Top 10 Above the Net

Ready or not, the 2007 college women's volleyball season is here, as the nation's top teams open their schedules in the next 48 hours. Serving up The Bootleg's national volleyball rankings for another year is Roland Hu, who debuts today with his preseason Top 10 plus five more knocking at the door. It comes as no surprise that the top two are the same teams who dueled in last year's title tilt.

1. Nebraska Cornhuskers (33-1, NCAA Champions)

All-American Candidates:
Rachel Holloway, 5-10, S, R-Soph.; Christina Houghtelling, 6-2, OH, R-Sr.; Jordan Larson, 6-2, OH, Jr.; Sarah Pavan, 6-5, OPP, Sr.; Tracy Stalls, 6-3, MB, Sr.

Returning Impact Players:
Kori Cooper, 6-2, MB, Soph.

Incoming Freshmen:
Kayla Banwarth, 5-10, L; Brooke Delano, 6-4, MB; Lindsey Licht, 6-5, OPP; Tara Mueller, 6-0, OH; Jordan Wilberger, 6-1, MB

Top Players Lost:
Dani Busboom, 5-11, L; Dani Mancuso, 6-2, OH

Season Opener: vs. Tennessee on Friday, August 24 in Omaha, Neb. (AVCA Showcase)

Take five All-American candidates, sprinkle in two AVCA Player of the Year recipients, and what's the result?  Another high-powered offensive juggernaut for the rabid Husker Nation, and a second consecutive national championship is not out of the question.  Powered by all-world and 2006 NCAA Player of the Year Sarah Pavan, Nebraska has a variety of weapons for setter Rachel Holloway to use, ranging from Jordan Larson on the left to Tracey Stalls out of the middle.  Thanks to a large freshmen class, head coach John Cook will have substantially more depth than in previous years; a towering Lindsey Licht and versatile Tara Mueller are the highlights from the recruiting Class of 2007.  The only question mark for the reigning NCAA Champs is how will 2005 AVCA Player of the Year Christina Houghtelling respond after sitting out all of last year due to a shoulder injury?  If Houghtelling comes back at full strength, the Cornhuskers could be looking at an undefeated season.

2. Stanford Cardinal (30-4, NCAA Championship Final)

All-American Candidates:
Foluke Akinradewo, 6-3, MB, Jr.; Cynthia Barboza, 6-0, OH, Jr.; Bryn Kehoe, 5-11, S, Sr.

Other Returning Impact Players:
Franci Girard, 6-1, MB, Sr.; Erin Waller, 6-1, OPP, Jr.

Incoming Freshmen:
Gabi Ailes, 5-8, L; Stephanie Browne, 6-5, MB; Alix Klineman, 6-5, OH; Cassidy Lichtman, 6-0, S/OH

Top Players Lost:
Nji Nnamani, 5-9, DS; Kristin Richards, 6-0, OH; Lizzie Suiter, 6-2, MB

Season Opener: at Long Beach State on Saturday, August 25 in Long Beach, Calif.

Despite graduating some of the finest defenders to have ever played on The Farm, the 2007 edition of the Stanford Cardinal will again be one of the odds-on-favorites to win the NCAA Championship.  The Cardinal have a great blend of experience and youth, mixed in with a whole lot of talent.  It all starts with senior setter Bryn Kehoe, whose leadership qualities will be an invaluable asset to head coach John Dunning.  The main offensive cogs will be fellow First-Team All-Americans and junior classmates Foluke Akinradewo and Cynthia Barboza, who started at middle blocker and outside hitter, respectively, for the U.S. Senior National Team that earned a bronze medal this summer at the Pan Am Games.  In addition, the Cardinal welcome the top-rated incoming freshmen class, headlined by the extraordinary Alix Klineman.  With the build and length like a middle blocker, but the skills of an outside hitter, Klineman is destined to be the next great one to don the Cardinal and White.  Klineman's classmates will also vie for playing time, as Gabi Ailes will redefine the term digging machine and Cassidy Lichtman will make a big impression on the fans at Maples Pavilion thanks to her high volleyball I.Q.  If the freshmen newbies acclimate to college life rather quickly, it could very well be Title #7 for Stanford.

3. Penn State Nittany Lions (32-3, Elite Eight)

All-American Candidates:
Nicole Fawcett, 6-4, OH, Jr.; Christa Harmotto, 6-2, MB, Jr.; Megan Hodge, 6-3, OH, Soph.

