Recent College Commitments

Congratulations to Iowa Rockets players who recently made their college commitment.

Player Bio
Kate Benzing
Graduate: 2019
Positions: Middle/Outside
Height: 6‘-0″
Attack: 113″
Block:
Vertical:
Handed: Right
High School: Solon High School
Team: Iowa Rockets 17-1

 

 


Player Bio
Abbey Fryauf
Graduate: 2019
Positions: Right Side
Height: 6‘-2″
Attack: 
Block: 
Vertical: 
Handed: Right
Honors/Awards:
High School: West Branch High School
Team: Iowa Rockets 17 R #9

 


Player Bio
Sommer Daniel
Graduate: 2020
Positions: Setter/Hitter
Height: 5‘-9″
Attack: 118″
Block: 113″
Vertical: 31″
Handed: Right
Honors/Awards:
High School: Tipton High School
Team: Iowa Rockets 16 R #4

 


Player Bio
Alison Godwin
Graduate: 2019
Positions: Middle
Height: 6‘-2″
Attack: 
Block: 
Vertical: 
Handed: Right
Honors/Awards:
High School: Fairfield High School
Team: Iowa Rockets 17 Black #3

 


Player Bio
Brianna Morales
Graduate: 2018
Positions: Outside
Height: 5‘-9″
Attack: 115″
Block: 106″
Vertical: 24″
Handed: Right
Honors/Awards:
High School: West Liberty High School
Team: Iowa Rockets 18-1 #12

 


Player Bio
Karly Berkland
Graduate: 2019
Positions: Libero, DS
Height: 5‘-5″
Attack: 106″
Block: 95″
Vertical: 26″
Handed: Right
Honors/Awards:
High School: Williamsburg High School
Team: Iowa Rockets 17 R #4

 

 

 


Player Bio
Cheyaenne Bunch
Graduate: 2020
Positions: Setter, DS
Height: 5‘-7″
Attack: 106″
Block: 82″
Vertical: 24″
Handed: Right
Honors/Awards:
High School: Clear Creek Amana High School
Team: Iowa Rockets 16-1 #33

 


Player Bio
Sydney Dennis
Graduate: 2021
Positions: Libero
Height: 5‘-4″
Attack: 
Block: 
Vertical: 
Handed: Right
Honors/Awards:
High School: North Cedar High School
Team: Iowa Rockets 16 R #5

 


Player Bio
Claire Overton
Graduate: 2020
Positions: Outside, MB
Height: 5‘-11″
Attack: 116″
Block: 112″
Vertical: 23″
Handed: Right
Honors/Awards: 2016 USAV Nationals (11th place Ntl division), 2016 Beach Regional Champs 14U, 2016 Iowa City West HS JV captain and starter, 2015 Iowa City West HS Sophomore captain and starter, 2014 USAV Nationals (39th place Ntl division)
High School: Iowa City West High School
Team: Iowa Rockets 16 R #13


Player Bio
Maddie Laffey
Graduate: 2018
Positions: Middle, Right side
Height: 6‘-0″
Attack: 114″
Block: 108″
Vertical: 22″
Handed: Right
Honors/Awards: 
High School: Iowa City West High School
Team: Iowa Rockets 18-1 #7


Player Bio
Amber Dilsaver
Graduate: 2018
Positions: Middle, Outside, Right side
Height: 6‘-1″
Attack: 
Block: 
Vertical: 
Handed: Right
Honors/Awards: 2015: All-Area Hawkeyes team, First team All-Conference 2016: All-Area Hawkeyes team, First team All-Conference, Honorable Mention All-State
Other Sports: Basketball, Soccer
High School: Fort Madison High School
Team: Iowa Rockets 18-1 #10


Player Bio
Kamryn Knutsen
Graduate: 2019
Positions: Setter/OH
Height: 5′-11″
Attack: 114″
Block: 106″
Vertical: 23″
Handed: Right
Honors/Awards: Sophomore Year:First team All-Conference, First team All-Metro, Area player of the week, School record for single game assists. Freshman Year: Second team All-Conference
Other Notes: GPA 4.0
High School: Davenport Central High School
Team: Iowa Rockets 18 R


Player Bio
Kyra Ikeda
Graduate: 2018
Positions: Outside Hitter/DS
Height:
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Block: 
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Handed: 
Honors/Awards:
Other Notes: 
High School: Cedar Rapids Prairie HS #12
Team: Iowa Rockets 18-1

 


Player Bio
Delaney Rice
Graduate: 2020
Positions: Right side
Height: 6‘3″
Attack:
Block:
Vertical:
Handed: 
Honors/Awards:
Other Notes: 
High School: Marion HS 
Team: Iowa Rockets 17 R 

