Volleyball 2001 Season Wrap-up

Jan. 28, 2002

Washington State University's volleyball program had a successful season in 2001, receiving an at-large berth to the NCAA Championship Tournament for the eighth time, hosting the first and second rounds of play, placing sixth in the Pac-10, and having many student-athletes honored for their performances on the court and in the classroom.


LaToya Harris - First Team All-Pac-10 (second year)Adrian Hankoff - Honorable Mention All-Pac-10Kali Surplus - Honorable Mention All-Pac-10

2001 PAC-10 ACADEMIC HONORSZanda Bautre - Pac-10 All-Academic Honorable MentionMelissa Boyle - Pac-10 All-Academic Honorable MentionAdrian Hankoff - Pac-10 All-Academic Honorable MentionHolly Harris - Pac-10 All-Academic Honorable MentionKortney Jamtaas - Pac-10 All-Academic Honorable MentionChelsie Schafer - Pac-10 All-Academic Honorable Mention

COUGAR COACHING STAFF: Head Coach Cindy Fredrick completed her 13th season on the Palouse...her record at WSU is 245-164 (.599) while her overall collegiate record in 17 years is 331-224 (.596)...Fredrick has compiled 115 Pac-10 wins in her 13 years at WSU, second best in the conference...assistant coaches are her husband, Dr. Mashallah Farokhmanesh (13 years), and former Cougar standout, Jennifer Stinson Greeny (two years).

FINAL PAC-10 STANDINGS	            Conference	Overall	StreakStanford (1) **	        17-1	33-2	Won 19USC (5) $$	        16-2	25-4	Lost 1Arizona (4) *	        14-4	25-5	Lost 1UCLA (9) $$	        12-6	21-9	Lost 1Oregon State $	        10-8	17-12	Lost 3Washington State $	        9-9	17-12	Lost 1Arizona State	        5-13	10-16	Won 1Washington	        4-14	11-16	Lost 5California	        3-15	10-18	Lost 1Oregon	                 0-18	9-21	Lost 5

(AVCA Final Ranking) ** NCAA Div. I Champions * NCAA Final Four$$ NCAA Regional Final $ NCAA First Round

COUGARS AMONG NCAA STATS: Washington State is listed in two categories in the final NCAA women's volleyball Division I national standings...the Cougars were 22nd in kills per game with a team average of 16.61 kpg...the national leader in kills per game was Pepperdine with 17.65 kpg while USC was the top Pac-10 school with 17.26 kpg...WSU was also 23rd in assists per game with a team average of 14.82 apg...the national leader was Hawai`i (16.17) while USC was sixth at 15.77 apg.

HARRIS & HARRIS ADD NAME(S) TO WSU RECORDS: LaToya Harris, junior right side/left side hitter became the eighth player in WSU history to reach 1,000 kills...the 5-7, Portland, Oregon, native has 1,078 kills, fourth in career standings...her 103 service aces is fifth on WSU's career list...next season she should becomd the fifth Cougar to reach 1,000 career digs after totaling 873 in the last three seasons...Holly Harris, junior middle hitter from Sandy, Utah, set a school match record with 10 kills on 11 attacks with no errors for a .909 hitting percentage in WSU's 3-0 win over Oregon, Oct. 26...the 6-2 Harris was the only player in the match with double-figure kills and she also tallied three blocks...in WSU career records, this Harris is eighth in solo blocks (41), eighth in block assists (234) and eighth in total blocks (275).

NATIONAL ATTENDANCE: WSU finished 25th in national attendance with an average of 1,090 fans per home match...the Cougar fans totaled 16,354 in the 15 home matches in 2001...Hawai'i was the national leader with an average of 6,514 fans per match which was 104,222 fans at 16 matches...among Pac-10 schools, Stanford was 10th with 1,915 fans per match, Arizona was 12th with 1,788 fans per match, and WSU 25th...WSU averaged 1,203 for its nine home Pac-10 contests.

