Solid road victories place Rustlers first in conference
Riverton, WY - The Central Wyoming College Women’s Volleyball Team stands on top of the Region IX North Conference Women’s Volleyball Standings after last weekend’s play. CWC defeated Eastern Wyoming College in three games and Laramie County Community College in four games. With the victories the Lady Rustlers record is now 11–3 overall and 3–0 in conference play.
The Lady Rustlers three game match victory over EWC, 25–21, 25–23 and 25–20 was led by Flavia Araujo of Para, Brazil. The freshman led the Lady Rustlers with 17 kills while another freshman, Danielle Parker of Syracuse, UT led the team with 25 assists.
The second game of the weekend saw the Lady Rustlers defeat Laramie County Community College in Cheyenne 23–25, 25–12, 25–22 and 25–18. Araujo led the team again with 13 kills, sophomore Ana Tenorio of Pernambuco, Brazil was second in kills with 10 and led the team with 11 blocks. Parker again led the team in assists with 15 while sophomore Abigail Ehlers of Evanston was a close second in assists with 14 and freshman Jess Foy of Gillette led the team with 16 digs.
“We had a very productive weekend on the road.Our ladies are getting a lot more confident with each other and what we are trying to do. Our passing is getting better each game and we are looking forward to a great upcoming weekend in Scottsbluff, Neb. at the Wyo-Braska Shoot-0ut,” said Coach Tiffany Stauffenberg.
This weekend CWC travels to Scottsbluff to play in the Wyo-Braska Shoot-Out.
Rustlers win first round in Wyo-Braska Shoot-Out
Scottsbluff, NE – In the first round of tournament play, the Central Wyoming College Women’s Volleyball team took down the Plainswomen of Northeastern Junior College in three games, 25-14, 25-14 and 25-21.
Para, Brazil freshman Flavia Araujo once again led the Lady Rustlers in Kills with eight and four aces. Syracuse, UT freshman Danielle Parker led the team in assists with 26. Jess Foy, freshman from Gillette, was the team leader in digs with 10 and Pernambuco, Brazil sophomore Ana Tenorio led the team in blocks with five.
“This was a great way to start of the tournament this morning. We were able to dominate right away and play with confidence. Hopefully we can carry this over for the rest of the tournament,” Coach Tiffany Stauffenberg said.
Rustlers leave Shoot-Out with 3 wins and 1 loss
Torrington, WY & Scottsbluff, NE – The Central Wyoming College Women’s Volleyball Team left the Wyo-Braska Shoot-Out with a 3 – 1 record to up their overall record to 14–4 for the season. As was reported earlier they took down Northeastern Junior College in three games, but they also defeated the United States Air Force Prep School in four games and Seward County College out of the Kansas Jayhawk league in four games. Their only loss in the tournament came to NJCAA #3 Ranked Western Nebraska Community College in three games.
CWC’s match with the USAFPS scores were 22–25, 25–10, 25–15 and 25-10. Evanston sophomore led the team in assists with 22 for the Lady Rustlers. Para, Brazil freshman Flavia Araujo led the team in kills with 14. Jess Foy, Gillette freshman, led the team in digs with 12 and Pernambuco, Brazil sophomore Ana Tenorio led the team in blocks with six.
Scores from the Lady Rustlers loss to Western Nebraska were 10–25, 19–25, and 19–25. The stats of note from that game were Ana Tenorio leading the team with six kills and four blocks.
The score of the match vs. Seward County College were 26–24, 25–17, and 25-20. Araujo once again led the Lady Rustlers in kills with nine, and had seven aces. Tenorio had eight kills and three blocks and Syracuse, UT freshman Danielle Parker led the team in assists with 25.
“This was a good weekend for us. We did see our 12 game winning streak come to an end but we started an new one. The ladies got better and we were able to get better as a team. We are really looking forward to our home opener Tuesday night against Sheridan College,” Coach Tiffany Stauffenberg said.
The Lady Rustlers Ranked #20 in the latest NJCAA poll are in first place in the Region IX North Conference with a 3 – 0 record.