 

 


Player Bio
Kelsey Ruff
Graduate: 2018
Positions: DS/Libero
Height: 5‘5″
Attack: 106″
Block: 99″ 
Vertical: 24″
Handed: Right
Honors/Awards: All-Conference VB (First Team) 2016, Varsity Libero Pleasant Valley VB 2016 (Captain), Varsity Setter VB 2015, Varsity Letter winner Softball 2015, Member of the Pleasant Valley State Track Team 2015 & 2016, Honor Roll for 4.0 GPA, National Honor Society Member
Other Notes: 4.0/4.0, Other Sports: Track and Softball
High School: Pleasant Valley HS #20
Team: Iowa Rockets 17 R #21


Player Bio
Isabella Mitchell
Graduate: 2019
Positions: Setter, Outside
Height: 5‘8.5″
Attack: 111″
Block: 105″ 
Vertical: 21″
Handed: Right
Honors/Awards: All Northern Big 12 Conference 2016, All Metro 2016, 2 x All Tourney 2015 & 2016
Other Notes: GPA 3.5
High School: Moline HS
Team: Iowa Rockets 17 Black #12


Player Bio
Brooke Harris
Graduate: 2018
Positions: Setter, DS
Height: 5‘6″
Attack: 113″
Block: 108″ 
Vertical: 27.5″
Handed: Right
Honors/Awards: 2nd Team All-Conference, All-Metro Team Honorable Mention, All Academic Team
Other Notes: GPA 3.99/4.0 unweighted, 4.3 weighted
High School: Pleasant Valley HS
Team: Iowa Rockets 17-1 #4


Player Bio
Keimoney Lang
Graduate: 2018
Positions: Libero, DS
Height: 5‘4″
Attack:
Block:
Vertical:
Handed: Right
Honors/Awards: 2012 USAV National Participant, 2014 USAV National Runner-Up, 2015 Iowa 5A State Tournament, 2016 Iowa 5A State Tournament, 2016 USAV National Participant
Other Notes: Varsity Volleyball 2015, 2016
High School: Iowa City West HS
Team: Iowa Rockets 17-1 #14


Player Bio
Caleigh Smith
Graduate: 2018
Positions: Defensive Specialist
Height: 5‘6″
Attack: 107″
Block: 103″
Vertical: 24″
Handed: Right
Honors/Awards: 2014: 2nd Team All-Conference, 2015: 2nd Team All-Conference, 2016: 1st Team All-Conference and Honorable Mention All-State
Other Notes: GPA 4.0, Class Rank #1/31, ACT 23
Other Sports: Basketball, Golf, Softball
High School: Iowa Valley HS
Team: Iowa Rockets 17-1 #1


Player Bio
Holly Faley
Graduate: 2019
Positions: Setter, Outside
Height: 5‘-9″
Attack:
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Honors/Awards:
High School: Marion HS
Team: Iowa Rockets 16 R #13


Player Bio
Raina Smith
Graduate: 2019
Positions: Outside
Height: 6′-2″
Attack: 115″
Block: 105″
Vertical: 27″
Handed: Right
Honors/Awards: 2016 All Metro Honorable Mention, 2016 All Conference Honorable Mention , 2016 Outstanding Blocker Award at University of Illinois
Other Notes: GPA 4.0, Class Rank #1, Varsity Tennis, Varsity Basketball, Student Council Leader
High School: Davenport Central HS
Team: Iowa Rockets 16-1 #1


Player Bio
Jenna Wagemester
Graduate: 2018
Positions: Outside
Height: 6′-1″
Attack: 116″
Block: 108″
Vertical: 24″
Handed: Right
Honors/Awards: Class Vice President, Highest honor roll Freshman, Sophomore, Junior. GPA 4.0; Class rank 19/396.  National Honor Society.
Other Notes: Varsity volleyball 2015, 2016;  Track 2015, 2016; Basketball: 2014, 2015, 2016
High School: Cedar Rapids Prairie HS
Team: Iowa Rockets 17 R #13


Player Bio
Katie Furlong

Graduate: 2017
Positions: Right side, Setter
Height: 6‘-0″
Approach: 117″
Block: 114″
Vertical:
Handed: Right
Honors/Awards: 2016: Team Captain, All-Tournament First Team Galena Tournament, Captain All Tournament First Team Geneseo Tournament, All Tournament First Team Latin of Chicago, Broke own school record for most kills in a season (484), First Galena VB player to 1,000 Kills for career, AVCA Player of the Week State of Illinois, Illinois All-State Special Mention, First Team Unanimous All-Conference, First Team All-Area Telegraph-Herald, Hudl Player of the Week
High School: Galena High School
Team: Iowa Rockets 18 R #8


