Iowa Western Reivers

Program History

Year: Record:   Highest
National
Ranking:
(Regular Season)
National
Tournament
Finish:
2014-2015 45-2 Williams breaks the school record for fewest losses in a season in her second year as Head Coach. The Reivers only lost 2 matches the entire season, one of those coming during the quarter finals of the National Tournament. The Reivers went into the tournament as the number one overall seed. They beat #16 Wallace State before being upset by #8 Northwest (WY). The Reivers graduate 2 All-Americans, Aly Dawson and Kathia Sanchez, as well as 4 All-Region Players, Elly Targy, Kassidy Sullivan, and the two All-Americans. 1st 5th
2013-2014 44-5 Alicia Williams begins as Head Coach of the Reiver Volleyball Program. The team made its eighth straight trip to the National Tournament, finishing 7th. Ranked #2 in the first poll of the season. Aly Dawson was named All-American, All-Region, and to the National All-Tournament Team. Kathia Sanchez earned All-American and All-Region honors. Madison Halterman and Sydney Nelson were also named to the All-Region team. 2nd 7th
2012-2013 45-4 Qualified for the National Tournament for the 7th year in a row, placing 4th and tying for the second best finish in program history; held the #1 ranking for one week; Zoraida Heredia, Dayana Acevedo and Yulia Voronko were named as All Americans, Yulia Vononko was named to that National All Tournament Team, Coach McBroom earned his 300th collegiate win and was named District D Coach of the Year; Sarah Kemp, Zoraida Heredia, Yulia Vononko and Dayana Acevedo were name to the All Region team. 1st 4th
2011-2012 45-8 The 2011 campaign was a season of surprises. It was a year that only saw the return of 3 players. 5 freshmen made their collegiate debut as starters. The Reivers started out ranked 4th in the country and quickly dropped to 11th by midseason. Two thirds of the season through, the Reivers found their stride when the beat the undefeated number one seed, Western Nebraska. This was a turning point for the team. The Reivers qualified for their 6th straight year in a row with an overall 6th seed. The team upset the number 5 seed to capture 5th place at the tournament. This was the third best finish for Iowa Western at the national tournament. 5th 5th
2010-2011 45-7 The Reivers held the #2 position in the national poll in the third week of the season, before one of the returning starters suffered a season ending injury. Then at the national tournament, despite losing the first match, the Reivers facing elimination battled back to win the next three matches placing 9th overall at the tournament. 2nd 9th
2009-2010 42-6 Darrin McBroom begins as new Reiver Volleyball Coach. Qualified for the NJCAA Division I National tournament and placed 6th overall. Celeste Bonter and Stephanie Figueroa were named as 1st Team All-Americans and 'Suzy' Ni Xu was named to the National All Tournament Team. Stephanie Figueroa was also named as an Academic All American. 5th 6th
2008-2009 52-4 The Reiver Volleyball Team placed 4th at the National Tournament in 2008. At the end of 2008, Sophomore standout, Barbara Conceicao was awarded NJCAA All American, First Team while freshman outside hitter was awarded NJCAA All American, Second Team. 1st 4th
2007-2008 58-5 Finished 7th at the NJCAA National Tournament, District C Champions, Region XI Champions, Conference Champions and undefeated at home. Coach Gamble inducted into the NJCAA Hall of Fame and named District C coach of the year. Juliana Paz named NJCAA First Team All American and Julia Kenealy named NJCAA Second Team All-American. Juliana Paz, Julia Kenealy, Alicia Runge, Gabby Pfannenstiel and Alyssa Riech named NJCAA Academic All Americans. Seven Reiver players signed to continue their college volleyball careers. 1st 7th
2006-2007 60-4 NJCAA DI National Champions, District C Champions, Region XI Champions, Conference Champions, National Academic Team of the Year, most wins in a season, undefeated at home and finished regular season ranked 3rd in the NJCAA National Poll which is the highest in school history. Coach Gamble earns 600th college career victory, named AVCA Coach of the Year, NJCAA Coach of the Tournament and District C coach of the year. Juliana Paz named AVCA National Player of the Year, Luciana Rapach and Juliana Paz named NJCAA First Team All American, Michael McElroy, Kelli Fiedler and Cindy Blatt named NJCAA Academic All American. Four Reiver players signed to continue their college volleyball careers. 3rd 1st
