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Volleyball

 

Introduction

Green River volleyball has long held a strong tradition of excellence in the South Sound region since the program's inception in 1978.

Green River volleyball teams have competed in the Northwest Athletic Conference (NWAC) Championships 28 times. Green River has won the NWAACC Western Region title fourteen times including a share of the 2012 title. They have recently placed third in the 2005 NWAACC tournament and fifth in the 2006 event. The Gators won the NWAACC Championship in 1984.

Gator volleyball is proud of its reputation for developing student athletes who are committed to achieving their academic, athletic and personal goals. Many athletes have moved on to play at the university level including Central Washington, Pacific Lutheran, Linfield, Montana Western, Warner Pacific, and Missouri Valley. 2012 graduate, Katelyn Nugent signed an NCAA Division I letter of intent with Manhattan College in Manhattan, New York.

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For more information about our volleyball program, contact Head Coach Kyle Densley

Meet the Team

2017 Roster

#NamePosHTYRHometown/High School
1 Roselle Quinit DS 5'4 FR Auburn, WA / Auburn
2 Arielle Aquino-Lazaro OH 5'4 FR Kekaha, HI / Waimea
6 Andrea Barrie L 5'5 FR Maple Valley, WA / Tahoma
7 Maysen Tinney RS 5'10 FR Auburn / Auburn, WA
8 Taylor Sterling MB 5'11 SO Auburn, WA / Thomas Jefferson
9 Darby Deaton OH 5'5 SO Auburn, WA / Mountainview
11 Michaela Braswell OH 5'7 FR Puyallup, WA / Graham Kapowsin
13 Kaylee Ketner S 5'9 SO Inkom, ID / Marsh Valley
14 Skyla Salama OH 5'11 FR Olympia, WA / Capital

Meet the Coaches

Kyle Densley, Head Coach

Coach Kyle returns to the familiar position running the GRC volleyball team in February 2017 after taking the 2016 season off.  Previously Densley recorded a 171-181 from 2006-2015 leading the Gators to five NWAC tournament appearances.  Having completed the USAV coaching accrediation program, Densley has beome a prominent memeber of the South Sound volleyball community. With contacts at the NCAA Division 1 and Olympic levels, Densley brings a wealth of knowledge, experience and skills to Green River volleyball.


Kelsie Cornett, Assistant Coach

Coach Kelsie joins the GRC staff during the spring of 2017 to aid in the building of the program.  Kelsie was the starting setter for the Gators from 2014-16 earning all-NWAC academic honors.  She has been a juniors club coach while excelling as a player and now turns her attention to coaching at her alma mater.
 

 

 

Schedules

2017 Season

DateOpponentResultTimeRecord
Saturday Aug. 26 Lane at Springfield, OR 9:00 a.m
Saturday Aug. 26 Everett at Springfield, OR 10:15 a.m.
Saturday Aug. 26 Treasure Valley at Springfield, OR 2:00 p.m.
Saturday Aug. 26 Big Bend at Springfield, OR 4:30 p.m.
Sunday Aug. 27 SW Oregon at Springfield, OR 10:00 a.m. 
Sunday Aug. 27 Walla Walla at Springfield, OR 1:00 p.m.
Thursday Aug. 31 at Edmonds at Edmonds, WA 5:00 p.m.
Friday Sept. 1 Whatcom Green River College 1:00 p.m. 
Friday Sept. 1 Whatcom Green River College 3:00 p.m. 
Saturday Sept. 16 Bellevue at Everett Tournament 11:00 a.m.
Saturday Sept. 16 Spokane at Everett Tournament 2:00 p.m. 
Saturday Sept. 16 Tacoma at Everett Tournament 3:15 p.m.
Sunday Sept. 17 Bracket Play at Everett Tournament TBA
Sunday Sept. 17 Bracket Play at Everett Tournament TBA
Western Region 
Wed., Sept. 20 at Highline Des Moines, WA 7:00 p.m. 
Friday Sept. 22 Pierce Green River College 7:00 p.m.
Wed., Sept. 27 Tacoma Green River College 7:00 p.m. 
Friday Sept. 29 at So. Puget Sound Olympia, WA 7:00 p.m.
Wed., Oct. 4 Grays Harbor Green River College 7:00 p.m. 
Friday Oct. 6 Centralia Green River College 7:00 p.m.
Wed.,  Oct. 11 at Lower Columbia Longview, WA 7:00 p.m.
Friday Oct. 13 Highline Green River College 7:00 p.m.
Wed., Oct 18 at Pierce Lakewood, WA 7:00 p.m.
Oct 21-22 SW Oregon Crossover Coos Bay, OR
Wed., Oct. 25 at Tacoma Tacoma, WA 7:00 p.m.
Friday Oct. 27 South Puget Sound Green River College 7:00 p.m. 
Wed., Nov. 1 at Grays Harbor Aberdeen, WA 7:00 p.m.
Friday Nov. 3 at Centralia Centralia. WA 7:00 p.m. 
Wed., Nov. 8 Lower Columbia Green River College 7:00 p.m.
 

