Tuesday, Nov 3
Volleyball at Benedictine College - W 3-0
Thursday, Oct 29
Volleyball at Culver-Stockton College - L 2-3
Saturday, Oct 24
Volleyball at William Penn University - W 3-1
Tuesday, Oct 20
Volleyball at (19) MidAmerica Nazarene University - L 1-3
Thursday, Oct 15
Volleyball at Simpson College - W 3-2
Tuesday, Oct 13
Volleyball at (RV) Grand View University - L 0-3
Friday, Oct 9
Volleyball at Haskell Indian Nations University - W 3-0
Tuesday, Oct 6
Volleyball at Baker University - L 1-3
Friday, Oct 2
Volleyball at Missouri Valley College - L 2-3
Tuesday, Sep 29
Volleyball at Central Methodist University - L 1-3
#14 Denise Atualevao
Denise Atualevao Image
Height: 5-4
Class: SR
Position: DS/L
Hometown: San Diego, CA
Previous School: Southwest HS
2012-139926-4 110.16500.100 150.1580- 620.650399-
2013-1410631-2 80.13380.132 280.26159- 690.755518-
Totals:20557-6 190.198811.4% 430.21239- 1310.64105917-
2012-139926-4 11000 5255.372247- 74.00.7
2013-1410631-2 0 5835.565715- 77.00.7
Totals:20557-6 11000 11085.413796295.5% 1510.7

In 2013, Atualevao earned honors on the NAIA Volleyball All-American Third Team, she was HAAC libero of the week seven times, HAAC player of the week two times, two time all-tournament selection, First Team All-HAAC, Conference Libero of the Year and First team All-Region NAIA/AVCA. Atualevao was also ranked in the NAIA #6 in total service aces (69), #10 in service aces per game (0.650), #13 in digs per game (5.500) and #40 Total digs (583). She ended the season with 583 digs and her career with 1,482 digs and 183 service aces.

In 2012, she found her way on First Team All-HAAC, was Conference Libero of the Year and Honorable Mention All-Region NAIA/AVCA. She was ranked #9 in service aces per game (0.590), #18 in total service aces (65), #22 in digs per game (5.340) overall in the NAIA. Atualevao ended the season with 593 digs.

Atualaveo started club volleyball in 1999 with Starlings Volleyball Club of San Diego and stayed with them through 2006. In 2007 she joined the Allen Allen Volleyball Club, 2008 switched to Epic Volleyball Club and finished her club career in 2009-2010 with Del Sol Volleyball Club.

Personal: Born Denise Siaitolo Atualevao on May 28, 1992. Her parents are Tafale and Koroseta Atualevao and she has a sister named Debby Mathewson. Her happiest moment(s) in sports were transitioning as an outside hitter to a libero, she looked at it as a challenge to overcome and conquer. She graduated from Southwest High School (San Diego, California) in 2010 and went on to earn her Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services from Graceland University and graduated in the Spring of 2014. She admires both her parents because they are the definition of unconditional love, are hardworking and the people who made her who she is today. Her favorite professional team is the San Diego Chargers of National Football League, her favorite movie is Harry Potter and her favorite food is anything that is chocolate. She enjoys spending time with her family, especially with her niece and nephew.

”My parents are my role models," said Atualaveo. "They came from very little and are living a successful life taking care of each other and everyone around them."

2013 VOLLEYBALL Roster
#NameCl.Pos.Ht.HometownPrevious School
2Brittany PrescottJRDS5-6Omaha, NEOmaha Central HS
3Lianmarie DeJesusJRDS/L5-3Las Piedras, Puerto RicoUniversity of Puerto Rico
4Natalia RoblesSOOH/RS5-8Fajardo, Puerto RicoRadians High School
7Kendra MartinJROH5-9Omaha, NEMillard West HS
8Kaitlin FletcherJROH5-10Odessa, MOOdessa HS
9Laurie JamesSOS5-9Houston, TXCypress Lakes HS
10Kelsi MartinJRS/RS5-9Lee's Summit, MOBlue Springs South HS
11Brittany GrahamSRMH6-0Lineville, IALineville HS
12Allie KrabbenhoftSOMH6-2Rogers, ARRogers HS
13Monique LaForceSOOH5-9Red Deer, AlbertaAlberta Education
14Denise AtualevaoSRDS/L5-4San Diego, CASouthwest HS
15Samantha ComerSORS5-11Weston, MOWest Platte HS
16Jillian WilliamsSRRS5-8Overland Park, KSBishop Miege HS
18Ashley HausmannJROH/RS5-10Omaha, NEMetropolitan CC
Stew McDole Image
Head Coach
32nd season
Mark Lau Image
Assistant Coach
1st season