Other Returning Impact Players:
Blair Brown, 6-4, OPP/MB, R-Fr.; Alisha Glass, 6-0, S, Soph.; Roberta Holehouse, 5-8, L, Jr.; Kate Price, 6-3, OPP, Sr.; Melissa Walbridge, 6-3, MB, Sr.

Incoming Freshmen:
Alyssa D'Errico, 5-9, L; Caitlyn Hess, 5-5, DS; Michelle Osterrieder, 5-8, DS; Arielle Wilson, 6-3, MB

Top Players Lost:
Kris Brown, 5-6, DS; Ashley Fidler, 5-11, DS; Cassy Salyer, 6-5, OPP

Season Opener: vs. Texas on Friday, August 24 in University Park, Pa.

Penn State has long been the jewel of the East, stockpiling incredible talent left and right over the years.  However, success in recent NCAA Tournaments has eluded the Nittany Lions, and this year's team is determined to reach the school's first Final Four since 1999.  Megan Hodge is back to terrorize the Big 10.  The precocious sophomore not only was voted the Big 10 Freshman of the Year in 2006, but she also captured the Big 10 Player of the Year after hammering kill after kill on the left side.  Partnering up with Hodge at the antennas is junior Nicole Fawcett, who pummels the ball as hard as anyone in the country.  Manning the middle is super talented Christa Harmotto, whose balanced offensive and defensive skills set her apart from her peers.  With a year of experience under her belt, the uberathletic Alisha Glass returns to run the show, though she'll face stiff competition from fellow classmate Jessica Yanz who'll be hungry for court time after riding the pine last season.  Not known as one of the best passing teams in NCAA competition, the Nittany Lions welcome freshman Alyssa D'Errico with open arms, as her superb digging and passing could be the key to shedding the choker label placed upon them after failing to reach its postseason potential so many years.

4. Texas Longhorns (24-7, Elite Eight)

All-American Candidates:
Ashley Engle, 6-3, OPP, Soph.; Destinee Hooker, 6-4, OH, Soph.; Brandy Magee, 6-2, MB, R-Sr.; Michelle Moriarty, 5-10, S, Sr.

Other Returning Impact Players:
Alyson Jennings, 5-9, L, Sr.; Lauren Paolini, 6-5, MB/OPP, Jr.

Incoming Freshmen:
Jen Doris, 6-5, MB; Juliann Faucette, 6-2, OH; Elizabeth Graham, 6-3, MB; Chelsey Klein, 5-9, DS; Alex Lewis, 5-11, DS

Top Players Lost:
Dariam Acevedo, 5-10, OH; Leticia Armstrong, 6-2, MB; Jennifer Todd, 6-3, MB

Season Opener: at Penn State on Friday, August 24 in University Park, Pa.

Injury was the recurring theme throughout the 2006 season for Texas.  First, head coach Jerrit Elliott lost his All-American middle blocker Brandy Magee to a torn ACL just minutes into the season.  Then, halfway through the year another All-American middle blocker was out of the line-up, as Leticia Armstrong had to retire due to a chronic hip injury.  Adding to the Longhorns' misery was Dariam Acevedo's never-healing hip injury that limited her offensive abilities.  In spite of all the setbacks, Texas managed to reach the Elite Eight, riding on the arm swings of the freshmen duo Ashley Engle and Destinee Hooker.  Engle is a versatile lefty, banging balls on the left or deftly dishing out the rock to open hitters, while Hooker is one of the most dynamic two-sport athletes in the country and uses her jaw-dropping athleticism at the net and behind the service line.  Junior Lauren Paolini has made huge strides in the off-season and is ready to be a force in the middle after spending the previous two years backing up all three front-row positions.  Wearing Burnt Orange for the first time are two of the top three players in the recruiting Class of 2007.  Julianne Faucette has a reputation for denting the hardwood from the antennas, while Jen Doris will quickly fill up her stat line as a tremendous force out of the middle.  Jerrit Elliot is known for being a top-notch recruiter, and barring injury, this could be the year where everything comes together.

5. Florida Gators (30-3, Sweet Sixteen)

All-American Candidates:
Elyse Cusack, 5-9, L, Soph.; Kisya Killingsworth, 6-3, MB/OH, Sr.; Amber McCray, 6-0, OPP; Angie McGinnis, 5-11, S, Sr.

