Lindsey Gosh led MU with 14 kills vs. UWM
Volleyball practiced at the Sports Pavilion
Class ranked 30th by PrepVolleyball.com
Coach Bond Shymansky and Jackie Kocken talk about the challenges, crowds and the emotions at last weekend's Marquette Challenge, plus how descriptive words lead to big thinking around the Marquette volleyball program.
2012 Marquette women's volleyball season highlights
Honors and Awards
BIG EAST All-Academic (2012, 2013)
2013: Picked up eight kills and a pair of blocks while hitting .500 (8-1-14) in a loss to Florida (Sept. 20)... Notched eight kills in a five-set victory at DePaul (Sept. 28) to go along with six blocks ... Recorded season bests of nine kills and seven blocks in the season opener at Bowling Green (Aug. 30) ... Finished the season with averages of 1.52 kills and 0.89 blocks per set.
2012: Did not see action in her first year at Marquette.
High School: Earned four letters in volleyball at West De Pere High School playing for head coach Ashley Knapp ... Top-ranked incoming recruit in Marquette's 2012 class, No. 85 nationally by PrepVolleyball.com ... A three-time all-conference performer for the Phantoms ... Set the school's career blocks record and led the conference in blocks and hitting percentage as a senior in 2011 ... Notched 275 kills, 105 blocks and 53 aces as a senior ... Recorded 284 kills, 112 blocks and 38 aces as a junior ... Played club volleyball for the Wisconsin Volleyball Academy and Fox Cities Elite, where she was coached by Jon Ellmann and B.J. Bryant, respectively ... Club teammate of fellow signee Erin Lehman.
Personal: Kocken was born in Green Bay, Wis., to Dan and April Kocken ... Has a younger sister, Heather ... Majors in advertising ... Is a certified scuba diver and an active artist ... Mother played basketball and field hockey at Green Bay before going on to play professional basketball in Sweden ... Mother is also a member of the UWGB Athletics Hall of Fame.