PELLA, IOWA-Emily Stoakes, so., right side hitter, 6-0, Gladbrook-Reinbeck HS and Jill Schildroth, jr., setter, 5-8, Gladbrook-Reinbeck HS
Awards/honors: Two varsity letters; Most Improved Player Award (2011)
2012 stats: 20 matches, 15 kills (.24/set), .385 attack percentage, 83 digs (1.34/set), 2 blocks, 301 assists (4.85/set), 13 ace serves are members of the Central College volleyball team.
Four starters and nine letterwinners return from last year's squad. Central has won 12 league titles in the past 17 years and gained 11 NCAA Division III playoff berths, with three national championships.
For the 13th straight year, the Dutch also received the AVCA Team Academic Award, the national record. Coach Kent Clayberg is in his 11th season as head coach and 16th year on the volleyball staff. He has a 227-119 (.656) career mark and is a three-time league coach of the year.
The Dutch (2-4) compete at the Gustavus Adolphus Invitational Sept. 13-14.