30th All-State Volleyball Team

30th All-State Volleyball Team

30th News-Gazette All-State first team


Emily Becker Belleville West Sr. 6-0 MH Uncommitted, had 525 kills (second on school charts), 263 digs, 58 blocks and 34 aces for a 25-13 team. Her 1,003 career kills is third all-time at the school.

Emily Bemis DeKalb Sr. 6-2 OH Arizona recruit had 269 kills, 241 digs, 59 aces and 49 blocks for a 30-8 team while earning unanimous all-conference honors for the third successive year. Had a hitting efficiency of .297.

Lauren Carlini Aurora West Jr. 6-2 S Wisconsin recruit had 273 assists, 198 kills, 156 digs, 54 blocks, 39 aces, all of which were team-high totals on a squad that was 24-12.

Ally Davis Hinsdale Central Sr. 6-1 OH Michigan recruit is a repeat selection who had a team-high 336 kills, raising her career school-record total to 1,148. Also had .413 hitting efficiency, 203 digs and 33 blocks for a 20-18 team.

Becky DeRuiter Chicago Christian Sr. 6-1 MH Olivet Nazarene recruit had 268 kills, 114 blocks for a 25-19 team which placed second in Class 2A.

Amy Dion Huntley Sr. 5-7 L Maryland recruit had 543 digs, 69 assists and 43 aces for a 31-8 team, raising her career totals to 1,825 digs, 176 aces and 156 assists. In four years on varsity, played in all of the team's 348 sets.

Sam Epenesa Edwardsville Sr. 6-0 OH Purdue recruit is a repeat selection who had 346 kills, 192 digs, 66 aces and 63 blocks for a 34-6 team. She is top 30 all-time in IHSA career kills with a school-record 1,250.

Katie Gallagher York Sr. 5-7 S Iowa State recruit had 633 of the team's 689 assists, to go along with 187 digs, 52 blocks, 49 kills and 35 aces for a 32-4 team which lost in the Class 4A sectional finals.

India Green Quincy Jr. 5-9 S Uncommitted, the team captain had 838 assists (eighth-best in school history), 235 digs, 95 kills, 41 blocks and 22 aces for 35-2 team.

Meghan Haggerty Lisle Benet Sr. 6-3 MH Wisconsin recruit had 259 kills, including a career-high 18 in the 4A state championship match, 80 blocks and 26 aces. First-team All-American by AVCA.

Jenna Jendryk Lisle Benet Sr. 6-0 OH Virginia Tech recruit had team-best 275 kills along with 71 blocks (second on team) for the 39-3 Class 4A state champions.

Meghan Niski St. Charles East Sr. 5-10 OH James Madison recruit had team-high 418 kills for 35-7 team which placed third in Class 4A. Had 207 digs, 48 blocks and 29 aces. State Player of the Year had 1,277 career kills (top 25 on IHSA all-time list).

Ashley Rosch Cary-Grove Sr. 6-0 OH Illinois State recruit had 350 kills, 309 digs, 75 blocks and 53 aces for a 37-5 team which placed second in Class 4A.

Caroline Rose York Sr. 5-8 OH Western Michigan recruit had team-high totals of 270 kills and 267 digs, 33 blocks and 30 aces for a 32-4 team which was ranked among the team's top 125 prep teams. Hitting efficiency was .258.

Katie Roustio O'Fallon Jr. 6-2 OH Illinois recruit is a repeat selection who had 423 kills, to go with a .320 hitting efficiency. Also had 290 digs, 80 aces and 53 blocks for a 22-14 team.

Brooke Schulte Breese Mater Dei Sr. 5-10 OH DePaul basketball recruit had team-high totals of 311 kills and 73 aces for 39-3 Class 3A state champions. Also had 228 digs, 112 blocks and 28 assists.

Alexis Viliunas Lyons Sr. 6-1 S Illinois recruit had 644 assists, 320 kills, 300 digs, 54 aces and 43 blocks for a 30-9 team. Has school-record 2,202 assists (top 25 all-time in IHSA).

Taylor Voss Breese Central Sr. 6-0 OH Uncommitted, had 349 kills, 225 digs, 164 blocks and 30 aces for a 33-9 team which placed third in Class 2A. Was chosen as the top player in the Cahokia Conference.

30th News-Gazette All-State Second Team


Amelia Anderson Crystal Lake Central Sr. 6-1 OH Indiana recruit had 327 kills, 217 digs, 75 blocks and 56 aces for a 32-7 team. She finished with a school career-record 1,140 kills, helping teams to a cumulative 136-22 record.

