The Iowa Mennonite junior varsity volleyball team finished the 1999 season with a 14-4-3 record. The team recorded dual match wins against Van Buren, Lone Tree, Highland, Louisa-Muscatine, Wapello, …
The Iowa Mennonite junior varsity volleyball team finished the 1999 season with a 14-4-3 record. The team recorded dual match wins against Van Buren, Lone Tree, Highland, Louisa-Muscatine, Wapello, and Pekin while taking second at the Mid-Prairie sophomore tournament and first at the Washington Tourney.
Coach Cindy Miller reported that the strength of this team was its serving. The IMS junior varsity successfully served 85 percent of all attempts and scored 5.02 aces per game as a team.
Leading the team in serving was Heather Bender who was 84-for-92 in serving for the season, a successful serve rate of 91 percent; and Carleen Perez who served 184-for-204, a 90 percent serve success rate. Perez and Tiffany TeBockhorst matched each other for the most aces this season, collecting 51 ace serves each.
Perez also had an excellent year in the setter position, recording 89 assists or 2.78 per game. TeBockhorst was the defensive leader for the team by collecting 36 digs, 1.125 digs per game.
Ashlee Gingerich and Amanda Skow led the attack. Gingerich led the team with 45 kills while Skow had 44. Both girls also led the team in blocks with Gingerich recording 13 and Skow with 11.
The Iowa Mennonite freshman volleyball team finished the season with a 8-5 record. Team leader in serving was Tanna Yoder who was 75-for-84 with 27 aces, followed by Kara Stoltzfus who was 74-for-84 with 13 aces for the season. Erika Detweiler also had a good year behind the line, serving 53-for-63 with 12 aces, good for a serve percentage of 84 percent.
Stoltzfus also led the team in digs with 23, followed by Yoder and Alissa Miller, each with 20. Tanna Yoder also led the team in kills with 19 and blocks with three.