History

Year by Year Record

YearRecordFinishHead Coach
2016 2-30, 0-14 8th West Hannah Welde
2015 6-25, 2-10 T-7th West Kyle Densley
2014 21-22, 9-5 4th West, NWAC Tourn. Kyle Densely
2013 14-18, 4-10 7th West Kyle Densley
2012 28-10, 10-2 T-1st West, T-7th NWAACC Kyle Densley
2011 9-16, 4-8 6th West Kyle Densley
2010 16-17, 4-8 6th West Kyle Densley
2009 4-8, 7-24 6th West Kyle Densley
2008 11-3, 26-18 T-1st West, T-7th NWAACC Kyle Densley
2007 8-6, 14-20 T-4th, NWAACC Tourn. Kyle Densley
2006 14-0, 30-11 1st West, 5th NWAACC Kyle Densley
2005 13-1, 32-11 T-1st West, 3rd NWAACC Anna Gorman
2004 9-5, 14-14 T-3rd West, NWAACC Tourn. Anna Gorman
2003 9-5 4th West, NWAACC Tourn. Marla Carr/Cathy Stansell
2002 7-7 T-4th West Marla Carr/Cathy Stansell
2001 12-2 2nd West, NWAACC Tourn. Marla Carr/Cathy Stansell
2000 11-3 T-1st West, NWAACC Tourn. Marla Carr/Cathy Stansell
1999 10-4 3rd West, T-7th NWAACC Marla Carr
1998 7-5 4th West, T-5th NWAACC Marla Carr
1997 4-8 5th West Marla Carr
1996 0-12 7th West Ann Meacham
1995 11-1 1st West, T-6th NWAACC Roberta Kalalau
1994 9-3 2nd West, NWAACC Tourn. Neil Mamales
1993 10-2 2nd West, T-6th NWAACC Elena Stowell
1992 9-3 T-2nd West, T-6th NWAACC Elena Stowell
1991 4-8 5th West Elena Stowell
1990 11-1 1st West, NWAACC Tourn. Becky Stanczyk
1989 11-1 T-1st West, NWAACC Tourn. Becky Stanczyk
1988 12-0 1st West, 2nd NWAACC Becky Stanczyk
1987 10-2 2nd West, NWAACC Tourn. Becky Stanczyk
1986 10-2 T-1st West, 4th NWAACC Becky Stanczyk
1985 12-0 1st West, 2nd NWAACC Becky Stanczyk
1984 11-1 1st West, 1st NWAACC Lane Murray
1983 12-0 1st West, 2nd NWAACC Lane Murray
1982 12-0 1st Region II, 4th NWAACC Lane Murray

1981

7-5

3rd Region II, T-6th NWAACC

Lane Harris (Murray)

1980

14-2

2nd Region I, 3rd NWAACC

Lane Harris (Murray)

1979 11-5 3rd Region I, 6th NWAACC Jill McDavit
1978 7-9 5th Region II, 6th NWAACC Jill McDavit

All-NWAACC (West)