Meredith Boe Bloomington CC Sr. 5-11 S St. Louis recruit had a school-record 740 assists, 204 digs and 115 kills for 31-4 team which won the Corn Belt Conference title. Had match-high totals of 37 assists and 19 digs.

Mariah Coleman Heritage Sr. 6-2 MH Indiana recruit had a school-record 380 kills for a 24-11 team which tied a school mark for wins and won its first regional title. Champaign-area's top player pounded school-record 949 career kills.

Julia Conard West Chicago Sr. 5-9 OH Illinois recruit as a libero had 339 kills, 246 digs, 51 aces and 29 blocks for a 25-13 team. Had .364 hitting efficiency.

Maggie Dunbar Normal U-High Sr. 6-2 S/OH Wisconsin-Milwaukee recruit had 413 assists, 294 kills, 170 digs, 74 blocks and 49 aces for 32-7 team which reached the Elite Eight in Class 3A.

Shannon Foley Quincy Notre Dame Sr. 5-4 L Uncommitted, had 411 digs and 24 aces for 29-9 team which won Class 2A state championship. Credited with state tourney-record 29 digs in championship match.

Abby Gilleland Woodstock Marian Sr. 5-10 S Ohio University recruit had school-record 816 assists, 185 digs, 174 kills, 78 blocks and 35 aces for a 35-7 team which placed second in Class 3A. Totaled school-record 2,292 career assists (16th all-time in IHSA).

Abby Heise Springfield Lutheran Sr. 6-2 S/MH Truman State recruit had tam-high 393 kills, 109 blocks and 33 aces for 37-4 team which placed third in Class 1A. Also had 334 assists and 168 digs.

Ashley Holder Marist Sr. 5-8 S Uncommitted, amassed 1,121 assists (second in IHSA history) for 34-8 team which placed fourth in Class 4A. Had 454 digs and 33 aces. Ended career with school-record 2,940 assists (fourth in IHSA history) and is second with 149 aces.

Marie Less Decatur St. Teresa So. 5-9 OH Uncommitted, had team-best 343 kills, 292 digs for 35-5 team which placed fourth in Class 2A. Also had 73 aces, 31 assists and 27 blocks. Only sophomore on top two teams.

Mary Nilles Batavia Sr. 5-11 S Marquette recruit had 670 assists (third all-time at the school), 144 digs, 71 kills, 67 blocks and 24 aces for a 23-14 team. At a school which has produced five Division I setters, ranks fourth in career assists (1,460).

Stacy Perinar Minooka Sr. 5-11 OH Eastern Michigan recruit had 405 of the team's 893 kills, 162 digs, 49 aces and 24 blocks for a 29-4 team. Chosen Player of the Year in the Joliet area.

Kristin Rauh Metamora Sr. 6-0 OH Wheaton recruit had 352 kills, 246 digs, 75 blocks and 36 aces for a 35-4 team and earned Peoria-area Player of the Year honors for the second time. Led school to back-to-back super-sectionals.

Morgan Reardon Joliet Catholic Jr. 5-11 OH Loyola recruit, had 311 kills (ninth on school's single-season list), 261 digs, 39 blocks and 23 aces for a 32-7 team.

Katie Urchell Providence Catholic Sr. 5-8 OH Uncommitted, the four-year varsity starter had 268 digs, 146 kills, 44 blocks and 35 aces this year for a 28-9 team. finished career with 1,045 digs and 519 kills.

Kelly Wachtel Centennial Sr. 6-2 OH IUPUI recruit had 254 digs, 212 kills, 38 aces and 38 blocks for a 34-4 team which tied a school-record for wins in a season and advanced to the sectional finals in Class 3A.

Laura Williams Lyons Sr. 5-10 OH Duke walkon had 334 kills, 99 assists, 53 aces and 30 blocks for a 30-9 team. Finished with 964 career kills and 209 career aces.

Daiva Wise St. Francis Sr. 6-2 MH Toledo recruit had 237 kills, 86 blocks and 28 aces for a 35-7 team. Was co-Player of the Year in the Suburban Christian Conference.



