BEMIDJI, Minn. (Oct. 27, 2010) – Bemidji State University’s volleyball team is entering the final weeks of its 2010 regular season and remains in contention for its first above-.500 finish since 1999.
The Beavers are 10-12 overall with six games remaining on their regular-season docket. Bemidji State has an experienced roster, with nine players – including 2009 honorable-mention All-Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference selection Nicole Olson – returning from last year’s squad.
Bemidji State volleyball is under the guidance of first-year head coach Wayne Chadwick. Chadwick was named BSU’s 13th head women’s volleyball coach in June after spending the previous three years as an assistant coach at the University of Tulsa.
BSU student athletes are listed below by hometown.
Nicole Olson, sport management, senior, middle blocker (56623)
Melissa McNeely, nursing, senior, outside hitter (55306)
Jessi-Beth McCannel, exercise science, junior, setter (56001)
Kelly Landsverk, science education, freshman, setter, (56542)
Kimberly Hacker, design technology, junior, middle blocker/right side (55350)
Laura Carlson, undecided, sophomore, outside hitter (55350)
Hannah Eilers, business administration, junior, outside hitter (56653)
Tina Tauer, business administration, freshman, middle blocker/outside hitter (56258)
Bethany Thompson, physical education, sophomore, outside hitter/middle blocker (55060)
Halee Staskivige, mass communication, freshman, defensive specialist (58267)
Nicole Solum, senior, sport management, right side (99201)
Lindsey Weyer, exercise science, senior, defensive specialist/outside hitter (54446)
Brie Groskreutz, community health, senior, libero (53959)