Wed, Feb. 29, 2012 - [Volleyball]
Jamestown College head volleyball coach Jon Hegerle announced the addition of four players joining the team in the fall of 2012.
Lexi Kapsner, a five-foot libero from Little Falls, Minn., is an honorable mention All-Conference selection and North Central All-Star who recorded 327 digs and 31 aces her senior season. She was named her team¡¦s Defensive Player of the Year.
¡§In working with Lexi the past couple summers, it quickly became evident that she is a total team player,¡¨ Hegerle said. ¡§Her ability to relate and inspire her teammates is what made her stand out and is one of the things that I am looking forward to as Lexi continues her volleyball career at Jamestown College. Lexi has been a tremendous leader in her high school program and I am confident that she will have a great impact on Jamestown College as a student athlete.¡¨
Kapsner has also been active in Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Flyer Activity Leadership Council, softball, National Honor Society, and manager for track and wrestling. The daughter of Kevin and Nancy Kapsner, she plans to major in Elementary Education at Jamestown College.
An All-Conference and All-State selection, Courtney Kjeldgaard, Greeley, Colo., is a five-foot seven middle blocker.
¡§I am excited to have Courtney join our program,¡¨ Hegerle said. ¡§Through her experiences in both high school and club volleyball, she has developed a strong volleyball IQ as well as the skills necessary in playing at the collegiate level. A member of the All-State team in Colorado, Courtney¡¦s success on the court is paralleled by her success in the classroom. In working with Courtney at our summer camps and getting to know her in the recruiting process it is apparent that Courtney understands what it means to be a productive member of a team.¡¨
Kjeldgaard has also been active in track. The daughter of Ty and Stacey Kjeldgaard, she plans to major in Nursing at Jamestown College.
Kylie Seiffert, a five-foot six libero from Chaska, Minn., was named Most Valuable Defensive Player for her Chaska High School team, compiling 495 digs.
¡§We are fortunate to have a player with Kylie¡¦s volleyball background join our program,¡¨ Hegerle says. ¡§Kylie¡¦s development in one of Minnesota¡¦s premier high school programs has been instrumental in helping prepare her for playing at the next level. Kylie¡¦s enthusiasm for volleyball and her teammates is contagious. Kylie has demonstrated that she understands what it means to be a member of a championship program.¡¨
Seiffert has also been active in Student Council, Key Club, FCA and track. She plans to major in Nursing at Jamestown College. She is the daughter of Steve and Sue Seiffert.
Paige Weston, a six-foot two middle hitter from Fargo, is an All-EDC and All-State selection for Davies High. She recorded 178 kills (.414 hitting percentage), 108 blocks, 120 digs, and 35 aces her senior season.
¡§Paige is a charismatic young woman who has the qualities we look for in a member of the Jimmie volleyball program,¡¨ Hegerle said. ¡§As an All-Conference and All-State player, Paige has used her God-given talents to achieve at a high level both athletically and academically while at Fargo Davies High. Most importantly, Paige has a team-first attitude and understands what it means to be a great teammate. I am excited to work with Paige in developing these talents as a Jimmie.¡¨
Weston has also been active in basketball, track, National Honor Society and Fellowship of Christian Athletes. She plans to major in Elementary Education at Jamestown College.
She is the daughter of Dale and Kristi Weston.