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Posted: Thursday, August 15, 2013
Media Contact: Dave Costello, 815-921-4516
Event Contact: Kyle Shondell, 815-921-3818
The Rock Valley College volleyball program is bringing back pieces of its storied past for the 2013 RVC Volleyball Alumni Match on Friday, August 16, 2013, at 7:00 p.m. in the Physical Education Center (PEC) on RVC's main campus.
Former Golden Eagles from everywhere are flocking back to take on this year's Golden Eagles volleyball team. Players who went on to play at all levels of college volleyball will be a part of this year's stacked alumni roster. Don't miss the chance to see RVC's past and present collide!
The alumni roster will include 2009 NJCAA All-american Kristy Bourquin, who after two electrifying seasons at RVC went on to play for the University of Wisconsin Badgers volleyball team. Bourquin finished her two-year run at RVC with 193 career blocks, 761 kills, and a hitting efficiency mark of 46.315%. She was named all-conference and all-region as a freshman in 2008, and all-conference, all-region, and NJCAA all-American as a sophomore in 2009. In her two seasons, RVC finished with an overall record of 77-14 (19-1 in conference) and played in the Region IV championship game in consecutive seasons.
Also returning for the RVC alumni team are:
Merisa Amborn (2007-2008): two-time all-conference and all-region selection; finished her RVC career with 755 kills and 211 blocks; helped lead RVC to a fifth place finish at the NJCAA tournament in 2007.
Alexys Cleaver (2009-2010): Three-sport star as a freshman (volleyball, women's basketball, softball); all-conference and all-region volleyball selection as a sophomore in 2010; finished her RVC career with 1,389 assists and 982 digs; member of 2010 team that finished third at the NJCAA tournament; also named NJCAA all-American in softball in 2010.
Amy Goodwin (2007-2008): finished her RVC career with 65 blocks; helped lead RVC to a fifth place finish at the NJCAA tournament in 2007.
Lauren Habben (2008-2009): all-conference selection as a sophomore in 2009; tallied 297 digs and 311 kills in 2009 season; finished her RVC career with a 77-14 overall record.
Morgan Knoll (2010-2011): all-conference, all-region, all-region all-tournament team, NJCAA all-tournament team, and NJCAA all-American in 2011; finished her RVC career with 268 blocks; member of back-to-back NJCAA tournament third place teams.
Shannon Mareth (2009-2010): finished her RVC career with 159 blocks and 103 aces; member of 2010 team that finished third at the NJCAA tournament.
Chelsea Mutton (2009-2010): all conference and all-region selection in 2010; member of 2010 team that finished third at the NJCAA tournament.
Tailyr Negri (2008-2009): all-conference and all-region as a sophomore in 2009; finished her RVC career with 1,522 assists.
Staci Olson (2010-2011): finished her RVC career with 380 digs; member of back-to-back NJCAA tournament third place teams.
Nicole Plum (2009-2010): all conference and all-region selection in 2010; member of 2010 team that finished third at the NJCAA tournament.
Shannon Vandenbroek (2007-2008): finished her RVC career with 1,157 assists; tallied 87 aces as a sophomore in 2008.
Baily VanVleet (2010-2011): totaled 777 career digs; member of back-to-back NJCAA tournament third place teams.
The 2008 RVC Volleyball team