IIAC Releases Volleyball All-Conference Team
Nov 2, 2017
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa - Three members of the University of Dubuque volleyball team were named to the Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference All-Conference team which was released on Thursday. After the program’s best season since 1995, Alyssa Cose, Jenna Runde and Karrah Davis were all selected to the team.
Seniors, Alyssa Cose (Sherrill, Iowa/Hempstead) and Karrah Davis (Dubuque, Iowa/Hempstead), led the Spartans high powered offense which led the Iowa Conference in team kills and assists. Karrah Davis led all individuals in the IIAC with 472 kills and 4.58 kills per set. Alyssa Cose led the IIAC in assists with a total of 1152 and 9.76 per set. Cose had 170 more assists than the next person on the list.
Junior and defensive specialist, Jenna Runde (Elgin, Ill./Burlington Central), played and started all 33 regular season games for the Spartans. Runde led the Spartans and was third in the Iowa Conference with 512 digs and 4.65 per set.
The 28 wins are the most in a season since 1995 when the Spartans had 37 wins.The Spartans will take on top seed Wartburg in the Iowa Conference Tournament semifinals on Friday night at 7:00 p.m. in Cedar Rapids at the US Cellular Center.