Calvin Volleyball Team Finishes High in Final NCAA III Stats - Leads Nation in Blocks & Hitting %
Tuesday, December 07, 2010
The national champion Calvin women’s volleyball also ranks at the top of the list in two categories in the final 2010 NCAA III statistics released earlier today. Calvin led the nation in blocks-per-set in 2010 (2.8 blocks-per-set) and in hitting percentage with a .313 clip as a team. Calvin also finished 20th nationally in assists-per-set (11.96) and 25th in kills-per-set (12.89).
Individually, Calvin junior Rebecca Kamp (Orland Park, IL/Chicago Christian HS) finished third nationally in hitting percentage (.431), sixth in blocks-per-set (1.37), 10th in points-per-set (5.25) and 23rd in kills-per-set (.406). Junior Renee DeHaan (Grand Rapids/Grand Rapids Christian HS) finished sixth in blocks-per-set (1.37) while freshman Megan Rietema (Grand Rapids/Grand Rapids Christian HS) finished 21st in assists-per-set (10.53) and 30th in blocks-per-set (1.14).
Calvin finished the 2010 season with an overall record of 32-4. The Knights captured their first NCAA III title along the way, defeating top-ranked Emory University in the national title match while also defeating second-ranked Wittenberg and third-ranked Juniata in the national tournament.