Eastern Wyoming College over Dawson 25-14 25-14 25-20
Northwest over Sheridan 25-21 26-24 25-12
The first day of the Region IX Tournament showcased the talent of the region's teams with some exciting volleyball matches. Western Wyoming showed why they are ranked second in the nation, but winning the Region IX Tournament will be no easy task with Casper, LCCC, and Central Wyoming also looking very strong in their first matches. The results of the first day are:
WWCC defeats Dawson 25-7, 25-13, 25-19
Casper defeats EWC 25-23, 25-20, 25-19
Central WY defeats Sheridan 25-19, 25-17, 25-18
Dawson Community College will be hosting the 2010 Region IX volleyball tournament November 3rd through November 6th. There will be eight teams from Montana and Wyoming competing for the title of Region IX champion. Games start Wednesday at 2:00 PM at the DCC Toepke Center with Dawson Community College taking on Western Wyoming. It looks to be an exciting tournament with the winner going to the NJCAA National Tournament in West Plains, MO.
DCC will host the District 2C Volleyball Championships on October 28-30. Nine area teams will be vying for the right to participate in the Eastern C Divisional Tournament in Sidney on November 4-6. Four teams will advance from the District Championship to the Divisional Championship and a chance to earn a spot in the State Tournament.
The Dawson Community College Lady Buccaneers volleyball team fell to the Casper Thunderbirds in three games on Friday, 9-25, 14-25 and 17-25.
"We struggled to play with the intensity needed to keep up with Casper," DCC head coach John Marble said.
The Lady Bucs registered 20 kills and 20 assists in the match.
Key players for the Lady Bucs included Shelby Swant with 11 assists, Debbie Schendel with five kills, Desiree Schauman who registered 10 digs and Kirby Sabec honing four blocks. Schauman and Schendel each had one ace.
Dawson Community College freshman Debbie Schendel is the Mon-Dak conference volleyball player of the week. The 5' 7 outside hitter out of Great Falls, Montana is in her first year with the Buccaneer program and was recognized for the second time after another stand-out week of play for the Bucs.
Dawson Community College Athletics will be hosting prospective student-athletes and their parents for Lady Buccaneer Softball Recruiting Days on Saturday and Sunday, October 16th and 17th, 2010.
The Dawson Community College softball program invites all former players back to campus October 9 at 1pm & 3pm and October 10 at 10am & noon for the 2010 DCC Softball Alumni Weekend.
In conjunction with the Alumni Softball reunion, players will be able to meet and welcome head softball coach Jim LeProwse as he begins his first season with DCC’s Lady Buccaneer softball program. “I am excited to meet some of the former players and see what they have done in their lives since playing softball at DCC” said LeProwse.
Dawson Community College and Bismarck State College will meet on the volleyball court in Mon-Dak Conference play at Toepke Center, dedicating the night to Dig Pink October 5th at 7:00pm.
Dig Pink is the name of the breast cancer awareness rally that takes place in gyms all over the country during Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which is October.
The Mon-Dak volleyball player of the week is Mona Mijalkovic of Dawson Community College. In last weeks matches she had 60 kills, 18 blocks, 7 digs and 1 assist. She is a 6' Freshman right side hitter from Nis Serbia.