Campus News

Head volleyball coach inducted into Wisconsin Athletics Hall of Fame

Head volleyball coach Lizzy Fitzgerald Stemke was honored by her alma mater, the University of Wisconsin, Sept. 11 as one of seven inductees into the Wisconsin Athletics Hall of Fame.

One of the most decorated volleyball players in Wisconsin history, Stemke was a two-time All-American and the 2001 Big Ten Conference Player of the Year and the 2001-2002 Wisconsin Female Athlete of the Year.

As a setter, Stemke guided the Badgers to the 2000 and 2001 Big Ten championships and four straight NCAA appearances, including a national runner-up finish in 2000. Stemke played with Team USA for two years, winning a silver medal at the 2002 world championship and a bronze medal at the 2003 Pan American Games.