Other Returning Impact Players:
Kelsey Bowers, 6-2, MB, Jr.; Alli Cecchini, 5-11, S/DS, Soph.; Marcie Hampton, 6-1, OH, Sr.; Kristina Johnson, 6-2, MB, R-Soph.

Incoming Freshmen:
Lauren Bledsoe, 6-2, OPP/MB; Erin Fleming, 5-10, DS; Kristy Jaeckel, 6-2, OH; Callie Rivers, 6-0, OH

Top Players Lost:
Rhian Davis, 5-7, DS; Stefanie Douglas, 6-2, OH; Kari Klinkenborg, 6-3, MB/OH

Season Opener: at Illinois State on Friday, August 24 in Normal, Ill.

After disappointingly dropping its final match of the 2006 season at home, Florida will have another opportunity to redeem itself in front of its fans, as Gainseville (Fla.) was selected to play host to a NCAA Regional for the second consecutive year.  Heading up the Gator attack for head coach Mary Wise will be senior playmaker Angie McGinnis, a three-year starter who has been pegged for National Team stardom since her high school days and will head to Colorado Springs immediately after the college season is finished.  Outside hitter Marcie Hampton has also been a mainstay on the left her entire career, and head coach Mary Wise will look to the 6-1 senior for stability in the back row and clutch offense up front.  Even with a torn labrum, opposite Amber McCray still earned AVCA Second-Team All-American honors last year, and now that she's playing pain-free, more will be expected out of her.  Returning to terrorize the middle are Kisya Killingsworth, who spent all of last season hitting from the antennas, and Kelsey Bowers, who finished seventh in blocks per game in the NCAA.  Elyse Cusack established herself as one top liberos in the country and will only get better after spending the off-season healing from various ailments that plagued her during her freshman campaign.  With such a senior-laden squad, this is Florida's best chance to reach the Final Four since the 2003 season.

6. UCLA Bruins (33-4, Final Four)

All-American Candidates:
Ali Daley, 6-0, OH, Jr.; Kaitlin Sather, 6-1, OH, Jr.; Nellie Spicer, 5-10, S, Jr.

Other Returning Impact Players:
Elise Cartensen, 6-3, MB, Jr.; Rachell Johnson, 5-11, MB, Jade Machado, 5-6, DS, Jr.; Jessica Fine, 5-6, DS, Jr.

Incoming Freshmen:
Jaz Machado, 6-0, S; Dicey McGraw, 5-10, OH; Katie Mills, 6-4, MB; Stephanie Nucci, 6-2, S; Juliane Piggott, 6-2, OH

Incoming Transfers:
Laura Holloway, 6-1, OH, Jr. (Penn State)

Top Players Lost:
Nana Meriwether, 6-1, MB; Katie Carter, 6-3, OH; Blair Socci, 5-6, DS/L; Colby Lyman, 6-0, OPP/L; Becky Mehring, 6-1, OH

Season Opener: vs. Utah on Friday, August 24 in Omaha, Neb. (AVCA Showcase)

Despite graduating one of the most dominant players in recent memory, the Bruins will still return enough firepower to be considered one of the top challengers for a berth to the Final Four.  Middle blocker Nana Meriwether and all of her hitting and blocking abilities will be sorely missed, but luckily for head coach Andy Banachowski, the best collegiate setter is still wearing Blue and Gold.  Nellie Spicer showcased her abilities for the world to see after taking UCLA to the Final Four last season, a feat that had not been accomplished for 12 years.  Thanks to her ability to convert any pass into a hittable set, Spicer was able to use all available attackers on a consistent basis.  Spreading the offense and fooling the defense is what Spicer does best, and she has a variety of hitters to work with in 2007.  Outside hitters Ali Daley and Kaitlyn Sather took a backseat to Meriwether last year, but expect them to become the main offensive outlets.  Laura Holloway, a high school and club teammate with Spicer, rejoins her old partner in crime after transferring from Penn State; her overall game will only add to the depth on the outside.  Without a dominant middle blocker, expect the UCLA offense to be a three-pronged attack consisting of Daley, Holloway and Sather hurting opponents from the left, right and back row.  Defense and good passing will be another staple of this Bruin squad, as they showed great back-row ability during the spring and it will surely carry over into the fall season.