Washington State Volleyball NCAA Championships HistoryYear	Event	                Results1991	NCAA First Round	New Mexico def. WSU 3-1, at Albuquerque, NM1993	NCAA First Round	WSU def. San Diego 3-1, at Pullman, Wash.	NCAA Second Round	BYU def. WSU 3-0, at Provo, Utah1994	NCAA First Round	New Mexico def. WSU 3-2, at Albuquerque, NM1995	NCAA Second Round	Oral Roberts def. WSU 3-0, at Pullman, Wash.1996	NCAA Second Round	WSU def. Kansas State 3-1, at Pullman, Wash.	NCAA Pacific Regional Semifinals	                        WSU def. Loyola Marymount 3-1, at Stanford, Calif.	NCAA Pacific Regional Finals                        	Stanford def. WSU 3-0, at Stanford, Calif.1997	NCAA First Round	WSU def. Lehigh 3-0, at Pullman, Wash.	NCAA Second Round	WSU def. Colorado State 3-1, at Pullman, Wash.2000	NCAA First Round	WSU def. Tennessee 3-0, at University Park, Penn.	NCAA Second Round	Penn State def. WSU 3-1, at University Park, Penn.2001	NCAA First Round	Hawai`i def. WSU 3-0, at Pullman, Wash.

WSU'S 2001 NCAA WRAP-UP: Sophomore Kim Willoughby registered a match-high 22 kills to lead ninth-seeded Hawai'i to a 34-32, 30-26, 30-23 win over WSU in the first round of the NCAA Division I Volleyball Tournament, Nov. 30, at Bohler Gym. WSU was led by 11 kills and 15 digs from junior LaToya Harris. The first game featured a dozen ties and neither team led by more than four points. WSU led 19-15 before kills by Willoughby and Maja Gustin and a service ace by Willoughby brought the Rainbow Wahine to within one, 19-18. Hawai'i eventually tied the game 23-23 and there were four ties after that until a kill by Harris and an attack error by Hawai'i sophomore Lauren Duggins put the Cougars in front 29-27. UH came back with a pair of kills by Gustin sandwiched around an attack error by Chelsie Schafer to take a 30-29 advantage. The Cougars staved off three games points with kills by Holly Harris, Schafer and LaToya Harris. With the game tied 32-32, Willoughby and Duggins recorded kills to give Hawai'i the victory. The island visitors raced to a 15-5 lead in game two and led 21-12 before WSU reeled off seven straight points. LaToya Harris, junior Adrian Hankoff and sophomore Zanda Bautre tallied kills during the spurt. The Cougars closed to within one twice, the latter at 27-26 before two kills by Willoughby and an attack error by LaToya Harris ended the game. Hawai'i broke open game three with an 8-0 run to take a commanding 19-10 lead. Junior Nohealani Tano's three kills and four attack errors by the Cougars fueled the rally. From there, WSU got no closer than six points, that coming at 29-23 before a kill by Duggins ended the match. Hawai`i (28-5) went on to defeat Eastern Washington 3-2 in the second round match, Dec. 1, at Bohler Gym.


Team Overall Matches (Leader)Kills - 4th with 16.61 kpg (USC 17.26 kpg)Hitting Percentage - 5th at .229 (Stanford .310)Opponent Hitting Pct - 4th at .195 (Stanford .162)Assists - 5th at 14.82 apg (USC 15.77 apg)Service Aces - 1st at 1.81 sapgDigs - T2nd at 17.31 dpg (ASU 17.40 dpg)Blocks - 7th at 2.31 bpg (Stanford 3.59 bpg)

Team Conference Only Matches (Leader)Kills - 3rd with 16.58 kpg (USC 17.38 kpg)Hitting Percentage - 5th at .224 (Stanford .320)Opponent Hitting Pct - 5th at .225 (USC .172)Assists - 3rd at 14.85 apg (USC 16.08 apg)Service Aces - 3rd at 1.70 sapg (UCLA 1.77 sapg)Digs - 3rd at 16.95 dpg (ASU 17.98 dpg)Blocks - 6th at 2.30 bpg (Stanford 3.49 bpg)

FINAL PAC-10 CONFERENCE STATISTICS (TOP 10):Individual Overall Matches (Leader)Kills - No WSU player (Logan Tom, Stanford 5.09 kpg)Hitting Percentage - No WSU player (Jill Talbot, UA .422)Assists - 5th Kali Surplus 12.45 apg (Erika Selsor, UCLA 13.39 apg)Service Aces - 2nd Adrian Hankoff 0.48 sapg, 5th LaToya Harris 0.40 sapg (Logan Tom, Stanford 0.54)Digs - 9th LaToya Harris 2.99 dpg, 10th Kortney Jamtaas 2.84 dpg (Jami Coughlin, ASU 3.98 dpg)Blocks - 10th Melissa Boyle 1.02 bpg (Sara McGee, Stanford 1.55 bpg)Points - 10th LaToya Harris 4.31 ppg (Logan Tom, Stanford 6.18 ppg)

