Rosenbaum Receives All-America Recognition
Rosenbaum, Vail Receive All-Region First Team Awards
Tommies Rally Past Titans In NCAA Postseason Opener
Titans Receive Another NCAA Postseason Bid
Rosenbaum, Vail Named All-WIAC First Team
Titans Spooked in WIAC Tournament Opener
Titans Take Centre College Invitational Title
Titans Claim Share Of WIAC Championship
Titans Sweep Blue Devils To Remain In WIAC Title Chase
UW-Oshkosh Sweeps UW-River Falls
Titans Fence In Pointers
Titans Ousted In Elmhurst College Invitational Final
Titans Win 20th Match For Eighth Straight Year
The UW-Oshkosh women's volleyball team won its fourth tournament of the year and its sixth straight match by going unbeaten in four matches to take first place at the UW-Whitewater Invitational held Friday (Sept. 29) and Saturday (Sept. 30) in Whitewater.
In their second match on Friday, all 18 players on the team received playing time as the Titans had little trouble beating Lawrence University (6-15) for the second time this season. Schmidt tallied 14 digs in two games of action to lead UW-Oshkosh and Laura Hartman (Jr. • Plymouth) set a career-best eight digs. Vail tallied 10 kills and Ashley Sullivan (Fr. • DeForest) had an individual-best seven kills, all in the third game. Jacque Ray (Fr. • Richland Center) had three blocks and Beck scooped up eight digs.
Titans Cage Eagles
UW-Oshkosh fought off UW-La Crosse in the third and fourth games to defeat the Eagles, 3-1, in a women's volleyball match held Wednesday (Sept. 27) in Kolf Sports Center.
The match was tied 1-1 after UW-Oshkosh (15-3/3-1 WIAC) posted a 30-24 victory in the first game and UW-La Crosse (11-4/1-1 WIAC) a 30-17 win in the second. The Titans took the match by winning 30-24 in the third game and 30-27 in the fourth.
UW-Oshkosh, ranked eighth in the NCAA Division III by the American Volleyball Coaches Association, built a 14-10 lead in the first game and stayed in front the remainder of the contest. UW-La Crosse bounced back to take the second game after jumping to advantages of 7-2, 10-3, 14-8 and 22-14.
UW-Oshkosh went ahead 2-1 in the match by winning the third game. The Titans took a 3-2 lead and remained in front of the Eagles the rest of the way. UW-La Crosse made things exciting down the stretch by scoring seven of the game's last 11 points.
The fourth game featured nine ties, including a 25-25 deadlock after UW-La Crosse rallied from a 22-16 deficit. The Titans put the Eagles away by registering five of the game's last seven points.
UW-Oshkosh had a .178 hitting percentage with 84 digs, 58 kills, eight service aces and three solo blocks. UW-La Crosse hit .159 with 83 digs, 48 kills, five solo blocks and one service ace. The Eagles hit just .064 in the third game and .067 in the fourth.
UW-Oshkosh, which had lost five of its previous six matches to UW-La Crosse, was led by the 16 kills and .375 hitting percentage of Kim Vail (Jr. • Madison). The Titans also received 11 kills, 15 digs and five service aces from Katie Beining (So. • Brookfield), 11 kills and seven digs from Leah Rosenbaum (Jr. • Wrightstown), nine kills and seven blocks from Jacque Ray (Fr. • Richland Center) and 43 assists, seven digs and two kills from Leah Stumpf (Fr. • Kaukauna).
Brianne Stankus led UW-La Crosse with 15 kills, while Nina Welch added 12. The Eagles also received 15 digs from Stankus, 20 digs and three kills from Ashley Boylan and 45 assists from Samantha Dries.
Titans Go 2-1 In WIAC Road Swing
The UW-Oshkosh women's volleyball team opened its WIAC slate with three straight road matches and came home with a 2-1 record. UW-Oshkosh opened the WIAC portion of its schedule by defeating UW-Platteville 30-26, 19-30, 30-24, 30-28 on Wednesday (Sept. 20), losing to UW-Eau Claire 30-26, 30-25, 30-19 on Friday (Sept. 22) and defeating UW-Superior 30-27, 26-30, 30-19, 32-30 on Saturday (Sept. 23).
UW-Superior was led by Emma Bryant who had 16 kills. Alicia Fairchild added 38 assists and Anne LeBard tallied 11 digs.
