.m. Alumni vs. Idaho 10 a.m. WSU vs. Eastern Washington 11 a.m. WSU vs. Idaho Noon Alumni vs. Eastern Washington 1 p.m. Idaho vs. Eastern Washington 2 p.m. WSU vs. Alumni
April 10 WSU Spring Tournament schedule at Bohler Gym: 9 a.m. WSU vs. Lewis-Clark State 10 a.m. North Idaho vs. Gonzaga 11 a.m. Gonzaga vs. Lewis-Clark State Noon - WSU vs. North Idaho 1 p.m. North Idaho vs. Lewis-Clark State 2 p.m. WSU vs. Gonzaga
April 17 WSU Spring Tournament schedule at Southridge High, Kennewick Court 1 11 a.m. WSU vs. Central Washington Noon - WSU vs. Seattle Pacific 1 p.m. Lunch break 2 p.m. WSU vs. Portland
Court 2 11 a.m. Portland vs. Seattle Pacific Noon - Portland vs. Central Washington 1 p.m. Lunch break 2 p.m. Seattle Pacific vs. Central Washington
Washington State University Spring 2010 Volleyball Roster No. Name Pos. Ht. Yr. Exp. Hometown (School) 1 Oceana Bush L 5-5 FR 1V Spokane, Wash. (Lewis & Clark High) 2 Heather Wilson S 6-0 FR HS Concord, NC (Concord High) 3 Alex Diemer S 5-8 JR 1V Rocklin, Calif. (Rocklin High/Boise State) 5 Faith Hutcherson DS 5-3 JR 3V Redmond, Wash. (Mount Si High) 6 Annie Adams OH 6-3 SO 1V Deerwood, Minn. (Crosby-Ironton High/So. Dakota State) 7 Rachel Todorovich RS 6-2 FR 1V Walla Walla, Wash. (Walla Walla High) 9 Meagan Ganzer OH 6-3 SO 2V Black Diamond, Wash. (Tahoma High) 19 Conley Kipp MB 6-4 FR 1V Newport Beach, Calif. (Corona del Mar High) 21 Brittany Tillman MB 6-1 JR 3V Tacoma, Wash. (Lakes High)