Individual Conference Only Matches (Leader)Kills - 9th LaToya Harris 3.80 kpg (Logan Tom, Stanford 5.06 kpg)Hitting Percentage - No WSU player (Sara McGee, Stanford .433)Assists - 3rd Kali Surplus 12.45 apg (Dana Burkholder, Arizona 13.06 apg)Service Aces - 3rd Adrian Hankoff 0.41 sapg, 4th La Toya Harris 0.38 sapg, 10th Zanda Bautre 0.30 sapg (Logan Tom, Stanford 0.55 sapg)Digs - 10th Zanda Bautre 2.94 dpg (Jami Coughlin, ASU 4.39 dpg)Blocks - 6th Melissa Boyle 1.05 bpg (Sara McGee, Stanford 1.58 bpg)Points - 7th LaToya Harris 4.47 ppg (Logan Tom, Stanford 6.12 ppg)


#1 Melissa Boyle (6-1, Sr., MH, Boise, Idaho) - Named to the Cougar Challenge All-Tournament Team...had a career-high 11 blocks (13 kills, hit .632) and 18.5 points in the California win...had three matches hitting .600 or better this season...second on team in hitting percentage at .283...lead team and 10th in Pac-10 in blocking with 1.02 bpg...additional top matches - at Oregon had 10 kills, 0 errors on 15 attacks for .667 hitting percentage, at ASU had 13 kills, 2 error on 23 attacks for .478...2.14 kpg, sixth on team...sang national anthem prior to Oregon game accompanied only by football players Tupo Tuupo, Tai Tupai, and Junior Tupai...named to 2001 Pac-10 All-Academic honorable mention team.

#3 Kali Surplus (6-0, Sr., RS/LS, Gresham, Ore.) - Named to Cougar Challenge All-Tournament Team...2001 team co-captain...lead team with .285 hitting percentage...vs. Oregon, had 9 kills, 1 error in 12 attacks for .667...vs. Houston and Arkansas had 14 kills, no errors in 23 attacks (.609)...total assists of 2,540 is fifth among WSU all-time career leaders after two-year career at WSU...named to 2000 and 2001 All-Pac-10 honorable mention teams.

#4 Kristin Purscelley (6-3, Fr., OH, Springfield, Ore.) - Using 2001 as a red-shirt season.

#6 Kortney Jamtaas (5-7 Jr., DS, Orinda, Calif.) - Three year back row starter...provided some spectacular back row saves...averaged 2.84 digs per game, tied with Surplus for second on team...had 18 digs vs. Arkansas and again at UCLA...tallied career high four kills versus Pacific and again at Oregon State...13 double-digit digs in 29 matches...season's 41 kills doubled her two-year career total of 19 kills...named to 2001 Pac-10 All-Academic honorable mention team.

#7 Zanda Bautre (5-9, So., OH, Riga, Latvia) - No sophomore slump season...at Oregon State had career-high 23 digs and season-high 16 kills...averaged 2.43 kills per game (fifth on team) and fourth in digs at 2.73 per game...in Pac-10 matches only stats, averaging 2.94 digs per game...saw limited play at UCLA and USC due to sinus infection...last six matches came off the bench...at UNLV tourney had 11 kills in 20 attacks with no errors in three games...named to 2001 Pac-10 All-Academic honorable mention team.

#8 Brittney Diaz (5-11, RS-Fr., MH, Las Cruces, NM) - 2000 was redshirt season to rehab from ACL surgery...played in four matches (four games)...no kills on five attacks, two digs, one block assist.

#10 Adrian Hankoff (5-11, Jr., OH, South Lake Tahoe, Calif.) - Honorable mention All-Pac-10 for 2001...named to Cougar Challenge All-Tournament Team...took starting spot away from 2000 All-Pac-10 honorable mention Chelsie Schafer...43 aces this season is seventh on WSU's single season all-time standings...powerful jump serve...had five service aces vs. Arkansas, four at Oregon and against Oregon State...3.21 kills per game is second best on team...adds 2.58 dpg, fifth on team...has had double-figure kills in 16 of WSU's 29 matches...at ASU, tied career high of 20 kills and had career-best of 17 digs...4.06 points per game is second-best on team...named to 2001 Pac-10 All-Academic honorable mention team.

