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2013 Season Video
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!
2013 Season Awards
The 2013 St Cloud Technical and Community College volleyball season came to official close on December 1st at their end of the season banquet. The season ended on a 1-3 loss in the Regional semi-final match to Rochester, the #4 seed in the Nation. The Cyclones broke numerous season records this year including most kills, set assists, digs and aces in a season. The Cyclones also broke match records in kills, blocks, digs, and team hitting percentage.
The season banquet celebrated these accomplishments along with recognizing our 2013 award winners. Sophomore, Donielle Kurvers, who will play volleyball at the University of St Catherine’s next year, was voted the 2013 Most Valuable Player. Toria Gillson and Talbot Millar were named this years’ Most Improved Players and the 2013 Best Teammate Award was also given to Donielle Kurvers. Individual who broke records this year include; Morgan Hanson with 261 kills, Toria Gillson with 50 blocks, and Holly Schumacher with 33 aces.
They Cyclones have 6 athletes returning for the 2014 season and are gearing up for spring practices to start on March 17th.
Kurvers and Hansen named MCAC All Division Team
Congratulations to SCTCC outside hitters Donielle Kurvers and Morgan Hansen for making the MCAC South All-Division Team.
Donielle Kurvers, sophomore team captain from Monticello, led the Cyclones in digs and was a consistent positive energy for the team. Morgan Hansen, first year from Springfield, led the Cyclones in hitting percentage and kills per set.
Cyclones Earn Seed in Regional Tournament
Congratulations to the 2013 Cyclones who earned a seed in the MCAC South Region Tournament at Rochester Community and Technical College
Friday, November 8
- 6:00pm: #1 Rochester vs. #4 St. Cloud Technical & Community College
- 8:00pm: #2 Ridgewater vs. #3 MSCTC – Fergus Falls
Saturday, November 9
- Noon - Championship Match
- Winner advances to the NJCAA DIII National Tournament
MCAC Hitter of the Week
Toria Gillson, first year middle hitter from the St Cloud Christian School, is this week's MCAC South Hitter of the week.
Toria leads the Cyclones in hitting percentage (.236) and in total blocks (49).
MCAC Setters of the Week
Congratulations to Holly Schumacher and Amanda Young for earning MCAC Setters of the Week!
Our two first year setters that run our 6-2 offense combined for 39 assists (9.75) and 24 digs (6.0). Great job Cyclones!
Dig Pink for a Cure
The Dig Pink volleyball match on Saturday, Oct 12th was a big success. The Cyclone volleyball team sold t-shirts, candy and had free will donation as admission to the volleyball match with all proceeds going to the Sideout Foundation which supports breast cancer awareness and research. The Cyclones raised $962 for the Sideout Foundation and earned a win over Western, WI.
Thanks to everyone for their support!
MCAC Southern All Around Player of the Week
Donielle had an impressive week against primarily DII competition. Kurvers had 30 kills (2.14/g), 46 digs (3.3/g) and 6 aces (.40) for the Cyclones. She is a sophomore team captain from Monticello, MN.
Head coach Heidi Smith commented, “The Cyclones played hard this weekend against the tough competition, 3 Div II teams which were all strong in their conference. They challenged us and it prepared us for the important week ahead.”
2013 Dig Pink Match - Saturday, October 12
Hansen Earns MCAC Hitter of the Week
Morgan Hansen, first year, outside hitter from Springfield, MN, earned MCAC Southern Division Hitter of the Week. She led the Cyclones with 57 kills (4.38/g) while hitting .338. Hanson added 29 digs (2.2).
“Morgan is a fierce competitor and loves being on the court. She is a dynamic player that is a threat in every rotation,” states Coach Smith. “The 2013 Cyclones are off to a great start to the season!”
Cyclones Volleyball inks 7 to Letter's of Intent for 2013-14
Seven high school seniors signed their Letter of Intent to attend and play volleyball for SCTCC.
Head Coach Heidi Smith says she is excited for the talented group of incoming athletes to join our experienced returners. “Not only do we have great athletes on the SCTCC volleyball team but we have great people!”