November 9, 2003 Wittenberg junior setter Sarah Yuskewich (Columbus, Ohio/Watterson) led the Tigers to their seventh straight North Coast Athletic Conference Tournament title. In the NCAC tournament championship game, Yuskewich was dominant, recording 45 assists to lead Wittenberg past runner-up, Hiram, in three sets. She was named the NCAC Tournament MVP. __________________________________________________________________________ November 2, 2003 Earlham freshman middle hitter Lisa Vanderkolk (Bluffton, IN/Bluffton) tallied 19 kills, nine digs and nine assists as the Quakers defeated Rose- Hulman in the last game of the 2003 campaign. __________________________________________________________________________ October 26, 2003 Ohio Wesleyan freshman Jordan Swisher (Erie, C/Boulder) had 18 kills, 31 assists and 28 digs in the Bishops' 1-1 week. She had 10 assists, four digs and four kills in a loss to Defiance, then had 14 kills, 21 assists, 19 digs and two aces in a non-conference victory over Wooster. She ended the first and second games with kills. __________________________________________________________________________ October 19, 2003 Kenyon senior Sarah Wild (New York, NY/Dalton School) had a combined 40 kills and 42 digs and three blocks as the Ladies went 2-1 in NCAC action. She leads Kenyon with 3.06 kills per game this season. __________________________________________________________________________ October 12, 2003 Wittenberg junior Kristin Fox (Galion, OH/Galion), who ranks second in the NCAC with 3.60 kils per game, smashed 63 kills, seven blocks and 15 digs in Wittenberg’s 3-1 showing at its own National Invitational. The Tigers beat two nationally ranked opponents. __________________________________________________________________________ October 5, 2003 Allegheny middle hitter Lindsey Tupman (Virginia Beach, VA/Kellam) had a team-best 32 kills and was second with 34 digs as the Gators won three matches, two in NCAC play. __________________________________________________________________________ September 28, 2003 Wittenberg junior setter Sarah Yuskewich (Columbus, OH/Watterson) had 15 assists per game last week, including four wins in the Wittenberg Invitational. She was named the tournament MVP as the Tigers swept through the bracket without dropping a game. She set a school mark for assists in a career and is nearing 4,000 for her career. Yuskewicz leads the NCAC with 12.13 assists per game. __________________________________________________________________________ September 21, 2003 Denison junior Julie Stowers (Brighton, MI/Brighton) had 36 kills with just five errors, 50 digs and seven blocks as the Big Red won three of four matches, and won their first two NCAC contests of the year. __________________________________________________________________________ September 14, 2003 Allegheny senior setter Vicki Kajder (Trafford, PA/Trafford Area) led the Gators to a 3-2 week with 41 kills, 64 digs, 18 aces and seven blocks in 17 games. She also collected 183 assists, including 52 in a four-game match against Lebanon Valley. In the process, she set a school career record for the second week in a row. She is now the Gators’ all-time leader in assists (3,739) eclipsing a mark that had stood for 11 years. She also added to her school career-best total in aces and has 204 entering this week. __________________________________________________________________________ September 7, 2003 Hiram senior Charity Norman (Port Washington, OH/Indian Valley) was named MVP of her school’s Terrier Invitational. She recorded 27 kills, eight service aces, 41 digs, 18 blocks and 183 assists in Hiram’s perfect 5-0 run through the tournament. She ranks first in the Hiram record books in career assists (2,957), and is third in digs (927) and blocks (87). The Terriers dropped just one game in five matches (15-1 games record), and are 7-2 overall this season.