Friday, October 29, 2010

Winter Sports Preview

By Alex Conover
Sports Editor

LAST YEAR’S RECORD: 12-12-2, 9-6-2 in the MIAC
KEY RETURNERS: Kaye Collier, Stevie Fiek, Dy-Anna Stewart, Nicole Olson
FIRST COMPETITION: Oct. 29, at Marian College
FROM THE COACH: “We’re returning three all-MIAC players that will provide leadership for the freshmen. The preseason is going well, as we’ve been doing a lot of drills in practice that show work ethic. We’re just trying to get better every week.” – Head Coach Terry Mannor

LAST YEAR’S RECORD: 1-23-1, 1-15-0 in the MIAC
KEY RETURNERS: Ben Kitzmiller, Kevin Wentland, Vince Unklesbay, Blake Zemaitis
FIRST COMPETITION: Oct. 30, vs. Augsburg at the MIAC Hockey Showcase
Coach Moore could not be reached for comment.

LAST YEAR’S RECORD: 5-20, 4-18 in the MIAC
KEY RETURNERS: Jess Miller, Cherie Kulig, Jessica Thone, Renee Pecarina
FIRST COMPETITION: Nov. 16, vs. UW-Platteville
FROM THE COACH: “I am very excited about the 2010-11 season. We return a strong core of athletes and have added new players to our program with endless potential. With strong leadership and new potential, we will continue working hard to reach our goal of making the play-offs this season.” – Head Coach Mandy Pearson

LAST YEAR’S RECORD: 9-16, 7-13 in the MIAC
KEY RETURNERS: Will Wright, Lukas Holland, Chris Palmer, Pat Freeman
FIRST COMPETITION: Nov. 15, @ Crown College
FROM THE COACH: “"We appreciate the terrific work ethic of our players, and we hope to continue to improve each day as a team.” – Assistant Coach Kevin Landrum

KEY RETURNERS: Mark Ross, Andrew Noyce, Liz Flynn, Kristina Empanger
FIRST COMPETITION: Augsburg Pentathlon, Oct. 23
FROM THE COACH: “We are very excited about this year. We graduated some very solid leaders, but we return some individuals who will be able to step right into those leadership roles. We also have many new faces this year and that will make for some exciting new swimming and diving.” - Head Coach Eric Lindquist

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