Stations name All Area VB Team 20 Nov 17

KDUZ/KARP/KGLB Radio is pleased to announce it’s 2017 All Area Volleyball Team.   Area players were nominated by Coaches, and then voted on by a panel of Sportscasters at the station.  Honorees include:

All Area Volleyball 2017


Morgan Stearns, Sibley East, Senior, S/RS-Captain, Co team MVP, 232 kills, 339 set assists, 60 digs, 31 blocks, 88% serving, key cog of the offense, emotional leader of the team


Bren Fox, NYA, Senior, MH-3x All Conf, 192 kills, 83 blocks, leader on and off court


Mary Wenisch, NYA, Senior, Outside-2x All Conf, 116 kills, 17 ace serves, 473 digs, always gives 100%, great all around player.


Rhyan Herrman, GSL, Junior, MH-All Conference, All around solid Player, led team in Kills, Blocks, and Digs, 540 career kills, 649 career digs


Lexi Hensch, GSL, Senior, S-All Conference, Captain, 1000 career set assists, good soft hands, great at keeping teammates upbeat


Megan Palmer, GFW, Senior, OH/S-210 kills, 25 blocks, 247 digs, 98 set assists, excellent all around player, 3rd in school history in digs, teams most athletic player


Kali Wolf, Waconia, Sophomore, OH-All Conf, 315 kills, 233 digs, 33 ace serves, 21 blocks, 12 assists, Strong leader of the team, plays all 6 positions, one of the top players in the area.


Danielle Pioske, Waconia, Senior, OH-Captain, All Conf, 289 kills, 269 digs, 34 ace serves, 14 blocks, 18 assists, Strong team player, playing in College next year, great leader on and off court, winner of the teams “Wildcat Award” for team first selfless attitude


Madison Mayer, Dassel Cokato, Senior, RS/S-Captain, 164 kills, 44 blocks, 324 set assists, 265 digs, great all around player, hard worker and team leader.


Janessa Berrios, WM, Junior, OH-355 kills, 226 digs, 19 blocks, 47 ace serves, teams go to hitter, greatly improved defense and passing this year


Nikki McDonald, WM, Junior, S-All Conf, 1000 career set assists, 780 assists this season, 148 digs, 24 kills, 23 ace serves, great on court presence


Mya Chmielewski, Mayer Lutheran, Senior, L-All State First Team, All Conf, 92% serving, 28 ace serves, 419 digs, humble, hard working player, Captain


Madi Beck, Mayer Lutheran, Senior, OH-All Conf, All State Tournament Team, 48 ace servs, 244 kills, 211 digs, 26 blocks, 2 year captain.


Maddy Hucky, Mayer Lutheran, Senior, S/OH-MVP MN River Conf, All State Team, All State Tournament Team, 179 kills, 27 blocks, 631 set assists, Team player, Captain, Playing at SCSU, Good Leader.


Sophia Heuer, Mayer Lutheran, Senior, OH-All Conf, All State Team, All State Tournament Team, 94% serving, 267 kills, 25 ace serves, 300 digs, Captain, Great Energy and Consistency


All Area Coach of the Year-

Joelle Grimsley, Mayer Lutheran-Led team to 2nd straight State Championship, MN River Conference Championship, and one of the best seasons in school history.