Jessica Allhands Watseka Sr. 5-11 OH

Sam Bedard Breese Mater Dei Sr. 5-9 S

Emma Cabutti Mahomet-Seymour Sr. 5-8 OH

Maureen Carls Andrew Sr. 5-11 OH

Megan Casagrande St. Thomas More Sr. 5-11 MH

Nakeyta Clair Rich Central Sr. 6-1 MH

Alexis Clemons Decatur St. Teresa Sr. 5-10 OH

Melissa Deatsch York Jr. 6-1 OH

Sophia Dodd St. Ignatius Jr. 5-11 S/OH

Shea Elmore Chatham Glenwood Sr. 5-8 OH

Renee Enz Wilmington Sr. 5-9 S

Abby Fesl Hersey Jr. 5-10 S

Abbie Foster Quincy Sr. 5-6 L

Lexi Gober Edwardsville Sr. 5-7 S

Kelsey Haas Hersey Sr. 6-0 OH

Dakota Hampton Sandburg Jr. 6-1 OH

Sammi Herron LaSalle-Peru Sr. 5-10 OH

Jill Hickey Joliet Catholic Sr. 5-6 L

Breanna Howe Mount Pulaski Jr. 5-7 S/OH

Callie Huebener Neuqua Valley Sr. 6-0 OH

Jordan Jackson Annawan Sr. 6-1 MH

Melanie Jereb Cary-Grove Sr. 6-0 OH

Hannah Kaminsky Lisle Benet Jr. 5-11 S

Kara Kentner Sandburg Sr. 5-9 S/OH

Stephanie Kinane Batavia Sr. 5-7 L

Cassidy Kingery Heyworth Sr. 5-7 OH

Kendall Korte Morris Jr. 5-8 OH

Nicole Lambert St. Charles East Sr. 6-1 MH

Alyssa Lelm Deer Creek-Mackinaw Sr. 5-11 MH

Caitlin McVay Rockridge Sr. 6-0 MH

Amber Meyer Tri-County Jr. 5-8 S

Hana Michael Belleville Althoff Sr. 5-9 OH

Maisey Mulvey St. Charles East Sr. 5-8 L

Melissa Nava Hinsdale South Sr. 6-0 MH

Taylor Olden Lincoln Sr. 5-7 OH

Amanda Orchard Lake Zurich Sr. 5-11 OH

Courtney Pence Springfield Fr. 5-8 OH

Kelsey Reis Freeburg Jr. 6-2 MH

Colleen Rynne Chicago Heights Marian Jr. 5-7 S

Lizzy Scanlon Mother McAuley Sr. 5-10 OH

Michelle Schultz Chicago Payton Sr. 5-9 OH

Kaci Storm Geneseo Sr. 5-10 OH

Lisa Studnicka Waubonsie Valley Sr. 5-10 OH

Sarah Thompson Dakota So. 5-11 OH

Jessie Tulacka Downers Grove North Sr. 6-1 OH

Amelia Wegman Rosary Sr. 5-11 OH

Emily Workman Chicago Christian So. 5-8 S

Nora Young Lisle Benet Sr. 6-1 OH

Kaitlyn Zelhart Blue Ridge Sr. 6-0 MH

Cindy Zhou Libertyville Jr. 6-0 S




Devyn Absher Ashton/Franklin Center Jr. 5-8 MH/OH

Jessica Awe Mount Pulaski Jr. 5-5 S/OH

Amanda Baker Neoga Sr. 6-2 MH

Jess Bartczyszyn Cary-Grove Jr. 5-9 S

Kelli Bates Bradley-Bourbonnais So. 5-9 OH

Alysia Baznik Naperville Central Jr. 5-10 S/OH

Lauren Behrens Lincoln-Way East Sr. 5-11 OH

Tara Blake Woodstock Marian Jr. 5-8 OH

Jessica Boddy Metea Valley Sr. 6-3 MH

Sam Boesch Huntley Sr. 5-11 OH

Rylie Brackney Lincoln Jr. 5-9 OH

Jessica Brezwyn Hinsdale South Jr. 5-10 OH

Sophie Brunner Freeport Aquin Jr. 6-0 OH

Katie Chatten Morris Jr. 5-8 S

Grace Churney St. Francis Sr. 5-10 OH

Aleesha Cleaver Dakota Sr. 5-9 S/OH

Ashley Crawford Naperville North Sr. 5-9 OH

Danielle Davis Bloomington CC Jr. 5-9 OH

Katerah DeVries Forreston Sr. 5-11 MH

Brandi Donnelly Williamsville So. 5-8 OH

Danielle Dowd Lincoln-Way Central Sr. 5-11 OH

Katy Dudzinski Kaneland Sr. 6-2 OH

Casey Durham Evanston Sr. 6-3 OH

Alyssa Ehrhardt Jacobs Jr. 5-10 OH

Camille Evans St. Ignatius Jr. 6-0 OH

Kayla Eversgerd Breese Mater Dei Sr. 5-10 OH

Kelly Feigh Joliet Catholic Sr. 5-11 OH

