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UNI volleyball team to be honored by Iowa Legislature

April 14, 2003

Bobbi Petersen, head coach, UNI volleyball team, (319) 273-7170
Keith Saunders, associate director of governmental relations, (319) 273-6144
Gwenne Culpepper, University Marketing & Public Relations, (319) 273-2761

The UNI volleyball team and coaches will be recognized for a particularly successful season during special ceremonies in the House and Senate chambers at the State Capitol at 1 p.m. on Monday, April 21.

Ranked as high as No. 6 in the nation, the team finished the season with a 34-3 record, and advanced to the NCAA Sweet Sixteen for the second year in a row. Head Coach Bobbi Petersen was named National Coach of the Year by the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA), three Panther players were named to the AVCA all-region team, and another was named AVCA All-American.