7. USC Trojans (27-5, Sweet Sixteen)

All-American Candidates:
Asia Kaczor, 6-4, OPP, Sr.; Taylor Carico, 5-11, S, Soph.

Other Returning Impact Players:
Katelyn Bishop, 6-2, MB, Sr.; Diane Copenhagen, 6-2, OH, Sr.; Jessica Gysin, 6-1, OH, R-Jr.; Bethany Johansen, 6-4, MB/OPP, Sr.; Kelli Tennant, 6-2, MB/OPP, Jr.

Incoming Freshmen:
Lexi Aiassa, 5-9, DS; Alexa Altamura, 5-9, DS; Shelby Avol, 5-11, OH; Zoe Garrett, 6-3, MB; Mychaela Miller, 5-10, S; Kimmee Roleder, 6-2, OH; Geena Urango, 5-11, OH; Lauren Williams, 6-5, MB

Top Players Lost:
Debora Seilhamer, 5-5, L

Season Opener: vs. Michigan State on Friday, August 24 in Los Angeles, Calif. (Trojan Invitational)

The departure of All-American Debora Seilhamer, the only libero to earn All-American honors in 2006, will be difficult for USC to overcome, but the addition of a strong and deep freshmen class could be enough to compensate for the loss.  Mick Haley recruited two of the top prep players in the country in outside hitter Kimmee Roleder and middle blocker Zoe Garrett, both integral members of the U.S. Junior National Team that finished fourth at the recently completed Junior World Championships.  In Roleder, the Trojans get an outside hitter who can truly do it all:  hit, pass, dig, block, and serve.  Garrett brings in much needed offense out of the middle.  To welcome the precocious freshmen will be a group of veterans who will compete for the conference crown.  Led by the powerful Asia Kaczor on the right and steady Diane Copenhagen and Jessica Gysin on the left, USC will be absolutely loaded at the antennas.  Pac-10 Freshman of the Year Taylor Carico has the international experience to take her game to the next level and will challenge for national post-season honors.  A dangerous team on any given night, the Trojans will give any team fits due to their physical play at the net and their diversified offense.

8. Wisconsin Badgers (26-7, Sweet Sixteen)

All-American Candidates:
Britteny Dolgner, 6-0, OH, Soph.; Jackie Simpson, 6-0, S, Sr.; Jocelyn Wack, 5-11, L, Sr.

Other Returning Impact Players:
Katherine Dykstra, 6-3, MB, R-Soph.; Taylor Reineke, 6-3, MB, Jr.; Audra Jeffers, 6-2, OH/MB, R-Jr.

Incoming Freshmen:
Kim Kuzma, 5-7, L; Allison Wack, 6-0, OH

Top Players Lost:
Maria Carlini, 6-2, OH; Amy Bladow, 6-1, MB

Season Opener: vs. UW-Milwaukee on Friday, August 24 in Madison, Wis. (InnTowner Invitational)

Wisconsin was just one of two teams to hand Penn State a conference loss last year, and with five starters returning, Pete Waite's troops are looking make some noise in the Big 10 and in the NCAA Tournament.  If it weren't for the tremendous performance of PSU's Megan Hodge, sophomore Brittney Dolgner would have claimed the top freshman prize in the conference, as her effortless attacking style complements her superb all-around game.  Feeding Dolgner high balls to the outside is senior Jackie Simpson, who earned AVCA Second-Team All-American accolades after guiding the Badgers into the Sweet Sixteen.  Classmate Jocelyn Wack has been a staple in the back row for Wisconsin, taking over the libero position since her freshman year, and looks to pass the torch to another dynamic defender in freshman Kim Kuzma.  Taylor Reinke is back to protect the net, as she led the Big 10 in blocks per game last year, while the athletic Katherine Dykstra will look to have a breakout year on the right side.  Like the Gators, the Badgers were awarded a regional and such a talented and solid cast of players, they could give their hometown fans something to cheer about come December.

9. Washington Huskies (29-5, Final Four)

All-American Candidates:
Alesha Deesing, 6-1, MB, Sr.; Tamari Miyashiro, 5-4, L, R-Soph.; Christal Morrison, 6-2, OH, Sr.; Jessica Swarbrick, 6-1, MB, Jr.