Titans Win Three Of Four Matches In Pizza Hut Classic
The UW-Oshkosh women's volleyball team won its first two matches on Friday (Sept. 15) and then split a pair of contests against two top-10 ranked teams on Saturday (Sept. 16) to go 3-1 at the UW-Oshkosh Pizza Hut Classic.
UW-Oshkosh, ranked 11th in the NCAA Division III by the American Volleyball Coaches Association, played four matches during its home tournament and won three of them. The Titans (12-2) defeated Aurora University (Ill.), 3-1 (16-30, 30-18, 30-16, 31-29) and Loras College (Iowa), 3-0 (30-22, 30-25, 30-18) on Friday, before falling to ninth ranked UW-Whitewater 3-2, (21-30, 30-25, 30-27, 21-20, 15-13) and defeating fourth ranked University of St. Thomas (Minn.) 3-2, (30-28, 20-30, 30-25, 24-20, 15-11) on Saturday.
Titans Top Vikings, Raiders In Home Debut
|The UW-Oshkosh women's volleyball team opened its 2006 home schedule by recording 3-1 wins over Lawrence University and the Milwaukee School of Engineering on Tuesday (Sept. 12) in Kolf Sports Center.
The Titans took a 2-0 lead over the Vikings after jumping out to advantages of 23-10 in the first game and 25-15 in the second. UW-Oshkosh hit .414 with 16 kills in the first game.
After Lawrence University (3-7) overcame a 9-1 deficit to win the third game, UW-Oshkosh finished off the Vikings by sprinting out to an 18-4 advantage in the fourth.
UW-Oshkosh hit .336 with 52 kills, 11 service aces and seven blocks against Lawrence University.
UW-Oshkosh closed its activity with a 30-7, 30-25, 23-30, 30-23 win over the Milwaukee School of Engineering.
The first game was all UW-Oshkosh as the Titans exploded to a 14-1 lead. UW-Oshkosh allowed only seven points in the first game to set a school record.
Following a win by the Titans in the second game and a victory by the Raiders in the third, UW-Oshkosh ended the match with a triumph in the fourth. The Titans hit .359 with 19 kills in the fourth game after hitting just .152 with 13 kills in the third.
The Titans hit .265 against the Raiders with 56 kills, 18 blocks and 11 service aces.
Rosenbaum paced UW-Oshkosh by hitting .529 with 10 kills. Vail hit .429 with 10 kills and four blocks, while Lisa Beck ( Sr. • Darboy) added 28 assists and Samantha Schmidt (So. • Waupun) 23 digs. The Titans also received nine digs from Toni Gruber (Fr. • Spring Green) and five kills and six blocks from Valerie Yost (So. • Oshkosh).
In the other match played Tuesday, the Milwaukee School of Engineering defeated Lawrence University 30-26, 30-20, 30-27.
Titans Win Three Matches In Texas
The UW-Oshkosh women's volleyball team ran its season-opening winning streak to seven matches before falling to Concordia College (Minn.) at the Trinity University Invitational held Friday (Sept. 8) and Saturday (Sept. 9) in San Antonio, Texas.
UW-Oshkosh, ranked ninth in the NCAA Division III by the American Volleyball Coaches Association, played four matches on its southwestern trip and won three of them. The Titans (7-1) defeated Christopher Newport University (Va.), 3-1 (30-20, 25-30, 30-25, 30-25), Trinity University (Texas), 3-0 (30-25, 30-27, 34-32), and Hardin-Simmons University (Texas), 3-0 (30-27, 32-30, 30-28). UW-Oshkosh lost to 11th-ranked Concordia College, 3-0 (30-19, 30-25, 30-25), in its final match of the five-team tournament.
UW-Oshkosh tripped Christopher Newport University (1-5) in its tournament opener by winning the last two games of the match. The Titans took the contest despite hitting .158, including just .028 in game two. Leah Rosenbaum (Jr. • Wrightstown) hit .471 in the match with 17 kills, six blocks and three digs. The Titans also received 12 kills and 11 digs from Katie Beining (So. • Brookfield), 11 kills and seven digs from Kim Vail (Jr. • Madison), 49 assists, six digs and four blocks from Leah Stumpf (Fr. • Kaukauna) and 26 digs from Samantha Schmidt (So. • Waupun).
