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Women's Volleyball

Carl Sandburg College's volleyball program has been in existence since 1975. The program has won eight 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, 2020
Arrowhead Conference Champions

1982, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1990, 2018, 2019
Region IV Tournament Champions
2017, 2018, 2020
Region IV Tournament runner-up
1982, 1985, 1987, 2010, 2011, 2016, 2019

2021-22 Volleyball Roster

2021-22 Volleyball Roster

2021-22 roster
No. Name Height Pos. Year Hometown/High School
1 Gabrielle Blanchard 5-9 DS So. South Pekin, Ill./Pekin
2 Lauren Erke 6-0 OH Fr. Quincy, Ill./Quincy
3 Lily Hudgins 5-6 S Fr. Galesburg, Ill./Galesburg
4 Carmyn Baldwin 5-6 S So. Lewistown, Ill./Lewistown
5 Kyndal Townsley 5-5 DS Fr. Winfield, Iowa/Mount Union
6 Elly Olson 5-7 RS So. Altona, Ill./Galva
7 Hattie Hardimon 5-9 OH So. Assumption, Ill./Central A&M
8 Dharma Tripp 5-3 DS Fr. Niota, Ill./Warsaw
9 Anaiah Akwa 5-11 MB So. Downs, Ill./Tri-Valley
10 Megan Crome 5-11 OH So. Marshall, Ill./Marshall
11 Natalie Cantwell 5-6 DS Fr. Galesburg, Ill./Galesburg
13 Jasmin McDaniel 5-3 DS Fr. Peoria, Ill./Richwoods
14 Mackenzie Springsteen 5-5 DS So. Sperry, Iowa/Mediapolis
15 Gracie Rademacker 5-9 RS So. Green Valley, Ill./Midwest Central
16 Chelsey Catton 5-8 OH So. Pekin, Ill./Pekin
18 Natalie Righi 5-8 RS Fr. Pekin, Ill./Pekin
22 Carley Reeves-Eakins 6-0 OH So. Branson, Mo./Reeds Spring
24 Jadyn Swan 6-0 M Fr. Peoria, Ill./Limestone
25 Courtney Hinton 5-10 M So. Monmouth, Ill./United
27 Reagan Eaves 5-10 OH Fr. Nauvoo, Ill./Warsaw

Head coach: Todd Winkler
Assistant coach: Brea Simkins

2021-22 Volleyball Schedule

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

Overall record: 10-7
Arrowhead Conference: 2-1

Last updated: Sept. 21

schedule
Date
Time
Opponent
Location
Result
Aug. 20-22 McHenry Co. Opening Weekend Tournament Rockford (UW Health Sports Factory)
Friday, Aug. 20 10 a.m. Central Lakes-Brainerd W, 3-0
1:30 p.m. Oakton W, 3-0
Saturday, Aug. 21 10 a.m. Des Moines Area L, 3-1
11:45 a.m. St. Clair County W, 3-2
Sunday, Aug. 22 9 a.m. Madison W, 3-0
1 p.m. Rock Valley L, 3-0
Tuesday, Aug. 31 6 p.m. #9 Illinois Central East Peoria L, 3-0
Thursday, Sept. 2 6 p.m. #3 Sauk Valley* HOME L, 3-0
Tuesday, Sept. 7 6 p.m. #11 Indian Hills HOME L, 3-0
Tuesday, Sept. 14 6 p.m. Highland* Freeport W, 3-2
Sept. 17-19 Waubonsee Crossover Sugar Grove
Friday, Sept. 17 1 p.m. Bryant & Stratton Competition Gym W, 3-0
5 p.m. Elgin Competition Gym W, 3-0
Saturday, Sept. 18 9 a.m. Oakton Competition Gym W, 3-0
1 p.m. #7 McHenry County Field House Red Court L, 3-0
Sunday, Sept. 19 9 a.m. Waubonsee Field House Red Court L, 3-2
11 a.m. Kankakee Field House Red Court W, 3-0
Tuesday, Sept. 21 6 p.m. Black Hawk* HOME W, 3-0
Sept. 24-25 Cowley Tournament Arkansas City, Kan.
Monday, Sept. 27 7 p.m. Knox JV Galesburg
Tuesday, Sept. 28 6 p.m. Illinois Valley* HOME
Thursday, Sept. 30 6 p.m. Sauk Valley* Dixon
Saturday, Oct. 2 John Wood Quad Quincy
Noon John Wood
2:30 p.m. St. Louis
5 p.m. Kankakee
Friday, Oct. 8 6 p.m. Spoon River HOME
Wednesday, Oct. 13 6 p.m. Highland* HOME
Oct. 15-16 Iowa Central Tournament Fort Dodge, Iowa
Friday, Oct. 15 4:30 p.m. North Iowa Area
6:15 p.m. Kirkwood
Saturday, Oct. 16 9:30 a.m. Central (Neb.)
1 p.m. Iowa Central
Tuesday, Oct. 19 6 p.m. Black Hawk* Moline
Oct. 22-23 Parkland Tournament Champaign
Friday, Oct. 22 1 p.m. Lincoln Land
5 p.m. Lake Land
Saturday, Oct. 23 9 a.m. Parkland
1 p.m. Heartland
Thursday, Oct. 28 6 p.m. Illinois Valley* Oglesby
Nov. 6-7 Region IV Tournament Grayslake
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