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Champaign-Urbana News-Gazette 2015 Girls Volleyball All-State Team

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The Champaign-Urbana News-Gazette has released its 2015 Girls Volleyball All-State Team, which is the 34th annual season the newspaper has selected an All-State team.

St. Francis senior Molly Haggerty, a four-time state champion, was named the Player of the Year.

The First Team and Second Team are listed below, click the link above or below for the Honorable Mention Team members:

FIRST TEAM
Claire Anderson St. Charles North Sr. 6-0 OH/RS
DePaul signee had 396 kills, 144 digs, 34 aces for regional champ North Stars

Kayla Caffey Mother McAuley Sr. 6-0 MB
Headed to Mizzou, Caffey led Mighty Macs’ middle with 286 kills, 96 blocks

Tiffany Clark Benet Academy Sr. 5-10 OH
Future Wolverine Clark totaled 496 kills and 390 digs for the RedWings

Catie Cronister Chicago Latin Sr. 5-10 OH
Eye-popping stats for the Wofford signee: 586 kills, 233 digs, 130 aces, 61 blocks

Jane DeJarld Mother McAuley Sr. 5-9 S
Coach’s daughter and Boston College signee finished season with 796 assists

Rachel Giustino Marian Central Catholic Sr. 5-11 OH
Hurricanes won 3A title with Murray State signee racking up 339 kills, 254 digs

Molly Haggerty Wheaton St. Francis Sr. 6-2 OH
Wisconsin signee capped senior year with 467 kills, 200 digs, 72 blocks

Kate Hoerdemann Bloomington Central Catholic Jr. 6-1 OH
Memphis commit had 300 kills and 467 digs for 2A state champions

Kaylin Korte Morris Sr. 6-0 OH
Future Illini had monster senior year with 557 kills, 228 digs, 70 blocks, 38 aces

Daley Krage St. Charles North Sr. 6-3 OH/RS
Northwestern signee had 294 kills and 157 digs for North Stars

Grace Loberg Geneva Jr. 6-2 OH
Wisconsin commit missed first month of the season but still totaled 276 kills

Dani Messa Wheaton St. Francis Sr. 5-7 S
Missouri State signee set team to state title with 911 assists, 195 digs, 87 kills

Sara Nielsen Benet Academy Jr. 6-0 S
Minnesota commit benefited from strong hitters: 883 assists, 190 digs, 121 kills

Morgan O’Brien Libertyville Jr. 5-6 L
Recent Illinois commit and solid passer racked up 558 digs, 52 aces for Tigers

Dana Rettke Riverside-Brookfield Jr. 6-7 MH
Wisconsin commit force for Bulldogs with 419 kills, 190 digs, 64 aces, 47 blocks

Natalie Schilling Glenbard West Sr. 6-1 OH
Duke signee guided Hilltoppers to 4A title match, finished with 505 kills, 224 digs

Ashley Shook Plainfield Central Jr. 6-2 S
Texas commit led Wildcats with 666 assists, 232 digs, 141 kills, 109 blocks

MacKenzi Welsh Plainfield East Sr. 6-0 S
Michigan signee had 444 assists, 216 digs, 141 kills and 51 aces for Bengals


SECOND TEAM
Madisen Babich Lyons Township Sr. 5-4 L
Cal State-Fullerton signee had 537 digs for Lions, who fell in stacked regional

Ally Barrett Geneva Jr. 6-1 OH
UConn commit stepped into lead role with Loberg out; totaled 280 kills, 187 digs

Grace Butler Carmel Jr. 5-11 S/RS
Central Michigan commit had 687 assists, 185 digs, 131 kills for regional champs

Heather Cross Murphysboro Sr. 5-11 MH
Murray State signee among top middles in state with 424 kills, 121 blocks

Makenzie Fink Lanark Eastland Jr. 6-1 OH
Cougars won 1A title with Fink leading the way with 469 kills and 189 digs

Taylor Gibson LaSalle-Peru Sr. 5-11 OH
Wright State signee had 362 kills, 248 digs, 30 aces for fourth-place 3A team

Veronica Katarzynski West Chicago Sr. 5-5 L
Wildcats defensive standout headed to UNC-Greensboro after 486 digs, 45 aces

Ashton Lee Orion Sr. 6-1 MH
MSU-Mankato signee’s 456 kills, 263 digs, 70 blocks led to 2A runner-up finish

Toni Leitshuh Lincoln-Way Central Sr. 5-7 OH
Knights leader headed to Gannon (Pa.) after 497 kills, 306 digs, 107 blocks

Kamryn Malloy Wheaton St. Francis Jr. 6-0 OH
Indiana commit gave Spartans nice 1-2 punch with Haggerty; 352 kills, 176 digs

Kolby McClelland Southeastern Jr. 5-11 MB
Murray State commit had 412 kills (at .422 percent), 127 digs and 76 blocks

Ginger Perinar Minooka Sr. 6-1 OH
Indians got 396 kills, 270 digs and 97 blocks from Southern Illinois signee

Isabel Potter Moline Jr. 5-9 S
Cal commit led Maroons with 675 assists, 208 digs, 141 kills and 53 aces

Alexandra Preuss York Sr. 5-8 OH
Dukes leader headed to D-II Lewis after notching 508 kills, 266 digs, 43 aces

Jori Radtke Stevenson Jr. 5-10 OH
NIU commit finished with 374 kills, 321 digs, 45 aces for 4A sectional champs

Lauren Stefanski Joliet West Sr. 6-4 MB
Loyola-Chicago signee led Tigers with 335 kills, 195 digs, 78 blocks, 59 aces

Jaclyn Taylor St. Charles North Sr. 6-2 S
Creighton signee guided North Stars’ attack with 755 assists and 119 digs

McKayla Wuensch Marian Central Catholic Jr. 5-9 S
State-champion setter had 1,053 assists, 176 digs and 85 kills for Hurricanes


Click here for Honorable Mention Team