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Champaign-Urbana News-Gazette 2018 Girls Volleyball All-State Team

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The Champaign-Urbana News-Gazette has released its 2018 Girls Volleyball All-State Team, which is the 37th annual season the newspaper has selected an All-State team.

Plainfield Central junior Taylor Landfair 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
Leilani Dodson (Nazareth Academy, Jr., 6-2, MB)
BYU commit had 316 kills, 176 digs, 75 blocks and 36 aces for 31-win Roadrunners

Hailey Flowers (Eureka, Sr., 6-0, MB)
Radford-bound middle put up 416 kills, 259 digs and 57 blocks for 34-4 Hornets

Karinna Gall (Belleville Althoff, Jr., 6-1, MB)
Class 3A runners-up got 458 kills, 348 digs and 83 blocks from Indiana State commit

Marisa Guisti (LaSalle Peru, Sr., 6-2, MB)
After playing for LaSalle-Peru, dominant middle (308 kills, 116 blocks) will play at La Salle

Camryn Hannah (Marist, Jr., 6-1, OPP)
Clemson commit finished with 362 kills, 187 digs and 100 blocks for Class 4A state champs

Anna Hayes (Hartsburg-Emden, Sr., 6-0, OH)
Memphis signee led Class 1A runners-up with 527 kills, 195 digs, 40 blocks and 37 aces

Taylor Jakubowski (Huntley, Jr., 5-6, S)
Raiders' leader and Seton Hall commit finished with 895 assists and 408 digs

Taylor Landfair (Plainfield Central, Jr., 6-5, OH)
N-G Player of the Year and Minnesota commit had 515 kills, 249 digs and 44 blocks

Brittney Litton (Wethersfield, Sr., 5-8, OH)
Flying Geese leader and Parkland commit put up 567 kills, 357 digs and 64 aces

Margaret Mahlke (Downers Grove North, Sr., 6-0, OH)
Saint Louis signee finished with 458 kills, 246 digs and 46 blocks for Class 4A runners-up

Madi Malone (Newark, So., 6-0, OH)
Class 1A state champs got 497 kills, 328 digs and 79 aces from standout sophomore

Katie Mather (Marist, Sr., 5-9, S)
Loyola Chicago-bound setter had 980 assists and 194 digs for Class 4A state champs

Maddie Misner (Carbondale, Sr., 5-11, OH)
McKendree signee put up 448 kills, 398 digs and 52 blocks for 26-win Terriers

Lexi Rodriguez (Sterling, So., 5-7, L)
Nebraska commit had 643 digs, 134 assists and 30 aces for Class 3A state champs

McKenna Slavik (St. Charles East, Sr., 6-1, S)
Clemson-bound setter put up 616 assists, 290 digs, 249 kills and 47 blocks as senior

Annelise Sparks (Maroa-Forsyth, Sr., 5-7, L)
Future Green Bay Phoenix broke her own single-season record with 724 digs

Temitayo Thomas-Ailara (Marian Catholic, Sr., 6-2, OH)
Under Armour First Team All-American and Northwestern signee had 384 kills and 62 aces

Madisen Werdell (Maine South, Sr., 5-7, L)
Tennessee signee's 553 digs this season set career mark for Hawks at 1,418

SECOND TEAM
Breelyn Borum (Sterling, So., 6-0, S/OPP)
Class 3A state champs got 578 assists, 282 kills and 226 digs from sophomore setter

Brooklyn Borum (Sterling, So., 6-1, OH)
Sterling's 41 wins and state title also came with 455 kills and 227 digs from second twin

Allison Hamaker (Glenbard East, Sr. ,6-1, OH)
Ball State signee finished with 380 kills, 253 digs and 40 aces for 30-win Rams

Rylee Hinton (Champaign Central, Sr., 6-2, MB)
Illinois-bound local finished with 286 kills (hitting .441) and 70 blocks for Maroons

Kati Kaburov (Hersey, Jr., 5-11, OH)
Boston College commit put up 420 kills, 252 digs and 38 blocks for 28-win Huskies

Rachel Krasowski (Sandburg, Jr., 5-3, L)
DePaul commit finished season with 550 digs for 33-5 Eagles team this year

Sarah Kushner (Naperville North, Sr., 5-10, OH)
Illinois State signee finished senior year with 375 kills, 291 digs and 38 aces

Savannah Matthews (Mahomet-Seymour, Sr., 5-11, OH)
Kent State signee finished prep career with 338 kills and 297 digs for Bulldogs

Megan Schlechte (Windsor/Stew-Stras, Sr., 5-11, OH)
Lewis-bound outside hitter had 495 kills, 307 digs, 60 aces and 44 blocks

Zoey Seput (Minooka, Jr., 5-8, S)
Now the Indians' leader, Seput finished with 860 assists, 263 digs and 96 blocks

Samantha Stoffregen (Galena, Sr., 5-4, L)
Class 2A third-place finishers had solid back-row defense with senior's 688 digs

Allie Trame (St. Thomas More, Jr. 6-2, MB)
Alabama commit led Sabers to Class 2A third-place finish with 341 kills and 64 blocks

Regan Trueblood (Plainfield Central, Sr., 5-8, S/OPP)
Future IUPUI setter had 502 assists, 264 digs, 189 kills and 52 aces for Wildcats

Sophie Sorenson (Stevenson, Sr., 5-9, OH)
Headed to UConn to play lacrosse, Sorenson had 386 kills and 264 digs for Patriots

Ally Van Eekeren (Benet Academy, Sr., 6-0, S)
Creighton signee finished with 741 assists, 161 digs, 115 kills and 70 blocks for Redwings

Alex VanWestrienen (Naperville Central, Sr., 5-8, L)
Redhawks' libero had 501 digs, will play for former Illini Mary (Eggers) Tendler at Elon

Ali Vaughn (Mt. Zion, Sr., 5-7, S)
Maryville-bound setter had 1,042 assists, 245 digs and 41 aces for Braves

Mary Wessel (Belleville Althoff, Jr., 5-9, S)
Class 3A state runners-up got 848 assists, 345 digs and 101 kills from their setter


Click here for Honorable Mention Team