Iowa Blizzard Roster Includes Two Former USA National Team MembersSan 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 Apr 26 Sat SEMIFINALS TBD May 10 Sat CHAMPIONSHIP TBD 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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