Other Returning Impact Players:
Ashley Aratani, 5-5, DS, Sr.; Jill Collymore, 5-10, OH, Jr.; Stevie Mussie, 5-9, OH, Sr.; Becky Perry, 6-2, OH, R-Fr.

Incoming Freshmen:
Kindra Carlson, 6-1, OH/MB; Kelly Christian, 5-11, S; Jenna Hagglund, 5-9, S; Bizzy Williams, 5-10, DS

Incoming Transfers:
Airial Salvo, 6-0, OH, Jr. (Utah – Eligible in 2008)

Top Players Lost:
Janine Sandell, 5-10, OPP; Courtney Thompson, 5-8, S

Season Opener: vs. San Francisco on Friday, August 24 in Seattle, Wash. (Husky Classic)

No matter how you spin it, no matter what anyone says, the loss of Courtney Thompson is huge.  A three-time AVCA First-Team All-American and the heart and soul of the Huskies during her tenure, Thompson was known for her scrappy play and never-say-die attitude, and her spirit lives on in Seattle.  The lucky player who has the huge task of filling Thompson's shoes is freshman Jenna Hagglund, a physical and competitive playmaker who will have plenty of ammunition to work with this year.  Outside hitter Christal Morrison is a big-time player who picked up Pac-10 Player of the Year and AVCA First-Team All-American honors in 2006 and will attempt to guide the Huskies to their fourth consecutive Final Four appearance.  Opposing teams will be forced to pay attention to Morrison's vicious attacks from the left, opening up the net for her teammates, including a pair of All-American middle blockers in Alesha Deesing and Jessica Swarbrick.  Competition for the second outside hitter position will be hotly contested, as four players will vie for playing time:  Stevie Mussie, Jill Collymore, Becky Perry and Kindra Carlson, though the latter two could also have a face-off for time on the right.  Head coach Jim McLaughlin also returns the talented Tamari Miyashiro, and she and Arizona State's Sydney Donahue will duke it for the title of the Pac-10's best libero.  If Hagglund gets up to speed and comfortable with running the Huskies offense, Washington could easily play the spoiler to another team's Final Four plans.

10. Cal Poly Mustangs (22-10, Second Round)

All-American Candidates:
Kylie Atherstone, 6-1, OPP, Jr.; Ali Waller, 6-1, OH, Jr.

Other Returning Impact Players:
Chelsea Hayes, 5-11, S, Sr.; Kristin Jackson, 5-4, L, Sr.

Incoming Freshmen:
Alison Mort, 5-9, DS; Hadiyah Olowafe, 6-0, MB; Nicole Pedersen, 6-0, MB

Incoming Transfers:
Gabrielle Rivera, 6-3, MB, R-Soph. (Florida State)

Top Players Lost:
Candace Milton, 5-11, OH

Season Opener: vs. Kansas State on Friday, August 24 in Wichita, Kan. (Wichita State Invitational)

Many have called Jon Stevenson a miracle worker; others have called him a magician.  What he brings to the table doesn't involve any smokescreens or hocus pocus – he's proven that he knows how to flat-out coach and motivate his team to reach beyond its potential.  In 2002, he came aboard a St. Mary's (Calif.) program that had an RPI of #247; two years later, it skyrocketed to #9, thanks in part to two regular-season victories over Stanford, the 2004 NCAA Champions.  He bolted to Cal Poly the following season and has taken the Mustangs from a RPI ranking of 223 into the AVCA Top 25 in just two short years.  Coincidence?  Kylie Atherstone would beg to differ.  The 6-1 opposite originally committed to St. Mary's, but reneged her National Letter-of-Intent to follow Stevenson to Cal Poly.  Her decision has paid off in a big way.  She has become one of the top players in the country and is the go-to player for the 2006 Big West Champions.  Ali Waller is a big outside hitter who transferred from San Diego State a year ago, and she is expected to have a breakout season and challenge for possible post-season accolades.  Senior Chelsea Hayes returns to run the team, while classmate Kristin Jackson is a stabilizing force in the back as the team's starting libero.  While many of the athletes are not household names just yet, the Mustangs are a dangerous team to be reckoned with throughout the season.

The Best of the Rest

11. California Golden Bears (22-10, Sweet Sixteen)

All-American Candidates:
Angie Pressey, 5-9, OH, Sr.; Hana Cutura, 6-3, OH, Soph.

