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2014 Season Awards
The 2014 St Cloud Technical and Community College Volleyball team’s season officially ended Saturday with their 2014 Awards Banquet. The Cyclones finished their season 5th in the MCAC South with a 14-14 record.
The Cyclone’s three sophomores all earned honors. Toria Gillson (middle hitter from St Cloud Christian) and Morgan Hansen (setter/outside hitter from Springfield) earned MVP awards while Talbot Millar (rightside hitter from Milaca) was voted Best Teammate. First year, Sadie Hukriede, (outside from Paynesville) also earned Best Teammate while first year Kenzie Morin (defensive specialist from Onamia) earned Most Improved Player of the 2014 season.
The Cyclones broke several records this year including Most Kills in a Season (1,010), Most Aces in a Season (237), Most Blocks in a Season (134.5), along with numerous individual and match records. Toria Gillson leaves a legacy with the Most Career and Season Blocks (104.5), Best Season Hitting Percentage (.259) while Morgan Hansen earns the Set Assist Record (539) and Career Kill Record (364). First year, Amazih Eickhoff (outside hitter from Albany), earns the Season Kill Record (265) and season Ace Record (55).
The Cyclones had 3 athletes voted into MCAC South All-Division Team. Toria Gillson and Morgan Hansen earned First Team honors and Amazih Eickoff made the Second Team. All-MCAC members include Toria Gillson- First Team and Morgan Hansen- Second Team.
The SCTCC Volleyball team earned more MCAC South Players of the Week than it ever had in past seasons. Toria Gillson led with earning Player of the Week 3 times, followed by Morgan Hansen and Amazih Eickhoff each earning the award twice. Cierra Washington (outside hitter from St Cloud Tech) earned this recognition once as well.
The Cyclones start their spring season in March and are looking forward to getting back on the court!
Coach Heidi Smith, who just completed her fourth season at SCTCC, says “We endured a lot of obstacles this season but we stayed competitive and were always a threat in the MCAC. We had some roster changes and major injuries but overcame them and stayed aggressive. I am looking forward to our spring season, enthusiasm is always high preparing for the next season.”
Making Strides Against Breast Cancer | Saturday, October 18
The SCTCC Volleyball Team is walking in the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk at SCSU Saturday, October 18 at 8:30am.
To raise money we are selling t-shirts and bracelets. All the money raised will go to Making Strides in Central MN paying for mammograms right here in our area!
We will be playing our SCTCC Dig Pink Volleyball Match after the walk at SCSU at 1:30pm. Breast cancer survivors will be recognized before the match and given a pink flower.
Thank you for your time and support!
Morgan Hansen and Toria Gillson earned MCAC Players of the Week
Morgan Hansen earned MCAC South Setter of the Week with 58 assists (7.25/set), 19 digs (2.4), 5 aces and 4 blocks for the Cyclones last week. Hansen had 30 assists and 10 digs in a 5-set loss to #2 Ridgewater. She is a sophomore from Springfield, MN.
Toria Gillson led the Cylcones attack with 10 kills (0.8), 18 digs (2.25), 4 blocks (0.5) and 4 aces (0.5) earning MCAC South All Around Player of the Week. Gillson is a sophomore from St. Cloud, MN.
Amazih Eickhoff earns Player of the Week
Amazih Eickoff, first year, outside hitter from Albany, helped the Cyclones to a 3-1 opening weekend with 34 kills (2.4/s) while attacking at a .284. In addition, Amazih had 55 digs (3.9/s), 13 aces (0.9/s) and two blocks. She also hit a .500 against Dakota County.
Cyclone start the 2014 Season 3-1
The Cyclones are off to a great start of the 2014 season. They Cyclones finished 3-1 at their home season opening tournament against some tough competition. The Cyclones beat Mesabi, Dakota County (Div II), and NIACC (Div II).
The Cyclones are led by returners and captains Morgan Hansen (outside hitter from Springfield), Toria Gillson (middle hitter from St Cloud Christian School) and Talbot Millar (rightside hitter from Milaca) who are setting a high standard for their teammates. The Cyclones are excited for a successful and competitive season!
SCTCC Summer Volleyball Camp is July 14-17 at the St Cloud Whitney Center
We are lowering the number of participants to 48, 12 per court which is a 5 to 1, athlete to coach ratio. We are also increasing from two sessions (junior high and high school) to three sessions; Junior High, JV, Varsity to be more position and skill specific and level appropriate. This will allow for more detailed training and cater to the specific needs of their ability level. There are details on the website about what camp you should register for. The cost is $40 and includes a t-shirt!
Also new, we are doing online registration.
Here is the website to register for the 2014 SCTCC Summer Volleyball Camp July 14-17:
Since we are reducing the number of participants in each camp by 20%, be sure to register early!