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Cornell Regional Tournament Notes

August 01, 2012

Cornell "Rams" 2012 Season Notes -- Nov. 7

 

Key Players

(All-Midwest Conference Teams have yet to be announced)

 Kathleen O’Connor (Jr., OH)

*Ranked second in Midwest Conference in kills (3.80 kps), fourth in aces (0.38 aps), and ninth in hitting percentage (.240)

*Ranks among Cornell’s career leaders in kills (3rd, 1,284), aces (5th, 140) and digs (8th, 990)

*2011 AVCA Honorable Mention All-American

*2011 First Team All-Central Region

*2011 First Team All-Iowa Conference

*2011 Iowa Conference MVP

*2010 First Team All-Iowa Conference

*2010 Iowa Conference Freshman of the Year

 

Taylor Dicus (So., MB)

*Led Midwest Conference in blocks (1.33 bps) and ranked fourth in hitting percentage (.264)

*Cornell’s career leader in blocks per set (1.30)

*Ranks among Cornell’s career leaders in total blocks (3rd, 297), block assists (2nd, 236), solo blocks (7th, 61) and hitting percentage (3rd, .297)

*2011 First Team All-Iowa Conference

*2011 Iowa Conference Freshman of the Year

 

Kylea Weber (So., L)

*Led Midwest Conference in digs (5.87 dps)

*Ranks among Cornell’s career leaders in digs (4th, 1,196)

*2011 Second Team All-Iowa Conference

 

Sabrina Hargis (So., S)

*Led Midwest Conference in aces (0.48 aps)

*Ranks among Cornell’s career leaders in assists (6th, 1,800) and aces (9th, 87)

*2011 Honorable Mention All-Iowa Conference

 

Team Info

*Cornell’s top-7 starting lineup (including libero) features 1 junior, 5 sophomores, and 1 freshman

*Cornell has played four nationally-ranked opponents (0-4) and 11 regionally-ranked opponents (2-9)

*Nine of team’s 10 losses came against regionally-ranked opponents

*Cornell rejoined Midwest Conference in first season back since 1996

*Cornell enters NCAA Tournament on 12-match winning streak

*Cornell has won its last 21 matches in the month of October

*Cornell won 2012 Midwest Conference regular-season title with 10-0 record (30-1 in sets played)

*Cornell won 2012 Midwest Conference Tournament title (also claimed MWC titles in 1988 and 1983)

*Cornell made its NCAA Volleyball Tournament debut in 2011 (lost in five sets to Elmhurst in first round)

*Cornell won 2011 Iowa Conference Tournament in 15th and final season in the league

*Cornell’s 2011 team finished 28-6, one win shy of single-season record

*Coach Jeff Meeker owns 198-163 record in 11 seasons at Cornell

*Meeker owns 259-228 career record in 15 seasons at collegiate level.

 

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