|Name||Year||Home town//Previous School|
|David Allderdice||Fr.||Langley WA // S. Whidbey HS|
|Eric Bartee||Fr.||Corvallis OR // Crescent Valley HS|
|Allen Clendaniel||Fr.||Anchorage AK // West Anchorage HS|
|Curtis Haynie||So.||Hood River OR // Hood River Valley HS|
|Charles Larson||So.||Tacoma WA // Stadium HS|
|Clifford Mah||So.||Portland OR // Benson HS|
|Geoff Mayes||Fr.||Mill Creek WA // Cascade HS|
|Bryan Oliver||So.||Boise ID // Boise HS|
|Chris Rozelle||Fr.||Yakima WA // AC Davis HS|
|Akshay Shetty||So.||Bombay, India // St. Joseph, Mithibai|
|Haroon Ullah||So.||Richland WA // Richland HS|
|Interim Coach: Dean
|Athletic Trainer: Juli
Dunn||Athletic Director: Max
Senior forward Carole Skeeters, who led a balanced Whitman attack with 13 points, received the Best Offensive Player award. Junior Erin Lawson was named Best Defensive Player, while junior Sara Sakamoto received the Most Inspirational award. Senior defender Molly Willis earned the Team Player award for the second time in three seasons. First-year player Laura Santa was recognized with the Most Improved award. Coach Scott Shields gave his Coaches Award to sophomore midfielder Kristen Ott.
Sept. 16, 1996 -- The Northwest Conference of Independent Colleges today named senior goalkeeper Genie Huntemann its Player-of-the-Week for women's soccer. Huntemann recorded 26 saves in shutting out both Central Washington University and Seattle University last weekend. Whitman has won its first four games of the season, all by shutouts.
Sept. 16, 1996 -- Based on its season-opening four shutout victories, Whitman today cracked the top 20 in the NAIA national soccer poll, making its debut in the No. 19 slot. Willamette dropped from No. 11 to No. 20 in the poll, while Whitworth plummeted from No. 2 to No. 16 after losing to Seattle University last Saturday. Seattle University, which then was upset by Whitman 1-0 on Sunday, moved from No. 21 to No. 10 in the poll.
Sept. 30, 1996 -- After losing its first and only game of the season to Willamette, Whitman slipped to No. 28 in today's NAIA national coaches poll. Willamette is now ranked No. 9.
October 28, 1996 -- One day after winning its final regular season game, Whitman returned to the NAIA national rankings, edging into the No. 29 slot.
The 1996 season came to rosy conclusion for the four seniors on the women's soccer team. From left to right, with roses from their parents in hand, are Molly Willis, Carole Skeeters, Leah Christenson and Genie Huntemann.
Photo courtesy of Molly's Mom and Dad, Tim and Sandra Willis of Corvallis, Oregon.
nearly won a second championship. Snider earned province coach-of-the-year honors in 1991.
Snider and his wife Darlene have three children -- Madison, 5; Kennedy, 2; and Bailey, three months.
If you have questions about Whitman's intercollegiate volleyball
or if you want information about the men's or women's
intramural and club sport volleyball programs at Whitman,
please click here to send an e-mail message to head volleyball coach Dean Snider. [ back to Women's Volleyball page ]
Congratulations! Not counting Susan Sakimoto
Hubbard, Barbara Cunningham, Jennifer McClure, Katie Rubenser and other past
legends from Whitman women's basketball, each of whom receives daily
reports via the latest in telepathic communications technology pioneered
by Whitman graduates at the Central Intelligence Agency, you are
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Not counting inquiries from
the small town of Ephrata, Wash., where the coffee shop debate still
rages as to who was a better hometown basketball player -- Skip Molitor or
Travis King -- and where the final vote totals are too close to call and
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