Player Bio
Kaylin Kuhn

Graduate: 2017
Positions: Outside, Right side
Height: 5‘-10″
Approach: 114″
Block: 105″
Vertical: 26″
Handed: Right
Honors/Awards: Member National Honor Society, Received Academic Letter Award, Student Spotlight award winner for foreign language, 2016 Iowa 5A State Tournament runner-up, 2016 Varsity lettered: Volleyball and Tennis, 2016 All academic conference, USA Volleyball Nationals 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016.
Other Notes: GPA 4.0/4.0, Class Rank #1/350, plays piano and oboe. Best Buddies, FCCLA.
High School: Bettendorf HS
Team: Iowa Rockets 18R #16


Player Bio
Kennedy Drewis

Graduate: 2018
Positions: Outside
Height: 6‘-0″
Approach:
Block:
Vertical:
Handed: Right
Honors/Awards:
Other Notes:
High School: Tripoli HS
Team: Iowa Rockets 17R #3

 

 


Player Bio
Morgan Swanger

Graduate: 2017
Positions: Outside
Height: 5′-10″
Approach: 114″
Block: 106″
Vertical:
Handed: Right
Honors/Awards:
Other Notes:
High School: Marion HS
Team: Iowa Rockets 18R #28

 


Player Bio
Jessica Callahan

Graduate: 2017
Positions: Setter/RS
Height: 5′-11″
Approach: 110″
Block: 109″
Vertical:
Handed: Right
Honors/Awards: 2016 Mississippi Valley Conference (MS Division-All Academic), 2016 Mississippi Valley Conference Honorable Mention, All Metro Honors: Honorable Mention 2016/2015, Mississippi Valley Conference 2015 All-Division selection-2nd team. 2016 Volleyball State Semi Finalist
Other Notes:GPA 4.28 Other sports: Varsity Basketball
High School: Cedar Rapids Xavier HS
Team: Iowa Rockets 18-1 #24

 


Player Bio
Brianna Eberhardt

Graduate: 2017
Positions: Libero
Height: 5′-4″
Attack:
Block:
Vertical:
Handed: Right
Honors/Awards:
Other Notes:
High School: Mediapolis HS
Team: Iowa Rockets 18-1 #31

 

 


Player Bio
Megan Renner

Graduate: 2019
Positions: Setter/Hitter
Height: 6′-0″
Attack: 117″
Block: 108″
Vertical: 24″
Handed: Right
Honors/Awards:
Other Notes:
High School: Linn-Mar HS
Team: Iowa Rockets 16 R #6


Player Bio
Jaedynn Evans
Graduate: 2019
Positions: OH
Height: 5‘-9″
Attack: 113″
Block: 104″
Vertical: 26″
Handed: Right
Honors/Awards:
Other Notes:
High School: Mid-Prarie HS
Team: Iowa Rockets 16 R #1

 

 

 


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Kenzie Mantz

Graduate: 2019
Positions: MH/OH
Height: 6′-2″
Attack: 118″
Block: 110″
Vertical: 25″
Handed: Right
Honors/Awards: Varsity Lettered (2x)
Other Notes:
High School: Belle Plaine HS
Team: Iowa Rockets 15 R #11

 

 


Player Bio
Elissa Moylan
Graduate: 2018
Positions: MH
Height: 6′-1″
Attack: 115″
Block: 109″
Vertical: 23″
Handed: Right
Honors/Awards: Varsity Lettered (2x), 2016: All Conference First Team, All Metro First Team, Class 5A East All District First Team
Other Sports: Track, Figure Skating, Beach Volleyball
High School: Pleasant Valley HS
Team: Iowa Rockets 17 R #17

 


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Colby Greene

Graduate: 2018
Positions: MH / Right Side
Height: 6′-3″
Attack: 115″
Block: 109″
Vertical: 21″
Handed: Right
Honors/Awards: Varsity Lettered (2x), 2015 5A State Qualifier
Other Notes:
High School: Iowa City West HS
Team: Iowa Rockets 16 R #11

 

 

 


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Kendra Cave

Graduate: 2017
Positions: Outside
Height: 5′-10″
Attack: 112″
Block: 108″
Vertical: 21″
Handed: Right
Honors/Awards: Varsity Lettered (3x), 2013 WaMaC Honorable Mention, 2013 4A State Runner-Up, 2014 MVC 1st Team All-Conf, 2014 5A State Qualifier
Other Notes:
High School: Maquoketa HS
Team: Iowa Rockets 17 R #8

