Signed Recruits


Hannah Bauer
5'6" - Defensive Specialist/Outside Hitter
Dakota Valley High School
Coach:  Rick Pruett
Hometown:  McCook Lake, S.D.
Parents:  Larry and Dee Bauer
Intended Major:  Elementary/Special Education

*Two-time Team Captain
*Member of the Dakota Valley volleyball team that won the State Class 'A' Volleyball Tournament Title
*State 'A' All-Tournament Team
*Team's Most Valuable Player
*Most Improved Award
*Senior season:  303 digs, 236 kills, 85 service aces, 10 blocks
*Honor Roll
Kelsie Casanova
5'7" - Outside Hitter
Oldham-Ramona-Rutland High School
Coach:  Crystal Hansen
Hometown:  Ramona, S.D.
Parents:  Doug and JoAnn Casanova
Intended Major:  Elementary/Special Education
*147 kills, 25 blocks, 58 digs, .980 service percentage, 36 service aces during her senior season
*Two-time All-Conference selection
*Most Improved Player
*Also lettered in basketball, track and cheerleading
*State Track participant (champions in 2010's 4 x 200-meter relay and 2011's 4 x 100-meter relay)
*John Philip Sousa Band Award
*President's Education Award
*Girls' State
Briana Grage
5'8" - Right Side
Brandon Valley High School
Coach:  Lindsey Smith
Hometown:  Brandon, S.D.
Parents:  Kevin and Marette Grage
Intended Major:  Biology and Exercise Science

*154 kills, 370 digs, 33 services in her senior season
*All-State Choir
*Member of the Powerlifting Team
*Air National Guard
Hope Juntunen
5'11" - Outside Hitter
Hamlin High School
Coach:  Carissa Cowan
Hometown:  Bryant, S.D.
Parents:  David and Colleen Juntunen
Intended Major:  Biology Education
*Surpassed 1,000 kills during her high school volleyball career
*Accumulated 400+ digs, 150+ blocks and 150+ service aces.
*416 kills, 471 digs, 47 blocks and 44 service aces during her senior season.
*Three-time Most Valuable Player
*All-Conference selections
*All-State Class 'A' Volleyball Team
*Academic All-State
*Also lettered in basketball
*Girls' State
Ashley Olson
5'5" - Setter
Luverne High School
Coach:  Renne Reuter
Hometown:  Hardwick, Minn.
Parents:  Jeremy and Stacy Olson
Intended Major:  Health Information Administration
*Luverne Cardinals' team leader in assists in her junior and season seasons
*211 assists, 22 kills, 17 service aces, 118 digs in her senior season
*Coke Unsung Hero award
*Also lettered in softball - two-time All-Conference and two-time Most Valuable Player
*Also lettered in gymnastics
*'A' Honor Roll
Carly Rozell
6'1" - Right Side/Middle Blocker
Warner High School
Kari Jung
Hometown:  Aberdeen, S.D.
Parents:  Paul and Brenda Rozell
Intended Major:  Elementary Education

*Two-time State Class 'B' All-Tournament Team selection
*Two-time Lake Region All-Conference selection
*Two-time All-Area selection
*Member of the Warner volleyball team wht atwon two consecutive State Class 'B' Tournaments
*268 kills (3.0 kills per set), .398 killing efficiency, 88 service aces (1.0 service aces per game), 94 digs and 45 total blocks in her senior season
*Career stats:  535 kills (2.5 kills per game), 202 service aces (1.1 aces per game), 162 digs and 93 total blocks, .364 hitting percentage
*Also lettered in basketball (two-time All-Conference and All-Area)
*Honor Roll
Hannah Stuart
5'3" - Defensive Specialist
Brookings High School
Coach:  Jodi Melius
Hometown:  Brookings, S.D.
Parents:  John and Tami Stuart
Intended Major:  Elementary Education and Special Education
*Two-time Team Captain
*Brookings All-Register Team
*Academic All-State
*Most Valuable Player
*Most Inspirational Player
*Representative for the Monogram Club Executive Council
*Led Brookings in digs and serve reception in her senior season
*Career stats:  586 digs, 45 service aces, .956 service percentage, .914 serve reception percentage
*Six-time varsity scholar-athlete combined in both volleyball and basketball
*Brookings High School Senior Leadership Committee
*National Honor Society
*Honor Roll
*Dakota State University Merit Champion Scholarship recipient
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  • Yesterday - Volleyball vs Bethel College - W 25-22,25-22,25-17 - recap - stats
  • Oct. 19 - Volleyball vs Mount Marty College - W 25-21,25-22,21-25,25-15 - recap - stats
  • Oct. 14 - Volleyball vs 19Bellevue University - L 25-27,22-25,25-9,25-16,15-11 - recap - stats
  • Oct. 13 - Volleyball vs Grace University - W 25-20,25-13,28-26 - recap - stats
  • Oct. 11 - Volleyball vs Valley City State University - L 26-24,16-25,25-15,25-27,15-11 - recap - stats
  • Oct. 7 - Volleyball vs Waldorf University - W 25-16,25-12,25-17 - recap - stats
  • Oct. 6 - Volleyball vs 1Viterbo University - L 26-24,25-12,25-21 - recap - stats
  • Sep. 30 - Volleyball vs 23University of Jamestown - L 20-25,25-23,25-12,25-19 - recap - stats
  • Sep. 29 - Volleyball vs Dickinson State University - L 25-22,25-19,25-12 - recap - stats