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  • Bismarck, ND - Northern Sun (DII)

    2017-18 Head Coach: Thais Franca
    2017-18: 8-21 (Thais Franca)
    2016-17: 9-20 (Thais Franca)
    2015-16: 13-16 (Thais Franca)
    2014-15: 4-25 (Melissa Chaplin)
    2013-14: 4-23 (Steve Novacek)
    38-105 (26.6%) over the past 5 years ranks...

    14 out of 16 in the NSIC

    264 out of 297 in DII

    2,049 undergrads at this Private school (religious affiliation: Roman Catholic)

    Student avg: SAT: 930-1170 or ACT: 20-26

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    8 scholarships to give which can be shared among players (NCAA limit)

    18 players on the roster.

    8 for 18: the average player receives athletic aid covering 44% of full costs

    Tuition/fees/board: $27,639

    With 44% covered: $15,355

    2017-18 Roster
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    Setters (Avg. Height: 5'10)
    Katelyn Olson SR   (6-0) Fargo, ND
    Amanda Lopes JR   (5-11) Santos, Brazil
    Sydney Murphy FR   (5-7) Bismarck, ND
    Liberos (Avg. Height: 5'5 ½)
    Geovana Almeida JR   (5-7) Santos, Brazil
    Jody Heidel FR   (5-4) Brandenburg, Germany
    Defensive Specialists (Avg. Height: 5'5)
    Geovana Almeida JR   (5-7) Santos, Brazil
    Gabriela Castillo SO   (5-4) Austin, TX
    Jody Heidel FR   (5-4) Brandenburg, Germany

    Outside Hitters (Avg. Height: 5'11)
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    5'9 5'10 5'11 6'0
    Freddie Campbell SR   (6-0) Kimberly, Canada
    Lauren Randall SR   (6-0) Burnsville, MN
    Anna Nietfeld SO   (5-9) St. Michael, MN
    Morgan Schnabel FR   (6-0) Lehr, ND
    Katja Berge FR   (5-10) Hillsboro, ND
    Natalia Cruz FR   (5-9) San Juan, PR
    Amanda Doyle FR   (6-0) Muscataine, IA
    Right Side Hitters (Avg. Height: 5'9)
    5'6 5'7 5'8 5'9 5'10 5'11 6'0
    Amanda Doyle FR   (6-0) Muscataine, IA
    Julianna Kari FR   (5-6) Bison, SD
    Ashlyn Hamilton FR   (5-10) Gillette, WY
    Middle Blockers (Avg. Height: 6'0)
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    5'10 5'11 6'0 6'1 6'2 6'3
    Rachell Vargas-Comme SR   (6-0) Miami, FL
    Madison Bergthold FR   (6-0) Billings, MT
    Ashlyn Hamilton FR   (5-10) Gillette, WY
    Madeleine Burch FR   (6-3) Plover, WI