 


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Abby Knoop

Graduate: 2017
Positions: Outside
Height: 5’11”
Attack: 118″
Block: 110″
Vertical: 22.5″
Handed: Right
Honors/Awards: 2014 2A State Qualifier, 2014 First Team All Conference, 2013 & 2014 Academic All-Conference, Varsity lettered (3x)
Other Notes: GPA 4.0/4; Ranked #1 in her class. 1st Shuttle Hurdles Class 2A, Drake Relays qualified in 4×200, 4×400, and the 100 M hurdles.
High School: West Branch High School
Team: Iowa Rockets 17 Black #10


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Ally Grothusen

Graduate: 2019
Positions: Middle / Right hitter
Height: 6′-2″
Attack: 114″
Block: 104″
Vertical: 21″
Handed: Right
Honors/Awards: 2015: Varsity, All Conference team, USAV Nationals: 2016, 2015, 2014
Other Sports: Basketball
High School: Bettendorf High School
Team: Iowa Rockets 15 R #16

 

 

 


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Aubrey Putman

Graduate: 2019
Positions: Outside Hitter
Height: 5′-10″
Attack: 112″
Block: 104″
Vertical: 24″
Handed: Right
Honors/Awards: 2015: Varsity, All Conference team, All Metro team,
2014 USAV National Runner Up
Other Sports: Basketball, Track
High School: Wilton High School
Team: Iowa Rockets 16 R #33

 

 

 


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Emma Lynch

Graduate: 2017
Positions: Middle
Height: 6′-2″
Attack: 114″
Block: 107″
Vertical: 20″
Handed: Right
Honors/Awards: 2013, 2014,2015: Varsity, USAV Nationals: 2016, 2015
Other Sports: Basketball
High School:  Burlington Notre Dame High School
Team: Iowa Rockets 17 Black #21


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Mackenzie Wagner

Graduate: 2016
Positions: Middle Hitter
Height: 5′-10″
Attack: 112″
Block: 104″
Vertical: 24″
Handed: Right
Honors/Awards: 2015, 2016: Varsity,
2013, 2014, 2015: USAV National Tournament
High School: Prairie High School
Team: Iowa Rockets 18 Black #7

 

 


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Grace Strawser

Graduate: 2016
Positions: Defensive Specialist / Setter
Height: 5′-8″
Attack: 111″
Block: 102″
Vertical: 25″
Handed: Left
Honors/Awards: 2014, 2015: Varsity, All Metro team,
2015, 2016 USAV National Tournament
Other Sports: Track
High School: Pleasant Valley High School
Team: Iowa Rockets 18 Black #7

 

 

 


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Caitlyn Smith

Graduate: 2018
Positions: Setter
Height: 5′-10″
Attack: 110″
Block: 105″
Vertical: 21″
Handed: Right
Honors/Awards: 2015: 4A All State team, All District team, All Conference team, All Metro team,
2014 USAV National Runner Up, 2014 All-Conference and All-Metro Basketball, 2014 Volleyball State Semi Finalist
Other Notes: GPA 4.25/4.0, Other Sports: Basketball, Track, Student Senate Leader, Class Treasurer
High School: Marion High School
Team: Iowa Rockets 16 R #5

 

 

 

 


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Madison Ford

Graduate: 2017
Positions: Libero, DS
Height: 5′-7.5″
Attack: 111″
Block: 103″
Vertical: 26″
Handed: Right
Honors/Awards:
USAV Nationals 2012, 2014, 2015, 2016
USAV Championships National Runner-up 2014
Other Notes: GPA 3.65
High School: Iowa City West High
Team: Iowa Rockets 16 R #4

 

 


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Ali Tauchen

Graduate: 2017
Positions: Middle and Outside
Height: 6′-0″
Attack: 119.5″
Block: 117.5″
Vertical: 25.5″
Handed: Right
Honors/Awards: 2014, 2015 High Performance Championships
2013, 2014, 2015 Varsity Letter Recipient
2014 U.S.A. A2 Training Camp
2013, 2014 Academic Award with Honors
2011,2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 USAV National Championship Participant
2014 & 2015 High School State Participant
2013 Citizenship Award
Other Notes: GPA: 4.0/4.0 Other Sports: Basketball (honorable mention 2015, 2013, 2014, 2015 Varsity Letter Recipient)
High School: Iowa City West High School
Team: Iowa Rockets 17 R #15