#11 Alison Billingsley (DS, Fr., 5-3, Walla Walla, Wash.) - Invited walk-on...served and had one dig versus Cal...also grabbed a dig vs. Oregon...played in four matches (four games)

#12 Holly Harris (6-2, Jr., MH, Sandy, Utah) - Named to Wildcat Classic All-Tournament Team...second on team with 0.96 blocks per game average...placed her name on all blocking categories on WSU's career all-time list - 8th in solo blocks (41), block assists (234) and total blocks (275)...set school match record with a .909 hitting percentage (10 kills, 0 errors, 11 attacks) in match vs. Oregon...also contributed 2.44 kills per game, fourth on team...third on team in total points (279) and fourth with 3.07 ppg...named to 2001 Pac-10 All-Academic honorable mention team.

#13 Chelsie Schafer (5-10, Jr., RS/LS, Saskatoon, Sak., Canada) - Named to UNLV Thanksgiving Classic All-Tournament team...starter as freshman and sophomore and came on strong end of junior season...saw significant playing time at UCLA and USC, subbing in for an ailing Bautre...led team in kills at both ASU and Arizona (25 kills)...started again at Washington...2.89 kpg is third-best on team...3.23 points per game is third-best...ended season with double-figure kills in seven of eight matches...named to 2001 Pac-10 All-Academic honorable mention team.

#14 Kerry Lewis (5-8, Sr., DS, West Linn, Ore.) - WSU's only four-year letterwinner...was awarded a full scholarship summer 2001 after three seasons as walk-on...tough server off the bench with 18 aces this year...tagged 11 digs in both matches against Washington.

#16 Victoria Prince (6-0, Fr., MH, Kennewick, Wash.) - Highly decorated prep and USVA player...played in 18 matches (26 games) this season...racked up four kills and two blocks in two games at Oregon State, five kills versus Idaho.

#17 Kathleen Monda (5-11, Fr., OH, Woodinville, Wash.) - Invited walk-on...played in three matches (three games)...tallied one kill and one dig vs. Oregon, two digs against Idaho.

#21 LaToya Harris (5-7, Jr., OH, Portland, Ore.) - Repeated as All-Pac-10 First team selection...voted MVP at UNLV Thanksgiving Classic...named to Cougar Challenge and Kansas State Wildcat Classic All-Tournament Teams...2001 team co-captain...team leader with 3.59 kills per game and 2.99 digs per game...second on team in aces at 0.40 sapg...tied career high with seven blocks against Cal...season high 23 kills and 18 digs at Oregon State...nailed five service aces at Cal...tallied 18 matches with double-figure kills and 13 with two-digit digs...10 matches with double kills and digs...has provided 4.47 points per game in Pac-10 matches this season - 7th best in conference standings...reached her 1,000th kill at UCLA (11/2)...career total of 1,078 kills is fourth best at WSU all-time...103 service aces is ranked fifth-best in school history...has career total of 873 digs.


Kills1.  Sarah Silvernail (1993-96)	18483.  Kristen Hovde (1989-92)	         13954.  LaToya Harris (1999-01)	         1078

Assists1. Keri Killebrew (1990-92) 45534. Krista Beightol (1990, 92-94) 27175. Kali Surplus (2000-01) 2540

Service Aces1. Beth Welch (1987-89) 1334. Keren Oigman (1994-97) 1155. LaToya Harris (1999-01) 103

Solo Blocks1. Carrie Couturier (1988-91) 1967. Carrie Gilley (1990-93) 508. Holly Harris (1999-01) 41

Block Assists1. Carrie Couturier (1988-91) 6177. Carrie Gilley (1990-93) 3118. Holly Harris (1999-01) 234

Total Blocks1. Carrie Couturier (1988-91) 6177. Carrie Gilley (1990-93) 3618. Holly Harris (1999-01) 275


Service Aces1. Nancy Lust (1980) 686. Beth Welch (1987) 447. Adrian Hankoff (2001) 43


#1 MELISSA BOYLE, Sr., MHSeason Highs [Career]Kills:  13 (twice) [17 - 2000]H.Pct:  .667 (Oregon 9/29)Service Aces:  0 [1 - 2000]Digs:  4 (Pacific 9/1) [7 - 2000]Total Blocks:  11 (California 9/21)

#3 KALI SURPLUS, Sr., SetterSeason Highs [Career]Kills: 9 (Oregon 10/26) [10 - 2000]H.Pct: .667 (Oregon 10/26)Assists: 61 (UCLA 11/2) [83 - 2000]Service Aces: 2 (twice) [3 - 2000]Digs: 26 (Oregon State 9/28)Total Blocks: 4 (three times) [7 - 2000]

