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#DuqVB Welcomes Four Newcomers

 

 

July 2, 2014

PITTSBURGH - The 2013 Atlantic 10 Volleyball Champions Duquesne Dukes will have four newcomers joining the nine returners on the 2014 squad.

Liis Kullerkann
Graduate Student // Outside Hitter // 6-3 // Keila, Estonia

Kullerkann comes to the Bluff by way of Ohio University. She graduated with marketing and international business degrees and will have one year of eligibility at Duquesne. She had a breakout season her junior year at OU, playing in 32 matches and 115 sets. She a had career-high of 15 kills in the MAC title match win vs. Eastern Michigan, eight blocks at Northern Illinois and 37 attempts at Western Michigan. Additionally, she was named to the WKU Invitational All-Tournament Team.

Molly Davet
Freshman // Outside Hitter // University Heights, Ohio

Davet joins the Dukes after leading Beaumont High School to its first-ever state title. She was named All-American at the USA National Championships as a member of the AVC. Additionally, she was named All-Sun Newspapers Most Valuable Player, Cleveland News All-Star Honorable Mention and to the The News Herald Watch List. Davet was also selected as a Division II Second-Team All-Ohio and was an AVCA Phenom. She is the one of five players on the roster from Ohio.

Sydney Glover
Freshman // Middle Hitter // Lake Zurich, Ill.

Glover led Lake Zurich to a 35-5 record and its first sectional championship 2009. The Bears were one match short of making the Class 4A Illinois State semifinals. Glover was named Second-Team All-Conference as well as North Suburban All-Conference Honorable Mention.

Rachel Stack
Freshman // Defensive Specialist/Libero // Moon Township, Pa.

Stack, one of three WPIAL players on the Dukes, comes to the Bluff from nearby Moon Township, Pa. The Moon Area High School graduate served as the Tigers' team captain her senior season. A member of the "Terrific 21" Girls' Volleyball Program, Stack was a 2011 Varsity Volleyball Extra Effort Award winner.

 

 

The 2014 season begins Aug. 29th at Cincinnati for the Queen City Classic. The home opener is Sept. 5th against UMass-Lowell.
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