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2006 NCAC Players of the Week

October 29, 2006

Senior middle hitter Michelle Kozempa (Seven Hills, OH/Normandy) smashed 
34 kills, made 25 blocks, 13 digs and four service aces in 10 games 
played to lead Hiram to a 2-1 week. The Terriers defeated Earlham and 
Urbana in straight sets, and lost to Wittenberg, 3-1, stealing the only 
game the Tigers have surrendered all season in conference play. Kozempa 
leads the second-seeded Terriers into the NCAC tournament after leading 
Hiram to a school record 30-win season.
October 21, 2006

Allegheny's Annie Schultheis (Canton, OH/Glen Oak) recorded 43 kills 
and hit for a percentage of .269 as the Gators went 1-1 in NCAC play. 
Schutheis also picked up 36 digs and had six total blocks.
October 15, 2006

Wooster middle hitter Ashley Quisenberry (Springfield, OH/Catholic 
Central) led the Scots with 31 kills (5.2 kpg), 26 digs (4.3 dpg), 
three service aces and five blocks in her team's 1-1 week. Quisenberry 
totaled a career-best 21 kills in a three-set victory over Oberlin.
October 8, 2006

Junior outside hitter Steffi Graf (Poland, OH/Seminary) of Ohio 
Wesleyan smashed 51 kills with a .309 hitting percentage, and had 
74 digs. She averaged 4.64 kills and 6.73 digs in 11 games played, 
as the Bishops went 2-1 last week with wins over Bluffton and Kenyon.
October 2, 2006

Denison senior outside attack Kristen Sheffield (Dublin, OH/Scioto) 
posted 48 kills in seven games for an average of 6.9 kills per game, 
leading the Big Red to NCAC wins over Oberlin and Wooster last week. 
She recorded 27 against the Scots and 21 versus Oberlin. She has a team-
high 312 kills this season and has led the team in the category in all 
17 contests this season. As of Sept. 24, Sheffield was tied for ninth 
in the nation in kills per game average. 
September 24, 2006

Wittenberg junior Jan Kehres (Alliance, OH/Alliance) had three aces in 
a 3-0 defeat of Wooster, then had three more aces with 15 kills and 24 
digs in a four-game win over Baldwin-Wallace.  Kehres finished the week 
with 18 kills on 34 attempts in a straight set victory over Ohio 
September 17, 2006

Hiram senior Michelle Kozempa (Seven Hills, OH/Normandy) led Hiram to a 
4-0 week, including two wins in North Coast action, with 50 kills and 
10 blocks in 12 games played for averages of 4.17 kills and 0.83 blocks 
per game in the four matches.
September 10, 2006

Earlham junior middle blocker Lisa Vanderkolk (Bluffton, IN/Bluffton) 
smashed 60 kills in four matches as the Quakers won three times at the 
Rose-Hulman tournament. Vanderkolk also contributed 17 digs and 10 blocks.
September 3, 2006

Ohio Wesleyan senior middle hitter Megan Margala (Prospect, OH/Marion 
Elgin) totaled 36 kills (2.57 per game), 20 solo blocks, 10 block 
assists and 30 total blocks (2.14 blocks per game) as OWU won the 
Bishop Invitational for the first time since 1999. Margala was named 
MVP of the tournament.