2005-2006 45-8 Coach Gamble begins as new Reiver Volleyball Coach. Region XI Runner-Up, most wins in a season, undefeated at home, finished regular season ranked 6th in the NJCAA National Poll which is the highest in school history. 13 records were broken that place numerous 2005 athletes in the top 5 of several statistical categories. Kayla Prince is named NJCAA ALL American and Daviana Metti is named NJCAA Academic All American. 6th
2004-2005 27-16 Region Runner-up. Coach Theisen earns her 200th career victory. Two Reiver players signed to contiue their college volleyball careers.
2003-2004 18-18 Coach Paulette Thiesen begins as new Reiver Volleyball Coach. Region Runner-up. Two Reiver players signed to continue their college careers.
2002-2003 36-14 Region Runner-up. Coach Brenda Hampton retires as Head Coach to become Iowa Western Athletic Director. Six Reiver players signed to continue their college volleyball careers.
2001-2002 39-10 District Champions, Region Champions, 3rd straight trip to NJCAA National Tournament, finished 13th. Coach Brenda Hampton named NJCAA District Coach of the Year. Undefeated at home 19-0. 19th
2000-2001 41-7 District Champions, Region Champions, 2nd straight trip to NJCAA National Tournament placing 10th. Katie Gompert named NJCAA All-American, AVCA All-American and NJCAA Academic All-American. Coach Brenda Hampton named NJCAA District Coach of the Year. Coach Hampton earns 400th career win. Record SIX Reiver players signed to continue their college volleyball careers. ( 3 Division One, 1 Division Two, 2 NAIA ) 9th
1999-2000 33-14 District Champions, Region Champions, NJCAA National Tournament appearance, finished 13th. Julie Williams named NJCAA All-American, NJCAA Academic All-American. Coach Brenda Hampton named NJCAA District Coach of the Year. Four Reiver players signed to continue their college volleyball careers. 13th
1998-1999 42-12 Conference Champions, Most Wins in a Season, Undefeated at Home, Longest Winning Streak with 20 in a row. Holly Vogt named NJCAA Academic All-American. Two Reiver players signed to continue their volleyball careers.
1997-1998 38-6 Conference Runner-up, Highest Winning Percentage (.864), Undefeated at Home. Jodie Larsen named NJCAA Academic All-American. Coach Hampton earns her 300th career. Three Reiver players sign to continue their college volleyball careers.
1996-1997 34-9 Conference Runner-up, Undefeated at Home. Jackie Carlson named NJCAA Academic All-American. Michelle Stafford signed to continue her college volleyball career.
1995-1996 27-16 Undefeated at Home. Jaisa Kappas sets all time digs record and all time serving percentage for two seasons. Jaisa Kappas signed to continue her college volleyball career.
1994-1995 30-15 Coach Hampton earns her 200th career win.
1993-1994 39-15 Region Runner-up. Kathy Kent named NJCAA All-American. Heather Stafford named NJCAA Academic All-American. Kathy Kent and Erin Godfrey signed to continue their college volleyball careers.
1992-1993 34-16 Conference Champions, Region Runner-up. Lee Dvorak signed to continue her college volleyball career.
1991-1992 32-25 Conference Runner-up, Region Runner-up. Coach Hampton earns her 100th career victory. Diane Wageman sets career blocks record and signed to continue her college volleyball career.
1990-1991 36-17 Region Runner-up. Laurie Goeser signed to continue her college volleyball career.
1989-1990 28-15 Champions Region XI, First NJCAA National Tournament Appearance. Undefeated Home Season. Kristi Hoit named NJCAA All-American. Coach Brenda Hampton named District Coach of the Year. Rhonda Petry signed to continue her college volleyball career. 14th
1988-1989 15-20 Coach Brenda Hampton begins as new Reiver Volleyball Coach.
1987-1988 5-25 Finished 7th at regional tournament. Team Awards: Most Enthusiastic - Leslie Banwell; Most Improved - Denise Harold; Most Aggressive - Tammy Neumann; Captain of the Year - Cindy Wilson.
1986-1987 2-18 Finished 5th in region.
1985-1986 0-20
1984-1985 5-7 First year as a member of the NJCAA. Julie Woline tasked with starting the program.

Coaching Records:
Conference Titles:
2014 2013 2012 2011
2010 2009 2008 2007
2006 1998 1992

Region XI Titles:
2014 2013 2012 2011
2010 2009 2008 2007
2006 2001 2000 1999
1989

District Titles:
2014 2013 2012 2011
2010 2009 2008 2007
2006 2001 2000 1999

National Tournament
Appearances:
2014 2013 2012 2011
2010 2009 2008 2007
2006 2001 2000 1999
1989

National Championships:
2006