Southern will play two top-20 teams (No. 11 Illinois, No. 20 North Carolina) and Long Beach State, who is receiving votes in 38th place.
Hannah Kaminsky and Taylor Pippen named to MVC Preseason All-Conference Team
The Saluki women will compete in scrimmages on each of the next two Saturdays.
Six earn presigious President's Council Academic Award
Southern will face 11 schools in 2014 who finished the 2013 season with an RPI within the top-100, including two schools who finished in the top-25: No. 16 Illinois and No. 24 North Carolina.
MVC Freshman of the Year
MVC All-Freshman Team
4x MVC Freshman of the Week (Sept. 23, Oct. 14, Oct. 21, Nov. 11)
MVC Freshman of the Year MVC All-Freshman team Four-time MVC Freshman of the Week In overall play, ranked fourth in the MVC in assists per set (10.57), sixth in service aces (0.27 per set) and 25th in digs per set (2.31) In conference-only play, ranked second in the MVC in assists per set (11.10) and tied for sixth in service aces per set (0.30) Started in 30 matches, in which she played 113 sets Led SIU in assists with 1,196, the 10th-most in school history for a single season Had seven matches with 50 or more assists Third on the team with 261 digs (2.31 per set) Led SIU with 31 service aces (0.27 per set).
Helped Benet Academy to back-to-back Illinois Class 4A state titles with a combined 79-5 record during her junior and senior seasons in 2011 and 2012 Benet's 40-2 record in 2012 was the best in school history earned All-Conference and All-Area honors in 2011 and 2012 named Honorable Mention All-State in 2011 and First-Team All-State in 2012 named the Voyager Media Volleyball Player of the Year and was a finalist for Prepvolleyball National Player of the Year in 2012 tallied a school-record 1,041 assists in 2012, which ranks 12th in Illinois high school history for a single season also tallied 179 digs, 67 kills, 37 aces and 36 blocks in 2012.
Full name is Hannah L. Kaminsky Majoring in business Born Jan. 19, 1995 in Chicago Sister Kaylee plays volleyball at Indiana Tech and her brother, Frank, plays basketball at Wisconsin Daughter of Mary and Frank Kaminsky.
|Friday, Aug 29|
|Women's Volleyball||Champaign, Ill.||4:00 PM|
|Saturday, Aug 30|
|Women's Volleyball||Champaign, Ill.||10:00 AM|
|Women's Volleyball||Champaign, Ill.||5:00 PM|
|Tuesday, Sept 2|
|Women's Volleyball||Murfreesboro, Tenn.||6:00 PM|
|Friday, Sept 5|
|Women's Volleyball||Columbus, Ohio||9:00 AM|
|Women's Volleyball||Columbus, Ohio||4:30 PM|
|Sunday, Sept 7|
|Women's Volleyball||Columbus, Ohio||1:00 PM|
|Friday, Sept 12|
|Women's Volleyball||Carbondale, Ill. (SIU Arena)||11:00 AM|
|Women's Volleyball||Carbondale, Ill. (SIU Arena)||1:00 PM|
|Women's Volleyball||Carbondale, Ill. (SIU Arena)||5:00 PM|