UW-Oshkosh withstood late charges in each game to sweep Trinity University (4-2). UW-Oshkosh hit .163 in the match with 53 kills, including a season-high 22 in game three. Rosenbaum hit .341 in the contest with 18 kills, while Vail added 11 kills and three blocks. The Titans also benefited from the 10 kills and eight digs of Rebecca Masephol (Jr. • Pittsville) and the 10 kills and 12 digs of Beining.
The Titans picked up their final win of the tournament by overcoming deficits of 28-26 in games two and three to sweep Hardin-Simmons University (2-5). UW-Oshkosh hit only .121 in the match, but totaled 83 digs, 16 blocks and nine service aces. Rosenbaum totaled 15 kills, while Vail added seven and Stumpf six. The Titans also received 27 assists from Stumpf, 22 digs from Schmidt and five kills and six blocks from Valerie Yost (So. • Oshkosh).
UW-Oshkosh suffered its first loss of the season as Concordia College (7-0) held the Titans to a .128 hitting percentage. Vail had 10 kills in the match, while Beining and Rosenbaum both totaled nine. The Titans also got 28 assists from Stumpf and 26 digs from Schmidt.
Concordia College, Trinity University and UW-Oshkosh all finished the tournament with 3-1 records, but the host Tigers captured the first-place trophy by posting the highest winning percentage in games played.
Rosenbaum was UW-Oshkosh's lone representative on the six-player all-tournament team. She hit .405 in the event with 59 kills, 15 blocks, five digs and five service aces.
Titans Capture Elmhurst College Invitational Title
The UW-Oshkosh women's volleyball team opened its 2006 season by going unbeaten in four matches to take first place at the Elmhurst College Invitational held Friday (Sept. 1) and Saturday (Sept. 2) in Elmhurst, Ill.
UW-Oshkosh, ranked ninth in the NCAA Division III by the American Volleyball Coaches Association, grabbed the championship trophy by rallying to defeat Carthage College, 3-2 (24-30, 27-30, 30-24, 30-25, 15-5), in the title match. The Titans also topped Alma College (Mich.), 3-0 (30-24, 30-10, 30-17), 14th-ranked College of St. Benedict (Minn.), 3-0 (30-24, 30-24, 30-19) and 25th-ranked Elmhurst College (Ill.), 3-1 (28-30, 30-19, 30-20, 30-19), in the 12-team tournament.
UW-Oshkosh overcame a two-game deficit to edge Carthage College (3-1) in the championship contest. The Lady Reds built a 2-0 advantage in the match as they led most of the first game and scored 11 unanswered points to take the second. UW-Oshkosh rallied to even the match by posting victories in the third and fourth games. The Titans scored 15 of the last 17 points in the fifth and deciding game to complete the comeback.
Katie Beining (So. • Brookfield) led UW-Oshkosh to its victory over Carthage College by totaling 18 kills and 11 digs. The Titans also received 19 kills from Leah Rosenbaum (Jr. • Wrightstown), 12 kills from Kim Vail (Jr. • Madison), 63 assists from Leah Stumpf (Fr. • Kaukauna) and a school-record 41 digs from Samantha Schmidt (So. • Waupun). UW-Oshkosh, which defeated Carthage College in the first round of last year's NCAA Division III Championship, hit .258 for the match.
UW-Oshkosh swept Alma College (0-1) as it hit .346 and committed only one receiving error. Rosenbaum had 13 kills and a .706 hitting percentage to lead the Titans, while Vail added nine kills, Schmidt 18 digs and Beining seven kills and 10 digs. The win marked the Titans' sixth season-opening victory in seven years.
UW-Oshkosh hit .355 in its sweep of the College of St. Benedict (1-1). Rosenbaum paced the Titans with 15 kills, while Vail contributed nine kills and three digs, Stumpf 41 assists and Rebecca Masephol (Jr. • Pittsville) five kills, five digs and four service aces.
UW-Oshkosh lost its first game against Elmhurst College (2-1), but took the match after winning the next three. Rosenbaum led the Titans with 15 kills, while Beining added 12 kills and six digs. The Titans also received 10 kills and six digs from Vail, five kills, eight digs and six service aces from Masephol, 27 digs from Schmidt and 48 assists from Stumpf.
Named to the six-player all-tournament team from UW-Oshkosh were Rosenbaum and Vail. Rosenbaum hit .552 with 62 kills and 13 blocks in the tournament, while Vail hit .330 with 40 kills, 11 digs and nine blocks.