Meghan Fetter Springfield Jr. 6-1 MH

Elizabeth Finerty Dunlap Sr. 5-8 S

Cassidy Foley Quincy Notre Dame So. 5-5 OH

Ali Frantti Richmond-Burton So. 6-1 OH

Lexi Freese Quincy Sr. 5-10 OH

Ashley Gagen Belleville Althoff Jr. 5-8 S

Katie Garrity Orion Jr. 6-0 MH

Kristen Gengenbacher Quincy Notre Dame So. 5-8 S

Kristi Gierman Queen of Peace Sr. 5-1 L

Erin Goldschmidt Waterloo Gibault Sr. 5-4 L

Mary Grassano St. Ignatius Sr. 5-6 L

Maddie Haggerty Lisle Benet So. 6-1 OH

Breanna Hamerlinck Sherrard Sr. 5-9 S/OH

Lindsay Hathcoat Benton Sr. 5-9 OH

Abby Horn Herrin Jr. 6-1 MH/OH

Mackenzi Humm Prairie Ridge Jr. 5-11 S/OH

Emma Hussey Woodstock Marian Sr. 6-0 OH

Victoria Ito Buffalo Grove Sr. 5-5 L

Rachel Jones Centennial Jr. 6-0 MH

Kim Juriga St. Charles North Sr. 6-1 OH

Jaelyn Keene Jacksonville So. 6-2 MH

Emily Korf Forreston Sr. 5-5 L

Kasey Krough Carbondale Sr. 5-9 OH

Brittney Langley Winnebago Sr. 5-11 OH

Tori Lanzelotti Lake Forest Sr. 5-10 OH

Colleen Larson Naperville North Jr. 5-5 L

Erika Leever Mount Pulaski Jr. 5-10 OH

Kristyn LeGrande Lewistown Sr. 6-0 S/MH

Madisen Lenzini Chicago Young Sr. 5-11 OH

Cydney Long Springfield Lutheran Jr. 5-9 S/OH

Nikki Madoch Jacobs Sr. 6-1 MH

Sam Magnussen McHenry Sr. 5-9 OH

Nicole Manno Chicago Heights Marian Jr. 5-5 L

Bri Marquez Minooka Sr. S 5-9

Haylee Mathis Effingham St. Anthony So. 5-11 S

Megan Miller Lyons Sr. 5-5 L

Nora Mitros Providence Catholic Sr. 6-1 OH

Kinzie Nielson South Central Sr. 5-8 OH

Hannah Nimrick Riverdale Jr. 5-10 S/OH

Kaitlynn Novak Neuqua Valley Sr. 5-11 MH

Leighanne Novak Neuqua Valley Sr. 6-0 MH

Chandra Parr Anna-Jonesboro Jr. 5-9 OH

Megan Patterson Monmouth United Sr. 5-2 L

Meredith Patterson Woodstock Marian Jr. 5-10 MH

Kristen Pedersen Hersey Sr. 6-1 MH

Hailey Pennington Joliet Catholic Sr. 6-0 MH

Taylor Pippen Carmel Sr. 6-0 MH

Holly Pollock Normal Community Sr. 5-8 OH

Bridget Powell Mother McAuley Sr. 5-8 L

Rachel Rush Mendon Unity Sr. 5-10 MH

Caleigh Ryan Glenbard West Jr. 5-10 S

Mallory Salis Marist Jr. 5-10 OH

Kylie Seibert Kaneland Sr. 5-6 L

Ashley Sisk Coal City Sr. 6-2 OH

Shannon Siuts St. Thomas More Sr. 5-5 S

Ashley Smith Huntley Sr. 5-10 OH

Jessica Stanton Murphysboro Jr. 5-10 MH/OH

Jillian Stolzenberg St. Charles North Sr. 6-0 MH

Mary Streidl Lake Forest Sr. 5-11 OH

Olivia Szuszkiewicz Barrington Sr. 5-8 OH

Julia Thompson Barrington Jr. 5-11 OH

Maddie Timmermann Breese Central So. 5-10 MH

Jacqueline Twing Rock Island Jr. 5-8 S

Erin Walker East Moline United Sr. 5-9 OH

Carly Warner St. Francis Sr. 5-9 S

Bryanna Weiskircher Rockford Boylan So. 6-1 S/OH

Carly Wenzleman Herscher Sr. 5-9 OH

Hannah Wessel Waterloo Gibault Sr. 5-10 OH

Jaelyn Westfield Champaign Central Jr. 6-0 MH

Ashlynn Winkler Monmouth United Sr. 5-5 OH

Abbey Winter Breese Mater Dei Sr. 6-2 MH

Jordan Wooden Decatur St. Teresa Sr. 5-6 S

Alexis Zouganelis Wilmington Sr. 5-9 OH

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