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Whitman College Women's Volleyball
1996 Roster

No.NameHt.Pos.Yr.Hometown // Previous School
2Anna Brady5'4S/DSSo.Stanford CA // Gunn HS (Palo Alto)
3Paula Cleveland5'8"OH/SSo.Bend OR // Mountain View HS
9Jennifer Edwards5'4"DSSr.Olympia WA // Olympia HS
10Donna Hager6'0"MBJr.Bend OR // Mountain View HS
12Ashley Gelvin5'10"OHSo.Avon CO // Battle Mountain HS (Minturn CO)
6Carrie Lee5'7"DS/SSo.Anchorage AK // Service HS
4Stephanie Meier6'0"MBJr.Seattle WA // Kennedy HS
11Barby Ream6'1"MB/OHFr.Seattle WA // Garfield HS
13Mandy Rockwell5'6"OHSo.Selah WA // Selah HS
7Anna Truxes5'10"OHJr.Park City UT // Park City HS
8Regina Wicks5'8"OHFr.Corvallis OR // Scio (OR) HS
5Wendy Wilford5'6"SJr.Boise ID // Service HS (Anchorage AK)

Whitman Volleyball Coaching Staff

Head Coach: Dean C. SniderAssistant Coach: David Lynn
Athletic Trainer: Juli DunnAthletic Director: Max Seachris

1996 Whitman Volleyball News & Notes

Mandy Rockwell
Saturday, Sept. 21: Mandy Rockwell was one of six players named to the all-tournament team at the conclusion of the Lewis-Clark State Invitational in Lewiston, Idaho. Other teams in the tournament were Northwest Nazarene College, Western Washington University, Montana Tech and Lewis-Clark State. "It's good to see her get the recognition," Whitman coach Dean Snider said. "She had an outstanding tournament. She is our go-to player."
Saturday, Oct. 5: For the second time in two weeks, Mandy Rockwell earned a spot on an all-tournament team. This time the honor came at the close of the Albertson College Invitational in Lewiston, Idaho. Whitman won its first two matches of the tournament, downing Westminster College and Whitworth College before losing to Western Montana and host Albertson.

1996 Whitman Volleyball Team Awards

Two juniors and two sophomores received season-ending team awards. In a vote of the players, sophomore Mandy Rockwell took home her second Most Valuable Player Award in two seasons, while junior Wendy Wilford accepted the Most Inspirational Award after missing last season due to injury.

Sophomore Ashley Gelvin received the Most Improved Award. Coach Dean Snider presented junior Stephanie Meier with this year's Coaches Award.

Rockwell, an outside hitter who shared team MVP honors with Meier a year ago, posted some impressive statistical numbers during the 1996 fall season. She led the team in kills (362), digs (442) and service aces (59).

Meier, a middle blocker, paced Whitman in blocks (91), was second in digs (297) and third in kills (168).

Wilford, an outside hitter, was third in digs (283), fourth in kills (155) and second in assists (147).

Gelvin saw limited playing time in her first season of collegiate volleyball.

Stephanie Meier Wendy Wilford Ashley Gelvin

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