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Claire Leonard

Graduate: 2017
Positions: Outside
Height: 5’11”
Attack: 115″
Block: 109″
Vertical: 24.5″
Handed: Right handed
Honors:Awards: Individual Awards: 2015 HS Honorable Mention All-Conference
Team Awards: 2014 & 2015 Iowa HS State Tournament
2016, 2015, 2014 USAV National
Other Notes:
High School: Bettendorf High School
Team: Iowa Rockets 17 R #6

 


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Maddie Fay

Graduate: 2017
Positions: Setter, Right
Height: 5’11”
Attack: 112.5″
Block: 107″
Vertical: 24″
Handed: Right handed
Honors/Awards: Individual Awards:
2015 HS Honorable Mention All-Conference, HS State Tourney Leader, Iowa HP Team
Team Awards:
2014 & 2015 Iowa HS State Tournament
2014 USAV National, 2013 USAV Nationals
Other Notes: GPA of 3.83/4.0. HS Varsity basketball team 3 years.
High School: Iowa City West High School
Team: Iowa Rockets 17 Black

 


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Emily Halverson

Graduate: 2017
Positions: Middle, Right
Height: 6′-2″
Attack: 119.5″
Block: 114″
Vertical:
Handed: Right
Honors/Awards: Volleyball All Conference Sophmore year, Basketball All Conference Freshman/Sophmore year
Other Notes: GPA 3.83/4.0
High School: Iowa City West HS
Team: Iowa Rockets 17 R #11

 


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Emilee McGowan

Graduate: 2017
Positions: Libero, DS
Height: 5′-5″
Attack: 9′-1″
Block: 8′-5″
Vertical: 24.5″
Handed: Right
Honors/Awards: 2013 Iowa High Performance Team, 2013 Academic Award with Honors, 2014 Iowa High Performance Team, 2014 2nd Team All- Conference (volleyball), 2014 Academic Award with Honors, 2015 Iowa High Performance Team
Other Notes: GPA 3.85
High School: Linn-Mar HS
Team: Iowa Rockets 17 R #2


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Lauren Reis

Graduate: 2016
Positions: Libero, DS, OH, Setter
Height: 5′-8″
Attack: 9′-0″
Block: 8′-6″
Vertical: 21.0″
Handed: Right
High School: Iowa City West HS
Team: Iowa Rockets 18 R #12

 

 

 

 


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Kasey Davis

Graduate: 2016
Positions: Outside Hitter
Height: 5′-10″
Attack: 115″
Block: 110″
Vertical: 26″
Handed: Right
Honors/Awards: Unanimous 1st team all conference, 1st team all district, 1st team all area, academic honor roll, 3 year varsity letter, 2015 state volleyball tourney
High School: Dubuque Hempstead High School
Team: Iowa Rockets 17 R #24


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Madelyn Orton

Graduate: 2016
Positions: Outside
Height: 5′-8″
Attack: 110″
Block: 102″
Vertical: 22″
Handed: Right
Honors/Awards: 3 years varsity, honor roll
2015:
– All State honorable mention
– SE Iowa All district team
– State Tournament All Tournament Team
– Class 1A Runner up
2014:
– 2nd Team All Conference
– State Tournament All Tournament Team
– Class 1A State Champions
High School: Holy Trinity Catholic High School
Team: Iowa Rockets 18 Black #21


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Ashley Prusha

Graduate: 2016
Positions: Middle Hitter
Height: 6′-2″
Attack: 117″
Block: 111″
Vertical: 24″
Handed: Right
Honors/Awards: all conference team, all area team, academic honor roll, 3 year varsity letter, 2014 state volleyball tourney
High School: Clear Creek Amana HS
Team: Iowa Rockets 18 R #24

 


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Trystin Luneckas

Graduate: 2016
Positions: Setter
Height: 5′-10″
Attack: 114″
Block: 107″
Vertical: 24″
Handed: Right
Honors/Awards: 3 time varsity letter winner, state qualifier 2014, 2015
High School: West Branch HS
Team: Iowa Rockets018 R #7

 

 

 

 


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Graduate: 2016
Positions: OH (6-rotation)
Height: 5′ 9″
Attack: 112″
Block: 107″
Vertical: 25″
Handed: Right
High School: Clear Creek Amana High School
Team: Iowa Rockets 18 R #16

 

 


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Isabella Sade

Graduate: 2017
Positions: MH
Height: 6′ 0″
Attack: 118″
Block: 111″
Vertical: 27″
Handed: Right
High School: Marion High School
Team: Iowa Rockets 18 R #14

 


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Paige Franck

Graduate: 2017
Positions: DS / Setter
Height: 5′-9″
Attack: 114″
Block: 108″
Vertical: 22″
Handed: Right
High School: Cedar Rapids Kennedy HS
Team: Iowa Rockets 17 R #14