Iowa Blizzard


Iowa Blizzard Roster Includes Two Former
USA National Team Members
San Diego - The Iowa Blizzard of the National Volleyball Association, the premier women's indoor volleyball league, has completed its roster for the 1997 season. The Iowa Blizzard, coached by Terry Carlson, includes many of the best volleyball players to ever play in Iowa. The Blizzard will be led by first round draft pick Daiva Tomkus Fuerst, former USA National Team member and three-time NCAA All-American at UCLA. Daiva was also twice voted the Pacific-10 Conference Player of the Year. Second round pick, Kara Galer, was a two-time conference MVP at the University of Northern Iowa.
player		         position	college		         honors					      residence

Daiva Tomkus Fuerst   MB    UCLA	        Former USA National Team Member;		      Chicago, IL
					        Three-time NCAA All-American

Kara Galer	      S    Northern Iowa        Two-time Conference MVP 

Barb Willis	      MB   Iowa State	        Former USA National Team Member		       Muscatine, IA

Christy Peters	      OH   Notre Dame	        Two-time NCAA All-American		       Chicago, IL

Jennifer Webb	      OH   University of Iowa   All-Big 10; Hold All-time kill record at Iowa	       Iowa City, IA

Bobbi Peterson	      OH   Northern Iowa	Three-time All-Conference; Two-time All-Region    Cedar Falls, IA
						Conference Athlete of the Decade

Kate Galer	      OH   Northern Iowa	Three-time All-Conference;			       Cedar Falls, IA
						Sixth in nation in kill average '96

Mary Bernhardt	      S    Northern Iowa        Gateway Conference Player-of-the-Year;         Waterloo, IA
					        Two-time All-Conference

Mary Kay Van Ort      MB   Notre Dame	        USA National "B" Team;  
                Cedar Rapids, IA
	              			        Two-time Conference MVP

Steph McCannon	      OH   Iowa State	        All-Region; All-Conference			       Ames, IA

Jill Schoeberl	      OPP  Northern Iowa	Two-time All-Conference			       Waterloo, IA

Theresa Trees	      MB/OH Morningside College Three-time All-Conference Two-time All Region

Krista Ryser	      MB   St. Ambrose	        All-Conference; All-Region 			       Moline, IL

Head Coach:           Terry Carlson   (515) 964-9383

General Manager:      Kara Galer      (319) 351-3569

Team Colors:          Teal/Black


Feb 8	Sat   vs. 	Colorado	@  Denver, Colorado (Regis University)	7:30pm
Feb 15	Sat   vs. 	Nebraska	@  Ames, Iowa (Ames H.S.)		7:30pm
Feb 22	Sat   vs. 	Utah		@  Salt Lake City, Utah (SLCC)		7:00pm
Feb 23	Sun   vs. 	Arizona		@  Tucson, Arizona (Pima)		2:00pm
Mar 1	Sat   vs. 	Arizona		@  Cedar Falls, Iowa (UNI)		7:30pm
Mar 8	Sat   vs. 	St. Louis	@  Johnston, Iowa (Johnston H.S.)	7:30pm
Mar 16	Sun   vs.	Colorado	@  Johnston,  Iowa (Johnston H.S.)	1:00pm
Mar 29 	Sat   vs. 	Nebraska	@  Lincoln, Nebraska (Lincoln H.S.)	7:30pm
Apr 12	Sat   vs. 	St. Louis	@  St. Louis, Missouri (Maryville)	7:30pm

Apr 19	Sat   vs.	Utah		@  Ames, Iowa (Ames H.S.)		7:30pm

The season opener is Saturday February 15 at Ames High School
                when the Blizzard hosts the Nebraska Tornados at 7:30 p.m..

TICKETS: 1-800-577-4537
Single Matches			Ticket Price
Adult General Admission          $5
Child Admission (ages 3-10)      $3

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