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Pepper, Thompson and Stockton named
Avalanche Athletes of the Week





See full write up on Allison Pepper, Kelsey Thompson and Curtis Stockton

That's A Wrap

With the first half of the PACWEST season in the books, both College of the Rockies Avalanche volleyball clubs were hoping for a bit more.  Taylor Rocca (Townsman)     See Full Story




Forster and Duthie named Avalanche Athletes of the Week

Forster and DuthieTaylor had a dominating performance in the middle against the VIU Mariners.  The Mariners did not have an offensive answer for Taylor and she was able to score at will.  

Taylor finished the weekend with 19 kills, 5 digs, 3 blocks and 3 aces.  Due to Taylor's dominating performance, VIU was forced attack from the outsides as she completely shut down their attack in the middle.  

Taylor was instrumental in leading the Lady Avs to their first every victory over the VIU Mariners.



Saturday MatchMitch was instrumental in the Avs 3-0 sweep of the VIU Mariners on Friday night.  With the Avs down 19-22 in the first set, Duthie went back to serve and rallied the Avs back into the game eventually closing out the Mariners 25-23.  

Duthie finished the night with 6 kills, 3 blocks and 3 aces along with passing a 2.24 on the evening.  

On Saturday Mitch continued to be a bright sport for the Avs finishing with a team high 9 kills (37% kill efficiency).

Weekend Recap - Avs vs VIU

Shot across the bow - Avalanche split weekend with VIU Mariners - Taylor Rocca

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Parnham and Koshman named Avalanche Athletes of the Week

Photo of actionThe College of the Rockies men’s Avalanche hosted the Camosun College Chargers for the home opener weekend on November 7 & 8th.  Mitch Parnham came into the match in the 2nd set on Friday night as the libero and made an immediate impact with some excellent digs and strong passing.  He ended the night with 7 digs and passed 2.41 in a hard fought loss to the visiting Chargers.  On Saturday Mitch started as libero and continued his consistent play finishing the match with 10 digs and passing 1.94


Photo of actionLibero Alexa Koshman played an integral part in the Lady Avs strong challenge to upset the #2 ranked Camosun Chargers. 

With a pass rating over 2.5 per set, Alexa gave her teammates a great advantage in mounting a consistent attack with her superior serve receive skills.  Coupled with averaging over 8 digs per set, Alexa set the tone for a dominant defensive performance that saw no ball go unchallenged.
As one of the teams’ captains, Kosh is providing excellent leadership both on and off the court and she gives the Avs a chance to win in each and every match.

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