Other Returning Impact Players:
Morgan Beck, 6-3, OH, Jr.; Ellen Orchard, 6-33, MB, Sr.; Kat Reilly, 6-2, MB, R-Soph.; Mindi Wiley, 6-3, MB, Soph.

Incoming Freshmen:
Carli Lloyd, 5-11, S; Caitlyn Murphy, 5-10, DS; Meagan, Schmitt, 5-9, DS; Maria Zizka, 5-9, S

Top Players Lost:
Sam Carter, 6-0, S; Jillian Davis, 5-9, L

Season Opener: vs. Idaho on Friday, August 24 in Berkeley, Calif. (2007 Molten Classic)

12. Minnesota Golden Gophers (26-8, Elite Eight)

All-American Candidates:
Jessy Jones, 6-3, MB, Sr.

Other Returning Impact Players:
Rachel Hartmann, 5-11, S, Jr.; Kyla Roehrig, 6-4, OH, Jr., Christine Tan, 5-4, L/DS, Soph.; Katie Vatterrodt, 6-2, OH/OPP, Jr.

Incoming Freshmen:
Hailey Cowles, 5-10, DS; Brooke Dieter, 6-1, OH; Lauren Gibbemeyer, 6-2, MB; Charde Phillips, 6-0, MB; Caitlin Schneider, 5-10, S

New Incoming Players:
Kelly Roysland, 5-9, DS

Top Players Lost:
Kelly Bowman, 5-10, S; Meghan Cumpston, 6-1, OH; Meredith Nelson, 6-3, MB; Marcie Peniata, 5-8, L

Season Opener: at Notre Dame on Friday, August 24 in North Bend, Ind.

13. Purdue Boilermakers (23-11, Sweet Sixteen)

All-American Candidates:
Stephanie Lynch, 6-3, MB, Jr.; Danita Merlau, 6-4, OPP, Jr.

Other Returning Impact Players:
Carrie Gurnell, 6-0, OH, Soph.

Incoming Freshmen:
Kristen Arthurs, 6-3, MB; Blair Bashen, 5-10, OH/DS; Jordan Fullove, 5-7, DS; Jaclyn Hart, 6-1, S; Mandy Nichols, 6-3, OH; Jessica Ullrich, 5-8, DS

Top Players Lost:
Brittany Dildine, 5-9, DS

Season Opener: vs. Winthrop on Friday, August 24 in Durham, N.C. (Duke Invitational)

14. Hawaii Rainbow Wahine (29-6, Elite Eight)

All-American Candidates:
Jamie Houston, 6-1, OH, Jr.

Other Returning Impact Players:
Kari Gregory, 6-3, MB, Sr.; Tara Hittle, 6-0, OH, R-Jr.; Amber Kaufman, 6-0, MB/OPP; Dani Mafua, 5-10, S, R-Fr.; Juliana Sanders, 6-2, MB, Sr.

Incoming Freshmen:
Elizabeth Ka'aihue, 5-8, L; Amanda Simmons, 6-2, MB; Stephanie Ferrell, 6-1, OH

Incoming Transfers:
Stephanie Brandt, 5-9, S, Soph. (UC Santa Barbara); Aneli Cubi-Otineru, 5-11, OH, Soph. (College of Southern Idaho)

Top Players Lost:
Kanoe Kamana'o, 5-8, S; Sarah Mason, 6-3, OH

Season Opener: vs. Michigan on Friday, August 24 in Honolulu, Hawai'i (Asics Rainbow Wahine Invitational)

15. Long Beach State 49ers (26-6, Second Round)

All-American Candidates:
Alexis Crimes, 6-3, MB, Sr.

Other Returning Impact Players:
Michaela Hasalikova, 6-4, MB, Sr.; Dyanne Lawlor, 6-1, OH/S; Nicole Vargas, 5-8, S, Jr.; Quincy Verdin, 6-0, OH, Jr.; Naomi Washington, 6-3, OH, Soph.

Incoming Freshmen:
Zuzana Buchlova, 6-0, MB; Ashley Lee, 5-9, OH/DS; Nicole Moore, 6-1, OH; Michelle Osunbor, 6-2, MB; Laura Schuck, 5-4, DS

Top Players Lost:
Mariko Crum, 6-2, OPP; Robin Miramontes, 6-1, OPP

Season Opener: vs. San Diego on Friday, August 24 in Long Beach, Calif.


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