|County volleyball capsules (08-16-13)|
|Written by Sentinel-Tribune|
|Friday, 16 August 2013 08:40|
County volleyball capsules
Body: NORTHERN¬† LAKES LEAGUE BOWLING GREEN
Coach: Mandy Pasley, second season.
2012 record: 9-14 overall, 6-8 in the NLL (fourth).
Returning letter winners: Seniors Amanda Barndt, Ciara Kirkbride, Reagan Morman, Rachel Schroeder and Hanna Williford; and junior Tyanna Smith.
Coach's quote: "We have a talented group this year that has a lot of potential. Our goal is to have a strong, successful season. In order to do that, we need to be able to stay focused and compete at a high level each time we step onto the court."
Coach: Jamie Babcock, fourth season.
2012 record: 19-5 overall, second in the NLL.
Returning letter winners: Seniors Graesyn Pawlak, Chloe Matuga and Madi Nitsche; and juniors Audra Appold and Mackenzie Pohlman.
Coach's quote: "I'm very excited about our team this year. They come in every day looking to get better and have made huge improvements as a team already. They're hard-working and disciplined, yet they know how to have fun and enjoy the game. We are returning a couple experienced players in very key roles and they've have done a great job setting the foundation for this team. They've set their sights high. If we continue on the pace we're on, they'll reach them."
NORTHERN¬† BUCKEYE CONFERENCE
Coach: Jeff Beck, fifth season.
2012 record: 23-4 overall, 14-0 in the NBC (first).
Returning letter winners: Seniors Elise Wolff, Cassidy Rolf and Sarah Klink; juniors Jaci Juergens and Morgan Getz; and sophomores Mackenzie Albright and Bre Hoodlebrink.
Coach's quote: See related story.
Coach: Penny Rayle, third season.
2012 record: 15-7 overall, 10-4 in the NBC.
Returning letter winners: Seniors Amanda Jones, Madison Arnold, Marissa Swavel, Jackie Baer and Chelsie Schmitz; and juniors Ashley Veryser and Jasmine Marsh.
Coach's quote: "Our strength this year is definitely going to be returning six experienced seniors and two experienced sophomores. The goals for our season this year are to be a strong, competitive team that executes our skills for every point."
Coach: Melissa Edwards, fifth season.
2012 record: 7-15 overall, 1-13 in the NBC (seventh).
Returning letter winners: Seniors Sara Dabney, Renee Mata, Courtney Maunz and Kaity Walker; junior Peyton Marchetto; and sophomore Hannah Kelly.
Coach's quote: Unavailable.
Coach: Cheryl Jones, 27th season.
2012 record: 17-6 overall, 11-3 in the NBC.
Returning letter winners: Lindsey Donald, Savannah Schwind, Kylie Asmus, Mallory Beach, Abby Hesselschwardt and Lauren Wynn.
Coach's quote: "We are looking forward to the start of the season. It will be exciting for sure, expecting great things. We are extremely balanced in all areas, from big blockers and hitters who can crush the ball to back row players who are quick and can dig. The key will be for each girl to understand her role and the importance it plays in working as one. There is no question that they have a very strong work ethic and passion for the game of volleyball."
Coach: Carrie Rathsack, second season.
2012 record: 14-10 overall, 9-5 in the NBC.
Returning letter winners: Seniors Julie Hotz and Margo Jackson; and juniors Mikhala Dunne, Karly Durco and Maggie Leahy.
Coach's quote: "With most players returning this year, players and coaches have high expectations for this season. They are a smart, experienced group of athletes who know they have to work hard in order to be successful both on and off the court."
Information not available.
Coach: Rachel Ousley, first season
2012 record: 4-19 overall.
Returning letter winners: Seniors Jasmine Bretz, Dominique Buchanan, Danielle Ferguson, Jenea Rench, Morgan Schloemp, Chelsea Stewart, and Kenzie Stewart.
Coach's quote: "There is lot of talent in this group of girls that we are tapping into. They are hungry to learn and that is half the battle for any coach. I am looking forward to a lot of growth physically and mentally this year while challenging my girls to get closer to their potential."
Coach: Doreen Birney, first season.
2012 record: 5-16 overall.
Returning letter winners: Seniors Brianna Crispin, Alyson Seibert, Katelyn Conley and Danielle Brewer.
Coach's quote: "The girls are working very hard to get prepared for the season and we believe that will transfer over into a successful season."
Coach: Sarah Lawrence, first season.
2012 record: 11-12 overall, 5-6 in the MAL.
Returning lettermen: Seniors Makayla Kiser, Alexandra Hovis, Kyleigh Harrison and Alaina Bickford; and juniors Katie Park, Destiny Long-Meyer and Khilee Baltz.
Coach's quote: "I look for us to be competitive and continue to improve throughout the season. We set team goals of competing with the top teams such as Mohawk, New Riegel and Tiffin Calvert by wanting to go five games. We are a young team with two sophomores, two juniors and two seniors starting. My young players are going to have to step up and contribute. Our goal is a .500 record in this tough MAL league.
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