#6 KORTNEY JAMTAAS, Jr., DSSeason Highs [Career]Kills: 4 (Pacific 9/1, Oregon State 9/29)H.Pct: .667 (Wm & Mary 11/24)Service Aces: 3 (Gonzaga 9/1) [4 - 1999]Digs: 18 (twice) [19 - 2000]

#7 ZANDRA BAUTRE, So., MHSeason Highs [Career]Kills: 16 (Oregon State 9/28) [21 - 2000]H.Pct: .800 (Wm & Mary 11/24)Service Aces: 2 (five times) [3 - 2000]Digs: 23 (Oregon State 9/29)Total Blocks: 3 (twice) [3 - 2000]

#10 ADRIAN HANKOFF, Jr., OHSeason Highs [Career]Kills: 20 (Arizona State 10/13) [20 - 2000]H.Pct: .471 (Idaho 10/30)Service Aces: 5 (Arkansas 9/8)Digs: 17 (Arizona State 10/13)Total Blocks: 5 (Idaho 10/30) [5 - 2000]

#12 HOLLY HARRIS, Jr., MBSeason Highs [Career]Kills: 15 (Houston 9/7) [20 - 1999]H.Pct: .909 (Oregon 10/26)Service Aces: 2 (Pacific 9/8)Digs: 8 (twice) [20 - 2000]Total Blocks: 7 (UCLA 11/2) [13 - 2000]

#13 CHELSIE SCHAFER, Jr., RSHSeason Highs [Career]Kills: 17 (Rice 11/23) [27 -2000]H.Pct: .462 (Oregon 10/26)Service Aces: 2 (twice) [3 - 1999, 2000]Digs: 15 (Oregon State 9/28) [24 - 2000]Total Blocks: 4 (twice) [6 - 2000]

#14 KERRY LEWIS, Jr., DSSeason Highs [Career]Kills: 1 (five times)Service Aces: 2 (four times)Digs: 11 (twice) [12 - 2000]

#16 VICTORIA PRINCE, Fr., MHSeason HighsKills: 5 (Idaho 10/30)H.Pct: .600 (Boise State 8/31)Service Aces: 2 (twice)Digs: 7 (Idaho 10/30)Total Blocks: 4 (Idaho 10/30)

#21 LATOYA HARRIS, Jr., RS/LSHSeason Highs [Career]Kills: 23 (twice) [24 - 2000]H.Pct: .542 (Oregon State 10/25)Service Aces: 5 (California 10/19)Digs: 22 (UCLA 11/2) [26 - 2000]Total Blocks: 7 (California, 9/21) [7 - 1999]

WSU TEAM HIGHS 2001Kills: 78 (Arizona State 10/13)Hitting Pct: .371 (Washington 11/16)Assists: 70 (Oregon State 9/28)Service Aces: 12 (Boise State 8/31, Oregon 9/29)Digs: 106 (Oregon State 9/28)Total Blocks: 14.5 (UCLA 11/2)

OPPONENT TEAM HIGHS 2001Kills: 78, Oregon State 9/28 and USC 11/3Hitting Pct: .411, Arizona 10/12Assists: 74, UCLA 11/2Service Aces: 11, Houston 9/7Digs: 110, Oregon State 9/28Total Blocks: 16, Pacific, 9/1

2001 WSU Results 17-12, 9-9 Pac-10

8/31	W  # Bradley 3-08/31	W  #Boise State 3-09/1	W  #Gonzaga 3-09/2	L  #(#12) Pacific 2-39/7	W  +Houston 3-09/8	W  +Arkansas 3-09/8	L  +Kansas State 0-39/20	L  *(#4) Stanford 0-39/21	W  *California 3-09/28	L  *Oregon State 1-39/29	W  *Oregon 3-010/4	L  *(#3) USC 0-310/5	L  *(#5) UCLA 0-310/8	W  *Washington 3-010/12	L  *(#7) Arizona 0-310/13	W  *Arizona State 3-110/19	W  *California 3-110/20	L  *Stanford 3-010/25	W *Oregon State 3-010/26	W *Oregon 3-010/30	W Idaho 3-011/2	L *#8 UCLA 2-311/3	L * #5 USC 1-311/9	W *Arizona State 3-011/10	L * #4 Arizona 0-311/16	W *Washington 3-011/23	W ^Rice 3-011/24	W ^ Wm&Mary 3-011/30	L $ #11 Hawai`i 0-3

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