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Women's Volleyball

Carl Sandburg College's volleyball program has been in existence since 1975. The program has won six Arrowhead Conference championships and has had more than 40 players earn All-Arrowhead Conference honors. Home matches are played in John M. Lewis Gymnasium on the Main Campus in Galesburg.

NJCAA Division II National Tournament
2017, 2018
Arrowhead Conference Champions

1982, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1990, 2018, 2019
Region IV Tournament Champions
2017, 2018
Region IV Tournament runner-up
1982, 1985, 1987, 2010, 2011, 2016, 2019

2020-21 Volleyball Roster
2020-21 roster
No. Name Height Pos. Year Hometown/High School
1 Gabrielle Blanchard 5-9 OH Fr. South Pekin, Ill./Pekin
2 Anaiah Akwa 5-11 M Fr. Downs, Ill./Tri-Valley
3 Olivia Theleritis 5-8 OH/DS So. Pekin, Ill./Pekin
4 Carmyn Baldwin 5-6 S Fr. Lewistown, Ill./Lewistown
6 Elly Olson 5-7 OH Fr. Altona, Ill./Galva
7 Hattie Hardimon 5-9 OH Fr. Assumption, Ill./Central A&M
8 Delaney Woodard 5-10 S/RS Fr. Monmouth, Ill./Monmouth-Roseville
9 Mackenzie Springsteen 5-5 DS Fr. Sperry, Iowa/Mediapolis
10 Megan Crome 5-11 OH/RS Fr. Marshall, Ill./Marshall
12 Chelsey Catton 5-8 OH Fr. Pekin, Ill./Pekin
13 Laney Chiaravalle 5-11 S/RS So. Peoria, Ill./Limestone
14 Jerzi Johnson 5-11 M Fr. Monmouth, Ill./United
15 Gracie Rademaker 5-9 OH Fr. Green Valley, Ill./Midwest Central
20 Kelsey Hobson 5-3 DS So. Bartonville, Ill./Limestone
22 Carley Reeves-Eakins 6-0 OH Fr. Branson, Mo./Reeds Spring
24 Annie McKim 5-10 M So. Yates City, Ill./Home-schooled
25 Courtney Hinton 5-10 M Fr. Monmouth, Ill./United

 

Head coach: Todd Winkler
Assistant coach: Brea Simkins

2020-21 Volleyball Schedule

All home matches streamed live on the Carl Sandburg College YouTube channel

Overall record: 10-10

Last updated: April 14

schedule
Date
Time
Opponent
Location
Result
Wednesday, Feb. 17 6 p.m. Highland Freeport W, 3-0
Saturday, Feb. 20 2 p.m. Triton HOME W, 3-0
Monday, Feb. 22 6 p.m. Sauk Valley HOME L, 3-0
Friday, Feb. 26 6 p.m. Morton HOME W, 3-0
Sunday, Feb. 28 1 p.m. Spoon River HOME W, 3-1
Monday, March 1 6 p.m. #3 Illinois Central HOME L, 3-0
Wednesday, March 3 6 p.m. #19 Sauk Valley Dixon L, 3-0
Friday, March 5 2 p.m. #14 McHenry County Crystal Lake L, 3-0
Wednesday, March 10 6 p.m. Heartland HOME L, 3-0
Friday, March 12 3 p.m. Morton Cicero W, 3-0
Wednesday, March 17 6 p.m. Highland HOME L, 3-1
Friday, March 19 6 p.m. Spoon River HOME W, 3-2
Sunday, March 21 6 p.m. South Suburban South Holland W, 3-0
Thursday, March 25 6 p.m. Waubonsee HOME L, 3-2
Friday, March 26 6 p.m. John Wood HOME L, 3-0
March 29-April 2 Region IV Tournament
Monday, March 29 5 p.m. Bryant & Stratton (quarterfinals) HOME W, 3-0
Wednesday, March 31 6 p.m. Kankakee (semifinals) Kankakee W, 3-2
Friday, April 2 6 p.m. Triton (championship) River Grove W, 3-1
April 13-15 NJCAA Division II Championship Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Tuesday, April 13 9 a.m. #3 Iowa Central L, 3-0
Wednesday, April 14 10 a.m. North Platte L, 3-0
Coaching Staff

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Head Coach

Todd Winkler

Todd Winkler has been the Carl Sandburg College volleyball coach since 2003. Under Winkler, the Chargers won their first Region IV tournament championship and advanced to their first NJCAA Division II National Championship in 2017, followed by a repeat Region IV title and national tournament trip in 2018. He's also guided Sandburg to runner-up finishes in the Region IV tournament in 2010, 2011 and 2016. Winkler grew up outside of Alexis and went to Alexis High School and Western Illinois University. He also serves as Sandburg's head softball coach. Winkler lives on his family farm just outside of Alexis. He has two daughters, Kayla and Kelsey.

Assistant Coach

Brea Simkins