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1980-1981 Volleyball Season
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1980-1981 Varsity Team Photo: Front Row: Sue Bjornson, Donna Pendleton, Laurie Isham, Janine Martinez, Colleen Schuda, Joan Harrity, Joannie Wong. Middle Row: Assistant Coach Anita Rindfleisch, Val Stand, Cathy Mathews, Karen Brezinka, Diane Baardson, Desi Rojas, Melanie Frazier, Head Caoch Rich Friedrichsen. Back Row: Rose Waupoose, Marlo Rosneau, Brenda Aguilar.

In order to encourage the team to improve, Head Coach Rich Friedrichsen brought in a new assistant coach.  Someone who has knowledge of the short history of the program.  Former Tiger and All-Conference player Anita Rindfleisch joined the staff as the assistant coach.

South opened the season against Washburn.  The Millers claimed the match 2-0.

North and Southwest both defeated the Tigers 2-1.  This was followed by a 2-0 loss to Central.

The Tigers continued losing, falling to Edison 2-1.  Roosevelt also defeated the Tigers  2-0, As did Henry, 2-1.  The season ended with a 2-0 loss to Washburn.

South finished with a 0-8 record, in last place.  Going back to last season, the Tigers have lost 11 conference matches in a row.