St. Louis Spirits


1992 & '96 Olympian Lori Endicott
Leads Talented St. Louis Spirits Roster
(San Diego) - The St. Louis Spirits of the National Volleyball Association, the premier women's indoor league, has completed its roster for the 1997 season. The Spirits, co-coached by former USA National Team assistant coach Kent Miller, and former William Woods University coach Tom Gotsch, includes many of the best volleyball players to ever play in Missouri. Missouri native, Lori Endicott, was the St. Louis Spirits' first round pick. Endicott joined the USA National Team in 1989, went on to win an Olympic Bronze Medal in 1992 and played this summer in the 1996 Atlanta Summer Olympics. Endicott led Willard High School in Springfield to a Missouri State Championship in 1981 before going on to the University of Nebraska where she was a two-time All-American and two-time Big Eight Player of the Year. Second round pick, also a Missouri native, Angelica Jackson Moore is from East St. Louis. Moore earned NCAA All-American honors while at San Diego State University. Moore had a record- setting 52 kills in one match at San Diego State. Moore is now an assistant coach at Southeast Missouri State University.
player		          position	college		    honors					               residence

Lori Endicott		S	Nebraska	     1992 Olympic Bronze Medalist; 1996 Olympian		San Diego, CA

Angelica Jackson Moore	MB	San Diego State	     NCAA All-American; Held single match kill record;	Springfield, MO 
						     Asst. Coach at Southeast Missouri State

Becky Belland		MB	Central Missouri     Three-time NCAA All-American;			Kirkwood, MO
						     1990 DII Player-of-the-Year

Theresa Sebacher	OPP	St. Louis U.	     All-Region; Two-time All-Conference			St. Charles, MO

Rebecca Oliver		OH	St. Louis U.  	     Two-time All-Conference				St. Louis, MO

Eunice Thomas		MB	Kentucky	     Honorable Mention All-American;			Cape Girardeau, MO

						     All-SEC; All-Region
Sue Nucci		OPP	Illinois	     1992 Big Ten Champions; Four-time Olympic Festival	Hanover Park, IL

Suzanne Oren		OH	St. Louis U.	     All-Tournament Teams					St. Louis, MO

Sharon Kampwerth	MB	Missouri-St. Louis   All-Conference; NCAA Woman-of-the-Year		Hazelwood, MO

Amy Cole		S	Missouri-St. Louis   All-Conference					Belleville, IL

Tara Gray		OH	Missouri-St. Louis   All-Conference at Mineral Area College			St. Louis, MO

Dori Hoffert		OH	Missouri-St. Louis   1994 Missouri MVP					St. Louis, MO

Co-Head Coach:          Kent Miller     Former National Assistant Coach (619) 483-7237

Co-Head Coach:          Tom Gotsch      Former William Woods University Coach (314) 661-5104

General Manager:        Donna Mayer     (314) 849-1221

Team Colors:    Green/Ash


The season opener is Saturday February 15 at Maryville University when the Spirits host the Arizona Flames at 7:30 p.m.. For ticket information, contact "All Volleyball" at (314) 842-7077.
Feb     1		Sat	vs. 	Nebraska		@	Omaha, Nebraska (Burke)		7:30 pm
Feb  15		Sat	vs. 	Arizona		@	St. Louis, Missouri			7:30 pm
Feb  22		Sat	vs. 	Colorado		@	St. Louis, Missouri			7:30 pm
Mar   1		Sat	vs.	Colorado		@	Denver, Colorado (Regis)		7:30 pm
Mar   8		Sat	vs. 	Iowa		@	Johnston, Iowa (Johnston)		7:30 pm
Mar 16 		Sun	vs. 	Utah		@	St. Louis, Missouri			1:00 pm
Mar  22		Sat	vs. 	Utah		@	Salt Lake City, Utah (SLCC)		7:00 pm
Mar 23 		Sun	vs. 	Nebraska		@	St. Louis, Missouri			1:00 pm
Apr   5		Sat	vs. 	Arizona		@	Tucson, Arizona (Pima)		7:30 pm
Apr 12		Sat	vs. 	Iowa		@	St. Louis, Missouri			7:30 pm
April 26 		Sat		SEMIFINALS		TBD

Ticket Info:								

Phone:	(314) 842-7405     All-Volleyball		
Season Tickets			Ticket Price			
General Admission Season Ticket      $20  	($25 value)		
Child Season Ticket		 	 $12  	($15 value)
Single Matches			Ticket Price	
Adult General Admission		 $5			
Child Admission (ages 3-10)	 	 $3	

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