Volleyball Prepares for Spring Season

April 7, 2010

Corvallis, Ore. – The Oregon State volleyball team is preparing for a pair of spring tournaments and a couple of exhibition matches, kicking off on Saturday, Apr. 10, at the Portland State Tournament, held at the Multnomah Athletic Club at 2:00 p.m.


Oregon State will compete against Western Washington, Portland and Portland State in the first tournament.


The Beavers then travel back to Portland for another tournament, hosted by the University of Portland on Saturday, Apr. 24.


The two single matches will be against Western Oregon on Saturday, May 1, in conjunction with the Spring Football Game. The Beavers will take on the Wolves at 10:00 a.m. in legendary Gill Coliseum before kickoff of the football game at 12:15 p.m. in Reser Stadium.


And the team will wrap up its spring schedule against Western Washington in legendary Gill Coliseum on Saturday, May 8, at 7:30 p.m. as part of the Willamette Volleyball Classic. Admission is free to all of the matches.


The Beavers return four starters from last season in seniors Kiersten Sambrailo (Watsonville, Calif.) and Jill Sawatzky (St. Andrews, Manitoba) and sophomores Ashley Eneliko (Seattle, Wash.) and Alyssa O’Neil (West Linn, Ore.).


Also returning are senior Kaitlan Locke (West Linn, Ore.), sophomores Tami Brown (Eugene, Ore.), Dianni Freeman (Tigard, Ore.), Megan McBride (Auburn, Wash.) and Camille Saxton (Balzac, Alberta).


Fans will also have their first chance to see greenshirt freshmen Kelsey Zimmerman (Bend, Ore.) and Becky Defoe (Bend, Ore.).


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