2014 Rochelle Middlebrooks (1st), Faith Faamausili (2nd)
2013 Danielle Saltarelli (2nd)
2012 Gwen Leituala (1st), Erin Fischer (1st), and Lorraine Toilolo (1st)
2011 Katleyn Nugent (1st)
2009 Samantha Potts (2nd)
2008 Brianne Gregory (MVP), Whitney Valenta (1st), Michelle Foley (2nd)
2007 Rebecca Fister (1st), Tricia Mowatt (2nd), Brianne Gregory (2nd)
2006 Trish Mowatt (MVP), Rachel Guild (1st Team), Gwen Leituala (2nd)
2005 Lindsey Rice (1st Team), Erin Moore (1st Team)
2004 Kaci Hagen (1st Team), Nicole Mertens (2nd), Annie Peritore (2nd)
2002 Rachel Bermudez (2nd)

2001 

Jeniece Frydenlund (1st) , Jamie Leadbetter (1st), Alexis Tworek (2nd)

2000 

Barb Blocki (1st), Jeniece Frydenlund (1st), Clarie Sweeney (2nd)

1999 

Noelani Pico (1st), Devan Sweeney (2nd), Annamarie Thornton (2nd)

1998 

Devan Sweeney (1st), Annamarie Thornton (1st)

1997 

Heidi DeFord (2nd)

1994 

Jennifer McNeil (1st), Lyndi Mattheisen (2nd)

1993 

Teresa Rigoni (1st)

1992 

Darlene Kier (1st)

1985 

Marla Cremeen (Carr), Yvette Henry, Jodie Kasowski

NWAACC Tournament Team

  • 2006 - Gwen Leituala (2nd Team)
  • 2005 - Erin Moore (1st Team)
  • 2005 - Jessica Burhart (2nd Team)
  • 2005 - Lindsey Rice (2nd Team)
  • 1999 - Noelani Pico (2nd Team)
  • 1998 - Kristin Sandberg (2nd Team)
  • 1988 - Shelly Jabaay
  • 1986 - Margaret Henry
  • 1985 - Yvette Henry, Jody Kasowski
  • 1984 - Sheri Bauer, Marla Cremeen (Carr)
  • 1983 - Marcy Smith (Co-MVP), Stacy Johnson
  • 1981 - Jamie Taylor
  • 1980 - Sheri Cole

NWAACC All-Academic Team

  • 2016 - Kelsie Cornett
  • 2014 - Carly Manning and Audra Koke
  • 2012 - Stephanie Sinclair
  • 2011 - Katleyn Nugent and Ali Kilgore
  • 2010 - Jocelyn Wilson
  • 2009 - Ashley Parries and Andrea Stapleton
  • 2008 - Brianne Gregory, Michelle Foley, Kelsie Petersen
  • 2007 - Rebecca Fister
  • 2005 - Janice McCallon
  • 1999 - Angela Blocki

Participants in All-Star Volleyball Game

Dana Alderson (2014), Taryn Baker (2007), Angela Blocki (1999), Barb Blocki (2001), Sarah Bouffard (1999), Jessica Burkart (2005), Dina Deitz (1989), Erin Fischer (2012), Rebecca Fister (2007), Michelle Foley (2008), Jeniece Frydenlund (2001), Brianne Gregory (2008), Kaci Hagen (2004), Shannon Helmer (1989), Robin Irvine (1995), Shelly Jabaay (1988), Kristen Jolk (2001), Peyton Kellogg (2013) Darlene Kier (1992), Kris King (1990), Audra Koke (2014), Gwen Leituala (2012), Jennifer Lorack (1990), Kala Lutes (1998), Kim Manke (1990), Lyndi Matthiesen (1995), Jennifer McNiel (1994), Nicole Mertens (2005), Erin Moore (2005), Tricia Mowatt (2007), Katelyn Nugent (2011), Ashley Parries (2009), Samantha Potts (2009), Lindsey Rice (2005), Teresa Rigoni (1993), Jordyn Riley (2005), Carol Stidham (1989), Claire Sweeney (2000), Devan Sweeney (1999), Annamarie Thornton (1999), Julie Thorsland (1988), Whitney Valenta (2008), Danielle Wiebe (2000).

Coach of the Year

  • 2008 - Kyle Densley (West)
  • 2006 - Kyle Densley (West)
  • 2005 - Anna Gorman (West)
  • 1992 - Elena Stowell
  • 1988 - Becky Stanczyk
  • 1983 - Lane Murray