coach Christy Johnson and the
are really excited to get going this weekend," said Johnson. "Both Creighton and
The Cyclones return five starters and 10 letterwinners from last year's team including Amanda Craig and Katie Jessen, who led the Cougars in assists and kills last year, respectively. Katie Churm also returns to the Cyclones after finishing in the top five in the Big 12 in both digs per game and service aces per game in her sophomore campaign.
ISU also returns its top three blockers from last season. Sophomore Erin Boeve led the Cyclones as a freshman with 69 blocks while Katie Kruenegel and Ashlie McWee each recorded 68 blocks.